Day 1 :
Day 2 :
- Meet your tour director and check into hotel:
Day 3 :
- Madrid guided sightseeing tour:
Prado guided visit with Whisper headsets, Plaza Colon visit, Plaza de España, Royal Palace
- Reina Sofia Museum visit:
Officially recognized as Spain’s National Museum of 20th Century Art, The Sofia—as it is more commonly known—is home to an impressive collection from Spain’s two greatest 20th century masters. Hosting works of both Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí, it’s no wonder that The Sofia has risen to such a prominent place in the world of art. Certainly the most famous piece in the museum is Picasso’s Guernica, but in addition to this wonderful masterpiece, you’ll also find a vast library, archive, bookstore and restaurant.
- LEAP Cocina Española! :
LEAP Activity | Cocina Española
Create some of Spain’s most popular and iconic dishes and discover firsthand what makes these dishes enduring classics of Spanish cuisine.
Day 4 :
- Travel to Barcelona via high-speed AVE train:
- Barcelona guided sightseeing tour:
Park Güell visit, Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia visit, Barri Gotic, Olympic Stadium
Day 5 :
- Casa Milà (La Pedrera) visit:
This magnificent building is the epitome of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí’s fantastical style. See how he uses twisted pillars, curved archways and warped metal balconies to create a totally unique design all his own.
- Add on: Dali Museum in Figueres:
Surrealist art lovers will especially enjoy visiting Figueres, the hometown of the famous Salvador Dali. 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!
Day 6 :
- Travel to Provence via Carcassonne:
- Carcassonne visit:
Venture to the medieval walled town of Carcassonne, famous for its medieval citadel and imposing watchtowers.
Day 7 :
Day 8 :
- Travel to Florence:
- Monaco & Èze tour director-led sightseeing tour:
Monaco Cathedral, Monte Carlo Casino, Prince’s Palace
Day 9 :
- Florence guided sightseeing tour with Whisper headsets:
Accademia visit, Baptistery Doors, Chiesa di Santa Croce, Duomo, Ponte Vecchio
- Add on: Uffizi Gallery:
Opt to spend the afternoon exploring the famous Uffizi Gallery, one of the most popular attractions in Florence. With works dating back to the 16th century from artists including da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli, there are plenty of beautiful artworks to observe and discover.
- LEAP Cucina Fiorentina!:
LEAP Activity | Cucina Fiorentina
Cook up a three-course traditional meal with a local chef using fresh local produce. Get a taste of Tuscan life and zesty flavors! Mangia!
Day 10 :
- San Gimignano Tour Director-led sightseeing tour:
Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Comunale, Torre Grossa, Piazza della Cisterna
- Wine tasting:
- Tuscan Farm Lunch:
- Dinner on your own:
Day 11 :