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Adventures Afloat: Portugal, Morocco, Gibraltar and Spain Aboard a Clipper Ship

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Program #20480RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Sep 4 — Sep 16, 2013

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Day One: Wednesday, September 04 - International flights to Lisbon
In Transit: International flights depart the USA to Lisbon, Portugal

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Mundial hotel is located right in the heart of Lisbon, in the Baixa Pombalina district, with the São Jorge castle as backdrop and a stone's throw away from Praça do Rossio square, an area with easy and quick access to the main sights of the city.

Contact info:
Largo Martim Moniz, 1100-341
Lisbon, Portugal
phone: +351 21 884 20 00
Room amenities: Equipped with direct dial telephone, air conditioning, heating, individual safe, hairdryer, mini-bar, bathrobe, radio, satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Laundry Service, 24 Hours Room Service, Handicapped Rooms Available

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact program provider for special rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Thursday, September 05 - Arrive Lisbon / Orientation
Arrive To: Arrivals at Lisbon International Airport. Transfer to program hotel. Check in to your room.

Afternoon: Meet your fellow Road Scholar participants and Group Leader at Orientation in the late afternoon.

Dinner: Enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Mundial

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Mundial hotel is located right in the heart of Lisbon, in the Baixa Pombalina district, with the São Jorge castle as backdrop and a stone's throw away from Praça do Rossio square, an area with easy and quick access to the main sights of the city.

Contact info:
Largo Martim Moniz, 1100-341
Lisbon, Portugal
phone: +351 21 884 20 00
Room amenities: Equipped with direct dial telephone, air conditioning, heating, individual safe, hairdryer, mini-bar, bathrobe, radio, satellite TV.

Facility amenities: Laundry Service, 24 Hours Room Service, Handicapped Rooms Available

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Contact program provider for special rates and reservations.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Friday, September 06 - Lisbon
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Depart for a guided panoramic drive of Lisbon. Stop in the Belem area from where the navigators of the 15th century have left their voyages along the African coast until India and Brazil. Visit the Maritime Museum and the Church of Jeronimos where Vasco da Gama is buried. Stop at the tower of Belem and the Monument to the Discoveries.

Lunch: Lunch at a traditional local restaurant.

Afternoon: After lunch you will have some free time to explore downtown Lisbon or take the old funiculars and discover the fancy Ciado neighbourhood. In the evening enjoy a lecture in a professor's home: the lecture will focus on Portuguese civilization. Learn about the Moorish conquest, the Christian reconquest, and the origins of modern Portugal.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Hotel Mundial

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Luxury Barge

Ship Information: Tonnage: 2298 Length: 360 ft Beam: 50 ft Draft: 18.5 ft Sail Area: 36,000 sq ft Masts: 4 masts (tallest is 226 ft) Registry: Malta Number of Crew: 72 Nationality of Officers: International Nationality of Crew: International Speed: 8 knots Electric Current: 110 volts Stabilized: Yes, by water tanks to prevent rolling Air Conditioning: Yes Entered Served: Star Flyer 1991, Star Clipper 1992 Most Recent Refits: Star Clipper Summer 2005, Star Flyer Fall 2007 Size: 170 guests/85 staterooms

Contact info:
4, rue de la Turbie
Monaco, 98000 Monaco
phone: +37797978400
web: www.starclippers.com/us/our-fleet/star-flyer.html

Room amenities: Cabin amenities include: Private Safe Hairdryer Individually Controlled AC Direct Dial Telephones Marble Bathrooms Daily Program Color TV Satellite TV Coverage Turndown Service with Pillow Sweet Bathroom Amenities (hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower caps) 110 volts outlet Sewing Kit

Facility amenities: 2 Outdoor pools, Water Sports: water skiing, snorkeling, windsurf sailing and lasers, Piano Bar, Tropical Bar, Private massage tent on deck (additional cost), Laundry/dry cleaning, Movies shown in your cabin throughout the day/night, Radio in each cabin, Nurse onboard, Internet Access (located in Library for 12 euros an hour)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Four: Saturday, September 07 - Lisbon / Board Star Flyer
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board the ship

Morning: This morning's guided field trip will reveal the architectural beauty and history of the Palace of Pena in the forest of Sintra. The architecture of Pena National Palace is eclectic in its use of Egyptian, Moorish, Gothic and Renaissance elements, being the most remarkable example of Portuguese Romantic architecture. Built in the 1840's, it is one of Europe's most fantastic palaces, often compared to Neuschwanstein and the other mock-medieval castles of Ludwig of Bavaria in Germany, although it was actually built more than two decades before those. Surrounding the palace is Pena Park, filled with a variety of trees and exotic plants from the former colonies of the Portuguese empire.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Returning to Lisbon we stop at "Cabo da Roca", the westernmost point in mainland Europe and Cascais. Arriving to Lisbon, transfer to board the ship and take some time to settle into your cabin.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Star Flyer

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Luxury Barge

Ship Information: Tonnage: 2298 Length: 360 ft Beam: 50 ft Draft: 18.5 ft Sail Area: 36,000 sq ft Masts: 4 masts (tallest is 226 ft) Registry: Malta Number of Crew: 72 Nationality of Officers: International Nationality of Crew: International Speed: 8 knots Electric Current: 110 volts Stabilized: Yes, by water tanks to prevent rolling Air Conditioning: Yes Entered Served: Star Flyer 1991, Star Clipper 1992 Most Recent Refits: Star Clipper Summer 2005, Star Flyer Fall 2007 Size: 170 guests/85 staterooms

Contact info:
4, rue de la Turbie
Monaco, 98000 Monaco
phone: +37797978400
web: www.starclippers.com/us/our-fleet/star-flyer.html

Room amenities: Cabin amenities include: Private Safe Hairdryer Individually Controlled AC Direct Dial Telephones Marble Bathrooms Daily Program Color TV Satellite TV Coverage Turndown Service with Pillow Sweet Bathroom Amenities (hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower caps) 110 volts outlet Sewing Kit

Facility amenities: 2 Outdoor pools, Water Sports: water skiing, snorkeling, windsurf sailing and lasers, Piano Bar, Tropical Bar, Private massage tent on deck (additional cost), Laundry/dry cleaning, Movies shown in your cabin throughout the day/night, Radio in each cabin, Nurse onboard, Internet Access (located in Library for 12 euros an hour)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Five: Sunday, September 08 - Portimao, Portugal
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet onboard the ship.

Morning: As the ship sails to Portimao, join your study leader for a lecture entitled "An Introduction to Moorish Art and Architecture."

Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship.

Afternoon: This afternoon disembark the ship for a field trip in Portimao, Portugal. The city of Portimao, the beach resort Praia da Rocha, and the nature reserve Ria de Alvor are the most well known places of an Algarve region quite unique in its diversity. Explore the countless shopping opportunities, visiting historical sites, strolling along the river boulevard or just sipping a drink in a garden bar. Warm seawaters and gorgeous rock formations make the beaches particularly alluring.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Star Flyer

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Luxury Barge

Ship Information: Tonnage: 2298 Length: 360 ft Beam: 50 ft Draft: 18.5 ft Sail Area: 36,000 sq ft Masts: 4 masts (tallest is 226 ft) Registry: Malta Number of Crew: 72 Nationality of Officers: International Nationality of Crew: International Speed: 8 knots Electric Current: 110 volts Stabilized: Yes, by water tanks to prevent rolling Air Conditioning: Yes Entered Served: Star Flyer 1991, Star Clipper 1992 Most Recent Refits: Star Clipper Summer 2005, Star Flyer Fall 2007 Size: 170 guests/85 staterooms

Contact info:
4, rue de la Turbie
Monaco, 98000 Monaco
phone: +37797978400
web: www.starclippers.com/us/our-fleet/star-flyer.html

Room amenities: Cabin amenities include: Private Safe Hairdryer Individually Controlled AC Direct Dial Telephones Marble Bathrooms Daily Program Color TV Satellite TV Coverage Turndown Service with Pillow Sweet Bathroom Amenities (hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower caps) 110 volts outlet Sewing Kit

Facility amenities: 2 Outdoor pools, Water Sports: water skiing, snorkeling, windsurf sailing and lasers, Piano Bar, Tropical Bar, Private massage tent on deck (additional cost), Laundry/dry cleaning, Movies shown in your cabin throughout the day/night, Radio in each cabin, Nurse onboard, Internet Access (located in Library for 12 euros an hour)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Six: Monday, September 09 - Cadiz, Spain
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet onboard the ship.

Morning: In the morning join your Study Leader for a lecture entitled: "Jews, Christians and Moors: The Evolution of Art in the Western Mediterranean- Part 1."

Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship.

Afternoon: Take the old road to Jerez de la Frontera, whose climate makes it possible to cultivate the different types of grapes that produce the three main sherry varieties. Enjoy a short walk through the narrow streets with a stop at a local cellar for a wine tasting. Next, visit a farm known for raising quality livestock and learn about the horse-breeding business. See the facilities and stables, carriages, colts and clinical labs. An indoor arena allows a view of the animals.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Star Flyer

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Luxury Barge

Ship Information: Tonnage: 2298 Length: 360 ft Beam: 50 ft Draft: 18.5 ft Sail Area: 36,000 sq ft Masts: 4 masts (tallest is 226 ft) Registry: Malta Number of Crew: 72 Nationality of Officers: International Nationality of Crew: International Speed: 8 knots Electric Current: 110 volts Stabilized: Yes, by water tanks to prevent rolling Air Conditioning: Yes Entered Served: Star Flyer 1991, Star Clipper 1992 Most Recent Refits: Star Clipper Summer 2005, Star Flyer Fall 2007 Size: 170 guests/85 staterooms

Contact info:
4, rue de la Turbie
Monaco, 98000 Monaco
phone: +37797978400
web: www.starclippers.com/us/our-fleet/star-flyer.html

Room amenities: Cabin amenities include: Private Safe Hairdryer Individually Controlled AC Direct Dial Telephones Marble Bathrooms Daily Program Color TV Satellite TV Coverage Turndown Service with Pillow Sweet Bathroom Amenities (hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower caps) 110 volts outlet Sewing Kit

Facility amenities: 2 Outdoor pools, Water Sports: water skiing, snorkeling, windsurf sailing and lasers, Piano Bar, Tropical Bar, Private massage tent on deck (additional cost), Laundry/dry cleaning, Movies shown in your cabin throughout the day/night, Radio in each cabin, Nurse onboard, Internet Access (located in Library for 12 euros an hour)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Seven: Tuesday, September 10 - At Sea
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board the ship.

Morning: Relax on board the ship as you sail from Cadiz to Casablanca.

Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship.

Afternoon: Relax at leisure as you sail to Casablanca

Dinner: Dinner onboard the ship.

Lodging: Star Flyer

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Luxury Barge

Ship Information: Tonnage: 2298 Length: 360 ft Beam: 50 ft Draft: 18.5 ft Sail Area: 36,000 sq ft Masts: 4 masts (tallest is 226 ft) Registry: Malta Number of Crew: 72 Nationality of Officers: International Nationality of Crew: International Speed: 8 knots Electric Current: 110 volts Stabilized: Yes, by water tanks to prevent rolling Air Conditioning: Yes Entered Served: Star Flyer 1991, Star Clipper 1992 Most Recent Refits: Star Clipper Summer 2005, Star Flyer Fall 2007 Size: 170 guests/85 staterooms

Contact info:
4, rue de la Turbie
Monaco, 98000 Monaco
phone: +37797978400
web: www.starclippers.com/us/our-fleet/star-flyer.html

Room amenities: Cabin amenities include: Private Safe Hairdryer Individually Controlled AC Direct Dial Telephones Marble Bathrooms Daily Program Color TV Satellite TV Coverage Turndown Service with Pillow Sweet Bathroom Amenities (hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower caps) 110 volts outlet Sewing Kit

Facility amenities: 2 Outdoor pools, Water Sports: water skiing, snorkeling, windsurf sailing and lasers, Piano Bar, Tropical Bar, Private massage tent on deck (additional cost), Laundry/dry cleaning, Movies shown in your cabin throughout the day/night, Radio in each cabin, Nurse onboard, Internet Access (located in Library for 12 euros an hour)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Eight: Wednesday, September 11 - Casablanca, Morocco
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board the ship

Morning: Led by a local expert, visit the Jewish museum of Casablanca. This is a unique museum in a Muslim land to preserve the Moroccan Jewish Heritage; it consists of a cultural center, an art gallery with a photo exhibit of Jewish sites in Morocco, a permanent jewelry and dress exhibit, a Moroccan Jewish synagogue and a museum of fine arts. Its exquisite architecture crafted by the best craftsmen in the region makes it one of the top architectural mastepieces in the world for Moorish architecture.

Lunch: Light lunch of Moroccan couscous

Afternoon: Join your study leader for a presentation

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship

Lodging: Star Flyer

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Luxury Barge

Ship Information: Tonnage: 2298 Length: 360 ft Beam: 50 ft Draft: 18.5 ft Sail Area: 36,000 sq ft Masts: 4 masts (tallest is 226 ft) Registry: Malta Number of Crew: 72 Nationality of Officers: International Nationality of Crew: International Speed: 8 knots Electric Current: 110 volts Stabilized: Yes, by water tanks to prevent rolling Air Conditioning: Yes Entered Served: Star Flyer 1991, Star Clipper 1992 Most Recent Refits: Star Clipper Summer 2005, Star Flyer Fall 2007 Size: 170 guests/85 staterooms

Contact info:
4, rue de la Turbie
Monaco, 98000 Monaco
phone: +37797978400
web: www.starclippers.com/us/our-fleet/star-flyer.html

Room amenities: Cabin amenities include: Private Safe Hairdryer Individually Controlled AC Direct Dial Telephones Marble Bathrooms Daily Program Color TV Satellite TV Coverage Turndown Service with Pillow Sweet Bathroom Amenities (hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower caps) 110 volts outlet Sewing Kit

Facility amenities: 2 Outdoor pools, Water Sports: water skiing, snorkeling, windsurf sailing and lasers, Piano Bar, Tropical Bar, Private massage tent on deck (additional cost), Laundry/dry cleaning, Movies shown in your cabin throughout the day/night, Radio in each cabin, Nurse onboard, Internet Access (located in Library for 12 euros an hour)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Nine: Thursday, September 12 - Tangier, Morocco
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board the ship.

Morning: Explore the city of Tangier and its rich heritage. The architecture and the culture of Tangier is a reflection of its eclectic past borrowing elements from the Moroccan, Spanish and French cultures. Throughout its history, Tangier was the home of many famous western writers and intellectuals who were fascinated by the charm and the richness of the city. Paul Bowles, the famous American novelist and composer, William Burroughs, Edith Wharton and others made Tangier their home where they crafted some of their best pieces. When Edith Wharton first visited Tangier, she wrote, “it was a sensation to rouse the hunger of the repletest sight-seer.” Visit the local souq, a daily farmers market where locals sell their fresh produce, fish and spices. Afterwards, head to the Tangier American Legation building in the medina. It is a thriving cultural center, museum, conference center and library in the heart of the old medina in Tangier and it is housed in the only historic landmark of the United States located abroad. It commemorates the historic cultural and diplomatic relations between the United States and the Kingdom of Morocco, which was the first country in the world to recognize the independence of the United States. Tangier American Legation Museum (TALM) has been listed on the Secretary of State's Register of Culturally Significant Property, a listing of State Department properties around the world that have particular cultural or historical significance. On display in the building are some rare documents and letters of correspondence between the kings of Morocco and American presidents in 19th century.

Lunch: Light lunch of Moroccan couscous.

Afternoon: On the way to the Kasbah Museum, visit the Kasbah, the original old city of Tangier. It is on the highest point of Tangier and is isolated from the rest of the Medina by its walls. The gate opens to the courtyard which leads to the Kasbah Museum, also known as palace museum, which is devoted to Moroccan art. The palace was built in the 17th century and enlarged later by sultans. The carved wooden ceilings and a marble courtyard enhance the beauty of this palace. The former sultan's palace deserves to be seen not only for its collection of artifacts from the Phoenician to modern times, but also for the exquisite architecture and gorgeous garden.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Star Flyer

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Luxury Barge

Ship Information: Tonnage: 2298 Length: 360 ft Beam: 50 ft Draft: 18.5 ft Sail Area: 36,000 sq ft Masts: 4 masts (tallest is 226 ft) Registry: Malta Number of Crew: 72 Nationality of Officers: International Nationality of Crew: International Speed: 8 knots Electric Current: 110 volts Stabilized: Yes, by water tanks to prevent rolling Air Conditioning: Yes Entered Served: Star Flyer 1991, Star Clipper 1992 Most Recent Refits: Star Clipper Summer 2005, Star Flyer Fall 2007 Size: 170 guests/85 staterooms

Contact info:
4, rue de la Turbie
Monaco, 98000 Monaco
phone: +37797978400
web: www.starclippers.com/us/our-fleet/star-flyer.html

Room amenities: Cabin amenities include: Private Safe Hairdryer Individually Controlled AC Direct Dial Telephones Marble Bathrooms Daily Program Color TV Satellite TV Coverage Turndown Service with Pillow Sweet Bathroom Amenities (hand soap, bath soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, shower caps) 110 volts outlet Sewing Kit

Facility amenities: 2 Outdoor pools, Water Sports: water skiing, snorkeling, windsurf sailing and lasers, Piano Bar, Tropical Bar, Private massage tent on deck (additional cost), Laundry/dry cleaning, Movies shown in your cabin throughout the day/night, Radio in each cabin, Nurse onboard, Internet Access (located in Library for 12 euros an hour)

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Day Ten: Friday, September 13 - Gibraltar
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board the ship.

Morning: Discovering Gibraltar: Led by a local guide discover this strategic link between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean ruled by the Spanish, British and Moors. It is said that as long as the Barbary Apes remain, the British will rule Gibraltar this has held for 350 years. Ride to the top of the Rock for great views over the Strait of Gibraltar. On a clear day you can see Africa.

Lunch: Lunch at leisure on board the ship or on shore.

Afternoon: Join your Study Leader for a lecture entitled "Art and the Inquisition."

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Star Flyer

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located in the historic center of Seville, very near to the beautiful quarter of Santa Cruz and a few minutes walk from monuments such as the cathedral, La Giralda and Maria Luisa Park .

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Sierra Nevada, 3
Sevilla, 41003 Spain
phone: +34954416661
web: www.hoteles-catalonia.com/en/our_hotels/europa/spain/andalucia/sevilla/hotel_catalonia_giralda/index.jsp?seccion=hotel

Room amenities: Air conditioning and heating, Flat screen satellite TV, Free internet access (WiFi), Full-length mirror, Hair dryer, Marble bathroom, Room service, Safe deposit box, Telephone with direct line

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Free WiFi, Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services, Air Conditioning

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.


Day Eleven: Saturday, September 14 - Disembarkation /Alhambra visit
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet on board the ship, before disembarking.

Morning: Explore La Alcazaba: Situated in the Old Town district of Malaga, La Alcazaba was originally a Muslim palace / fortress dating back to the early 9th century. Highlights here include Roman excavations, scenic gardens and a small museum.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: After lunch, depart by coach for a day excursion of Granada. Ringed by the imposing mountainous barrier of the Sierra Nevada, Granada, famous for its lively atmosphere, is built on three hills: the Albaicin, the Sacromonte and the Alhambra. This grandiose and verdant site also owes its prestige to its Moorish monuments, especially the Alhambra. You will discover the Alhambra, a palace straight out of the thousand and one nights, the Generalife, the kings' summer residence and much more.

Dinner: Tapas dinner near the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Catalonia Giralda

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This hotel is located in the historic center of Seville, very near to the beautiful quarter of Santa Cruz and a few minutes walk from monuments such as the cathedral, La Giralda and Maria Luisa Park .

Ship Information: n/a

Contact info:
Sierra Nevada, 3
Sevilla, 41003 Spain
phone: +34954416661
web: www.hoteles-catalonia.com/en/our_hotels/europa/spain/andalucia/sevilla/hotel_catalonia_giralda/index.jsp?seccion=hotel

Room amenities: Air conditioning and heating, Flat screen satellite TV, Free internet access (WiFi), Full-length mirror, Hair dryer, Marble bathroom, Room service, Safe deposit box, Telephone with direct line

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Free WiFi, Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services, Air Conditioning

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for rates and bookings.


Day Twelve: Sunday, September 15 - Seville, Spain
Note: Exploration of Seville for about 2.5 miles in about 2 hours.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Explore Seville on foot: Start the morning walking cobblestone streets of the oldest neighborhood of Seville - the Barrio Santa Cruz/Jewish quarter ending the morning exploring the Alcázar Royal Palace and gardens.

Lunch: Lunch on your own in Seville to explore local flavor.

Afternoon: We end our exploration at the Seville Cathedral. The Cathedral of Seville (Catedral de Sevilla) is an expression in stone of post-Reconquest confidence and wealth. Built on the site of a mosque, it is the third largest church in Europe and the largest Gothic building in Europe. It also boasts the largest altarpiece in the world.

Dinner: Join your study leader for a farewell dinner.

Lodging: Hotel Catalonia Giralda

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Thirteen: Monday, September 16 - Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Transfer to the airport for flights returning to North America.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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