Day 1: Travel to Spain
Depart for Barcelona, Spain on a night flight.
Day 2: Arrival in Barcelona
Arrive in Barcelona and transfer to your hotel where you will meet your Zoni Tour Manager and store your luggage.
Start your day with a delicious breakfast.
Take a guided walking tour of Barcelona, exploring highlights such as La Sagrada Familia and the famous La Rambla.
Tour La Sagrada Familia. Arguably the world's most famous construction site, this basilica has been under construction since 1882 and showcases Antoni Gaudí's signature architectural style.
Have lunch near Park Güell at your own expense.
Visit Park Güell, designed by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí. Explore the whimsical park with its colorful mosaics, unique architectural elements, and panoramic views of the city.
Enjoy a welcome dinner featuring authentic Spanish cuisine.
Take a leisurely evening stroll around the city to soak in the vibrant atmosphere.
Return to the hotel to check in.
Day 3: Barcelona Exploration
Breakfast at the hotel.
Explore the historic Gothic Quarter, known for its narrow streets and medieval architecture.
Visit the impressive Camp Nou Stadium for a guided tour. With a capacity for over 99,000 fans, this is the largest stadium in all of Europe and is home to the famed FC Barcelona.
Have lunch on your own.
Spend the afternoon at Park de la Ciutadella, enjoying its lush greenery and lake.
Visit the Barcelona Zoo where you can see African elephants, hippos, and one of the largest collections of reptiles and amphibians in Europe.
Dinner at a local restaurant.
Enjoy some time to explore and shop for souvenirs.
Return to the hotel for the night.
Day 4: Madrid's Cultural Treasures
Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
Travel to Madrid, the capital of Spain, by train.
Upon arrival in Madrid, set out on a guided walking tour of Madrid, delving into the city's history, culture, and vibrant atmosphere. Explore the charming streets and squares, and learn about Madrid's rich heritage.
Visit the historic and lively Puerta del Sol, known as the geographical center of Spain. This bustling square is home to the iconic Tio Pepe sign and the famous clock.
Enjoy lunch in Puerta del Sol at your own expense.
After lunch, continue your walking tour as you make your way to the opulent Royal Palace, a symbol of Spanish monarchy. This architectural masterpiece boasts stunning rooms and historical significance, all of which you'll explore during a guided tour.
Dive into the world of art at the renowned Prado Museum, home to an extensive collection of European masterpieces. Marvel at works by artists such as Velázquez, Goya, and El Greco, gaining insights into Spain's artistic heritage.
After the museum visit, take some leisure time to relax or explore the surrounding area.
Experience the tranquility of Retiro Park, a lush and expansive green space in the heart of Madrid. Stroll through its gardens, enjoy a rowboat ride on the lake, and admire the Crystal Palace.
Check-in to your accommodation in Madrid, where you can freshen up.
Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, savoring Spanish cuisine and local specialties.
Return to the hotel for a good night's rest, recharged and ready for more exciting explorations.
Day 5: Madrid's Rich Heritage and Evening Entertainment
Breakfast at the hotel.
Begin your day with a visit to the iconic Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home to the world-famous Real Madrid football club. Explore the stadium and its museum, which houses trophies, memorabilia, and the history of this legendary club.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant to savor some Spanish culinary delights at your own expense.
Continue your exploration of Madrid with a guided walking tour, where you'll delve into the city's hidden gems, culture, and history. Visit historic neighborhoods, charming squares, and architectural marvels.
Take some free time to explore and shop for souvenirs, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture.
Gather for a group dinner at a traditional Spanish eatery, enjoying the flavors of Spain's diverse cuisine.
In the evening, you'll attend a captivating live Flamenco show, a vibrant and passionate form of Spanish music and dance. Witness the mesmerizing performance that's an integral part of Spain's cultural heritage.
Return to the hotel for a good night's rest, enriched by the cultural experiences of Madrid.
Day 6: Valencia's Modern and Traditional Charm
Breakfast at the hotel and check out.
Travel to Valencia, a city that seamlessly blends modern architectural wonders with its rich historical and cultural heritage.
Begin your exploration of Valencia with a guided walking tour, which includes a visit to the remarkable City of Arts and Sciences, a futuristic complex designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. Explore its striking buildings, museums, and lush gardens.
Have lunch near the City of Arts and Sciences at your own expense.
Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Central Market, one of Europe's oldest food markets. Stroll through its bustling aisles filled with fresh produce, local delicacies, and unique flavors.
Visit the historic Plaza de la Reina, a charming square in the heart of the city, and take in the stunning architecture and lively ambiance.
Savor a traditional Valencian paella dinner at a local restaurant, where you'll experience this iconic Spanish dish in its place of origin.
Check-in to your accommodation in Valencia, offering you a comfortable and convenient base for your stay.
Day 7: Valencia's Coastal Beauty and Departure
Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy a morning visit to the stunning Malvarrosa Beach, one of Valencia's most famous and picturesque beaches. Feel the soft sand beneath your feet, soak up the Mediterranean sun, and take in the beautiful seafront scenery.
Take some leisure time to relax on the beach, swim in the clear waters, or engage in beach activities with your fellow students.
Enjoy a farewell lunch at a beachfront restaurant, where you can savor fresh seafood and traditional Valencian dishes while enjoying views of the Mediterranean.
After a delightful meal, take some time to explore the beachside promenade, lined with shops and cafes, or simply relax and bask in the coastal ambiance.
Bid farewell to the beautiful city of Valencia and its coastal charm.
Travel to the airport for your departure, where you can reflect on the memorable experiences and newfound insights gained during your tour of Spain.
Enjoy dinner at the airport at your own expense before boarding your flight.
Rich Cultural Experience: This tour offers students a comprehensive cultural immersion in Spain, with visits to iconic landmarks, museums, and historic neighborhoods in Barcelona, Madrid, and Valencia.
Educational Value: The itinerary includes stops at significant cultural and historical sites, providing students with valuable insights into Spain's art, history, and traditions.
Diverse Activities: From exploring modern architectural wonders to savoring traditional Spanish cuisine and enjoying the beautiful coastal scenery, this itinerary offers a diverse range of experiences to engage students.
Efficient Travel: The itinerary is well-organized, allowing students to cover multiple destinations in just seven days while minimizing travel time between locations.
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We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.
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We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.
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