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4-Day Barcelona City Break Tour from Madrid

4-Day Barcelona City Break Tour from Madrid

4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,331 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-MBCN4
  • Operating Days
    Daily
4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,331 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-MBCN4
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide MealMeal Daily breakfastPrivate transfersPrivate transfers Arrival and departure transfersTourTour Guided visits in Barcelona and MontserratTransportationTransportation Transportation with driver

Summary

Find yourself under the spell of the ever gorgeous city of Barcelona in this 4-day escorted tour. Take time to discover the colourful history of the city by visiting famous landmarks, such as the Gothic Quarter, the Cathedral, Spanish village, and Gaudi’s renowned structures. Travel to Montserrat for a morning tour and catch sight of the Royal Basilica, the Black Madonna, and some audio visual aids about Montserrat in the Museum. Stay at an upscale hotel, a base to come back to at the end of each day, and enjoy a comfortable accommodation with daily breakfast.

Itinerary

Day 1, Madrid – Barcelona (train)
Call on Madrid “Puerta de Atocha” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train, at 9:30 am to Barcelona. Enjoy the journey with the comfort and operating speed of this AVE train. Arrival at 12:48 pm. Transfer from station to your hotel. Accommodation at the hotel. 

Day 2, Barcelona
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel for a morning Highlights tour of Barcelona.

Half-day sightseeing tour around Barcelona that will allow you to discover the history of the city while visiting some of the most important places in a comfortable and easy way.

The first part of the visit consists in a guided walking tour through the small and narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. During this early visit, you will see Las Ramblas, the Cathedral Square, The Cathedral (free time to visit the Cathedral by yourself), the Old Jewish Quarter, among other interesting places. Later, take a bus to start with a panoramic tour around the rest of the city. Pass through the elegant Passeig de Gràcia Street, where there are located two of the most important Gaudi’s buildings (Casa Batlló and Casa Milà “la Pedrera”), the Triumph Arc, the Olympic Village and the Olympic Port. For the next part of the visit, access the Montjuic Mountain. This is an important place because was the main scenery of the Olympic Games in the 1992. You will see the Olympic stadium from the bus and later have the opportunity to enjoy the panoramic views of the city riding the aerial tramway (subject to the weather conditions). For the next part, go to the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) that consist in a synthesis of all the cultural variety in Spain. During the visit you will be given some free time to enjoy the different areas inspired in different Spanish regions, where you will find craft shops restaurants and bars. At the end, back to the bus, leave Montjuic and come back to the city centre passing through España square, the twin Venetian towers, the MNAC and the Shopping centre Las Arenas, build in an old bullring. Arrive to Catalunya square, and end up the tour.

Note: January to March (dates to be confirmed) the cable car doesn’t work due to revision tasks, this service will be replaced by a tapas tasting in Spanish Village.

Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy this wonderful city and surroundings. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 3, Barcelona – Montserrat – Barcelona
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel for a morning tour to Montserrat. The mountain of Montserrat which rises majestically to 4,051 feet (1,236 meter). The rocks of Montserrat were formed by natural cement of sand during the centuries. The wind and rain shaped the mountain with strange and varied forms. Visit to the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, which holds the famous XII C. Romanesque carving of Virgin Moreneta (the Black Madonna).  The Benedict sanctuary of Montserrat has been founded in 1025 and provides a mystical backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia who is enshrined in the monastery's Royal Basilica. The little monastery soon began to receive pilgrims and visitors who contributed to the spread of stories of miracles and wonders performed by the Virgin. Today, Montserrat has been modernized to continue attending to the needs to pilgrims, one thousand years after it was originally founded. Free time to visit the audio visual exhibition about the history and creation of Montserrat and taste typical liquors of Montserrat. The Escolania of Montserrat is one of the oldest boy’s choirs in Europe (XIV C.). On some days the children's choir sings in the monastery (subject to the school calendar and special events of the choir and monastery). Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that this city has to offer. Accommodation at hotel. 

Day 4, Barcelona
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Barcelona’s airport. End of tour.

Inclusions

  • Airport & station transfers as per the itinerary
  • Regular tours with transport and guide during tours shown in the itinerary
  • High speed AVE train Madrid-Barcelona (tourist class)
  • 3-night hotel accommodation with daily breakfast

Exclusions

  • Barcelona Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.

Important Notes

  • Prices not valid during certain fairs, congresses or special events. Please ask for supplement during the following periods: Sep. 06-11; Oct. 18-23 & Dec. 31.
  • BLACK OUT DATES: Jun 20-25 & Feb. 22-Mar. 07’20
  • Single supplement applies.

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