While images of flamenco, bullfighting and endless tapas spring to mind when picturing a Spanish holiday, the stereotypes barely scratch the surface of Spain, a country steeped in epic history, tradition and unrivalled passion. A visit to Spain is a must for anyone planning a tour of Europe; from the vibrant urban centres to the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, the culture-soaked Spanish cities will delight you and the laidback local lifestyle will ensure you’ll want to keep coming back.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival In Barcelona
Welcome to Barcelona, Spain’s second largest city with abundant culture, great architecture and amazing attractions. On arrival, you will be met by your local representative. Check in to your hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Barcelona.
Day 2: Barcelona – ( City Sightseeing Tour )
After breakfast, proceed for the city sightseeing tour.
The tour includes major spots and tourist attractions in this fantastic city, such as the Gothic District in Barcelona’s Old Town. Walk along its narrow streets and find buildings from medieval times and even from Barcelona in Roman times. A large number of buildings are World Heritage Sites. The works by the architect Antonio Gaudí are of great importance and can be seen all along the city. Works by Gaudi include the “Casa Batlló”, “Casa Milá” or “Parque Güell”. Take your time and visit museums like Picasso Museum, stop at beautiful parks and gardens of cool down at the beach. Return to your hotel in the afternoon. Overnight stay at your hotel in Barcelona.
Day 3: Barcelona ( Montserrat Tour )
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for the Montserrat Tour. Driving through picturesque little villages of the province, we come to the incomparable setting on the mountain of Montserrat, majestically rising 1235 metres above sea level on the right border of River Llobregat. Return to your hotel in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Barcelona.
Day 4: Onto Valencia
After breakfast at the hotel, check out of the hotel and journey towards Valencia. Valencia is trade and culture, cinema, theatre, museums, magic, business. Transfer to train station to board the train to Valencia. Upon arrival at Valencia station, transfer to hotel. Day is free at leisure.Overnight stay at hotel in Valencia.
Travel from Barcelona to Valencia
Fly from Barcelona
Train to Girona, fly
Day 5: Valencia
After breakfast at the hotel, you can explore beautiful city or take optional tour of City of Arts and Sciences the largest educational and leisure space existing in Europe combining science and learning in an entertaining way for people of all ages. Overnight stay at hotel in Valencia.
Day 6: Valencia – Malaga – Marbella
After breakfast at the hotel, check out of the hotel and transfer to airport to catch your flight to Malaga. On arrival at Malaga, proceed to Marbella.
Marbella is in the heart of Costa del Sol which has kept the unique Andalucía feeling with narrow streets and charming alleys. The Old Town is famous for its restaurants and numerous shops. Overnight stay at hotel in Marbella.
Day 7: Marbella ( Granada Tour )
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Granada for a day trip. At the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, between the rivers Darro and Genil, lies one of the most interesting cities in Eastern Andalusia. It was an important cultural centre for many centuries, under the Moors and the Christians too, and nowadays it boasts a broad cultural and leisure programme.
During your tour, visit The Alhambra palace, three palaces, the court of Charles V and the Generalife gardens. Alhambra palace is the finest example of Arab architecture in the whole of Spain; the palace and its gardens were built as a re-creation of 'heaven on earth', with cool patios, fountains and intricate carvings still clear as when it was first built. Return to your hotel in the evening. Overnight stay in Marbella hotel.
Travel from Valencia to Marbella
Day 8: Onto Seville
After breakfast at the hotel, check out of the hotel and transfer to Malaga station. Upon arrival in Seville, get transferred to hotel. Seville is situated on the banks of the Guadalquivir River. Museums and art centres, theme parks, cinemas, theatres and clubs are some of the many leisure options that a great city like Seville holds.
Overnight stay at hotel in Seville.
Travel from Marbella to Seville
Bus, line 309 bus
Day 9: Seville ( Half Day City Tour )
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to half day city tour by coach where one can discover Plaza de España, a jewel of 20th century Sevillan architecture. Afterwards we will visit to Bull Ring which is one of the unique attractions of Spain famous for Bull fights & The Cathedral, the biggest Gothic designed place of worship in the world. Return to your hotel in the afternoon.
Overnight stay at hotel in Seville.
Day 10: Onto Madrid
After breakfast at the hotel, check out of the hotel and transfer to station to board your train to Madrid. Upon arrival at Madrid train station, transfer to hotel.
Welcome to Madrid - capital of Spain and one if Europe’s most enchanting cities.
Day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Madrid.
Travel from Seville to Madrid
Fly from Sevilla
Train to Jerez, fly
Day 11: Madrid ( Half Day City Tour )
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to city tour where one can discover Plaza de España, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa. We will visit the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá and The Prado Museum.
We will discover contemporary Madrid with avenues such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza de Castilla, Parque del Oeste, University Campus, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Overnight stay at hotel in Madrid.
Day 12: Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, we check-out of the hotel. The tour ends here as you get transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight back home.