Day 1: Barcelona
Arrive at Airport ¡Bienvenidos a Barcelona! Be greeted by an Adventures by Disney representative and shown to your transfer vehicle. Your driver assists with your luggage and drives you to the Hotel Fuster, located in the heart of Barcelona. Check-In at Hotel Fuster Explore this luxury hotel as your Adventure Guides check you in. Designed by the famous Catalán architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner—whose Modernist works have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO—the Hotel Fuster boasts an Art Deco style, marvelous marble touches throughout its interior and 21st-century ambiance. From the rooftop terrace, take in spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Tibidabo Mountain, Gaudí's Sagrada Família and one of the city's major avenues, Passeig de Gràcia. Picasso Museum Visit (Optional) After a convenient timed entry, enjoy a self-guided audio tour as you view the world's largest collection of the influential Spanish painter's works, which are housed in 5 adjoining medieval palaces within Barcelona's historic Gothic Quarter. Meanwhile, your Adventure Guides hosts Junior Adventurers on their own Picasso tour. Welcome Dinner at Hotel Become acquainted with your fellow Adventurers at a delicious welcome dinner served in the magnificent dining room of this fine hotel—the first of many Spanish feasts.
Day 2: Barcelona
Breakfast at Hotel Begin your day with a tasty breakfast and get ready to explore some of the artistic treasures in this remarkable city. Panoramic City Tour Board a motor coach for a dynamic, guided tour of Barcelona. See some of its most famous areas from the Waterfront to the 1992 Olympic Ring of sports stadiums to Montjuch Hill with its art galleries and museums. Park Güell Visit Park Güell, which was commissioned by Eusebi Güell in 1890 to be a stylish garden city for Barcelona aristocracy. Designed by Antoni Gaudí—the leading architect of Catalán modernism—it is now a public park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. An imaginative outdoor playground with incredible views of Barcelona, it's filled with whimsical architecture including surrealist stone structures and colorful mosaics that reflect Antoni Gaudí's organic style. Privately Guided Tour of La Sagrada Familia Understand why Barcelona is called the "City of Gaudí" when you see La Sagrada Família—Antoni Gaudí's huge basilica that began being built in 1882. A Gothic-Art Nouveau masterpiece that is still under construction, this extraordinary temple with its fantastical shapes and spires has become the enduring symbol of Barcelona. Lunch at La Fitora Restaurant Enjoy scrumptious Mediterranean cuisine featuring fresh seafood and local vegetables at this popular restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and the port of Barcelona. El Pueblo Español Stroll through this open-air architectural museum located on Montjuïch Hill in Barcelona featuring arts and crafts—with artisans sometimes demonstrating their skills. It is composed of 117 buildings made to resemble an Iberian village representing regions including Aragon, the Basque Country, Castile, Andalusia, Extremadura and Catalonia. On Your Own Dinner in Barcelona Choose from a variety of fine restaurants featuring Spanish and international cuisine. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend a restaurant that's ideal for you and your family.
Day 3: Madrid
Breakfast at Hotel Enjoy a filling breakfast at the hotel as you get ready for your flight to Madrid. Fly to Adolfo Surez MadridBarajas Airport in Madrid ¡Bienvenidos a Madrid! While collecting your luggage, be greeted by an Adventurers by Disney representative who escorts you to your transfer vehicle. Relax as your driver assists you with your luggage and transports you to the Hotel Ritz. Check-In at the Westin Palace Bask in the luxury of this iconic Belle Époque palace, located in Madrid's "Golden Triangle." Built according to the wishes of Spanish royalty in 1910, this landmark hotel has welcomed dignitaries as well as high society for over a century. Royal Palace and Armory Tour Visit Europe's largest palace—Palacio Real, which translates to "Royal Palace." Enjoy a guided tour of this magnificent structure that contains over 3,400 rooms. And then stop by the Royal Armory to explore a rare collection of arms dating from as early as the 15th century. Lunch at a Local Restaurant Enjoy a delightful lunch of Spanish and international cuisine and get ready for the afternoon of discovery ahead. Museo Nacional Del Prado Tour Visit the main Spanish national art museum to view one of the world's finest collections of European art—and unquestionably the best collection of Spanish art. See iconic works by such masters as Goya, Velázquez, El Greco, Rubens and Bosch. Meanwhile, Junior Adventurers will be kept entertained with an interactive "Art Detective" game. On Your Own in Retiro Park Pick the kind of family fun you want to have at El Retiro Parka green oasis in the heart of the vibrant city! Go rowing on the lake or bicycle along beautiful paths meandering around the greenery. Wander through the exquisite gardens, see exhibitions at palaces and admire outstanding sculptures, fountains and pavilions filled with exotic plants. Or just sit under a tree and watch the kids playing games on the lawn. Private Dinner at Hotel Return to the hotel for a delicious dinner served in a private dining room. Share today's discoveries with your fellow Adventurers. Disney Movie Night Adventure Guides accompany Junior Adventurers for a classic Disney movie. Feel free to join the fun!
Day 4: Madrid, Segovia
Breakfast at the Westin Palace Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at this classic hotel and ready yourself for a day of exploration. Summer Palace Gardens, Segovia On your motor coach ride to Segovia, enjoy a brief stop at the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso. With spectacular gardens and a striking facade, this former summer residence of Spanish royalty is an ideal spot to snap a picture of your family! Alcazar of Segovia Tour Visit Spain's most famous castle, featuring fairytale turrets and a distinctive ship's bow shape. This soaring 12th-century royal palace has a history that tells the tale of the region. Segovia Cathedral Tour this magnificent, 16th century, Gothic-style cathedral that stands proudly in Plaza Mayor in the heart of Segovia where Isabella I was proclaimed Queen of Castile. One of Spain's most emblematic Gothic churches, its uncluttered interior offers walls of stained glass, chapels containing captivating religious paintings and a museum. Lunch at Mesón de Cándido Break for lunch at the only surviving public house alongside Segovia's 2,000-year-old Roman aqueduct, which has been patronized by kings, queens and modern-day celebrities alike. This family-owned inn is famous for its roast suckling pig and unique method of carving the meat. Junior Adventurers Art Detective & Scavenger Hunt Adventure Guides supervise a hunt that takes Junior Adventurers throughout this area, spotting the art that has brought it such renown. On Your Own at the Hotel Return from Segovia to the Hotel Ritz where you can relax in style before you step out again for dinner. Dinner On Your Own
Day 5: MADRID, CÓRDOBA, SEVILLE
Breakfast at Hotel Savor a final breakfast at the Westin Palace before you head out to Crdoba. Train to Córdoba Ride a high-speed bullet train to Córdoba in a comfortable first-class compartment. Mosque (La Mezquita)-Cathedral of Córdoba Tour Explore the many wonders of this famed World Heritage Site, a breathtaking combination of Roman, Gothic, Iberian and Islamic design. Widely regarded as one of the most accomplished monuments of Moorish architecture, La Mezquita boasts striking candy-striped arches, a gilded prayer niche and accents of burgundy-colored marble. Lunch On Your Own in Córdoba Try the regional specialty—salmorejo y flamenquín—at any of the restaurants near La Mezquita. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend the restaurant that best fits your family's needs. Motor Coach to Seville Take a scenic drive through the gently rolling countryside en route to Seville. Check-In at the Gran Meliá Colón Explore the opulent Gran Meli Coln as your Adventure Guides check you in and handle your luggage. Located in the heart of the Andalusian capital, this luxury hotel with Neo-Baroque architectural influences is near some of Seville's main sights and shopping areas. Enjoy panoramic views of the city from the rooftop Wellness Centre. Dinner at the Museum of Flamenco Dance Delight in a delicious dinner at the Museo del Baile Flamenco (Museum of Flamenco Dance) housed in an 18th-century building in the Santa Cruz quarter of Seville. Featuring art and photography that depicts flamenco, the Museum of Flamenco Dance also boasts interactive exhibits that reveal flamenco's origins and various styles. Private Flamenco Dance Lesson Learn the art of flamenco dance from an expert teachercomplete with fans and castanets that are yours to take home!
Day 6: Seville
Breakfast at Hotel Begin your day with a tasty breakfast in your deluxe hotel and then board a motor coach to the Plaza de Espaa. Plaza de España Grand Explore the plaza, which was built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 and is a popular tourist destination with its Moorish-style buildings, beautiful gardens, tiled fountains, ponds and grand canal. Plaza De España Grand Canal Boat Ride Enjoy a relaxing rowboat ride down the scenic canal that surrounds the Plaza de España. Horse Carriage Ride Delight in the Old World charm of a horse-drawn carriage ride to Taberna del Alabardero Sevilla. Paella-Making and Lunch at Taberna del Alabardero Sevilla Roll up your sleeves for a private paella cooking lesson! Learn to make the legendary saffron rice dish melding Moorish and Spanish culinary traditionswith a meatless version available for vegetarians. Afterward, feast on your paella creation for lunch! Privately Guided Tour of the Cathedral of Seville Enjoy a privately guided tour of the world's largest Gothic cathedral and the final resting place of Christopher Columbus. See La Giralda, the cathedral's bell tower and the city's most well-known symbol. Dinner On Your Own Explore the Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville—the Jewish Quarter in medieval times—with its many restaurants and tapas bars. And savor a glass of the region's world-famous sherry! Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend the ideal restaurant in Seville that best meets your family's needs.
Day 7: SEVILLE, RONDA, MARBELLA
Breakfast at Hotel Rise and shine for a delicious last breakfast in Seville before your motor coach ride to Ronda. Guided Tour of Puente Nuevo On your ride to Ronda, stop for stunning photos at the tallest of 3 bridges spanning the El Tajo Canyon that divides the city of Ronda. A local guide points out the highlights of Ronda as you proceed on your journey through it. Privately Guided Tour of the Museo del Baldolero (Optional) Be fascinated by a privately guided tour of the unique Museo del Bandolero featuring the history of Spain's colorful bandits (bandoleros) from a bygone era. On Your Own Lunch in Ronda Enjoy a marvelous lunch at one of many excellent restaurants while delighting in the breathtaking views of the gorge, bridge and old town. Motor Coach to Marbella Head for the beach in your motor coach, taking in the pastoral beauty along the way. Check-In and Afternoon at Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort As your Adventure Guides check you in, be astonished by the luxurious environment that permeates this 5-star resort. Located on the Costa del Sol's "Golf Mile" and with preferred tee times at 3 nearby golf courts, Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort combines elegance with comfort. It boasts a deluxe spa, swimming pools, access to a fitness center and tennis courts as well as a beachfront club with cabana space for the ultimate in relaxation. Adult Dinner at Leisure at Hotel Enjoy grownup time over a delicious dinner at your leisure at a restaurant renowned for its culinary excellence. Junior Adventurers Dinner Junior Adventurers break off for their own meal at a private venue, under the supervision of your Adventure Guides. Disney Movie Night Adventure Guides accompany Junior Adventurers for a viewing of a classic Disney film.
Day 8: Marbella
Breakfast at Hotel Awaken for breakfast buffet at the poolside Flamingo Restaurantcomplete with cava, a refreshing sparkling wine. Bike Ride on Marbella Boardwalk (Optional) After a short ride to Old Town Marbella, pedal your way down the Paseo Maritimo, Marbella's 10-mile boardwalk with a picturesque white balustrade. Savor superb coastal views on this mid-morning jaunt led by your Adventure Guides. If you would prefer to walk, take a leisurely stroll down the boardwalk instead. On Your Own Beach Day Do whatever your heart desires for the remainder of the day. Work on your tan with a drink in hand— employing the cabanas, sun loungers and umbrellas that are provided at La Cabane, the resort's private beach club. Go shopping at beachfront boutiques or pleasure boating to nearby Puerto Banús. Feast on fresh seafood or enjoy other choices for lunch. Ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations. Sangria Tasting for Adults & Juice Blending for Junior Adventurers at Hotel Adults get the opportunity to mingle as they master the art of blending the perfect sangria under the direction of an expert mixologist. Junior Adventurers can participate too, creating their own delicious nonalcoholic concoctions. Farewell Dinner at Local Restaurant Share your stories of this exciting adventure with your fellow Adventurers as you enjoy a fantastic farewell feast at a wonderful local restaurant.
Day 9: MÁLAGA
Breakfast at Hotel Begin your day with a tasty breakfast and get ready for your trip home. Transfer to Airport Be transferred to the airport and bid a fond adiós to Spain—until you return again!