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Best of Madrid and Seville

Tour rating: 4.94 / 5, Based on 39 Reviews
Small group tour to Spain

Savor the fiery spirit of authentic Spain, traveling from the capital to the sunny Andalucia region. Enjoy a day trip to historic Toledo as well as an exciting flamenco show. Plus, this program is designed for a group of no more than 14 travelers, includes private airport transfers, top city-center hotels, and guided sightseeing tours with local pros.

Best of Madrid and Seville

6 days2 cities
Spain1 country
Small group tour to Spain
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$1,998
Tour rating: 4.94 / 5, Based on 39 Reviews

Savor the fiery spirit of authentic Spain, traveling from the capital to the sunny Andalucia region. Enjoy a day trip to historic Toledo as well as an exciting flamenco show. Plus, this program is designed for a group of no more than 14 travelers, includes private airport transfers, top city-center hotels, and guided sightseeing tours with local pros.

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid

first destination

The capital city and largest Spanish municipality located on the Manzanares River in the heart of the country, Madrid is the outstanding political, economic and cultural center of Spain.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Madrid
Transfer
Transfer

Bienvenido a Madrid - the glorious Spanish capital and one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Your private driver meets you at the airport and in just about 30 minutes you arrive in your downtown hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent old town on your own, dine in one of the authentic local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Madrid Old Town Tour
City tour
City tour

Today prepare to enjoy a fascinating sightseeing tour around the most brilliant attractions of Madrid de los Austrias - the amazing old town of the Spanish capital that treasures historical monuments dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries when Spain was ruled by the House of the Habsburg.

After breakfast you meet your guide and set off on a journey around the city. You walk towards Plaza de Oriente, admire and then enter the gorgeous Palacio Real (the Royal Palace), see the beautiful exteriors of the Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Almudena and stroll through Major Street.

Next you proceed to Plaza de la Villa, pass through the always bustling St. Michel's Market and walk down the picturesque Cava de San Miguel. Your tour finishes at iconic Plaza Mayor and breathtaking Puerta del Sol.

After the touring is over you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Madrid of the Bourbons & Prado Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

Today you explore the so-called Madrid of the Bourbons - the 19th-century historical area of the Spanish capital.

During the tour, your guide walks you through a chain of fabulous squares - Puerta de Alcala, Plaza Cibeles and three monumental fountains: Cibeles, Apolo and Neptuno, you proceed to the Spanish Parliament building You will then see the main terminus of the capital - Atocha train station and explore the area of the Golden Triangle of Art made up of three most important art museums of Madrid - the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofia.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to one of the world's greatest art galleries and Madrid's top cultural sight - the Prado Museum. This venue houses a unique collection of fine art displayed in the halls and rooms of this 18th-century Neo-Classical building. You see the most significant gems of the museum's collection, including famous masterpieces by El Greco, Velazquez, Goya, Raphael and Rubens.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening free.

We highly recommend visiting the vibrant St. Michel's Market and sort through all information you've learned today while drinking a glass of excellent cava accompanied by fine local cheese or freshly sliced ham (the famous Spanish jamon).

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Exploring Toledo & Train to Seville
Day tour
Day tour
Transfer
Transfer

It is time to say goodbye to the glorious Spanish capital and head down towards the south of the country. But wait, we cannot leave Central Spain before visiting its historical capital - the medieval town of Toledo.

After delicious breakfast, you check out from the Madrid hotel and walk to the station to set off on a beautiful train ride towards this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Upon arrival, your local guide meets you at the train station and takes you on a city tour around the mesmerizing landmarks of the ancient Toledo. During the tour, you walk through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, explore the fortified city walls and see the famous UNESCO World Heritage-listed medieval architecture, including the 13th-century Cathedral of Toledo and Synagogue (entrances included).

After the tour, you return back to Madrid by train and walk to your hotel. Then you meet your driver and head for the train station for your train to Seville. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel, the rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

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Eurostars Casa de la Lirica, Madrid
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The hotel Eurostars Casa de la Lirica boasts a central location near the main Madrid attractions like Puerta del Sol and Paseo del Prado. Guests stay at elegant rooms, featuring air-conditioning, TV and private bathrooms.

train
Madrid
Seville
2 h 40 min

Spain has a very developed railway network that spreads throughout the whole country, making trains one of the most convenient ways to travel from one part of Spain to another. Sit back, relax, enjoy your worry-free ride and the breathtaking Spanish landscapes.

Seville, Spain

Seville

second destination

Marvelous Seville is a historic treasure, homeland of tapas, and simply a joyous town. The biggest town in southern Spain is full of surprises.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Seville City Tour & Farewell Flamenco Show and Tapas
City tour
City tour
Show
Show
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast, you meet with your guide in the hotel lobby and have a panoramic city tour of Seville.

Today you get to experience authentic Andalusian spirit in one of its most important cities. Your sightseeing program features top sights starting from the symbol of the city - the Giralda Tower that used to be a minaret back in the days. You then visit the Seville Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral that is the third-largest church in the world. It was built in the 16th century to demonstrate the power and wealth of the city. Next on your list is the beautiful Real Alcazar of Seville - the oldest European royal residence composed of a group of buildings from different time periods. Cathedral and Alcazar along with General Archive of the Indies are registered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

As a culmination of your tour, in the evening you attend an authentic flamenco show - one of the most characteristic elements of southern Spanish culture accompanied with a traditional Spanish Tapas dinner and a drink.

Breakfast and snacks are included.

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Day 6
Departure from Seville
Transfer
Transfer

Today is the last day of your journey around Central and Southern Spain. Your driver meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport.

We wish you a safe flight and hope to see you soon again! Adios y muchas gracias!

Breakfast is included.

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Vincci la Rabida Hotel, Seville
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The Vincci la Rabida is housed in a wonderful mansion built in the 18th century. The hotel’s stylish guest rooms offer ceramic-tiled floors, a satellite TV, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and large bathrooms with hairdryers.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at exceptional hotels in Madrid and Seville;
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Small group touring: up to 14 travelers (group size may vary in different cities);
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets Madrid - Seville;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Visit to a Flamenco performance in Seville with a Tapas dinner and a drink included;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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

  • Intimate group size of up to only 14 travelers
  • Experienced local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Madrid, Toledo, Seville
  • Visit to the Royal Palace in Madrid
  • Flamenco show

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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