9 days/8 nights – Madrid, Segovia, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Marbella & Barcelona
A country whose citizens live life to the fullest invites you to do the same. Bike along a boardwalk in a beachside town that’s the playground of the rich and famous, learn how to make a mouthwatering paella, dine overlooking a football stadium and clap your hands to the infectious beat of flamenco as you discover Spain in all its splendor.
SPAIN VACATION HIGHLIGHTS
- Privately Guided Tours of Must-See Monuments: Visit Madrid’s Royal Palace and El Prado Museum, Cordoba’s Grand Mosque, Seville’s Plaza de España, Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Cathedral in Barcelona and more while engaging local experts make you feel part of the culture and stories of the places you visit.
- Paella Cooking Lesson at Taberna del Alabardero in Seville: Try your hand at making paella, the Valencian specialty widely regarded as Spain’s national dish, in a private group lesson at this restored 19th-century mansion, hotel and cooking school.
- Flamenco Dance Lesson and Dinner Show: Experience this storied Andalusian folk art form in its birthplace as the director of the Palacio Andaluz company teaches you the moves with fans and castanets. Then dine on a 4-course meal and prepare to be wowed by the rhythm, energy and artistic passion of this talented troupe.
- Two Nights at a Luxury Seaside Resort in Marbella: Soak up the sun at Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort in the heart of Costa del Sol, an upscale coastal community where you’ll have time to relax, ride bikes and explore at your leisure.