8-Day Escorted Coach Tour of Spain with Goway

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From Barcelona to Madrid

From Barcelona to Madrid

8-Day escorted tour of Spain

(Photo: downtown streets of Barcelona, Spain)

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

This 8-day Spain vacation starts in Barcelona and ends in the capital city of Madrid.  

Enjoy a fully guided coach tour exploring historical cities

Moorish influences and medieval architecture.

All transfers

5-day escorted tour by coach with daily excursions

Pre and post nights

Barcelona Hop on-Hop Off ticket

Meals as per itinerary

(Photo: night view of downtown streets of Madrid, Spain)

HURRY, THIS OFFER MAY BE WITHDRAWN AT ANYTIME!

Terms and Conditions:

Price is per person based on twin/double, subject to availability and current exchange rates. Pricing reflects discount and savings listed on the total savings based on two people (twin/double) for October 25/19 program date. Airline taxes, if applicable, are included. Please enquire about departures from other cities, single supplements, extensions or upgrades or visit trip page for full terms and conditions. Dates are subject to availability. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply.

(Photo: Map of 8-day Spain vacation)

Itinerary

Day 1: Barcelona Airport to Barcelona City Hotels

Duration 1 Hour
Gallery Hotel
In centre of Barcelona, Spain, Gallery Hotel invites guests to sophisticated elegance and forthcoming service creating a deep connection that extends into the heart of the city. This four star luxury boutique is nestled near the lively and inspiring Passeig de Gracia, offering extravagant lodgings, delectable dining, meeting facilities and guest service at its best. Founded in 1986, this landmark hotel was rooted in the strong cultural and international spirit that preceded the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Today, Gallery Hotel continues its pursuit of renewal and innovation while offering a comfortably elegant atmosphere and stylish accommodations ideal for both business and leisure travellers. Meal Plan    Full Breakfast

Duration 2 Nights
Accommodation    
Gallery Hotel

Day 2 Barcelona City Tour (Hop On And Hop Off) 1 Day
Discover Barcelona by yourself in our tourist bus. Select your hop on-hop off ticket and you'll have access to two routes with stops at the most important places and hidden corners of Barcelona. The ticket includes an audio guide with 15 different languages to listen the explanations while travelling through the city. We give you a map with all the stops of the route, and discounts for different establishments in the city.

There are 2 routes: East and West. Frequency of buses at each stop varies depending on the season (between 5 and 25 minutes) and each route takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Day 3 Barcelona City Hotels to Barcelona Rail Station
Duration    1 Hour
Barcelona - Madrid
From Barcelona Sants train station, board your high speed AVE train. Upon arrival in Madrid Atocha station, meet your driver to transfer you to your hotel.

Duration 1 Night
Accommodation    
Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa

Day 4 Madrid - Cordoba - Seville
After breakfast, transfer to the central meeting point at 8:30 am in Madrid and drive southward along La Mancha, Don Quixote's land. Take a brief stop at typical site in Puerto Lapice before crossing through the natural border of "Despenaperros" until you arrive in Andalusia, a region for itself that shows an enormous heritage from a splendorous past. As you reach Cordoba, you will be impressed by its Mosque and other sites as you stroll through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride, you will reach Seville. Enjoy dinner at the hotel. Meal Plan    Breakfast and Dinner

Duration 2 Nights
Accommodation    
Melia Lebreros Seville

Day 5 Seville
After breakfast, enjoy a morning panoramic city tour including a visit to the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter, Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de Espana. In the afternoon, you are free to explore this fascinating city at your own pace. Tonight, enjoy dinner at the hotel with an optional tour to see a traditional Flamenco Show. Meal Plan    Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6 Seville - Granada
Today, you will drive east through the Caliphate road towards the heart of Andalusia. Enjoy the landscapes of the endless olive trees on your way to Granada, the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra Complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the "Tales of the Alhambra" by W. Irving. In the evening, enjoy dinner at the hotel with an optional tour to see a Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter. Meal Plan    Breakfast and Dinner

Duration 1 Night
Accommodation    
Melia Granada

Day 7 Granada - Toledo - Madrid
Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus River, towards the impressive Imperial city of Toledo, a World Heritage City where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Take a brief guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets as you learn about Spanish art, history and spiritual. Then proceed to a famous 'Damasquinado' (gold and silver inlaying an iron) factory. After you visit, you will return back to Madrid.

Madrid City to Madrid City Hotels
Duration    30 Minutes
Vincci Via 66 enjoys an outstanding location in Madrid's city centre, on the famous Gran Via, close to Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and Plaza de Espana squares, the commercial areas and the renowned triangle of arts, formed by the museums El Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen. The Vincci Via 66 offers a contemporary design that will surprise even the most demanding eye, with its unique twist of theatrical splendor entwined with distinctive design features ensuring that you enjoy Madrid and all its delights from the moment you step inside. The Vincci Via is located a 10-minute walk from the Royal Palace and Puerta del Sol. Santo Domingo Metro Station is 150 metres away and is just a few stops from Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park. Meal Plan    Full Breakfast

Duration1 Night
Accommodation    
Vincci Via 66

Day 8 Madrid City Hotels to Madrid Airport
Duration    30 Minutes
Other Information
DEPARTURES:
Friday's March 1- October 29

PRICE INCLUDES:
All transfers
2 nights’ first class accommodations in Barcelona
1 nights first class accommodation in Madrid
Barcelona Hop On Hop Off 1 Day Pass
High-speed AVE train ticket in Tourist Class (Barcelona – Madrid)
5 Day Escorted Tour including:
4 nights’ first class accommodations
Transportation by air-conditioned coach
Tour Escort
Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo
Meals as per itinerary
PRICE EXCLUDES:
Travel insurance
International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
Visa fees if applicable
Meals and beverages not mentioned
Gratuities
Items of a personal nature
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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