DAY 1 ARRIVAL MADRID (WELCOME PAELLA LUNCH/WELCOME DINNER)
Morning arrival at Barajas International Airport. Board your
private coach. Meet your local tour guide at the airport and get ready for a panoramic
driving –walking tour led by an official local city guide which will take you along the
Retiro Parc, Gran Via, Cibeles Square, the Prado museum and much more!
Continue on a walking tour after to see some of the major sights like the Royal Palace,
the Plaza Mayor and Puerto del Sol.
INCLUDED: entrance Royal Palace
Enjoy your first Spanish lunch afterwards.
WELCOME DINNER INCLUDED
OVERNIGHT IN MADRID – NH, Melia or similar
DAY 2 AWAY WE GO TO SEGOVIA AND ÁVILA!
MADRID – ÁVILA – SEGOVIA - MADRID
After breakfast, board your coach and get ready for a memorable day.
This morning you will visit Segovia. This beautiful old walled city has amazing sites to
offer. During your guided tour with official local guide
you will pass by the highlights of this amazing city like
the Roman Aqueduct, the Segovia Cathedral on the
Plaza Mayor and the Alcázar of Segovia, on the top of
a rock that shows the military origins of this fortress.
Segovia is also known for its excellent gastronomy, so
here you will taste the typical regional specialty; the
Segovian Cochinillo. (lechón)
After lunch continue to Avila (1hr. drive). It is sometimes
called the City of Stones and Saints. During a city tour with your official local guide you
will learn everything about this city and pass by the main sites in the historical old
center, including sights of the Cathedral.
Dinner and overnight in Madrid
DAY 3 READY FOR TOLEDO?
MADRID – TOLEDO –MADRID
This morning after breakfast, board your coach to set off to one of Spain’s most
beautiful cities: Toledo! Once the capital city of Spain, it is now a UNESCO World
Heritage site which holds hundreds of years of history with its fantastic location along
the Tajo River. During your guided tour you’ll enjoy sights of its old city walls, gorgeous
buildings and quaint winding streets. After lunch enjoy some free time to shop in Toledo
before boarding your coach to return to Madrid.
INCLUDED: entrance Toledo Cathedral with your guide.
In the afternoon you will enjoy some free time to explore the surrounding area of the
hotel and do some souvenir shopping.
Dinner and overnight in Madrid.
DAY 4 MADRID – ZARAGOZA
Good morning! 8.30AM After check out, board your private coach and get ready for
Zaragoza; one of the most important centers of pilgrimage in the Christian world.
One of the sites that Zaragoza is most famous for is the Basilica of our Lady of the Pillar,
site of the Virgin’s appearance to apostle Saint James.
Upon arrival, enjoy lunch in Zaragoza.
Afterwards enjoy a guided tour including a visit to the Basilica.
CHECK IN - DINNER AND OVERNIGHT IN ZARAGOZA – NH COLLECTION or similar
DAY 5 ZARAGOZA – MONTSERRAT SANCTUARY
After breakfast load and board your private coach (8.30am) for transfer to the
Monastery of Montserrat. The Monastery of Montserrat is perched high on an imposing
mountain range rising from the Catalonian plain.
BUFFET LUNCH upon arrival – Free time to explore the sanctuary - souvenir shopping and
to explore the impressive view from the mountain.
Visit the Royal Basilica together with your tour leader and pray to the venerated Black
Madonna which according to tradition, was carved by Saint Luke.
INCLUDED: SPECIAL PARKING FEE BUS
Early eve, check in to your city center hotel -near the famous Paseo de Gracia
Tapas Dinner - walking distance from Hotel
DAY 6 CITY TOUR BARCELONA
Bon dia as we say in Catalan – the local language. Good morning.
With your local city guide you will see the main highlights this beautiful city has to offer
like the mountain of Monjuïc with its Olympic stadium and incredible view over the city
and harbour, the famous Ramblas, the statue of Columbus, Gaudi’s Casa Battlo & Mila
and the Sagrada Familia. Hear about the life of Gaudi by your local guide
INCLUDED: ENTRANCE PARC GUELL + SPECIAL PARKING FEE BUS
Paella lunch at Barcelona Beach
PM Free time for shopping at for example the famous department store El Corte Ingles
with premium designer brands
Dinner (walking distance hotel) and overnight in Barcelona
DAY 7 FULL DAY SHOPPING + FLAMENCO DINNER SHOW
After breakfast, board your coach to La Roca Chic OUTLET village, free time for
PREMIUM shopping at the famous designer OUTLET SHOPPING VILLAGE “ LA ROCA´
After lunch under own arrangements, enjoy an afternoon of more shopping at El Corte
Inglés (10 min walking distance from Hotel).
During the evening, prepare for your farewell Flamenco Dinner Show.
Overnight in Barcelona.
DAY 8 TRANSFER TO AIRPORT
Enjoy your last breakfast of the tour at the hotel and check-out for transfer to the airport
of Barcelona for your flight home.
‘Adeu’ is Catalan for the Spanish ‘Adios’ or ‘Hasta Luego’, which means
‘Until next time’.
We hope to welcome you back to Spain and Catalonia again one day!
We hope you have enjoyed your tour through Sensational Spain and we
hope to welcome you back one day!