Detours Gay Travel: From the modern Gaudi-inspired Barcelona, to the picturesque traditional town of Granada, we’ll get an incredibly well-rounded Spanish experience. An evening of flamenco in Granada, sangria on the beach in Sitges, the excitement of Barcelona, and tapas under Seville’s cathedral are just a few unforgettable moments to cherish.

Highlights:

  • White Water Rafting
  • Tour of Seville Cathedral
  • Windsurfing and Surfing Classes and Rentals
  • Wine and Food Tours
  • Flamenco Show and Live Theater

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ITINERARY
Days 1 – 3: Sunday – Tuesday, Barcelona
Barcelona is jam-packed full of unique things to see and do which is why it’s such a loved place by its visitors! Our first two nights are spent finding out why this city makes people yearn to come back over and over again. We’ll check out some famous spots together such as the Sagrada Familia, and Las Ramblas then take in the view from the best vantage point atop Mont Juic while sipping the finest Sangria. Our first meeting time on day 1 is at 4pm where we’ll all meet together to start our adventure!

Days 4 – 6: Wednesday – Friday, Granada
The famous Alhambra looms over the quaint, picturesque, traditionally Andalusian streets, all set against the background of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada mountains. “Can’t miss” items in this gorgeous town include visiting the hill-top Alhambra at sunset, taking in a local flamenco show, and checking out the many parks, streets, and buildings dating back to the time of the Moorish rule. Whether you’d like to take a Spanish cooking course here, take a day trip up to the Sierra Nevada mountains, or maybe even visit local wineries, you’ll have plenty of options to keep you as busy as you’d like.

Days 7 – 9: Saturday – Monday, Seville
Seville (or “Sevilla” as the locals call it) is incredibly rich in history and is the home to many things that scream “Spain!” including bull-riding, flamenco, and paella. It’s also known as being one of the most romantic cities in Spain with romance in the air at every turn. Of course there’s also a very lively gay community here too if you’re looking to meet some locals! All of this makes Seville a perfectly well-rounded city with beauty, history, and culture galore.

Days 10 – 11: Tuesday – Wednesday, Stiges
Right up there with Mykonos, Key West, and Ipanema, Sitges has marked its spot on the world’s gay map. But instead of the massive beach parties, Sitges is actually a very “homey” and cute beachside town that attracts a more low-key and social crowd than others on the list. Sure there are plenty of gay bars here, but there’s also a feeling of community and relaxation that will have you feeling like you could live here forever! While you’re here we’d suggest taking a wine tour, getting in the sparkling blue Mediterranean, or checking out one of the many museums.

Day 12: Thursday, Stiges & Barcelona
Our 12th and final day is when most travelers depart, but if you’ve got the time we really suggest spending some more time in this beautiful area! Our final night of this trip is spent in Sitges which is only 20 minutes from Barcelona airport, meaning you’ll have easy access from our Sitges hotel to the airport for your trip home.

 

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ACCOMADATIONS
Hotel SOHO – Barcelona
Located in the heart of Barcelona, the contemporary hotel brings the “wow” factor to your stay in Spain. Enjoy their gorgeous rooftop pool and great breakfast service.

Petit Palace Canalejas – Seville
In the middle of Sevilla’s hotspots, these contemporary rooms are locally owned and provide a quiet retreat from your busy day.

Hotel Abades Recogidas – Granada
The rooftop at this hotel will give you a stunning view of Granada. It’s modern decor and central location are matched with exceptional staff and immaculately clean rooms.

Hotel Stiges – Stiges
Hotel Stiges really brings the “charming” factor with it’s historical housing that’s full of character. Relax in their hammocks, sun lounge, or jacuzzi before heading to the beach which is only a 3 minute walk away. They’ll even provide you a bike to go exploring!

 

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PRICE
$2360 USD  (all taxes included)

Trip prices based on twin share. Traveling solo? We’ll match you up with another solo traveler at no extra charge, or just pay a $630 USD single supplement for your own room!

Just pay a $200 deposit to reserve your spot. Then follow our simple payment schedule prior to your trip.

Included:

  • All Taxes
  • All accommodation in hotels/guesthouses (detailed accommodation info here)
  • Domestic airfare from Barcelona to Granada
  • Train tickets from Seville to Barcelona
  • All ground transfers between remaining destinations
  • 2 hour guided Barcelona walking tour
  • 2 hour guided Seville walking tour
  • Welcome dinner and drinks in Barcelona
  • Sangria overlooking Barcelona from Montjuïc
  • All full breakfasts
  • Evening visit to Alhambra
  • Knowledgable and fun DETOURS trip leader
  • DETOURS pre-trip guidebook
  • Group travel within Spain
  • 15 years of trip leading experience

Not Included:

  • Lunches and dinners not noted above
  • Activities not noted above
  • Optional tips for drivers/guides
  • International Airfare

DATES

2017

  • May 6th – May 17th
  • June 17th – June 28th
  • August 20th – August 31st
  • October 15th – October 26th

 

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