Spanish Wonder Tour – Trafalgar

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Spanish Wonder Tour – Trafalgar

9 Day Spain Tour of Barcelona, Seville, Granada and Madrid

Savour shared moments with locals enjoying sangria in sun-dappled courtyards, zesty paella and the sounds of the Spanish guitar. On this journey, you’ll explore the wonders of Spain, from the ornate walls of the Alhambra to the Gothic Cathedral and Giralda Bell Tower in Seville.

About this trip

Sightseeing highlights

Explore Toledo, Madrid, Córdoba, Seville and Barcelona with a Local Specialist

Discover Valencia and Peniscola

Visit an inlaid steel factory, the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, Mosque of the Caliphs in Córdoba?, the Cathedral in Seville, the Alhambra Palace in Granada

View the Royal Palace and Cibeles Fountain in Madrid, the Cave Homes of Guadix, the Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex in Valencia and La Sagrada Família in Barcelona


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Choose Your End Location
Choose to end your tour in Barcelona or, alternatively, return to Madrid.

Expired on Tuesday March 25th, 2025

Expired on Tuesday March 25th, 2025

Day 1: Welcome to Madrid

The lively capital of Spain is our launchpad to a memorable encounter with one of Europe's most soulful destinations. Relax in the lush surrounds of Buen Retiro Park, shop up a storm on Gran Vía or people-watch over coffee and churros con chocolate in the Puerta del Sol. This evening, join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for an orientation drive followed by a Welcome Dinner.

Arrival Transfer -
Depart Madrid-Barajas airport at 10:30, 13:00, 15:30

Your hotel will be dependent on your departure date

Accommodation
Meliá Castilla Madrid/Ayre Gran Colón Madrid/NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding

Included Meals
Dinner

Included and optional experiences

Madrid Orientation - Included with trip
Drive through central Madrid and see some of the city's famous features during an orientation with your Travel Director.

We head to Toledo, the former capital of Spain, where we join a Local Specialist for a walking tour of this city that dates back to Roman times. We'll visit a traditional factory and Dive Into Culture, witnessing the age-old inlaid-steel craft, before seeing one of El Greco's most famous paintings in the Church of Santo Tomé – 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz'. We'll also visit the synagogue, before returning to Madrid where we’ll admire the Royal Palace and Cibeles Fountain with our Local Specialist. Spend the evening on your own, or delve into the sights and flavours of Spain's capital with an Optional Experience.

Your hotel will be dependent on your departure date

Accommodation
Meliá Castilla Madrid/Ayre Gran Colón Madrid

Included Meals
Breakfast

Included and optional experiences

Discover the forging of quality steel in Toledo - Included with trip
The invincible swords of Toledo have defended cities for centuries. Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo to see local craftsmen forging the highest quality steel.

Madrid City Tour - Included with trip
See the highlights of the city with your Local Specialist. Visit the Old Town, travelling along the elegant Paseo de la Castellana, past the Cibeles fountain, Cervantes Monument and Royal Palace.

Toledo City Tour - Included with trip
Explore this magnificent ancient city with your Local Specialist and visit the Church of Santo Tomé to see an El Greco masterpiece.

Dinner and Discovery in Downtown Madrid - Optional experience
Join us this evening as we scratch beneath the surface of some lesser-known aspects of Madrid's city centre. Then, we'll settle in for dinner, along with musical entertainment and finish up with a spin around some of the wonderful squares and fountains of magical Madrid.
Pricing Info
Adults
€68.00

Journeying south through La Mancha, we arrive in Córdoba, once a significant Moorish capital. Join a Local Specialist to visit the Mosque of the Caliphs and learn about centuries of Moorish rule and its influence on the culture and architecture of the region. We travel to flamboyant Seville, our home for the next two nights.

This evening, we Connect With Locals, joining the Morillo family for a Be My Guest experience at their olive oil farm, where you’ll learn how oil is produced from their 6,000 trees and get to sample some of their produce.

Your hotel will be dependent on your departure date

Accommodation
Occidental Sevilla Viapol Seville/Zenit

Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Included and optional experiences

Córdoba Mezquita Visit - Included with trip
Explore the incredible Mezquita with your Local Specialist. Admire the forest of horseshoe arches and learn how this building symbolises many of Córdoba's religious changes over the centuries.

This morning, we meet our Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Seville. View the symbolic Giralda Bell Tower, see the Moorish-inspired Maria Luisa Park, with its tiled fountains, pavilions and ponds, and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at the ornate tomb of Christopher Columbus in the cathedral, then take a walk through the former Jewish Quarter.

This evening, consider an Optional Experience to see, hear and feel the mysterious and ineffable charm of a traditional flamenco show.

Your hotel will be dependent on your departure date

Accommodation
Occidental Sevilla Viapol Seville/Zenit

Included Meals
Breakfast

Included and optional experiences

Enjoy a Traditional Andalusian Dinner with the Morillo Family - Included with trip
Enjoy a traditional Andalusian Be My Guest dinner and the charming company of the Morillo family. A welcome drink of sangria in their sun-dappled courtyard before learning how they produce olive oil.

Seville City Tour - Included with trip
Guided by your Local Specialist, see the Giralda Tower, former minaret of the Great Mosque and now the cathedral's belltower. Explore the narrow streets of the Santa Cruz Quarter and emerge by the great walls of the Alcazar.

The Moorish Alcázar and Plaza América - Optional experince
Today, with our Local Specialist, we'll visit the elegant 14th-century Moorish Alcazar, set in its own beautiful gardens. The gardens were recently used as the setting for the Water Gardens of Dorne in the Game Of Thrones series. We'll also journey to the famous exhibition site of Plaza América - a must for any visitor to Seville.
Pricing Info
Adults
€51.00

Discover The Origin Of Tapas & Evening In Old Seville - Optional experience
Join us for a dinner of mouth-watering tapas-style specialties. You’ll get the chance to taste different flavours and wines and dine like a local in the charming old quarter of Seville.
Pricing Info
Adults
€60.00

Flamenco: Experience the Best Show in Town - Optional experience
Discover the passion, rhythm and magic of an Andalusian flamenco show with us this evening. We've organised tickets to the best show in town, where you’ll experience 90 minutes of memorable entertainment with an included drink.
Pricing Info
Adults
€44.00

Flamenco, the Best Show in Town With a Three-Course Dinner - Optional experience
This evening you’ll discover the magic, rhythm and passion of flamenco, while being served a three-course dinner of Andalusian specialties with drinks included. We've organised tickets to the best show in town. You won't soon forget this incredibly memorable ninety-minute experience.
Pricing Info
Adults
€74.00

Multicultural Granada takes centre stage today, as we visit the magnificent Alhambra in the company of a Local Specialist. An exquisite example of Moorish architecture, the Alhambra complex was built towards the end of Islamic rule in Spain. Wander through the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal Summer Palace, once linked to the other palaces by a covered walkway across the ravine.

Your hotel will be dependent on your departure date

Accommodation
Hotel Occidental Granada/Hotel Catalonia Granada

Included Meals
Breakfast

Included and optional experiences

Alhambra Palace in Granada - Included with trip
Visit the famous Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens. Explore with a Local Specialist keen to share insights into this Moorish landmark.

Albaicín and the Royal Chapel - Optional experience
With our Local Specialist, we'll enjoy a leisurely walking tour through the Albaicín UNESCO World Heritage Site – a maze of narrow streets and Moorish splendour. You'll explore the Catholic Monarchs' tombs and some of their treasures at the Royal Chapel, and wander through the picturesque Alcaicería quarter.
Pricing Info
Adults
€41.00

This morning, we journey via the Mora Pass to Guadix in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. We’ll see the whitewashed troglodyte dwellings lodged into the ochre-coloured cliffs of the surrounding area, then travel to Valencia, where we’ll see the Bullring and admire the medieval architecture of the Quart and Serranos towers. Embrace the city's spirit of innovation and stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences, a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science. This evening, dine at your hotel, and perhaps take to the vibrant streets of the Old Quarter."

Accommodation
Silken Puerta

Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Included and optional experiences

See Guadix - Included with trip
See the cave homes that embellish the hills around Guadix.

Valencia Orientation - Included with trip
See the ultra-modern Centre of Arts and Sciences and the historic bullring of Valencia during an orientation drive with your Travel Director.

Valencia’s Golden Age, a Leisurely Walking Tour - Optional experience
Valencia has a well-preserved medieval centre which our Local Specialist will bring alive as they take us back to the city's heyday, from Roman and Gothic times into the Golden Age, when Valencia was Spain’s most important city. We'll take a leisurely stroll through the medieval streets and also visit Lonja, an exquisite late gothic building, UNESCO-listed since 1996.
Pricing Info
Adults
€32.00

Head north, along the coast through the Levant region, and stop at Peñíscola, the 'City in the Sea'. View the ancient castle of the 'Spanish Pope', built by the Knights Templar and used in the film, 'El Cid'.

We then continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona with its whimsical Gaudi architecture. Join a Local Specialist to admire the exterior of the unfinished Sagrada Familia, see the upscale boutiques and Gaudi creations on the Passeig de Gracia and pay tribute to Christopher Colombus at the monument that bears his name.

Enjoy a free evening to spend as you wish. Ramble through El Born for delicious tapas or consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialities.

Your hotel will be dependent on your departure date

Accommodation
U232/Barceló Sants Barcelona

Included Meals
Breakfast

Included and optional experiences

See the Peñíscola Castle - Included with trip
See the castle featured in the film 'El Cid'.

Barcelona City Tour - Included with trip
With your Local Specialist, see Las Ramblas and the elegant Passeig de Gràcia to take in some of the city's finest Modernist architecture. Journey past the beautiful façades of the Eixample district to see Gaudi's extraordinary masterpiece, the mesmerising Sagrada Família.

Barcelona Evening with Montjuïc & Olympic Drive - Optional Experience
We'll enjoy the beauty of Barcelona as the day ends, including a drive up to Montjuïc hill with our Local Specialist to experience an incredible panorama over the city with its impressive harbor. Later, we've included free time for dinner in a Catalan restaurant with your newfound friends.
Pricing Info
Adults
€31.00

Dinner And Nighttime City Panorama - Optional experience
Your evening in buzzing Barcelona begins with a delicious Catalonian-style dinner, complemented by drinks and good company. After dinner, we’ll take you up to Montjuïc for spectacular nighttime views of the city.

Your evening in buzzing Barcelona begins with a delicious Catalonian-style dinner, complemented by drinks and good company. After dinner, we’ll take you up to Montjuïc for spectacular nighttime views of the city.
Pricing Info
Adults
€0.00

Explore centuries of history, contemporary culture and exquisite art and architecture on your day at leisure. Ramble down the Ramblas, or join an Optional Experience to the monastery perched atop the mountain of Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna, the patron saint of Catalonia.

This evening, we celebrate a memorable journey through Spain with our newfound friends and Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner.

Your hotel will be dependent on your departure date

Accommodation
U232/Barceló Sants Barcelona

Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Included and optional experiences

Mystical Montserrat - Optional experience
Today, with our Local Specialist, take a drive to the enchanting and mystical mountain of Montserrat, with its breathtaking views and spectacular scenery. While there, visit the Benedictine monastery to view the famed Black Madonna. At the daily farmer's market, perhaps sample and purchase their homemade cheeses, honeys, and other local specialties.
Pricing Info
Adults
€53.00

Farewell Spain - End in Madrid

For now it's a fond adiós to Spain at the end of a memorable holiday. Your coach returns to Madrid today. Drop-off in Madrid will be at the Trafalgar Madrid hotel and not at the airport. Arrival will be at approximately 6pm, depending on traffic conditions.

Departure Transfer -
Depart your hotel for Madrid-Barajas airport at 08:30, 11:00

Included Meals
Breakfast

OR

Farewell Spain - End in Barcelona

This tour ends in Barcelona after breakfast with a transfer to Barcelona Airport El Prat.
Bid a fond adiós to Spain at the end of a memorable holiday. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

Departure Transfer -
Depart your hotel at 08:00

Included Meals
Breakfast

Departure Return Offer Price
09 Dec 23 17 Dec 23 Last minute deal $2795 $2516
20 Dec 23 28 Dec 23 Last minute deal $2995 $2696
26 Dec 23 03 Jan 24 Last minute deal $3225 $2903
07 Jan, 03, 10 17 Feb 24 15 Jan, 11, 18, 25 Feb 24 $2750
02, 09 Mar 24 10, 17 Mar 24 $2825
16 Mar 24 24 Mar 24 $3275
23, 30 Mar 24 31 Mar ,07 Apr 24 $3350
06 Apr 24 14 Apr 24 $3650
13, 20, 27 Apr 24 21, 28 Apr, 05 May 24 $3675
04, 11, 18, 25 May 24 12, 19, 26 May, 02 Jun 24 $3714
08, 15, 22 Jun 24 16, 23, 30 Jun 24 $3714
29 Jun, 06 July 24 07, 14 Jul 24 $3690
13, 20, 27 Jul, 03, 10, 17 Aug 24 21, 28 Jul, 04, 11, 18, 25 Aug 24 2024 Travel sale $3690 $3321
24 Aug 24 01 Sep 24 $3690
31 Aug, 07, 14, 21, 28 Sep 24 08, 15, 22, 19 Sep, 06 Oct 24 $3714
05, 12, 19, 26 Oct 24 13, 20, 27 Oct, 03 Nov 24 $3813
02, 30 Nov, 07 Dec 24 10 Nov ,08, 15 Dec 24 $3619
09, 16, 23 Nov 24 17, 24 Nov, 01 Dec 24 $3531
18, 20, 22 Dec 24 26, 28, 30 Dec 24 $3906
24 Dec 24 01 Jan 25 $4281
26 Dec 24 03 Jan 25 $3969
04, 25 Jan,  01, 08, 15 Feb 25 12 Jan, 02, 09, 16, 23 Feb 25 $3563
22 Feb, 01, 08 Mar 25 02, 09, 16 Mar 25 $3688
15 Mar 25 23 Mar 25 $3744
22, 29 Mar 25 30 Mar, 06 Apr 25 $3844

*Prices are base on per person twin share

Booking Conditions

The following conditions apply to bookings made after 15 August 2023 for tours departing on or after 1 April 2024. If you booked before 15 August 2023 or are travelling before 1 April 2024, please see the relevant Booking Conditions for your tour.

PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION

LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2  AIRLINE TICKETS***
Deposit due per person $200 $350 As per airline policy
Final Payment due
(before departure)
60 days 90 days As per airline policy
Cancelation Charges (per person) if you cancel your holiday (No. of Days before travel)
Before Final Payment Date Deposit Deposit As per airline policy
Final Payment Date until 30 days before departure 50% 50% $75 plus airline charges
29 days – 2 days before departure 80% 80% $75 plus airline charges
1 day before or day of departure 100% 100% $75 plus airline charges

Cancellation charges pertain to the tour, extra nights’ accommodation as well as chargeable transfers.

NOTE: Included flights are outlined in each trip itinerary in our brochure or online. Guests travelling on any flight must provide their full name (as appears on their passport), date of birth and gender. Incomplete or inaccurate information may result in additional charges payable directly to the airline or in a worst-case scenario, be denied boarding.

Level 1: Cancellation fees are the minimum cancellation fee charged and is used unless the trip is described as Level 2.

Level 2: These trips are generally trips which include cruise/ferry, train, intra-trip flight elements and small group departures.

A full list of all trips and levels can be found at Tour Deposit Level.

Expired on Tuesday March 25th, 2025

Inclusions

Travel
9 days, 1 country and 9 cities

Accommodation
8 nights

Meals
8 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners

Travel highlights

Airport transfers
An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Optional Experiences and free time

Sightseeing highlights

Explore Toledo, Madrid, Córdoba, Seville and Barcelona with a Local Specialist
Discover Valencia and Peniscola
Visit an inlaid steel factory, the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, Mosque of the Caliphs in Córdoba?, the Cathedral in Seville, the Alhambra Palace in Granada
View the Royal Palace and Cibeles Fountain in Madrid, the Cave Homes of Guadix, the Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex in Valencia and La Sagrada Família in Barcelona

Expired on Tuesday March 25th, 2025

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