Excursions

Excursions are included in your study abroad program price!

Excursions are a fundamental part of the abroad experience. We carefully select weekend excursions that allow you to discover more about the country in which you are studying and are based on cultural and educational importance or sites of natural beauty. Entrance and transportation fees are always included.

The following is a list of our incredible weekend excursions. The excursions for your program will be confirmed in the Program Calendar you receive one month prior to your program start date.

Photo not found. Alhambra Palace Tour

The Alhambra is one of the most impressive monuments in the world. It was the ancient palace of the Sultans beginning in the 9th century, and remained in their power until 1492. The marvelously decorated walls of the palaces are like something...

Photo not found. Mediterranean Beach Trip (Nerja Beach, Costa del Sol)

Nerja is one of the most striking beaches on the Andalusian coast. Commonly known as the Costa del Sol (Sun Coast), this is a popular beach escape for people from all over Europe. The drive from Granada to the Mediterranean is impressive. You...

Photo not found. Sevilla & Cordoba (semester programs & customs groups)

Seville (Sevilla in Spanish) is one of the most historic cities in Europe. Over 2,000 years old, it has been influenced by countless cultures all of which is seen today in its enchanting architecture. The many historic buildings and neighborhoods...

Photo not found. Sierra Nevada Mountain Villages & Hike

The Alpujarras, located high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, was the Moor’s last stronghold in Spain. This area was first colonized in the 1200s by Berber refugees from Seville. The Berbers, originally from North Africa, introduced the unique...

Photo not found. Madrid City Tour (custom groups)

Madrid, the capital of Spain, is a city full of life and culture. It is a city of plazas, world-class museums, and excellent cafés. Madrid defines the essence of Spain and is a wonderful introduction to what the country has to offer. Here you...

Photo not found. Canyoneering (optional)

Canyoneering (optional)

Photo not found. Mediterranean Beach Trip (Malaga, Costa del Sol) (custom groups)

Malaga is a vibrant, ancient city located in the heart of Spain’s Costa del Sol, or Sun Coast. This coastal city, first founded by the Phoenicians, and later settled by Romans, Visigoths, Moors, and Christians is steeped in history yet has...

Photo not found. Los Cahorros Hanging Bridges (optional)

On this excursion we will start the route at the town of Monachil. You will spend the day hiking through the gorges and mountain trails of the park. The scenery is stunning! There is a beautiful river with narrow slot canyons and three very...

Photo not found. Barcelona (custom groups)

Barcelona is a city rich in culture and history. Originally founded by the Romans it is now the vibrant capital city of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain. Barcelona is a port city resting right on the Mediterranean and has great...

Photo not found. Segovia (custom groups)

Segovia is one of the most famous historical sites in Spain. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 and is located only 30 minutes from Madrid. It’s most famous attraction is the Roman aqueduct, build around 1 A.D. It has 166...