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Highlights of Costa del Sol

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 550

Soak up the sun in Costa del Sol as you stay in first-class accommodations in Malaga and enjoy small group excursions to discover charming towns, tapas and Picasso. Explore Malaga's city centre then visit the hill town of Ronda and admire its stunning escarpment views and culture of bullfighting.


This 4-day Spanish vacation showcases the highlights of the Costa del Sol in Southern Spain. It features first-class accommodations, small group tours, and is a perfect add-on to a longer trip through Spain.

Your trip to Spain begins Malaga, the centrepiece of the Costa del Sol and the hometown of Picasso. Staying in a conveniently-located hotel in the centre of town, you’ll be free to explore the city’s artistic and cultural history. A city tour will showcase everything from Roman ruins to the Jewish Quarter and the food and pop-culture avenue of Calle Larios. Cap off the day with a trip to the Picasso Museum to gaze upon some of his early masterworks before whiling away the night with tapas and some Malaga vintages. The next day, embark on a full day tour of Sentenil de las Bodegas, a town carved along the hillside, and Ronda, with its imposing Moorish bridge and deep gorge. A sightseeing tour of Ronda takes you to the Iglesia del Espiritu Santo, Town Hall Square, and the Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, one of the oldest bullrings in Spain. In the afternoon, try out some more wines at the Bodesgas La Sangre de Ronda before returning to Malaga.

At the end of your stay, connect to the airport or train station to continue your onward journey.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 550

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Day 1

Malaga Airport/Train Station to Hotel Malaga/Torremolinos

Duration30 Minutes

NH Malaga

The NH Malaga hotel is right in the center of Malaga, a short walk from the city's shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. It's an elegant, modern building and, after completing it's renovation, it will be the largest hotel in the city. Close to a river and with views of the Esperanza Church. You can be at the beach and the famous Muelle 1 shopping center in around 15 minutes on foot. The hotel offers 245 rooms with soundproof windows and stylish and modern decor. The hotel also offers a restaurant, bar, attractive terrace, gym and sauna.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

NH Malaga

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    NH Malaga



    The NH Malaga hotel is right in the center of Malaga, a short walk from the city's shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. It's an elegant, modern building and, after completing it's renovation, it will be the largest hotel in the city. Close to a river ...

    The NH Malaga hotel is right in the center of Malaga, a short walk from the city's shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. It's an elegant, modern building and, after completing it's renovation, it will be the largest hotel in the city. Close to a river and with views of the Esperanza Church. You can be at the beach and the famous Muelle 1 shopping center in around 15 minutes on foot. The hotel offers 245 rooms with soundproof windows and stylish and modern decor. The hotel also offers a restaurant, bar, attractive terrace, gym and sauna.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Business Centre
    • Gym
    • Laundry Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • WiFi

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Day 2

Malaga Tapas & Picasso Museum - Small Group Without Lunch

Malaga is Picasso's hometown, which still retains its historic and cultural roots intact. Experience an unforgettable day in one of the most visited places in Spain, known as the capital of the Costa del Sol. Accompanied by an expert guide, you will start the walking tour to discover the best sites in this beautiful city. Enjoy a visit of the Alcazaba and the Roman Theatre (remnants of ancient civilizations), the Jewish quarter and the surroundings of the Cathedral, known as "la Manquita". Afterwards, you will continue our visit along Calle Larios, the most important street in town and then we will go to the Atarazanas market, faithful reflection of Malaga's gastronomy and popular culture. Later, you will continue our tour of the artistic Malaga by visiting the Picasso museum. Following the visit to the museum, enjoy a typical tapa and a glass of Malaga wine in the renowned "Bodega El Pimpi", a must-see and meeting point for national and international celebrities as well as for local and foreign visitors. The gourmet restaurant, "Los Patios de Beatas", will offer you some typical Malaga dishes transformed into the best cuisine in town that will surprise the most refined palate and will be paired with a selection of local wines. Drinks, tapas and lunch are optional.

Duration8 Hours
Day 3

Ronda and Sentenil Full Day Tour

Visit the fascinating city of Setenil de las Bodegas and Ronda, one of the most historic locations in southern Andalusia. Admire the beauty of its rugged landscapes and breathtaking views, feel the relaxing atmosphere of its streets as you explore this city independently (1-hour free time). Upon arrival in Ronda, enjoy a sightseeing guided tour of its main attractions including Puerta de Almocabar (Almocabar Gate), the Iglesia del Espiritu Santo (Church of the Holy Spirit), the Town Hall Square, and the Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor (Church of Santa Maria la Mayor). Continue with a full visit of the Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, one of the oldest bull rings in Spain and also site of some of the most important events in bullfighting history. It is considered the birthplace of traditional bullfighting and also home of the world known Goyesca bullfight, where the decoration and the clothing of bullfighters and spectators brings us to the age of the famous painter Goya. You will also enjoy the visit of the bullfighting museum inside. Later, you will go to a local winery called Bodegas La Sangre de Ronda. This is a wine museum that explores the historical and cultural impact wine has had on this region. You will also have the opportunity to taste some local wines. Free time for lunch and to discover the city at leisure before we drive you back to your pick up point in the Costa del Sol.

Duration9 Hours
Day 4

Hotel Malaga/Torremolinos to Malaga Airport/Train Station

Duration30 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Thursdays

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights' first class accommodations
  • Small Group Malaga Tapas & Picasso Museum
  • Full Day Ronda and Sentenil Tour
  • 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.

DP MALCITY4DES
30 Jan 2020
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