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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
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant
    • Spain - Welcome Package
    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
    • Air - Barcelona - Granada [Direct, 1 hr] - Economy
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Optional Cultural Activities: Culinary, Flamenco, Painting & more
  • Day 4 Granada
    Granada
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Alhambra Palace (2.5 hrs) - Local Guide
  • Day 5 Granada to Cordoba
    Granada to Cordoba
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Granada - Cordoba [2.5 hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
  • 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
    • Seville - Madrid [3 hrs] - 2nd Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Madrid
    Madrid
    • Tour - Shared - 1/2 Day City Sights (2.5hrs) - Coach/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 10 Madrid
    Madrid
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
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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 (4*)

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 viewed at the unique coffee shop, Bar Bal. Guests can relax in the interior garden and relax in the outdoor swimming pool.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  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 (4*)
Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  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.

Optional (Not Included):
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 quarter of the city. Please speak to your Travel Consultant 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.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Granada
Granada
Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Granada Five Senses
Granada Five Senses

Day 4: Granada

Make your way independently to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Alhambra Palace and Gardens. Upon arrival, you'll meet your private local guide who will provide your admission and escort you through the magnificent grounds, imparting facts and history which will bring the palace to life. 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 also has an independent palace opposite the Alhambra; The Generalife, which is surrounded by orchards and beautiful gardens which you will also visit.

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 (paid locally). If you prefer us to arrange private transfers, please let us know.

Accommodation: Granada Five Senses (3*)
Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  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: Cordoba Center (4*)

Hotel Cordoba Center is located in the heart of Cordoba City. The hotel offer spacious and elegant guestrooms where you can enjoy a unique comforting atmosphere that allows you to completely unwind and relax, providing a peaceful night's rest. Guests can enjoy mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine at Al-Zagal Restaurant, light meals in a warm and welcoming environment at The Cafeteria, drinks and live music at their Piano Bar. Other amenities include: a fitness room, a solarium, outdoor Jacuzzi and sauna. You can also admire the stunning views over the city in the panoramic swimming pool that is located on the terrace. 

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cordoba
Cordoba
Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Cordoba Center
Hotel Cordoba Center

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 (4*)

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.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Seville
Seville
Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Petit Palace Marques Santa Ana Hotel
Petit 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 (4*)

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.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  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*)
Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -

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: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

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 (4*): 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 viewed at the unique coffee shop, Bar Bal. Guests can relax in the interior garden and relax in the outdoor swimming pool.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Balmes Hotel
Balmes Hotel
Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  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.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Granada Five Senses
Granada Five Senses

Cordoba Center (4*): Cordoba

Hotel Cordoba Center is located in the heart of Cordoba City. The hotel offer spacious and elegant guestrooms where you can enjoy a unique comforting atmosphere that allows you to completely unwind and relax, providing a peaceful night's rest. Guests can enjoy mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine at Al-Zagal Restaurant, light meals in a warm and welcoming environment at The Cafeteria, drinks and live music at their Piano Bar. Other amenities include: a fitness room, a solarium, outdoor Jacuzzi and sauna. You can also admire the stunning views over the city in the panoramic swimming pool that is located on the terrace. 

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Cordoba Center
Hotel Cordoba Center

Petit Palace Marqués Santa Ana (4*): 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.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Petit Palace Marques Santa Ana Hotel
Petit 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.

Highlights of Spain Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Regente
Hotel Regente

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

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.
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  • Kyran D — September 15, 2017 — Europe

    Our tour expert Rachel Cooke was outstanding! She handled all inquiries and requests with great professionalism and patience. The location of our hotels were optimal for touring and easy access to trains and metro. Tour guides Marion for the Latin Quarter, Frederick the Louvre, Bruno Mont St Michel and Melanie for the beaches of Normandy were all very knowledgeable and delightful to be with!

  • Donna O — September 15, 2017 — Europe

    Andrew was an amazing guide starting in Inverness! And Debbie was great for our walking tour in Edinburgh. We could not be happier! We learned so much about Scotland and enjoyed every minute of our trip.

  • Robert Goodby — August 14, 2017 — Europe

    This was one of the best trips we've ever taken. Everything worked as planned, someone was always waiting to greet us at each transfer point, and the guides in Moscow and St. Petersburg were absolutely first-rate: knowledgeable, friendly, fluent in English, and very helpful. Our conversations with them about Russian life and history were an unexpected bonus to what was already a highly educational and informative itinerary.

  • Peter Stephanos — August 14, 2017 — Europe

    Kensington was top notch. Our transfers were always on-time and courteous/professional. When there was a labor strike in Athens, they rescheduled our cancelled ferry and booked us on a flight. We had no idea until they called and said we had been booked on the flight. So helpful that we didn't ever have to stress!

  • Barbara Schulman — August 14, 2017 — Europe

    We had an absolutely WONDERFUL trip; Everything was perfectly planned by Kensington; all drivers were professional and the city guides were excellent, educated in the history of their city and enjoyable to be with. Upon hearing that we were artists, one guide even changed her tour to include local artworks that we would not have known about , and we were thrilled. We have never had a tour planned personally for the 2 of us, and were delighted with the results. All contacts with our planner, Jason Susinski, were timely and professional. We will definitely travel with Kensington again.

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    This was my first experience with a totally guided tour. It was wonderful to not have to worry about anything, it was all well planned out. What we did see was wonderful, important and the guides were knowledgeable and kind. When we expressed interest in going bowling in Berlin he made sure we found the best place!! Anything was possible.

  • Durriya E — March 29, 2017 — Europe

    This trip was the perfect balance of guidance and independence. Each local guide brought a very personal touch to the tour and were both engaging and informative. Luiz was a pleasure to work with and provided the guidance we needed to create an itinerary that suited our interest and the pace we wanted.

  • Gary J — March 29, 2017 — Europe

    We wanted a quality trip for our anniversary; and got more than what we expected. Well planned, well thought organized and well executed. We will definitely use Kensington tours for any trips in the future

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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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