March 29-April 5, 2024
Spain! A country unparalleled in its culture, and WTA plans to expose our travelers to all that the Andulician and Iberian regions have in store. Our tour starts in Seville, where the world of Flamenco was and is a lively community of dancers, singers, and guitar players. The show will be impressive through the expressions of the mighty dance of Triana. In Seville, we will walk the famous streets of Plaza de Espana and experience its breathtaking architecture. The most famous time to visit Andalucia is during Santa Semana festivals with many Catholic Churches processionals marching throughout the streets of Seville. You don’t want to miss this occasion!
We will tour Ronda and walk on the iconic Puente Nuevo bridge which is found in the Southern part of the Andalucia region. The history of bullfighting will come alive as we cruise the famous bull ring and see the sculpture of the fighting bull. During this tour we will visit the incredible whitewashed town of Pueblos Blancos or “white houses of Zahara”. Here you may want to buy some of the best olive oil in the world!
Our Spanish adventure will ultimately take us back to Madrid, and we’ll of course enjoy tapas throughout our journey. A visit to Parque de El Retiro and the Royal palace of Madrid will allow a glimpse into the rich history of Spanish Monarchy. Throughout the city you will find a combination of Muslim, Jewish, and Catholic cultures all entwined, making Madrid an exceptional place to visit. While in Toledo you can enjoy the public gardens, and witness some of the best kept Roman architecture still in existence.
- Activity Level
DAY 1 – March 29 – Arrive in Madrid via Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) and take the train to Seville. Private transportation will take you to the hotel. After settling in you will join the group for welcome drinks and dinner.
Note: We recommend your flight from the US arrives before 2 pm to allow for adequate time to join the day’s activities
DAY 2 – March 30 – Embark on a tour of Pueblos Blancos of Zahara where the whitewashed buildings and incredible food will awaken your senses. A trip to this region is not complete without a visit to Ronda where you will walk the Puente Nuevo bridge.
DAY 3 – March 31 – Santa Semana is the The most famous time to visit Andalucia. During the Santa Semana festival, many Catholic Churches lift ornate floats of scenes from Christ in processionals marching throughout the streets of Seville. You don’t want to miss this occasion!
DAY 4 – April 1 – This morning you will walk the streets of Seville Centro and visit the marvelous sights and monuments found within the city. The afternoon will allow for free time before you are treated to an amazing Flamenco show to encapsulate your time in Seville.
DAY 5 – April 2 – You will venture back to Madrid via train, and check into your new accommodation. After, take a tapas tour in the city center where you will taste the unique flavors of Spain. Walking the streets, you will have a chance to visit local bodegas before enjoying lunch at Casa Botin, the oldest restaurant in the world.
DAY 6 – April 3 – Today you will take a day trip to the medieval city of Toledo where the history of this town will take you back in time. Toledo was a Roman transportation hub for centuries; many features of Roman ruins can be found throughout the city which you will explore on your tour.
DAY 7 – April 4 – FREE DAY in Madrid. Spend the day exploring the lively city of Madrid by visiting a local museum, shopping on the famous street of Calle De Serrano, or exploring through culinary delight. This day ends with a group dinner to say farewell to Spain and new friends.
DAY 8 – April 5 – Private transportation will take you to Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD) for your departure back to the US.
*Please note that this is a tentative itinerary and it is subject to change.
- 8 days 7 nights accommodations
- Single occupancy hotel
- Airport transfers
- Train tickets to and from Sevilla
- Daily breakfast
- Private tour of Ronda, Spain
- Tour of Seville
- Tapas Tour (Tapas bar crawl)
- Flamenco Show
- FREE DAY to explore
- Daily group lunch (excluding FREE DAY)
- Daily group dinner
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Roundtrip airfare from the US to Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD)
- Travel Insurance
- Items personal in nature
- Meals not listed above
- Optional excursions and tours not listed above
- Gratuities and tips for personal services
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