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Upon arriving at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Towards the end of the day, we provide transfers to the Egyptian Debod Temple, Plaza de España and Gran Via. Then, we return to the hotel
The morning starts with a tour through the center of Madrid including the Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. We then will visit Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. A visit to Las Ventas Bullring (admission included) is next. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your own leisure. At sunset, we will provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the Royal Palace. At the end of the evening we will return to the hotel
We leave Madrid in the early morning. We travel to the south across La Mancha, stopping in PUERTO LAPICE, a ‘manchego’ village evoking the figure of Don Quixote. We will enter Andalusia via Despeñaperros, arriving in GRANADA. Lunch included. In the afternoon, if you bought the trip with the entrance included, we will visit with a local guide the immense Alhambra Palace and its beautiful Generalife gardens, built in Arab times. In the evening, we visit the Albaicín district of Granada, a World Heritage site along with the Alhambra, where you can enjoy dinner in the narrow winding streets of this captivating Medieval Moorish quarter. Tonight, you have the option to attend a flamenco dance show and the traditional neighbourhood of Sacromonte.
Departing from Granada and travelling towards the Costa del Sol, we will arrive in MALAGA and explore its historic city Centre, with its cathedral and the Picasso Museum. After this, we will continue along the coastal motorway with beautiful views of the Mediterranean. Stopping in PUERTO BANUS, Marbella, a pretty resort known as the playground of Europe’s rich and famous. In the afternoon, we will continue through the hills until we reach RONDA, a very beautiful “white town” with its large gorge that divides it in two. Then we will travel onward to SEVILLE, arrival sometime in the late afternoon
After breakfast, a local expert will guide you on a scenic visit of Seville featuring the Cathedral and its famous Giralda (bell tower), the banks of the Guadalquivir River, popular neighborhoods of Santa Cruz and Triana and the beautiful Plaza de España. After the visit, we will include a boat trip along the river Guadalquivir. Right after, you will have free time to explore at your own leisure. At the end of the afternoon, we will go to the historic city center area (Calle Alfonso XII), and then we return to the hotel
Free time for walks in the neighborhoods of this ancient city, where we accompany the tour guide to visit the Mosque of Cordoba, and visit the old Sinagogy. We continue our journey through the Castilian fields to stop at the famous Conservera of the giant windmills. Then we travel to Madrid
After breakfast, end of our services