Madrid, Andalusia and the Mediterranean Coast With Barcelona – A small group/English only experience

9 Days

Overview

Small Group Experience:

MACLBE: Madrid, Andalusia and The Mediterranean Coast With Barcelona, 9Days/8Nights

ANDALUSIA, MEDITERRANEAN COAST & BARCELONA 9-DAY TOUR FROM MADRID with Flamenco Experience, Seville River Cruise and Sailing Experience on a Catamaran (MACLBE):

  • 14 World Heritage Sites: Light Landscape (Madrid), Mosque & Old Quarters (Cordoba), La Alhambra and Albaicín quarters (Granada), Catehdral & Alcazar (Seville), “Lonja de la Seda” (Silk market, in Valencia), Güell Park, Güell Palace, “Casa Milà”, “Casa Vicens”, “Sagrada Familia”, “Casa Batlló” & the crypt in Güell colony (Barcelona)
  • Welcome tapas dinner in Madrid
  •  River cruise in Seville
  • Gypsy flamenco experience with dinner in Granada
  • Paella dinner in Valencia (optional)
  • Catamaran ride in Barcelona

Hotel Category: Class T

 

Come to discover the south of Spain with this 9-day tour departing from Madrid. Get relax and let us drive you to Andalusia, visit incredible cities such as Cordoba, Seville or Granada, where will visit the famous Alhambra complex among others. Discover Toledo, where Arabs left their legacy.

GUARANTEED 2023 DEPARTURES ON SATURDAYS FROM MADRID:/END BARCELONA
July:08
August:05, 19
September:02, 09, 16 & 30
October:07, 21

Itinerary

Meet and greet at the airport. Take a transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the beauties of the city with a guided city tour. Barrio de la Morería, the Hapsburgs District, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium.  Afternoon at leisure to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Join your fellow travelers for an authentic Welcome Tapas Dinner at a local restaurant. Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel. Bond to Andalusia, drive along La Mancha, Don Quixote’s land. Brief stop at typical site in Puerto Lapice. We will drive through the natural border of Despeñaperros to reach beautiful Andalusia, a landmark of enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Arrive in Cordoba and enjoy a tour of its impressive Mosque and its narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter. Continue to Seville. Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of the Andalusian Capital, Seville. Visit the Cathedral, the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. Continue to Santa Cruz quarter, the natural scenario of Carmen as well as the myth of Don Juan; Continue to Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Continue our visit with a Boat trip on Gualdalquivir: 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, as well as the Seville more avant-garde, reflected in the constructions made on the occasion of Expo 92.

Afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy the city of light. Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, drive east through the Caliphate road to the heart of Andalusia. We will drive across endless olive trees fields on the way to Granada. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens. After some time at leisure, join your fellow travelers to experience the most authentic Gypsy Flamenco show including dinner. Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Bond for the Mediterranean Coast after breakfast. Via Murcia and Alicante, we will 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 Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious Paella. Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of this bright city including the old town and the exterior of the most avant-garde complex: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Continue your journey in the early afternoon departure towards Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco. Reach Barcelona, main Mediterranean Spanish city and home to world famous architect Gaudí, symbol of the Catalonian modernism. Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Barcelona. Drive along the main avenues with its impressive Gaudi modernist buildings such as La Pedrera and Casa Milá. The Montjuïc Park with spectacular views of the city and harbor, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the Olympic Port. Visit the most important landmark in the city of Barcelona, Sagrada Familia. Admire Gaudi’s master work by the hand of your expert local guide. Time at leisure and continue to Port Veil to board a catamaran and sailing along the beautiful coastline of Barcelona. We will be able to discover the city from the sea (Las Ramblas, Port Olimpic, Montjuic,…) and also the submerged coastline from the cabin with underwater views. This visit is the ideal complement to get to know Barcelona from all perspectives

In the afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city.  Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. (B) END OF OUR SERVICE.

(*)  In the event that the guided tour of Madrid is not operated for technical reasons will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.

Includes:

  • Guided visits in Madrid, Cordoba (Mosque entrance included), Seville (Cathedral entrance included), Granada (Alhambra entrance included), Valencia & Barcelona (Sagrada Familia entrance included)
  • Boat experience in Seville and catamaran sailing in Barcelona
  • English speaking Tour Director throughout the journey
  • Daily breakfast
  • Welcome Tapas Experience dinner
  • Flamenco experience with dinner
  • Transportation by luxury coach
  • 8 Nights Accommodation at selected hotels
  • Transfers to/from airport as per itinerary

NIGHTS

CITY

CLASS

HOTELS

2

Madrid

T /A

Princesa Plaza / NH Manzanares / NH Ventas

2

Seville

T

Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda

 

 

A

Melia Lebreros/Hesperia

1

Granada

T

Alixares/Los Angeles

 

 

A

Sabica

1

Valencia

T/A

NH Valencia Las Artes

2

Barcelona

T

Catalonia Barcelona 505

 

 

A

Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

Conditions and Requirements:

  • $400 per person, non-refundable deposit required to book.
  • Non-refundable final payment due 90 days prior trip date.
  • Option insurance highly recommended. Cancel for any reason policy available, see
    https://www.trawickinternational.com/?agent=10230
  • Advertised accommodations may be subject to change based on availability.
  • A valid us passport with minimum 7 months validity past the date of entry is required to travel. Cancellation: payments are non-refundable. Unused tour features are neither refundable nor exchangeable once the tour is in progress.

Supplements:

  • Single supplement, add 80%.

This 9-day small group journey starts in Madrid and ends in Barcelona.

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Madrid, Andalusia and the Mediterranean Coast With Barcelona – A small group/English only experience
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