8 Day Affordable Spain

An 8-Day Gate 1 tour starting from $1,049

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Tour Length: 8 Days
Countries Visited: Spain
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Tour Type:
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Tour Category: Off Season
Tour Operator: Gate 1
Tour Code: ES-8DAFFES-PKG-18
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  • Flights New York-Madrid, Madrid-New York
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  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations
  • 3 nights Madrid
  • 1 night Granada
  • 2 nights Seville
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 9 meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 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
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
  • At the renowned Prado Museum, view the astonishing collection of Spanish masterpieces
  • Travel to Toledo, once capital of Spain, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Granada’s magnificent 13th century Alhambra Palace
  • Tour the city of Seville with its many historical sites
  • In Cordoba, tour the astonishing Mezquita de Cordoba, transformed into a soaring cathedral
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*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


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Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

 
 

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Spain
Depart for Spain

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Madrid
Arrive in Madrid, Spain's energetic capital and transfer to your hotel. Time to rest before tonight's Welcome Drink and briefing by your Tour Manager on the upcoming journey through Spain
Overnight: Madrid

DAY 3, Wednesday - Madrid City Tour
Today's tour of Madrid's impressive architecture begins at the Plaza de Cibeles with its striking buildings.  Continue to view the magnificent Royal Palace, Europe's second largest, and to the Plaza de España dominated by the monument to Cervantes, famed author of Don Quixote.  Then, on to the world renowned Prado Museum where you can stand before masterpieces by Velazquez, Goya, El Greco and others.   The rest of the day is yours to explore on your own. Or, participate in the optional tour to El Escorial, the stunning combination monastery-palace-mausoleum built by Philip II
Optional: Tour to El Escorial (PM)
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Toledo City Tour, Travel to Granada
Travel to nearby Toledo, the former capital city of Spain that still retains its medieval atmosphere and charm. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986, Toledo is known for its extensive monumental heritage and historical coexistence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures. Take a panoramic drive along the Tagus River and enjoy views of the Alcazar of Toledo. Walk through the ancient Jewish Quarter before visiting the Santa Maria la Blanca Synagogue, the oldest synagogue in Europe still standing. Next, enjoy St. Tome Church, with its magnificent masterpiece by El Greco. Then, drive across the arid landscapes of Don Quixote's "La Mancha" to Granada in Andalucia for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Granada
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Alhambra Palace, Seville
Today's sightseeing of Moorish Granada is highlighted by a visit to the 13th century Alhambra Palace, one of Spain's most celebrated monuments, dramatically perched atop Assabica Hill and overlooking the entire city.  This imposing hilltop fortress, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the world's finest examples of Moorish art and architecture. During the reign of the Moors, the Alhambra served as the residence of the royal family*. See spectacular views of the town and the Sierra Nevada Mountains before continuing to Seville, capital of Andalucia for overnight.  Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant later this evening
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Saturday - Seville City Tour
This morning visit to the Seville Cathedral, one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world. Built on the site of the former great Mosque, its original minaret, the Giralda Bell Tower, still stands.   Admire the beautiful Plaza de España and the Maria Luisa Park by the Guadalquivir River.  Explore the narrow streets and the many beautiful plazas of the quaint old Santa Cruz Quarter. Remainder of the day at leisure in the bustling downtown area to discover this vibrant city on your own. Tonight, enjoy an optional Flamenco Show performed by some of Seville's leading Flamenco artists
Optional: Evening Flamenco Show (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Cordoba City Tour, Madrid
Depart Seville to Cordoba, founded by the Romans. The most famous site in the city is the Mezquita de Cordoba, once the largest mosque in the world that was transformed into a cathedral in the 16th century. The walking tour of the city includes the ancient Jewish Quarter, with its labyrinth of winding narrow streets and picturesque squares. The medieval synagogue on Calle de los Judios is one of only three originals still remaining in Spain. After lunch on your own, travel to Madrid for overnight. Tonight, take an illuminated tour of the city, followed by dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Monday - Depart Spain
Bid "adios" to Spain. Transfer to the 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.

 

Melia Madrid Serrano Galgos
This first class hotel is located close to many museums and other tourist attractions.

Gran Hotel Luna De Granada
This first class hotel is located in the city of Granada near Parque Garcia Lorca.

Ayre Hotel Sevilla
This first class hotel is located in the city of Seville close to the commercial district of Nervion.

Ayre Gran Hotel Colon
This first class hotel is situated within walking distance of the Parque del Retiro.

 

 
 

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