Best of Spain: Barcelona, Madrid, Seville by Rail
Enjoy the works of Gaudi in Barcelona.
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.
Highlights and Inclusions
- 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 Barcelona
Welcome to beautiful Barcelona! Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Overnight Barcelona.
Day 2 - Barcelona at Leisure
The 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 Leisure
The 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 Madrid
After 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 Sightseeing
This 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 Leisure
After 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 Seville
Meet 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 Sightseeing
Spend 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 Seville
After 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.
Train and Hotel Accommodations
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.
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Our agent's patience while planning, especially add ons and detail and constant follow up and finally to the wonderful trip that followed every detail on time and exactly as planned. The hotels were great and in the heart of the cities; the drivers were professional and actually gave us mini tours with interest facts and planned tours were perfect for us, being two older guys. Fantastic trip leaving us to feel we were doing it on our own but with your assistance
This vacation was perfect in every way. At each location our driver was there to pick us up on time. The hotels were all located in the city centre which made getting around easy.
Dates & Prices
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|Departs Daily between 15th October 2019 and 31st December 2019||$2,799||
|Departs Daily between 1st January 2020 and 28th February 2020||$2,772||
|Departs Daily between 1st March 2020 and 30th April 2020||$3,019||
|Departs Daily between 1st May 2020 and 14th October 2020||$3,071||
|Departs Daily between 15th October 2020 and 31st December 2020||$2,939||
|Departs Daily between 1st January 2021 and 28th February 2021||$2,911||
|Departs Daily between 1st March 2021 and 30th April 2021||$3,170||
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: Departs daily between 15th October 2019 and 31st December 2019 from $2,799, daily between 1st January 2020 and 28th February 2020 from $2,772, daily between 1st March 2020 and 30th April 2020 from $3,019, daily between 1st May 2020 and 14th October 2020 from $3,071, daily between 15th October 2020 and 31st December 2020 from $2,939, daily between 1st January 2021 and 28th February 2021 from $2,911, daily between 1st March 2021 and 30th April 2021 from $3,170
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*Gratuities and drinks not included.
**Dinner includes wine and mineral water; gratuity not included.
+Includes one beverage per person. Rail pricing is subject to change until paid in full and ticketed. Seat assignments are not guaranteed and subject to change.