Beyond Switzerland, Spain Tour 2
No. of Nights : 08
Cities Covered : Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Granada
Type : Individual
- Accommodation in bed & breakfast basis at quoted hotels.
- Sightseeing tours included as follow: 24hrs card hop on & hop off (Madrid, Seville, Granada and Barcelona).
- Regular walking and guided tour in Córdoba (at 12:15 hrs. from Tuesday to Saturday and at 13:15 hrs. from Sunday to Monday - this last one not guided in english).
- Train tickets included in tourist class: Madrid - Córdoba / Córdoba-Seville / Seville - Granada / Granada-Barcelona.
- Private transfers included in: private car (airport Madridhotel Madrid / hotel Barcelona - airport Barcelona.
Day 1: ARRIVAL AT MADRID
Arrival at Madrid International Airport.
After clearing simple immigration and customs formalities, you will be transfered to your First Class hotel. It is suggested you take advantage of the free time to get to know one of Europe's most dynamic capital cities. Home of the most typical restaurants and taverns, which serve the delicious "tapas". Accommodation.
Day 2: MADRID
Buffet breakfast. Enjoy whith a city tour and get a glimpse of some of Madrid's most outstanding attractions, like the Puerta del Sol, the magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the stately Alcala Gate, the busy Gran Via, the Plaza de España and the Plaza de Oriente. Then you will have some time for shopping at the varied shops all around the city centre. Accommodation.
Day 3: MADRID - CORDOBA
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time for shopping and departure to Cordoba by train in the afternoon. This ancient city has one of the world’s marvels, the former Great Mosque (now a cathedral). After arrival, check in and enjoy in one of the most beautiful and great spanish cities. Accommodation.
Day 4: CORDOBA - SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel and join one of the marvelous guided tours throught the city. It includes the entrance to the Great Mosque, among many other services. Departure to Seville by train in the afertenoon. Arrival to Seville. After check in, you will have the rest of the evening free. Accommodation.
Day 5: SEVILLE - GRANADA
In this morning's sightseeing tour, you will be able to explore, after having breakfast at the hotel this gracious and charming city, Spain's third largest. See the Tower of Gold, the tranquil and extensive Maria Luisa Park, the quaint Santa Cruz Quarter, and finally the huge cathedral (one of the world's largest) with its Giralda Tower (a former minaret). In the evening departure to Granada by train. After passing thousands of acres of olive groves, you will get to Granada. Free evening. Accommodation.
Day 6: GRANADA - BARCELONA
Buffet breakfast. Enjoy then a sightseeing tour through the city. Some of the highlights you may visit are the magnificent Alhambra and the verdant Gardens of the Generalife (entrance not included) After lunch, an excellent suggestion would be to visit the quaint and typical Albaicin quarter, where Andalusian customs, music and wine join to create an enchanting atmosphere. At 21:57 hrs. departure to Barcelona by train, on an overnight trip.
Day 7: BARCELONA
Arriving to Barcelona at 9:29 hrs., you will have time to do your pre-check in, leave your luggage at the hotel and go for a sightseeing tour in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. See the ancient Gothic Quarter with its magnificent cathedral. Stop to admire the exterior of Gaudi’s masterwork, the Basilica of the Sacred Family (Sagrada Familia). Continue to Montjuich Hill (site of the Olympic Stadium), to enjoy a spectacular view of Barcelona and its port area. Accommodation.
Day 8: BARCELONA
Buffet breakfast. Some suggestions for today´s visits are the Pueblo Español, featuring architectural replicas from all of Spain’s regions and the Olympic Port area. Free time for shopping. Accommodation.
Day 9: BARCELONA-RETURN FLIGHT
After breakfast, check out and free time for last shopping & leisure. Prearranged private transfer to Barcelona International Airport 3 hours before departure.