The excursions have been grouped into 3 thematic weeks, allowing you to explore different perspectives of Andalucía.
Depending on the duration of your Spanish immersion, you can add one, two… or all thematic weeks.
You can also choose one or two thematic weeks and spread it/them over 2, 3 or 4 immersion weeks. Or combine it/them with the Gastronomic module.
Transportation is done with our private car and driver
Spain being the second most visited country in the world, it's difficult to avoid tourists. However, there are still plenty of places to visit, less known by tourists... And that’s what we are going to do during this week.
Reales Alcázar. The oldest royal seat in Spain was originally built for the Moorish caliphs in A.D. 712 as a fortress, then enlarged and embellished over the next thousand years by successive generations of Moors and, beginning in 1248, Christian rulers
Itálica. Italica was the birthplace of three emperors and one of the earliest Roman settlements in Spain founded in 206 BC. It rose to considerable military importance in the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. Throughout the Middle Ages, the ruins were used as a source of stone for Seville, but fortunately the amphitheater has survived.
Sierra de Grazalema. Declared biosphere reserve by UNESCO, this park is filled with spectacular landscapes, unique species and beautiful white villages. We will visit the most important villages, allowing you to experience rural Spain while enjoying the extraordinary architectural and ecological wealth of the region.
La Doñana. The only natural reserve declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its great variety of species, ecosystems and wildlife shelters, including migratory birds and endangered species such as the Spanish imperial eagle or the Iberian lynx.
All around Spain, you can find unique towns that are far away from the big cities. In this week, we will show you three towns that are unique because of their history, architecture and location.
Parque Minero Río Tinto. While Seville has been a center of economic and cultural development for more than 2000 years, it has been only since the 19th century that some development occurred in nearby Huelva thanks to exploitation of the Rio Tintos mines. Although most mines are closed nowadays, you can still visit these mines, towns and the Rio Tinto River with its unique orange color.
Sentenil & Ronda. Where most Andalusian towns were built on protective bluffs and pinnacles, Sentenil grew out of a network of caves in the cliffs above the rio Trejo. Its blinding-white houses seem to emerge from the rocks, and some have rock roofs and even olive groves on their roofs. Ronda is famous worldwide for its dramatic escarpments and views, and for the deep El Tajo gorge that carries the rio Guadalevín through its centre. Visitors make a beeline for the 18th century Puente Nuevo 'new' bridge, which straddles the 100m chasm below, for its unparalleled views out over the Serranía de Ronda mountains.