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Barcelona Maths School Trips & Tours
Visit the vibrant cultural city of Barcelona and discover the mathematics throughout the city! From the iconic Sagrada Família to modern buildings such as the Agbar Tower, pupils can use the city’s dramatic architecture, as well as a range of attractions and museums, to explore mathematical concepts. We’ll create an itinerary for your group that covers a wide range of learning outcomes.
Our trip to Barcelona is one of a number of mathematics trips that we offer, please contact us for more information.
Price Shown includes
- 3 night’s bed and breakfast accommodation
- Return flights and airport transfers in resort
- Services of an NST Barcelona City Representative
- Extensive group travel insurance
- 1 in 10 free place ratio
Price shown is based on 40 paying passengers from selected departure points in Feb 2019 and is subject to availability.
On-tour support includes...
- Airport assistance - for during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
- Airport assistance - for when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home
- Services of an NST City Representative to assist with check-in and provide 24-hour assistance
Additional on-tour support available...
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
Barcelona Stock Exchange
The electronic trading floor of the Barcelona Stock Exchange receives over 700,000 visitors each year. With the latest technology, more than 600 monitors and a video wall providing real time information on market movements, this guided tour in English offers pupils a glimpse into the fast-paced market floor and an insight into the finance industry. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.
La Sagrada Família
Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece remains a popular tourist attraction and a world renowned emblem of the city. Pupils will be amazed by its sheer size and its architectural complexity.
Based on Gaudí’s plans of 1954, this stunning building is still under construction and is due to be completed in 2026. During a visit here, pupils can walk up the spiral steps to see the openwork spires whilst at the same time stone snakes, lizards and frogs pop out from the architecture.
Famous Landmarks & Monuments
Venture around the vibrant city of Barcelona and view the city’s impressive architecture, from Gaudí’s curves to bold, modern buildings such as the Agbar Tower. Put your pupils’ maths skills to the test by estimating the heights of the city’s many famous landmarks.
Nou Camp Stadium
This world-famous football stadium offers pupils the opportunity to experience the awe-inspiring size of this venue whilst also learning about the heritage and history of Barcelona FC.
NST and PortAventura have been working closely together to bring you the very best value tickets.
PortAventura has everything to make a school trip unforgettable! Both pupils and teachers will have a great time in the two amazing parks. PortAventura Park is an astonishing amusement park divided in six thematic areas with many rides and shows. Costa Caribe Aquatic Park is a water park packed with waves and slides.
Together you can travel around the six themed areas of the park: Mediterrània, China, México, Polynesia, Far West and SésamoAventura. Take in several shows, from the dazzling wonders of Teatro Imperial in China to the exotic dances of Polynesia and then enjoy the thrills and spills of the many, many rides.
CosmoCaixa Science Museum
An ideal STEM visit, the renowned science museum, CosmoCaixa offers groups a range of interactive activities and exhibitions to explore physical, technical, geological, chemical and mathematical relations in hundreds of experiments. The museum building is also a great example of modernist architecture.
Take a visit to the famous park which was designed by Antonio Gaudí. Beautiful examples of his extraordinary work can be seen here. The serpentine pathways take you on a journey past a magnificent fusion of architecture and natural forms, benches shaped like dragons, a gatehouse topped with fly agaric mushrooms and Casa Batlló’s melting façade, resembling skulls, masks and sharks teeth. The park’s high-point also provides fabulous views of the city.
A fascinating visit for all groups and a must for anyone studying 3D.
This fascinating show, based on the heart-stopping and passionate art of Flamenco dancing, is a must for groups and a true cultural experience from Spain’s musical heritage.
Originally a Roman Village, this beautiful area is a fantastic combination of old and new with the main attraction of a stunning cathedral. The narrow winding streets, with their many shops and eateries, are great for exploring!
A complete village consisting of streets and squares with reconstructions of famous or characteristic buildings from all over Spain. Pupils can practise their language skills in the many buildings housing working craftspeople, souvenir shops, cafés and restaurants. Workshops on Spanish crafts and Spanish cooking are also available for groups at Poble Espanyol.
The renovated harbour area has a number of attractions including the IMAX Cinema and Maremagnum. Pupils can explore the largest aquarium in Europe, observing over 450 different species and marvellous underwater scenes. Visit the wide range of shops, eateries, an arcade games centre and a state-of-the-art large screen cinema, offering 3D movie experiences, too!
The largest water park on the Costa Brava has numerous water rides and even a bungee-jump.
Tapas Tasting Evening
Pupils can taste a wide variety of traditional Spanish dishes at this fun and popular evening activity. Available within all resorts.
- Las Ramblas
- A quiz or disco at your hotel (most hotels can provide a room for groups to use in the evenings)
- Arithmetic and calculations
- Using geometry and angles
- Using percentages
- Investigating measures
- Currency conversions
- Using proportion and the Golden Ratio
- Coordinates and bearings
- Problem solving and thinking mathematically
- Mathematical vocabulary
Our free Maths Explorer learning resources are designed to bring your mathematics experience in Barcelona to life! You’ll find a range of exciting activities available to download to encourage your pupils to see the maths around them and to start thinking in a creative and mathematical way. Activities include: estimating the height of key landmarks, currency conversions, looking at symmetry and much more!
Click here to view a sample of our resources.
Available from any location in the UK, our executive coaches are fitted with seatbelts, toilet facilities, air conditioning, DVD and reclining seats.
We can arrange for your group to fly from a range of UK airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
Giving you full support throughout
Before your tour
- Your own dedicated NST contact
- Bespoke tour itineraries
- Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
- Curriculum linked visit programmes
- Great value for money - no hidden costs
- Free group leader inspection visits
- Risk assessment guidance
- Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits
Whilst you're away
- Free educational resources
- Group-friendly accommodation
- Exceptional standards of coaching
- On-tour support from our reps on the ground
- Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
- 24/7 support just a call away
- Extensive group travel insurance
On your return
- Priority rebooking services
- Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
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