The home of some of the world's most famous artists and designers, Madrid is a must visit for anyone looking to hone creative skills, or draw inspiration for some of their creations.
Madrid plays host to a fantastic array of galleries, museums and experiences – from the huge classical collection of the Prado, to twentieth century masterpieces at the Reina Sofia. Whilst here, students can also visit the treasures at the Thyssen Bornemisza and a wealth of other highest quality museums and galleries.
Whatever your curriculum, Further and Higher Travel will arrange a packed and subject-focused itinerary for your group in this vibrant city.
We can include a visit here to one of the great birthplaces of fashion in Madrid. This is a school of designers, which has set-ups across Italy, Spain and Brazil. Students will have the chance to visit this school of designers, who have already showcased their collections on the catwalk in Madrid and learn more about its work.
One of Madrid's leading museums, San Fernando Royal Academy takes visitors on a tour through European and Spanish history between the 15th and 20th centuries. Of special interest is the work of Spanish Romantic master Francisco Goya, who was the institution’s painting director.
Located around an hour outside Madrid and often combined with a visit to historic Toledo, El Escorial is a town home to the Monastery San Lorenzo el Real built during the reign of King Philip II. The monastery of El Escorial is the Pantheon of the Spanish Kings as well as Palace, Monastery and Church and has a fantastic range of art and the magnificent room containing the gold sarcophagi of the Spanish Kings.
A sightseeing tour of Madrid, either on foot or by private coach and guided by an experienced tour professional, will offer your group the opportunity to see the city's main attractions and to gain a useful insight into the history and culture of the city.
We can include specific visits in your itinerary, additional visits can be added based on the trip length and needs of the curriculum or teacher.Get A Quote
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