MFL tour to Barcelona by coach: 6 days, 3 nights

Your MFL tour to the Barcelona will provide wonderful opportunities for students to practise and extend their Spanish in real-life situations alongside experiencing Spanish culture.

Suggested itinerary

Le Shuttle - Normandy

Day one
Depart from school by coach
Connect with crossing
Travel overnight

Day two
Arrive at accommodation
Explore Las Ramblas on foot
Evening Tapas tasting

Day three
Sagrada Familia
Parc Güell
Nou Camp

Day four

Day five
Depart accommodation
Explore Port Vell on Foot
Start journey back to the UK

Day six
Connect with crossing
Arrive back at school

Excursion locator map

Excursion Ideas

  • Las Ramblas

    Subject range: MFL, Art, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Las Ramblas is the central boulevard which cuts through the heart of the city centre and is primarily pedestrianised. It is approximately 1.2 kilometres long with Port Vell (near the cruise port terminal) at the Southern most end and Plaça Catalunya at the northern most end. You can also visit La Boqueria, a large food market housed in one of La Ramblas’ most interesting buildings.

    Select says: Look out for live performances, human statue art, and working artists.

  • Tapas Evening

    Subject range: MFL, Art, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Students experience this traditional Spanish meal comprising of a wide variety of appetisers and snacks which may be hot or cold. A great chance for students to be adventurous and sample Spanish food.

    Select says: The serving of tapas is designed to encourage conversation (as diners are not so focused on eating an entire meal) – this is a great opportunity for your students to try out their Spanish speaking skills!

  • Sagrada Familia

    Subject range: MFL, Art, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: The most popular tourist attraction in the city, this impressive Catholic church is Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece. This large, sand-coloured church has fluid forms, towering spires and surfaces overflowing with sculptures. There are 8 existing towers, however when the church is finished it will have 18: 12 dedicated to the apostles, 4 to the evangelists, one to Jesus and another to Mary.

    Select says: We recommend that you visit the excellent Sagrada Familia website prior to your tour for extra historical details and detailed information on specific symbolism.

  • Park Güell

    Subject range: MFL, Art, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Park Güell includes beautiful gardens, architecture and mosaics. It is the reflection of Gaudí’s naturalist phase when the architect was inspired by organic shapes found in nature. The park also includes the Gaudí House-Museum which was the residence of Antoni Gaudí for almost 20 years. Located on Carmel Hill, there are also beautiful views of Barcelona.
    Select says: Ensure you don’t miss Gaudí’s multi-coloured mosaic salamander, popularly known as the dragon.
  • Camp Nou Stadium

    Subject range: MFL, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Camp Nou has been the stadium for FC Barcelona since 1957. The Camp Nou Experience gives students the chance to visit the playing field, visitors’ dressing room, players’ tunnel, commentary boxes, pressroom, museum, and see numerous interactive displays.
    Select says: In the museum you can see the club’s four Champions league and 22 Liga trophies. There is also a ‘Messi Space’ where the player’s 3 Golden Boots can be viewed.
  • PortAventura

    Subject range: MFL, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: This is a seaside theme park (one of the largest in Spain) and includes six themed worlds, rides and live shows. Find out more here.
    Select says: For thrill seekers, the park boasts the largest roller-coaster in Europe – the Shambhala, located in the China section.
  • Port Vell

    Subject range: MFL, Art, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Port Vell is a beautiful scenic city port. It was rejuvenated as part of an urban renewal program prior to the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. There is a shopping centre and restaurants, including lots of Tapas bars.
    Select says: The port is an easy walk from Las Ramblas.
  • The Gaudi Experience - 4D

    Subject range: MFL, Art, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: 100m from Park Guell, G Experiència is a different way to find out about Antoni Gaudí and his work. For the first time ever, you’ll be able to explore Antoni Gaudí’s creative universe thanks to state-of-the-art 4D and interactive technology. A tailor-made journey on which visitors learn fascinating historical facts through a thrilling experience.

  • Las Golondrinas Boat Trip

    Subject range: MFL, Art , Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Get a different view of the city from the water! Double decker open air boat trips around the port, 40mins or 1 hour duration.

MFL trip to Barcelona by coach: 6 days, 3 nights Accommodation

Roma Reial

Our rating:

Location: Barcelona


In a great central location in the Gothic Quarter. This hotel is situated in the picturesque and lively Royal Square, just off Las Ramblas.

Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Restaurant with outdoor terrace, free Wi-Fi, 24 hour reception.

Equity Point Centric

Our rating:

Location: Barcelona

Capacity: 65

Located a few minutes’ walk from La Placa Catalunya and Las Ramblas. There is a metro stop right in front of this hostel.

Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Large common room with TV, free Wi-Fi, terrace, security lockers.