Exclusive: Highlights of Spain

    Great Savings | Guarantee Departure | 9-Days | June 25 - July 3, 2022 | Offer valid until April 24, 2022

    Exclusive: Highlights of Spain with Insight Vacations

    Price: $5,000CAD* Per Person

    Single Supplement: $1,177CAD

    *Rate is per person, including airfare out of Toronto, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars including taxes.

    Deposit: $200CAD upon reservation

    Final Payment Date: April 24, 2022

    Photo: Enjoying a sweet treat in Spain

    Highlights:

    • Barcelona: Join you Travel Director at 18:00 for a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant
    • Valencia: Learn the authentic recipe of paella when you join a local chef for a Cooking Demonstration. Savour the flavours of this classic dish for dinner, washed down with a glass of Sangria, during your Highlight Dinner
    • Seville: Step into the Moorish Patio de los Naranjos
    • Granada: Visit the famous Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens
    • Madrid: Witness the world's finest collection of Spanish paintings, plus an impressive foreign collection, as you tour the Prado Museum with an art historian
    • Dining Summary: 8-Breakfast, 4-Dinner with Wine

    Tour Inclusions:

    • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas
    • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom
    • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary
    • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door
    • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency
    • We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels
    • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)
    • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination
    • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times
    • If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport

    Tour Exclusions:

    • No early check in/late checkout included
    • International, domestic and internal airfares
    • Travel insurance, visas and items of a personal nature
    • Gratuities to Travel Director, Coach Drivers and Local Experts

    Highlights of Spain Itinerary:

    Photo: Highlights of Spain Itinerary Map

    Day 1: Saturday, June 25, 2022 - Welcome to Barcelona, Spain

    Our complimentary, private transfer takes you to your local departure airport. Airport transfers depart from Barcelona airport for your hotel at 09:30, 12:30 and 15:00. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers at 18:00 for your Welcome Dinner in a local restaurant. 

    Meal(s): Dinner with Wine

    Accommodation: NH Collection Constanza/Hilton Barcelona

    Day 2: Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Barcelona, The City of Gaudi

    With your Local Expert, explore the narrow lanes and old squares behind the cathedral in the Barri Gòtic, Gothic Quarter. See the lively Las Ramblas and then head along the Passeig de Gràcia, adorned with elegant wrought-iron street lamps and some of the most flamboyant Modernist buildings. Continue through the Eixample district for a visit inside Gaudí’s extraordinary masterpiece, the Sagrada Família, to see the central nave with its giant, tree-like pillars, spectacular vaulting and the beautiful rainbows flooding in through the intricate stained-glass windows. Enjoy the after at leisure to explore or perhaps join an optional experience to Montserrat & The Black Madonna. 

    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Accommodation: NH Collection Constanza/Hilton Barcelona

    Day 3: Monday, June 27, 2022 - Along the Coast to Valencia

    Follow the sunny Costa Dorada, past the rice fields of the Ebro Delta to stop at the seaside resort of Peñíscola and see the hilltop castle, used in the film 'El Cid'. Pass through the famous orange groves to Valencia, see the City of Arts and Sciences. Pass the Old City and see its medieval gates to reach your hotel.Valencia is home to one of the world's greatest dishes, paella. Meet the chef of a local family-run restaurant in the heart of the Old City and learn the traditional recipe during a Cooking Demonstration, before savouring the delicious flavours of this classic dish, washed down with a glass of sangria, during your Highlight Dinner. 

    Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

    Accommodation: Barceló Valencia

    Day 4: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - Exquisite Granada and Alhambra

    Travel south toward Andalucía, passing the castle at Lorca and troglodyte dwellings hollowed out of the soft rock near Guadix. Enjoy views of the Sierra Nevada from a distance as you reach glorious Granada. This historic city was a Moorish Kingdom for almost 8 centuries and was the last stronghold to fall to the Catholic Monarchs of Spain in 1492. Overlooking Granada stands one of the most remarkable fortresses ever built, the Alhambra. Led by your Local Expert, explore this exquisite palace, built as a citadel by the Moors in the 13th century - a fantasy of arabesque gardens, fountains and stone cut like lace. Stroll through the elegant exotic gardens of the Generalife, the Royal summer residence.

    Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

    Accommodation: Meliá Granada

    Photo: Plaza de España in Seville, Spain

    Day 5: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - A Scenic Drive to Seville

    The morning is at your leisure to explore as you wish. Perhaps join an Optional Experience to the Albaicín Quarter with a Local Expert and fall in love with Granada as you learn about its pivotal role in European history? Continue your travels to Seville, past gleaming white villages and olive groves that stretch as far as the eye can see.

    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Accommodation: Meliá Sevilla, Seville

    Day 6: Thursday, June 30, 2022 - Seville, the City of Carmen

    Explore Seville with Insight Choice. Choose to visit Seville’s Cathedral, the final resting place of Christopher Columbus and continue your exploration in the old Jewish Quarter or alternatively, join a scenic drive around the city and a short walk through the narrow lanes of Santa Cruz Quarter to enjoy a refreshing beverage. This evening, visit the Cristina Heeren Foundation, a beneficiary of a TreadRight Foundation grant. This private dance school is dedicated to promoting the conservation of flamenco and supports young enthusiasts from all over the world with a special focus on new talent from the Andalusian region. Feel the passion behind the choreography as you put your rhythm to the test during a dance lesson before witnessing emotions come to life in a flamenco performance. With some free time for dinner, wander the restaurants in Triana or try the local night market Lonja Del Barranco selling tapas made from fresh, local produce. Why not grab yourself a refreshing sangria for a cheers to your new found dancing feet?

    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Accommodation: Meliá Sevilla, Seville

    Day 7: Friday, July 1, 2022 - Moorish Córdoba and on to Madrid

    Set off early along the Guadalquivir Valley, passing villages and towns studded with Moorish towers and fortresses. Stop in the perfectly preserved Moorish city of Córdoba and see the famous Roman bridge, built in the 1st century BC. Meet a local historian and visit the magnificent Mezquita, a beautiful 8th century mosque with a Christian cathedral built inside it. Make the most of your time at leisure and stroll the narrow streets of the city. Follow in the footsteps of Don Quixote as you travel through La Mancha and on to the capital - Madrid.

    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Accommodation: Barceló Torre de Madrid/Melia Serrano Madrid

    Day 8: Saturday, July 2, 2022 - Madrid of the Bourbons

    Enjoy sightseeing with your Local Expert, as they take you along the main historic areas in the capital of Spain, Madrid. Your drive continues through the Old Quarter to discover the origins of the city. Visit the Prado Museum with an art historian, a magnificent palace housing works by Velázquez, Goya, Titian, Rubens and others. The afternoon is at your leisure to relax at a cafe, shop in the trendy boutiques or perhaps enjoy an Optional Experience to beautiful Toledo? In the evening, join your Travel Director and newfound friends at a local restaurant in the heart of the city. Toast to your adventures as you enjoy a delicious Celebration Dinner of regional favourites, served with wine.

    Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

    Accommodation: Barceló Torre de Madrid/Melia Serrano Madrid

    Day 9: Sunday, July 3, 2022 - Depart Madrid (Tour Ends)

    After breakfast, transfers arrive at Madrid airport at 07:00, 09:00 and 11:00. 

    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Offer expires April 24, 2022! Don't delay and book Spain today!

    Terms And Conditions

    A non-refundable deposit of $200 per person is due upon reservation. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. Final Payment date: April 24, 2022. AIR TRANSPORTATION: Included airfare out of Toronto. Non-refundable after Oct 1, 2021. Please be advised that due to transportation security, Airlines will collect the necessary required information from guests. Effective immediately and until further notice, all guests will be required to bring one of the following: proof of vaccination (official vaccination certificate in paper or electronic form), proof of recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result (FDA Approved diagnostic) for a test performed 72-hours or less from the start date of the tour with you on tour to verify the information you will be providing to Insight Vacations when filling out the Wellness Declaration upon arrival. PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP: PASSPORTS AND VISAS: We strongly recommend that you have a valid passport (with seven-month validity) for all travel outside Canada. Please be advised transit visas may be required if connecting through a country on route to your final destination. IMPORTANT PREVIEW BOOKING CONDITIONS: The finalized itinerary and dates will be confirmed upon the release of Insight 2022 Europe brochure. Preview itineraries and trip content are based on the itineraries featured in Insight 2021 Europe brochure (unless specified otherwise) however items such as hotels, meals, sightseeing inclusions, trip destinations are all subject to change. NOTE: This trip falls under LEVEL 1Schengen countries require Canadian guests to have proof of travel/health insurance. Minimum coverage of the health insurance must be at least 35,000 EURO. (Approx. C$50,000). INSURANCE When travelling outside Canada, health insurance is required. Contact your booking agent for more details. Group Booking Number: A163514 / IVCANS

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