Country
Spain
Duration
8 Days/7 Nights
Travel Type
Rail
 

Did you know that Spain is one of the most visited countries in the world? There are many reasons, and the best way to find them out for yourself is a trip to Spain. You can visit amazing World Heritage sites, enjoy delicious food, and discover stunning landscapes. In Spain, all the good stories can come true!

Inclusions

Accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels (3 nights in Barcelona, 2 nights in Madrid, 2 nights in Seville)
7 breakfasts
Transfers from airport to the hotel in Barcelona / from the hotel in Seville to the airport (or train station)
Tickets for the High-Speed trains (Barcelona – Madrid and Madrid – Seville)

Exclusions

Flights – Optional excursions – City tax (paid locally at hotel) – Meals other than breakfast and beverages – Gratuities – Entrances – Any other items not mentioned in Inclusions.

Additional Information

Excursion Information

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS (+$):
The Best of Barcelona HD (shared tour) – 98€ per person
Inclusions: Fully guided tour of Barcelona, guaranteed to skip the long lines, skip the line entrance ticket to Sagrada Familia, walking tour of the Gothic quarter, small-group tour (5hrs).

Tapas, Tavern & History of Barcelona (shared tour, by night) – 109€ per person
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, expertly guided walking tour, 3 tasting stops with 10 tastes and 5 drinks (3.5hrs).

Montserrat & Cava Wine Trail (shared tour) – 105€ per person
Inclusions: Professional guide, transportation, wine tasting, small group tour (10hrs).

Madrid Highlights & Toledo Afternoon (shared tour) – 75€ per person
Inclusions: Admission to the Church of St. Tomé, to the Synagogue of Sta. Maria la Blanca and to the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, a one hour guided walking tour, tour operated in both Spanish and English, radio guide system, transportation on an air-conditioned coach, local official guide (8hrs).

Unusual Sevilla (shared tour) – 59€ per person
Inclusions: Hotel or nearby point pick up and drop off, official guide, free guided tour of Santa Cruz Quarter, tickets to Guadalquivir River Cruise (1 hour), flamenco Show with drinks (5hrs total).

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DAY 1 WELCOME TO SPAIN

Arrival at Barcelona airport, and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy some free time in Barcelona. The city has a wide range of original leisure options that encourage you to visit time and time again. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, and famous for Gaudí and other Art Nouveau architecture, Barcelona is one of Europe’s trendiest cities.

Accommodation : Barcelona for 3 nights

2

DAY 2 BARCELONA

Leisure time in Barcelona. Visit some of the city’s fashionable neighborhoods such as The Passeig de Sant Joan area. It has the advantage of being easy to walk or cycle around, it’s close to the city centre, and it has a wide range of interesting shops, bars and other businesses. It runs between Gràcia (one of the leading retail hubs) and Arc de Triomf (next to one of the city’s green spaces, Parc de la Ciutadella). In this area you will find a range of trendy places. The Poble-Sec may be the Barcelona district with the longest tradition of theatre and show-business. Its theatre and concert halls are very popular. The area also features lively taverns and wine bars. Overnight at your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Optional Excursions : - The Best of Barcelona HD - $170 CAD per person
Duration: 5 hours
Inclusions: Fully guided tour of Barcelona, guaranteed to skip the long lines, skip the line entrance ticket to Sagrada Familia, walking tour of the Gothic quarter, small-group tour.

- Tapas, Tavern & History of Barcelona (by night) - $209 CAD per person
Duration: 3,5 hours
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, expertly guided walking tour, 3 tasting stops with 10 tastes and 5 drinks.

3

DAY 3 BARCELONA

Free time in Barcelona. Rent a bicycle and start along the coast, with the 10 km stretch that connects the Plaça Portal de la Pau to Fòrum Beach. While you enjoy a pleasant bike ride along the coast, you will discover Barcelona’s beaches, the Olympic Port and the city’s old fishing district, La Barceloneta. You can relax on any of the beaches or enjoy some Mediterranean cuisine at one of the area’s delicious restaurants. Overnight at your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Optional Excursions : Montserrat & Cava Wine Trail - $170 CAD per person
Duration: 10 hours
Inclusions: Professional guide, transportation, wine tasting, small group tour.

4

DAY 4 BARCELONA – MADRID (by train)

Take the high-Speed train from Barcelona to Madrid (tickets included, transfers NOT included). Check into your hotel in Madrid and free time to enjoy the capital city with a thousand options! A perfect spot to begin getting to know Madrid is its famous Puerta del Sol. It is always full of life and is where you will find the iconic Bear and the Strawberry Tree statue, the delicious cakes of La Mallorquina and a plaque marking kilometer 0, the central point of Spain. From here, you can head to Plaza Mayor, which turned 400 years old in 2018, and have a drink on its terraces or in the nearby San Miguel market – one of the several historical markets that have been restored in the capital to offer all types of gourmet products.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Madrid for 2 nights

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DAY 5 MADRID

Free time in Madrid. Madrid has some of the best museums in the world – start by walking along the entire Paseo del Prado. It is also known as the Paseo del Arte because this two-kilometer stretch of road is home to the museums containing some of the most significant works in history: the Reina Sofía National Art Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and the Prado Museum. All of these museums deserve a lengthy visit, but with limited time, the best option is to spend a couple of hours in the Prado (don’t forget to look at the Las Meninas by Velázquez!) This area is also where you will find the Royal Botanical Gardens and the most famous park in Madrid, the Buen Retiro Park. The Paseo del Prado together with the Retiro Park and its surrounding area make up the UNESCO World Heritage site, The Landscape of Light. Overnight at your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Optional Excursions : Madrid Highlights & Toledo Afternoon - $145 CAD per person
Duration: 8 hours
Inclusions: Admission to the Church of St. Tomé, to the Synagogue of Sta. Maria la Blanca and to the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, a one hour guided walking tour, tour operated in both Spanish and English, radio guide system, transportation on an air-conditioned coach, local official guide.

6

DAY 6 MADRID – SEVILLE (by train)

Take the High-Speed train from Madrid to Seville (tickets included, transfers NOT included). Check into your hotel in Seville and free time to enjoy the city. Seville is a very happy city with bustling streets and very popular spaces to discover the most traditional Andalusia. It is a city for strolling around or taking a horse-drawn carriage around the floral aromas of its gardens. You can also try a really pleasant route along the river. The photogenic Calle Betis stands out in the Triana neighbourhood. It is full of colours and terraces where you can have a drink and enjoy the views of the city’s monuments. The Paseo Colón is on the opposite side of the river and includes gastronomy, decoration, and local fashion shops. The Callejón del Agua and the Calle Judería are must-visit streets in the Santa Cruz neighbourhood. On these streets you will be surrounded by the pleasant scent of the flowers in the gardens of the area.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Seville for 2 nights

7

DAY 7 SEVILLE

Leisure time in Seville. You can start your morning walk at Plaza del Triunfo. This central location boasts Seville’s three World Heritage Sites: the Real Alcázar, the General Archive of the Indies and the world’s largest Gothic cathedral with its Giralda, a belltower over 90 metres tall with fantastic views over the entire city. It is also the final resting place of Christopher Columbus. Visit the Arenal neighbourhood in the afternoon, less than 10 minutes’ walk from the cathedral. Next to the Guadalquivir, the river at the city’s heart, is one of its most authentic neighbourhoods. Here you have another taste of history in the Torre del Oro, now a maritime museum. Just ten minutes away is one of the most iconic sights in Seville: The Maestranza bullring, with its colourful exterior. Depending on the season, there may even be a bullfight scheduled. To end the afternoon with a good dinner, there are plenty of traditional taverns less than five minutes away offering excellent tapas, such as pescaíto frito (tiny fried fish) or a platter of delicious Iberico ham. Overnight at your hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

Optional Excursions : Unusual Sevilla - $115 CAD per person
Duration: 5 hours
Inclusions: Hotel or nearby point pick up and drop off, official guide, free guided tour of Santa Cruz Quarter, tickets to Guadalquivir River Cruise (1 hour), flamenco Show with drinks.

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DAY 8 ADIOS SPAIN

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport, or extend your stay on the Costa del Sol

Meals : Breakfast

Optional Excursions : Add a train to Malaga and, an extra week on the Costa Del Sol!
Ask your travel agent for this option!
*The visits mentioned in this itinerary are only suggestions. Clients are free to explore according to their own interests.

HOTEL OPTIONS OR SIMILAR

Barcelona:
3* Hotel – Hotel Del Mar
4* Hotel – Hotel Medinaceli

Madrid:
3* Hotel – Hotel Regente
4* Hotel – Hotel Gran Versalles

Seville :
3* Hotel – Hotel Regina
4* Hotel – Hotel Catalonia Santa Justa

Rates in $CA, per person, starting from, in double occupancy 

Land Package – 2023
 

Daily Departures

3* Hotels 4* Hotels
January – March
November – December
1275 1450
April – June
September – October
1615 1915
July – August 1430 1765
 
Single Supplement   3* Hotels 4* Hotels
January – March
November – December
+650 +790
April – June
September – October
+920 +1160
July – August  +770 +1040

BLACK OUT DATES 2023:

18 – 22 Jan, 23 Feb – 03 Mar, 06 – 10 Apr, 23 Apr – 03 May, 05 – 07 May, 23 – 25 May, 28 Jun – 01 Jul, 24 – 28 Sept, 07 – 15 Oct, 06 – 09 Nov, 03 – 12 Dec, 24 Dec – 01 Jan 2024

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec