Instead of settling for a beach vacation or a journey through the mountains, you can have it all on this custom tailored Spain family vacation to Madrid and Barcelona. Give the entire family a chance to indulge in the golden sands of Barcelona. Let them wander around the lavish décor of the Royal Palace. The kids will delight in the artistry and learn about history without ever knowing. Spend your time enjoying the scenery and indulging in your family’s excitement. Taste traditional dishes and...
Madrid - Spanish Family
Madrid is a city alive with a passion for every detail of life. The aromas of international cuisine pour from restaurants. Traditional dishes catch people’s eyes in outdoor cafes. Art decorates historic buildings and brings new generations in touch with their heritage. The beautiful architecture is different than that of other cities, sweeping across the old neighborhoods with prominent medieval mansions and an unimaginable Royal Palace. The family arrives at the airport and meets the private transfer arranged by one of our Spain travel agents.
There is something for everyone in Spain’s capital city, from sweet confections to stories of historic battles, delicate paintings to rambunctious pedestrian boulevards. El Retiro is a stunning 17th century European garden affixed with marble monuments, pristine landscape, and sporadic elegant buildings. A large structure watches over the graceful lake. Marble lions add to the Baroque style, and on warm afternoons people gather to enjoy the sunlight. At sunset, a crowd forms around the monument dedicated to Alfonso XII. People bring guitars, drums, horns, and tambourines. The music starts. People dance and more than 4,000 roses shine in the lingering light.
Madrid - Family Awakens
Madrid - Joy of the Hills
Madrid - Roman Ties
Barcelona - The Secrets of Zaragoza
Barcelona - Distinctive Barcelona
Andorra la Vella - The Little Heart of the Pyrenees
Barcelona - The Comforts of Gold
Barcelona - Stepping Away Together
- Take the family on an unforgettable Spanish getaway filled with something for everyone
- Visit the largest castle in Europe at the Royal Palace in Madrid
- Taste the simple and celebrated flavors of Spanish cuisine in a large, central market
- Stroll through the playful artistry and celebrated architecture of Park Guell
- Witness a modern city whose roots and segments of architecture date back to the Roman Empire
- Traverse the medieval streets and coveted history of Toledo
- Journey into the majestic Pyrenees Mountains on a train ride to Andorra
- Soak in the sun and the Mediterranean Sea on the beaches of Barcelona
Spain is filled with a culture dedicated to family. Meals bring the family together and history displays the dynastic heritage. On this 9-day Spain family vacation to Madrid and Barcelona, you will take the family through unique Spanish cities and the alpine air of the Pyrenees. Discover the majestic landscape of the countryside and the celebrated architecture of royalty. Arrive in Madrid and feel the embracing atmosphere from the beginning. The family is ready to run through the streets and witness the entire city at once.
Your private guided tour escorts you along the Gran Via and the renowned sites of Madrid. The family will awe at the Royal Palace, the largest palace in Europe. The old quarter is filled with regal architecture and vibrant life. The entire city of Toledo was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The medieval city rests in the rolling hills outside of Madrid where culture and history are displayed proudly in the architecture. Traverse the hillsides and the remarkable streets.
A day trip to Segovia takes you to the edge of the Roman Empire. You will all feel as though you have stepped back in time. The old city holds tightly to its heritage and the deep layers of culture from the sweet shops to the fairytale castle. En route to Barcelona, you will stop in the town of Zaragoza. The city is filled with charm often overlooked by travelers wandering between Madrid and Barcelona. Once in Barcelona, you will quickly understand the vivacious, unique draw of the city.
The Mediterranean Sea laps at the city’s edges. Gaudi architecture is playful in the skyline and on park terraces. Traverse the cityscape to find the depths of wonder. The Boqueria is a vast, central market filled with traditional and evolving local flavors. The Block of Discord is a neighborhood designed by four separate architects. Step aboard the train and spend a day in the small, independent principality of Andorra, located in the Pyrenees. In the winter, the country is a picturesque snow-filled wonderland. In summer, the prairies glow green, and the mountaintops are alluring. Visit the capital city or venture to the small villages on the outskirts of alpine peaks.
Return to Barcelona and indulge in the day at your leisure. The kids have spent the entire time darting their eyes from one incredible highlight to another. Your private transfer escorts you to the airport and you know that you have taken your whole family on a shared journey of a lifetime.
$2,155 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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