Millions of tourists visit vibrant and fiery Spain every year, urging to come back again and again. Yet why is the country so overwhelming? Is it Spain’s unique cities with captivating culture and traditions, or the vivacious atmosphere created by its free-spirited citizens and frisky architecture? The answer is probably “all of the above”. So all that’s left to do is to choose the starting point of your exploration, and here is an overview of our best 2017 tours to Spain to get you started.
SMALL GROUP TOUR OF SPAIN
The all-embracing 12-day Jewels of Spain program is an award-winning small group tour to Spain that includes all the glimmering highlights of Spain’s capitals and precious south. The small group of fellow travelers, accompanied by top guides, stop and explore prior locations on the country’s “treasure map” starting with the truly royal capital - Madrid and historic Toledo. Then on to the culturally wealthy home of tapas snacks - Seville, the ancient city founded by Romans - Cordoba and medieval Spanish gemstone - Malaga. The final chord of the itinerary is the scintillating coastal diamond - Barcelona, renown for Gaudi’s marvelous creations.
PRIVATE TOURS TO SPAIN
The well-tuned private tour to Spain called Essence of Spain takes you from Barcelona to Madrid, and then on to other Spanish towns including Seville, Cordoba, Malaga and Granada in 12 days as if to the rhythms of flamenco. The melodious steps of the program encompass all major must-sees of Spain’s two most famous cities Madrid and Barcelona, including the Prado Museum, the Sagrada Familia and the Corral de la Moreria flamenco dance show, performed to the sounds of a Spanish guitar. The flexibility of a private tour provides travelers with the chance to mold the journey according to personal interests and tempo, and offers a perfect opportunity to extend a Spain trip to Morocco.
Say “Olé” to the Treasures of Northern Spain as this full-fledged route encircles Spanish towns like a round corrida arena. The two-week Spanish small group program reserves enough time to the take in the unique atmosphere of tantalizing Madrid and Barcelona, as well as the enthralling towns of the north: Logrono, famous for remarkable wines; Bilbao and San Sebastián, set on the breathtaking coast of the Bay of Biscay; and Pamplona, known worldwide for its seething "Running of the Bulls” festival.
To top it all, there are combined Spain-Portugal package tours. Depending on the preferable means of travel it is possible to set off on a comprehensive two-week Iberian Rail Exploration or to experience the best of Iberian Capitals from Barcelona to Lisbon.
There is an infinite number of places in the Kingdom of España waiting to be discovered. And no matter which destination you single out for your Spain vacation, be it the north, the south or the isles, the magic making tourists fall in love with the country will surely make you want to travel to Spain once again.