Lust over the intricate steps of Flamenco in Madrid, praise the architecture of Gaudi in Barcelona, and venture into the Valencia nightlife.
Your belly is full of sangria, your mind is swirling with art, and you’re in love with a tall, dark, and handsome stranger. You must be in Spain. With an abundance of passion and chorizo, Spain is a destination that satisfies every inch of the brain. Lust over the intricate steps of Flamenco in Madrid, praise the flamboyant architecture of Gaudi in Barcelona, and venture deep into the carnal nightlife of Valencia while you discover why the Spanish deserve to be so passionate.
We spend 7 days exploring Spain. We visit Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia.
What Is Included...
Your fantastic Busabout crew
6 nights’ accommodation
6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
All coach transport
Orientation walks in Barcelona and Madrid
Valencia bike city tour
Madrid travel pass
Spanish Explorer Starts at 10:00am at Urbany BCN Go! Hostel, Barcelona
The Tour Ends at 10:00am at Safestay Hostel, Madrid
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7 Day Itinerary
Day 1: Barcelona
Your adventure begins in the Catalonian capital city of Barcelona. After check-in you will meet with your fantastic Busabout guide to get a feel for all of the exciting upcoming destinations and activities. We have an orientation walk of this ancient Roman city with particular focus on the city’s most famous street, Las Ramblas. Enjoy the vibrant street side atmosphere and explore the famous La Boqueria food market for a tasty local treat. This evening we have a wonderful welcome dinner of authentic Spanish tapas followed by a fun-filled night of song and drink as we try our hands at some karaoke.
Day 2: Barcelona to Valencia
This morning we say adios to Catalonia and head through the picturesque Spanish coast to the birthplace of paella, Valencia. We arrive in this gem later this afternoon and after check-in the day is yours to explore Valencia at your leisure. This town truly has something for everyone from cathedrals to museums, and a treasure trove of cultural significance in the City of Arts and Sciences. Take a stroll and enjoy some incredible seafood in a town known for its delicious local delicacies: paella and horchata.
Day 3: Valencia
Today we have an included bicycle tour of the city to see all the incredible main squares, monuments, and sites of historical significance including the architecturally appealing City of Arts and Sciences. Afterwards the day is yours to enjoy as you please. Visit the Plaza del Mercado and lose yourself in a maze of local foods, or visit the trendy districts of Ruzafa and Barrio del Carmen to explore the newest in local Spanish trends and enjoy the vibe. Alternatively, there is always the welcoming sand of the beach for those who would like to while away the hours in the sun and surf. Whatever your plans, we know you’ll have a blast in this seaside paradise.
Day 4: Valencia to Madrid
We have the morning left in Valencia, so head out and tick those last few sights off the list. This afternoon we board the coach and make our way to the economic hub of Spain, and her capital, the bustling metropolis of Madrid. After checking in we go on an orientation walk to stretch your legs and help you better familiarise with the city. We highly recommend you sign up for tonight's extravagant optional extra, the mesmerising song and dance of an authentic Flamenco show.
Day 5: Madrid
Head out into this beautiful capital and see her many astounding sights. Visit the Golden Triangle of Art and explore Prado museum, Spain’s most prestigious art museum, as well as the modern art of the Reina Sofia Museum, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. See the massive Royal Palace or take a stroll through the green oasis of the Buen Retiro Park. Tonight we have a delicious group dinner followed by an outing to explore the vibrant alternative nightlife around Malasana!
Day 6: Madrid
This day is free for you to keep exploring this bustling town. If you need some relaxation, you can sign up for our optional hammam and massage experience, or alternatively take a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Toledo. However you decide to spend your time, make sure you make the most of your final day!
Day 7: Madrid
Check-out is after breakfast. We hope you had a great time!
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