Travel in Spain and visit: Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Costa Del Sol, Granada, Toledo and back to Madrid. See the Seville Cathedral, The Alhambra and Generalife Gardens.
8.30 am, Thursdays (All Year)
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We depart from the Place de Oriente at 8.30 am, to Don Quixote’s La Mancha. Then we head to Córdoba, through the Despeñaperros pass, where we visit to the impressive Mosque/Cathedral. Stroll through the narrow streets of the Jewish quarter and take in daily life in Cordoba. In the afternoon, we continue on to Seville for dinner and accommodation.
Take a panoramic tour that includes the outside of the Seville Cathedral, where Christopher Columbus is entombed. We will drive by the Santa Cruz Quarter, Maria Luisa Gardens and the Spanish square. The afternoon is at your leisure. Try visiting the exquisite Alcazar Place or walking through the white washed quarter of the old city. Dinner and accommodation with an optional Flamenco show is in Seville.
This morning we leave for Ronda, driving though rustic Andalucian villages. Enjoy some free time to admire Ronda’s Celtic origins. Then take in the spectacular views at the El Tajo Gorge, the birthplace of bullfighting. We continue to Costa del Sol for an afternoon of leisure. Dinner and overnight are on the Costa del Sol.
Granada was the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdom until 1492. Visit the Alhambra and Generalife Gardens (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alhambra), one of Spain’s most celebrated touristic sites where the lace-like palace walls are complemented by evergreen garden rooms, fountains and rose gardens. Dinner and accommodation are at the hotel. After dinner there is an optional Gipsy show at the Sacromonte quarter of Granada.
Travel to Heritage Listed Toledo, where Christians, Moors and Jews lived in harmony during the Middle Ages. We embark on a tour of the most important city monuments and products, such as the famous Damascene (Damasquinado gold and silver inlaying in iron). Finally, we continue to Madrid, where the tour ends.