7 DAYS MADRID - VALENCIA - BARCELONA TOUR: A GLIMPSE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN CAPITALS (MCLBM)

7 DAYS MADRID - VALENCIA - BARCELONA TOUR PACKAGE: A GLIMPSE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN CAPITALS TOUR (MCLBM)

DEPARTS MADRID / TUESDAYS: 02 April 2019 - 31 March 2020 / 07 April 2020 - 30 March 2021

Visits: Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona
 
Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona2020-2021 Itinerary:

Day 1 (Tuesday)                    ARRIVE MADRID

Meet and greet at Madrid airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Accommodation. (Perhaps book an optional afternoon Prado “Skip the Line” tour or evening Tapas Tour)
 

Day 2 (Wednesday)               MADRID

Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the 19th century works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation. (B)
 

Day 3 (Thursday)                  MADRID / VALENCIA (train)

This morning, transfer to Madrid “Atocha” train station for AVE (high speed) train to Valencia, home of the internationally renowned and delicious “Paella”. Upon arrival transfer from the train station to your hotel. Accommodation. (B)
 

Day 4 (Friday)                        VALENCIA / BARCELONA

Morning city tour including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings, we will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias” to see its stunning exterior. Early afternoon departure northward all along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco. Arrive in Barcelona principal Mediterranean city and home of the famous architect Gaudí, symbol of the Catalonian modernism. Accommodation (B)
 

Day 5 (Saturday)                   BARCELONA

Morning city tour of Barcelona, known worldwide for the Olympic Games in 1992, drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí such as La Pedrera & Casa Milá, UNESCO World Heritage buildings, The Montjuïc Park with spectacular views of the city and harbor, the Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and Olympic Port. Afternoon free to continue exploring the city. Accommodation (B)
 

Day 6 (Sunday)                      BARCELONA / ZARAGOZA / MADRID

After breakfast depart southwest along an industrial and agricultural area to arrive in Zaragoza, capital city of Aragón, within the banks of Ebro River. Zaragoza, known as Cesar Augusta during the Roman period played an important role in Spanish history. Some free time to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of Our Lady Pilar. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation. (B)

 

Day 7 (Monday)                     DEPART MADRID

After breakfast; transfer to Madrid airport. (B) END OF TOUR.
(Depending on your departure time, perhaps book an optional Prado “Skip the Line” tour)
2020 Departure Dates
Tuesdays
 
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
March: 17, 31   AU$1665 AU$2630
2020 Departure Dates
Tuesdays
2021 Departure Dates
Tuesdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
April: 14, 21, 28
May: 5, 12, 19
June: 2, 16, 23, 30
November: 3, 17
December: 22
January: 19
February: 23
March: 9
AU$ AU$
April: 7
May: 26
March: 30
AU$ AU$
July: 7, 14, 21, 28
August: 4, 11, 18, 25
September: 1, 8, 29
October: 6, 13, 20, 27
  AU$ AU$
December: 29
  AU$ AU$
Regular guaranteed departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escorts/guides.
(B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Seasonal supplements may apply

Tour Includes: Meals as per itinerary: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner (drinks not included); Guided & Panoramic city tours as per itinerary; Entrance fees included as per itinerary; AVE tourist class train ticket, Madrid-Valencia; Arrival & departure transfers

First Class (4*) Tour Hotels used (or similar): Madrid – Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa or RIU Plaza de España (3 nights); Valencia – NH Valencia Las Artes (1 night); Barcelona – Catalonia Barcelona Plaza (2 nights)

Additional Information: Passport details are required in advance; Tourist city taxes (in applicable cities) are to be paid locally; During the Madrid stay & train journey Madrid-Valencia, the tour escort will not be available; Luggage Limit: one suitcase per person (max. 25kg, 157cm total dimensions), If 2 passengers are sharing one suitcase larger measurements will be accepted.

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants. Your fellow tour participants may be staying at multiple hotels in each city.

For further tour information or to book a tour, please contact Timeless Tours.

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