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Spring Break: Madrid, Granada, Seville

Program Highlights:
- Join local students for a peer-led tour of Madrid.
- Explore the Alhambra in Granada.
- Visit a local school in Malaga.
- Take a kayaking tour of Seville.
- Walk along the El Caminito del Rey

Community Service:
- Students will receive a certificate for 10 hours of community service.
Duration

10 days

Availability

Call 844-359-2020 for more info

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Program Details

Day to Day

USA

Taking Off

Day 1

Let the excitement build as you board your overnight flight to Madrid, Spain.

Madrid, Spain

Hola Madrid

Day 2

Welcome to Madrid! A specially-designed orientation showcases the Spanish capital and its world-renowned landmarks in all their splendor. Unearth the secrets of the city, treasures of the Royal Palace, and history of the people.

Madrid Spain
Madrid, Spain

Local Connections

Day 3

Be guided through the historic city of Madrid by Spanish students. This unique intercultural activity will enable you to explore like a
local, including making a visit to the world- renowned Prado Museum. Later, take a tour of the world famous, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home of Real Madrid.

Granada, Spain

Imperial City

Day 4

Travel to Toledo, known as the “Imperial City” for having been the main venue of the court of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and as the “City of the Three Cultures” for the cultural influences of Christians, Muslims and Jews reflected in its history. Take a tour of the city, including a visit to the famous Cathedral, before heading to Granada.

alhambra
Granada, Spain

The Alhambra

Day 5

Visit the jewel of Granada–The Alhambra. Constructed in AD 889 and originally constructed as a small fortress before being renovated and rebuilt into the beautiful palace you see today. Later, take a walking tour of the city, including a visit to the silk markets. Tonight, enjoy dinner and a Flamenco show.

Cordoba, Spain

La Mezquita

Day 6

Today, visit an olive oil farm to learn about the production of olive oil, an Andalusia tradition, from harvesting to bottling. Then continue on to Cordoba. Take a tour of this Roman city that was colonized by The Moors. Cordoba is graced by a number of buildings of religious significance. La Mezquita is the most iconic, it is also regarded as one of the most accomplished monuments of Moorish architecture.

Seville, Spain

Andalusia

Day 7

This morning you’ll travel to Seville, the capital of Andalusia. Take in beautiful views of the city from a new perspective, as you kayak down the Guadalquivir River. Learn about the history of Seville—and about the Guadalquivir River’s significant role in that story—as you paddle past important sights like the Torre del Oro, Triana Bridge and the Maestranza.

Malaga, Spain

School Visit

Day 8

Visit a local school and meet with students to learn about the Spanish school system. Later, explore more of the Andalusia region as you drive south to Málaga. Málaga is the home of Picasso. This afternoon, you’ll visit Picasso’s birthplace before trying your hand at painting in a Picasso Artist workshop.

Malaga, Spain

El Caminito del Rey

Day 9

Walk along El Caminito del Rey, a pathway pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge. The path was originally built for local workers at two power plants to transport materials. King Alfonso XIII walked along it in 1921, giving it a royal connection that it carries to this day. This afternoon, enjoy some time at the beach before your Farewell Dinner.

Barcelona, Spain

Departure Day

Day 11

As your journey ends, head to the airport to board your flight home.