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Grand Tour of Spain (14 Days)


Spain's charismatic locals and cosmopolitan cities shine on this tour, which take you from the museums of Madrid to the sands of the Costa del Sol. Barcelona and Madrid compete for the title of cultural capital, both boasting incredible art and architecture. Andalusia is a showcase of mosques, churches, and Moorish castles. Sample it all on this guided tour of Spain, traversing the country from north to south and back again.

Your Edventure includes:
  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price varies depending on additional departure gateways)
  • 12 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 7 three-course meals served with beer or wine
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Select admissions with priority entry
  • Aranjuez and/or Seville Prison (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)

Madrid's Plaza Major

Cordoba Cathedral

Ronda

Sunset on the Costa del Sol

Gibraltar's Barbary Apes

Park Guell

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Price: $5,477.00 (2019) based on double occupancy, plus optional $429.00 premium trip protection*

Next Departure Dates:
  
October 2021 (SPGT1021)
March 2022 (SPGT0322)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights Include:


~ Welcome Dinner


~ A guided bus tour of Madrid, including the Plaza de Espana, Plaza Mayor, the Temple Debod, a reassembled temple from ancient Egypt, the Royal Palace, followed by the Prado, Madrid's world-class art museum, to gaze upon the masterpieces of Diego Velazquez, Raphael, and El Greco


~ Toledo, the clifftop city often referred to as La Ciudad Imperial (Imperial City), including a tour the city's massive Gothic cathedral, which houses 750 medieval stained glass windows and masterpieces by the likes of van Dyck, El Greco, Rubens and Titian, the labyrinth of medieval alleyways at the heart of the city, the Santo Tome Church, and one of Europe’s oldest synagogues, Santa Maria la Blanca


~ A traditional Spanish evening, featuring dinner at one of the oldest restaurants in the city that offers "tuna music",  an artistic form of entertainment with its roots in Spain's universities


~ Cordoba, by high-speed train to discover its rich history, once home to over 700 mosques, 900 public baths, and 70 libraries, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mezquita, built in the 8th century as a mosque, then converted to a cathedral during the Reconquista, and the historic Jewish Quarter


~ A guided tour of beautiful Seville, beginning with entry into the Alcazar, once home to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, and including the intricately tiled pavilion of the Plaza de España, the grand Gothic architecture of Seville Cathedral, and the whitewashed homes of Barrio de Santa Cruz


~ A flamenco show, a unique and colorful Andalusian art form, involving guitar-playing, singing, clapping and dancing


~ A stop in Ronda, a famous cliffside town in Andalusia, for a view of the staggering Puente Nuevo, an 18th centure bridge that spans a deep gorge, the picturesque white buildings of the town, the Plaza de Toros, and the Mondragon Palace with its terraced Cuenca Gardens


~ The British colony of Gibraltar, known for the eponymous limestone monolith, and boasting a rich natural, cultural and political history, for a guided tour up the Rock of Gibraltar to reach St. Michael’s Cave and the Apes’ Den, home to 160 semi-wild Barbary apes that call Gibraltar home


~ Granada, the last bastion of Moorish rule in Spain, for a guided tour of the city, including the 14th-century Alhambra, an architectural landmark painstakingly restored to its former glory, blending Western art with Islamic design


~ The cave district of Guadix, an Andalusian town where nearly half of the residents live underground


~ Take a guided tour of Valencia, including its Cathedral, the Fallas Museum to see examples of the traditional papier-maché floats made in honor of St. Joseph’s Day, the City of Arts and Sciences, a symbol of Spain's modernist architecture, and a sample of the decadent beverage known as horchata


~ Aranjuez and/or Seville prisons (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)


~ The best of Barcelona, including a visit to the mountain park of Montjuïc to take in views of the city and sea from Mirador de l’Alcalde gardens, the Passeig de Gràcia, Antoni Gaudí’s architecture including his masterpiece, La Sagrada Família, and the city’s Gothic Quarter


~ Park Guell and La Pedrera, magnificent works of art combined with living that reflected the bourgeois of the 1920's, designed as a modernist community overlooking Barcelona in 1905 by Architect Antoni Gaudi

Tour Activity Estimates
 Average Daily Walking: 2.5 Hours
Average Activity Level: Moderate (uneven terrain, including paved and unpaved roads, cobblestone streets, some hills and steep stairs)

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