Enjoy 3 nights in Barcelona, 3 nights in Madrid with Toledo, 2 nights in Seville, 1 night in Cordoba and 2 nights in Torremolinos as part of the March Wanderlist with Monograms.
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ALL IN PRICE: $3192 CAD* Based on 3 Nights Barcelona, 3 Nights Madrid with Toledo, 2 Nights Seville, 1 Night Cordoba & 2 Nights Torremolinos tour July 14, 2019 departure date.
*Featured price is per person, land only, in Canadian dollars based on double occupancy, on the departure dates indicated and includes all taxes and fees and the Monograms 20% discount
SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
- Local host and destination guides with city maps
- Buffet breakfast daily
- Guided sightseeing; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE
- Travel by high-speed AVE train (first class) between cities; by coach round-trip Madrid-Toledo; transfers to/from train stations
HURRY, OFFER ENDS MARCH 31, 2019!
*Book a select 2019 Monograms "Wanderlist" Madrid vacation to receive a 20% discount on the land-only portion of the core package including extensions. Not including extra night accommodations, hotel or train upgrades, intra-vacation air, transfers, taxes/fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between March 1-31, 2019 for travel in 2019. Applicable tour codes include: MC*, DB*, DBL, DBO, DRB, DBC. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer combinable only with Welcome Back Credit and any applicable air credits. Applies to new bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.
Day 1: Barcelona
Bienvenido—welcome! Time to relax or to begin exploring Spain’s second-largest city, and the capital of Catalonia. Your Local Host is on hand to help you maximize your time.
Day 2: Barcelona
Morning guided sightseeing, starting from Plaza Catalunya, includes a drive along elegant Passeig de Gràcia to see the captivating façade of La Pedrera, and to visit Gaudí’s CASA BATLLÓ. Passing through the central Eixample district, reach the extraordinary but still unfinished SAGRADA FAMILIA BASILICA. Your included entrance fees contribute to its completion.
Day 3: Barcelona
A full day to enjoy this splendid city at your own pace. Spend time at the Olympic Port with its modern sculptures, restaurants, and bars; or visit the Camp Nou football (soccer) stadium. Your Local Host can help you organize your day.
Day 4: Barcelona - Madrid
Travel by HIGH-SPEED AVE TRAIN (first class) to Madrid.
Day 5: Madrid
Morning guided sightseeing features a visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM to admire one of the world’s finest collections of European art. Also see Plaza de España, Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, Orient Square with the ornate Royal Palace, Parque del Buen Retiro, and Puerta de Alcalá monument. Your Local Host will have suggestions for your afternoon at leisure.
Day 6: Madrid - Excursion to Toledo
Enjoy a special HIGHLIGHT EXCURSION TO TOLEDO, spectacularly situated on a granite hill surrounded by a loop of the Tagus River. See the Moorish bridge, an early SYNAGOGUE, the 13th-century gothic CATHEDRAL, and the CHURCH OF SANTO TOMÉ, home to El Greco’s painting, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz.
Day 7: Madrid - Seville
Travel by HIGH-SPEED AVE TRAIN (first class) to Seville. During your guided sightseeing, learn about the city’s role in Roman times, its conquest by the Moors in 712 AD, and its contribution to the discovery of the New World. Visit the ALCAZAR, founded in the 11th century as a Moorish fortress, with its Palacio de Don Pedro. Stroll through the narrow lanes of the charming SANTA CRUZ QUARTER; and enjoy views of Maria Luisa Park with its Plaza de España, the Golden Tower on the Guadalquivir River, and the university that used to be the tobacco factory of Carmen fame.
Day 8: Seville
Your Local Host will have suggestions for things to see and do, such as a visit to Casa de Pilatos, an Andalusian palace adorned with precious azulejos tiles; and where to shop for locally produced food items.
Day 9: Seville - Cordoba
Journey by HIGH-SPEED AVE TRAIN (first class) to Cordoba. During your guided sightseeing, pass by the Roman Bridge and this city's Alcazar (royal castle). Begin your walking tour at the Puerta de Almodóvar, main entrance to the medieval Jewish Quarter. Visit the magnificent 8th century MOSQUE OF THE CALIPHS, famous for its 850 pillars of porphyry, marble, and jasper. End your tour on pedestrian-friendly Gran Capitan Avenue with shops and restaurants.
Day 10: Cordoba - Torremolinos
Travel by HIGH-SPEED AVE TRAIN (first class) to Málaga, then transfer to your hotel in the resort town of Torremolinos to relax, soak up the atmosphere, and sample the seafood restaurants for which this resort is famous.
Day 11: Torremolinos
Your Local Host will have many ideas for your day at leisure, such as a trip to the botanic garden with its massive stone water wheels, or a visit to the local amusement park, Tivoli World.
Day 12: Torremolinos
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Málaga.)