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Highlights of Spain

8 days3 cities
Spain1 country
Tour rating: 4.95 / 5, Based on 44 Reviews
Private tour to Spain

Marvel at the Spanish gems of Madrid, Granada, and Seville! Enjoy top historic attractions such as the Prado Museum, Alhambra Palace, Seville Cathedral & Alcazar. Stay at central hotels, savour delicious breakfasts, listen to professional local guides, and experience the better way to travel in Spain with Firebird Tours.

8 days3 cities
Spain1 country
From
$2,521
Madrid, Spain
4
days
Spain

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.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
1
day
Arrival

Bienvenido a Madrid - the glorious Spanish capital and one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Upon arrival, you are transferred to 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.

2
day
Madrid Old Town 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 private 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.

3
day
Madrid of the Bourbons & Prado 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 the 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 the famous masterpieces of El Greco, Velazquez, Goya, Raphael and Rubens.

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

Breakfast is included.

Lite package:
Today you experience Madrid on your own.

4
day
Exploring Treasures of Toledo & Train to Granada

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 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.

Upon arrival, you are transferred to your centrally-located hotel and have evening for free.

Breakfast is included.

Lite package:
You have the morning at your leisure. After check-out your private driver takes you the train station.

Eurostars Casa de la Lirica, Madrid
4

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
Granada
3 hrs 20 min

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the picturesque train trip from the striking capital of Spain to the famous city of Granada! One of our trusted drivers will take you to the railway station on time and meet upon arrival.

Granada, Spain
1
day
Spain

Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the Andalucia region in Southern Spain, Granada is a special gem which boasts numerous outstanding examples of medieval architecture.

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
5
day
Alhambra of Granada Tour

In the morning after breakfast you meet your guide who takes you on a tour of Granada and its main treasures.

During the tour you explore one of Spain's most visited attractions - the Alhambra Fortress that used to be the residence of the Muslim rulers and their court. Get awe-inspired by its numerous arabesques, porticos, pools and Islamic ornamental masterpieces of its hallways. Taxi fare to travel between the sites with your guide is included.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

NH Collection Granada Victoria, Granada
4

This gorgeous property is nestled in an amazing 19th-century edifice. It boasts a great location in the historic heart of Granada and is only a 10-minute drive from the incredible Alhambra. Guests are welcome to rent bikes/cars for an additional fee as well.

train
Granada
Seville
2 hrs 30 min

Discover Spain while traveling by train, one of the fastest and easiest ways to explore Europe. You will travel from Granada to Seville traversing some authentic Spanish towns, changing your train at Cordoba train station.

Seville, Spain
3
days
Spain

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

Day by day
Hotel
Day-by-day program
6
day
Arrival & Flamenco Show

Upon arrival, you are accompanied to your downtown hotel for check-in.

In the evening prepare for one of the highlights of your trip - Flamenco performance. The show venue is located within walking distance from your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

Lite package:
Upon arrival, you are accompanied to your downtown hotel for check-in, the evening is at leisure.

7
day
Visit of the Seville Cathedral & Alcazar

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.

The rest of the day after the tour is at leisure

Breakfast is included.

8
day
Departure

Today is the last day of your exploration of Madrid and Seville. 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.

Vincci la Rabida Hotel, Seville
4

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

  • Accommodation at exceptional hotels in Madrid, Granada and Seville;
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets Madrid - Granada, Granada - Seville;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Flamenco performance in Seville (part of Standard package);
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

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

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Experienced local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Madrid, Granada, Seville
  • Visiting the Royal Palace in Madrid
  • Exploring historic Toledo (part of Standard package)
  • Flamenco show in Seville (part of Standard package)
  • Trip to Granada's Alhambra

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.