OVERVIEW

Combine service and culture together as you take in the local culture and seek to serve the people that help make up the culture on our Missions in Spain tour! Your group will travel to Salamanca, home to one of the world’s oldest universities, and join local missionaries in serving the city through a variety of programs including VBS camps for children, light construction projects at mission housing, and more. Spend your evenings exploring the prominent sights in Salamanca and Madrid that help make Spain one of the most culturally diverse countries in Europe. (Ministry projects dependant on season.)

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

  • Your group will take an overnight flight to Madrid, Spain.

DAY 2: TRANSFER TO SALAMANCA

  • Your JE Guide will meet you at the airport.
  • On your way to Salamanca, enjoy the picturesque views of Segovia’s famous Alcázar and visit the monstrous Roman aqueduct en route to El Escorial, Philip II’s imposing palace.
  • Your group will also visit the Valley of the Fallen with its massive granite cross erected as a memorial to those who died in the Spanish Civil War.
  • Arrive in Salamanca for dinner and ministry instructions.

DAY 3: MINISTRY AND PLAZA MAYOR  

  • Breakfast
  • Following breakfast, your group will head to a local ministry site for a full day of missions.
  • During the evening you will visit Plaza Mayor and take some time to walk through the area toward El Puente Romano, the Roman bridge over the River Tormes.
  • Dinner will be followed by a debriefing at the close of the day.

DAY 4: MINISTRY AND UNIVERSITY              

  • This morning your group will head back to the ministry site for a morning of service.
  • During the afternoon you will visit the University of Salamanca, the oldest university in Spain.
  • Dinner will be followed by a debriefing at the close of the day.

DAY 5: MINISTRY AND CATHEDRALS            

  • This morning your group will head back to the ministry site for a morning of service.
  • During the afternoon you will enjoy a tour of the Cathedral that is actually two cathedrals (the old and the new) built right next to one another.
  • Dinner will be followed by a debriefing at the close of the day

DAY 6: MINISTRY AND RETURN TO MADRID

  • This morning your group will head back to the ministry site for a morning of service.
  • After breaking for lunch the group will depart for Madrid, making a short visit to Ávila on the way back.
  • Dinner will be followed by a debriefing at the close of the day.

DAY 7: EXPLORE MADRID

  • You will visit the Prado Museum, which houses many works of renowned European artists.
  • Take a guided walking tour of the city that includes Puerta del Sol and Plaza de España.
  • Your evening will include dinner and a Flamenco show.

DAY 8: TRAVEL DAY          

  • Head to the airport for the flight back to the States.

MEDIA

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.

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