Highlights

  • Discover the rich and exciting history, culture and architecture of Spain’s most historic cities.
  • In Barcelona, visit the famed Basilica La Sagrada Familia, then explore La Boqueria the largest open-air market, or stroll Las Ramblas Boulevard and find a cozy café.
  • Madrid is home to historic landmarks including the Puerta del Sol and Palacio Real and elegant squares such as Plaza de Oriente and Plaza de Espana.
  • Dine at the famous Café de Chinitas and take in a flamenco performance.
  • Do all of this with the helping hand of your City Ambassadors, opening the door to every step of your journey!

Itinerary for Discover Spain: Barcelona and Madrid

Day 1: Arrive Barcelona, Spain

You will be greeted upon arrival at Barcelona-El Prat Airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the Old City. You will meet your local City Ambassador, whose expertise will guide you in planning your personalized sightseeing itinerary to ensure that your visit to this historic city is memorable. Tonight, become acquainted with the city as you dine at a local restaurant. Today’s included amenities: airport arrival transfer and three course dinner.

Day 2: Barcelona, Spain

Explore all Barcelona has to offer today on a hop-on/hop-off bus. Take time to explore both the East and West route, visiting La Sagrada Familia and La Boqueria, the largest and oldest open air market in the city. Wander down Las Ramblas Boulevard or stop at a local café to enjoy the afternoon. Today’s included amenities: hotel breakfast and hop on /hop off tour.

Day 3: Barcelona, Spain

Today is yours to explore Barcelona at your leisure. Take in the unique architecture, wander the local markets, take in a museum or two, or opt for an optional excursion. Today’s included amenities: hotel breakfast

Day 4: Barcelona to Madrid, Spain

Transfer to the train station to board a high-speed train to Madrid today with first class tickets. After transferring to your hotel, meet your local City Ambassador to design your visit to Madrid! Today’s included amenities: hotel breakfast, train station transfers, first class train ticket

Day 5: Madrid, Spain

Explore the historic sights of Madrid today during a locally guided city highlights tour. Discover historic landmarks including the Puerta del Sol and Palacio Real, elegant squares such as Plaza de Oriente and Plaza de Espana, as well as the exciting Las Ventras Bullring. The remainder of the day is yours to explore. In the evening, your AAA complimentary inclusion lets you experience one of Spain’s great arts – the flamenco. Dine at the famous Café de Chinitas while you take in a flamenco performance. Today’s included amenities: hotel breakfast, guided city tour, dinner and flamenco performance.

Day 6: Madrid, Spain

Today is yours to see Madrid at your own pace. You may opt to visit the famed Museum Triangle, home to three world-famous museums, or you may choose to wander through the stunning Retiro Park or simply enjoy lunch at a local café. Today’s included amenities: hotel breakfast

Day 7: Madrid, Spain

It’s time to say farewell to stunning Spain today as you prepare to return home after your visit to two of Spain’s most beloved cities. Today’s included amenities: hotel breakfast, hotel to airport transfers

7 days, from $1,849 USD