10 days from $2,660 per person*
  • 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.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
Request a Quote

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.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
Kensington Advantage
Personalized itinerary with private guide & driver. Award winning value.
  • Personalized itinerary that fits like a glove
  • Full attention of your own private guide & driver
  • In-country offices for 24/7 peace of mind
  • Multi-award winning
  • 30,000 delighted clients

With the inside track on the new, the old, the off-the-beaten track and the out-of-this-world, you won't find a more knowledgeable team of destination specialists.

Meet Our Experts
Curators of extraordinary experiences, you won't find a more skillful team.
30,000 Delighted Customers
"Kensington, you've done it again...perfection!"

Don't take our word for it.
Here's what our clients say.

"Fabulous trip. Every aspect from the planning to execution was excellent."

Newsletter Subscription
Have our hand picked trips, news & specials delivered to you.
Thank you for signing up!

Your details have been received and processed successfully.

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.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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.
  • Karen S. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    My trip to Scotland was absolutely wonderful. All the hotels were perfectly located, clean, and had wonderful amenities. The guides were exceptional and really knew Scotland and so much of the history. My Kensington representative, Lynne, was very helpful, very responsive, and was tremendously patient while I made numerous changes to the itinerary. It was a superb experience and one that I will never forget.

  • Ronald D. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Christian was our driver/guide. He was knowledgeable, thorough, caring/considerate and gave of his time greatly.

  • Meghan B. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    My husband and I had the time of our lives in the UK and Ireland! The tours that were set up for us were exactly what we hoped for and more. We learned so much and saw so much! Very impressed! I have already told others about Kensington tours. If you book, you won't be disappointed! Thank you, Kevin!

  • Diana G. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Our tour guide in Roma,Francesco, was the best guide we ever had on this and our last trip that was provided by Kensington. Our other guides were also very good, but Francesco was outstanding.

  • Darron J. — July 20, 2016 — Europe

    Our guides were excellent. Noel Clawson in Wales was friendly, knowledgeable, and just a pleasure to be around. Glen Jones for our day with him was also excellent and I would highly recommend a guided tour of London. Much more efficient than the hop on/hop off tour.

  • Edward G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    All of the guides were friendly, knowledgeable, and conducted themselves in a professional manner. Both Dino Quaas and Andreas Zurner were extremely helpful and added significantly to the tour.

  • Major J. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Our honeymoon that was setup and organized by Kensington Tours was absolutely amazing. All the details were taken care of and made our trip pleasant and stress free. Our accommodations were top notch with beautiful views located close to our destinations. Our guides and trip advisors were very knowledgeable. I would recommend Kensington tours to all my friends and family for future use as a travel agency as well as they will be our first choice in our future travel plans.

  • Sara G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Chantal designed an amazing trip for my sister and I! She was so helpful from start to end! Always answered me so promptly and walked me thru everything when booking! I can't wait to plan my next trip with Chantal and Kensington Tours

  • Terry G. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    Thanks to Kensington Tours, this trip could not have been better! The tour guides were the very best making our experience absolutely wonderful. Our accommodations were wonderful, and the logistics went like clockwork. Thank you for making our trip a once in a lifetime experience. I have already recommended Kensington to others.

  • Arthur F. — July 15, 2016 — Europe

    I loved the vacation.. Your guides were fabulous and you put me into Hotels that were exactly where we wanted to be. Will contact you for our next trip!

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.

* USD per person, double occupancy. Custom designed personal tour. Prices subject to change.

Kensington Tours is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring you have a positive experience on our website. You can read our complete Privacy Policy here. You can Contact Us here.

National Geographic Traveler : 50 Tours of a Lifetime 2014 Travel + Leisure : World's Best Award 2014 Family National Geographic Traveler : 50 Tours of a Lifetime