- Philology, Languages, Literature
- Language Courses
- Language Courses and Cultural Immersion Programs
Paraje Ojaranzo, Candeleda, Avila, Spain, 05480
Participants Groups of younger students or groups of adult students (minimum 10 people). La Colonia de Gredos can design and provide "made-to-measure" courses and holiday packages at any time of the year. Prices obviously vary according to the nature of the services required, but we will be pleased to send you quotations for any specific course programmes you require. All our programs are competitively priced and guarantee an enjoyable learning and cultural experience!
With a total of 12 hectares, at La Colonia de Gredos there is room to live a great adventure. Capable of accommodating up to 180 people, the complex includes eight buildings, all of them with air conditioning and heating, windows with views and a porch. The complex consists of the following: a reception area, caretaker’s house and laundry, a multipurpose hall, the restaurant and canteen, classrooms, 3 buildings housing the dormitories (including 1 bathroom per every 4 people) and the monitors’ and teachers’ quarters. Outside, there is a beautiful and well-kept garden area that leads onto: a Multi-use athletic court, a football field, a tennis court, an archery range, a riding stable, a private lake, a swimming pool and the farm.
We offer a wide range of activities designed to appeal to a great variety of interests and abilities, such as farm activities, horse-riding, archery, kayaking, cooking, cultural workshops, Latin and flamenco dance, hill walking, “intercambios” (exchange conversations with Spanish people), movie nights, and sports like tennis, badminton, basketball, football, volleyball, golf, etc. Walk the unspoilt slopes of the Gredos mountains or the banks of the Tietar river, and discover the cave paintings and ancient Celtic ruins at El Raso – just some of the attractions this beautiful part of Spain has to offer. All students may participate in our well-organized program of trips and excursions. On weekends, you can participate in visits to places of cultural or historic interest like Candeleda, Madrid, Ávila, La Vera Valley, Las Cuevas del Aguila, Caceres..