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Spanish language immersion trips in Sevilla, Spain
With our Spanish language immersion trips in Sevilla, you and your students can enjoy an enriching, all-inclusive adventure abroad, featuring intensive Spanish classes, organized cultural activities, guided tours, customizable excursions, hassle-free housing, and more—all amongst world-class attractions, cobblestone streets, outdoor cafes, delicious tapas, fragrant orange trees, friendly Spaniards, almost-constant sunshine, and an enchanting mixture of Moorish, Baroque, and Gothic architecture.
In addition to our Spanish immersion classes, your middle or high school students will have a chance to soak up the Spanish language in a natural, authentic setting: not just the city of Sevilla itself, but also the comfortable, modern homes of our carefully-selected Spanish host families. By living with a Spanish family, your students can practice their Spanish with actual Spaniards—all while sharing delicious homemade Spanish meals with them.
We also offer hotel, hostel, and student residence accommodations as alternative housing options. This is a highly customizable program, so we can work with you to create package that is finely tailored to the specific needs of your group.
Enable your middle / high school students to truly immerse themselves in the Spanish language and culture by living in Sevilla, the 2,200-year-old capital city of southern Spain!
Boost your middle / high school students’ Spanish language skills through our program’s intensive, interactive Spanish immersion classes.
Provide your middle / high school students with enriching opportunities such as guided tours, organized activities, and customizable excursions.
Our homestay accommodation enables your students to further immerse themselves in the Spanish language by living with a Spanish host family! Other accommodation options are available.
Attend the Spanish immersion program for free as a chaperone—plus earn a stipend while our staff leads your group of middle / high school students. Other benefits may apply.
Enhance your middle or high school students’ Spanish immersion experience through a customized social and recreational activity program.
In Sevilla, your middle / high school students will be living in one of the most ideal settings to deepen their understanding of the Spanish language and culture through natural immersion. They won’t just be in Spain; they’ll be in the culturally vibrant, historically deep-rooted, and architecturally beautiful capital city of the country’s southern region—the birthplace of flamenco, tapas, bullfighting, and other iconic Spanish traditions. Here, they’ll be surrounded by a population of 690,000 friendly Spanish speakers, along with 2,200 years of Spanish history, 10 palaces, three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and numerous other attractions, all of which are surrounded by a scenic backdrop of cobblestone streets, charming old buildings, fragrant orange trees, lively plazas, and tranquil gardens. Highlights include the largest gothic cathedral in the world and one of Spain’s most historic neighborhoods, both of which are within a mere five-minute walk of the center where your middle / high school students will be attending their Spanish immersion classes!
The Sevilla Cathedral
Dating back to the 12th century, this magnificent building is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, the burial site of Christopher Columbus, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated right in the heart of Sevilla’s historic city center, it’s just a five-minute walk from Centro MundoLengua’s Spanish language immersion program classrooms. Inside, you and your middle / high school students will find a massive nave (or central hall) that’s lined with 80 side chapels, featuring a variety of artwork, tombs, carvings, and altarpieces.
Soaring more than 340 feet above Sevilla’s historic district, this dramatic bell tower is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. It was originally built as a minaret near the end of the 12th century, as part of the immense mosque on which the Sevilla Cathedral was built. From the top of the tower, you and your middle or high school students can enjoy breathtaking views of the city below.
The Royal Alcazar
Dating back to the 14th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is both a majestic palace and a fairy tale-like complex of royal gardens. In the palace, you and your middle / high school students will see one of the world’s finest examples of Mudéjar-style architecture, which combines Moorish and Renaissance-era influences. In the gardens, you and your middle / high school students will stroll through a peaceful array of courtyards, fountains, pools, and paths lined with orange trees, flowers, and hedges—along with the occasional peacock!
Barrio de Santa Cruz
Situated just a three-minute walk from Centro MundoLengua’s Spanish immersion high school program classrooms, this historic neighborhood is full of narrow, winding, cobblestone streets that weave through enchanting old buildings and orange tree-dotted plazas, where you and your middle or high school students will find charming little shops selling handicrafts, ceramics, tea, and other local goods. Also known as the Old Jewish Quarter, the neighborhood used to be the part of the city where Sevilla’s Jewish inhabitants lived. Today, it’s the perfect place to walk around, soak up the ambiance, and feel like you’ve stepped back in time!
The Plaza de España
Providing a picturesque filming location for one of the Star Wars movies, this massive, semi-circular, palace-like building is surrounded by a wide-open plaza, a spectacular fountain, and a scenic canal that is spanned by arched bridges and traversed by rowboats. Right next to the Plaza, you and your middle / high school students will also find Parque de María Luisa—a 100-acre park that features beautiful gardens, elegant fountains, horse-drawn carriages, and peaceful ponds that are home to a variety of birds. Here, we and our students often go on bike rides and scavenger hunts!
Built atop an underground archeological site that preserves the ruins of an ancient Roman settlement, this modern landmark is the largest wooden structure in the entire world. Because of its uncanny resemblance to a bunch of giant mushrooms, the structure is also known as Las Setas de Sevilla (the Mushrooms of Sevilla). After seeing the underground ruins, you and your middle / high school students can visit the top of the structure, where you’ll enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of the surrounding city.
The above list only scratches the surface of Sevilla’s many attractions. Other highlights include the following:
· Plaza de Toros: one of Spain’s most famous bullfighting rings
· Archivo de Indias: a UNESCO World Heritage Site that houses some of Spain’s most important historical archives.
· Torre del Oro: a 13th-century, riverside watchtower that provides Sevilla with another iconic landmark.
· Palacio de las Dueñas: a gorgeous, 15th-century palace that was the birthplace of the famous Spanish poet Antonio Machado and features a flower-covered façade, an enchanting garden, and an eclectic mixture of Gothic and Moorish architectural influences.
· Museums: the Sevilla Museum of Fine Arts, the Flamenco Museum, the Archeological Museum of Sevilla, the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions—the list of museums in Sevilla goes on and on.
Exploring Spain: Cultural Activities
- Immersing themselves in the Spanish culture through a variety of organized activities, such as salsa, flamenco, and Spanish cooking classes.
- Taking a deep dive into Spanish history through guided tours of historic attractions, such as a royal palace that was built in Moorish times and a cathedral that dates back to the 12th century.
Enjoying Spain: Social and Recreational Activities
- Participating in language exchanges with Spanish high school students and engaging with Spanish society through volunteering opportunities.
- Bonding as a group through tapas nights, movie nights, dances, concerts, and other organized social activities.
- Staying active and having fun via kayak trips, bike rides, sports games, and other organized recreational activities.
Enhancing Their Español: Spanish Immersion Classes
- Attending 4 engaging, intensive, and interactive Spanish immersion classes per day of 45 minutes in length (3 hours each day), Monday through Friday.
- Benefiting from a communication-centered approach to Spanish immersion education, which emphasizes learning the language by actively speaking it.
- Developing their Spanish through natural immersion opportunities, such as interacting with native Spanish speakers in markets, stores, and other real-life environments.
Expanding Their Horizons: Weekend Excursions
- Exploring other parts of southern Spain and its international surroundings on customizable trips to some of the region’s top destinations.
- Immersing themselves in the culture, history, and atmosphere of places such as the ancient seaside city of Cadiz, the picturesque riverside city of Córdoba, the gorgeous hillside city of Granada, the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar, and the charming Portuguese town of Tavira.
- Enjoying hassle-free travel: transportation, meals, and guided tours are included with the excursions!
Living Comfortably: Hassle-Free Housing
- Staying in a hotel, a hostel, a student residence or the comfortable, middle-class homes of our friendly, carefully-selected Spanish host families.
- Feeling a safe and secure sense of home-away-from-home, with 24/7 support available from our staff and/or our host families.
- Deepening their Spanish immersion experience by sharing meals and conversing with actual Spaniards (if your group elects the homestay option).
Eating Like a Spaniard: Authentic Spanish Meals
- Savoring home-cooked Spanish meals—daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included with the homestay housing option and can be added to the other options as well!
- Trying out Spanish staples such as paella, tortilla, croquettes, and gazpacho.
- Resting assured: special dietary requirements can be accommodated.
Dates and Fees
Spanish language immersion trip in Sevilla, Spain
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Spanish classes Monday to Friday for the duration of the program (3 hours per day / 4 classes of 45 minutes).
All class materials used during the course.
Official certificate that confirms your participation in this program.
Accommodation and full board with a homestay family.
Program of social, cultural and recreational activities.
Initial orientation walk in Sevilla.
Airport reception with a representative from Centro MundoLengua and transfer to and from Sevilla airport.
Free participation in and attendance on the program for teachers and adult chaperones. Other benefits may apply.
Optional airfare add-on.