Start your most striking seven days tour from Madrid for Madrid sightseeing, Valencia and Barcelona. You will be delighted to experience the rich historic monuments, the progressive pace of cosmopolitan cities along with other fabulous highlights.
What you can expect
Start your fabulous journey for the short panoramic tour of the capital city, Madrid. Visit the important landmarks of this cosmopolitan city, like Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Cibeles, Puerta de Alcalá and the Prado Museum. Next, leave for the city tour of beautiful Valencia to cover some very important spots like Plaza de Ayuntamiento, which is known for the dominating structure of the city Government. Visit the historic Valencia Cathedral for appreciating the unique blend of Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque architectural style. After this, go for very fascinating place, called as Turia River beds to see the charm of water with surrounded gardens. Then, move towards Ciutat de les Arts i les ciencies, which gives Valencia the status for being the city of Art and Science and these buildings are designed by the great architect, Santiago Calatrava.
Explore Barcelona to admire the classic buildings made by Gaudi. His remarkable buildings are titled as World Heritage Sites also. Visit Montjuic for experiencing the fabulous views of the city and harbour. After this, we will go for admiring the magnificent sight of the Olympic Ring. We will also go for praising the statue of mighty Columbus to enjoy the marvellous panoramic city view from here. Next sight will be Gothic Quarter, buildings of this Quarter belong to the Medieval and Roman times. Continue your trip to Madrid and get back to the hotel for a lovely stay.
Day 1: Madrid
Get the convenience of the assistance at the airport of Madrid, your driver will help you to take you to the hotel. Here enjoy the bliss of comfort and soothing ambiance.
Overnight: Tourist class - Mayorazgo (4-star) . First class - Courtyard by Marriott Madrid Princesa (4-star) or Catalonia Gran Via (4-star)
Day 2: Madrid
Have a nice breakfast at your hotel and leave for the enchanting sightseeing of Madrid city, which is the capital and the largest metropolitan city of Spain. This place has many spectacular spots to visit, such as sprawling museums, ancient bars and great restaurants. Madrid’s Royal Palace is the largest and most captivating Palace of the Western Europe. This palace possesses beautifully designed furniture, mesmerizing paintings, ceramics and lovely tapestries. Must visit Puerta del Sol, as it is the most important square of the city, earlier, it was the site of one of the gates of city and was adorned with the image of sun, as the name also suggests the same meaning “Gate of the Sun”.
The Puerta de Alcalá is in the Eastern part of the city, the gate is known to have large semicircular arches along with six ornamental statues that beautifully adorn the top of the marvellous gate. Prado Museum is also also an important place to visit, as it is the largest national art museum of Spain, which is the treasure of the world’s finest European art, from 12th century to an early 19th century art work. It also holds the Spanish Royal Collection of art. Apart from it, you must not miss the liveliness of certain places like, different districts Castellana, Barrio de la Morería, etc.
After that, explore this adventurously exciting city, especially Santa Ana and Huertas for it’s amazing theatres, fashionable pubs, bar and classic restaurants. Be the part of the hustle and bustle of wonderfully noisy and dazzling markets. Be at your leisure to enjoy the charm of this modern city. Head back to the hotel for a soothing and a perfect stay.
Day 3: Madrid – Valencia
Push off from the travel agency office, Plaza de España at 8.30 am. Drive towards Valencia by passing through Don Quixote. Valencia is one of the biggest cities of Spain and also known for having the largest port on Mediterranean western coast. It boast of having the most popular museums and tourist sights. Here, you can enjoy the most breathtaking beaches with all kind of fabulous sports, like diving, cycling and tennis (if time permits)
You are also going to be nostalgic about the mouth watering “Paella dish”. The city is known for being the origin of this internationally recognized dish. This amazing signature dish is made from simmered rice with seafood or meat. After relishing your fabulous meal, head back to the hotel to have pleasant stay.
Overnight: Tourist class - Consul del Mar (4-star). First class - Tryp Valencia Oceanic (4-star)
Day 4: Valencia – Barcelona
Have breakfast at the hotel of Valencia and get set ready for the sightseeing of this amazingly beautiful city. We will visit the most exciting places of this city, like Estación del Norte, which is a North Railway Station that boasts of being the modernist jewel of the city. You will admire the typical elements of Valencian culture here, like oranges, barracas and traditionally dressed Valencian women.
Plaza de Toros is considered as the oldest bullring of the world, it is surely the most enjoyable tourist spot of Valencia. Plaza del Ayuntamiento is the main Square of the old Quarter of Valencia. Loved by the visitors for its neoclassical town hall chimes, fountains and beautiful inside decor.
Next is a Palacio del Marqués, which is quite a luxurious Palace, made with the mix of neoclassical, rocco and oriental elements. It also boasts of having incredibly impressive baroque entrance. You can also visit to some of the known cathedrals here.
After this, we will move ahead for the visit to Turia, which is the most modern place to astonish you with the mysteries of Science and Art. These educational and cultural complexes are aesthetically designed by the architect, Santiago Calatrava. Early afternoon will take you back to the Mediterranean coast of Barcelona, where you will enjoy the ultimate bliss and comfort of your hotel.
Overnight: Tourist class - Catalonia Barcelona 505 (4-star). First class - Catalonia Barcelona Plaza (4-star)
Day 5: Barcelona
Begin your day with sumptuous breakfast and enjoy breathtaking sights of Barcelona with your guide. Firstly, you will come across the gorgeous buildings, designed by Gaudí. These buildings are the symbol of modernism, Gaudí was influenced by the new changes, in the terms of art, sculptures and architecture. He was quite keen and passionate to consider every small detail of his creation. Thus, the buildings are the awesome creation of extraordinary architecture. Next will be a visit to Park of Montjuic, which is quite a popular hill to show the majestic view of city and harbour. Montjuic is an amazing place which is located near the centre of Barcelona and it is a house of many attractions, such as Spanish Village, Magic Fountain along with MNAC, which is considered as one of the most important and popular museums to visit. Your guide will take you to the other places, like Olympic Ring, which was the main attraction for 1992 summer olympics. It is consist of great Olympic Stadium, notable Sports Hall and splendid Picornell swimming pools.
Other attractions are, Monument to Columbus and old Gothic Quarter. Monument of Columbus is a tall bronze statue, made in honour of The Christopher Columbus, distinguished and powerful discoverer of America. You are really going to enjoy the sight of such influential figure.
The next place will take you to the tour of Gothic Quarter, it is a place in which old town of Barcelona is situated. It presents a beautiful scene of bygone days, having narrow cobbled streets with tall old structured buildings. The great Picasso also lived and worked here. You tend to be nostalgic here of great old days. This way you can explore the beautiful place and relax in the afternoon. Then, head back to the hotel to enjoy the luxury of the accommodation.
Day 6: Barcelona – Zaragoza – Madrid
Enjoy your breakfast in the luxury of your hotel at Barcelona. After breakfast, set off for the journey to Madrid via passing through the awesome cities of Zaragoza and Lérida. Here, you will have the liberty of the time to enjoy both these lovely places. At Zaragoza, you really need to carry camera to capture the alluring charm of beautiful churches, gorgeous palaces of count Morata or Luna, stately houses and the squares of old quarter to reflect the elegance of different civilisations. At Lérida, you can enjoy art, music and old culture. This place has the most popular bars and adventurous night life. Then, head back to Madrid.
Day 7: Madrid
Have enjoyably delicious breakfast at the hotel and pack your bags to leave this dream like city. You will be given the assistance to move back from your hotel to the airport and it will mark the end of this mesmerizing tour as well as our excellent services.
Hotels detailed above are subject to change