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Spain Mediterranean Cities North To South

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Go across Spain from North to South, from a cosmopolitan Mediterranean seaside city such as Barcelona to some of the most historical places inside the country such as Toledo or Granada, listen to kings and knights’ stories, explore Moorish architecture, discover magnificent buildings and palaces… Lots of culture and history mixed with leisure, gastronomy, sports, shopping...an absolute immers...

Go across Spain from North to South, from a cosmopolitan Mediterranean seaside city such as Barcelona to some of the most historical places inside the country such as Toledo or Granada, listen to kings and knights’ stories, explore Moorish architecture, discover magnificent buildings and palaces… Lots of culture and history mixed with leisure, gastronomy, sports, shopping...an absolute immersion into Spanish culture and traditions!

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Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival At The Airport

Upon arrival in Barcelona, transfer to the hotel. Check in and free time.

Visited:
Barcelona
Accommodation
Night at Granados 83 (Barcelona)

Day 2: Barcelona's incredible story

Today, you will continue with a private guided Gaudi tour. It is without any doubt one of the creators of this city. Without him, Barcelona wouldn’t be what it is today. You will visit Gaudi’s masterpieces: Güell park, Holy Family Cathedral, Batllo House... Since the Gaudi tour will be ending in Paseo de Gracia, one of the most beautiful streets in Barcelona, do not miss the opportunity of walking along and admiring the impressive architecture of its buildings. And if you love shopping, this is your street, as it is the most exclusive shopping area in the city. If you were interested, a private shopping tour could be arranged. Our shop assistant would guide you to the shops which best suit your taste.

Visited:
Barcelona
Accommodation
Night at Granados 83 (Barcelona)

Day 3: Private guided tour of Barcelona

In the morning, our guide will pick you up for a private guided tour around the old part of the city (Gothic quarter, Born quarter, Ramblas street, Boqueria market, etc.), where you will be able to walk around narrow streets full of history and monuments and to get to know the old fishers’ quarter from where this current cosmopolitan Mediterranean city was originated. Picasso Museum would also be included in this tour. In the afternoon, if you are fond of soccer, we can arrange a visit Barcelona’s Football Stadium and Museum. If there is a match going on, we can also arrange the tickets for you. 

Visited:
Barcelona
Accommodation
Night at Granados 83 (Barcelona)

Day 4: Heading to Madrid

In the morning, you will be transferred to the railway station to take a high-speed train to Madrid. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. At the appointed time, the guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby and will go with you for a guided tour around the Art triangle. Madrid is not only the capital of Spain; it is also the country's art capital. This is the impression you will inevitably have when you discover its famous "Art Walk".

​There is nowhere else in the world with as many masterpieces in such a small area. The Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía National Museum are the stars of this unique route, and you will visit that which best suits your art preferences. After this tour, the same guide will go with you for a tapas tour and will walk you through the best bars and restaurants in Madrid to eat these typical Spanish snacks.

Visited:
Barcelona Madrid
Accommodation
Night at Villa de la Reina (Madrid)

Day 5: A day to explore Madrid

Today in the morning you will enjoy a market visit and cooking workshop of the main Spanish dishes with a private specialised gastronomic guide. You will cook some typical dishes and, of course, you will taste them.

​In the afternoon, the guide will pick you up for visiting the Royal Palace and the Habsburg quarter. Here, you will get to know the most traditional and historical part of the city.

Visited:
Madrid
Accommodation
Night at Villa de la Reina (Madrid)

Day 6: Getting to know Toledo

Private tour to Toledo, the so called “city of the three cultures”, as it is the city where Muslim, Arab and Jewish communities historically coexisted. After breakfast, transfer to the railway station to take a high-speed train to Toledo. Upon arrival, our guide will show you the main monuments in the city (tickets included). 

Visited:
Madrid Toledo District

Day 7: On to Cordoba

Transfer by high-speed train to Cordoba. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel, check in and free time. In the afternoon, private guided tour of Cordoba’s Mosque, one of the jewels of Moorish architecture in Spain, Jewish Quarter and Royal Palace.

Visited:
Madrid Cordova
Accommodation
Night at NH Collection Amistad Cordoba (Cordova)

Day 8: Horses in Cordoba

After breakfast, you will depart for a  visit to a bulls or horses grazing land. Here you will see these animals in their natural habitat and will learn about horses dressage and bulls’ breeding. 

Visited:
Cordova
Accommodation
Night at NH Collection Amistad Cordoba (Cordova)

Day 9: Next stop: Granada

Transfer by private car from Cordoba to Granada. In the afternoon, private guided tour of the traditional Albayzin quarter. If you are travelling with kids, this tour could be arranged as a gymkhana game, your children will love it! You can’t miss the sunset from St. Nicholas viewpoint and a dinner at one of the Albayzin restaurants with views to Alhambra. After dinner, transfer to one of the authentic gypsies’ caves to see an authentic flamenco performance.

Visited:
Cordova Granada
Accommodation
Night at NH Collection Granada Victoria (Granada)

Day 10: Granada and its wonders

In the morning, private guided tour of the most visited monument in Spain: the Alhambra palace and the Generalife Gardens. Free time in the afternoon to walk around the old part of town, the tea shops’ streets…

Visited:
Granada
Accommodation
Night at NH Collection Granada Victoria (Granada)

Day 11: Departure

At the appointed time, transfer to Malaga airport to take your flight back home. We hope you've had an amazing time!

Visited:
Granada

Barcelona Madrid Toledo District Cordova Granada

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $2,960 / 11 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax 4 pax 6 Pax
Price per person $3,790 $2,950 $2,430

Included in price:

  • 10-night accommodation in centrally located 4-star hotels (bed & breakfast, double room) to be confirmed at booking time
  • Transfers between cities: all those mentioned in the itinerary above
  • Transfers inside cities: all mentioned in the itinerary above
  • Private guided tour around Gothic quarter
  • Gaudi private guided tour (8 hours of guide and public transport)
  • Tickets for Holy Family Cathedral, Güell Park and Batllo House included
  • Art triangle private guided tour
  • Ticket for Thyssen Museum
  • Private tapas Tour (tapas included)
  • Private guided tour of Habsburgs’ quarter and Royal Palace (Royal Palace ticket included)
  • Market visit + cooking workshop (Lunch included)
  • Private guided tour in Toledo
  • Tickets for the most relevant monuments included in Toledo

Not included in price:

  • International and national flight

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