Student trips to Barcelona
City of Culture, Style and Harmony.
The Catalan capital is a cornucopia for educational trips. The culturally sophisticated, commercially vibrant, cosmopolitan city has a wealth of diverse experiences that will enhance the knowledge and perception of students from a variety of disciplines.
Barcelona’s heart is centred on the Ciutat Vella. It is easy to get around on foot and its narrow streets and hidden squares are a delight. A wider network of public transport means the rest of the city is quick, cheap and efficient to navigate.
Barcelona is a popular tourist destination and visitors are very well provided for, making your stay easy and affordable. The city abounds with restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. Equity provides a choice of well-located accommodation to suit various budgets.
Equity has selected an extensive range of excursions designed to maximise Barcelona’s potential as a destination for college and university trips.
N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price...
How Equity can help
Impressive cultural sights, fabulous nightlife and lovely beaches and only 2 hours flight away make Barcelona an ideal short stay for students. A typical Student tour to Barcelona would run between 2 and 4 nights and would include air travel or coach travel for 30 students and 0 staff. These numbers can be flexible to your requirements. Our basic price does not include excursions and will vary depending on the travel dates and the final itinerary.
Equity deal with all the administration of the excursions, the admissions, travel and accommodation details before your trip- allowing you to focus on the learning objectives for your students. While you are on your trip our support team can be contacted 24/7 should you require any assistance.
If you are interested in taking your students on a trip then fill out our quick 'get a quote' form and we will get back to you with a non-obligational, tailor made quote for your group trip.
Equity Point Centric
- Right in the heart of the city, next to some iconic locations
- Well equipped, modern hostel
Equity Point's flagship hostel is situated in a fully refurbished Modernist building slotted perfectly in between high end boutiques, hotels and architectural masterpieces.
Location: Found on the Passeig de Gracia, next to Placa Catalunya and Las Ramblas and walking distance from numerous public transport points.
Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, information desk and tour bookings, common room, 24 hour reception, no lockout, luggage room.
Accommodation: Single and twin en-suite rooms available to staff, double to dorm sized en-suite rooms for students. All with satellite TV and Wi-Fi access.
Meals: Breakfast buffet.
- Great choice for groups on a budget
- Located in the Gothic Quarter
A well established, no-frills hotel in the heart of Barcelona, ideal for colleges and universities looking to explore the city with minimal fuss.
Location: Located in the Plaza Reial, 100m walk from the nearest metro (Liceu), and several bus stops. Short walks away from main sites such as the cathedral, Las Ramblas, Picasso Museum and the Boqueria food market.
Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, 24 hour reception, reception meeting area.
Accommodation: Double, triple or quadruple rooms available. All equipped with TV, free Wi-Fi and daily housekeeping.
Meals: In-house restaurant with breakfast buffet, and dinners available.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!
Below is a sample of Excursions Equity can organise for your trip to Barcelona - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for Barcelona
Antoni Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece is one of Barcelona's most popular tourist attractions and its’ most important landmark. Sagrada Família is a huge, privately-funded Roman Catholic church that has been under construction since 1882 and is not expected to be completed until at least 2026.
Visit Antoni Gaudi’s most amazing residential buildings and one of the most imaginative and controversially designed houses in the history of architecture. Casa Milà is a building designed by Antoni Gaudí during the years 1906–1910.
Aquàrium Barcelona is located in the Port Vell and has 35 different aquariums, 11,000 animals of 450 different species and an underwater tunnel of 80 meters. A fascinating experience for marine life lovers.
Las Golondrinas Boat Trips
Harbour sightseeing tours, offering a stunning view of Barcelona from the sea. You can choose between the shorter harbour tour through the yacht harbour, the fishing port and the freight port and the long excursion. The long ride “Port i Litoral” takes you to the port facilities and into the open sea along the coast to the city limits of Barcelona at Port Fòrum.
The Camp Nou is a football stadium and home of Barcelona Football Club since its construction in 1957. It has a capacity of 98,787, making it the largest stadium in Europe, and the tenth largest in the world. The Camp Nou Tour includes a visit to the Club Museum, where you can spend as long as you like admiring all the different trophies, photographs and personal belongings of the legendary stars that have helped make FC Barcelona what it is today.
The Tibidabo Amusement Park dates back to 1901 and was recently refurbished to include many of the more traditional attractions. A great day out.
The museum exhibits a large collection of intricately carved sculptures made out of chocolate along with examples of traditional machinery that was formerly used to make chocolate during the past years. Learn how chocolate was first discovered and how the ancient Aztecs made chocolate. There is also a great shop where you can buy chocolate to take away with you.
Freixenet is one of the giant Cava houses in Catalonia, similar in quality, size and importance to France's Moet & Chandon located approximately 110km from Barcelona.
Waterworld in Lloret de Mar is 75km East of Barcelona. It’s a water leisure park with lots of swimming pools with wave machine, waterslides and chutes. There are pancake houses and plenty of places to relax, also the world’s tallest bungee jump tower (80M).
This theme park located in Salou which is 109KM West of Barcelona. Port Aventura is one of Europe's most exciting Theme Parks. Enter the park in Mediterranea which captures the culture and atmosphere of this region. Travel by themed boat or steam train to the other lands. In Polynesia experience the interior of a volcano, ride the rapids or battle with a cyclone in the South Seas, marvel at exotic birds and tropical vegetation. Venture beyond the Great Wall to the magic that is China.
Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch anyway as we may still arrange it for you!
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Recommended Educational Trips to Barcelona
Equity can recommend Barcelona for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.