JOIN FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL GROUP ON AN AMAZING 11 DAY JOURNEY OF SPAIN, VISITING MADRID, THE ANDALUSIA REGION AND BARCELONA!
Fun Happenings' "Best of Spain Tour" combines Spain's Top Cities to create a sparkling, full-bodied 11-day adventure of Spain like never before! We will travel with our own Spanish Tour Guide and private coach/driver and experience the lively and cultural cities of Madrid and Barcelona and immerse ourselves in the local Spanish culture in Toledo, Segovia, Seville, Granada and Valencia! We will spend 3 Nights in Madrid, 2 Nights in Seville, 1 Night each in Granada and Valencia and end in Beautiful Barcelona for 3 nights! It's going to be an Amazing Tour of Spain!
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR TRIP INCLUDE:
- Dedicated Spanish Tour Guide for duration of trip, with a private luxury coach and driver.... The best way and only way to properly Explore Spain!
- Experience Amazing Spanish cuisine and wine with our 4 included dinners- A Spanish Dinner & Flamenco show in Madrid, A progressive Tapas & Wine Tour in Granada, An Authentic Paella Feast in Valencia and our Farewell Dinner in Barcelona!
- Free Days in Madrid and Barcelona to explore these two beautiful cities on your own!
- Explore Gaudí La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, the Gothic quarter and the famous Gaudi architectural sights in Barcelona!
- Soak up the magical Andalusian ambiance in Seville and Granada and visit the the magnificent UNESCO-listed Alhambra Palace in Granada and Gothic cathedral in Seville!
- Enjoy a winery tour and tasting of one of Spain's oldest family owned wineries.
- Sample Spanish Tapas & Wine during our Progressive Wine & Tapas Tour in Granada!
WHAT INCLUDED IN OUR 11 DAY TOUR OF SPAIN FOR $2990:
- Round Trip Air to Spain from New York JFK (Everyone to meet at JFK)- Group Air arrives into Madrid, Returns from Barcelona to New York JFK (See flight itinerary at end)
- 10 Nights accommodations in top-rated, city center 4-star hotels
- 14 meals included with breakfast daily and 4 included dinners
- All Sightseeing excursions and admissions as stated in itinerary. (2 optional tours will be offered during free time in Madrid/Barcelona)
- Dedicated Spanish Tour Guide for duration of tour.
- Deluxe private coach with driver for duration of tour.
- Hotel Baggage porterage
- All Flight, hotel and city taxes included.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED WITH OUR SPAIN TOUR:
- Airfare to New York JFK from your home city, as trip begins in New York. Land pkg. Is available, if you choose to meet us in Madrid on August 31st.
- Meals not listed on itinerary
- A few optional activities will be offered during free time in Madrid and Barcelona.
- Gratuities for our tour guide, coach driver and local guides (suggested amount will be emailed before departure).
- Souvenirs, personal expenses like internet, medical services, spa treatments, alcoholic beverages not listed on itinerary.
THE TOTAL TRIP COST WITH ROUND TRIP AIR FROM NEW YORK IS $2990, AN INCREDIBLE DEAL TO SPEND 11 DAYS IN SPAIN ON A FULLY ESCORTED TOUR WITH 4-STAR CENTRAL HOTELS! And there's no better time to visit Europe, than now- as the Euro is very close to a 1x1 ratio! And, because Monday, Sept. 4th is "Labor Day", you will only need to take 7 days off work, to be in Spain for 11 days.
As you can see, our "BEST OF SPAIN TOUR" Includes almost EVERYTHING, except a handful of meals... Our tour includes a good mix of cultural sightseeing, Food & Wine tours and free time in each area we visit... making this a fun, enjoyable tour!
**** Space is limited to only 35 persons for this trip- as no more spaces can be added, once we are full! If you want to join this trip- I recommend you do so as soon as possible.
Our Tour of Spain is going to be an Experience of a Lifetime and I hope you can join us in Spain this August 30th - September 10th!
Please contact me directly at [masked], if you have any questions regarding the Trip...
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure Group (http://www.funhappeningstravel.com/)
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PRICING / PAYMENT TERMS FOR TRIP:
***** THERE ARE 3 WAYS TO PAY FOR TRIP!
1.) $[masked] per person / Double Occupancy (AIR/LAND PKG)- If paid in Full by check. (Save $100.00 by paying in full with check [$3090 by Credit Card])
Make check payable to
Fun Happenings and mail to:
PO Box 322
** NOTE: Check payments are only allowed for full payment of trip. Partial payments must be made with 5 recurring payment via PayPal. Full Payment of $2990, includes a $100 discount- as no credit card/PayPal charges are incurred.
2.) PAYMENT IN FULL BY CREDIT CARD - $[masked] / DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (Single room additional- see below).
PAYPAL LINK ($[masked]):
3.) 5 Recurring Payments on PayPal over 5 months - $[masked] (Total):
*** Must Start 5 Recurring Payment Agreement in April, 2017 (After signing up- all payments are made automatically every 4 weeks via PayPal).
1.) $618.00 Due Now (Initial Deposit MUST Begin Payments in April 2017)
2.) $618.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic)
3.) $618.00 due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic)
4.) $618.00 due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic)
5.) $618.00 Final Payment Due Before AUGUST 1, 2017
** Note- All payments must be paid in full by AUGUST 1, 2017- If you begin payments late- you may be required to make extra payments at end to catch up and pay in full before August 1, 2017.
**** PAYPAL LINK FOR 5 RECURRING PAYMENTS OF $618.00 (Must begin in April 2017)
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
$750.00: Single Room Supplement for entire trip
PAYPAL LINK FOR SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT:
LAND ONLY PACKAGE (Meet Us in Madrid on Thursday, Aug. 31st before 12:00 noon or meet us at hotel that day or evening)
$[masked] BY CHECK OR PAYPAL - LAND ONLY PACKAGE- If flying from other city to meet us in Madrid or if you prefer to use Airline Points / Miles to meet us in Madrid.
**Remember, we fly into Madrid- Out of Barcelona. It may be best to use our "Highly Discounted Group Air of $550 and meet in New York JFK to take group flight. Air from most other cities to Madrid, back from Barcelona is $1100 - $1500- so our $550 Air from New York JFK is an incredible value.
****** The Deadline to join this trip is FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017 *****
Reserve your space today with an initial deposit or full payment as this trip will sell out!.
FLIGHT ITINERARY FROM NEW YORK JFK TO MADRID; RETURN FROM BARCELONA:
Lufthansa #401 - Wednesday, Aug. 30,2017
- Depart: New York (JFK) Wed. 08/30 04:10 PM
- Arrive: Frankfurt Thursday, 08/31 05:40 AM * (overnight flight)
Lufthansa #1112 - Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017
- Depart: Frankfurt Thursday, Aug. 31 at 09:30 AM
- Arrive: Madrid Thursday, Aug. 31 at 12:05 PM
RETURN SUNDAY, SEPT. 10, 2017 FROM BARCELONA
Lufthansa #1139 - Sunday, Sep. 10, 2017
• Depart: Barcelona (BCN) Sun. Sept. 10th at 06:50 AM
• Arrive: Frankfurt on Sunday, Sept. 10th at 09:00 AM
Lufthansa #400 - Sunday, Sep. 10, 2017
- Depart: Frankfurt Sunday, Sept. 10th at 11:00 AM
- Arrive: New York (JFK) Sunday, Sept. 10th at 01:30 PM
FULL DAILY ITINERARY (DEPART WED. AUGUST 30- RETURN SUN. SEPT. 10TH)
DAY 1: WED. AUGUST 30TH; DEPART USA FOR MADRID (FROM NYC JFK)
Our group will meet at New York's JFK Airport to fly to Madrid (Dinner served on-board Trans-Atlantic flight)
DAY 2: THUR. AUG. 31; MADRID ARRIVAL | CITY TOUR | WELCOME DINNER
Arrival to Madrid Airport, our group is met by our Tour Guide... Before check-in at our hotel, we take a Panoramic Tour of Madrid, including the most interesting places in the city: Fountain of Cibeles, Puerta de Alcala, Plaza Castilla, Santiago Bernabeu (the official football stadium of FC Real Madrid), Gran Via, Plaza Espana, Las Ventas (the bullfight ring), Columbus Square, Paseo de la Castellana and the Debod Temple with its magnificent views. We will then check into our hotel, with free time before our Welcome Dinner this evening, where we will dine on authentic Spanish cuisine with wine and a Flamenco show! Overnight for 3 nights in Madrid at 4-star Ayre Gran Hotel (http://www.ayrehoteles.com/en/hotel-colon/)Colón. (Dinner)
DAY 3: FRI. SEPT. 1ST; FREE DAY TO EXPLORE MADRID
Today is a full day at your leisure in Madrid, to explore this beautiful city. You may want to visit the Royal Palace or the famous Prado Museum or just walk the beautiful boulevards and soak in the local culture. The evening is free for you to explore the many great Spanish restaurants for dinner. (Breakfast)
DAY 4: SAT. SEPT. 2ND: AVILA & SEGOVIA DAY TRIPS FROM MADRID
After Breakfast at our hotel, our group will take a Full day tour to beautiful suburbs of Madrid, to visit the medieval towns of Avila and Segovia. In Avila, we will see their famous Medieval walls, Avila Cathedral, The Romanesque Basilica of San Vicente, the Mayor Square and the the Convent of St. Therese. In Segovia, we will tour the famous Alcazar Fortress, Segovia's Medieval Aqueduct, Segovia Cathedral: and the Iglesia de Vera Cruz.
After returning to Madrid, free evening to enjoy dinner on your own and experience the famous Madrid nightlife. (Breakfast)
DAY 4: SUN. SEPT. 3RD: DEPART MADRID - VISIT TOLEDO - ARRIVE SEVILLE
After Breakfast in our Hotel, our group departs for Spain's Andalusia region and also stops to visit the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE VILLAGE OF TOLEDO. We visit Toledo to visit the Toledo Cathedral, Old City and Jewish quarter, before we break for Lunch and free time in Toldeo. With a late afternoon arrival to Seville, we check in to the Seville hotel. This evening is free to explore Seville on your own for free time and dinner. Overnight in Seville for 2 Nights at the 4-star centrally located Seville Center Hotel (http://www.hotelescenter.es/en/hotel-sevilla-center/). (Breakfast)
DAY 5: MON. SEPT. 4TH: TOUR OF SEVILLE | WINERY TOUR & TASTING
After Breakfast at our Hotel, our group will enjoy a half day city tour visiting the top highlights of Seville: The Park of Maria Luisa, The Plaza de España, Seville Cathedral, The Minaret of Giralda and the Quarter of Santa Cruz. In the afternoon, enjoy a unique experience with a winery tour of the Bodegas Luis Perez Winery (http://www.bodegasluisperez.com/en/index.php) in the town of Jerez de la Frontera. The Bodegas Luis Perez is one of Spain's oldest family owned wineries, where we will enjoy a wine tasting typical wines of the Andalusia Region. After our return to Seville, the evening is free for dinner on your own. (Breakfast)
DAY 6: TUE. SEPT. 5TH: DEPART SEVILLE - ARRIVE GRANADA
After Breakfast at our hotel, we will depart Seville for another beautiful Andalusian city... Granada! After arrival into Granada, we will enjoy a tour visit the world famous UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, THE La Alhambra and Albayzin FORTRESS. Rising above the modern lower town, the Alhambra and the Albayzín, situated on two adjacent hills, form the medieval part of Granada. The residential district of the Albayzín is a rich repository of Moorish vernacular architecture, into which the traditional Andalusian architecture blends harmoniously. Tonight, we will embark on a fun, progressive Tapas & Wine Tour of Granada- visiting the most incredible Tapas bars in the world! Overnight for 1 Night at the 4-star Gran Hotel Luna de Granada (http://en.granhotellunadegranada.com/). (Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 7: WED. SEPT. 6TH: DEPART GRANADA - ARRIVE VALENCIA
After Breakfast at our hotel, we will depart the Andalusian Region of Spain for the Mediterranean Coast, to the city of Valencia. We will check in to our Valencia hotel and enjoy some rest time or free time to explore the city center of Valencia. Tonight, our group will enjoy a Famous Spanish Paella Feast, in the city where Paella was originated... and Spanish wine is included as well! Ole! Overnight in Valencia at Ayre Astoria Palace Hote (http://www.ayrehoteles.com/en/hotel-astoria-palace/)l for 1 Night. (Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 8: THUR. SEPT. 7TH: DEPART VALENCIA - ARRIVE BARCELONA
After Breakfast, we depart for the Beautiful city of Barcelona, where we'll spend 3 nights in this glorious city! Upon arrival into Barcelona, we check into our lovely centrally located hotel. Then our Tour Guide will take us on a guided walking tour that allows you to see Barcelona from the perspective of a local. Along the way, we'll visit many special places and learn the culture of the city. You’ll visit Barcelona's atmospheric Gothic Quarter filled with centuries of fascinating history, the elegant Las Ramblas Boulevard, one of Europe's famous streets and visit the colorful La Boqueria Market, one of the world'd top open air markets! The evening is free to explore Barcelona on your own for dinner... you may want to stay in the Gothic Quarter and try one of the many famous Tapas bars in Barcelona! Overnight in Barcelona for 3 Nights at Hotel Ayre Gran Via Barcelona (http://www.ayrehoteles.com/en/hotel-gran-via/), centrally located in Barcelona. (Breakfast)
DAY 9: FRI. SEPT. 8TH: TOUR OF BARCELONA
After Breakfast at our hotel, We will enjoy an amazing city tour to see all the best highlights of Barcelona! We will visit the Sagrada Familia, the world's most famous Basilica designed by Gaudi, which took longer to be built than Egyptian pyramids. We will see the Triumphal Arch, Old Port (Port Vell),Barceloneta, the Columbus Monument, World Trade Center and Montjuic Hill, which offers spectacular views over the harbor, the port and the Mediterranean Sea. We will visit the Olympic Rings of 1992 should definitely not be missed. The complex includes the stadium, the St. Jordi sports pavilion and the Calatrava Communications Tower, the famous street Passeig de Gracia: a broad elegant avenue was built for and by the wealthy Barcelonans and a myriad of grand buildings including two of Gaudi’s houses: Casa Batllo and Casa Mila also known as La Pedrera. And in the end, we will visit Park Güell: a beautiful garden complex, which has stunning stone structures. There you will see some of Gaudi’s most bizarre creations. (Breakfast)
DAY 10: SAT. SEPT. 9TH: FREE DAY IN BARCELONA
Enjoy Breakfast at our Barcelona hotel and enjoy the full day at leisure to explore this beautiful city! You may choose to visit the many museums in the city on your own, shop for beautiful Spanish treasures or souvenirs or simply spend a day at Barcelona's famous beach! Tonight is our Farewell Dinner as we bid farewell to this Beautiful country! (Breakfast, Dinner)
DAY 11: SUNDAY, SEPT. 10TH: DEPART BARCELONA FOR THE USA
Enjoy a box breakfast from our hotel, since we have any early departure at Barcelona BCN Airport. Good news, we arrive early into New York JFK around 1:30pm the same day... so plenty of time to arrange flights back to your home city. (Breakfast)
FAREWELL TO SPAIN... UNTIL NEXT TIME!