Itinerary

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June 26 Depart the U.S. for Spain.Flight Info
June 27 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
June 28 Visit the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace. Free evening.Madrid
June 29 Depart Madrid in the morning. Visit El Escorial before traveling to Toledo. Second on-site orientation meeting at the hotel in Toledo.El Escorial
June 30 Guided tour of Toledo. Afternoon/evening free.Toledo
July 1 Depart Toledo in the morning for Salamanca (3 hour bus ride). Arrive in Salamanca and meet host families.Housing
July 2 Placement exams at the University of Salamanca. Afternoon tour of the city.University

Academics

July 3 - 6 Regular class schedule begins (week 1). Classes meet Monday through Friday (4 hours/day). Afternoon cultural activities during the week.Weekly Schedule
July 7 Free Saturday to explore Salamanca.  
July 8 Day Excursion: depart Salamanca in the morning to visit the city of Segovia. Visit the city of Ávila and return to Salamanca in the evening.Segovia
July 9 - 13 Regular class schedule continues (week 2). Afternoon cultural activities during the week. 
July 14 Overnight Excursion: depart Salamanca on Friday for Santander. Spend time on the beach and visit the Palacio de la Magdalena and small zoo. Depart on Sunday, visit Santillana del Mar and Comillas. Return to Salamanca 
July 15 Free Sunday to explore Salamanca. 
July 16 - 20 Regular class schedule continues (week 3). Afternoon cultural activities during the week. 
July 20 - 22 Cultural Activity in Salamanca or optional excursion to Portugal Santander Santillana del Mar
July 23 - 27 Regular class schedule continues and final exams (week 4). Afternoon cultural activities during the week. 
July 27 Final exams. Depart Salamanca in the late evening on an overnight bus to Madrid.  
July 28 Depart for the U.S. before noon. 
* All dates, excursions and activities are subject to change