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Barcelona
Basic price from
£299
3 nights accom. & travel  for 30 students and 3 staff
Basic price from
£299
4 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 5 staff
Art & Design in Barcelona

Art & Design school trips to Barcelona

Overview

An Art & Design trip to Barcelona should be at the top of your agenda with every building, art gallery and street boasting artistic flair. This city exudes creative design and offers an exciting journey for students into Surrealism and Modernism as well as traditional Catalan Art. Antoni Gaudi’s architectural presence is widespread and a visit to Parc Güell cannot be missed to examine the multi-coloured, mosaic structures which are great to sketch, photograph and draw inspiration from. There’s also a fantastic choice of famous art galleries showcasing pioneering artists such as Dali, Picasso, and Miro. With a wealth of art history to take in, any savvy art student will thrive on this educational Art & Design trip to Barcelona.

Suggested Itinerary

Sample 3 night/ 4 day

  • day
    1

    • Flight to Barcelona
    • Casa Mila & Casa Batllo
  • day
    2

    • Visit Figueres & the Dali Museum
    • Las Ramblas
  • day
    3

    • Parc Güell
    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Picasso Museum or Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
  • day
    4

    • Joan Miro
    • Return to UK

Accommodation

Barcelona Accommodation - Alberg Pere Tarres

Alberg Pere Tarres

  • Great location in the centre
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Alberg Pere Tarres is located just off the Avenida Diagonal in the Barcelona district of Les Corts.

Location: This relaxed hostel is close to the centre of Barcelona with the metro station of les Corts only 5 minutes' walk and 10 minutes' walk to the Camp Nou football stadium.

Facilities: Amenities include a communal terrace, kitchen and TV lounge, as well as table tennis. Meeting rooms and laundry facilities are available.

Accommodation: The colourful dorms and private rooms come with bunk beds, lockers and free Wi-Fi.

Barcelona Accommodation - Urbany Hostel

Urbany Hostel

  • Perfect location
  • Swimming pool

The Urbany Hostel is a modern and friendly hostel, located in the heart of the city, close to the Sagrada Familia.

Location: Minutes away from the nearest metro station (Clot), and just a 10-minute walk from the beach, Urbany Hostel is a great base for your group.

Facilities: Facilities include a common room, guest kitchen, locker room, games room, on-site cafe-bar and rooftop terrace boasting spectacular views of downtown Barcelona.

Accommodation: . Single and twin rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities are available for staff and 4, 6 and 8 bed dorms with en-suite and facilities are available for students. All rooms are safe and secure with key card access and lockers.

Meals: A continental buffet breakfast, packed lunches and a guest kitchen are available.

Barcelona Accommodation - BCN Sports Hostel

BCN Sports Hostel

  • Right in the heart of the city
  • Refurbished, modern hostel

Recently refurbished, BCN Sports Hostel sits in the centre of Barcelona and is within walking distance to Gaudi's Casa Milá and Verdaguer Metro Station.

Location: Centre of Barcelona, walking distance from numerous public transport points.

Facilities: This vibrant and fun hostel offers a wealth of amenities for youth groups including a games room, various communal/lounge areas, an indoor swimming pool, sun terrace, shared kitchen and snack bar.

Accommodation: BCN Sports Hostel offers dormitory style rooms with bunk beds and lockers for storing your belongings. Sheets and blankets are included in the price, however, towels are provided at a supplement.

Meals: The hostel can offer a full board stay (continental breakfast, packed lunches or hot lunch and evening meal) with set menus.

Barcelona Accommodation - Roma Reial

Roma Reial

  • Great choice on a budget
  • Located in the Gothic Quarter

Roma Reial is a well-established hotel in the heart of Barcelona, ideal for school groups looking to explore the city.

Location: Located in the Plaza Reial, the hotel is a 100 metre walk from the nearest metro (Liceu), it is also only a short walk away from main tourist sights such as Las Ramblas, the Picasso Museum and the Boqueria Food Market.

Facilities: Facilities include a restaurant which features original stone archways and an outdoor terrace.

Accommodation: There are double, triple or quadruple rooms available which are all offer air conditioning, TV's and daily housekeeping.

Meals: The hotel offers a buffet breakfast and dinner is available upon request.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.


Subject Specific Excursions

La Sagrada Família

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.

Picasso Museum

The Picasso Museum in Barcelona is a key reference for understanding the formative years of Pablo Ruiz Picasso. The Museum opened in 1963 and reveals his deep relationship with Barcelona. Great art workshops are available for all key stages.

Dali Museum

Visit the extraordinary Dali Museum in Dalí's home town Figueres, 120 km from Barcelona. The museum is home to one of the largest collections of his work. Even the building itself is a work of art and like no other you would have seen before.

Parc Güell

Parc Güell is an amazing park situated on the hill of El Carmel in the Cracia district of Barcelona. It was designed by Gaudi and built between 1900-1914. It’s considered one of Gaudi’s most playful yet important works.

La Pedrera (Casa Milà)

One of Antoni Gaudi’s most amazing residential buildings and certainly 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. It was built for the married couple, Rosario Segimon and Pere Milà.

Casa Batllo - Gaudi's Architectural Treasure

Casa Batllo, one of Gaudi’s masterpieces, now includes a tour of its interior. Visit the legendary noble floor (it used to be the house of the Batllo family), the attic, the rooftop and chimneys.

Casa Museu Gaudi - Gaudi House Museum

Located in Parc Guell, this is the house where Antonio Gaudí spent much of his life, from 1906 until 1926. See furniture designed by him and objects and documents relating to him and his life.

Joan Miro Foundation

The Foundation's collection currently comprises over 14,000 pieces: 217 paintings, 178 sculptures, 9 textiles, 4 ceramics, the almost complete graphic works and some 8,000 drawings. The major part of this collection was donated to the Foundation by Joan Miró himself.

Museu d'Art Contemporani

The Barcelona Contemporary Art Museum (MACBA) is dedicated to works from the second half of the 20th century. Interesting temporary exhibitions also available.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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