7. Andalucia and Toledo: 4-Day Tour from Madrid
Tour the splendid destinations of Andalucia and Toledo and soak in the different cultures you encounter. This tour includes guided visits in Córdoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo. You will have a guide for your whole trip and will travel in an air-conditioned deluxe motor coach. Enjoy accommodations in selected class hotels. Daily breakfast and 3 dinners are also included.
Day 1 (Monday) Madrid – Cordoba – Seville
Depart from established hotels in Madrid at 8:00 AM. Drive along the land of Don Quixote “The Man from La Mancha” to Córdoba. Enjoy a city tour including the Mosque and Jewish Quarter. Continue to Seville for dinner and a night's rest in your hotel.
Day 2 (Tuesday) Seville
After breakfast take a panoramic city tour. Visit the cathedral, Santa Cruz Quarter, and Maria Luisa Gardens. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight in a hotel in Seville.
In the evening you can take an optional Flamenco tour in Seville.
Day 3 (Wednesday) Seville - Granada
After breakfast depart to Granada via the Caliphate Road. Visit Alhambra, the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. These monuments will amaze you. Have dinner and stay overnight in Granada.
Take an optional gypsy night tour in Granada.
Day 4 (Thursday) Granada - Toledo - Madrid
After breakfast depart towards the Imperial City of Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the 3 cultures of Spain (Christians, Moorish, and Jewish) have lived together for centuries. Take a tour of the most important city monuments and its narrow streets. Observe the famous “Damasquinado” technique where gold and silver is inlaid in iron to create beautiful jewelry, then continue to Madrid to complete your tour.
Class T Hotel:
Seville: Catalonia Santa Justa/Catalonia Giralda
Granada: Los Angeles
Class A Hotel:
Seville: Melia Lebreros
Granada: Melia Granada