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Discover Andalucia

Plaza de Espana (Spain square) in Seville, Andalusia
Duration: 7 nights
Interests: Discovery Tours
Type: European Multi-Centre
Walking Grade: 1
from £1,399pp £1,299pp

Andalucia is famous for beaches, fiestas and tapas. But there is far more to the most southerly region of Spain. Its cities paint the history of Spain. On this holiday we start in Malaga, towered over by the Castle of Gilbafaro. Then, en-route to Granada we visit the Alpujarras a region time has forgotten. In Granada we visit the UNESCO world heritage site the Alhambra and wander its lively streets and tapas bars. In Cordoba we visit the Jewish quarter and the Great Mosque before heading to Seville for a full day. Onto Cadiz, the oldest city in Western Europe, with a visit to the Torre Tavira, then onto El Puerto de Santa Maria for sherry tasting and lunch in a local bodega. A final night is spent in Seville before your flight home.

Holiday Highlights

  • Unesco World Heritage Alhambra Palace
  • Visit the whitewashed villages of the Alpujarras
  • Full day in Seville, including a boat ride on the river Gaudalquivir
  • Visit the Great Mosque of Cordoba
  • Cadiz the oldest city in western Europe

What’s included

  • A full programme of guided walks and sightseeing with experienced local guides including transport and entrance fees
  • ‘With flight’ holidays include return flights from the UK and hotel transfers
  • En-suite accommodation - 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners

Trip Notes

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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 a boat ride on the river Guadalquivir.


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 Malaga for the onward flight home


Hotel Alameda Centro, Malaga

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

Hotel Porcel Alixares, Granada

Hotel Porcel Alixares  The 4* Hotel Porcel Alixares has a great location with views of the Alhambra and just a short walk into the centre of Granada it also has a regular bus service to the city centre.  Rooms There 95 comfortable rooms Telephone TV Room safe Complimentary toiletries Small fridge Free wifi Air conditioning Amenities Swimming Pool   Food & Drink The buffet breakfast is served from 7am and offer hot and cold products both local and international Your Evenings Your stay is on B&B and the hotel does have a restaurant. If you don’t wish to head out into Granada. But do you know that Granada is one of the few regions of Spain to still offer tapas for free when you buy a drink!

Hotel Becquer, Seville

Hotel Becquer 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. Rooms There are 62 comfortable rooms decorated in a very classic style with views of the city. Television Telephone Room Safe Complimentary Tolietries Air conditioning Free wifi Facilities The hotel has a small swimming pool  Food & Drink The hotel is on a B&B basis and provides a very good buffet breakfast showcasing with both hotel and cold options. Your evenings 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 or Tapas bars.

Guest Reviews

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Prices based on two people sharing. Supplements may apply.
Non-member fee: £30 per person.

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12 Dec - 19 Dec 2022

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Important Information

  • Single room supplement: £28 per night
Duration:
7 nights
Interests:
Discovery Tours
Type:
European Multi-Centre
Walking Grade:
1

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