Every other Easter break, a group of juniors and seniors travel to Spain and France to see the highlights of both countries. Students have the opportunity to put their language skills to use, as well as experience the Spanish and French cultures in person. Past trips have included visits to the Prado, Toledo, the Louvre, Versailles, the Eiffel Tower and much more!
Archbishop Murphy High School works in conjunction with ACIS Educational Travel to host its trip to Europe during Easter Break. Since 1978 ACIS, the American Council for International Studies, has been a leader in quality educational travel for high school students. They believe in the power of travel to open students' eyes and change their lives—and every detail of their educational tours is carefully crafted to help make it happen. AMHS has collaborated with ACIS for over 16 years. For more information on ACIS, check out the ACIS website at https://www.acis.com/.
Madrid and Paris - In Madrid, tour the Petit Palace Londres. Your guide will take you through the historic center’s most important monuments and architecture. Discover the treasures of the Prado. Tour the Medieval Synagogue, the Church of Santo Tome and the Gothic Cathedral.
Some of the highlighted sightseeing in Paris is Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, the Place de la Concorde and much more. See Louis XIV’s palace at Versailles, Latona Fountain and the Hall of Mirrors where the Treaty of Versailles was signed. Visit the Louvre then discover French cuisine with a cooking lesson. View from the top of the Arc de Triomphe the Louvre, Eiffel Tower and the Grand Boulevards. Ride a high-speed train to the 14th century seat of the papacy the majestic Papal. Finally see Nime and Les Baux to end your tour.
The Costa Rica Trip occurs during spring break and is open to all students and parents. This trip is designed for those interested in biology and an adventure. Attendees will experience the enormous diversity of plant and animal life in the central mountains of Costa Rica while hiking and ziplining in the cloud forest.