A year abroad goes by quickly. Which is why you have to make the most of it while it lasts! No matter what your interests are, it’s important to embrace the culture of the city and country you’re living in. With Citylife Barcelona you can do just that! From the moment you arrive to your very last days in the city you will find something on our schedule for you to do! We offer a diverse programme of cultural and social events that will appeal to anyone looking to learn the most about Barcelona and Spain as possible! Take a look at the events below to start planning your social calendar!
Events & Activities
Meet & Speak – One of the best things about travelling to another country is learning a new language. It can be intimidating at first and that’s why the world created language exchanges! At Meet & Speak you will meet new people from around the world while practicing your new found language skills!
Meet & Dance – What’s one of the first things that comes to mind when thinking of Spain? Salsa, of course! Every Monday the Citylife community will come together to practice the basics of Salsa, Bachata and Merengue in a fun, casual atmosphere! No experience required!
Sports & Dance – With this series of unique fitness classes you can join in on some seriously fun exercises and make sure that you’re keeping in shape during your year abroad! The activities change every week and consist of dance classes and different types of group fitness classes!
Meet & Explore – Barcelona is a jewel in Spain’s cap. With so many things to see like Gaudi’s buildings, Catalan museums and plenty of famous plazas and streets. Why not explore the city for free while meeting new international people? With Meet & Explore you can do just that!
Karaoke – Have you always wanted to let your inner superstar out? Well have no shame, everyone is a star at Citylife’s Karaoke Night!
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. Do you have what it takes to beat the reining champ?
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!?
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!
Meet & Taste – Are you new to the concept of tapas? Not sure what exactly tapas are? Don’t know which ones you like and which ones you don’t? Join our Meet & Taste event and taste the most traditional tapas plates in Spain to get all your questions answered!
Trips & Excursions
Morocco – Short Trip – 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!
Morocco – Long Trip – Held during 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!
Live & Enjoy your time in Spain with us!