SPANISH DELIGHT– 6 Nights, 7 Days
2 Nights Barcelona + 2 Nights Malaga + 2 Nights Madrid
Welcome to Spain. Arrive Barcelona, the Mediterranean city with two thousand years of history. Transfer to the hotel on your own. Spend the evening at leisure or select one of our exciting optional tours. Overnight is at your hotel in Barcelona.
Day -2 :Barcelona – One Day Touristic Hop on Hop off Tour (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Discover the sights of Barcelona while travelling on a double-decker bus. This tour is operated by double-decker open-top buses offering the most convenient way to discover the most interesting museums and attractive sights this exciting city has to offer. You can get on and off as many times as you wish at any of the 44 stops, combining the three routes within the same ticket. A brief explanation at the stops will be given by a guide who is travelling on board. You will also be provided with a guide book. Overnight at your hotel in Barcelona.
Day -3 :Barcelona – Malaga (B) (Flight Not Included in the offer )
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to airport for your flight to Malaga (Flight cost not included). Arrive Malaga, the coastal city of Andalucia with a gritty individualism untouched by tourism and, to a large extent, the passage of time. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by a private car. Spend the evening on your own. Overnight is at your hotel in Malaga.
Magnificent. Monumental. Magical. As you experience this fascinating coastal city, you'll quickly see that these are words that only begin to describe Malaga. Like a lady hiding coyly behind her fan, Malaga invites you to further explore all it has to offer. Within minutes you'll agree that the journey of discovery in Malaga, a city that has adamantly preserved its old world charm while mixing in a cosmopolitan vibe, is a delightful pleasure in itself. The poet Vicente Aleixandre described the city of Malaga as "a paradise between the sky and the earth." Sprawled along miles upon miles of coastline, the region of Malaga is a sunny haven filled with fascinating landscapes and breathtaking beaches. "To be a Cubist you have to have been born in Málaga," Picasso once said of his native city. Looking up at the Moorish Alcazaba and the Renaissance cathedral bathed in pure Mediterranean light, you too will feel inspired.
Day-4:Malaga – City Sightseeing Bus Hop On Hop (B)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Discover the sights of Malaga with a Hop on Hop off Tour. This tour is operated by double-decker open-top buses offering the most convenient way to discover the most interesting museums and attractive sights this exciting city has to offer. You can get on and off as many times as you wish at any of the 12 stops, within the same ticket. Overnight is at your hotel in Malaga.
Day-5:Malaga – Madrid – Afternoon Panoramic Tour (B)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Proceed on your own to the station to board your train to Madrid. Arrive Madrid, the capital of the Spanish Empire and a royal city with refined tastes; and make your own way to hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy panoramic tour of Madrid which is an excellent introduction to many of the city's sightseeing highlights. Contemplate the various contrasts that Madrid has to offer, the elegant squares, Oriente, Espa a, Parque del Oeste, Principe Pio, Puente del Rey, the shrine of the Virgen del Puerto that offers one of the best views of the historical heritage of Madrid, ending at the Puente de Segovia before continuing along Calle Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, Puerta del Sol, Neptuno, Atocha, Puerta de Alcala, Calle Alcala, the memorial Retiro Park and the Plaza de Toros (Bullring), a place of colour and excitement during bullfighting afternoons. At Plaza de Colon we will stop for complimentary soft drinks served by the Hard Rock Cafe Madrid, before continuing on to new Madrid, with modern buildings, gardens, and then Paseo de la Castellana, which leads to Plaza Castilla (Puerta de Europa) to arrive to Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, (Bernabeu Stadium Tour available), before continuing on to Plaza de la Cibeles, Gran Via and Plaza de Callao. This square houses one of the most spectacular vantage points in the city, where you can admire a large part of the city whilst enjoying some typical Spanish tapas (Gourmet Supplement Optional). You will have the opportunity to purchase exclusive original items. There will be stops at Plaza Mayor Area, Retiro Park, and Plaza de Toros (Bullring) to take photos and enjoy a walk, always in the company of the guide and as long as weather is permitting. The tour finishes returning to Plaza De Oriente. Overnight is at your hotel in Madrid.
Lively and elegant, the Spain's capital is located in the center of the country on the river Manzanares and has population over three millions. Madrid is famous for it's all-night fiestas, festivals and sports events. Museums such as the del Prado and the Centro de Arte reina Sofia featuring paintings by Picasso, Goya and Dali. Some of the most visited historic buildings are the Palacio Real, the Catedral de la Almudena, the Puerta de Alcala and the Monasterio de El Escorial. The old center (Madrid de losAustrias), Plaza de Cibeles and Paseo del Prado are very popular among tourists and late night partygoers. Beautiful parks and gardens filled with gorgeous fountains, sculptures and galleries are wonderful place to relax and enjoy your day. Restaurants and cafes will invite you to taste delicious Mediterranean cuisine with its great variety of dishes and wines. No city on earth is more alive than Madrid, a beguiling place whose sheer energy carries a simple message: this city really knows how to live.
Day -6:Madrid – Day free (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Day is free at leisure to explore the city or opt from various optional activities and tours available. Suggest opting for a half day visit to Toledo, one of the oldest cities in Europe. Toledo is a Museum City of great artistic beauty, it was capital of the country and one of the oldest cities in Europe. Toledo possess magnificent examples of architecture from different epochs, Arab, Jewish and Catholic, that make it one of the leading artistic cities in Spain. It was declared A WORLD HERITAGE SITE by Unesco. Walk through the city to admire its beautiful streets and monuments like Cathedral Exterior and visit to the Church of Santo Tome, ("The Burial of Count of Orgaz", an El Greco masterpiece), the Santo Domingo The Old Convent (the tomb of the El Greco), the Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca and the Church of San Juan De Los Reyes. You will also be able to admire, among the rich artisan crafts, the famous technique of "Damasquinado" (the incrustation of precious metals on steel). Overnight at your hotel in Madrid.
Day -7: Depart Madrid (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Check – out and transfer on your own for your flight to onwards destination or back to India with memories which will last a life time.
* The above itinerary is tentative and subjected to change without prior notice.