TRAVEL TOURS

Spain at a Slower Pace: The Best of Barcelona and Madrid

Thu, Oct 23 2025, 12pm

Location
Spain
 

An Exclusive Learning Adventure for AROHE Members

Thursday, October 23, 2025 to Saturday, November 11, 2025

UMRA is a member of the Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education (AROHE). AROHE formed a Travel Institute and this year partnered with Road Scholar to offer an opportunity to travel together on educational tours. This is a wonderful opportunity for members to meet other retirees with similar interests and a great way to make new friends.

First visit Madrid, the great capital of Baroque culture and art - bask in the power and excitement of this historic city, then enjoy the city of Barcelona, with its modernist architecture and considered the gateway to Europe and the Mediterranean. Today, both cities boast magnificent architecture, prolific legacies of culture and cuisine, considered some of the best in the world. Come join experts to explore these two treasures of Spain as you learn their individual and connected stories.

Program Highlights:

  • Learn about and see the Modernist architectural masterworks of Barcelona.
  • Take part in a hands-on cookery class and enjoy the meal you prepare.
  • Attend an authentic Spanish “Tablao” to witness a traditional Flamenco performance.

 

Program Prices:

  • Double Occupancy: $3,849
  • Single Occupancy: $4,549

 

Activity Level: On Your Feet—Climbing on and off the motor coach for city visits. Many cobblestones, steps and uneven ground. 1.5 to 2 miles of walking each day, unavoidable pedestrian areas. Additional standing at sites and museums.

See the PDF for more details.

To reserve a spot, please contact Cheri Hamilton at [email protected].

Space is limited to 18 to 24 participants
Deadline to express an interest is March 7, 2025.



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