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
• Travel Insurance
• 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

Departure from a central location in Madrid at 8.30 a.m. to La Mancha, the land of Don Quixote. Transport to Córdoba by way of the natural pass of Despeñaperros. Visit the impressive Mosque/Cathedral and stroll through the narrow streets of the Jewish quarter. In the afternoon, the trip continues to Sevilla. Meals: D

DAY 2: SEVILLA

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, a tour of the city’s monuments and most scenic sites: the exterior of the Cathedral, the second-largest Catholic cathedral after Saint Peter’s in Rome; the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the natural setting of Carmen and Don Juan; Maria Luisa Park and the Plaza de España. Afternoon free to discover the different perspectives and flavours of this magical city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco Show. Meals: B, D

DAY 3: SEVILLA > GRANADA

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to follow the Route of the Caliphate towards the heart of Andalucía with its landscape of endless olive trees. Arrival in Granada, home of the incredible Nasrid dynasty. Visit the famous Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens. This is a setting which inspired authors such as W. Irving in his work Tales of the Alhambra. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. In the evening, optional flamenco show in the Sacromonte neighbourhood. Meals: B, D

DAY 4: GRANADA > VALENCIA

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Valencia via Murcia, a major city on the Segura River, and via Alicante, the second-largest city in the region of Valencia. Arrival in Valencia, the birthplace of paella and home to the modern City of Arts and Sciences. Meals: B

DAY 5: VALENCIA > BARCELONA

In the morning, a visit to the historic quarter, the Turia River and the most cutting-edge architectural complex: the City of Arts and Sciences. In the afternoon, departure towards Catalonia and Tarragona, the ancient Roman city of Tarraco. Arrival in Barcelona, a major Mediterranean City and the birthplace of Antoni Gaudí, the leading figure in Catalan modernism. Accommodation at the hotel. Meals: B

DAY 6: BARCELONA

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, a tour of the city known worldwide as the host of the 1992 Olympics, visiting the main modernist avenues and the city’s most iconic sites: Casa Milá, La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Montjuic Park, the Olympic Ring, Columbus Monument, and the Barrio Gótico. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel. Meals: B

DAY 7: BARCELONA > ZARAGOZA > MADRID

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Zaragoza. Arrival in the capital of Aragón, located on the banks of the Ebro River and known for the pivotal role it played for Augustus Caesar in the Roman period. Free time to visit the impressive architecture of the Basilica of Nuestra Señora del Pilar. The trip continues to Madrid. Meals: B