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grand tour

Translation of grand tour in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (sightseeing trip) tour (masculine) 1.2 [History/Historia] viaje (masculine) de recorrido por Europa
    Example sentences
    • He made the grand tour of Europe in 1853 and came home to Cincinnati to paint romantic Italianate landscapes.
    • His parents had prospered in the colony and were able to give their son a good education, which included a grand tour of Britain and Europe while he was still in his teens.
    • At this time it was customary for the sons of the top people to make a grand tour of Europe as part of finishing their education.

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