About the tour: Spanish Civil War by Air

The Spanish Civil War, fought in Spain between 1936 and 1939, is often seen as a dress rehearsal for WW2. Men from many nations fought against Fascism in the fight against Franco, and also those from Nazi Germany who supported him. Join us on our new tour as we look at some of the key battlefields from this important conflict.

Tour Includes

  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Historical visits as described
  • Return flights to Barcelona and from Madrid with one checked in suitcase
  • Airport transfers in Spain

6 days from £1049 pp

Departure Dates

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  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Fly to Barcelona and transfer to our hotel on the outskirts, where we stay for one night.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Today we depart for the Ebro Battlefield area, seeing where the fighting took place in 1938.

    We visit the ground around Corbera d’Ebro, seeing the war museum and the ruins of the old town destroyed in the fighting.

    We will also visit some of the local information centres explaining different aspects of the conflict, as well as the remains of bunkers and trenches.

    We then continue on to Tortosa for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Corbera d’Ebro
    Corbera d’Ebro

    Key Visits

    • Corbera d’Ebro

    Today we travel from Tortosa to Toledo, via the city of Valencia.

    We will spend time in Valencia seeing the impressive Museum of Military History. The museum spans 3,500 square metres, is divided into two floors, and offers a fascinating insight into Spain’s military history, in particular, around the Valencia region.

    We continue on to Toledo for a three-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Sea Gate (Porta de la Mar) Square

    Key Visits

    • Museum of Military History
    • Valencia

    Around Madrid we follow the course of the Spanish Civil War. We begin in Brunete, where one of the biggest battles on Spanish soil took place during the Civil War, and where the British Battalion fought, as part of the International Brigade in July 1937.

    After lunch in Brunete, we return to Madrid to see some Spanish Civil War sites in the city, including the Reina Sofia Museum of Modern Art, where Picasso’s famous painting, Guernica, is exhibited.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Civilians in Madrid after the Civil War

    Key Visits

    • Madrid
    • Brunete

    Today we examine the key Battle of Jarama, and visit the battlefield area in south Madrid, seeing the Memorial to the International Brigade and battlefield positions, as well as the war museum in Morata.

    In the afternoon we travel to see Franco’s impressive tomb and the Valley of the Fallen Memorial, which was built to commemorate the Spanish Civil War.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Valley of the Fallen
    Valley of the Fallen

    Key Visits

    • Valley of the Fallen

    Transfer to airport for your return flight to the UK.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Single Room Supplement from £279.00 (6 days).

    Spanish Civil War by Air 6 days from £1049pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463


    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    In Barcelona, you will stay for one night at the 4-star AC Hotel Sant Cugat, before an ovenright stay in Tortosa at the 4-star hotel SB Corona Tortosa. Finally, you will stay for three nights at the 3-star hotel Zentral Mayoral in Toledo.

    Your Flights

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Estimated flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at [email protected].

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at [email protected].

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

    Return flights to Barcelona and from Madrid are available from Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Gatwick, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle & Stansted. 

    We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

    All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

    This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880. 

    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats

    Customer Reviews