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Seville
March 3, 2006 - March 11, 2006
Day 1 Friday, March 3 - Departure

Departure from Philadelphia airport at 8:20 p.m. for Madrid, Spain, with US Airways.

Day 2 Saturday, March 4 - Seville

Arrival Madrid at 9:45 a.m. Continuation either by air or by train to Seville. Upon arrival in Seville transfer to Hotel Don Paco. Walking tour of downtown Seville and Barrio Santa Cruz.

Day 3 Sunday, March 5 - Seville
Among all the beautiful sites of Seville, we’ll see the Cathedral, the Giralda, the Alcazar, the Torre de Oro, and the Jewish quarter.
Day 4 Monday, March 6 - Seville

Visit the Basilica de Macarena, Seville’s prestigious bullring (Maestranza), and the Hospital de Caridad. Depending on the weather we may go for a boat ride on the Guadalquivir river or visit Maria Luisa Park.

Day 5 Tuesday, March 7 - Seville

Optional excursion to go by coach to Granada. Visit the Alhambra Palace and the Generalife Gardens. Then, see the Cathedral and enjoy some shopping in the surrounding market.

Day 6 Wedneday, March 8 - Seville

Visit Seville’s Art Museum (Museo de Bellas Artes). Optional short trip to the ruins of Italica (5 miles away) via local bus. Established in 200 B.C., this was one of the first cities founded by the Romans in Hispania.

Day 7 Thursday, March 9 - Seville
Optional excursion to Cordoba by train. We’ll visit the magnificent 10th century Mosque (mezquita), the Roman bridge, the Alcazar (palace-fortress of the Catholic monarchs) and the old Jewish quarter. If interested, we may go to an optional Flamenco show in the evening.
Day 8 Friday, March 10 - Seville
Enjoy a leisure day in Seville.
Day 9 Saturday, March 11 - Return
Travel to Madrid by plane or by air to take US Airways flight which leaves at 1:40 p.m. and arrives in Philadelphia at 4:15 p.m.
Course Information

Contact Dr. Cecilia Heydl-Cortinez for information on taking Span.131 (GH, 3 credits) in the fall as part of this trip.

For information on this course please contact Dr. Cecilia Heydl-Cortinez, chc5@psu.edu or by phone 717-771- 4151

Cost information for the Seville trip

The price for the Seville trip - from $1,345


The Price Includes:

  • US Airways flights from Philadelphia airport
  • Airport taxes @ approximately $100, subject to adjustment at time of ticketing
  • Travel Madrid/Seville/Madrid by air or by train
  • Seven night hotel accommodation, double occupancy, Hotel Don Paco, a three star hotel in Seville.
  • Buffet breakfast daily.
  • Airport/hotel/airport transfers on arrival and departure.
  • Tuition for up to 3 credits for full-time students at any Penn State campus.
  • Guidance and academic supervision by Dr. Cecilia Heydl-Cortinez, associate professor of Spanish at Penn State York

The Price Does Not Include:

  • Single room supplement
  • Optional excursion to Granada
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Cost of personal items: phone, drinks, laundry, etc.
  • Optional travel insurance
  • Transportation to Philadelphia Airport
  • Passport & visa fee
  • Everyone needs a valid passport. In case you are not an American citizen a visa may be required.

OPTIONAL TOUR:
Full day to Granada. Price is subject to the size of the group and will be advised around January

This trip is open to all Penn State students, faculty, staff, family and friends.

Terms and Conditions

Celestial Voyagers¹ terms depend on contracts with US Airways and the hotels. Regulations below must be strictly enforced.
All cancellations must be received in writing.
Following penalties will apply:

  • Deposit: $350 nonrefundable processing fee on all orders is due prior to November 18, 2005
  • Final payment: due January 12, 2006, at the latest.
  • Late fee: $100 +, applicable for registration and/or balance payments received January 13, 2006 or later.
  • 100 percent of total price for cancellations on November 19 or later
All cancellations must be sent in writing. We strongly recommend that you avail yourself with travel insurance as a protection against these penalties. Please, check with Celestial Voyagers for travel insurance plans and premiums.
Cancellations

All cancellations must be received in writing. We strongly recommend that you avail yourself with travel insurance as a protection against these penalties. Please, check with Celestial Voyagers for travel insurance plans and premiums.
Following penalties will apply:

  • 50 percent of total price for cancellations January 12 -  February 3, 2006
  • 100 percent of total price for cancellations on February 4, 2006, or later.
Registration

To make your reservation, you can either register online or by mail. If you register on- line, fill in the Web reservation form and add all the information requested; then within seven days mail your deposit, insurance information, and copy of your passport to:

Celestial Voyagers, Inc.
79 Watermill Lane
Great Neck, NY 11021

E-mail: sales@celestialvoyagers.com
800-651-6262
516-829-1525
Fax: 516-829-0703

Registration Information:
Tour # 1730 - Penn State York Madrid 2006
March 3 - March 11, 2006
Penn State York, 1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403

Information Contacts:

For more information on taking Spanish 130 as a 3-credit independent study course, please contact:
Dr. Cecilia Heydl-Cortinez, associate professor of Spanish, Penn State York. 717- 771-4151, or by e-mail at chc5@psu.edu

 

 

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