Study Abroad in Salamanca, Spain

Study Abroad in Salamanca: Cultural Excursions

London, England (2 nights)

Included for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package.

Get to know your fellow students before traveling to campus and take a sightseeing tour with a professional guide who will point out some of London’s famous landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and the Tower of London. You will also have free time to visit museums, see a play or stroll in London’s beautiful parks.

Includes accommodations, breakfast and sightseeing as indicated. Lunch and dinner are not included.

Madrid (1 night)

Included for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package

Fly from London to Madrid and spend the night in the capital, a city that knows how to live.

The next day, take a sightseeing tour of the main sites including the Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and the Prado Museum before transferring by bus to Salamanca.

Includes transportation, accommodations, breakfast and sightseeing.

Avila (day trip)

Included in program fee for Session 1 and Combined session students

Visit one of the most beautiful towns in Spain which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set in the rolling hills northwest of Madrid, Ávila is best known for its spectacular, intact medieval walls with over 80 towers and 9 gates. Walk the walls and visit the beautiful Gothic cloisters of the Cathedral or simply soak up the atmosphere on a stroll through the streets before returning to Salamanca in the early evening.

Includes transportation and sightseeing.

Segovia (day trip)

Included in program fee for Sessions 2 and 3 and Combined Session students

Visit Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to an ancient Roman aqueduct. More than 2,000 years old and still functional, the aqueduct and the Roman engineering required to build it remain striking. Walk through cobblestone streets toward the fairytale castle, El Alcazar; from its tower enjoy great views of Segovia and the Storks nests that are scattered among chimneys and church spires.

Includes transportation and sightseeing

Mogarraz, La Alberca and Riomalo (day trip)

Included in program fee for Session 2 and 3 and Combined sessions

Visit the quaint villages of Mogarraz and La Alberca, two of the most beautiful pueblos in Spain. La Alberca was the first to be declared a “national monument” in 1940. After, enjoy Riomalo’s natural pools; go swimming, picnic and relax by the river. Evening return to Salamanca.

Includes transportation, entrance fees and sightseeing.

Dates and itineraries for all excursions are subject to change.