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17 Days | 16 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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.
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Leslye Lounsberry Sep 22, 2015 at 11:16 AM

I failed to mention flight 414 is out of JFK.

Leslye Lounsberry Sep 22, 2015 at 11:14 AM

I will be on the 10/19 trip leaving from DTW connecting to Delta flight 414. I have a three and a half layover. Maybe we can meet and have coffee to pass the wait. Also is anyone extending the trip at the end? I have 4 days before my next trip and I'm trying to decide how to split the days between Seville and Madrid. I will take the train between the two.

Judith Weiss Sep 17, 2015 at 09:21 PM

I will be on the 10/19 trip to Spain and would like to know if anyone else on the trip is interested in visiting the Thyssen or Reina Sofia art museum on the Day 5 free afternoon. Judie Weiss
Barbara Shapiro Sep 17, 2015 at 10:20 PM

Have you purchased tickets from the museum or looked into a guided tour?
Judith Weiss Sep 18, 2015 at 09:38 AM

Not yet. Are both of you interested, too?
Judith Weiss Sep 19, 2015 at 12:06 AM

I checked the websites for both museums. The Reina Sofia (contemporary art) is free for those over 65 with a picture ID, all foreign visitors included. For the Thyssen, a more traditional collection, the regular fee is 10 euro, reduced price is 7 euro, ID proof required. There is an additional charge for permanent and temporary collection charges. What are your thoughts, Barbara?
Judith Weiss Sep 19, 2015 at 12:07 AM

Judith Weiss Sep 19, 2015 at 12:08 AM

Amending my previous email, the additional charge is for a combined ticket to permanent and temporary collections.

Barbara Shapiro Sep 06, 2015 at 12:31 AM

My husband and I will be there and I am guessing there will be 25-30 people. Never know for sure.Looking forward.
Susan McLeer Sep 07, 2015 at 03:01 PM

Thanks for answering, Barbara. We are very much looking forward to this trip. I have been wanting to go now for many years, but everytime I planned a trip to Spain, something interferred. We're good to go this time! Just finished the Cambridge, Concise History of Spain, in preparation. It was excellent. A bit dense, but well written. Look forward to meeting you and your husband. My spouse, Mary Hale Meyer, is the other part of "we." We'll becoming in from London a day and a half ahead of time. See you soon.

Susan McLeer Sep 05, 2015 at 09:42 PM

We are on the October 19 trip. How many people will be in our group?

Susan Southam Aug 05, 2015 at 08:34 AM

Greetings to people going on the 11/2 tour----would love to hear from you!
Linda Bair Aug 10, 2015 at 06:51 PM

Hi Susan,
Linda Bair Aug 10, 2015 at 06:52 PM

Well, hit 'send' too soon. I am also on the 11/2 tour. Arriving one day early, Have you been to Spain before? My first time.
Susan Southam Aug 10, 2015 at 07:43 PM

Hi Linda, looking forward to meeting you in Madrid. I have been to Spain, but not since 1978. Excited to re-visit Madrid and discover Granada and Seville.

Barbara Shapiro Jun 28, 2015 at 01:40 AM

Robert and I will be on the 10/19 tour and will be in Madrid 2 nights prior at the program hotel. Anyone else? Suggestions? From Columbus, OH.
Leslye Lounsberry Jun 29, 2015 at 11:32 AM

Hi Barbara, I look forward to meeting you. I am from Bowling Green, OH, not too far away. I don't plan to go in early as I will be spending 4 additional days in Seville/Madrid at the end of the trip. I look forward to meeting you.

Elizabeth Darr Apr 27, 2015 at 08:16 PM

I will be on the tour starting June 8. Who else is coming? Perhaps we could introduce ourselves prior to arrival.

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