Florence 2 Barcelona - Trips for 20-somethings to Europe's Top Destinations

Florence 2 Barcelona

Surrender yourself to Barcelona, home to eclectic  culture where passionate nightlife, unique architecture, and delicious tapas all come together. It's culturally diverse with works of art by Gaudi, Picasso, and Dali. Barcelona is also a modern metropolis with performances by Tiesto, Guetta, and Armin van Buuren. Whether you want to spend time relaxing on the beach or by getting caught up in the bustling city life, you'll never forget Barcelona's rare blend of modernity, old Spanish tradition, and Catalan roots.  This trip typically departs Florence Santa Maria Novella station at 21:00 Thursday night and arrives first thing Friday morning between 9:00 and 10:00.

*Please note that, although rare, departure times are subject to change.


  • Accommodation at top rated hostels
  • Breakfast
  • A Bus2alps trip leader
  • Private New Europe walking tour of Barcelona
  • Exclusive Bus2alps Discounts

Optional Activities:

  • Entrance to La Sagrada Familia- approximately €15
  • Entrance to "The Monumental Zone" of Park Güell- approximately €7
  • Barcelona Bike Tour- approximately €18
  • Tapas Experience- approximately €20
  • Gaudi & Modernismo Tour- approximately €14


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Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

The trip departs Florence from the Santa Maria Novella train station. The meeting point is in the International Ticketing Hall opposite tracks 8 and 9. Please meet your trip leader 20 minutes prior to departure. Travel to Barcelona is by private luxury coach with A/C, DVD, and bathroom. We make one 45 minute stop. Upon arrival to Barcelona, we will immediately check into our accommodation.

Day 2

Friday morning, after some breakfast, we will head out on an included walking tour of Barcelona. The walking tour will cover some of Barcelona’s most amazing sites throughout the various neighborhoods of the city. After the walking tour, your day is free to explore one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Your trip leader will inform you about how you can visit Sagrada Familia, one of the many museums, how to get to the beach or hang out in one of Barcelona’s famous districts.

Later in the evening, we will head out to show you the VIP side of Barcelona’s famous nightlife. The night will consist of stops at Barcelona’s popular bars, ending at one of its world-renowned night clubs on the beach.

Day 3

Saturday is free to explore the Catalan capital and the sites that you did not get to visit on Friday.  Your trip leader will be available to take you to Gaudi’s Park Güell for the best views of the city. Afterward, your trip leader will inform you as to how to get to Barcelona’s top sites, including LasRamblas, the Picasso Museum, and the beach.

The night is yours to check out Barcelona’s amazing nightlife. Talk to your trip leader for suggestions for the best restaurants, bars, and clubs.

Day 4

Sunday morning we depart for Florence. We will make one 45 minute stop for dinner.

  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Colorful Parc Güell
  • Strolling Las Ramblas
  • Europe’s Best Nighlife
  • Sandy Beaches
  • Delicious Tapas
  • Guadi’s Architecture
  • Parc Della Ciutadella


  1. Florence
  2. Barcelona