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Teach By Travel - Spanish Grand Journey - Spain

Day 1:
Departure Flight.

Day 2: Barcelona
Arrive Barcelona airport, meet your Teach By Travel tour manager and transfer to your hotel for check-in. After an orientation briefing, time to explore on your own before dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Barcelona
Morning guided city sightseeing tour of the Catalonian capital, Barcelona. See the Gothic Quarter, the Olympic Ring, Las Ramblas, and Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, a masterpiece of Art Nouveau architecture. Free time to visit the Picasso Museum, walk along the Puerto Olimpico, or visit Gaudi's Parc Guell for a most interesting view of scultptures and mosaics.

Day 4: Tarragona - Valencia
Depart Barcelona and transfer to Tarragona for a fascinating look at Roman vestiges, where you can follow the traces of Rome in the Catalonian region. See the splendorous past of the city, enclosed in its several well- preserved edifices, as well as the Roman Amphitheatre. Continue on to Valencia and its fragrant orange groves.

Day 5: Valencia
Guided walking tour of Valencia this morning, beginning in the old quarter. Stroll through Seu and Xerea, where the marks left by the Romans lie hidden beneath Arab ruins and modern churches and palaces. Free time to further explore on your own, or perhaps visit the Institute of Modern Art. Dinner and overnight in Valencia.

Day 6: Gaudix - Granada
Morning departure from Valenica. Enroute to Granada, stop in Gaudix, where the Moors were the first to carve into the soft rock and almost half of the inhabitants of this large town live underground in cave houses. The jagged ochre terrain and the dazzling whitewashed chimneys and doors of the caves contrast dramatically with the snow-covered peaks of the Sierra Nevada, which loom above. Continue on to Granada for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Granada - Ronda
Guided tour of Granada, including the Royal Palace and the spectacular landscapes and gardens of the Generalife. On to Ronda, one of the famous White Villages. See the incredible gorge, dividing the town in half, the 18th century bullring, and the Old Quarter. Dinner and overnight in Ronda.

Day 8: Costa Del Sol
Board your coach and transfer to the Sunny South of Spain, the Costa del Sol. Time to explore on your own before dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Costa del Sol
A free day to relax at the beach, shop or explore. Or perhaps an optional trip to Tangiers and a visit to the Casbah and the bustling marketplace, full of lively sounds and sights. Dinner and overnight in the Costa del Sol.

Day 10: Sevilla
View white washed villages and olive groves today, as you journey to Sevilla. Free time to explore on your own before dinner and overnight.

Day 11: Sevilla
Guided city sightseeing tour of Sevilla where you will see the ornate Cathedral, the Tower of Gold, Plaza de España and more. Included tapas lunch, followed by free time.

Day 12: Córdoba - Madrid
Journey to Córdoba, which dates back to Roman times. Enjoy your guided city tour, including La Mezquita de Córdoba, built over 1,200 years ago. Continue on to Madrid for dinner and overnight.

Day 13: Madrid
Guided city sightseeing tour of Madrid, where you will see the Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Cibeles, the Cervantes Memorial and more, including entrance to the Prado.

Day 14: Madrid
A free day in Madrid! Enjoy an unforgettable Flamenco Performance with Dinner on your final night in Spain.

Day 15:
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Round-trip Airfare
Full-Time Tour Manager
All Breakfasts and Dinners
1 Lunch
Guided Tour of Barcelona
Sagrada Familia
Roman Vestiges of Tarragona
Guided Walking Tour of Valencia
Gaudix Cave Houses
Guided Tour of Granada
Royal Palace
Generalife Gardens
Guided Tour of Ronda
Free Time in Costa del Sol
Guided Tour of Sevilla
The Tower of Gold
Tapas Lunch
Guided Tour of Cordoba
La Mezquita de Cordoba
Guided Tour of Madrid
Prado Museum
Flamenco Performance

Spanish Grand Journey