Tour of Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona
Free time to explore Zaragoza
Discover the cultural gems of Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Zaragoza during this insightful, 7-day escorted tour. Start your discovery in Madrid, the capital and most populous city of Spain. Visit the most celebrated landmarks of the city including Barrio de la Moreria, the Royal Palace, district of the Hapsburgs, Puerto de Alcala, the Prado Museum, the Cibeles and Neptuno and more. From Madrid, travel to Valencia by a high-speed AVE train. Located on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Valencia is the third-largest city in Spain. It is packed with ancient monuments, cathedrals and museums. It is also known for the striking building of City of Arts and Sciences. From Barcelona, continue to Barcelona. Explore the city’s most renowned landmarks including La Pedrera, Casa Mila, Sagrada Familia and the Montjuic Park. Finish your tour with a visit to the city of Zaragoza, the capital of Aragon, known for its local gastronomy and landmarks such as the beautiful Basilica del Pilar and Aljafeira Palace.
- 2020: 7, 14, 21 & 28 April; 5, 12, 19 & 26 May; 2, 16, 23 & 30 June; 7, 14, 21 & 28 July; 4, 11, 18 & 25 August; 1, 8 & September; 6, 13, 20 & 27 October; 3 & 17 November; 22 & 29 December
- 2021: 19 January; 23 February; 9 & 30 March
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.
Enjoy a morning Madrid panoramic city tour. Explore the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs, the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. Discover contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium.
Transfer from your hotel to Puerta de Atocha train station to depart by AVE, high-speed train to Valencia. Enjoy the journey with the comfort and operating speed of this AVE train. Reach Valencia, one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean coast with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious paella.
Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour of this bright city, including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings. You will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex. Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings. Early afternoon departure northward along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco, Arrive in Barcelona.
Join a morning city tour of Barcelona. Drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí such as La Pedrera, Casa Milá, etc., declared as World Heritage buildings. Discover the Montjuïc Park with spectacular views of the city, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the Olympic Port. You're free in the afternoon to keep on discovering this city full attractive offers as well as exquisite and varied gastronomy.
After breakfast at the hotel, depart southwest along to Zaragoza, capital city of Aragón, within the banks of Ebro River. Spend your free time to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of Our Lady Pilar. Continue to Madrid in the afternoon.
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport. End of tour.
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On the high-speed AVE train journey to Valencia and during your stay in Madrid, tour escort service is not available.
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