11 Days Jewels Of Spain Tour
Discover the Jewels of Spain in a private tour
Hola! and welcome to Spain, my name is Carlos, Historian and passionate about traveling. My background as historian and working as a First Class cabin crew for a major airline has given me the edge for offering top quality service. All the tours I offer are filled with knowledge, passion and flair.
Spain is a country with a lot of heritage and rich History. Eleven days to visit and explore the main sites all with the dedication and knowledge of a private guide. Prado Museum, the Alhambra in Granada or the Cathedral of Seville, the biggest Gothic temple on Earth, where Christopher Columbus is buried
Land of passion and history! Travellers from all corners of the globe select Spain as their favourite travel destination. Home to flamenco, bullfighting, tapas & more, much more!
This Private Trip Includes:
- Private guide in all cities
- Private transport with a modern van
- Access tickets to main monuments
- English speaking throughout the tour
- Sightseeing as per itinerary in modern van
- Visit of Prado Museum
- See El Greco’s masterpiece in Toledo (or buy a West Point Academy sword)
- Tour the magnificent Great Mosque of Cordoba
- Explore the largest Gothic Cathedral on Earth in Seville
- Visit Paradise on Earth in the Alhambra in Granada
- Admire Santiago Calatrava’s Arts & Science museum in Valencia
- This and more, plenty more..!
In all destinations there is a fair amount of walking. Sometimes cobblestones and uneven surfaces. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking.
Day 1 – Arrive in Madrid
Welcome to Madrid! Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Then meeting at 7pm for orientation and a light dinner.
Day 2 – Madrid City Tour
Morning sightseeing tour of the Madrid of the Habsburgs, Opera District, Plaza Colón and view the Royal Palace. Then a private tour in Prado Museum, where we will enjoy all the masterpieces from Goya and Velasquez. balance of the day is at leisure.
Day 3 – Toledo and Cordoba
We start the day with a 50mins road trip to Toledo, former capital of Spain and 100 medieval city, with the possibility to visit the church of St Tome Church to see El Greco’s “The burial of the Count of Orgaz“. Then Road trip towards Andalucia, through La Mancha territory where Don Quixote was fighting the windmills. Arrival in Cordoba for overnight.
Day 4 – Cordoba city tour & Seville
Private visit of the Great Mosque of Cordoba, Unesco World Heritage and still a model followed by many mosques around the globe. Then a nice stroll through the narrow streets of the former Jewish quarter and a quick visit to the remains of the synagogue from the XIV Century. In the afternoon, onwards to Seville, capital of Andalucia and home of Flamenco.
Day 5 – Sevilla city tour
Discover the magnificent Plaza de España, built for the Expo of 1929 and is still as astounding as the first day. Then a walking tour through the former Jewish neighbourhood filled with beautiful alleys, squares and orange trees everywhere. Then a private visit of Cathedral of Seville, the biggest Gothic temple on Earth. Rest of the day is a leisure.
Day 6 – Ronda & Granada with Alhambra visit
Early day towards Granada, With a stop in Ronda, The Romantic City. Home to all the “Bandoleros” the city where modern bullfight was born. Then, onwards to Granada.
Day 7 – Granada
The next day Private visit to the Alhambra, the most visited monument in Spain. Built in the XIII Century is a representation of Heaven on Earth. The diplomat/writer and Romantic traveller Washington Irving lived for three months in the Alhambra, gathering all the inspiration to write “Tales of the Alhambra”. Later a unmissable visit of the Albaycin, the oldest neighbourhood in Granada and offers the most spectacular views of the city from St Nicholas view point.
Day 8 – Valencia
We say goodbye to Granada and on route towards the garden city of Valencia in the Mediterranean coast. We’ll discover the treasures of the city, such as Santiago Calatrava’s avant-garde architecture Arts & Science city or the Oceanogràfic and Hemisfèric.
Day 9 – Barcelona
We’ll drive along the Catalan coastline towards Barcelona. After Check-in, afternoon panoramic tour including the Old Harbour, Plaza de Catalunya and Plaza de España, We’ll also see Antonio Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia. Also we’ll ascend the Montjüic Hill where the 1992 Olympics where organized.
Day 10- Full Day in Barcelona
Free time at leisure to explore the city and do the last minute shopping.
Day 11 – Depart Spain
Airport transfer for your departure flight.
All reservations require a non refundable 300€ deposit per person due at the time of the reservation, that later will be included in the total price.
Up to 61 days prior to departure: €300
60 to 31 days prior to departure: 50% of cost
30 to 2 days prior to departure: 90% of cost
1 day or less prior to departure: 100% of cost
Partial or full payment are subject to refunds, minus tickets purchased. These tickets cannot be refunded.
Prices are based per person. Price does not include items of personal nature.
Seville Tours Co. does not book hotels for this tour, but can make recommendations.
Seville Tours Co. does not book airplane tickets for this private tour.