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The Great Spanish Masters: From El Greco to Sorolla & Picasso

1 Oct — 8 Oct 2019 | Tour Director: Peter Higginson

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Peter Higginson,

MA, PhD

expert in art history and consultant lecturer at Christie's, London

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Heathrow 0915 on Iberia, arriving Madrid 1240. Transfer to Toledo via a location that inspired El Greco to paint his Views of Toledo for two nights at the Hotel San Juan de los Reyes.

Day

2

Morning walking tour and visits to Santo Tomé, Toledo Cathedral and El Greco House and Museum. Afternoon: Hospital of Santa Cruz and Convent of Santo Domingo El Antiguo. Free evening.

Day

3

Morning: Tavera Hospital (works by El Greco). Afternoon: transfer to Madrid via Illescas (Hospital de la Caridad) for five nights at Mercure Madrid Centro.

Day

4

Morning lecture followed by visit to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Afternoon: first visit to the Museo del Prado (Velázquez, Zurbarán, Murillo). Free evening.

Day

5

Morning lecture followed by visits to the Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida and Museo Sorolla (house, garden and studio containing works of art). Afternoon: second visit to the Museo del Prado (later Spanish paintings).

Day

6

Morning: Lázaro Galdiano Museum (Goya, Rembrandt, El Greco). Afternoon: El Escorial (16th century palace with works by Velázquez and El Greco).

Day

7

Morning: Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (El Greco, Goya, Sorolla). Afternoon: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Picasso’s Guernica).

Day

8

Some free time. Depart Madrid 1545 on Iberia, arriving Heathrow 1705.

Tour Dates

1 Oct — 8 Oct 2019

Days

8

Cost

£2175

Tour Code

GSPM-19

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Cost of £2175 includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, five dinners with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £415.

 
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