Discover two of Spain’s most diverse, exciting and beautiful cities – Madrid and Barcelona! Your vacation tour to Spain begins in the capital city of Madrid. While here you will be immersed in a world where old and new merge seamlessly. Then you will discover Barcelona, a colorful and interesting city that will welcome you by its unique designs.
Welcome to Madrid, the Capital of Spain! On arrival, transfer by private car with an English-speaking driver to your hotel. Overnight in Madrid. (No meals)
In the morning, following your buffet breakfast, you’ll be taken on a 2-hours private tour of Madrid, by luxury car with an English-speaking driver. As the capital of Spain, Madrid is a city of great cultural and political importance. By the end of this tour, you will have gained a complete vision of Madrid. Enjoy a panoramic view of the old part of the city. We will also approach the façade of the Royal Palace; the 18th century left its neo-classical mark on the splendid Royal Palace complex, the Sabatini Gardens and Campo del Moro, located in the city center. The church of San Francisco El Grande, the fountains of Paseo del Prado, the Toledo Bridge, and Puerta de Alcalá are also good examples of this splendid style. (Meals: breakfast)
Spend the day exploring Madrid at your leisure! You will be much more comfortable after your private tour of the city the day before so feel free to revisit any sites you’d like or find new ones! You might want to check out the Prado Museum for a little bit of art and culture or visit the famous Plaza Mayor in the heart of the city. The square has seen a long list of public spectacles over the years, including burning of heretics, bullfights, and festivals. Numerous cafes and restaurants line the square today, with street performers adding to the lively scene. (Meals: breakfast)
After breakfast, your private transfer will take you to the train station in Madrid to pick up the high-speed train to Barcelona. A mere 4 hours later, you will be in the Catalonian capital! Once again you will be met by a private transfer, and taken to your Barcelona hotel. (Meals: breakfast)
Following breakfast, enjoy a private 2-hours tour of Barcelona, by luxury car with an English-speaking driver. The variety and wealth of Barcelona’s heritage provides a number of attractive routes through its various districts, and along the way, you will get to know the most iconic monuments of the city. As you explore this cosmopolitan Mediterranean city, you’ll visit the façade of the Cathedral, and of course the Sagrada Familia – a unique creation that has become Barcelona’s most universal symbol. The tour continues to the Olympic Village, the Columbus monument and then on to the Montjuïc Mountain, where you will be able to see the Olympic Stadium and Sant Jordi Palace. (Meals: breakfast)
Today you will have total freedom to discover Barcelona at your own pace. There is so much to see in this charming and diverse city. During your last day, you will want to visit Barcelona’s beautiful Gothic Quarter and the Museu Picasso where you can marvel at Pablo Picasso’s artwork. (Meals: breakfast)
Following breakfast, you’ll be taken by private transfer to the airport in Barcelona, for your journey home. End of services.