Spanish Cultural Immersion: Andalusia & Madrid Experience

Explore some of Spain’s most significant and breathtaking monuments, including the awe-inspiring Great Mosque in Cordova. Immerse yourself in Spanish culture through fun activities and build lasting connections with local students. Challenge yourself with exciting adventures like kayaking on the Guadalquivir River and biking through the vibrant streets of Madrid.
Retiro Park in Madrid
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Alandis students in Cordova’s Mosque-Cathedral, Spain
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Tu recorrido:

6 nights

7 days

7 meals

3 miles / day

Descripción del Viaje

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Immerse yourself in Spanish culture and language with our Spanish Cultural Immersion program, offering a unique journey that explores the best of Andalusia and Madrid. This eye-opening experience brings you in touch with local students your age, allowing you to learn about their traditions and customs while forming lasting friendships. Dive into the rich history of Spain by visiting impressive historical sites connected to the country’s Christian, Jewish, and Muslim heritage. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover the heart of Spain!

Las actividades del programa, horarios y personal pueden cambiar debido a circunstancias locales.

En tal caso, le avisaremos lo antes posible.

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Día 1
Arrive in Madrid, Orientation & Welcome Dinner (D)
Día 1
Día 2
Excursión a Toledo (D)
Día 2
Día 3
Bike tour of the city center & Retiro park, Transfer to Seville (B)
Día 3
Día 4
Free morning, Orientation & exchange with local students (B)
Día 4
Día 5
Day trip to Cordova (B)
Día 5
Día 6
Kayak tour on the Guadalquivir River, Afternoon snacks with exchange (B)
Día 6
Día 7
Fin del programa (D)
Día 7

Itinerario Detallado

Día 1

Pernoctación: Madrid

Arrival in Madrid. Transfer to hostel. The tour coordinator will greet everyone and will review the program schedule, emergency procedures, and answer questions. After orientation, we will set out with our tour coordinator to take a walk and explore the area around the hostel. At a restaurant, we will enjoy a delicious welcome dinner.

Día 2

Pernoctación: Madrid
Breakfast at hostel. We will depart by private bus for a full-day field trip to explore some of the most important sites in medieval Toledo with its heritage of three co-existing cultures: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim. A local expert will lead our walk through the walled city including the Cathedral, the Sephardic Jewish Museum, and the Church of Santo Tomé which holds a painting by El Greco. Lunch on own. After that, we will have some short free time in Toledo to explore on our own and return to Madrid in the late afternoon. Dinner on own.

Día 3

Pernoctación: Madrid
Breakfast at hostel. After breakfast, we will have a bike tour around the city center and Retiro park, visiting landmarks such as Puerta del Sol, Cibeles Fountain and the Crystal Palace. Lunch on own. Afterwards, we will be transferred to the train station, where we will take a train to Seville. After checking in at our residence, dinner on own.

Día 4

Pernoctación: Sevilla

Breakfast at residence. After breakfast, we will have free time to explore on our own or just relax. Lunch on own. In the afternoon, we will depart to Alandis Headquarters, a beautiful XIX century Andalusian house, where a local expert will accompany us in a brief walk of the area around the headquarters. After coming back there, we will meet up with local students and have an exchange activity with them. Dinner on own.

Día 5

Pernoctación: Granada

Breakfast at residence. Afterwards, we will depart by private bus to Cordova, the crossroads of civilizations, and the mainstay of Islamic and Jewish heritage in Spain. After lunch on own, we will enjoy expert-led explorations of the Jewish Quarter. The experts will also walk us through two of the greatest wonders of Andalusia: one of the last-standing ancient synagogues in Spain and the Great Mosque and Cathedral, known as La Mezquita. Then, we will depart to Seville. Dinner on own.

Día 6

Pernoctación: Sevilla

Breakfast at residence. We will meet a local expert who will lead us in our explorations of Seville by kayak. We will be able to appreciate landmarks of the city from an unusual point of view, allowing us to enjoy impressive view, such as that of The Triana Bridge from below. Lunch on own. In the afternoon, we will depart to Alandis Headquarters, where we will meet up with local students and have an exchange activity with them. Dinner on own.

Día 7

Breakfast at residence. Transfer to the airport at one designated time. 

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Inclusiones

Precio

Price per person based on shared rooms. For a minimum of 15 pax.

The cost of 1 accompanying faculty leader is included in this price.

Experiencias Adicionales

Personaliza el viaje de tus clientes según sus intereses añadiendo cualquiera de estas experiencias únicas.

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Taller de pintura de cerámica

Aprende de la mano de un experto la historia y las principales técnicas de la cerámica sevillana mientras pintamos un azulejo que podrás llevarte a casa como recuerdo. Después, con el mismo experto, visitaremos el museo de la cerámica situado en el conocido barrio de Triana.

Itálica

Descubre las ruinas romanas de Itálica, a las afueras de Sevilla. Esta ciudad fue fundada en el año 206 a.C. y fue la cuna de los emperadores Trajano y Adriano. Un experto guiará nuestro paseo por sus antiguas calles donde descubriremos mosaicos bien conservados, las antiguas termas mayores y su famoso anfiteatro, que fue una de las localizaciones de la serie Juego de Tronos.

Paseo por el Barrio del Rastro

Descubre el famoso barrio del Rastro de Madrid. Un experto nos explicará cómo empezó el Rastro y cómo fueron los primeros mataderos de Madrid y las curtidurías. Conoceremos la historia de las corralas madrileñas, analizando su arquitectura y aprendiendo más sobre cómo vivían los madrileños en el pasado. Visitaremos el Museo de Artes y Tradiciones Populares donde conoceremos la artesanía y el pasado industrial de Madrid. Una visita que te sorprenderá y te ayudará a tener un conocimiento más profundo de Madrid.