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9 Day Spanish Experience

9 days from only
R27 370
per person sharing incl. taxes
ID # 2049
Valid: 09 Oct 20 to 19 Oct 20
Duration: 9 Days

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Return flights from Johannesburg
  • Approximate airport taxes
  • 9 day Spanish Experience CostSaver Tour
  • 8 Nights in cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • 8 Buffet Breakfasts. 3 Three-course dinners
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Pricing vary pending departure date. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

COACH ITINERARY

DAY 1: ARRIVE MADRID (2 NIGHTS)

Welcome to Madrid, Spain's capital city. Check into your hotel then relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening, spend free time exploring on your own or join the group for an Optional Experience walking tour of the city and the chance to savour local 'tapas' at a café on the Plaza Mayor. Or perhaps dine in a local restaurant offering the traditional flavours of Spain.

HOTEL
Occidental Castellana Norte/Occidental Este

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Old Madrid with a Taste of Tapas

Join us for a walking tour through Old Madrid, taking in its monumental Plaza Mayor, atmospheric alleyways and emblematic squares. Your Local Specialist will accompany you for a drink and snack in one of its famous downtown 'tapas' bars. We’ll finish with a tour of the city.

Adult Price: €29.00 
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 2: MADRID SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, the Paseo de la Castellana and the Puerta del Sol. At Plaza de España, admire the monument to Cervantes. Afterwards, consider an Optional Experience to the medieval city of Segovia - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening you might be tempted by Madrid's nightlife, where the locals dine late and enjoy the open-air cafés and vibrant atmosphere until the early hours.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
 
 

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Segovia World Heritage Site - Its Ancient Aqueduct & Fairy-tale Castle

Enjoy a visit to Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which sits on a rocky outcrop between two rivers. With your Local Specialist, you’ll visit the 13th-century castle, reputed to have inspired Walt Disney, as well as seeing the best-preserved Roman aqueduct which has remained intact for 2,000 years.

Adult Price: €45.00 
(Price is subject to change)

Dinner and Discovery in Old and New Madrid

This evening you'll have the chance to admire the elegance of Madrid's new city, with its wide, tree-lined avenues and decorative fountains, before experiencing the traditional flavour of the old city. We'll see where the locals come together and have a chat over their aperitifs, before enjoying a delicious dinner.

Adult Price: €61.00 
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 3: MADRID – TOLEDO – PUERTO LÁPICE – SEVILLE (2 NIGHTS)

In the medieval city of Toledo - the ancient capital of Castile - your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour through the quaint streets for views of the cathedral and synagogue. Toledo has been a traditional sword making and steel working centre for over 2000 years and was the standard source of weaponry for the Roman legions. Visit a steel workshop to see some fine examples of this age-old craft. Your journey continues south to Puerto Lápice where, reputedly, Don Quixote was dubbed 'a knight' by a local innkeeper. The plains of La Mancha give way to the hills of Andalucía with striking whitewashed villages and churches. Arrive in Seville, a vibrant city and the home of bullfighting and flamenco.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
Dinner
 
HOTEL
MA Congresos

DAY 4: SEVILLE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist. View the pavilions in Maria Luisa Park, constructed for the 1929 Exposition. Marvel at the mighty cathedral and La Giralda Bell Tower. Tonight you might like to experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
 
 

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Flamenco: Experience the Best Show in Town

Discover the passion, rhythm and magic of an Andalusian flamenco show with us this evening. We've organised tickets to the best show in town, where you’ll experience 90 minutes of memorable entertainment with an included drink.

Adult Price: €40.00 
(Price is subject to change)

The Moorish Alcazar And Plaza América

We'll begin with a visit to the elegant 14th-century Moorish Alcazar, set in its own beautiful gardens. The gardens were recently used as the setting for the Water Gardens of Dorne in the Game Of Thrones series. Then, we'll journey to the famous exhibition site of Plaza América - a must for any visitor to Seville. Cancellation within 24 hours will incur a 50% cancellation fee.

Adult Price: €41.00 
(Price is subject to change)

Flamenco, the Best Show in Town With a Three-Course Dinner

After a three-course dinner of Andalusian specialties with drinks included, you’ll discover the passion, rhythm and magic of flamenco this evening. We've organised tickets to the best show in town, where you’ll experience 90 minutes of memorable entertainment.

Adult Price: €69.00 
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 5: SEVILLE – GRANADA

Start the day with a picturesque drive through beautiful villages to the Moorish city of Granada. Enjoy free time to explore or participate in an Optional Experience suggested by your Travel Director.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
 
HOTEL
Macia Condor

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Albaicín And The Royal Chapel

Enjoy a leisurely walking tour through the Albaicín, UNESCO World Heritage Site, a maze of narrow streets and Moorish splendour. You'll get to explore the Catholic Monarchs' tombs and some of their treasures at the Royal Chapel, and stop off at the picturesque Alcaicería quarter.

Adult Price: €37.00 
(Price is subject to change)

Gypsy Night Out in Old Granada

Enjoy an evening in Granada’s Sacromonte quarter, which offers the finest views over the illuminated Alhambra Palace. We’ve organised tickets for you to see the Zambra dances by members of Granada's most famous gypsy clan – a fiery, emotive performance unique to these people. And we've also included a drink, too.

Adult Price: €35.00 
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 6: GRANADA – GUADIX – VALENCIA

Cross the Mora Pass through the superb scenery of the Sierra Nevada. Admire the cave dwellings in Guadix with time to take pictures. Continue through Murcia and the palm groves of Elche to Valencia, renowned for its orange fruit. See the Bullring, the great Cathedral and the Towers of Serrano and Quart during your orientation tour. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science, designed by Santiago Calatrava. Later arrive at your hotel where you dine tonight with your fellow travellers.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
Dinner
 
HOTEL
Sercotel Acteón

DAY 7: VALENCIA – PEÑISCOLA – BARCELONA SIGHTSEEING (2 NIGHTS)

Head north along the coast through the Levant region and stop at Peñíscola to view the ancient castle of the 'Spanish Pope', used in the film El Cid. Continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona, Spain's most cosmopolitan city. Your Local Specialist takes you on a wonderful sightseeing tour, which includes views of Gaudí's Sagrada Familia and the Plaça de Catalunya. See the lively Ramblas and enjoy spectacular views of the city from Montjuïc. Tonight, consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialities.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
 
HOTEL
NH Sant Just

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Catalonian Dinner And The Dancing Fountains

Join us for drinks and a Catalonian feast in the bustling city of Barcelona. After dinner, we’ll take you to see the spectacle of the famous Dancing Fountains, which were built for the 1929 World’s Fair and are one of the wonders of the modern world.

Adult Price: €59.00 
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 8: BARCELONA FREE TIME

Today is free for you to explore this fascinating city. As well as having a rich Roman and medieval heritage, Barcelona also has a reputation for fun. Why not visit the monastery in the rocky mountains of Montserrat to see the Black Madonna? This evening, dine with your companions and celebrate a memorable holiday.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast
Dinner
 
 

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Mystical Montserrat

Join an Optional Experience to the enchanting and mystical mountain of Montserrat, with its breathtaking views and spectacular scenery. There we will visit the Benedictine monastery where the Black Madonna can be seen.

Adult Price: €40.00 
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 9: DEPART BARCELONA

This morning say 'adiós' to Spain, your Travel Director, and your fellow travellers at the end of your unforgettable Spanish Experience. Transfers are available to Barcelona Airport. Conditions apply.

MEAL(S)
Buffet Breakfast