Day 1 :
Depart from North America
- Enjoy your Overnight Flight to Madrid.:
Day 2 :
Welcome to Spain!
- Arrive in Madrid.:
Begin exploring this vibrant capital city of Spain.
Day 3 :
- Explore Madrid with a Local Guide:
Join a local guide on a tour through the Plaza de España, the Plaza Colón, and a view of the Royal Palace. An impressive selection of Velazquez's paintings awaits you at the Prado Museum.
- Reina Sofía Museum:
Next, see modern pieces by Dalí and Picasso in the Reina Sofía Museum.
- LEAP Cocina Española:
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 :
- Explore Toledo with a Local Guide:
City sightseeing in Spain's medieval capital of Toledo brings you experiences as brilliant as the gold threads inlaid in its famous black jewelry. Admire the interiors of the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, the Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes and the Gothic cathedral.
- LEAP Zapateando:
LEAP Activity | Zapateando
First, take part in the passionate Flamenco dance style and experience the connection between a dancer, musician, and singer. Then, watch while your instructors and accompanists show you how it’s done in a live performance.
Day 5 :
- Board the Train to Barcelona:
- Discover Barcelona with a Local Guide:
A local guide explains the sights of Spain's second largest city - the Olympic city of Barcelona. Explore Gaudí's Parc Güell. Wonder at the interior of Gaudí's unfinished Sagrada Família cathedral.
- Stroll Through the Historic Barri Gòtic:
Day 6 :
- Visit Gaudí's Casa Milà.:
Later, enjoy the Picasso Museum
Day 7 :
- Add on: Dali Museum in Figueres:
Opt to journey to surrealist Salvador Dalí's hometown of Figueres and his extraordinary museum, which presents a multimedia approach to his art and life through theater and a self-made monument.
- LEAP Spirit of Spain:
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 OR Extend Your Trip
- Depart from Spain:
Board your flight home or extend your travels with a two-night extension to Palma.
Extend your stay | Visit Palma
Opt for two nights in Palma. Board a morning flight to the island of Majorca. City sightseeing with a local guide brings you to the Old Town, Gothic Cathedral, and Bellver Castle. The next day, you are free to relax on one of the gorgeous pristine beaches of Palma.