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Spain offers an intriguing blend of cultures and traditions dating back centuries. This week-long Spain vacation reveals the strong impact of Moorish, Jewish and Christian influences on the history of ...

Spain offers an intriguing blend of cultures and traditions dating back centuries. This week-long Spain vacation reveals the strong impact of Moorish, Jewish and Christian influences on the history of Spain. Experience the contrasts between Spain's regions and cities, as well as the country's scenic diversity. Discover the country's rich cultural heritage.
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    • Spain  for  Culture  Lovers   h"p://www.mygola.com/spain-­‐for-­‐culture-­‐lovers/i6089   Source:  Mygola.com  
    • Day  1   Plaça  del  Rei   Barcelona   This  plaza  is  widely  considered  to  be  the  oldest  and  most  beauDful  space  in  the  Gothic  Quarter.  Long  held   to  be  the  scene  of  Columbus's  triumphal  return  from  his  first  voyage  to  the  New  World—the  precise  spot   where  Ferdinand  and  Isabella  received  him  is  purportedly  on  the  stai  ...  
    • Day  1   Basilica  La  Seu   Barcelona   Barcelona's  cathedral  is  impressively  filled  with  many  centuries  of  city  history  and  legend,  even  if  it  does   fall  short  as  a  memorable  work  of  architecture.  This  imposing  Gothic  monument  was  built  between  1298   and  1450,  with  the  spire  and  neo-­‐Gothic  facade  added  in  1892—and  eve  ...  
    • Day  1   Montjuïc   Barcelona   Montjuic  is  a  low  hill  watching  the  city  harbor,  south-­‐west  to  the  center  of  Barcelona,  in  the  old  area  of   the  city.  The  hill  has  a  long  history  and  among  others  it  served  as  a  Jewish  cemetery  and  this  fact  explains   the  mountain  alias.  Another  alias  to  the  mountain  is  the  “Olym  ...  
    • Day  1   Le  Méridien  Barcelona   Barcelona    LocaDon.  Situated  in  the  heart  of  Barcelona,  Le  Meridien  Barcelona  is  within  walking  distance  of  Boqueria   Market,  Las  Ramblas,  and  Placa  de  Catalunya.  Also  nearby  are  Barcelona  Cathedral  and  Gran  Teatre  del   Liceu.  Hotel  Features.  Dining  opDons  at  this  luxury  hotel  include  a  re  ...  
    • Day  2   Hotel  Alhambra  Palace   Granada   Alhambra  Palace  is  located  just  outside  the  Alhambra’s  ancient  walls,  offering  spectacular  views  over  the   city  of  Granada.  It  features  stylish  rooms  with  Moorish-­‐inspired  décor,  free  Wi-­‐Fi  and  satellite  TV.  The   hotel’s  à  la  carte  restaurant  serves  Andalusian  food.  There  is    ...  
    • Day  4   El  Tajo  Gorge   Ronda   The  "El  Tajo"  or  the  great  gap  that  divides  the  old  town  of  Ronda  in  two  is  absolutely  worth  a  visit.  The   view  is  breathtaking.  It's  just  something  about  it  that  makes  you  just  want  you  to  conDnue  to  just  look.   It's  absolutely  worth  the  while  to  take  the  walk  down  to  the  viewpoi  ...  
    • Day  4   Hotel  Alfonso  XIII   Sevilla    A  showcase  of  Andalusian  grandeur,  the  Hotel  Alfonso  XIII  stands  in  Seville,  Spain's  historic  center.  The   famed  Seville  Cathedral,  Girlada  and  the  Royal  Alcazar  Palace  are  located  across  the  street.  Named  ajer   the  king  who  commissioned  its  construcDon  in  1928,  Hotel  Alfonso  XI  ...  
    • Day  5   Old  Jewish  Quarter   Sevilla   Barrio  de  S.  Barrio  de  Santa  Cruz,  Sevilla,  And.  In  the  Barrio  de  Santa  Cruz,  Sevilla.  Address:  Callejon  Dos   Hermanas,  7,  Calle  Santa  María  la  Blanca  5,  41004  Sevilla,  Spain  Videos  of  Old  Jewish  Quarter  THE  OLD   JEWISH  QUARTERS  -­‐  Seville  Spain.MPG  GlobeTro"er  Jon  Haggins  TV  Sevi  ...  
    • Day  5   Catedral  de  Sevilla   Sevilla    Seville's  magnificent  Cathedral.  built  on  the  site  of  the  Moorish  mosque,  is  the  third  largest  in  Europe;   only  St.  Peter's  in  Rome  &  St.  Paul's  in  London  are  larger.  Vast,  rich  and  harmoniously  balanced,  it  was   built  between  1401  &  1507,  a  blend  of  Gothic  austerity  and  Spanish  f  ...  
    • Day  5   Hotel  Alfonso  XIII   Sevilla    A  showcase  of  Andalusian  grandeur,  the  Hotel  Alfonso  XIII  stands  in  Seville,  Spain's  historic  center.  The   famed  Seville  Cathedral,  Girlada  and  the  Royal  Alcazar  Palace  are  located  across  the  street.  Named  ajer   the  king  who  commissioned  its  construcDon  in  1928,  Hotel  Alfonso  XI  ...  
    • Day  6   La  Mezquita   Mosque–Cathedral  of  Córdoba.  also  called  the  Mezquita  and  the  Great  Mosque  of  Córdoba,  is  now  a   Catholic  ChrisDan  cathedral  and  formerly  a  medieval  Islamic  mosque.  It  is  located  in  the  Spanish  city  of   Córdoba,  Andalusia.  The  Mezquita  is  regarded  as  the  one  of  the  most  accom  ...  
    • Day  7   Museo  Del  Prado   Madrid   With  more  than  7,000  painDngs,  the  Prado  is  one  of  the  most  important  repositories  of  art  in  the  world.  It   began  as  a  royal  collecDon  and  was  enlarged  by  the  Habsburgs,  parDcularly  Charles  V,  and  later  the   Bourbons.  In  painDngs  of  the  Spanish  school,  the  Prado  has  no  equal;  o  ...  
    • Day  7   Palacio  de  Oriente   Madrid    No  longer  occupied  by  royalty,  but  sDll  used  for  state  occasions,  Madrid's  Royal  Palace  stands  on  a  ridge   above  the  Manzanares  River  and  Campo  del  Moro  park.  It  was  begun  in  1738  on  the  site  of  the  Madrid   Alcázar,  which  burned  to  the  ground  in  1734.  Some  of  its  2,000  rooms  -­‐-­‐    ...  
    • Day  7   Royal  Palace  of  Madrid   Madrid   The  Royal  Palace  is  one  of  the  top  tourist  a"racDons  in  Madrid.  It  is  the  official  residence  for  the  Royal   family,  but  these  days  they  only  use  it  for  state  ceremonies.  The  rest  of  the  Dme  it's  open  to  the  public.  
    • Day  7   The  WesVn  Palace   Madrid   An  old  Madrid  classic,  this  former  palace  of  the  Duque  de  Lerma  opened  as  a  hotel  in  1911  and  was   Spain’s  second  luxury  hotel.  Ever  since,  it  has  looked  out  across  Plaza  de  Neptuno  at  its  rival,  the  Ritz,  like   a  lover  unjustly  scorned.  Its  name  may  not  have  the  world-­‐famous  cac  ...  
    • Day  8   Castellana,  Madrid   Madrid   Paseo  de  la  Castellana.  commonly  known  as  La  Castellana,  is  one  of  the  longest  and  widest  avenues  of   Madrid.  It  is  named  ajer  an  old  fountain  that  used  to  exist  in  Plaza  de  CasDlla.  It  starts  at  Plaza  de  Colón,   passes  through  the  Nuevos  Ministerios,  Plaza  de  Lima,  Plaza  de  Cuz  ...  
    • Day  8   El  Parque  del  Buen  ReVro   Madrid   The  Buen  ReDro  Park  is  the  one  of  the  largest  parks  of  the  city  of  Madrid,  Spain.  The  park  belonged  to  the   Spanish  Monarchy  unDl  the  late  19th  century,  when  it  became  a  public  park.  The  Buen  ReDro  Park  is  a   large  and  popular  1.4  km2  park  at  the  edge  of  the  city  center,  very  cl  ...  
    • Day  8   Gran  VAAa   Madrid   Gran  Vía  is  an  ornate  and  upscale  shopping  street  located  in  central  Madrid.  It  leads  from  Calle  de  Alcalá,   close  to  Plaza  de  Cibeles,  to  Plaza  de  España.  The  lively  street  is  one  of  the  city's  most  important  shopping   areas,  with  a  large  number  of  hotels  and  large  movie  theate  ...  
    •   Thank  You!   Check  out  this  iDnerary  here.   h"p://www.mygola.com/spain-­‐for-­‐culture-­‐lovers/i6089   Mygola.com   Largest  collecDon  of  real  travelers'  iDneraries.   Create  custom  trip  in  15  minutes.