Indian Hill – Hidden Gems of Northern Spain
June 1 – 11, 2021
Trip ID: 45243
Total Program Price: $4,250
Registration Deadline: September 20, 2020
Group Leader: Erica Keith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please contact your group leader with any questions you have about the trip.
Day 1: Travel to Spain
Fly from the U.S. to Bilbao, Spain.
Day 2: Bilbao
Arrive in Bilbao, a foodie haven in the heart of Spain’s beautiful Basque Country region. Get lost in the historic old town and marvel at contemporary art at the Guggenheim, one of the most innovative art museums in the world.
Day 3: San Sebastián / Bilbao
Visit San Sebastián, a posh seaside resort city and recent European Capital of Culture. Meander through the narrow, winding streets and discover some of Spain’s most gourmet tapas.
Day 4: Pueblos Tour
Drive through Cantabria and Asturias, a region commonly known as “Green Spain,” and make several stops in quaint villages off the beaten path. The perfect combination of nature, culture and gastronomy.
Day 5: Oviedo
Explore Oviedo, Asturias’ capital city full of character and history, home to some of the oldest churches in the world. Cook a traditional Spanish meal in an authentic, hands-on cooking class.
Day 6: Madrid
Travel to Madrid to experience the hustle and bustle of Spain’s largest city and capital. Explore the city while gliding on a Segway and finish off the day at a traditional flamenco show.
Day 7: Toledo / Begin Homestay
Discover Toledo, a fascinating city full of culture and the former capital of the Spanish empire. Return to Madrid and begin your homestay with a familia española.
Days 8-10: Homestay in Madrid
Enjoy the authentic experience of living like a Spanish teenager as your family welcomes you into their home while showing you Madrid and the Spanish way of life.
Day 11: ¡Adios España!
Fly from Madrid back to the U.S.
Included in Trip
- Round-trip airfare
- Travel medical insurance
- 5 nights in centrally-located hotels
- 4-night family homestay
- All meals during trip
- Entrance fees and tour guides
- Transportation around Spain
- Bilingual Program Director 24 hrs/day while in Spain
- 1 teacher chaperone per every 6 students
Not Included in Trip
- Optional Cancellation Insurance
- Spending money for free time activities
- Tips for Tour Director, busses, restaurants, etc. ($10/day; $60 total)