9 DAYS ANDALUCIA & MEDITERRANEAN COAST TOUR PACKAGE: BARCELONA-BARCELONA (BACLB)

9 DAYS ANDALUCIA & MEDITERRANEAN COAST TOUR PACKAGE: BARCELONA - BARCELONA (BACLB)

DEPARTS BARCELONA / SATURDAYS: 06 April 2019 - 28 March 2020

Visits: Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia

 
2019-2020 itinerary:
Day 1 (Saturday)                      ARRIVE BARCELONA
Arrive at Barcelona airport and transfer to your hotel, your day is free Accommodation. Perhaps book an optional evening Tapas Tour or Sagrada Familia Fast Track Tour.
 
Day 2 (Sunday)                        BARCELONA / MADRID (train)
This morning after breakfast transfer from the hotel to Barcelona Sants train station for your 9am AVE (high speed) train to Madrid. Transfer from Madrid Atocha train station to your hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation.
 
Day 3 (Monday)                       MADRID / CORDOBA / SEVILLE
After breakfast transfer to Julia Travel bus terminal (Plaza de Oriente), depart at 8.30am. Drive southward through La Mancha (Don Quixote country) to Cordoba, one of the oldest and most historic cities in Spain. Enjoy a Cordoba sightseeing tour including a visit to the magnificent 8th century Mezquita/Mosque/Cathedral and the historic Jewish quarter, with its narrow winding streets, decorated courtyards and patios of flowers. Continue to Seville, a wonderful city, and regarded by some as the romantic capital of Andalucía. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 4 (Tuesday)                      SEVILLE
Today, after breakfast take a Panoramic city tour including the Cathedral (outside only), Santa Cruz Quarter, Maria Luisa Gardens and Plaza Espana. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the city, perhaps take a river cruise along the Guadalquir or a visit to the pseudo reconstruction of Pontius Pilates House (Casa de Pilatos), which began in the 16th century, and presents an interesting blend of Mudejar, gothic and renaissance styles with its beautiful patio and gallery, elegant fountain and ornamental Minerva statues. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Artistic Excursion: Flamenco tour.
 
Day 5 (Wednesday)                  SEVILLE / GRANADA
After breakfast drive east along the Caliphate road to the heart of Andalucia observing an endless number of olive trees on the way to Granada, the final stronghold of the Moorish Kingdom in 1492, a glorious city immortalised in song and verse and overlooked by the majestic snow covered Sierra Nevadas. Enjoy a sightseeing tour visiting the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens, which showcases Moorish palaces, towers and gardens in an incomparable setting – the Alhambra is special! Dinner and accommodation. Evening Optional: Attend a typical show of gipsy flamenco.
 
Day 6 (Thursday)                     GRANADA / VALENCIA
After breakfast, depart for Valencia, one of the capitals of the Mediterranean coast with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally renowned and delicious “Paella”. Accommodation.
 
Day 7 (Friday)                          VALENCIA / BARCELONA
This morning after breakfast take a morning city tour of this bright city including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings, then drive past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias”. This afternoon depart for Barcelona, with its tree lined La Rambla Boulevard filled with cafes, bars, street performers and flower-stalls packed both day and night! A city of stunning contrasts from Gaudi’s Art Nouveau architecture found in the unfinished Sagrada Familia Cathedral, to his Modernism architecture and famous Parc Guell. Barcelona should not be missed by any visitor to Spain. Accommodation.
 
Day 8 (Saturday)                      BARCELONA
Breakfast followed by a morning city sightseeing tour including Park of Montjuic with its spectacular views, the monument to Columbus and the old Gothic Quarter. The capital of Catalonia, where Gaudi, Picasso and Dali have all lived and worked, full of modern architecture, historical buildings, the 1992 Olympics and much more contribute to making Barcelona a memorable city that is waiting to be explored on your afternoon at leisure. Accommodation.
 
Day 9 (Sunday)                        DEPART BARCELONA
After breakfast; transfer to Madrid airport. END OF TOUR.
Depending on your departure time, perhaps book an optional Prado “Skip the Line” Afternoon Tour.
2020 Departure Dates
Saturdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
March: 14, 28
AU$2860 AU$3825
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • All rates per person unless otherwise stated
  • Seasonal supplements may apply.
TIMELESS COACH TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • First Class 4* Hotels used (or similar): Barcelona – Catalonia Barcelona Plaza/Evenia Rosello, Madrid – Catalonia Gran Via/Courtyard by Marriott Madrid Princesa, Seville – Melia Lebreros, Granada – Melia Granada; Valencia – NH Valencia Las Artes
  • Daily breakfast & 3 dinners
  • Multilingual guides for Guided Visits / Panoramic Tours: Cordoba, Seville, Granada*, Valencia & Barcelona
  • Monument entry fees
  • Barcelona arrival transfer & departure transfer
  • AVE tourist class train ticket Barcelona-Madrid
  • Transfer Madrid train station to hotel
Regular guaranteed departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escort/guides.
 
Additional Information: Passport details are required in advance; Tourist city taxes (in applicable cities) are to be paid locally; During the Barcelona & Madrid Stay & train journey, the tour escort will not be available.
*There is a small possibility that tickets to the Alhambra may not be attained, in which case the operator may be obliged to change the Alhambra visit.
Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants. Your fellow tour participants may be staying at multiple hotels in each city.
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