Barcelona, Madrid & Seville with Martha Reed

with Costa del Sol extension
Oct 4-13, 2018 / 10 DAYS

Discover just how varied and wonderful Spain can be.

Within the borders of one country, uncover three distinct destinations. Barcelona, Madrid, and Seville display intriguing distinctions, from Andalusia…

Your package includes

  • 8 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners with beer or wine
  • 4 guided sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach

Included highlights

Gaudí’s Sagrada Família and “House of Bones", the Royal Palace, Prado Museum, Córdoba, Royal Alcázar, Seville Cathedral

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you'll walk for about 1 hour daily across moderately uneven terrain, including paved roads and dirt paths, with some hills.

Itinerary

Map of tour of Spain

Overnight Flight / 1 NIGHT

Oct 04: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Barcelona today.

Barcelona / 3 NIGHTS

Oct 05: Arrival in Barcelona

Included meals: Dinner

Make yourself at home in the capital of Catalonia before meeting your Tour Director and fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.

Oct 06: Sightseeing tour of Barcelona

Included meals: Breakfast

Discover why the Catalan capital is touted for its unparalleled architectural landmarks, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. • Step inside La Sagrada Família, Gaudí’s famous masterwork-in-progress • Drive along Passeig de Gràcia, past Gaudí’s “House of Bones” • Stop at Montjuïc, where the 1992 Olympic Games took place, and take in the panoramic views at Mirador de l’Alcalde park • Pass Plaça d’Espanya, one of the city’s most important squares, and stroll past the soaring Columbus Monument, dedicated to the legendary explorer Enjoy a free afternoon in Barcelona or add an excursion.

Oct 07: Free day in Barcelona

Included meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a full free day in Barcelona or add excursions.

Madrid / 3 NIGHTS

Oct 08: Transfer to Madrid

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Journey by high-speed train to Madrid, and arrive in time for an included dinner.

Oct 09: Sightseeing tour of Madrid

Included meals: Breakfast

Get acquainted with Spain’s cosmopolitan capital city with the help of a local guide. • View the Royal Palace, Spain’s largest royal residence • Pass by the Temple of Debod, a reassembled temple from ancient Egypt • View the city’s many squares, including Plaza de España, Plaza Mayor, and the bustling Puerta del Sol • Explore the Prado, a world-class art museum that began as the private collection of the Spanish monarchy and is home to the works of Goya, Velásquez, and more Enjoy a free evening in Madrid or add an excursion.

Oct 10: Free day in Madrid

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend the day exploring Madrid on your own or add an excursion.

Seville / 2 NIGHTS

Oct 11: Seville via Córdoba

Included meals: Breakfast

Ride a high-speed train to the town of Córdoba and explore the Mezquita, a UNESCO World Heritage-protected cathedral, on a guided tour. Then, stop at an olive oil farm for a tasting before continuing on to Seville.

Oct 12: Sightseeing tour of Seville

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Uncover the beauty of Seville, the historic Andalusian capital, on a guided sightseeing tour.  • View the tiled pavilion of the Plaza de España and step inside the Gothic Seville Cathedral, the third largest church in the world  • Pass the whitewashed homes of Barrio de Santa Cruz • Enter the Royal Alcázar, a palace that was once home to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella  Celebrate your trip with your group members at a farewell dinner.

Oct 13: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home. (Please note: depending on your home airport, you may have to spend the night in the US and arrive home on day 11.)

Extension / Starting from $299 pp

Costa del Sol / 2 NIGHTS

Soak up the sunshine on the Costa del Sol, a stretch of fashionable towns and beaches hugging the Mediterranean. The soul of the Costa del Sol is yours to discover in out-of-the-way tapas bars, tiny fishing villages, and on glamorous beaches. Relax and enjoy two additional days in Spain and let your cares drift away on the sea breeze.

Oct 13: Costa del Sol via Ronda

Included meals: Breakfast

Head south to Costa del Sol, stopping en route for a guided tour of Ronda, a famous cliffside town in Andalusia. • View the staggering Puente Nuevo, an 18th-century bridge that spans a deep gorge • Admire the town's picturesque white buildings and enter the Plaza de Toros, which was constructed in the late 1700s • Walk by the Mondragón Palace and visit the terraced Cuenca Gardens

Oct 14: Free day in Costa del Sol

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend the day exploring Costa del Sol on your own or add an excursion. This evening, enjoy a farewell drink as you celebrate your trip with your fellow group members.

Oct 15: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the Málaga airport for your flight home.

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