A Glimpse of Spain

A Glimpse of Spain

9 days – 8 nights
Friday arrivals
Madrid, Caceres, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Costa del Sol, Granada, Toledo

Spain is a country that receives more and more visitors, so it is not surprising to see its resorts and big cities crowded with tourists at certain times of the year (the climate is very advantageous here). Festive land, flamenco rhythm and fiestas, bullfights, controversies, culture for its exceptional heritage. Southern Spain offers a rich cultural and artistic heritage including a great treasury of Roman ruins, monuments influenced by the Arab occupation and by its golden age during the Age of Discovery, the latter contributing with Baroque architecture.

Day 1 - Fri: Madrid
Meet and greet at the airport. Take a transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2 – Sat: Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid guided city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel. [B]

Day 3 – Sun: Madrid, Caceres, Cordoba
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart from our established hotels in Madrid. Please refer to your documentation for detailed departure information. Drive westwards on a modern highway towards Extremadura, homeland of many discoverers of the new world. Arrive Caceres, capital of the province, declared World Heritage City.  Time at leisure to walk through the old town with its ancient walls and well-known medieval quarter. Afterwards, continue on driving south towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Accommodation at the hotel. [B]

Day 4 – Mon: Cordoba, Seville
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour including its impressive “Mosque”, today a Cathedral, and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. Continue on towards Seville. Accommodation at the hotel. [B]

Day 5 – Tue: Seville
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter, Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel. [B]

Day 6 – Wed: Seville, Ronda, Costa del Sol
After breakfast at the hotel, drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; time at leisure to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range. Continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel. [B]

Day 7 – Thu: Costa del Sol, Granada
Breakfast. Departure towards the city of Granada, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world-famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Accommodation at the hotel. [B]

Day 8 – Fri: Granada, Toledo, Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus River, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo –World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Then proceed wia visit to a famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation at the hotel. [B]

Day 9 – Sat: Madrid
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport [B]

[B] = Breakfast

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Tour Includes:

  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • 8 nights’ accommodation:
    • Madrid 3 nights
    • Cordoba 1 night
    • Seville 2 nights
    • Granada I night
    • Costa del Sol 1 night
  • Sightseeing of Madrid
  • Tour of Cordoba Mosque
  • Panoramic tour of Seville
  • Visit to Alhambra Palace & Generalife Gardens
  • Tour of historical Toledo
  • Private driver-guide during the tour
  • Deluxe A/C vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sites visited
  • All local taxes

Tour does not include:

  • Airfare, taxes and fees (Special airfares available from all USA gateways)
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned under inclusions
  • Guide service
  • Porterage service
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Any item not mentioned as “Included”
  • Tips to guides or drivers
  • Other services not mentioned in the program

Hotels in your Tour:

City Hotel Name Tripadvisor
Superior Tourist Class
Madrid Princesa Plaza Riu 4
Córdoba Córdoba Medina Azahara by Meliá 4
Sevilla Catalonia Santa Justa 4
Costa del Sol Sol Don Pablo 4
Don Marco 4
Sol Príncipe 4
Granada Alixares 3.5
First Class
Madrid Princesa Plaza Riu 4
Córdoba Hesperia Córdoba 4
Sevilla Melia Lebreros 4
Hesperia Sevilla 3.5
Costa del Sol Sol Don Pablo 4
Don Marco 4
Sol Príncipe 4
Granada Catalonia Granada 4.5
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking.

Tour Pricing

Hotel Category Tourist Class First Class
Departure Dates Double Single Double Single
2023 Departures
August 4, 11, 18, 25 $1,449 $2,135 $1,725 $2,545
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 2, 27
November 3, 1, 17 $1,275 $1,959 $1,459 $2,279
December 8
December 15, 22 $1,395 $2,079 $1,659 $2,4r75
2024 Departures
January 5, 12, 19 $1,275 $1,959 $1,459 $2,279
February' 2, 9, 16
March 1, 8, 15
March 22, 29 $1,395 $2,079 $1,659 $2,475
Prices are per person, are valid through March ‘24 and may change without notice.
Special airfares available from all USA gateways
This program can be customized for individuals and groups.
Changes to this program may be requested by phone 1-347-610-1819 or by email to sales@intraplan.net
Tour Code: SP06MAD23JT
  • Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.
  • We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
  • Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.
  • Private arrival and/or departure transfer

Group Quotations

  • If you wish to use these programs for your group or as the basis for a customized journey please either call us at 1-347-610-1819 or email your request to sales@intraplan.net.
  • In either case our specialists will work with to refine all the details and they will get you a quote with 2 business days. Quotes may be obtained for the air and land portions of just for the lad journey.
  • Booking both air and land with us will represent savings for you because of our buying power and longtime relationship with the airlines.
  • We will also may have the choice between regular fares and special leisure fares not available to the public.