Citylife is all about embracing the moment, making memories and experiencing life to the fullest! That’s why we’ve worked hard to organise heaps of events, activities and trips to help give you access to the best of the best that Barcelona has to offer! We strive to make it easier for you to have that true Barcelona experience. Whether you’re looking to see every museum in the city, to learn the important aspects of Catalan and Spanish culture or to travel to magnificent places – we’ve got something for you! Take a look at the calendar for the Fall 2017 semester and see what interests you!
A huge part of your travel abroad experience is about the people you meet along the way. Each of our activities are focused around the idea of meeting new people, while experiencing the city and culture of Barcelona! Check out the wide variety of events and cultural activities we offer throughout the semester! For more details on each, head over to the activities page.
Meet & Dance – Embrace the Spanish culture by learning their most beloved dances! At this weekly event you have a chance to practice Salsa, Bachata, and Merengue while meeting other young and international people. No need to bring a partner and no experience required!
Meet & Speak – You can’t come to Spain and not learn a little bit of Spanish! Practice this wonderful language in a casual, social setting with other internationals. And it’s not just Spanish either, at Meet & Speak you can exchange any language you want which one another!
Karaoke – We’ve all got an inner superstar just waiting for its time to shine! Karaoke Thursdays is the time to make it happen! You don’t have to be good at it, what’s important is that you have fun. Have some drinks, meet new people and sing along to your favourite songs!
Meet & Ride – Barcelona is a really bike friendly city. It’s home to several safe and protected biking roads which allow you to navigate all throughout the city by in an active and eco-friendly way! Join us in discovering the city by bike with our daily cycling tours!
Get in Shape – The Erasmus experience can have a major effect on on a persons lifestyle. To keep in shape and feeling your best during your time abroad you can sign up for sport & dance series! Free Dance and exercise classes every week and different locations!
Barcelona is a true city of art and culture. From the classic arts of the past to the unique modern art which Catalonia in known for! Thats why Citylife has organised these special visits to some of Barcelona’s most important museums and art galleries! Many of these visits are free, so make sure you sign up to register your spot early before they fill up! Keep and eye on our cultural activities calendar to see where and when we will visit your must see locations!
International Get-Togethers – This series consists of free activities geared towards bringing together an international crowd to chill out and hangout! From hitting the beach to picnics in the park and exploring beautiful Barcelona. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon!
The Flamenco Experience – Take part in an up-close and personal Flamenco show! Not only will you get to watch a traditional and powerful show with experienced dancers, but you’ll also get to learn the basics yourselves! After the show feel free to stick around for our famous language exchange known as Meet & Speak!
Bowling Night – Who doesn’t like bowling?! On select Tuesday evenings Citylife community members will gather for a night of light competitive fun at the bowling alley. grab a beer and maybe some nachos and show us what you can do! Do you have what it takes to beat the reining champ?
Street Art Tours – Explore a different side of Barcelona with our amazing Street Art Tours! Not all of Barcelona’s great artwork is inside museums on within the amazing architecture! Discover the public artwork painted on the streets of the various neighbourhoods of this great city!
International Thursday – An evening of amazing food with a young and social international crowd! Not only will you be surrounded by interesting people from all around the globe, you’ll be surrounded by food culture too! These evenings are themed after different cultures from around the world. From different European cultures to Asian and American!
Wine Tasting – Spain has been the number one producer of wines for the past few years. Surely this is due to its high quality wine regions and award winning vineyards. Why not take the opportunity and join us in tasting some of these wines and become a vino expert!? Find your favourite Spanish wine at one of our tasty and informative tastings!
Meet & Cook – Wouldn’t it be great if you could return home to your friends and family and show off some traditional Spanish & Catalan recipes? With our Meet & Cook series you can do just that! From Sangría and Paella to Tortilla and Crema Catalana – perfect them all and wow the crowd back home!
Spain was made for adventure. No matter what type of traveller you might be – the culture lover, the off roader, the foodie, the partier – there is something for everyone in this beautiful country! Citylife travels all around Spain to all kinds of different places from North to South and East to West. Visiting gorgeous coastlines, ancient towns and lively cities.
Ibiza – Ibiza is one of the most famous party islands in the world. Join us in experiencing the famous Lovin’ Ibiza Festival, a weekend of Opening Parties, and a weekend of Closing Parties. On these three unique trips we will live it up on Spain’s most popular island for fiestas and soak up the sun in style! We will be travelling to Ibiza from 21.09-25.09!
Valencia – Just because Barcelona has a beach doesn’t mean you can’t head out and explore more! Valencia is a huge city with a modern centre mixed perfectly with the old city! Join us on a quick beach weekend to the beautiful city of Valencia to enjoy some well deserved rest and relaxation! We will be travelling to Valencia from 30.09-01.10!
North Morocco: Tangier & the New City – This quick weekend excursion to Morocco is just lovely. We will guide you through Tangier and Chefchaouen (commonly known as the Blue City). This trip includes guided tours, hotel accommodation, a trip to the famous bazaar and a gorgeous camel ride along the coast! We will be travelling to North Morocco from 06.10-08.10 and 27.10-29.10!
Madrid & Fiesta del Pilar in Zaragoza – Spend a weekend in Spain’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, Madrid! Madrid is a city that encompasses both the new world and the old and is famous for being a place that never sleeps! After we explore the capital, we will head to the amazing fiesta del Pilar in Zaragoza to take part in one of Spain’s oldest festivals! We will be visiting Madrid & Zaragoza from 12.10-15.10!
Zaragoza & The Fiesta del Pilar – Pilar is largest party of the year in the little region of Zaragoza! It’s an annual festival which celebrates the patron saint of Zaragoza, Pilar with rowdy processions, fire works, concerts all night and dancing in the streets! We will see this festival by day and by night to get the true El Pilar Festival experience! We will be travelling to the fiesta from 14.10-15.10!
Morocco – Long Trip – Held during December and Christmas break, this is an extensive journey through the most famous locations that Morocco has to offer. We will explore through Marrakesh, Ait Ben Haddou, Fes and Chaouen. But most importantly we will experience a once in a lifetime journey through the Sahara on camel back to a berber camp where we will spend the night! We will be taking our weeklong adventure from 04.12-09.12 and 29.12-03.01!
Live & Enjoy your time in Spain with us!
We’re looking forward to the new semester and we hope you are too!
Your Citylife Team