Study Abroad in Salamanca, Spain

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Study Abroad in Salamanca: Cultural Excursions

Included in your program fee are a range of day trips and a 3-day excursion which will take you outside Salamanca and deepen your social, historical and cultural understanding of Spain and its neighbors.

Lisbon, Portugal (3 days)

Included in program fee

Add another country to your “visited list” during a trip to Portugal that includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation by bus
  • Breakfasts
  • Professionally guided tour of Lisbon and visits to Cabo de Roca, Boca do Inferno (Hell’s Mouth), as well as a beautiful coastal village in the surrounding area.

Please note that if you are not a U.S. citizen, you must check whether a visa is required to visit Portugal and if so you must acquire the visa before departing the U.S.

Segovia (day trip)

Included in program fee

Explore the Spanish city of Segovia during a day visit that includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Locally guided tours and entrances to the Alcázar Castle

Toro and Zamora Wine Region (day trip)

Included in program fee

Take a trip to the Toro Wine Region of Spain. Your visit includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Dinner in a subterranean wine cellar
  • Professionally guided tours of the city of Zamora and Toro
  • Wine sampling

Optional Excursion to London, England (2 nights)

Included only for students on the AIFS Flight Package

Check Buckingham Palace off your bucket list with a trip to London en-route to campus. Visit includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfasts
  • Guided sightseeing tour past major sights such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and Tower of London
  • Free time to explore on your own

Optional Excursion to Barcelona, Spain (4 days – $645)

Available to all Spring semester students and Early Start option students in the Fall semester.

Marvel over the stunning architectural masterpieces of Antoni Gaudí as you explore the city of Barcelona. Visit includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfasts
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Entrances to museums and monuments with a professional guide
  • Sightseeing and professionally guided tours of El Born, Plaza de Cataluña, Montjuïc, the seaport, Gothic Quarter and more
  • Free time to wander the Park Güell, the Sagrada Família, the Joan Miró Foundation, the Boquería market or laze on Barceloneta Beach
  • A minimum enrollment of 15 students is required for the excursion to run

Optional Excursion to Marrakech, Morocco (4 days – $795)

Ever dreamed of exploring the colorful country of Morocco? While studying abroad in Spain, you can. Excursion to Marrakesh includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Transportation with airport transfers and round trip flights between Madrid and Marrakesh
  • Breakfast, dinner, and one lunch. Services of an AIFS staff member
  • Locally guided tours and visits to the Djemaa El Fna, Marrakesh’s main square and open-air theater, the souks (markets), Agafay desert and the Berber villages of Toubkal National Park
  • Traditional tea in the Lalla Takarkoust Lake
  • Optional camel ride for an additional fee
  • A minimum enrollment of 15 is required for this trip to run

Please note that if you are not a U.S. citizen, you must check whether a visa is required to visit Morocco and if so you must acquire the visa before departing the U.S. .

Dates and itineraries of all excursions are tentative and subject to change. Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Once paid for excursions are non-refundable except in the event of cancellation by AIFS.

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