From its world-class art, historical sights, and magnificent cathedrals to its sunny climate and unique cuisine, this is the best way to see the highlights of Spain in a short time! On this Spain tour, you’ll overnight in Madrid, Seville, Granada, Valencia, and Barcelona. Guided sightseeing or a guided walking tour in each city presents you with Spain’s must-see attractions. </BR></BR>History buffs will be delighted by visits to Cordoba’s 8th-century Mosque of the Caliphs, a very well-preserved mosque that was converted into a cathedral in the 13th century, and Seville’s Alcazar, a royal palace founded in the 11th century as a Moorish fortress. In Granada, visit the Alhambra Complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife, the oldest decorative garden in the Western World. During your guided walking tour in Valencia, Roman, Moorish, and Spanish history comes alive!</BR></BR>If you’re interested in art and architecture, you’ll be thrilled by the visit to Madrid’s Prado Museum, which houses 8,000 pieces of Western painting. In Barcelona, visit the amazing Sagrada Familia Basilica, the masterpiece of architect Gaudi. But that’s not all…food must be a part of any Spain tour, and Globus has arranged fun treats for you. A special paella dinner has been prepared for you at a local restaurant in Valencia, and you’ll enjoy Sangria, a popular Spanish drink, in Barcelona. These are just a few of the experiences and sights included on this tour. </BR></BR>From the historical sights and beautiful art and architecture to the tasty treats and special experiences, this Best of Spain tour is sure to leave you with plenty of memories to share with loved ones back home. So pack your camera and get ready for a marvelous vacation.
MADRID Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Prado MuseumCORDOBA Guided walking tour, visit the Mosque of the CaliphsSEVILLE [LF] Visit the Plaza de España; guided sightseeing, visit the Alcazar, and walk through the Santa Cruz quarterGRANADA Guided walking tour, visit the Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the GeneralifeVALENCIA Guided walking tour; taste a Horchata drink; [LF] paella dinner at a local restaurantBARCELONA Guided sightseeing, visit the Sagrada Familia Basilica; panoramic view from Montjuïc Hill; [LF] enjoy a Sangria and special farewell dinner with wine at a local restaurantHeadsets throughout the tour
Full buffet breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Madrid, a special paella dinner in Valencia, and a special farewell dinner in Barcelona
NOTE:December 17 Departure – Christmas Eve in Barcelona.
Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.