Spain Andalusia & Costa Del Sol
TOUR STARTS FROM MADRID
Discover all that southern Spain has to offer. From beautiful beaches to ancient palaces and beautiful art, on this 8-day trip from Madrid. The tour covers Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Granada and the Costa del Sol. Explore Granada’s magnificent Alhambra Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), see Seville’s Alcazar, plus much more. Enjoy a combination of organized visits, plus ample free time to wander at your own pace.
At a Glance
Sat Leave Madrid and travel to Cordoba via Caceres
Sun Cordoba city tour. Travel to Seville for overnight
Mon Morning tour of Seville. Afternoon is free
Tue White Village road to Ronda. Overnight in Marbella
Wed Marbella: day at leisure
Thu Marbella: day at leisure
Fri: Leave Marbella for Granada. Alhambra & Generalife
Sat Onwards to Toledo (City tour). Arrive in Madrid
What you will see
On this 8-day tour of Spain you will discover southern Spain’s most beautiful cities as you explore the Andalusia region with your expert guide. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens in Granada, and the Alcazar in Seville. Explore Toledo, the hometown of painter El Greco, and see the Great Mosque/Cathederal and the Jewish Quarter in Cordoba. Enjoy free time in Marbella to explore more on your own.
Experience the perfect mix of cultural sightseeing and laid-back beach-going on this tour through beautiful Andalusia and the Costa del Sol. Visit architectural wonders and kick back by the Mediterranean, sangria in hand.
From Madrid, wind your way into southern Spain and the culturally rich region known as Andalusia. Stop in enchanting Córdoba for a stroll through the winding streets of the Jewish Quarter and a visit to the city’s famous mosque, with its beautiful rows of striped arches and columns.
In Seville, explore the atmospheric Santa Cruz quarter with its lovely mosaic buildings. Stroll the grounds of the riverside Maria Luisa Park, and see the striking architecture of Plaza de España, built for the 1929 Ibero-American Exposition.
Costa Del Sol
Arrive among the seaside resorts of the Costa del Sol for a few days of sun-drenched relaxation. Between dinner and breakfast at your hotel, spend the days as you like, lounging on the beach, scoping out the best tapas in town, or opting to take part in various tours and excursions.
At the end of this relaxing sojourn, head to Granada, the stronghold of the Moorish Kingdom until 1492. Walk through the palatial complex of the Alhambra, with its intricate Islamic architectural details, blossom-filled courtyards, and burbling fountains.
Learn about local culture at a gypsy flamenco show, and spend your final day delving into the spiritual heritage of Toledo, learning how the world’s 3 great monotheistic religions coexisted peacefully in this beautifully preserved medieval city before returning to Madrid.