Day 1: Arrival in Madrid
Land in Madrid by mid-day and you have the rest of day at leisure.
Stop at the iconic Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real) and visit one of the oldest squares of the city, the Plaza Mayor. The Plaza Mayor is located in the center of Madrid, a few meters from the square of Puerta del Sol, and close to the High Street.
Another interesting point is the Gran Via where you can visit the most famous street in the city of Madrid and knows the daily life of the people living in this city.
In the evening, head out to discover Madrid's vibrant nighlife. A pub crawl across 4 of the most happening places in Madrid. This is one experience you can't miss!
Experiences: Madrid nightlife Pub crawl (add-on)
Day 2: Madrid
Post breakfast, head out on a fun walking tour of the city. From Palaces to museums to gardens and rich architecture- Madrid is all about living the good life! Your local guide will ensure you get personalized attention and the fun small group with allow you to meet people from all around and make new friends.
Later, visit San Miguel, Madrid's famous market and gorge on some delicious tapas- a Spanish delicacy.
Experiences : A fun walking tour of Madrid| Museum visit | Dig into delicious tapas at Mercado de San Miguel
Day 3: Madrid to Córdoba
Founded by the Romans, built up as a flourishing European capital under the Muslims, and ultimately taken by the Catholics: Córdoba's past is as layered with history as the city's sights themselves. From the Mezquita (mosque-cathedral), to the Alcázar palace visited by Columbus, and one of the only surviving pre-inquisition synagogues, there's so much to see and learn in the southern Spanish city.
Experiences: Visit the amazing Royal Mezquita in Córdoba | Explore the charming Old Quarter and Jewish Quarter
Day 4: Córdoba to Seville (2.5 hours by road)
After breakfast, make your way to Seville, arguably the tapas capital of Spain. Settle into your stay and get refreshed.
Experiences: A tapas tour with a local expert (add-on)
Day 5: Seville to Granada (3 hours by road); Granada to Barcelona (overnight train)
History is alive in Granada's narrow streets, riotous gardens and spectacular monuments, reverberating with echoes of the city's grand Islamic past and its medieval Renaissance. With the majestic Sierra Nevada as its backdrop and the mighty Alhambra and Generalife as its principal calling cards, this Andalucían beauty has captured the heart of many a traveler.
Nothing quite prepares you for the magnificence of Granada's Moorish heritage. The beauty and craftsmanship of the Alhambra…the Generalife’s hilltop tranquility…the winding alleys of Albayzín…But don’t stop there! Delve a bit deeper, and you’ll discover Granada is a city of many charms.
Experiences: Visit the Alhambra (with optional audio tour)
Day 6: Barcelona
Enjoy the exuberance of La Ramblas and walk around the electric city of Barcelona. A visit to the Market of la Boqueria in Barcelona is advisable to enjoy an incredible contrast between colours and activity, ideal to discover why Mediterranean cuisine is internationally known due to its ingredients.
In the evening, opt to self explore around this beautiful city or join in for a live tapas session at a local's house.
Experiences: A live tapas dinner at a local’s house (add-on)
Day 7: Barcelona
Experience the architectural and artistic majesty of Barcelona on a half-day bike tour of the Gaudi's Barcelona. Energize and enjoy yourself on this exciting excursion with a knowledgeable and experienced guide; see all of the city’s significant sights such as the La Catedral and Placa del Rei and the famous Sagrad Familia as you gently cycle between magnificent monuments. Capture fabulous photographs at each stop and gain insight into the city’s fascinating history with informative commentary. A moderate level of fitness is not required on this tour due to the gentle nature of the route.
Experiences: A Gaudi-themed guided cycle or walking tour
Day 8: Barcelona to Begur (2.5 hours by road)
Along with the Costa Blanca and the Costa del Sol, the Costa Brava (or ‘Rugged Coast’) is one of Spain’s three most popular holiday coasts. And it’s no wonder, really: with its endless sandy beaches, quaint villages and dramatic cliffs, this long stretch of Catalan coastline is, quite simply, spectacular.
Like a destination from your wildest Mediterranean dreams, the Costa Brava ticks all the boxes: glorious beaches, incredible diving spots, ocean-fresh seafood and a proud artistic heritage. Look past the overdeveloped resorts, and get to know the real Costa Brava.
Experiences: Explore Begur, an offbeat travel destination in Spain
Day 9: Barcelona
Make your way back home, with a bag full of memories.
- Meals mentioned
- Internal travel between cities
- Stays on twin sharing basis at boutique properties
- Activities mentioned except those mentioned as Add on
- Flights to from Spain
- Meals not mentioned
- Entry charges at museums, monuments, if any
- Excess stay & meals due to any reason including bad weather conditions or strikes, resulting in delay of flights or any other form of transport
- Personal expenses such as beverages, shopping, tipping etc.
- Things not mentioned in inclusions
*Please note: Activities are flexible and depend on availability.