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Spanish Experience 2014

  • Duration: 9 Days
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  • Brochure: Costsaver 2014
  • Style: Regional
  • Description: See Puerta del Sol and the Plaza Mayor in Madrid, before admiring the striking Synagogue in Toledo. Seville, Granada and Valencia reveal a wealth of majestic monuments and you'll fall in love with lively and creative Barcelona, famous for its bustling Las Ramblas and Gaudi's architecture.


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.


    • + 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.

    • + Evening Introduction To Madrid A walking tour through Old Madrid, its monumental Plaza Mayor, atmospheric alleyways and emblematic squares with our Local Guide, including a drink and a snack in one of its famous downtown 'tapas' bars, followed by a tour of the illuminated city.

    • + Excursion To Segovia Segovia is an impressive city, standing on a rocky outcrop 1000 m (3300 ft) above sea-level between two rivers, surrounded by the beautiful Sierra de Guadarrama and colourful countryside. Designated a World Heritage Site by Unesco, Segovia is a treasure of a city. We will visit the beautiful 13th century castle, reputed to have inspired Walt Disney as the original for his interpretation of Snow White. You will marvel at the best preserved Roman aqueduct in the world, built without one single drop of mortar, it has remained intact for 2000 years.


    • + 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.

    • + The Gothic Cathedral And Plaza De Espana We begin with a visit to the massive gothic cathedral with its Moorish 'Giralda' tower and the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Then, a must for any visitor to Seville, we visit the famous exhibition site of Plaza de Espana.

    • + 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.

    • + 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.


    • + 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.

    • + Guided Visit Of The Alhambra And Generalife Gardens Our Local Guide will take us on a guided tour of the beautiful Alhambra with its astonishing arrangement of courtyards with cool fountains and refreshing pools; through the landscaped gardens of the Generalife to the summer palace of the Muslim rulers of Granada, particularly enjoyable for its cool green terraced water gardens. (Subject to availability.)

    • + 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.


    • + 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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