International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Available Excursions for Valencia

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Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.


On this two-day excursion students will visit some of the main monuments, neighborhoods and attractions of Barcelona, Spain's most cosmopolitan city and one of modern Europe's top destinations for tourism, culture and commerce. Under ISA staff guidance and tutelage, students will gain an... Read More


During this multi-day excursion, we explore Granada, last bastion of the Spanish Muslims and crown jewel of the Catholic Reconquista. Students will visit the Albaicín neighborhood, a uniquely multiethnic community. They will also be given a guided tour of the Alhambra, the Nasrid complex of... Read More

La Albufera & Gandia

Albufera Natural Park is one of the most representative and valuable wetlands nature preserves of Valencia and, more generally, of the Mediterranean coastal region. Our tour begins at El Palmar Island (lake fishing village). Here we will visit the Ethnological Museum, gaining a better... Read More


During this multi-day program welcome and orientation trip to Madrid, Spain's capital and main commercial hub, students will be introduced to key information about health and safety and equipped with basics of Spanish culture and history through the Bridging Cultures Program. Because Madrid is... Read More


Optional for some or all sessions
During this multi-day optional excursion, students will be introduced to another continent (Africa) via a multi-stop five night itinerary across Morocco, one of the world's most colorful, diverse, and -- for reasons we ll have occasion to explore -- pro-American countries. Our trip encompasses... Read More


Peñíscola Crowned at the top of rock upon which it stands by Pope Luna's Castle, a Templar fortress dating back to 1307, Peñíscola was transformed into an impregnable watchtower, surrounded by the set of walls that protect the Old Town. During the trip, students will visit the old town of... Read More


During this single day visit, students become familiar with a city whose role in Spanish history has been decisive since the Roman period, thanks in part to its unique situation as a natural fortress—surrounded on three sides by the River Tagus (Tajo in Spanish). Toledo is also a UNESCO World... Read More