9 Days / 8 Nights
Day 1 (Sat.) MADRID
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel
Day 2 (Sun.) MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; see the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Moreria. Admire the antiquity of its buildings and drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs to view Phillip II ‘s Renaissance and Baroque style buildings. Enjoy contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Via, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as the commercial and financial zones of Modern Madrid. Afternoon free to explore the wonders that the city has to offer.
Day 3 (Mon.) MADRID - CORDOBA - SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 08:30 a.m. drive southward along the land of Don Quixote, “The man from La Mancha”, along the way observes vast vineyards. Cross through the natural border of “Despenaperros” and get into Andalucia, a region for itself that shows and enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Reach Cordoba. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4 (Tue.) SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Monumental and Panoramic city tour - the Cathedral (from outside), the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. The Santa Cruz Quarter, a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed. The Maria Luisa Park and Spain square. - Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavours of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco Tour.
Day 5 (Wed.) SEVILLE - GRANADA
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive east through the Caliphate road to the heart of Andalucia observing an endless number of olive trees on the way to Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra (Red Palace) and Generalife Gardens, that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter.
Day 6 (Thu.) GRANADA - VALENCIA
After breakfast at the hotel start driving looking for the Mediterranean coast. Via Murcia, capital of the fertile garden of the Segura river, continue north via Alicante, the second largest city within the autonomous region land of Valencia. Reach Valencia 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”, Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 7 (Fri.) VALENCIA - BARCELONA
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of this bright city including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings, we will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias” to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings. Early afternoon departure northward all along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco. Reach Barcelona principal Mediterranean city homeland of the famous architect Gaudi symbol of the Catalonian modernism. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 8 (Sat.) BARCELONA
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Barcelona well known world wide for the Olympic Games during 1992, drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudi such as La Pedrera, Casa Mila, etc. - declared World Heritage buildings. - The Montjuich Park with spectacular views of the city and harbour, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the emblematic Gothic Quarter, heart of the old city and its historical centre. Afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city full attractive offers as
Day 9 (Sun.) BARCELONA
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICES.
(*) Barcelona Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.
(*) This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
(*) Morning panoramic city tour of Madrid is guaranteed in English and Spanish.
(*) During stay in Madrid tour escort service is not available.