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  • BARCELONA, MADRID & SEVILLE – 9 Day Independent Journey by Train

  •  All departures are guaranteed! Travel any day!

    This 9-day tour gives visitors the opportunity to discover 3 of Spain’s greatest cities. We begin in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and the city of Gaudi. View some of his greatest accomplishments. A train ride brings us to Madrid, the capital city and home of the Prado Museum. Another train ride brings us to Seville, the capital of Andalusia and home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Founded as the Roman city of Hispalis, Seville sits on the lower reaches of the Guadalquivir River.

BARCELONA, MADRID & SEVILLE – 9 Day Independent Journey by Train
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 Your land cost includes:

  • Private arrival transfer from Barcelona airport to the hotel
  • Selected class hotels
  • 3 nights in Barcelona
  • 3 nights in Madrid
  • 2 nights in Seville
  • Daily breakfast
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Hop-on, Hop-off city bus tour in Madrid
  • Hop-on, Hop-off city bus tour in Barcelona
  • Hop-on, Hop-off city bus tour in Seville
  • High-speed train ticket in 2nd class from Barcelona to Madrid
  • High-speed train ticket in 2nd class from Madrid to Seville
  • Private airport transfer from to Seville airport

 Your land tour does not include:

  • Airfare to Barcelona and back from Seville
  • Departure taxes, fuel surcharges and airport improvement fees
  • Porterage at airports and hotels
  • Transfers between railway stations and the hotels are on your own as indicated in red
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Early check-in/late checkout
  • Optional tours
  • Tourist city taxes are not included and must be paid by the passengers directly to the hotel.
  • Insurance though not included is strongly recommended
  • Gratuities of a purely personal nature such as laundry and valet service
  • Tipping to guide, driver and hotel staff                                                                                                   
  • E. & O.E.

This vacation can be combined with our Escorted tours, Adriatic cruises or other Independent journeys.

 First-class semi-centrally located:

Barcelona – Catalonia Diagonal Centro or similar

Madrid – Hotel Eurostar Casa de la Lírica or similar

Sevilla – Hotel NH Plaza de Armas or similar

Superior first-class:

Barcelona – NH Collection Grand Calderon or similar

Madrid – NH Collection Paseo del Prado or similar

Sevilla – Hotel Eurostars Torre Sevilla or similar

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Barcelona

Upon arrival in Barcelona, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

 Day 2 in Barcelona

Discover Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour.  You have the choice of three different routes with 44 stops.  In the evening consider an optional Tablao El Cordobes Flamenco a well-known Flamenco show venue with dinner. (B)

 Day 3 in Barcelona

The entire day is free at leisure. You may be interested in our optional tour to Monserrat,   an important religious shrine and the national symbol of Catalonia. Next is Girona, a city in northern Catalonia where you can take part in a Game of Thrones tour. Located 100 km. north of Barcelona, Girona is a must for any Game of Thrones fan. Or a Girona, Figueres and Dali tour. (B)

 Day 4 from Barcelona to Madrid

After breakfast transfer on your own to the Barcelona train station where you board a high-speed train to the capital city of Madrid. Upon arrival, transfer on your own to your hotel in Madrid. Free day to start exploring or to visit the Muso del Prado considered to house one of the finest collections of European art in the world. (B)

 Day 5 in Madrid

Today enjoy the open-top double-decker hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Two routes cover the highlights from historical sites and monuments to the modern Madrid of skyscrapers and cosmopolitan architecture.  In the evening, you may consider joining an optional “Tapas walking tour” or a “Flamenco Show & dinner”. (B)

Day 6 in Madrid

Full day free at leisure.  Some optional tours we would recommend are a visit to Toledo to discover the city of the three cultures; a tour to Avila and Segovia to visit the Royal Escorial and Valley of the Fallen or a visit to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez. (B)

 Day 7 from Madrid to Seville

Today transfer on your own to the Madrid railway station where you board a high-speed train to Seville. Upon arrival transfer on your own to your hotel in Seville. The rest of the day is free to start exploring. (B)

 Day 8 in Seville

Discover the highlights of Seville, the capital of Andalusia with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour.  There are eight possible routes covering the city’s most important sites such as Pabellon de la Navegacion.  This impressive riverside building houses an interactive museum focusing on maritime navigation. Or the Casa de la Ciencia, the headquarters of the Spanish National Research Council. Or perhaps the Iglesia de Santa Ana with its beautiful interior of white with gold and pink. Inside you will find many examples of religious artwork. (B)

 Day 9 Depart from Seville

Your Independent Journey ends today and you will be transferred to the Seville airport. (B)

Rates are per person in USD based on double occupancy.

 First-class hotels

Travel between US Price per person in double US Single supplement
01/02/22 02/25/22 $1,585 $815
02/26/22 03/25/22 $1,785 $895
03/26/22 06/30/22 $1,897 $1,089
07/01/22 08/31/22 $1,597 $945
09/01/22 10/31/22 $1,920 $1,350

 Superior first-class hotels

Travel between US Price per person in double US Single supplement
01/02/22 01/27/22 $2,080 $1,245
01/28/22 02/28/22 $1,890 $1,120
03/01/22 03/31/22 $1,995 $1,225
04/01/22 04/30/22 $2,297 $1,527
05/01/22 06/30/22 $2,355 $1,585
07/01/22 08/31/22 $2,149 $1,379
09/01/22 10/31/22 $2,375 $1,599

 B = breakfast L= lunch Dinner = dinner

For information and reservations contact, Janice Snider.