If you are thinking about studying Spanish in Barcelona, let us give you a number of reasons why!
Barcelona is a cosmopolitan city with approximately 1.7 million inhabitants. It’s the most visited city in Spain and has held several international events that have left a deep imprint in the city, including two Universal Expositions and the 1992 Olympic Games which completely transformed the city. Barcelona is renowned for its impressive architectural wonders as well as for being a friendly place with broad boulevards in the city and beautiful promenades by the beach. And, what could be more enticing than taking Spanish classes in a quality Spanish school by those beaches?
Taking Spanish lessons in Barcelona is making sure that you will never be at loss for interesting leisure time activities!
When taking one of our Spanish courses we make sure that your time spent in Barcelona is not all work and no play. We organize activities in and around Barcelona for all our students. This could be anything from a friendly game of football at the school’s own pitch or a day trip to experience the region of Catalonia. Going to Barcelona does not mean to get to know only Barcelona. In the surroundings the students can explore places as extraordinary as the Costa Brava, Sitges and Montseny.
Attractions in Barcelona
We cannot allow you to visits Barcelona without seeing the great attractions for which the city is renowned. It is an impossible challenge to get through them all, but with our help you can be sure to return home with unforgettable impressions. Here we introduce you to some facts about a few of the main attractions in the city:
- La Sagrada Familia, C/ Mallorca 401 – One of the world’s most unique buildings, envisioned and designed by the eccentric Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. The unfinished temple is surely the world’s most attractive ‘building site’!
- The Picasso Museum, C/ Montcada, 15-23 – The 20th century’s greatest painter donated a fair share (3500) of his earliest work to the city of Barcelona. These are on display here in what is the city’s most popular museum.
- Las Ramblas – As Sagrada Familia is the iconic building of Barcelona, Las Ramblas is the iconic street filled with street artists and cafés.
- Parc Güell, Carrer d’Olot, 13 – Another Gaudí creation. Although he didn’t exactly make his name as a landscape architect, he created a marvelous park of sparkling imagination overlooking the city.
- The Magic Fountain, Pl.Carles Buïgas – More of a water and sound show than a fountain. The National Museum of Catalonia functions as a majestic ‘backdrop’ to the spectacle of colored bursts of water.
- Camp Nou Stadium, C/ d’Arístides Maillol – The home of one of the great sporting teams world wide, FC Barcelona. Capacity: 98776. There is also an informative museum on the grounds.
- Casa Milá (La Pedrera), Paseo de Gracia, 92 – And more Gaudí. The ‘quarry’ as this building was named by the locals for obvious reasons
- Casa Batlló, Paseo de Gràcia, 43 - Gaudí again. Perhaps the architect’s most elegant building.
- Tibidabo – When you need to get an overview, the hillside to the west of the city is the place for amazing city views. Other entertainment options include a cathedral and a 100 year old amusement park.
- The Spanish Village, Avinguda del Marquès de Comillas, 13– a replica of a traditional Spanish village, on the Montjüic hillside.