Barcelona and Madrid are two cosmopolitan cities located in Spain.
Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. The fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí dot the city. Museu Picasso and Fundació Joan Miró feature modern art by their namesakes. City history museum MUHBA, includes several Roman archaeological sites.
Tourists are generally safe here – They can walk in safety and can use public transport safely. Violent crime is very rare and it is considered very safe to walk the streets day and night.
Barcelona is famous for its history, culture and architecture. Its cultural roots go back around two thousand years. This beautiful city is filled with numerous museums, with the City History Museum being the most famous one. The most popular product is definitely their football club, FC Barcelona.
Madrid, Spain’s central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It’s renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum’s works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry.
Madrid is very safe to visit. Apart from the pickpockets, which are common in this city due to an enormous amount of visitors, tourists should encounter no other problems. Use your common sense and your trip should go smoothly.
Welcome to Spain!
Arrival to Barcelona Airport and meet and assist with our professional driver at the exit meeting point. Transfer on private basis with an accessible minivan with manual ramp access and equipped with tie-down system to the hotel
After breakfast pick up in the hotel, we’ll travel to some of Barcelona´s most famous landmarks and to the famous mountain monastery of Montserrat.
In the first half of the day we will leave the city to visit the Benedictine Abbey of Montserrat. On this tour we will discover the magnificent beauty and rock formations of the UNESCO world heritage site Montserrat Mountains, which are a stunning and movie like setting for a Basilica church and chapel perched on the mountainside at an altitude of 720m and with over 1000 years of dramatic history. Our Montserrat visit includes a scenic drive all the way up to the monastery. Then we guide you through the Basilica and see the Virgin of Montserrat. Lunch at local restaurant on the way back to Barcelona
In the second part of the day we will visit the most important spots of Barcelona. We will travel along the Passeig de Gràcia Avenue, where we will see monumental facades with an abundance of unexpected details. We will then have the opportunity to visit Gaudi’s Park Güell, which houses some of the artist’s most original creations, admire the facade of the Sagrada Familia (entrance not included) and visit Montjuïc Mountain to see the Olympic Park and enjoy spectacular views over the city. Return to the hotel
After breakfast meet our guide on the city center to discover this awesome city with our walking tour, Explore several thousand years of Barcelona history in a single day during this 4-hour guided historical tour of Barcelona. Travel back in time through the Roman and medieval eras to the present day as you discover this atmospheric district’s winding streets and many layers of history.
Stop by the Plaça de Sant Jaume, now the seat of the Catalan government, and walk along side one of the world’s best-preserved Roman walls. Stops at the medieval Plaça del Rei, Barcelona Cathedral, Plaça Reial, Jewish Quarter, La Rambla, Plaça Sant Felip Neri, Santa María del Pi church, Santa Caterina Market are also included.
With a knowledgeable official local Tour guide expert in History to lead the way, you’ll veer off the beaten path and delve deep into the medieval district’s past. See some of the area’s most popular and hidden sights, marvel at the architectural delights seemingly waiting around every corner, and finish up with some traditional Tapas (small snacks) and a drink at a local suggested restaurant at the historic neighborhood of El Born – La Ribera and enjoy the company of your private guide for questions.
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and transfer out to the train station for transfer to our next city by High Speed Train, arrival to Madrid and transfer on private basis with an accessible minivan with manual ramp access and equipped with tie-down system to the hotel
After breakfast meet our guide on the city center to start with our private accessible tapas tour in Madrid Aperitif, History & Tapas leads you on an enchanting tapas adventure to some of the city’s best tapas bars, each full of locals, amazing food and delicious wine. Along the way you’ll also see the main sights and discover Madrid’s incredible history on this 3-hour, two-in-one tapas and history tour, which we are delighted to offer thanks to our collaboration with Devour Food Tours and its Private Aperitif, History & Tapas Tour, which is rated #1 on TripAdvisor. We have customized the tour in order to make it accessible while maintaining the exact same quality standards.
Along the way your guide will lead you past the Spanish capital’s most emblematic sites and its hidden historic corners. From the city’s Moorish beginnings, through the Spanish inquisition to the Spanish civil war – you’ll walk through Madrid’s fascinating history and get a true understanding of the incredible events that shaped this city.
After breakfast pick up in the hotel, today we will drive to discover the awesome city of Toledo, after our panoramic tour of the city and its main attractions we will visit the Cathedral of Toledo and “El Greco” Museum, in addition to other attractive monuments such as the synagogue “Santa Maria La Blanca”, the church of Santo Tomé and the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Enjoy a lunch break in an accessible traditional restaurant with starters, main course, dessert, bread and glass of wine. Return to Madrid
Check out from the hotel after breakfast and transfer out to the airport for departure on private basis with an accessible minivan with manual ramp access and equipped with tie-down system