The best education is the kind that children don’t even know they are receiving. Capture the beauty of Spain on this vacation tailored to your family’s desires and the wealth of history that sweeps across the landscape. Witness the charming white villages of Andalusia and stroll along the hilly cobblestone streets of Toledo. Admire the fairytale architecture of Gaudi and explore the storybook castle in Segovia. The wonders of Spain will captivate the entire family, filled with treasured palaces...
Barcelona – Family Comes First
Your luxury travel begins in Barcelona, a city unlike any other in the world and it practically vibrates with energy. It resembles an avant-garde wonderland, with world-class museums and unique architecture. The Mediterranean Sea brushes against the shores. The family arrives and your private transfer meets you at the airport. It is easy to settle into the city, with its charm and relaxed pace layered beneath the vibrant atmosphere.
Your guide meets you at your hotel to help bring the city to life. The “Block of Discord,” is an area along the Passeig de Grácia noted for its sensational modernist architecture designed by four celebrated architects. You notice the differences in each house easily. The playful designs fascinate and intrigue the entire family. Casa Lleó-Morera contains ornate balconies that protrude from the rounded street corner. The balconies layer the building until reaching the rooftop. Each veranda is decorated with intricate designs, from regal dragons to blossoming flowers. Your introduction to Barcelona is both beautiful and elegant.
Barcelona – Taking in the Sights
Madrid – Where Kids Can Be Royalty
Madrid – The Marvels of Madrid
Madrid – City with a Legend
Toledo – Back to Medieval Times
Granada – In Search of Windmills
Granada – Ever-present Moorish Influence
Ronda – The Splendid Vista
Arcos de la Frontera – The White Villages of the Countryside
Arcos de la Frontera – Caring for the Horses
Seville – Family Embracing Atmosphere
Seville – A Family Paradise
Seville – Experiencing the Difference
- Traverse historic Moorish palaces that maintain their elaborate splendor
- Witness the beautiful display of horses trained for royalty
- Discover the historic charm of Spain with activities and sights the entire family will enjoy
- Visit the largest royal palace in all of Europe
- Explore the largest Gothic Church in the entire world
- Journey to hillside towns that contain roots dating back to the Roman Empire
- Enjoy the view over the magnificent Tajo Gorge and Rio Guadalevín
- Meander along ancient labyrinthine streets paved with cobblestone
- View the exceptional art collection at the famous Prado Art Museum
Spain’s history reads more like a storybook than a history book. On this 14-day luxury tour of Spain for families, you will find momentous streets and the eclectic variety of regional culture. The landscape rises and falls with the mountains. The calm Mediterranean brushes against the shore. The sounds of the city pass well into the night and the mornings fill tranquil neighborhoods. Arrive in Barcelona and the family will immediately be embraced by the exotic ambiance of the international city. Buildings don’t line the streets; they decorate the city.
Tour around the Block of Discord and find the disparate styles of four separate architects adorning the facades. Wander through the maze-like Gothic Quarter and witness the textured façade of Sagrada Familia Church. The children will find images of marvelous storybooks come to life at Gaudi’s Park Guell. Climb aboard the train to Madrid and enjoy a tour of the Royal Palace, home to thousands of rooms and countless luxuries. Stroll along the bustling Puerta del Sol and linger in the Plaza Mayor. Take time to experience the Prado: the amount of Spanish and European Masters on display at the gallery will enchant the entire family. A day trip to Segovia will take you along the base of the Roman aqueduct and through the almost mythical castle.
In Toledo you will discover 500 years of history, from a magnificent cathedral to a stunning medieval synagogue. Travel to the Andalusian countryside to find whitewashed windmills and the circling cobblestone streets of Granada. Visit the Royal Cathedral and see the main gallery’s tremendous artistry, including the tombs of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. Granada’s Old Town rambles with hidden niches all embraced by the shadow of the Alhambra. Explore the far reaches of the palace complex and the city’s quintessence. Ronda’s beauty is as much from the edging gorge as from the simplicity of the serene streets and literary history. Traverse the countryside and visit a fabulous olive grove that includes an olive oil tasting.
Arcos de la Frontera embodies the spirit of Andalusia in its streets, medieval buildings, and unparalleled view of the landscape. Spend the day in Jerez de la Frontera to visit the quaint city and view the ceremonial display of the intricately trained horses. The family will alight at the show and the rich frontier history of the city. Travel to the renowned city of Seville and wander through the narrow alleyways of Barrio Santa Cruz, which edges the celebrated cathedral. The incredible complex displays paradise in its design and maintenance. Your private transfer will escort the family to the airport. The cities and the countryside provide an unimaginable connection to Spain’s history, displayed with the captivating imaginings of storybook.
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$7,695 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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