International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Barcelona

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Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

Costa Brava

The Costa Brava is the Catalan coast that stretches north toward France. Despite its name "brava," the coast offers delightful swimming and beautiful views of the Mediterranean sea and its surrounding cliffs. The group will have the opportunity to explore the beaches of L'Escala as well as the... Read More


A provincial town northeast of Barcelona, Figueres's main attraction is the Dalí Museum. This museum is the most visited museum in Spain after the Prado in Madrid. Dalí was born in Figueres and opened the museum in 1974. Read More


A spectacular preservation of an ancient city, Girona is set on top of a fortress-like hill and lies next to the Onyar River. You will find historical remnants of the Moorish, Arab, and Jewish cultures as you explore the city. A variety of different architectural styles from Roman classicism to... Read More


Optional for some or all sessions
During this multi-day optional excursion, students will be introduced to another continent (Africa) via a multi-stop five night itinerary across Morocco, one of the world's most colorful, diverse, and -- for reasons we ll have occasion to explore -- pro-American countries. Our trip encompasses... Read More


Sevilla, known as the "City of Reflections", Sevilla is known for flamenco, bullfighting, siesta and fiesta, a thriving bar culture of tapas, as well as literary and operative touchstones such as Don Juan and Carmen, etc. Students will visit monuments such as the Seville Cathedral and Giralda... Read More


Due to its coastline and laid-back attitude, this old fishing village has become a prime vacation spot for young Spaniards. Located 20 minutes from Barcelona, this beach is among the most stunning along the Catalán coast. Young fun-seekers from around the globe come to the world-renowned... Read More

South of France Summer Tour

On this multi-day excursion, summer students will visit four individual cities that are known as the jewels of southern France! Marvel at the massive Gothic Cathedral of Girona, which has the widest nave in the world, and visit the carefully restored 12-century Banys Arabs (Arabic baths). Travel... Read More

South of France Tour

On this multi-day excursion, students will visit four individual cities that are known as the jewels of southern France! First visit the small towns of Girona and Figueres on the way to southern France. Students will have the opportunity to explore each city and get a tour of the Dalí Museum!... Read More


Located in the heart of the beautiful Costa Blanca, Valencia is Spain's third largest city. Famous for beautiful beaches and modern architecture, the city also offers many of the traditional attractions of Spanish culture, including a historic Gothic Quarter, bullfights, and a vibrant night... Read More