9 Days Spanish Wonder

8 Nights
  • Starting from
    KES 205635
    Per Person
    Madrid 2nts, Seville 2nts, Granada 1nts, Valencia 1nts, Barcelona 2nts

    •Enjoy a traditional Andalusian dinner and the charming company of the Morillo family whose olive oil you’ll learn how to produce and get to sample aft er a welcome drink of sangria in their sun-dappled courtyard

    •The invincible swords of Toledo have defended cities for centuries. Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo to see local craft smen forging the highest-quality steel

    •For included sightseeing in Toledo, Madrid, Córdoba, Seville, Granada and Barcelona

    •Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

    Day 1: Arrive Madrid 

    Bienvenidos a Madrid. The lively capital of Spain is our launch pad to a memorable encounter with one of Europe's most soulful destinations. Relax in the lush surrounds of Buen Retiro Park, shop up a storm on Gran Vía or people-watch over coffee and napolitana con chocolate in Puerta del Sol. This evening, join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a fiery Welcome Reception, followed by an orientation drive to see some of the city's most iconic sights.

    Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon

    Day 2: Toledo Excursion And Madrid Sightseeing

    We head to Toledo, the former capital of Spain, where we join a Local Specialist for a walking tour of this city that dates back to Roman times. We'll visit a traditional factory and 'Dive Into Culture', witnessing the age-old inlaid-steel craft, before seeing one of El Greco's most famous paintings in the Church of Santo Tomé - 'The Burial of Count Orgaz'. We'll also visit the synagogue, then return to Madrid where we'll admire the monument to Cervantes and Don Quixote at the Plaza de España. See Puerta del Sol, the city's hub with our Local Specialist, before spending the evening on your own, delving into the delicious flavours of Spain's tapas capital.

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Dinner and Discovery in Old and New Madrid

    This evening you'll have the chance to admire the elegance of Madrid's new city, with its wide, tree-lined avenues and decorative fountains, before experiencing the traditional flavour of the old city. We'll see where the locals come together and have a chat over their aperitifs, before enjoying a delicious dinner.

    Adult Price: €61.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Day 3: Madrid - Cordoba - Seville

    Journeying south through La Mancha, we arrive in Córdoba, once a significant Moorish settlement. Join a Local Specialist to visit the Mosque of the Caliphs and learn about centuries of Moorish rule and its influence on the culture and architecture of the region. We travel to flamboyant Seville, our home for the next two nights. Consider an Optional Experience to see the colourful twirling skirts in a fiery flamenco or rub shoulders with the Sevillanos in search of delicious tapeo and wine.

    Hotel: Zenit

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Discover The Origin Of Tapas & Evening In Old Seville

    Join us for a dinner of mouth-watering tapas-style specialties. You’ll get the chance to taste different flavours and wines, before taking an atmospheric evening stroll through the charming old quarter of Seville.

    Adult Price: €53.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Flamenco: Experience the Best Show in Town

    Discover the passion, rhythm and magic of an Andalusian flamenco show with us this evening. We've organised tickets to the best show in town, where you’ll experience 90 minutes of memorable entertainment with an included drink.

    Adult Price: €40.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Flamenco, the Best Show in Town With a Three-Course Dinner

    After a three-course dinner of Andalusian specialties with drinks included, you’ll discover the passion, rhythm and magic of flamenco this evening. We've organised tickets to the best show in town, where you’ll experience 90 minutes of memorable entertainment.

    Adult Price: €69.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Day 4: Seville Sightseeing And Free Time

    This morning, we meet our Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Seville. View the symbolic Bell Tower of the Giralda, see the Moorish-inspired Maria Luisa Park, with its tiled fountains, pavilions and ponds, and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at Christopher Columbus's ornate tomb in the cathedral, then take a walk through the former Jewish Quarter. This evening, we 'Connect With Locals', joining the Morillo family for a Be My Guest dinner at their olive oil mill, where you'll learn how oil is produced from their 6,000 trees and get to sample some of their produce.

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast Dinner with wine

    Optional Experiences:

    The Moorish Alcazar And Plaza América

    We'll begin with a visit to the elegant 14th-century Moorish Alcazar, set in its own beautiful gardens. The gardens were recently used as the setting for the Water Gardens of Dorne in the Game Of Thrones series. Then, we'll journey to the famous exhibition site of Plaza América - a must for any visitor to Seville.

    Adult Price: €41.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Day 5: Seville - Granada

    Multi-cultural Granada takes centre stage today, as we visit the magnificent Alhambra in the company of a Local Specialist. A fine example of Moorish architecture, the Alhambra complex was built during the 14th century, towards the end of Islamic rule in Spain. Wander through the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal Summer Palace, once linked to the other palaces by a covered walkway across the ravine.

    Hotel: Allegro

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Albaicín And The Royal Chapel

    Enjoy a leisurely walking tour through the Albaicín World Heritage Site – a maze of narrow streets and Moorish splendour. You'll get to explore the Catholic Monarchs' tombs and some of their treasures at the Royal Chapel, and stop off at the picturesque Alcaicería quarter.

    Adult Price: €37.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Day 6: Granada - Guadix - Valencia

    This morning, we journey via Mora Pass to Guadix in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. We'll see the whitewashed troglodyte dwellings lodged into the ochre-coloured cliffs of the surrounding area, then travel to Valencia, where we'll view the Bullring and admire its medieval architecture. Embrace the city's spirit of innovation and stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences, a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science. This evening, dine at your hotel and take to the vibrant streets of the Old Quarter.

    Hotel: Tryp Oceanic

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast Dinner with wine

    Day 7: Valencia - Peniscola - Barcelona Sightseeing

    Head north, along the coast through the Levant region, and stop at Peñíscola, the City in the Sea. View the ancient castle of the 'Spanish Pope', built by the Knights Templar and used in the film, 'El Cid'. Then, journey along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona with its whimsical Gaudí architecture. Admire this famous architect's talents at his unfinished La Sagrada Família Cathedral, which has been under construction since 1882. See the Plaça de Catalunya and pay tribute to the great Christopher Columbus, with your Local Specialist. Later, take a trip up Montjuïc for panoramic views of this enchanting city. Enjoy a free evening to spend as you wish. Ramble through El Born for delicious tapas or consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialities.

    Hotel: U232

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Catalonian Dinner And The Dancing Fountains

    Join us for drinks and a Catalonian feast in the bustling city of Barcelona. After dinner, we’ll take you to see the spectacle of the famous Dancing Fountains, which were built for the 1929 World’s Fair and are one of the wonders of the modern world.

    Adult Price: €59.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Day 8: Barcelona Free Day

    Explore centuries of history, contemporary culture and exquisite art and architecture on your day at leisure. Visit Gaudí's fantasy Park Güell, stroll through the enchanting Gothic Quarter or join an Optional Experience to the monastery perched atop Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna, the patron saint of Catalonia. This evening, we celebrate a memorable journey through Spain with our newfound friends and Travel Director at a special Farewell Dinner with wine.

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast Farewell Dinner

    Optional Experiences:

    Mystical Montserrat

    Join an Optional Experience to the enchanting and mystical mountain of Montserrat, with its breathtaking views and spectacular scenery. There we will visit the Benedictine monastery where the Black Madonna can be seen.

    Adult Price: €40.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Day 9: Depart Barcelona

    For now it's a sad adios to Spain at the end of a memorable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. Please Note: Your coach returns to Madrid from Barcelona on Day 9. You are welcome to use this complimentary transfer. Drop-off in Madrid will be at the Trafalgar Madrid hotel and not at the airport. Arrival will be at approximately 6pm, depending on traffic conditions.

    Meal: Buffet Breakfast

    Available Departure Dates:

    13 Apr 2019

    20 Apr 2019

    27 Apr 2019

    4 May 2019

    11 May 2019

    18 May 2019

    25 May 2019

    1 Jun 2019

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    15 Jun 2019

    22 Jun 2019

    29 Jun 2019

    6 Jul 2019

    13 Jul 2019

    20 Jul 2019

    27 Jul 2019

    3 Aug 2019

    10 Aug 2019

    17 Aug 2019

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    31 Aug 2019

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    14 Sep 2019

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    28 Sep 2019

    5 Oct 2019

    12 Oct 2019

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    26 Oct 2019

    2 Nov 2019

    9 Nov 2019

    16 Nov 2019

    23 Nov 2019

    30 Nov 2019

    7 Dec 2019

    17 Dec 2019

    19 Dec 2019

    23 Dec 2019

    27 Dec 2019

    29 Dec 2019

    4 Jan 2020

    1 Feb 2020

    8 Feb 2020

    15 Feb 2020

    22 Feb 2020

    29 Feb 2020

    7 Mar 2020

    14 Mar 2020

    21 Mar 2020

    28 Mar 2020

    4 Apr 2020

      Free Airport transfers: On arrival at Madrid Airport transfers will operate at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Barcelona Airport at 8am.

      Cruise Connection: This trip starts or ends in a popular cruise port, so you can combine a cruise with a more in-depth guided holiday in Europe.

      Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, USD 100 per person.

      •  8 hot buffet breakfasts

      •  4 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

      •  8 nights hotel accommodation

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