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Ibiza & Beyond with Contiki

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9 days
12 May 24 to 26 Aug 25
Book by 29 Feb 24
This journey unfolds a captivating tapestry of Spanish delights, from the vibrant disco lights to charming boutique shopping, serene pebbled bays to quaint coffee shop-lined alleyways. It's a wonderland that offers a diverse range of experiences, ensuring every moment is filled with excitement. We'll begin in the coastal splendor of Barcelona and wrap up our adventure in the bustling inland capital of Madrid.

Includes

  • 12 Day Contiki Guided Holiday
  • 7 nights in Hostels, 1 night in Hotel
  • 8 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • Transport by coach
  • Experienced Trip Manager and Local Guides
  • Optional free time add on experiences (additional costs apply)
  • Included Experiences
  • Take a Gothic Walking Tour: Combat boots at the ready, folks! Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and Las Ramblas are so cool, you won’t know what to photograph first.
  • Hit up an Ibiza Boat Party: You can’t visit this party gem of an island without attending a boat party. Get set to make some memories with your Contiki crew.
  • Explore Toledo: This medieval city is a cultural melting pot, with a mix of Spanish, Arabic and Jewish influences. Get some pics of the Alcázar Fortress and the gothic Cathedral.
  • And much more!

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Extras

  • You have to be between the age of 18 and 35 years old to travel with Contiki
  • Additional costs apply for optional free time add on experiences
  • Secure your spot today with a deposit from as low as R1000* and pay the rest 60 days before departur

Highlights

  • 7 nights in hostels & 1 night in a hotel
  • 8 Breakfasts & 3 dinners
  • Included experiences and sightseeing

Itinerary

Day 1: Barcelona

We’ll join up & kick off in the sultry Spanish city of Barcelona. From the hip hood of Gracia to the iconic church of Sagrada Família, this city is a utopia of possibilities. We’ll warm up to the spirit of adventure with a welcome dinner, then the night hours will be open to us if we’re feeling mischievous. Accommodation: Urbany Hostel (or similar) Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Barcelona

From the Gothic Quarter to the LaRambla district, we won’t leave a pocket of this sizzling city uncovered. You can choose to take a cruise of the backstreets by bike & sign up for a traditional Flamenco Show over tapas and drinks. Top off with churros and sangria for ultimate Spanish bliss. Accommodation: Urbany Hostel (or similar) Included Mealsp: Breakfast

Day 3: Barcelona to Ibiza

Barcelona Switching from ancient streets to strobe lights, we’ll head south along the coast to Denia where we then take voyage by ferry to the world’s party capital of Ibiza. Ibiza Life will be dialled up to 100% from the moment we pull up at port. Day parties, DJs, beach clubs, warehouse bars – this island has earned its reputation as a mecca of good times. Take to the nightlife on our first night or stay low key knowing we have two more nights ahead of us to enjoy this playground. Accommodation: Amistat Island Hostel (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Ibiza

Those not fussed on 6am dance floor sessions will find no shortage of enjoyment from the pristine beaches and water sports abounding on the island. Roam tiny Spanish food markets or hippie garb markets in the island’s center, between languorous beach dips and clothes-optional sunbathing. See the daylight hours out with sunset at the original Café del Mar and a munch worthy meal of fresh seafood. Accommodation: Amistat Island Hostel (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Ibiza

Though you could never quite exhaust all the excitement on offer in Ibiza, today might call for a boat trip somewhere new, say the idyllic Isla of Formentera? Later you can shimmy yourself into the early hours of the morning, making the most of our final hours island side. Accommodation: Amistat Island Hostel (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Ibiza to Valencia

Ibiza Muchas gracias, Ibiza. Today we wave goodbye to our new favourite party paradise and head back to the mainland. Save the sobs – we have plenty of balmy nights and adventure left ahead of us. Valencia After our Mediterranean Sea sail & a short bout by land, we’ll find ourselves in Valencia, where crumbling coloured buildings meet spaceship looking architecture, and parks and fountains fill the streets. Step one of our cultural immersion will be to sign up for a cook off & dinner – Valencia is the birthplace of Spain’s much adored paella dish after all. Accommodation: Hotel Mas Camarena Valencia (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Valencia to Madrid

Valencia Though we’ll feel sincere love for Spain’s third largest city, we won't be dwelling on sad feels too much given our final destination. Pack your bags, we’re headed to Madrid. Toledo Synagogues, churches and medieval buildings sit atop the hill town of Toledo. We'll uncover the city's gothic cathedral, the famous Renaissance sculptor, painter and architect El Greco’s house and the site of sieges, revolutions and treason. Just another pit-stop in our life in the glorious Spain. Madrid From rooftop bars to 1920’s architecture, Madrid holds an unassuming charm and multi-layered persona that’s hard to resist. We’ll bunker down here for the rest of our trip, getting acquainted with every nook and cranny. Accommodation: Bluesock Hostels Madrid (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Madrid

Today is yours to uncover the city, with a full free day giving you the chance to venture through the heart of Spain's capital to find out what makes it so special. Check out the trendy Malasaña district, catch some reflection rainbows at the Crystal Palace in Buen Retiro Park, or hit The Golden Mile for some high-end shopping. Then toast our final night with an optional Farewell Española dinner, saving your goodbye tears for the AM. Accommodation: Generator Madrid (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Madrid

Our last morning on trip is a license to get a little somber, then patch things up by eating churros for breakfast. We’ll say our goodbyes before going our separate ways, and quickly putting more travels in the pipeline. Included Meals: Breakfast

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share/multi share as per itinerary, 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 can be requested. Offer can be removed at any time. Trips valid for travellers aged 18-35 years. Excludes flights, transfers, visas, travel insurance and anything not mentioned. Savings are not valid on all itineraries and/or departure dates, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Only a R1000 deposit per person is required to confirm your trip booking. Deposit is due within 3 days of booking; airlines may impose different penalties and cancellation fees. Full payment is required 60 days before travel. All savings / discounts mentioned have already been included in the advertised price. Pentravel and Tour Operator reserves the right to withdraw or amend promotional offers at any time. The discount applies to new bookings only made between 1st February 2024 and 29th February 2024. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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Valid on 12 May 2024
Stay
9 days
Dates
12 May 24 to 26 Aug 25
Book by
29 February 24
Experience ID
141
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