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Barcelona and Madrid Vacation Packages & Tours

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Venture to the iconic Spanish cities of Barcelona and Madrid and indulge in a range of unique experiences, from an immersive tapas tour through charming neighborhoods to being immersed in medieval and gothic quarters that transplant you to another era. Create your custom Spain tour from Barcelona to Madrid and fall in love with these two beacons of culture.

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Medieval architecture of the Habsburg quarter, Madrid, Spain
Best of Barcelona & Madrid Vacation

13 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $4,051

Luxuriate in the highlights of Spain by using Barcelona and Madrid to explore many of the country’s ultimate highlights. Think Gaudi’s architecture, seaside bliss, medieval cities, dazzling palaces, iconic art, and Catalan vineyards. Seven nights in Barcelona are followed by five in Madrid as your trip handcrafted for taking it slow and easy in Spain. Including Modernist and ancient Barcelona, Penedes, Sitges, Figueres, Toledo, Salamanca, Madrid, your getaway to Spain will be one that you will never forget.

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Market in Barcelona, Spain
Flavors of Spanish Cuisine: Barcelona & Madrid Vacation for Foodies

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,491

Barcelona's sunny weather and light ocean breeze warrant a refreshing glass of sweet, fruity sangria. Just beyond the hustle and bustle of city life, idyllic vineyards stretch for miles and offer a picturesque wine tasting oasis. In the vivacious city of Valencia, renowned chefs cook up traditional saffron-induced paella in massive iron skillets for entire families to enjoy. En route to Madrid, the city of Toledo tucks itself along the Tagus River and boasts some of the world's most potent saffron spice. Spain has so much to offer, and during this 8-day expedition, you will experience many of the best aspects that can be included in a Spanish vacation in addition to an unforgettable tapas tour through the effervescent streets of downtown Madrid.

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La Rambla street in Barcelona, Spain
Spain's Vivacious Culture & History Itinerary

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,491

Spain's cobbled streets and stoic palaces boast a rich past that spans thousands of years. Remnants of the city's most prestigious mosques, synagogues and cathedrals nod to an eclectic heritage in the city of Girona. In Toledo, the famed Alcazar fortress is highlighted against the skyline and reveals an ancient military might. In the megacities of Madrid and Barcelona, past meets present, and charismatic bands play eclectic beats in Madrid's Malasana neighborhood beside centuries-old cathedrals and main squares. Dining along Barcelona's luxurious coastline just beyond the exquisite architecture of Antoni Gaudi can be an unforgettable experience. During this historically-based, 8-day excursion, you will experience all of this and more.

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The Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain
Barcelona to Madrid Family Vacation: Wonders of Spain

10 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,115

Take your family on an unforgettable, 10-day adventure to the vivacious cities of Barcelona and Madrid. Live like kings and queens in the Royal Palace of the nation’s capital before rediscovering your artistic side amongst the whimsical architecture of Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona. Treat your taste buds to an explosion of flavor as you sample authentic paella in the coastal city of Valencia, and then, take off on a thrilling zipline adventure across Toledo’s Tagus River. Along the way, you will stop in small towns where you can immerse yourself in the local culture, history, and charm.

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Carrer del Bisbe Bridge in Barcelona, Spain.
Romantic Tour of Sundrenched Spain: Barcelona to Madrid

10 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,115

Take your partner’s hand as you embark on a romantic journey through Barcelona, Madrid, and beyond. Whimsical architecture meets the traditional, Gothic aesthetic in the bustling capital city of Cataluna. Meanwhile, crowds hurry along Madrid’s bustling Gran Via, and as you make your leisurely, 10-day journey between the megacities, pause in the charming town of Tarragona to visit an ancient Roman amphitheater and dig your toes into the sparkling, sandy shorelines. Then, hop on a thrilling zipline ride across Toledo’s Tagus River and quench your appetite for local flavor when you attend an authentic paella cooking class in the coastal city of Valencia.

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Building on Onyar river in Girona, Spain.
Spain's Shining Jewels: Barcelona to Madrid Itinerary

10 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,115

Explore some of the best highlights in Spain’s internationally acclaimed cities of Madrid and Barcelona.  Streets buzz with energy as taxis and mopeds whiz down central boulevards while pedestrians chat in quaint shops and at outdoor cafes.  Children play lively games of impromptu soccer in central plazas while parents sip a glass of sweet red wine one a nearby restaurant terrace.  Around every cobbled alleyway is a peek into these cities’ fascinating narratives.  Stroll along Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and uncover the captivating architecture of Antoni Gaudi before traversing the halls of Madrid’s Royal Palace and getting lost in the verdant Parque El Retiro.

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