From its flamboyant Flamenco dancers to grand Gothic cathedrals and avant-garde architecture, the drama of Spain will captivate you. Explore the theatrical beauty of Spain’s beguiling cities, charming villages, spectacular scenery and beautiful beaches. Experience the vibrant energy and culture of Madrid. Soak up centuries of history in the UNESCO city of Toledo. Admire the lyrical elegance of Andalusia. Escape to exotic Morocco on an all-day getaway! Bask in the Mediterranean sunshine and explore...
Madrid - Arrive in Spain with Afternoon Tour of Habsburg Quarter
Upon arrival at the Madrid airport, a driver will greet you and provide a private transfer to your hotel. You will be staying at the Westin Palace Hotel that is located in the center of Madrid near world-class museums and some of the best restaurants in the city. This luxurious hotel was commissioned by King Alfonso XIII in 1912. Enjoy the regal ambience and spacious rooms with all the amenities. After you check in and take some time to relax, you’ll be greeted by your guide for an afternoon tour of the Habsburg Quarter. Enjoy the charm of this historic quarter, as your guide shares all the legends of the city. You’ll have a chance to see some of the palaces that reflect Madrid’s glory days under Habsburg rule in the 16th century. After your guided tour, you’ll have the evening free to enjoy Madrid’s culinary delights. Try some of the excellent tapas bars near your hotel.
Madrid - Half-Day Excursion to Toledo
Barcelona - Afternoon Tour of Gaudí Sites
Barcelona - Dalí Museum in Figueres and Girona
Barcelona - Half-Day Excursion to Catalonia Wine Country
Costa del Sol - Travel from Barcelona to the Costa del Sol
Granada - Guided Tour of the Alhambra Palace in Granada
Granada - Day Trip by Ferry to Tangier in Morocco
Granada - Leisure Day to Relax and Explore
Madrid - Transfer to Madrid and Leisure Time for Sightseeing
Madrid - Departure from Madrid
- Magnificent UNESCO-listed Alhambra Palace in Granada
- Exotic cultural immersion in the city of Tangier in Morocco
- Tour of the fantastic Gaudí Modernist buildings in Barcelona
- Private winery visits and wine tasting in the Catalonia region
- Excursion to the ancient town of Girona and the Dalí Museum
- Cosmopolitan ambience and hopping nightlife in Madrid
- Vibrant and joyous Mediterranean way of life in Barcelona
- Historic Toledo, Spain’s most perfectly preserved medieval city
- Walking tour of Madrid’s Habsburg Quarter and Royal Palace
- Masterpieces of Spanish art at Madrid’s world-class museums
Vacation offers a wonderful overview of Spain’s highlights. Perfect for the first-time visitor, this itinerary takes you all over the country to the important sites. You’ll get a feel for Spain’s rich cultural heritage and the legacy of centuries of fascinating history. A wide variety of experiences awaits you: cosmopolitan cities, sunny beaches and siestas, superb gastronomy, convivial tapas tours, vibrant nightlife and the architectural wonders of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The tour begins in Madrid, Spain's capital and center for economics, finance, and culture. Here you will enjoy world-class art and gourmet cuisine, from Michelin-starred restaurants to genuine tapas bars. Next you will visit Toledo, the most perfectly preserved medieval city in Spain and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue on to Barcelona to appreciate the city’s Mediterranean style, the charming Gothic Quarter and avant-garde modernist architecture.
For the perfect balance of sightseeing and culture, you’ll spend some time at a chic Costa del Sol beach destination. In the beautiful village of Marbella, enjoy a day of relaxation, sun and sea activities and an evening of fashionable nightlife. Next you’ll visit magnificent Granada, the meeting point of Islamic and Christian cultures with the Alhambra Palace as its centerpiece. From your base in Marbella, you’ll also make an excursion to Tangier so that you can experience the exotic atmosphere of Morocco.
$2,547 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.
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