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Madrid. Spain
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 49.5 53.6 60.3 63.5 70.5 80.4 88.5 87.3 78.8 66.2 56.1 50.2
Average Low 36.7 38.7 42.1 45 51.3 59.2 65.1 64.8 59 50.4 42.8 38.8
Average Rainfall 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.8 1.6 1 0.4 0.4 1.2 1.8 2.5 1.9
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT + 1
Voltage
220-240V
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Currency
Euro
$1.00 USD = €0.92 EUR
Visa requirement
No
Granada. Spain
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 54 57.4 62.6 65.8 73.6 83.8 92.3 91.8 83.3 71.4 61.2 55.6
Average Low 34.3 36.7 39.7 43.5 49.6 57 62.8 62.8 57.2 49.1 41.2 37
Average Rainfall 1.3 1.7 2.4 2 1.7 0.8 0.2 0.1 1.1 1.9 2.3 1.9
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT + 1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Euro
$1.00 USD = €0.92 EUR
Visa requirement
No
Seville. Spain
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 60.6 64.2 70.2 72.9 79.5 87.8 95.5 95 88.9 78.1 68.2 61.9
Average Low 41.4 44.1 46.8 50.2 55.6 62.1 66.9 67.1 63.5 56.3 48.7 44.4
Average Rainfall 2.6 2.1 1.5 2.2 1.3 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.9 2.4 3.3 3.7
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT + 1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Euro
$1.00 USD = €0.92 EUR
Visa requirement
No
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Escorted Spain

8 days/6 nights - from $1,799 per person with airfare from the US
Originally$2265 Now$1799 Saving21% Remaining910 Days
Spend 8 days on an Escorted trip through the must see destinations of Spain. First you will begin your trip with two nights in the capital city of Madrid. Continue onto the Moorish town of Granada for one night - including a guided tour visit of La Alhambra. Then you will make your way to Seville, the capaital of southern Spain's Andalusia's region, for two more nights - also famous for flamenco dancing. Return to Madrid for one more night before departing back to the US. Starting at $1,799 per person based on double occupancy.

Day 1 (Sat) US - Depart the US for your flight to Madrid, Spain.

Day 2 (Sun) Madrid - Welcome to the Spanish capital, Madrid. Upon arrival transfer ON YOUR OWN to your hotel. Relax or take a stroll along tree-lined boulevards before meeting up with your fellow travelers. This evening, enjoy a welcome soft drink (19:00hrs) and orientation with our hostess and your traveling companions.

Accommodations: Hotel NH Collection Madrid Abascal or similar.

Day 3 (Mon) Madrid & Toledo - After breakfast, depart for your tour of Madrid. Drive through the main avenues of the city, highlights include the magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the Alcala Gate, the Plaza de España, where we will see panoramically the view of most representative buildings. We will visit inside the spectacular Royal Palace which is still in use for Goverment ceremonies. This afternoon, travel south to Toledo. It was the capital of Spain during several centuries. In XIII and XIVth centuries, Muslim, Jews and Christians populations lived together peacefully becoming as a great cultural center. This afternoon, walk along its narrow streets where the history can be felt in the air. We will visit the Cathedral from outside and St tome Church inside (where is El Greco painter’s masterpiece). Return to Madrid for overnight. Breakfast provided.

Day 4 (Tue) Madrid, La Mancha and Granada - After breakfast depart to Granada. En route, enjoy a short stop in Aranjuez to see the magnificent gardens full of centenary trees of this old summer residence of the Spanish kings. Continue south to discover the large flat region of “La Mancha”, the land where Don Quixote lived his crazy adventures, also the Spain’s largest wine producing area. (*) We will visit a traditional wine producer where they will show us their way of elaboration and some curious secrets, like the influence of the moon and stars in the biological process of the vineyards. We will finish with the tasting of three different wines with tapas of ham, local cheese (very reputed in Spain) and bread, the best way to taste these wines. After continue to Granada.

Accommodations: Gran Hotel Luna or similar. Breakfast & dinner provided.

Day 5 (Wed) Granada, La Alhambra & Generalife Gardens & Seville - After breakfast, morning guided city tour to visit La Alhambra, the best example of the sophisticated Royal life in the Nazari Islamic kingdom from the XI to XVth century. We will find numerous halls and "patios" (courtyards) of amazing beauty. We will also visit the famous and beautiful Generalife gardens with its fountains. Afternoon continue to Seville.

Accommodations: Hotel Sevilla Center or similar. Breakfast and dinner provided.

Day 6 (Thu) Seville - Morning guided tour to visit inside the Gothic Cathedral, the largest in Spain and third in the world with the burial of Christopher Columbus discoverer of America. You can walk up the Giralda tower (striking minaret of the former mosque) to have superb view over the city. Then a walk by Santa Cruz Quarter, a maze of small alleys and small squares with the peacefulness of a tiny garden is an invitation to rest. (*) In the afternoon you will enjoy an introductory and practical Flamenco lesson dancing with a professional dancer.

Accommodations: Hotel Sevilla Center or similar. Breakfast and dinner provided.

Optional: Enjoy a professional Flamenco show (purchased locally)

Day 7 (Fri) Seville, Cordoba & Madrid - After breakfast, (*) visit an Andalusian horse farm (yeguada) to see a normal day of training and learn about the breeding and taming of these amazing horses. Afterwards, travel north to Cordoba. Cordoba, during the Roman age, this city was important, but during the Moslem domination it reached the maximum splendor, especially in the IX and Xth centuries, when Cordoba became the

capital of the Caliphate, was the most populated town in the world (almost 1 million). Morning guided city tour, to visit the Mosque, considered one the most beautiful. Then, a walk around the Jewish Quarter, with its narrow streets and Andalusia "patios’’. Afternoon continue to Madrid.

Accomodations: Hotel NH Collection Madrid Abascal or similar. Breakfast provided.

Day 8 (Sat) Madrid – Your tour ends with breakfast this morning. Transfer ON YOUR OWN to the airport for your flight back to the US.

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Includes:

  • Roundtrip airfare from JFK/BOS/MIA to Madrid, coach class
  • Private coach for all services in either mini-van, mini coach, or large coach depending on group
  • Service will be provided by an English speaking tour escort/driver, being the same person.
  • English speaking Tour Escort from day 3rd to 6th (* Madrid portion assisted by our hostess where passengers will be informed about the city)
  • English speaking local guide half day in: Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Seville and Cordoba.
  • Sightseeing, including local guide and all entrance fee: Madrid - Royal Palace, Cordoba - Mosque, Seville - Cathedral, Granada - Alhambra and General life gardens, Toledo - St Tome Church
  • 6 Overnight in hotels (First Superior Category), in standard rooms.
    • 2 nights at the Hotel NH Collection Madrid Abascal or similar in Madrid
    • 1 night at the Gran Hotel Lina or similar in Granada
    • 2 nights at Hotel Sevilla Center or similar in Sevilla
    • 1 night at the Hotel NH Collection Madrid Abascal or similar in Madrid
  • 6 Buffet breakfast (hot and cold)
  • 3 Dinner in Hotels (Buffet). No drinks.
  • 1 Welcome “soft” drink in Madrid.
  • Wine cellar visit with tasting of three kind of wines with tapas of ham, local cheese and bread.
  • 1 hour introductory lesson to Flamenco dancing by a professional dancer.
  • Visit an Andalusia horse farm.
  • Wifi included in all hotels
  • Headsets (Bluetooth technology for a perfect audition during guides explanations)
  • Luggage porters at hotels (1 piece of luggage per pax)

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Roundtrip airport/hotel transfers are not included. The tour begins at your hotel.
  • Tips, Extras, anything not listed
  • Drinks are not included with meals
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above


Remarks

  • Book by April 27, 2017
  • If hotels or airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all other destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available

 

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