10 or 12 days
Paris, Dordogne, Biarritz, Pamplona, Barcelona, with extension to Madrid
The Pyrenees separate Spain and France, making for an interesting blend of the two cultures. Bookended by Paris and Barcelona – where the Louvre and the Picasso Museum display some of the world’s best art – border cities like Biarritz, San Sebastian and Pamplona show subtle variations in French and Spanish culture. Experience the local flavour in the plazas, cathedrals and Old Town streets.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame

    Visit the Louvre

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. (Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.)
  • Day 4: Loire Valley • Bordeaux

    Travel to the Loire Valley

    Visit the Château de Chenonceau

    Continue on to Bordeaux

  • Day 5: Biarritz

    Take a tour of Dune de Pilat

    Travel to Biarritz

  • Day 6: Biarritz • San Sebastián • Pamplona

    Take a tour of Biarritz

    Take a tour of St. Jean de Luz

    Cross the Spanish Border

    Take a tour of San Sebastián

    • Old Town

    Continue on to Pamplona

  • Day 7: Pamplona

    Take a guided tour of Pamplona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Plaza del Castillo
    • Pamplona Cathedral

    Travel via Zaragoza to Barcelona

  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Las Ramblas
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Madrid Flamenco Evening

    Madrid Flamenco Evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets and clapping. A beverage is included during the 2-hour performance.

  • Day 9: Barcelona

    Enjoy free time in Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Montserrat

    Montserrat

    Journey northwest of Barcelona on a half-day excursion to Montserrat. Its mountain setting provides a dramatic backdrop for the 9th-century monastery whose basilica houses the Black Virgin Mary of Montserrat. Legend has it that Benedictine monks could not move the statue to construct their monastery, so instead they built around it. You may even hear the renowned boys choir during your visit.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Puerto del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

  • Day 11: Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    Visit the Prado

    Enjoy free time in Madrid

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame

    Visit the Louvre

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. (Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.)
  • Day 4: Loire Valley • Bordeaux

    Travel to the Loire Valley

    Visit the Château de Chenonceau

    Continue on to Bordeaux

  • Day 5: Biarritz

    Take a tour of Dune de Pilat

    Travel to Biarritz

  • Day 6: Biarritz • San Sebastián • Pamplona

    Take a tour of Biarritz

    Take a tour of St. Jean de Luz

    Cross the Spanish Border

    Take a tour of San Sebastián

    • Old Town

    Continue on to Pamplona

  • Day 7: Pamplona

    Take a guided tour of Pamplona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Plaza del Castillo
    • Pamplona Cathedral

    Travel via Zaragoza to Barcelona

  • Day 8: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • La Sagrada Familia
    • Montjuïc Hill
    • Barrio Gótico
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Parque Güell

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Las Ramblas
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Madrid Flamenco Evening

    Madrid Flamenco Evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets and clapping. A beverage is included during the 2-hour performance.

  • Day 9: Barcelona

    Enjoy free time in Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Montserrat

    Montserrat

    Journey northwest of Barcelona on a half-day excursion to Montserrat. Its mountain setting provides a dramatic backdrop for the 9th-century monastery whose basilica houses the Black Virgin Mary of Montserrat. Legend has it that Benedictine monks could not move the statue to construct their monastery, so instead they built around it. You may even hear the renowned boys choir during your visit.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Puerto del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

  • Day 11: Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    Visit the Prado

    Enjoy free time in Madrid

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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