Trip Overview

Discovering Andalusia

Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 24 Reviews
Private tour to Spain

Traverse the best sites of Southern Spain's stunning Andalucia, boasting endless natural beauty and a treasure chest of historic, architectural and cultural attractions. In 9 days, loop the fiery south, and explore the top sights of Cordoba, see incredible sights of Alhambra of Granada and Real Alcazar of Seville, enjoy a flamenco show, walk the historic streets of Malaga.

Discovering Andalusia

9 days3 cities
Spain1 country
Private tour to Spain
From
$3,178
Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 24 Reviews

Traverse the best sites of Southern Spain's stunning Andalucia, boasting endless natural beauty and a treasure chest of historic, architectural and cultural attractions. In 9 days, loop the fiery south, and explore the top sights of Cordoba, see incredible sights of Alhambra of Granada and Real Alcazar of Seville, enjoy a flamenco show, walk the historic streets of Malaga.

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Day-By-Day

Cordoba

first destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Madrid & Train to Cordoba
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Spain! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to the railway station for a high-speed train ride to Cordoba (first class tickets are included). Upon arrival, you are transferred to your downtown hotel.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent old town on your own, dine in one of the authentic local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

  • Pre-tour extension available:
    We recommend extending your program to Barcelona, Lisbon or Mallorca. Contact your travel specialist for details.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Exploring Cordoba Highlights
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a 3-hour guided walking tour around the most outstanding sights of Cordoba that used to be the largest city of Roman Spain.

While exploring the city with your guided tour you see the beautiful Roman Bridge, the famous 14th-century Royal Castle - Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, and the Great Mosque of Cordoba that is the oldest mosque in Europe.

After the tour of Cordoba, you have the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Optional tour: Califal and Arabic Heritage Tour with Wine and Tapas, Cordoba
    Califal and Arabic Heritage Tour is dedicated to Arabic culture and the many ways in which it has influenced Cordoban architecture, history, and cuisine. 

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Day Trip to Alhambra of Granada
Day tour
Day tour

You are right, today you join the club of those lucky ones who have visited one of Spain's... no - the world's most significant attractions - the mind-boggling Alhambra Fortress that used to be the residence of the Muslim rulers and their court.

After breakfast, you walk to the railway station for a 2-hour ride to Granada. Upon arrival, you meet your guide and driver at the train station and head towards the highlight of today's program - the majestic Alhambra.

Together with your private guide you get to know this historical place and get awe-inspired by its numerous arabesques, porticos, pools, gardens and Islamic ornamental masterpieces of its hallways.

After the tour and time for lunch, your driver transfers you to the station for your train back to Cordoba. Upon arrival, you walk to the hotel, and the rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Cordoba

Cordoba, Spain is a city with a unique and multicultural heritage. The city was founded by the Romans due to its strategic location on the Guadalquivir River and over time it became an important port town.

train
Cordoba
Seville
50 min

The Spanish railway system connects all the major cities of the country. All trains are fast, safe and provide you with everything you need for a comfortable ride. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful landscapes passing by outside the train window.

Seville

second destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Arrival to Seville & Flamenco Show
Transfer
Transfer
Show
Show

Today following breakfast you check out from your hotel, meet your driver and head for the station for a train to Seville. Upon arrival to Seville, you are transferred to your hotel.

In the evening prepare for one of the highlights of your trip - a visit to flamenco performance. The show venue is located within walking distance from your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Visit of the Seville Cathedral & Alcazar
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at your hotel, you meet with your guide in the hotel lobby and have a panoramic city tour of Seville.

Today you get to experience authentic Andalusian spirit in one of its most important cities. Your sightseeing program features top sights starting from the symbol of the city - the Giralda Tower that used to be a minaret back in the days. You then visit the Seville Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral that is the third-largest church in the world. It was built in the 16th century to demonstrate power and wealth of the city. Next on your list is the beautiful Real Alcazar of Seville - the oldest European royal residence composed of a group of buildings from different time periods. Cathedral and Alcazar along with General Archive of the Indies are registered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

The rest of the day after the tour is at leisure.

  • Optional tour: Ceramics Museum Tour, Seville
    Meet your guide and explore one of the most popular tourist attractions in Seville - the Ceramics Museum, explaining the history, influences of the ceramic industry in Seville and the processes of making ceramics in Triana.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Free Day in Seville and Optional Tours
Free day
Free day

This day is free for you to enjoy and explore Seville on your own. Alternatively, you can join one of our carefully planned optional day trips to Jerez & Cadiz or Ronda & White Village.

  • Optional tour: Day Trip to Ronda and White Villages from Seville
    Travel through the ancient Andalusian kingdoms of Castille and Granada. Together with your private guide and driver see the medieval Castle of Las Aguzaderas, one of the picturesque Pueblos Blancos and visit the bullring in Ronda.
  • Optional tour: Day Trip to Jerez and Cadiz from Seville
    Enrich your trip by going to Jerez and Cadiz, which are among the oldest cities in Europe with more than 3 millennia of history. As a special experience, you visit one of the local wine cellars for a wine tasting.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Seville

Marvelous Seville is a historic treasure, homeland of tapas, and simply a joyous town. The biggest town in southern Spain is full of surprises.

train
Seville
Malaga
1 hr 50 min

Chose trains for exploring the unseen side of Spain! Hop on a train to travel to Malaga from Seville and enjoy the comfortable seats as well as numerous amenities onboard the modern train. 

Malaga

third destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Arrival to Malaga & Malaga City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and meet your private driver who transfers you to the station for train to Malaga. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Later you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful 3-hour walking sightseeing tour of the Old Town of Malaga. During the tou, you take a walk through its cozy narrow streets enjoying the medieval city atmosphere, see the 10th-century Moorish castle and admire the beauty of the Malaga Cathedral from both inside and outside.

After the tour you return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free, so you can continue exploring Malaga on your own (we suggest visiting the Picasso Museum), have some rest or buy traditional souvenirs.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Free Day in Malaga
Free day
Free day

This day is free for you to enjoy and explore Malaga on your own. Alternatively, you can go on an optional hiking trip in Caminito del Rey.

  • Optional tour: Caminito del Rey Hike, Malaga
    Spend a half-day hiking in Malga's famous Caminito del Rey - a walkway, pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro in Malaga.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Departure from Malaga
Transfer
Transfer

Today is the last day of your journey around Spain. Your driver meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport. We hope to see you soon again!

Breakfast is included.

  • Post-tour extension available:
    We recommend extending your journey to Morocco. Contact your travel specialist for details.
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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Malaga

Set on the Mediterranean coast, the lovely resort town of Malaga is a perfect location for those wishing to combine a relaxed beach holiday on Costa del Sol with discovering Andalusia's stunning legacy.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at exceptional 4* or 5* hotels in Cordoba, Seville and Malaga;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the Great Mosque, Alcazar in Cordoba, Alhambra of Granada, Seville Cathedral, Real Alcazar of Seville and Malaga Cathedral;
  • Visit to Seville's Flamenco performance;
  • 1st class train tickets Madrid - Cordoba, Cordoba - Seville;
  • 2nd class train tickets Cordoba - Granada, Granada - Cordoba, Seville - Malaga;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Experienced local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Cordoba, Seville and Malaga
  • Exploration of the Great Mosque of Cordoba
  • Day trip to Granada
  • Flamenco show

What To Know

  • The currency used in Spain is the Euro. Debit cards are more common in Europe while credit cards are not accepted at many places, so make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major Spanish sights on foot.
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