View of the city from Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain

2024 Member Appreciation Tour

SPAIN IN STYLE
10 Nights | May 31 - June 9, 2024 
Barcelona, Spain to Madrid, Spain
Hosted by Tom Wiedemann, AAA Club Alliance, Chief Executive Officer

Explore the abundant wonders of Spain in Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Córdoba, Seville, Andalusia, and Madrid. Visit Gaudí’s imaginative Sagrada Família. Savor a food walk in Barcelona. Discover the flavors of Andalusia during a market tour and cooking experience. Enjoy a vineyard wine tasting and dine in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

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Tour Hosts Tom and Mary Jo

Meet Your Hosts

Whether it’s a tour of Italy, a European river cruise, or a dude ranch with their family, Tom and Mary Jo enjoy exploring new places and understanding new cultures. Get to know them as you get to know the wonders of Spain on this exclusive adventure.

Sagrada Familia Cathedral in spring, Barcelona, Spain

Inclusions

  • Commemorative Gift
  • An Executive AAA Host and AAA Trip Leader
  • A Professional Traveling Concierge
  • Touring on a Luxury Coach
  • Personal Radio Headsets
  • Seamless Baggage Handling
  • Complimentary Coach and Hotel Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary, Private Airport Transfers
  • Gratuities Included
  • Breakfast Daily and Dinner Most Nights

The Tiled Walls of Plaza de Espana, Seville, Spain

Member Price

MEMBER PRICE^
Double......................... $8,499
Single.......................... $10,999
Deposit......... $200 due at time of reservation
Final Payment..... Due by March 1, 2024

Itinerary

WELCOME TO BARCELONA | May 31
This evening, join your AAA Executive Host, AAA Trip Leader, and fellow travelers for your welcome dinner featuring fine Barcelona cuisine. Barcelona comes alive at night when the temperatures cool down and it’s a beautiful way to start your adventure.
Meal(s): Dinner with Wine | Hotel(s): ME Barcelona Hotel

BARCELONA | June 1
Barcelona is a melting pot of dreamy architecture, a historic cathedral, seaside splendor, and culinary delights. The day begins as you have first entry into the Palau de la Muscia, the only concert hall declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and an architectural pearl of Catalan Modernism. Visit Gaudí’s imaginative Sagrada Família. This evening, take a walking food tour, sampling tapas or “small plates” of local delicacies, along the way.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Tapas Tour | Hotel(s): ME Barcelona Hotel

VALENCIA | June 2
Follow the sunny Costa Dorada to sea-lapped Peñíscola. Explore the lanes and white-walled houses clustered around the castle and featured in the film “El Cid.” Continue past orange groves to Valencia, where ultramodern buildings rub shoulders with medieval town gates. Enjoy a walking tour of the historic district with a local expert. For dinner, a local chef entices you with traditional paella.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine | Hotel(s): Hospes Palau de la Mar Valencia

GRANADA | June 3
Granada is a rich oasis of Moorish architecture and flourishing Roman culture. A local expert will show you the exquisite Alhambra Palace and exotic water gardens built by the Moors in the 13th century (subject to availability).
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine | Hotel(s): Hospes Palacio de los Patos

CÓRDOBA | June 4
Journey through the silent sierras to Córdoba with views of the Old Roman Bridge. Arrive at the magnificent Mezquita, one of the greatest works of Islamic architecture. Your local expert will walk you through a forest of delicate arches and pillars to the opulent Christian cathedral nestled within. Upon arrival in Seville, take a leisurely stroll through the enchanting Jewish Quarter, guided by your knowledgeable local expert. Dinner tonight is at an elegant local restaurant.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine | Hotel(s): Gran Meliá Colón Seville or similar

SEVILLE | June 5
Join your local expert for a walk through the whitewashed alleys and flower-decked squares of the Santa Cruz Quarter. Explore Seville Your Way with a choice to visit the main chapel and tomb of Columbus or visit the Fine Arts Museum showcasing masterpieces of Sevillian Baroque and Spanish artists. A romantic horse and carriage ride will take you to your private flamenco lesson, where you will learn some basic flamenco steps. Afterward, relax over dinner and enjoy the alluring music of the Spanish guitar.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine | Hotel(s): Gran Meliá Colón Seville or similar

ANDALUSIA | June 6
Discover the flavors of Andalusia during a market tour and Spanish cooking experience. Learn the culinary secrets to some of Spain’s most popular dishes and enjoy tasting your own creations at lunch, along with a glass or two of wine. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Perhaps bask in the sun in Parque de María Luisa.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch with Wine | Hotel(s): Gran Meliá Colón Seville or similar

MADRID | June 7
Today, journey to the stately Spanish capital, Madrid. With some time before dinner to explore as you wish, perhaps stroll Calle Serrano, Madrid’s most famous and elegant shopping street. This evening we visit a local winery for a tour of their vineyard. Sample local wines before we feast on a delectable dinner freshly made with local produce.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with wine | Hotel(s): Hotel Fénix Gran Meliá

MADRID | June 8
Admire the tree-lined avenues, Cibeles Fountain, Columbus Monument, and Royal Palace as you explore the heart of Madrid. This evening, you’re invited to the Michelin-starred restaurant for your celebration dinner. Raise a glass to new memories and friendships, as you dine on classic cuisine in a stylish, modern setting.
Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner with Wine | Hotel(s): Hotel Fénix Gran Meliá

DEPART MADRID | June 9
After breakfast, bid farewell to the fabulous country of Spain and transfer to Madrid Barajas Airport for your onward journey.

AAA Member Appreciation Cruise - 2024 Map Cibeles Fountain at Madrid, Spain
Woman in traditional flamenco dress
Group of friends having a meal outdoors. They are celebrating with a toast using wine.
Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain.

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