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The best 6 ideas for school trips in Barcelona

Monika Ebner, Head of Operations & Client Service im Portrait
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Monika Ebner
Hotel expert at tripmakery.com

Organising a school trip to Barcelona can be a challenge as the variety of options can be overwhelming. We have put together the best ideas for an unforgettable school trip in this fascinating city, this selection offers something for everyone. Below we present 6 excursion destinations for school trips in Barcelona.

Note: The selection was made according to our experts' own criteria and experience and does NOT contain paid advertising!


  • 1. La Sagrada Família

    Discover a masterpiece by the famous architect Antoni Gaudí: La Sagrada Família. This impressive basilica, a symbol of Barcelona, captivates with its unique architecture and fascinating facades. Students can learn about the history and significance of the basilica, gaining important insights into art and architecture. Visiting this iconic landmark promotes cultural understanding and creative inspiration. Perfect for an educational and memorable school trip!

    CategoryCulture and History
    Opening times09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    AddressCarrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
    Arrival byMetro Line 2 and 5, Sagrada Família stop
    Websitehttps://sagradafamilia.org
    Suggested accommodations
    Casa Bonay ($250.00 - $300.00 / night)
    Vincci Bit ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    NH Collection Barcelona Constanza ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 2. Park Güell

    Explore Park Güell, another masterpiece by Antoni Gaudí, characterized by its vibrant mosaics and unique architectural forms. This magical place not only offers a stunning view of Barcelona but is also an ideal outdoor learning environment. Students can explore the fascinating blend of nature and art, gaining insight into Gaudí's visionary concepts. The park is a prime example of creative urban design and environmental conservation, making it an inspiring destination for young learners. An unforgettable experience that combines nature, art, and history!

    CategoryArt and Nature
    Opening times09:30 AM - 07:30 PM
    Address08024 Barcelona, Spain
    Arrival byBus lines 24, 92, H6, D40, Bus del Barri 116; Metro Line 3, Vallcarca or Lesseps stop
    Websitehttps://parkguell.barcelona
    Suggested accommodations
    Pestana Arena Barcelona ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Expo Hotel Barcelona ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    H10 Metropolitan ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)

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  • 3. Picasso Museum

    Immerse yourself in the world of Pablo Picasso at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona. The museum houses one of the most extensive collections of Picasso's early works, offering deep insights into the evolution of this influential artist. It's an excellent opportunity for students to experience art history up close and explore Picasso's works across various stages of his career. The museum also offers special educational programs that enhance artistic understanding and stimulate creativity. A visit here is not only educational but also inspiring for budding artists and art enthusiasts.

    CategoryArt and Culture
    Opening times10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    AddressCarrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Arrival byMetro Line 4, Jaume I stop
    Websitehttps://www.museupicasso.bcn.cat
    Suggested accommodations
    NH Collection Barcelona Pódium ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Hotel Barcelona Princess ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 4. Barcelona Aquarium

    Explore the underwater world at Barcelona Aquarium, one of Europe's largest aquariums. With an impressive variety of marine life, it offers a fascinating learning experience for students. The main attraction is the 80-meter long underwater tunnel, providing an up-close view of marine beauty. It's an ideal place to learn about marine biology and environmental conservation. This aquarium not only offers education and fun but also an opportunity to understand the importance of marine conservation.

    CategoryNature and Science
    Opening times10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    AddressMoll d'Espanya del Port Vell, s/n, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
    Arrival byBus lines V17, 39, 45, 91, 120; Metro Line 3, Drassanes stop
    Websitehttps://www.aquariumbcn.com
    Suggested accommodations
    Capri by Fraser Barcelona ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Ohla Eixample ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)
    Grupotel Gran Via 678 ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 5. Camp Nou

    Experience the thrilling world of football at Camp Nou, the iconic stadium of FC Barcelona. This stadium is a must-visit not just for football enthusiasts, but also for those interested in Spanish sports history and culture. Students can tour the locker rooms, press room, and the pitch, feeling the atmosphere of one of Europe's largest football stadiums. The tour also includes a visit to the FC Barcelona Museum, documenting the club's glorious history. An inspiring trip for anyone interested in sports, history, and culture.

    CategorySports and Recreation
    Opening times09:30 AM - 07:00 PM
    AddressC. d'Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    Arrival byMetro Line 3 and 5, Les Corts or Palau Reial stop
    Websitehttps://www.fcbarcelona.com/en/camp-nou
    Suggested accommodations
    Hotel Vincci Gala ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    B Hotel ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)
    NH Barcelona Les Corts ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 6. CosmoCaixa

    Discover the wonders of science at CosmoCaixa, one of Europe's leading science museums. This museum offers interactive exhibits and experiments that help students understand complex scientific concepts in an exciting way. Highlights include the 'Flooded Forest' that recreates an Amazon rainforest ecosystem, and the planetarium, offering a journey through the universe. It's an ideal place to encourage curiosity and scientific thinking. CosmoCaixa provides an unforgettable learning experience that makes science alive and accessible.

    CategoryScience and Education
    Opening times10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    AddressCarrer d'Isaac Newton, 26, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
    Arrival byBus lines 17, 22, 58, 73, 75, 60, 196; FGC Station Avinguda del Tibidabo
    Websitehttps://cosmocaixa.es
    Suggested accommodations
    Andante Hotel ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Hotel H10 Universitat ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Sofitel Barcelona Skipper ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)

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