2 Nights Barcelona & 4 Nights Madrid

Vacation Overview

Local Host

& Destination Guides with city maps

Meals

Buffet breakfast daily

Sightseeing & Activities

Guided sightseeing; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE

Transportation

Travel by high-speed AVE train (first class) Barcelona-Madrid; transfers to/from train stations

Itinerary

 

Day 1 BARCELONA, SPAIN

Bienvenido—welcome to sunny Spain! Your Local Host is on hand to help you create lasting memories in the enchanting capital of Catalonia.

Day 2 BARCELONA

Your morning guided sightseeing includes a drive along elegant Passeig de Gràcia to see the captivating façades of Gaudì’s Casa Batllò and La Pedrera. Pass through the central Eixample district to reach the extraordinary SAGRADA FAMILIA BASILICA. See the Arc de Triomf and stop at Ciutadella Park to begin a walking tour through the medieval streets of the trendy El Born district, home to the Picasso Museum and Santa Maria del Mar church. Your city discovery continues to the Old Port area and Columbus Monument, arriving at magnificent Montjuic Hill with time for a photo stop at Miramar lookout point for breathtaking views of the city.

Day 3 BARCELONA–MADRID

Travel by HIGH-SPEED AVE TRAIN (first class) to Madrid.

Day 4 MADRID

Morning guided sightseeing features a visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM to admire one of the world’s finest collections of European art. Also see Plaza de España, Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, Orient Square with the ornate Royal Palace, Parque del Buen Retiro, and the Neoclassical Puerta de Alcalá monument.

Day 5 MADRID

Your Local Host has all the information you need to plan your two days at leisure.

Day 6 MADRID

Your Local Host has all the information you need to plan your two days at leisure.

Day 7 MADRID

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Vacation Highlights

Guided sightseeing; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE