Madrid – Valencia – Barcelona
– 7 days from $1450 per person –
Mediterranean Capitals – 2018 / MCLBM
Day 1 (Tue) MADRID
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel
Day 2 (Wed) MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer.
Afternoon Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, characterized by the antiquity of its buildings drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterised by Phillip II and his Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial zones of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. A stop will be made at the famous “Hard Rock Café” to enjoy a free drink. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 3 (Thu) MADRID – VALENCIA (by train)
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to “Puerta de Atocha” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train to Valencia. Enjoy the journey with the comfort and operating speed of this AVE train. Reach Valencia, one of the main 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 well renowned and delicious “Paella”. Transfer from station to your hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4 (Fr) VALENCIA – BARCELONA
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of this bright city including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings, we will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias” to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings. Early afternoon departure northward all along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco, reach Barcelona principal Mediterranean city homeland of the famous architect Gaudí symbol of the Catalonian modernism. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 5 (Sat) BARCELONA
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Barcelona well known worldwide for the Olympic Games during 1992, drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí such as La Pedrera, Casa Milá, etc. – declared World Heritage buildings. – The Montjuich Park with spectacular views of the city and harbour, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the emblematic Gothic Quarter, heart of the old city and its historical centre. Afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city full attractive offers as well as exquisite and varied gastronomy. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 6 (Sun) BARCELONA – ZARAGOZA – MADRID
After breakfast at the hotel departure southwest along an industrial and agricultural area with certain relevance within Europe. Arrive to Zaragoza, capital city of Aragón, within the banks of Ebro river the most copious within the Iberian Peninsula. Zaragoza, known as Cesar Augusta during the Roman period had an important role in Spanish history. Enjoy a free time to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of Our Lady Pilar. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 7 (Mon) MADRID
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICES.
Rates in CAD per person in double occupancy
|DEPARTURE DATES – 2018||Double|
|Apr 3, 10 / May 1, 15, 22, 29 / Jun 12, 19||$1450|
|May 8 / Jun 5, 26 / Sep 11||$1598|
|Jul 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 /Aug 7, 14, 21, 28||$1490|
|Sep 4, 11, 18, 25 / Oct 2, 16, 23, 30||$1490|
Single Supplement: $825.00
(*) This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
(*) Morning panoramic city tour of Madrid is guaranteed in English and Spanish. For French, if available, the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day will be confirmed instead.
(*) On the high speed Ave train journey to Valencia and during your stay in Madrid, tour escort service is not available.
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Entrance fees to various sites, except the ones mentioned in ” Included”
Beverages and other meals not mentioned above
Hotel taxes in Barcelona (to be paid locally, from Eur2.00 to Eur7.00 per person per night, depending on the category of the hotel)
Everything that is not mentioned in the paragraph “Included”
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