Spain in Style – Small Group
Explore the best of Spain with a 9-day tour from Madrid. A knowledgeable guide will show you must-visit cities with guided tours and free time to roam. Enjoy the sights of Madrid, visit Cordoba’s famous mosque, immerse yourself in Seville’s charm, and admire Granada’s UNESCO-listed Alhambra Palace. Also, experience Valencia and lively Barcelona. The tour includes comfortable 4-star hotels, daily buffet breakfasts, and air-conditioned coach transport, making it one of the most comprehensive Spain vacation packages.
Meeting at the airport and arrival at the hotel by private shuttle. At 19:00 your personal Tour Director will welcome you at the Reception Desk, where you’ll also have the chance to meet your fellow travelers. You will come to know all the infos about the city and the schedule for the following day. Then you’ll be free to enjoy the rest of the day as you please.
Have a great awakening enjoying a full buffet breakfast, then prepare to enjoy your first day in one of the most exciting cities of the world! Live Madrid and let yourself be guided by its unique atmosphere. You are free to spend the morning and afternoon however you like.
Optionally, take an excursion to Toledo, capital of the Spanish Kingdom for centuries, and the center of many cultures. (Minimum of 8 participants, 55€ per person). In early evening get ready for an unique culinary experience at a local restaurant, savoring the taste of a real Spanish tapas.
Enjoy another full buffet breakfast and get ready to visit Andalusia, the land of Flamenco. Drive across La Mancha’s Don Quixote’s land and dive into the natural border of Despeñaperros to reach Cordoba. Get fascinated by its splendid past and let yourself be inspired by its Arabian-style streets. Continue your journey to Seville.
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. Let your heart guide you in the romantic Seville. Take part to a city tour that will include the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, the Jewish Quarter and its labyrinth of narrow streets. Enjoy the afternoon and evening as you wish.
Optionally, cruise on the Guadalquivir. We propose a one-hour boat ride on the Guadalquivir, mythical and legendary river, and the only navigable in Spain. From the boat we can contemplate the classic Seville, with its elegant bridges such as San Telmo or Triana, the Giralda, the Bullring, the popular neighborhood of Triana or the towers of the Plaza de España. 19€ per person
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. Be amazed by the magical city of Granada, drive across its endless olive trees fields. Visit Alhambra – palace, fort, World Heritage Site. Admire the details of the decorations of its domes and archways, and the gorgeous view that it offers on a hilltop on the west bank of the River Darro will blow your mind.
Optionally, walk the Albaicín, a real experience through Arabian Granada. A journey from Islam to Christianity in which we show the exciting transformation of such a mythical city. Walking through the Albaicín is to explore the history of Granada, from Islam to Christianity, you will contemplate the city from its imposing viewpoints, we will see old mosques converted into churches, old palaces, artisan workshops, we will visit one of the old Moorish houses and we will have the opportunity to try the celebrated Arab pastry having tea and a sweet in a typical Granada teashop. We will finish our tour of contrasts in the Royal Chapel, a jewel of the late Gothic, built by the Catholic Monarchs. (Minimum of 8 participants, 45€ per person).
In the early evening join your fellow travelers and experience the most authentic Gypsy Flamenco show in Spain, including dinner.
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. Reach Valencia and its multifaceted nature. Dive into modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex. One of the main Spanish capitals with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious Paella.
Optionally, Map Modernist Valencia & Dinner with Paella. We propose a tour of the most unknown Valencia, the Modernist Valencia. At the end of the 19th century the city of Valencia experienced an important political and social development, which was reflected in the architecture of the city. Savour the original and authentic Valencian paella at a local restaurant. The menu consists of starters, Valencian paella, dessert, coffee, and a drink. (Minimum of 8 participants, 70€ per person).
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. Explore Valencia’s old town and the exterior of the most avant-garde complex: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, and than continue your journey in the early afternoon towards Catalunya. Reach Barcelona, home to world famous architect Gaudí and the Catalonian modernism.
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel. Begin your day in Barcelona with a city discovery. Discover Barcellona Pavilion, a study in minimalism, and the still-unfinished Sagrada Família. Live the afternoon at your own pace and then prepare yourself for a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.
Enjoy a full buffet breakfast at your hotel and take a private shuttle to the airport.
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.
4* Hotel: Riu Plaza España Or Similar
4* Hotel: Melia Lebreros Or Similar
4* Hotel: Sabica Or Similar
4* Hotel: NH Valencia Las Artes Or Similar
4* Hotel: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Or Similar
8 Nights accommodation in 4 star Hotels
- English speaking Tour Director throughout the journey
- Guided visits in Madrid, Cordoba (Mosque entrance included), Seville (Cathedral entrance included), Granada (Alhambra entrance included), Valencia & Barcelona (Sagrada Familia entrance included)
- Welcome Tapas Experience dinner
- Flamenco experience with dinner
- Private transfers to/from airport as per itinerary
- Transportation by luxury coach
International flights are not included
Insurance is not included
- Pre & Post Tour Accommodation
- Optional Experiences
- 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