Sample of the top attractions of Spain’s Mediterranean capitals of culture as you explore Barcelona, Valencia and Zaragoza on this 4-day trip. Whether you’re interested in architect Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona or looking to discover the rich culture of cities like Valencia and Zaragoza, this tour offers a great taste of Mediterranean Spanish life.
Start your trip at 8:30am on day one from Central Madrid, continuing by AVE, high speed train for the approximately 1.50-hour ride to Valencia. Check into your hotel before spending day one relaxing or sampling the city’s famous paella (a meat, rice and seafood dish) at your leisure.
Spend the morning of day two exploring Valencia’s wealth of sights, including its Plaza de Toros, Valencia Cathedral and the City of Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias). Continue in the afternoon with a scenic drive along the coast to Barcelona, reaching your hotel in time for dinner.
On day three, head out for an exploration of Barcelona with your guide, taking in such iconic Barcelona sights as the city’s old Gothic Quarter, the Montjuic park area and some of the architecture of Barcelona’s most famous architect Antoni Gaudí. You’ll have the rest of the day to wander this Catalan capital’s many attractions, including Las Ramblas, Park Güell and La Sagrada Familia.
Finish your trip on day four with a coach ride back to Madrid, making a stop in Zaragoza to see the town’s wealth of cultural institutions, including its Basilica del Pilar and Aljaferia Palace.