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  • Enjoy a private guided tour of the Alhambra palace.
  • Choose to learn culinary secrets at a tasting, cooking class, or tapas tour.
  • Learn the history of Gaudi’s famous buildings in Barcelona.
  • Explore the highlights of Madrid, Seville, and more with expert guides.
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Let the passions of Spain's history and people ignite your spirit as you take in Gaudi’s architecture in Barcelona, tour mystical Alhambra Palace in Granada, feast on Spanish tapas in Madrid & much more.

Explore the best of Barcelona, Granada, Cordoba, Seville and Madrid with expert guides. See the incredible Gaudi architecture, medieval Barrio Gòtic and incredible street life of Barcelona. This cosmopolitan Catalonian city’s medieval roots are preserved with cutting edge style and design. Uncover the secrets of authentic Spanish cuisine in a Spanish cooking class or tapas tour. Enjoy a private tour with a local guide as you visit the UNESCO world heritage site of the Alhambra palace and gardens. This Arab medieval citadel is probably the best preserved in the world. Visit the palace of Medina Azahara, Cordoba’s 10th century version of Versailles, and tour charismatic Seville, a doorway to the past. Get to the heart of the Spanish capital in Madrid's endless museums, historical sites and manicured parks and taste the flavors of Spain's new culinary revolution.

Expertly planned with a fusion of private & delightful shared tours, there is no better way to tour Spain. Enjoy the comforts of curated 3* and 4* hotels and enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local private guides. ... Show More »

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Barcelona
    Barcelona
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant(15)
    • Spain - Welcome Package(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Barcelona
    Barcelona
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day Barcelona Highlights (5 hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Barcelona to Granada
    Barcelona to Granada
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Barcelona - Granada [Direct, 1 hr] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Optional Cultural Activities:Culinary tasting, Tapas Tour, Cooking/Flamenco/Spanish/Ceramic Painting
  • Day 4 Granada
    Granada
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Alhambra Palace (2.5 hrs) Guide & Entrance Ticket - Guide (no transfers to/from palace)(10)
  • Day 5 Granada to Cordoba
    Granada to Cordoba
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Granada - Cordoba [2.5 hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
  • Day 6 Cordoba to Seville
    Cordoba to Seville
    • Self-Guided - Medina Azahara - Tourist bus ticket
    • Cordoba - Seville [2 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
  • Day 7 Seville
    Seville
    • Self-Guided - Hop on Hop off - Bus ticket
  • Day 8 Seville to Madrid
    Seville to Madrid
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Seville - Madrid [3 hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Madrid
    Madrid
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day City Sights (3hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 10 Madrid
    Madrid
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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Day 1: Barcelona

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer in Barcelona. Please note drivers may or may not speak English, as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another.

For your added comfort, we will have an English speaking assistant waiting for you at the hotel lobby. Your representative will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Balmes (3*)

The Balmes is a modern hotel just steps away from Barcelona’s Avinguda Diagonal in the city’s Eixample neighborhood. Minutes from Passeig de Gràcia, the hotel combines its central location with the tranquility of its pool and interior garden. An oasis in the heart of Barcelona’s shopping district with a sauna, spa and exclusive services. Guestrooms are modern and comfortable, including all amenities to ensure a pleasant stay. Enjoy one-of-a-kind dining at Balmes restaurant which offers a wide selection of gourmet market-fresh cuisine. The hotel features a collection of African art that showcases three-dimensional wooden African masks and sculptures which can be found at the unique coffee shop; Bar Bal. Guests can relax in the interior garden, and cool off in the outdoor swimming pool.

Balmes Hotel
Balmes Hotel

Day 2: Barcelona

Enjoy a 5 hours shared guided tour on a deluxe coach to admire the city's landmarks and places of interest, including a general sightseeing tour to give you an overall impression of Barcelona. Discover all the best sites in Barcelona: Gaudí’s famous buildings – Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera – the waterfront with the Columbus monument and old port, and Montjuic Hill with its panoramic views over the city and finishing with a visit of the Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) where you will have free time for lunch. Entrance fees to Sagrada Familia and Poble Espanyol are included.

Accommodation: Balmes (3*)
Parc Guell
Parc Guell

Day 3: Barcelona - Granada

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer in Barcelona. Please note drivers may or may not speak English, as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another.

Enjoy your flight from Barcelona to Granada. Flight duration is approximately one hour.

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer. Please note drivers may or may not speak English, as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another.

Choose to add any number of cultural tours and activities such as a Culinary Tasting, a Tapas Tour, Spanish Cooking Class, Flamenco Show or Class, a Guided tour of Sacromonte, Spanish class, Ceramic Painting Class, or a Painting class in the Albaicín historical quater of the city. Please speak to your Sales Advisor if any of these are of interest.

Accommodation: Granada Five Senses (3*)

The Granada Five Senses adopts the images, sounds and scents of the city, allowing you to discover Granada without even leaving the hotel. Located on Granada's central Gran Via Avenue, the Five Senses is just 200 metres from Granada Cathedral and approximately 400 metres from the gorgeous Albaicin district. The latest architectural and decorative innovations have enabled the hotel to create a system based on the five senses that cause the most diverse feelings and emotions, making an unforgettable atmosphere. The rooms are highly comfortable, offering various amenities and providing a homely atmosphere. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool and kitchen and dining area.

Granada
Granada
Granada Five Senses
Granada Five Senses

Day 4: Granada

Enjoy a private tour with a local guide as you visit the UNESCO world heritage site of the Alhambra palace and gardens. On a rocky hill, on the banks of the River Darro, protected by mountains and amongst the eldest quarter in the city, the Alhambra rises up like an imposing castle with its distinctive reddish stone in its ramparts that prevent the outside world from seeing the delicate beauty enclosed within. Originally designed as a military area, the Alhambra became the residence of royalty and the court of Granada in the middle of XIII century. The complex of monuments has also an independent palace opposite the Alhambra; The Generalife, which is surrounded by orchards and beautiful gardens which you will also visit. (Tour includes entrance into the palace).

Please note that this tour does not include transfers to or from the palace. Your guide will meet you at the Alhambra ticket office (best to take a local cab from your hotel). At the end of your tour, you can either choose to walk back down the hill to explore the city, or return by taxi (payable by you locally). If you prefer us to arrange private transfers, please let us know.

Accommodation: Granada Five Senses (3*)
Alhambra Palace
Alhambra Palace

Day 5: Granada - Cordoba

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Enjoy your train ride to Cordoba. The train ride takes approximately two and a half hours. Multiple departures, check your ticket for exact time.

Meet your driver for a private vehicle transfer  to the train station.

Accommodation: Hotel EXE Conquistador (3*)

Just five minutes from the major sights of Cordoba, in the heart of the Jewish quarter, the Hotel Conquistador welcomes you on the eastern side of the Mosque. The elegant guestrooms offer guests the height of comfort, and come with cable television, Internet access, and air conditioning. Conquistador boasts a bar, large gardens and wonderful interior patio; the restaurant is open to guests seven days a week serving delicious Spanish and international dishes.

Cordoba
Cordoba
 Hotel EXE Conquistador
Hotel EXE Conquistador

Day 6: Cordoba - Seville

Medina Azahara, Cordoba’s 10th century version of the Versailles, was a palace of indescribable luxury that took 25 years to complete. It is a palace-city built by the caliph Abd al-Rahman III. Constructed eight kilometers outside of the city in the foothills of the Sierra Morena, the Medina Azahara served as the seat of power for the entire al-Andalus. It was also the personal residence of the Caliph and his court. Includes bus ticket only, entrance to be paid locally (approx. EUR2 per person).

Meet your driver for a private transfer from Cordoba to Seville.

Accommodation: Petit Palace Marqués Santa Ana (3*)

The Petit Palace Marqués Santa Ana is located in in Jimios Street, the heart of the city centre, in the vicinity of Seville's famous Cathedral, and from which all major tourist and historical zones are within walking distance. The Hotel occupies an emblematic building dating from the middle of the XIX Century, and its guestrooms will be your nook of tranquility and offer a guaranteed rest in Seville. To fully enjoy Seville, the hotel offers free bike rentals.

Seville
Seville
Petot Palace Marques Santa Ana Hotel
Petot Palace Marques Santa Ana Hotel

Day 7: Seville

Seville is the artistic, cultural and financial capital of Southern Spain. A historical masterpiece full of monuments, gardens and flamenco. Enjoy exploring the city at your own pace with your hop on hop off tour.

Accommodation: Petit Palace Marqués Santa Ana (3*)

Day 8: Seville - Madrid

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Enjoy your train ride from Seville to Madrid on the fast speed train.  The train ride takes approximately three hours.

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Accommodation: Regente (3*)

The Hotel Regente is located in the heart of the Gran Vía in Madrid, close to the Puerta del Sol, the famous Km. 0 of the city and emblematic monuments of the city such as the Royal Palace or Almudena Cathedral. Guestrooms have recently been renovated and decorated in a personal and cozy way, so clients feel at home. A fitness center is available for guests use, as well as in room massage service. The hotel is surrounded by theaters, cinemas, restaurants and boutiques and public transport, either by metro or city bus is close and convenient.

Hotel Regente
Hotel Regente

Day 9: Madrid

The best tour to get acquainted with the city, performed with air conditioned motor coaches you will see the most important buildings, avenues and squares with an expert official guide who will explain about the monument sand its history. During the different historical periods the city grown from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present city: Gran Vía, Plaza de España, University, Moncloa, Habsburg old quarter, calle Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcalá, the bull ring, Columbus square with a brief stop at Madrid Hard Rock Café for a free soft drink refreshment, Paseo de la Castellana and the Real Madrid stadium Santiago Bernabeu (Tour of the stadium available), Plaza Castilla, Fountain of Cibeles, and back to the bus terminal. This tour is performed with air conditioning motor coaches and conducted by official guides.

Accommodation: Regente (3*)

Day 10: Madrid

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer in Madrid. Please note drivers may or may not speak English, as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Balmes (3*): Barcelona

The Balmes is a modern hotel just steps away from Barcelona’s Avinguda Diagonal in the city’s Eixample neighborhood. Minutes from Passeig de Gràcia, the hotel combines its central location with the tranquility of its pool and interior garden. An oasis in the heart of Barcelona’s shopping district with a sauna, spa and exclusive services. Guestrooms are modern and comfortable, including all amenities to ensure a pleasant stay. Enjoy one-of-a-kind dining at Balmes restaurant which offers a wide selection of gourmet market-fresh cuisine. The hotel features a collection of African art that showcases three-dimensional wooden African masks and sculptures which can be found at the unique coffee shop; Bar Bal. Guests can relax in the interior garden, and cool off in the outdoor swimming pool.

Balmes Hotel
Balmes Hotel
Lobby
Lobby

Granada Five Senses (3*): Granada

The Granada Five Senses adopts the images, sounds and scents of the city, allowing you to discover Granada without even leaving the hotel. Located on Granada's central Gran Via Avenue, the Five Senses is just 200 metres from Granada Cathedral and approximately 400 metres from the gorgeous Albaicin district. The latest architectural and decorative innovations have enabled the hotel to create a system based on the five senses that cause the most diverse feelings and emotions, making an unforgettable atmosphere. The rooms are highly comfortable, offering various amenities and providing a homely atmosphere. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool and kitchen and dining area.

Granada Five Senses
Granada Five Senses

Hotel EXE Conquistador (3*): Cordoba

Just five minutes from the major sights of Cordoba, in the heart of the Jewish quarter, the Hotel Conquistador welcomes you on the eastern side of the Mosque. The elegant guestrooms offer guests the height of comfort, and come with cable television, Internet access, and air conditioning. Conquistador boasts a bar, large gardens and wonderful interior patio; the restaurant is open to guests seven days a week serving delicious Spanish and international dishes.

 Hotel EXE Conquistador
Hotel EXE Conquistador

Petit Palace Marqués Santa Ana (3*): Seville

The Petit Palace Marqués Santa Ana is located in in Jimios Street, the heart of the city centre, in the vicinity of Seville's famous Cathedral, and from which all major tourist and historical zones are within walking distance. The Hotel occupies an emblematic building dating from the middle of the XIX Century, and its guestrooms will be your nook of tranquility and offer a guaranteed rest in Seville. To fully enjoy Seville, the hotel offers free bike rentals.

Petot Palace Marques Santa Ana Hotel
Petot Palace Marques Santa Ana Hotel

Regente (3*): Madrid

The Hotel Regente is located in the heart of the Gran Vía in Madrid, close to the Puerta del Sol, the famous Km. 0 of the city and emblematic monuments of the city such as the Royal Palace or Almudena Cathedral. Guestrooms have recently been renovated and decorated in a personal and cozy way, so clients feel at home. A fitness center is available for guests use, as well as in room massage service. The hotel is surrounded by theaters, cinemas, restaurants and boutiques and public transport, either by metro or city bus is close and convenient.

Hotel Regente
Hotel Regente
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Allyson S. — June 30, 2016 — Europe

    Jessica Clements was wonderful to work with and was very responsive. Everything that was arranged went smoothly. All of the guides were so knowledgeable and really helped us get a sense of Poland's history and feel a connection with the country from which our ancestors came. This was the first time we ever had used private guides and we got so much more out of the trip than if we would have just decided to do the sights on our own. We had an amazing trip full of memories for a lifetime. Thank you!

  • Jeanne C. — June 30, 2016 — Europe

    This was our first time using a tour company. It was fantastic to have guides and drivers to take us through our ambitious itinerary. Thank you for taking care of all the arrangements.

  • John D. — June 27, 2016 — Europe

    Had a great trip to Spain and Portugal. All went well. No polishing points or constructive feedback to provide. This was the third trip with Kensington in 18 months and all were wonderful.

  • Kristian L. — June 30, 2016 — Europe

    We had the best vacation ever!! Especially the tour guides and the drivers are above and beyond. We miss them already :) !!! We will definitely go with Kensington Tours again. Thank you for a great vacation.

  • Carlos B. — June 27, 2016 — Europe

    It was our first trip to Italy. I can only describe my experience as exceptional. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. The tours were exceptional and very punctual. The accommodations and transportation were first class. I have already started to recommend Kensington tours and I will definitely will use them in my future trips.

  • Nancy H. — June 27, 2016 — Europe

    This was the second tour we have taken with Kensington Tours. This was very different from our first tour but just right for this time. My husband and I traveled with my 85 year old parents.The accommodations and the pace of the travel worked very well. Our guide, Dermot, was very friendly and very understanding of our special needs as well as very knowledgeable. I have already had further communication with him. Thanks for the memorable experience.

  • Molly P. — June 22, 2016 — Europe

    Our family loved our week in Iceland. I am 70 and our youngest is 9. Each activity was well suited for the whole group. We changed one event and Kensington Tours immediately helped us cancel one and sign up for a new adventure. When I had questions they helped me out. Their professionalism, kindness, and attentiveness made our trip a complete success. Thank you!

  • Tammy M. — June 22, 2016 — Europe

    Jessica Clements was a tremendous help as my husband and I planned our pre-cruise visit to Athens and the Peloponnese. Many thanks for all your efforts. We enjoyed our tours very much. Our guides, Niki Stavrakaki and Andronikos Sakatos, were phenomenal. Our drivers, Makias and Demetrios, were very professional and delightful gentlemen. We had a great time exploring many of the ancient sites we've dreamed of seeing for years.

  • Caroline W. — June 22, 2016 — Europe

    Transfers were seamless and activities were great. Overall, we are very impressed with Kensington!

  • Beth N. — June 15, 2016 — Europe

    Everything exceeded our expectations!!! Our guides were amazing. Our hotels were wonderful. I wouldn't change anything about our trip! Thanks for your help!

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