Madrid Languages and Cultural Studies

4 days /3 nights

From only £695pp

Overview

4 days /3 nights From only £695pp

Madrid is widely recognised as the ‘Real Spain’ – a mixture of centuries-old traditions and a modern metropolis. Madrid provides the backdrop to many Almodóvar movies and has captivated creative people.

Hemingway, Francis Bacon, Ava Gardner and Miles Davis have all fallen in love with the Spanish capital. Enjoy iconic landmarks, world-class museums and the smells and sights of ‘Real Spain

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Return airport transfers at your destination (flight only)
  • Half board hotel accommodation
  • Visits highlighted in the programme
  • 6 hours of lessons
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from UK. Transfer to hotel and check in. 

  • Day 2

    Morning lessons. Visit Prado Museum and Retiro Park. Evening meal at restaurant.

  • Day 3

    Morning lessons. Visit the Plaza Mayor and Bernabeu Stadium. Evening meal at restaurant.

  • Day 4

    Morning lessons. Visit Reina Sofia Museum. Departure to UK. 

     

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • This exhilarating capital has so many things to see and do that the best way to see as much as possible is with a guided walking tour. Learn about the history of the city and it’s world famous landmarks and discover the hidden secrets that make Madrid so incredible.
  • The official residence of the Spanish Royal Family, the architecture of the Palace of Madrid is a unique and beautiful product of the 18th century. The royal family do not reside in the palace any more so you are free to wander its halls and gaze at the many lavish rooms.
  • Dedicated mainly to Spanish Art, the Reina Sofia Museum is home to many priceless pieces, including very famous work from Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso. You don’t need to have a keen eye for art to appreciate the masterpieces behind these walls!
  • Home of Real Madrid F.C, the Bernabeu Stadium is one of the most prestigious in the world. Seating well over 85,000 the atmosphere of this stadium is one of intense excitement – even when it isn’t filled with screaming fans!
  • Displaying art from the 12th – 19th centuries, the Prado Museum is Spain’s largest Art museum, rightfully located in the heart of the capital. Spread across 8 hectares, the Royal Botanical Gardens are a charmingly tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
  • What better way to supplement all the souvenir photos you’ve taken than with your own personal sketch of this stunning area of Madrid? Retiro Park is the largest in Madrid and is home to a vast array of plant life just waiting to be sketched!
  • Gain a different perspective of the city by taking a ride on the cable car. Sit back, relax and enjoy views of all the famous monuments and landmarks from high above.
  • The world renowned Rastro flea market is the perfect opportunity to find some one-of-a-kind bargains. People travel far and wide to visit the market and see what weird and wonderful things they can get their hands on!
  • For a truly Spanish cultural experience, a flamenco show is a perfect evening of entertainment. And why not soak up this Spanish tradition even more by giving it a go yourself!