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Luxury Family Journeys

Family Spain 2019


10 days from $7,995

Limited to 24 guests

Catch the intoxicating spirit of Spain on an all-ages journey across the best of the country, discovering markets and wild works of art, rare animals in their element, and flamenco and paella-making lessons. 

A&K Advantages

See wonders of Spanish architecture, including Granada’s enchanting Alhambra and Antoni Gaudí’s mesmerizing La Sagrada Familia

Experience the stunning abilities and dressage of the Andalusian horse during a beautiful equestrian show in Jerez

Discover the art of flamenco in a private lesson, followed by an evening performance

See magical, medieval Segovia with a private tour of the Alcázar

Set out on a fun treasure hunt amid the artworks at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
ARRIVE BARCELONA, SPAIN
Day 2
BARCELONA | CITY OF GAUDÍ
Day 3
BARCELONA | FEAST FOR THE SENSES
Day 4
GRANADA | MOORISH MARVELS
Day 5
JEREZ | EQUESTRIAN ARTS
Day 6
GIBRALTAR | EXPLORE YOUR WAY
Day 7
SEVILLE | LAND OF THE FLAMENCO
Day 8
MADRID | ARTISTIC TREASURE HUNT
Day 9
SEGOVIA | CASTLES & KNIGHTS
Day 10
DEPART MADRID
Day 1
ARRIVE BARCELONA, SPAIN

Arrive in Barcelona, the cultural heart of northern Spain. You are met at the airport by your A&K representative and transferred to your hotel. Kick off your journey this evening when you meet your fellow guests at a welcome briefing and dinner.

El Palace
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
BARCELONA | CITY OF GAUDÍ

This morning, enjoy a panoramic city tour, highlighting the playful, flowing Modernist designs of Antoni Gaudí. Tour the still-unfinished Sagrada Família Basilica with its wild towers and staggering height, and also see La Pedrera and Casa Mila. After lunch, Ride Like a Local when you descend Montjuic by cable car for panoramic views of the city. Enjoy a cruise of the harbor area, then spend the remainder of your day exploring on your own as a family.

El Palace
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
BARCELONA | FEAST FOR THE SENSES

Join a local expert for a walking tour of the labyrinthine Gothic Quarter, and then explore the famous Boqueria, one of the largest open-air food markets in all of Europe. Sample the wide array of products on offer, including perhaps a fresh, piping-hot churro, before continuing to the airport for your flight to Granada. On arrival, transfer to your hotel.

La Bobadilla
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
GRANADA | MOORISH MARVELS

Take your time with a relaxing morning at your resort. Drive to Granada for a culinary demonstration and Family Foodie Experience introducing the fine art of Spanish paella, which you enjoy for lunch. Later, visit the famed, fairy-tale-like Alhambra. This massive Moorish palace was built in the mid-13th century and later housed the royal court of Ferdinand and Isabella. Return to your resort for an evening at leisure.

La Bobadilla
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
JEREZ | EQUESTRIAN ARTS

Depart for the coast today. In Jerez, venture behind-the-scenes at the world-renowned Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, witnessing the training of these exceptional horses and visiting with them in their stables. Sit down to a late tapas lunch, where parents also enjoy an introduction to the world of sherry. Continue to the port city of Cádiz and your oceanfront Spanish parador.

Parador de Cádiz
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
GIBRALTAR | EXPLORE YOUR WAY

Today offers a tantalizing choice of excursions. You can spend a relaxed Saturday in Cádiz, exploring one of the oldest cities in Europe, shopping with the locals in the Central Market and watching the world go by. Or, venture to nearby Gibraltar, a British colony on the Spanish mainland, and spend the day investigating this unusual location; keep an eye out for the Barbary macaque, the only monkey species native to Europe.

Parador de Cádiz
Meals: Breakfast
Day 7
SEVILLE | LAND OF THE FLAMENCO

Depart this morning for Seville, and start with some fancy footwork at a private flamenco lesson. After taking time for a quick bite, embark on a walking tour of the Santa Cruz district that includes a visit to the Royal Alcázar. Tonight, watch Seville’s dancing pros in action at a fabulous post-dinner flamenco show in one of the city’s best venues.

Hotel Alfonso XIII
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
MADRID | ARTISTIC TREASURE HUNT

Ride Like a Local on a high-speed train to Madrid, the capital of Spain. On arrival, set out on a treasure hunt through the Royal Palace of Madrid, a fancy jewel box of a palace featuring works by Francisco de Goya and 215 absurd clocks. Afterward, visit the San Miguel Market, one of the best places in the city to sample tapas. Your evening is free to explore on your own.

The Westin Palace, Madrid
Meals: Breakfast
Day 9
SEGOVIA | CASTLES & KNIGHTS

Travel to Segovia, a city that predates the arrival of the Romans. Take a walking tour of the Old Town that includes the Roman Aqueduct and the Jewish Quarter. After lunch at your leisure, continue for a private tour of the Alcázar (castle) and its Royal Armory (complete with authentic Middle Ages suits of armor and weapons) before returning to Madrid. This evening, celebrate your adventure at a farewell dinner with your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests.

The Westin Palace, Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10
DEPART MADRID

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

  • Jun 24 - Jul 03
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  • Aug 05 - Aug 14
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Journey Details

Minimum age is 6 years. Suggested age is 8+.

First group event: welcome briefing at 6:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Last group event: hotel transfer at 7:30 p.m. on Day 9.

Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.

Triple occupancy pricing is available upon request.

Children 17 and under save $500.


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