ANDALUSIA & TOLEDO – 5 DAYS
|PRICES PER PERSON IN EUROS||FIRST CLASS “A”|
|HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (01 Jul. – 31 Oct.)||30 €
Guaranteed Departures: Every Tuesday (for Thursday departures, please click here)
Guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra Palace & Generalife Gardens) and Toledo / Tour Escort throughout the whole holiday / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach with Wi-Fi / Accommodation at first class hotels / Daily breakfast, 1 lunch and 4 dinners / Traveler insurance.
Day 1 (Tuesday) MADRID – CORDOBA – SEVILLE
Departure from Madrid. 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 Andalucia, a region with a huge heritage from a splendorous past. Our first destination is Cordoba, former capital city during the Muslim Caliphate of Cordoba, with an impressive cultural and monumental patrimony. We’ll do a guided 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.
Day 2 (Wednesday) SEVILLE
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we’ll do a monumental and panoramic city tour – the surroundings of the Cathedral, which is the second largest in the catholic world after St. Peter's in Rome, the Santa Cruz Quarter, the place where the famous opera “Carmen” was set, and also where the myth of “Don Juan” developed. Later on we'll continue through the Maria Luisa Park and the impressive Plaza de España "Spain Square". Afternoon at leisure for you to discover at your own pace the specific flavours of this active city. You can also visit the breathtaking Royal Palace - Alcazar (optional activity, not included). Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optionally at night you can enjoy an authentic Flamenco Show.
Day 3 (Thursday) SEVILLE – RONDA - COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast 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 Guadalevin River (locally known as Tajo de Ronda). Free time 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.
Day 4 (Friday) 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 Washington Irving. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optionally you can see a Gipsy Flamenco Show held in a cave-house at Sacromonte Quarter.
Day 5 (Saturday) 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. Lunch in a local restaurant (included) and 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.
* Pepe Tours reserves the right to alter and modify the itinerary and the order of the excursions for organizational reasons. Depending on hotel availability or in case of last minute bookings, Pepe Tours may replace the hotels planned by others of the same category or even higher.