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Best of Spain: Madrid, the South & Barcelona

Tour rating: 4.97 / 5, Based on 42 Reviews
Small group tour to Spain

REDUCED RATES: Enjoy the highlights of Madrid & the incredible Southern Spain cities, then make your way to Barcelona. Get to know charming Spain with exceptional sightseeing tours. In 11 days explore the main sights from Toledo and the Alhambra of Granada to Madrid's Prado Museum and Gaudi's Sagrada Familia!
 

Best of Spain: Madrid, the South & Barcelona

11 days4 cities
Spain1 country
Small group tour to Spain
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$4,321
Tour rating: 4.97 / 5, Based on 42 Reviews

REDUCED RATES: Enjoy the highlights of Madrid & the incredible Southern Spain cities, then make your way to Barcelona. Get to know charming Spain with exceptional sightseeing tours. In 11 days explore the main sights from Toledo and the Alhambra of Granada to Madrid's Prado Museum and Gaudi's Sagrada Familia!
 

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Madrid

first destination
3 days in the city
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.

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.

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 and visit Madrid's top cultural sight - Prado Museum.

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
Cordoba
1 hr 40 min

A train ride is among the best ways to see what Spain has to offer. Check-in procedures are fast and easy, rides are comfortable, and our trusted driver will take you to the station on time and meet you when you arrive.

Cordoba

second destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Toledo & Arrival to Cordoba
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.

Day 5
Day Trip to Alhambra of Granada
Day tour
Day tour
This day is dedicated to exploring the mind-boggling Alhambra Fortress of Granada that used to be the residence of the Muslim rulers and their court.
Day 6
Exploring Cordoba Highlights & Train to Seville
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and meet your private guide for a 3-hour tour around the most outstanding sights of Cordoba that used to be the largest city of Roman Spain.

NH Collection Amistad, Cordoba
4

This magnificent hotel is situated near Cordoba’s old town and is part of a beautiful 18th-century mansion. It offers stylish air-conditioned rooms, equipped with a Nespresso machine, minibar, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom.

train
Cordoba
Seville
50 min

The Spanish railway system connects all the major cities of the country. All trains are fast, safe and provide you with everything you need for a comfortable ride. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful landscapes passing by outside the train window.

Seville

third destination
1 day in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Seville City Tour & Flamenco Show and Tapas
City tour
City tour
Show
Show

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

4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

train
Seville
Barcelona
5 hrs 30 min

Taking a train is the fastest and one of the most comfortable ways to travel in Spain. All trains are fitted with comfortable seats, allow you to charge your gadgets during the ride, and provide generous luggage space.

Barcelona

fourth destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Arrival to Barcelona
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver takes you to the station for a train ride to the lively capital of Catalonia - Barcelona! Your driver meets you in the train station and transfers you to the centrally located hotel.

Day 9
Tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, your guide meets you in the hotel lobby 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.

Day 10
Gaudi Tour
City tour
City tour

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

Day 11
Departure from Barcelona
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!

Hotel Condes de Barcelona, Barcelona
4

The Hotel Condes de Barcelona boasts great service, wonderful amenities, fantastic views over breathtaking Barcelona, and a central location. It offers soundproof air-conditioned guestrooms with a TV, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea making facilities.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at exceptional hotels in Madrid, Cordoba, Seville and Barcelona;
  • 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 - Cordoba, Cordoba - Seville, Seville - Barcelona;
  • Regular class train tickets Cordoba - Granada & Granada - Cordoba;
  • 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;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, meals not indicated in the itinerary, optional activities, services, and tours, as well as your personal expenses and tips.

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Tour Highlights

  • Intimate group size of up to only 14 travelers
  • Experienced local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Madrid, Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Barcelona
  • Flamenco show and Tapas dinner
  • Day trip to Toledo

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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