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Sensational Spain - 13 Days

Sensational Spain
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Sensational Spain

From bohemian Barcelona to magnificent Madrid
Embark on a 12-night adventure through the highlights of Spain. See Gaudi’s works in Barcelona, dig into authentic paella in Valencia, see the Alhambra in Granada, watch flamenco in Seville and museum hop in Madrid.

Unique Explorations

  • Discover remnants of ancient Roman rule in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter.
  • In Barcelona, explore the eclectic works of Gaudí during the day, then unwind at one of the city’s many beaches in the evening.
  • In Granada, discover the secrets of a former sultan’s palace, which sits atop a hill.
  • Treat yourself to a flamenco show in Seville, the rumored birthplace of it all.
  • Explore Madrid’s La Latina neighborhood, known for its overabundance of tapas bars!
  • Spend 12 nights exploring five different cities of Spain! You’ll stay in luxurious hotels, so you can unwind in comfort after a full day of exploring.

Visit vibrant neighborhoods, discover whimsical buildings, get a glimpse into Spain’s Moorish past, and take a stroll through a picturesque park or two. You’ll snack on tapas, see some flamenco, hear Spanish guitar played on the streets, and maybe partake in a siesta or two along the way.

Included with your vacation is a hop-on/hop-off bus tour in Barcelona, and private sightseeing tour in Madrid by luxury car- perfect for getting acquainted with these grand cities!

PRICES FROM: $2,218*PER PERSON

*Vacation is round-trip, per person, based on 2 travelers departing from
Atlanta. Includes air, airport taxes, hotel, transfers, daily breakfast and more. Additional baggage charges may apply. Rates are available for 1 to 9 travelers. Sceptre

Rates are not guaranteed until booked.

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Day 1
Welcome to Barcelona!

Arrive in Barcelona and enjoy a private transfer to your accommodation! Once settled, activate your hop-on/hop-off bus pass and being exploring this vibrant city. Why not unwind after your flight by staying on the bus path for a full loop and getting acquainted with the city below?

For dinner, get acquainted with the flavors of Spain by heading to a tapas bar and rubbing elbows with the locals!

Transfer to Barcelona hotel

Check In - Hotel Tryp Apolo

BARCELONA, SPAIN 4 out of 5 stars

Chill out in style at our Barcelona hotel, where you can choose a sleek guest room, fitness room or spacious family suite. Seize the day with a premium breakfast buffet before heading to the beach or city. Revitalize with a cocktail in our lounge, then savor local flavors in our restaurant or order room service any time of day or night. To help you get work done, we offer a business center and Wi-Fi Internet access. Get the inside scoop on all the must-see spots from our dedicated staff.

Barcelona City Sightseeing Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour (48 Hours)

Discover Barcelona at your leisure with this 48-hour City Sightseeing tour! Hop off at over 44 stops and explore on your own terms. Get lost in the winding roads of the Gothic Quarter, explore some of architect Antoni Gaudí's most famous works - from the Sagrada Familia to Casa Milà - or enjoy a lazy afternoon in Park Güell.

Without stopping, the Blue and Red Line routes each last 2 hours/ the Green Line lasts 40 minutes from start to finish.

Day 2
Barcelona

Continue using your hop-on/hop-off bus pass today! For your last stop of the day, considering hopping off at the whimsical Park Güell, and exploring the houses covered in vibrantly-color tiles - the perfect spot for a photo opp!

In the evening, navigate through the tree-lined street of Las Ramblas, where street performers, flower stalls, and artists peddling their latest wares await. Be sure to stop at the bustling Boqueria market for a bite!

Day 3
Barcelona

Today, embark on an adventure exploring one of Barcelona's most iconic and breathtaking monuments: the Sagrada Familia. You'll need an hour or two to truly appreciate the beauty and grandeur of this eclectic masterpiece. You may also want to explore Antoni Gaudí's other famous works, including Casa Batlló and Casa Milà.

At night, experience a show of color, water, and music at the Magic Fountain, which celebrates the city every evening with a dazzling water show - the perfect ending to your time in Barcelona.

Day 4
Barcelona - Valencia

After breakfast, pick up your car and make your way to the historic city of Valencia, a unique blend of tradition with futuristic buildings and quarters.

Once you've settled in, head to the modern Cuidad de las Artes y las Ciencias (City of Arts and Sciences), a perfect example of the city's contemporary influence. Inside you'll find a cinema, planetarium, interactive science museum, greenhouse, oceanographic park, and even an opera house!

Check In - Silken Puerta Valencia

VALENCIA, SPAIN 4 out of 5 stars

Relax in this contemporary hotel that combines design, functionality, and comfort to create a warm, welcoming environment. As soon as you walk through the doors of the Silken Puerta Valencia, notice its chic decor that pairs rich colors with modern furnishings. Settle into your luxurious room, take a nap on your large bed, and use the hotel's free WiFi to get in touch with family and friends. When it's time to explore the city, ask the friendly hotel staff about renting a bike!

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at the Restaurante Puerta Valencia. Unwind with a glass of wine and enjoy authentic Spanish cuisine in this elegant space. If you're looking for something a bit more casual, grab a salad or sandwich at the modern Cafeteria. In the morning, recharge with some fresh juice, warm pastries, and savory dishes at the hotel's bountiful breakfast buffet.

Day 5
Valencia

Now that you've gotten a taste of the modern side, spend the day exploring the traditional side of the city. Get lost in the historic quarter, where Gothic buildings such as the Llotja de la Seda (silk exchange) await.

Be sure to stop by the famous cathedral and ascent to the top of Miguelete Tower for panoramic views of the city below.

In the evening, take a stroll along the harbor and enjoy a freshly caught bite!

Day 6
Valencia - Granada

Make your way southwest to Granada, a city whose Moorish influence can be felt at every street corner and major landmark.

Start your adventure in Granada off by hiking to the Mirador de San Nicolas, where you'll enjoy sweeping views of the city and the best views of the iconic Alhambra.

Check In - Hotel Abades Recogidas

GRANADA, SPAIN 4 out of 5 stars

The 5-star Hotel Abades Recogidas is set on a bustling street and decorated with art showcasing Granada's history, this modern hotel is an eight-minute walk from the Granada Cathedral and one-mile from the Alhambra medieval complex.

The trendy, earth-toned rooms and suites with chic decor feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars and en suite bathrooms. The sleek, beautiful design offers a comfortable and clean environment.

Day 7
Granada

Start your day off with a visit to the Alhambra, a fairytale palace that sits on a hilltop.

Then, head back to the center of the city to continue your day of exploring; pay a visit to the breathtaking Granada Cathedral, enjoy a bite at the nearby Bib Rambla plaza, then pick up some souvenirs at the bustling Alcaiceria bazaar!

Day 8
Granada - Seville

After breakfast, make your way to the picturesque city of Seville! Situated on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, Seville enjoys a rich Moorish heritage, with many streets, squares and and historic quarters boasting UNESCO World Heritage designation.

Once checked-in and settled at your hotel, take a walk around town! Pass by locals performing flamenco on the streets, musicians treating passersby to ballads on the Spanish guitar, and of course the breathtaking buildings sprinkled throughout the city.

Check In - Hotel Melia Lebreros

SEVILLE, SPAIN 4 out of 5 stars

In addition to an outdoor pool, Melia Lebreros provides a 24-hour fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel offers a coffee shop/cafe. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Day 9
Seville

Spend the day exploring the postcard-worthy sights of the city. Discover the secrets of the Alcazar, get lost in the beauty of the Plaza de España, or stumble upon the hidden gems of Maria Luisa Park.

Seville is the rumored birthplace of flamenco, so take advantage of Seville's many peñas, or flamenco social clubs - the grand finale includes an opportunity for audience members to hop on stage and join in on the flamenco fun!

Day 10
Seville - Madrid

After arriving in Madrid, drop off your rental car and make your way to your accommodation. Once you've checked in and settled down, head out for a night on the town!

Why not start your Madrid adventure off on a sweet note by treating yourself to a serving of the city's most iconic dessert: hot chocolate and churros!

Check In - TRYP Madrid Atocha Hotel

MADRID, SPAIN 4 out of 5 stars

Escape to this relaxing retreat nestled right in the center of Madrid's Arts District. In just steps, find yourself in front of the city's most famous museums and iconic landmarks! This former 20th century palace retains its original architectural detail and beauty, with a warm ambiance and modern style. Its 149 guestrooms boast tons of space and natural light, soundproofed walls, and the latest technology.

Cozy up in your quiet room and use the hotel's free WiFi to send photos to friends and family. Crave a midnight snack? Not to worry. Room service is always just a quick call away. Catch up on some TV, sprawl out in your large bed, and treat yourself to a bountiful breakfast buffet in the morning.

Day 11
Madrid

Start the day off with your private tour of Madrid. You'll visit the Royal Palace, the largest royal palace in Western Europe, then continue onto the Madrid Cathedral. Take a break (and do some people watching) at the Plaza Mayor square, then take the perfect photo in front of the old city gate. You can even get a taste of ancient Egypt at the Templo de Debot.

In the evening, head to the city's most vibrant square, Puerta de Sol. The streets will be alive with lights, street performers, and locals heading to their favorite tapas bars for a snack before starting the evening's festivities.

Madrid Private Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy a 2-hour private tour of Madrid, by luxury car with an English-speaking driver. As the capital of Spain, Madrid is a city of great cultural and political importance. By the end of this tour, you will have gained a complete vision of Madrid. Enjoy a panoramic view of the old part of the city. You will also approach the facade of the Royal Palace; the 18th century left its neo-classical mark on the splendid Royal Palace complex, the Sabatini Gardens and Campo del Moro, located in the city center. The church of San Francisco El Grande, the fountains of Paseo del Prado, the Toledo Bridge, and Puerta de Alcalá are also good examples of this splendid style.

Pick up time will be confirmed after booking

Day 12
Madrid

Pay a visit to Madrid's famous Museum Triangle today, a crossroads where three important art museums await exploration! Explore the Prado Museum, home to masterworks of Goya, Velazquez and El Greco; the 19th century Villahermosa Palace, now the Thyssen-Bornemizsa Museum; or fans of surrealism can visit the Reina Sofia Art Center, showcasing more than 300 modern works by Dali, Miro, and Picasso, among others.

Time willing, take a walk through the city's Malasaña district, home to local artists, eclectic boutiques, and a vibrant nightlife. For your last night, get one more fill of tapas; La Latina is a bustling neighborhood known for its overabundance of tapas bars and cocktail lounges!

Day 13
Depart Spain

In accordance with your departure flight, enjoy one final transfer to Madrid Airport (MAD).

Transfer to Barcelona airport (BCN)

Fly home!

What's Included

  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Barcelona (BCN), out of Madrid (MAD)
  • Private round-trip airport transfers
  • Manual car rental for 6 nights – upgrade to automatic available
  • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar:
  • 3 nights in Barcelona at the Hotel Tryp Apolo
  • 2 nights in Valencia at the Hotel Silken Puerta Valencia
  • 2 nights in Granada at the Hotel Abades Recogidas
  • 2 nights in Seville at the Hotel Melia Lebreros
  • 3 nights in Madrid at the Hotel Tryp Atocha
  • Barcelona City Sightseeing Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour (48-hour pass)
  • Private Madrid sightseeing tour (2-hours)
  • Breakfast daily

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