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Spain Swimming Tour

Compete internationally on our Spain Swimming Tour. Arrive in colorful Barcelona and spend your first day exploring Calellla’s beautiful beaches. Enjoy sightseeing outings in and around the city, including a trip to Girona. Take part in a volunteer project ahead of your first international swim meet and tour Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys, home of the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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9 Days
Destinations Visited
BarcelonaGironaSagrada Familia
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Depart on an overnight flight to Barcelona Airport Sit back, relax and enjoy your flight!
Day 2 Welcome to Spain!
  • Your Adventure Begins! Arrive at Barcelona Airport where you are met by your Excel Representative
  • Transfer by deluxe coach to your hotel Check into your 3* Calella area hotel where you will be staying for the following seven nights
  • Welcome meeting and orientation
  • Afternoon free to explore Calellla's beautiful beaches
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 3 Sightseeing in Barcelona
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning swim practice
  • Depart on deluxe coach to Barcelona
  • Sightseeing Time! Enjoy a two hour guided walking tour of Barcelona. Among the main attractions are the unfinished Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's amazing unfinished temple, the Gothic Cathedral and much more!
  • Afternoon free for sightseeing and lunch on own
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 4 Explore Calella
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning swim practice
  • Free afternoon to explore Calella Enjoy the local cuisine at a Spanish restaurant and watch all the splendor that is Spain. Possibility to rent bikes and take a tour of the local area!
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 5 Depart for Girona
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart on deluxe coach to Girona Girona is located between the sea and the mountains, Girona boats a privileged position. The Old Town is one of the most reminiscent historical centres in Catalonia
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 6 Community Service Project
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Morning swim practice
  • Past projects have included cleaning up a local park, helping at a retirement community, helping to clean the bottom of the ocean, and fundraising for a local charity
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 7 Swim Meet!
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Free morning Enjoy the beach and the hotel pool. Free time for last minute sightseeing and shopping as well
  • Swim Meet This afternoon, you will participate in your first international Swim Meet! Past events have included individual races in the 100m free style, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly as well as a mixed relay race
  • Dinner at hotel
Day 8 Exploring Barcelona
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart on deluxe coach to Barcelona
  • Visit Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys Originally built in 1927 for the 1929 International Exposition in the city (and Barcelona's bid for the 1936 Summer Olympics) it was renovated in 1989 to be the main stadium for the 1992 Summer Olympics! The facilities are top of the line as well as architecturally interesting. Take a guided tour of the Olympic Museum and Olympic Stadium.
  • Afternoon free to explore Barcelona Wander over to Passeig Martim Beach, the closest beach to the Olympic Village
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Evening free to enjoy your last night in Spain!
Day 9 Depart for North America
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart Barcelona Airport on your return flight home