An Andalucian Discovery

Mijas
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Discover the 'real' Spain from its traditional whitewashed villages to its lavish Moorish architecture on this grand tour.​

Optional Excursions
  • Watch a thrilling Flamenco Show
  • Royal Andalucian School of Equestrian Art visit and show
  • Visit of the Alcazar
Excursions Included
  • Ronda tour including El Tajo gorge
  • Jerez tour and sherry-tasting 
  • Granada's magical Alhambra Palace
  • Cadiz guided tour
  • Explore Seville, the home of flamenco
  • Visit Cordoba and its Mezquita
  • Visit Malaga and the Picasso Museum
Accommodation
    • Hotel TRH Mijas
    • The TRH Mijas is a beautiful 4 star hotel located in the centre of Mijas offering panoramic views of the Mediterranean. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, health club, snack bar tennis court and sun terrace. Guest rooms feature en suite facilities, TV and hairdryer.
    • Hipotels Sherry Park
    • Hotel Sevilla Macarena
    • Hotel Urban Dream Granada
    • Hotel TRH Mijas
    • The TRH Mijas is a beautiful 4 star hotel located in the centre of Mijas offering panoramic views of the Mediterranean. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, health club, snack bar tennis court and sun terrace. Guest rooms feature en suite facilities, TV and hairdryer.
Destinations
  • Alhambra
  • Royal Palace
  • Granada
  • Malaga
  • Seville
  • Cadiz
  • Generalife
  • Spain
  • Europe
Tour Types
  • Seniors
  • Cultural
  • Scenic
  • 50 plus
  • Touring
  • DAY 1 UK/Malaga
  • After flying to Malaga, on Spain's Costa del Sol, we'll transfer you to your overnight hotel in Mijas.

  • DAY 2 Ronda/Jerez
  • We'll take to the road this morning and travel through the Andalucian Mountains to Jerez. On the way we're going to stop at the picturesque cliff-top town of Ronda. Here, a Local Guide will talk you through all its highlights. You'll see the 600ft deep El Tajo gorge that divides the town in two and the ancient bridge spanning it. You'll also head to the southern side of town to admire its typically Andalucian whitewashed houses.

  • DAY 3 Cadiz
  • You can discover the rich history of Cadiz today. Widely acknowledged as the oldest populated city in Europe, your tour will uncover its ancient mansions, scenic plazas, picturesque churches and more. 
  • DAY 4 Seville
  • Andalucia's regional capital is, as all opera fans will know, the setting for Bizet's Carmen and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Your tour includes the main highlights, including the Gothic cathedral and the Barrio Santa Cruz area.
  • DAY 5 Jerez
  • Today you can do your own thing or join a fascinating optional tour. Youwill visit the Royal Andalucian School of Equestrian Art where you'll learn allabout the classical traditions of Spanish Baroque horsemanship and see how thehorses and riders prepare for competitions. You'll then take your seat in theauditorium to watch a mesmerising equestrian performance accompanied bytraditional music and costumes.  We'll finish the day as we head to a bodega to learn all about the productionof Jerez's famous sherry with a tasting included, of course.
  • Day 6 Seville
  • You've an optional second trip into Seville this morning. This time you'll enjoy a guided tour of the Alcazar, the royal palace built on the site of a Moorish fort. Enjoy time to yourself this afternoon, and this evening you might wish to join our optional flamenco show. Andalucia, and in particular Seville, is known for this dramatic and passionate art form.
  • DAY 7 Cordoba/Granada
  • Our destination today is Granada, which we will reach via a visit to Cordoba. This city's crowning glory is one of the world's greatest Islamic buildings, the Mezquita, or Great Mosque. After a tour inside, we'll have time to explore the maze of winding streets and picturesque squares of the Jewish quarter.

  • DAY 8 Granada
  • You really can't visit Granada without a trip to the Alhambra Palace, so as well as your city tour today, that's exactly where you're heading. Built by the Moors in the 13th and 14th centuries, this magnificent complex is complemented perfectly by the lovely Generalife Gardens, which you'll also discover.

  • DAY 9 Mijas
  • This morning we're off to Malaga for a tour of its Old Town and a visit to the Picasso Museum – the celebrated artist was born in the city. Later we're going to head back to the whitewashed Andalucian village of Mijas for a final evening.
  • DAY 10 Malaga/UK
  • Today you'll transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
  • Return flights from London Gatwick with British Airways
  • 9 nights Bed & Breakfast in 4-star hotels
  • 13 meals: 9 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Audio Guide


 

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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They take care of everything for you, from organising the transport and booking the hotels to arranging visits to the ‘must-see’ sights as well as some undiscovered, off-the-beaten-track destinations. You’ll be accompanied by an experienced Tour Manager whose unrivalled knowledge and enthusiasm will help you to uncover the real heart and soul of a place.

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Group Size:0 - 35
Accommodation:4 star hotels
Difficulty:Classic Touring
Meals:13 meals
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