1. 27
    Day 1: Depart from New York City (JFK)
    Say goodbye to mom, hot dogs... and English!
  2. 28
    Day 2: Arrival in Madrid
    Welcome to the bustling capital of the Spanish Iberian peninsula! Go to the hotel, have some breakfast, and get ready to go exploring (and get over your jetlag!)
  3. 29
    Days 3 to 5: Madrid, Orientation, Sightseeing
    Orientation, museum visits, and getting to know the vibrant city!
  4. 2
    Day 6: To Gijón
    Meet your Spanish host family!
  5. 18
    Days 7 to 22: Homestay
    Morning language classes, afternoon sports at the Club or with families, weekends with families - see below for detailed Gijón schedule. Two days in a mountain lodge in Arriondas.
  6. 18
    Day 24: Good-bye to the families
    Off to the northern Basque Country and Costa Brava
  7. 19
    Days 24 to 26: Bilbao and San Sebastián
    Basque Country: the Guggenheim Museum and a day visit to International Jazz Festival at San Sebastián
  8. 22
    Days 26 to 28: Sant Feliu de Guixols
    Beach time!
  9. 26
    Days 28 to 30: Barcelona!
    Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Las Ramblas... !!!
  10. 28
    Day 31: flight home
    You can speak English again... or can you?