City Stays

Splendor of Spain

8 days/7 nights – Madrid/Sevilla/Granada/Toledo
Splendor of Spain

Discover the splendor of three cultures: Catholic, Jewish and Muslim on a glance

Day 1 Madrid

Arrive in Madrid and transfer to the chosen hotel. Short orientation session with our hostess. Balance of day free. Overnight at hotel in Madrid.

Day 2 Madrid

After breakfast, walking guided city tour where we suggest to visit inside the spectacular Royal Palace which is still in use for Government ceremonies. Remainder of the day at leisure to stroll the many squares of Madrid or spend some time shopping. Overnight at hotel in Madrid

Day 3 Madrid-Cordoba-Sevilla

After breakfast, transfer to the railway station to take, the high-speed train to reach Codoba in less than 2hrs, comfortable and panoramic journey. Driver will be waiting for you. Guided tour of the historic city center,. Visit the 8th Century Mosque combining Islamic, Baroque and Gothic design and internationally recognized as an architectural treasure, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to Seville. Overnight at hotel in Sevilla

Day 4 Sevilla

Today enjoy a walking guided city tour, the most romantic city in Spain. Highlights include a visit to the Cathedral, considered the world’s largest Gothic edifice. Afterwards, stop for some photos of La Giralda tower before strolling through the narrow lane of Seville’s delightful Santa Cruz Distric, a former Jewish Quarter. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Sevilla.

Day 5 Seville-Route of the white villages-Ronda-Granada

Breakfast. Departure along the called ‘ROUTE OF THE WHITE VILLAGES’ (Arcos de la Frontera, Grazalema,…). All these villages in this mountainous area were part of the warlike border between the Christian and the Muslim kingdoms for more than 3 centuries (XIII to XVth). The path is filled with fantastic views. Ronda It is located in an awesome position, a deep gorge about 100 meters called “eltajo” (a large cut), which it divides the city into two parts. We will follow to Granada. Overnight at hotel in Granada

Day 6 Granada

After breakfast, guided city tour where you will visit the fabulous Alhambra Palace, widely regarded as being one of the 10 architectural wonders of the world. Both graceful and mighty, this citadel is laced in stone and is surrounded by fountains and gardens in Generalife. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Granada.

Day 7 Granada-Toledo

La Mancha-Toledo After breakfast, we will be driven along the flat region of La Mancha, and we will stop to see the windmills who Don Quixote confused with giants. Afternoon guided visit of one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe. We suggest you visit the magnificent Cathedral and the masterpiece of El Greco painter. Overnight at hotel in Toledo.
Tip: Walk in Toledo after dinner, it is magical; you will feel in another age.

Day 8 Toledo/ Madrid

After breakfast. Driver will bring you to Madrid (or Madrid airport)

* From the arrival to Cordoba the third day until the day eight in Madrid, the services are made in private car with english speaking driver.
* In the third day the travel from Madrid to Sevilla is by high speed train.