Culture & Heritage Highlights of Spain

Culture & Heritage Highlights of Spain

Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Cordoba & Granada

Along this tour, you will explore some of the most relevant cities and UNESCO Heritage Sites in Spain. At the same time, you will get a local approach to Spanish culture and Spanish gastronomy. A traditional tour with unique and original experiences that cannot be missed.

Day 1

BARCELONA

Upon arrival at Barcelona airport, transfer to the hotel. Check in and free time for lunch.
In the afternoon, guided tour around the old part of the city: the Gothic quarter.


Day 2

BARCELONA

Today, you will continue with a guided tour of the city based on Gaudi’s masterpieces: Güell Park, Holy Family Cathedral, Batllo House. As the Gaudi tour is ending in Paseo de Gracia, the most exclusive shopping area in the city, you will have a private shopping tour right after the tour. Our shop assistant will guide you to the shops which best suit your taste.


Along this tour, you will wander around narrow cobbled streets and will come across Medieval buildings, Roman ruins and Gothic cathedrals...which were once the origin of the current cosmopolitan city of Barcelona.

Day 3

BARCELONA - CORDOBA

Today morning, transfer to the railway station to take a high-speed train to Cordoba.


Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in.


In the afternoon, private guided of the old part of the city. Along this tour, you will discover the Mosque, one of the world’s greatest Islamic buildings. In the Jewish quarter, you will be feeling millennia of history at every turn. You will visit the synagogue, the Royal Alcazar...and the patios which fill the atmosphere of colours and scents in spring time.

Day 4

CORDOBA

Today, your will be immersed in two unique experiences which will provide you with a deep insight to local traditions and culture.


In the morning, you will learn about the basic ingredient of Spanish diet: olive oil. You will visit a traditional olive oil mill and will dive into the green sea of olive groves on a horse ride.


After having a traditional lunch, you will continue with a visit of a traditional bulls grazing land, where you will discover these animals in their natural habitat. How they are bred and trained.

Day 5

CORDOBA - SEVILLE

Today, after breakfast, transfer to the railway station to take a high-speed train to the vibrant city of Seville.


Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel, check-in and free time to start exploring the city on your own.


In the afternoon, guided tour of the most emblematic buildings in the city. You will start with a stroll around the oldest part of the city, Sta. Cruz quarter, and its most emblematic monuments: the Cathedral, the Giralda Tower, the Royal Alcazar...You will end up the tour with a buggy ride around Maria Luisa Park, Spain Square, Triana quarter...

Day 6

SEVILLE - RONDA - GRANADA

Today, you will be transferred to Granada by car. However, on the way, you will make a halt in the village of Ronda, considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. You will be astonished by the location of the village, the natural surroundings, the views...and the charming streets and buildings which fill the atmosphere with history from ancient times.


Upon arrival in Granada, hotel check-in and free time to start exploring the city on your own.

Day 7

GRANADA

Today morning, guided tour of the Alhambra Palace and the Generalife Gardens. You will be fascinated by the architecture of the site, but also by the progress that Moors brought to Spain by introducing probably the oldest water pipes and irrigation system in our country, by the incredible Arabic myths and by the whispers of ghosts from times gone by. It is staggeringly beautiful and feels like a creation from an old story-book, miraculously brought to life.


In the afternoon, free time to walk around Albayzin quarter, which is World Heritage Site. You can’t miss the sunset from St. Nicholas’ viewpoint and a dinner at one of the Albayzin restaurants with view to the Alhambra Palace.


After dinner, transfer to one of the gypsies’ caves, where you will enjoy a memorable flamenco show experience.

Day 8

GRANADA - MADRID

In the morning, you will be transferred to the railway station to take a high-speed train to Madrid. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel.


In the afternoon, our local guide expert on art will pick you up at the hotel for a guided tour around the Art Walk, including a visit to the Prado Museum. Prado Museum features one of the world's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, unquestionably the best single collection of Spanish art. It is also considered one the greatest museums of art in the world. The numerous works by Francisco de Goya, the single most extensively represented artist, as well as by Diego Velázquez, El Greco, Titian, Peter Paul Rubens and Hieronymus Bosch are some of the highlights of the collection.


After this artistic tour, our guide will go with you for a tapas tour and will walk you through the best bars and restaurants in Madrid to eat these typical Spanish delicacies.

Day 9

MADRID

Today morning, you will have a guided tour of the old part of Madrid, the Habsburg quarter, where you will discover some of the most magnificent buildings in the city, such as the Royal Palace, and emblematic places such as Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, etc.


In the afternoon, free time to keep exploring the city on your own.

Day 10

MADRID - TOLEDO - MADRID

Today, after breakfast, transfer to the railway station to take a high-speed train to Toledo.


Upon arrival, our guide will be waiting for you at the station to walk you around the vast and rich artistic and cultural legacy of this World Heritage City. It is also called the city of the three cultures because Christians, Jews and Moors peacefully lived together in this city. So, you will discover an open-air museum made up of a mix of churches, synagogues, fortresses, mosques, palaces...a really unique place in the world.

Day 11

MADRID

Today, at the appointed time, transfer to the airport to take your flight back home.

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