Get swept away by the joyous spirit of Spain. “Everyday is like a holiday,” someone once said to describe Andalusia, and the same could apply to energetic Madrid with its legendary nightlife. Convivial tapas tours, fun-loving festivals and people-watching in the plazas, are just ordinary occurrences. You’ll experience this enchanting culture, as you visit amazing sites and learn about the country’s exotic past. The mystic of Arabian influences and the mystery of Gypsy music add to the charm. Soak...
Madrid – Welcome to Spain! Arrive in the Vibrant City of Madrid
Your tour begins in the capital of Spain and you’ll have the day free to discover this vibrant European city. Check in to your accommodations at the Hotel Hospes Madrid and you’ll be greeted with a refreshing welcome beverage. In a beautifully renovated building, this elegant hotel offers a wonderful central location near Madrid’s Retiro Park, the Museo del Prado, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
After settling in and freshening up, you can begin exploring the city. Your vacation package includes an entry ticket to both museums, so you may want to spend some time this afternoon with a tour of Madrid’s most important museum, El Prado. With its exceptional collection of Spanish masterpieces, this museum is one of the most visited sites in the world. The Prado Museum boasts over 4,800 pieces of Spanish paintings. To get the most out of your visit, follow one of the museum’s recommended “routes.” On your self-guided tour, you’ll see the most important highlights, such as masterpieces by Goya, El Greco, and Velázquez. The Prado Museum also has galleries that focus on art from other countries, such as Italian, Flemish, French, and British paintings. For those who prefer contemporary art, a visit to the Reina Sofía Museum is recommended. Madrid also offers countless other museums, such as the Real Academia de Bellas Artes and the Archaeological Museum. However, be sure to save some energy for this evening if you want to enjoy the city’s legendary nightlife.
Madrid – Free Day of Sightseeing
Cordoba – Travel to Andalusia
Seville – Sightseeing in Córdoba and Afternoon in Seville
Seville – Discover the Elegance and Andalusian Charm of Seville
Granada – Spend the Morning in Seville and Afternoon in Granada
Granada – Guided Tour of the Alhambra Palace in Granada
Granada – Return to Madrid for the Conclusion of Your Tour
- Fine dining, world-class museums and amazing nightlife in Madrid
- Experience the charm of Andalusia and discover its multicultural heritage
- Enjoy luxurious accommodations in traditional Andalusian hotels
- Visit Córdoba’s Mezquita, the most important Islamic monument in Europe
- Visit a UNESCO World Heritage site, the magnificent Alhambra Palace
- Get into the local traditions such as siestas and tapas and watch Flamenco
From amazing architectural sights to fascinating cultural experiences, this tour offers the best that Spain has to offer. Take a journey through the country’s most important cities to learn about the amazing history and multiethnic heritage. Sample authentic Spanish cuisine and savor the vibrant atmosphere.
You’ll discover Andalusia, a verdant oasis of natural beauty and culture that flourished in a Golden Age. Visit Seville, Granada and Córdoba to see the magnificent monuments, grand mosques, gorgeous gardens, Arab baths and fountains that are imbued with Islamic influence. Get caught up in the splendor of the Alhambra, the last bastion of the Moorish kingdoms and one of the most beautiful sites in the world.
The tour includes two days in the capital city of Madrid. This dynamic city astounds the visitor with its exceptional museums and impressive palaces. Be sure to take your siestas so that you have the energy to partake in Madrid’s incredible nightlife. The city truly comes to life after dark and has an incomparable energy.
Of the many selections of Spain tours and vacations packages on Zicasso, this tour allows greater flexibility as you’ll be traveling independently to some of the most iconic destinations of Spain. Read what other travelers have shared on the Spain travel reviews section on Zicasso.
$1,915 per person (excluding international flights)
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