Escorted Group Trip To Spain June 2-10, 2018 Hosted by Cheryl & Nelson Echevarria This is a Fundraiser Trip to Support the National Kidney Foundation
We specialize in escorted group tours all over the world!
Come along with us to Spain June 2-10, 2018 This Is a Trip For A Cause $50 per person will be donated to the National Kidney Foundation of Florida
As of July 15, 2017 pricing has dropped on this trip. Thank you Trafalgar our tour operator for this trip
Pricing per person double occupancy: $1825.00 was $1,953.00* based on availability.
First Deposit of $250 per person will be due no later than October 1, 2017; if you make your deposit by September 15, 2017 you will receive an early booking discount of 10% making your total price of $1642.50
Second Pay of 50% of trip is due no later than January 15, 2018
Final payment is due by March 20, 2018
We have a video from Ashley Vaughan, My business development manager from Trafalgar Tours below. That will answer all of your questions on this trip. It is 25 minutes long, but she goes into description of the whole trip from soup to nuts. So we hope you will join in with us on this trip. Payment plans can be arranged once initial deposits has been met!
*Pricing is for double occupancy only! This does not include Airfare which we can arrange Single Occupancy $2403
Set your watch to a fiery Flamenco beat as you dance through the heart of Spain from Madrid to Andalusia, famed for its Sierra Nevada, Moorish-influenced architecture and the sun-kissed beaches of the Costa del Sol. Visit the ornate Alhambra Palace in Granada, Valencia's 19th century Bullring and marvel at Gaudi's Gothic gift to Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia.
If you are interested, you can live anywhere in the United States to join us on our trips. Those of you with disabilities. food and environmental allergies or other special needs call for more information.
8 Nights Accommodations; 12 Meals - 8 Hot Buffet Breakfasts; 4 Dinners (Including BE MY GUEST EXPERIENCE
2017 SPANISH WONDER - 9 DAYS
Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.
DAY 1 Arrive Madrid Welcome to Madrid. Relax or explore this lively city. Later meet for a Welcome Reception with your fellow travelers and Travel Director and enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city’s main sights. Welcome Reception
DAY 2Toledo Excursion and Madrid Sightseeing. This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Watch craftsmen at work when you visit a traditional steel factory and gain a Cultural Insight into this historical craft. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco’s most famous paintings—The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Return to Madrid to admire the monument to Cervantes at the Plaza de España and see Puerta del Sol, the city’s hub with your Local Specialist. Later why not join your newfound friends for a typical Spanish dinner? Meal: Breakfast
DAY 3 Madrid – Cordoba – Seville Travel southwards from Madrid, through La Mancha, to Cordoba. Visit the Mosque of the Caliphs and learn about the influence of the Moors from your Local Specialist. Tonight you might like to take an Optional Experience to watch a fiery flamenco show. Meal: Breakfast
DAY 4Seville Sightseeing and Free Time. Meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Seville. View the Bell Tower of the Giralda. See the tiled fountains, pavilions and lush palms in the Maria Luisa Park, renowned for its landscape design and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at Christopher Columbus’ ornate tomb in the cathedral. Finally take a walk through the former Jewish Quarter. This evening experience a unique Be My Guest dinner at an authentic ranch with views over the Andalusian countryside. Meals: Breakfast and Be My Guest Dinner
DAY 5Seville – Granada Visit the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada with a Local Specialist. A fine example of Moorish architecture, it was built during the 14th century towards the end of Islamic rule in Spain. Walk through the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal Summer Palace, once linked to the Alhambra by a covered walkway across the ravine. Meal: Breakfast
DAY 6 Granada – Guadix – Valencia This morning travel via the Mora Pass and arrive in Guadix in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains where you can take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings. In Valencia view the Bull Ring and admire the architecture of the medieval cathedral and the Serrano and Cuarte Towers. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation center for culture and science and designed by Santiago Calatrava. This complex is also featured in the George Clooney movie Tomorrowland. Dine tonight at your hotel. Meal: Breakfast and Dinner
DAY 7 Valencia – Peñiscola – Barcelona SightseeingHead north along the coast through the Levant region and stop at Peñiscola to view the ancient castle of the ‘Spanish Pope’, used in the film El Cid. Continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona, Spain’s most cosmopolitan city. See Gaudi’s architecture at the inspiring Sagrada Familia. Walk the Ramblas and visit Plaça Catalunya. View the monument to Christopher Columbus and enjoy panoramic views from Montjuïc during your guided sightseeing tour of the city with a Local Specialist. Tonight consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialties. Meal: Breakfast
DAY 8 Barcelona Free Time This morning enjoy free time in the city to shop or explore or join an Optional Experience to the monastery at Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a special Farewell Dinner with wine. Meals: Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
DAY 9 Depart Barcelona Say ‘adios’ to Spain, your fellow travelers, and Travel Director at the end of a memorable vacation. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. Meal: Breakfast
BE MY GUEST Enjoy a traditional Andalusian dinner and the charming company of the Morillo family whose olive oil you'll learn how to produce and get to sample after a welcome drink of sangria in their sun-dappled courtyard
CULTURAL INSIGHTS The invincible swords of Toledo have defended cities for centuries. Visit an inlaid steel factory in Toledo to see local craftsmen forging the highest-quality steel
SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS (Our Daily Blog will have more information on places we will be seeing and doing, but we want you to be surprised as well.
City tour in Toledo, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville and Barcelona
Orientation of Valencia
View the Cave Homes of Guadix, the Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex designed by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia
Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, Mosque of the Caliphs in Cordoba, Cathedral in Seville, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Montjuïc hill and Placa Catalunya in Barcelona
WHAT'S INCLUDED DINING 8 HOT BUFFET BREAKFASTS 4 DINNERS (including Be My Guest)
WHAT'S INCLUDED TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS
Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras An expert Travel Director and separate Driver All hotel tips, charges and local taxes VIP entry to many sights
Airfare (But we can get you airfare or recommend the best options for you)
Lunches and meals other than specified
Expenses of personal nature and incidentals at the hotels
Transportation, sightseeing and admissions other than specified. See below for more on extras that we have for our clients.
Tips and Gratuities ($3-5, or Euro Equivalent, per day, per person suggested for Travel Director and Coach Driver and $2 per day, per person suggested for Local Experts)
Travel Protection (we will offer you this when you book)
Echevarria Travel Guests Will Receive when they book $25 per person Optional Excursion Voucher; $50 per person Options Excursion Voucher and other surprises along the way. To book you need any major credit card or bank debit card and call Cheryl or Nelson Echevarria at 407-910-6469; firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about the National Kidney Foundation:
Cheryl Echevarria, Owner of Echevarria Travel, is 12 years Post Kidney Transplant Survivor, due to type 1 diabetes. A kidney transplant is not a cure, but it helps.
The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.