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Spectacular Spain (ZY2018)

An 8-Day Globus Tours tour starting from $2,229

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Tour Length: 8 Days
Countries Visited: Spain
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Tour Type:
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Tour Category: Other Globus Tours
Tour Operator: Globus Tours
Tour Code: ZY-2018
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Title
Spectacular Spain

Vacation Overview
You’ll experience the best of Spain on this vacation that includes an overnight in Granada and 2-night stays in Barcelona, Madrid, and the Costa del Sol. You’ll experience a country steeped in history, and on this guided tour of Spain, you’ll have an opportunity to see some of its historic sites as well as its well-known museums and churches. Special tour highlights are the Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpiece, and the Prado Museum in Madrid. One of the most prestigious art museums in the world, the Prado houses 8,000 pieces of Western painting!Enjoy an exciting ride on the high-speed AVE train from Barcelona to Madrid. In Granada, a city with more than 1,000 years of recorded history, visit the Alhambra Complex. The Alhambra was a palace, citadel, and fortress for the Nasrid sultans and their servants, elite soldiers, and high officials from the 13th to 14th centuries. Time on the Costa del Sol gives you a chance to relax, enjoy the sandy beaches, and browse the trendy boutiques. On this Spain tour, Globus has also arranged some out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you. For example, visit beautiful Málaga, and enjoy a traditional tapas tasting. Throughout your tour, you’ll be accompanied by an expert Tour Director and Local Guides who will bring each city to life with in-depth, first-hand knowledge of the history, sights, traditions, and local culture of each city. They may even teach you a few words of Spanish! Your adventure to see the sights, museums, and scenery with the help of local experts is a Spectacular Spain escorted tour and vacation to treasure.

 

Meals
Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine, a welcome dinner in Barcelona, a special dinner in Granada, and a farewell dinner at the Costa del Sol

Transportation
Motorcoach, high-speed, first-class AVE Train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 
Day 1:
ARRIVE IN BARCELONA, SPAIN. Welcome to Barcelona! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

Day 2:
BARCELONA. Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluña, and Paseo de Gràcia. Visit the spectacular SAGRADA FAMILIA BASILICA, Gaudi’s masterpiece, followed by a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Montjuïc Hill. This afternoon, why not join an optional excursion? (B)

Day 3:
BARCELONA–MADRID. Board the high-speed AVE-TRAIN and arrive in strikingly modern Madrid, the capital of Spain since 1561. (B)

Day 4:
MADRID. Your Local Guide takes you to the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España with its monument to Cervantes, the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, and Paseo de Castellana. Then, the highlight: a visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM with its priceless art treasures. Later, you may wish to join an optional excursion to Toledo. (B)

Day 5:
MADRID–GRANADA. Arrive in history-steeped Granada. See the sights of Granada with a Local Guide and visit its main attraction, the ALHAMBRA COMPLEX. The mighty yet graceful citadel was planned by 13th-century Moorish ruler Al Ahamar. A fantasy of “lace in stone” surrounded by arabesque gardens and fountains, it affords superb views of the Old Quarter and Sacromonte, a mountain occupied by Gypsy cave dwellers. Also amble through the magnificent WATER GARDENS OF THE GENERALIFE, the royal summer residence. This evening, [LF] a special dinner has been prepared for you at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Day 6:
GRANADA–MÁLAGA–COSTA DEL SOL. Turn towards the sea, away from the mountains, and stop in beautiful Málaga. After your orientation, [LF] a traditional tapas TASTING at one of Málaga's lively restaurants awaits you before arriving at your comfortable hotel on the Costa del Sol. (B)

Day 7:
COSTA DEL SOL. A full day at leisure allows you to join an optional excursion to the Rock of Gibraltar, in British hands since 1704. Later, enjoy the sandy beaches, and browse through the trendy boutiques. This evening, a farewell dinner has been prepared at your hotel, the proper way to say adios! (B,D)

Day 8:
COSTA DEL SOL. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Málaga). (B)

 
         
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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.

City Highlights


BARCELONA
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Sagrada Familia Basilica

BARCELONA-MADRID
By high-speed AVE train

MADRID
Guided sightseeing, visit the Prado Museum

GRANADA
Guided sightseeing, visit the Alhambra; [LF] special dinner at a local restaurant

MÁLAGA
Orientation; [LF] enjoy a tapas tasting

COSTA DEL SOL
Farewell dinner

Notes
If you intend to join the optional excursion to Gibraltar, please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler. For Gibraltar, a special visa is required; a UK or Schengen visa will not gain entrance.

Travelers Notes
Headsets throughout the tour.

 

Globus Disclaimer - Indicates that this departure and vacation is available for 2017 early booking. All tours will be open for 2017 bookings in the Fall of 2016. Vacation upgrades and/or additions will not be available for early booking, as well as, any extra pre- or post-night pricing until the Fall of 2016. With the exception of Journeys Club discounts, future travel promotions are not applicable and are not retroactive on early bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Applies to new 2017 bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.

Price Details US
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement: $481Triple room reduction per person: $56Extra nights per person in Barcelona:in single room $160-$304, in twin $92-$177, in triple $82-$157Extra nights per person in Costa del Sol:in single room $124-$160, in twin $72-$106, in triple $69-$104

 
 

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