Explore Madrid to Paris on an exciting nine-day adventure
Day 1: Manila - Madrid
Depart from Manila and enjoy inflight amenities, meals and entertainment.
Day 2: Arrival in Madrid
Upon arrival at the airport, we shall be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Our guide will be
ready to welcome you and will provide the necessary information. Towards the end of the day, we will provide transfers tothe Egyptian Debod temple, Plaza de España and Gran Via.
Day 3: Madrid
The day starts with a comprehensive tour through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. Visit to Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre home to the Glass Palace. Admission to Las Ventas Bullring included. where you will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your own pace, then we will provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente at sunset. Dinner at leisure.
Day 4: Madrid - Zaragoza - Poblet - Montserrat - Barcelona
We depart early in the morning from Madrid as the group will head toward Aragón. We will make a quick stop in Zaragoza, where we will visit the Basílica del Pilar. Directly afterwards. the group will have free time to enjoy the city centre. Later, we will make our way to Cataluña to the Monastery of Poblet, one of the best preserved medieval monasteries in the world (entrance and guided tour included). We will then proceed to the Monastery of Montserrat, with a train ride included. Travel towards Barcelona, with arrival in the late afternoon.
Day 5: Barcelona
Get to know Barcelona, an impressive city right on the Mediterranean Sea. The visit includes an
informative city tour with a local expert. Stops include the historic central area with its Gothic neighborhood dating back to the Middle Ages, the Sagrada Familia and the Poble Espanyol (entry ticket included). Free time after so you can explore the city on your own. In the evening we will provide transfer to Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya area, where you can select from a great variety of restaurants for dinner.
Day 6: Barcelona - Paris
After breakfast, the group will travel on a *high-speed train from Spain to France. Transfer to hotel upon arrival in Paris, then we will provide transfer to the Montmartre district. This neighborhood is known for its painters, artists and its cabarets. Dinner at leisure before the group will take a cable car up the hill for the spectacular evening views or Paris.
*Note: A guide will only travel on the train ride if the group is over 15 passengers.
Day 7: Paris
We will take you on a scenic guided tour to discover the history, culture and tourist spots of Paris. Capping off the tour will be a visit to Eiffel Tower, . where the group will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this iconic sight (ticket admission included). End your day with a boat cruise along the River Seine, then the rest of the afternoon is free at your own leisure.
Day 8: Paris - Manila
After breakfast, free time on your own until airport transfer for your flight to Manila.
Day 9: Manila
Transfer for your flight to Manila.
Day 10: Manila
Arrival in Manila