Malaga to Madrid

 

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Malaga

 

 

 

 

 

Granada

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seville

 

 

 

 

Segovia

 

 
   

Malaga to Madrid

 

Malaga to Madrid

 

9 Days /8 Nights
1 night Transatlantic Flight,

4 nights Madrid, 3 nights Barcelona
8 Breakfasts, 8 Dinners

 

Day 1: DEPARTURE CITY - MALAGA

Overnight flight to Malaga.
 

Day 2: MALAGA

Welcome to Malaga, birth place of Pablo Picasso. Upon arrival at the airport we transfer to our centrally located Hotel. After checking into your hotel, time to relax. Later with your Tour Director enjoy a walking tour of the historic centre. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel

 

Day 3: MALAGA

Breakfast. This morning on our Málaga Guided Tour we'll visit the Cathedral, the Roman Amphitheatre, the Moorish fortress-castle of Gibralfarom Plaza Merced and the birthplace of Malaga´s most famous son, Pablo Picasso. The tour finishes with a guided tour of Picasso's personal collection of his own work. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 4: MALAGA - GRANADA - MALAGA

After breakfast we embark on a journey to Granada, capital of the Moorish Kingdom of Spain until the Moors’ defeat in 1492. In Granada we will visit the Albaicin quarter and its stunning architecture and then the Alhambra Palace and gardens, an opportunity not to be missed! The Palace is a complex of magnificent buildings begun by the Moors and built over the centuries. Highlights are the famous Lion Court as well as the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal summer residence, where you have fine views over the town. Late afternoon return to Malaga. Free time. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 5: MALAGA - SEVILLE

Breakfast. Today we drive to Seville. On arrival our local city expert will take us on a city tour of the great monuments and sights of this lovely city. First we will drive through the Maria Luisa Park with its cool pools and fountains. The pavilions constructed for the Hispano-American exhibition at the beginning of the 20th century are still as impressive today as they were in the 1930s. We will then see the mighty cathedral and the Mozarabic Tower of La Giralda and visit some of the delightful patios adorned with pots of geraniums and bougainvilleas. Free time. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 6: SEVILLE - CORDOBA - SEVILLE

Breakfast. This morning we travel to Cordoba. A highlight of the tour is a visit to the Catholic cathedral, converted from a mosque when the Christians conquered Cordoba in 1236. With nearly 1,000 pillars, the cathedral's original Gothic architecture is combined with Baroque and Renaissance elements. You'll see the remarkable Cardinal's Chapel and its treasures, including an ivory crucifix and important sculptures and paintings. Next, you'll visit the old Jewish quarter, stepping back in time to the era of the Romans and Goths. You will see one of the few synagogues existing today in Spain, built in 1315, as well as many important monuments to Cordoba's most important sons, including the Roman philosopher Seneca, Arabian philosopher Averroes and the Jewish philosopher Maimonides. Late afternoon return to Seville. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 7: SEVILLE - MADRID

Breakfast. This morning we board a high-speed train to Madrid.  On arrival we embark on a sightseeing tour with a local guide where will see the main highlights of this buzzing city, including the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana, Puerta del Sol and Plaza de España with its monument to Cervantes. Later we will visit the famous Prado Museum famous for its Velazquez paintings. Afternoon free time. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 8: MADRID - EL ESCORIAL -  SEGOVIA - MADRID

Breakfast. Today we venture into the Castilian country-side. First stop is El Escorial royal city, see the king’s deathbed and the tombs of the majority of past kings and queens of Spain. This enormous Renaissance palace boasts 16 courtyards, 2,673 windows, 1,250 doors, 86 staircases and 88 fountains. Then we proceed to medieval city of Segovia where we visit the 14th-century Alcázar fortress, the town’s golden cathedral and Roman aqueduct. Return to Madrid late afternoon. Free time. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

 

Day 9: DEPARTURE

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

   

   

 

Tour Includes

  • Round trip airfare

  • 7 nights in centrally located hotels

  • 7 European buffet breakfasts

  • 7 dinners (3 courses / 2 choices)

  • Tours of Malaga, Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Madrid, El Escorial, Segovia

  • Entrances to: according to itinerary

  • All transfers and transportation as per program

  • Tuscany Academy Tour Director

Tour Does Not Include

  • Travel and Medical Insurance

  • Gratuities and Tips

  • Items of personal natures, phone calls, laundry

  • Anything that is not mentioned in "Tour Includes"

 

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