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The Best of Spain: Barcelona and Madrid

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Program #21336RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Gaudi and Picasso. Paella and tapas. Mediterranean chic and capital-city grandeur. There are no other cities in the world like Barcelona and Madrid. Join us to learn about what’s new in these two dynamic cities and reflect on what’s been around since antiquity, from fanciful architecture to wind-swept Roman ruins. With special insight from our local experts and plenty of time to discover on your own, you’ll get the most of these two bold European cities.


Highlights

• Learn about the incredible fairytale-like curved roofs and bright colors of one of the world's most intriguing parks and heritage sites: Parc Guëll.
• Attend expert-led lectures and gain insight into Spain's fascinating historical and artistic roots.
• Experience the vibrant night life of these two pulsing cities, and taste some of the most celebrated cuisine in the world.

Program Notes

This program is designed to be taken back to back with 20983 - The Best of Portugal: From the Age of Discovery to Today. This learning adventure is one of our FLEX programs. It offers a more flexible schedule than our traditional programs and includes ample independent time and several meals on your own.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Barcelona, 4 nights; high-speed train to Madrid, 4 nights; departure.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Sep 18 — Sep 27, 2015 $2569  
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Special Offer: Take “The Best of Spain: Barcelona and Madrid” (#21336) and “The Best of Portugal: From the Age of Discovery to Today” (#20983) back to back, and we’ll pay for your airfare from one program to the next on select dates.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
8 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.6
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