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Best of Spain Tour: Barcelona, Andalusia & Madrid

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Barcelona, Granada, Seville, Cordoba...

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Suggested Duration

11 Days

Travel to the beat of a different culture as you explore the highlights of Spain. Listen for the melodies of classical guitar as you stroll through ancient courtyards. Feel the conviviality of conversation as you enjoy leisurely meals at outdoor cafes. Soak up the energy of people socializing in public squares. Tap along to the castanets as you’re entranced by the magic of Gypsy Flamenco dance. On this Spain tour, you’ll be immersed in the...

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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the sunny and vibrant Mediterranean lifestyle in Barcelona
  • See Barcelona’s fantastic Gaudí buildings and intriguing Gothic quarter
  • Take a cooking class in Barcelona to learn about Catalan cuisine
  • Soak up the magical Andalusian ambience in Seville and Granada
  • Visit the magnificent UNESCO-listed Alhambra Palace in Granada
  • Tour the historic highlights of Seville including the Gothic cathedral
  • Optional spa treatment at the “hammam,” old Arab Baths in Seville
  • See Europe’s most important Islamic monument in Córdoba
  • Enjoy world-class art, fine cuisine and hopping nightlife in Madrid

Detailed Description

Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy and compelling ambience of Spain. The land of tapas, siestas and Flamenco, Spain has a rich cultural heritage and fascinating history. Spain is also a place where diversity flourished. People of three major religions—Judaism, Christianity and Islam—lived together in harmony for centuries.

This tour of Spain allows you to explore the country’s highlights. You’ll visit the cities with the most important monuments and the most interesting traditions. You’ll learn to cook authentic cuisine and how to appreciate Flamenco dance. The tour begins in beautiful Barcelona, the Mediterranean capital of Catalonia. Barcelona is famous for its Gothic Quarter, Modernist Gaudí architecture, fashionable boulevards and innovative cuisine.

The tour continues in Andalusia. You’ll visit Granada, the last bastion of the Moors in Spain. Here you’ll see the magnificent Alhambra Palace and enchanting Albaicín, the old Islamic district. From there, you’ll travel to another wonderful Andalusian city, Seville. Elegant plazas and magnificent gardens invite you to enjoy the good life. Next visit Córdoba with its monumental Grand Mosque that was turned into a cathedral.

Finally, you’ll visit the capital city of Madrid, where the world-class Prado and Reina Sofia Museums await you. Madrid is the country’s center of economics, finance and culture. In this bustling place, you can enjoy the famous Spanish lifestyle and nightlife at its finest.

Starting Price

$3,427 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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