The school in Barcelona is a 2600 square meter three floor building. It has 55 classrooms, a computer room with free internet connection and a WIFI zone offering free internet connection for your laptop or Smartphone during the class breaks, it also has a large garden with snack and drink vending machines where you can relax between classes. In addition, in both the garden and the computer room have desks available where you can do your homework if you are the type of person that does not like to study at home.
Sants: The neighborhood in which you find our school and the majority of our accommodation.
Our partner school in Barcelona, and most of our accommodation, is situated in the Sants neighborhood. Sants is a neighborhood of magnificent modernist buildings such as the Alcaldia and the Mercat. The hub of Sants is found along Sants Road (Carrer de Sants) which is lined with shops.
The main train station of Barcelona is also found in the Sants neighborhood, ´la estación de Sants´, where you will find all the different means of transport you will need in your trip to Barcelona: bus, metro, train, High speed train, and tour buses.
To move around Barcelona, we recommend taking from Sants station metro line 3 (green) and line 5 (blue), both of which cross the city taking you anywhere within 15 minutes:
- Plaza España y Fira de Barcelona: Less than 5 minutes walking distance
- Monjuic y Palau Sant Jordi: Less than 10 minutes on foot
- Camp Nou y Avda. Diagonal: 10 minutes on line 3
- Barcelona Centro (Plaza Catalunya, Paseo de Gracia): 10 minutes on line 3
- Playas de Barcelona y La Barceloneta: 15 minutes on line 5
- Sagrada Família: 10 minutes on line 5
Along Sants road you will find a large variety and plenty of shops. Go there in the mornings to the markets to buy fresh produce. If you walk in the other direction you will arrive at Camp nou, the FC Barcelona fields or you will be able to go shopping in the L´Illa shopping complex located on the Diagonal.
A wide variety of restaurants are available in the local area and the neighborhood night life can be found around "el centro antiguo" of Sants. Make your way to "la Plaça Osca" and its surrounding area to enjoy the local nightlife. As for social life, there are many nice restaurants in the area, plus some highly recommended bars and pubs.