Itinerary Highlights

  • Stay in luxurious accommodation throughout the journey, offering modern comfort and superb amenities
  • Discover the impact of olive oil on the Spanish culture with a fascinating tour in Ronda
  • Marvel at the iconic Great Mosque in Cordoba, now deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Step back in time and explore Malaga city and its influences of Pablo Picasso within the architecture

What's Included

  • Accommodation Throughout
  • International Flights
13 nights from £13,745 per person

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Embark on a 14-night adventure through Andalucia, exploring the region's historical charm, superb wineries and artistic culture. During your journey, you'll stop at iconic attractions including the Great Mosque, the Arab bridge and Picasso Museum. Plus, taste the delicious flavours of Spain with a dish of the local cuisine or flavourful tapas.

On the first part of your journey, you’ll enjoy the delights of Malaga, including its architecture, old town and bullfighting ring. Visit the Picasso Museum on a private tour of Malaga, and if you’re fascinated by the evolution of automobiles, head to the Automobile & Fashion Museum.

Next is Ronda, home to a quaint town called Pueblo Blanco, comprised of medieval architecture, iconic bridges and whitewashed villages. After a private olive oil tasting, you’ll head to Granada to explore Sacramonte and its private caves by e-bike. Tour the Alhambra Palaces with an expert guide, marvelling at the city’s beauty and oldest building, Alcazaba citadel, before taking the scenic route to Seville. Home to Dolmens Park, royal palaces and famous Giralda, your days will be filled with exploring and learning all about the city.

After savouring sherry wine and enjoying endless entertainment in Jerez de la Frontera, it’s time to head to Cordoba. Enjoy visiting the array of UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Mosque-Cathedral and Medina Azahara.

Finish your journey with three days lounging under the Marbella sun. Whether you opt to spend time indulging in the welcoming facilities and entertainment of Marbella Club Hotel or exploring the Mediterranean Sea and its sea creatures with scuba diving, you’ll do it all in style for the perfect end to an awe-inspiring journey.

Itinerary

Malaga
After your arrival at Malaga Airport, take a private transfer to your hotel in the city where you’ll spend three nights. Spend your first day exploring the rich heritage of Malaga that has influences of Pablo Picasso throughout, and his well-known masterpieces are showcased in Museo Picasso. Visit the iconic attractions from the Roman theatre, bullfighting ring and the old town.
Malaga
Meet your private guide in the lobby of your hotel and head to the cultural heart of Malaga City Centre to step back 1000 years in time by exploring the fascinating museums of Picasso, Thyssen and Pompidou. Your tour will guide you through the history of the High Roman Empire in the region leading you to the Alcazaba of Malaga.
Ronda
Embark on a full day excursion to Ronda, discovering its historic quarter at the south of Guadalevin that is embellished in medieval accents from the Arab age and surrounded in rich vegetation. See Ronda’s several historic bridges including the Arab bridge, and the New Bridge. Visit the Puente Nuevo and the Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda, embrace the stunning natural environment of Ronda and learn about the influence that olive oil has on Spanish culture with a private tasting experience.
Granada
Transfer to your next hotel, Granada Hospes Palacio De Los Patos, where you’ll stay for two nights. Embrace the idyllic location in Granada city and bask in the luxury of the hotel that offers historical décor blended with contemporary comfort. When the evening comes, enjoy a ride through the town’s miradors, private caves and neighbourhoods by e-bike.
Allow your guide to show you one of Granada’s most stunning attractions, the Alhambra. Enjoy a walking tour to admire the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is home to charming Islamic architecture, lush gardens and streams. Marvel at its oldest building, Alcazaba citadel and La Vela tower, and stroll through Sacramonte to see quaint streets and beautiful caves.
Following breakfast, you’ll enjoy a scenic drive to Seville, passing through Antequera. Explore more of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and its white-washed architecture and remains of Dolmens Park with a private tour, finishing with a view of the famous Lover’s rock, the source of many local legends. Come nightfall, enjoy an excellent show at The Flamenco Dance Museum, declared a Place of Tourist Interest by the government of Andalusia.
Seville
Explore more of Seville with our expert guide who will take you through routes that feature the Royal Palaces, the world’s second largest cathedral and the famous Giralda, built in the 12th century. Refuel after a day of exploring with a private gourmet tapas tour in Seville, all served with a drink of your choice. Try the best tapas around Seville, including Santa Cruz, Guandalquivir and Triana quarter to try aubergine with honey, fried fish and iberico ham followed by a delightful desert.
Jerez de la Frontera
Today you'll be immersed in the location of Jerez de la Frontera to learn all about its most famous export, sherry. Wine tasting starts your day by visiting the multiple famous wineries in the area followed by a visit to the Royal Andalusian School of Equastrian Art to witness the iconic dancing horses of Andalucia. Jerez de Frontera is a charming city framed by beautiful orange trees which flank the pretty and palatial architecture.
Cordoba
Next on your journey is Cordoba, home to the iconic Great Mosque and an old town that is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After settling into Hospes Palacio del Baílio, you can explore the city that is full of beauty from charming courtyards and flamenco performances.
Meet your expert guide in the hotel lobby and head out to visit the former mosque, La Mezquita, the great bridge that runs over the Guadalquivir River, the old town and Jewish quarter. Immerse yourself in the prominent cultures along the way as you pass through the rich farming lands where people settled, and the multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Mosque-Cathedral and the surrounding historical quarter, the Festival of Patios, and the Medina Azahara.
Marbella
Arriving back in Marbella, you’ll spend your last three nights of the journey in Marbella Club Hotel. This resort brings glamour to Costa del Sol, once welcoming the likes of Audrey Hepburn and still offers an aromatic Mediterranean charm. Whether you choose to indulge in the tempting Thalasso Spa treatments, dine on superb cuisine at The Grill or soak up the countryside by horseback, do it all in refined luxury with this beachside resort.
Today is your chance to enjoy what you wish to. Enjoy the glorious sunshine of Marbella at the beach or by the poolside, spend some time at MC Beach for fresh seafood and entertaining music or try your hand at golf at the iconic 18-hole Marbella Club Gold Club just 20 minutes away.
On your last day, be sure to enjoy the sunshine and what Marbella Club Hotel brings to Costa del Sol. Lounge by the pool, enjoy strolling the Botanical Gardens and perhaps go scuba diving, windsurfing or even kayaking.
Take a private transfer from the hotel to Malaga Airport where you’ll take your flight back to the UK.

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