Madrid and Barcelona

  • info-icon

    Price

    398,00$ 370,14$

  • info-icon

    Trips

    Daily Tour

  • info-icon

    Duration

    5 days 4 nights

  • info-icon

    Max

    Max 13 people

  • info-icon

    Location

    Madrid,

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

OVERVIEW TOUR

ABOUT

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. The fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí dot the city. Museu Picasso and Fundació Joan Miró feature modern art by their namesakes. City history museum MUHBA, includes several Roman archaeological sites.

Area: 101.9 km²
Population: 1.609 million (2010)
Currency: Euro

Madrid, Spain’s central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry.

Area: 604.3 km²
Population: 3.166 million (2010)
Currency: Euro

Zaragoza is the capital of northeastern Spain’s Aragon region. Overlooking the Ebro River in the city center is baroque Nuestra Señora del Pilar basilica, a famous pilgrimage site with a shrine to the Virgin Mary and multiple domes. Mudéjar-style landmarks, combining Islamic and Gothic architecture, include the Aljafería, an 11th-century Moorish palace, and the Cathedral of the Savior, begun in the 12th century.

Area: 973.78  km²
Population: 661,108 Thousand (2016)
Currency: Euro

THE PRICE INCLUDES

[st_lists]

  • Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
  • Includes arrival transfer.
  • City tour in: Madrid, Barcelona.
  • Evening Transfer: Debod Temple and Plaza de Espana/Gran Via, Plaza de Oriente, Ramblas and Plaza de Cataluna.
  • Ticket admission: Plaza de Toros de las Ventas, Poblet Monastery, Poble Espanyol.
  • Train: Montserrat.

[/st_lists]

THE PRICE NOT INCLUDES

[st_lists]

  • VISA.
  • Flight Tickets.
  • Personal Expenses.

[/st_lists]

ITINERARY

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transport to the Gran Vía
district.    
Welcome to Madrid! Upon arrival at the airport, we shall
be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Our guide will be
ready to welcome you and will provide the necessary information.
Towards the end of the day, we provide transfers
to the Egyptian Debod temple, Plaza de España and Gran
Via; a vibrant district where you can dine at your preferred
restaurant: Indian, Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern are
some of the options. 
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Madrid city tour. Visit to the Plaza
de Toros de las Ventas bullring. Stroll through the Retiro
Park. 
This morning, experience the city on a guided tour, which
showcases the city’s vibrant centre, the beautiful Plaza Mayor
(Main Square), its broad and magnificent avenues and its
many fountains. Our tour includes a visit to see inside the
Plaza de Toros de las Ventas, a fine-looking building. Here
we learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting
Museum. Also the day includes a walking tour of the
beautiful Retiro Park, enhanced by the lake and Crystal Palace.
Enjoy the rest of the afternoon. At sunset we provide
transfers to the Plaza de Oriente in the historic centre
of Madrid, opposite the Royal Palace. In this area there are
many restaurants serving different exquisite cuisines (Indian,
Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, International). Return
to hotel.
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Basílica del Pilar, visit to medieval
monastery. Ride on a rack train.   
We depart early in the morning from Madrid. Heading towards
Aragón, we pause our journey in ZARAGOZA. Our
guide will join the group to Basílica del Pilar. Directly afterwards
the group will have free time to visit this impressive
sanctuary and enjoy the city centre. Later, we make our way
to Cataluña to the Monastery of Poblet, surrounded by
walls in a beautiful setting, this is one of the best preserved
mediaeval monasteries in the world (entrance and guided
tour included). We then go on to the Monastery of Montserrat
where we include a ride on the rack train for the
fantastic views this gives. Continuation to  BARCELONA, arrival
in the late afternoon.
Important note: in the winter months, from November to
March (included), due to the shorter days, the Monastery of
Poblet will not be visited (so that we can reach Montserrat
in the daylight).
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona city tour. “Spanish Village”
visit and evening transfer to Las Ramblas district.  
Today we will get to know Barcelona, an impressive city right
on the Mediterranean Sea. Our visit includes an informative
city tour with a local expert (note: If the group has fewer
than fifteen people, explanations can be given by our guide.)
We also visit the city’s historic central area with its Gothic
neighbourhood dating back to the Middle Ages. We will visit
the area where the Olympic Games took place. It will be possible
to see and photograph La Sagrada Familia basilica; the masterpiece designed by the architect Gaudí. Subsequently,
we include the entry ticket to “Poble Espanyol” (meaning
“Spanish Village”). This open air architectural museum is situated
in one of the most emblematic areas of Barcelona. Be
delighted by the best Spanish craftsmanship and discover the
architectural styles, traditions and folklore of the different
communities in Spain. Free time to explore the city on your
own. In the evening we provide transfer to Las Ramblas and
Plaza Catalunya area, where you can select from a great variety
of restaurants (including Indian, Chinese, Halal, International
and regional Spanish cuisine). Return to hotel.
After breakfast, end of our services.

REVIEWS

Traveler rating

  • Excellent
    0
  • Very Good
    0
  • Average
    0
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0
Write a review

Summary

  • Sleep
  • Location
  • Service
  • Cleanliness
  • Room(s)

REQUEST TO BOOK

YOU MAY LIKE

YOU WILL ALSO LIKE THESE

Adviser 7%

Adventurous Europe

2.290,00$ 2.129,70$
Adviser 7%

European Ring

3.266,00$ 3.037,38$
Adviser 7%

Paris and European Capitals

1.319,00$ 1.226,67$