Holaspanishimmersion.com (HSI) has much information on their website about their location, and some of the opportunities for fun activities that they have in their unique setting:
“HSI is based in the small town of Illescas, which is ideally situated halfway between the Spanish capital, Madrid, and the medieval city of Toledo. As it is only 22 miles from either location, students will have easy to access to a wide variety of cultural activities, from Madrid’s world-renowned art museums, to exploring Toledo’s rich history. Being based in a small town, rather than a city, means that our students will have a fully immersive cultural experience in a safe and friendly environment. Illescas itself has a rich cultural history that stretches back to pre-Roman times. Several paintings by the 16th century painter El Greco are displayed in the town church and the town also features in Cervantes’ famous novel, Don Quixote. Today, Illescas is a bustling, family-orientated place, with all the facilities that you’d expect to find in any modern town.” - holaspanishimmersion.com website
The chance to pay a visit to massive football clubs such as Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid is also a special draw for the students. Indeed, talking about football in Spain can often serve as a great way to break the ice, and begin to communicate with people. “I’m a Barcelona fan, but I’m really looking forward to visiting the Madrid clubs.” smirked Karl Michael. Luckily, these students are well-versed in football banter that will help them to make those initial connections.