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Andalucia Small Group Escorted Tour: Madrid to Madrid

Duration
7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,847

Embark on a week-long journey through Southern Spain to discover its history and diverse culture. Start in Madrid where you’ll see the Royal Palace before heading south through Andalucia to follow in the footsteps of Cervantes, see the birthplace of flamenco, and explore the mighty Alhambra.


This 7-day Spanish vacation takes you from Madrid through Andalusia before returning to Madrid. If features first-class accommodations, escorted coach tours, and is perfect for first-time visitors to Spain.

Your trip to Spain begins in Madrid, the Spanish capital that’s home to royal palaces and some of the world’s best bars and restaurants. A city tour will showcase the highlights, including the Renaissance buildings along Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa. You’ll also visit the 18th-century Royal Palace, home to the Spanish Royal Family and one of Europe’s most opulent residences. From Madrid, drive through La Mancha, where Miguel de Cervantes set the famous tales of Don Quixote, and cross into Andalusia, where Spain’s Moorish history still looms large over a millennium later.

First stop is Cordoba, where you’ll see the famous mosque and explore the Jewish Quarter. You’ll then reach Seville, the Andalusian capital and the birthplace of flamenco. A morning tour showcases the Cathedral and Maria Luisa Park, before giving you the afternoon to explore at your own pace and perhaps take in a flamenco show in the evening. The next day, drive along the Caliphate Road to Granada, the former Moorish stronghold that’s home to the fabled Alhambra. Enjoy a tour of the Alhambra before taking in a Gipsy Flamenco show later in the evening.

On the final leg of your journey, you’ll pass through Toledo, the former Spanish capital and the City of the Three Cultures, where Jewish, Muslim, and Christian citizens have coexisted for centuries, before returning to Madrid to close out your vacation. Consider extending your stay with a few more nights in Madrid to see all that the city has to offer. At the end of your stay, head to the airport to head back home.

 

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Duration
7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,847

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Day 1

Madrid

Today you will enjoy a welcome drink and orientation session at the hotel this evening.

Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa

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    Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa



    Explore the major attractions Madrid has to offer, at the heart of it all, very close to Plaza Espana Square and Gran Via Avenue (5 minutes walking), and just a stone throw away from sites as the Debod Temple (8 minutes walking), the Royal Palace, ...

    Explore the major attractions Madrid has to offer, at the heart of it all, very close to Plaza Espana Square and Gran Via Avenue (5 minutes walking), and just a stone throw away from sites as the Debod Temple (8 minutes walking), the Royal Palace, the Opera House, the Madrid Cathedral, or the Old Town Habsburg's Madrid (15 minutes walking). Courtyard Madrid Princesa is centrally located in a lively cosmopolitan and entertainment area where you can enjoy popular coffee shops, tapas bars and restaurants, and find reknown shops

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Day 2

Madrid

After breakfast, you will take a morning city tour of Madrid. Discover the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings like Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, the Madrid of the Bourbons and the town of Charles III, the interior of the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. You will also admire the XIX Century works such as the Prado Museum. Then, explore the contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afterwards, you will walk to a traditional restaurant to savour the traditional and delicious "Paella". The remainder of the day is at your leisure to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Day 3

Madrid to Cordoba to Seville

Start the day early and head outside the capital city towards Andalucia. Drive along La Mancha, Don Quixote's land, including a brief stop to a typical site in Puerto Lapice. Cross through the natural border of "Despeñaperros" as you arrive into Andalusia, a region known for its enormous historical and cultural heritage. Upon arriving in Cordoba, enjoy a tour of its iconic Mosque and stroll through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. Lunch will be served in a typical restaurant where you will also have the chance to try the traditional "Cordobesa" cuisine, such as the "Salmorejo" and the "Rabo de Toro". After lunch, your journey continues to Seville.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Melia Sevilla

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    Melia Sevilla



    The hotel also has a swimming pool surrounded by an attractive terrace, fully equipped gym, sauna, shopping arcade and special rooms for congresses, meetings and incentives, equipped with the latest in modern technology. Outdoor pool open swimming season from June. The hotel is situated in ...

    The hotel also has a swimming pool surrounded by an attractive terrace, fully equipped gym, sauna, shopping arcade and special rooms for congresses, meetings and incentives, equipped with the latest in modern technology. Outdoor pool open swimming season from June. The hotel is situated in the commercial area of the city, between the Maria Luisa Park and the Plaza de Espana, in the liveliest part of the city. The airport and the historical centre are both within easy reach. The rooms are spacious with many amenities including full bathrooms, direct dial telephone, air-conditioning, colour and satellite television, mini bar and high security locks on all the doors.

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Day 4

Seville

Enjoy a morning Monumental and Panoramic city tour of Seville. During the tour you will visit the interior of the Cathedral (the 2nd largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter, Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. During the city tour, you will have the opportunity to enjoy magnificent exclusive views of the old part of the city from the rooftop. After the city tour, you will enjoy a tapas lunch in a typical tabern. The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to discover the city at your own pace.

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Day 5

Seville to Granada

Today you will drive east through the Caliphate road towards the heart of Andalusia. Enjoy the landscapes of the endless olive trees on your way to Granada, the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra Complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the "Tales of the Alhambra" by W. Irving. In the evening, enjoy dinner in a typical "Zambra Gitana" with a Gipsy Flamenco show in the Sacromonte quarter.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Catalonia Granada

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    Hotel Catalonia Granada



    The 4-star Catalonia Granada hotel enjoys a privileged location, just five minutes from the historical centre and Granada Cathedral, next to the train station (a future AVE high-speed train station). Take in the stunning views over Sierra Nevada and the city of Granada from the ...

    The 4-star Catalonia Granada hotel enjoys a privileged location, just five minutes from the historical centre and Granada Cathedral, next to the train station (a future AVE high-speed train station).

    Take in the stunning views over Sierra Nevada and the city of Granada from the hotel's pool terrace and enjoy your trip!

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Day 6

Granada to Toledo to Madrid

Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus River, towards the impressive Imperial city of Toledo, a World Heritage City where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Take a brief guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets as you learn about Spanish art, history and spiritual. Then proceed to a famous wine cellar where you will enjoy a tapas lunch and wine tasting before returning back to Madrid.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Duration1 Night
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Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa

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    Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa



    Explore the major attractions Madrid has to offer, at the heart of it all, very close to Plaza Espana Square and Gran Via Avenue (5 minutes walking), and just a stone throw away from sites as the Debod Temple (8 minutes walking), the Royal Palace, ...

    Explore the major attractions Madrid has to offer, at the heart of it all, very close to Plaza Espana Square and Gran Via Avenue (5 minutes walking), and just a stone throw away from sites as the Debod Temple (8 minutes walking), the Royal Palace, the Opera House, the Madrid Cathedral, or the Old Town Habsburg's Madrid (15 minutes walking). Courtyard Madrid Princesa is centrally located in a lively cosmopolitan and entertainment area where you can enjoy popular coffee shops, tapas bars and restaurants, and find reknown shops

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Day 7

Madrid

After breakfast, check out of your hotel or extend your stay in Spain.

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DEPARTURES:

2019: May 20; Jun 10, 17; Sep 9, 16; Oct 21

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • All transfers
  • 7 Day Escorted Tour including:
    • 6 nights’ first class accommodations
    • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
    • Tour Escort
    • Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo
    • Flamenco show in Granada
    • Wine tasting and tapas in Toledo
    • Meals as per itinerary

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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