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Classical Spain

16 days - from only £1,449pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Classical Spain

Uncover historic sites and incredible cultural delights on this tour of the Classic Cities of Spain. See some the country’s finest cities including Seville, famous for oranges and flamenco; the capital city, Madrid and the unique lifestyle of Barcelona.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 15 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 13 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

16 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to our overnight hotel in the Paris area.

  • Day 2:

    Continuing south, we travel towards into Spain and to Barcelona, for two nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Today we include a sightseeing tour of Barcelona with a visit to the Gothic Quarter and an insight into the architectural modernism of Antonio Gaudi. Truly one of the great tourist cities in the world, Barcelona has a huge number of attractions and could keep anyone entertained for a week let alone a day. You will have free time to enjoy in this magnificent city and to try and take in as many highlights as possible. Walk the streets of the Barri Gotic, the old town and shop on Las Ramblas, enjoy Antoni Gaudi's fantastic modernist artwork at the Parc Guell and the as yet unfinished but already iconic Sagrada Familia. Alternatively take a more leisurely approach and ride the harbour cable car for fantastic views across the city and the Mediterranean sea.

    Barcelona

    Barcelona

    Included Highlights

    • Barcelona
  • Day 4: Zaragoza

    We leave Barcelona and head towards Madrid via a stop in Zaragoza where we will see the Church of our Lady of the Pillar which is amazingly decorated with paintings by Goya on the ceiling. Continue to Madrid for three nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Zaragoza

    Zaragoza

    Included Highlights

    • Zaragoza
  • Day 5: Madrid

    Enjoy our optional sightseeing tour of Madrid before you have free time to explore the capital city of Spain. It is famous for stunning architecture and its world-renowned museums including the Prado which houses pieces by Goya, Rubens, Botticelli and Caravaggio among many others. Enjoy taking in the atmosphere at one of the city’s vibrant squares such as the Puerta del Sol, the Plaza Mayor or the Plaza de la Villa.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Madrid

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Madrid Guided Sightseeing
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 6: Segovia

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Madrid, or alternatively join our optional excursion to Segovia, famous for the magnificent Aqueduct. You will struggle to find as good an example of Roman grandeur anywhere else in Spain. You will have free time to explore the quaint squares and terracotta buildings all set against the backdrop of the Sierra de Guadarrama. Join our optional sightseeing tour and discover the interesting facts of the famous aqueduct and Alcazar castle, renowned for being the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty’s castle.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Segovia

    Segovia and Guided Sightseeing

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Segovia and Guided Sightseeing
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 7: Toledo

    We depart after breakfast for a visit to Toledo, the City of Three Cultures’ famous for its medieval Arab, Jewish and Christian monuments. We continue south to Seville, where we stay for three nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Toledo

    Toledo

    Included Highlights

    • Toledo
  • Day 8: Seville

    Uncover Seville’s fascinating history and ancient sights. See the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Alcazar, the Cathedral, and the General Archive of the Indies. Be amazed by the expansive Plaza de Espana, and soak up the bustling atmosphere this city is so well-known for.  Join our optional guided city tour, including a visit to the Jewish Quarter of Santa Cruz which is known for its winding streets and as the prettiest area of the city. See the incredible Cathedral, the third largest church in the world and over 500 years old.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Seville

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Seville Guided Sightseeing
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 9: Cadiz

    Join our optional excursion to Cadiz. Located on a peninsula jutting into the Gulf of Cadiz, the city is surrounded almost entirely by water and thanks to its historical trade links, it has many foreign influences that are still visible today. Narrow cobbled streets, small squares and weather-beaten buildings dating back to the Moors make the old city a charming place to explore with look-out towers used by merchants to spot returning trade ships scattered along the skyline.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cadiz

    Cadiz

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Cadiz
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 10: Cordoba

    We leave Seville and head to Granada. En route we make a stop in Cordoba, famous for the Great Mosque of Cordoba, the Mezquita, and the symbol of the city. Wander the narrow alleys and streets of the old town discovering squares and whitewashed courtyards. We continue to Granada for two nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Cordoba

    Cordoba

    Included Highlights

    • Cordoba
  • Day 11: Granada

    Join our included excursion to Granada, with an optional visit to the world-famous Alhambra Palace. The medieval complex which was the last stronghold of the Moors in Europe is made up of a fortress, a palace and pretty gardens. See beautiful ornamental architecture, lush gardens and amazing views across the city. Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains Granada itself is a beautiful city and after our visit to the Alhambra we will explore the rest of the sights and attractions on offer.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Alhambra Palace

    Alhambra Palace
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    Included Highlights

    • Granada

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Alhambra Palace
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 12:

    We head north through the heart of Spain to Burgos, where we stay for two nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 13: Burgos

    Spend the day in Burgos. The cathedral and old quarter are masterpieces of Spanish Gothic architecture. See the statue of El Cid, Burgos’ most famous son, can be seen on the north side of the San Pablo bridge, and his tomb is located in the centre of Burgos cathedral.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Burgos

    Burgos

    Included Highlights

    • Burgos
  • Day 14:

    It is time to leave Spain behind and start our journey back towards the UK. We will cross the border into France and overnight in the Bordeaux area.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 15:

    We continue our journey through France to the Paris area for our last overnight.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 16:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £599.00 (16 days).

Hotels

Throughout your tour, will stay in minimum 3-star hotels in Spain. Overnight stays in France will be in city-style hotels.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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