Andalucía Tour from Barcelona # 26
Escorted Tour to
Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Sevilla,
Granada, Toledo and back to Madrid
Discover Spain and its
culture on this fascinating escorted tour visiting many major cities like
Barcelona, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Toledo and Madrid. Enjoy some free time in
Barcelona before you take a train to Madrid and start your fully guided tour of
Andalucia from Madrid. Program ends in Madrid after visiting the
charming city of Toledo.
Day 1 (Friday). BARCELONA.
Greeting and assistance at the airport, then transfer to the hotel. Rest
of the day free to discover the city on your own or rest to recover from jet
Day 2 (Saturday). BARCELONA.
tour to view the highlights of the city. See the Sagrada Familia, Guel Park,
La Pedtrera, Casa Batillo, etc. Tour ends at the Casa Batillo at Paseo Gracia. Balance of the day at leisure
to discover this lively cosmopolitan city on your own. Our suggestion would be
to walk around the oldest Gothic quarter and the lively Rambla, Barcelona's most
famous pedestrian avenue.
Day 3 (Sunday). BARCELONA – MADRID (train). Breakfast.
Transfer from your hotel to Sants rail station. Departure by AVE train to
Madrid at 9:00 a.m. Arrival in Madrid at 11:45 a.m. Transfer from the
railway station to the hotel. Pick up from your hotel for an afternoon
Panoramic sightseeing tour of Madrid. See the Arab Fortress, Barrio de la
Moreira, the Habsburg quarters, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayro, Plaza de la Villa,
Neptuno fountain, Puerta de Alcala, Gran via, etc. Rest of the day is free for
own activities. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 4 (Monday). MADRID – CÓRDOBA – SEVILLE.
Pick up from your hotel at 8 a.m. and transfer to the departure terminal and
board your tour coach to Anadalucia. Departure from the terminal in Madrid
at 8:30 a.m. Drive along the land of Don Quixote “The Man from La Mancha” to
Córdoba. City tour of Cordoba including the world famous Mosque and the
Quarter with its winding streets and hidden patios. Continue to Seville. Dinner and accommodation in Seville.
Day 5 (Tuesday). SEVILLE.
Breakfast. Panoramic city tour
to see the Santa Cruz Quarter, Maria Luisa Gardens, The Spanish Square, the
famous cathedral, (outside only ) the burial place of Christopher Columbus, the
Giralda Tower, a former minaret, etc. Afternoon
at leisure for discover the city on your own. Our recommendation is to visit
the exquisite Alcazar royal palace, the oldest still in use Royal palace in
Europe. Dinner and accommodation.
Evening optional Flamenco show. Overnight in Seville.
(Wednesday). SEVILLE – GRANADA. Breakfast and departure via the Caliphate
road to Granada. Visit of La Alhambra, a World Heritage site of former Moorish
kings, the last stronghold of the Moorish
Kingdoms up to 1492. Walk around the Generalife Gardens with their richly carved rooms, fantastic views,
sunken pools and fountains. Dinner and accommodation in Granada. Optional Flamenco
Show in a Gipsy Zambra at the Sacromonte square.
Day 7 (Thursday).
GRANADA - TOLEDO - MADRID.
After breakfast, departure towards the Imperial
City of Toledo famous for its forward thinking and religious tolerance
during the Middle Ages. It was a city (World Heritage city), where the three
cultures of Spain (Christians, Moorish and Jewish) have lived together in
We'll have an interesting tour of the most important city monuments, its
narrow streets and the famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in
iron). Continue to Madrid and transfer to your hotel. Accommodation.
Day 8 (Friday). MADRID.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport or the railway station. End of services.
During the Barcelona and Madrid stay there is no escort service.
A small Barcelona city tax to be paid to the hotel directly.
Guided tour conducted in
both English and Spanish
Arrival transfer in Barcelona
7 nights accommodation in selected hotels
with daily breakfast
Tour escort for the Madrid to Madrid portion, no escort
Guided tour of Barcelona
Fast train from Barcelona to Madrid
Transfers to and from railway stations in Barcelona and
Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach transportation
Guided visits in
Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Alhambra de Granada and
Hotels (or similar)
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