Spain: A Treasure Chest of Wonders, from Bilbao to Madrid
May 11 – 20, 2020
Spain is a treasure chest of wonders – from Madrid’s vast and majestic eighteenth-century Royal Palace to one of the wonders of modern architecture, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Explore one of Spain’s best kept secrets on this trip that the begins in the north by discovering the Basque Country with a visit to Bilbao and the seaside town of San Sebastián. On the way south to Madrid revel in the vistas and vineyards of the Rioja Region and the historic city of Segovia with its Roman ruins and medieval old town. Then on to the bustling metropolis of Madrid, a destination whose storied past is as rich as its cultural present.
Discover for yourself the wonders at its Golden Triangle of Art Museums, including the Prado, with works of Titian, Goya, Degas, VanGogh and Picasso. From Madrid enjoy an excursion to the famed city of Toledo. A special bonus is an overnight in one of Spain’s paradors, a historic building transformed into a hotel. Trip price is $3399, land only, double occupancy.
Learn more about this amazing opportunity by attending a trip preview meeting! The next meeting is Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:30am at The Arts Center.