On this 8-day tour, discover magnificent Barcelona, Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage city, and the main sites of Andalusia. Spend two days exploring Barcelona at your own pace, then take the high-speed train to Madrid. Explore the cities of Seville, Cordoba, and Granada, then visit Granada's World Heritage-listed Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens. Seven nights of accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels, several guided tours and round-trip transportation by luxury coach.
After pickup from Barcelona airport, spend two days in Barcelona at your own pace: enjoy tapas in the city's Gothic Quarter, visit Antoni Gaudi's Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, and admire the cityscape from the top of Montjuïc. You will also take part in a guided city tour.
Then, you'll take the high-speed train to Madrid for sightseeing and free time to explore on your own. Stroll down Gran Via, with its shops and restaurants, gaze at the statue of Cybele, and explore the Plaza de España. After your time in Madrid, cross the legendary country of Don Quixote to reach Cordoba, where a city tour will introduce you to medieval courtyards, winding alleys and the mixture of Jewish and Arab cultures.
On the same day, continue to Seville on the Guadalquivir River, where you'll see Seville Cathedral, Maria Luisa Gardens, and the colorful Santa Cruz neighborhood. Continue your drive to Granada, renowned for the impressive architecture of the UNESCO-listed Alhambra Palace and its Generalife Gardens.
Before returning to Madrid, the last stop on your 8-day tour is Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage city where Christian, Jewish and Moorish cultures combine.
This tour includes round-trip transportation by luxury coach, 6 nights of accommodation in 3-4 star hotels, and guided visits to many attractions. Daily breakfasts and some dinners are included, and for lunch your guide will recommend excellent restaurants in town (own expense). For details on each day of the tour, please see the itinerary below.