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From Madrid: Gems of Andalusia 5-Day Sightseeing Tour2 Reviews
Discover the gems of Andalusia on this 5-day tour from Madrid. Admire the stunning scenery as you explore the famous sights and attractions in Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, the Costa del Sol, Granada, and Toledo.
- Enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Cordoba, including the Mosque-Cathedral and the Jewish Quarter
- See the cathedral, explore Santa Cruz, and visit Maria Luisa Park on a city sightseeing tour of Seville
- Admire the spectacular views of the valley and the mountains in Ronda
- Explore the Costa del Sol
- Visit the Alhambra in Granada
DescriptionThis 5-day tour from Madrid takes you on a discovery of Andalusia. You can admire the famous sights and attractions as you explore Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, the Costa del Sol, Granada, and Toledo. Detailed Itinerary: Day 1 (Thursday): Madrid – Cordoba – Seville Depart from Madrid at 8 AM and drive along with the land of Don Quixote to Cordoba. Here you will see the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba and explore the Jewish Quarter on a city sightseeing tour. You will then continue on to Seville, where you will have dinner and stay overnight. Day 2 (Friday): Seville On a city sightseeing tour, you will visit the Seville Cathedral, explore the neighborhood of Santa Cruz, and visit Maria Luisa Park. In the afternoon you will have some free time to discover more of the city and have the option of taking an additional flamenco tour in Seville. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight. Day 3 (Saturday): Seville – Ronda – Costa del Sol After breakfast, you will depart from Seville and drive to Ronda. You will have some free time to explore the Celtic origins of the town and admire the marvelous views of the valley and the mountain range. You will then continue on to the Costa del Sol. You will spend the afternoon at your leisure before having dinner in the evening and staying overnight. Day 4 (Sunday): Costa del Sol – Granada After breakfast, you will depart from the Costa del Sol and drive to Granada. Here you will visit the Alhambra, an amazing monumental complex and the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms in 1492. You will also have the option of going to a flamenco show in the district of Sacromonte. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight. Day 5 (Monday): Granada – Toledo – Madrid After breakfast, you will depart from Granada and drive to the Imperial City of Toledo. Here the 3 cultures of Spain – Christian, Moorish, and Jewish – have lived together. You will take an interesting tour of the most important monuments in the city, walk down the narrow streets, and see the famous craftwork of damasquinado (gold and silver inlaying in iron). You will then continue on to Madrid, where the tour ends. Accommodation Class T Hotel Seville: Catalonia Santa Justa, Catalonia Giralda or similar Costa del Sol: Sol Principe/Don Marco o Sol Don Pablo Granada: Alixares Class A Hotel Seville: Melia Lebreros Costa del Sol: Sol Don Pablo/Don Marco/Sol Principe Granada: Melia Granada Please note, in the Winter season (November - January) all the guests will be accommodated at the hotel Sol Don Pablo/Don Marco/Sol Principe in Costa del Sol.
IncludesGuided tours in Cordoba, Seville, Granada, and Toledo Entrance to Mosque of Cordoba, Seville Cathedral, Alhambra, and Generalife Gardens Tour guide during the whole trip Accommodations in selected class Daily breakfast and 4 dinners Transportation by private deluxe air-conditioned motor-coach Local visits conducted by licensed expert local guides
- Please note the departure time is 30 minutes after the stated meeting time
- There is no bathroom on the coach
- Hotel grades in Spain differ to those used in other Western countries, but typically 'standard-grade' hotels are of a 3-4-star standard, and 'superior-grade' hotels are of a 4-star standard with better facilities and locations
- Maximum of 2 persons per Double Room and 1 person per Single Room
- Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase