MADRID

Overview

The Spanish capital of Madrid provides a wonderful opportunity for students to exercise their language skills by communicating with native speakers in a truly authentic cultural environment. Madrid is a vibrant city that blends a wealth of heritage with contemporary attractions and activities.

With a vibrant and long history, which has had an important impact on music in Western culture, Spain is often associated with traditions like flamenco and the acoustic guitar. Spanish music, however, is remarkably diverse across regions. Madrid developed an orchestral tradition and offers up its rich musical history with choral treasures such as the cathedrals of Almudena and Iglesia Catedral del Redactor.

Madrid is a hugely popular destination with its mass of art galleries, tree lined boulevards and lively plazas. In this city of Velázquez and Goya take your group on a visit to the remarkable Reina Sofia Museum or the Museo Nacional del Prado.