b'Day 1 - Barcelona Day 5 - Royal Palace & Prado Museum Day 8 - Seville at Leisure & FlamencoArrive in Barcelona and meet your driver forThrough art, history, and local cuisine, enjoySpend your day in Seville at leisure marveling your private transfer into the city. En route, getsome of the best of Madrid on todays guidedat Mudjar architecture and visiting sites that acquainted with the city on a 3-hour driving tourtour. Begin with a trip to the largest palacespeak to history buffs, artists, and globetrotters featuring the citys stunning architecture andin Western Europe, Madrids Royal Palace.alike. Seville is brimming with UNESCO World well-known landmarks. Overnight Barcelona.Continue to the Prado Museum, home to anHeritage Sites, including the grandiose Seville Day 2 - Paella Lunch Experience/extensive collection of Spanish art as well asCathedral and the remarkable Royal Alcazar. countless other masterpieces from acrossThis evening, attend a traditional Flamenco La Sagrada Familia Europe and beyond. Your day concludes withperformance. On a private patio, watch the The morning is free to explore Barcelonaa culinary experience that highlights Madridsgraceful movements of dancers and diningindependently. You are in for a deliciousunique fare. Overnight Madrid. (B, D)on delicious tapas. Overnight Seville. (B, D)treat this afternoon. From atop a terrace overlooking the sea, savor authentic SpanishDay 6 - Madrid at Leisure Day 9 - Return Homepaella accompanied by breathtaking panoramicThe day is yours to experience MadridYour Spanish expedition concludes this morning views. Later, visit two of Barcelonas famousindependently. If you wish to explore furtherwith a private transfer to the airport for your landmarks: La Sagrada Familia and Park Guell.afield, you may elect to join an optional half-dayreturn flight home. (B) Overnight Barcelona. (B, L)or full-day tour to the ancient city of Toledo. Dive into the citys arts, history and cuisine and visit Day 3 - Barcelona at Leisure its UNESCO World Heritage historic quarter. There is so much to uncover during yourOvernight Madrid. (B) See more of Spaintime in Barcelona, and today, you may opt to experience it on your own or to join aDay 7 - Seville Sightseeing Madrid & Highlights ofguided adventure to Montserrat on a half-dayTravel by private transfer to the Madrid railAndaluciaexcursion, where a visit to Santa Maria destation this morning and board your train to9 days from $2,446Monsterrat awaits followed by a ride aboardSeville. Your explorations begin on the water as Monsterrat Mountains cogwheel railway.you join a river cruiser on the Guadalquivir toThis roundtrip vacation showcases Or, live like a Catalonian with a private tapassee the sites from a unique perspective. Next,renowned destinations, including experience. With a local guide, visit severalproceed to the Plaza de Toros de La MaestranzaMadrid, Cordoba, Seville, andtapas bars, including one of the oldest tavernsto visit the famous bullring and learn moreGranada, and provides a in the city, to taste a variety of tapas and sipabout the sport at the onsite museum. Amemorable introduction tolocal wines while soaking in the ambiance of minibus then takes you across the lovely IsabellSpains culture and heritage.this lively destination. Overnight Barcelona. (B)II Bridge to the Triana District, where colorfulAsk a rail specialist about this old buildings collide with ancient chapels,itinerary or visit vacationsbyrail.com Day 4 - Madrid lively markets and ceramic studios that utilize Today, take a private transfer to the rail stationtechniques that date to the Romans. The tourfor details.for the journey to Madrid. An English-speakingconcludes at the Baslica de la Macarena, built in driver awaits your arrival and treats you to a1949 to honor the Virgin Mary and home to one 3-hour driving tour of the city en route to yourof the most impressive Madonna statues in the hotel. Overnight Madrid. (B)city. Overnight Seville. (B)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 121'