Enjoy the works of Gaudi in Barcelona.
About the Tour
Enjoy the works of world-renowned architect Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona. Savor tapas and the amazing social scene in Madrid. Experience a traditional Flamenco show with dinner in Seville. Combine three of Spain’s most colorful cities in one fantastic rail vacation—the perfect opportunity to experience firsthand Spain’s passion for life, music, and art.
- Hotel accommodations for 8 nights
- First-class rail transportation including seat reservations
- Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
- Sightseeing and scenic excursions per itinerary
- Airport and rail station transfers
Day 1- Arrive in BarcelonaWelcome to beautiful Barcelona! Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Overnight Barcelona.
Day 2 - Barcelona at LeisureThe day is yours to enjoy Barcelona as you like, or elect to take an optional tour. Ask a rail specialist for activities that can be added to your itinerary to enhance your stay. Overnight Barcelona. (B)
Day 3- Barcelona at LeisureThe morning is yours to explore Barcelona on your own. You have lunch reservations* at 1:00 pm at Marina Moncho's Restaurant. Featuring grilled seafood, meat and Spanish classics, it is known across Europe for exceptional service, quality cuisine, and generous portions. Overnight Barcelona. (B, L)
Day 4 - Train to MadridAfter breakfast, meet your driver in the hotel lobby for your private transfer to the rail station, where you'll catch the train to Madrid. Upon arrival, meet your driver on the train platform for the transfer to your hotel with the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight Madrid. (B)
Day 5 - Madrid SightseeingThis morning embark on a city sightseeing tour with a private local guide and driver. Get the lay of the land while learning about Madrid's history from its beginnings in the Lower Paleolithic Age and its rise as the capital of King Philip II's mighty empire in 1561 to the cosmopolitan city it is today. Enjoy dinner tonight** at 3-course Dinner at La Taberna del Alabardero. Overnight Madrid. (B, D)
Day 6 - Madrid at LeisureAfter breakfast you have a full day at leisure to explore the city on your own. Perhaps you will elect to visit a museum or do some shopping. Consider taking an optional day tour outside of Madrid to neighboring cities like Toledo. Ask a rail specialist about optional activities that can be added to your itinerary. Overnight Madrid. (B)
Day 7 - Train to SevilleMeet your driver in the hotel lobby after breakfast for your private transfer to the rail station, where you'll catch the train to Seville. Upon arrival, meet your driver on the train platform for the trip to your hotel. Overnight Seville. (B)
Day 8 - Seville SightseeingSpend the day exploring central Seville on a private walking tour. This evening enjoy a Flamenco show with dinner! Arrive on your own at El Patio Sevillano for an authentic fixed-menu dinner*. The tablao (restaurant) is located on the Guadalquivir riverbank, opposite the Triana quarter, next to the bullring Real Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and surrounded by spectacular monuments such as Torre del Oro and Puente de Triana (Golden Tower and Triana Bridge). Overnight Seville. (B, D)
Day 9 - Depart SevilleAfter breakfast, meet your driver in the hotel lobby for your private transfer to either the Seville rail station or the airport for your return flight home.
Hotels include the Hotel H10 Casanova, Barcelona, Hotel Palacio San Martin, Madrid, and Casa Romana, Seville. Rail transportation is in first-class including seat reservations.
Hotel accommodations are based on availability; substitutes will be of similar quality and amenities.
Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.