Itinerary

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May 24 Depart the U.S. for Spain.Flight Info
May 25 Arrive at the international airport in Madrid (MAD) before 2pm. Students will be met by the resident directors and taken by private bus to the hotel in Madrid. First on-site orientation meeting at the hotel. Panoramic bus tour of Madrid in the evening. Orientation
May 26 Visit the Prado Museum or the Reina Sofia Museum, Retiro Park and the Royal Palace. Free evening.Madrid
May 27 Depart Madrid in the morning. Visit El Escorial before traveling to Toledo. Second on-site orientation meeting at the hotel in Toledo.El Escorial
May 28 Guided tour of Toledo. Afternoon/evening free. Toledo
May 29 Depart Toledo in the morning for Granada (5 hour bus ride). Arrive in Granada and meet host families.Housing
May 30 Placement exams at the University of Granada (CLM). Afternoon tour of the city.University

Academics

May 31 - June 1 Regular class schedule begins (week 1). Classes meet Monday through Friday (4 hours/day). Afternoon cultural activities during the week. Weekly Schedule
June 1 - 3 Overnight Excursion: depart Granada in the morning for Córdoba. Visit Córdoba and continue on to Sevilla for the evening. Visit Sevilla on Sunday and return to Granada. Córdoba

Sevilla

June 4 - 8 Regular class schedule continues (week 2). Afternoon cultural activities during the week. 
June 9 Day Trip: depart Granada in the morning for the Alpujarras. Hiking in the surrounding area and villages. Return to Granada in the afternoon.La Alpujarra
June 10 Free Sunday to explore Granada. 
June 11 - 15 Regular class schedule continues (week 3). Afternoon cultural activities during the week. 
June 16 Day Trip: depart Granada in the morning for Nerja. Visit ancient caves in the morning then spend the day on the beach.Nerja
June 17 Free Sunday to explore Granada. 
June 18 - 22 Regular class schedule continues (week 4). Afternoon cultural activities during the week. 
June 23 Cultural activity in Granada. 
June 24 Free Sunday to explore Granada. 
June 25 - 29 Regular class schedule continues (week 4). Afternoon cultural activities during the week.  
June 29 Final exams. Depart Granada in the late evening on an overnight bus to Madrid.  
June 30 Depart for the U.S. before noon. 
* All dates, excursions and activities are subject to change