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Barcelona: The City Experience

6 days |  9 days with Madrid extension
6 days |  9 days with Madrid extension
Group size1530 travelers
Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars

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Flamingo dancer performing in Barcelona Spain
La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona Spain
Detailed mosaic tiles in Barcelona Spain
Travelers and tour guide at Gaudis House of Bones
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Take in stunning seascapes and cosmopolitan flair in the Catalan capital.

A sparkling city on the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is unrivaled for architectural diversity and cultural vibrancy. From the twisting corridors of the Gothic Quarter to the fanciful creations of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona is packed with unique elements that are beautiful to behold. This dynamic city will draw you in with its alluring architecture, colorful street life, and hip cafe scene.

Your tour package includes

  • 4 nights in a well-located hotel
  • 4 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners with beer or wine, including a farewell cooking class and dinner
  • Sightseeing tour with a local guide
  • Expert Tour Director
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Included highlights

  • La Sagrada Família
  • Gaudí’s "House of Bones"
  • Passeig de Gràcia
  • Montjuïc
  • Mirador de l’Alcalde Park
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Day-by-day itinerary

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Overnight Flight1 night
Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Barcelona today.

Barcelona4 nights
Day 2: Arrival in Barcelona
Included meal: Welcome dinner

Welcome to Spain! Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Barcelona
Included meal: Breakfast

Discover why the Catalan capital is touted for its unparalleled architectural landmarks, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites.

  • Stop at Montjuïc, site of the 1992 Olympic Games, and take in the panoramic views at Mirador de l’Alcalde Park.
  • Pass Plaça d’Espanya.
  • Step inside La Sagrada Família, Gaudí’s famous masterwork-in-progress.
  • Drive along Passeig de Gràcia, past Gaudí’s “House of Bones.”

Spend a free afternoon in Barcelona or add an excursion.

Barcelona Flamenco Show & Tapas

From $115 per person

Day 4: Free day in Barcelona
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in Barcelona or add an excursion.

Montserrat & Cava Cellars

From $109 per person

Day 5: Cooking class & farewell dinner
Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Spend a free day in Barcelona or add an excursion.

This evening, head to a local cooking school in the Gothic Quarter to prepare regional dishes alongside a professional chef. Then, enjoy drinking local wine and eating the foods you prepared at a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers.

Park Güell & Hospital de Sant Pau

From $115 per person

Flight Home
Day 6: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay to visit Madrid.

Extension to Madrid
Keep the adventure going and add another European capital to your trip. Take a high-speed train to Madrid to see how the city buzzes with energy on local guide-led visits to Puerta del Sol and the Prado.
Madrid3 nights
Day 6: Train to Madrid
Included meal: Breakfast

Take a high-speed train to Madrid this morning. Spend a free evening in the Spanish capital or add an excursion.

Please note: Porterage is not included for the train transfers. Travelers must be comfortable lifting and carrying all luggage over steps, onto platforms, and into luggage storage. 

Traditional Spanish Evening

From $119 per person

Day 7: Sightseeing tour of Madrid
Included meal: Breakfast

Get acquainted with Spain’s cosmopolitan capital city with the help of a local guide.

  • View the Royal Palace, Spain’s largest royal residence.
  • Pass by the Temple of Debod, a reassembled temple from ancient Egypt.
  • View the city’s many squares, including Plaza Colón and Plaza Neptune.
  • Explore the Prado, a world-class art museum that began as the private collection of the Spanish monarchy and is home to the works of Goya, Velásquez, and more.
Day 8: Free day in Madrid
Included meal: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in Madrid or add an excursion.

Tonight, enjoy a farewell drink as you celebrate your trip with your fellow group members.

Toledo

From $105 per person

Flight Home
Day 9: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Reviews

4.7 out of 5 stars

Overall rating 4.7 out of 5

Based on 59 authentic traveler reviews
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    5 out of 5 stars

    4/13/24 by 2nd-time traveler Virginia

    5 out of 5 stars

    Soaking in Barcelona
    4/13/24 by 2nd-time traveler Cynthia

    A great way to get to know one city without the hassle of moving bags and spend time on long bus rides. It was just the right amount of individual and group activities. Cooking dinner the last night was a blast. Our tour director and local guide were great. Highly recommend this tour if you want...

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    5 out of 5 stars

    Barcelona was a Wonderful city!
    10/7/23 by 2nd-time traveler Belinda

    Barcelona sites plus the winery tour & wine tasting & the Catalan cooking experience. What fun!

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    Hotels, flights & FAQ

    Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.

    Hotels

    We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
    Hotel Catalonia La Pedrera
    Hotel Catalonia La Pedrera

    This contemporary hotel is located in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. Guests enjoy the rooftop pool, restaurant, and WI-Fi. Nearby, you'll find ...

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    Flights

    Round-trip flights are one more thing we handle to make your journey as smooth as possible. Our team of travel experts will find the best flight itinerary for you at a competitive rate, thanks to our partnerships with top airlines.
    Add our airfare package and you'll get:
    • Round-trip flight for your tour
    • Airport transfers at your destination
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    • 24/7 support from our dedicated service team
    • Options for arriving early, staying longer, or requesting an upgrade
    • Flexible rebooking options if your tour itinerary changes
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