Day 1 :
- Fly to Barcelona:
Relax and enjoy your scheduled flight from North America.
Day 2 :
- Welcome to Barcelona:
Meet your Tour Director and check into hotel.
Day 3 :
- Barcelona Guided Sightseeing Tour:
Accompany a local guide to the sights of Spain's second largest city. Visit Gaudí's unfinished Sagrada Família and his Parc Güell. Stroll through the historic Barri Gòtic and stop by Olympic Stadium.
Day 4 :
- 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.
- Casa Batllo Visit :
Visit one of Antoni Gaudí’s most spectacular buildings in the heart of Barcelona.
- Free Time :
Enjoy free time to explore Barcelona with your peers.
Day 5 :
- Picasso Museum Visit:
Take an unparalleled glimpse into the development of Picasso’s genius. Bringing together the Spaniard’s early and late works, the museum traces the evolution of Picasso’s art from his realism-based schoolboy exercises of the1890s through his Blue Period in 1904, and then jumps into the artist’s remarkable late work. A series of 1950s oil paintings shows Picasso’s explorations of Velazquez’s Las Meninas, in which he transforms the original into a perspective-shifting explosion of color and line.
- Montjuïc Hill Cable Car Ride:
Enjoy spectacular views of Barcelona and beyond from the Telefèric de Montjuïc.
- Fundacio Miro Visit:
Explore the art of Joan Miro and other contemporary works.
Day 6 :
- Tarragona Ruins Visit:
Wander among the impressive Roman remains of the Puente del Diablo aqueduct and the Amphitheater.
Day 7 :
- Dali Museum Visit:
Discover the world and works of Salvador Dali at the second most visited museum in Spain.
- LEAP Spirit of Spain:
Immerse yourself in the art that defines the passion of Spain.
- Dinner on Your Own:
- Optional Farewell Dinner:
Reflect on the journey you've experienced and the memories you've created over an appetizing dinner in Barcelona.
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 8 :
- Return Home:
Board your flight back to the U.S. and reflect upon the incredible memories you’ve created!