GLOBUS 2018: The Best of Spain (ZV)

9 days from Madrid to Barcelona

From its world-class art, historical sights, and magnificent cathedrals to its sunny climate and unique cuisine, this is the best way to see the highlights of Spain in a short time! On this escorted tour of Spain, you'll overnight in Madrid, Seville, Granada, Valencia, and Barcelona. Guided sightseeing or a guided walking tour in each city presents you with Spain's must-see attractions.

History buffs will be delighted by visits to Cordoba's 8th-century Mosque of the Caliphs, a very well-preserved mosque that was converted into a cathedral in the 13th century, and Seville's magnificent Casa de Pilatos with its splendid collection of Roman sculptures, plus the magnificent Plaza de Espana. In Granada, visit the Alhambra Complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife, the oldest decorative garden in the Western World. During your guided walking tour in Valencia, Roman, Moorish, and Spanish history comes alive!

If you're interested in art and architecture, you'll be thrilled by the visit to Madrid's Prado Museum, which houses 8,000 pieces of Western painting. In Barcelona, visit the amazing Sagrada Familia Basilica, the masterpiece of architect Gaudi. But that's not all?food must be a part of any Spain tour, and Globus has arranged fun treats for you. A special paella dinner has been prepared for you at a local restaurant in Valencia, and you'll enjoy Sangria, a popular Spanish drink, in Barcelona. These are just a few of the experiences and sights included on this Spain guided tour.

From the historic sites and beautiful art and architecture to the tasty treats and special experiences, this Best of Spain guided tour is sure to leave you with plenty of memories to share with loved ones back home.

Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13596036

Tour Operator
Globus
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MadridWelcome to Madrid! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel. (D)
Day 2MadridThe capital since 1561, Madrid today is a strikingly modern city, the showcase of a country resolutely turned towards the future. Your Local Guide takes you to the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Espana with its monument to Cervantes, the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, and Paseo de Castellana. Then, the highlight: a visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM with its priceless art treasures. To make the most of your stay, exciting optional excursions are available. (B)
Day 3SevilleDrive south through the arid landscapes of Don Quixote's La Mancha to Cordoba, where sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Alcazar, the Roman Bridge, and the medieval Jewish quarter. Tour the magnificent 8th-century MOSQUE OF THE CALIPHS, famous for its 850 pillars of porphyry, marble, and jasper. Then, continue to Seville, the vibrant, festive capital of Andalusia. (B,D)
Day 4SevilleStart with [LF] a visit to magnificent PLAZA DE ESPANA, used in the movies Lawrence of Arabia and Star Wars. Meet your Local Guide, and hear about the city's role in Roman times, its conquest by the Moors in 712 AD, and its contribution to the discovery of the New World. Admire Maria Luisa Park, the Golden Tower on the Guadalquivir River, and the university that used to be the tobacco factory of Carmen fame. Also visit the magnificent CASA DE PILATOS, a mixture of Moorish and Roman architecture with a splendid collection of Roman sculptures. Then, stroll through the narrow lanes of the charming SANTA CRUZ QUARTER. For those interested, an optional extended guided visit to the cathedral is available. Tonight, for a truly Andalusian night out, reserve a seat at our optional Flamenco show. (B)
Day 5GranadaSightseeing with a Local Guide features Granada's main attraction: the ALHAMBRA COMPLEX. The mighty yet graceful citadel was planned by 13th-century Moorish ruler Al Ahamar. A fantasy of 'lace in stone' surrounded by arabesque gardens and fountains, it affords superb views of the Old Quarter and Sacromonte, a mountain occupied by Gypsy cave dwellers. Also amble through the magnificent WATER GARDENS OF THE GENERALIFE, the royal summer residence. (B)
Day 6ValenciaCross Mora Pass and the troglodyte cave dwellings, hollowed out of the soft tufa stone, near Purullena and Guadix on your way to Valencia, once a royal capital. During your guided walking tour, Valencia's Roman, Moorish, and Spanish history comes alive. Sample a traditional Horchata drink, and tonight, [LF] a special paella dinner has been prepared for you at La Marcelina restaurant. (B,D)
Day 7BarcelonaEnjoy a scenic drive along the coast to Barcelona, Spain's second-largest city and host of the Olympic Games in 1992. (B)
Day 8BarcelonaSightseeing with a Local Guide features the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluna, and Paseo de Gracia. Visit the spectacular Sagrada Familia basilica, Gaudi's masterpiece, followed by a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Montjuic Hill. This afternoon, an optional excursion to Montserrat can be arranged, and this evening, enjoy LF] Sangria and a special farewell dinner at La Fonda del Port Olimpic restaurant to say adios to your traveling companions. (B,D)
Day 9BarcelonaYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
03/03/2018$2,019.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/10/2018$2,019.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/17/2018$2,019.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/24/2018$2,019.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
03/31/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
04/07/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
04/14/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
04/21/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
04/26/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
04/28/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/05/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/10/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/12/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/19/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/24/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/26/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/02/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/07/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/09/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/16/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/21/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/23/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/30/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/05/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/07/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/14/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/19/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/28/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/02/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/04/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/11/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/16/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/25/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/30/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/01/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/08/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/13/2018$2,209.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/15/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/22/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/27/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/29/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/06/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/13/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/20/2018$2,189.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/27/2018$2,179.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
Disclaimer
US$ Price Details

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$477

Triple room reduction per person:
$31

Extra nights per person in Madrid:
in single room $121-$204, in twin $67-$114, in triple $66-$95

Extra nights per person in Barcelona:
in single room $160-$278, in twin $92-$148, in triple $82-$131

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