The Alhambra, Granada
An extended stay in the beautiful southern Spanish region of Andalucia exploring some of Spain's most striking scenery and most captivating historic cities. The Andalucian cities of Seville, Córdoba and Granada are architectural gems with a rich and varied history.
Mosque • Cathedral of Córdoba • Alhambra • Seville • Picasso Museum
Day 1 Fly to Málaga and transfer to the hotel in Antequera.
Day 2 A chance to learn about our base, Antequera, from pre-history to the Romans and medieval times. This Spanish provincial town has so far avoided mass tourism. Later there is time to explore independently, visit the museum or a tapas bar or two.
Day 3 Full day excursion to Córdoba for a guided tour through the crooked streets of Moorish origin including the 'Street of Flowers' and the 1,000 year old mosque, which is so large it has the cathedral built inside it.
Day 4 Visit Granada for a morning guided tour of the historic centre, where the Renaissance cathedral, Royal Chapel and the Alcaiceria should not be missed. In the afternoon visit the Alhambra Palace and the Summer Palace, the Generalife and experience the environment of Moorish royalty 700 years ago.
Day 5 Travel to Malaga, the birthplace of Picasso, for a morning guided tour and an afternoon of independent sightseeing. Highlights include the Gibralfaro, cathedral and the Picasso Museum.
Day 6 A full day excursion in Seville, birthplace and inspiration of writers, painters and artists, and one of the most visited cities in Spain. See the Cathedral, Alcázar and Giralda. After a guided walking tour take time to relax and enjoy the wide squares and pavement cafés.
Day 7 Visit the picturesque mountainous area of La Axarcia for a visit to the Núñez de Prado olive oil press before the highlight of our day, an included special 'Andalusian housewives meal' in the hills behind Nerja.
Day 8 Transfer to Málaga airport for the return flight to the UK.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
This friendly modern hotel is within easy walking distance of the centre of town and facilities include free Wi-Fi and full spa facilities.
• 4 star
• 180 bedrooms
• Swimming pools
Your tour includes:
• Flights between the UK and Malaga
• 7 nights half board in Antequera
• Fully escorted
• Coach travel/excursions/admissions as detailed in the itinerary
• English speaking guide
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