Get to know multi-faceted Spain on this exciting vacation. Start your journey in the capital city of Madrid. Visit the Aranjuez Royal Palace, marvel at the Cuenca “hanging houses,” and explore the ancient winding streets of Valencia. Drive along the Mediterranean Coast and stop at Peniscola Castle on the way to beautiful Barcelona. Travel through Catalonia, stop in Saragossa, and continue to Pamplona, known for its running of the bulls. On to Basque Country and visit San Sebastian, the port city of Bilbao, and Burgos. The heart of Spain reveals even more stunning cities, such as Segovia, Avila, and Salamanca, known for their unique historical centers and wine production. Next, head south into sunny Andalusia and discover spectacular Seville. Sample sherry wine in Montilla. Stop in the whitewashed village of Ronda; visit the exotic Alhambra complex, residence of Moorish kings, in Granada; enjoy the labyrinth of Cordoba’s old Moorish quarter surrounding the exquisite Mezquita; and retrace Don Quixote’s footsteps as you travel among the windmills and castles of La Mancha. Back in Madrid, enjoy the highlights of this elegant city.
Individual headsetsInside visits and special features:Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Sightseeing:Visits to Royal Palace in Aranjuez, Cuenca, Valencia, Peniscola Castle, Saragossa, Pamplona, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Segovia, Avila, Salamanca, Caceres, Seville, Ronda, Montilla wine tasting, Cordoba
MADRID Praga (ST)VALENCIA NH Las Artes (F)BARCELONA Porta Fira (F)PAMPLONA Maisonnave (ST)BURGOS Corona de Castilla (ST)SALAMANCA Catalonia Plaza Mayor (F)SEVILLE Don Paco (ST)GRANADA Don Juan (ST)CORDOBA Selu (ST)
Buffet breakfasts daily; 7 dinners, including a dinner at a local restaurant in Valencia
Transportation: Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach