Spain and Portugal Experts | FREE consultation

Madrid and Barcelona in 7 days, a tale of two cities

Tour Description


1 Madrid transfer, private tour.  Sleep in Madrid. Breakfast Las Cortes
2 Toledo private tour.  Sleep in Madrid. Breakfast Las Cortes
3 Free day.  Option Prado and Palace.  Sleep in Madrid. Breakfast Las Cortes
4 AVE train to Barcelona.  Private Tour.  Sleep in Barcelona. Breakfast H10
5 Included Gaudi Tour.   Sleep in Barcelona. Breakfast H10
6 Optional Montserrat or Cava country.  Sleep in Barcelona. Breakfast H10
7 Private transfer to airport. Depart Breakfast


These are examples of the style of hotels we use. Depending on availability at the time of your booking, we reserve the right to provide comparable hotels.

Letango Tours Madrid and Barcelona Tour Map



Our two city Madrid and Barcelona in 7 Days Package captures the personality of Spain - alive and passionate.  Whether you are a history buff or an art connoisseur, both cities have something special to offer through their museums, monuments, arts and culinary scene.  Barcelona exhibits a pure elegance and intrigue from its famous architects and deep-rooted Catalan customs.  Madrid provides a more traditional flair that echoes the beating heart of the Spanish.  During your one week stay, our objective is maximum fun and minimum stress.  From arrival to departure, we will take care of the details with charming accommodations, informative guides and convenient transport via the AVE Fast speed train.

This dynamic duo gives a true taste of cosmopolitan culture enriched with the romantic countrysides and impeccable city plazas unlike any other in Europe.  Get lost in silent quarters and ancient walkways, listening to locals babble in Spanish and Catalan.  Explore with your guide the Sagrada Familia and Boquería in Barcelona, the neighborhood of writers like Cervantes and some of the most famous tapas bars in Madrid.   You will also have free time to visit some of the world famous museums like the Prado and Reina Sofia.  This itinerary adventure is sure to please and will leave you wanting more.


Duration: 7 days, 6 nights

Cities visited-
Madrid, 3 nights
Toledo, day visit
Barcelona, 3 nights

How to book

A ready-to-book trip for your private group of 4 people or more on your dates.
(for smaller parties, the tours inclusions change)

1. You choose your travel companions
2. You choose the start date
3. We start the planning of your “Tale of Two cities” 7 day tour

Included in our Madrid and Barcelona in 7 Days Spain Tour package:

  • 7 days/6 nights accommodations in charming, centrally-located 4 star hotels in double occupancy.
  • All Breakfasts
  • Transportation in Spain (no city transfers except for the airport arrival and departure to Spain) This is an option if you would like to add
  • High Speed Trains- Madrid to Toledo round trip, Madrid to Barcelona
  • Private Local guides in Madrid, Toledo, Barcelona and Gaudí
  • Entrance fees in Monastery of Kings, Synagogue and Cathedral in Toledo, Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
  • Cooking class 
  • Flamenco show reservations (you pay at the door)
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure, two in total (does not include multiple arrivals and groups)

Our exclusive customer service:

  • Full planning of the entire trip
  • Professional colorful itinerary in PDF format and an app version to view on your mobile device or tablet which includes a list of reserved services, trains and flight tickets, hotel vouchers, all contacts and descriptions, tips for a better trip, sightseeing and restaurant recommendations in each city
  • Communication with our company via email during the process of planning the tour
  • 24 hour Telephone Support with Letango Tours for any emergency or problem that may arise while in Spain

Add the Prado museum or the Royal Palace to your orientation tour in Madrid. 

  • Eye catching boutique markets and plazas of Madrid
  • Visits to Toledo´s medieval Cathedral
  • Informative expert guided tours in Madrid, Toledo and 2 in Barcelona
  • Enjoy Gaudi's masterpieces including the stunning Sagrada Familia 
  • Lose yourself in the historic streets of the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona 
  • Fun Cooking class in Madrid or option of a delicious and colorful walk through Madrid's most fashionable Gourmet markets
  • Historic intro to Tapas in Madrid with lots of tasty things to try!

Day 1: Welcome.  Meet your friendly driver at the airport upon arrival.  He will take care of you and your luggage.  Arrival at hotel and check in.  Meet local guide conveniently at hotel for orientation walk and intro to history, culture, people and food.  Recommendations given.  Sleep in Madrid.

Day 2: Catch fast speed Train (25 minutes) to meet your local guide upon arrival. Private walking tour in Medieval Toledo.  Great options for lunch following tour and some free time to explore more sights and try some marzipan.  Return to Madrid by train with afternoon free for museums and suggestions.  Dinner on own with recommendations.  Sleep in Madrid.

Day 3: Today you have a leisure morning to catch up on rest and breakfast before hitting the town to see the wonderful sites and museums you have missed so far. You have the Prado museum or the Royal Palace as well as the Thyssen and Reina Sofia that will keep you busy.  The Retiro park is a must and you will enjoy walking the city streets as well as stopping in the famous Plazas and gourmet markets.  We will provide many ideas and tips for you on how to spend your free time.  Sleep in Madrid.

Day 4: Catch the AVE fast speed train to Barcelona in the morning.  Arrival and taxi to hotel on your own.  After lunch, you will meet up with your private guide in the lobby for an orientation tour in the Gothic Qt. as well as seeing Las Ramblas and the Boqueria.  Boqueria is closed on Sunday.  Sleep in Barcelona.

Day 5: Private tour of Sagrada Familia and Art Nouveau buildings in Eixample. Free afternoon to choose how you want to spend your time.  Our recommendation is to cover some of the main monuments, museums or other Gaudí sites.  There is so much to see and do, you will love this free time.  Sleep in Barcelona.

Day 6: Today, our recommendation is a day trip to see Montserrat or go to the beach town of Sitges outside of Barcelona.  If you are a wine lover, Penedés is an option too.  We will give you other tips on how to spend your time and also great restaurants to eat in.  Sleep in Barcelona.

*This itinerary can easily be changed to start in Barcelona


Price per Person
1.- Select group size to see price per person
2.- Use + or - next to price to change number of people
3.- Hit Book to add to cart.
4.- See your total at Check out

Group Size:

"We love to share our culture, provide you with unforgettable travel experiences and bring you closer to the locals. Our tours mix history, exquisite food and natural beauty, seeking the uncommon and connecting you with local culture"

We like to present ourselves as expert travel planners dedicated to making each independent trip the most memorable for our customers.

Here are the 10 features that make Letango tours special as expert planners for your trip to Spain and Portugal.

1. Special Crafted tours

Our itineraries are crafted and designed with special thought and attention, based on experience and knowledge of destinations with the goal to bring you closer to the locals providing the right pace and rhythm.

2. Research

We are constantly revising our itineraries and services through up to date investigation with our guides, our hotels, the places we visit and the restaurants we recommend.

3. Value

It is important to us that your trip includes great value. Our expert planning will help you save time and money. When comparing prices of other competitors, we pride ourselves on achieving a lower cost but without lowering the quality or the exceptional customer service.

4. Slow Travel

We encourage in depth quality travel. This sometimes means slowing down to really take in the culture and appreciate the experience, teaching the tourist how to be a traveler through engagement and sharing, the local way.

5. Free time

Our aim is to find the perfect balance between guiding, touring and time on your own to discover. As every traveler is different , we adapt to the traveler. When our clients want more structure, we can offer that. When they want the control to do their own thing, we offer lots of recommendations and suggestions that will be helpful. Our goal is to provide you only the tours you need.

6. Our Spanish American team

With over 20 years of experience we have planned thousands of customized services and tours for people like you. We are a Spanish and American team who understands the intricacies of both cultures to be able to address every issue and question on both sides.

7. Amazing guides

One thing is certain, it takes an exceptional guide to have an unforgettable experience and we go to extremes to find that guide for you. Smart, informed, fun and personable, our guides will go beyond the limits to make sure you enjoy every minute of your time in their beloved city.

8. Selected Boutique and historic hotels

Your comfort and convenience is our priority. Finding you perfect accommodations is one of our first tasks after we receive your booking. Staying far from the chain hotels, we look for charm, outstanding quality, cleanliness, a high customer service rating and a nice breakfast to receive you in the morning. Above all, we make sure you are conveniently located in the center, within walking distance from all sites.

9. Our great customer service

From the first moment we receive your inquiry until you get on a plane to fly home, we go to extremes to take care of our clients, both in the planning phase and once they have arrived. Still not convinced? Please visit Trip Advisor Reviews here:

10. Small Private Groups

At Letango, we have always believed the guide to guest ratio needs to ensure quality and good customer service. We encourage small groups of 6-15 people that allow us to maximize attention to our guests to make sure all of their travel needs are met. All our tours are private so the guides are fully dedicated to your small party.

Look forward to working with you.

Thank you and Happy Happy Travels!

Carlos and Jennifer Galvin
Co-founders of Letango Tours

Come and visit Spain and Portugal, away from the crowds and large groups, by choosing one of our Spain private travel packages. For the savvy and more discerning traveler including families, small groups of friends and special interest groups who want to visit Spain,  maintaining independence but with Letango handling all of the details.  We aim to take the hassle out of your travel and provide you with memorable experiences enjoying  private guides with lots of  flexibility.

These are the types of services we offer to our clients:

Letango offers pre-designed quality packages, customized packages and day tours, excursions and activities for people who choose to book their own hotels and transportation. In order for you to find what you are looking for in a fast and efficient manner, you can use our Advance Search to filter by region and type of tour. If after navigating through, you are not able to find what you are looking for, please ask us.  We are happy to help. 

Private Vacation Packages
Letango´s all inclusive trips that are pre-designed with a preset itinerary. They generally include accommodation, guided tours, transportation within Spain, entrance fees to monuments visited in the guided tours provided, a show, etc. They also come with our personal advice and recommendations. We are happy to have a consultation. We personally call all hotels before you check in to ensure they give you a nice room and are ready for you.

Day tours and activities
Day tours typically last between 3 and 9 hours depending on how much time you choose. They include a guide, sometimes entrances and are pre-designed with a set itinerary.  These are walking tours but we can arrange bikes or segway.

Day trips
Usually include the service of a private driver-guide or driver and guide. They include meals, wine tastings and sometimes entrance fees depending on the tour. All are pre-designed with a preset itinerary.

Shore Excursions
Coming in on a Cruise Ship? Whether it is just for the day or you have a few days, we offer great experiences that include transport from the cruise ships and fabulous activities, tours and mini packages that range from one to several days.  Our drivers and guides are experienced and prepared to receive you at the Port and are familiar with the protocol that goes with the Cruises.  They are always insured with safe and comfortable vehicles that have the required licenses to drive tourists. 

Customized Trips
This service is exclusive and refers to packages that are completely customized to your travel preferences and needs. Please read more on these type of trips under Customized Trips.

Other services
From meet and greet at the airport to a transfer, dining experiences or flamenco shows, we can arrange all of this to help you enhance your travel experience as part of your package.

We look forward to seeing you in Spain!!

Letango has put a lot of effort into designing a great number of tours for you to enjoy the culture of Spain and Portugal.

To book any of our tours, pick the size of your private group, the number of people traveling and add to cart. If you prefer not to make a full payment right away, you can opt to pay later.

In this case, we will send you an invoice for 50% deposit and then as we get closer to your service date, you will pay the balance in full. This is very typical when the tour or trip is not going to happen for a while. 

Once we receive your order we will get in contact with you.
Remember you can make changes by contacting us.

If for any reason we can not fulfil the tour for the date you have chosen we will refund you immediately and let you know. A tour is not fully confirmed until we reply with a full confirmation.

We hope you enjoy your tour with us !!

Related Tours