The Best of Barcelona and Madrid: Colorful Cultura with Your Grandchild

Barcelona and Madrid's awesome monuments, tasty tapas, fun dancing and vibrant culture make them the perfect cities for creating lifelong memories with your grandchild.
Program No. 23624RJ
10 days
Starts at
3,249 / ADULT
2,849 / CHILD
Flights start at

At a Glance

There’s exciting aventuras for everyone in Spain — that’s what makes it the perfect place for exploring with your grandchild! Whether you dream of seeing Picasso’s masterpieces or channeling your inner Gerard Piqué on a fun fútbol field trip to the largest stadium in Europe, our local experts will introduce you to the true gems of Barcelona and Madrid. So whip up some Catalan cuisine in a hands-on cooking class, try un churro delicioso, explore the Royal Palace and prepare for some Flamenco dancing — Spain awaits!
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Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience “fútbol fever” during a field trip to Camp Nou — the largest stadium in Europe — and see the jerseys and trophies displayed in the FC Barcelona Museum.
  • Discover historic Segovia via an expert-led city scavenger hunt, learning about its Roman aqueducts, Gothic cathedral and Alcázar (castle).
  • Whizz through Spain on the AVE high speed bullet train, reaching speeds up to 185mph!
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Cristina (Tina) Jimenez Montanez
Tina Jimenez Montanez was born and raised in South London but currently lives in Barcelona, her favorite Spanish city. Originally a Spanish and French language teacher, she became an educational leader to combine her love of travel and teaching, and to share her in-depth knowledge of culture, history and contemporary affairs with visitors from around the world. Passionate about meeting new people and discovering new things, Tina brings enthusiasm and a touch of humor to each and every Road Scholar program that she leads.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Cristina (Tina) Jimenez Montanez
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