Andalucia jewels: 8 nights/ 9 days
Day 01. Málaga: Arrival to local airport or train station. Reception and transfer to the selected Hotel. Accommodation (Breakfast and local VAT included) In time to reconfirm (around 6,30 PM) : Tapa´s Tour. Will visit several bars selected because of its tradition and innovation. (2,30 hs)
Day 02. Málaga. After breakfast, pick up in the hotel to visit by foot Málaga downtown, main monuments, histories and point of cultural interest. Atarazanas market, where find typical regional alimentary products: olives, almonds y fruits, main actors in the malaga cuisine. Larios pedestrian street, named like this because of a traditional local family, nowaday one of the most important commercial artery in town
At the end Constitución Square walking down Alcazabilla street arrive to the Roman Theater and the citadelle, vestiges from the Roman Hispania. Next, find suddenly the Alcazaba, muslin fortress from X century. Pablo Picasso. His museum, the house where He was born, church were was baptized, ending in Merced Square. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 03. Málaga-Sevilla. After breakfast, pick up in the hotel and transfer to train station, to board train to Sevilla. (Duration 1.55 hs). Arrival, reception and transfer to selected hotel
Day 04. Sevilla. Breakfast and visit with english speaking local guide. isit emblematic works of historical and artistic heritage of Andalusia. You will be shocked by the Gothic-Mudejar beauty of the Reales Alcázares and amazed by the dimensions of the Cathedral of Saint Mary, both buildings declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Walk through the streets and the courtyards of the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter of Seville where it was established the second largest Jewish community in Spain, and if you feel up to it, finish the day with a climb of almost 98 meters at the Giralda, undisputed symbol of the city, a nice way to say goodbye to an unforgettable tour.
Walk through the streets and the courtyards of the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter of Seville where it was established the second largest Jewish community in Spain, and if you feel up to it, finish the day with a climb of almost 98 meters at the Giralda, undisputed symbol of the city, a nice way to say goodbye to an unforgettable tour.
Day 05. Sevilla-Córdoba. Breakfast and transfer to station to board train to Córdoba. (Duration 43 minutes). Arrival, reception and transfer to hotel. Accommodation at selected hotel with breakfast and local Vat included. In time to reconfirm visit to Mosque-Cathedral and Jewish Quarter: Part of this route takes in the medieval Jewish quarter of Cordoba, full of evocative places steeped in history, past whitewashed facades and down narrow, winding streets. We pass by Plaza Tiberias, dedicated to Jewish philosopher Maimonides, a philosopher, physician, translator and theologian from Cordoba, whose thinking revolutionized the intellectual circles of his time. We also have the chance to enter the 14th century Sephardic synagogue and admire the surviving traces of its original Mudejar decoration. It is the only synagogue in Andalusia to have survived the expulsion of the Jews in 1492.
Day 06. Córdoba-Granada.Transfer to train station to board train to Granada. (Duration 2.10 minutes)Arrival, reception and transfer to hotel. Accommodation with breakfast and local Vat included. In the afternoon, guided tour experience in the Albaicín y Sacromonte one of the most charming quarters of Granada and the “Sacromonte” where we find the Flamenco houses, built in a part of the natural cave in the rock of the Mountain. There, is where the gipsy artists dance, play and sing Flamenco.
The only way to discover the essence of this wonderfull place is just to walk around, that´s the spirit of this experience. at the end of the walk, have a drink with a tapa.
Day 07. Granada. In time to reconfirm pick up and trasfer to Sabika hill, to visit the Alhambra.During the tour, will visit the “Charles V Palace, the Alcazaba, and adjacent areas, Nazarí Palaces and Generalife. Order depend on the schedule of the Nazarí Palaces, which is the only part of the tour with previous booking to regulate the flow of visitors. Total time is three hours and includes guide during the tour. It is strongly recommended and necessary to take this tour in advanced. Night Tours available under demand.
Declared world heritage by UNESCO, Alhambra is an art treasure and arabic architecture show. Nazarí Palaces, Embajadores room and the Arrayanes place, and Carlos V Palace made by Pedro Machuca. Following, will walk around the Generalife gardens to discover relax places of kings and sultans in the past. Water elements and beautiful plants and flowers. Arrayanes and Sultana Gardens will be visited also in this way. End of visit and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon optional visit to hisctoric downtown Cathedral y Royal Chapel (Catholic kings grave). One of the greatest masterpieces in Renaissance architecture from the XVI Century is the Granada Cathedral, which was built on the grounds of the former Main Mosque. It was considered a symbol of power in the new Christian order of that period. The Royal Chapel, attached to it, equals the Cathedral in beauty. This is where the Catholic Monarchs, Isabella and Ferndinand, are buried. Joan the Mad and Phillip the Handsome are also buried in the chapel.
Day 08. Granada-Alpujarras-Málaga. Transfer to Málaga visiting the Alpujarras: Pampaneira, Bubión y Capileira, white villages in the middle of the hills. Arrival to Málaga and accommodation
Day 09. Málaga.In time to reconfirm transfer to local airport. Mail to us