Travel to the heart and capital of Spain for an incredible tour of Spanish culture on the Explore Madrid tour! Your group will take a guided tour of Old Madrid, visit the world-famous Prado Museum, and visit the Valley of the Fallen and Avila, also known as “The City of Stone,” while enjoying incredible food and fun along the way.
DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY
DAY 2: TOUR OF OLD MADRID / TELEFERICO RIDE
- After meeting your JE Tour Director at the airport you will transfer by coach to your hotel.
- Guided walking tour of Old Madrid (Visit: Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Palacio Real, etc.)
- Teleferico de Madrid (Cable car ride with a view of the city)
- Dinner (Tapas at Plaza Major)
DAY 3: PRADO MUSEUM / PARQUE DEL RETIRO / PALACIO REAL DE MADRID / GRAND VIA
- Prado Museum
- Lunch around Parque del Retiro
- Palacio Real de Madrid
- Shopping at Mercado de San Miguel and on Gran Via
Tonight your group may opt to take a cooking class and learn to make traditional dishes – ask for prices!
DAY 4: ATTEND LOCAL CHURCH / EL RASTRO / REINA SOFIA ART MUSEUM
- Attend a local church
- El Rastro
- Reina Sofia Art Museum
Tonight your group may opt for a traditional dinner with a Flamenco show – ask for prices!
DAY 5: EL ESCORIAL MONASTERY / THE VALLEY OF THE FALLEN / AVILLA “THE CITY OF STONE”
- Cathedral of Avila
- El Escorial Monastery
- The Valley of the Fallen
DAY 6: TRAVEL DAY
- Add 1-3 days, and visit historical Toledo, Seville, or Barcelona!
WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?
Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.
WHAT TRAVELERS ARE SAYING ...
This was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on!! I can definitely say it was life-changing.Amy S, Teacher
I loved that JE planned most of the meals to focus on the local cuisine. It was a great experience!Alissa P, Teacher
I love this organization! It makes planning so easy and we have never been disappointed.Kristen P, Teacher
Thank you for your faithfulness in serving Jesus through this wonderful ministry of student travel. I highly recommend JE!Diane H, Vice Principal
JE is Christ-centered and they understand the importance of training students to have an eternal perspective.Dr. Larry T, Head of School
The trained guides of JE have led with such excellence that our students have been encouraged to share Christ.Dr. S.L. Sherrill, Superintendent
I’ve traveled with JE for the last nine years and I would not imagine traveling with any other company.Maribeth D, Teacher
JE’s depth of knowledge, logistics, and well-trained guides are why I don’t take trips with any other company.Scott T, Teacher