Day 8 ZARAGOZA
Leave the Basque country and drive south via Aragon and Pamplona to Zaragoza. (If you feel like running with the bulls we'll include a stop in Pamplona, :) After check in and time for independent lunch you are off on a local guided city sight seeing tour of Zaragoza including admission to the Cathedral of the Holy Virgin of Pilar.
Day 9 BARCELONA (Breakfast)
After breakfast depart to Barcelona, where you'll arrive around noon. Afternoon city sight seeing tour with an official local Guide including all the major attractions like the Gothic Quarter, the Pueblo Espanol and the most famous Gaudi Cathedral, the Church of the Holy Family.
Day 10 BARCELONA (Breakfast)
Today is entirely devoted to the Master of Surrealism, Salvador Dali. Enjoy guided visits of the Dali Theatre Museum in Figueres, the Salvador Dali Museum in Portlligat and the Gala Dali Castle in Pubol.
Day 11 BARCELONA (Breakfast, Farewell Dinner and Flamenco Show)
According to your groups' preference you' ll either have a guided visit of the Picasso or the Miro Museum in Barcelona. The afternoon is yours to do some shopping or to stroll along the Ramblas. Assembly in the lobby tonight for your special Farewell Dinner and Flamenco Show.
Day 12 DEPARTURE (Breakfast)
"Hasta la vista, Espana"
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
SPAIN is an ambitious, industrial country offering its visitors a full range of art, cultural treasures and lots of groove. Spain is definetely one of the top European countries on an Art lovers' travel schedule.
Day 1 Flight
Day 2 MADRID (Dinner)
Bienvenido en Espana. Meet and greet service upon arrival in Madrid by your professional, multilingual Tour Manager. Transfer to your hotel on your deluxe touring coach with orientation tour en route. Check in at hotel and remainder of the day at leisure. You may want to visit the museum center of art Reina Sofia
on your own, take a walk or just relax.
Day 3 MADRID (Breakfast)
On your full day city sight seeing tour today your official local guide will show you the major attractions of Madrid including the Prado Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Foundation.
Day 4 MADRID (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast you meet your official local guide for an excursion to Toledo including visit to the Church of Santo Tome, the Gothic Cathedral and the medieval Synagogue. Lunch is served at a local Restaurant in Toledo and the remainder of the afternoon is free.
Day 5 SALAMANCA (Breakfast, Dinner)
Leave Madrid today for a local guided visit of the Valley of the Fallen, followed by the Monastery of El Escorial and the Alcazar of Segovia. Continue to Salamanca in the afternoon where your Tour Manager takes you on an orientation walk through the heart of the city.
Day 6 BILBAO (Breakfast, Dinner) Drive northwards to Burgos where you will attend a guided visit of the the Gothic Cathedral and the old town. After some time free for Lunch on your own, transfer to Bilbao, Capital of the Basque Country.
Day 7 SAN SEBASTIAN (Breakfast, Snacks)
Start the morning with a guided visit of the impressive Guggenheim Museum. Transfer east to Hernani for a guided visit of the Eduardo Chillida Museum. Continue to San Sebastian where you stop at the coast to see Chillida's most impressive art piece: the Wind Comb. This evenings' special is a leisurely walk through the old town including several stops at local Bars to savor those typical little snacks, served together with soft drinks, wine or beer.