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Discover Andalucia

Plaza de Espana (Spain square) in Seville, Andalusia
Duration: 7 nights
Interests: Discovery tours
Type: European walking holidays
Walking Grade: 1

As Spain’s stunning southerly region, Andalucia raises the bar for beaches, fiestas, tapas, history, and nature. Starting in Malaga, our guided holiday is loaded with big-name attractions, including Alpujarras, Granada, and Seville. You’ll also spend time exploring Cadiz, believed to be the oldest inhabited city in Europe.

What you’ll love

  • A fully guided tour of Granada's UNESCO-listed Alhambra Palace
  • Spending a full day in Seville
  • Visiting the whitewashed villages of the Alpujarras
  • Touring the historic centre of Cadiz 
  • Marvelling at the Great Mosque of Cordoba

What’s included

  • A full programme of guided walks led by experienced local leaders
  • HF Holidays Tour Manager
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Half-board (breakfast plus 3 lunches and 2 dinners)
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees (as per itinerary)
  • Return flights from the UK including hold baggage and airport transfers

Trip Notes

Easy to download as a PDF, our trip notes provide detailed information for every holiday. Please click below to find the trip notes for your departure date.

All our carefully-curated itineraries are designed by our experts. While we make every effort to adhere to the described itinerary, we may take alternative routes or adapt the running order for weather and/or operational reasons.

Arrive Malaga early afternoon, travel to hotel and spend some free time in the city, before a welcome dinner with local wine included. 

Half day tour of Malaga with a local guide, with a visit to the Castle of Gilbafaro, then a walk around Malaga along the promenade La Farola, passing the Roman Theatre, bullring and onto the famous cathedral with it unfinished right tower. Free time in the afternoon, very good choice of museums, or a lovely promenade along the sea.

Transfer to Granada via a visit to the “Alpujarras” a stunning valley full of white washed villages and incredible scenery. We visit three of these picturesque villages where life still feels like it did many years ago. Lunch included in a local restaurant. 

In the morning a fully guided tour of the UNESCO World heritage site the Alhambra, this monument to the moors is quite rightly world famous. In the afternoon free time to explore Granada, sample the free tapas that come with drinks, visit the gypsy quarter or the markets and cathedral.

Transfer to Sevilla, via a half day visit to Cordoba where we visit the Great Mosque another of the great Moorish buildings in this part of Spain, we also tour the Jewish quarter before heading to Seville. Lunch in a local restaurant included. 

A full day is spent in this wonderful city visiting the Cathedral the largest gothic building in Western Europe, before climbing La Giralda, the Moorish tower next to the cathedral. We will visit the Barrio of Santa Cruz, with its labyrinth of narrow streets and alleys and lively plazas, it was once the Jewish quarter, we finish with some free time to explore the city at your own pace.

This morning we head to Cadiz, which has a different feel to the other cities we have visited, the historic centre is an island and has a distinct Latin American feel to it. After a tour and a visit to the impressive Torre Tavira, we head to Puerto de Santa Maria across the bay, where we visit a bodega for sherry tasting and lunch. Heading back to Seville, this evening we have a farewell meal with local wine included. 

Return to Seville for the onward flight home

Hotel Alameda Centro, Malaga

The 4* Hotel Alameda Centro is located opposite just a 15 minute walk from both the historic centre of Malaga and the beach, opposite Jardines Picasso, this comfortable 4 star hotel is a great base to visit all of Malaga's attractions. There are 140 comfortable rooms with views of the city all including; a Television, Telephone, Room Safe, Complimentary Toiletries, Air conditioning, Free wifi and a Minibar. The hotel operates on a B&B basis and provides a very good buffet breakfast with delicious hot and cold options. On your first night in Malaga we will take you out to a local restaurant for a welcome dinner with wine included, the second night we leave you with the option to try one of the cities many great restaurants. 

Hotel Porcel Alixares, Granada

The 4* Hotel Porcel Alixares has a great location with views of the Alhambra and is just a short walk into the centre of Granada, there is also a swimming pool and a regular bus service to the city centre. This hotel has 95 comfortable rooms each with a Telephone, TV, Room safe, Complimentary toiletries, Small fridge, Free wifi and Air conditioning. There is a buffet breakfast served from 7am with hot and cold products both local and international. This hotel does have a restaurant. But did you know that Granada is one of the few regions of Spain to still offer tapas for free when you buy a drink! (we highly recommend exploring the nearby bars and restaurants)

Hotel Becquer, Seville

The 4 Star Hotel Becquer is located in the historic centre of Seville in the charming Triana district, giving great access to the delights of this beautiful city. This hotel has 62 comfortable rooms decorated in a very classic style with views of the city. Each room contains a Television, Telephone, Room Safe, Complimentary Toiletries, Air conditioning and Free WiFi. The hotel is on a B&B basis and provides a very good buffet breakfast with hot and cold options. On your last night in Seville we take you out for a farewell dinner with local wine included, your first two nights are free to allow you to try Seville’s many restaurants and Tapas bars or try out the hotels swimming pool.

Essential information

It's best to be prepared for all weather conditions. To make it easier, here is a list of items you should consider packing.   


  • Walking boots 
  • Waterproof jacket 
  • Waterproof trousers 
  • Insulated jacket/top 
  • Walking clothing  
  • Walking socks (plus spares)  
  • Sunhat 
  • Gloves/mitts and warm hat
  • Water bottle (minimum 2 litre capacity)  
  • Headtorch 
  • High-factor sunscreen (minimum SPF 30)  
  • Sunglasses with a dark lens 
  • Rucksack (15-30 litres)  
  • Mobile phone 
  • Personal first aid kit (containing your medication, blister plasters, etc.) 
  • Passport 
  • Visa (if applicable) 
  • Copy of your travel insurance policy 
  • UK Global Health Insurance Card (formerly known as EHIC


  • Collapsible walking poles 
  • Swimwear and travel towel
  • Snacks
  • Dry bags
  • Rubbish bags
  • Insect repellent

Optional extras

  • Camera 
  • Sit mat
  • Flask for hot drinks 
  • Durable lunch box
  • Gaiters 
  • GPS device 

Guest reviews

All holidays are subject to availability. Supplements may apply.

Non-member fee: £30 per person.

All packages that include flights are ATOL protected. Advertised prices listed below show the lowest economy flight price option for that departure. On holidays where we offer local UK airports, details will appear in the “Important Information” section below and available alternative flight options will be offered when you book. Seating upgrades may be available on request and at an additional charge, please call 020 3974 8865 for a quote.

Date (Start - End) Itinerary Double / Twin Room Single Room Notes / Offers Trip Notes Book

04 Mar - 11 Mar 2024

7 nights

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Date (Start - End) Itinerary Double / Twin Room Single Room Notes / Offers Trip Notes Book

04 Mar - 11 Mar 2024

7 nights


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Important information

  • With flights holidays: Price includes flights into Malaga Airport and returning from Seville Airport, hold baggage and airport transfers
7 nights
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