Tour Spain

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Candelaria Design Tour Spain

The dates are set for our 2018 Spain Tour, Wednesday, June 6th thru Tuesday, June 19th.   We will embark on our inaugural Candelaria Design Tour Spain! We may have two spots available but otherwise this trip is already SOLD OUT.  We have set the dates for our 2018 trip and several spots are available for this trip. We will depart Phoenix on Wednesday, June 6th, and will fly via London to the fabulous gastronomic capital of Spain, San Sebastian where we will spend three fabulous days and nights. Mark Candelaria and his wife, Isabel, will personally guide you through the city and its sights and amazing food including a day of cooking at the world renowned San Sebastian Cooking School and of course Tapas hopping while enjoying the picturesque architecture of this Basque coastal paradise. 

San Sebastian is are setting for our arrival in Spain 2017. 

San Sebastian is are setting for our arrival in Spain 2017. 

Tapas are definitely on tap when in San Sebastian. 

Tapas are definitely on tap when in San Sebastian. 

The lovely Playa de Concha in San Sebastian

The lovely Playa de Concha in San Sebastian

The view of the Playa de Concha from our hotel rooms in San Sebastian. 

The view of the Playa de Concha from our hotel rooms in San Sebastian. 

With San Sebastian fully explored we will rent cars and form a convoy through the Basque countryside to the Rioja and Basque wine region where we will enjoy the fine wines of Spain with a four day stay in La Guardia, Spain. With this village as our base we will go on daily excursions exploring nearby towns such as Haro, vineyards and bodegas including the world renowned Bodegas Ysios designed by the acclaimed architect, Frank Gehry. 

Enjoying the architecture in Haro, Spain. 

Enjoying the architecture in Haro, Spain. 

Bodegas Ysios is on our tour while in Rioja.

Bodegas Ysios is on our tour while in Rioja.

After four days and nights in the Rioja Wine Country we make our way to the Mediterranean and the amazing city of Barcelona where we will spend four nights discovering the architecture of Antoni Gaudi. and delicious Catalan cuisine. Mark Candelaria will guide you through this significant city of culture with explorations of the Gaudi's masterpieces, the shopping of the Passeig de Gracia, and of course shopping and dining at the food market of the La Boqueria. You will be totally blow away by the work of Gaudi, from La Pedrera-Casa Mila, to Casa Batllo, to Park Guel and finishing on our last day with  his ultimate masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia. Throw in a few museums and of course a paella or two and you will have the trip of a lifetime. 

You will stay in luxury accommodations during your journey and the trip includes both a pre-trip and post trip dinner and party. Not to mention the lifelong memories and friendships you will cherish from this trip. 

Due to popular demand our Spain Tour 2018 may be Sold Out and a waitlist may be available for possible cancellations. Our Candelaria Design Tour for 2019 will follow the same itinerary as our 2018 tour so do not wait to get on the reservation list as this trip only has a few spots left. Go to our Contact Us page and email us your inquiry to hold your spot for this once-in-a-lifetime journey.