International Travel Study Programs


Alhambra, Spain

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Spain's Costa del Sol and the Portuguese Riviera

April 16-28, 2015

credit or non-credit

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* Please see below for information on the companion course we are offering. This course can help prepare you for the trip.This information will be forthcoming.

Related Course: More information will follow
Course #: HIT
Cost: $55 (Tuition: $30 Fees: $25)
Call to register with a credit card: 443-840-4700


Join us for a 13-day trip to Spain's Costa del Sol and the Portuguese Riviera!
Highlights include;

  • Madrid and the Prado Museum, which boasts the world'sfinestcollection of art by masters such as Velazques and Goya.
  • AVE High Speed Train to the Moorish city of Cordoba and it's Mezuita, a UNESCO site which was originally a mosque, which was converted to a cathedral.
  • Costa del Sol with it's beautiful beaches
  • Granada, the last great capital of the Moors
  • Ronda to explore on your own
  • Seville, where you can see Columbus's tomb
  • Cascais, a famous coastal resort in Portugal
  • Lisbon with it's Moorish quarter and Jeronimo's Monastery, the monument to the Discoveries, honoring the Portugal explorersand their patrons
  • Mafra Palace and Monastery with it's domed basilica, the Royal apartments and beautiful Baroque library
  • Ericeira, an old fishing town, perched on cliffs and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
  • Sintra, a UNESCO site and a favorite summer residence of Portuguese kings for 6 centuries
  • Portugal's Silver Coast with beautiful villages, vineyards and old castles.
  • Obidos with it's medieval city walls
  • Nazare, a coastal fishing village
  • Fatima- the world-famous Marian pilgrimage site

Book now and save $250 p.p.!

Book before 11/10/14- $3799 p.p. double occupancy; single $4,399; Triple $3,769
*After 11/10/14 $4,049 p.p. double occupancy; single $4,649; triple $4019

Registration fee: $250 p.p. *Registration is made on a first come, first served basis.
Reservations made after the seat reduction date of 11/10/2014 are based upon

Final payment: Due 2/15/2015


  • Round trip air fare from BWI, air taxes and fees/surcharges of $370 (subject to change until paid in full)
  • Hotel transfers
  • Professional guide
  • Three and four star hotels
  • 14 meals, 8 Breakfasts, 6 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Deluxe air-conditioned motor coach

Not included:

  • Cancellation Waiver Insurance $230 P.P.
  • Tips
  • Lunches


Ingrid L. Bortner, 443-840-1933
Coordinator of International Travel Studies,
Essex campus
Terry Walter. 443-840-1717
Coordinator of Domestic Travel Studies, Essex Campus

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