Destinations Visited
Reina Sofía MuseumFigueresRoyal Palace of MadridParc GüellToledo
Highlights
Reina Sofía MuseumPlaza Mayor, Statue of King Philip IIIRoyal Palace of MadridToledo StreetParc Güell, designed by Antoni GaudíFlamenco Dresses

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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Enjoy your overnight flight to Madrid.
Day 2 Welcome to Madrid!
  • Arrive in Madrid! Begin exploring the vibrant capital of Spain.
Day 3 Madrid
  • Explore Madrid with a Local Guide Join a local guide for a view of the Plaza de España, the Plaza Colón, and the Royal Palace. View Las Meninas in the Prado Museum.
  • Reina Sofía Museum Learn about Picasso's Guernica in the Reina Sofía Museum.
  • LEAP Cocina Española
Day 4 Toledo
  • Explore Toledo with a Local Guide A local guide shows you Toledo, a city as brilliant as the gold threads inlaid in its famous black jewelry. Visit the Gothic cathedral, the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, and the Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes.
  • LEAP Zapateando
Day 5 Barcelona
  • Train to Barcelona
  • Discover Barcelona with a Local Guide A local guide explains the sights of Spain's second largest city—the Olympic city of Barcelona. Explore Gaudí's Parc Güell.
  • Barri Gòtic Stroll through the historic Barri Gòtic. Wonder at the interior of Gaudí's unfinished Sagrada Família cathedral.
Day 6 Barcelona
  • Visit Gaudí's Casa Milà. Later, enjoy the Picasso Museum.
Day 7 Dalí's Hometown
  • Add on: Salvador Dalí's Hometown of Figueres Surrealist art lovers will especially enjoy visiting Figueres, the hometown of the famous Salvador Dalí. Explore the Theatre and Museum he built to memorialize his life's work. The museum boasts the largest collection of his work including paintings, sculptures, mechanical devices, 3D collages, and even living room furniture! It's certainly a sight to see!
  • LEAP Spirit of Spain
Day 8 Return Home OR Extend Your Trip
  • Depart Spain Board your flight home or extend your travels with a two-night extension to Palma.
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