Semester in Barcelona Excursions



During your semester in Barcelona, there is ONE INCLUDED excursion, which is an overnight trip! You will also be offered the opportunity to participate in up to 2 optional excursions!  There will also be lots of cultural activities planned that we encourage you to participate in!

You will attend these trips with other students on the program; there are lots of opportunities to make friends!

Your Program Coordinator will be in touch with you about optional excursions offered while you are abroad. Please make sure to check your email regularly so that you don’t miss any sign up or payment deadlines for these amazing trips!

These excursions are organized by your onsite staff and will vary depending on the time of the year, but here are some examples of past excursions (included and optional):

Spring or Fall

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Cultural Activities

In addition to the amazing excursions, the onsite staff will plan some wonderful activities to help you get to know your host country’s culture! Your Program Coordinator will send you your program calendar. Possible activities include:

  • Orientation including hike and calçotada
  • Barrio tours (neighborhoods in Barcelona)
  • Day trips; possible cities include Tarragona, Besalú and the Dalí museum, Sitges or Cordoniu
  • Walking tours
  • Chocolate con churros
  • Castells workshop (human towers!)
  • Language exchange (intercambio)
  • Magic fountain of Montjuic
  • Spanish and Catalan cooking class
  • Flamenco show
  • Salsa class
  • Volunteer Day
  • Catalan Language Lesson
  • Re-entry workshop

Weekly Cultural Agenda: Give me more!

We love MORE! In addition to all of the above mentioned activities, are onsite staff is dedicated to making sure you get the most out of your experience and really immerse yourself into Catalan culture!

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