trotter travel

The following itinerary is an example of a possible route with various activities.
It can reorganized to fit your interests, budget and schedule. It can also be combined with any of the other programs on our website.

Day 1 - Barcelona

Welcome in Spain! On arrival at Barcelona airport, you will be met and transferred to your downtown hotel. Pick up your Globe Trotter Travel Vouchers-Book at the front desk as you check in. The remainder of the days is at your leisure to create your own urban adventure and form your first impression of Spain and Barcelona.

Barcelona - 1° Overnight

Day 2 - Barcelona

After breakfast in your hotel. We suggest you to take a sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluna, and Paseo de Gràcia.

In the evening Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s masterpiece. Also enjoy a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Montjuïc Hill.

Barcelona - 2° Overnight

Day 3 - Barcelona - Zaragoza by train

After breakfast at your hotel, departure by high-speed train in standard class to Zaragoza. Check in at your hotel downtown and visit of this amazing city. Dinner and overnight.

Zaragoza - 3° Overnight

Day 4 - Madrid

Today you continue on your trip to Madrid travelling by high-speed train from Zaragoza. After the check in at your downtown hotel the remainder of the days is at your leisure. In the evening dinner in a typical spanish restaurant.

Madrid - 4° Overnight

Day 5 - Madrid

Madrid today is a strikingly modern city, the showcase of a country resolutely turned towards the future. We suggest you to visit the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España with its monument to Cervantes, the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, and Paseo de Castellana. Then, enjoy a highlight visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM with its priceless art treasures. To make the most of your stay, exciting optional excursions are available.

Madrid - 5° Overnight

Day 6 - Madrid - Toledo

Depart from your hotel early this morning and drive south Madrid to Toledo. Arrive in Toledo, spectacularly situated on a granite hill surrounded by a loop of the Tagus River. We suggest you a walking tour with a Local Guide features the Moorish bridge, a visit to an early SYNAGOGUE, and the 13th-century gothic CATHEDRAL.

In the evening come back to Madrid for your dinner in one of spanish restaurant in the center town.

Madrid - 6° Overnight

Day 7 - Madrid - Seville

After breakfast at your hotel, you will reach independently the train station and take a high-speed train from Madrid to Seville and here you could request a private arrival transfer to your downton hotel. The rest of the day it's at your leiure to begin to visiting the Andalusian capital.

Seville - 7° Overnight

Day 8 - Seville

During your guided Seville sightseeing tour, hear about the city’s role in Roman times, its conquest by the Moors in 712 AD, and its contribution to the discovery of the New World. Admire Maria Luisa Park, the Golden Tower on the Guadalquivir River, and the university that used to be the tobacco factory of Carmen fame.

Also visit the ALCAZAR, founded in the 11th century as a Moorish fortress, with its Palacio de Don Pedro. Then, stroll through the narrow lanes of the charming SANTA CRUZ QUARTER. For those interested, an optional extended guided visit to the cathedral is available.

Seville - 8° Overnight

Day 9 - Seville - Lisbon by flight

After breakfast at your hotel, private departure transfer from Seville hotel to Airport and fly in economy class to Lisbon in Portugal.

Upon arrival in Lisbon you will be met and transferred to your downtown hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. Dinner and overnight.

Lisbon - 9° Overnight

Day 10 - Lisbon

Lisbon was the center of Europe’s longest-lived overseas empire. Portugal’s imperial ambitions date back to Prince Henry the Navigator’s 15th-century discoveries in West Africa. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide features a drive through the Baixa quarter’s main squares. Then, enjoy a walk through the cobblestone alleys of quaint ALFAMA, the popular quarter of the seamen and Fado singers. Walk along the grand Avenida da Liberdade up to Pombal Square, and stop for pictures of Belem Tower and the Monument of the Discoverers.

Also visit the CHURCH with the tomb of Vasco da Gama. For a true taste of Lisbon, enjoy a pastel (a traditional Portuguese pastry) and a drink at Pasteis de Belém, the most famous place for these pastries. The pastel was first created by Catholic monks at Jeronimos Monastery. They used large quantities of egg whites to starch their clothes, leaving the leftover egg yolks, so they used the yolks to make pastries.

Lisbon - 10° Overnight

Day 11 - End of your Tour