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Winter in Spain: Andalusian Highlights

Program No. 22107RJ
Savor the wine, sunshine, culture and traditions as you explore Spain’s sun coast — a unique blend of Muslim, Christian and Jewish influences — alongside locals and experts.

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At a Glance

Situated on the subtropical Costa del Sol, Andalusia boasts stunning scenery, captivating history and one of the mildest winters in Europe. Bordered by mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, Southern Spain’s culture emerges in elaborate Moorish architecture, lush olive tree groves, fiery Flamenco and savory Spanish cuisine. Soak in history in Granada, Málaga and Alfarnatejo, where you’re invited into the homes of local families for an unforgettable cultural exchange.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking one to two miles per day. Cobble stones, uneven terrain, some steps and slopes.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • See history comes to life on an expert-led excursion to the Moorish Palaces of the ancient Alhambra.
  • Voyage through the breathtaking Andalusian mountains to Alfarnatejo, a small town known for crafting pure olive oil.
  • Live like an Andalusian by sharing a traditional Spanish lunch at the home of a local family.

General Notes

Give us a call to combine this learning adventure with select dates of "Winter in Spain: Culture & History Along the Southern Coast" (#22116) for even more learning in Southern Europe! We’ll even transfer you for free by private bus or car between locations.
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