Spanish Wonder

8 NIGHTS FROM
R21 060
Excludes flights and taxes
Valid From 15 Apr '17 to 21 Oct '17
Down button - iGO
Book by 27 Jan'17 and SAVE!

Take advantage of this deal today!
Get a consultant to call you:

Please leave this field empty.

Set your watch to a fiery Flamenco beat as you dance through the heart of Spain from Madrid to Andalusia, famed for its Sierra Nevada, Moorish-influenced architecture and the sun-kissed beaches of the Costa del Sol. Visit the ornate Alhambra Palace in Granada, Valencia’s 19th century Bullring and Gaudi’s Gothic gift to Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia.

Spanish Wonder – Explore every side of Andalusia, including its Moorish twist, and visit the principal Spanish cities of Madrid, Seville and Barcelona – with passionate experts on every encounter. The best of Spain

You’ll enjoy Insider moments like…exploring Toledo’s ancient cobbled streets with a local historian, who leads you into the cool tranquillity of the Church of Tomé to reveal the hidden meaning behind El Greco’s Burial of Count Orgaz.

The Trafalgar Difference
Local Specialists
For included sightseeing in Toledo, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Barcelona.
Cultural Insights
Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo, see local craftsmen at work.
Be My Guest
Traditional dinner on a ranch in the Andalusian countryside near the white-washed village of Gerida.
Hidden Treasures
Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Toledo, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville and Barcelona
  • Orientation of Valencia
  • Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, Mosque of the Caliphs in Cordoba, Cathedral in Seville, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Montjuïc hill and Placa Catalunya in Barcelona
  • View the Cave Homes of Guadix, the Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex designed by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia

1. ARRIVE MADRID (2 NIGHTS)
Welcome to Madrid. Relax or explore this lively city before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city’s main sights followed by a Welcome Reception.

Meal(s) Welcome Reception
Hotel Ayre Gran Colon / Melia Casitlla

2. TOLEDO EXCURSION AND MADRID SIGHTSEEING
This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Watch craftsmen at work when you visit a traditional steel factory and gain a Cultural Insight into this historical craft. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco’s most famous paintings – The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Return to Madrid to admire the monument to Cervantes at the Plaza de España and see Puerta del Sol, the city’s hub with your Local Specialist. Later why not join your newfound friends for a typical Spanish dinner?

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast
3. MADRID – CORDOBA – SEVILLE (2 NIGHTS)
Travel southwards from Madrid, through La Mancha, to Cordoba. Visit the Mosque of the Caliphs and learn about the influence of the Moors from your Local Specialist. Tonight you might like to take an Optional Experience to watch a fiery flamenco show.

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast
Hotel Hesperia

4. SEVILLE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Seville. View the Bell Tower of the Giralda. See the tiled fountains, pavilions and lush palms in the Maria Luisa Park, renowned for its landscape design and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at Christopher Columbus’ ornate tomb in the cathedral. Finally take a walk through the former Jewish Quarter. This evening experience a unique Be My Guest dinner at an authentic ranch with views over the Andalusian countryside.

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast
Be My Guest Dining
5. SEVILLE – GRANADA
Visit the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada with a Local Specialist. A fine example of Moorish architecture, it was built during the 14th century towards the end of Islamic rule in Spain. Walk through the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal Summer Palace, once linked to the Alhambra by a covered walkway across the ravine.

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast
Hotel Carmen / Sercotel Gran Lune de Granada

6. GRANADA – GUADIX – VALENCIA
This morning travel via the Mora Pass and arrive in Guadix in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains where you can take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings. In Valencia view the Bull Ring and admire the architecture of the medieval cathedral and the Serrano and Cuarte Towers. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science and designed by Santiago Calatrava. This complex is also featured in the George Clooney movie Tomorrowland. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast
Dinner with wine
Hotel Primus / Tryp Oceanic

7. VALENCIA – PEÑISCOLA – BARCELONA SIGHTSEEING (2 NIGHTS)
Head north along the coast through the Levant region and stop at Peñiscola to view the ancient castle of the ‘Spanish Pope’, used in the film El Cid. Continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona, Spain’s most cosmopolitan city. See Gaudi’s architecture at the inspiring Sagrada Familia. Walk the Ramblas and visit Plaça Catalunya. View the monument to Christopher Columbus and enjoy panoramic views from Montjuïc during your guided sightseeing tour of the city with a Local Specialist. Tonight consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialities.

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast
Hotel U232 Hesperia Tower

8. BARCELONA FREE TIME
This morning enjoy free time in the city to shop or explore or join an Optional Experience to the monastery at Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a special Farewell Dinner with wine.

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast
Farewell Dinner
9. DEPART BARCELONA
Say ‘adios’ to Spain, your fellow travellers, and Travel Director at the end of a memorable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. Please Note: Your coach returns to Madrid from Barcelona on Day 9. You are welcome to use this complimentary transfer. Drop-off in Madrid will be in Trafalgar Madrid hotel and not at the airport. Arrival will be at approximately 6pm, depending on traffic conditions.

Meal(s) Buffet Breakfast

Spanish Wonder

Youtube Video Google Map

Explore - destinations

Interested in this holiday?

Enquire via the form below and we’ll get back to you!




Optional Additional info:

to

Room type:

 Single Double Triple Family Suite

Number of
persons travelling

I am also interested in:

Please leave this field empty.

Price Includes
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • 8 hot breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

Take advantage of this deal today!
Get a consultant to call you:

Please leave this field empty.

Make a detailed enquiry
Price Excludes
    • Anything not mentioned
    • Flights and related taxes from Joburg
    • Travel Insurance
Terms & Conditions
    • Conditions and validities apply.
    • This offer is subject to availability
    • Prices may change due to seasonal and exchange rate fluctuations
    • Visas may be necessary and Insurance is essential
    • Accommodation is pp sharing, unless otherwise specified
    • Errors and omissions in this offer are expected
    • Subject to iGO Travel's general Conditions of Business
    • Excludes high season/school holidays, block out dates may apply