9 days from $4,653 per person*
  • With private guide, embark on a tapas tour of Barcelona.
  • Embark on a gourmet tour of San Sebastian with insider access.
  • Enjoy a private guided tour of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
  • Visit wineries, castles, and small villages in La Rioja.
  • Featuring luxurious hotels.
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World-class vineyards, medieval villages, and gastronomy – Spain is the perfect setting to celebrate your new life together.

Immerse yourself in the timeless history of Madrid, the buzz of Barcelona, and head deep into the heart of Basque country on this exclusive honeymoon getaway. Tour Madrid’s wide majestic avenues with your private guide, visiting the Prado Museum and Royal Palace. In the evening, visit one of Hemingway’s favourite restaurants. Transfer by private vehicle into the rocky, vineyard dotted landscape of Ribera del Duero and La Rioja where you can sip wine amongst 10th century castles. Head onward to San Sebastian, an icon of the region, and a perfect jumping point for exploration. Gain insight into the uniquely Basque tradition of gastronomic societies as you explore bustling markets with local food experts. Finally, no trip to Spain is complete without a visit to Barcelona, touring its contemporary architecture and its thriving tapas culture.

Enjoy a personalized honeymoon getaway that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. With our 24/7 support and expert local guidance, you'll experience peace of mind from the altar to the threshold. ... Show More »

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Madrid
    Madrid
    • Spain - Welcome Package
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Bottle of Cava in Your Room
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Madrid
    Madrid
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Restaurants frequented by Hemingway
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Madrid to La Rioja
    Madrid to La Rioja
    • Madrid - La Rioja [with winery touring] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 La Rioja to San Sebastian
    La Rioja to San Sebastian
    • La Rioja - San Sebastian [with La Rioja touring] - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 San Sebastian
    San Sebastian
    • Tour - Private - Insider's Gourmet Tour (with Dinner) (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Camino de Santiago hike (10km: 3hrs approx) - Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 San Sebastian
    San Sebastian
    • Self-Guided - Beaches of San Sebastian
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 San Sebastian to Barcelona
    San Sebastian to Barcelona
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • San Sebastian - Barcelona [5.5 hrs] - 1st Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 8 Barcelona
    Barcelona
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Gaudi Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Tapas Walking Tour (3 hrs) - Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Barcelona
    Barcelona
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: Madrid

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.

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.

As a warm honeymoon welcome to Spain, a complimentary bottle of cava (Catalonian sparkling wine) will be left in your room.

Accommodation: Hotel Ritz (5*)

A baroque palace in the heart of Madrid’s ‘Golden Triangle’, Hotel Ritz s within walking distance of the city’s major cultural, business, shopping and dining venues. Built in 1910 according to the wishes of King Alfonso XIII, this iconic landmark established Madrid as one of the truly great European cities. Ever since, it has welcomed visiting aristocracy and dignitaries with inimitable style and luxury. Each of the uniquely-styled guest rooms is comfortably luxurious. With two fabulous restaurants, afternoon tea and an intimate cocktail bar, wining and dining at Hotel Ritz Madrid is a delight. Guests can maintain physical fitness in the hotel gym and the wellness center offers an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Ritz
Hotel Ritz

Day 2: Madrid

Meet your private guide and driver and explore the sparkling city of Madrid. Enjoy the luxury of being chauffeured around the city to spectacular sights. Drive through the Madrid of the Habsburg epoch, going past the squares Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol. Continue to drive through Madrid of the Bourbon period, gazing at the Palacio Real (Royal Palace), the Teatro Real (Madrid’s opera house), the Museo del Prado (El Prado Museum), Atocha railway station, the Puerta de Alcalá (triumphal arch) and the city’s beautiful fountains of Neptuno and Cibeles. Drive past squares such as Plaza de Colón, Plaza de Castilla, and Plaza de España, with its unmistakable monument to Cervantes. Visit the aristocratic quarter of Salamanca, where distinguished designers have their boutiques in Madrid and drive along the elegant avenue of La Castellana, which leads to the city’s financial quarter, with the Torre Picasso (tower) or the Estadio del Bernabéu (Real Madrid’s stadium), without forgetting the Plaza de Las Ventas (Madrid’s most important Bullring) and the Parque del Retiro. Entrance fees not included

Journalist, author and playright, Ernest Hemingway loved his time spent living in Madrid and had a number of favourite restaurants that he used to be counted amongst his favourites that are still going strong today. Why not consider dining at one of them during your sojourn in the city...

Restaurante Botín. (Address: Cuchilleros, 17) is the oldest restaurant in the capital city loved the suckling pig here! Legend has it that one day Hemingway asked the owner Emilio (the current owners Grandfather) to teach him how to make paella. After a number of failed attempts he commented that perhaps it'd be better to keep at the writing! Fiesta, the novel which was to put him in the international limelight begins with a scene in this restaurant.

Accommodation: Hotel Ritz (5*)
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Madrid
Madrid
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Plaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor

Day 3: Madrid - La Rioja

Meet your driver for a private transfer from Madrid to La Rioja. Travel leisurely through one of Spain's most picturesque wine regions, stopping as the mood strikes. Perhaps visit Ribera del Duero, a rocky and dramatic terrain famous for producing quality wines. Stop in at Vega Sicilia, a majestic hilltop estate, or head to the town of Penafiel. Visit the Museo del Vino, housed in a 10th century medieval castle. Enjoy lunch in one of the many small villages that dot your route. The driver and vehicle are at your disposal for up to 10 hours today. Actual transfer time is 4 hours. No entrance fees or meals are included.

Accommodation: Hotel Viura (4*)

Hotel Viura is situated in Villabuena de Álava in the Rioja Alavesa and is your perfect base for discovering the region. Rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated, offering guests a balance of perfect comfort and unobtrusive luxury. The hotel has wonderful terraces on the top floor with panoramic views of the San Andrés Church, built between 1538 and 1728, and of all the mountains of the Sierra de Cantabria. Dine at the hotel restaurant, which features Riojan and Basque cuisine made from fresh products. In addition, visit the bar, a fine old wine cellar and the fitness center.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  La Rioja Vineyards
La Rioja Vineyards
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Viura
Hotel Viura

Day 4: La Rioja - San Sebastian

Spend the day exploring La Rioja by private car; this unique and privileged region has monumental medieval villages and 12,000 hectares of vineyards offering some of the world´s best wines. In the late afternoon, carry on towards San Sebastian. The transfer time is approximately 2.5 hours, but your driver is available to you for up to 10 hours today.

Accommodation: Villa Soro (4*)

Villa Soro is a charming hotel located in a renovated 19th century villa which has been declared a Historical Heritage Building of San Sebastian. Villa Soro offers a harmonious balance between the warm and familiar atmosphere of a century-old home and the comfort and services of a luxury hotel. Guestrooms are comfortable and include modern amenities to ensure a pleasant stay. The hotel offers a fully equipped fitness room, and bicycles for guests to enjoy the city of San Sebastian. The property has a garden designed by the French landscape designer Ducasse in 1898.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  San Sebastian
San Sebastian
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Villa Soro, San Sebastian
Villa Soro, San Sebastian

Day 5: San Sebastian

A driver will pick you up at the hotel for a special Gourmet tour of San Sebastian. You will get insider access to San Sebastian gastronomical traditions with your expert guide spending a few hours introducing you to the inner sanctums of the real heart of the Basque culture, their food and their kitchens. Your guide will unlock a door that for so many generations was only the preserve of men and you will experience firsthand the joys of cooking in a Gastronomic Society. Local food experts will take you to the markets which heave with ripe, fresh vegetables, juicy fruit and an array of meat and freshly caught fish. You will chat to local merchants choosing each ingredient for your cooking adventure with their input and knowledge. You will travel through the maze of wonderful gourmet shops and taste foods as you go. Having shopped with great care and attention you will experience a truly unique San Sebastian phenomenon, deep in the old town. Here you will share an aperitif with a Basque chef who will give you further insight into the Basque food movement. At the end of the tour, your driver will drive you back to the hotel. Dinner is included.

Enjoy a half day private guided hiking tour in the surroundings of San Sebastian admiring beautiful natural scenery.

Meet your guide to start your hike which will take you from San Sebastian to Pasajes de San Pedro along a trail through Monte Ulia that is part of the famous pilgrimage route Camino de Santiago. The route is approximately 10 km (3 hours walking). For your security and well being, your expert local guide will accompany you on the trail.

Accommodation: Villa Soro (4*)
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Basque Food
Basque Food
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Camino de Santiago
Camino de Santiago

Day 6: San Sebastian

Set out on your own for a relaxing beach day in San Sebastian. The city's northern bay is enveloped by a picturesque waterfront promenade, with access to renowned beaches Playa de la Concha and Playa de Ondarreta. There's no better way to relax here than grabbing a spot on the sand and taking in the ocean breeze.

Accommodation: Villa Soro (4*)
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Beaches of San Sebastian
Beaches of San Sebastian

Day 7: San Sebastian - Barcelona

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer in San Sebastian.

Take your train ride from San Sebastian to Barcelona. The train ride takes approximately 5.5 hours.

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Accommodation: El Palace (5*)

El Palace is a luxury hotel set in the heart of the city centre of Barcelona, close to Las Ramblas, the equivalent of Rodeo Drive. It is nearby are some of the most prestigious shopping areas, as well as beautiful boulevards, theatres and modernist buildings. Guestrooms are fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and are all decorated with elegant, and classically luxurious style. The Caelis Restaurant, awarded with a Michelin Star is part of El Palace and offers top-class cuisine, while the emblematic bar Rien de Rien bar is themed in the style similar to the Moulin Rouge of Paris. El Palace has launched the Mayan Luxury Spa and a Fitness Room, a unique spa with a Temazcal Sauna, exclusive in Spain. The outdoor swimming pool with beautiful surrounding gardens is an amazing spot to unwind and enjoy panoramic city views.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Palace Hotel
El Palace Hotel

Day 8: Barcelona

Discover the fascinating world of modernist architect Antoni Gaudí on a private tour in the company of an expert local guide who will expose Gaudi’s extraordinary achievements. Learn about Gaudi and his iconic architectural style whose works have redefined and transformed the landscape of Barcelona, no less than 7 have been listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Walk along Paseo de Gracia elegant avenue, one of Barcelona’s most important shopping and business areas, where you will find several of the city’s most celebrated pieces of architecture and two of Gaudi’s houses: Casa Batlló, and Casa Milà also known as La Pedrera. Casa Batlló is a surprising building with enigmatic forms, a colorful façade and refined architectural details. La Pedrera is a sculptured residential building and a fine example of how the wealthy lived at the beginning of the 20th century. You will also visit the Sagrada Familia, for many Barcelona’s main landmark. Marvel at this expiatory church’s artwork and compare the contrasting styles of the Nativity and Passion façades. This magnificent temple is a synthesis of Gaudi’s overall conception of architecture and philosophy of life, fully financed by people donations, one of the reasons why it remains under construction since 1882. Includes: Entrance fees to Sagrada Familia, & Casa Mila.

Get to know Barcelona in a delicious way on a private guided tapas tour! Spain has a rich culinary tradition and Catalonia its own regional delights. You will taste the most delicious specialties while enjoying and getting to know the city center of Barcelona. Discover some of the best bars, restaurants and cafes the city has to offer. Your informative guide will help you to select and show you how to order tapas while provides insights into the flavors of wine, the cuisine and Spanish culture. Three drinks and tapas are included.

Accommodation: El Palace (5*)
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Sagrada Familia
Sagrada Familia
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Cheese Tapas
Cheese Tapas

Day 9: 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.

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.

Hotel Ritz (5*): Madrid

A baroque palace in the heart of Madrid’s ‘Golden Triangle’, Hotel Ritz s within walking distance of the city’s major cultural, business, shopping and dining venues. Built in 1910 according to the wishes of King Alfonso XIII, this iconic landmark established Madrid as one of the truly great European cities. Ever since, it has welcomed visiting aristocracy and dignitaries with inimitable style and luxury. Each of the uniquely-styled guest rooms is comfortably luxurious. With two fabulous restaurants, afternoon tea and an intimate cocktail bar, wining and dining at Hotel Ritz Madrid is a delight. Guests can maintain physical fitness in the hotel gym and the wellness center offers an oasis of relaxation and rejuvenation.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Ritz
Hotel Ritz
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Ritz - Lobby
Hotel Ritz - Lobby

Hotel Viura (4*): La Rioja

Hotel Viura is situated in Villabuena de Álava in the Rioja Alavesa and is your perfect base for discovering the region. Rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated, offering guests a balance of perfect comfort and unobtrusive luxury. The hotel has wonderful terraces on the top floor with panoramic views of the San Andrés Church, built between 1538 and 1728, and of all the mountains of the Sierra de Cantabria. Dine at the hotel restaurant, which features Riojan and Basque cuisine made from fresh products. In addition, visit the bar, a fine old wine cellar and the fitness center.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Hotel Viura
Hotel Viura

Villa Soro (4*): San Sebastian

Villa Soro is a charming hotel located in a renovated 19th century villa which has been declared a Historical Heritage Building of San Sebastian. Villa Soro offers a harmonious balance between the warm and familiar atmosphere of a century-old home and the comfort and services of a luxury hotel. Guestrooms are comfortable and include modern amenities to ensure a pleasant stay. The hotel offers a fully equipped fitness room, and bicycles for guests to enjoy the city of San Sebastian. The property has a garden designed by the French landscape designer Ducasse in 1898.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  Villa Soro, San Sebastian
Villa Soro, San Sebastian

El Palace (5*): Barcelona

El Palace is a luxury hotel set in the heart of the city centre of Barcelona, close to Las Ramblas, the equivalent of Rodeo Drive. It is nearby are some of the most prestigious shopping areas, as well as beautiful boulevards, theatres and modernist buildings. Guestrooms are fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and are all decorated with elegant, and classically luxurious style. The Caelis Restaurant, awarded with a Michelin Star is part of El Palace and offers top-class cuisine, while the emblematic bar Rien de Rien bar is themed in the style similar to the Moulin Rouge of Paris. El Palace has launched the Mayan Luxury Spa and a Fitness Room, a unique spa with a Temazcal Sauna, exclusive in Spain. The outdoor swimming pool with beautiful surrounding gardens is an amazing spot to unwind and enjoy panoramic city views.

Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Palace Hotel
El Palace Hotel
Spain Exclusive Honeymoon Tours 2017 - 2018 -  El Palace Hotel
El Palace Hotel

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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    We were totally surprised with the quality of our tour. We chose to plan the whole tour ourselves and travel as a couple instead of a group. Kensington did EVERYTHING - right down to our train tickets (time and seats reserved). Our hotels were central to everything we wanted and the quality was 5 star! Thank you Kensington, and we WILL see you again!

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    We went to Portugal and Morocco. Enrique was spectacular. He handled all my neurotic changes with professionalism and enthusiasm for my family. We would NEVER have been able to experience a trip like this without Kensington's guidance. Thank you for catering this trip to our families needs. I love all of the excursions you recommended and the guides and drivers were exceptionally knowledgeable, flexible and fun! Thanks again!

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  • Jess D — September 08, 2017 — Europe

    Great trip. Good pace. Well chosen cities and sites.

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