Spanish Fiesta (ZX)

14 Day Tour from Madrid to Madrid

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This vacation is perfect for those who wish to experience all the excitement and energy of Spain. You’ll visit Spain’s most popular cities, including Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Vitoria, Pamplona, and Seville. You’ll have time to relax on the Costa del Sol, where you can sample traditional Spanish cuisine, walk on the sandy beaches, and browse the trendy boutiques. You’ll also visit the Rock of Gibraltar, in British hands since 1704.

On this Spain tour, history fans will enjoy visiting the magnificent Casa de Pilatos in Seville, with its splendid collection of Roman sculptures; the 8th-century Mosque of the Caliphs in Cordoba, a very well-preserved mosque that was converted into a cathedral in the 13th century; and the Alhambra Complex in Granada. The Alhambra was a palace, citadel, and fortress for the Nasrid sultans and their servants, elite soldiers, and high officials from the 13th to 14th centuries. Fans of art and architecture will delight in seeing the Prado Museum in Madrid, one of the world’s finest art museums; the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, an amazing feat of construction without any flat surfaces; and the Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpiece in Barcelona.

Globus has also arranged special experiences for you on this Spain tour. For example, enjoy wine tasting accompanied by tapas in Ribera del Duero. A special treat is a walk along the street where the famous "running of the bulls" takes place, followed by a Rioja wine tasting and dinner at a local restaurant in Pamplona.

History, art, architecture, beaches, Spanish food, and more—what more could you ask for in a vacation to Spain?
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

MADRID
Welcome and farewell dinners; guided sightseeing, visit the Prado Museum
SEGOVIA
Take pictures of the Roman Aqueduct
RIBERA DEL DUERO
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Wine tasting with tapas at Bodega Portia
BURGOS
Take pictures of the Cathedral of Santa Maria
BILBAO
Guided visit of the Guggenheim Museum
SAN SEBASTIAN
Visit the “Pearl of the Cantabrian Coast”
PAMPLONA
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Walk through the Calle Estafeta, followed by a Rioja wine tasting and dinner at Basaburua restaurant
SARAGOSSA
Visit Plaza del Pilar
BARCELONA
Guided sightseeing, visit Sagrada Familia Basilica, panoramic view from Montjuïc Hill
VALENCIA
Guided sightseeing; Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite enjoy a traditional Horchata drink
GRANADA
Special dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife
COSTA DEL SOL
Excursion to Malaga
ROCK OF GIBRALTAR
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Michael’s Caves
SEVILLE
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Visit Real Maestranza bull ring; guided sightseeing, visit the Alcazar, and walk through the Santa Cruz quarter
CORDOBA
Guided walking tour, visit the Mosque of the Caliphs
Headsets throughout the tour

NOTES:

  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler. For Gibraltar, a special visa is required; a UK or Schengen visa will not gain entrance.
  • July 4 & July 11 Departures – San Fermin Feria in Pamplona.

Transportation:

Motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 7 three-course dinners with wine, including welcome and farewell dinners in Madrid, and special dinners in Pamplona and Granada

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1 Arriva in Madrid, Spain

Welcome to Madrid! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel.

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Day 2 Madrid

The capital since 1561, Madrid today is a strikingly modern city, the showcase of a country resolutely turned towards the future. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide takes you to the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España with its monument to Cervantes, the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, and Paseo de Castellana. Then, the highlight: a visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM with its priceless art treasures. In the afternoon, an optional excursion to Toledo can be arranged.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 Madrid–Segovia–Ribera Del Duero–Burgos–Vitoria

Head into beautiful Castile, the “Province of the Castles.” Cross the rugged Sierra de Guadarrama mountain range on the way to Segovia, famous for the 2,000-year-old Roman aqueduct. Next, head to Ribera del Duero for a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite wine tasting accompanied by tapas at Bodegas Portia, designed by world-famous architect Norman Foster. In Burgos, see the magnificent limestone Cathedral of Santa Maria, where legendary El Cid is buried. Afternoon arrival in Vitoria with time for a stroll through this ancient Basque city’s delightful historic center.

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Day 4 Vitoria–Bilbao–San Sebastian–Pamplona

In Bilbao, the great port city of the Basque region, enjoy a special highlight: a guided visit to the GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, an amazing feat of construction created by architect Frank O. Gehry. Next is lovely San Sebastian, the “Pearl of the Cantabrian Coast,” before arriving in Pamplona at the foot of the Pyrenees. Here, a special treat awaits you: Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite enjoy a walk along the Calle Estafeta, where the famous “running of the bulls” takes place, followed by a Rioja WINE TASTING and dinner at Basaburua restaurant.

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Day 5 Pamplona–Saragossa–Barcelona

In Saragossa, visit PLAZA DEL PILAR, one of Spain’s grandest squares. Free time to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, where, according to legends, the Virgin Mary appeared to St. James. Arrive in Barcelona, Spain’s second-largest city and the host of the Olympic Games in 1992.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 Barcelona

Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluna, and Paseo de Gràcia. Highlight is a visit to spectacular SAGRADA FAMILIA BASILICA, Gaudi’s masterpiece. Also enjoy a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Montjuïc Hill. To enhance your stay, choose from our optional excursions to Montserrat and to a Catalonian restaurant to try out local dishes.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 Barcelona–Valencia

Along the coast to Valencia, once a royal capital. Valencia’s Roman, Moorish, and Spanish history comes alive during your guided orientation drive including the Town Hall, La Lonja (the 15-century Silk Exchange), the bull ring, the massive gateway towers of Serranos and Quart, and the new Arts & Science Complex, designed by the famous Valencian architect Calatrava. End your tour in the center at La Seo Cathedral and then, enter one of Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Valencia’s oldest Horchaterias, where you will be served a traditional Horchata drink.

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Day 8 Valencia–Granada

A scenic drive towards the mountains past troglodyte cave dwellings, hollowed out of the soft tufa stone, near Guadix and Purullena. Cross Mora Pass and arrive in Granada, where a special dinner with wine awaits you at one of Granada’s fine restaurants, the perfect introduction to this magnificent city.

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Day 9 Granada–Costa Del Sol

Sightseeing with a Local Guide features Granada’s main attraction, the ALHAMBRA COMPLEX, a fantasy of “lace in stone” surrounded by arabesque gardens and fountains. Also amble through the exotic WATER GARDENS OF THE GENERALIFE. Then, a short drive down to your hotel at the Costa del Sol. Later, you may wish to join an optional excursion to the charming Pueblo Blanco village of Mijas.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 Costa Del Sol. Excursion to Málaga

Morning excursion to beautiful Málaga. Join your Local Guide on a walking tour through the OLD CITY. Enjoy free time for shopping and maybe a visit to the Picasso Museum.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 11 Costa Del Sol–Gibraltar–Seville

Drive to the ROCK OF GIBRALTAR, in British hands since 1704. Hear about its turbulent history from your Local Guide, see the Moorish Castle, and visit ST. MICHAEL’S CAVES and the colony of Barbary apes. Then, on through the sunny sherry wine region on the Costa de la Luz to vibrant, festive Seville, where Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite an exclusive visit has been included to the famous Real Meastranza de Caballería de Sevilla, the royal BULL RING.

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Day 12 Seville

During your sightseeing tour with a Local Guide, hear about the city’s role in Roman times, its conquest by the Moors in 712 AD, and its contribution to the discovery of the New World. Admire Maria Luisa Park, the Golden Tower on the Guadalquivir River, and the university that used to be the tobacco factory of Carmen fame. Also visit the magnificent CASA DE PILATOS, a mixture of Moorish and Roman architecture with a splendid collection of Roman sculptures. Then, stroll through the narrow lanes of the charming SANTA CRUZ QUARTER. For those interested, an optional extended guided visit to the cathedral is available. Tonight, for a truly Andalusian night out, reserve a seat at our optional Flamenco show.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 13 Seville–Cordoba–Madrid

Through the arid landscapes of Don Quixote’s La Mancha to Cordoba.During your guided walking tour of Cordoba, see the Alcazar, the Roman Bridge, and the medieval Jewish quarter. Tour the magnificent 8th-century MOSQUE OF THE CALIPHS, famous for its 850 pillars of porphyry, marble, and jasper. Return to Madrid. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with wine at your hotel.

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Day 14 Madrid

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

RUI VEIGA

Years of Experience: 23

I am passionate about the Iberian Peninsula, and I am privileged to have a life where I get to escort people through this wonderful region. Come and let me share this passion with you!

Tour Director - RUI VEIGA

 Accommodations

Madrid
Vitoria
Pamplona
Barcelona
Valencia
Granada
Costa del Sol
Seville
Madrid

Madrid

Catalonia Atocha

First-Class

Catalonia Atocha Calle Atocha 81, Madrid,  Spain

Calle Atocha 81
Madrid, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Catalonia Atocha Hotel is located in the center of Madrid, near Paseo del Prado and Atocha Railway Station, and only a short distance from the main museums and tourist attractions of the capital. The hotel was inaugurated in 2011 and has a fantastic solarium and terrace with heated seasonal Jacuzzi and wonderful views of the city.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage Storage
  • Hot Tub
  • Gift Shop
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room

Room Amenities

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Television
  • Phone

Vitoria

NH Canciller Ayala

First-Class

NH Canciller Ayala Ramon Y Cajal, 5, Vitoria,  Spain

Ramon Y Cajal, 5
Vitoria, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Modern hotel with meeting rooms, bar-cafeteria and restaurant; in a park and garden setting, overlooking the Cathedral.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Luggage Storage
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking/Valet
  • Currency Exchange
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevator

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-Room Safe
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access

Pamplona

Nh Iruna Park

First-Class

Nh Iruna Park Arcadio Maria Larraona 1, Pamplona,   Spain

Arcadio Maria Larraona 1
Pamplona, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

High-rise Hotel situated in city center, within walking distance from Historic Center & university campus.

Hotel Amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Currency Exchange
  • Parking/Valet
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Luggage Storage
  • Business Center
  • Spa Services
  • Free WiFi
  • Concierge desk
  • Beauty Salon
  • Elevator

Room Amenities

  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Desk
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Coffee Maker
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Alarm Clock
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Internet Access

Barcelona

Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

First-Class

Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Plaza De Espana 6-8, Barcelona,   Spain

Plaza De Espana 6-8
Barcelona, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

A large modern 338 room property, located within easy access to many of the city's major sights and attractions. Facilities include a choice of two restaurants a gym and a seasonal rooftop swimming pool and sun terrace with panoramic city views.

Hotel Amenities

  • Currency Exchange
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Gift Shop
  • Pool
  • Concierge desk
  • ATM
  • Fitness Room
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Business Center
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Hot Tub

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Television

Valencia

NH Center

First-Class

NH Center Ricardo Mico

Ricardo Mico' 1
Valencia, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

The stylishly decorated NH Center hotel offers 192 spacious, modern rooms, including rooms specially designed with handicapped accessibility.

Hotel Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services
  • Pool
  • Parking/Valet
  • Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Climate Control
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Desk
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • In-Room Safe
  • Room Service
  • Phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer

Granada

M.A.Nazaries

First-Class

M.A.Nazaries Maestro Montero 12, Granada,   Spain

Maestro Montero 12
Granada, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

MA Nazaríes, with impressive modern architecture, is a contemporary hotel.

Hotel Amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Business Center
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness Room
  • Spa Services
  • Beauty Salon
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Restaurant On-Site

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • Desk
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • In-Room Safe

Costa del Sol

Melia Costa Del Sol

Superior First-Class

Melia Costa Del Sol Playa De Bajondillo, Torremolinos-Malaga,   Spain

Playa De Bajondillo
Torremolinos-Malaga, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Contemporary Hotel comprising twin 9-story buildings set on El Bajondillo Beach.

Hotel Amenities

  • Ice Machine
  • Parking/Valet
  • Gift Shop
  • Spa Services
  • Beauty Salon
  • Luggage Storage
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Pool
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Hot Tub

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Window Opens
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Desk
  • Television

Seville

Ayre Hotel Sevilla

Superior First-Class

Ayre Hotel Sevilla Avenida Kansas City, Seville,   Spain

Avenida Kansas City
Seville, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

This is a special, unique city and Ayre Hotel Sevilla welcomes you. Not only is the hotel near the center of Seville, it is also the closest hotel to the AVE Station, one of the nearest to the Conference Centre and to San Pablo International Airport, not to mention just moments from the business and shopping district of Nervión.

Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Parking/Valet
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Internet Access
  • In-Room Safe
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Mini-bar
  • Alarm Clock
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Desk
  • Complimentary Toiletries

Madrid

NH Principe De Vergara

First-Class

NH Principe De Vergara Principe De Vergara, 92, Madrid,  Spain

Principe De Vergara, 92
Madrid, Spain

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Smart Business-oriented Hotel of modern construction, near American Embassy in Barrio de Salamanca.

Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Fitness Room
  • Business Center
  • Spa Services
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Voicemail

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