Chamber Travels - Spain
TOUR DAYS: 10 DAYS /08 NIGHTS
TOUR TYPE: VALUE GROUP TOUR
USA / CANADA - MADRID – CORDOBA – SEVILLA – GRANADA – VALENCIA- BARCELONA – USA / CANADA
Enjoy a 9-day unique journey through two of the most special Andalusian cities, Sevilla and Granada, and two very Mediterranean cities, Valencia and Barcelona. Start your trip in Madrid, capital city of Spain where you will experience a city full of unique passion and lifestyle. On your way to Cordoba you will visit La Mancha, the land of don Quijote. Continue to Sevilla, the birthplace of Spanish conquerors and where you will discover the traditional Spanish lifestyle and appreciate the true beauty of Spain. Andalucia is known for bullfights, flamenco, tapas warm-hearted and passionate people and colorful fiestas.
Admire the third biggest mosque in the world: The Mosque of Cordoba
Enjoy the astonishing panoramic views of Sevilla
Discover La Alhambra and is contemporary history of Granada’s Arab past
Visit Valencia, the City of the Arts and Sciences is an architectural and cultural complex designed by Santiago Calatrava
TOUR DATES AND PRICE:
TOUR LODGING INFO: 08 Nights’ Accommodation
Accommodation will be provided on a twin sharing basis
CITIES NIGHTS SUPERIOR HOTELS (T) DELUXE HOTELS (A)
Madrid 02 Nights Mayorazgo Florida Norte Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa
Sevilla 02 Nights Catalonia Sta. Justa Melia Lebreros
Granada 01 Night Los Angeles Granada Melia Granada
Valencia 01 Night NH Valencia Las Artes NH Valencia Las Artes
Barcelona 02 Nights Catalonia Barcelona 505 Catalonia Barcelona / Tryp Condal Mar
Accommodation at listed hotels or similar
International airfare from Calgary
Daily buffet breakfast
03 dinners at hotel as per itinerary
Arrival and departure transfers
Transportation in air-conditioned deluxe motor-coach
Sightseeing as per the itinerary
English-speaking tour escort during the tour
- Guided visits in:
- Entrance fees as per itinerary
- All applicable local taxes (Barcelona Local City Tax, to be paid directly to the hotel)
TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Items of a personal nature, Tips and Gratuities
Visa fees if applicable
Items not mentioned as included
Upgrade to Deluxe Hotels:
Price per person in a twin sharing room: USD 150 / CAD 195
Price per person in a single room: USD 300 / CAD 390
DAY 01/FRI: DEPART USA/CANADA
Make your own way to your International Airport to board your international overnight flight to Madrid. Enjoy inflight meals and services.
DAY 02/SAT: MADRID ARRIVAL
After arrival in Madrid Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you will be welcomed with a drink. In the evening, an Orientation session will be held at the hotel.
Overnight in Madrid
DAY 03/ SUN: MADRID (B/-/-)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel followed by a morning city tour of Madrid; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, the court of the Hapsburgs with Philip II and its Renaissance and Baroque buildings in the Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and the Plaza de la Villa. See the Madrid of the Bourbons and the urban design of Charles III, the Royal Palace, the Cibeles and Neptuno fountains and Alcalá gate. Admire works from the 19th century such as the elegant Plaza de Oriente and Prado Museum, get to know modern-day Madrid with the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana, Barrio de la Castellana, Barrio de Salamanca, Plaza de Castilla, Parque del Oeste, Las Ventas Bullring, shopping districts and the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The tour will make a stop along the way at the Hard Rock Café for a refreshment. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.
Overnight in Madrid
DAY 04/MON: MADRID – CORDOBA - SEVILLA (B/-/D)
After breakfast at the hotel you will make your way at the stablished meeting point at 8:30 am and drive southward along the land of Don Quijote, “The man from La Mancha”, along the way observes vast vineyards. Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalucía, a region for itself that shows an enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Reach Cordoba and enjoy an impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours’ ride, reach Sevilla.
Overnight in Sevilla
DAY 05/TUE: SEVILLA (B/-/D)
Today enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Morning Monumental and Panoramic city tour with a visit to the Cathedral, the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. The Santa Cruz Quarter, a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed. The Maria Luisa Park and Spain square. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavours of this active full of light city.
Overnight in Sevilla
DAY 06/WED: SEVILLA - GRANADA (B/-/D)
After breakfast at the hotel drive east through the Caliphate road to the heart of Andalucía observing an endless number of olive trees on the way to Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world-famous Alhambra, this is a setting which inspired authors such as W. Irving in his work Tales of the Alhambra.
DAY 07/THU: GRANADA – VALENCIA (B/-/-)
After breakfast at the hotel start driving looking for the Mediterranean coast. Via Murcia, capital of the fertile garden of the Segura river, continue north via Alicante, the second largest city within the autonomous region land of Valencia. Reach Valencia one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean coast with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious “Paella”.
Overnight in Valencia
DAY 08/FRI: VALENCIA - BARCELONA (B/-/-)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of this bright city including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings, we will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias” to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings. Early afternoon departure northward all along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco. Reach Barcelona principal Mediterranean city homeland of the famous architect Gaudí symbol of the Catalonian modernism.
Overnight in Barcelona
DAY 09/SAT: BARCELONA (B/-/-)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Barcelona well known world wide for the Olympic Games during 1992, drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí such as La Pedrera and Casa Milá - declared World Heritage buildings. The Montjuich Park with spectacular views of the city and harbour, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the emblematic Gothic Quarter, heart of the old city and its historical centre. Afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city full attractive offers as well as exquisite and varied gastronomy.
Overnight in Barcelona
DAY 10/SUN: BARCELONA DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before being transferred to the international Barcelona Airport for your flight back home.
END OF OUR SERVICES
TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing, which must be signed by the person that signed the Reservation Form. If you cancel on or before the first day of the tour, we will retain your full payment to cover our costs.
Land & Air Inclusive Tours:
Amount of Cancellation Charges:
Land Only Tours:
Amount of Cancellation Charges:
31-75 Days before the first day of the tour 100% of the deposit amount
Less than 30 Days before arrival 100%
LAND ONLY GUESTS:
Land only passengers must check their international and domestic flight details with our sales and reservation staff before issuing their tickets. This is to guarantee the feasibility of transfers, tours and activities on the scheduled arrival & departure days. It Is especially important that internal flights match ours exactly.
HOW TO BOOK:
If you are happy with the arrangements outlined within this itinerary and would like to book, please forward your completed booking form and the deposit. If you would like to revise the itinerary, feel free to contact us and we can prepare another version which will hopefully match your requirements. The deposit is at least 50% of the total cost (Please refer to the booking form for more details), plus any applicable insurance premiums. This deposit can be paid by cheque, bank transfer or Visa/Master card.
CHANGES BY YOU:
If you request any changes to your travel arrangements once we have confirmed a booking, all out of pocket charges, including charges imposed by our suppliers, will be payable by you, plus an amendment fee of $100.00 per revision per booking. No name changes are accepted. If after the commencement of your tour you request any changes to your travel arrangements, we will do our best to implement them, but we cannot guarantee that it will be possible.
PASSPORTS & VISA FEES:
All Passengers are responsible for securing proper documentation prior to joining the tour. Passports are required; in addition, travelers are advised to check with local consulates for full details regarding Visa requirements. Please note securing a valid visa for entry is sole responsibility of the traveler. Please ensure that passport/s are valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the intended date of return and contains between 2-6 blank “Visa” pages.
We understand that our guests would like to confirm seat reservations for their flights. Please note that some airlines don’t allow seat requests until the time of check in whether that is online or at the airport. When an airline does allow seat requests in advance there is often a cost associated with this. Each airline has its own fees and this can often depend on the length of the flight or destination etc. If you would like us to pre-book a seat for you and it is possible for us to do so, we will charge $25 per person plus any airline fees.