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Departures to Madrid 2019-2020 Sunday

Month - 2019Day - 2019Month - 2020Day - 2020
March31January12, 26
April 07, 14, 21, 28February09, 23
May05, 12, 19, 26March01, 08, 15, 22, 29
June02, 09, 16, 23, 30April05, 12, 19, 26
July07, 14, 21, 28
August04, 11, 18, 25
September01, 08, 15, 22, 29
October06, 13, 20, 27
November03, 17
December01, 15, 22, 29

TOUR 16 DAYS MADRID/BARCELONA Price per Person in USD in Double room

Category Confort HotelsPrice in $ per personCategory Superior HotelsPrice in $ per personCategory Premium HotelsPrice in $ per person
March 31 /April 172265March 31 /April 172385March 31 /April 17-
April 14 / June 232005April 14 / June 232260April 14 / June 232330
June 30 / August 181990June 30 / August 182200June 30 / August 182305
August 25 / October 202005August 25 / October 202005August 25 / October 202330
October 27 / March 221835October 27 / March 222025October 27 / March 222180
March 29 / April 262160March 29 / April 262435March 29 / April 262510
Supl. Single Room, April 01 / Oct 31 - April 2020850Supl. Single Room1085Supl. Single Room, 1225
Supl. Single Room November 11 / March 31750Supl. Single Room November 11 / March 31935Supl. Single Room November 11 / March 311045

TOUR 17 DAYS MADRID/ MADRID Price per Person in USD in Double room

Category Confort HotelsPrice in $ per personCategory Superior HotelsPrice in $ per personCategory Premium HotelsPrice in $ per person
March 31 /April 172345March 31 /April 172480March 31 /April 17-
April 14 / June 232090April 14 / June 232360April 14 / June 232485
June 30 / August 182065June 30 / August 182285June 30 / August 182440
August 25 / October 202090August 25 / October 202360August 25 / October 202485
October 27 / March 221910October 27 / March 222110October 27 / March 222330
March 29 / April 262250March 29 / April 262540March 29 / April 262675
Supl. Single Room, April 01 / Oct 31 - April 2020915Supl. Single Room1165Supl. Single Room, 1375
Supl. Single Room November 11 / March 31805Supl. Single Room November 11 / March 311000Supl. Single Room November 11 / March 311180
Details

Price Includes

  • Transfers airport-hotel-airport
  • Accommodations in your choice of hotels
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Deluxe air-conditioned coach transportation
  • Professional multilingual tour escort throughout
  • Escorted sightseeing tours with multilingual guide in Madrid, Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela, Porto, Lisbon, Merida, Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona.
  • Evening Illuminations tour of Madrid
  • Protection and assistance insurance while on tour
  • Travel bag
Value Package Includes

16 or 17 DAYS: MADRID / BARCELONA OR MADRID: 475 $ · INCLUDES 6 MEALS AND 2 EXTRAS

  • Lunch in Barcelona’s Olympic Port
  • “Tapas” dinner in Madrid
  • Dinner in Salamanca
  • Dinner in Santiago
  • Lunch in Porto
  • Lunch in Fatima
  • Dinner in Lisbon
  • Lunch in Merida
  • Lunch in Sevilla
  • Dinner in Granada
  • Dinner in Barcelona
  • Fado show in Lisbon
  • Tour of Sintra and Cascais
  • Entrance at Spanish Village of Barcelona
  • Evening tour/Zambra show at the Albaicin, Granada

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Hotels

  • Category Confort Hotels or Similar
  • Gran Hotel Los Abetos
  • Hotel Zip Zurique
  • Gran Hotel Corona Sol
  • Nevada Palace Abades Hotel
  • Hotel Agumnar / Mayorazgo Hotel
  • City Park Sant Just Hotel
  • Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla
  • Ibis Porto Gaia
  • Hotel Melia Valencia
  • Category Superior Hotels or Similar
  • Lisbon Marriot Hotel / Hotel Acores
  • Gran Hotel Corona Sol
  • NH Collection Santiago de Compostela
  • Mayorazgo Hotel
  • Saray Hotel
  • Alimara Hotel
  • Melia Lebreros
  • Ipanema Park
  • Hotel Melia Valencia
  • Category Premium Hotel or Similar
  • Madrid Princesa Melia Hotel
Itinerary

Day 1EN ROUTE

Depart your home city on an overnight trans-Atlantic flight.

Day 2MADRID

Arrival at Madrid airport. After clearing simple immigration and customs formalities, you will be transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day is free. We suggest you take advantage of the free time to get to know one of Europe’s most dynamic capital cities. In the early evening, enjoy an “Illuminated Madrid” drive through the bustling streets of the old city, ending at the historical and impressive Plaza Mayor. This area is home to some of the most typical restaurants and taverns, which serve the delicious “tapas”. VALUE PACKAGE includes a Tapas Dinner tonight. Return to your hotel at your own convenience. Accommodations.

Day 3MADRID

Buffet breakfast. This morning’s escorted sightseeing tour will allow you to get a glimpse of some of Madrid’s most outstanding attractions, like the Puerta del Sol, the magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the stately Alcala Gate, the busy Gran Via, the Plaza de España and the Plaza de Oriente. Time for lunch on your own. Highly recommended this afternoon, is an optional tour to the Imperial former capital city of Toledo, where you will be escorted through its narrow cobblestone streets, soaking up the medieval atmosphere. Touring will include the interior of the magnificent Gothic cathedral and a visit to St. Tome Church, where El Greco’s masterpiece painting is displayed. There will also be some time for shopping for the unique typical local artisanry. Return to Madrid for accommodations.

Day 4MADRID-SEGOVIA-AVILA-SALAMANCA

Buffet breakfast. Departure into old Castile and the magnificent medieval city of Segovia, with its 2000 year old Roman aqueduct and impressive Alcazar Castle. Pause in Avila to admire the perfectly preserved 11thh century city walls before continuing to the charming old university city of Salamanca. Afternoon city tour. VALUE PACKAGE includes a typical dinner. Tonight a walk through the beautiful main plaza, always lively with activity, is recommended. Accommodations

Passengers starting services in Madrid: arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free day. Late in the afternoon departure for the tour of the illuminated Madrid (during dates of spring and summer, due to the late evening, visits will be evening). Optionally you can, in one of the many Inns, taste the tasty tapas. VALUE PACKAGE includes a Tapas Dinner. Accommodations.

Day 5SALAMANCA-SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Buffet Breakfast and departure to the mystical pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela. Check into your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a guided tour of the old city of Santiago and its beautiful Cathedral on Obradoiro square. Tonight there is an optional dinner at your hotel. VALUE PACKAGE includes dinner. Accommodations. (Accommodations the nights of May 09, 16, 23 and 30 and June 06 and 13 will be in Vigo and not in Santiago de Compostela).

Day 6SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA-VIANA DO CASTELO-PORTO

Buffet breakfast. Depart south along the coastal “Rias Baixas” into northern Portugal. We will visit the town of Viana do Castelo, at the mouth of the Rio Limia with its historic old town and castle. We finalize our journey in the charming city of Porto, famous for its namesake Port wines. Accommodations.

Passengers who take the 7-day Tour, presentation at the hotel indicated to start the Tour.

Day 7PORTO

Buffet breakfast. This morning enjoy a guided tour of this city on the banks of the Douro river including a visit to a local Port winery. VALUE PACKAGE includes lunch. Afternoon free. Accommodations.

Day 8PORTO–AVEIRO-FATIMA–LISBON

Buffet breakfast and departure to Aveiro “city of canals”, the Venice of Portugal. Continue to Fatima, one of the pilgrimage centers of Christianity. Free time to visit the basilica and enjoy lunch before continuing to Lisbon. VALUE PACKAGE includes lunch. Tonight enjoy an optional opportunity to listen to the hauntingly beautiful Fado music while enjoying a delicious dinner. VALUE PACKAGE includes Fado show and dinner. Accommodations.

Day 9LISBON

Buffet breakfast. Morning tour of this ancient and lovely city overlooking the Tagus River. Admire its splendid avenues and monuments like the Tower of Belem and the Jeronimos Monastery. Afternoon free, with a strong recommendation to visit the graceful hilltop village of Sintra and the vibrant seaside resort town of Cascais this tour included in VALUE PACKAGE. Accommodations.

Day 10LISBON–MERIDA-SEVILLE

Buffet breakfast. Departure toward the Spanish border, and pause in the Roman city of Merida, founded in 25 BC as “Emerita Augusta”, to admire the impressive Roman Amphitheatre archeological site. Lunch is included in VALUE PACKAGE. Continue to Seville. Accommodations.

Day 11 SEVILLE

Buffet breakfast. This morning’s tour of the “Pearl of Andalucia” will explore this gracious city, Spain’s third largest. See the Tower of Gold, the tranquil and extensive Maria Luisa Park, the quaint Santa Cruz Quarter and finally the huge cathedral (one of the worlds largest) with its Giralda Tower (a former minaret). Time for lunch on your own. Lunch Included in the PREMIUN PACKAGE. The afternoon is free to continue to explore or shop. This evening an optional Flamenco Show is suggested, with the enjoyment of local wine. VALUE PACKAGE includes Flamenco Show. Accommodations.

Day 12SEVILLE-CORDOBA-GRANADA

Buffet breakfast. Depart to Cordoba. Visit one of the world’s marvels, the former Great Mosque (now a cathedral). Time for lunch on your own. Continue to Granada, passing thousands of acres of olive groves. VALUE PACKAGE includes dinner tonight. This evening, an excellent suggestion would be to visit (optional) the quaint and typical Albaicin Quarter for a night view of an illuminated Alhambra and where Andalusian customs, music and wine join to create an enchanting atmosphere. VALUE PACKAGE includes this visit and Zambra show.

Day 13GRANADA-VALENCIA

Buffet breakfast. This morning, enjoy an escorted tour of the amazing Moorish palace and fortress complex of the Alhambra and the verdant Gardens of the Generalife. At mid-day departure to the east cost of Spain arriving to Valencia for accommodation.

Day 14VALENCIA - BARCELONA

Buffet breakfast and morning city tour of the city and the new area of Museums. In the early afternoon continuation north to Barcelona, one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities. In the evening, it is suggested to dine at the Pueblo Español, featuring architectural replicas from all of Spain’s regions. VALUE PACKAGE includes entrance and dinner tonight. Accommodations.

Day 15BARCELONA

Buffet breakfast. This morning enjoy an escorted tour of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. See the old Gothic Quarter with its magnificent cathedral. Stop to admire the exterior of Gaudi’s masterwork, the Basilica of the Sacred Family (Sagrada Familia). Continue to Montjuich Hill (site of the Olympic Stadium), to enjoy a spectacular view of Barcelona and its port area. Free time for lunch, perhaps in the Olympic Port area. Lunch included today in VALUE PACKAGE. Afternoon free. Accommodations.

Day 16BARCELONA – ZARAGOZA - MADRID

Breakfast and departure to Zaragoza, where we will do a stop. Continue to Madrid. Free time. Accommodation.

Passengers ending the tour in Barcelona: breakfast and leisure until time transfer to airport for departure flight.

Day 17MADRID

Buffet breakfast and transfer at the appropriate time to Madrid airport