Learn more about our Barcelona school trips
Activities for Barcelona
Frequently Asked Questions
In order to make the most out of all the exciting educational opportunities that Barcelona has to offer, we would recommend spending 4-5 days there on your school trip.
Barcelona is quite a big city, so we would recommend using the metro to get around during your school trip.
Of course, when you visit Barcelona on a school trip, you'll want to take in some of Gaudi's famous architecture, and we would recommend the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell and Casa Mila - La Pedrera as the visits that best showcase this to students. If you have any football fans in your group, then you mustn't miss the opportunity to visit Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona. La Boqueria is an incredible market, just off La Rambla that not only offers the opportunity to try some incredible local delicacies but also offers an insight into the local culture. And Montjuic not only offers some incredible views across the city, but also some excellent attractions, including the Palau Nacional, the Magic Fountain, the Olympic Stadium and Poble Espanyol!
Yes, there are many free activities in Barcelona. If you want to soak up the atmosphere, a stroll along La Rambla or a visit to La Boqueria is a fantastic option. You can explore the history of Barcelona with a self-guided tour of the Barri Gotic. If you want a moment to catch your breath, you can visit the lovely Parc de la Ciutadella. Or for an unforgettable moment in Barcelona, head to the the Magic Fountain for a free show!
Yes, in fact, Barcelona is one of our favourite destinations for a cross-curricular school trip, as there are exciting opportunities for a variety of subjects, including Spanish, art, business studies, geography, fashion and food technology.
Why choose Halsbury?
Here are just a few reasons why teachers choose Halsbury for educational school trips that inspire.
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.