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Cool things to do Spain vacation travel

  • Experience the beauty, tapas & charm of Seville …… the 15th-century cathedral, one of the most breathtaking in all of Christendom, and the sight of filming for Game of Thrones in 2014, the fortress / palace / gardens of the Alcazar. This evening enjoy authentic tapa after a passionate flamenco guitar & dance show in the old town.
  • Do the historic capital of Madrid in style, with our top guides, explore the old town plazas and Royal Palace where rooms are filled with art treasures and antiques. Later dive into world class art @ the Prado Museum, with works by Spain’s three great masters: Goya, Velázquez and El Greco.
  • Explore the hilltop city of Toledo, where battles have been fought for centuries + crazy winding streets hide medieval buildings. See the great Cathedral and the Church of Santo Tomé
  • Hop the AVE bullet trains….. to wine county, Barcelona, Valencia or to Andalucia…..we are on  the high-speed bullet train to Córdoba. walk the ancient streets by Roman ruins to the Mezquita, built between the 8th and 10th centuries…. next on Seville, the best medieval villages of Andalucia or…..
  • Discover Granada’s star, the magical Alhambra palace, a 13th-century Moorish palace-citadel of royal residential quarters, court complexes, a bath and a mosque. Don” forget the beautiful gardens of the Generalife Palace
  • Mediterranea Malaga, birthplace of Picasso + medieval white villages of Andalucia are one-of-a-kind,…. On our southern Spain tour we do picturesque Grazalema, Arcos and Ronda, perched astride the 350-foot gorge of El Tajo overlooking rolling hills of vineyards and olive groves…..

Whether You Start in Madrid, Seville or Barcelona….

We Plan… You Enjoy 10 Advantages:

  • American run company… we get USA taste in travel
  • Peace-of-mind of our 24/7 customer care
  • Luxury, cultural, food, wine & active options
  • No tourist traps, no bad English & no siestas 🙂
  • Private tours + chauffuered VIP transfers
  • Access to ”insider-only” Spain experiences
  • Hand-picked guides: insight, clear English & good attitudes
  • Comfort of high-end hotels in ideal locations
  • Experience & enjoy more. You Deserve it.
  • Start in Madrid, Malaga, Barcelona or Seville.

Medieval Madrid Trips by Magical Spain

If you have seen the classic movie El Cid with Sophia Loren and Charlton Heston about the legendary Spanish medieval hero then you know a big part of the unique story of Spain. So because of the 5+ centuries of medieval battles with the Moors, Spain has more castles than any country in the world.

Historic Castles, Medieval Towns, A Cultural Adventure.

This medieval Spain adventure dives into the highlights of this heritage but is also customized to your taste and style. Of course, no Spain trip would be complete without fine food and wine. Experiences often include historic castles, medieval towns, luxury or historic hotels and options for wineries, olive oil and art. This fun educational adventure in comfort and style is led by top guides and is customized and chauffeured.

  • Experience. Medieval castles once controlled by Templar Knights
  • Learn & Eat. Paella & Tapas demo class and meal with family
  • Discover. Legends of Old Madrid + art of the Prado & Picasso
  • Tasting. Gourmet Spanish cheeses & olive oil tasting Enjoy.
  • Explore. Historic old town of Toledo in route to Trujillo. Royal Fun at Royal Palace + medieval armour collection
  • Experience. Medieval wonderland that is Toledo, Caceres and Zafra
  • Dream. While sleeping in a medieval castle hotel.
  • Discover Roman & Moorish masterpieces
  • Sip. On a winery visit, private tour and fun educational tasting
  • Learn & Eat. The world’s best ham, Jamon Iberico de Bellota

To offer our valued customers more peace of mind & service while traveling,
we accept just three private trips at a time. This trip also combines well with a few days in Portugal or in southern Spain’s Andalucia region.

For extra customer care, on certain dates a Magical Spain partner can personally guide your trip. Please contact us ASAP for availability for your private Madrid, Spain trip to remember.

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Hola from Spain! I’m Dan O’Beirne, founder of Magical Spain.

Originally from America, I worked in the Health and Wellness sector until my desire to travel resulted in my settling in Spain. Having fallen instantly in love with the country, cultures, and people here, I have made it my mission for the last twenty years to share this passion with our clients.

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Fill out the form with the destinations, wish-list, & personal preferences for your perfect trip. If you would like your tour planner to offer some inspiration, then we are happy to provide a suggested itinerary which we can then refine with you until you are 100% delighted with it.

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Soon after receiving your request, your personal tour planner will be in touch to begin planning your custom tour. You will then receive a tailor-made tour itinerary which can be revised an unlimited number of times to ensure total satisfaction and the perfect vacation.

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Your officially licensed private guide will meet you at the pre-arranged starting point of your tour. You can count on us for 24/7 in-country support and everything else necessary for a wonderful vacation and seamless tour experience. Welcome to Iberia!

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As Spain and Portugal return to normal following the pandemic, we at Magical Spain & Portugal continue to go above and beyond to demonstrate the health and safety of our guests is of paramount importance to our team. As you can see above, we’ve been awarded the “Safe Tourism Certified” accreditation for meeting and exceeding all government protective guidance.

The safety & protection of our clients is – and always has been – our number one priority and as such, some of the changes made are as follows:

All our luxury vehicles will undergo an overnight sanitizing and cleaning process (while drivers will also take opportunities during breaks throughout the day to wipe down the vehicles with sanitizing equipment);

We’ll be providing additional hand sanitizer and hygiene packs including masks for all travelers;

Fresh bottled water will be supplied for all passengers.

We’re not only protecting our client’s personal safety but also their wallets…

Our booking promise means that if your travel is interrupted by Covid and you’re unable to enter Spain or Portugal due to travel restrictions, we’ll provide a free rescheduling service, or if you’d prefer a refund, we’ll return all costs paid for our services as long as the cancellation comes at least seven days before your tour start date.

If you’d like more information, please contact us at hello@magicalspain.com or fill in the form below!

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Hola from Spain! I’m Dan O’Beirne, founder of Magical Spain.

Originally from America, I worked in the Health and Wellness sector until my desire to travel resulted in my settling in Spain. Having fallen instantly in love with the country, cultures, and people here, I have made it my mission for the last twenty years to share this passion with our clients.

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Some Magical Customer Reviews

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The highlight for me was going to the restaurant you picked for us in Cadaqués. Wow, what a treat! Mercedes is an incredible guide. As I reviewed some Rick Steves videos, I noticed that your guides Jesús, and Mercedes featured in them! I’m so glad we had your company to get us to the airport or we’d be standing in Plaza Catalunya waiting to board a bus to the airport after wheeling all our luggage there from the hotel. We’re feeling bad for others but thankful for your excellent planning and the 24/7 support by Inma and Mercedes! Thanks again and we hope to return to do Andalucia and or Portugal soon!”

Anne & Sean K, (NYC)

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“I hire lawyers, doctors, tax experts …. well this year I hired the Magical Spain expert team for a custom private guided Best of Spain trip with my granddaughter…. excellent luxury hotels, perfect planning, comfortable transport, no stress and memorable experiences of Spain’s history, cuisine, wine & culture.”

Cheryl Powers (San Francisco, CA)

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Best of Spain & Portugal

“I urge everyone who values unforgettable vacations to contact Magical Spain and talk to Dan or Rachel.

Beyond the personalized planning and fine 24-7 tour support, we loved the quality and care of the licensed guides, the delicious tapas, the exotic ambiance of Seville and Granada, Madrid’s majesty and art, medieval Toledo, and meeting the olive oil estate owners, artist, chef & winemaker.”

R. Mathews, wife & friends (Northern Virginia)

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“Our private Spain guided trip was superb and stress-free, thanks for the customization.. we loved the Seville and Granada walking tours, but also the historic hilltowns, medieval castles, wine tasting with the winemaker,  tapas on the plazas, flamenco guitar…great insight and memories!”

R. Fergerson (NYC)

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“Outstanding, seamless planning with a very personalized itinerary executed perfectly…..

In Spain, we felt like VIPs as we met the winemakers in La Rioja and Ribera del Duero, the chefs, the village mayor  and flamenco dancer in Sevilla! The unique experiences and memories beat that of 4 or 5 cruises.  We will be back to do Andalucia or Portugal in a few years”

Scott & Kisha McCann (NYC)

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