11 day Highlights of Spain with flights

11 day Highlights of Spain tour including return international flights, breakfast daily, scenic transportation by rail, in-depth sightseeing and more.

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  • 11 day Highlights of Spain with flights
  • 11 day Highlights of Spain with flights
  • 11 day Highlights of Spain with flights
  • 11 day Highlights of Spain with flights
  • 11 day Highlights of Spain with flights
  • 11 day Highlights of Spain with flights
 

Highlights

 

Unearth the culture, colour and charm of Spain with an amazing 11 day Highlights of Spain tour.

Discover the Spanish capital of Madrid, where you will be exposed to the medieval, renaissance and contemporary sides of the city. Visit the Royal Palace, Neptune fountain and the Ventas bullring, before boarding your train to beautiful Granada. See the Basilica de San Juan de Dios, the San Jeronimo Monastery and the many other unique sights of this city, before continuing to Seville.

In Seville, visit the Plaza de España and wander around Santa Cruz. Take a river cruise trip along the Guadalquivir and enjoy the beautiful views of the city, from where you’ll be able to see the famous calle Betis, Triana bridge and the Bullring. Unearth the Arabic influence in the city of Cordoba and journey up Spain’s east coast as you make your way to Valencia, where you will visit the city’s major sights including La Lonja, Quart Towers and El Miguelete.

Arrive in the gorgeous city of Barcelona, a place that showcases the best of Spain’s mountainous and coastal landscape. See the most famous Gaudi houses, casa Battló and La casa Mila, before driving up to Mount Juïc, where you will take an incredible cable car ride to see the precious views of the city. Wander the old city and admire the Gothic Cathedral, before your amazing tour comes to an end.

Your package includes return flights, accommodation, in-depth sightseeing and more.

 
 

Day 1: New Zealand airplane-takeoff– Madrid

Depart Australia today to begin your incredible European holiday.

Please note: Some flights may depart one day earlier.

Day 2: Madrid

Arrive in Madrid and make your own way to your hotel. You are then at leisure to enjoy this historic city and relax after your flight.

Your hotel: Dormirdcine (or similar)

DormirDcine is located in the Salamanca District, just steps from the Avenida de América, the Paseo de la Castellana, the best shops of Calle Serrano and the Golden Mile, the Financial District, the best restaurants and tourist attractions and perfectly connected with downtown, the airport and the train and subway stations. Rooms are uniquely decorated by international artists and offer all the facilities required by the modern guest.

Day 3: Madrid –train-icon – Granada (B)

After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of the Spanish capital. You will see the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Moreria, characterized by the antiquity of its buildings and the taste of its typical restaurants. Admire the Hapsburg Madrid of Felipe II, with its Renaissance and Baroque buildings, then continue walking on Calle Mayor, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa. Moving on, experience Bourbon Madrid and the urban layout made by Carlos III, the Royal Palace, the Cibeles Fountain, Neptune Fountain and the Puerta de Alcala. Finally, you will get to know contemporary Madrid such as Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana, Barrio Salamanca, Plaza de Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as the commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, like the emblematic Ventas Bullring or Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. During this tour, we will stop at the Hard Rock Cafe, where you will enjoy a free drink.

In the afternoon, make your way to the station for your train to Granada. Relax as the train takes you south to Andalucia. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Your hotel: Occidental (or similar)

This charming property is strategically located just a 10-minute walk from the historical centre and next to Granada’s new metro, which makes it perfect for visiting the city. Granada’s Conference and Exhibition Centre and Science Park, one of Andalusia’s prime cultural attractions, are just a few steps away.

Day 4: Granada – train-icon– Seville (B)

This morning, explore Granada with a Hop-on Hop-off day pass. The tour will stop at the Alhambra, the Basílica de San Juan de Dios, the Generalife Gardens, San Jeronimo Monastery and many other sights of this unique city.

In the afternoon, make your way to the station for your train to Seville. Enjoy the views as the train takes you west towards the capital of Andalucia. Make your own way to the hotel and drop your luggage.

Your hotel: Plaza Santa Lucia (or similar)

Set in Seville’s Old Town, this unpretentious hotel in a modern brick building is a 14-minute walk from the Metrapol Parasol structure, 1.5 km from Sevilla-Santa Justa train station and 3 km from Alcázar of Seville.

Day 5: Seville (B)

Start off your day with a guided tour and discover the most emblematic monuments of Seville, the University, the Old Tobacco Factory scene of the story of Carmen, Bizet’s famous character, San Telmo Palace, The Golden Tower, Isabel II Bridge and the Macarena Basilica. Visit the Plaza de España, the centrepiece of the 1929 Iberoamerican Exposition.

Move on to Santa Cruz, the famous Jewish quarter: a labyrinth of narrow streets, which lead to the gorgeous Plaza de los Venerables. Later, continue with a river cruise trip along the Guadalquivir and enjoy the of views of the city. See the untouched sides of the Golden Tower, the famous calle Betis, the Bullring, and Triana bridge – the oldest of its kind within city grounds. There will also be the opportunity to get a glimpse of the famous Isla de la Cartuja and its Monastery where Cristopher Colombus lived.

In the evening it’s time for Flamenco dancing! Watch a performance in the Macarena district that expertly demonstrates the flair and fire of Spanish flamenco and enjoy a complimentary drink.

Day 6: Seville – train-icon– Cordoba (B)

In the afternoon, make your way to the station for your short journey to Cordoba. Make your own way to the hotel, drop your luggage and continue with a tour of Cordoba onboard a Hop on-Hop off bus service. See the Puente Romano bridge, the Bath of the Caliphates and many other sights showcasing the Arabic influence in the city’s architecture.

Your hotel: Soho Capuchinos (or similar)

The exquisite decor in the Soho Boutique Capuchinos Hotel & Spa rooms is combined with carefully selected services and facilities such as free Wi-Fi and a terrace bar with stunning views of Cordoba. 

Day 7: Cordoba – train-icon– Valencia (B)

This morning, make your way to the station for your train service to Valencia. Kick back as the train takes you towards the east coast of Spain. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Your hotel: NH Valencia Center (or similar)

This hotel is located in the quiet Campanar-Tendetes area of Valencia, just a 15-minute walk from the historic centre, and even closer to a green park, movie theatre and the Valencia Institute of Modern Art. Metro services and shopping centre facilities are just around the corner, making for a perfect spot to explore this gem of a city.

Day 8: Valencia – train-icon– Barcelona (B)

After breakfast, explore Valencia onboard a Hop-on Hop-off bus service. The tour will stop at all the major sights including La Lonja, Quart Towers, Central Market, Serrano Towers and El Miguelete. In the afternoon, make your way to the station for your train to Barcelona. Enjoy the ride as the train takes you north along the coast to the capital of Catalonia. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Your hotel: Viladomat (or similar)

The Plaza de Cataluña and the famous Ramblas of Barcelona are just 10 minutes away on foot. The friendly staff are on hand to provide information on the city and the main places of interest. Sants train station is 500 metres from the hotel and beautifully connects to your journey.

Day 9: Barcelona (B)

After breakfast, join a guided sightseeing of Barcelona where history and traditions go hand in hand with emerging fashion and new trends in cuisine, culture and art. Barcelona offers the possibility to enjoy the sea as well as the mountains.

Start with the Paseo de Gracia, where you will see the most famous Gaudi houses, casa Battló and La casa Mila (La Pedrera) as well as other majestic buildings of the Modernism era. Learn about drastic changes the city underwent with the organisation of the Olympic Games in 1992. You will drive by the Olympic Village, the Olympic Port, the beach and the fisherman’s quarter, called Barceloneta, and finally the Plaza de Colon with its famous Columbus monument, indicating which way he sailed to discover the Americas. This point is also the beginning of the famous Ramblas of Barcelona.

Continue the visit driving up Mount Juïc where you will enjoy a cable car ride with precious views of the city. The bus will pick you up at the last station and you will pass by the sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympic games: the Lluis Companys stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, the Olympic swimming pool Picornell and finally the Spanish Village. We will visit this charming place for your chance to admire a collection of traditional buildings from all over Spain, and a demonstration of a selection of the handcrafts made in this country. After, we head back down to the city centre. Take in the Venetian Towers, the Mount Juïc fountains, the MNAC and the commercial centre Las Arenas, which was rebuilt over the ancient Plaza de Toros.

Arrive at Plaza de Catalunya, the starting point of the guided walking tour of the old city. Your guide will take you to the Gothic Cathedral, through the narrow streets of the Gothic quarter and plaza Sant Jaume where the City Hall is located, ending with a visit of the headquarters of the Catalonian government.

Day 10: Barcelona – airplane-takeoffNew Zealand (B)

Bid farewell to Spain and make your own way to the airport today.

Day 11: New Zealand

Arrive home today.

Please note: Some flights may arrive home one day later.

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international airfares, including at least 23kg checked baggage 
  • Arrive early or extend your stay fee-free with Flexi Flights
  • 8 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
  • Scenic transportation by rail 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Hop on Hop off bus tours of Granada, Cordoba & Valencia 
  • Guided Seville Insolita Tour with River Cruise 
  • Seville Flamenco show plus one drink
  • Guided Barcelona city tour with Cable Car ride 
  • Extend to 18 days with deluxe MSC cruise, please click here

Please note: This is an independent tour, accompanying guides are not provided except for guided excursions specified in the tour itinerary

 

 

 

Fine Print

 

How To Book:

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once booked and confirmed, no cancellations permitted
  • Must book by the 65 days prior to departure. 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $399 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment. 
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Excludes: Transfers, Travel insurance, Visas, Personal expenses, Anything not mentioned or “optional” or “own account” in the itinerary.

Single Supplement: $799 per person in addition to 1 x twin share voucher 

To purchase your single supplement please click here 

Triple Share: Not available

Land Only: To purchase this tour land only (no flights) please click here

Group Sizes: This is an independent tour, accompanying guides are not provided except for guided excursions specified in the tour itinerary.

Accommodation: 

Madrid: Dormirdcine Hotel or similar
Granada: Occidental Granada or similar
Seville: Plaza Santa Lucia or similar
Cordoba: Soho Capuchinos or similar
Valencia: NH Valencia Center or similar
Barcelona: Hotel Viladomat or similar

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

 

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

Daily departures between 1 February 2019 – 30 November 2019 

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

 

 

Flight Information

 

 Airline: 
  • Return economy airfares departing Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch with Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airlines or similar 
  • Including at least 23kg checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to change according to airline policy).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked.
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only 

Flights:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Arrive early and/or extend your stay post tour with the promotional airline

  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your flight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference.
  • Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By arriving early and/or extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfers (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to and/or from the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the final payment.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

 Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international airfares 
  • Arrive early or extend your stay fee-free with Flexi Flights
  • 8 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
  • Scenic transportation by rail 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Hop on Hop off bus tours of Granada, Cordoba & Valencia 
  • Guided Seville Insolita Tour with River Cruise 
  • Seville Flamenco show plus one drink
  • Guided Barcelona city tour with Cable Car ride 
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