11 DAY MADRID, ANDALUCIA & COSTA DEL SOL TOUR PACKAGE from MADRID (MA8LM)

11 DAYS MADRID, ANDALUCIA & the COSTA DEL SOL TOUR PACKAGE from MADRID (MA8LM)

DEPARTS MADRID / SATURDAYS : 04 May - 21 September 2019

Visits: Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Costa del Sol, Granada, Toledo

 
2019 Itinerary:
Day 1 (Saturday)                    ARRIVE MADRID
Arrive at Madrid airport and transfer to your hotel, your day is free Accommodation. Perhaps book an optional evening Tapas Tour or Prado “Skip the Line” Afternoon Tour.
 
Day 2 (Sunday)                      MADRID
This morning after breakfast enjoy a Madrid city tour; discover the medieval origins of the city such as the Arabic fortress at the Barrio de la Morería and drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterised by Phillip II and his Renaissance and Baroque style buildings. Visit Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III. Stop and visit the interior of the Royal Palace before also admiring the 19th century works of the Prado Museum. This tour will also include contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste; as well as the commercial and financial areas such as Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Next, walk to a traditional Spanish restaurant to savour the delicious flavours of “Paella”. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation.
 
Day 3 (Monday)                     MADRID / CORDOBA / SEVILLE
After breakfast transfer to Julia Travel bus terminal (Plaza de Oriente), depart at 8.30am. Drive southward through La Mancha (Don Quixote country) to Cordoba, one of the oldest and most historic cities in Spain. Enjoy a Cordoba sightseeing tour including a visit to the magnificent 8th century Mezquita/Mosque/Cathedral and the historic Jewish quarter, with its narrow winding streets, decorated courtyards and patios of flowers. Continue to Seville, a wonderful city, and regarded by some as the romantic capital of Andalucía. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 4 (Tuesday)                    SEVILLE
Today, after breakfast, take a morning city tour visiting the Barrio de Santa Cruz with its narrow streets the and Plaza de Espana, also enjoy panoramic view of the city by coach. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the city, perhaps a river cruise along the Guadalquir or a visit to the pseudo reconstruction of Pontius Pilates House (Casa de Pilatos), which began in the 16th century, and presents an interesting blend of Mudejar, gothic and renaissance styles with its beautiful patio and gallery, elegant fountain and ornamental Minerva statues. Dinner and accommodation. Optional Excursion: Flamenco show.
 
Day 5 (Wednesday)               SEVILLE / COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast, enjoy free time in Seville before an early afternoon transfer to the Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 6 (Thursday)                   COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast; full day at leisure. Optional tours available. Dinner at your hotel.
 
Day 7 (Friday)                        COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast; full day at leisure. Optional tours available. Dinner at your hotel.
 
Day 8 (Saturday)                    COSTA DEL SOL
Breakfast; full day at leisure. Optional tours available. Dinner at your hotel.
 
Day 9 (Sunday)                      COSTA DEL SOL / GRANADA
Today, after breakfast depart for Granada the final stronghold of the Moorish Kingdom in 1492, a glorious city immortalised in song and verse and overlooked by the majestic snow covered Sierra Nevadas. Enjoy a sightseeing tour visiting the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens, which showcases Moorish palaces, towers and gardens in an incomparable setting – the Alhambra is special! Dinner and accommodation. Evening Optional: Attend a typical show of gipsy flamenco
 
Day 10 (Monday)                   GRANADA / TOLEDO / MADRID
Breakfast; then depart for the Imperial City of Toledo (World Heritage city), where the three cultures of Spain (Christians, Moorish and Jewish) have lived together. Enjoy a short guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Then visit the famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) workshop. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation.
 
Day 11 (Tuesday)                  DEPART MADRID
After breakfast; transfer to Madrid airport. END OF TOUR.
Depending on your departure time, perhaps book an optional Prado “Skip the Line” Afternoon Tour.
2019 Departure Dates
Saturdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
May: 4 AU$2645 AU$3880
May: 11, 18, 25
June: 8, 15, 22, 29
AU$2360 AU$3600
July: 6, 13, 20, 27
August: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September: 7, 14, 21
AU$2460 AU$3700
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Seasonal supplements may apply.
COACH TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • First Class (4*) Hotels used (or similar): Madrid – Catalonia Gran Via/Courtyard by Marriott Madrid Princesa; Seville – Melia Lebreros; Costa del Sol – Melia Costa del Sol/Ibersol Alay; Granada – Abades Nevada Palace
  • Daily breakfast, 7 dinners
  • Multilingual guides / Guided visits: Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Granada* & Toledo
  • Monument entry fees
  • Madrid airport transfers, arrival & departure
Regular tour by air-conditioned coach, multilingual tour escort.
Additional Information: Passport details are required in advance; Tourist city taxes (in applicable cities) are to be paid locally; During the Madrid Stay, the tour escort will not be available.
*There is a small possibility that tickets to the Alhambra may not be attained, in which case the operator may be obliged to change the Alhambra visit.
 
Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants. Your fellow tour participants may be staying at multiple hotels in each city.
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