ANDALUSIA & TOLEDO 6 DAYS
(TRAIN + BUS)
|PRICES PER PERSON IN EUROS||TOURIST CLASS “T”||FIRST CLASS “A”|
|DOUBLE ROOM||762 €
|SINGLE ROOM||970 €
|HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (01 Jul. – 31 Oct.)||25 €
||7, 14, 21 & 28 June, 6 December||35 €
|12 April, 28 March 2019||80 €||100 €|
Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra Palace & Generalife Gardens) and Toledo / High speed AVE train Barcelona - Madrid (tourist class) / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / Transfer from Madrid train station to hotel / Accommodation at selected class / Daily breakfast and 4 dinners.
1st Day (Wednesday) BARCELONA – MADRID (fast train)
Call on Barcelona “Sants” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train to Madrid “Puerta de Atocha” station. Sit back and enjoy the landscape on this 3 hours journey with the comfort provided by this high speed train. Arrival in Madrid, transfer from the train station to your hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.
2nd Day (Thursday) MADRID – CORDOBA – SEVILLE
Departure from Madrid at 08:30 a.m. We'll drive southward along the land of Don Quixote, “The Man from La Mancha”, along the way observing vast vineyards. We'll cross the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalusia, a region with a huge heritage from a splendorous past. Our first destination is Cordoba. We’ll do an impressive tour of its Mosque and later we'll enjoy some beautiful places that will ease our mind and spirit meanwhile strolling through the narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short ride we’ll arrive to Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
3rd Day (Friday) SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we’ll do a monumental and panoramic city tour – the Cathedral (visit from outside), which is the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peter's in Rome, The Santa Cruz Quarter, the natural scene of “Carmen”, and as well, the place where the myth of “Don Juan” developed. Later on we'll continue through the Maria Luisa Park and Spain Square. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover at your own pace the specific flavours of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optionally at nicght you can enjoy an authentic Flamenco Show.
4th Day (Saturday) SEVILLE – RONDA - COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast at the hotel we'll drive south along the Route of the White Washed Villages to reach Ronda, one of the most beautiful towns in Andalusia, situated on the gorge of the Gadalevin River (locally known as Tajo de Ronda). Time free to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvellous views of the valley and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
5th Day (Sunday) COSTA DEL SOL - GRANADA
After breakfast we'll head to the city of Granada, an incredible and amazing monumental environment, the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdom up to 1492. We'll visit the world famous Alhambra Palace (Red Palace) and Generalife Gardens. Its fountains, gardens and patios (courtyards) have inspired several authors with their sounds and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optionally you can see a Gipsy Flamenco Show held in a cave-house at Sacromonte Quarter.
6th Day (Monday) GRANADA – TOLEDO – MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where, toward the sky of Castile and surrounded by the Tagus River, it emerges the impressive Imperial City of Toledo –a World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together in harmony. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality, the whole town of Toledo is a National Monument. We'll do a city tour that includes the most important monuments, its narrow streets and we'll discover the famous “Damasquinado Art” (gold and silver inlaying in iron). After the visit we'll continue to Madrid. Arrival and end of our services.