Spain is without a doubt one of Europe's most visited destinations year in and year out. The culture, cuisine and even language vary depending on which region of the country you are visiting.
The architecture is a perfect mix of Gothic and Islamic styles. The cuisine is a perfect blend of the diverse regions in the country. The warm Mediterranean climate provides year-round sunny weather. Check out our specialized custom programs and visit cities like Barcelona, Madrid, Córdoba, Seville and Granada. Discover the Mediterranean city of Valencia or the majestic capital city Madrid.
Madrid is the capital city of Spain, known for its classic architecture and elegantly-design streets. Take a walk down the Gran Viaor visit Casa de Campo Park which dwarfs in size New York City's Central Park. If you're looking to just take in some of the city's energetic atmosphere, be sure to visit the public plazas including Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol. No visit to Madrid is complete without a catching a quick glimpse of the Royal Place, the official residence of the Spanish monarch.
Located in the northeastern county of Catalonia, Barcelona is a like a country of its own. The city has some of Spain's most unique architecture, with sites such as the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, the unfinished Gothic style cathedral or Park Güell, a park consisting of beautiful gardens and small houses originally intended for city residents. Be sure to check out the Gothic Quarter for some of the city's art and shopping districts, the Picasso Museum and spend an afternoon at the beach.
Once a financial hub of Spain after the exploration of the Americas, Seville is a city known for is vast collection of World Heritage sites. Places to visit in Seville include Maria Luisa Park, Casa Pilatos and the Torre del Oro, which means "Tower of Gold" in Spanish.
In Córdoba, see the mix of regional cultures: La Mezquita is a Catholic church that was originally built as a mosque in the Eighth Century. Take a walk down the city's centuries-old streets and catch a glimpse of the ancient architecture.
Heavily influenced by the Renaissance period, Granada is a beautiful city located in southern part of Spain. Granada is most famous for Alhambra Palace, a Moorish fortress completed in the 14th Century and El Mirador de San Nicolas, a hilltop vista which provides incredible views of the city.
The history and architecture of Toledo was inspired by three of the world's great religions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Make sure to visit Vitorio Macho Museum and Santo Tomé Church.
Located on the beautiful Mediterranean coastline, Valencia has a modern design style with Gothic architecture. All visitors to Valencia need to visit the Mercado Central (Central Market) and the Serranos Towers.