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Madrid, San Sebastián and La Rioja

7 days from CAD8,835pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit two of Spain's most acclaimed museums on a guided tour of the Prado in Madrid and Guggenheim in Bilbao.

  • Visit the highlights of Spain’s historic capital, Toledo, which is famed for its Moorish, Jewish and Christian heritage.

  • Explore the Ribera del Duero and Rioja wine regions with guided tours and tastings.

  • Sample the pintxos of the Basque Country on a tasting tour of San Sebastián.

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  • Madrid
  • Haro
  • La Rioja
  • Haro
  • Ezcaray
  • San Sebastián
  • Bilbao

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Day 1 Madrid


Arrive in Spain's capital city of Madrid where, after checking into your hotel, you'll take a panoramic tour of the city. Wander through the heart of the city on foot before being whisked to the outskirts of the city by car to explore further.

Day 2 Madrid


Venture outside of Madrid to visit Spain's historic capital, Toledo, where you can explore its medieval streets and unique architectural styles. Once you've explored with your guide and had some free time, make your way back to Madrid, stopping in a countryside winery for a tour and tasting.

Day 3 Haro

Madrid , Haro

Head north from Madrid today to La Rioja, one of the country's crucial wine regions. Along the way, visit a local winery for lunch accompanied by a selection of local vintages.

Day 4 Haro

La Rioja , Haro

Rioja is best known for its wines and you'll spend a full day experiencing several of the vintages that come from the area. Take tours and enjoy tastings at a selection of different wineries throughout the region, enjoying a curated wine-tasting lunch along the way.

Day 5 San Sebastián

Ezcaray , San Sebastián

Head north from La Rioja to San Sebastián in Spain's Basque Country, known for having one of the highest concentrations of Michelin stars per capita.

Day 6 San Sebastián

San Sebastián

This morning you'll have some free time to relax and enjoy San Sebastián's beaches before experiencing the city's renowned food culture through a tasting tour of pintxos (Basque small plates).

Day 7 Return home

San Sebastián , Bilbao

Journey west of San Sebastián today to visit Bilbao and its art museums, including the Guggenheim. After your time in the city, head to the airport to catch your flight home.

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