Sol Abroad High School Program in Spain

Video and Photos

Part of the city-wide scavenger hunt was to take a photo in La Plaza Isabel la Católica, next to the statue of Queen Isabella granting Christopher Columbus passage to the new world
About half of the group posing in front of the royal palace in Madrid
Best friends with the Alhambra in the background!
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students
Sol Abroad Programs for High School Students

About

Study abroad with Sol Abroad in the fascinating and ancient city of Granada, Spain. Home to Spain's most visited monument, the Alhambra, Granada is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most historic cities in Spain. Here you will find the ancient Moorish quarter, the Albaicin, the old Jewish quarter, the Realejo, and the Gypsy neighborhood of Sacromonte. Set at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains and only an hour away from some of Europe's top beaches Granada with Sol Abroad is an experience not to be missed! As part of the Sol Abroad program you will study at the accredited University of Granada or the prestigious IDEA Spanish Academy. Sol Abroad high school programs provide quality academic support and assistance throughout your program.

Highlights
  • Highly rated homestays
  • Included excursions and cultural activities
  • High-level academic advising and assistance
  • Attentive and dedicated onsite directors
  • Very personable and inclusive program

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Questions & Answers

Yes, 100%. I am a mom who always knows we're her kids are and I felt like they were so well supervised. We visited at the end and realized what a perfect place Spain (and Granada) was for our kids.

Reviews

94%
based on 21 reviews
  • Growth 8.7
  • Support 8.8
  • Fun 9.3
  • Housing 9
  • Safety 9.7
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Erin
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Happy parents!

We sent a 14 and 15 year old on the trip to Granada and from the very beginning the program was accommodating . The boys were able to live together with a family they described as fun and full of energy in a centrally located apartment that made it easy for them to get around. The sol abroad did an excellent job of keeping us abreast of important information like the boys initial arrival in Madrid and regular Facebook postings of pictures. We feel like their time was well spent with a perfect balance of class, excursions and time with their host family. We hoped the experience would open their eyes to the world around them and that is exactly what happened. We were able to travel to Granada to pick the boys up and we're thrilled to share in a bit of their experience. The sol abroad program was a huge success in our eyes. Thank you.

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Alex
8/10
Yes, I recommend this program

I Never Would Have

While I was here, I met some really awesome people. One of my friends is really interested in seeing as much culture as possible. Thanks to her, I went to the Biodome and saw some really weird and really awesome animals and exhibits, and I tried vegan cuisihne! I´m so grateful that she had the energy to plan even more separate excursions on top of all of our pre-planned activities, and I´m so happy to have met her!

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Ruby
8/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Sol Abroad Spain

My time in Spain was definitely worthwhile. I met lots of new people, improved my Spanish, and experienced tons of new things. My host family eas extremely generous, but I had hoped to spend more time with them. I had tons of fun at the beach, trying new food, and generally immersing myself into the Spanish culture. The program is well put-together, but directors are a bit hostile about free time, although it is offered and "encouraged".

Natalie
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

nice nice

holy cannoli was this experience freaking RAD. i just cannot even put into words how rad it was. i have gained experiences and met people that i would not have known if i had not been on this trip. it has truly been a blessing and i am so glad i came. the cultural and educational knowledge ive acquired is above par and above anything i ever could have dreamed and experienced. id like to thank sol abroad and my director for every wonderful experience and also the school who was so gracious to accept me. thank you. i love yall.

What would you improve about this program?
NÖ¨THING IT I S PER FECT
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James
8/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Granada, Spain

We attended many different sites, but the true cultural experience begins with your own exploration; go with friends not with the director. Try to see and experience as much of Granada as possible because the excursions will not reveal everything. Do not expect all of Granada to reveal itself to you as much of it lies behind the tourist areas of puerta real and plaza nueva. This is my advice to you.

What would you improve about this program?
The staff needs changing.
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Anonymous
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

My best summer trip ever

I loved going to school in the mornings but then being free the rest of the day to explore and hang out with friends. The cultural activities were also amazing and really helped me learn about Spain. My teachers were amazing- I still keep in touch with them on Facebook and they helped teach cultural things and made our conversational Spanish better. I met such amazing people on the trip and still talk to them all the time. There were so many fun things to do at night and during the day around Granada. The homestay was an amazing experience- I had the best host mom who was so welcoming and really wanted to help us learn about the culture and language. The trip is definitely one of my best summer memories.

What would you improve about this program?
Classes for my group were not split up by ability level, so some people didn't learn many things. It worked out fine though because we focused on conversation and culture. If I had to change something though, I might split up people more on ability level.