Day 1: Arrive in Barcelona, transfer to your hotel. Check-in and day at leisure to explore the city. Overnight at hotel in Barcelona.
Day 2: Breakfast at your hotel, followed by a sightseeing tour to discover the sights of Barcelona while travelling on a double-decker bus. This tour is operated by double-decker open-top buses offering the most convenient way to discover the most interesting museums and attractive sights this exciting city has to offer including the world famous Sagrada Familia, the spectacular Nou Camp Stadium home to FC Barcelona, Plaza Catalunya, Parc Guell and others. You can get on and off as many times as you wish at any of the 44 stops, combining the three routes within the same ticket. A brief explanation at the stops will be given by a guide who is travelling on board. You will also be provided with a guide book on six different languages. After the tour, day and evening at leisure and overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Breakfast at your hotel, followed by a sightseeing tour for a different experience through culture and gastronomy and discover some of the most famous gastronomic spots in the city. We will take you through the streets of the old town where you will discover the history of our gastronomy through some of the shops and markets which date back from the 19th century. These include Boqueria Market (one of the most famous markets in the world), Escriba Patisserie, Cafe de la Opera (the eldest cafe in the city), Petritxol Street and its artesian shops, the famous 1827 Fargas chocolatier, Planelles-Donat (the well-known hard noughat makers), El Magnifico Coffee shop (with more than 25 coffee varieties to offer), and La Ribera District with its wine bars and where you'll try some wine at Vinya del Senyor wine bar (optional). You will experience up to 13 stops in total.
Rest of the day at leisure; later spend an evening with a difference at Flamenco El Cordobes while enjoying a unique performance and having a drink. Enjoy an unforgettable evening at Tablao Flamenco El Cordobes watching a unique Flamenco performance. Located in 'Las Ramblas' area, right in the city center, Flamenco El Cordobes founded in 1970 and decorated by some of the best artists of Granada has become one of the most important Flamenco places in Spain where Flamenco number one figures have performed here, gaining international prestige. It is the perfect place to appreciate the art of Flamenco. After the show, overnight at your hotel.
Day 4: Breakfast at your hotel, followed by check-out. Proceed to the station to catch the morning train to Madrid; the journey is approximately 2.5 hours. Madrid’s calling cards are many: astonishing art galleries, relentless nightlife, its transformation into Spain’s premier style city, an exceptional live music scene, a feast of fine restaurants and tapas bars, and a population that’s mastered the art of living the good life. Your package includes a 24 hour Cultura Card, with which you can discover the sights of Madrid without having to queue and pay directly at the attractions. Opt to visit the world famous Bernabeu Stadium, home to legendary football club Real Madrid. Day & evening at leisure.
Overnight in Madrid.
Day 5: After breakfast, set off on a tour is to show you all the different and most interesting areas of Madrid, from the Borbones, Austrias and Isabelinos quarters to the Moorish quarters and the architecture of Old Madrid. Here we see the elegant squares of Oriente, Espana, Puerta del Sol, Cibeles, Neptuno, Atocha, Puerta de Alcala and Colon, with its great avenues such as Gran Via and Alcala. We pass on route famous attractions, such as the Royal Palace, the Prado Museum, the memorial Retiro park and the Bullring. In the new part of Madrid we see modern buildings, gardens and wide avenues as well as the Santiago Bernabeu Football stadium, one of the largest in Europe. We will also stop to enjoy a cold drink offered by Hard Rock Cafe. After the tour, return to your hotel and overnight in Madrid.
Day 6: After breakfast, the day is at leisure to explore Madrid’s excellent shopping malls and department stores, or perhaps take a short trip to historic Avila, or Toledo. Evening on Day 12 at leisure. You may even opt to take a day trip to Andalucia (please enquire for further details). Overnight in Madrid.
Day 7: After early breakfast, check out of hotel and catch train / flight to Paris. Arrive in Paris and transfer to hotel, check in, and day at leisure. You will have a 2 day Seine River hop on hop off boat cruise which takes you to all the cities major attractions (entrances not included) overnight in Paris.
Day 8: Breakfast at hotel, followed by day of exploration in Paris. Your 2 day Seine River sightseeing pass takes you to all the cities major attractions (entrances not included). This can be used in the evening as well – overnight at Paris hotel.
Day 9: Early breakfast at hotel and transfer to Disneyland Resort Paris. Check in at hotel (inside the park) and hit the park! Your package includes unlimited access to all major and minor attractions and rides at both parks. Overnight at Disney.
Day 10: After an early breakfast, enjoy your second day at the park! Your package includes unlimited access to all major and minor attractions and rides at both parks. Overnight at Disney.
Day 11: After breakfast, enjoy your third day at the park! Your package includes unlimited access to all major and minor attractions and rides at both parks. Depending on your train time, you can utilize your park tickets on the last day as well! Once you have checked out of the hotel, transfer by train to Interlaken, overnight in Interlaken.
Day 12: After breakfast, excursion to Jungfraujoch, the "Top of Switzerland" by mountain railway. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 13: After breakfast, check out of hotel and travel from Interlaken to Luzern by Golden Pass Panoramic (boat ride included from Interlaken to Brienz). Overnight in Luzern.
Day 14: Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Mount Pilatus. By train or boat to Alpnachstad and by the steepest cogwheel railway to the top (known as the Dragon Mountain). Cable car from Kriens is included. Overnight in Luzern.
Day 15: Early breakfast at hotel, then check out of hotel. Direct train to Zurich airport for your departure flight to Dubai.
Please carefully note the following inclusions and terms & conditions of this package
(anything not mentioned below is excluded)
- Economy flights Dubai – Barcelona // Zurich – Dubai
- 3 nights Barcelona
- 3 nights Madrid.Train / flight to Paris
- 2 nights Paris
- 2 nights Disneyland Resort Paris
- Length of stay park tickets at Disney
- One way train to Switzerland
- 2 nights Lucerne.2 nights Interlaken
- Full day excursion to Mount Pilatus
- Full day excursion to Jungfraujoch
- Sightseeing tours in Barcelona, Madrid & Paris
- One way transfer to Zurich airport
- Airport taxes
- Hotel taxes
- Travel insurance
Prices are subject to availability at the time of payment. Al Tayer Holidays reserves the right to offer services of similar or higher standard at the same or higher price in the event of non-availability of services.
Please ensure that you have the relevant visas / transit visas / entry permits & suitably valid passport for the country you are travelling to and from. Al Tayer Holidays can assist you with the travel related documents and visa application form but cannot assist in the actual processing of visas as this is always at the discretion of the visa section where the application is made. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
Credit card payments are subject to 2% surcharge (3% for Amex). Cheque payments require 3-5 working days to clear.
We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
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Once the full payment is collected the above package is nonrefundable.