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TOTAL TRIP COST
• $1695 for students under 25
• $2025 for students 25 or older
PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES:
• Round-trip airfare
• 9 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms
• Continental breakfast and dinner daily
• Full-time bilingual Tour Director
• 6 sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides
• 11 visits to special attractions
• 2 walking tours
|Day 1- 2 : Flight to Spain
Fly overnight and land in Madrid on Day 2. Meet your bilingual Tour
Director, then set off on our walking tour from the Puerta del Sol.
Day 3 : Madrid
An expert local guide introduces you to the landmarks of a city that
has served as Spain's capital since 1561, when Habsburg Philip II named
it as his royal headquarters. Until then, it was a relatively unknown village.
Next, visit the extravagant Palacio Real (Royal Palace), built for Bourbon
King Philip V to replace the burned Alcázar. Walk through the 2,800
room palace and marvel at the sheer opulence.
Day 4 : Madrid
Today, learn about the collections of the Prado on your guided tour
of Spain's premier museum, considered one of Europe's finest. It houses
priceless paintings, including Las Meninas, considered the greatest work
of 17th century Spanish painter Velázquez.
Day 5 : El Escorial
Journey into the Castilian countryside and visit El Escorial. The Spanish
call this royal complex created by Philip II the eighth wonder of the world.
Then view the Valley of the Fallen, an enormous mountain basilica commemorating
the casualties of the Spanish Civil War.
Day 6 : Toledo
Make a full day excursion to ancient Toledo, one of the oldest towns
in all of Spain. Visit the town's Gothic cathedral, the Church of Santo
Tomé and St. Mary's Synagogue. You'll also visit a damascene workshop.
Day 7 : Salamanca and Madrid
Opt to journey to Salamanca, haven for Spanish scholars. View the local
architecture and see the Casa de las Conchas, adorned with scallop shells.
Also, visit the 13th century university. Later, witness the rhythms of
Spanish dance at an optional Flamenco Evening.
Day 8 10 : Barcelona (including the Barcelona Cathedral and Gaudí's
Guell), Gerona and the Costa Brava.
Day 11 : Depart for home