Spain’s capital is fusion of tradition, culture and ambience. A school trip to Madrid opens your eyes to a heady mix of old and new, captured in its beautiful architecture, landscape and stunning tourist attractions like the arcaded square of the Plaza Mayor, located at the heart of this capital city.
Pupil’s lucky enough to experience a school trip to Madrid will be captivated by the cities fantastic art collections found in the world famous Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen museums, appealing directly to anyone with an interest in Art or History. For those just wanting to learn more about Spanish language and culture, there is no better way than to immerse yourself amongst the Madrilenos and enjoy the vibrant city life.
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Day trip to Toledo & Aranjuez
A day trip to Toledo is ideal from the location of Madrid. Toledo is one of the oldest towns in Spain and lies on a granite hill, surrounded on three sides by the deep gorge of the River Tagus. Highlights of the town include the towering fortress Alcazar, and its ring of Gothic and Moorish walls. Make sure you include a stop in Aranjuez which is just 45 kilometres south of Madrid, where you can experience the palace which once served as the official spring residence of the Kings and Queens of Spain. The town is situated one hours drive from Madrid, therefore a coach is required, please ask for prices.
Day Trip to Warner Bros. Movie World
Madrid is now home to Spain’s best theme park, Warner Bros, which brings a real Hollywood flavour to this Spanish city. There are five themed areas to enjoy, adrenaline inducing roller-coasters, a vast array of restaurants, rides and shows for all ages. Get up close and personal with Yogi Bear, Tom and Jerry and even Batman
Metro (Madrid Underground)
Visit the new position control unit, which centralizes the movements of trains and stations.
Real Madrid Football Stadium
Ronaldo, Zidane, Figo, Roberto Carlos, Raul…David Beckham. Discover the emblematic Bernabeu Stadium, home of the Real Madrid Football Club, from the VIP box to the changing rooms, from the pitch to the Trophy Exhibition.
The Exhibition of the Best Trophies offers a full tour of the legend of Real Madrid. All the European Cups are on show, as well as the rest of the Club's trophies and the most important matches of its history in a modern audio-visual room.
Royal Botanical Gardens
These gardens, a symbol of the enlightened period of the 18th century, formed part of the urban re-arrangement project in the area of El Pardo undertaken by Carlos III, who inagurated them in 1781. Just like the nearby Prado Museum, it was designed by Juan de Villanueva, and in the different areas visitors will find trees, flowers and plants from all over the world, as well as exotic species in the greenhouses.
Guided visit of the Royal Theatre. Access the public and technical areas while you explore this historic site.
Sightseeing Tour of Madrid
A sightseeing tour of Madrid will offer your group the opportunity to see the city's main attractions. A professional, experienced, English-speaking guide will give an insight into the history and culture of the city and will be able to answer any questions you may have. Please ask for prices.