9 Days Gold Spain Tour

DAY 01, (Saturday) Arrive in Madrid Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a welcome orientation, followed by a welcome dinner

DAY 02, – (Sunday) Madrid City Tour Breakfast Morning sightseeing tour of Madrid. Drive along the Grand Via through the Opera District, Plaza de Colon, and view the Royal Palace. Pass through Puerto del Sol Plaza and Plaza Espana with its monument to the author Cervantes. The tour will end at the Prado Museum, where you will be able to admire works of art by famous artists such as El Greco, Velezquez, and Ribera. Afternoon and evening at leisure to enjoy a walk in the Retiro, visit museums or join our optional tour to El Escorial dinner and overnight

DAY 03,  (Monday) Madrid-Toledo – Cordoba- Sevilla  Breakfast This morning, travel to Toledo, the “Museum City.” Enjoy a walking tour among the most famous monuments, visiting the St. Tome Church with its El Greco masterpiece and Santa Maria la Blanca. Also admire its famous handcrafted work, the “Damasquinado.” Continue south to Andalusia via the region of La Mancha, legendary home of Don Quixote, featuring panoramic views of its famous windmills arriving in Cordoba visiting mosque and jewish quarter visiting  the Roman Bridge continuation to Sevilla arrival check in dinner and overnight

DAY 04 (Tuesday) Seville City Tour  A morning tour of Seville begins with a visit to the Cathedral of Seville, outside  the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. View the Giralda Tower overlooking the Guadalquivir River. Visit the Barrio Santa Cruz (the old Jewish quarter) and the burial site of Christopher Columbus. Drive to the Plaza de Espana, passing Maria Luisa Park, and explore the narrow streets and the many plazas of the Santa Cruz Quarter. Afternoon at leisure to explore Seville’s shops, museums and cafes afternoon leisure for you to discover exclusive views return to hotel dinner and overnight

DAY 05- (Wednesday) Sevilla – Granada, Visit Alhambra Palace Breakfast Morning drive to Granada. Visit the Moorish Alhambra Palace with its famous Lion Courtyard. Walk through the Palacio de Generalife water garden and enjoy a breathtaking view of the town below and the Sierra Nevada mountains dinner and overnight

DAY 06- (Thursday) Granada- Valencia  Breakfast Today we head north through the groves of olives, almonds, lemons and oranges to the garden city of Valencia. On arrival, a guided orientation tour includes the City Gates, City Hall and the Cathedral. Transfer to hotel dinner and overnight

DAY 07- (Friday) Valencia-Barcelona Barcelona City Tour Breakfast This morning head along the coast line of Catalunya to Barcelona. This afternoon’s tour of Barcelona begins with a panoramic tour of the old Harbor, Plaza de Espana and Plaza Catalunya. Continue with a guided walk through the Gothic Quarter, view the cathedral and the Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, a large, unfinished Roman Catholic Basilica. Then drive up Montjuic Hill to the site of the 1992 Olympic Stadium. Tonight, a dinner at a local restaurant is a perfect way to end your tour dinner and overnight

DAY 08- (Saturday) Barcelona Breakfast Today enjoy a full day at leisure in Barcelona dinner and overnight

DAY 09- (Sunday) Barcelona – Depart  Transfer to the Barcelona airport for your departure flight

 

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bridge of Plaza de Espana (square of Spain), in Seville, Spain

bridge of Plaza de Espana (square of Spain), in Seville, Spain