Hospitality & Catering trip to Barcelona for schools and colleges


Barcelona is without doubt one of the most colourful, free-spirited and attractive of all European cities. It is a fantastic destination for educational study trips and boasts a wealth of amazing architecture, sculptures, paintings and even street art. Enjoy the ethereal Sagrada Familia, the hustling and bustling Ramblas and the magnificent Camp Nou. Barcelona is a popular destination for Hospitality & Catering groups with exciting study visits including food factories, wineries and markets to explore.

  • Stunning Sagrada Familia unfinished cathedral

  • La Rambla avenue

  • La Boqueria food market

  • Montjuic Teleferic Barcelona Cable Car

Subject Specific Visits

Bodegas Torres Winery

Enjoy an exclusive tour of the vineyard, a visit to the grape-receiving and winemaking area and a tour of the cellar. Finish with wine tasting accompanied by local produce.

Anis del Mono Distillery

A visit to the factory showcases the distillery where the anise is produced in the traditional method. Learn about the company history including promotional campaigns, equipment, the mythical bottle and the famous label.

Torras Chocolate Factory

Located outside Barcelona, this famous chocolate manufacturer was founded in 1890 and exports to 25 countries around the world. Enjoy a tasty tour of the factory, starting with a presentation about the ingredients, sourcing and production, then viewing the inside of the production process.

Cava sparkling wine producers

Discover the world of sparkling winemaking and take an educational journey into the technicalities and tradition of the Cava production process. Tours include Cava and/or grape juice tasting.

Escriba Patisseria

Take a tour of this world famous patisserie located in the heart of the city and which offers an amazing range of produce. Your group can have a workshop which includes a tour of the premises, explanation of the production process and tasting.

La Boqueria food market

La Boqueria market is one of Europe's most famous and busiest markets and a vibrant centre of Catalan culture. Located adjacent to La Rambla, you will find stalls selling foods of all varieties and nationalities in a feast of the senses.

Tapas tasting

Sample and enjoy a meal of delicious Catalan cuisine with some of Barcelona’s gastronomic specialities. We can arrange a restaurant reservation for you group on request.

Other Top Visits

Sagrada Familia
Camp Nou Stadium
Flamenco Show
Poble Espanyol
Barcelona Sightseeing Tour
Magic Fountain of Montjuic

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning departure from UK for flight to Barcelona. Arrival and transfer to your hostel accommodation and check in. Free time for possible visit to the iconic Sagrada Familia cathedral. Evening at leisure.

Day 2

Morning visit to the fascinating Boqueria food market. A chance to grab some lunch before making your way to the Escriba Patisseria for tour and workshop. Enjoy some tapas and evening at leisure in the city.

Day 3

Morning transfer to a local Cava sparkling wine producer for guided tour of the production process. Afternoon at leisure to explore Barcelona – visit to Parc Guell, Placa de Catalunya, the Ramblas or the Gothic Quarter. Freshen up before an early dinner and then maybe take a trip up to Montjuic to see the Magic Fountain display and enjoy views over the city.

Day 4

A possible final morning visit or last minute shopping before making your way back to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Where to Stay

Barcelona has an excellent range of accommodation, from central Youth centres such as the Generator, to traditional hotels in quieter locations, most on a bed and breakfast basis. There are always plenty of local restaurants at good value for money nearby. Upgrades are also available on request.

Location Map

a massive success

The trip was a massive success. The organisation was extremely effective and the excursions were well organised and enjoyable.

Radyr School

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