Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain - UAB

Study Abroad in Barcelona: Cultural Excursions

Included in your program fee are a range of day trips and a 3-day excursion which will take you outside Barcelona and deepen your social, historical and cultural understanding of Spain.

Pyrenees (3 days)

Included in program fee

Explore the natural beauty of Cadí National Park during a scenic trip that includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation
  • All meals
  • Visit to the principality of Andorra, situated between Spain and France

Girona and Besalú (day trip)

Included in program fee

Spend a day exploring two medieval Spanish towns. Tour includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guided sightseeing tour of the main monuments
  • Entrance fees

Figueras and the Salvador Dalí Museum (day trip)

Included in program fee

Examine some of Salvador Dalí’s greatest works in one of Spain’s most visited museums. Tour includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Entrance fees and local guide

Montserrat and Sitges (day trip)

Included in program fee

Visit the mountain town of Montserrat and coastal Sitges during a tour that includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Locally guided tours
  • Entrance to the Montserrat Monastery and 12th-century carving of the Black Virgin
  • Free time in Sitges to explore or relax on the beach

Optional Excursion to London, England (2 nights)

Included for students on the AIFS flight package only.

Check Buckingham Palace off your bucket list with a trip to London en-route to campus. Visit includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfasts
  • Guided sightseeing tour past major sights such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and Tower of London
  • Free time to explore on your own

Optional Excursion to Seville and Granada, Andalucía (3 days - $425)

Journey to Southern Spain. Fee includes:

  • Airport transfers (flights not included)
  • Accommodations
  • Breakfasts
  • Guided tour and entrance to the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens
  • Barrio Santa Cruz and Giralda Tower
  • Services of an accompanying AIFS staff member
  • A minimum of 15 students is required for this trip to run

Optional Excursion to Morocco (3 days – $475)

Ever dreamed of exploring the colorful country of Morocco? While studying abroad in Spain, you can. Fee includes:

  • Accommodations in Tangier and Tetouan, Morocco
  • Airport transfers (flights not included)
  • Ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  • Most breakfasts, most lunches, and dinner with a show
  • Tours of the medina and souk of Tangier, Tetouan and the Plaza Moulay El Mehdi, Plaza Hassan I, Royal Palace, the Mellah, and medinas, Asilah, Chefchaouen, and the Caves of Hercules
  • Services of an AIFS staff member and local tour guide
  • Optional camel ride for an additional fee
  • Non-U.S. citizens may need to arrange a visa to visit Morocco before traveling to Spain – students are responsible for checking visa requirements
  • A minimum of 15 students is required for this trip to run

Dates and itineraries for all excursions are subject to change. Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Once paid for excursions are non-refundable except in the event of cancellation by AIFS.