9 or 11 days
Cinque Terre, French Riviera, Barcelona, with extension to Madrid
Experience three countries on this tour of southern Europe. Discover how Cinque Terre has retained its original charm, learn how the French Riviera became the place to be for generations of rich and famous and see how Antoni Gaudí’s surreal architecture has turned the city of Barcelona into one big gallery.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Cinque Terre

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 3: Cinque Terre

    Explore the Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 4: Cinque Terre • Monaco • French Riviera

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral
    • Monte Carlo Casino
  • Day 5: French Riviera

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Saint-Paul de Vence

    Saint-Paul de Vence

    Join a half-day guided excursion to the medieval, fortified hill town of Saint-Paul de Vence, one of the French Riviera’s most beautiful villages. Admire breathtaking views that inspired painters like Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse as you stroll along the 16th-century ramparts encircling the town. Then lose yourself in the town’s maze of charming streets and see why it’s a photographer’s delight.

  • Day 6: French Riviera • Barcelona

    Arrive in Barcelona

  • Day 7: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Guided visit of Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Barcelona 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 two-hour performance.

    Dinner in Barcelona
  • Day 8: 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 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado

    Arrive in Madrid

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day optional excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Milan • Cinque Terre

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination
  • Day 3: Cinque Terre

    Explore the Cinque Terre by train

  • Day 4: Cinque Terre • Monaco • French Riviera

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral
    • Monte Carlo Casino
  • Day 5: French Riviera

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Saint-Paul de Vence

    Saint-Paul de Vence

    Join a half-day guided excursion to the medieval, fortified hill town of Saint-Paul de Vence, one of the French Riviera’s most beautiful villages. Admire breathtaking views that inspired painters like Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse as you stroll along the 16th-century ramparts encircling the town. Then lose yourself in the town’s maze of charming streets and see why it’s a photographer’s delight.

  • Day 6: French Riviera • Barcelona

    Arrive in Barcelona

  • Day 7: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Guided visit of Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona Flamenco Evening

    Barcelona 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 two-hour performance.

    Dinner in Barcelona
  • Day 8: 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 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Barcelona • Madrid

    Travel by AVE train to Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado

    Arrive in Madrid

  • Day 10: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day optional excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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    Parque Guell; With extension: Madrid Royal Palace; Prado

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