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Let the passion of Spain sparkle your spirit! History and people, arts and fiesta, life and fever: Spain lives through day and night.
Our amazing program offers you the opportunity to discover the multiple facets of a fascinating country. Our luxury hotels and accommodations will offer you the best conditions to immerse yourself in the Latin culture.
We will begin our tour from the gorgeous Catalonia, in the frenzy Barcelona, home of one of the best football teams and of the most vibrant culture hubs in the world. Welcome Spain, home of tapas and small fishing harbors, of colored markets and shopping streets!
In Madrid, the capital, we’ll have the opportunity to visit the Royal Palace before a walk in the historic town, we will taste the fever of Flamenco and discover the impressive Prado museum. Of course, we will not forget a few hours of shopping at the Gran Via, known as the Spanish Broadway, one of the streets with the most nightlife in Europe, also noted for the grand architecture of many of its buildings.
According to your choice, English or French, 2 hours of language classes Monday to Saturday
Welcome to Spain!
01/07/2018 > 15/07/2018
15/07/2018 > 29/07/2018
- WEEK 1 Paris Arrival at Paris Airport, welcome and private transfert to the hotel.
You will be staying at the Mercure Paris Centre Eiffel Tower hotel, close to the most popular monument in Paris!
On your arrival on Sunday, we will be pleased to welcome you with a drink and the presentation of your program.
Then we will take you to diner at Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a typical Parisian neighbourhood.
Monday In the morning, you will discover Paris on an open top bus to see the sights of the French capital, before stopping by the Trocadéro for a lunch in a typical Parisian brasserie.
In the afternoon, you will go up the Eiffel Tower and enjoy the best view over Paris, to have a look at all the Parisian monuments all in one go, which is a truly amazing experience.
You will then visit the great Aquarium of Paris.
In the evening, we will invite you to discover Paris on the water! You will dine on a “Bateau Mouche” and you will admire the magic monuments of Paris illuminated at night.View
Tuesday Tour of the Latin Quarter, the students’ district on the left bank of the Seine. You will discover the Sorbonne, one of the first universities in the world and the oldest university in France, which dates back to the 13th century.
For lunch, we will go on a picnic at the ”Luxembourg Gardens”, one of the most popular gardens in Paris that houses the French Senate.
After the lunch break, you will visit the famous Notre-Dame Cathedral, a medieval cathedral, and the Sainte Chapelle which is a royal chapel. You can also choose to go for a stroll on the Île de la Cité, in the middle of the Seine river, and we will enjoy the world-famous ice cream from Berthillon.
In the evening, you will play a bowling competition et we will reward the victorious team during the dinner. Or participate in an escape game where you’ll have to solve a series of puzzles using clues and strategy.View
Wednesday Visit of the Palace of Versailles, once the seat of power in the Kingdom of France and the castle of Louis XIV called the Roi Soleil.
You will go for a picnic in the Gardens of Versailles and then you will discover the estate of Trianon, closely associated with Queen Marie-Antoinette.
In the evening, you will admire the extraordinary water and music show in the palace gardens.
Then back to Paris for a late dinner.View
Thursday Visit of the Louvre, certainly the largest and most beautiful museum in the world, which is housed in the royal Louvre Palace. The museum exhibits Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa which is the most popular attraction.
Then you will walk along the Faubourg Saint-Honoré, the Place Vendôme, the Champs-Elysées and the Avenue Montaigne, where the most luxurious and trendy fashion stores and world-renowned jewellers are located. A truly amazing shopping experience on the world’s most beautiful avenues to make the most of your trip to Paris.
On our way an unexpected experience awaits you. You will prepare your own lunch during a French cooking class at the ”Atelier des Chefs” with a great French chef.
Later on, in the afternoon, you will have the chance to visit the backstage of the Paris Opera House at Palais Garnier.
In the evening, after your dinner at the hotel, we will all go dancing and listening to music in a popular nightclub attended by young Parisians.View
Friday After a late breakfast, you will certainly want to discover the famous Parisian ”grands magasins” (department stores), the Galeries Lafayette known as the largest in the world and the Printemps.
Lunch break on the hill of Montmartre, at the place du Tertre, a well-known public square where the most famous painters of the 19th century, such as Van Gogh and later Picasso worked and lived.
You will walk around Montmartre, visit the Sacré-Coeur Basilica overlooking the city or explore the Dalí museum.
Dinner and evening spent at the Aquaboulevard water park.View
Saturday All day at Disneyland Paris, fireworks and return to the hotel around 10pm. What a day!View Sunday Breakfast/Brunch in an elegant Parisian tea room, then you will walk to the Place des Vosges in the middle of the oldest district of Paris and a very lively neighbourhood on Sundays!
Later in the afternoon, departure for your next destination, the French Riviera or London.View
- WEEK 2 London Tour of London on a hop-off hop-on sightseeing bus to explore the city and its streets.
You will also eat dinner on a bus, an original tour of London to discover the city by night.
Accommodation at the Novotel London City South hotel.
Sunday Tour of London on a hop-off hop-on sightseeing bus to explore the city and its streets.
You will also eat dinner on a bus, an original tour of London to discover the city by night.
Accommodation at the Novotel London City South hotel.View
Monday Visit of The Making of Harry Potter studio. A Warner Bros. Studio Tour dedicated to the Harry Potter film series that is an amazing behind-the-scenes walking tour featuring sets, costumes, props and magical exhibitions.
Lunch at Rainforest Café, located near Piccadilly Circus, which is a wonderful venue that brings the Amazon Rainforest to life with animals, tropical décor and sounds of the jungle.
In the afternoon, shopping session on Oxford Street (the most known shopping street in London) and Regent Street (the world’s most prestigious shopping destination).
Dinner at Hard Rock Café.View
Tuesday You will take a boat trip from Little Venice to Camden Lock to discover a unique view of London and its waterways.
Lunch at Camden Market, known for its delicious streetfood.
Visit of the London Zoo in the afternoon. It’s the world’s oldest scientific zoo and there are many incredible animals living in the Regent’s Park.
Dinner at a traditional Fish’n’Chips restaurant.
Escape Game adventure in the evening to have fun in an exciting group game. Your mission will be simple, escaping a locked room and solving a series of challenging puzzles.View
Wednesday Visit of the Palace of Westminster which is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
You will also watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.
Picnic lunch along the Thames.
In the afternoon, you will ride on the London Eye which is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames and one of London’s top attraction. You will have the best view of the city.
Then you will visit the London Dungeon, located next to the London Eye, and which recreates macabre historical events in a gallows humour style. One of the must-see attractions in London to have a laugh!
Dinner in Soho, an exciting area that includes many restaurants, shops and theatres.
Thursday Visit of the British Museum, a prestigious museum that relates the human history and the human culture through a vast collection of world art and artefacts (more than 7 million objects collected).
Then you will walk to Covent Garden, situated in the heart of the theatre district and hosting a lively marketplace. Lunch on site.
In the afternoon, you will explore the Madame Tussauds museum, the world-famous wax attraction that will give you the ultimate celebrity experience. Be ready to take selfies with the royals, Brad Pitt and Lady Gaga!
Star Wars film in 3D.
Dinner and evening spent at the “Cats” musical at the London Palladium.View
Friday Departure for Windsor Castle on a mini-bus.
The Windsor Castle is situated 50 km west from London. The royal residence was built in the 11th century and it has been home to many generations of British sovereigns for 900 years. It is still part of the residencies inhabited by the Queen Elizabeth II. Windsor Castle is the oldest royal residence and the largest inhabited castle in the world.
Visit of Windsor Castle and the Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, the most beautiful and famous dolls’ house in the world.
Then you will go for a picnic in the Windsor Castle gardens.
Visit of Eton College, a prestigious independent boarding school in Berkshire, near Windsor.
Return to London.
Dinner and evening spent at the hotel.View
Saturday You will discover the great Portobello Market in Notting Hill, the most exciting street market in the world and well-known for its antique shops, vintage items and souvenirs.
Then you will explore the Notting Hill neighbourhood, a trendy area famous for its colourful houses and the “Notting Hill” film starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.
There are many shops in Notting Hill and you will walk along Portobello Road to stroll between those charming stores.
Picnic lunch at Hyde Park.
You will be pleased to rest in the park as Hyde Park is the largest of four Royal Parks and it offers a large space of greenery to have a break.
Dinner at the hotel.
In the evening, you will explore London by night on bike: a 3 hours tour to see numerous historic sites under their illuminations!View
Departure to the airport.View
- WEEK 3 Spain You will be staying in the magnificent Pullman hotel of Barcelona in a double room. All our rooms are equipped with twin beds.
Sunday After leaving your bags at the hotel, you will go explore the heart of the historical part of the city.
You will walk in the Barrio Gotico and the Passeig de Gracia, the most exclusive street of Barcelona.
Dinner will be served in a tapas restaurant to make the most of your first evening in Spain and to taste the Spanish culinary specialities.View
Monday You will visit the Sagrada Familia, the building born from the imagination of the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí.
Then you will head over the Boqueria market that is rich of colours and flavours!
You will have lunch at the market in one of the many traditional restaurants.
In the afternoon, you will discover Barceloneta, a traditional fishing neighbourhood in Barcelona. A lively area to visit before going to the beach and paddling in the sea.
In the evening, you will dine at the port of Barcelona.View
Tuesday Visit of the Park Güell, one of the major work of Gaudí, composed of gardens and architectonic elements and offering a great view over the city.
Picnic lunch at the park.
In the afternoon, trip to the Tibidabo amusement park on a mountain overlooking Barcelona.
Dinner at the Mirabe restaurant which offers a beautiful view of Barcelona by night, with a tasting menu created by the great chef Joaquin ReigView
Wednesday Departure on Wednesday morning by train (the Renfe).
Arrival at Madrid and check in to the Mercure Madrid Plaza de España hotel.
Lunch at the hotel.
Then you will take a walk in the historical district of Madrid: Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Plaza Oriente, Gran Via, Paseo del Prado.
Visit of the Royal Palace of Madrid, the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family also used for state ceremonies.
Dinner and flamenco show in the Latina quarter, one of the most vibrant areas to enjoy the Madrid nightlife.View
Thursday Walk in the Buen Retiro park, composed by beautiful gardens and one of the largest parks in Madrid, and then we will go for a picnic at the park.
Shopping at the Gran Vía, the one street to visit on your trip to Madrid to shop souvenirs and fashion accessories.
Visit of the Prado Museum in Madrid, a must-see place to discover masterpieces by Velázquez, Rubens, Goya, El Bosco or El Greco. An amazing overview of the Spanish paintings from the 16th to the 20th century.
Dinner in the Malasaña district, an historic neighbourhood with a provocative past and a unique atmosphere. Malasaña is quiet during the day but at night the streets are vibrant, especially la calle de la Luna and the Dos de Mayo square.View
Friday Departure by train on Friday morning to Málaga.
Visit of the town of Picasso and its pedestrian streets.
Lunch at La Tintero restaurant by the beach. In this unique restaurant, there is no menu and the waiters go by shouting the meals names, if you’re interested raise your hand! This is a convivial restaurant where locals love to meet in Málaga.
After lunch, you will rest on a beautiful beach for a nap, as do Spanish people, before visiting the Picasso museum.
You will spend the night at the Malaga Hotel Picasso.View
Saturday Departure for Marbella.
On the road, we will stop by typical white towns of Andalucia: Mijas, Ojen, etc.
Lunch at Ojen.
You will check in at the NH Marbella hotel and then you will take a walk in the lively and flowered streets of Marbella.
Dinner and evening spent at Puerto Banus, a beautiful marina in the southwest of Marbella.View
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Just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero, the Mercure Paris Center Tour Eiffel is a 4-star hotel in the heart of Paris. Ideal starting point for your leisure, you will appreciate the proximity of the public transport and our advice to visit the City of Light. Need a framework combining pleasure and work on a business trip? Discover our meeting rooms and relax in our fitness room with a view of the Eiffel Tower or the terrace of our restaurant.
The Novotel Londres Center Sud is a 4-star hotel in a convenient location. It is close to many tourist attractions such as Shard, Tate Modern, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Borough Market, as well as several subway stations to visit the rest of London. The hotel offers reception rooms for up to 100 people for conferences, meetings and weddings, as well as a restaurant, bar and fitness center with sauna and hammam.
A perfect location in front of the sea, an ideal starting point, whatever the reason for your trip.
A refined setting, a personalized service, a vocation to satisfy you, to make the most of your stay.
241 comfortable rooms, 2 swimming pools, 1 gymnasium and spa. For your meetings, our fully equipped lounges welcome up to 800 people.
The hotel is located in the heart of Madrid, near the Plaza de España, 500 m from the theaters of Gran Vía. It offers 97 spacious, bright rooms with a contemporary design, renovated in 2017. If you wish to have a unique experience, book a Privilege room or Privilege room with terrace and enjoy a VIP welcome. We will surprise you soon with our new restaurant Vermuteria Chipén, where you can enjoy typical tapas of Madrid in a modern setting.
Quiet, sun and good feelings.
Every thing is settled to welcome you to the most beautiful city of Spain.
SILENCE, ART AND BEACHES A FEW MINUTES FROM THE CITY CENTER
Our Hotel is a 10-minute walk from the beach. The Málaga Picasso Hotel is set near Guadalmar Beach and just 2.4 km from Málaga Airport. An outdoor swimming pool and a jacuzzi are set within attractive gardens. Free Wi-Fi is provided.