Barcelona Architecture and Urban Planning

4 days/3 nights

From only £179pp

Overview

4 days/3 nights From only £179pp

 Gaudi’s unique and quirky architecture designs which are synonymous with this vibrant city strangely complement the contemporary works of Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel et al.  This is a popular and fun tour for Architecture buffs.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Return airport transfers at destination
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:15 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from UK. Transfer to your accommodation and explore the famous Ramblas street. 

  • Day 2

    Guided Modernist Architecture tour. Relax in the amazing Park Guell. Optional: Tapas tour, Magic Fountain of Montjuic or Flamenco Show.

  • Day 3

    Tour of the Olympic site, visit Nou Camp stadium, home to FC Barcelona, group meal in a Catalan restaurant.

  • Day 4

    Personal time for sightseeing and shopping, transfer to the airport. Departure to UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Also known as Casa Mila, La Pedrera is Antoni Gaudi’s most iconic work of civic architecture.
  • Translated as “Church of the Holy Family”, the architecture of this basilica is one of the world’s most interesting and unique. Whether you want to gawk at the beauty of the building or enjoy some reverent peace and quiet inside, the Sagrada Familia is a worthwhile visit!
  • Montserrat is an incredible multi-peaked mountain destination and for those keen enough to jump in a cable car and venture to the top of a peak, the views are simply one of a kind. Full of sacred coves and many other surprises, a day trip to Montserrat will be unforgettable!
  • These impressive mansions are the work of Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Casa Batlló and Casa Lleó-Morera. Discover the uniqueness of an architectural style combining Neo-Gothic style with inspiration from the Netherlands.
  • Visit this charming square in the Gothic quarter and while there, be sure to look out for the Moxó and Requesens palaces and the 14th century Basilica of Saints Justus and Pastor, Barcelona's oldest church. .
  • Visit the heart of the old city, considerably one of the most famous landmarks in Barcelona. The Gothic Quarter is a beautiful and enchanting area brimming with both history and charm.
  • Explore and enjoy a spree of shopping in Barcelona's world famous market - a definite must-visit for both locals and travellers.
  • Marvel at one of the most extensive art work collections by legendary 20th century Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso.
  • Known in full as The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, this impressive Gothic building, constructed between the 13th to 15th century, is well worth the visit!
  • Aquarium Barcelona is the world's most important education centre focusing on Mediterranean undersea life. Discover 11,000 animals representing 450 species.
  • The Circuit Barcelona-Catalunya at Montmeló is one of the most modern race tracks in the world! Every season it hosts some of the world’s main motor-racing events, including the Formula 1 Grand Prix and the Moto GP Grand Prix.
  • What better way to capture the memories of the stunning Catalonian coastlines than to spend some time doing some relaxing sketches at the beach. A perfect activity for anyone and everyone – from a budding Da Vinci to someone who usually struggles to hold a paintbrush!