Mason – Explore the Eastern Spanish Coast
June 12 – 26, 2023
Trip ID: 45043
Day 1: Travel to Spain
Fly from the U.S. to Barcelona, Spain!
Day 2: Barcelona
¡Bienvenidos a Barcelona! Get acquainted with the city by walking around and doing an e-bike tour up to Montjüic to enjoy spectacular views of the city.
Day 3: Barcelona
Visit Antoni Gaudi’s architectural masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia. Later delve into the history of Barcelona’s esteemed football club while touring their impressive stadium Camp Nou.
Day 4: Barcelona/Tarragona
Explore Park Güell, arguably the most beautiful park in all of Spain. Travel to Valencia with a stop in Tarragona to see some of the best preserved Roman ruins in Spain.
Day 5: Valencia
Vamos a la playa!! Take a dip in the Mediterranean and wander through the streets of Valencia stopping in its oldest horchatería to enjoy a traditional Valencian treat.
Day 6: Valencia
Learn how to make a paella from the pros in the city in which it was invented. Later visit the impressive City of Arts and Sciences.
Day 7: Cuenca/Madrid
Travel to Cuenca to see the breathtaking “hanging houses’ and experience small-town Spain. Continue on to Madrid and finish the day at a traditional Flamenco show.
Day 8: Madrid/Begin Homestay
Explore the hustle and bustle of Spain’s capital while gliding on a Segway and later begin your homestay with a familia española.
Days 9-14: 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 15: ¡Adios España!
Fly back to the U.S.
Included in Trip
- Round-trip airfare
- Travel medical insurance
- 6 nights in centrally-located hotels
- 6-night family homestay
- All meals except two during tour
- Entrance fees and tour guides
- Bilingual Program Director 24 hrs/day while in Spain
- 1 teacher chaperone per every 6 students
Not Included in Trip
- Cancellation Insurance
- Two meals during tour
- Tips for Tour Director, busses, restaurants, etc. ($10/day; $60 total)