Travel To Spain

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Spanish Welcome

> DAY 1: Madrid

Welcome to Spain, a land that offers Moorish palaces, Gothic cathedrals, Roman Aqueducts, modern artwork, delicious food and wine, fertile planes, crystal clear seas and soaring mountains all in one amazing country! Upon arrival at the Madrid airport you will be met by your private driver and transfer to your luxury hotel.  The remainder of the day is at your leisure to rest or explore the beauty of this monumental city. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for some of their restaurants, cafes and bars.

> DAY 2: Madrid – Madrid Old Quarter and Royal Palace Walking Tour

Marvel at the rich history of Madrid on your private walking tour of Madrid’s historic center and the Royal Palace. Meet your licensed English-speaking guide at your hotel and set off together through the historic streets of Madrid. Discover the old quarter, the Barrio de la Moreria, and learn about the city’s Moorish roots then take in the Renaissance and Baroque buildings of the Habsburg era in Calle Mayor, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa. After our walking tour through Madrid old quarter visit the impressive Royal Palace, former residence of the Spanish Kings. The palace is adorned with the royal family’s exquisite collection of tapestries, porcelain, antique clocks, armor and artworks. Admire priceless paintings by Goya and Velazquez, as well as the official Reception Hall, the Royal Chapel, Hall of the Throne and the private room of King Carlos III and Queen Isabel II. (B)

> DAY 3:  Madrid

Enjoy a day of leisure soaking up the rich culture and vibrant atmosphere of Madrid or take an optional day trip to Toldedo, known as the city of three cultures, where Christians, Jews and Arabs lived together in harmony for centuries. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant about their favorite sites and activities. (B)

> DAY 4: Madrid, Barcelona

After breakfast you will be transferred to the rail station and board a high-speed train to Barcelona. Upon arrival you will be met at the train station and transferred to your luxury hotel. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure. (B)

> DAY 5: Barcelona – Barcelona Modernism Walking Tour

Discover the Quadrat d’Or, Golden Square, on a private guided tour of the Eixample district. This exceptional area was the focus of Barcelona's Modernism style (Art Nouveau) at the end of the 19th Century and beginning of the 20th. Take a leisurely stroll through this beautiful neigborhood and admire the Catalan Modernism style buildings by architects as Antonio Gaudi, Domenech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch, to name just a few. The highlight of the tour will be seeing the Martí, Palacio de la Musica, modernism houses such as the Casa Batllo, La Pedrera, Casa Lleo i Morera, and Casa Terrades, as well as Gaudi’s world famous Sagrada Familia! (B)

> DAY 6 and 7: Barcelona

Enjoy these days at leisure exploring some of the city’s best landmarks such as the Gothic Quarter and Picasso Museum or discover the city’s vibrant food scene on an options Gourmet Tapas Discovery tour. Ask your Leisure Consultant about their favorite sites and activities. (B)

> DAY 8: Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Barcelona International Airport to meet your flight home. (B)

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