Madrid, Andalucia and Barcelona
- 7 Days
Visit the major cities
Madrid, Cordoba, Seville,
Barcelona and back to Madrid via Zaragoza
in a deluxe air
conditioned motor coach.
Departures Every Monday
Between Apr 2 - 29 Oct 2018
Plus 2018: Nov 19, Dec 24, 31
Plus 2019: Jan 21, Feb 25,
Mar 18, 25
Day 1 (Mon) MADRID – CÓRDOBA – SEVILLE
Departure from Plaza de Oriente at 08:30 a.m. Drive along the land of Don
Quixote “The Man from La Mancha” to the land of Andalucia famous for its Moorish
culture and fiery music. Stop at Córdoba. City tour including the Mosque a
renowned World Heritage Site with columns collected from all over the world.
Stroll around the atmospheric white washed alleys of the
Jewish Quarter admiring the many enclosed little patios full of flowers. Continue to Seville. Dinner and
Day 2 (Tue) SEVILLE
After breakfast enjoy a
panoramic city tour
the exterior of the Cathedral, Santa
Cruz Quarter eternalized in Bizet's Carmen; the Maria Luisa Gardens and
the Spain square. Afternoon at leisure to discover
exclusive views and special ambiance of this Andalusian city on your own. You
can visit the inside of Seville's cathedral with the remains of Christopher
Columbus or marvelous Alcazar Palace with it carved rooms and palm shaded
gardens still functioning as a royal palce. Dinner and
overnight. Optional Flamenco tour in Seville.
Day 3 (Wed) SEVILLE – GRANADA
Breakfast and departure via the Caliphate road to Granada passing though
thousands of olive trees to the former stronghold of the Moors. Visit the Alhambra
and Generalife gardens with their many hidden fountains and patios. The palace was the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdom up to 1492,
an amazing architecture where carved stone and garden rooms create a perfect
harmony. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Gipsy
night tour in Granada at the Sacromonte section of the city.
Day 4 (Thur) GRANADA – VALENCIA
departure towards the Mediterranean coast
via Murcia to Alicante, a popular seaside resort city. Reach Valencia,
the second largest city on the coast with a vibrant nightlife and culture
famous for its sophistication. It is a city where old and Avantgarde meet in
harmony. It is also the home of the internationally renowned “Paella”. Accommodation in Valencia.
Day 5 (Fri) VALENCIA – BARCELONA
morning city tour of Valencia to discover some
of the enchanting corners of the city and the striking new Arts and Sciences
Atchitectural Complex designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava. Early afternoon departure to
Barcelona along the shores of the Mediterranean coast to the province of
Catalonia via the Roman city of Tarragona.
Day 6 (Sat) BARCELONA
After breakfast join the morning city tour. Drive
along the main avenues, with impressive buildings by Gaudi, symbol of the
Catalonian modernism. Visit the Montjuich park with spectacular views of the
city and harbor, the Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the old Gothic
Quarter, the inner heart of the old city. Afternoon at leisure to discover
this lively city many secrets, avenues and boutiques, etc. on your own.
Possibility to join an optional tour to nearby Monserrat famous for its
Black Madonna to ascend to the monastery via a cogwheel.
Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 7 (Sun) BARCELONA – ZARAGOZA – MADRID
Breakfast. You can end the tour in Barcelona if you wish, or return to Madrid
with the group in which case morning departure to Zaragoza, capital city of Aragona. Time free to see some of its
Baroque architecture and the Basilica of Our Lady Pilar on your own and time
for lunch. Continue to Madrid where services end.
*Tour is conducted in English and Spanish
* 6 nights accommodation in selected hotels
* Breakfast daily, other meals as per itinerary (3
* Modern A/C motor coach transportation throughout
* Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Alhambra and Generalife Gardens in Granada, Valencia and Barcelona
US$ rate varies depending on the exchange rate
Hotels (or similar):
- Standard/ Superior - NH Las Artes****
- Standard - Catalonia
- Superior - Barcelona Plaza ****/
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