Highlights of Spain
• Enjoy a historical walking tour of Madrid • Explore the ancient city of Toledo • Wander the winding medieval lanes of Seville • Tour the Alhambra, one of the most beautiful palaces in Spain • Visit the world famous Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
Experience five of Spain's most iconic cities on this tailor-made tour visiting Madrid, Toledo, Seville, Granada, and Barcelona. Explore grand cathedrals and palaces, from the Alhambra Fortress of Granada to the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona. Taste traditional tapas in Madrid, wander down the tree-lined La Rambla pedestrian street in Barcelona, and much more!
Day 1: Madrid Welcome to Spain! Arrive in Madrid airport, where you'll meet your local guide and transfer to your hotel for check in. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2: Madrid (B) After breakfast, meet your guide and depart on a historical walking city tour of Madrid. Explore Madrid's points of interest, including Gran Via, Plaza EspaÃ±a, the Royal Palace, the Cathedral, Puerta de Sol, and Plaza Mayor. If you like, stop in a typical Spanish tapas place along the way. After the tour, return to your hotel.
Day 3: Madrid > Toledo > Madrid (B) This morning you will explore the city of Toledo, located one hour away from Madrid. Toledo is the former capital of Spain and here you will explore interesting locations such as the Cathedral, the Jewish quarter, and the Synagogue. Return to Madrid and enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace.
Day 4: Madrid > Seville (B) Enjoy a morning at leisure in Madrid before transferring to the train station to travel to Seville, appreciating the Castilla landscape as you head south. Once in Seville, meet your driver who will take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore Seville on your own.
Day 5: Seville (B) After breakfast, meet your local guide to enjoy a walking city tour of Seville. During this tour, visit the Cathedral, the Alcazar, and the Barrio de Santa Cruz. Return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring this wonderful city at your own pace.
Day 6: Seville > Granada (B) Today you will be driven to Granada. After checking in at your hotel, meet your local guide to discover the beautiful city of Granada on a walking city tour. On this tour you will visit the Alhambra Palace, considered to be "heaven on earth". Return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 7: Granada > Barcelona (B) After breakfast, transfer to the airport and fly to Barcelona (not included). Transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 8: Barcelona (B) Explore Barcelona on a walking city tour with a local guide, visiting the famous Sagrada Familia, the Passeig de Gracia with its modernist buildings, the Gothic Quarter, and the amazing La Rambla pedestrian street. After the tour, return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring Barcelona at your own pace.
Day 9: Barcelona (B) Enjoy a day at leisure to explore as you wish.
Day 10: Barcelona (B) After breakfast, transfer to the airport.
• 9 nights accommodation in centrally-located 4 star hotels • Transfers as per the itinerary • City tours as per the itinerary • Train Madrid > Seville (economy class) • 9 breakfasts
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Not included • Flight Granada > Barcelona
• Personal expenses
• Flight Granada > Barcelona • Insurance • Gratuities • Personal expenses