With its lively markets, world-renowned museums, brightly colored gardens, flavorful cuisine, and architecture from centuries gone by, Spain strikes the perfect balance between old and new, traditional and modern, urban jungle and green parks.
For the musician or music lover, the word Spain is practically synonymous with the word guitar.
Accompanied by local guides and Thérèse Wassily Saba, guitarist and long-time editor at Classical Guitar magazine, we’ll explore the music, culture, history, and heritage of Spain on our 10-day, 11-night sojourn. With personal, behind-the-scenes access to artists, luthiers, and experts, you’ll experience Spain as visitors rarely do.
Enjoy a performance by Ignacio Rodes of the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo and attend a private lecture with him.
Tour the Guitar Museum dedicated to guitarist and pioneering luthier Antonio de Torres.
Explore Siguenza - from the looming 5th century fortress to the workshop of Jose Luis Romanillos.
Visit Ángel Barrios House to explore the drawings, paintings, musical scores and letters dedicated to this composer.
Meet José Enrique and Cristina Ramírez, the 5th generation of Ramírez makers, and learn how the guitars are built.
Soak up the atmosphere and tastes at an authentic Granadan olive oil farm.
For complete itinerary details, click here to download the PDF program.
The trip cost includes transportation, accommodations, most meals, and entry to all museums, concerts, and the other captivating events and attractions detailed in the itinerary.
Space is limited. To secure your spot, you will need to complete the registration form and pay a $250 deposit.
Please note: the above price per person includes airfare departing and returning from Philadelphia, PA. Add-on fares to Philadelphia are available. Alternatively, if you arrange your own transportation to and from Madrid, you will receive a land-only reduction of $1,000 per person off the total cost of the trip.