Explore infamous historical monuments, fine food and wine, landscapes and art in both Spain and Italy. In 10 days you will explore the best highlights of both Spain and Italy. One of our best selling tour plan for a short romantic holiday.
Arrival at Barcelona International Airport.
If you arrive by afternoon, check-in to your hotel and proceed to enjoy the water, light and sound show of the Magic Fountains of Montjuic. If you arrive later in the evening, check-in to your hotel and relax overnight. Overnight in Barcelona
After breakfast, get ready to witness the best of Barcelona. This tour will combine one of Barcelona’s most iconic attractions, like the Montserrat, and with the modernist architecture of one of Spain’s most famous sons, AntoniGaudí. You’ll enjoy stunning views of the area, see historic artifacts and admire the work of one of the world’s most legendary architects. Overnight in Barcelona.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and board your train to Madrid. The day is at leisure for your own time till evening.
Evening programme: Enjoy a breathtaking evening at El Patio Sevillano watching a fantastic performance. Located in the center of Seville (next door to the Bullring La Maestranza), El Patio Sevillano offers both regulars and tourists a unique and friendly atmosphere. Singers, Guitarists and Dancers share the experience to make you feel the art of “Flamenco”. They will introduce you to various flamenco styles through song, guitar and dance. Those artists will make you feel the true passion of flamenco. El Patio Sevillano is the point of reference among the Sevillian “tablaos” because of the quality of the show and the other services provided. You will also have the opportunity to taste the Spanish and local cuisine as there is a choice of tapas menu, seafood paella and fish menu dinner (to be chosen at time of booking). The menu includes a glass of wine and mineral water. Overnight inMadrid.
After breakfast, spend a morning, afternoon or full day in Toledo, Spain’s medieval capital and a treasure trove of El Greco artworks. You’ll discover a glorious city filled with amazing medieval architecture, and take a walk into the past along its cobblestone alleyways.
NOTE: You can choose to spend this day in Madrid on your own, explore the local towns or do some shopping.
Overnight in Madrid.
After breakfast check out from Madrid and transfer to the Airport for your flight to Rome. Arrive in Rome airport and check-in to your hotel. Explore the local town on your own in leisure. Overnight in Rome.
Open bus tour of Rome – Hop on-Hop off tour: The buses drive continuously by the city’s most important monuments. You’ll find them punctually at all 12 stops of the bus route from 9.00 Am to 8.00 Pm, seven days a week. Get on and off when and wherever you like. On board a very informative audioguide will help you to understand the incredible history and the splendour of art that make Rome a unique city. The ticket is valid for one day. Overnight in Rome
After breakfast check out of your Rome hotel and board your train to Florence.
At afternoon: PISA Half day excursion
How could we forget to visit Pisa? We start our excursion with a walk alongside the Medieval walls up to the old entrance gate: Porta Santa Maria. From here an extraordinary view will take your breath away! You will be in front of a unique panorama: Piazza deiMiracoli with its marble architecture and neat grass lawns. Your guide will accompany you on your visit to the precious interiors of the Cathedral, an unchallenged masterpiece of Romanesque art. Once outside you can admire the Baptistery, the Monumental Graveyard and, finally, the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Overnight in Florence.
Explore romantic Florence on your own or choose from one of our optional tours
After breakfast, board your train to Venice.
At afternoon: Traditional Gondola Ride
With this excursion you can see Venice from a different perspective, and take part of its magical atmosphere. Gondolas accompanied with local musicians float along the fascinating Grand Canal…the glittering images of the vintage houses and sumptuouspalaces in the water will remain forever in your memories.
After breakfast, proceed on a colorful tour to Murano – Burano – Torcello. After sailing past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the Public Gardens, the tip of Sant’Elena and the Lido famous beach resort, the boat arrives at Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here you have 40 minutes for a visit to one of the factories, and discover the magic of glass. The second stop will be at the pictoresque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace, but also for the fishermen’s houses painted in bright colours. The stop will last about 30 minutes. After a short sail, you’ll reach Torcello, the earliest center of civilization in the lagoon. Only the cathedral with its magnificent mosaics and the church of Santa Fosca remains as testimony of its former glory. This stop lasts about 30 minutes. Then the boat will make its way back to St. Mark’s Square.
After breakfast check out from Venice hotel and transfer to the airport for departure.