Barcelona, Madrid & Seville by Train

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Blend epic history and rich modern-day culture...

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... With extra time to explore Spain's greatest cities

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Combine Barcelona's Gaudí treasures...

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With our insider secrets to explore more deeply...

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... And a visit to a UNESCO heritage monastery in the hills

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Wander through Madrid's baroque jewels...

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Explore Spanish history in its famous galleries...

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... And take the train to medieval Toledo

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Finish with the Moorish jewels of Seville...

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... And enjoy the delights of tapas and flamenco

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Enjoy more time to explore on this extended edition of our Barcelona, Madrid and Seville trip. Combine the world-famous sights with our insider secrets, plus visit the medieval city of Toledo and a sacred monastery hidden in the Catalan mountains.

  • Barcelona like a local
  • Art in Madrid
  • Tapas in Seville
  • Gaudí wonders
  • Guided experiences
  • Great for foodies
  • Boutique city hotels
  • Toledo & Montserrat
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

11 nights in first-class hotels

All breakfasts

3 x lunches

Guided activities as described

AVE train Barcelona-Madrid

AVE train Madrid-Seville

Private Barcelona station transfers

Guided Activities

Private eBike tour (can be walking tour)

Shared Gaudí house night visit

Complete Montserrat with train & entrances

Private art & history tour with entrances

Private tapas tour

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Travel Guide app with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Please note: international travel to/from Spain not included


Day 1

Arrive in Barcelona and explore on foot

We'll be waiting as you land this morning (train travel via Paris available) and transfer to your boutique hotel on the leafy Montjuic hill. Set out exploring Montjuic with our self-guided route with beautiful gardens, a hidden Greek theatre and a café overlooking the 1992 Olympic diving pool, the city's landmarks spread out below. If you love art, this is also a hotspot for that.

Day 2

Discover hidden corners of the old town

Day 3

Cycle by day, experience Gaudí at night

Day 4

Eat and drink your way through Barcelona

Day 5

Travel to Madrid by train

Day 6

Visit Madrid's world-famous galleries

Day 7

See Madrid's famous sights & local side

Day 8

Stroll the streets of medieval Toledo

Day 9

Get to know Seville with a local

Day 10

Visit Seville's Alcázar & cathedral

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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In boutique city hotels

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Delve into...

Lively food markets

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Barcelona's hidden gems

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In Barcelona's local barrios

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Eat & drink...

Like the locals do

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A Gaudí wonder at night

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Above the city by cable car

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At Modernist masterpieces

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Epic views from across the city

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Soak in...

Mediterranean sun by the sea

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Be wowed...

By the Magic Fountains

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Be moved by...

Montserrat's choir song

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Take your seats...

For the fast train to Madrid

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Through Madrid's royal history

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The windows of Plaza Mayor

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Trace Spanish history...

In world-famous art galleries

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Chance upon...

Traditional tapas hangouts

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In the beautiful Retiro Park

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Like Retiro's turtles do

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Stop for lunch...

In places only locals know

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Madrid's best street art

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Uncover the stories...

Of the Lavapiés barrio

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Step back in time...

In medieval Toledo

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In Seville's tapas treasures

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Look up...

In the incredible Alcazar Palace

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The sun set over Seville

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Feel the power...

Of authentic flamenco

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