Spanish Delights

Explore the highlights of Spain on a 7-day journey from Madrid! See the best of culturally rich Barcelona and vibrant Valencia including the heritages of Andalusia’s Jewels of Granada, Cordoba and stunning Seville!

DEPARTURES

Monday Departures from April 1, 2019 to October 31, 2020

Included:
• 4-star premium accommodation
• Guided visits in Cordoba, Sevilla, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens), Valencia and Barcelona
• Multilingual tour escort during the tour (English & Spanish)
• Transportation by air-conditioned deluxe motor-coach
• Meals as per itinerary (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
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Not Included:
• Tips
• Porterage service
• Drinks
• Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned
• City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)
• Everything that is not mentioned in included
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Optional Extras:
• Airport Transfers
• Pre and Post Accommodation in Madrid

PRICING DETAILS

Click Book Online for 2019 & 2020 pricing!
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Pricing is based on 4-star accommodation category. 3-star accommodation available upon request.

• All prices are per person
• The tour starts at 8.30 am and we would recommend arranging to arrive in Madrid the day before the tour begins
• City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
• Triple occupancy is available upon request
• Itineraries and arranged sightseeing are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. Every effort will be made to operate tours as planned, but alterations may occur after the final itinerary has been issued

The Alhambra
Madrid > Cordoba > Sevilla > Granada > Valencia > Barcelona > Zaragoza > Madrid

ITINERARY

DAY 1: MADRID > CORDOBA > SEVILLA

Start the day early, and head south from the capital city of Madrid towards Andalusia. Drive along La Mancha, Don Quixote's land, including a brief stop to a typical site in Puerto Lapice. Cross through the natural border of "Despeñaperros" as you arrive into Andalusia, a region known for its enormous historical and cultural heritage. Upon arriving in Cordoba, enjoy a tour of its iconic Mosque and stroll through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon the journey continues to Seville. Meals: D

DAY 2: SEVILLA

After breakfast, enjoy a morning panoramic city tour of Seville. During the tour you will visit the interior of the Cathedral (the 2nd largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter, Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to discover the city at your own pace. You will have the option of a Flamenco show in the evening. Meals: B, D

DAY 3: SEVILLA > GRANADA

Today you will drive east through the Caliphate road towards the heart of Andalusia. Enjoy the landscapes of the endless olive trees on your way to Granada, the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world-famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the "Tales of the Alhambra" by W. Irving. In the evening, enjoy dinner with an optional Gipsy Flamenco show in the Sacromonte quarter. Meals: B, D

DAY 4: GRANADA > VALENCIA

Depart your hotel and head toward the Mediterranean Coast. En route, you will pass Murcia, capital of the fertile garden of the Segura river and Alicante, the second-largest city within the region of Valencia. Valencia is one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean coast with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Agora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious "Paella". Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Meals: B

DAY 5: VALENCIA > BARCELONA

Enjoy a morning city tour of Valencia as drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings and towards the old riverbed of the Turia. You will also see the most avant-garde complex "Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias" to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings. Your journey continues northward along the Mediterranean coast to Catalonia, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco. In the late afternoon, you will reach Barcelona, home of the famous architect Gaudí, the symbol of the Catalonian modernism. Meals: B

DAY 6: BARCELONA

After breakfast, enjoy a morning city tour of Barcelona, you will drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudi such as La Pedrera and Casa Mila. Discover the Montjuic Park with spectacular views of the city and harbour, Olympic Ring, the monument to Columbus and the Olympic Port. The remainder of the afternoon is yours to discover at your own pace. Meals: B

DAY 7: BARCELONA > ZARAGOZA > MADRID

After breakfast, head southwest along an industrial and agricultural area towards Zaragoza, the capital city of Aragón, situated at the banks of Ebro River. Zaragoza is also known as Cesar Augusta during the Roman period had an important role in Spanish history. Explore this city at your leisure and see its impressive Baroque architecture including the Basilica, Temple of Our Lady Pilar. Your final stop will be in Madrid. Meals: B