The Best of Spain
The best way to see all highlights of Spain in a short time! Stay two nights in Madrid and enjoy a welcome dinner and guided sightseeing including a visit to the palatial Prado Museum. Via Cordoba, where a guided visit to the Mosque of the Caliphs is included, arrive in vibrant, festive Seville, capital of Andalusia. Here visits to the magnificent Plaza de España, used in the movies Lawrence of Arabia and Star Wars, the Alcazar, and the Santa Cruz quarter are included. In Granada, enjoy a guided walking tour with visits to the Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife. Next is Valencia, once a royal capital, where Roman, Moorish, and Spanish history comes alive during your guided walking tour. Also sample the traditional Horchata drink, and enjoy a special paella dinner with wine. End in Barcelona, Spain’s second-largest city, marvel at Gaudi’s masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia Basilica, visit the Gothic quarter, and enjoy a Sangria and a special farewell dinner with wine at La Fonda del Port Olimpic restaurant.
MADRID Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Prado MuseumCORDOBA Guided walking tour, visit the Mosque of the CaliphsSEVILLE [LF] Visit the Plaza de España; guided sightseeing, visit the Alcazar, and walk through the Santa Cruz quarterGRANADAGuided walking tour, visit the Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the GeneralifeVALENCIA Guided walking tour; taste the Horchata drink; [LF] paella dinner with wine at a local restaurantBARCELONA Guided sightseeing, take pictures of the Sagrada Familia Basilica, and visit the gothic quarter; enjoy a [LF] Sangria and special farewell dinner with wine at a local restaurantHeadsets throughout the tour
MADRID Agumar (F)SEVILLE Sevilla Center (SF)GRANADA Saray (SF)VALENCIA NH Center (F)BARCELONA HCC St. Moritz (F)
Full buffet breakfast (B) daily; 4 three-course dinners (D), including a welcome dinner in Madrid, a special paella dinner in Valencia, and a special farewell dinner in Barcelona
NOTE:December 20 Departure – Christmas Eve in Granada.
Motorcoach with free Wi-Fi