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Best of Madrid and Granada in a Small Group 2021

Small group tour
6 days
2 cities
3nights

Madrid, Spain

The pulsing heart of Spain, artistic Madrid is the most vivid embodiment of the fiery Spanish spirit and the national love for freedom. Imbued with a royal touch, the Madrid city center deeply impresses visitors by the scale of the architectural ensemble, starting from the biggest Royal Palace in Europe to monumental buildings, lavish parks, and spacious squares like the majestic Plaza Mayor Square and the famous Puerta del Sol Square housing the statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree, the symbol of Madrid. Speaking of exceptional artistic experiences, the Madrid museums are a pleasure to explore as well. The so-called Golden Triangle of Art includes the three most remarkable venues: the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum full of masterpieces of such outstanding geniuses like Picasso and Dali, will make a real splash in your view on art! Are there any other reasons needed for setting off on a Madrid tour?...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Bienvenido a Madrid - the glorious Spanish capital and one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Upon arrival, you are transferred to your downtown hotel for check-in.

    The evening is at leisure, so you can start exploring the magnificent old town on your own and dine in one of the authentic local restaurants.

    Day 2: Madrid Old Town Tour
    Today prepare to enjoy a fascinating sightseeing tour around the most brilliant attractions of Madrid de los Austrias - the amazing old town of the Spanish capital that treasures historical monuments dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries when Spain was ruled by the House of the Habsburg.

    After breakfast you meet your private guide and set off on a journey around the city. You walk towards Plaza de Oriente, admire and then enter the gorgeous Palacio Real (the Royal Palace), see the beautiful exteriors of the Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Almudena and stroll through Major Street.

    Next you proceed to Plaza de la Villa, pass through the always bustling St. Michel's Market and walk down the picturesque Cava de San Miguel. Your tour finishes at iconic Plaza Mayor and breathtaking
    Puerta del Sol.

    After the touring is over you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 3: Madrid of the Bourbons & Prado Museum
    Today you explore the so-called Madrid of the Bourbons - the 19th-century historical area of the Spanish capital.

    During the tour your guide walks you through a chain of fabulous squares - Puerta de Alcala, Plaza Cibeles and three monumental fountains: Cibeles, Apolo and Neptuno, you proceed to the Spanish Parliament building You will then see the main terminus of the capital - Atocha train station and explore the area of the Golden Triangle of Art made up of three most important art museums of Madrid - the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofia.

    The highlight of the tour is the visit to one of the world's greatest art galleries and Madrid's top cultural sight - the Prado Museum. This venue houses a unique collection of fine art displayed in the halls and rooms of this 18th-century Neo-Classical building. You see the most significant gems of the museum's collection, including the famous masterpieces of El Greco, Velazquez, Goya, Raphael and Rubens.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 4: Exploring Treasures of Toledo & Train to Granada
    It is time to say goodbye to the glorious Spanish capital and head down towards the south of the country. But wait, we cannot leave Central Spain before visiting its historical capital - the medieval town of Toledo.

    After delicious breakfast you check out from the hotel and walk to the station to set off on a beautiful train ride towards this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Upon arrival, your local guide meets you at the train station and takes you on a city tour around the mesmerizing landmarks of the ancient Toledo.

    During the tour you walk through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, explore the fortified city walls and see the famous UNESCO World Heritage-listed medieval architecture, including the 13th-century Cathedral of Toledo and Synagogue (entrances included).

    After the tour you return back to Madrid by train and walk to your hotel. Then you meet your driver and head for the train station.

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    Eurostars Casa de la Lirica
    4-star hotel
    ES, Calle Aduana, 19, 28013, Madrid, 28013
    Eurostars Casa de la Lirica
    Deluxe Double Breakfast Included
    Enjoy a comfortable stay in the lovely 4-star Eurostars Casa de la Lirica while discovering the gems of sunny Spain! Situated in the heart of Madrid, just a couple of minutes away from Puerta del Sol, it provides the perfect combination of classical style and modern facilities. The hotel also presents the history of the Spanish Zarzuela music, making its environment even more exceptional. In addition to that, it houses a wine bar, a fitness and wellness center, and a restaurant for you to enjoy.... show more
    4 days / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Madrid Old Town Walking Tour
    • Half Day Madrid of the Bourbons & Prado Museum Walking Tour
    • Day Tour to Toledo by Trains
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Minivan
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RailRail
Connection | Madrid - Granada
1st Class Seat
Puerta de Atocha
Madrid, Spain
3 h 30 min
Granada Central
Granada, Spain
2nights

Granada, Spain

Discover another must-see of Spain - the ancient city of Granada. The picturesque corner of Spain is situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Andalucia. The city is famous for its history which is reflected in the numerous example of medieval architecture. Besides the medieval feel of the city, Granada is usually recognized by the landmark of Alhambra. After visiting the hilltop fortress complex, make sure to see the Granada Cathedral and the Sacromonte gypsy district for a well-rounded Granada’s exploration....
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    Day 4: Arrival
    Welcome to Granada, known as the last stronghold of the Moors in Western Europe full of numerous historical sights and medieval architecture.

    Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel for check-in and have a good rest after busy trough exciting day.

    Day 5: Alhambra of Granada Tour
    In the morning after breakfast you meet your guide who takes you on a tour of Granada and its main treasures.

    During the tour you explore one of Spain's most visited attractions - the Alhambra Fortress that used to be the residence of the Muslim rulers and their court. Get awe-inspired by its numerous arabesques, porticos, pools and Islamic ornamental masterpieces of its hallways. Taxi fare to travel to the sight with your guide is included.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

    Day 6: Departure
    Today is the last day of your journey. Your driver meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport. We hope to see you soon again!

     

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    Hotel NH Collection Granada Victoria
    4-star hotel
    ES, Puerta Real de España, 3, 18005 Granada, Granada
    Hotel NH Collection Granada Victoria
    Superior Double Room Breakfast Included
    Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It has one of the best locations in Granada, a city influences by two important religions. We’re a 3-minute walk from the cathedral and Royal Chapel, while the Alhambra is a 20-minute walk away.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Tour of Alhambra Tour with Private Guide
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at exceptional hotels in Madrid and Granada;
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Small group touring: up to 14 travelers (group size may vary in different cities);
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets Madrid - Granada;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours and entrances according to the itinerary;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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