Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Geography Fieldwork Itinerary Example (2 full days)

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Day 1 Arrival Orientation tour of Barcelona (coach) followed by hotel transfer Introduction to the course

20.00 Evening meal

Day 2 08.00 Breakfast

09.00 Sant Pere de Ribes

Flash flooding and river management.

The effects of human activity on the storm hydrograph

Channel morphology: the factors affecting channel efficiency

14.00 Return to hotel

16.30 Classroom follow-up


20.00 Evening meal

Classroom follow-up

Day 3 08.00 Breakfast

09.00 The social, economic and environmental impact of urban regeneration initiatives: El Raval, Barcelona

How successful have the initiatives been?

The reasons for and the effects of gentrification.

Afternoon: shopping and/or sightseeing.

17.00 Return to hotel

18.00 Arrive at hotel


20.00 Evening meal


Classroom follow-up

Day 4 08.00 Breakfast

Morning sightseeing.

Afternoon: departure