Why I love Madrid

More than a decade after I fell for Madrid and decided to call it home, the life that courses relentlessly through the streets here still excites me. Here is a place where the passions of Europe’s most passionate country are the fabric of daily life, a city with music in its soul and an unshakeable spring in its step. But Madrid is also one of the most open cities on earth and it doesn’t matter where you’re from for... Read More

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$505.93 Small group tours

4-Day Spain Tour: Cordoba, Seville and Granada from Madrid

Visit Andalusia’s most famous cities -- Cordoba, Seville and Granada -- on a four-day immersion in the home of flamenco, tapas and Andalusian culture. You’ll travel from Madrid to Cordoba to stroll through cobbled lanes in the city’s Jewish quarter, then spend two nights in Seville, the birthplace of flamenco. Admire Granada’s Moorish architecture at the World Heritage-listed Alhambra, and take a walk through the medieval walled city of Toledo. This comprehensive tour highlights the essential attractions of Andalusian Spain in four days, with four-star hotel accommodation for all three nights.

$579.02 Small group tours

5-Day Spain Tour: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo, Ronda, Costa del Sol and Granada from Madrid

Take your time on a 5-day tour of Spain that guides you round Andalusia’s most famous cities: Seville, Cordoba, Toledo and Granada. Visit the birthplace of flamenco in Seville, see the home city of El Greco in Toledo and be amazed by the Moorish gardens of the Alhambra. You’ll also see Spain’s oldest bullring in Ronda on this five days in Spain itinerary, and soak up the beauty of Spain’s resort coast, the Costa del Sol. Highlighting the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo, this tour takes you deep into the heart of Andalusia, Spain’s most colorful and distinctive region. Dinner and breakfast are included, and enjoy a choice of standard or superior hotel accommodation for all four nights.

$815.12 Small group tours

7-Day Spain Tour: Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona and Zaragoza from Madrid

From Madrid, spend seven days on a tour of Spain's most famous cities! You'll enjoy fascinating tours of Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Barcelona, and you’ll have plenty of free time to discover more on your own. See the Great Mosque of Cordoba, the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens in Granada, Gaudi's Park Güell and La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, along with more top attractions in Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza.

$1549 Small group tours

Spain & Portugal on a Shoestring

Take an incredible ten days to experience the best travel highlights of Spain and Portugal: art, culture, food (hello tapas!), and nightlife. Leave the typical big tour bus behind and reach these unforgettable destinations by train. All aboard for some serious (and life-changing) city-hopping through Iberia.

$326.05 Small group tours

2-Day Spain Tour: Cordoba and Seville from Madrid

Take time out to tour two of Andalucia's most popular cities, Cordoba and Seville, on a two-day excursion from Madrid. You'll visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites and discover the rich history of this beautiful Spanish region.

$320.43 Small group tours

3-Day Spain Tour: Madrid to Costa del Sol via Seville and Ronda

If you are short on time or just want to see more of Spain, this three day tour from Madrid to Costa del Sol is for you. Visit Seville and Cordoba along the way and see for yourself some of Spain's many UNESCO World Heritage listed sites.