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  1. Day
    1
    Depart from New York City (JFK)
    Say goodbye to mom, hot dogs... and English!
  2. Day
    2
    Arrival in Madrid
    Welcome to the bustling capital of Spain! Go to the hotel, have some breakfast, and get ready to go exploring (and get over your jetlag!)
  3. Days
    3-4
    Madrid
    Orientation takes place between visits to the world famous Prado Museum and the Reina Sofia. We dine Spanish-style in the Plaza Mayor and do so much more.
  4. Day
    4
    To Gijón, Asturias
    Meet your Spanish host family!
  5. Days
    5-26
    Homestay in Gijón
    Morning language classes, afternoons at the Grupo Covadonga Sports Club or the beach, weekends with your families. See below for a detailed Gijón schedule.
  6. Day
    27
    Good-bye to Gijón & to the families
    Three weeks go by in a flash, but most of us will have tears in our eyes by the time we say goodbye.
  7. Days
    27-28
    Sant Feliu de Guixols
    Experience the culture of Catalunya and the magical waters of the Mediterranean in this gorgeous seaside town.
  8. Days
    29-30
    Barcelona!
    Two days of museums, shopping, and fun, including the world famous modernist monuments Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, and so much more.
  9. Day
    31
    Flight home!
    You can speak English again... or can you?