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Barcelona & Madrid By Rail
Barcelona & Madrid By Rail

This independent rail tour lets you explore Madrid and Barcelona, two of Spain’s most famous cities. You will spend 3 nights in each city, with a mix of sightseeing and free time in both.

  • 3 nights in Barcelona
  • 3 nights in Madrid

Deluxe Hotels:
W Hotel or similar
Superior First Class: NH Collection Grand Calderon or similar
First class: Catalonia Diagonal Centro or similar
Deluxe Hotels: The Westin Palace or similar
Superior First Class: NH Collection Paseo del Prado or similar
First class: Hotel Eurostars Casa de la Lirica or similar

Meals: Breakfast daily
: Hop-on-off city tour in Barcelona Hop-on-off city tour in Madrid
: 2nd Class high speed train from Barcelona to Madrid
* Mandatory city taxes are not included, must be paid directly to the hotels by the passengers
* Tax and Service Charge

Day by Day Itinerary

1. day


Upon arrival in Barcelona, you are met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own.

2. day


Discover Barcelona at your own pace, with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour. There are three different routes and 44 stops. In the evening, consider an optional Tablao El Cordobes Flamenco show with dinner. (B)

3. day


The entire day is free at leisure. You may be interested in our optional tours to Monserrat, Girona Game of Thrones, or Girona Figueres and Dali. (B)

4. day


After breakfast transfer on your own to the Barcelona train station where you will board a high-speed train to Madrid. Upon arrival in Madrid, transfer on your own to your hotel. (B)

5. day


Today enjoy the open-top double-decker hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Two routes cover the highlights, from historical sites and monuments to the modern Madrid of skyscrapers and cosmopolitan architecture. In the evening, you may consider joining an optional “Tapas walking tour” or a “Flamenco Show & dinner”.(B)

6. day


The entire day is free at leisure. Some optional tours or visits worth consid ering include Toledo, Avila and Segovia, the Royal Escorial, the Valley of the Fallen, or the Royal Palace in Aranjuez. (B)

7. day


Your Independent Journey ends today and you will be transferred to the Madrid airport. (B)

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