BARCELONA – ZARAGOZA - VALENCIA
PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in hotels according to the program, based on BB
- 6 breakfasts
- All local taxes
HOTELS (type or similar):
3* HOTELS COMBINATION:
- Barcelona: RIALTO 3*** or similar
- Zaragoza: EUROSTARS MAIMONIDES 3*** or similar
- Valencia: EXPO 3*** or similar
4* HOTELS COMBINATION:
- Barcelona: EUROSTARS CRISTAL PALACE 4**** or similar
- Zaragoza: AH AGORA WTC 4**** or similar
- Valencia: SOLVASA VALENCIA 4**** or similar
Day 1: Arrival - Valencia - Barcelona
Arrival to Malaga by schedualed flight. Pick up the car at the airport and transfer to Barcelona. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 2: Barcelona
After breakfast at the hotel, discover on own the Barcelona. You will start your tour passing by the Plaza Catalunya, Via Laietana, driving along the Paseo Colon past the Monument of Christopher Columbus and up to the top of Montjuic, with the fabulous Royal Palace and its fountain, from where you'll enjoy a panoramic view of the city. The tour will continue along the Paseo de Gracia to see outside Gaudi's famous apartment buildings including Casa Batllo then visit Gaudi's fabulous Guell Park declared an artistic monument and world heritage site by UNESCO. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 3: Barcelona – Figueres - Girona – Barcelona
After breakfast at the hotel, you will drive through north east part of Catalonia, one of the most picturesque area of the province. Upon arrival to Figueres you will have possibility to visit one of the most fascinating museums in the world, Teatre Museo Salvador Dali the largest surrealistic object in the world, occupies the building of the former municipal theatre, a 19th century construction which was destroyed at the end of the Spanish civil war. On its ruins, Dalí decided to create his museum. After lunch proceed to Girona. Upon arrival you will be able to enjoy a walking tour through one of the four capitals of Catalonia. The labyrinth of streets will lead you to the widest one nave gothic cathedral in the World, you will pass by Jewish quarter and Arab baths. From the Murallas (Wall of Girona) you will have a nice overview on the city. The tour will continue with the stroll by colourful Onyar houses, Las Ramblas and finish on independence square. Return to Barcelona. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 4: Barcelona – Montserrat - Zaragoza
After breakfast at the hotel depart to Montserrat. You will drive through picturesque little villages and you will arrive at the incomparable setting of the mountain of Montserrat, which rises majestically to 1235 meters. Then visit the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous Virgen Moreneta, the 'Black Virgin'. The Basilica has been one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Spain for hundreds of years. Proceed to Zaragoza. Upon arrival explore a city without comparisment. Its Iberian, Roman, Muslim and Christian history has gradually lent form to her present, to make it a city that is not only beautiful but full of surprises. You will be able to see Cathedral of Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Our Lady Pilar), which during the spanish civil war was protected by the Black Pilarica (Saint of Zaragoza) from the falling bomb which did not explode. Overnight in Zaragoza.
Day 5: Zaragoza – Calatayud - Valencia
After breakfast at the hotel, departure towards Calatayud to see Enroute stop in Calatayud where you have the possibility to visit the natural park and monastery Monasterio de Piedra. In 1194 King Alfonso II and his wife gave the Arab castle known as "Pena Vieja'' to the monks of Poblet so that they could build a monastery and strengthen the spread of the Christian faith throughout the region. Proceed to Valencia. Overnight in Valencia.
Day 6: Valencia
After breakfast at the hotel discover Valencia on own. It is one of the liveliest Mediterranean cities, known for its numerous gardens. Tour of the old part of the town includes the Cathedral with a bell tower of 8 angles – the symbol of the town, Puerta del Real, Puerta de la Trinidad, Puerta de las Serranos and a walk through the lively streets of Barrio de Carmen. Recommended is also the “city” Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. Overnight in Valencia.
Day 7: Valencia – departure
After breakfast free time to enjoy Valencia on own until the departure to the airport. Drop off the rented car.