2024 Galloway Spain Program

Dear Families, Friends, and Travelers – Welcome to the 2024 Galloway Spain Program!  To learn the basics of this once in a lifetime opportunity, you'll begin by using the Pre-Enrollment page, the purpose of which is to share exciting highlights and important info that participants will want to know before signing up. If you enroll, you'll begin using the Post-Enrollment webpage, which offers a much greater level of detail.  Please be sure to review the information thoroughly and get excited for Spain! 
Travel Dates: February 23, 2024 - February 28, 2024
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Program Tuition: $1,490 USD

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There are two options for payment, including an interest-free installment plan.  Follow whichever works best for your family. If we are within 90 days of travel, only the pay in full option is possible.

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Spain Cultural Journey South

The smell of paella, the rhythmic tapping of flamenco, the rugged peaks of the Pyrenees, the soft waves of the Mediterranean, the world class museums, the Moorish palaces, the medieval villages, and the people who seem to have more lust and passion for life than anywhere else; this is Spain!  Whether you’re hiking along the Camino de Santiago, exploring the colorful streets of Barcelona or sketching in front of a piece at the Prado, this gem of a country is sure to leave you wanting more.

 

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys allow travelers to gain insights into the heritage, history and modern realities of their destination by offering a broad diversity of experience. We rely on the expertise of our local staff to plan itineraries which not only explore the prominent sites but also make time for the lesser-known local gems and are intentional about regular interaction with local people.

Program Highlights


Check out some of the featured experiences of your program!

Have the adventure of a lifetime with your friends

Learn to make traditional Spanish cuisine during a cooking class

Practice your Spanish language skills with locals

Travel across Andalucia, a region in Southern Spain home to many of the countries greatest cities.

Wander through The Alhambra, a majestic palace and fortress from the 13th century

Attend a flamenco dance performance in Granada

The Itinerary


We do everything possible to run safe, engaging, and immersive programs for our travelers and given the unpredictable nature of international travel we must remain flexible in our planning. Changes to a schedule are uncommon but, we reserve the right to adjust programming in the best interest of the group. 

DayLocationActivityLodging
February 23Salamanca - GranadaToday the group will travel from Salamanca to Granada. But first we will stop by Ciudad Real. We will enjoy a delicious lunch. Afterworks, we'll hit the road to Granada, driving through beautiful countryside scenery as we weave through Andalucia. We'll settle into our hotel tonight and rest up ahead of our upcoming adventure.Hotel Abades Nevada Palace or similar
February 24GranadaAfter breakfast, we embark on a guided tour of the Alhambra during the day, a stunning fortress and palace complex dating from the 13th century. It's unforgettable! Following this, we will have some free time to explore the old quarter. In the evening, we will enjoy a flamenco performance in a cave above the town.Hotel Abades Nevada Palace or similar
February 25Granada - Córdoba The adventures continue as we make our way to Córdoba, once the capital of the Moorish empire. The highlight today will be a visit to the Grand Mosque, another astounding work of architecture. It's soaring ceilings and artistic charm are ingredients for an unforgettable visit. This evening we'll enjoy a delicious dinner of local cuisine. Sercotel Córdoba or similar
February 26Córdoba - MadridAfter breakfast we head back to Madrid. we'll spend the day exploring Spain's metropolitan capital by foot with our local guide. Depending on what students are interested in, we may visit the Royal Palace, the Temple of Debod and the West Park, or visit the famous Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. In the evening we'll prepare our own authentic Spanish dinner during a cooking class!TOC Hotel or similar
February 27MadridToday we'll visit the Prado museum and admire the collections of one of the best art museums in the world. In the afternoon we'll stroll through the Retiro Park, once the king's personal refuge, and enjoy churros con chocolate along the old winding streets. Then we pay homage at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, one of the most famous soccer stadiums in the world. TOC Hotel or similar
February 28Madrid - HomeTransfer to airport and fly home.Your own bed!

Accommodations


In order to provide a safe and memorable experience, we follow strict guidelines when choosing program accommodations. Walking Tree partners with hotels and guest houses which are centrally located, clean and safe.  We vet and inspect the accommodations to ensure they uphold the ethos of our programs, are great values for our travelers and nice places to rest after enriching days of travel.  

Below are the accommodations we anticipate using on your trip, subject to availability. 
TOC Hotel Madrid

TOC is a spacious and hip hotel located in the heart of Madrid, just minutes away from the metro and major tourist attractions. This is a modern and hi-tech hotel with a friendly staff and a great breakfast! Travelers will have their own beds, distributed between double, triple and quadruple rooms. 

 

 

Hotel Atenas

The hotel is located in the heart of Granada in one of the main streets in the city, Gran Via de Colon, a five minute walk to the Cathedral. All travelers will have their own beds, distributed between double, triple and quadruple rooms.

Safety and Support


 EASY FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT
EASY FUNDRAISING & PAYMENT
24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
EXPERT LEADERSHIP
EXPERT LEADERSHIP
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING
ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING

I was comfortable that the trip my daughter was on was safe, educational, interesting and fun. She made life long friends with her host sister. An exceptional life learning experience.

Carolyn
Parent of Alicia, Traveler on 2018 Program to Chile

Your Adventure Includes

Program Tuition Excludes: Travel insurance, baggage fees, passport/visa fees, laundry, souvenirs, and activities not listed on the itinerary.

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Why should high school students travel abroad? What happens if a participant gets sick? How quickly do we need to enroll? We’re sure you have plenty of questions and we’ve got you covered! Visit our Resource Center to discover the answers to your most pressing questions and contact us anytime with additional questions.

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