Day 1: Madrid, Arrival.-
Highlights: Transfer to the hotel. Night transfer and Indian dinner included.
Welcome to EuropaMundo!!!. On arrival, transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
IMPORTANT - IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.
NB: The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.
Towards the end of the day, we provide transfers to the Egyptian Debod temple, Plaza de España and Gran Vía, a vibrant district. Indian dinner included.
Day 2: Madrid,-
Highlights: Guided tour and stroll through Retiro Park. Visit to Las Ventas Bullring (admission included) and transfer to Plaza del Oriente with indian dinner included.
The day starts about 08.30 hrs with a comprehensive tour through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. Visit to Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. Admission to Las Ventas Bullring included. This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon.
At sunset we provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area. Vegetarian or Indian dinner is included. Return to hotel.
Day 3: Madrid - Zaragoza - Poblet - Montserrat - Barcelona.
Total distance: 640Km
Scenery: different landscapes on the Spanish plateau and fertile areas in Catalonia.
07:30h Madrid – Departure.
12:30h Zaragoza – Arrival at this city, which stands on the banks of the river Ebro. The guide will join the group to Basilica del Pilar. Free time to visit this impressive sanctuary and have lunch in the city centre.
14:00 hrs. -Zaragoza.- Departure on our way to Catalunia.
16:30 hrs. – Monastery of Poblet. Surrounded by walls in a beautiful setting, this is one of the best preserved medieval monasteries in the world (entrance and guided tour included).
17:30 hrs. – Monastery of Poblet.- Departure.- We cross rich agricultural regions of central Catalonia. We go to the beautiful scenery where the Benedictine abbey is located. We climb to the summit in small rack train to admire the fantastic landscapes
18:45 hrs. -Monasterio de Montserrat.- Arrival.- Time to admire the views and visit the sanctuary where the Virgin of Montserrat, patron saint of Catalonia, is located.
19:45 hrs. -Montserrat.- road exit.
20:45 hrs. - Barcelona.- Arrival.
Important note: In the Winter months, from November to March (both included), due to the shorter days, the Monastery of Poblet will not be visited (so that we can reach Montserrat in the daylight).
Day 4: Barcelona.-
Highlights: Barcelona Guided tour lasting 3 hours; visit to “Poble Espanyol”, with admission included; transfer to Plaza de Cataluña and the Ramblas. Indian dinner included.
09:00h.- Tour of the city with a local guide (note: if the group has fewer than fifteen people, explanations can be given by our guide) who will tell us about this exciting city on the shores of the Mediterranean. We will visit the city’s historic central area with its Gothic neighborhood dating back to the Middle Ages. We will visit the area where the Olympic Games took place. It will be possible to see and photograph La Sagrada Familia basilica; the masterpiece designed by the architect Gaudí. Subsequently, we include the entry ticket to “Poble Espanyol” (meaning, Spanish Village), an open-air museum that combines the art, traditions, architecture, arts and crafts and folklore of each of the Spanish regions. Time for lunch. Free afternoon.
In the evening transfer to Plaza de Cataluña and the Ramblas, the heart of the city, where there our Indian dinner is included. Return to hotel.
Day 5: Barcelona- Peníscola- Valencia.-
Total distance: 375km
Highlights: Visit Peniscola, sighseeing of Valencia. Evening transfer. Indian dinner included.
Scenery: Picturesque towns on the Mediterranean coast.
08:00h Barcelona – Departure for the Region of Valencia.
10:45h Peñiscola – Our guide will tell you about this tiny walled city on the sea shore, which has an interesting history. We will visit the fishing harbour, the castle and the beach and spend some free time.
12:30h Peñiscola – Departure for Valencia.
14:30h Valencia – Arrival. Time for lunch. In the afternoon, with a local guide we will include a visit to the third largest Spanish city that mixes the modern with the historical. We will know its historic center, the fish market, the cathedral and also the avant-garde City of Arts and Sciences. the most important modern tourist site in the city.
18:00h- Transfer to the Bullring area. In this area you will have dinner included . Return to hotel.
Day 6: Valencia - Alicante - Caravaca de la Cruz - Granada.
Total distance: 536 km
Scenery: Presence of the sea. Fertile orchards and semi -deserts. Mountains in Andalucia.
08.30 hrs- Valencia – We set out for the Region of Alicante.
10.45 hrs- Alicante- Time to stroll in this active and very pleasant city by the sea.
14.00 hrs- Alicante departure- After lunch we go on our way to the Murcia region.
16.00 hrs- Caravaca – Free time to visit this small town, considered a Holy City by the Roman Catholic Church. Its church holds a relic of Christ’s Cross. We include a ride up to the historic area on the tourist train.
17.00 hrs- Caravaca – We leave the city and pass through beautiful Andalusian scenery.
20.30 hrs Granada – Arrival at the end of the day.
Day 7: Granada.-
Highlights: Visit to the Alhambra. Night transfer. Dinner included.
A full day in GRANADA and guided tour of the Alhambra and the Gardens of the Generalife (admission included). This is an important work built during the period when the Muslims ruled Granada. Free afternoon.
At the end of the day enjoy an evening transfer to the Albaicín of Granada, a World Heritage site along with the Alhambra, where you can enjoy dinner in a restaurant in the narrow winding streets of this captivating Medieval Moorish quarter. Vegetarian or Indian dinner included. Return to hotel. Tonight you have the option to attend a flamenco dance show and the traditional neighbourhood of Sacramonte.
Note: In the Alhmabra complex, the Nazari palaces allow a limited number of people in at a time. Sometimes your visit may be in the afternoon, depending on the timetables in which we are allowed in. In the highly improbable case of not being able to visit this area of the Alhambra, a visit to the Alcázares, which have similar architecture and features, will be included in Seville
Day 8: Granada - Malaga - Marbella - Ronda - Seville.
Total distance: 400 km
Scenery: Mediterranean and mountain scenery.
08:00h Granada – We set out for the Costa del Sol.
10.00 hrs- Málaga- Arrival and time for a stroll in the historic centre with its cathedral and the Picasso Museum.
11:30h.- We will leave Malaga and continue along the coastal motorway with beautiful views of the Mediterranean.
12.30 hrs.- Arrival at Puerto Banus, in Marbella, a pretty high level recreational port. Time to stroll on the marina, with its cosmopolitan, luxurious atmosphere.
15.00h Marbella – We leave for the mountains, which was once overrun by bandolliers.
16.30 h Ronda – Arrival at the “White City”, located in a magnificent natural setting with its large gorge that divides it in two. Time to explore.
18:00h Ronda – Continuation to Seville.
20:00h Seville – Arrival at the end of the afternoon.
Day 9: Seville.-
Highlights: Guided visit with local expert in Seville. Boat trip along the river Guadalquivir. Evening transfer to the historic centre. Dinner included.
After breakfast, a local expert guides you through a scenic visit of Sevilla (if the English-speaking group has fewer than fifteen people, the tour can be conducted in both English and Spanish). Lasting one hour and a half featuring the Cathedral and the Giralda, Plaza de España, the beautiful banks of the river Guadalquivir, the Golden Tower, the districts of Santa Cruz and Triana, the Maestranza Bullring, and Cartuja Island. After the tour, we will include a boat trip along the river Guadalquivir, enjoying the panoramic views from the boat. Enjoy leisure time straight afterwards or the tours to the Cathedral or the Flamenco Show that will be offered as optionals by your guide.
At the end of the afternoon, we will go to the historic city centre area (calle Alfonso XII). Indian or vegetarian dinner included. Return to the hotel.
Day 10: Seville - Cordoba - Consuegra - Madrid.-
Total distance: 565 km.
Scenery: Pleasant fertile lands of the valley of the Guadalquivir. Cordoba sightseeing. Castilian lands of La Mancha.
08.30 hrs. - Sevilla –We leave Sevilla following the valley of the Guadalquivir river.
10.30 hrs. – Córdoba. With a local guide, we include a visit to its great Cathedral-Mosque and to the ancient synagogue (entrances included) and a stroll in the old district with its famous patios of flowers. Afterwards we will enjoy free time during which you can have lunch and stroll through the flourishing quarter.
14.00 hrs.- Córdoba – We leave Andalusia to travel to Castilian lands.
17.15 hrs.- Consuegra. 12 giant windmills next to the castle contemplate the La Mancha plain. We will visit the interior of one of them, the Rucio mill that once allowed to transform the wheat into flour (entrance included).
18.15 hrs.- Consuegra –departure-.
20.00 hrs. - Madrid – arrival.
- Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer
- City tour in: MADRID, Poblet, BARCELONA, VALENCIA, GRANADA, SEVILLE, SEVILLE, Cordoba
- Evening transfer: Debod Temple and Plaza de Espana/Gran Via in Madrid in MADRID, Plaza de Oriente in Madrid in MADRID, Ramblas and Plaza de Catalunya in Barcelona in BARCELONA, Bullring square in Valencia in VALENCIA, Albaicin in Granada in GRANADA, Historic center of Seville in SEVILLE
- Ticket admission: Las Ventas bullring in Madrid in MADRID, Poblet Monastery in Poblet, Poble Espanyol in Barcelona in BARCELONA, Alhambra Palace in Granada in GRANADA, Great Mosque-Cathedral and ancien synagogue of Cordoba; Venta Bolero windmill in Consuegra in Cordoba
- Train: Montserrat in Montserrat, Caravaca de la Cruz in Caravaca de la Cruz
- 6 dinner included in: MADRID, MADRID, BARCELONA, VALENCIA, GRANADA, SEVILLE
c/Antonio Lpez 65
Calle de Agustn de Fox, s/n
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Albacete, 1 esq. Avda. de Badajoz
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C/ de la TV3, 2 08970 Sant Joan Despi - Barcelona
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Carretera reial, 132
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Calle Ingeniera no11 Parque Torneo
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Maria Tarrida, 6-7 Sant Joan Despí,
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Calle Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, 10
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