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Explore Spain's two biggest cities, with ample time to explore each one at your own pace. Discover the warmth, history, and incredible art and architecture of Madrid and Barcelona, each one with its own distinct personality and charm.

With a country as vast and bountiful as Spain, travelling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city.

The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and many other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

Barcelona and Madrid


Barcelona, Spain (BCN), Madrid, Spain (MAD), Spain

9  Days | 7  nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more?  Request a group quote.


  • Flight to Barcelona; return from Madrid (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • Private airport transfers in Barcelona and Madrid
  • 7 breakfasts
  • High-speed train tickets (in selected class) between Madrid and Barcelona
  • More Moments - 4 activities included:
    • Half-day panoramic tour of Barcelona
    • Skip-the-line visit to the Sagrada Familia
    • Half-day panoramic tour of Madrid
    • Skip-the-line visit to the Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles


Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Barcelona.

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Day 2

Welcome to Barcelona

Upon arrival in Barcelona, take a private transfer to your hotel and check-in.

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Day 3

Barcelona: Sightseeing

Today, enjoy a panoramic tour of Barcelona, followed by a visit to the Sagrada Familia. Spend the afternoon at leisure.

More Moments Activities Included:
Barcelona Panoramic Tour and Sagrada Familia:
  • Drive along Passeig de Gracia to see the incredible houses designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudi, Casa Batllo and La Pedrera.
  • Skip the line at Gaudi's unfinished temple, the Sagrada Familia, the single and most important site in Barcelona.
Meal(s): Breakfast
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Days 4 & 5

Barcelona: At Leisure

Enjoy two days at leisure in the Catalan capital. Discover Barcelona's charming streets, filled with distinct boutiques, excellent restaurants and an incredible vibe all its own.

Meal(s): 2 breakfasts
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Day 6

Barcelona - Madrid (approx. 620 km)

After breakfast, make your way to the railway station to take a high-speed train (AVE) to Madrid. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel and check-in.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 7

Madrid: Sightseeing

From the old Habsburg and Bourbon quarters to the present modern city, discover Madrid on a panoramic sightseeing tour. Next, skip the line at the Royal Palace of Madrid.

More Moments Activities Included:
Madrid City Tour and Royal Palace of Madrid:
  • Accompanied by an expert guide, visit Gran Via street, Plaza de Espana, Moncloa, Mayor Street, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcala up to the bullring, Columbus Square, Paseo de la Castellana and Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and much more.
  • Skip the line at the Royal Palace of Madrid, former residence of the Spanish kings and beautifully furnished and decorated. On this guided visit, admire the reception rooms, the museum area, the royal chapel, the throne room and the private rooms of King Carlos III and Queen Isabel II.
Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 8

Madrid: At Leisure

After breakfast, explore the Spanish capital at your own pace. Madrid is home to fantastic museums, beautiful public squares and a non-stop nightlife.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 9

Madrid - Return to Canada

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

Barcelona, Spain (BCN)
HCC Mont Blanc(or similar)
Madrid, Spain (MAD)
Hotel Ganivet(or similar)
Barcelona, Spain (BCN)
HCC St. Moritz(or similar)
Madrid, Spain (MAD)
NH Nacional(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 2 twin beds or 1 double bed
Room occupancy: max. 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child



Daily from November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2020


Not included:

  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Meals, unless noted
  • Personal expenses and insurance


Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: 12 p.m.


The half-day panoramic tours of Madrid and of Barcelona, and the skip-the-line visits to Madrid's Royal Palace and the Sagrada Familia are available in English everyday, and in French on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.


City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in Barcelona and are payable in local currency upon checkout. The tax is 1.25 EUR per person, per night (maximum 7 nights). Rates are subject to change without notice.

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Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.