Day 1: Madrid
Welcome to the vibrant Capital! transfer to your hotel. Just take a walk on your own through the magnificent streets and avenues of this city!Overnight in Madrid.
Day 2: Madrid – Madrid City Sightseeing and Royal Palace Tour
After breakfast proceed for a city tour of Madrid. Visit Madrid on this tour of the city and the Royal Palace. Learn about Madrid's past and the events that have shaped the city you see today.Discover Madrid's multi-faceted history, from its Arab origins to the reigns of Phillip II and Charles III, and finally to present day Madrid. It was during the reign of Charles III in the 18th century that artistic and cultural ideas were introduced, enabling Madrid to become an important cultural and scientific center. Walk past such well known sights and squares as Monumento de la Encarnacion, Plaza de Oriente, Mayor, Puerta de la Operal, Ramales, de la Villa, Sacramento, Puerta del Sol and Coln square, where you can stop, relax and enjoy a complimentary soft drink.Continue to Madrid's Royal Palace. Built in the 18th century on the site of an ancient alcassar (Arab-fortress) in the classical Italian baroque style, it is one of the most beautiful and best preserved palaces in Europe. Your tour of the palace reveals rich tapestries, exquisite china pieces, clocks in every roomRest of the day at leisure to explore and shop at Puerta de Sol.Overnight in Madrid.
Day 3: Madrid – Toledo - Madrid
After breakfast, take a half day tour of Toledo, Spain's medieval capital and a treasure trove of El Greco artworks. A highlight of any visit to Toledo is seeing the famous paintings by the 16th-century master, El Greco. Toledo was the setting for many of El Greco's artworks, and a tour highlight is The Burial of the Count of Orgaz in the church of St. Tome.Tour highlights include the amazing 13th-century cathedral, the medieval castle and Santa Maria La Blanca Synagogue. You'll also visit St. Tome Church, San Juan of the Kings and the Victorio Macho Museum. If you choose the full-day tour, your visit includes a panoramic tour of Toledo..Overnight in Madrid.
Day 4: Madrid – Valencia(Approx 1:40 minutes)
After breakfast check out and make your way to the station for your train to Valencia. Arrive at Valencia and check in at hotel. Rest of the evening at leisure to explore the place on your own.Valencia is situated in the centre of the Spanish Mediterranean coastline and overlooks the Gulf of Valencia. It is also the administrative capital of the Valencia community. The city has outstanding landscape, wide pavements and modern architecture. Evening you can shop for some exquisite and world famous “Lladro” porcelain figurines, handmade glassware, ceramics, handicrafts and jewellery along with the latest fashions.Overnight in Valencia.
Day 5: Valencia – 24 hrs card with Oceanographic
After breakfast, Explore vibrant Valencia with a 24-hour ticket aboard a hop-on hop-off bus tour. As you travel around the city in an open-top, double-decker bus, create your own itinerary, hopping off whenever you'd like to see all the main sights, such as the City of Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias) and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Silk Exchange (La Lonja). Complete your tour to visit the Valencia Oceanographic (Oceanogrfic), the largest aquarium in Europe with over 45,000 animals. This sightseeing tour provides you with 17 convenient stops around town so you can see attractions like the San Pio V Palace or Cathedral of Valencia.See the Silk Exchange, a beautifully preserved example of late Gothic architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Quart Towers and see the Serrano Towers, Valencia's old city gates. You can have evening free to visit one of the many beautiful beaches like Levante / Malvarrosa which is a high quality beach in the north with excellent water sports and equipments available on hire. Valencia is also known for its vibrant nightlife which begins only after midnight where the music plays until dawn. A lot of clubs are situated in “Calle Juan Llorens” area.Overnight in Valencia.
Day 6: Valencia – Barcelona(Approx 3:30 Minutes)
After breakfast check out from hotel and make your way to the station for your train to Barcelona. Arrive at Barcelona, check in at hotel. Enjoy the day exploring on your own.Visitors to Barcelona are surprised to discover that such a modern and enterprising city preserves its historic Gothic center almost intact. Fabulous architecture, brilliant Spanish cuisine, flamboyant culture and wonderful weather combine to make Barcelona a truly magnificent city. Enjoy some of the best nightlife the city offers like outdoor cafes, restaurants and discotheques. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 7: Barcelona –Full day City Tour
After breakfast, Barcelona Sightseeing tour- stroll through Plaza de Catalunya, with its many fountains and statues, then take a wander along the narrow medieval streets of the Gothic Quarter.Continue to the Montjuic Mountain for a panoramic view of the city and harbor. Tour the Llus Companys Olympic Stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi and the Calatrava Tower, and taste Catalan Cava, the renowned local sparkling wine.Get on a cable-car (included) and take in aerial views of the Barcelona skyline, on the ride down to Montjuic Castle.After lunch (own expense), take an artistic journey through Barcelona, starting at Paseo de Gracia to see Gaudi's famous apartment buildings including Casa Batllo and La Pedrera. Enjoy a visit at Gaudi's bizarre Park Guell, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tour continues to the La Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) Cathedral.Overnight at Barcelona.
Note: the tour does not include entrance tickets. This is an exterior visit only.
Day 8: Barcelona – Departure
Following breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.
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Tour cost per person from €928
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- 3 nights accommodation in Madrid at 3* hotel with breakfast near Station
- 2 nights accommodation in Valencia at 3* hotel with breakfast
- 2 nights accommodation in Barcelona at 3* hotel with breakfast at Island
- 3 days Spain pass
- Transfers from Madrid airport to hotel
- Transfer from Barcelona hotel to airport
- Half day Madrid city tour
- Half day Toledo tour from Madrid
- 24 hrs card with Oceanografic
- Full day Barcelona tour
- Barcelona hotel airport transfers