Day 1 :
Depart from United States
- Enjoy your overnight flight to Spain:
Day 2 :
Welcome to Spain!
- Arrive in Madrid:
Begin exploring this vibrant capital of Spain.
Day 3 :
- Explore Madrid with a Local Guide:
Join a local guide for a view of the Plaza de España, the Plaza Colón, and the Royal Palace. View Las Meninas in the Prado Museum.
- Reina Sofía Museum:
Learn about Picasso's Guernica 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 :
- 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.
- Barri Gòtic:
Stroll through the historic Barri Gòtic. Wonder at the interior of Gaudí's unfinished Sagrada Família cathedral.
Day 5 :
- Visit Gaudí's Casa Milà.:
Later, enjoy the Picasso Museum.
Day 6 :
Barcelona - Salzburg
- Fly to Munich:
- Journey to Salzburg and Start Exploring:
Day 7 :
Salzburg - Berchtesgaden
- Walking Tour of Salzburg with a Local Guide:
Take a walk along the Salzach River as you tour the birthplace of Mozart with a local guide. Marvel at the Hohensalzburg fortress and the breathtaking arched roof of the Dom.
- Visit Berchtesgaden:
Admire the superb beauty of the mountain resort of Berchtesgaden.
- Explore Salt Mines:
Descend into a salt mine and cross a subterranean lake by boat. Learn how, in medieval times, this "white gold" gave the city its wealth.
Day 8 :
- Explore Neuschwanstein Castle:
Cross the Bavarian Alps for a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, the fairytale and fantasy castle built by mad Bavarian King Ludwig II.
- Journey to Munich:
Day 9 :
- Tour Munich with a Local Guide:
A local guide shows you the Frauenkirche, the Olympic stadium, the Glockenspiel, and Nymphenburg.
- Visit Dachau Concentration Camp:
See the first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany.
- LEAP Bask in Bavarian Arts:
Learn to dance in local style.
LEAP Activity | Bask in Bavarian Arts
Discover the links between traditional dance and Bavarian history. Listen to and learn Bavarian music while participating in ancient folklore storytelling. You’ll also learn (and demonstrate) a variety of traditional dance steps as taught by local experts.
Day 10 :
Return Home to the United States
- Depart from Munich:
Board flight home