During the 5-day Spain Tour from Barcelona to Madrid through Zaragoza you will have the possibility to discover the 2 most important cities in Spain: Madrid, capital of Spain and cultural, economic, financial and administrative centre of the country with an immense cultural and artistic heritage, and Barcelona, capital of Catalonia and a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city known for the emblematic constructions of the architect Antonio Gaudí. This impressive Barcelona and Madrid vacation package will also allow you to make a stop in Zaragoza to discover the Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, which is considered the first Marian temple of Christianity and together with the sanctuaries of Torreciudad, Montserrat, Meritxell and Lourdes make up the Marian Route, an itinerary guided by Marian spirituality and devotion, possessing a great patrimonial, gastronomic and natural wealth. If you are a solo traveller willing to join a group, this tour also suits you as you can be accommodated in a single room (Single Room Supplement: 230 €). This is a group guided tour organized from Barcelona every Friday in 2023.Group travel request form Join a group tour
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On arrival at Barcelona - El Prat Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in the city.
After settling in, you can have a walk through downtown and explore the city centre on your own. As the capital of Catalonia and the second most important city in Spain, Barcelona is renowned for its cultural, financial, commercial and tourist importance. The city has one of the most important ports in the Mediterranean and is also an important point of communication between Spain and France, due to the highway and high speed rail connections.
Accommodation in Barcelona and free time.
The day will start with a guided tour of Barcelona city to see Montjuïc Park with spectacular views, the Olympic Ring, Christopher Columbus monument and the old Gothic quarter. The mountain of Montjuïc is an excellent lookout point to contemplate the city and is full of tourist attractions.
Barcelona is known for the architecture of Antonio Gaudí, the greatest representative of Spanish modernist architecture. Antonio Gaudí designed striking buildings and endowed them with innovative solutions based on the forms of nature. He made great works and projects in Barcelona such as the Sagrada Familia known as Expiatory Church of the Holy Family and Park Güell in Barcelona, which are his best-known masterpieces worldwide, but he is also the creator of amazing buildings such as La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Casa Vicens, Casa Calvet, or the lampposts of the Plaza Real.
You will have the more afternoon free and you can walk around the city on your own.
You can also enjoy an optional night tour through the wide avenues and lighted buildings and fountains.
After breakfast, you will depart to Madrid via Zaragoza.
You will have some free time to discover the Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Patroness of the Hispanic people. It is considered the first Marian temple of Christianity and together with the sanctuaries of Torreciudad, Montserrat, Meritxell and Lourdes make up the Marian Route, an itinerary guided by Marian spirituality and devotion, which possesses a great patrimonial, gastronomic and natural wealth.
Home to the amazing Cathedral-Basilica, La Seo Cathedral, Aljafería Palace, well-preserved Roman ruins including the old Roman forum, the Teatro Romano and the ancient city walls, Zaragoza is definitely a stunning place to visit. Since 2001, the Aljafería Palace, the Cathedral of El Salvador (La Seo) and the church of San Pablo have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO for their influence on the Aragonese more Mudéjar style.
After visiting Zaragoza, you will arrive in Madrid.
Accommodation in Madrid.
After breakfast, you will enjoy a morning guided tour of Madrid, the capital of Spain, to get acquainted with this monumental city and see the most important buildings, avenues and squares. You will discover stunning must-see attractions in Madrid such as Gran Via, Plaza de España, Plaza de Oriente which stands in front of the Royal Palace (Palacio Real), Cibeles fountain and Columbus square, Puerta de Alcalá, Paseo de la Castellana, etc.
In the afternoon, this amazing Spain Tour from Barcelona and Madrid offers you the possibility to continue exploring by your own this cosmopolitan city. If you are a football fan, you can visit the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, a football stadium located in the centre of the city of Madrid at Avenida de Concha Espina in the Chamartín district. For a unique gastronomic experience, you can enjoy tapas at a tapas bar in the city. Don’t miss the vibrant tapas more scene and the chance to taste these delicious small plates of food that are served alongside a drink in a bar. Typically, you will get small tapas (like olives, chorizo, queso, patatas) for free when you order a drink at the bar table, but in many bars in Madrid, tapas are no longer served for free. In this case, you can just order tapas in Madrid at the bar.
Accommodation in Madrid.
Every Friday (2023)
|Travel dates||Accommodation||Price per person in €|
|2 Pers.||6 Pers.||18 Pers.|
Every Friday (2023)
|4* Hotels (January - June; November, December)||610€||610€||610€|
|4* Hotels (July, August, September, October)||640€||640€||640€|
- 4 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at 4-star hotels;
- Breakfast at the hotel;
- Excursions on the entire itinerary;
- Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Barcelona;
- Transportation according to the entire itinerary (bus with free WI-FI onboard);
- Sightseeing tour with local guide in Barcelona and Madrid;
- Multilingual tour escort;
- Travel insurance;
- Municipal tax in Barcelona.