Day 01 : Arrival at Barcelona
Arrival at Barcelona, go through the emigration process and get transferred to pre-booked hotel. Check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with boundless culture, fabled architecture and a world-class drinking and dining scene. Overnight stay is at hotel
Day 02 : Barcelona Have breakfast in hotel. Proceed for Gaudi BCN: Sagrada Familia Tour + The Best of Gaudi. Barcelona is known as the capital of Modernism and the place where famous architect Antoni Gaudi lived is. Gaudi, one of the greatest innovators of his time, has left behind numerous treasures for the discerning tourist to discover in Barcelona. Sagrada Familia is one of the most visited buildings in the world. We will visit the astonishing interior of this church, where vaults reach seventy meters. Antoni Gaudi designed a Latin cross plan with five aisles, extremely rich in ornamentation and symbolism. We will also visit Sagrada Familia museum, where you will see drawings, plaster models and pictures about the history and development of this basilica from its early beginnings to the present day. The museum will also give valuable information about Antoni Gaudi s life and career. Then we will join with the rest of group and continue afterwards the visit of the Artistic Tour. Then enjoy a 45 minute visit at Gaudi's bizarre Parc Guell which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Keep an eye on your watch, it's easy to get lost in the whimsical design of this bizarre but compelling public park., Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece which is Barcelona's most famous landmark. Then our tour follows to Paseo de Gracia to see Gaudi's famous apartment buildings like La Pedrera and Casa Batllo. The tour ends near the Casa Batll at Paseo de Gracia 43. Overnight stay is at hotel.
Day 03 : Barcelona - Valencia Have breakfast in hotel. Check out from the hotel. Get transferred to train station and board the train to Valencia. Arrival at Valencia, get transferred to pre-booked hotel. Check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Spain’s third-largest city is a magnificent place, content for Madrid and Barcelona to grab the headlines while it gets on with being a wonderfully liveable city with thriving cultural, eating and nightlife scenes. Never afraid to innovate, Valencia diverted its flood-prone river to the outskirts and converted the former riverbed into a glorious green ribbon of park winding right through the city. On it are the strikingly futuristic buildings of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, designed by local boy Santiago Calatrava. Other brilliant contemporary buildings grace the city, which also has a fistful of fabulous Modernista buildings, great museums, a long stretch of beach and a large, characterful old quarter. Valencia, surrounded by its huerta, a fertile zone of market gardens, is famous as the home of rice dishes such as paella, but its buzzy dining scene offers plenty more besides; it's a superb spot for eating. Overnight stay is at hotel.
Day 04 : Valencia Have breakfast in hotel. Proceed for VALENCIA BUS TURISTIC HOP ON HOP OFF. Get to know Valencia in a comfortable, rigorous and enjoyable way. You will be able to hop on and off the bus all day along the route of your choice or change to another, admiring the architectural and cultural magnificence of Valencia, with the commentaries offered through a headphones audio system in seven different languages (Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese). The tour offers you 2 Hop-on Hop-off routes (90 minutes duration each) to customise your own tour of Valencia. Route A (red colour) you will meet the city from a historical and monumental viewpoint and the route B (blue colour) you will know the Mediterranean sea influence on the city of Valencia. Overnight stay is at hotel.
Day 05 : Valencia - Granada Have breakfast in hotel. Check out from the hotel. Get transferred to airport and board the flight to Granada. Arrival at Granada, get transferred to pre-booked hotel. Check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Drawn by the allure of the Alhambra, many visitors head to Granada unsure what to expect. What they find is a gritty, compelling city where serene Islamic architecture and Arab-flavoured street life go hand in hand with monumental churches, old-school tapas bars and counterculture graffiti art. Overnight stay is at hotel.
Day 06: Granada Have breakfast in hotel. Proceed for Granada: Alhambra and Generalife Tour. Enjoy a unique experience with this morning tour. Take a trip from Granada to Alhambra Palace with a professional guide where you will get to know the story of which was Palatial City and Royal Christian House until 1870 when it was declared Monument. The Alhambra and the Generalife have had great influence and importance in the history of Spain, so the Palace of the Alhambra has been declared a National and Artistic Monument, while the gardens formed by Generalife are declared Historical Gardens. During this tour you will get essential information about the architectural styles in Alhambra Palace, like the Gate of Pomegranates, The Washington Irving Monument, Pillar of Charles V, the Dehesa of Generalife among other important points.
Day 07 : Granada - Seville Have breakfast in hotel. Check out form the hotel. Get transferred to train station and board the train to Seville. Arrival at Seville. Get transferred to pre-booked hotel. Check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Some cities blast you away, others slowly win you over. Seville disarms and seduces you. Its historic centre, lorded over by a colossal Gothic cathedral, is an intoxicating mix of resplendent Mudéjar palaces, baroque churches and winding medieval lanes. Flamenco clubs keep the intimacy and intensity of this centuries-old tradition alive whilst aristocratic mansions recall the city’s past as a showcase Moorish capital and, later, a 16th-century metropolis rich on the back of New World trade. Overnight stay is at hotel.
Day 08: Seville
Have breakfast in hotel. Proceed for Cordoba 1 Day Excursion from Sevilla. The Andalusian city of Cordoba, one of the most beautiful in Spain, was founded by Claudius Marcellus in the 2nd Century BC during the Roman occupation of the Iberian Peninsula. Later, the city played an important role during the Moorish occupation and after the Reconquest, and traces of all these periods can be found in the city's architecture. After an hour-and-a-half drive from Seville, the tour starts with a visit of the Alcazar of the Christian Kings. Formerly a Roman fortress, the Catholic Kings resided here following the Reconquest, and the Moorish influence is seen in its beautiful gardens. The next stop on our visit is perhaps the crowning point of the day, the Mosque. Building was begun in 785 AD by Abd al-Rahman on the site of an old Visigoth basilica of St.Vincent, and underwent additional building work during the following two hundred years. After the Reconquest, it was reconsecrated as a Christian church and underwent further alterations, the most notable being the construction of a Renaissance cathedral nave. The Mosque today exhibits fine examples of Muslim, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Following the Mosque we will continue with a walk through the old Jewish Quarter, the Old Market (now a handicraft market) and the old Synagogue (14th century) used until 1492 when the Jews were expelled from Spain. After our visit to the Synagogue we will have free time for lunch (not included) before returning to Seville. Overnight stay is at hotel.
Day 09: Seville - Madrid
Have breakfast in hotel. Check out from the hotel. Get transferred to coach station and board the coach to Madrid. Arrival at Madrid, get transferred to pre-booked hotel. Check in to the hotel. No city on earth is more alive than Madrid, a beguiling place whose sheer energy carries a simple message: this city really knows how to live. Overnight stay is at hotel.
Day 10: Departure
Have breakfast in hotel. Check out from the hotel. Get transferred to airport for final departure.