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Day 3 :
- Madrid guided sightseeing tour:
Prado guided visit with Whisper headsets, Plaza Colon visit, Plaza de España, Royal Palace.
- Reina Sofia Museum visit:
Officially recognized as Spain’s National Museum of 20th Century Art, The Sofia—as it is more commonly known—is home to an impressive collection from Spain’s two greatest 20th-century masters. Hosting works of both Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí, it’s no wonder that The Sofia has risen to such a prominent place in the world of art.
LEAP Activity | Cocina Española
Create some of Spain’s most popular and iconic dishes and discover firsthand what makes these dishes enduring classics of Spanish cuisine.
Day 4 :
Madrid - Barcelona
- Journey to Barcelona:
Travel to Barcelona via high-speed AVE train
- Picasso Museum visit:
Take an unparalleled glimpse into the development of Picasso’s genius.
Day 5 :
- Barcelona guided sightseeing tour:
Park Güell visit, Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia visit, Barri Gotic, Olympic Stadium
- Casa Milà (La Pedrera) visit:
This magnificent building is the epitome of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí’s fantastical style. See how he uses twisted pillars, curved archways and warped metal balconies to create a totally unique design all his own.
Day 6 :
Barcelona - Toulouse
- Journey to Toulouse:
Travel to Toulouse via Carcassonne
LEAP Activity | Spirit of Spain
Immerse yourself in the art that defines the passion of Spain. Explore the meaning and compare the techniques of artists from El Greco to Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso. Enrich your knowledge of art history as you debate how these and other artists defined and shaped Spanish culture.
Day 7 :
Toulouse - Paris
- Toulouse City Walk:
Enjoy a walking tour and stroll among the red brick architecture that earned this artistic city its nickname, the "Rose City."
- Continue to Paris:
Travel to Paris via TGV
Day 8 :
- Paris guided sightseeing tour:
Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Notre Dame Cathedral visit
- Louvre visit:
The world's largest art museum, the Louvre is housed in a Medieval fortress-turned-castle so grand it's worth a tour itself.
- Eiffel Tower ascent:
Day 9 :
- Versailles Guided Excursion:
The ultimate palace, Versailles was built by Louis XIII, and housed the royal family and its groveling court from 1682, when the Sun King moved in, to the French Revolution.
Today, lunch is included in place of dinner
Enjoy dinner on your own
- Add On: Farewell Dinner in Paris :
Reflect on the journey you've experienced and the memories you've created over an appetizing dinner in Paris.
LEAP Activity | Seize the Château!
This costume workshop is a lively role-play activity that puts you in the shoes of the monarchy, clergy, nobility, bourgeoisie, or peasantry to explore the issues underlying the French Revolution.
Day 10 :
Return Home OR Extend Your Trip
- Depart from France:
Board your flight home or start your extension to London.
Extend your stay | Two days in London
Not ready to go home just yet? Spend two extra days in London. Travel back to the spots you enjoyed most or explore a new part of the city.