Highlights of Andalucia

Price per person
from £1,028

Price based on
London Luton
13th May 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 8 days

  • Spain

  • Comfortable pace

  • Classic escorted tour

A sun-drenched southern Spain adventure that sees you exploring Moorish landmarks, sampling locally produced wine and walking in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway.

At a glance


  • Malaga Take an orientation drive around the city.
  • Alhambra Roam the complex and the gardens of its lavish palace with the help of an experienced guide.
  • Montilla Enjoy a wine-tasting session at a typical Andalucian wine bodega.
  • Seville See the cultural highlights of the city on a guided tour.
  • Puente Nuevo Bridge Admire Ronda’s most prized landmark.
Highlights of Andalucia

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Overview

A sun-drenched southern Spain adventure that sees you exploring Moorish landmarks, sampling locally produced wine and walking in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Costa del Sol area

Day
1

Fly to Malaga where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

No meals included

Costa del Sol area - Loja - Granada

Day
2

Begin the day with an orientation drive around Malaga, before heading inland through grandiose scenery stopping in Loja, formerly the Moorish town of the Medina Lawsa, captured by the Christians in 1486 during in the Reconquista. Arrive in Granada, located at the foot of the great Sierra Nevada mountain range, where you will stay for two nights. The rest of the day is yours so why not join the optional city sightseeing to discover the delights of the ancient Moorish city of Granada.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Granada

Day
3

Today sees one of the highlights of your trip - your included sightseeing tour of the famous and fascinating Alhambra complex with a local guide (please note that entrance to the Nasrid palace is not guaranteed). This splendid example of intricate Moorish architecture stands on a hilltop overlooking the city and is backed by the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Granada - Cordoba

Day
4

Drive through the undulating vineyards of Andalucia, for a stop in Montilla where you'll visit a typical Andalucian wine bodega. Next to Cordoba, perhaps Spain's most Moorish city. An optional tour takes you to what used to be its great mosque - known as one of Islam's greatest pieces of architecture outside the Arab world - which is now a Catholic cathedral. You'll enjoy the old whitewashed houses with their patios opening onto the winding streets and small squares. The afternoon is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cordoba - Seville

Day
5

Journey further into the very heart of Andalucia, to the picturesque town of Ecija, then drive through Carmona, dominated by an ancient Alcazar. Just a few more miles on to the elegant city of Seville, where you will enjoy an included city sightseeing to see many of the city's highlights. In the evening you have the chance to experience the colourful spectacle of Seville's famous dance culture on our optional Flamenco excursion.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Seville at Leisure

Day
6

The day is yours to do some serious sightseeing around the beautiful Andalucian capital. Enjoy tapas in one of the many bars, do some shopping the famous Calle Sierpes, or visit the Alcazar at your own pace.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Seville - Ronda - Costa del Sol area

Day
7

Today, drive along the some of the beautiful scenic "Route of the Pueblos Blancos", with a stop in Ronda, where Ernest Hemingway and Orson Wells spent many summers as part-time residents. This is a town full of historic charm with pretty streets and three stunning bridges, the highlight being the Puente Nuevo, a spectacular 18th century bridge offering sheer breath-taking views of the Tajo Gorge. We then continue to the Costa del Sol passing by some of the famous sea-side resorts on the way to the Malaga area.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Costa del Sol area - UK

Day
8

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in the Costa del Sol.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Things to note

Accommodation as stated or similar

Day3: Entrance to the Nasrid palace is not guaranteed

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Malaga Area: Hacienda Puerta Del Sol at Mijas
  • Granada: Corona de Granada
  • Cordoba: Selu
  • Seville: Don Paco

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