Visit Andalusia's most famous cities -- Cordoba, Seville and Granada - and immerse yourself in the home of flamenco, tapas and Andalusian culture. You'll travel from Madrid to Cordoba to stroll through cobbled lanes in the city's Jewish quarter, then visit Seville, the birthplace of flamenco.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival In Madrid
On your arrival in Madrid, meet our representative and you will be transferred to your hotel. Unwind for a while and then you can explore your surroundings.
Day 2: Madrid Sightseeing Tour With Prado Museum
Today morning, proceed for a half day guided tour of Madrid. See the main sights including Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace, Plaza de los Cibeles and much more, then enjoy an in-depth guided tour of the world-famous Prado to study works by the likes of Hieronymus Bosch, El Greco, Velazquez and Goya. Discover the wealth of grandiose Renaissance and baroque architecture bequeathed by the Habsburg and Bourbon monarchs while driving through the Puerta Del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa. Continue towards the Royal Palace – the largest in Europe – and the famous Cibeles and Neptuno fountains, and the Puerta de Alcala. Explore contemporary Madrid with boulevards such as Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana, the upmarket district of Salamanca, Plaza de Castilla, Parque del Oeste, the university, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Bernabeu Stadium. Visit the Prado Museum, home to some of the greatest artworks ever created, and study the works of four masters. Later in the afternoon you are free to explore Madrid on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 3: Transfer From Madrid To Seville
Today check-out and travel on your own to the Madrid railway station to take the high speed train to Seville. After 2 and half hours, you will reach Seville.You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and relax for some time.
Travel from Madrid to Seville
Fly to Sevilla
Fly to Jerez, train
Day 4: Full Day Seville Local Tour
Today you will uncover Seville in the company of a knowledgeable local guide. Start off in Santa Cruz, the former Jewish Quarter. Wander through this maze of narrow streets, cool alleys and sunny plazas leading to the gorgeous Plaza de los Venerables with its beautifully restored 17th century hospital. Next we'll continue the sightseeing tour with a visit to Real Alcazar, a splendid palace built in the Mudejar style by Pedro I in the 14th century. We'll also stop to admire the cathedral, which is the final resting place of Christopher Colombus. In the afternoon, we'll visit the fascinating Bullfighting Museum at the Real Maestranza with its collection of bullfighting memorabilia and oil paintings. Enjoy a tour of the popular neighbourhood of Triana, traditional home to bullfighters, seafarers and potters, and a renowned stronghold of flamenco before boarding a river cruiser for a wonderful boat trip down the Guadalquivir. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay,
Day 5: Transfer From Seville To Granada
Today morning, check-out from your hotel. You will be transferred to the train station to take the high speed train from Seville to Granada. The journey takes around 3 and half hours. Upon arrival at Granada you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and relax for some time.
Travel from Seville to Granada
Day 6: Gibraltar Sightseeing Day Trip
After a 3 hour drive from Granada your day trip to Gibraltar starts with a sightseeing tour that takes in all the British territory’s sights. See the port of Gibraltar, the walled inner city and St Michael’s Cave, a dramatic natural grotto used as a venue for concerts, ballet and classical music performances. Then head to the famous Rock of Gibraltar, a tour highlight. The limestone rock stands about 1,400 feet high (425 meters) and has a long history – the ancient Romans and Greeks considered it one of the two Pillars of Hercules, which marked the edge of the ancient world. From the top, take in views of the Iberian Peninsula and across the Mediterranean to Morocco, and meet the locals -- the semi-wild troop of macaque monkeys, popularly known as Barbary apes. You’ll also have free time too have lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) and for shopping on Main Street, where prices are tax-free. Return back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7: Transfer From Granada To Barcelona
Today morning, check-out from your hotel. You will be transferred to the train station to take the high speed train from Granada to Barcelona. The journey takes around 3 and half hours. Upon arrival at Barcelona you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and relax for some time.
Travel from Granada to Barcelona
Fly from Granada
Bus to Malaga, fly
Day 8: Full Day Montessarat + Barcelona Highlights
Today take a air conditioned coach journey out of Barcelona and climb the majestic mountains of Montserrat to a height of over 1,200m. Shaped over the centuries by erosion from wind and rain, the rocks up here have taken remarkable forms and inspired myths and legends for centuries. Visit the stunning Abbey of Santa Maria of Montserrat, built in the 11th century and home to a highly important shrine of the Virgin of Montserrat, also known as “The Black Virgin”. Then head back into the city to take in the best works of one of Catalonia’s favourite sons, Antoni Gaudí. Visit the spectacular and famously unfinished Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, the spectacular, modernist Parc Güell and Paseo de Gracia, which features the famous Casa Batllò and la Pedrera. Learn the history and admire the beauty of these structures as your guide leads you through the centre of Barcelona.
Day 9: Departure From Barcelona
Today we head back home after a fun filled and wonderful tour. Check-out after breakfast and head for the airport for your flight home. We hope you carry some wonderful and magnificent memories of your holiday and request you to spare a few minutes, in giving us a feedback about your holiday.