Andalusia and Barcelona Spain Escorted Vacation

Discover the best of Spain beginning with a drive through the La Mancha region, home of Don Quixote. Continue on to Cordoba in Andalusia and explore its architectural wonders during a guided tour of the city. Explore Seville, visiting the narrow streets of the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the Park of Maria Luisa, the Plaza de Espana, and an optional artistic tour of the Royal Alcazar Palace. Continue on to Granada and enjoy a city tour of the world famous Alhambra, beautiful Generalife Gardens, and an optional flamenco show in the Sacromonte quarter. Enjoy some free time in Valencia and continue on to Barcelona for a city tour of the Park of Montjuic offering spectacular views, the Olympic Ring, the monument to Columbus, and the old Gothic Quarter. 


ESCORTED VACATION – Guaranteed departures English only escorted coach tour. Scheduled departures - 7-day/6-night tour visiting Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona & Zaragoza. Includes accommodation at first class hotels with breakfast daily, 3 dinners, touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach, and guided sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.

Includes

  • Taxes and service charges
  • Hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary by the code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional tour director throughout the tour
  • Entrance fees

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local city taxes
  • Flights

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Madrid – Cordoba – Seville

Depart Madrid at 8 am. Travel through the La Mancha region, home of Don Quixote, to Cordoba in Andalusia. Explore Cordoba’s architectural wonders during a guided tour of the city. Visit its beautiful mosque and walk around the Jewish Quarter with its narrow streets and Andalusian patios. In the afternoon, continue to Seville. Consider attending an optional flamenco show in the evening. (D)

First Class: Hesperia Sevilla

Day

2

Explore Seville

In the morning join a city tour visiting the Barrio de Santa Cruz with its narrow streets, the Park of María Luisa, and Plaza de España, followed by a panoramic sightseeing of the city. Consider joining an optional artistic tour including the Royal Alcazar Palace. The afternoon is at leisure. (B,D)

First Class: Hesperia Sevilla

Day

3

Seville – Granada

After breakfast, depart Seville and drive through the heart of Andalusia through an endless number of olive trees until you reach Granada, the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Enjoy a city tour and visit the world famous Alhambra with its numerous halls and patios. Continue to the beautiful Generalife Gardens. After dinner, we recommend an optional Gipsy flamenco show in the Sacromonte quarter. (B,D)

First Class: Melia Granada

Day

4

Granada – Valencia

Depart in the morning via Guadix, Baza, and Puerto Lumbreras towards the Mediterranean coast. Arrive in Valencia. (B)

First Class: Ilunion Valencia 4

Day

5

Valencia – Barcelona

After breakfast, enjoy some free time in Valencia. Continue to Barcelona at mid morning. (B)

First Class: Catalonia Atenas

Day

6

Explore Barcelona

In the morning, enjoy a city tour visiting the Park of Montjuic offering spectacular views, the Olympic Ring, the monument to Columbus, and the old Gothic Quarter. The afternoon is at leisure. In the evening, consider joining an optional tour through the wide avenues and lighted buildings and fountains. (B)

First Class: Catalonia Atenas

Day

7

Barcelona – Zaragoza – Madrid

Depart Barcelona after breakfast. Your journey takes you through Lerida and Zaragoza where you will make a short stop. Continue to Madrid. (B)