Business Studies College Trips & Tours to Barcelona & Catalonia

A college trip to Barcelona is a great opportunity to combine education and learning while experiencing one of Europe’s most popular cities.

Barcelona is the cultural heart of Spain. This bustling, lively, city is renowned for its stunning architecture and envied for its Mediterranean setting as those study trips to Barcelona will discover.

Students visiting Barcelona will see how the city has been uniquely influenced by beautiful scenery and the lasting effects on the city's economy, post-Olympics.

The city complements college and university trips for Business Studies students, with a particular focus on the Hospitality and Tourism industries. 

Prices start from£299pp

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Morning flight from London. Transfer to accommodation. Guided Walking Tour of Barcelona Free time to spend on Las Ramblas
2 Guided Tour of the Barcelona Stock Exchange FC Barcelona & Nou Camp Tour Spend your evening at The Magic Fountains and Mountjuic
3 Port of Barcelona Guided Tour F1 Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya Flamenco Show
4 Explore Port Vell Transfer to airport for return flight to London
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Morning Morning flight from London. Transfer to accommodation.
Afternoon Guided Walking Tour of Barcelona
Evening Free time to spend on Las Ramblas
Morning Guided Tour of the Barcelona Stock Exchange
Afternoon FC Barcelona & Nou Camp Tour
Evening Spend your evening at The Magic Fountains and Mountjuic
Morning Port of Barcelona Guided Tour
Afternoon F1 Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya
Evening Flamenco Show
Morning Explore Port Vell
Afternoon Transfer to airport for return flight to London
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • 3 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation
  • Return flights & airport transfers in resort
  • Services of a StudyLink Barcelona Representative to provide 24hr assistance
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • 1 in 10 free place ratio

The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.

Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a London airport on selected dates and is subject to availability.


On-tour support

On-tour support includes...

  • Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home
  • Services of a StudyLink City Representative to provide a 24-hour assistance

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices
  • Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
  • Services of a Local Guide

Top visits for college groups in Barcelona & Catalonia

Barcelona Stock Exchange

The electronic trading floor of the Barcelona Stock Exchange receives over 700,000 visitors each year. With the latest technology, more than 600 monitors and a video wall providing real time information on market movements, this guided tour in English offers students a glimpse into the fast-paced market floor and an insight into the finance industry. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.

Circuit de Catalunya Guided Tour

Discover how a race is organised and controlled, see where mechanics work and access the briefing room, podium, press room, race control, lounge, boxes and the paddock.

Dam Brewery

Take a guided tour of this famous brewery and discover how numerous generations of master brewers have perfected this lager. During your visit, you will see the brewing process, packaging and loading.

Flamenco Show

This fascinating show, based on the heart-stopping and passionate art of Flamenco dancing, is a must for groups and a true cultural experience from Spain’s musical heritage.

Freixenet Wine Caves

This family-run firm has become one of the world’s biggest-selling producers of sparkling wine and the leading brand in Spain. Freixenet currently owns wineries in some of the world’s most important wine growing areas and its products are exported to more than 150 countries. Take a guided tour of the winery, built in 1922, where you’ll be able to learn about the cava-making process and how to serve and store it. The tour also includes a 10 minute audiovisual exhibit about the history of Freixenet.

 

Gothic Quarter

Originally a Roman Village, this beautiful area is a fantastic combination of old and new with the main attraction of a stunning cathedral. The narrow winding streets, with their many shops and eateries, are great for exploring!

La Fageda Dairy Farm & Producer

This non-profit organisation supports social integration of handicapped people in the region by providing employment. Tour the dairy farm, which provides milk for a range of products including yogurts, desserts and drinks, and learn about the milking operation and health and welfare of the animals.

La Sagrada Família

Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece remains a popular tourist attraction and a world renowned emblem of the city. Students will be amazed by its sheer size and its architectural complexity.

Based on Gaudí’s plans of 1954, this stunning building is still under construction and is due to be completed in 2026. During a visit here, students can walk up the spiral steps to see the openwork spires whilst at the same time stone snakes, lizards and frogs pop out from the architecture.

Las Ramblas

Students will enjoy wandering along this famous street with its variety of shops, cafés, market stalls and street entertainers.

Montjuïc

This historic, hilly area provides the best views of Barcelona. Students can explore its wide range of attractions, including the Olympic Stadium and the famous Spanish Village, Poble Espanyol, as well as artisan workshops and tapas bars. The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc offers a spectacular display of colour, light, movement, water and music too!

Camp Nou Stadium

This world-famous football stadium offers students the opportunity to experience the awe-inspiring size of this venue whilst also learning about the heritage and history of Barcelona FC. 

Park Güell

Take a visit to the famous park which was designed by Antonio Gaudí. Beautiful examples of his extraordinary work can be seen here. The serpentine pathways take you on a journey past a magnificent fusion of architecture and natural forms, benches shaped like dragons, a gatehouse topped with fly agaric mushrooms and Casa Batlló’s melting façade, resembling skulls, masks and sharks teeth. The park’s high-point also provides fabulous views of the city.

A fascinating visit for all groups and a must for anyone studying 3D.

Poble Espanyol

A complete village consisting of streets and squares with reconstructions of famous or characteristic buildings from all over Spain. Students can practise their language skills in the many buildings housing working craftspeople, souvenir shops, cafés and restaurants. Interactive workshops on Spanish crafts such as ceramics and leather jewellery, and Spanish cooking are also available for groups at Poble Espanyol.

Port Vell

The renovated harbour area has a number of attractions including the IMAX Cinema and Maremagnum. Students can explore the largest aquarium in Europe, observing over 450 different species and marvellous underwater scenes. Visit the wide range of shops, eateries, an arcade games centre and a state-of-the-art large screen cinema, offering 3D movie experiences, too! 

PortAventura

We have been working closely with PortAventura to bring you the very best value tickets.

PortAventura has everything to make a trip here unforgettable! Both students and teachers will have a great time in the two amazing parks. PortAventura Park is an astonishing amusement park divided in six thematic areas with many rides and shows. Costa Caribe Aquatic Park is a water park packed with waves and slides. 

Together you can travel around the six themed areas of the park: Mediterrània, China, México, Polynesia, Far West and SésamoAventura. Take in several shows, from the dazzling wonders of Teatro Imperial in China to the exotic dances of Polynesia and then enjoy the thrills and spills of the many, many rides. 

Tapas Tasting Evening

Taste a wide variety of traditional Spanish dishes at this fun and popular evening activity. Available within all resorts.

Tour of Port Vell

Take a two hour tour of Barcelona’s historic harbour on foot then continue in a traditional sailing boat to get a view of the port from the sea whilst taking in an audio-visual explanation of the port’s activity. Afterwards, your students will have the opportunity to explore this exciting urban space. With many attractions all within a beautiful setting, at Port Vell your group will enjoy visiting a wide range of shops, museums, eateries, an arcade games centre, Barcelona’s aquarium, and a state-of-the-art large screen cinema, offering 3D movie experiences.

Water World

The largest water park on the Costa Brava has numerous water rides and even a bungee-jump. 

Bodegas Torres Wine Caves

The winery tour starts with a film presentation about the company and its products, followed by a tour of the vineyard by coach to see the fermentation vats, cellars and bottling plant. The visit ends with a tasting.

F1 Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya

Guided Tour Discover how a race is organised and controlled, see where mechanics work and access the briefing room, podium, press room, race control, lounge, boxes and the paddock.

FC Barcelona Museum & Nou Camp Tour

This magnificent world-famous football stadium offers students the opportunity to not only witness and experience the awe-inspiring size of this venue, but also to learn about the heritage and history of this renowned football team in the Barcelona Football Club Museum.


Study themes

  • Money & Banking

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation