Embrace the diversity of Spain's cultural and culinary traditions
Walk in the footsteps of Gaudi and Picasso, taste fine wines and tapas, and witness the white-washed villages that bring Spain to life. This comprehensive Premium journey from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela is a delight for the senses – see flamenco in Seville, taste paella in Valencia, feel the history of the Alhambra in Granada, visit the famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and dine with locals at an exclusive gastronomic society. Let Spain’s eclectic architecture, revered cuisine and vibrant soul enchant you as you travel from Andalucia's sparkling villages in the South to the Basque country's mountainous landscapes of the North, hitting cultural hot spots and vibrant cities along the way.
Taste the best of Spanish cuisine during Exclusive Experiences – sample olive oil at a family-run farm in Andalucia, try delicious marzipan in Toledo, and enjoy dinner at an exclusive gastronomic society in San Sebastian.
See the enchanting Alhambra Palace in Granada by day and by night with an expert guide, a Premium Exclusive Experience. Avoid the crowds as you receive special insight into the complex’s fascinating history.
Spend two nights each in two historic Feature Stay hotels in Seville and La Rioja. From antique furnishings to first-class service and unbeatable locations, these beautiful properties are sure to delight.
Visit the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, an eye catching work of art in itself that was designed by Frank Gehry and holds a world-famous collection of contemporary art works.
Many of the wonderful cities and sites of this trip are explored on foot. Please ensure you bring sturdy walking shoes and comfortable clothes, plus suitable luggage for navigating cobblestone streets.
Summer temperatures can be extreme (over 40°C), so it's important to use sun protection, wear layers to combat the heat and drink plenty of water. Please consider your suitability to the season you are travelling in.
During your discoveries you will visit a numerous religious sites. You will need to bring clothes that cover the arms, and pants or skirts that go past the knees. A light scarf is also a good idea for covering shoulders and arms when it’s hot. Your leader will advise when such clothing is necessary.
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Premium Spain in Depth trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
1. A complimentary airport arrival transfer is included; valid if you are arriving on Day 1 or if you have booked pre-tour accommodation through us. You must provide your flight details to your booking agent at least 14 days prior to travel.
2. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights of your trip and is subject to availability. There are a limited number of single supplements available per trip departure. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
3. Travel is always an adventure and, as destinations reopen, there are a few challenges as everyone gets back up to speed and adjusts to the new normal. Our leaders are experts when it comes to dealing with anything unexpected along the journey, so pack your understanding and flexibility, sit back and relax while they take care of the rest.
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