Spanish Experience summer 2017

A 9-Day CostSaver By Trafalgar tour starting from $1,175

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Tour Length: 9 Days
Countries Visited: Spain
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  • Groups: 5% discount to groups of five to eight
  • Triple and Quad room share price reduction
  • Young Traveler Discount up to 10% on the land-only
  • Save up to 2.5% when you book a second trip
 
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Tour Operator: CostSaver By Trafalgar
Tour Code: TT-SPAX-2017
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The soulful heart of Spain from Madrid to Andalusia is yours to explore, from the sun-kissed beaches of the Costa del Sol to the ornate Moorish architecture of Granada and Valencia's 19th Century Bullring. See Gaudi's Barcelona and medieval Toledo.

 
Dining Highlights
8 buffet breakfasts 3 three course dinners

First class travel Highlights
Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences Daily breakfast Luxury air-conditioned coach Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted Variety of Optional Experiences An expert Travel Director and separate driver All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply

 
Day 1: Arrive Madrid (2 Nights)
Welcome to Madrid, Spain's capital city. Check into your hotel then relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening spend free time exploring on your own or join the group for a walking tour of the city and the chance to savour local 'tapas' at a café on the Plaza Mayor or perhaps dine in a local restaurant offering the traditional flavours of Spain.

Day 2: Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time
Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, the Paseo de la Castellana and the Puerta del Sol. At Plaza de España, admire the monument to Cervantes. Afterwards consider an Optional Experience to the medieval city of Segovia - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening you might be tempted by Madrid's nightlife, where the locals dine late and enjoy the open-air cafés and vibrant atmosphere until the early hours.Buffet Breakfast

Day 3: Madrid ' Toledo ' Puerto Lápice ' Seville (2 Nights)
In the medieval city of Toledo - the ancient capital of Castile - your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour through the quaint streets for views of the cathedral and synagogue. Toledo has been a traditional sword making and steel working centre since about 500 BC and was the standard source of weaponry for the Roman legions. Visit a steel workshop to see some fine examples of this age-old craft. Your journey continues south to Puerto Lápice where, reputedly, Don Quixote was dubbed 'a knight' by a local innkeeper. The plains of La Mancha give way to the hills of Andalucia with striking whitewashed villages and churches. Arrive in Seville, a vibrant city and the home of bullfighting and flamenco.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Seville Sightseeing and Free Time
Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist. View the pavilions in Maria Luisa Park, constructed for the 1929 Exposition. Marvel at the mighty cathedral and La Giralda. Tonight you might like to experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show.Buffet Breakfast

Day 5: Seville ' Granada
Start the day with a picturesque drive through beautiful villages to the Moorish city of Granada. Enjoy free time to explore or participate in an Optional Experience suggested by your Travel Director.Buffet Breakfast

Day 6: Granada ' Guadix ' Valencia
Cross the Mora Pass through the superb scenery of the Sierra Nevada. Admire the cave dwellings in Guadix with time to take pictures. Continue through Murcia and the palm groves of Elche to Valencia, renowned for its orange fruit. See the Bull Ring, the great cathedral and the Towers of Serrano and Quart during your orientation tour. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science, designed by Santiago Calatrava. Later arrive at your hotel where you dine tonight with your fellow travellers.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Valencia ' Peñíscola ' Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights)
Head north along the coast through the Levant region and stop at Peñíscola to view the ancient castle of the 'Spanish Pope', used in the film El Cid. Continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona, Spain's most cosmopolitan city. Your Local Specialist takes you on a wonderful sightseeing tour, which includes views of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia and the Plaza Catalunya. See the lively Ramblas and enjoy spectacular views of the city from Montjuic. Tonight, consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialities.Buffet Breakfast

Day 8: Barcelona Free Time
Today is free for you to explore this fascinating city. As well as having a rich Roman and medieval heritage, Barcelona also has a reputation for fun. Why not visit the monastery in the rocky mountains of Montserrat to see the Black Madonna? This evening, dine with your companions and celebrate a memorable holiday.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: Depart Barcelona
This morning say 'adios' to Spain, your Travel Director, and your fellow travellers at the end of your unforgettable Spanish Experience. Transfers are available to Barcelona Airport. Conditions apply. Please note: A complimentary return coach transfer is available to Madrid for all guests. It will arrive at the Trafalgar extra night hotel in Madrid at approximately 6pm.Buffet Breakfast

 
         
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

Sightseeing Highlights
Barcelona Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and views from Montjuïc Granada Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city Madrid Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, the Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain Peñiscola See the ancient castle overlooking the beach Puerto Lápice Visit the inn where Don Quixote is said to have been dubbed a knight Seville Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower Toledo Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the synagogue and cathedral. Visit a steel workshop Valencia See the town hall, Cathedral, Towers of Serrano and Quarte and the City of Arts and Sciences

 

 
 

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