Trip Overview

Barcelona, Basque Country, Rioja & Madrid

Tour rating: 4.86 / 5, Based on 43 Reviews
Private tour to Spain

Circle the heart of Spain in 11 days! Start with the top attractions of Barcelona, its old town, and Gaudi masterpieces. Continue North and immerse yourself in San Sebastian treasures. Then move on to the Rioja region to sample the finest wines and visit the medieval village of Laguardia before making your way to Bilbao. As a grand finale, arrive in the sunny capital of Spain, Madrid.

Barcelona, Basque Country, Rioja & Madrid

11 days4 cities
Spain1 country
Private tour to Spain
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$4,581
Tour rating: 4.86 / 5, Based on 43 Reviews

Circle the heart of Spain in 11 days! Start with the top attractions of Barcelona, its old town, and Gaudi masterpieces. Continue North and immerse yourself in San Sebastian treasures. Then move on to the Rioja region to sample the finest wines and visit the medieval village of Laguardia before making your way to Bilbao. As a grand finale, arrive in the sunny capital of Spain, Madrid.

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Day-By-Day

Barcelona

first destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Barcelona
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the lively capital of Catalonia - Barcelona! Your driver meets you at the exit gate of the airport holding a sign with your name on it and transfers you to your centrally located hotel.

Day 2
Tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, your guide meets you and takes you on a wonderful half-day walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Barcelona. During the city tour, you get to see Barcelona's Old Town called "Casc Antic" and its medieval landmarks.

Day 3
Gaudi Tour & Train to San Sebastian
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide and private driver and enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi.

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

train
Barcelona
San Sebastian
5 hrs 40 min

The train ride from Barcelona to San Sebastian is undoubtedly a route to discover while in Spain! Crossing some of the most beautiful areas in the northern part of the country it is a great way to marvel at its postcard-like sceneries and simply enjoy the journey. 

San Sebastian

second destination
3 days in the city
3 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
San Sebastian City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you have a sightseeing tour of the city. During the tour, you see the Kursaal Palace area, the historic Cathedral area and one of the most-visited tourist sites - Santa Maria del Coro's Basilica, an 18-century baroque church.

Day 5
Free Day in San Sebastian or Optional Day Trip to Pamplona
Free day
Free day

This day is free for you to enjoy and explore San Sebastian on your own. Alternatively, you can join our carefully planned optional day trip to Pamplona.

Day 6
Rioja Wine Tour & Visit to Laguardia
Day tour
Day tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast, you check-out from the hotel and have a day trip to Rioja region to visit a couple of traditional wineries, producing the world famous Rioja wine under the local wine appellation in La Rioja Alta and La Rioja Alavesa.

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

car
San Sebastian
Bilbao
1 hr

Enjoy the landscapes of northern Spain while our professional driver takes care of your comfort and transportation from San Sebastian to Bilbao. The journey is not long but undoubtedly a scenic one.

Bilbao

third destination
1 day in the city
2 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Bilbao City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your experienced guide who takes you on a fantastic sightseeing tour around the city's most interesting landmarks. During the tour, you see the Guggenheim-Bilbao Museum and explore the Casco Viejo - Old Town

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

train
Bilbao
Madrid
5 hrs 10 min

Admire the Spanish scenery through the window of your modern, fast train while traveling to Madrid. The trains are all equipped with amenities such as power sockets, luggage compartments and air conditioning for your comfort. 

Madrid

fourth destination
4 day in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Train to Madrid
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast, you check-out from the hotel and a private driver takes you to the train station for your train ride to Madrid. Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the train station and transfers you to your downtown hotel for check-in.

Day 9
Madrid Old Town Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a fascinating walking sightseeing tour around the most brilliant attractions of Madrid de los Austrias - the amazing old town of the Spanish capital.

Day 10
Madrid of the Bourbons & Prado Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast, your guide meets you and takes you on a walking tour to discover Madrid of the Bourbons - the historical area around the Prado Museum.

Day 11
Departure from Madrid
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing tour of Spain! After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

5-star hotel
5

Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Barcelona, San Sebastian, Bilbao & Madrid;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport / railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets Barcelona - San Sebastian, Bilbao - Madrid;
  • Private transfer San Sebastian - Laguardia - Bilbao;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Experienced local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Barcelona, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Madrid
  • Tour of Gaudi masterpieces
  • Rioja wine tour

What To Know

  • The currency used in Spain is the Euro. Debit cards are more common in Europe while credit cards are not accepted at many places, so make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major Spanish sights on foot.
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