Andalucia, Costa Del Sol,
from Barcelona #23
Escorted tour to
Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Costa Del Sol,
Granada, Toledo and Madrid by train and coach.
8 nights/ 9 days -
After spending two nights in Barcelona depart
by train to Madrid and start your
fully escorted tour of Andalucia, Costa Del Sol returning to Madrid via the
Unesco Heritage city of Toledo. Visit the famous Alhambra in Granada and see the
Day 1 Monday BARCELONA.
arrival at Barcelona airport
transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 2 Tuesday BARCELONA.
Breakfast, then city tour of Barcelona driving through the main
avenues and famous buildings such as the Sagrada Familia, the Park Guel,
(a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Paseo de Gracia, La Pedrera, and Casa Batilo.
Enjoy the views of the city form the Motjuic cable car and stroll
around the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. Afternoon free for
own activities. Accommodation in
Day 3 Wednesday BARCELONA – MADRID - train.
Breakfast. Transfer to Sants rail station. Departure by speed AVE train to Madrid at
9 a.m. Arrival at 11:45 a.m. Transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon panoramic sightseeing tour of Madrid
to see the Arabic fortress, the Barrio de la Moreira, Puerta del Sol, Plaza
Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno fountains
and the Puerta de Alcala as well as the contemporary Madrid like the Gran
via, Salamanca district, Plaza Castilla and others. Overnight in Madrid. Accommodation.
Day 4 Thursday MADRID – CÓRDOBA – SEVILLA.
After breakfast transfer to the departure point at Plaza de Espana 7. At 08:30 a.m.
driving along the land of Don Quixote “The
Man from La Mancha” to Córdoba, the most authentic Andalucian town. Visit the
famous Mosque and Jewish
Quarter with its charming alleys and white washed patios adorned by many flowers.. Continue to Seville. Dinner and accommodation
Day 5 Friday SEVILLA
Breakfast. Monumental and Panoramic city tour: Cathedral from outside, Santa
Cruz Quarter, the scene of Carmen, Maria Luisa Gardens and the Spanish square
with its elegant buildings. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover
the city on your own possibly see the Royal palace or wonder around its
orange tree lined streets and white washed old town. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Flamenco tour in Seville.
Day 6 Saturday SEVILLA –
RONDA – COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast. Departure from Sevilla passing by typical Andalucian villages to
arrive at the ancient hilltop town of Ronda. Time at
leisure to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the
valley and mountain range around.
Continue to Costa del Sol. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.
Day 7 Sunday COSTA DEL SOL –
Breakfast. Departure to Granada. Visit of La Alhambra and Generalife Gardens,
the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492, a marvelous complex of
lace-like rooms, fountains, rose gardens and evergreen garden-rooms. This site is one of the most celebrated one all over Spain and the
Moorish world, an important UNESCO World Heritage monument. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Gipsy night tour in Granada.
Day 8 Monday GRANADA -
TOLEDO - MADRID
Breakfast. Departure towards the Imperial City of Toledo (World Heritage city),
where the three cultures of Spain: Christians, Moorish and Jewish have
lived together in piece during the Middle Ages. After lunch, 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
Day 9 Tuesday. MADRID
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. End of
Tour is bilingual conducted in English and Spanish
* 8 nights accommodation in selected hotels
* Daily breakfasts, 4 dinners
* Tour Escort during the Andalusia tour
*Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach during Andalusia tour
*AVE fast train Madrid-Barcelona (tourist class) /
Guided visits in Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville , Granada and
* Barcelona and Madrid stays are only guided
during the sightseeing tours, rest of the tour with tour escort plus guides
Hotels (or similar)