Andalusia & Mediterranean Coast: 6 Days from Barcelona

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Experience the charm of some of Spain's most renowned and beautiful cities on a fully escorted 6-day tour. Spend time in Córdoba, Seville, Granada, and Valencia, enjoying guided tours in each of the cities and exploring their most fascinating attractions.
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Duration 6 days
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English, Spanish
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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of Cordoba, Seville, Granada, and Toledo, on guided city tours
  • Visit the Alhambra in Granada
  • Take in an optional gipsy Flamenco show in Seville or Granada
  • Explore the imperial city of Toledo, a blend of Christian, Jewish, and Moorish cultures
Full description
See the sights of Spain’s major cities in Andalusia and along the Mediterranean coast. Enjoy guided visits in Cordoba, Seville, Granada, and Toledo. Marvel at Granada’s Alhambra, ride past vast vineyards and olive groves, and admire views of the Mediterranean on this 6-day tour.

Day 1, Sunday: Barcelona – Zaragoza – Madrid
Depart from the bus terminal at Calle Balmes 5, at 08:30, for a drive southwest to Zaragoza, the capital city of Aragón. You’ll have some free time to see the impressive baroque architecture of the Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar.

Continue on to Madrid, where you’ll spend the night at your hotel.

Day 2, Monday: Madrid – Cordoba – Seville
After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll transfer to the bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente, for an 08:30 departure to the land of Don Quixote. You’ll see vast stretches of vineyards along the way and cross the natural border of Despeñaperros into Andalusia, a region that boasts a glorious past.

When you arrive in Cordoba your guide will take you on a city tour to the mosque and other top sites, and along the narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon you’ll continue on to Seville.

Dinner and accommodation at your hotel in Seville.

Day 3, Tuesday: Seville
Start your day with breakfast at the hotel, and then enjoy a panoramic city tour taking in major monuments including the Cathedral (from the outside), which the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. Visit the Santa Cruz Quarter, the site of Carmen, and where the myth of Don Juan was born. Your guide will also show you Maria Luisa Park and Spain Square. An afternoon at leisure means you can explore to discover more, and experience the specific flavors of the city.

Dinner and accommodation at your Seville hotel; optional Flamenco Tour.

Day 4, Wednesday: Seville – Granada
You’ll have breakfast at the hotel and then drive east into the heart of Andalusia, passing seemingly endless olive groves on the way to Granada.

Visit the world famous Alhambra (Red Palace), a stronghold of the Moorish kingdom up to 1492.

Dinner and accommodation at your Granada hotel; optional Gipsy Flamenco show in the Sacromonte quarter.

Day 5, Thursday: Granada – Valencia
After breakfast at the hotel you’ll head out on a drive to the Mediterranean coast via Murcia, the capital of the fertile garden of the Segura River, and continue north via Alicante, the second-largest city in the autonomous region of Valencia.

Valencia is one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean coast, and is the birthplace of the internationally renowned delicious dish, paella.

Overnight at your hotel in Valencia.

Day 6, Friday: Valencia – Barcelona
You’ll have breakfast at the hotel before beginning your morning tour of this bright city that includes a drive through the old town. Your drive will continue past the old riverbed of the Turia to the avant-garde Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias complex to admire the exteriors of the 6 buildings.

In the early afternoon you’ll depart for the north, on a drive along the Mediterranean coast to Barcelona, home of the famous architect Gaudí, the symbol of Catalonian modernism.
Includes
  • Guided tours in Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia, and Barcelona
  • Tour escort
  • Transportation by deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach
  • Accommodation in selected class hotels
  • Daily breakfast and 3 dinners
What’s Not Included
  • Optional outings or visits which do not form part of the travel contract
  • Tips in general
  • Visas
  • City tourist taxes
  • Airport taxes and/or arrival and departure taxes, and vaccination certificates
  • Extras such as coffees, wines, liquors, mineral waters, and special diets
  • Washing and ironing of clothes
  • Optional hotel services

When you get there

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Know before you go
• There is no bathroom on the coach
• Hotel grades in Spain differ to those used in other Western countries, but typically 'standard-grade' hotels are of a 3-4-star standard, and 'superior-grade' hotels are of a 4-star standard with better facilities and locations
• Maximum of 2 persons per Double Room and 1 person per Single Room
• Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase
• For reasons of operational management of this tour, the route between Barcelona and Madrid could be done in AVE, without stopping in the city of Zaragoza.