Tour Number: 1539029JR
Group Leader's Name: Cindi Nadelman
Departure Date: 1/8/2015
Return Dates: 1/18/2015
Departure Gateway: Boston
11 days
Barcelona, Costa del Sol, Seville, Madrid, extension to Lisbon

A millennia of cultivation finds synagogues, mosques and cathedrals sitting side by side.

In a country composed of 17 autonomous states, five official languages and three distinct religions, there is a lot happening that isn’t as simple as just “Spanish.” Dive into this unexpected melting pot, where a history of international influence has formed a land of many cultures.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Arrive in Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    • Las Ramblas

    Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant

  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

  • Day 4: Barcelona + Night train

    Enjoy free time in Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Join a half-day excursion to Figueres, a Catalan city on the exquisite Costa Brava and birthplace of renowned Spanish artist Salvador Dalí. You will visit Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí, a one-of-a-kind theater museum designed by and dedicated to the surrealist world of Dalí. It contains the broadest range of Dali’s works and offers a unique opportunity to step into the world of the artist.

    Board a night train to Granada

  • Day 5: Granada + Costa del Sol

    Arrive in Granada

    Take a guided tour of Granada

    Visit the Alhambra

    Travel to the Costa del Sol

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 6: Costa del Sol

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Morocco

    Morocco

    Enter a world of mosques, camels, snake charmers and bustling markets as you ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar for a full-day excursion. Travel to Tetouan and see the Andalusian and Islamic-influenced architecture as a local guide leads you through the Medina and Hassan II Square. Visit a carpet bazaar and a spice shop before enjoying an included Moroccan lunch. Excursion is weather dependent.

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 7: Seville

    Travel to Seville

    Take a guided tour of Seville

    • Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Visit the Seville Alcázar

    Visit the Seville Cathedral

    Enjoy a paella dinner

  • Day 8: Madrid

    Travel to Córdoba

    Visit the Mezquita

    Travel via Puerto Lápice to Madrid

  • Day 9: Madrid + Toledo

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    • Plaza Mayor
    • Puerta del Sol

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Take a guided tour of Toledo

    Visit the Toledo Cathedral

    Visit the Church of Santo Tomé

    Visit a synagogue

    Return to Madrid

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    Visit the Prado

    Enjoy dinner in Madrid's Old Town

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Cooking class

    Cooking class

    Spanish cuisine is as diverse as the country’s geography, climate and culture. Since being established as the capital of Spain by King Felipe II in the 16th century, Madrid has been a true melting pot of the cuisines developed in the country’s various regions. This mouth-watering optional excursion gives your group a chance to prepare—and savor!—a Spanish specialty of your own.

  • Day 11: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Arrive in Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    • Las Ramblas

    Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant

  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

  • Day 4: Barcelona + Night train

    Enjoy free time in Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Dalí Museum in Figueres

    Join a half-day excursion to Figueres, a Catalan city on the exquisite Costa Brava and birthplace of renowned Spanish artist Salvador Dalí. You will visit Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí, a one-of-a-kind theater museum designed by and dedicated to the surrealist world of Dalí. It contains the broadest range of Dali’s works and offers a unique opportunity to step into the world of the artist.

    Board a night train to Granada

  • Day 5: Granada + Costa del Sol

    Arrive in Granada

    Take a guided tour of Granada

    Visit the Alhambra

    Travel to the Costa del Sol

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 6: Costa del Sol

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Morocco

    Morocco

    Enter a world of mosques, camels, snake charmers and bustling markets as you ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar for a full-day excursion. Travel to Tetouan and see the Andalusian and Islamic-influenced architecture as a local guide leads you through the Medina and Hassan II Square. Visit a carpet bazaar and a spice shop before enjoying an included Moroccan lunch. Excursion is weather dependent.

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 7: Seville

    Travel to Seville

    Take a guided tour of Seville

    • Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Visit the Seville Alcázar

    Visit the Seville Cathedral

    Enjoy a paella dinner

  • Day 8: Madrid

    Travel to Córdoba

    Visit the Mezquita

    Travel via Puerto Lápice to Madrid

  • Day 9: Madrid + Toledo

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    • Plaza Mayor
    • Puerta del Sol

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Take a guided tour of Toledo

    Visit the Toledo Cathedral

    Visit the Church of Santo Tomé

    Visit a synagogue

    Return to Madrid

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    Visit the Prado

    Enjoy dinner in Madrid's Old Town

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Cooking class

    Cooking class

    Spanish cuisine is as diverse as the country’s geography, climate and culture. Since being established as the capital of Spain by King Felipe II in the 16th century, Madrid has been a true melting pot of the cuisines developed in the country’s various regions. This mouth-watering optional excursion gives your group a chance to prepare—and savor!—a Spanish specialty of your own.

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Everything you get

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension); 1 overnight train accomodation

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Light breakfast daily; 5 local dinners or 6 with extension

  • Full-time Tour Director

    We have the best Tour Directors in the business; Your group will have a trusted, friendly guide at your side full-time on tour to manage all logistics, offer insight and guidance, and respond to any unexpected challenges

  • Guided sightseeing

    Barcelona; Granada; Seville; Madrid; Toledo; With extension: Lisbon

  • Entrances

    Parque Guell; Alhambra; Royal Palace; Alcazar; Seville Cathedral; Mezquita; Prado; Toledo Cathedral; Church of Santo Tome; Synagogue; With extension: Roman Theater; Castelo de São Jorge; Mosteiro dos Jerónimos Museum

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    We have over 400 schools and offices in more than 50 countries, which means if something happens, we can react quickly and in person; We also include our $15 million liability policy and $1 million consumer protection plan at no additional cost to travelers

  • Curriculum Integration

    We provide support and expertise to help you integrate academic goals into your tour itinerary as needed

Total Price

$3,301
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