Seductive Spain

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  • Group Tour
  • Starting Price: $7,695
  • Length: 11 days
  • Operator: Travcoa
  • 866-591-0260
    Destinations: Europe, Spain
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Tour Description

Explore the rich history, architecture and art across Spain on a private 11-day journey beyond Barcelona. Discover Madrid on an escorted walking tour of the city’s highlights and enjoy the world famous Prado museum with a private guide. Join locals in one of the joys of Spanish dining on a privately-guided “tapas tour”. Discover imperial Toledo , the landmark buildings of Ronda, Granada’s Alhambra Palace as well as the cobbled streets of historic Seville and surrounding villages. Fully experience the delights of cosmopolitan Barcelona and its colorful art and architecture in the company of your private guide. Accommodations include historic and boutique properties such as Hotel Palacio del Retiro in Madrid, Palacio de Santa Paula in Granada, the Parador de Ronda, Las Casa del Rey de Baeza in Seville and Hotel Casa Fuster in Barcelona.

  • Tour Madrid’s renowned Prado Museum with a private guide, home to one of the world’s finest collections of European art
  • Discover Córdoba’s breathtaking Grand Mosque, Granada’s splendorous Alhambra Palace, and Seville’s enchanting neighborhoods on private tours
  • Explore Ronda, Andalusia’s rural “white village”
  • Tour Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter including the Picasso Museum and the magical Cathedral of Sagrada Familia

Itinerary

DAYS 1 - 3

Madrid Toledo, Spain

Madrid is one of the world’s most vibrant and seductive cities. Visit the Plaza de Oriente, the historic quarter including the 17th-century Plaza Mayor, and a wonderful Baroque square lined with arcades and picturesque cafés. Relish an in-depth tour of the majestic Prado Museum, recently revamped and home to one of the world’s finest collections of European art. Spend a day exploring Toledo’s splendid medieval heart. Marvel at the soaring gothic cathedral, home to paintings by El Greco, Van Dyck and Goya. Wander through the old Jewish quarter which includes two of the few remaining medieval synagogues in Spain.(2B, L, D)

Hotel Palacio del Retiro, Madrid

DAYS 4 & 5

Córdoba Granada

Your private half-day tour of Córdoba begins at the breathtaking Mezquita, or Grand Mosque. In Granada, unrivaled for beauty and architectural splendor, take a private tour of the Alhambra, and later, visit the Generalife, the jewel in the crown of the Moorish kingdom of Spain.(2B)

Palacio de Santa Paula, Granada

DAY 6

Ronda

Today drive through the olive tree-lined countryside to Ronda, Andalusia’s well- known “white village.” Ronda boasts many cultural landmarks, including a bullring, one of the oldest and most beautiful in Spain.(B)

Parador of Ronda, Ronda

DAYS 7 & 8

Seville

Seville is the city of flamenco, bulls, Carmen and Don Juan. Stroll through the enchanting barrios or neighborhoods, where the colors of the south reign supreme. A highlight of your visit to Seville will be an authentic flamenco performance. (2B)

Las Casas del Rey de Baeza, Seville

DAYS 9 - 11

Barcelona Depart for Home

Enjoy a tour of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter including the Picasso Museum and the unique and magical Cathedral of Sagrada Familia. On Day 11 you will be taken to the airport for your flight home or on to your next destination. (3B)

Hotel Casa Fuster, Barcelona

Departures

Pricing Information

October 31, 2011

From $7,695.00 per person double occupancy.

From $1,485.00 single room supplement.

February 29, 2012

From $7,695.00 per person double occupancy.

From $1,485.00 single room supplement.

Journey Includes

  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers and fully guided daily sightseeing provided by a private deluxe A/C vehicle
  • Local English-speaking guide for sightseeing in each city
  • Entrance fees per final scheduled itinerary
  • Airport porterage, where available (2 bags per person)
  • Local taxes
  • TravcoAssist (Medical Travel Assistance Plan)

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Prices displayed are based on the lowest season base price and assume double occupancy. Prices are shown in U.S. dollars and may or may not include administrative fees, taxes, meals, airfare (where applicable) and Single Supplements. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

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