Spanish Language
& Culture

| Spain

Spanish Immersion

Learn Spanish under the Andalusian sky in the magical city of Granada!

Find inspiration in this fascinating city home to one of Spain's most iconic monuments, the Alhambra palace. Granada is an intriguing and exotic city. It is where in 1492 Christopher Columbus came to get permission from the Catholic Kings, Isabel and Ferdinand, to sail to the New World. Granada is the cultural capital of Andalusia and has a vibrant student atmosphere being home to the prestigious University of Granada. Take Spanish classes at this 500 year-old university or at the Instituto Mediterraneo Sol (iNMSOL), a Cervantes Institute. All classes are designed with a communicative approach to Spanish learning. With Arcos Journeys in Granada you will greatly improve your Spanish while enjoying all that this incredible city offers! We look forward guiding you on this special learning opportunity!

High school students in front of the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain

Program at a Glance

Ages: 14 - 18

Minimum Group Size: 4 students
Maximum Group Size: 30 students
Focus: Language & Cultural Immersion
Language: Main program content is given in Spanish. Use of Spanish is encouraged and promoted.
Level of Spanish: All levels
Accommodation: Homestay
Airport Code: GRX (Federico Garcia Lorca Airport)
Program Location: Granada

What's Included

Room & Board | Tuition | Onsite Directors | Excursions | Cultural Activities | Airport Transfers | International Medical Insurance

Summer Classes & Descriptions


  • Classes at the University of Granada's beautiful Center for Modern Languages in the historic Realejo neighborhood.

  • Activities to catch the deep historical pulse of the city.

  • Excursion to the Sierra Nevada Mountain villages.

  • Beach trip to the Mediterranean and a traditional paella lunch.

  • Guided tour of the Alhambra, the former castle of the Moorish sultans.

Reflection pool in the Patio de los Arrayanes in the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain


  • Airport transfers (GRX) by a program director.

  • Spanish classes are at the University of Granada.

  • Homestays are carefully selected taking into consideration your interests and preferences. Live conveniently within walking distance to school. Two students are usually placed per home and all houses have WiFi.

  • Meals are prepared by your hosts in order to further experience Spanish cuisine and cooking traditions.

  • Activities include a cooking class, art workshop, city tours, visits to local museums, and sports.

  • City tours are included to the most historic neighborhoods: the Jewish Realejo, the Moorish Albaicin, and the gypsy Sacromonte.

  • Guided visit of the Cathedral and Royal Chapel, resting place of the Catholic Kings, Isabel and Ferdinand, and the last Gothic monument built in Spain.

  • Granada is noteworthy for flamenco. Take a flamenco dance class and attend a performance to experience the awe of this rich musical art form.

*The three and four week July sessions include an overnight excursion weekend 2 to surrounding villages of Andalucia, an Arabic palace (Fortaleza de la Mota) and springs for swimming.

typical day

Students studying in the plaza of the University of Granada's Center for Modern Languages in Granada, Spain

Morning: Breakfast and walk to class.

Midday: Enjoy lunch and siesta at your homestay.

Afternoon: Cultural activities and leisure time.

Evening: Dinner at homestay, relax, and a good night's sleep.






Jun 17 - Jul 01

15 days

Summer I

1 class (40 hours)


Jul 02 - Jul 15

14 days

Summer II

1 class (40 hours)


Jul 02 - Jul 22

21 days

Summer II

1 class (60 hours)


Jul 02 - Jul 29

28 days

Summer II

1 class (80 hours)


Jul 15 - Jul 29

15 days

Summer II

1 class (40 hours)


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Students in front of the Alhambra in Granada, Spain
High school students at a traditional cooking class in Granada, Spain