Trip Type : Small Group Tour
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Spain: A Family Journey

Abercrombie & Kent Premier
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Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays. Luxury - 5 star
10 days
From: $ 5,695 $ 570 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Explore sunny Spain from seaside Barcelona to heartland Madrid, enjoying kid-friendly experiences designed to inspire
  • Join a local chef to learn how to make some classic Spanish dishes and then enjoy them for lunch on a Culinary Connection
  • Take a dramatic cable car ride in Gibraltar for spectacular views
  • Visit a traditional Andalusian farm in the midst of a UNESCO Bioreserve and interact with the horses and bulls raised there
  • Take part in an exciting scavenger hunt through the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid
  • Ride in a horse-drawn carriage to an authentic flamenco show for a Musical Connection

Short Description

Experience family-friendly Spain, exploring Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Basilica, gliding by cable car at the Rock of Gibraltar, riding a horse-drawn carriage to a palace in Seville and hunting for treasure in Madrid.

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
The highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.
Lodging Level Luxury - 5 star
Flights & Transport Internal airfare and ground transport
Start City Barcelona
End City Madrid
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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Barcelona, Spain

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Omm

Arrive in Barcelona, where you are met and escorted to your hotel. Get to know your fellow guests at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 2: Barcelona / The City of Gaudí

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel Omm

Set off on a panoramic tour of Barcelona. Experience Antoni Gaudí’s enchanting creations, exploring the wild organic shapes of Parc Guell, where the artist explored landscape gardening, and the funky Sagrada Familia Basilica. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to continue exploring this glamorous city.

Day 3: Barcelona / Catalan Culture Immersion

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: AC Palacio de Santa Paula

Visit Barcelona's exciting Boquería, one of Europe’s best food markets. Your Culinary Connection continues with a local chef who teaches you to prepare local Spanish dishes, which you feast on for lunch. Walk the cobblestone streets of the Gothic Quarter before flying to Granada, Andalusia’s alluring city, where you enjoy dinner on arrival.

Day 4: Granada / Mythical Moorish City

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Parador de Ronda

Visit the Alhambra, an ancient palace and fort, and one of the most beautiful examples of Moorish influence and Islamic architecture in the world. Explore Granada at your leisure before departing for clifftop Ronda, where you check in to your historic parador, its spectacular views overlooking valleys and mountains.

Day 5: Gibraltar, United Kingdom / Rock of Gibraltar

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Parador de Ronda

Travel west to the Rock of Gibraltar, where you ride a cable car to its summit and gaze out across the straits to the coast of Morocco. Visit St. Michael’s Cave and observe Gibraltar’s Barbary macaques, Europe’s only wild monkeys. Return to Ronda to explore at your leisure.

Day 6: Seville / Andalusian Ranch Visit

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Gran Meliá Colón

This morning, explore Ronda on a walking tour that introduces you to its legacy of bullfighting. Then, journey outside the city to Reservatauro Ronda to see the horses and bulls raised there. After lunch on site, proceed to Seville and your hotel. This evening, set out on a tapas tour through Seville’s finest taverns for a fun Culinary Connection.

Day 7: Seville / The Fine Art of Flamenco

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Gran Meliá Colón

Explore this uniquely lovely city: the Royal Palace of the Alcázar, the enormous Gothic cathedral and of course, the flower-filled Santa Cruz district. Enjoy a fun lesson in flamenco dancing, learning the steps of this cultural classic. Later, celebrate a Musical Connection, riding in a horse-drawn carriage to Tablao El Arenal for an unforgettable dinner, followed by a performance of flamenco dancing and singing.

Day 8: Córdoba / Streets of Flowers

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: ME Madrid Reina Victoria

Set out for Córdoba to visit the extraordinary Mezquita, the cathedral and former great mosque of Córdoba, and walk its flower-lined streets. Later in the afternoon, board your high-speed AVE train to Madrid.

Day 9: Madrid / Museum Scavenger Hunt

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: ME Madrid Reina Victoria

Visit the magnificent Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, where you embark on a scavenger hunt that eventually leads to treasure. Then, visit the Plaza Mayor for some delicious, sweet churros dunked in hot chocolate. Continue to the traditional, action-packed San Miguel market. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director for a farewell dinner.

Day 10: Depart Madrid

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

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Group Size:

Small Group - 24 max

Maximum Number of People in Group: 24

Limited to 24 guest.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation fees per person

Luxury Small Group Journeys, Marco Polo Journeys, Connections Land Journeys, and related Group Pre- and Post-Tour Extensions

  • If 91 days prior to departure or more cancellation fee is $500
  • Is 90-61 days prior to departure cancellation fee is 20% of program price
  • If 60-31 days prior to departure cancellation fee is 50% of program price
  • If 30 days prior to departure or less cancellation fee is 100% of the program price

Age Notes

Min. Age: 6

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Meals Included:

9 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches and 6 Dinners

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