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Spain Trip Itinerary

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2018 Dates

Barcelona to Madrid
May 13-20, 2018 - Sold Out!
June 10-17, 2018 - Sold Out!
September 30 - October 7, 2018
October 14-21, 2018
October 28 - November 4, 2018
November 11-18, 2018
November 18-25, 2018

You'll book your flight to Barcelona El Prat for Day 1 & return from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport on Day 8

2019 Dates

Barcelona to Madrid
March 24-31, 2019
April 4-11, 2019
April 19-26, 2019 -Semana Santa!
May 11-18, 2019

You'll book your flight to Barcelona El Prat for Day 1 & return from Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport on Day 8

Day 1

Barcelona

We recommend booking pre-trip accommodations if you'd like to fully immerse yourself in this vibrant city.

Morning/Afternoon
  • The Under30Experiences team will meet you at Barcelona El Prat airport in the morning and after meeting all our new friends, you'll be shuttled to our hotel located in the city centre of Barcelona.
  • Eat tapas at the food market la Boqueria and explore the historical district of the city.
  • Recover and relax after a long flight at the hotel, or take a walking tour with our trip leaders who will show you the main landmarks of Barcelona.
Evening
  • Enjoy a delicious Spanish meal at our opening dinner.
  • Get to know the other like-minded travelers on the trip and begin to settle into Spain.

Day 2

Explore Granada

Morning
  • Wake up and take an early flight from Barcelona to Granada (approx. 1.5 hour flight)
Afternoon
  • Spend the day exploring Granada with your trip leader.
  • Hike to el Mirador de San Nicolas to get a panoramic view of the Alhambra Palace and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Evening

  • Dinner is served very late in Spanish culture, so enjoy a “merienda”, the traditional afternoon snack, usually consisting of delicious local pastries.

Day 3

Explore Granada Differently

Morning
  • Wake up in the beautiful town of Granada and enjoy a typical Spanish breakfast.
  • If you wish to visit the Alhambra, we recommend to book your ticket for the morning to avoid the crowd. Tickets must be booked online on the Official Ticket Sale website and far in advance as conditions of entrance are very strict! 
Afternoon
  • Keep exploring Granada and get fully immersed in its rich history and culture.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the Moroccan souks 'markets'.
Evening
  • Go a Night Adventure Tour with a local guide to explore hidden gems around Granada.
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner in a restaurant in Granada.

Day 4

Explore Seville

Morning
  • Wake up in Granada and get ready for your new destination: Seville!
Afternoon
  • Spend the day exploring this beautiful town by foot or by bike.
  • Stop at the Cathedral of Seville or climb the Giralda Bell Tower, originally constructed as a mosque in 1184 and then later taken by the Christians.
Evening
  • Join a flamenco show and understand how this dance became a folk music tradition of Southern Spain.
  • Enjoy a late tapas dinner with your new friends and try the regional drink 'tinto de verano'.

Day 5

Explore the Real Alcazar

Morning
  • Wake up in Seville and start your day exploring the Palace of Alcazar, a beautiful royal palace still used as of today.
  • Have a picnic with the group and soak up in the sun.
Afternoon
  • Spend the afternoon at Plaza de Espana, one of the most stunning squares in the world.
Evening
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner in Seville.

Day 6

Experience Cadiz

Morning
  • Depart for Cadiz, also known as the City of Lights thanks to its many hours of sunlight! (apx. 1.5 hour drive)
  • Cadiz is a historically significant port that connected to the New World after the decline of Seville. It is also where the new Spanish Constitution of 1812 was signed.
Afternoon
  • Have lunch at the local food market.
  • Chill out at La Caleta Beach or explore the colonial heart of Cadiz.
  • Visit the Castle of San Sebastian and/or the Castle of Santa Catalina.
Evening
  • Get back to Seville and enjoy your last night in Andalucia!

Day 7

Explore Madrid like a Local

Morning
  • Take an included early morning train from Seville to Madrid (apx. 2.5-hour train ride)
Afternoon
  • Explore the beautiful city of Madrid with your trip leader, don't miss La Puerta del Sol and El Retiro Park.
Evening
  • Enjoy your last dinner in Spain with your new friends and experience the nightlife of Madrid.

Day 8

Relaxation & Departure

Morning
  • On the final day of our adventure, wake up early to soak in the last morning in Spain together.
  • Say goodbye to your new friends and depart at any time of the day with instructions from your trip leaders on how to take taxis, buses, or local transportation to the airport.
  • Be sure to ask your trip leaders for suggestions on what to do if you chose to spend more time in Madrid.

We recommend booking post-trip accommodations if you'd like to fully immerse yourself in this vibrant city.

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