7 DAYS TREASURES OF SPAIN **SMALL GROUP - ENGLISH SPEAKING - MADRID TOLEDO ANDALUCIA**

**SMALL GROUP** - **ENGLISH SPEAKING ONLY**

7 DAYS TREASURES OF SPAIN TOUR (MADRID, TOLEDO, ANDALUCIA)

Departs MADRID / SUNDAYS: April - November 2017 / April - November 2018

SMALL GROUP: Maximum 27 passengers

This guranteed (minimum 2 passengers) departure regular coach tour is guided in English only

(2017 Printer Friendly Version PDF) & (2018 Printer Friendly Version PDF)

Visits: Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Seville, Cordoba

 

Day 1 (Sunday)                      ARRIVE MADRID

Arrive in Madrid airport/train station and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure to explore your new surroundings. This evening (1900), enjoy a welcome soft drink and orientation with our hostess and travelling companions.Accommodation.
 

Day 2 (Monday)                     MADRID – TOLEDO – MADRID

After breakfast enjoy a tour of Madrid. Drive through the main avenues of the city, highlights include the magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the Alcala Gate, the Plaza de España, where we will see panoramically the view of most representative buildings. We will visit inside the spectacular Royal Palace which is still in use for Government ceremonies. This afternoon, travel south to Toledo, which was the capital of Spain during several centuries. In 13th and 14th centuries, Muslim, Jews and Christians populations lived together peacefully becoming as a great cultural centre. This afternoon, walk along its narrow streets where the history can be felt in the air. We will see the Cathedral from outside and visit St tome Church inside (where is El Greco painter’s masterpiece). Return to Madrid for accommodation.
 

Day 3 (Tuesday)                    MADRID – GRANADA

After breakfast depart for Granada, en route, enjoy a short stop in Aranjuez to see the magnificent gardens full of centenary trees of this old summer residence of the Spanish kings. Continue south to discover the large flat region of “La Mancha”, the land where Don Quixote lived his crazy adventures, also the Spain’s largest wine producing area. We will visit a traditional wine producer where they will show us their way of elaboration and some curious secrets, like the influence of the moon and stars in the biological process of the vineyards. We will finish with the tasting of 3 different wines with tapas of ham, local cheese (very reputed in Spain) and bread, the best way to taste these wines. After continue to Granada for dinner and accommodation.
 

Day 4 (Wednesday)               GRANADA – SEVILLE

After breakfast a morning guided city tour to visit the amazing Alhambra, the best example of the sophisticated Royal life in the Nazari Islamic Kingdom from the 11th to 15th century. We will find numerous halls and "patios" (courtyards) of amazing beauty. We will also visit the famous and beautiful Generalife gardens with its fountains. Afternoon continue to Seville. Dinner and accommodation.
 

Day 5 (Thursday)                   SEVILLE

After breakfast a morning guided tour to visit inside the Gothic Cathedral, the largest in Spain and 3rd in the world with the burial of Christopher Columbus discoverer of America. You can walk up the Giralda tower (striking minaret of the former mosque) to have superb view over the city. Then a walk through the Santa Cruz Quarter, a maze of small alleys and small squares with the peacefulness of a tiny garden is an invitation to rest. In the afternoon you will enjoy an introductory and practical Flamenco lesson dancing with a professional dancer.Accommodation. Optional Flamenco show.
 

Day 6 (Friday)                        SEVILLE – CORDOBA – MADRID

After breakfast, visit an Andalusian horse farm (yeguada) to see a normal day of training and learn about the breeding and taming of these amazing horses. Afterwards, travel north to Cordoba. Cordoba, during the Roman age, this city was important, but during the Muslim domination it reached the maximum splendour, especially in the 9th and 10th centuries, when Cordoba became the capital of the Caliphate, was the most populated town in the world (almost 1 million). Morning guided city tour, to visit the Mosque, considered one the most beautiful, then a walk around the Jewish Quarter, with its narrow streets and Andalusia "patios’’. Afternoon continue to Madrid for farewell dinner and accommodation.
 

Day 7 (Saturday)                    MADRID

Your tour finishes after breakfast. END OF TOUR.
2017 English Only Departure Dates (max 27)
Sundays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
September 1, 24
October 15
AU$1770 AU$2420
November 5, 19 AU$1710 AU$2355
2018 English Only Departure Dates (max 27)
Sundays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
April 8
May 20
June 24
August 12
September 2, 23
October 14
November 4, 25
AU$1890 AU$2590
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Seasonal supplements may apply.
TIMELESS COACH TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • First Class (4*) Hotels with daily breakfast, 3 dinners
  • Local guided visits with monument entry fees in Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Seville & Cordoba
  • Tax (Please note: Tourist City Taxes not included)
  • English speaking guide / Tour escort days 3-6
  • Wine Cellar Visit with Wine & Tapas
  • Flamenco Intro Lesson
  • Visit to Andalucian Horse Farm
  • Madrid Airport or Train Station Arrival Transfers
Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal and Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a tour escort. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program.
 
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