Classic Spain (7 Nights & 8 Days)
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- Day 1: Meeting in Barcelona. Our tour starts in this beautiful city.
- Day 2: Leaving Barcelona and heading to Valencia.
- Day 3: After breakfast driving to the lands of dreams: Andalusia.
- Day 4: Visits to Mijas and Ronda on our way to Seville.
- Day 5: Today we are visiting Seville: the capital and the biggest city of the Andalusia province.
- Day 6: Today we start our tour with Córdoba then head to Madrid.
- Day 7: Visiting Madrid:the modern capital and the biggest city of Spain.
- Day 8: Departure day. Option to have some free time after breakfast depending on the flight time.
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Meeting in Barcelona and we will start our trip in this amazing city. First we will start our panoramic trip in the city with our bus. We will see Montjuic Hill, Olympic Area and Stadium, Plaza España, Port of Barcelona, marina, Barceloneta district, Port of Olimpic, Catedral of Sagrada Familia (from outside) and Champs-Élysées of Barceloana; Paseo de Gracia. We will leave our bus in the Plaza of Catalunya and we will start our walking tour for discover of secret wonders of Barcelona. The city planned by arcane free mason Ildefonso Cerda in the 19th century over the Roman and medieval Barcelona. We will search mysteries of the city in the streets of the Gotic district. La Rambla, Laietana, Temple of Augustus, La Boqueria, Aragon archives and Catedral of Barcelona will be only some of them which we will see in this pleasant trip. After our trip, we will have a short free time for shopping then we will head to our hotel.
Today we will leave the city of Barcelona and head to Valencia to continue our trip passing through the beautiful Mediterranean coast. In our city tour we will see Turia Gardens, Park of Gulliver, Palacio of Musica, City of Arts and Science, Palacio of Arts Renia Sofia, Mercado Central, La Loja, Plaza Redonda, Plaza de Reina, Cathedral of Valencia and Palace of the famous Borgias family. After our trip, we will have some free time for shopping and dinner. Make sure you try the famous paella of Valencia while we are here. We will finish our day in our hotel in Valencia.
After having breakfast we will drive to lands of dreams Al Andalus. Reaching Granada, AlHambra Palace, the “pearl” of the Al Andalus, will be waiting for us. After a guided tour here for around 3 hours, we will start to explore beautiful Granada. Albayzin old Muslim district, Moroccan bazaars, Calle Elvira, Plaza de Isabel de Catolica, Old Bedesten Corral de Carbon, Cathedral of Granada (from outside) will be some spots to visit. In our free time in the city center, you have a chance to try “tapas”, incredible traditional food of Andalusia. We will finish this day in our hotel in Granada with unforgettable memories of this city.
Today our destination is Seville. But before arriving there we will visit “White Village”; Mijas and “Romantic Capital” of Spain; Ronda. Mijas is a typical traditional Andalusian village with its white houses, small streets with flowers and small shops. After a pleasant visit in Mijas we will continue to Ronda. This town has become famous with Hemingway’s masterpiece; “For Whom the Bell Tolls”. The book tells us dark days of Ronda during Spanish Civil War. However, since the 18th century, this place has been one of the main haunts for travelers because of its natural beauty. Canyons, cliffs, its amazing bridge, oldest bullfight arena of Spain and its wonderful beauties like Italian Toscana. After our visit here, we will reach Seville to finish our day in our hotel.
The capital and the biggest city of the modern province of Andalusia; Seville will be our first destination today. We will start our visit in avenue of palm trees and see “casas” of the countries of American continent, Plaza of America and stop in peerless Plaza of España. Then we will continue our visit passing through the historical district “Santa Cruz” seeing old traditional houses of Seville, and its narrow streets and feeling the memories of the inquisitional period. Upon reaching the Plaza de Triunfo (Victory Square) we will see the most famous monuments of Seville: The Cathedral of Seville, The Bell Tower: Hiralda, The Palace of Castilla Kings: Alcazar, the building of Indian Archives. After our visit here, we will have some free time for shopping and then will continue to our hotel ın Cordoba for overnight.
Today we will start our visits in Cordoba with a walk on the streets of the old district, between old Andalusian houses, streets with flowers and fountains. Cordoba used to be the capital of Muslims for 500 years in the Medieval Period. It was known as the capital of scholars, culture and Andalusian caliphate. Ibn Rushd (Averroes), Marmonides and many others worked and lived in this amazing medieval capital. You can still feel this matchless history on the streets of the Cordoba. Also we will see the 2000 year-old Roman Bridge which remained from its Roman founders’ and the tower added by Muslims, Tower of Callahora. And the wonderful mosque, Mesquita-Catedral of Cordoba. After our visit in Cordoba, we will continue to Toledo: historical capital of the Kingdom of Castilla. Toledo, the town itself, is an open air museum which has been declared as a world heritage by UNESCO. We will start our trip in Toledo from San Martin Bridge, after we will pass by Jewish quarter and see old synagogues. Cathedral of Toledo, one of the oldest cathedral of Spain, the main square of Zoco, Alcazar of Toledo, Castle of San Servando and iron workshops making peerless “damasquinado” works will be other spots that we will see. After our visit in Toledo, we will go to our hotel in Madrid for rest.
After breakfast we are heading to the modern capital and the biggest city of Spain: Madrid. We will start our visit with a panoramic tour by our bus. Plaza de Toro (bullfight arena), Plaza de Independencia, Puerta de Alcalá, Paseo de Castellana, Biblioteca Nacional, Plaza de Colón, Nuevos Ministerios, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Plaza Castilla, Puerta de Europa, Plaza Cibeles, Palacio de Comunicaciones (Ayuntamiento), Banco España, Instituto Cervantes, Plaza Neptuno, Museo Prado, famous Gran Via (Broadway of Madrid) and Plaza España will be some spots which we will be seeing in this panoramic tour. Then we will leave the bus and start walking to pass through Royal Palace, Cathedral, Calle Mayor, historical square Plaza Mayor and will stop in the main square of the city Puerta de Sol. We will have some free time for shopping and to explore the city. After a pleasant day in Madrid we will return to our hotel and rest. Overnight in Madrid.
Today is the departure day. Depending on the flight time, we will have some free time in the city, after breakfast at our hotel. Then we will drive to the airport and finish our tour with unforgettable memories.