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Cultures & Classrooms: Barcelona

In Barcelona, explore Spain’s educational system as you participate in local school visits and interact with educators and students from the community. Experience historical sights alongside icons of Spanish art and literature—the many cultural influences that have made Spain the eclectic country it is today. You will also connect culture to cuisine as you discover community ties to food in Spain and across Europe.

Your tour of Barcelona will influence your perspective of the Summit theme—the Future of Food—as you come together with your fellow educators for a two-day conference in Milan, Italy, July 89, 2017. Hear from world-renowned speakers, attend expert-led workshops, and gain valuable insight into how food connects plates, people, politics and culture, as you explore the role of education in tackling global issues like the Future of Food.

Tour length
9 days

Tour highlights
Parque Guell, Montjuic Hill and Funicular, Olympic Park, school visits, Mercat de la Boqueria, cooking class and meal, Global Leadership Summit

Day 1: Overnight flight to Spain
Meet your Tour Director at the airport

Day 2: Barcelona
Take a walking tour of Barcelona
Welcome Dinner

Day 3: Barcelona
Take an expertly guided tour of Barcelona
Visit Parque Guell
Visit Monjuic Hill and Funicular
Visit Olympic Park
Enjoy free time

Day 4: Barcelona
Visit a local school
Visit Mercat de la Boqueria
Enjoy a cooking class and meal

Day 5: Barcelona
Participate in a reflection session with your group
Visit a local school
Enjoy free time

Day 6: Fly to Milan
Global Leadership Summit Welcome and Dinner

Day 7: Milan
Day 1 of Global Leadership Summit
Professional Learning social hour

Day 8: Milan
Day 2 of Global Leadership Summit
Participate in a reflection session
Closing Dinner

Day 9: Return home
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home