Country: Spain

School Trips to Seville

School Trips to Seville School Trips to Seville

Seville is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain. It is situated on the plain of the river Guadalquivir. It’s Old Town, with an area of 4 square kilometres, contains three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar palace complex, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies.

School trips to Salamanca

School trips to Salamanca

Salamanca is a city in north-western Spain that is the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. The city lies on several hills by the Tormes River. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. This is also Castilla’s liveliest city, home to a massive Spanish and international student population.

Malaga

Malaga

The Spanish city of Malaga is a Mediterranean seaport on the Costa del Sol in the Andalucía region of southern Spain. It is the 2nd most populous city in Andalucía, the 6th in Spain and more importantly, a major tourist destination. Loaded with history and brimming with a youthful vigour that proudly acknowledges its multi-layered past, the city that gave the world Picasso has transformed itself in spectacular fashion, with half a dozen new art galleries, a radically rethought port area and a nascent art district called Soho.

Madrid

Madrid

Madrid is the capital city of the Kingdom of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. The city has a population of almost 3.2 million with a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the EU after those of London and Paris.

Granada

Granada

Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of four rivers. It is only one hour by car from the Mediterranean coast, the Costa Tropical. It is a popular destination for travellers interested in arts and culture, history and the outdoors.

Cordoba

Cordoba

One building alone is reason enough to put Córdoba high on your itinerary: the mesmerising multiarched Mezquita. One of the world’s greatest Islamic buildings, the Mezquita is a symbol of the worldly, sophisticated culture that flourished here more than a millennium ago when Córdoba was capital of Islamic Spain and western Europe’s biggest, most cultured city.

Benalmadena

Benalmadena

Benalmádena is a town in Andalusia in southern Spain, 12 km west of Málaga, on the Costa del Sol between Torremolinos and Fuengirola. Benalmádena is rich in attractive beaches and interesting places like the Colomares Castle, the 33-metre-tall Buddhist Benalmádena Stupa, the largest Buddhist stupa in Europe, the Benalmádena Marina and the Benalmádena Cable Car.

Barcelona

Barcelona

Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with boundless culture, fabled architecture and a world-class dining scene.

Barcelona’s architectural treasures span 2000-plus years. Towering temple columns, ancient city walls and subterranean stone corridors provide a window into Roman-era Barcino.

OXFORD UNIVERSITY

OXFORD UNIVERSITY

Oxford is a beautiful city of stunning architecture, history and culture. You’ll find ancient and modern colleges, fascinating museums and galleries, and plenty of parks, gardens and green spaces in which to relax. Plus, the city centre is small enough to cover on foot, and only a few minutes’ walk from the main rail and…

TAPAS TASTING

TAPAS TASTING

According to the Royal Spanish Academy, tapas are: “A small portion of any food served to accompany a drink.” You will also find that tapas follow the gastronomic tastes and traditions of each region in Spain, but that types of olives, nuts, meats and cheeses are universal to all areas. In addition to these typical…

PLAZA DE ESPANA

PLAZA DE ESPANA School Trips to Seville

The Plaza de España is a plaza in the Parque de María Luisa, in Seville, built in 1928 for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. It is a landmark example of the Regionalism Architecture, mixing elements of the Renaissance Revival and Moorish Revival styles of Spanish architecture. Today the Plaza de España mainly consists of Government…

MARIA LUISA GARDENS

MARIA LUISA GARDENS

The Parque Maria Luisa is a large green space to the south of the city centre, close to the river, with hundreds of exotic trees lining shady avenues, and historic, fairytale buildings, with exotic touches provided by colourful tiled benches, and Moorish fountains and pools. The park was the site of the Expo 29, which…

MAESTRANZA BULLRING

MAESTRANZA BULLRING

This magnificent bullring is considered to be one of the finest in Spain and is one of the oldest and most important in the world. It remains a popular sport, especially in Seville, and the ‘Catedral del Toreo’ is the perfect place to experience the electric atmosphere of a corrida (bullfight). The building, with its…

ISLA MAGICA THEME PARK

ISLA MAGICA THEME PARK

Isla Mágica is a theme park in Seville, Spain. The park was constructed on the former grounds of the Expo ’92 World’s Fair in Seville and opened in 1997. It features a large lake and many other attractions including roller coasters and various other types of rides as well as both live and cinematic shows….

MALAGA CATHEDRAL

MALAGA CATHEDRAL

The cathedral was built between 1528 and 1782 on the site of a former mosque. The original plans consisted of two towers, however only one was built, which led to the cathedral gaining the name “one armed woman”. The interior displays both Renaissance and baroque styles, with 40 finely carved wooden statues. Some of the…

ALCAZABA DE MALAGA

ALCAZABA DE MALAGA

The Alcazaba is a fortress palace and one of the city’s most historic monuments, whose name in Arabic means citadel. It is located at the foot of the Gibralfaro hill, and dates from the Muslim period. The Alcazaba is connected to the Castle of Gibralfaro by a walled passage known as the Coracha, and also…

GENERALIFE

GENERALIFE

The Generalife was built between the 12th and 14th Century and was used by Muslim royalty as a place of rest. It was designed as a rural villa and consist of decorative gardens, fruit and vegetable gardens, courts and other building structures. The Generalife Theatre was built in 1952 on an extension of the gardens…

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