9 Days / 8 Nights
Day 1 (Fri.) MADRID
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel
Day 2 (Sat.) MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; see the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Moreria. Admire the antiquity of its buildings and drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs to view Phillip II ‘s Renaissance and Baroque style buildings. Enjoy contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Via, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as the commercial and financial zones of Modern Madrid. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 3 (Sun.) MADRID - CACERES - CORDOBA
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente. Departure at 08:30 a.m. drive westwards on a modern highway towards Extremadura, homeland of many discoverers of the new world. Arrive Caceres, capital of the province, declared World Heritage City. Time at leisure to walk through the old town with its ancient walls and well known medieval quarter. Afterwards, continue on driving south towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4 (Mon.) CORDOBA - SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour including its impressive "Mosque", today a Cathedral, and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. Continue on towards Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 5 (Tue.) SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter, Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco Tour.
Day 6 (Wed.) SEVILLE - RONDA - COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; time at leisure to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range. Continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 7 (Thu.) COSTA DEL SOL - GRANADA
Breakfast. Departure towards the city of Granada, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens, that have inspired several authors, such as the "Tales of the Alhambra" by W. Irving. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter.
Day 8 (Fri.) GRANADA - TOLEDO - MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus river, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo -World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town throught its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a famous "Damasquinado" (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 9 (Sat.) MADRID
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICE.
-Morning panoramic city tour of Madrid is guaranteed in English and Spanish.
-During stay in Madrid Tour escort service is not available.
-On Winter season (November-January) all the guests will be accommodated at the hotel Sol Don Pablo/Don Marco / Sol Principe in Costa del Sol.