7 or 9 days
Madrid, with extension Barcelona
From the Royal Palace to flamenco lessons, discover all that Madrid has to offer. Its art rivals that of any city in the world; the Prado Museum houses first-class Spanish masterpieces. Excursions to Toledo, El Escorial and Segovia broaden your cultural and historical perspective of Spain, introducing you to its many influences through the years.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Madrid

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
  • Day 3: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Plaza de España 
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Tour the Prado with an expert local guide

    Take a flamenco dance lesson

    See a flamenco show

  • Day 4: Madrid • Toledo

    Tour Toledo with an expert local guide

    Visit the Toledo Cathedral

    Visit the Church of Santo Tomé

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking Class

    Cooking Class

    Spanish cuisine is as diverse as the country’s geography, climate and culture. Since being established as the capital of Spain by King Felipe II in the 16th century, Madrid has been a true melting pot of the country’s regional cuisines. This mouth-watering optional excursion gives your group a chance to prepare—and savour!—a Spanish specialty of your own.                                                                                                                                                     
  • Day 5: Madrid

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Salamanca

    Salamanca

    Experience Salamanca’s blend of age-old academic tradition and contemporary student life on this optional excursion. Salamanca’s 13th-century university is the most prestigious in Spain and, along with Bologna, Paris, and Oxford, is “one of the four leading lights of the world.” After a two-hour guided walking tour, enjoy free time for lunch and shopping.

  • Day 6: Madrid • El Escorial • Segovia

    Take a guided tour of Segovia and El Escorial

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Segovia Cathedral
    • Alcázar of Segovia
    • Aqueduct of Segovia
    • El Escorial Monastery

    Visit the Segovia Cathedral

    Visit the Alcázar of Segovia

    Visit El Escorial
  • Day 7: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 7: Madrid • Barcelona

    Travel by AVE train to Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Madrid

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
  • Day 3: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Plaza de España 
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Tour the Prado with an expert local guide

    Take a flamenco dance lesson

    See a flamenco show

  • Day 4: Madrid • Toledo

    Tour Toledo with an expert local guide

    Visit the Toledo Cathedral

    Visit the Church of Santo Tomé

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Cooking Class

    Cooking Class

    Spanish cuisine is as diverse as the country’s geography, climate and culture. Since being established as the capital of Spain by King Felipe II in the 16th century, Madrid has been a true melting pot of the country’s regional cuisines. This mouth-watering optional excursion gives your group a chance to prepare—and savour!—a Spanish specialty of your own.                                                                                                                                                     
  • Day 5: Madrid

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Salamanca

    Salamanca

    Experience Salamanca’s blend of age-old academic tradition and contemporary student life on this optional excursion. Salamanca’s 13th-century university is the most prestigious in Spain and, along with Bologna, Paris, and Oxford, is “one of the four leading lights of the world.” After a two-hour guided walking tour, enjoy free time for lunch and shopping.

  • Day 6: Madrid • El Escorial • Segovia

    Take a guided tour of Segovia and El Escorial

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Segovia Cathedral
    • Alcázar of Segovia
    • Aqueduct of Segovia
    • El Escorial Monastery

    Visit the Segovia Cathedral

    Visit the Alcázar of Segovia

    Visit El Escorial
  • Day 7: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 7: Madrid • Barcelona

    Travel by AVE train to Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Royal Palace; Prado; Toledo Cathedral; Church of Santo Tomé; Synagogue; El Escorial; Segovia Alcázar; Segovia Cathedral; With extension: Parque Guell

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

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