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Spanish courses for the over 50s

Learn and practise your Spanish on a fun course with people of similar needs and interests -- and age -- to your own.

Course details

Duration 2 weeks
Timetable Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 13:00
Classes 3 hours a day, 15 hours a week
Class size Average 7-8, maximum 10
Levels All levels, from complete beginners to very advanced | Test your level
Ages 50+


About the course

If you are over 50 and prefer to study and socialise with people of your own age, this specially designed course is one for you.

You are of course welcome to join any of our Spanish courses!

Social programme

Social programme

Your course also includes a special programme of visits to places of interest inside Barcelona; a full-day excursion to the Costa Brava, Figueras and the Dalí Museum; and a meal in a typical Barcelona restaurant (in the photo above, we're at the 4 Gats, once a favourite of Picasso and Ramon Casas).

A typical, sample social programme is shown.

Sample fortnight

Week 1

  • Monday: Welcome cocktail and introductory city tour
  • Tuesday: Guided tour of the Gothic Quarter
  • Wednesday: Visit to the City of Barcelona Museum
  • Thursday: Visit to Gaudí's Sagrada Familia
  • Friday: Evening visit to a flamenco show
  • Saturday: Full-day excursion to the Costa Brava and Dalí museum
  • Sunday: Free day

Week 2

  • Monday: Guided tour of Montjuïc and the Miró Foundation
  • Tuesday: Visit to Gaudí's Park Güell
  • Wednesday: Visit to the Picasso Museum
  • Thursday: Evening visit to the theatre or cinema
  • Friday: Lunch at a local restaurant

When can you begin?

  • Monday May 6, 2019
  • Monday September 23, 2019

The school will be closed for a public holiday on Tuesday September 24. Classes lost are not made up at other times.

Course prices and booking

  • 2-week course: €490

Included: the pre-course level test, all course materials, the special activities programme; and access to all the school's facilities, including free Internet usage.

The school's facilities include free access to our online Spanish courses for the duration of your stay.

  Book your course online

See full details of booking alternatives and conditions and there is also booking help if you need it.

Prices valid until December 31st, 2019.

No hidden extras

NO booking fee

NO charge for course materials

NO other hidden extras !!!

Note that your accommodation fees are separate.


Accommodation in Barcelona

Pick the accommodation that suits you best for your stay in Barcelona: the popular choice for this course is a Spanish host family but you can obviously also arrange your own accommodation and just book the course with us.

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