Spanish Tours, Attractions and Landmarks
The famous Rioja Wine region is a must for wine lovers visiting Spain. Located in the south of the Basque country, you will visit the village of Haro, the unique medieval village of Laguardia. Of course, you will visit a traditional wine cellar for a wine tasting, and a guided walking tour of Vitoria.
Follow the highway towards the south, until you arrive at Vitoria, the capital city of the Basque Country, where you will have a panoramic tour into the city. It is considered to be one of the best cities in Spain for quality of life, and is the city in Europe with the most green square meters per inhabitant.
You will do a walking tour in the old part of the city where you will see such sights as the old Inn 'el Portalon' from the XV century, the Virgen Blanca square, the Machete square and the Cathedral of Santa Maria among others.
After your walking tour, you will head towards the south and arrive finally into the land of Wine, to Rioja.You will stop at Laguardia, a unique medieval village that still keeps the real atmosphere of the old times, with the two churches, the walls, the house shields and the narrow medieval streets among others.
You will visit in this village, a traditional underground Rioja wine cellar, carbonic maceration with open pools and do a wine tasting at the end of the visit.
Afterwards, there will be free time for lunch and your guide will suggest a selection of recommended local restaurants.
Became a Basque sailor for a few hours and enjoy the unique natural landscape of the region on the Basque Coast Half Day Sailing Excursion. You will discover the most interesting spots of the wild Basque coastline like Aizkorri, Barinatxe, Sopelana, Menacoz and Plentzia Gorliz, onboard a modern sailing boat.
You will be collected from your hotel and transferred privately to the Getxo pier near Bilbao where you will embark on a sailing boat.
The captain will present himself and give you a briefing of technical data and the necessary safety information for the excursion. If you would like to be involved or want to learn more about becoming a sailor, the captain will give you different duties to be in charge of.
You will head out to sea and follow the wild Basque coastline towards the most natural and beautiful spots like Aizkorri, Barinatxe, Sopelana, Menacoz and Plentzia Gorliz.
Explore Cadiz with this 24 hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights as you hop-on and hop-off 9 conveniently located stops around the city.
Once a launching point for ships sailing to the New World, the 3,000 year old City of Cadiz is now famous for the picturesque, Moorish charm of its old central quarter.
Your open-top double-decker bus provides convenient stops for the beautiful Cathedral, the Central quarter enclosed within the City walls and the bay area.
You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus.
There are 9 stops in total, and the entire route takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. The bus departs every 30 minutes from each stop.
Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
Your tour begins by visiting the Royal Chapel commissioned by the Catholic Monarchs and built in flamboyant Gothic style. Here you will find the mausoleums of Isabel and Ferdinand and their children Phillip, The Beautiful and Joan, The Mad.
The cathedral stands next to the chapel and is considered as the first renaissance church in Spain.
Continue along Gran Via passing the Gardens of Triunfo and Hospital Real, to reach the Carthusian Monastery, a Baroque masterpiece which began construction in 1505 and spanned over three centuries, highlighting the Sanctum Sanctorum (Holy of Holies) and the Sacristy.
Take a trip to Granada and the Alhambra Palace, one of the most beautiful architectural marvels in the world, on a day tour from the Costa del Sol.
Granada is home to two of Spain's best-known UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the gardens of the Generalife and the exquisite Moorish architecture of the Alhambra Palace.
After a brief stop in Riofrio, you'll travel to Granada, an essential highlight of any trip to Spain. You'll visit the Alhambra, Charles V Palace and the gardens of the Generalife, framed by the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. From this ancient palace and its gardens, you'll enjoy stunning views of the beautiful city of Granada and the Gypsy quarter of the Albaicin.
You'll have time to enjoy lunch (additional cost) and explore Granada by yourself before returning to your Costa del Sol hotel.
Advance bookings are strongly recommended, as access to the Alhambra is strictly limited to a certain number of visitors each day.
Explore Madrid's attractions on a afternoon sightseeing tour by coach.
This tour is the perfect introduction to Madrid's famous sights from the Gran Via and Castellana, to famous squares including Plazas de Espana, Puerta del Sol and Puerta de Alcala. You'll visit the historic quarters and famous parks including Casa de Campo and Retiro.
This afternoon tour is perfect if you're a first-time visitor to Madrid, giving you a well-rounded introduction to the city's sights and leaving you with the morning free to explore Madrid on your own.
You will discover that Madrid is a multifaceted city, from its Arab origins, through to the heady nightlife of present-day Madrid.
Madrid Panoramic Madrid Sightseeing Tour concludes at Colon Square. Where you can stretch your legs or grab some refreshments at the famous Hard Rock Cafe.
Madrid Attractions and Landmarks
Bernabeu Stadium : One of the world's most famous football stadiums in Madrid, Spain.
Cibeles Fountain : Large, attractive statue and fountain in Madrid, Spain depicting the goddess Cibeles, Phrgian goddess of fertility, sitting on a chariot pulled by two lions.
Gran Via: A busy, upscale main street in Madrid, Spain connecting the Plaza de Espana to the Plaza de Cibeles lined with many shops, hotels and movie theatres with ornate architecture
Madrid Convention Centre
Plaza Espana : One of Madrid's largest and most popular squares containing a statue in memory of Miguel de Cervantes, writer of the world famous story of Don Quixote de la Manch and his trusty squire, Sancho Panza.
Plaza Mayor : Grand, arcaded square in the center of Madrid used historically for many public festivities including bull fights, royal coronations and executions.
Plaza de Espana
Prado Museum: Famous museum and art gallery in Madrid containing the world's finest collections of works by Spain's Diego Diego Velazquez and Francisco Goya, as well as of Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch (a personal favorite of King Philip II of Spain).
Puerta de Alcala : A large, five-arched monument in the Plaza de Independencia in Madrid, Spain close to Retiro park.
Puerto del Sol : The radial center of the original network of roads in Madrid and location of one of the gates in the city wall that surrounded Madrid in the 15th century. Today it is one of the cities busiest meeting places. Puerto del Sol is located near the Post Office.
Reina Sofia Museum: Museum in Madrid dedicated to 20th century Spanish art, containing the works of Juan Gris, Salvador Dali, Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso.
The Museum contains the controversial Guernica, depicting the Nazi bombing of the Basque town in 1937 in support of Franco's cause in the Spanish Civil War .
Retiro Park : The largest and best known park in Madrid. Situated behind the Prado museum, the well loved park contains the famous Crystal Palace, Rose Garden and a boating lake. There are always a numerous shows and street theatre here during the weekends.
Royal Palace: The official residence of the King of Spain.
Teatro Real: Home of the Madrid Symphony and Choir.
Thyssen Bornemiza Museum : Part of the Prado, this museum contains over 800 paintings of the world's best collection of western art from the 13th century forward.
Warner Bros Park/MovieWorld: Large theme and amusement park near Madrid.
Explore the ancient Mediterranean port city with this 24 ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights of Palma de Mallorca as you hop-on and hop-off 15 conveniently located stops around the city.
You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 15 stops and the entire route takes approximately 80 minutes. The bus departs every 20 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
The capital of the island of Majorca, famous for its beaches and beautiful sea, has a beautiful historic quarter, deeply marked by history. The cathedral, the Palace of Almudaina, the fish exchange, and Plaza Mayor are just some of the places where visitors must stop.
Fishing boats, pine groves and palm trees complement the most beautiful monuments. The coastal landscape of the island is graced with coves, beaches, and cliffs; inland, we find typical Majorcan towns, as well as sierras 15,000 meters above sea level.
A beautiful, diverse landscape, as well as a rich cultural life, are most inviting to a journey through every last inch of Majorca, as well as through the pleasures of its excellent cuisine.
A highlight of your tour of Cordoba is a visit to the Catholic cathedral, converted from a mosque when the Christians conquered Cordoba in 1236.
With nearly 1,000 pillars, the cathedral's original Gothic architecture is combined with Baroque and Renaissance elements.
You'll see the remarkable Cardinal's Chapel and its treasures, including an ivory crucifix and important sculptures and paintings.
Next, you'll visit the old Jewish quarter, stepping back in time to the era of the Romans and Goths.
You will also see one of the few synagogues existing today in Spain, built in 1315, as well as many important monuments to Cordoba's most important sons, including the Roman philosopher Seneca, Arabian philosopher Averroes and the Jewish philosopher Maimonides.