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¡Olé Andalucía!

12-Day Teacher-Led Language and Cultural Immersion in Spain
Starting from $ 4039.00
12-Day Program | Spanish language skills learned in the classroom come to life in this unique language immersion experience. Student group Spanish language immersion begins in Madrid, Spain’s capita! city! Revel in its charming plazas, historic monuments, and world-famous museums. From Madrid head to Granada and experience an authentic flamenco show and visit the awe-inspiring Moorish palace, La Alhambra, which dates back to the 8th century! Students top their travels off with our unforgettable Family Stay Experience®, allowing students to become temporary locals and appreciate everyday Spanish culture and lifestyle. They spend five days living la vida española with their host family before returning to Madrid. Ask about our guided options.

Includes Family Stay Experience®

12 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
  • 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

Day 1 | Depart

En route to Madrid. Included Meals: None

Day 2 | Madrid

Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Begin exploring the city on foot. See Old Madrid with its delightful plazas and sparkling fountains at every turn. Enjoy an Xperitas welcome dinner.

Day 3 | Madrid

Visit the Palacio Real, considered one of the finest palaces in Europe, and revel at the treasures of the world-renowned Museo del Prado. Later, rent a boat or enjoy a granizado in the Parque del Buen Retiro.

Day 4 | Granada

Take in the views of the Andalusian countryside while traveling to Granada by train. Start exploring this beautiful city on foot. Attend a flamenco show for a colorful evening of music and dance in the caves above the city. Enjoy a breathtaking view of La Alhambra, which you’ll visit tomorrow!

Day 5 | Granada

Enjoy a guided tour of the 8th-century Moorish palace, La Alhambra and its tranquil El Generalife gardens. Learn about the influence that nearly eight hundred years of Moorish occupation had on Spain’s art, architecture, language, and cuisine.

Days 6 - 10 | Family Stay

Today is the day that you will meet your host family! Practice your language skills and experience everyday life with a Spanish family! Included Meals: Day 6 | Breakfast, Dinner Days 7-10 | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 | Madrid

Bid your host family, “¡Adiós!” before you take the train back to Madrid for one last evening. Take in the sights and do some last-minute shopping.

Day 12 | Return

Transfer to the airport for your return to the United States.

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 $40 per student
Activities Included: 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

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 10 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, 2023

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 10 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.
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  • El Museo Nacional del Prado
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  • Suggested activities that can be covered by entrance fee allowance:
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  • Museu Picasso
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