Andalusian Fiesta

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Depart

Overnight Flight

1 1 Night

Toledo

2 2 Nights

Granada

1 1 Night

Ronda

1 1 Night

Seville

2 2 Nights

Madrid

2 2 Nights
Return
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What's Included

Our itineraries reflect 40 years of experience in crafting exceptional educational tours. That means we know exactly how to make the best of your time abroad—incredible destinations, immersive activities, centrally located hotels, and smart, well-traveled tour managers who ensure your educational goals are met. Here are some of the exceptional features of this tour.

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Round-Trip Flights

Leave the airlines to us.

3- or 4-Star Hotels

After a busy day, comfort is key.

Centrally Located Hotels

Save the commuting time, beat the morning crowds and keep right on exploring after dark when your hotel is in the heart of the city.

Daily Breakfast and Dinner (unless otherwise noted)

Delicious, authentic, multi-course dinners at local restaurants with meal times tailored to maximize your experience.

24-Hour Tour Manager

Part guide, part educator, part engineer, part mind-reader, part magician—ACIS Tour Managers are your travel partner.

Start Exploring

Never wait hours at the airport to share a transfer with other later groups.

Service Guarantee

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Global Network

24/7 on the ground support whenever and wherever you need it.

Personal Headsets Included Throughout Tour

Participants will have unlimited access to personal headsets so that local guides and ACIS Tour Managers can more easily communicate with the group along the way.

Exceptional Experiences

Our tours are designed to help you and your students be in the moment and experience everything the world has to offer.

Flamenco Lesson, Dinner and Show in Granada

Flamenco Lesson, Dinner and Show in Granada

Strap on your dancing shoes and prepare for a night of dancing and dinner, flamenco style. Consider the origins of this festive and colorful traditional art form during a walking tour of Granada's Sacromonte area before having a lesson in the steps of a flamenco-style Sevillana in one of the neighborhood's famed caves. Walk the short distance from the caves to dinner, then watch your teacher perform in a professional flamenco show that will inspire you to keep moving with the music all night long. Olé!

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Strap on your dancing shoes and prepare for a night of dancing and dinner, flamenco style. Consider the origins of this festive and colorful traditional art form during a walking tour of Granada's Sacromonte area before having a lesson in the steps of a flamenco-style Sevillana in one of the neighborhood's famed caves. Walk the short distance from the caves to dinner, then watch your teacher perform in a professional flamenco show that will inspire you to keep moving with the music all night long. Olé!

Spanish Fan Painting Workshop

Spanish Fan Painting Workshop

The elegantly decorated folding hand fan has a long history in the society of Spain. Whether a fashion accessory, means of communication, concealer of emotion, status indicator or purely an object of art, it remains a symbol of the nation's culture. Join an expert from the Escuela de Bellas Artes who will teach you about the history of the fan, different styles and the types of ornamentation before you design and paint your own Spanish fan.

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The elegantly decorated folding hand fan has a long history in the society of Spain. Whether a fashion accessory, means of communication, concealer of emotion, status indicator or purely an object of art, it remains a symbol of the nation's culture. Join an expert from the Escuela de Bellas Artes who will teach you about the history of the fan, different styles and the types of ornamentation before you design and paint your own Spanish fan.

Toledo Tour with Guide

Toledo Tour with Guide

Toledo Gothic Cathedral, Synagogue, Church of Santo Tomé

Toledo Gothic Cathedral, Synagogue, Church of Santo Tomé

Granada Tour with Guide

Granada Tour with Guide

Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Tour with Guide

Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Tour with Guide

Ronda Tour with Guide

Ronda Tour with Guide

Ronda Bullring

Ronda Bullring

Seville Tour with Guide

Seville Tour with Guide

Seville Cathedral and Giralda Tower

Seville Cathedral and Giralda Tower

Córdoba Tour with Guide

Córdoba Tour with Guide

Córdoba Mezquita with Audio Guides

Córdoba Mezquita with Audio Guides

Paella Dinner

Paella Dinner

Madrid Tour with Guide

Madrid Tour with Guide

Prado Museum with Guide and Reservation

Prado Museum with Guide and Reservation

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Itinerary

This itinerary is the starting point for your tour, but it’s not set in stone. If there are days you would like to change, or specific places you’d like to go, we can work with you to create a personalized program that fits the needs of you and your students.

Day 1: Overnight Flight

Depart from the USA.

Day 2: Toledo

Arrive in Madrid, meet your ACIS Tour Manager and drive the short distance to Toledo.

Day 3: Toledo

Get to know the old Visigothic capital of Toledo. With an expert local guide giving commentary, explore the Medieval Synagogue, visit El Greco's great painting in the Church of Santo Tomé and have a complete tour of the treasures of the Gothic Cathedral. In the afternoon, there is an optional excursion to Aranjuez, a favorite residence of monarchs throughout the centuries. If you prefer, enjoy free time to shop for Toledo Damascene ware or take time out in the main plaza for a café con leche.

Day 4: Granada

Live out the famous scenes of Cervantes' Don Quixote today as you view the windmills of Consuegra. Continue to beautiful Granada, situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and home to Europe's greatest Moorish legacy. Tonight you will tour the fascinating caves of the Sacromonte neighborhood, stopping to learn the steps to Spain's most famous dance during a flamenco lesson. Enjoy a special dinner, then watch your instructors show you how it's done with a flamenco show.

Day 5: Ronda

Your local guide provides expert commentary during this morning's sightseeing tour of the Alhambra, one of the greatest accomplishments of Moorish art and architecture, and the fragrant Generalife Gardens. Depart in the afternoon for Mijas, one of Spain's picturesque pueblos blancos. The white houses decorated with iron grilles make this a jewel of Andalucía. You'll also want to check out the intricate weaving, pottery and basket-making that the town is known for. Your final destination today is Ronda.

Day 6: Seville

This morning's guided sightseeing tour of Ronda includes time to visit inside the 18th century bullring and then view the cathedral as well as the Puente Nuevo bridge spanning the dramatic gorge over the Guadalevín River. Then head north to Seville, capital of Andalucía. Your route may take you past several more beautiful pueblos blancos—white villages—situated on rocky crags with charming streets and whitewashed houses.

Day 7: Seville

Located in the heart of Andalucía, Seville is the region's capital. During today's sightseeing tour a local expert will show you the city's immense Gothic Cathedral, burial place of Christopher Columbus, and the grand Giralda Tower with its panoramic views. In the afternoon participate in a fan painting workshop with an expert instructor from the Escuela de Bellas Artes. Then stroll the old section of the city, past the Torre de Oro or into the Parque María Luisa in the evening.

Day 8: Madrid

This morning drive to Córdoba, where sightseeing with a local expert using audio guides includes the unique striped arches of the Moorish Mezquita and the myriad narrow lanes lined with whitewashed buildings. Next journey to Madrid, Spain's modern capital for a traditional Spanish paella dinner—a spicy tango of rice, seafood and vegetables considered by many as Spain’s national dish.

Day 9: Madrid

Madrid's rich heritage comes alive on your guided sightseeing tour of classic Spanish boulevards, grand plazas, and the diverse architecture of modern-day Madrid. Highlights include the Plaza de España with its statue of Don Quixote, the majestic Alcalá Gate, and the famous bullring Las Ventas. Then visit the magnificent Prado (skipping the lines with a timed reservation), one of the world's premier art museums. Here, an expert provides illuminating commentary on the artwork of Velázquez, Goya, Raphael, Rubens, and Bosch. Even the 18th-century Neo-Classical building that houses the collection is stunning. Spend your final evening in Spain wandering to see the artists and street perfomers in the Plaza Mayor.

Day 10: Departure

Depart for the USA.

Price This Tour

Price This Tour

Optional Extras

Ultimate-Plus Protection Plan

Most Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy

Rate $200

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Ultimate Protection Plan

Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy

Rate $100

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