• 11 Days Spain Extravanganza

    Spain has a distinctive culture, scenery, artistic and architectural treasures holding much fascination among travelers. The cities are ancient and young at the same time, combining a tradition with joie de vivre in a way that is not found elsewhere.
  • 11 Days Spain Extravanganza

    Spain has a distinctive culture, scenery, artistic and architectural treasures holding much fascination among travelers. The cities are ancient and young at the same time, combining a tradition with joie de vivre in a way that is not found elsewhere.
  • 11 Days Spain Extravanganza

    Spain has a distinctive culture, scenery, artistic and architectural treasures holding much fascination among travelers. The cities are ancient and young at the same time, combining a tradition with joie de vivre in a way that is not found elsewhere.
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11 days
From AED16,900/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Dubai / Madrid
    Fly Dubai/Madrid EK 141 0725/1230 – Daily (8h 5m)


    Upon arrival, check into your hotel.

    Start the 4-hour city walk at Cibeles Square. Visit Puerta del Sol, site of uprising against the French, and Plaza Mayor,a living art gallery. Wander through medieval streets and visit the impressive Royal Palace.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 02 - Madrid

    Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour at Prado Museum and marvel at the finest art collections.

    Optional

    Half Day El Escorial (5 Hours)
    50km northwest of Madrid sits the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. It is a World Heritage Site, political centre of the empire of King Philip II, and one of the most impressive complexes in Spain.


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Madrid / Toledo / Madrid

    Spend the day at Toledo, the medieval capital of Spain, UNESCO Heritage Site and place of coexistence of Christian, Jewish and Arab cultures.

    Visit the church of Santo Tomé, which houses El Greco's famous picture – The Burial of Count Orga –, Synagogue of El Tránsito built in 1357 and one of the most outstanding buildings in Toledo – the Cathedral.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Mardrid / Cordoba / Seville

    Transfer to the train station to catch the AVE train (tourist class) to Cordoba (approx. 1h 45m).

    Embark on a 2-hour Cordoba city tour. Visit the Great Mosque, once a crowning jewel of Cordoba, although part of it is destroyed to make way for a cathedral.

    Transfer to Seville in the late afternoon (approx. 1h 30m).

    Optional

    Evening Flamenco Dance Show

    Seville – birthplace of Flamenco – is a UNESCO listed Intangible Cultural Heritage. Watch a rousing performance of Flamenco at the more authentic and intimate Casa de la Memoria de Al-Andalus (2100hrs) or Museuo del Baile Flamenco, which comes with an interactive museum (1900hrs).


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 05 - Seville

    On the 3-hour walking tour of Seville, visit Giralda for a magnificent view of the city. Visit the Alcazar of Seville, the Royal Palace of the city originally a Moorish Fort.

    Have a leisure afternoon followed by an insider’s perspective on the 3-hour Tapas Walk by Night. Discover the maze of Seville’s narrow alleys and patios, visiting some of the local favourite tapas bars.

    Meals included: Breakfast and 4 tapas and drinks per person included

  • Day 06 - Seville / Jerez De La Frontera / Ronda

    At Jerez de la Fontera, we visit the Royal School of Equestrian Art for a rousing performance by the famous Dancing Stallions (every Tue and Thu, and additionally shows on Fri in Aug/Sep). Tour Lustau Winery (open Mon to Fri only) and taste the world renowned fortified wine – Sherry. 

    Transfer (approx. 2 hours) to Ronda, into a stunning Parador by a gorge.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 07 - Ronda / Setenil De Las Bodegas / Granada

    Optional

    4 Hours Ronda Walking Tour  

    One the oldest and most aristocratic places in Spain. Take in the view from El Tajo Gorge, visit Puente Nuevo over the Guadelevin River, the Real Maestranza bullring and the 14th century Banos Arabes Roman baths.

    Note:  During bullfighting season, you may also catch a show to witness this national sport dating to the pre-historic times. (Show schedules are irregular and ticket prices vary).


    Sentenil de las Bodegas
    is the oldest and one of the more interesting White Villages, characterised by their whitewashed walls with houses built into cliff walls and hidden in a narrow river valley.

    Proceed on to Granada (approx. 2 hours) set at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 08 - Granada

    During the 4-hour tour of Granada, visit Alhambra, a must-see series of palaces and gardens built under the Nazari Dynasty. We then visit Generalife, the wonderful pleasure gardens of the sultans.

    Optional

    2.5 Hours Granada Old City Walk   

    Visit the old city of Granada, Albayzin. Wander the narrow winding streets to delve into the city’s medieval Moorish past. The visit includes Royal Chapel and the Granada Cathedral.


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 09 - Granada / Barcelona

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

    Fly Granada/Barcelona VY 2011 0925/1050 – Except Sun, seasonal (1h 25m)


    Gothic Quarter
    is the ancient heart of the city dating back to 2000 years of Roman colony of Barcino. During the 4-hour city walk, visit the Augustus Temple, the cathedral and the palatine chapel of Santa Agata.

    Recommendation: A themed walking tour can be organized if you have any special interest, e.g. Food, Chocolates, Wine, Fashion, Modernisme and the Arts, etc. Visits with Expert Guides to Picasso Museum or Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres can also be arranged.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 10 - Barcelona

    Learn about one of the greatest innovators in the 4-hour Gaudi Architecture Tour, including a visit to Sagrada Familia, the unfinished church by him.

    Optional

    5-Hour Montserrat Excursion

    Visit the sanctuary where the ‘Moreneta’ or the Black Madonna is housed and listen to one of Europe’s oldest children’s choirs, La Escolania de Montserrat (1pm weekdays and 12pm weekends). Have a taste of the one-way cog railway on a panoramic journey around.


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 11 - Barcelona / Dubai

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

    Fly Barcelona/Dubai EK 186 1450/0035+1 – Daily (6h 45m) 


    Meals included: Breakfast

     

    Extension Option

     

    Santiago De Compostela

    Day 11 - Barcelona/Santiago De Compostela

    Fly Barcelona/Santiago de Compostela  VY 1670 1220/1405 – Wed and Sun
    (1h 45m) 
        VY 1672  1410/1555 – Tue and Sat
    (1h 45m)
     

    This is the capital of Galicia and a UNESCO-listed medieval city. It is a unique area with its own cuisine and language, a wild coastline and emerald green interior.

    Spend the afternoon at leisure in Rue da Raina and Rua do Franco, hosts to numerous traditional taverns and restaurants serving the best of Galician cuisine.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 12 - Santiago De Compostela

    Option 1) Full Day Historical Tour
    Explore the city which is a monumental work of art, soak in the lively atmosphere of its historic quarter, try the local cuisine and stroll through beautiful gardens in the cities. You will visit the ultimate destination of the Way of Saint James, the Cathedral.

    Option 2) Full Day Hike – Taste of the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage Route
    Be transferred to Melide. You will hike on a stunning and easier section of the Pilgrimage Route – 15 km from Melide to Arzua. Go through small roads between villages with gentle climbs and descents, alternating with flat stretches. Return to your hotel by car.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 13 - Depart Santiago De Compostela

    Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

    Fly Santiago de Compostela/Barcelona VY 5621 1435/1610 – Except Tue and Fri
    (1h 35m)

    Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

 

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