An Educational Tour of Spain for Students and Teachers

  • Type of trip: An educational tour of Spain by an American high school group
  • Focus of the trip: Roman legacy in Spain, Spanish horticulture and Spanish language.
  • Group size: 22
  • Duration: 11 days (during low season)
  • Total cost of the trip (airfare not included): 1.375 Euros per person (2 teachers free).
  • Fees included: Lodging in 3-star hotels, 2 meals per day, ground transportation by bus, tour guides, and entrance fees to monuments and museums.

Itinerary details

Day Schedule of visits and activities Cities visited
Day 1 AM – Arrival at Madrid’s Barajas airport.
10.00: Departure by bus for Toledo.
11.30: Arrival at hotel. Settle in and rest.
15.00 – 16.00: Lunch.
16.00: Walking tour of downtown Toledo.
20.00: Evening tour of the city by bus.
21.30: Dinner at Restaurante la Cubana
Day 2 9.00: Breakfast at hotel and pack.
10.00 – 13.30: Guided tour of the Historic City of Toledo, Cathedral, “El Entierro del Conde Orgaz,” El Greco’s masterpiece, and Santa Maria’s Synagogue.
14.00 – 15.00: Lunch.
15.00: Departure for Mérida.
19.00: Arrival Hotel.
19.30: Bus tour; view of Mérida at night.
21.30: Dinner at hotel.
Toledo and Merida
Day 3 8.00 -9.00: Breakfast at hotel and pack.
10.00 – 13.30: Guided tour of the Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida, theater, amphitheater, National Museum of Roman Art.
14.00 – 15.00: Lunch.
15.00: Departure for Zafra.
16.00: Arrival at hotel.
16.30: Evening at Parador Nacional de Zafra, a majestic 15th century castle.
21.30: Dinner at hotel.
Merida and Zafra
Day 4 7.30: Breakfast at hotel and pack.
8.00: Departure for Marbella.
14.00: Arrival at hotel.
14.30 – 15.30: Lunch
15.30 – 17.00: Time at the beach.
18.00: Visit town of Marbella and Puerto Banús.
21.30: Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 5 8.00: Breakfast at hotel and pack.
9.00: Excursion to Tarifa. View of the confluence of Mediterranean sea and Atlantic Ocean. View of the coast of Africa. Visit the town.
14.00: Lunch.
15.00: Departure for La Línea de la Concepción; visit Gibraltar.
18.00: Departure for Granada.
21.30: Arrival at hotel
22.30: Dinner at hotel.
Tarifa, Gibraltar, Granada
Day 6 9.00: Breakfast at hotel
10.00 – 14.00: Guided tour of the Alhambra and Generalife
14.00: Lunch
16.00 – 21.00: Walking tour of the Albaicín, shopping and free time
21.30: Dinner at hotel.
Day 7 9.00: Breakfast at hotel
11:00: Visit a high school
14.00: Lunch and free time
16.30: Indoor soccer and basketball games with Spanish students.
21.00: Dinner at hotel.
22.00: Barrio de Sacromonte, Cuevas. Tablao Flamenco
Day 8 9.00 – Breakfast at hotel and pack.
9:30 – Departure for Torredonjimeno in the province of Jaen. View of the olive groves and visit an olive oil mill.
14.00: Lunch.
15.00: Departure for Madrid.
18.30: Arrival at Madrid’s hotel1
9.00: Shopping and free time at downtown Madrid
21.30: Dinner at hotel.
Torredonjimeno (Jaen), Madrid
Day 9 9.00: Breakfast at hotel
10.25: Visit the Royal Palace complex, Patio de Armas, La Almudena Cathedral, and Jardines de Sabatini.
13:30: Lunch.
15.00 – 16.30: Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens.
17.00 – 19.00: Visit El Prado Museum.
19.30: Bus tour of Madrid.
22.00: Informal “tapas” meal at the typical “mesones” of Madrid.
Day 10 8.30: Breakfast at hotel.
9.00: Departure by Metro to Chamartín train station.
10.16 – 12.04: Train ride to Segovia.
13.00: Lunch.
14.00 -17.30: Guided tour of the city, Roman Aqueduct, cathedral, “casas blasonadas” and Alcazar.
18.55 – 20:36: Return to Madrid by train.
21.30: Dinner at hotel
Day 11 10.00: Breakfast at hotel.
11.00: Morning at El Retiro Park.
14.00: Lunch.
15.00: Walking tour of downtown Madrid.
21.00: Evening farewell dinner-show.
Day 12 AM Departure for Barajas airport and return to the US.

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