Air 1: Overnight Flight
Day 2: Madrid, Spain - Tour Begins
Welcome to Madrid, Spain’s capital and largest city. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.
Today dinner will be included.
Day 3: Madrid - Royal Palace - Toledo - Madrid
During a locally guided tour of Madrid’s historic center, see the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor,
where events have been held since the 17th century. A guided tour of the monumental, 18th
century Royal Palace* reveals lavish halls, banquet rooms, the throne room, royal armory and the
impressive courtyard. This afternoon travel to Toledo, a UNESCO site and the capital of medieval
Spain until 1560. A comprehensive tour highlights the magnificent Gothic cathedral and the 13th
century synagogue, a testament to Toledo’s Jewish heritage. Also stop in the Church of Santo
Tome to view El Greco’s masterpiece painting, The Burial of Count Orgaz. Today breakfast will be
Day 4: Madrid - Cordoba - Seville
Ease your way into the local culture as your tour manager teaches you a few key phrases of the
native language. Then, travel to the extraordinary Moorish city of Cordoba. Embark on a walking
tour of the Mezquita. This UNESCO site, an architectural marvel, built by the Moors in the 8th
century as a magnificent mosque, was converted into the city’s cathedral in the 16th century.
Continue your exploration of Cordoba in the city's well-preserved and historical old Jewish Quarter.
Later, transfer to Seville, considered Spain’s “cultural capital.” Today breakfast and dinner will be
Day 5: Seville
Today you will see Columbus’ tomb, the ornate cathedral, a UNESCO site, and Giralda Bell Tower.
Enjoy a walking tour of the quaint old Santa Cruz Quarter with its bright flowers, white-washed
buildings and winding streets; then continue to Plaza D’Espana and the beautiful Maria Luisa Park,
one of the loveliest in all of Europe. A local flamenco dancer joins you for a typical “tapas lunch”
featuring small portions of hot and cold specialties; here you learn about the history, culture and
artistry of flamenco. This evening, take your reserved seats for an authentic flamenco show
(UNESCO) featuring Seville's top performers.
Today breakfast and lunch will be included.
Day 6: Seville - Granada
Travel along the peaceful Sierra Nevada to Granada, the last great capital of the Moors in Spain
before it fell to the Catholic monarchs in 1492. Join a local expert for a tour of the world-famous
Alhambra, the immense hilltop palace that is a UNESCO site. Also tour the Generalife, meaning
“garden of the architect,” where the grounds are beautifully designed with waterfalls, courtyards
and smaller secret gardens.
Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 7: Granada - Valencia
Today you travel through Spain's amazing landscape viewing rolling hills dotted with picturesque
olive groves while en route to the Mediterranean coast. Arrive in the city of Valencia, a treasure
trove of Roman and Arabic architecture, surrounded by citrus groves. Today breakfast will be
Day 8: Valencia - Lladro - Valencia
A city tour of historic Valencia features the ornate 14th century Serranos Tower and imposing 15th
century Quart Tower. You'll also see the bustling central market, one of the largest in Europe, and
view the Gothic Cathedral, where construction began in 1262 on the site of an ancient mosque.
Your trip to Valencia would not be complete without a stop at Lonja, the old Silk Exchange,
recognized by UNESCO as one of the most beautiful buildings of European civil Gothic
architecture. Next, visit Lladro-City of Porcelain and learn about the history and creative process of
the world-famous, hand-made Lladro figurines**. Travel to the area where paella cuisine
originated. A “paella experience” features a boat ride on the canals surrounding rice field
plantations; a visit to a traditional fisherman’s home known as a “barraca;” a paella making
demonstration and an authentic paella lunch. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Today breakfast and lunch will be included.
Day 9: Valencia - Museum of Las Fallas - Barcelona
Begin your day with a panoramic tour of Valencia’s port area followed by the impressive City of Arts
& Sciences. Visit the Museum of Las Fallas where you will see figurines from the last 80 years of
the Las Fallas festival. Learn about this unique, spectacular festival from assembly and costumes
to fireworks and the night of burning. Later, travel to Barcelona, one of Europe’s most beautiful and
Today breakfast will be included.
Day 10: Barcelona
Today, get an in-depth look at vibrant and lively Barcelona. Your locally guided tour showcases
Las Ramblas Boulevard, the most famous in Barcelona, dotted with bird and flower stalls. Also see
Columbus Monument; Parc Montjuic; Antonio Gaudi’s UNESCO World Heritage sites including “La
Sagrada Familia,” Parc Guell, Bartlo House and the unconventional Casa Mila building. This
afternoon continue to explore colorful Barcelona on your own. Gather this evening for a farewell
dinner celebrating the end of a lovely trip to Spain! Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 11: Barcelona - Tour Ends
You return home with vivid memories of a spectacularly beautiful land with an old, rich and diverse
cultural heritage. Today breakfast will be included.
Included: Round trip transportation to Las Vegas airport, airfare, 11 day guided tour, 15 meals
Not Included: Travel protection coverage, gratuities, optional excursions, meals not mentioned
October 6, 2013 $3749.00 PP / Early Booking $3499.00
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October 05 - October 15, 2013
11 Days • 15 Meals
9 Breakfasts • 2 Lunches • 4 Dinners
Highlights: Madrid, Royal Palace,
Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Flamenco
Show, Granada, Alhambra, Valencia,
Lladro-City of Porcelain, City of Arts &
Sciences, Museum of Las Fallas,
Rates Per Person
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Double: $3549, Single: $4049,
Double: $3799, Single: $4299,
*Included in Price: Round Trip Air from
McCarran Intl,Air Taxes and
*Not Included in Price: Cancellation
Waiver and Insurance of $220 per
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 2 - 3
Melia Galgos, Madrid
Day 4 - 5
Melia Sevilla, Seville
Hotel Macia Condor, Granada
Day 7 - 8
Hotel Tryp Oceanic, Valencia
Day 9 - 10
Hotel Colon Barcelona, Barcelona
On some dates alternate hotels may
Tour Toledo, the former capital of the
Enjoy reserved seating at a flamenco
performance in Seville.
Visit 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Enjoy two nights in captivating Madrid,
Seville, Valencia, and Barcelona.
Visit the monumental Royal Palace,
official residence of the royal family.
Regional wine is included with every