Your Holiday Itinerary - Spain’s Classics

Day 1: Home - Madrid, Spain

Welcome to Madrid, Spain’s lively capital and largest city. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.

Day 2: Madrid - Royal Palace - Toledo - Madrid

During a locally guided tour of Madrid's historic centre, see the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor, where events have been held since the 17th Century. A guided tour of the monumental, 18th Century Royal Palace reveals lavish halls, banquet rooms, the throne room, royal armory and the impressive courtyard. This afternoon travel to Toledo, a UNESCO site and the capital of medieval Spain until 1560. A comprehensive tour highlights the magnifi cent Gothic cathedral and the 13th Century synagogue, a testament to Toledo's Jewish heritage. Also stop in the Church of Santo Tome to view El Greco's masterpiece painting, The Burial of Count Orgaz.

Day 3: Madrid - Cordoba - Seville

Today you’ll travel to the Moorish city of Cordoba and embark on a walking tour of the Mezquita. You’ll continue your exploration of Cordoba in the city’s well-preserved and historical old Jewish Quarter before heading to Seville.

Day 4: Seville

Today you will see Columbus' tomb, the ornate cathedral, a UNESCO site, and Giralda Bell Tower. Enjoy a walking tour of the quaint old Santa Cruz Quarter with its bright fl owers, white-washed buildings and winding streets; then continue to Plaza D'Espana and the beautiful Maria Luisa Park, one of the loveliest in all of Europe. A local fl amenco dancer joins you for a typical "tapas lunch" featuring small portions of hot and cold specialties; here you learn about the history, culture and artistry of fl amenco. This evening, take your reserved seats for an authentic fl amenco show featuring Seville's top performers.

Day 5: Seville - Granada

Travel along the peaceful Sierra Nevada to Granada, the last great capital of the Moors in Spain before it fell to the Catholic monarchs in 1492. Join a local expert for a tour of the world-famous Alhambra, the immense hilltop palace that is a UNESCO site. Also tour the Generalife, meaning "garden of the architect," where the grounds are beautifully designed with waterfalls, courtyards and smaller secret gardens.

Day 6: Granada - Valencia

Today you travel through Spain's amazing landscape viewing rolling hills dotted with picturesque olive groves while en route to the Mediterranean coast. Arrive in the city of Valencia, a treasure trove of Roman and Arabic architecture, surrounded by citrus groves.

Day 7: Valencia - Lladro - Paella Experience - Valencia

It’s your choice today! You can take a walking tour of historic Valencia or, perhaps you would prefer to explore the impressive City of Arts & Science, followed by a tour of the Lladro City of Porcelain. After you’ll have a “paella experience” featuring a boat ride; a paella-making demonstration followed by an authentic paella lunch. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 8: Valencia - Barcelona

Travel to Barcelona, one of Europe’s most beautiful and exciting cities. The afternoon is at leisure to explore Barcelona’s fascinating boulevards including the famous Las Ramblas, dotted with colourful bird and flower stalls.

Day 9: Barcelona

Today, get an in-depth look at vibrant and lively Barcelona. Your locally guided tour showcases Las Ramblas Boulevard, the most famous in Barcelona, dotted with bird and fl ower stalls. Also see Columbus Monument; Parc Montjuic; Antonio Gaudi's UNESCO World Heritage sites including "La Sagrada Familia," Parc Guell, Bartlo House and the unconventional Casa Mila building. This afternoon continue to explore colourful Barcelona on your own. Gather this evening for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a lovely trip to Spain!

Day 10: Barcelona - Home

Your tour ends in Barcelona.

Departure Dates 2018/19 Spain's Classics (9 Days) - 7% discount on all dates

Collette brochure price from £1404

Travel 55 discount price from £1306

Telephone Collette Holidays on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 code NYC2

Prices are ‘guide from’ prices only and do not include flights. To check the latest up to date tour prices and to check availability call Collette reservations on 0800 804 8700. Don't forget to quote the Travel 55 code NYC2 to receive your 7% discount that is availably on all Collette tours.

February 25 - 2018

June 10, 17, 24

October 21, 26, 28

March 11, 18

July 8, 15

November 2, 4, 9

April 8, 15

August 5

February 24 - 2019

April 20, 27

September 2, 4, 16

March 10, 24, 31

May 6, 13

September 21, 28

April 3, 5, 7

May 20, 27

October 5, 7, 12, 14

April 26, 28

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Departure dates are subject to availability. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking.

NOTE: • On some dates alternate hotels may be used • Due to tour scheduling, flights should arrive prior to 4 p.m..

Must-See Inclusions

  • Step back in time in Toledo, the former capital of the Spanish Empire.
  • In Cordoba, take a walking tour of the Mezquita.
  • Join a local expert for a tour of the world-famous Alhambra palace.
  • Get to know Seville’s quaint, old Santa Cruz Quarter.
  • Barcelona reveals Antonio Gaudi’s architectural masterpieces.


Spain's Classics

10 Day Holidays - 7% Discount

Prices from only £1306

Experience Spain’s colourful pageant of art, history and culture. Set against a backdrop that spans sunny Mediterranean shores and grand mountain ranges, This tour takes you on an exciting journey around Spain’s colourful pageant of art, history and culture throughout Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Granada, Cordoba and Toledo. Set against a backdrop of the sunny Mediterranean this destination is waiting to be explored.

This 10 day holiday Spain’s Classics comes with a 7% discount saving. To book this wonderful tour call Collette Holidays direct on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 code NYC2.

What's Included In Your Tour

  • MEALS: 14 meals (9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 4 Dinners)
  • ACCOMMODATION: H10 Puerta de Alcala, Madrid. Melia Sevilla, Seville. Hotel Carmen, Granada. SH Valencia Palace Hotel, Valencia. Hotel Colon, Barcelona.

PLUS:

  • Complimentary Private Airport Transfers*
  • Services of an experienced tour manager
  • Services of local expert guides
  • Luggage porterage throughout the tour
  • Complimentary WIFI on tour
  • On tour Audio Guides
  • TRANSPORT: Coach and boat trip
  • GROUP SIZE: Approx 40
  • SOLO TRAVELLERS: From £1,824

Tour Highlights - Spain’s Classics

  • Feel the energy of Spain at a flamenco performance
  • Take a walking tour of historic Valencia
  • Visit the exotic and expansive Alhambra Palace
  • Enjoy an authentic “paella experience”
  • Set out on a walking tour of historic Valencia. Or, explore the Lladro City of Porcelain.

Booking flights is easy

...and we can be as flexible as you need to be. We can organise fl ights from most of the UK’s regional airports, with our preferred airline partners. We can advise you on the best airlines for each tour and the best routes, and you can choose who you’d prefer to travel with. We’ll fi nd the best price for you based on your chosen departure date and local airport.

More Convenient

From Exeter to Inverness, we can fly you from your local airport to join our tours around the world minimising the need to travel to London. Let us find the best priced and most convenient fl ight for your holiday choice and your UK location.

More Comfort

We can also organise to upgrade your flight to premium economy, business or first class and arrive refreshed and ready for an adventure. We have great partnerships with many airlines and often have access to exclusive flight upgrade fares. Just let us know your preference at time of booking, and we will find the best priced flight for you.

More Peace of Mind

When you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, if your tour itinerary changes for any reason, or the flight schedule changes, we will manage all the changes for you. Your holiday will also be fully bonded under our ATOL licence giving you full protection for your holiday. If you choose to book your own flight, if anything does change you’ll be liable for any flight changes required.

Traveling in style

At Collette, we believe your holiday starts as soon as you leave your front door. So, when you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, you’ll be able to start your holiday in style with our exclusive private door to door service. Getting to the airport can often be one of the most stressful parts of your holiday, but don’t worry, we have it all in hand.

Bon Voyage

Your driver will collect you from your home and take you directly to your chosen UK departure airport. Your driver has access to the latest satellite navigation technology, to ensure that you have the most convenient, traffic free journey to the airport. Your transfer is
exclusively for you and no one else!

Welcome Home

When you return from your holiday, your driver will meet you as you come through into the arrivals hall after you have collected your luggage. You will then be whisked away from the airport and taken straight back home, without any diversions, in the comfort you have been accustomed to on your Collette tour.

Your Preference

If you prefer to drive yourself to the airport, you could take advantage of our complimentary hotel stay and airport parking at the airport of your choice. If you have an early morning flight, or you could extend your holiday for an extra night if you have a later flight back. Just let us know your preference at time of booking.


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