School Primary Languages Trip to Barcelona and Costa Brava

For the slightly older and more adventurous primary groups Barcelona is a great place for a Spanish language trip!

Enjoy both the busy city lifestyle and the relaxing beach scene. Spend your time in the city strolling La Rambla, climbing the towers of the Sagrada Familia or visiting one of the many museums. This city is truly special with some of the world’s most beautiful, eccentric and cutting edge architecture. Enjoy the creations of Gaudi scattered over the city whilst stopping en-route to enjoy paella and sangria. Many groups stay at one of the coastal resorts Calella, Loret de Mar, Blanes and Tossa de Mar. Whilst staying here why not spend a day out at Port Aventura or Waterworld?

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1 Pick-up from school Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing
Day 2 Mid-afternoon arrive resort and explore local area on foot. Evening meal in hotel
Day 3 Visit Barcelona Aquarium

Time for lunch

Visit Sagrada Familia

Evening meal in hotel
Day 4 Visit the Picasso Museum

Time for lunch in Las Ramblas 

Afternoon to be spent at Tibidabo Theme Park

Evening meal in hotel
Day 5 Visit to Parc Güell Time for lunch on the beach followed by beach games Evening meal in hotel
Day 6 Depart hotel mid-morning and drive to Calais
Day 7 Breakfast time ferry and drive back to school

This price includes:

  • 4 nights' full-board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel (TV/DVD/WC/seatbelts)
  • Ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel & medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls & taxes
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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“Costa Brava has everything for a successful school trip. Students love the culture, the visits, the pool in the hotel, the sun flower seeds lesson, the evening strolls and playing football at the beach until sunset ... There are great places to visit in Barcelona to make the best trip ever!”

Torquay Boys' Grammar School
Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

Antoni Gaudi's unique , awe-inspiring cathedral continues to grow almost organically, like a medieval cathedral. A museum tells the story of Gaudi and the cathedral and its near-destruction during the Spanish civil war. The world's most beautiful building site.(Minimum group of 20 for group pricing)Pre-payment compulsory.Optional lift to the top(Cannot be booked or pre-paid in advance).

Tibidabo Theme Park

Tibidabo Theme Park

The Tibidabo Amusement Park is Barcelona''s closest fairground/theme park attraction. The park is conveniently located on top of Tibidabo hill (the highest hill in the wooded range that forms the backdrop to Barcelona) It is easily reached by bus or (Barcelona''s last surviving) tram, from central city zones.

Parc Guell/Casa Museu Gaudi

Parc Guell/Casa Museu Gaudi

Intended as a housing developent that never took off, Parc Guell is an urban park in a northern suberb of Barcelona . It's full of the striking, challenging shapes of Gaudi's architecture.

Aquarium of Barcelona

Aquarium of Barcelona

L’Aquàrium de Barcelona is the most important marine leisure and education centre in the world concerning the Mediterranean. A series of 35 tanks, 11,000 animals and 450 different species, an underwater tunnel 80 metres long, six million litres of water and an immense Oceanarium, the only one in Europe, turn this centre into a unique, reference leisure show that has already been visit...

Picasso Museum

Picasso Museum

Picasso lived recurrently in Barcelona as a young man, and this museum has some important pieces from this formative period in his career at the turn of the century; some of which were donated by Picasso himself. The museum, Barcelona's most visited, also hosts temporary exhibitions of Picasso's work and that of other artists of his era.

Port Aventura

Port Aventura

This popular theme park includes a long flume and a rollercoaster with no less than 8 inverted loops. It’s near the coast at Salou, an easy excursion from Barcelona.

Nou Camp

Nou Camp

Home to FC Barcelona, a visit to the Nou Camp stadium includes a tour of the stadium itself including a chance to walk out onto the pitch and a visit to the museum which charts the team's history.

Olympic Stadium and Gallery

Olympic Stadium and Gallery

Barcelona’s other stadium was the focus of the 1992 Olympic Games. The Olympic Museum and Gallery located within the stadium chart the history of the Games. Today the Barcelona Olympic stadium is open to visitors to take a look around and see where all the action took place.Different tours available please enquire.Pre-payment is compulsory.Metro: Placa Espanya (Green Line, L3)- you have a 20...

Hotel Vila de Calella

This charming three star establishment has been in the same family for three generations and offers personal attention in comfortable facilities (thanks to the recent and continuous programme of refurbishment and modernisation).

Pupils will be accommodated in mainly triple rooms, with staff in twins, unless singles are required (for which there will be a single room supplement).

The bedrooms are equipped with en-suite bathroom, telephone, satellite television and safety deposit boxes. Please note that some rooms may have balconies. The hotel's other facilities include 3 lifts, swimming pool, television room and a lounge/bar. View on map

Hotel Hawai/Montevista

The Hawai/Montevista Hotel is situated in Lloret de Mar, just 500m from the beach.

The hotel regularly welcomes school groups and students are generally accommodated in triple or quad rooms, with staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite and have a safety deposit box and telephone.

Other facilities include 2 lifts, bar/snack bar, television lounge and a dining room. There is central heating and air-conditioning throughout the hotel. There is also a lovely garden with swimming pool, sunbathing terrace (free sunbeds) and a children's playground. Buffet with all meals.

Please note the Hawaii and Montevista Hotels are a part of the same group, and so groups may stay in either part. View on map

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