Escorted Tour-Land Only
9 Days/ 8 Nights
April 7, 14, 21 and 28
May 6, 12, 19 and 26
June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
July 7, 14, 21 and 28
August 4, 11, 18 and 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
October 6, 13, 20 and 27
November 3, 10 and 24
December 8, 22 and 29
2020 Winter Departures:
January 5 and 19
February 2, 16 and 30
March 8, 15, 22 and 29
April 5, 12, 19 and 26
Price per Person:
In a double room using superior tourist class and first class hotels $1499
Single supplement $499
In a double room using superior first class hotels $1599
Single supplement $599
8 nights hotel accommodation at hotel category selected all with private facilities
Round trip airport transfers (If arriving and departing on scheduled days)
Breakfast each morning
4 lunches-drinks not included
2 dinners-drinks not included
Transportation between cities
English speaking tour escort
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Hotel taxes and service charges
Day 1 Madrid
Upon arrival at Madrid airport you will be transferred to your centrally located hotel. It is suggested you take advantage of the free time to get to know one of Europe’s most dynamic capital cities. In the early evening, enjoy an ï¿½Illuminated Madridï¿½ drive through the bustling streets of the old city, ending at the historical and impressive Plaza Mayor. This area is home to some of the most typical restaurants and taverns, which serve the delicious tapas. Dinner at a tapas restaurant is included. overnight in Madrid.
Day 2 Madrid-Toldeo-Madrid
Buffet breakfast. This morning’s escorted sightseeing tour will allow you to get a glimpse of some of Madrid’s most outstanding attractions, like the Puerta del Sol, the magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the stately Alcala Gate, the busy Gran Via, the Plaza de Espaï¿½a and the Plaza de Oriente. Lunch included. In the afternoon you will be taken on a tour to the imperial former capital city of Toledo, where you will be escorted through its narrow cobblestone streets, soaking up the medieval atmosphere. Touring will include the interior of the magnificent Gothic cathedral and a visit to St. Tome Church, where El Greco’s masterpiece painting is displayed. There will also be some time for shopping for the unique typical local artistry. Overnight in Madrid.
Day 3 Madrid-Merida-Sevilla
Buffet breakfast. Departure through the once-remote region of Extremadura, home to many of the “conquistadors”. Arrival in ancient Merida. Lunch included. In the afternoon, visit the impressive Roman amphitheater archeological site before continuing to Seville for overnight.
Day 4 Seville
Buffet breakfast. This morning’s marvelous tour will explore this gracious and charming city, Spain’s third largest. See the Tower of Gold, the tranquil and extensive Maria Luisa Park, the quaint Santa Cruz Quarter, and finally the huge cathedral (one of the world’s largest) with its Giralda Tower (a former minaret). Lunch included. The afternoon is free to continue to explore or shop. This evening you will enjoy a Flamenco Show with the enjoyment of local wine. Overnight in Seville.
Day 5 Seville-Cordoba-Granada
Buffet breakfast. Depart to Cordoba. Visit one of the world’s marvels, the former Great Mosque (now a cathedral). Free time for lunch on your own. Continue to Granada, passing thousands of acres of olive groves. This evening you will enjoy a visit to the quaint and typical Albaicin quarter, where Andalusian customs, music and wine join to create an enchanting atmosphere. Dinner and overnight in Granada.
Day 6 Granada-Valencia
Buffet breakfast. This morning, enjoy an escorted tour of the magnificent Alhambra and the verdant Gardens of the Generalife. At mid-day departure to the east cost of Spain arriving to Valencia for overnight.
Day 7 Valencia -Barcelona
Buffet breakfast and morning city tour of the city and the new area of Museums. In the early afternoon continuation north to Barcelona, one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities. In the evening, it is suggested to dine at the Pueblo Espanol, featuring architectural replicas from all of Spain’s regions. Dinner and overnight in Barcelona.
Day 8 Barcelona
Buffet breakfast. This morning enjoy an escorted tour of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. See the ancient Gothic Quarter with its magnificent cathedral. Stop to admire the exterior of Gaudi’s masterwork, the Basilica of the Sacred Family (Sagrada Familia). Continue to Montjuich Hill (site of the Olympic Stadium), to enjoy a spectacular view of Barcelona and its port area. Lunch is included. Afternoon free. Overnight in Barcelona. Accommodations.
Day 9 Barcelona-End of Tour
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport. You can extend your stay in Barcelona or continue with one of our other tours.
Additional nights in Madrid and/or Barcelona available
Superior tourist class and first class hotels:
Madrid:Hotel Weare Chamartin or Hotel Holiday Inn Piramides or Hotel Muralto or Hotel Praga
Seville:Hotel Hilton Garden Inn or Hotel M.A. Sevilla Congress
Granada:Hotel Abades Nevada Palace
Valencia: Hotel Melia Valencia or Hotel Sorolla Palace
Barcelona: Hotel Rafael Badalona Or Hotel Exe Barbera Barcelona Gate
Superior first class hotels:
Madrid: Hotel Hotel Weare Chamartin or Hotel Holiday Inn Piramides or Hotel Muralto or Hotel Praga
Seville: Hotel Melia Lebreros
Granada: Hotel G.H. Luna or Hotel Catalonia
Valencia: Hotel Melia Valencia or Hotel Sorolla Palace
Barcelona: Hotel A.C. Som or Hotel Alimara or Hotel Fira