From$1799USD
8 days,Madrid to Seville
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Explore the ancient city of Toledo, capture the perfect sunset photo of the Alhambra in Granada, walk along spectacular El Tajo Gorge in Ronda, visit the magnificent Mezquita in Cordoba, lose yourself in the colourful alleyways of Seville

Al-Andalus was a Muslim state that ignited Europe for centuries. It's now more commonly known as Spain. Discover the romance and intrigue for yourself on an 8-day tour that offers expert guidance but leaves plenty of free time to unravel the mysteries on your own. You'll explore Madrid's museums, walk Toledo's streets, and embrace Andalucia's Moorish spirit in converted mosques, Seville's cathedral and the Alhambra of Granada. From gypsy culture to flamenco passion, encounter a culture a thousand years in the making.

What's Included

  • Tour of Toledo
  • Explore Cordoba including the mezquita (mosque) and the medieval Jewish quarter
  • Granada orientation walk including a guided visit of the Alhambra
  • El Tajo Gorge excursion and walk
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 7 breakfasts. (Allow EUR200-300 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, train, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guide.
  • Small group experience; Max 12, Avg 9.
  • Comfort hotels (7 nts).

Itinerary

Day 1Madrid

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Madrid(1B)

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Toledo, and then return to Madrid and opt to visit museums or just relax at a local café.

Day 3Madrid/Córdoba(1B)

Travel by high-speed train to Córdoba and visit the Mezquita (mosque). Afterwards, stroll the historic medieval Jewish quarter, full of narrow winding lanes and traditional houses.

Day 4Córdoba/Granada(1B)

Travel to the Andalusian city of Granada and take an orientation walk with the CEO.

Day 5Granada(1B)

Enjoy a guided visit to the architectural masterpiece, the Alhambra, one of the greatest accomplishments of Islamic art and architecture, and the highlight of the trip for most visitors. After, enjoy free time to explore with the option to take a bike tour or to visit the cathedral.

Day 6Granada/Ronda(1B)

Catch a train and explore the town of Ronda on the El Tajo Gorge. Cross the Puente Nuevo and go down into the gorge itself for incredible views. Free afternoon to go explore the many attractions of the town or opt to go caving.

Day 7Ronda/Seville(1B)

Travel to Seville and take an orientation walk with the CEO. Opt to take a walking tour in the Santa Cruz quarter, visit the cathedral Giralda or Casa Pilatos, or enjoy a traditional flamenco show.

Day 8Seville(1B)

Depart at any time.

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