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Spanish Wonder 2014

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Barcelona, SpainCibiles FountainPlaza de España in Seville, SpainChurch of Santo Tomé in Toledo, SpainPlaza de la Virgen in Valencia, Spain
Barcelona, Spain
Cibiles Fountain
Plaza de España in Seville, Spain
Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo, Spain
Plaza de la Virgen in Valencia, Spain
  • Duration: 9 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2014
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  • Style: Regional
  • Description: Explore every side of Andalusia, including its Moorish twist, and visit the principal Spanish cities of Madrid, Seville and Barcelona – with local experts on every encounter. It's Insider moments like… moving among locals at the maze-like La Boqueria market, its halls echoing with the booming and gossiping voices of its community of stallholders. Picking at samples of regional Manchego cheese, Jamón Serrano and fat olives, this insight into the shopping style of the Spanish has the potential to leave your stomach full and wallet empty. Entering from Barcelona's Las Ramblas, our Insider guide points you to their favourite traders and the most authentic tapas bars, at a market dating back to the 1200s.
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Optionals

On every itinerary, we offer a range of optional excursions that allow you to further enhance your experience should you so choose. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited these can be paid with cash or credit card.


A reduction of 25% of the cost of the Optional Excursions is offered to all children under the age of 16 years at the time of travel. Please Note: This discount to does not apply to North America optionals, as they are already discounted.

  • MADRID

    • + Fountains And Plazas Of Madrid With Dinner This evening tour offers us the chance to admire the elegance of the new city, with its wide, tree-lined avenues and decorative fountains, before we experience the flavour of the old. Join the locals in a little idle chat and people-watching as they sip an aperitif before dinner. Drinks included.

  • SEVILLE

    • + Flamenco Evening No visit to Andalucia would be complete without feeling the passion, rhythm and magic of a flamenco show. Let us take you to the best in town, and offer you 90 minutes of pure entertainment. Drink included.

    • + Dinner Of Andalusian Specialties Tapas And The Atmosphere Of Old Seville First we dine on a selection of mouth-watering Andalusian specialties, so popular in this region of Spain. You will be able to enjoy a myriad of different tastes and wines before taking an atmospheric walk through the old quarter of Seville, which has a special magic in the evening.

    • + The Moorish Alcazar And Archives De Las Indias We begin with the elegant Moorish Alcazar, set in its own beautiful gardens. Then, a glimpse into the historic past of Spain with a tour of the Archives de Las Indias, the ancient Merchants' Exchange of Seville, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    • + Excursion To Carmona Spain is the world's largest producer of olive oil. This is your chance to experience, feel, smell, taste and learn how to appreciate good olive oil. At a location set in the middle of beautiful countryside, surprise yourself finding the fruity taste, or tomato flavour of locally produced oil and the many other nuances you cannot even imagine. We continue to Carmona, an enchanting city on the route of Washington Irving, with its medieval mansions and appealing architecture.

  • GRANADA

    • + Gypsy Night Out This evening we are taken to the old quarter of Granada, which affords the finest views over the illuminated Alhambra Palace. Here we will enjoy the passionate Zambra dances by Sacromonte's famous gypsies - a fiery emotive performance unique to the gypsies who live in these caves around. One drink is included.

    • + Albaicin And Royal Chapel First a leisurely walking tour through the Albaicin World Heritage Site - maze of narrow streets with whitewashed houses and patio gardens of bygone Moorish splendour. Our tour shows us the Catholic Monarchs' tombs, as well as some of their personal treasures inside the Royal Chapel. We will end at the very picturesque Alcaiceria quarter, right at the heart of town.

  • BARCELONA

    • + Dinner And Dancing Fountains First we enjoy a typical dinner in this cosmopolitan city, with drinks included, followed by the opportunity to see the famous 'Dancing Fountains', built for the Worlds Fair of 1929 and one of the wonders of the modern world.

    • + Montserrat Leaving Barcelona, we head for the sacred mountain of Catalonia. Ascending this staggering rock formation we admire its spectacular panoramic views before arriving at the Basilica Real. Here, newly-weds pledge their vows to the mystical Black Virgin.

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Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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