11 Day Crown of Spain

An 11-Day Gate 1 tour starting from $2,149

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Tour Length: 11 Days
Countries Visited: Spain
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Tour Type:
 Escorted Tours
Tour Category: First Class
Tour Operator: Gate 1
Tour Code: G1-11DCS
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Cities Visited:
Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona

11 Day Crown of Spain

 
 
9 nights First Class accommodations

Hotel taxes, fees & service charges including Barcelona city taxes

Hotel porterage

15 meals: 9 breakfasts, 6 dinners with wine

Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach

Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout

Services of local guides in all major cities

Entrance fees per itinerary

 
 
Day 1 - Depart for Spain
Depart for Spain. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for the journey

Day 2 - Arrive in Madrid
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a welcome cocktail and orientation, followed by a welcome dinner
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Dinner

Day 3 - Madrid City Tour
Morning sightseeing tour of Madrid. Drive along the Grand Via through the Opera District and Plaza de Colon. Pass through Puerto del Sol Plaza and Plaza España 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, Velázquez, and Ribera. Afternoon and evening at leisure to enjoy a walk in the Retiro, visit museums or join our optional tour to the Royal Palace
Optional: Royal Palace Tour (PM)
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Toledo Sightseeing En Route to Cordoba 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 for dinner
Overnight: Cordoba
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - Cordoba City Tour, Travel to Seville
Begin with a guided sightseeing tour of Cordoba, birthplace of philosopher Moshe Ben Maimon. Visit the amazing Mosque of the Caliphs and see the Roman Bridge and a beautifully restored 14th-century synagogue before continuing to Seville
Optional: Evening Flamenco Show (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Seville City Tour
A morning tour of Seville begins with a visit to the Cathedral of Seville, 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 España, 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
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Travel to Granada, Visit Alhambra Palace
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
Overnight: Granada
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 - Travel to Valencia, Valencia City Tour
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. View the incredible Arts and Science City designed by contemporary artist Calatrava
Overnight: Valencia
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 - Travel to Barcelona, Barcelona City Tour
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
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 - Full day in Barcelona
Today enjoy a full day at leisure in Barcelona
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11 - Depart Spain
Transfer to the Barcelona airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

 
         
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Documents
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.

 
Visit the Prado Museum in Madrid

Enter the Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo

Tour the Mosque of the Caliphs in Cordoba

Explore the Gothic Cathedral of Seville

Tour the amazing Alhambra Palace in Granada

Admire the City of Arts & Sciences buildings in Valencia

Wine & mineral water with all dinners

Whisper technology enhanced touring

 

Gate 1 itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Not Included: Optional tours and gratuities.

Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

The Saturday departures will feature the Royal Palace Tour optional tour instead of the Half Day Escorial Tour.

The Apr 11, Apr 25, May 2, May 16, Jun 6, Jun 20, Jul 11, Aug 8, Sep 5, Sep 19, Oct 3, Oct 10, and Oct 24 departures will be accommodated at the Vincci Capitol in Madrid, Hotel Saray in Granada, and Catalonia Barcelona Plaza in Barcelona.

The Sep 12 departure accommodated at the Vincci Capitol in Madrid, Abba Granada Hotel in Granada, and Catalonia Barcelona Plaza in Barcelona.

 
 

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