So, what’s there to do in Barcelona when you’re not studying or working at your internship? We promise that figuring out how to deal with boredom will not be on your list! What will? Here’s a very quick rundown:
For starters, one of the world’s most popular soccer teams, FC Barcelona, calls the city home. There are no fewer than nine UNESCO World Heritage sites to explore for history buffs, art enthusiasts and photo opportunities. Barcelona, Spain is like an art magazine’s Instagram feed come to life with work by Picasso, Miró and Dalí to admire and an impressive contemporary art profile too. The museums are world class, as is the night life. There’s a fantastic music scene, innovative theatre programs and many other fun things to do. Barcelona is a bustling place, but it’s surrounded by parks for picnics, mountains for hikes and beaches for the relaxation of crashing waves and salty sea air. There are many cultural highlights for you to enjoy during your time studying abroad like Semana Santa, Carnival and Festa Major de Gracia, when the famous castellers assemble themselves into human towers. And if, by chance, you’re craving a change in scenery on a weekend, you’re in a prime location to travel throughout Europe.