8 or 11 days
Barcelona, Paris, with extension the Netherlands
You can learn a lot about a city on its grandest boulevards. The Champs-Élysées in Paris has witnessed many historical moments, and today it’s the number one symbol of France’s affinity for fashion. On Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spanish guitarists play flamenco rhythms, and the sights and sounds reveal a stimulating blend of local traditions and international buzz.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

    Guided visit to La Sagrada Familia

    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 gipsy 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. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 4: Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taste of Spain

    Taste of Spain

    It’s one thing to sit down at a dinner table and try regional cuisine; it’s quite another thing to first visit a local market and pick out the ingredients for the meal. This is your opportunity to do both—and gain a true understanding of Catalan culture. At the market, an amazing variety of local fruit, vegetables, fish, and meat await. Take your groceries back to a cooking demonstration with a local chef, where you’ll learn professional techniques and tips as you help prepare a meal. 

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Gothic Quarter
    • Barcelona Cathedral
  • Day 5: Barcelona • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 6: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an 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 7: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 8: Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam's canals

  • Day 9: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Royal Palace
    • Westerkerk

    Visit the Rijksmuseum

  • Day 10: Amersterdam

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighbourhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese- and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill. 

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Barcelona

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 3: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

    Guided visit to La Sagrada Familia

    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 gipsy 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. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 4: Barcelona

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Taste of Spain

    Taste of Spain

    It’s one thing to sit down at a dinner table and try regional cuisine; it’s quite another thing to first visit a local market and pick out the ingredients for the meal. This is your opportunity to do both—and gain a true understanding of Catalan culture. At the market, an amazing variety of local fruit, vegetables, fish, and meat await. Take your groceries back to a cooking demonstration with a local chef, where you’ll learn professional techniques and tips as you help prepare a meal. 

    Take a walking tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Gothic Quarter
    • Barcelona Cathedral
  • Day 5: Barcelona • Paris

    Travel by TGV train to Paris

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 6: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an 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 7: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 8: Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam's canals

  • Day 9: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Royal Palace
    • Westerkerk

    Visit the Rijksmuseum

  • Day 10: Amersterdam

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighbourhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese- and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill. 

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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