Discover what makes Spain so unique in this customize 15-day trip plan. This trip will take you beyond Madrid and Barcelona, explore Spain from north to south, visiting the legendary city of Toledo or the magical muslim fortres of Alhambre in Granada. Participate on a cooking class in Barcelona, try the best tapas in Madrid and attend a flamenco show in Seville. This trip will take you to explore all the hidden gems of Spain.
Day one: Barcelona Gastronomic Experience
The adventure kicks off at an old bodega turned tapas bar, where things have hardly changed since the 1930s. With a glass of the city’s favorite aperitif—sweet vermouth—in hand, you’ll enjoy tasting locally cured meats, cheeses, olives, and other Spanish delicacies.What else can you do in Barcelona?
- Private Guided City Visit
- Sunset Cruise Experience
- La Sagrada Familia Guided Visit
- Barcelona Boqueria Market Guided Visit
Day two: Biking Guided Visit – Gaudi City Tour
Your private guide will take you on a whirlwind panoramic guided tour of this wonderful city by bike. This is a great way to get some exercise while learning your way around Barcelona’s historic streets. In the afternoon you will visit La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell accompanied by your local guide.What else can you do in Barcelona?
- Barcelona Architecture City Tour
- Barcelona Cooking Class
- Guided Gothic Quarter Tour: Ascend Mt. Tibidabo
- Barcelona Wine Experience
Day three: Day Trip to Montserrat & Wine Tour
Your destination is Catalonia’s holiest site, the 16th-century Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat. Sitting on a mountain at an altitude of 4,055 feet, the views from here are spectacular. You can reach the monastery on a 1.5-hour hike or simply take a five-minute cable-car. Afterward, you’ll visit Oller del Mas, a 10th-century castle that’s also a venerable winery.What else can you do in and around Barcelona?
- Other Day Trips: Girona or Sitges
- Monumental Catalonia Tour - Tarragona
- A Day With Salvador Dali: Figueras
- Costa Brava Hike and Beach Day
Day four: San Sebastián- Tapas City Tour
After arriving to San Sebastián, your guide will lead you on a tour of the Parte Vieja (old quarter), where you’ll find the largest concentration of pintxos bars, sample as many of these bite-sized morsels as you’d like. Be sure to pair this incredible food with an equally delicious glass of txakoli, the local white wine.What else can you do in San Sebastian?
- Guided City Tour - Electric Bike
- Culinary Experience at a Gastronomic Society
- Winery visit Plentzia, the World's first Underwater Winery
- Culinary Experience in the Basque Culinary Center
Day five: Day Trip to Getaria
A half-hour down the coast from San Sebastián is a beautiful village rich in food culture and history. You will join our local foodie guide. He or she will lead you on an exploration of this town, which is deservedly famous for winemaking and delicious seafood.What else can you do in and around San Sebastian?
- Day Trip to Hondarribia and Pasai Donibane
- Dine at Micheline Star Restaurants
- Cheese and Wine Experience
- Hot air Balloon Ride
Day six: Explore Bilbao
Transfer to the imposing city of Bilbao, where you will explore the city with an expert guide on a gastronomic experience. This tour combines the culinary offerings of the Spanish Basque Country with the highlights of Bilbao. The old town is also the best place to enjoy local cuisine.What else can you do in Bilbao?
- GoKart Guided Ctiy Tour
- Bilbao Cooking Class Experience
- Bike City tour of Bilbao
- Surf Day Excursion
Day seven: Travel to Madrid vía Burgos
Today you will travel south to Madrid, on your way you will make a stop in Burgos where your local guide will be waiting for you to show you this beautiful city. After the tour, continue to Madrid and explore the city on your own.What else can you do in Madrid?
- Madrid Gastronomic Experience
- Madrid Segway City Tour
- Madrid Flamenco Show
- Stop in La Rioja on your way to Madrid-Wine Experience
Day eight: City Tour with a Local
Your private guide will share with you the traditions and history of the city while you walk through the historic center and enjoy the views. You will explore its most outstanding cultural attractions while you learn the history of Madrid from its medieval roots, to modern times.What else can you do in Barcelona?
- Private Visit to El Prado Museum
- Madrid Cooking class with La Abuela
- Have Lunch at the Oldest Restaurant in the World
- Full Day Trip: Follow Don Quixote footsteps
Day nine: Day Trip to Toledo
Today you will travel to Toledo for a private day trip. Dramatically situated atop a gorge overlooking the Río Tajo, in the Middle Ages it was known as the “city of three cultures.” This is where—legend has it—Christian, Muslim, and Jewish communities peacefully coexisted.What else can you do around Madrid?
- See the stunning monument to Roman grandeur in Segovia
- Hike and visit the monumental El Escorial monastery
- Visit one of the best preserved medieval bastions in Ávila
- Visit a city of rare beauty, Salamanca
- Wine tasting in the region of La Mancha
Day ten: Train to Granada – Granada Cooking Class
After arriving to Granada, you will have time to explore this city before you start your Cooking Class. Lear with an expert chef the secrets of the Spanish cuisine and bring back home the taste of Spain!What else can you do in and around Granada?
- La Alhambra Night Visit
- Granada Food Tour
- Granada Bike Guided Visit
- Granada Winery Visit
Day eleven: Granada Guided Visit- Tour of the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens
In the morning, you will discover this magical city accompanied by your local guide. In the afternoon, you will visit the magnificent Alhambra the Muslim fortress. It will be an experience that you will never forget!What else can you do in and around Granada?
- Hiking Day to Las Alpujarras
- Day Trip to Málaga
- Granada Flamenco Show
- Day Trip to El Caminito del Rey
Day twelve: Transfer to Seville via Córdoba
You will travel to the beautiful city of Seville. On your way, stop in Córdoba where your local guide will be waiting for you. This is yet another romantic city in the Andalusia region, filled with historic Mudéjar architecture. Upon arrival to Seville, you will have free time to explore the city.What else can you do in and around Seville?
- Seville Food Tour
- Experience Dancing Horses & Sherry Tasting
- Cycling Day Trip on the Green Road of Cadiz
Day thirteen: Sevilla Bike Tour and Flamenco Show
This morning, you will meet a local guide who will show you the tourist attractions of Seville on a bike tour (or you can opt for a walking tour). At night, you will enjoy a flamenco show!What else can you do in and around Seville?
- Seville Day Trip to Tangier (Morocco)
- Seville Cooking Class
- Seville Flamenco Dance Class
- Cruise in the Triana River
Day fourteen: Olive Oil Experience
You will transfer to the countryside to learns about one of Spain’s most popular exports is its high-quality olive oil. Today you’ll witness the production process firsthand on an exclusive tour of an Andalusian olive oil estate. The excursion ends with a tasting of olive oils from the estate, allowing you to put your newfound knowledge of this tasty ingredient to good use.
Day fifteen: Depart
Today you catch your flight home full of memories of Cuba and wishing your stay had been longer.
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