Barcelona, Valencia, and Madrid are spectacular Spanish cities: Your Tour Director is on hand to point you in the direction of the best tours, food, and attractions. On your way to Valencia, you’ll see the Peñíscola coastline and castle—a filming location for Game of Thrones. Lovers of art, food, and colorful history are sure to find lots to discover with MyCosmos.
Day 1: Arrive in Barcelona, Spain.
If you arrive early, get a head start in exploring this lively city with the help of your CosmosGO app. In late afternoon, meet your Tour Director who will give you some helpful hints on how to make the most of your free time in Barcelona.
Day 2: Visit Barcelona.
There are many choices for how you could shape your stay in Barcelona. Choose an optional panoramic drive and walking tapas tour, or discover the many museums, markets, and shops. If you have a day at the beach in mind, Barceloneta is the place to go.
Day 3: Barcelona delicious Cuisine and Cava Wine
Discover the culinary traditions of Catalunya and visit a food market like the Boqueria, located in the Ramblas. We suggest an optional excursion to the Spanish countryside with a winery visit for a Cava wine-tasting session. Reservations are easy with MyCOSMOS.
Day 4: Barcelona—Tarragona—Peñíscola—Valencia
Tarragona is the perfect combination of seaside resort and sightseeing destination with an abundance of shops and cafes, Roman archaeological sites, and the medieval town center. Next, see the Peñíscola coastline, dominated by the walled “Pope Luna” Templar castle—a filming location for Game of Thrones. Visit the castle or simply stroll through the narrow cobblestone streets and enjoy the magnificent views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Day 5: Valencia.
Valencia is a city to discover your way! Tap on your CosmosGO app for ideas and directions. Highlights are the City of Arts and Science and the Silk Exchange. Explore the lively and beautiful modernistic Central Market, and don’t miss the paella!
Day 6: Valencia—Cuenca—Madrid.
On your visit to Cuenca, you may spend free time visiting the casas colgadas (hanging houses). Dating back to the 1300s, these cliffside dwellings now house the Spanish National Museum of Abstract Art. You’ll arrive in Madrid in the late afternoon, with time to enjoy an evening out in this buzzing city.
Day 7: Madrid - For Art Lovers and Lovers of Life
Stroll around the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor areas, in the city center, for a taste of the joyful life in Madrid. There are plenty of museums to visit. Immerse yourself in local life by joining us on a stroll through a lively market, followed by brunch.
Day 8: Madrid - A Fusion of Food, Fútbol, and Festivities
Browse the El Rastro flea market or one of the revamped food markets in the revived barrios of Madrid, take an optional excursion to Toledo, a treasure-chest of arts and architecture. Enjoy time to explore Madrid’s colorful fusion of cultures, with your Tour Director’s suggestions.
Day 9: Madrid
Today concludes your Spanish adventure.
Validity: May to October 2020