– La Ramblas, Diagonal Ave, Sagrada Familia, Gothic Quarter
– City gate of Serranos & Cuarte, Town Hall Square, La Lonja, Bull Ring.
– Seville Cathedral, Giralda Tower
– Calle Gran, Plaza de Espana, Puerta del Sol, Bourbon’s Royal Castle, Giant Bull Ring
– Basilica Del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral, Aljaferia Palace
– El Tajo
– City of the Bull Running’s festival
Welcome to Barcelona! Our sightseeing today brings us to the famous La Ramblas shopping street, Diagonal Avenue, Gaudi’s extraordinary Sagrada Familia Church, Statue of Columbus at the Pier, go up to the hillside of Monjuich to see the Olympic Marina. Thereafter, some free time on your own to explore this cosmopolitan coastal city. You may want to consider taking a self expense tour to visit the World’s famous Guell Park.Park Güell is a garden with architectural elements situated on the hill of El Carmel in Barcelona, Spain.It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It has an extension of 17.18 ha (0.1718 km²), which makes it one of the largest architectural works in south Europe. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Works of Antoni Gaudí”.
After breakfast, we bid farewell to Barcelona as we travel Zaragoza. Upon arrival, an orientation tour in Zaragoza, which is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain. It is situated on the river Ebro and its tributaries, the Huerva and Gallego, near the centre of the region, in a valley with a variety of landscapes, ranging from desert to thick forest, meadows and mountains. If time permits, we make a photo stop at its landmarks of the Basilica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljaferia Palace.
Today, we shall depart Zaragoza and travel to Pamplona – the historical capital city of Navarre. Pamplona city is famous worldwide for its San Fermín festival which start from July 6 to 14, in which the running of the bulls is one of the main attractions. This festival was brought to literary renown with the 1926 publication of Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises. Upon arriving, start our sightseeing tour in Pamplona.
This morning, we will continue with our journey to Madrid where it received its name from Arab. It grew from a 9th Century Arab Fortress to the present bustling cosmopolitan capital of Spain. Today, we shall enjoy a shopping trip to the Las Rozas village outlet where you can find international brands like Loewe, Burberry’s, Hugo boss, Michael kors, Tod’s and many many more with saving up to 80%.
After breakfast, we start our morning sightseeing in Madrid which brings us to the famous street of Calle Gran Via and Plaza de Espana, Puerta del Sol (Gateway to the Sun) and Alcala, Fuente de Neptuno in the Plaza del Prado with a statue of Neptune standing on a chariot wielding a trident. Plaza de la Cibeles famous for its fountains and surrounded by some of the city’s most important monuments – Bourbon’s Royal Palace, University Area and Madrid Giant Bull Ring. After lunch, free at your own leisure.
This morning after breakfast we shall transfer to Cordoba. Our city tour in Cordoba brings us to the La Mezquita which is one of Islam’s greatest piece of architecture outside the Arab World and this is the only mosque in the world with a Christian mosque built into it! This evening, you may want to consider joining an optional tour to watch a typical Flamenco dance of Andalusia.
After breakfast, we travel by coach to Seville, one of Spain’s most colorful cities and is the Capital of Andalusia. Our morning’s sightseeing today brings us to the impressive Seville Cathedral, built in Gothic styles and the largest in Spain. This is also the burial place of Christopher Columbus. See the great Giralda Tower with its intricate decoration. Wander at the Maria Luisa park, Plaza de Espana and the old Jewish Quarter of Santa Cruz District. Thereafter, continue our journey to Ronda and photo stop at the “El Tajo” before we make our way to Torremolinos for our overnight stay.
Today, depart from Torremolinos and travel to Murcia. A tour to Plaza Cardenal Belluga to see the 18th century Episcopal Palace with Rococo facade; Cathedral de Murcia with a unique Baroque facade and its 92m high tower; and pass by some 19th century buildings such as the Murcia Casino. If time permits, some free time before we retire for the day.
This morning, after breakfast, we shall transfer to Valencia which is Spain’s 3rd largest city. Our orientation sightseeing in Valenica today brings us to the bustling Town Hall Square. Nearby to the Town Hall Square, you can see the Bull Ring, the Town Hall and the 14th Century gates of Serranos and Quart. Next, not to be missed is the La Lonja which was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We shall then round up our tour in Valencia today with a visit to one of the most important building found in Valencia – the Cathedral and Little Michael Tower.
After breakfast, we bid farewell to Valencia as we prepare to travel back to Barcelona. Today, free at own leisure or you might want to join an optional tour to Montserrat. A jagged mountain near Barcelona which hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary via picturesque little village. You will be fascinate by the spectacular views over Montserrat with a journey of remarkable forms of mountains. The Royal Basilica of Montserrat has been one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to its famous 12th century Romanesque carving of the Virgin Moroneta, the Black Virgin.