With 10 days to savor Spain's idyllic landscapes, superb cuisine, and vibrant cities in luxury, you'll have no problem ticking off highlights and uncovering hidden gems. First-time travelers will find a classic tour featuring the must-sees of Barcelona, Madrid, and Andalusia hits the mark, while those seeking a journey infused with culture and beaches focus on Southern Spain. Northern Spain is the ideal location for foodies, whereas Menorca and the Costa Brava gift memorable days on the Mediterranean.

Itinerary #1: Ultimate Luxury Tour of Spain: Barcelona, Madrid & Andalusia

Crafted especially for first-time travelers seeking luxury, this classic Spain trip gifts you an overview of the country's food, architecture, and pristine Andalusian countryside. Delight in private food, wine, and city tours in Barcelona, explore Madrid's best museums and architectural landmarks, meander through the Alhambra in Granada, and sample fine olive oils in Seville. In between, relax at 5-star hotels and book in for premium spa treatments.

See Barcelona's modernist treasures like Casa Batlló
See Barcelona's modernist treasures like Casa Batlló
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Barcelona, VIP Food & Wine Tour Barcelona
Day 2 Architecture Walk, Optional Olive Oil & Winery Tour Barcelona
Day 3 Train to Madrid, Museum Tour Madrid
Day 4 Madrid City Tour, Dinner at a Michelin Restaurant Madrid
Day 5 Day Trip to Ávila & Guided Tour Madrid
Day 6 Train to Granada, Five Senses City Tour Granada
Day 7 Alhambra Tour, Hammam & Cave Flamenco Show Granada
Day 8 Transfer to Seville via Cueva de la Pileta Seville
Day 9 Seville City Bike Tour & Olive Oil Tasting Seville
Day 10 Train to Madrid, Depart  

Welcome to Spain, where your trip begins in utmost style in Barcelona. Using the chic Hotel Alma as your base, indulge in the city's standout tastes on a food walk experience and choose between an architecture tour or a private winery and olive oil estate visit. Next, settle into a first-class train cabin, and three hours later, you'll be checking into the opulent URSO Hotel & Spa in Madrid. Dedicate the evening to a private tour at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, then delve into the city's highlights alongside a local guide and dress in your finest for dinner at the Michelin-starred Paco Roncero

While based in Madrid, seize the opportunity to visit the medieval city of Ávila before continuing to the Andalusia region. Your first stop is Granada, where a five senses tour gives you an overview of the city, while a visit to the Alhambra and a cave flamenco show takes you deeper into its rich culture and history. Next, a private transfer brings you through the wild landscapes of Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park to Seville. Spend your final days relaxing at the 4-star Corral del Rey, cycling through the city's sights, and joining an olive oil tasting. Learn more

Itinerary #2: Luxury Cultural Journey Through Southern Spain

Experience Southern Spain in ultimate luxury with this 10-day itinerary that combines culture, gastronomy, and relaxation. Explore the historic cities of Granada and Seville, enjoy a wine tour in Ronda, and unwind on the golden beaches of Estepona. You'll also discover the traditional craft of olive oil and Iberian ham production, dine at Michelin-starred restaurants, and embark on a 4WD safari in the Sierra de las Nieves Nature Reserve. Each day ends in stylish comfort at 5-star hotels, ensuring you're always well-rested for the next day's adventures.

A view over Granada from the magnificent Alhambra
A view over Granada from the magnificent Alhambra
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Madrid, Train to Granada, Alhambra Tour & Hammam  Granada
Day 2 Granada Five Senses Tour & Cave Flamenco Show Granada
Day 3 Hiking Andalusia & White Villages Tour Granada
Day 4 Drive to Estepona, Wine Tour & Gourmet Lunch in Ronda Estepona
Day 5 Beach Day in Estepona Estepona
Day 6 Mountain 4WD Safari, Michelin-Star Dinner Estepona
Day 7 Drive to Seville, Visit an Olive Oil Estate Seville
Day 8 Seville City Tour & River Cruise Seville
Day 9 Iberian Ham Tour Seville
Day 10 Train to Madrid, Depart  

Upon arriving in Madrid and delighting in a picturesque train ride to Granada, your luxury trip begins with an enchanting evening visiting the Alhambra and rejuvenating at a local hammam. Delve deeper into the city's highlights and surroundings over the next two days, starting with a five senses tour, followed by a flamenco show, a memorable full-day trek in the mountains north of Marbella, and a visit to the region's renowned white villages. Then, pick up your rental car and make your way to Estepona, a lavish resort town on Spain's Costa del Sol, and check into the 5-star Fina Cortesin

Take a day to beach hop between Playa la Rada and Playa del Cristo, then embark on a thrilling 4WD safari in Sierra de las Nieves Nature Reserve before dining at the high-end Lobito del Mar. Set your sights on Seville next, and spend a delightful evening lazing at the historic Hotel Alfonso XIII. A private, guided stroll is slated for the ensuing day, featuring visits to the renowned Seville Cathedral and the Royal Alcázar Palace, complemented by a serene one-hour cruise along the Guadalquivir River. Conclude your journey with a day at a charming, family-owned Iberian ham estate, and return to Madrid in style by train. Learn more

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Itinerary #3: Mediterranean Spain Luxury Getaway: Madrid, Menorca & Barcelona

Treat yourself to high-end culinary experiences and memorable days immersed in Mediterranean landscapes on this luxury Spain getaway. Starting in Madrid, you'll dine at two Michelin-starred restaurants and taste wine alongside a sommelier. Then, fly to the Balearic Island of Menorca for four delightful days of beach hopping, sailing onboard a catamaran, and exploring unspoiled landscapes by private Jeep. Round off your adventure in Barcelona, discovering Antoni Gaudí's work and sipping wine in the lush region of Penedès. 

Sail the Menorcan waters in luxury
Sail the Menorcan waters in luxury
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Madrid, Dinner at a Michelin Restaurant Madrid
Day 2 Guided Prado Museum Tour Madrid
Day 3 Toledo City Tour & Winery Experience Madrid
Day 4 Fly to Menorca, Afternoon Sailing Experience Menorca
Day 5 Explore Menorca, Cheese & Wine Tasting Menorca
Day 6 Menorca Cooking Class, Visit Cova D'en Xoroi Menorca
Day 7 Menorca Jeep Safari Menorca
Day 8 Fly to Barcelona, Gaudí Architecture Walking Tour Barcelona
Day 9 Penedès Winery Tour & Tasting Barcelona
Day 10 Depart Barcelona  

Your Mediterranean getaway begins in Madrid, where you'll savor Spain's impressive culinary scene while dining at the Michelin-starred Paco Roncero. Next, be treated to an in-depth exploration of the Museo Nacional del Prado alongside an art historian before taking advantage of a free afternoon to wander Parque de El Retiro and indulge in a treatment at Sense Spa. Dedicate the following day to a curated exploration of Toledo, coupled with a visit to a distinguished winery. Then, jet off to Menorca, the crown jewel of the Balearic Islands, and check into the palace-turned-luxury hotel, Santa Ponsa.

Following a captivating evening sailing through the North Minorcan Marine Reserve, take advantage of your rental car for a day of leisurely beach hopping, complemented by an artisanal wine and cheese tasting at a boutique farm. With two more days on Menorca, you'll join a cooking class at a local's home, savor a cocktail at Cova d'en Xoroi, and admire the island's secluded treasures on a Jeep safari adventure. The final leg of your journey brings you to Barcelona, where you'll tour the whimsical architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and enjoy a vineyard tour and tasting in the lush Penedès region. Learn more

Itinerary #4: Luxury Northern Spain Road Trip: Madrid, La Rioja & Basque Country

Embark on an elevated road trip exploring the best of Northern Spain, including Madrid, La Rioja, and the Basque Country. Perfect for foodies, this trip offers pintxos tasting in Bilbao, vineyard tours in La Rioja, and a Michelin-starred lunch in San Sebastián. Add to it a visit to the world-famous Guggenheim Museum and a scenic hike up Mount Jaizkibel, and you have the ideal blend of culture, cuisine, and adventure.

Visit stunning vineyards in La Rioja
Visit stunning vineyards in La Rioja
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Madrid, Wine Tasting Tour Madrid
Day 2 Madrid Markets Tour & VIP Real Madrid Soccer Match Madrid
Day 3 Drive to La Rioja La Rioja
Day 4 Explore La Rioja's Vineyards, Towns & History La Rioja
Day 5 Drive to Bilbao, Pintxos Walking Tour Bilbao
Day 6 Bilbao & Guggenheim Museum Tour Bilbao
Day 7 Scenic Coastal Drive to San Sebastián & Michelin-Star Lunch San Sebastián
Day 8 San Sebastián Walking Tour, Free Afternoon San Sebastián
Day 9 Hondarribia Mountain, Winery & Old Town Tour San Sebastián
Day 10 Fly to Madrid, Depart   

Upon your arrival in Madrid, settle into the 5-star Palacio de los Duques Gran Melia and celebrate the start of your luxury trip with a private wine tour through the plazas of Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. Delve deeper into Madrid's lively atmosphere the following day while exploring markets alongside a guide and cheering on the home soccer team from your VIP seats at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Then, pick up your rental car and hit the road to the La Rioja region. Your first destination is Elciego, the ideal base to get lost among the nearby vineyards and enchanting historic villages. 

Back on the road, you'll soon arrive in Bilbao, nestled within the beautiful Basque Country. Check into the lavish Hotel Ercilla de Bilbao and spend the evening indulging in pintxos during a private gourmet walking tour before dedicating the following day to admiring the Guggenheim Museum's impressive works. On the morning of Day 7, a winding coastal drive brings you to the lavish resort town of San Sebastián. Here, you'll uncover the town's charms on a private walking tour, revel in a leisurely afternoon at Playa La Concha, and savor delicious wines near the fortified coastal town of Hondarribia. Learn more

Itinerary #5: Luxury Barcelona & Costa Brava Escape

Perfect for travelers who enjoy the finer things in life, this luxury escape features private excursions, exclusive adventures, and stays in 5-star accommodations. Focusing on Barcelona and the Costa Brava means less travel time and seemingly endless opportunities to sip wine among vineyards, meander along pristine coastlines, and discover impressive feats of architecture. Other highlights include a hot-air balloon ride over Montserrat, Michelin-starred dining experiences, and a day in the Girona Pyrenees region.

Escape to Cala Aiguablava, one of Spain's most beautiful bays
Escape to Cala Aiguablava, one of Spain's most beautiful bays
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Barcelona, Catalan Sommelier Tour Barcelona
Day 2 Gaudí Architecture Walking Tour Barcelona
Day 3 Montserrat Hot-Air Balloon & Monastery Experience Barcelona
Day 4 Drive to the Costa Brava via Girona & Figueres Costa Brava
Day 5 Explore the Costa Brava Costa Brava
Day 6 Costa Brava Hiking & Sea Kayaking Costa Brava
Day 7 La Garrotxa & Besalú Volcano & History Tour Costa Brava
Day 8 Empordà Wine & Brunch Experience Costa Brava
Day 9 Drive to Barcelona, Michelin-Starred Dinner Barcelona
Day 10 Depart Barcelona  

After arriving in Barcelona and taking in impressive city views from your luxury hotel's rooftop sun deck, you'll join a sommelier on a private food tour. Eager to delve deeper into the city's allure, enlist the help of a private guide to admire Casa Milà, Casa Batlló, and La Sagrada Família and spend an afternoon meandering along Las Ramblas independently. Then, take to the air for a hot-air balloon ride over the Catalan countryside and visit the astonishing Monastery of Montserrat. Next, pick up your rental car and set your sights on the Costa Brava, stopping en route to explore Girona and Figueres

With four more days to soak up the pristine landscapes of the Costa Brava, you'll find time slips away as you laze by your hotel pool, embark on a hike along the Camí de Ronda, and go sea kayaking in the cove of Sant Pol de S'Agaró. On Day 7, with a guide, you'll head inland to discover the otherworldly Girona Pyrenees region and hop between Girona's exceptional vineyards and cellars before returning to Barcelona. Round off your trip with a sophisticated stay at Yurbban Passage Hotel & Spa and dinner at Michelin-starred Enoteca Paco Pérez. Learn more

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Map of 10 Days in Spain - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas
Map of 10 Days in Spain - 5 Luxury Itinerary Ideas