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Intergenerational Spain: From Don Quixote to Christopher Columbus

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Program #19383RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.

Program intended for grandchildren from 9 - 12 years of age.

Go back in time to experience the magical age of knights and explorers in Spain as you discover palaces and monasteries, listen to grand tales spun by traditional storytellers, step onto Columbus’s ships and even play a role in acting out Don Quixote’s escapades. Interact with local kids through soccer and flamenco dancing and learn about the culture through exciting hands-on activities.


Highlights

• Learn about Don Quixote, the knight with the fantastic imagination, and act out your part in a play based on his story.
• Visit the spot where Christopher Columbus began his voyage to the New World and climb aboard replicas of the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa María.
• Spend two nights inside the fairy-tale-like Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe.

Activity Notes

Extensive walking, 2-3 miles per day at a steady pace; some winding, hilly paths and uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Madrid; coach to Toledo, 2 nights; coach to Guadalupe, 2 nights; coach to Seville, 3 nights; coach to Granada, 2 nights; departure.

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9 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
3 Performances

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