Discovery of Spain
Explore the Highlights of Charming Spain with professional tour guide and discover: Madrid – Merida – Seville – Cordoba – Granada – Valencia – Barcelona – Zaragoza and more.
You will arrive at Madrid Airport. After passing through immigrations and customs, you will collect your luggage and be transported to your first-class hotel.
You will have some free time to explore this lively capital city.
In the afternoon, you’ll go on the “Illuminated Madrid” through the busy streets of the old city, which will end at the iconic Plaza Mayor. This part of the city is known for traditional restaurants and taverns that serve Spain’s signature “tapas.”
Premium Package will enjoy a Tapas Dinner. You are free to return to the hotel at your leisure.
Following the buffet breakfast, you will begin a tour of some of the most iconic and magnificent locations in Madrid. This includes the Puerta del Sol, the Gran Via, the fountains of Neptune and Cibele, the Alcala Gate, and the Plazas de España and Oriente. (Premium Package includes a Lunch today).
In the afternoon, you are free to visit some of Madrid’s famous art museums, or you have the option to go on a tour of the former capital city of Toledo (Premium Package includes the Tour to Toledo). Here, you’ll have the chance to walk the cobblestone streets of the city, taking in the medieval culture that will surround you. This tour includes the opportunity to see the interior of a spectacular Gothic cathedral and visit St. Tome Church, where you’ll see El Greco’s masterpiece painting displayed.
Following the buffet breakfast, you will depart from Madrid, travelling to the region of Extremadura. On the way, you’ll pass by Trujillo. You will stop in Merida, where you will have free time for lunch (included in the Premium Package) and a chance to see the archeological site for the Roman amphitheatre. Then, you’ll continue on to Seville.
After the buffet breakfast, you’ll go on an exciting guided tour of the city. Along the route are the Tower of Gold, the serene Maria Luisa Park, the charming Santa Cruz Quarter. The tour will end with the huge Cathedral. The tour will be followed by a free afternoon to eat lunch (included in the Premium Package) and do some wandering or shopping on your own. Next we suggest to take a boat trip through Guadalquivir river (Included in Premium Packge). In the evening, there will be an option to attend a Flamenco Show and the opportunity to try local wine. The Flamenco Show and wine is included in the Premium Package.
There will be a buffet breakfast, and then you will leave Seville and travel to Cordoba. Here, you’ll visit the Cathedral–Mosque of Córdoba. There will be free time to eat lunch, and then you will continue travelling to Granada. Along the route, you’ll pass many acres of olive groves. Upon arrival in Granada, the Premium Package will include dinner.
Following the buffet breakfast, you will begin a guided tour that includes the impressive Alhambra and the vibrant Gardens of the Generalife. You will depart from Granada at midday and travel to the city of Valencia on the east coast of Spain.
After the buffet breakfast, you’ll enjoy a tour of the city this morning, which includes the new area of Museums. Early in the afternoon, you will depart from Valencia and continue travelling north to Barcelona, an energetic and cosmopolitan city.
Upon arrival, we recommend dining at the Pueblo Español for dinner. This is a fascinating museum which features replicas of architecture from Spain’s various regions. This dinner and entry to the Pueblo Español will be included in the Premium Package.
Following the buffet breakfast, you will begin a guided tour of the beautiful city of Barcelona. Along the way you’ll see the historic Gothic Quarter, which is home to a spectacular cathedral. You will also pause to admire the Basilica of the Sacred Family (Sagrada Familia), designed by Gaudi. Continuing on the tour, you’ll visit Montjuich Hill, the Olympic Stadium site, which offers a breathtaking view of the city and port area.
Following the tour, you will have free time for lunch on your own, which is included in the Premium Package, as well as a free afternoon to explore the city at your leisure.
Following the buffet breakfast, you will depart from Barcelona and travel to Zaragoza. Upon arrival, you will make a stop in a main plaza in the downtown area of the city. You will have free time in which you have the option to visit the beautiful Basilica el El Pilar. Then, you will continue travelling to Madrid.
Following the buffet breakfast, you will be transported to the airport at the appropriate time prior to your flight home.
We use a variety of hotels in each destination, so you may stay in a hotel different to that listed here. Hotels are selected closer to departure date; you will receive a confirmed list prior to your departure date.
Comfort Hotels: Praga / Holiday Inn Piramides Muralto Or Similar
Suprior Hotels: Cuzco / Agumar Or Similar
Comfort Hotels: M.A. Sevilla Congresos Or Similar
Suprior Hotels: Melia Lebreros Or Similar
Comfort Hotels: G.H. Luna / Saray Or Similar
Suprior Hotels: G.H. Luna / Saray Or Similar
Comfort Hotels: Meliá Valencia / Sorolla Palace Or Similar
Suprior Hotels: Meliá Valencia / Sorolla Palace Or Similar
Comfort Hotels: Rafael Badalona / Exe Barbera Or Similar
Suprior Hotels: AC Som / Porta Fira Or Similar
Accommodations in hotels of Category Comfort or Superior
- Professional tour escort throughout (bilingual English/Spanish)
- Escorted sightseeing tours in Madrid, Merida, Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Valencia and Barcelona
- Entrace to Alhambra
- Evening Illuminations tour of Madrid
- Transfers airport-hotel-airport
- Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
International flights are not included
Insurance is not included
- Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
- Optional Experiences
- Premium Package
- City Tax to be paid locally
- Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff
- Personal Expenses
- Porterage at airport
- Item, product or service not specifically listed under Included