Cataluña Escapade - Barcelona and Madrid
Day 1 – Departure
Evening departure. Dinner and breakfast served on board.
Day 2 - Barcelona
Upon arrival, you are met by a Bravo representative and transferred to your hotel. Dinner and lodging.
Day 3 – Barcelona
Breakfast. Morning panoramic
tour seeing the Cathedral, the Gothic Quarter, Plaza Sant Jaume, Olympic Village, Port Olympic, views from Montjuich, and the Poble anyol. Dinner and lodging.
Day 4 – Gaudí and Picasso
Breakfast. See Casa Batlló, la Pedrera, la Sagrada Familia, and stop at Parc Guell. Visit the
Picasso Museum. Dinner and lodging.
Day 5 – Madrid + Prado
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for a brief flight to Madrid. Upon arrival you will have a panoramic tour seeing la Plaza de España, la Puerta del Sol, Gran Vía, eles, la Puerta de Alcalá, la Plaza Mayor, and a visit to the Prado Museum. Dinner and lodging.
Day 6 – Cooking Class –
Breakfast. In the morning you will go to the market to purchase the ingredients for either your class on how to make paella or tapas. Return to the kitchen for a hands-on experience – teams of 2 or 3 will work together under the guidance of a professional chef. Then, once the cooking class is finished, you will go to another room to eat what you just prepared. In the afternoon on to Toledo, visit the Cathedral, Santo Tomé Church, where you will see El Greco’s "The Burial of Count Orgaz." Also, visit the Synagogue, a damasquinado factory, and see the famous view. Afternoon return to Madrid. Dinner and lodging.
Day 7 – Flamenco and Tapas
Breakfast. Today, on your own, you may enjoy churros y chocolate at San Ginés, eat lunch at Casa Mingo, and then visit la Ermita de San Antonio, or take a boat ride in Retiro Park. In the evening you will see a Flamenco Show and have a tapas dinner. Lodging.
Day 8 – Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your return flight.