Andalusia in full (10 days)

Day 01.- Malaga - Ronda

Arrival at Malaga airport and transfer to Ronda, the largest white town in Andalusia with a spectacular location above the gorge known as El Tajo. The city is known for its famous bullring, which for many years has attracted visitors from all over the world, as well as cobblestone streets and dazzling white palaces. Accommodation.

Day 02.- Ronda - Arcos - Pto Sta Maria
After breakfast, we cross the impressive Puente Nuevo, with three high arches, and look down the gorge to the deep Guadalete River, surrounded by spectacular vertical rock walls. During the visit to the bullring, we heard about the Spanish roots and tradition of bullfighting. Time for lunch and departure to Arcos. On the way we will make a stop to visit a farm of fighting bulls and horses. With this visit we get an exciting insight into the secret behind the breeding animals and hear about the selection of the fighting bull. We continue to the town of Arcos de la Frontera, a landmark of the white towns, strategically located on top of a cliff. The city is full of mystery and old whitewashed arches that represent an important part of Spanish history, which is why they were declared a national monument in 1962.

Late in the afternoon we arrive at Puerto de Santa María. The city is located on the other side of the Gulf of Cadiz and on the banks of the Guadalete River. The famous Osborne sherry is made here, which with its bull logo has become a symbol of Spain. Golden sandy beaches, sherry vineyards and tempting cuisine make the city a mini version of Andalusia. Accommodation.

Day 03.- Pto. Sta Maria -cadiz - Jerez - Seville

Breakfast and departure for Cádiz. It is an experience to visit this fairytale city, which is almost surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on all sides, and contains a romantic tangle of winding streets. Here we really feel the buzz of the city's history and richness when we take a city walk in the heart of the old town, where its 126 watchtowers stand out above the city's rooftops. It exudes atmosphere in the narrow streets with pastel baroque buildings, the cathedral and, not least, the idyllic Moorish courtyards.

We say goodbye to Cádiz and crossing the impressive new bridge, we continue towards Jerez de la Frontera, world famous and known for its more than 200 sherry cellars. The town is surrounded by fields with vines in long rows. An unforgettable experience awaits you when you visit one of its wineries and taste its wines. It is exciting to hear the explanations about the manufacturing process of the different types of wines. Free time for lunch and continuation to Seville. Visiting this city, the largest in Andalusia, is an intoxicating experience. Gleaming palaces, beautiful Baroque churches, stately homes and a huge Gothic cathedral lie along the winding, romantic medieval streets like a showcase of the Moorish capital that it was. Later it was one of the richest cities in the world as unimaginable riches flowed in from the New World. (America). Accommodation

Day 04.- Seville

After breakfast, we will go on a city tour by bus, so that we can really feel the greatness of Seville. We will visit the Plaza de España, which is adorned with colorful tiles with scenes from all the Spanish provinces. We pass by the largest gothic cathedral in the world with the tombstone of Columbus. The 100-meter-high Moorish church tower, La Giralda, is the symbol of the city.

Then we continue on foot through the narrow streets of the Judería, the Barrio de Santa Cruz, full of history and legends known worldwide. Free afternoon with the possibility of taking an optional excursion to a Tablao Flamenco. Accommodation.

Day 05.- Seville - Carmona - Cordoba
On the way to Córdoba we visited Carmona, often compared to Seville, although smaller. Carmona is for many an unexpected highlight with its impressive old buildings and palaces. The Roman amphitheater reminds us that the city is one of the oldest in Europe and that it once played an important role in the history of Andalusia.

We walk through the charming streets of the city with whitewashed houses to the market square, located in a former Dominican convent and beautifully surrounded by fine colonnades. Next, we head on foot to the high-rise palace, the Alcázar de la Puerta de Sevilla, from which you have a formidable view of the entire area. Free time for lunch and departure for Córdoba.

We will spend a night in the heart of the city in the picturesque Jewish quarter with the world famous Mosque. Living here is like a trip back in time to the time when Córdoba was one of the largest cities in the world. Accommodation.

Day 06.-Cordoba - Montilla - Granada
After breakfast, we will take a walk through the medieval quarter of Córdoba. The special charm of the city unfolds in the Jewish Quarter with its synagogue, palaces and churches. It is almost an absolutely overwhelming experience to walk in the labyrinth of narrow alleys between whitewashed houses, wrought-iron balconies, flower-decorated courtyards and idyllic squares, where potted plants adorn windows and balconies.

We then visit the fascinating mosque, La Mezquita, one of the largest Islamic buildings in the world. The journey continues to the famous Sierra de Montilla wine region, where the landscape is covered with endless vineyards. We visit a charming little winery, where the family shows us around and tells us about the unique grapes used for Montilla's fabulous wines, which in many ways resemble sherry. High-quality olive oil is also produced here, for which this region is known. We end the visit with a wine tasting.

Late in the afternoon we will arrive in Granada. In the evening, if you wish, the guide will accompany you to the exciting cave district, Sacromonte, where the gypsies settled after the Christians expelled the Moors.

Day 07.- Granada

In the morning we explore the heart of Granada, which is full of cozy restaurants, bars and cafes. Granada is a charming city where we find traces of the Spanish Moors everywhere. Horseshoe arches, spices and teahouses go hand in hand with modern fashion boutiques, graffiti and delicious tapas bars.

We pass exciting craft shops located in the beautiful courtyard, Corral del Carbón, as well as the impressive cathedral. The walk through the city ends in the Plaza de Bib-Rambla, which almost seems like a reflection of Granada's ancient history. The main square has witnessed medieval gloom, executions, bullfights, popular festivals, etc.

Free afternoon. In the evening, you can optionally enjoy a night visit to the Alhambra. Visiting the spectacular Alhambra Palace complex during the day is an amazing experience, but coming here when it's completely dark is second to none, as the most beautiful love letter to arab culture.

Day 08.- Granada - Tropical Coast
In the morning we visit the oldest neighborhood in Granada, the Albaicín. Here we will get a little idea of what the city looked like during the Arab period with the houses with whitewashed balconies adorned with blooming geraniums, the Turkish bath and the churches built on the ruins of the mosques. We say goodbye to Granada from a formidable viewpoint with views of the Alhambra.

Departure for Almuñecar, where we will enjoy a few days of relaxation on the blue coast of the Mediterranean, the Costa Tropical, which is less known than its neighboring coast, the Costa del Sol. The coast is known for its beautiful beaches and for its special microclimate with more than 300 sunny days a year. The coast has been named “La Costa Tropical” for its tropical vegetation with palm trees, flowers and abundance of fruits and vegetables.

Day 09.- Almuñecar
Free day to relax by the hotel pool, take a walk along the blue Mediterranean Sea and feel the fresh sea breeze or enjoy the beautiful hotel facilities.
Day 10.- Almuñecar - Airport

Breakfast and free time until the time of transfer to the airport.

Andalusia with Ubeda and Baeza (8 days)

Day 01.- Malaga - Granada
Arrival at Malaga airport and transfer to Granada, one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, full of cozy restaurants, bars and cafes. It is a charming city where we find Arab traces everywhere. Horseshoe arches, spices and teahouses go hand in hand with modern fashion boutiques, graffiti and delicious tapas bars.

Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation and lodging.

Day 02.- Granada
Morning dedicated to the visit of the Alhambra with the Palace of Carlos V and the Generalife gardens with a local guide. Free afternoon to discover on your own the charms of the city. Accommodation.
Day 03.- Granada – Baeza – Ubeda – Cordoba
This day will be dedicated to the cities of Baeza and Úbeda, both cities on the UNESCO list of protected monumental cities that offer spectacular historical monuments to the traveler. We drive in the morning to Baeza and visit the old University and the Cathedral, and continue to Úbeda, where we have time for lunch.

In the afternoon we will walk through several impressive palaces and visit the church of El Salvador and the church of Santa Cruz.

After the visit, our coach will take us to Córdoba, the ancient capital of the Arab kingdom. Accommodation

Day 04.- Cordoba – Seville
City tour, visiting the impressive 8th century mosque and the old synagogue, with a walking tour of the Jewish quarter. Lunch time.

In the afternoon we go to Medina Azahara, the ruins of the administrative city of Muslim Spain from the 10th century. Continue to Seville. Accommodation.

Day 05.- Seville
City tour in the morning, visiting the Cathedral, the Royal Palace and the Jewish quarter.

Free afternoon to discover the city on your own. Accommodation.

Day 06.- Seville – Jerez – Ronda – Costa Del Sol

Breakfast and departure to Jerez, known for the production of Sherry wine and the Royal School of Equestrian Art. Here we visit one of the most important local wine companies, and see the fantastic show with the dancing horses. In the afternoon we continue to Ronda. Sightseeing tour of the city on foot to visit the most important monuments, such as the bridges that cross the impressive gorge, the church of Santa María and the bullring, which is the oldest in Spain, the scene of very important bullfights. We continue towards the Costa del Sol. Accommodation.

Day 07.- Costa Del Sol - Malaga
Breakfast and departure to visit Malaga is charming and widely known as a tourist city for the rich and famous. Now it successfully competes among cruise cities thanks to its profusion of quirky museums. We will begin the tour by going up to the Gibralfaro Castle to observe the spectacular panoramic view of the city while enjoying a coffee or a glass of wine on the terrace of the Parador. Then we will go down to the center of the city to walk through its streets admiring the views of the Cathedral, the Alcazaba and the Roman theater. Then free time for shopping in the main shopping street of the city, the famous Calle Larios where there are a lot of designer stores. Back to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 08.- Malaga - Airport
Transfer to Malaga airport.