This program offers a diverse and interesting offer of cultural trips that that bring the learning experience beyond the classroom. These activities facilitate not only the specific acquisition the language, but also provide with a greater direct experience of the culture and history of Spain.
Visit to Toledo. The city of three cultures
Toledo is one of the Spanish cities with the greatest wealth of monuments. It is known as the “city of three cultures” due to the coexistence for centuries of Christians, Arabs and Jews, behind its walls Toledo preserves an artistic and cultural legacy in the form of churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques and synagogues. This great diversity of artistic styles makes the old quarter of the capital of La Mancha a real open-air museum, which has led to its declaration as a World Heritage Site. In this city, there are very clear signs of the presence and coexistence of the three medieval cultures that shaped the society and culture of Spain. Through this visit, students will understand its complexity from the interpretation of the historical legacy left by Jews, Muslims and Christians in the city.
Visit to the Museo del Prado
Museo del Prado is one of the most important museums in the world. It contains some of the most impressive collections of art from medieval times to the nineteenth century. Students can see and admire some of the best Spanish and European paintings from artists such as Bosch, Titian, Rubens, Velázquez, Zurbarán, Murillo, Goya, etc.
Visit to the Museo Reina Sofia
This museum houses the most international painting by Picasso, El Guernica. Additionally, students can see other paintings related with the most international Spanish painters of the twentieth century among which we can highlight Dalí, Miró, Juan Gris, etc.
All tours include:
- Transportation to sites
- Entrance to selected monuments
- Accompaniment of one or two professors of the Instituto Franklin-UAH
- Guided visits