Classic Tour offers active travelers the opportunity to discover and explore Spain and experience this magical country’s great cities and countryside on a seamlessly organized tour. This option would be optimal for those travelers who like to have more time in destination cities to better absorb the culture and provide them with a more relaxed itinerary.
NEW DATES 2023: TBD
What is included for $2,895
June 3 - 14, 2022.
✓Trips to the cities of Barcelona, Peñiscola, Valencia, Altea, Alicante, Toledo, Segovia, and Madrid.
✓No registration fees or hidden costs.
✓Private deluxe motor-coach service and/or train to our destinations.
✓10 Nights in select hotels.
✓10 Breakfasts, 5 meals all in authentic local cuisine restaurants.
✓Spanish wine served with lunch or dinner (one bottle per four travelers of age 21 and older).
✓All fees and activities are described in the program.
✓Tour Coordinator with you throughout the duration of the program.
* Prices cannot be guaranteed until paid in full and are based on the exchange rate of $1 = 1 euro (this price does NOT include airfare).
USA to Barcelona, Spain.
Barcelona. Welcome to Barcelona! Arrive and check in at our hotel. Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions at 7 p.m. for a welcome dinner (included), and then visit the fountains of Montjüic, also known as the Magical Fountains.
Barcelona. In the morning, you will tour Gaudi’s exquisite unfinished Sagrada Familia Basilica, the Cathedral of Barcelona, and continue the tour by walking down this city’s most famous avenue: Las Ramblas. This avenue will entertain you through its numerous shops, street vendors, and human statues and will guide you towards our next meeting point: the statue of Christopher Columbus. We will have lunch (included). In the afternoon, we will visit Montjuic, the part of the city which hosted the 1992 Olympics.
Barcelona. On this day, we will visit the 9th-century Benedictine Monastery of Montserrat, Catalonia’s most known and important religious retreat located at 4000 feet above sea level. For those of you who like to hike, make sure you are dressed to hike up to Montserrat’s spectacular views.
In the afternoon, we will visit the famous Catalonian wine town of Penedés, where we will tour and enjoy a tasting at a local winery. Afterwards, the group will return to the hotel and will have time to relax and enjoy the city of Barcelona.
Valencia. On our way to Valencia, we will visit the stunning 13th-century Castle of Peñíscola (Game of Thrones episodes were filmed there!) and enjoy its breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. In the evening will arrive at our hotel in Valencia.
Valencia. After breakfast, we will have a guided tour of magnificent Valencia, a Mediterranean city that has it all: from medieval castles and towers to modern architecture surrounded by artisan shops and chic boutiques. Valencia boasts the largest inner city urban park in Europe and a collection of futuristic buildings, which house the Art and Science Museum.
Alicante. After breakfast, we will depart for the gorgeous Mediterranean town of Alicante. On the way to the capital of the Costa Blanca, we will visit one of the most picturesque towns in the province of Alicante: Altea where you will not only marvel at the spectacular views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, but also enjoying wandering through its narrow streets exploring art galleries, boutiques and charming artisan shops Lunch (included).
In the early evening, will have a walking tour of the city of Alicante.
Alicante. In the morning, the group will have an optional visit to the 9th century Castle of Santa Barbara. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing for the 50 minute uphill hike! Afterwards, Enjoy sunny Alicante on your own: the gorgeous beach, markets, outdoor cafes, relaxing plazas and stroll along the sea on the majestic palm tree lined Esplanada.
In the evening, will meet for dinner (included).
Toledo. In the morning, we will depart towards the historic city of Toledo. In the afternoon, we will offer a walking tour of this exquisite historic city. Toledo’s labyrinth of narrow cobblestoned streets will carry you through centuries of stunning medieval architecture. This city’s well-deserved reputation as a living museum is where Muslims, Christians and Jews lived for centuries together in harmony.
Afterwards, you will have free time until dinner (included).
Madrid. After breakfast, we will depart towards the capital of Spain: Madrid. We will begin our tour of the city with the Royal Palace, El Retiro, where you will enjoy the landscape in authentic Spanish style, and Plaza Mayor where you can taste a traditional glass of Sangria at one of its many charming surrounding cafes and restaurants.
Afterwards, you will have free time to enjoy Madrid in your own.
Madrid. After breakfast, we will visit the spectacular city of Segovia, a city in which was destroyed and reconstructed by the Romans in 80 B.C. Participants will be impressed by the collection of the impressive historical monuments, such as the 2000 year old Roman aqueduct, and the Alcazar castle which makes this city well worth it to visit.
Afterwards, you will have free time back in Madrid until our farewell diner.
Return to the USA.
Where Will I Stay?
Worlds of Spain offers multiple night stays in select/boutique hotels, centrally located for tourist attractions and shopping. To offer the best possible price to our participants, rooms are based on double occupancy. Individual rooms are available, but at an additional cost of $950.