BARCELONA & MADRID TOUR: 9 Days
- Guided city tour of Barcelona with Rambla, old city, Sagrada Familia visits
- Guided city tour of Madrid with Palace, Prado, Reina Sofía visits
- Enjoy walking tours of Toledo and Segovia
- Cooking class with local chef and flamenco show/workshop
- School and farmers’ market visits
DAY 1 DEPARTURE DAY
Depart from your respective airport on an overnight flight to Madrid. Get ready for a fabulous journey through “España!”
DAY 2 MADRID
Arrive in Madrid and meet your tour director. Visit a local chocolatería and coffee shop as you attempt to push back some jetlag. Walking tour of old city includes stops such as Parque del Retiro, Museo Reina Sofía, Puerta del Sol, and more.
DAY 3 MADRID
Visit Museo del Prado as you continue to tour Madrid. Head to Toledo for an authentic meal as you visit this once royal land. Marvel at their gothic cathedral, El Greco’s wonders, and remarkable Spanish and Jewish history.
DAY 4 MADRID / SEGOVIA
Head to Segovia for an authentic “paella” as you visit their Aqueduct and prestigious El Alcázar. Enjoy an unforgettable Flamenco dinner show and workshop where you’ll learn key steps such as cante, toque, jaleo, and palmas.
DAY 5 MADRID / BARCELONA
Explore Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and El Palacio Real. Depart the land of Real Madrid by train as you journey to Barcelona, home of soccer’s world famous El Barça club. Enjoy an authentic meal accompanied by “churros” to end the day.
DAY 6 BARCELONA
Guided city tour includes Parc Montjuic, City Hall, the Cathedral, and Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia. Explore lively Las Ramblas boulevard as you interact with locals at one of Spain’s most picturesque and lively markets.
DAY 7 BARCELONA
Tour Parc Güell, the Spanish Village, Puerto Olímpico and the Gothic Quarter. Optional tour of the Picasso Museum. Learn more about the region’s main language, “Catalán,” while interacting with students at a local school.
DAY 8 BARCELONA
Enjoy stunning views of the Pyrenees as we climb to the sacred mountain of Montserrat. While there, visit the stunning Basilica and the Black Madonna. In the afternoon, visit the Museum of City History, a full size replica of the ‘Santa Maria,’ or Mount Tibidabo, for spectacular views of the Mediterranean coast.
DAY 9 BARCELONA / HOME
Interact with locals as you discuss the country’s soccer passion and famous siesta culture. After a farewell breakfast, reminisce about all your people to people experiences as you head home.
STARTING AT: $3,025
*Price estimate based on minimum of 30 paying travelers departing from CLT airport