Andalusia Grand Tour
Length: 8 Days
Min age: 2+
Availability : All Year Round
DAY 1. MÁLAGA AIRPORT – MÁLAGA:
Arrival at the Airport and departure towards Málaga or surroundings. Hotel and accommodation.
DAY 2. RONDA / JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA – SEVILLE:
Breakfast at the Hotel and journey towards Ronda. This town was built above a rocky promontory by vertical walls. We could walk around the old town finding La Colegiata de Santa María, a very important renaissance building and the XVIII century bullring. Lunch in reserved restaurant. We continue in the afternoon to Jerez de la Frontera where we can visit a winery (included), during your visit you’ll be able to tour wine cellars, courtyards and learn more about the system for producing wines and brandies from Jerez. There is also an opportunity to sample their products at the end of the visit. We continue to Seville to check in the hotel and accommodation.
DAY 3. SEVILLE:
Breakfast at the Hotel. Today we’ll spend the day visiting Seville’s most popular places with a local guide. The Cathedral and The Giralda (entrance included), the bell tower of the Seville Cathedral. It was originally built as a minaret during the Moorish period. You could then walk to the unique Barrio de Santa Cruz, is a labyrinth of narrow streets and alleys dating back to the old judería (jewish quarter). Lunch by the customer and in the afternoon, we can visit Maria Luisa Park, a public park that stretches along the Guadalquivir River in Seville, Spain. It is Seville’s principal green area. We can also visit La plaza de España. Return to the hotel and accommodation.
DAY 4. CÓRDOBA – GRANADA:
Breakfast at the Hotel and start of our journey to Córdoba; it was an important Roman city and an Islamic cultural center in the middle Ages. With a local guide we will visit La Mezquita (included), an immense mosque dating to 600 C.E. featuring a columned prayer hall and Byzantine mosaics, a walk through the narrow streets at the Jewish Quarter finding here one of the best preserved synagogues of the country. Lunch by the customer and then we will continue to Granada to check in the hotel and accommodation.
DAY 5. GRANADA:
Breakfast at the Hotel and today we will spend our day visiting this lovely city with a local guide. In the morning we visit La Alhambra de Granada, be transported into the magical world of the Arabian Nights when you visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site; the Alhambra Palace and Gardens (entrance included). This hilltop royal residence is one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture in the world. Marvel at the carved cedarwood, cupolas, ornate ceilings, frothy stucco work, and exquisite mosaics. We can’t miss the visit to The Generalife gardens: Here we will stroll through the spectacular gardens, said to have been inspired by the Koranic description of Paradise. We will see tall columnar cypress trees, roses, orange trees, oleanders and other flowers as well as tranquil pools and tinkling fountains. Lunch by the customer and free time to walk and discover the highlights of the city. Hotel and accommodation.
DAY 6. NERJA – MÁLAGA:
Breakfast at the Hotel and after visit of Nerja, city built on a rocky peak called “El balcón de Europa” viewpoint which gives stunning views across the sea, is in the center of the old town. We continue to visit the Nerja Caves (entrance included), a series of huge caverns stretching for almost five kilometers and home to the world’s largest stalagmite. At the end of this visit we will have lunch in a reserved restaurant and continue with our journey to Málaga. Once here, we start a panoramic view of the city. And then we will have free time to discover the old town, you must visit the Lario’s street, el Pasaje de Chinitas, La plaza de la Merced (where Picasso was born) and the Cathedral. Hotel and accommodation.
DAY 7. GIBRALTAR / PUERTO BANÚS:
Breakfast at the Hotel and start of our trip towards Gibraltar. Enjoy some free time to walk around this town. You can visit “el peñón” or you can also do some shopping on the main street (lunch by the customer). Our last stop for today is Puerto Banús. It has becomeone of the largest entertainment centers in the Costa del Sol, with 5 million annual visitors, and is popular with international celebrities. We will walk along the touristic pier where we can find luxury boutiques and incredible restaurants and bars. Return to the Hotel and accommodation.
DIA 8. MÁLAGA – MÁLAGA AIRPORT:
Breakfast at the Hotel and transfer to the Airport. End of the tour and our services.
3 Nights at Hotel ***/**** in Fuengirola or surrounds
2 Night at Hotel ***/**** in Seville or surrounds
2 Night at Hotel ***/**** in Granada or surrounds
•Meal Plan as indicates in the itinerary
•Wine and water included in all dishes
•Transport by coach
•Group assistant during all the tour
•Lunch at restaurant in Ronda
•Lunch at restaurant in Nerja
•Local guide in Seville
•Local guide in Córdoba
•Local guide in Granada
•Entrance into a winery in Jerez de la Frontera
•Entrance into Cathedral and Giralda in Seville
•Entrance into La Mezquita in Córdoba •Entrance into La Alhambra
•Entrance into Nerja Caves
Does not include
Official guides, nor entrance to museums or monuments, except contrary order
Ronda, Jerez de la Frontera (2) full day
Seville (1) full day
Córdoba (1) 1⁄2 day
Granada (1) 1⁄2 day
Nerja, Málaga (2) full day
Gibraltar, Puerto Banús full day
(1) Local guide / (2) Lunch at restaurant
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