Spectacular Spain


  • 8 days

  • Europe

  • Active pace

Tour : ZYUK

£49pp deposit

From

£1,419 pp

Tour only

Based on 22nd Sep 2019

From

£1,657 pp

Tour with flights & transfers

Based on London Gatwick

Overview

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You’ll experience the best of Spain on this vacation that includes an overnight in Granada and two-night stays in Barcelona, Madrid, and the Costa del Sol. Spain is a country steeped in history, and on this tour, you’ll have an opportunity to see some of its historical 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 cities' histories, sights, cultures, and secrets. They may even teach you a few words of Spanish! Between the sights, museums, scenery, and experts, it's a Spectacular Spain vacation.

Highlights

Barcelona Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Sagrada Familia Basilica; panoramic view from Montjuïc Hill

Barcelona - Madrid By high-speed AVE train

Madrid Guided sightseeing, visit the Prado Museum

Granada Guided sightseeing, visit the Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife; dinner at a local restaurant

Málaga Orientation; enjoy a tapas tasting

Costa Del Sol Farewell dinner

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Book any 2019 departure on this tour between 5 February and 31 March and you’ll pay just £49pp deposit.

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Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Barcelona, Spain

Day
1

Welcome to Barcelona! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Barcelona

Day
2

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 harbour from Montjuïc Hill. Choose from our optional excursions to make the most of your stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Barcelona - Madrid

Day
3

Board the high-speed AVE-TRAIN and arrive in Madrid, capital of Spain since 1561.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Madrid

Day
4

Madrid today is a strikingly modern city, the showcase of a country resolutely turned towards the future. 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. Today's highlight is a visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM, founded in 1819, and considered to have one of the finest collections of European art of the last 8 centuries, with the works of Goya, El Greco, Rubens, Titian, and more. An optional excursion to Toledo is available.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Madrid - Granada

Day
5

Arrive in history-steeped Granada. See the sights 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, dinner has been prepared at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Granada – Málaga – Costa Del Sol

Day
6

Turn towards the sea, away from the mountains, and stop in beautiful Málaga. After your orientation, a traditional tapas TASTING at one of Málaga's lively restaurants awaits before arriving at your comfortable hotel on the Costa del Sol.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Costa Del Sol

Day
7

A full day at leisure allows you to join an optional excursion to the Rock of Gibraltar, in British hands since 1704. This evening, a farewell dinner at your hotel, is the proper way to say adios!

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Costa Del Sol

Day
8

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Day 5 Alhambra complex: Entrance to Nasrid Palace is not guaranteed.

What's included

Tour only

From

£1,419 pp

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Individual audio system

Tour with flights

From

£1,657 pp

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes

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