Plaza Espana Sevilla Spain

España al Tope

16-Day Teacher-Led Language and Cultural Immersion in Spain
Starting from $ 4669.00
16-Day Program | Explore Spain from north to south! This unique Spanish language immersion experience begins for your student group in the capital city of Madrid, then heads south to Toledo, Sevilla and Granada before finishing in Barcelona. Take in all Madrid has to offer, from el Museo del Prado and el Palacio Real to el Madrid de los Austrias. Enjoy a day excursion to Segovia where el Alcázar and el Acueducto Romano await you. Stop in Toledo to explore the winding and enchanting streets on your way to Andalucía. Climb to the top of la Giralda for a bird’s eye view of Sevilla. Moorish Granada is your next stop. You’ll almost feel like you’re in Morocco as you stroll through the Albayzín neighborhood! Experience an authentic flamenco show in the caves above the city and visit the breathtaking Alhambra. Our unforgettable Family Stay Experience® allows students to enjoy six days of la vida española and appreciate the Spanish lifestyle with their volunteer host family. Spanish language skills learned in the classroom come to life in this in-depth language immersion travel experience. Spend your final two days in the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona. Ask about our guided options.

Includes Family Stay Experience®

16 Day Immersion Program

Most Costs Included in Trip Pricing

Dedicated Planning Assistance

Why You’ll Love This Trip

  • El Palacio Real
  • El Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Excursion to Segovia
  • La Catedral de Sevilla y la Giralda
  • Guided tour of La Alhambra
  • Flamenco show
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Park Güell
  • Museu Picasso
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • El Alcázar de Segovia
  • El Escorial
  • Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
  • Las Setas de Sevilla
  • La Capilla Real de Granada
  • Telefèric de Montjuïc
  • Casa Batlló
  • Casa Mila

Day 1 | Departure

En Route to Madrid. Included Meals: None

Day 2 | Madrid

Take in the sights of the capital and explore Madrid de los Austrias on foot. Stroll through la Puerta de Sol, la Plaza Mayor and visit el Palacio Real. Try a tapa or two at San Miguel Market! Enjoy an Xperitas welcome dinner.

Day 3 | Madrid

Enjoy an all-day excursion to Segovia. Explore everything that this truly historic city has to offer, including the 2,000-year-old Roman aqueduct and the Alcázar, which inspired the Disney castle in Cinderella. Visit el Monasterio de El Escorial, the traditional crypt of the kings and queens of Spain for 500 years.

Day 4 | Madrid

Visit el Museo del Prado and make sure to see Velázquez’s masterpiece Las Meninas. Spend some time in el Parque del Buen Retiro and stroll past el Palacio de Cristal. Rent a boat to row around the man-made lake and try a granizado de limón.

Days 5 - 6 | Sevilla

On your way to Sevilla stop in the ancient city of Toledo, la Ciudad de las Tres Culturas. Once in Sevilla, visit la Plaza de España and el Parque Maria Luisa. The next day visit el Catedral and climb to the top of la Giralda to take in a breathtaking view of the city.

Day 7 | Granada

Head to Granada and walk through the historic streets. See for yourself the influence that 800 years of Moorish occupation had on Spain’s art and architecture, language, and cuisine. Later that evening enjoy an authentic flamenco show in the caves of Sacromonte.

Days 8 - 13 | Family Stay

In the morning, enjoy a guided tour of the stunning Alhambra and the lush El Generalife gardens. Set off to spend six days with your familia española where you will learn the Spanish way of life.

Day 14 | Barcelona

It is time to say adiós to your host family. At last, you are off to Barcelona to explore el Barri Gótic and stroll along la Rambla. Visit the Museu Picasso to see one of the most extensive collections of artwork by Pablo Picasso.

Day 15 | Barcelona

Visit the astounding Sagrada Familia Cathedral, the yet unfinished Antoni Gaudí masterpiece. Then visit Park Güell and take in all the beautiful mosaic masterpieces. Afterward, stroll the Passeig de Gràcia and enjoy Barcelona's unique architecture, including some more of Gaudí’s masterpieces, Casa Batlló y Casa Milà. Lastly, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day 16 | Return

Transfer to the Barcelona airport and return to the United States with lifelong memories!

Price Includes

Round-trip airfare from city listed (and any airline fuel surcharges)
In-country transportation (air, motorcoach, van, as applicable)
All overnight accommodations
Insurance for accidents or illness and trip cancellation coverage due to medical reasons only
International phone allowance $10 per day for one leader while in country
Xperitas Family Stay with all meals included
Local Family Stay Coordinator on call during family stay
24/7 Xperitas emergency support while abroad
Meals as indicated on the itinerary
Entrance fee allowance of $50 per student
Activities Included: El Palacio Real , El Museo Nacional del Prado , Excursion to Segovia , La Catedral de Sevilla y la Giralda , Guided tour of La Alhambra , Flamenco show , La Sagrada Familia , Park Güell , Museu Picasso , Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance: , El Alcázar de Segovia , El Escorial , Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo , Las Setas de Sevilla , La Capilla Real de Granada , Telefèric de Montjuïc , Casa Batlló , Casa Mila ,

Price Excludes

  • Airline baggage fees
  • Increase in air cost due to requests for specific travel dates or airline
  • Costs incurred due to late or missed flights
  • Passport, visa or other document costs
  • Transportation to/from departure city
  • Any meals not indicated on itineraries
  • Spending money and gifts
  • Any fees associated with advanced seating assignments
  • Small-group supplement when group has fewer than 24 participants
  • Tips for guide(s) and/or bus driver(s)

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Spring Payment Schedule

Payment and cancellation schedule:

Billing and Payments: Xperitas will email a bill for the final payment approximately three weeks before it is due. For all other payments please refer to this schedule. A payment reminder will be sent to you via email a week before a scheduled payment is due. Payments can be made by credit/debit card via the Xperitas portal or by check or money order payable to Xperitas.

Cancellations: Any cancellation made through October 1, 2023 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after this date will be calculated on an individual basis at the time of cancellation and follow the schedule and terms below. 

Payment Schedule

Spring Programs: March and April, 2024

June 15 (Early Bird); October 1, 2023 (Final)

$500 due with application*

November 1, 2023

$800

December 1, 2023

$800

January 15, 2024

Balance

*Once the online application and $500 deposit are submitted and processed, participants will receive enrollment confirmation.

Cancellation Schedule

Spring Programs: March and April, 2024

Date of Cancellation

Refund Amount

Cancellations received through October 1, 2023

Full refund – No administrative fee charged

October 2 - November 14, 2023

Refund of all money paid

MINUS a $250 administrative fee*

November 15, 2023 or later

Refund of all money paid MINUS a $500 administrative fee* AND any air/land expenses incurred by Xperitas

(Varies by program and cancellation date)

30 days prior to departure

No refund possible

*This fee is to help cover the cost of organizational resources incurred in the planning of the language/cultural immersion experience.

Summer Payment Schedule

Payment and cancellation schedule:

Billing and Payments: Xperitas will email a bill for the final payment approximately three weeks before it is due. For all other payments please refer to this schedule. A payment reminder will be sent to you via email a week before a scheduled payment is due. Payments can be made by credit/debit card via the Xperitas portal or by check or money order payable to Xperitas.

Cancellations: Any cancellation made through October 15, 2023 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after this date will be calculated on an individual basis at the time of cancellation and follow the schedule and terms below.

Payment Schedule

Summer Programs: May, June, July, August, 2024

June 15 (Early Bird); October 15, 2023 (Final)

$500 due with application*

November 15, 2023

$1000

January 15, 2024

$1000

March 15, 2024

Balance

*Once the online application and $500 deposit are submitted and processed, participants will receive enrollment confirmation.

Cancellation Schedule

Summer Programs: May, June, July, August, 2024

Date of Cancellation

Refund Amount

Cancellations received through October 15, 2023

Full refund – No administrative fee charged

October 16 – November 30, 2023

Refund of all money paid

MINUS a $250 administrative fee*

December 1, 2023 or later

Refund of all money paid MINUS a $500 administrative fee* AND any air/land

expenses incurred by Xperitas

(Varies by program and cancellation date)

30 days prior to departure

No refund possible

*This fee is to help cover the cost of organizational resources incurred in the planning of the language/cultural immersion experience.

Enrollment Information

*Prices are based on a minimum group size of 24 students. When the minimum group size is not reached, a small-group supplement will apply. All activities to be paid on-site using entrance fee allowance provided, unless listed in Program Inclusions. The order of this itinerary, and all itinerary items, are subject to change based on unforeseen circumstances that may arise prior to or during international travel.
España al Tope
16-Day Program
  • El Palacio Real
  • El Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Excursion to Segovia
  • La Catedral de Sevilla y la Giralda
  • Guided tour of La Alhambra
  • Flamenco show
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Park Güell
  • Museu Picasso
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • El Alcázar de Segovia
  • El Escorial
  • Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
  • Las Setas de Sevilla
  • La Capilla Real de Granada
  • Telefèric de Montjuïc
  • Casa Batlló
  • Casa Mila
¡Descubramos Andalucía!
15-Day Program
  • El Palacio Real
  • El Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Excursion to Segovia
  • La Catedral de Sevilla y la Giralda
  • Guided tour of La Alhambra
  • Flamenco show
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • El Alcázar de Segovia
  • El Escorial
  • Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
  • Las Setas de Sevilla
  • La Capilla Real de Granada
  • Hide All Inclusions
Salut la France & Encantada España
14-Day Program
  • Tour Eiffel
  • Ticket to Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise
  • Musée du Louvre
  • Flamenco Show
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Park Güell
  • Musee Picasso
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Telefèric de Montjuïc
  • Casa Batlló
  • Casa Mila
¡Olé Andalucía!
12-Day Program
  • El Palacio Real
  • El Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Flamenco show
  • Guided tour of La Alhambra
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Guided Tour
  • Las Ventas Guided Tour
  • La Capilla Real de Granada
¡Cómo Mola Madrid y Barcelona!
12-Day Program
  • El Palacio Real
  • El Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Excursion to Toledo
  • La Sagrada Familia
  • Park Güell
  • Museu Picasso
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • Santa Iglesia Catedral Primada de Toledo
  • Telefèric de Montjuïc
  • Casa Batlló
  • Casa Mila
Hola Madrid
10-Day Program
  • El Palacio Real
  • Flamenco Show
  • Excursion to Segovia
  • El Museo Nacional del Prado
  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
  • El Alcázar de Segovia
  • El Escorial
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Guided Tour
  • Las Ventas Guided Tour