Tour description

SPAIN PRIVATE TOUR

Experience the Spanish lifestyle with a private tour for the most discerning travelers! We are excited to introduce a wonderful journey to discover the best of Spain travelling from Barcelona to the intriguing city of Valencia. From soulful flamenco and daring architectures, to delicious food and avant-garde cities, Spain could be Europe’s most exotic country. Wherever you venture you’ll discover a beguiling land with a mix of stirring and often curious traditions, live-for-the-moment hedonism and a willingness to embrace the future with a relentlessly adventurous spirit. From Gaudi and El Greco to tapas and flamenco, this tour captures the energetic diversity of Spain.

Travel to Spain with its idyllic climate, dramatic vistas, rolling hills and mountains, lively markets, hearty cuisine, glorious art and architecture that embodies all things Spanish. From the warm hospitality of its people to the gorgeous beaches and balmy waters of the Andalucia to the medieval art cities. Spain is a country of rugged landscapes, sophisticated cities, rural backwaters and sharply contrasting traditions. An extravagant scenic beauty, a multicultural crossroads with a rich history, an exuberant and richly layered culture and a traditions of food and wine that is celebrated the world over..all converge here in sunny and colorful Spain

This is a land of surprises and we are excited to discover together the soul of Spain!

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PRIVATE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS & INCLUSIONS: 8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS
  • Guided tour of VALENCIA with its historical treasures & popular markets
  • An included visit to the SILK EXCHANGE, the CATHEDRAL and the SILK MUSEUM in Valencia
  • Try typical “PAELLA VALENCIANA”Popular UNESCO World heritage sites
  • Wander trough monumental TOLEDO, a living museum
  • Street food experience at Mercado de San Miguel
  • Soak up the electric atmosphere of the Spanish capital, MADRID
  • City tour with local guides in Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo,Valencia,Requena,Valencian coast
  • Included entrances to Spanish sites as per itinerary
  • Transportation on tour, via private air-conditioned luxury mercedes car or 20 seater mini-van
  • Included hotel city tax
  • No hidden extras
  • Our included regional meals: All breakfasts, 3 foodie experiences, 2 dinners, 2 lunches (main meals include regional wine, mineral water, local coffee/ tea only)
  • Arrival/Departure in Portugal: The tour begins with transfers from Barcelona airport at scheduled times to our hotel on Day 1 and transfers from our hotel in Valencia on Day 8
  • Activity level: Moderate
  • Terms & conditions/Single supplement: (View Here) and FAQ ( View Here)
  • Trip Interruption & Cancellation insurance is not included. We highly recommend Travelex-Insurance.com to protect your vacation.
  • Purchase of European Travel & Health insurance is strongly recommended
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DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

 

BARCELONA,MADRID,VALENCIA-THE PEARLS OF SPAIN TRAVEL ITINERARY

SPAIN PRIVATE TOUR

PRIVATE TOUR AVAILABLE FROM BARCELONA TO VALENCIA

DAY 1: WELCOME TO SPAIN & THE CITY OF BARCELONA

Welcome to Spain! Arrive at Madrid International Airport and travel to the city center for a two nights stay at the 5 stars “PALACIO DE TEPA” or similar, a charming boutique hotel which enjoys an excellent location close to the city’s architecturally treasures. At 6.30 pm enjoy a welcome drink followed by a special dinner at a popular local restaurant offering typical regional cuisine and wine.Overnight in BARCELONA

DAY 2: BARCELONA’S HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS

Explore Barcelona’s rich history, vibrant culture and cosmopolitan appeal on this guided tour through the city’s most captivating districts. You’ll see the impressive Cathedral and the charming streets of the historic Gothic Quarter. Continue to the bustling port and Olympic Village before taking in the great city views from Montjuic Hill. At Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village), you’ll have a chance to see more than 100 buildings from all across Spain, typical representations of the country’s diverse regions and cultures.After an included street food experience,you’ll discover the best known works of Antoni Gaudi, the celebrated architect. You’ll visit the extraordinary SAGRADA FAMILIA, which was less than one quarter complete at the time of his death in 1926. Though the basilica is still incomplete, it is truly one of the most inspiring church buildings in the world. You’ll also drive along the elegant Paseo de Gracia boulevard to see Gaudi’s famous modernist homes including the colourful Casa Batlló and the striking Casa Mila, designed and constructed without a single straight line.Rest of the day is on your own.Overnight in BARCELONA

DAY 3: HIGHLIGHTS OF MADRID & PALACIO REAL

Transfer to the rail station for your scenic high-speed (1st class ticket) journey to MADRID, a city to savour, taste, smell and enjoy by simply exploring the streets, plazas and parks. Upon arrival, meet your English speaking driver and city guide for a discovery tour which begins in Barrio de Las Letras, the home of renowned authors from Spain’s Golden Age such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Continue to Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, which was once the medieval marketplace. Finish in Hapsburg Madrid which dates to the 16th century when Felipe II moved the Court to Madrid, making it the Capital of the vast Spanish Empire. Following a local street food experience at Mercado San Miguel, one of Madrid’s oldest and largest markets,you’ll visit PALACIO REAL, seat of royal power for centuries and the most emblematic building of Madrid due to its beauty, symbolic value and eventful history.Included transfer to the central hotel “PALACIO DE TEPA” or similar for the next two nights in Spain.Enjoy the evening at leisure.Overnight in MADRID

DAY 4: TOLEDO- THE CITY OF CULTURES

Today’s visit takes you to discover one of Spain’s most impressive and beautiful cities, TOLEDO picturesquely sited on a hill above the River Tagus. Behind the old walls lies much evidence of the city’s rich history. The Romans built a fortress on the site of the present-day Alcazar. In the middle Ages, Toledo was a melting pot of Christians, Muslim and Jewish cultures, and it was during this period that the city’s most outstanding monument, its cathedral, was built. In the 16th century the painter El Greco came to live in Toledo, and today the city is home to many of his works. Your local guide will shed light on the great cathedral, seat of the Spanish church, with its collection of paintings in the sacristy, the Church of Santo Tome’, which houses El Greco’s masterpiece painted exclusively for this chapel, the Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca, an example of the mark made by the Sephardic Jews and one of the few historic synagogues in Spain. After an included lunch in a local restaurant,we’ll also visit a bakery which specializes in MARZIPAN and learn about the importance of the Toledo handmade swords in the middle Ages. Returning we’ll enjoy a panoramic coach tour of Toledo’s outskirts with wonderful view of the city.Dinner is on your own this evening.Overnight in MADRID

DAY 5: WALKING TOUR OF VALENCIA’S HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS 

Transfer to the rail station for your scenic high-speed journey to VALENCIA, Spain‘s third-largest city, as well as one of its oldest.Upon arrival, meet your English speaking driver and city guide for a panoramic tour begins around the historic center, one of the largest in Spain. Here, you’ll not only witness examples of everyday Valencian life (such as a local market, where local specialties like horchata are sold), but also icons of the city’s history, like La Lonja de la Seda (Silk Exchange).This 15th-century Renaissance trading hall has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and a unique example of Gothic secular architecture.You will also visit the striking opera house and the church of San Nicolas,known as the Sistine Chapel of Valencia.Transfer to your central boutique hotel “PALACIO VALLIER” or similar for your last two nights in Spain.Overnight in VALENCIA

DAY 6: MEDIEVAL REQUENA & WINE TASTING 

This morning, meet your driver and tour guide for a visit to the charming pretty wine village of REQUENA,situated on two hills above the Rio Magro. Apart from the castle ruins, the church of Santa Maria with its magnificent late Gothic portal and the church of San Salvador with a beautiful portal and azulejo decoration in the interior are especially worth seeing.We end the morning visit with an introduction to the WINE MUSEUM and a tasting of some of the most popular wines region.Return to Valencia for an included lunch in one of the most popular beach restaurants.Rest of the day is on your own for more exploration.Overnight in VALENCIA

DAY 7: MEDIEVAL ALTEA, COLORFUL VILLAJOYOSA & PAELLA COOKING LESSON

The morning starts 

DAY 8: ADEUS BEAUTIFUL SPAIN

Morning transfers to Valencia airport or train station

TOUR PRICING & AVAILABILITY

8 days starting from € 3,000 pp

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SPAIN

SPAINSpain, on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, is really 17 autonomous regions, each with its own geography and culture. The capital, Madrid, is home to the Royal Palace and singular Prado museum, housing works by European masters, and Segovia to the north has a fairy-tale medieval castle and Roman aqueduct. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is defined by Antoni Read more