TRAVEL TO SPAIN …
with Links to the Lowcountry!
April 14 – 22, 2018
Friends of the Beaufort Library, Osher Lifelong Learning, and Santa Elena Foundation have put a trip to Spain together using Island Travel to connect us with our Spanish roots.
Between now and April 2018, all three groups will offer classes and special events focused on Spain and our history related to the early Spanish settlement at Santa Elena, now Parris Island. Click HERE for list of classes and events or email FriendsBeaufort@gmail.com.
Come enjoy the sights and sounds of Spain with your Beaufort Friends. Prepare yourself for the time of your life!!
Apr 14: Arrive at hotel in Madrid.
Apr 15: Touring Madrid
Visit the Prado Museum. Reception with Count.
Enjoy a lavish reception with Count Alvaro Armada Barcaiztequi of Guemes. The Count, a member of the Santa Elena Foundation Board, is a direct descendent of Pedro Menendez, the original Spanish settler who established the Santa Elena colony, now Parris Island. You will have a chance to hear the family lore related to this historic event and view artifacts still in the family.
Apr 16: Madrid > Cordova > Seville
Visit the Alcazar, Medieval Jewish Quarter and 8th Century Mosque of the Caliphs. Dinner.
Apr 17: Seville
A full day of touring and visit the Plaza De Espana.
Apr 18: Seville > Granada
Tour the Alhambra complex, a 13th century citadel.
Apr 19: Granada > Valencia
Cross the Mora Pass and see the Troglodyte Cave Dwellings then visit the former capital of Spain. Dinner.
Apr 20: Valencia > Barcelona
A scenic drive along the coast brings you to the home of the 1992 Olympics.
Apr 21: Barcelona
Highlights include the Columbus Monuments, Plaza de Cataluna and Sagrada Familia Basilica and much more. Farewell Dinner.
Apr 22: Barcelona
Following breakfast, travel to the airport for your journey home.
Price per person $ 2499 Double occupancy
$ 3153 Single occupancy
$ 2443 Triple occupancy
Deposit $ 250 before July 15, 2017
(add $100 admin fee after July 15)
Deposit is non-refundable but would
be covered by travel insurance, if purchased.
Final Payment Due February 1, 2018
- Lodging – see hotel plans below
- 4 three course dinners with wine plus special event reception
- Full Buffet Breakfast Daily
- Admission Fees and taxes for all events included in the itinerary
- Headset for all tours
- Deluxe motor coach
- Full time Tour Director
- Airport transfers (only for those going to hotel from the airport on April 14 and for those leaving the hotel for the airport on April 22)
- Airfare (make your own or contact Island Travel – see below)
- Guide and Driver gratuities
- Lunches and some dinners
- Personal purchases
- Passport must be valid through Oct 31, 2018. No visa required.
For any travel questions:
Friends of the Beaufort Library
Phone or text: (954) 909-3146
To signup for this trip, click here for print-and-mail form.
For Airfare and Travel Insurance.. tell them you’re calling about the LOWCOUNTRY Trip to Spain:
Connie Frenzel 12 Fairfield Road, # 5B
firstname.lastname@example.org Lady’s Island, SC 29907
Phone: 843-525-0777 Toll Free 1-888-681-3001