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Wonders of Spain -10 Days Tour with Wanda Neal[26 Mar – 4 Apr 2022]

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  • Activity Level Relaxing
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  • Group Size Medium Group
    25
All about the Wonders of Spain -10 Days Tour with Wanda Neal[26 Mar – 4 Apr 2022].

A unique itinerary through two of the most special Andalusian cities, Seville and Granada, and two very Mediterranean cities, Valencia and Barcelona. Visit Cordoba’s Synagogue located in the Jewish Quarter. Accessed from the street there is the courtyard that takes to the prayer’s rooms.  Marvel at La Alhambra is contemporary history of Granada’s Arab past. Its buildings, towers, palaces, patios and gardens make La Alhambra one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Finally, Barcelona, the city of the Arts and Sciences is an architectural and cultural complex designed by Santiago Calatrava. It stands out for the modern architecture of the Hemisfèric which resembles a giant eye.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 08 Nights’ Accommodation in listed hotels or similar based on DBL / TWN sharing basis.
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 5 Dinners
  • Guided Visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada
  • Flamenco Show in Barcelona
  • Dinner with Paella in Valencia
  • Experience Tour Guide all through the tour
  • Transportation in Air-conditioned deluxe Vehicle
  • Return airfare from Los Angeles
  • All local applicable taxes
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • All other meals
  • All other sightseeing or Services
  • Gratuities for meals, tourist guides, drivers
  • Beverages during the meals
  • Visa fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic and other beverages, telephone calls, and laundry
  • Any other services or Items not mentioned above as included.
  • Local city taxes if applicable to be paid directly at hotels upon check out.
  1. Day 1 - 26 Mar, 2022 Los Angeles - Paris

    Board your overnight flight to Madrid today.

  2. Day 2 - 27 Mar, 2022 Madrid- Arrival [-/-/-]

    Upon arrival in Madrid, claim your bags and proceed towards arrival hall.  Our representative will meet you and assist you with your transfer to hotel. (Standard check-in time is 3:00 pm)

    Enjoy your free time in the evening to explore the city on own.

    Overnight in Madrid

  3. Day 3 - 28 Mar, 2022 Madrid - Sightseeing [B/-/-]

    Following breakfast at the hotel, proceed on a Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer, alternately suggest to pre-book our recommended add-ons.
    Add-on – Historical Gastronomical Tapas Tour – USD 75 Per person

    Strolling through the Madrid of the Austrias and discovering its most curious legends and stories, we will visit several typical Madrid establishments

    Overnight in Madrid

    Meals: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - 29 Mar, 2022 Madrid - Cordoba - Seville [B/-/D]

    After breakfast, meet your tour guide and depart Madrid. Drive along La Mancha, Don Quixote’s land. Brief stop at typical site in Puerto Lapice. Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalusia, a region for itself that shows and enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Reach Cordoba. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Upon arrival check-in and spend rest of the evening at leisure. Seville oozes with the Spanish zest for life you’ll come to treasure. A place of grand monuments, beautiful weather. It’s no wonder it has been the royal family’s favourite retreat for centuries.

    Evening enjoy your dinner.

    Overnight in Seville

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  5. Day 5 - 30 Mar, 2022 Seville [B/-/D]

    Breakfast at the hotel. Later this morning proceed on panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Evening enjoy dinner at the hotel.

    Rest of the day is at leisure. Opt to explore the interiors and gardens of the Alcázar, a magnificent palace dating from Moorish times, or the true heart of Seville, the Santa Cruz quarter— a charming area with winding alleys, picturesque lime-washed houses, flowery patios, and small squares. Alternate pre-book our suggested add-on

    Add-on – Seville Cathedral and Boat Trip on the Guadalquivir Tour – USD 67 Per person

    Afternoon We will visit the Gothic Cathedral with the largest area in the world; declared World Heritage by UNESCO is 1987. Its construction dates back to 1401 on the site where the old Aljama Mosque was located, of which the “La Giralda” Minaret symbol of Seville is preserved, with the possibility of climbing its 104-meter bell tower and contemplating the best views of the city. We highlight, among others, The Patio de los Naranjos and the Tomb on the pedestal of Christopher Columbus. Then we will take a one-hour boat ride on the Guadalquivir River, the river of the great waters and main Port of Spain in the Indian Campaign, which will allow us to contemplate and admire the fine silhouette of this magical city. Rest of the evening is at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavors of this active full of light city.

    Overnight in Seville

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

     

  6. Day 6 - 31 Mar, 2022 Seville - Granada [B/-/D]

    After breakfast, check-out and drive east through the Caliphate Road to the heart of ANDALUSIA observing an endless number of olive trees on the way to Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492.

    Visit the world-famous Alhambra complex (entrance included) and General life Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Enjoy dinner at the hotel.

    Overnight in Granada

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  7. Day 7 - 01 Apr, 2022 Granada - Valencia [B/-/D]

    After breakfast at the hotel start driving looking for the Mediterranean coast. Via Murcia, capital of the fertile garden of the Segura River, continue north via Alicante, the second largest city within the region of Valencia. Reach Valencia one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean coast with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious “Paella”

    Late Evening, we tour the most unknown Valencia, the Modernist Valencia. At the end of the 19th century the city of Valencia experienced an important political and social development, which was reflected in the architecture of the city. We will discover the Paseo de la Alameda, the Ensanche, with significant buildings such as the Casa Chapa or the Ortega house, to

    continue to the neighborhood of Colón, from which we will start a walking tour that will reveal an eclectic and original city: the Casa de los Dragones, and its commercial area, the Plaza del Patriarca and the Palace of the Marquis de dos Aguas, the street of La Paz, the most modernist city and entry point of medieval Valencia…. Our tour will end at a local restaurant where we will enjoy the original and authentic Valencian paella. The menu consists of starters, Valencian paella, dessert, coffee and a drink.

    Overnight in Valencia

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  8. Day 8 - 02 Apr, 2022 Valencia - Barcelona [B/-/-]

    Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of this bright city including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings, we will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias” to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings. Early afternoon departure northward all along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco. Reach Barcelona principal Mediterranean city homeland of the famous architect Gaudí symbol of the Catalonian modernism.

    Upon arrival in Barcelona, check-in and spend the rest of the day at your leisure enjoying the highlights of Barcelona. Visit the Old Town, enjoy some tapas while soaking up the atmosphere of Las Ramblas, or relax on the beach or in a bar overlooking the sea at Port Olímpic.

    Overnight in Barcelona

    Meals: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - 03 Apr, 2022 Barcelona [B/-/D]

    Today after breakfast at the hotel we will proceed to discover Barcelona, well known worldwide for the Olympic Games during 1992, drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí such as La Pedrera, Casa Milá, etc. – declared World Heritage buildings. – The Montjuïc Park with spectacular views of the city and harbor, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the Olympic Port. Afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city.

    Evening for your farewell dinner, enjoy an authentic flamenco show in the heart of Barcelona. Founded in 1970, the Tablao Cordobés is considered one of the most important flamenco venues in Spain by the most demanding artistic minorities. Of great international prestige, the Tablao Cordobés is one of the most important and well-known flamenco venues in Spain.

    Enjoy the duende (magic and charm) of an authentic flamenco show. Feel the intimacy, warmth and closeness of this ancient culture. Dive into the experience and free your senses in a unique scenic room. The show gathers no more than 180 people around the stage, resembling a Flamenco family party. In this unique setting this type of flamenco is transmitted in a way that cannot be learned in an academy. The humble wicker chairs you will sit on are a reproduction of the ones present in these gatherings. The vaulted architecture of the room, copy of a cave, allows the characteristic natural sound of flamenco, to come across the space clean and vibrant.

    The dinner option for the activity consists on a gourmet menu created by the chef Jordi Navarro. Composed of 32 different hot and cold specialties of typical Spanish cuisine.

    It is composed of 32 different hot and cold specialties of typical Spanish cuisine. Including famous dishes such as paella, ham, pinchos, tapas and much more. Fulfil all your cravings with 8 desserts from a wide selection of pastries and fruit. Drinks included without limitation (wine, sangria, beer, soft drinks, mineral water and coffee).

    Overnight in Barcelona

    Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

  10. Day 10 - 04 Apr, 2022 Barcelona - Departure [B/-/-]

    This is the last day of your amazing Spain Vacation. After breakfast check-out, you’ll be transferred to Barcelona airport for your flight home

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Hotel Accommodation
CITY HOTEL NAME NO. OF NIGHTS
MADRID Princesa Plaza Madrid

Riu Plaza Espana

02 NIGHTS
SEVILLE Melia Lebreros 02 NIGHTS
GRANADA Melia Granada 01 NIGHTS
VALENCIA NH Valencia Las Artes 01 NIGHTS
BARCELONA Melia Barcelona Sarria

Catalonia Plaza Barcelona

02 NIGHTS

 

Deposit:          Non-Refundable deposit US$ 300 per person in Twin Sharing

Full Balance:     By 91 Days before departure (26th Dec 2021)

Virtually everything! Hotels, most meals, all of the activities described in the itinerary pages, airport transfers and local guides. Experience and professional Tour Directors and local guides will be with you every step of the way, ensuring a worry free vacation.

A well paced and unhurried itinerary is our goal, after all, you are on vacation! Touring days begin and end at reasonable hours and include frequent stops. You will walk for about 2.5 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved roads and cobblestone streets, with few hills or stairs. You should feel comfortable managing your own baggage at times.

While the occasional early morning departure is necessary, we do our best to ensure a leisurely vacation

We consider adequate travel insurance to be essential. Travel insurance is widely available to purchase. Voyages Hub has signed with World Nomads for providing travel insurance to our travelers. For Insurance quote and purchase, please click – http://voyageshub.com/insurance/. It is the personal responsibility of each traveler to ensure that they have adequate travel insurance cover. Please read the policy details carefully. It is each traveler’s personal responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover purchased is suitable and adequate for their particular needs. Voyages Hub will not be responsible or liable for any consequence of any nature arising from the failure to comply with the responsibility of providing for adequate travel insurance cover.

  • Cancellations, 91 days or more prior to departure-full credit, (non-refundable deposit & the cost of trip cancellation & interruption insurance is retained),
  • Between 99 and 45 days 50% is retained,
  • Between 45 and 31 days 85% is retained
  • 30 days or less, or no show 100% of the package price is retained.Note: A person becoming a single as a result of the roommate’s cancellation must pay the single supplement.

We use hotels that are closely monitoring COVID-19 updates and adhering to the guidelines that are set by the National Health Organization and WHO. Along with the Government directions  are preparing to safely reopen and accept guests with thorough precautionary standards set in place, to ensure a safe, healthy and welcoming environment!

Cleanliness and hygiene standards at hotels are of high importance and they have implemented additional measures that meet the latest guidance on hygiene and cleaning, to ensure the safety of our guests and team daily. The hotels are using cleaning & environmentally friendly products and protocols that are effective against viruses.  They are conducting enhanced training and corona virus awareness, updating our team in response to the new standards COVID -19 has set for our well-being, onward

A post signage on entrance door that no one with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19 will be permitted in the hotel Public spaces. They will perform cleaning and disinfection in all public spaces with increased frequency; Hand sanitizers have been placed at all areas  and team facilities including lobby, dining outlets and reception desk, bathrooms and offices. The hotels will provide  surgical masks and gloves to guests and staff according to the new guidelines . Designated signage at all public areas, notifying guests of keeping social distance, wearing masks, use hand sanitizers.

Elevators, must be used by one passenger at a time, or guests sharing the same room. Still, we encourage you to use the stairs.

Rooms. Key prevention protocols are followed to clean the rooms with particular attention paid to high touch items. A rigorous cleaning after guest depart and before the next arrival.  More detailed information is provided in each room

Back of House.  Screening of all teams, in each shift before entering  the Hotel, for symptoms to  Immediately exclude anyone. In the spaces where  Hotels team is working we are increasing the frequency of cleaning and focusing on high-touch areas like  entrances, locker rooms, laundry rooms and  offices

The hotels will ensure to follow Food Safety Policies as well with daily cleaning and disinfection of the kitchen and other food preparation areas, surfaces, proper cooking and storage of food and hygiene practices.

(Please visit individual Hotel Website for Covid-19 related information)

Our suppliers use transport companies, those have implemented to enhance hygiene protocols, to comply with physical distancing requirements by relevant government authorities and to give you peace of mind when you are travelling during these new times.

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the transport companies  have taken additional measures to elevate our hygiene and sanitary practices in accordance with guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and as required, applicable government regulations.

The Driver training provides them with the latest hygiene protocols. They will clean and disinfect all surfaces including handrails, door handles, tables, seats, air-conditioning filters and overhead lockers on a daily basis.

All our guests are asked to follow hygiene practices recommended by the World Health Organisation including the thorough and regular washing of hands and sanitizing when required.

Hand sanitizer will be available on board for your use throughout the day.

Please bring your own washable face mask and gloves with you, and additional hand sanitizer to make you feel comfortable, as these will be required to be worn in public in some countries.

Should an unexpected situation arise, additional face masks, rubber gloves, antiviral sprays and wipes will be available for guest distribution on all trips.

The health and safety of our passengers and employees is our top priority. As questions and concerns arise as a result of COVID-19, our group of companies has taken a number of precautionary measures to provide the highest level of protection for our customers and team.

Our COVID-19 measures include:

  • The vehicles interiors are completely cleaned and sanitized daily.
  • Drivers now perform a thorough cleaning of the vehicle’s interior surfaces with disinfectant wipes between each trip.
  • Drivers have been issued protective disposable rubber gloves and masks.
  • With the exception of dispatcher, office staff are now working remotely, from home.
  • All employees have been instructed to self monitor, self isolate and seek immediate medical attention if they show any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Under no circumstance will we allow sick employees to report for work.

At this time we don’t know what the exact future effects of Covid-19 will be on tourism in Spain. We hope that all attractions and hotels included in this offer will reopen and will continue to operate in 2021 but we may have to look for alternatives where this is not the case and we do appreciate your flexibility. We also do not know if social distancing restrictions will continue and so reserve the right to limit numbers on coaches and review prices if appropriate if these restrictions are applied by the governments.

Covid-19 Reschedule: Your tour qualifies from a reschedule to a future date based on government advisories. A mutually agreed date with the tour leader will be announced and all the deposits will be retained for future travel for the same trip.

  • In order to enter France, U.S. and Canadian citizens need a valid passport with an expiration date extending at least six months beyond the date of reentry.
  • We recommend having at least one blank passport page for entry stamps.
  • There is no visa required for U.S. or Canadian citizens.
  • If you are not a U.S. or Canadian citizen, you must contact your destination country’s consulate for your specific entry requirements.
  • Please note that our travelers are limited to one checked bag and one carry-on bag per person due to storage limitations on motor coaches and other transfers, which may include train connections or flights.
  • Contact your airline(s) for baggage size and weight restrictions for your flights, which may include on-tour flights in addition to your round-trip flights to and from tour. Please note that your included on-tour flights may have more restrictive baggage limits.
  • Some airlines may impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage or exceed baggage size and weight restrictions. Be advised that you are responsible for any baggage fees incurred on all flights.
  • Make sure you label your baggage and keep valuables, medication, and documents in your carry-on bag.
  • We recommend packing lightweight, loose-fitting clothing that can be easily layered to accommodate varying temperatures, as well as a light jacket or rainwear.
  • A sturdy pair of walking shoes or sneakers is recommended for sightseeing.
  • You may want to pack dressier attire if you plan to visit a high-end restaurant or attend a special performance.
  • It is preferable not to visit churches or other religious sites with bare legs and shoulders (and entrance may be denied on this basis).
  • There are no major health risks associated with traveling to Spain.
  • At least 60 days prior to departure, check with your doctor or healthcare provider for the latest updates and entry requirements, or visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website at cdc.gov.
  • If you have medication that you take daily, be sure you have enough for each day of the tour as well as any possible delays encountered.
  • If you have dietary restrictions and/or food allergies please notify us at least 30 days prior to your departure by logging in to your account and updating your traveler info. To update this information closer to your departure date, please call our Customer Experience Team.
  • Wi-Fi is available in most hotels, though some charges may apply.
  • There is no Wi-Fi on any of the motor coaches.
  • Please contact your mobile service provider for information on roaming charges.
  • Spain is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and six hours ahead of Eastern Time (ET).
  • When it’s noon in New York, it’s 6pm on tour.
  • At the conclusion of your tour, it’s customary to offer your Tour Director and driver a gratuity in local currency. Please keep current exchange rates in mind.
  • We recommend tipping the equivalent of $7USD to $10USD per person per day for your Tour Director, $1USD per person per day for the bus helper, $3USD per person per day for your driver, and $20USD to $25USD per person for cruise ship personnel.
  • If applicable, we also recommend the equivalent of $2USD per local guide.
  • In Egypt, tipping is an important part of the local culture and you will be expected to tip for services including, but not limited to, taking photos in some areas or seeing additional exhibits. Travelers should carry small bills (in USD) for this purpose.
  • Tips can only be paid in cash.
  • You will use the euro on this tour.
  • Better rates of exchange are usually available overseas, although it’s worth ordering some currency from your local bank to use when you first arrive.
  • We strongly advise that you take debit/bank cards and credit cards, which can be used to withdraw cash at local banks as needed.
  • You can use most debit/credit cards at ATMs on the international networks Cirrus and Plus, but make sure to check with your home bank about withdrawal fees.
  • Inform your bank and credit card company of your travel plans so that they won’t confuse your international purchases for fraudulent charges.
  • International banks and businesses primarily accept debit and credit cards that work with the EMV chip system. If you do not already have at least one debit or credit card with a chip in it, we strongly recommend requesting one from your bank prior to your tour.

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