From Gaudi to Picasso, swimming in the Med, dancing in beachside nightclubs, and lively parks, it’s easy to see why travelers are captivated by Barcelona’s allure. The sea, the sun, and the sangria set a stunning scene to launch your semester abroad.
Stroll along beautiful gardens and colorful spiral towers in Park Güell, tour the ever-changing La Sagrada Familia cathedral, and take in the sights and tantalizing smells of Mercado de la Boqueria. Soak in the sun at the beach or take a tapas tour in the afternoon before watching the sun set over the city from a gorgeous overlook with your friends.
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Arrive in Barcelona anytime on Thursday, and enjoy a free day to explore the city. Meet us at your hostel after 16:00. Take a stroll down “Las Ramblas,” enjoy a late dinner of paella and with some Spanish wine and then it’s off to an exciting evening partying at Abroadfest! This years 10th anniversary comes complete with indoor & outdoor venues, food trucks and lot’s of festival vibes.
We’ll start the day with a bottomless brunch, relaxing after last night. Take the day to explore the markets in the Gothic Quarter; taste Spanish omelets, patatas bravas, and other tapas; tan under the Spanish sun at the beach; visit some famous sights like Park Guelle or La Sagrada Familia. Don’t speed walk through Barcelona, every street has something new to see. Then it’s already time to get ready for tonight, the last night of Abroadfest!
Spend some more time exploring the city before heading out on a sunset cruise along the coast. Saturday night enjoy Bus2alps free skip the line entry into some of Barcelona’s top clubs
Sundays are for Brunch, and there is no better place to Brunch than Barcelona. Sit back, relax and allow yourself time to savour every flavor. Check out of your accommodation and grab a last bite to eat before departing Barcelona.