Many have asked me about the itenary of the Spain trip and so, i got it right here for you guys or, to have it with some pictures, click on the two highlighted texts:)
10Special Departure Date : 21 Nov 2010
Tour code : BCN-002AG
Barcelona • Valencia • Guadix Granada • Seville • Cordoba • Madrid
• Be astounded by the world-renowned Barcelona Sagrada Familia, including entrance to the cathedral
• Must-see Barcelona sights such as Parc Guell, the Gothic Quarter, Las Ramblas and modernist Paseo de Gracia, the site of the 1992 Olympics
• Get a glimpse of the famous castle and charming white-walled cottages of Peniscola
• Visit Valencia Town Hall with a photograph opportunity at Bull Ring • Take in the gorgeous sights of the unique Alhambra Palace and
Generalife Garden, also known as the Royal Summer Residence • Hop on a city orientation of the famous 2,000-year-old bridge in
Cordoba, with a visit to Mezquita • Be wowed by the magnificent architecture in Madrid • Take part in mock baby bull-teasing, enjoy a horse performance &
taste the local famous “Veneciadors” sherry wine
DAY 01 SINGAPORE / BARCELONA (Meals on Board) Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Barcelona. Flight Details Air France : 21 Nov SIN/CDG AF257 2330/0610+1 CDG/BCN AF1148 0740/0920 Singapore Airlines : 21 Nov SIN/BCN SQ378 2345/0840+1
DAY 02 BARCELONA (Breakfast on Board/Lunch/Western Dinner) Upon arrival, hop on a guided tour of the city. Drive along the Eixample district to admire Gaudi’s unfinished creation, the masterpiece of Sagrada Familia Cathedral and awe-inspiring Parc Guell. Drive past the Plaza de Cataluna, historic buildings along Paseo de Gracia, and the 1992 Olympic Games site. The city tour will end at the famous Ramblas, with open-air markets, cafes and many shopping malls.
DAY 03 BARCELONA ~ PENISCOLA ~ VALENCIA (Breakfast/Seafood Paella Dinner) After breakfast, head south to Peniscola to view the white-walled cottages clustered around the sea-lapped castle seen in the film ‘El Cid’. Thereafter, continue to Valencia, the third largest city in Spain. The city contains a dense monument heritage such as Llotja de la Seda, a world heritage site since 1996. Valencia is also a city of arts and sciences, an avant-garde and futuristic museum complex. It is here where the traditional dish, Seafood Paella originated from and you will be treated to this local specialty during dinner.
DAY 04 VALENCIA ~ GUADIX ~ GRANADA (Breakfast/Western Dinner) This morning, visit sites such as the Town Hall, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias and photograph the exterior of the Bull Ring. Thereafter, leave for Costa Blanca, passing through the palm tree forest and the fertile regions in Murcia. Continue on the drive along the scenic Sierra Nevada with superb mountain views at most sides. Your day ends at the glorious Granada.
DAY 05 GRANADA ~ SEVILLE (Breakfast/Tapas Lunch/Dinner) Head to Alhambra, a fantasy Palace and fortress constructed during the mid 14th century by the Moorish. Visit the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, also known as the Royal Summer Residence. Pass by beautiful villages and flower fields on the way to Seville, the capital of Andalucia. Stay two nights here at this cultural, artistic and financial hub of Southern Spain with some free time for you to explore this charming city.
DAY 06 SEVILLE (Breakfast/Dinner) Begin your day with a mesmerizing tour to Giralda and Bell Tower. The sightseeing will also take you through Seville to see the pools and fountains of Maria Luisa Park and Christopher Columbus’ tomb, which lies in the magnificent gothic cathedral. Walk through the Jewish quarter, Santa Cruz district and you can experience an authentic Passion Spanish Flamenco Show tonight at an optional cost.
DAY 07 SEVILLE ~ CORDOBA ~ MADRID (Breakfast/Western Dinner) Depart this morning to Cordoba to visit the Mosque of the Caliphs and learn the Moorish history of the region. See the famous 2,000-year- old bridge, followed by the stunning Mezquita, an 8th century mosque with a Christian church built within it. Pass the Sierra Morena and cross the plains of La Mancha to Madrid.
DAY 08 MADRID (Breakfast/Gala Dinner & Performance) Today, visit the Royal Palace (or Prado Museum if the palace is closed for ongoing ceremonies), Cervantes Memorial in the Plaza de Espana, the Puerta del Sol, the gorgeous Plaza Mayor and Cibeles Fountain. Come late morning, choose to join an optional excursion to Toledo, the old capital of Spain, which includes a guided tour of Synagogue, the church of Santo Tome and a local steel workshop. In the afternoon, take a short drive to take part in a mock baby bull-fighting session with guidance. Enjoy a horse performance, go on a guided tour and taste “Veneciadors” sherry wine. Wrap up the night with an authentic Spanish Gala Dinner and a fabulous time.
DAY 09 MADRID ~ SINGAPORE (Breakfast)
If time permits, you can do some last-minute shopping before you transfer to the airport for your flight home. Flight details : 29 Nov MAD/CDG AF1901 1930/2135, CDG/SIN AF256
2325/1845, arrive SIN on 30 Nov
DAY 10 ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE
PASSENGERS ON SINGAPORE AIRLINES (11D8N) DAY 1 – 8 same as above
DAY 09 MADRID ~ BARCELONA (Breakfast) Experience the high-speed bullet train from Madrid to Barcelona. Save up to 6 hours and convert the travelling time to satisfy your shopping desire. Famous Spanish brands such as Loewe, Desigual, Zara, Pull & Bear, Mango, Berskha and more are widely available.
DAY 10 BARCELONA ~ SINGAPORE (Breakfast)
Transfer to the airport in the morning for your flight home. Flight details : 30 Nov BCN/SIN SQ377 1000/0735+1, arrive SIN on 01 Dec
DAY 11 ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE
Note : Itinerary / Sequence is (are) subject to changes(s) with / without prior notice
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