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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from United States
  • Enjoy over night flight to Spain
Day 2 Welcome to Spain!
  • Arrive in Madrid Begin to explore this lively and historic capital city.
Day 3 Madrid
  • Tour Madrid with a Local Guide Join a local guide for a view of the Royal Palace and Don Quixote's statue in the Plaza de España, then visit the Plaza Colón. View Las Meninas in the Prado Museum, and learn about Picasso's Guernica in the Reina Sofía Museum.
  • LEAP Cocina Española
Day 4 El Escorial-Segovia
  • Visit El Escorial Venture into El Escorial, Philip II's imposing palace.
  • Journey to Segovia See a Roman aqueduct constructed from 20,000 blocks of granite, and the Alcázar.
  • Continue to Salamanca
Day 5 Salamanca
  • Guided Tour of Salamanca Follow a local guide through this sunny university city. Sights include the Plaza Mayor, the aptly named Casa de las Conchas, Spain's oldest university, the new cathedral, and the frescoes of the attached old cathedral.
Day 6 Burgos
  • Discover Burgos En route to San Sebastian, visit the cathedral of Burgos, which looms above the gray stone buildings and tranquil riverbanks.
  • LEAP El Caudillo's Conquest
Day 7 Bilbao
  • Add On: Bilboa Visit Bilbao, the largest city in Basque country, to explore contemporary art in the Guggenheim Museum.
Day 8 Pamplona
  • Explore Pamplona On your way to the Olympic city of Barcelona, take a run through Pamplona, the town that hosts the "Running of the Bulls."
Day 9 Barcelona
  • Tour Barcelona with a Local Guide Wonder at Gaudí's unfinished Sagrada Família, admire the Olympic Stadium, then visit the historic Barri Gòtic. Tour Gaudí's Casa Milà.
Day 10 Return Home OR Extend Your Stay
  • Depart from Spain Board a flight home or extend your stay with two nights in Palma.
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