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Mediterranean Highlights Vacation Tours - Start Madrid
For 18 - 35 Young Professionals, Singles and Students

Vacation Overview

Beginning in Madrid, the capital of Spain, your Mediterranean vacation adventure takes you to all the hotspots along the Mediterranean coast and makes sure you experience the best of each city. Flamenco dance in Barcelona, rub shoulders with the rich and famous on the French Riviera, enjoy the delights of Tuscany and walk in the footsteps of Roman Emperors in Rome. Don't forget your stay in the City of Popes, Avignon and the obligatory photo of you and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. You'll be amazed at how much you'll see in just under two weeks!

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Vacation Itinerary

Vacation Day 1 - Arrive Madrid
After checking in to your hotel, the rest of the afternoon is yours to explore the Spanish capital. This evening meet your Tour Manager and fellow travellers at 6pm in the hotel. (D)

Vacation Day 2 - Madrid
Our morning sightseeing includes a guided tour of the Royal Palace. The rest of the day is free for you to discover this amazing city. Perhaps see the Bullring or visit the famous Prado Musuem. Tonight a chance to try fabulous traditional Spanish cuisine. (B)

Vacation Day 3 - Madrid to Barcelona
The first stop today is Zaragoza. See the impressive Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Pilar. A chance for lunch in this city of four cultures. We travel east arriving in Catalonia's most famous city, Barcelona. (B,D)

Vacation Day 4 - Barcelona
Our included sightseeing tour is a great introduction to this celebrated city. See Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Cathedral, the 1992 Olympic Complex and the Gothic district. A chance to experience Barcelona's famed shopping street La Rambla and discover some of Spain's specialties. Tonight why not experience the passion of Flamenco dancing? (B)

Vacation Day 5 - Barcelona to Avignon
We say goodbye to Spain today as we head to France. Travelling through Provence to arrive at our overnight stop, Avignon, City of the Popes. (B,D)

Vacation Day 6 - Avignon to French Riviera
This morning we travel to Aix-en-Provence, home of Paul Cezanne, for lunch. We visit a French Perfumery in Grasse before continuing to our hotel in Nice. Tonight we visit magnificent Monaco to see the Royal Palace and a Monte Carlo Casino. (B)

Vacation Day 7 - French Riviera
Rub shoulders with the rich and famous on the Nice promenade, shop for French fashion or laze the day away on the sun-drenched beaches - the choice is yours! (B,D)

Vacation Day 8 - French Riviera to Pisa
Past Genoa, the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, before entering the unspoilt Cinque Terre Region to visit the various villages along this stunning coast. Then on to Pisa to enjoy the nightlife. (B,D)

Vacation Day 9 - Pisa to Florence
Free time this morning in Pisa, then through Tuscany to the Renaissance city of Florence. A chance to learn about Florentine leathercraft and shop for silver and gold. (B,D)

Vacation Day 10 - Florence
The day includes a walking tour of the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Santa Croce. In your free time maybe visit one of the city's many museums or galleries and this evening enjoy the colourful Florentine nightlife. (B)

Vacation Day 11 - Florence to Rome
This morning we head to San Gimignano for free time, then we leave Tuscany behind and make our way to Italy's capital, Rome. This evening enjoy your first taste of this amazing city on our sightseeing tour. (B)

Vacation Day 12 - Rome
Ancient and modern Rome await your discovery. Why not take a guided tour of the Imperial Forum and walk in the footsteps of Gladiators? In your free time explore the Vatican City and Sistine Chapel, snap up Italian fashions or just watch the world go by with a gelato (or two). (B)

Vacation Day 13 - Depart Rome
Time to swap addresses and email details and say 'Arrivederci Roma' as the tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Mediterranean Highlights

Vacation Prices

Start Madrid / Ends Rome

Start DateEnd DatePriceDeparture
29 Jun 2019 11 Jul 2019 $2,584 Definite
13 Jul 2019 25 Jul 2019 $2,648 Definite
17 Aug 2019 29 Aug 2019 $2,589 Definite

 *Prices are not guaranteed until time of booking

All of this & more, included as standard on your trip.


  • 12 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation
  • Modern, air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges


  • An experienced & professional Trip Manager & Driver team
  • Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations


  • 12 continental breakfasts
  • 4 Regional Dinners: local tapas feast in Barcelona & regional feasts in our favourite local spots


    8 World Heritage Sites visited
  • See the Gran Via, the Puerta del Sol & Plaza de Espana
  • Guided tour of Royal Palace in Madrid
  • See Zaragoza's monumental cathedral
  • Dinner featuring local tapas dishes in a scenic Barcelona restaurant
  • See Gaudi's Sagrada Família & the 1992 Olympic Games complex
  • Walk the Gothic Quarter & La Rambla district
  • See Gaudi's Sagrada Família & the 1992 Olympic Games complex
  • Walk the Gothic Quarter & La Rambla district
  • See the Papal Palace
  • See the Cours Mirabeau
  • Scenic drive along the Côte d'Azur
  • Visit a French perfumery
  • See the Royal Palace in Monaco
  • Rub shoulders with the rich & famous with a visit to a Monte Carlo casino
  • Visit the towns of Monterosso & Portovenere
  • See the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Discover the Secrets of Michelangelo's Florence – see where his David was gifted to the Florentines, Ponte Vecchio, the Medici Palace & much more on our locally guided walking tour of Florence
  • See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della Signoria
  • Learn about Florence's leather craft with a demonstration
  • See the towers & town square in San Gimignano
  • Special access Rome sightseeing coach tour
  • See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza Navona
  • Learn to make pizza Italian-style from the locals
  • Locally guided tour of the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica & the art of the Vatican Museums
  • See St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City




































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A $200 Non-Refundable Deposit is Required to Book.
Full payment is due 45 days prior to vacation departure.
(If paying within 45 days full payment is required).

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