Your adventure to see the sights, museums, and scenery with the help of local experts is a Spectacular Spain escorted tour and vacation to treasure.
Save up to $460 per person on qualifying Europe, South, and North America early booking vacations when booked by January 29, 2019 for departure dates between January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.
You’ll experience the best of Spain on this vacation that includes an overnight in Granada and 2-night stays in Barcelona, Madrid, and the Costa del Sol. You’ll experience a country steeped in history, and on this guided tour of Spain, you’ll have an opportunity to see some of its historic sites as well as its well-known museums and churches. Special tour highlights are the Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpiece, and the Prado Museum in Madrid. One of the most prestigious art museums in the world, the Prado houses 8,000 pieces of Western painting!
Enjoy an exciting ride on the high-speed AVE train from Barcelona to Madrid. In Granada, a city with more than 1,000 years of recorded history, visit the Alhambra Complex. The Alhambra was a palace, citadel, and fortress for the Nasrid sultans and their servants, elite soldiers, and high officials from the 13th to 14th centuries. Time on the Costa del Sol gives you a chance to relax, enjoy the sandy beaches, and browse the trendy boutiques.
Highlights and Inclusions
- Travel by high-speed AVE train
- 7 nights hotel accommodations
- 10 meals including 7 breakfasts and 3 dinners
- Guided sightseeing in Barcelona, Madrid and Granada
- Sagrada Familia Basilica
- Prado Museum
- Special dinner at a local restaurant in Granada
- Enjoy a tapas tasting in Málaga
- Farewell dinner in Costa Del Sol
Day 1 - International flight to Barcelona
Embark on a transatlantic flight from your U.S. gateway to Barcelona. (International flight is not included)
Day 2 - Arrive in Barcelona, Spain
Welcome to Barcelona! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 3 - Barcelona
Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluña, and Paseo de Gràcia. Visit the spectacular Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpiece, followed by a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Montjuïc Hill. This afternoon, why not join an optional excursion? (B)
Day 4 - Barcelona - Madrid
Board the high-speed AVE train and arrive in strikingly modern Madrid, the capital of Spain since 1561. (B)
Day 5 - Madrid
Your Local Guide takes you to the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España with its monument to Cervantes, the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, and Paseo de Castellana. Then, the highlight: a visit to the palatial Prado Museum with its priceless art treasures. Later, you may wish to join an optional excursion to Toledo. (B)
Day 6 - Madrid - Granada
Arrive in history-steeped Granada. See the sights of Granada with a Local Guide and visit its main attraction, the Alhambra Complex. The mighty yet graceful citadel was planned by 13th-century Moorish ruler Al Ahamar. A fantasy of “lace in stone” surrounded by arabesque gardens and fountains, it affords superb views of the Old Quarter and Sacromonte, a mountain occupied by Gypsy cave dwellers. Also amble through the magnificent Water Gardens of the Generalife, the royal summer residence. This evening, a special dinner has been prepared for you at a local restaurant. (B, D)
Day 7 - Granada - Málaga - Costa Del Sol
Turn towards the sea, away from the mountains, and stop in beautiful Málaga. After your orientation, a traditional tapas tasting at one of Málaga's lively restaurants awaits you before arriving at your comfortable hotel on the Costa del Sol. (B)
Day 8 - Costa Del Sol
A full day at leisure allows you to join an optional excursion to the Rock of Gibraltar, in British hands since 1704. Later, enjoy the sandy beaches, and browse through the trendy boutiques. This evening, a farewell dinner has been prepared at your hotel, the proper way to say adios! (B)
Day 9 - Costa Del Sol
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Málaga). (B)
Train and Hotel Accommodations
HCC St. Moritz, Barcelona
Hotel HCC St Moritz has a total of 91 rooms and offers a warm and relaxing atmosphere for a perfect rest after a busy day in the city.
AC Carlton Madrid
A 122-room urban property located in the heart of Madrid, near the Retiro Park and the Botanic Gardens offering a fitness room and a café-restaurant which serves a breakfast buffet and tempting Spanish food throughout the day. Free Wi-Fi Internet access is available in public areas; access in the rooms is subject to a fee (payable locally).
Gran Hotel Luna De Granada
This Contemporary 367-room hotel features a soaring atrium lobby with a fountain and palm trees and offers extensive leisure facilities including an indoor and an outdoor seasonal swimming pool,a spa, paddle tennis courts and sundeck. The restaurant serves traditional Granadan and Andalusian cuisine with modern influences and there is a stylish cafeteria and bar.
Sol Don Pablo, Costa Del Sol
Forming part of the Sol Don Hotel Complex, this 442-room property is perfectly positioned across the street from the sandy Bajondillo Beach and offers great facilities including Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the property. Amenities include two outdoor swimming pools, fitness room, sauna, buffet reataurant and bar.
Dates & Prices
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|6th April 2019||$2,474||Book Now|
|20th April 2019||$2,485||Book Now|
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|18th May 2019||$2,485||Book Now|
|1st June 2019||$2,507||Book Now|
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|29th June 2019||$2,485||Book Now|
|13th July 2019||$2,485||Book Now|
|27th July 2019||$2,485||Book Now|
|10th August 2019||$2,485||Book Now|
|24th August 2019||$2,507||Book Now|
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|21st September 2019||$2,485||Book Now|
|5th October 2019||$2,474||Book Now|
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: Departs 6th April 2019 ($2,474), 20th April 2019 ($2,485), 4th May 2019 ($2,485), 18th May 2019 ($2,485), 1st June 2019 ($2,507), 15th June 2019 ($2,507), 29th June 2019 ($2,485), 13th July 2019 ($2,485), 27th July 2019 ($2,485), 10th August 2019 ($2,485), 24th August 2019 ($2,507), 7th September 2019 ($2,507), 21st September 2019 ($2,485), 5th October 2019 ($2,474)
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