Evening Departure from New York. Take overnight flight to Barcelona.
7hr 40min nonstop
16 days, including travel
Arrival in Barcelona
Details: Check into one of the Barcelona’s centrally located and highly rated hotels. (Eric Vokel Boutique Apartments, Fuster Apartments, Hotel Colon, Hotel Barcelona Universal.) Start late afternoon with discovering and exploring Barcelona’s icon, modernist church of La Sagrada Família.
2:00pm- Skip-the-Line Sagrada Família Guided Tour with Tower Ticket
Details: The breathtaking, La Sagrada Família is one of Spain's most visited attractions. Admire Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece at the heart of Barcelona from all angles, and climb to the top of one of
the basilica's 8 sky-scraping towers—they're the highest vantage points for looking out over the city.
6:00pm- Small-Group: Tapas & Wine Tour in Barcelona
Details: Join a local Barcelonian in the Gothic Quarter and prepare to get an inside look at Barcelona's flourishing culinary scene. Begin by venturing into a restaurant renowned for its savory Catalonian cuisine and locally celebrated wines. Indulge in a few delectable morsels and toast to an enchanting excursion ahead. From here, stroll toward a tavern where you can taste Cava—a sparkling white or rosé wine produced in Catalonia. Enjoy sumptuous bites of jamón Iberico (Iberian ham) and huevos estrellados (Spanish fried eggs) before moving on in search of the fashionable El Born District. In El Born, duck inside a lively establishment to sample vermouth—an aromatic fortified wine.
8:45am- Barcelona Full-Day Sightseeing City Tour
Details: Wander around the winding streets of the Gothic Quarter, where medieval buildings and modern bars are mixed together. Hop on board your comfortable coach and marvel at the beautiful view
of the Mediterranean Sea as you reach the Olympic Village. On your way to Montjuïc, take pictures of the city's most emblematic landmarks from the windows of your cable car. Stop at the open-air museum Poble Espanyol where you can see the main regions of Spain in one place. The second part of your tour is an introduction to Gaudí's art. Stroll through Park Güell and take in panoramic views from the colorful mosaic seats. See the remarkable architecture of La Sagrada Família from the outside. The church has been under construction since 1882. The elegant Passeig de Gràcia, which contains 2 of Gaudí's marvelous works, is your last stop. See the undulating façade of La Pedrera and the colorful mosaics of Casa Batlló.
8:30pm- Flamenco Show at Tablao de Carmen with Dinner
Details: Experience the world-famous passion, rhythm, and movement of flamenco during a show that celebrates this iconic Spanish dance. Delve into the exciting history and culture of Catalonia
with a flamenco performance at Tablao de Carmen. Located atop beautiful Montjuïc, at the outdoor museum Poble Espanyol, Tablao de Carmen hosts famous flamenco dancers and musicians along with rising stars. Arrive early to walk through the architectural exhibits of the museum, where you can see a recreation of an Iberian village that was constructed for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition.
8:30am- Full-Day Girona Guided Tour & Figueres with Dalí’s Museum
Details: Dig into the multicultural legacy of Girona and immerse yourself in Salvador Dalí’s surrealistic world at his theater-museum in Figueres. Your tour starts with a visit to Girona. Listen to your guide as he explains the origins of this city's medieval walls and Romanesque and Gothic monuments. You have time to walk through the old town and the Jewish Quarter. Admire the colorful façades of the houses overlooking the river and, if you choose, taste some local delicacies. Your next stop is the town Figueres, birthplace of Salvador Dalí and a fascinating, surrealistic world. Step into Dalí’s whimsical mind as you visit his theater-museum.
9:15am- Montserrat Half-Day Excursion from Barcelona.
Details: Nestled high on a craggy peak in the Catalonian countryside, majestic Montserrat has drawn pious pilgrims to its remote Royal Basilica for ages.Famous for its 12th-century Verge Moreneta, or Black Madonna—the patron saint of Catalonia. Learn about this cherished pilgrimage site, where Catholics from all over Europe have journeyed to worship since the year 1025. Learn more about the history and creation of Montserrat, and then sample a few typical liqueurs made by the Benedictine monks of the monastery.You might catch a performance by the Escolania, one of the oldest boys choirs of Europe, before beginning the drive back to Barcelona. Spend late afternoon and evening discovering Picasso Museum in Gothic Quarter.Learn about the close bond between Picasso and the city, and then step outside to wander down alleyways
once walked by the artist himself.
7:30pm- DIne in El Bosc de les Fades
Details: This fairy tale restaurant offers a unique and magical dining experience far from anything else you will find in Barcelona or, for that matter, in Spain. Tucked away in the bustling tourism hub of Las Ramblas, this is an unsuspecting treasure. Not a detail has been spared when it comes to the fairy tale-like interior decoration.
10:00pm- Gaudí’s Pedrera: The Origins - Night Tour &Show Tickets.
Details: As darkness falls in Barcelona, the captivating architecture of Gaudí’s La Pedrera takes on a fresh, illuminated appearance during The Origins, a dazzling show of light and sound. Discover the magic of La Pedrera by night as you sip cava and get a new, nocturnal perspective on this timeless building.
Departure from Barcelona by plane. Arrival in Malaga.
1hr 40min nonstop
Spend afternoon exploring Malaga by Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour.
With this full-day pass, you can head to wherever you’d like, crafting your own unique map of the city. Start off at the Teatro Romano—an amphitheater left unused since the 3rd century—still showcasing ancient architectural stones. From here, walk to the nearby Alcazaba,
a Moorish fortification that currently houses a cultural museum, green gardens, and sweeping skyline views.Hop off at the Museo Picasso for a look at the artist's original works, which jumpstarted artistic movements through the 20th century. Step off at Málaga Cathedral, also known as La Manquita, "The One-Armed Lady" left in an unfinished state, this cathedral’s asymmetrical façade boasts just one tower (instead of the originally planned two) earning it its
Details: Come sunset, feast along any of the scenic restaurants that dot the city’s shore. Should you fancy a dance, pop into a Spanish nightclub to tap and twirl the night away.
8:30am- Ronda & Tajo Gorge Full-Day Excursion.
Details: Explore the rugged Ronda Mountains and take in some of Andalusia's most stunning scenery. Visit famous sights including the Cathedral Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation, the charming
town square, and the Plaza de Toros Maestranza, one of the oldest bullrings in Spain. Take in the magnificent views of the mountainous region of Ronda, especially at the breathtaking scenery created by El Tajo gorge.Gaze at the gravity-defying bridges connecting
the old and new towns. Visit the Church of the Holy Spirit, built in 1485, and the Cathedral Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation, also known as the Church of Saint Mary the Elder. Wander around the many plazas before making your way to one of the oldest bullrings in Spain, the Maestranza.
7:45am- Highlights of Marbella & Puerto Banus Tour.
Details: Hop onto a comfortable, air-conditioned coach in Malaga and set off in the direction of the Strait of Gibraltar to reach Marbella, a glittering resort town in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Walk
streets lined with elegant boutiques and fashionable cafes, and then admire the ritzy homes and luxurious villas along the Golden Mile. Rub elbows with jet-setters all the way to Puerto Banus, home to the palatial complex of King Fahd. Step off the bus in this sunny locale and enjoy some free time to roam around the marina. From there, head to Nueva Andalucia, where you can shop and soak up the atmosphere of the street market before the return ride to Malaga.
7:00pm- Experience authentic FLAMENCO MALAGA CENTRO - TABLAO LOS AMAYAS
Details:Located in an emblematic palace of the XIX century, with a luminous decoration and adapted to the new times, with capacity for 80 people, sitting in typical chairs of Andalusia and located in
the form of amphitheater around the stage that making the show intimate. You can have dinner, before or after the show at the Museum - Vinoteca next to the place.
8:00am- Full-Day Excursion to Granada
Details: Ancient fortifications, lavish gardens, and the strong Arab heritage of Granada await you on this full-day tour. Your tour takes you on a scenic drive along the coast and into the Andalusian countryside. Listen to your guide narrating Granada's history, from its Roman origins to the Moorish invasion that marked the entire city and left a great legacy behind. As you arrive, gaze up at the Alhambra rising above the city. Prepare to be amazed by the grandiose complex,
which was built by the Nasrid dynasty and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll among the fountains in the Eden-like Generalife gardens, survey the breath-taking city views from the watchtower of the Alcazaba fortress, and tour the Renaissance palace commissioned by Charles V. Spend the rest of the day exploring the treasures of Granada's historic centre. Step into the ornate Granada Cathedral and Royal Chapel and browse traditional Arab handicrafts in the many stalls of the Alcaiceria. After a stop at the Corral del Carbón, a 14th-century public house for selling grain, enjoy free time to discover Granada's famous tapas on your own before returning to the Malaga.
6:30pm or 7:30pm- Malaga Sunset Cruise with Champagne and Restaurant Dinner Show
Details:This 1.30-hour cruise in Málaga takes you to the Mediterranean. During this trip you'll appreciate the beautiful bay of Málaga and breathtaking views of the city when it begins to turn
on their lights, as you travel seated or lying on the mesh net. This moment deserves a champagne glass as you head back to the port.
Once you hop off, the typical flavors of the Mediterranean gastronomy will await for you in a nice restaurant located at the port, only a few meters from the landing point. You’ll savor two delicious starters, as a main course you can choose from grilled meat or fish, dessert and
Departure from Malaga by train. Arrival in Seville.
2hr 30min nonstop
Arrival in Seville
Details: Check into one of Seville’s centrally
located and highly rated hotels. (Hotel Petit Palace Marques Santa Ana, Gran Melia Colon).
2:00pm- Spend afternoon exploring Seville with Fascinating & Monumental Seville City Walking Tour.
Details:Prepare to be left speechless by the Gothic-Mudejar beauty of the Reales Alcázares de Sevilla and the sheer size of the Cathedral of Saint Mary, both of which have been declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Wander the streets and courtyards of the old Jewish quarter known as Barrio de Santa Cruz, which is the second-largest Jewish community in Spain. If you feel up to it, finish the tour by climbing to nearly 321 feet (98 m) to the top of the Giralda, the Seville Cathedral marvelous bell tower and undisputed symbol of the city. The sweeping views from atop this tower create the perfecting ending to your experience.
8:00pm- Seville Gourmet Wine and Tapas Tour
Details: With a former chef as your guide, you’ll learn about the history of Spanish gastronomy and discover the delights of small-plate dining on visits to three of Seville’s best bars. Loosen your belt and wash down finger-licking dishes with local wine, sherry or beer, on this must-do tapas tour!
8:00am- Córdoba Full-Day Tour
Details: Renowned for its exotic mélange of Arab, Jewish, and Roman influences, Córdoba is a must- see city. Immerse yourself in its rich heritage with visits to its most notable monuments, including the Alcázar of Córdoba and the Cathedral of Córdoba, and take time to explore the charming Jewish Quarter. Begin your tour at the Alcázar of Córdoba, where you can delve into this castle’s bewitching
legacy. Marvel at its medieval structures, stroll through its expansive gardens. Continue on to the Cathedral of Córdoba, a former Islamic mosque that was converted into a Roman Catholic cathedral in 1236.
Pay a visit the charismatic Jewish quarter—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—whose irregular, cobbled streets are lined with buildings designed in a true Moorish style. Visit the courtyard of the Córdoba Synagogue, built in 1315, or linger at craft shops and sun-drenched terraces.
8:00am- Jerez & Cádiz: Wine, Horses & Lights Full-Day Tour from Seville.
Details:Get a real taste of Andalusia with a day trip that shows you some of the famous wine region's most remarkable destinations.The tour begins with a ride from Seville to the historic city of Jerez de la Frontera, famous for its horses, wines, and flamenco music. On a visit to one of the best wine cellars in Jerez, your friendly local guide explains the process that goes into making these famous drinks, and you get a chance to taste the result. After you've tried several types of Sherry in the unique atmosphere of a local bodega, head to the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art. Here, you can see the remarkable equestrian ballet, How the Andalusian Horses Dance, for a look at the distinctly Spanish tradition. Your adventure continues along the Costa de la Luz for a visit to Cádiz and some free time at the Plaza de la Cathedral. Get to know one of the oldest continuously inhabited European cities.
7:00pm- Flamenco Show in Gypsy Triana Quarter
Details: Meet your guide and start your immersion into flamenco culture with a historical overview of the emergence of the art form in the Triana district. Your guide shares facts about the city's 15th-
century gypsy population and the origins and influences of the famed Spanish dance before leading you to an iconic theater in the old town.
Take a seat and be carried away as an acoustic guitarist, a singer, and a pair of skilled dancers perform the elegant movements and haunting music of flamenco.
Departure from Seville by train. Arrival in Madrid.
2hr 30min nonstop
Arrival in Madrid
Details: Check into one of Madrid’s centrally located and highly rated hotels (Eric Vokel Boutique Apartments, Iberostar Las Letras, Hotel Liabeny)
2:45pm- Start Discovering Madrid from Royal Palace with Skip-the-Line Royal Palace
Details: Take a look inside one of the most memorable royal palaces in Europe with this tour to the official home of the Spanish monarchy. Still used for receptions, ceremonies, and official events, the grand building gives you a look at more than 7 centuries worth of history and grandeur. See another side of the building's history with a look at the weapons, shields, and armor in the Royal Armory and the shelves of elegant jars and medicinal containers in the Royal Pharmacy. Finish your tour with a look at the gardens of Campo del Moro.
6:00pm- Madrid City Center Walking Tour & Topas,includes food
Details: Discover the city's history as you move from sites associated with Habsburg rule through to the Renaissance, ending nobly at the Plaza de Oriente and the Royal Palace. As you travel through the city's old quarters—Madrid de los Austrias—learn about the 200-year rule of the Habsburg dynasty and its influence on the city. Walk through the central Plaza Mayor, climb down the stairs of the Arco de Cuchilleros, and meander through winding streets and alleyways around the Plaza de la Villa. Step further back in time to medieval Madrid, which features some of the city's oldest buildings, including the House and Tower of Lujanes, where the French King François I was held prisoner by the Spanish Emperor Carlos V. Casa de Cisneros brings you into the early Renaissance, before you arrive at Casa de la Villa, formerly known as City Hall. Check out the neoclassical architecture of the Cathedral of Almudena before ending your tour in Plaza de Oriente, in view of the sprawling Royal Palace.
9:00am- Explore Madrid and its History.Visit Royal Site of Aranjuez
Details: Head through the Moors Gateway and discover Madrid’s medieval origins at Barrio de la Moreria. At Puerta del Sol you have an opportunity to see the city’s transition from a Muslim fortress to a Renaissance powerhouse. You ride through the modern era via Gran Vía, where upscale boutiques, opulent hotels, and classic movie theaters. After a brief stop to enjoy a complimentary drink, your tour moves to the Prado Museum. With more than 7,600 paintings and 1,000 sculptures, Prado houses many dramatic cultural shifts.
Your guide walks you chronologically through history—from the fantastical Bible scenes painted in the Middle Ages by Hieronymus Bosch to the groundbreaking works of Francisco Goya.
3:00pm- Royal Site of Aranjuez Half-Day Excursion
Details: Just 28 miles (46 km) south of Madrid, tucked in a fertile valley on the banks of the River Tagus, is the Palacio Real of Aranjuez. Explore the regal grounds, opulent interiors, and lush gardens
of this 16th-century palace, and peek at elegant riverboats used by royals in days gone by at the Museo de Falúas. Head inside Palace with your guide to study the apartments of princes, kings, and queens,
admiring paintings, furnishings, and luxurious materials in the plush, red velvet throne room of Elizabeth II and the stunning Porcelain Room, where intricately decorated china adorns the walls. Outside, pass through the sprawling gardens of the palace, walking down tree-shaded pathways in the Prince’s Garden and by fountains, statues, bridges, and canals in the Jardin de la Isla. See different types of exotic vegetation brought back to Spain from the colonies, and take in the formal ornamentation of the Parterre Garden.
8:45am- Toledo, Escorial & Valley of the Fallen Full-Day Excursion.
Details: Start your day with royalty, visiting the impressive Escorial—the historical residence of the King of Spain and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander around the monastery, the royal palace,
the pantheon of kings, and the museum. Admire the famous artwork throughout the monastery. Your next stop is the Valley of the Fallen—a monument built as a memorial to those who died during the Spanish Civil War. Admire the colossal 500-foot (152 m) stone cross and visit the underground basilica and crypt. Listen to your guide’s informative commentary about this monument as you drive through the picturesque countryside toward the museum-like city of Toledo. One of the oldest cities of Europe and at one time the capital of Spain, Toledo boasts magnificent examples of architecture from several historical periods—making it one of the leading artistic cities of Spain.
8:30am- Full-Day Tour of Segovia & La Granja de San Ildefonso.
Start the tour at the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso, an 18th-century palace that acted as the summer residence for Spanish kings. Stroll through the decorated halls of the complex, now a museum, and visit beautifully kept gardens while uncovering the history of the Spanish royalty that stayed there. After the lunch we will visit the city of Segovia, this historic city is known for its old town and
Roman aqueduct, and both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Stop by the old town's Alcázar, an imposing castle atop a rock that speaks to the city's military status of the 12th century. Learn about its history as a royal residence and state prison before moving on to the Roman aqueduct that runs through Azoguejo Square. A pristine example of an elevated Roman aqueduct, the incredible structure is made of 20,400 stones that are perfectly stacked without mortar or cement. While in the old city, also pass by the beautiful Segovia Cathedral, the last Gothic church built in Spain. 8:00 pm. Have a farewell Dinner. Madrid is home to some of the most exciting and varied food
in the country. It’s easy to find excellent homestyle staples like fried cod, snails, oxtail, and the city’s namesake stew, cocido Madrileño, all of which Móvil recommends washing down with a caña (a small
glass of draught beer). But it’s not all about traditional fare: From three-Michelin-star avant- garde tasting menus to hip Asian fusion to Mexican cuisine.
Departure to New York.
7hr 40min nonstop