Madrid 4 Nights
Explore the Highlights of Madrid
A 5 day school tour to Madrid offers you the ideal length of time to familiarise with the great history and visit the famous sights of the glamorous Spanish capital.
Your students can absorb the traditional Castilian culture and practise their language skills throughout the trip exploring wonderful sights such as Palacio Real, Plaza Mayor, Almudena Cathedral and Puerta del Sol. Madrid is an ideal place to learn about history, culture and language of Spain.
Discover the History and Culture of the vibrant Spanish capital
Our experienced tour organisers are ready to create the perfect itinerary for your group. We have ready-made packages to help you get a real feel for Madrid and make sure all your expectations are met. We can create the perfect itinerary with our knowledge and expert skills to make sure your educational needs are achieved.
We have over 20 years’ experience in building the right itineraries for school groups and your students will have the best time of their lives as well as gaining an unparalleled educational experience.
“A wonderful cultural trip that everybody thoroughly enjoyed and learnt from. Thank you to our tour organiser who made the process of planning this trip as easy and stress-free as possible.”
See Madrid’s history come alive
- DAY *1*
Arrive at the airport where your overseas airport transfer will be waiting to take you to your accommodation.
- DAY *2*
Your first visit of the day is to Palacio Real, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. This magnificent palace is the largest in Western Europe with 3,418 rooms!
You’ll then move on to the must see, Plaza Mayor – a Symbol of Madrid.
Next on today’s itinerary is a trip to see the must-see Plaza Mayor – an iconic symbol of Madrid. Once the centre of old Madrid, this enormous esplanade in the city centre was begun in the 17th century by King Philip III. It’s a great place to wander around and is home to many traditional shops and a plethora of bars and restaurants.
The afternoon will then be spent visiting the bustling square of Puerta del Sol which features several attractions such as “The Bear and The Strawberry Tree”, another important symbol of Madrid.
- DAY *3*
In the morning you’ll visit the popular Prado Museum which is the most well known and the largest museum in Madrid. This incredible art museum is home to the world’s richest and most comprehensive collection of Spanish painting, as well as masterpieces of other schools of European painting, especially Italian and Flemish art.
You’ll then travel to your next visit of the day, discovering El Retiro Park which was built as a recreational park for royalty. Covering over 125 hectares and comprising more than 15,000 trees, El Retiro Park is a green oasis in the heart of the city. In it you’ll find all kinds of interesting monuments and gardens. One of the gardens is home to a Mexican Conifer which is said to be 400 years old and Madrid’s oldest tree.
Finish the day with a visit to Zoo Aquarium de Madrid, a 49 acre zoo and aquarium where you can explore and enjoy the variety of wildlife on offer here in the heart of the Casa de Campo.
- DAY *4*
Today you’ll enjoy a fun-filled day trip to Madrid’s exciting theme park, Parque de Atracciones de Madrid. Featuring all the classic rides & roller coasters as well as a 4D Cinema, there’s lots to keep everyone entertained and having a great time.
- DAY *5*
Depart accommodation after breakfast. Your overseas transfer will take you to your departure airport.