SPAIN HOLIDAY PACKAGE 7D 6N TOUR PACKAGE
Day 1: Madrid- City Tour & Bull Fight
On arrival in Madrid, start your sightseeing tour at the beautiful Habsburg district, home to renowned Baroque-style buildings, such as those in Puerta del Sol or Plaza Mayor. Next, experience the magnificence of Madrid during the reign of the Bourbons as you see the Royal Palace, the Cibeles Fountain and the Neptune Fountain, as well as the elegant Plaza de Oriente and the Prado Museum. Then compare historical Madrid with the modern city's long avenues, Gran Via and Castellana, as well as the elegant and newer district of Salamanca, Plaza de Castilla and the Santiago Bernabeu Football Stadium. Your sightseeing tour ends at the emblematic Las Ventas bullring. Before entering the ring, your guide will explain the history and traditions of bullfighting (the roots of the sport date from the prehistoric worshipping of bulls). After the bullfight take the rest of the night to explore the city. Then return to your hotel for an overnight stay in hotel in Madrid.
Day 2: Madrid- Sagrada Familia- Barcelona- Wine Tasting
Today visit Madrid’s number one cultural site, the Sagrada Familia where inside you can view Antoni Gaudí's Gothic masterpiece. This church is extremely rich in ornamentation and symbolism, and has vaults that reach 230 feet (70 meters). You will also visit la Sagrada Familia museum, where you will see drawings, plaster models and pictures about the history and development of the basilica from its early beginnings in 1882, when its construction begun, to the present day. Its anticipated completion date is 2026, the centennial of Gaudí's death. The museum will also give you valuable information about Gaudi´s life and career. Then make your way to the rail station where you will take your transfer to Barcelona. Before you step out to dinner in Barcelona, get your evening started at a memorable 1.5-hour Spanish wine tasting. This must-do Barcelona experience will introduce you to the pleasures of wine, right in the heart of the city. This relaxed and fun tasting highlights Spanish wines, from their colours and fragrances to their tastes. Presented in English by a professional wine expert, the tasting will leave you with a new appreciation for Spanish wine. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Barcelona- Helicopter Tour
Today escape the bustle of Barcelona and take to the skies! On your Barcelona sightseeing helicopter flight over the coast, you'll experience the grandeur of Barcelona's beaches and harbour in a way that's impossible from the ground. Your helicopter tour starts at Barcelona's downtown heliport, situated close to the cruise docks. You'll take off and soar over Barcelona's Mediterranean coast. From the old fishing district of Barceloneta to the beach at Marbella, the views are stunning. You’ll also fly past Port Olympic, the World Trade Center, the Statue of Columbus, the Maremagnum and the Forum of Cultures. All seats on board the helicopter provide spectacular views over the coastline. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure at the heart of Spain. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 4: Barcelona- Seville
Check out of your Hotel and make your way to the train station where you will travel to
Seville by rail. On arrival check in at your hotel and take the rest of the day to explore the city. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Seville- City Tour- Costa Del Sol
Before travelling to Costa Del Sol by rail enjoy a city tour of Seville. On your tour you will see the Cathedral of Santa Maria, the biggest in Spain, where Christopher Columbus is buried. The Giralda tower is an ancient Arabic minaret and symbol of the city, dominating the city skyline. This magnificent structure has been used a inspiration for similar architecture in Rabat and Marrakech. An Arabic palace from the 14th century, the Royal Alcazar was originally a Moorish fortress. Nowadays the Alcazar is residence of the Spanish kings. You will end the tour with a pleasant stroll through Santa Cruz, Seville's historical Jewish quarter. With narrow cobbled streets winding among white washed buildings, this is the most picturesque area of the city. Take the rail to Costa Del Sol where on arrival check into your hotel and take the rest of the evening at your leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6: Costa del Sol- Granada
Take the morning to explore the wonderful city of Costa Del Sol and do some shopping at the heart of the town. Costa Del Sol’s combination of beautiful beaches and mild to hot climate will be a perfect morning. By mid-afternoon after checking out of your hotel make your way to the train station and travel to Granada by rail. Overnight stay in Granada.
Day 7: Granada- Airport
In the morning, take the opportunity to do some shopping before checking out of your hotel, where you will then travel by rail to the airport for the departure flight.