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SPAIN / FRANCE

The Artistic Spirit of Paris and Barcelona

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Program #20216RJ
12 Days | 11 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.
Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” or Picasso’s early masterpieces? “Winged Victory” or Dali’s surreal 3-D collages? The Palace of Versailles or the Sagrada Familia? You don’t have to choose between the treasures of Paris and Barcelona on this journey encompassing the history-making art, architecture and music of both.


Highlights

• Attend concerts at two stunning venues: Paris’s royal Sainte-Chapelle and Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica Catalana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
• View some of the world’s great masterpieces at the Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, Musee Rodin, Dali Theatre and Museum and Museu Picasso.
• Zip from Paris to Barcelona aboard the high-speed TGV rail, taking in views of the Pyrenees as you cross the border.

Activity Notes

Walking up to five miles per day. Extensive use of public transportation.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Paris (France), 5 nights; train to Figueres (Spain), coach to Barcelona, 5 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
10 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

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4.8
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