In Spain, a country that’s filled with flavour, artistry, and passion, there’s no such thing as going halfway. Start in the south, where the Andalucian capital of Seville will introduce you to the most firey of dances — the flamenco. Head north and get a taste of Spain’s Basque and Catalan provinces: vibrant Barcelona, unhurried San SebastiÁn, LogroÑo’s famous cuisine, cosmopolitan Madrid, and the mighty Pyrenees. Each region of Spain has their own distinct character, style, and language to offer. Get it all here.
Day 1 Madrid
Arrive any time.
Day 2 Madrid/Granada (1B)
Journey south to Granada. Upon arrival enjoy an orientation walk. Wander through the whitewashed historic quarter of the Albaicin; with it’s narrow lanes and fantastic views, it’s a great place to watch the sunset.
Day 3 Granada (1B)
Enjoy a guided visit to the architectural masterpiece, the Alhambra. In the evening, opt to go for a stroll and check out the local tapas and wine bars.
Day 4 Granada/Cordoba/Seville (1B)
Travel to picturesque Cordoba. Go for a stroll through the historic Jewish quarter and visit the iconic Mezquita de Cordoba (mosque). In the early evening head towards Seville by train and end your day with a dramatic flamenco performance.
Day 5 Seville (1B)
Spend a day enjoying this city and its Moorish influence. Opt to explore the district of Santa Cruz, the AlcÁzar palace or the world’s largest Gothic cathedral.
Day 6 Seville/Valencia (1B)
Hop on an early train to Valencia (including a quick stop via Madrid) arriving in time to explore this lively coastal city. Make sure to enjoy a traditional paella dinner!
Day 7 Valencia/Barcelona (1B)
Enjoy the morning in Valencia before travelling to Barcelona. Take an orientation walk, including visits to the Gothic Quarter and Las Ramblas. In the evening participate in a G Adventures supported tapas cooking class served and prepared by migrant youth followed by a group dinner to round out the day.
Day 8 Barcelona
Get out and explore all that Barcelona has to offer, or choose to journey further afield to the surrounding beaches and countryside to get a true taste of Catalan life.
Day 9 Barcelona/Pyrenees (1B, 1D)
Take the morning to explore beautiful Barcelona. Head to the Pyrenees region for 2 nights in a ’casa rural’. Enjoy home-cooked meals and hiking.
Day 10 Pyrenees (1B, 1D)
Enjoy the day in the scenic Pyrenees. Opt for some hikes in the area or head to Ainsa to explore. Spend another night in the ’casa rural’.
Day 11 Pyrenees/Bilbao (1B)
Travel to Bilbao, the first stop in the unique Basque region of Spain. Arrive in the early afternoon. Opt to visit the stunning Guggenheim Museum, or climb the Mallona Stairs to Parque Etxebarria for beautiful views over the city.
Day 12 Bilbao/San Sebastian/Bilbao (1B)
Take a day trip to San Sebastian. Opt to take a pintxos (tapas) tour and learn about the fascinating culture of the area. Return to Bilbao for the night.
Day 13 Bilbao/LogroÑo (1B)
Travel to LogroÑo and enjoy an included wine tasting in the Rioja region.
Day 14 LogroÑo/Madrid
Travel to Madrid and enjoy free time in this capital city.
Day 15 Madrid (1B)
Depart at any time.
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