Highlights of Spain

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Spend 12 nights exploring five different cities of Spain! You'll stay in luxurious hotels, so you can unwind in comfort after a full day of exploring. Visit vibrant neighborhoods, discover whimsical buildings, get a glimpse into Spain's Moorish past, and take a stroll through a picturesque park or two. You'll snack on tapas, see some flamenco, hear Spanish g...
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Trip type
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Flexible schedule


    • Barcelona City Sightseeing Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour (48 Hours)
    • Madrid Private Sightseeing Tour

What's this trip about?

    Spend 12 nights exploring five different cities of Spain! You'll stay in luxurious hotels, so you can unwind in comfort after a full day of exploring. Visit vibrant neighborhoods, discover whimsical buildings, get a glimpse into Spain's Moorish past, and take a stroll through a picturesque park or two. You'll snack on tapas, see some flamenco, hear Spanish guitar played on the streets, and maybe partake in a siesta or two along the way. Included with your vacation is a hop-on/hop-off bus tour in Barcelona, and private sightseeing tour in Madrid by luxury car- perfect for getting acquainted with these grand cities!

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIndependent
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CityBarcelona
End CitySpain

Travel Themes

  • Local Immersion & Homestays
  • Relaxing Retreats


  • Europe
  • Spain


  • Bar
  • Barcelona
  • Granada
  • Madrid
  • Seville


  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • History
  • Homestays & Cultural Immersion
  • Relaxing Retreat
  • Independent

Trip includes

    • Round-trip economy class airfare into Barcelona (BCN), out of Madrid (MAD)
    • Private round-trip airport transfers
    • Manual car rental for 6 nights – upgrade to automatic available
    • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar: 3 nights in Barcelona at the Hotel Tryp Apolo
    • 2 nights in Valencia at the Hotel Silken Puerta Valencia
    • 2 nights in Granada at the Hotel Abades Recogidas
    • 2 nights in Seville at the Hotel Melia Lebreros
    • 3 nights in Madrid at the Hotel Tryp Atocha Barcelona City Sightseeing Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour (48-hour pass)
    • Private Madrid sightseeing tour (2-hours) Breakfast daily

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Day 1 Welcome to Barcelona!

Arrive in Barcelona and enjoy a private transfer to your accommodation! Once settled, activate your hop-on/hop-off bus pass and being exploring this vibrant city. Why not unwind after your flight by staying on the bus path for a full loop and getting acquainted...

Day 2 Barcelona

Continue using your hop-on/hop-off bus pass today! For your last stop of the day, considering hopping off at the whimsical Park Güell, and exploring the houses covered in vibrantly-color tiles -  the perfect spot for a photo opp!

In the evening, navigate ...

Day 3 Barcelona

Today, embark on an adventure exploring one of Barcelona's most iconic and breathtaking monuments: the Sagrada Familia. You'll need an hour or two to truly appreciate the beauty and grandeur of this eclectic masterpiece. You may also want to explore Antoni Gaud...

Day 4 Barcelona - Valencia

After breakfast, pick up your car and make your way to the historic city of Valencia, a unique blend of tradition with futuristic buildings and quarters.

Once you've settled in, head to the modern Cuidad de las Artes y las Ciencias (City of Arts and Scien...

Day 5 Valencia

Now that you've gotten a taste of the modern side, spend the day exploring the traditional side of the city. Get lost in the historic quarter, where Gothic buildings such as the Llotja de la Seda (silk exchange) await.

Be sure to stop by the famous cathed...

Day 6 Valencia - Granada

Make your way southwest to Granada, a city whose Moorish influence can be felt at every street corner and major landmark.

Start your adventure in Granada off by hiking to the Mirador de San Nicolas, where you'll enjoy sweeping views of the city and the best views of the iconic Alhambra.

Day 7 Granada

Start your day off with a visit to the Alhambra, a fairytale palace that sits on a hilltop.

Then, head back to the center of the city to continue your day of exploring; pay a visit to the breathtaking Granada Cathedral, enjoy a bite at the nearby Bib Rambla plaza, then pick up some souvenirs at the bustling Alcaiceria bazaar!

Day 8 Granada - Seville

After breakfast, make your way to the picturesque city of Seville! Situated on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, Seville enjoys a rich Moorish heritage, with many streets, squares and and historic quarters boasting UNESCO World Heritage designation.

Day 9 Seville

Spend the day exploring the postcard-worthy sights of the city. Discover the secrets of the Alcazar, get lost in the beauty of the Plaza de España, or stumble upon the hidden gems of Maria Luisa Park.

Seville is the rumored birthplace of flamenco, so take...

Day 10 Seville - Madrid

After arriving in Madrid, drop off your rental car and make your way to your accommodation. Once you've checked in and settled down, head out for a night on the town!

Why not start your Madrid adventure off on a sweet note by treating yourself to a serving of the city's most iconic dessert: hot chocolate and churros!

Day 11 Madrid

Start the day off with your private tour of Madrid. You'll visit the Royal Palace, the largest royal palace in Western Europe, then continue onto the Madrid Cathedral. Take a break (and do some people watching) at the Plaza Mayor square, then take the perfect p...

Day 12 Madrid

Pay a visit to Madrid's famous Museum Triangle today, a crossroads where three important art museums await exploration! Explore the Prado Museum, home to masterworks of Goya, Velazquez and El Greco; the 19th century Villahermosa Palace, now the Thyssen-Bornemiz...

Day 13 Depart Spain

In accordance with your departure flight, enjoy one final transfer to Madrid Airport (MAD).

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