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 manager and director. Panoramic bus tour of the city as you head to your hotel. Visit a local chocolatería and coffee shop as you attempt to push back some jetlag. Enjoy a relaxed walking tour of old city with stops such as Palacio Real, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, Madrid de los Austrias, and more. Get ready for serious “tapas!”
DAY 3 MADRID
Visit the world-famous Museo del Prado in the morning. After a quick lunch, head to the royal land of Toledo. Enjoy their gothic cathedral, El Greco’s wonders, and Toledo’s remarkable Christian, Muslim, and Jewish history.
DAY 4 MADRID / SEGOVIA
Head to Segovia as you visit their Aqueduct and prestigious El Alcázar. Enjoy an unforgettable Flamenco dinner show where you’ll learn key steps such as cante, toque, jaleo, and palmas.
DAY 5 MADRID / BARCELONA
Explore Real Madrid’s stadium, Teleferico Casa de Campo, and Reina Sofia Museum. Depart the land of Real Madrid by AVE train as you journey to Barcelona, home of soccer’s world famous El Barça club. Enjoy a “tapas” dinner in Barcelona.
DAY 6 BARCELONA
Guided “modernismo” city tour includes Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and Gaudi Experience. Also visit Casas Milà, Batlló, and de les Punxes. End the day with a lively tour of Las Ramblas boulevard as you interact with locals at one of Spain’s most picturesque markets.
DAY 7 BARCELONA
Spend the morning visiting a local school for an authentic educational experience. Learn more about the region’s main language, “Catalán,” while interacting with students. Afternoon tour to Monjuic where you’ll visit Poble Espanyol, Olympic village, Palau San Jordi, and the Montjuic Castle by local “funicular.”
DAY 8 BARCELONA
Enjoy stunning mountain views as we head to the sacred mountain of Montserrat. While there, visit the stunning Basilica and the Black Madonna. In the afternoon, visit possibly the most famous soccer stadium in the world: Camp Nou. Visit Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar. Farewell dinner around Las Ramblas.
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