Art and the Pilgrimage: The Way of Santiago de Compostela
/ Schedule

June 8 – 19
3 Undergraduate Art History Credits
Course number: IPD-3409-A
Tuition: $3,300

Faculty: Fatemeh Chwalkowski

Day One (June 8th) Arrive in Madrid

• Welcome dinner / Orientation

Day 2 (June 9th): Getting to Galicia
• Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
• Santiago to Sarria (transportation by tour company)
Hotel at Sarria (breakfast include)

Day 3 (June 10th): First Day Walking – Sarria to Portomarin; 14 miles (24+ km)
• Visit the 13th century Church of St. Saviour (Igrexa de San Salvador) in Sarria to get our first stamp
• Visit Church and the Monastery of Magdalena, church of Santa Maria de Ferreiros
• Hotel at Portomarin (dinner and breakfast include)

Day 4 (June 11th): Second Day Walking – Portomarin to Palas de Rei ; 14 miles (24+ km)
Visit: Castromaior Romanesque Church of Santa Marie

Visit: Portos: Knights of Saint James burial place: Romanesque Church of El Salvador
• Hotel at Palas de Rei (dinner and breakfast include)

Day 5 (June 12th): Third Day Walking – Palas de Rei to Melide (via Palas de Rei); 9.3 miles (15+ km)
Visit: church in Palas de Rei
Visit: the Melide cross
Hotel at Melide (dinner and breakfast include)

Day 6 (June 13th): Forth Day Walking – Melide to Arzua; 8 miles (13+ km)

Hotel at Arzua (dinner and breakfast include)

Day 7 (June 14th): Fifth Day Walking – Arzua to Amenal; 13.6 miles (22+ km)
Hotel at Amenal (dinner and breakfast include)

Day 8 (June 15th): Sixth Day Walking – Amenal to Santiago de Compostela; 9.3 miles (15+ km)

Visit: Monumento de Monte do Gozo, Santiago de Compostela,
Visit: Monumento ao Peregrino,
Visit: Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

Hotel at Santiago de Compostela (breakfast include)

Day 9 (June 16th) fly to Madrid
• Check in hotel
• 3:00 pm visit Prado Museum (Museo Nacional del Prado)
Fee: $18

Day 10 (June 17th): in Madrid
• 10:00 am visit Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
Fee: $14.40
• Afternoon: Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real)
Fee: $13.20
• Evening visit Plaza Mayor

Day 11 (June 18) in Madrid
• 2:00 pm visit Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía)
Fee: $9.60
• Afternoon visit El Rastro Market
• Farewell Dinner

Day 12 (June 19) End of trip

• Check out and fly back home

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Paper / Final assignment submission and presentation: due July/2/2019

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Some other places to visit in Madrid (optional):

• Plaza de Oriente, Madrid 28071
• Mercado San Miguel
• Gateway of the Sun (Puerta del Sol)
• Plaza de Cibeles