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Andalucia with Barcelona – 7 days 2017-11-28T16:36:26+00:00

Project Description

TOUR OVERVIEW

Andalucia with Barcelona – 7 days

Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with boundless culture, fabled architecture and a world-class drinking and dining scene.

Spain, located in the southwest of Europe occupying part of the Iberian Peninsula and bordered by the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean; is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe. Spain covers 504.788 Km2 including the archipelagos of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean and Canary Islands in the Atlantic.

Its population is over 46 millions inhabitants. Andalucía is one of the most attractive areas of the Mediterranean thanks to its mild climate, its breathtaking nature, its history and culture. It was consecutively conquered by Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans, later Vandals and Suevians as well as the Arabs, who occupied the region for five centuries.

Sevilla, Granada, Cordoba are the cities of light and music, constituting an inspiration for many poets, writers and great artists. These areas gather the best monuments of a splendorous past such as the Giralda in Sevilla, the Alhambra in Granada, the Mosque in Cordoba, which amongst others are a delight for all visitors.

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Travel Plan

Departure from bus terminal (Plaza de España 7) at 08:30 a.m. Drive southward along the land of Don Quixote, “The man from La Mancha”, along the way observes vast vineyards. Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalucía, a region for itself that shows and enormous heritage from a splendorous past.

Reach Cordoba. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Sevilla. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning Monumental and Panoramic city tour – the Cathedral (from outside), the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome.

The Santa Cruz Quarter, a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed.

The Maria Luisa Park and Spain square.

Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavours of this active full of light city.

Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco Tour.

Breakfast at the hotel.

Drive east through the Caliphate road to the heart of Andalucia observing an endless number of olive trees on the way to Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492.

Visit the world famous Alhambra (Red Palace) and Generalife Gardens, fountains, gardens, patios that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving.

Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter.

After breakfast at the hotel start driving looking for the Mediterranean coast.

Via Murcia, capital of the fertile garden of the Segura river, continue north via Alicante, the second largest city within the autonomous region land of Valencia. Reach Valencia one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean coast with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora.Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious “Paella”, Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning city tour of this bright city including a drive through the old city showing the most prominent buildings, we will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias” to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings.

Early afternoon departure northward all along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco.

Reach Barcelona principal Mediterranean city homeland of the famous architect Gaudí symbol of the Catalonian modernism.

Accommodation at the hotel.

(*) Barcelona Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning city tour of Barcelona well known world wide for the Olympic Games during 1992, drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí such as La Pedrera, Casa Milá, etc. – declared World Heritage buildings.

The Montjuich Park with spectacular views of the city and harbour, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the emblematic Gothic Quarter, heart of the old city and its historical centre.

Afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city full attractive offers as well as exquisite and varied gastronomy.

Accommodation at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel departure southwest along an industrial and agricultural area with certain relevance within Europe.

Arrive to Zaragoza, capital city of Aragón, within the banks of Ebro river the most copious within the Iberian Peninsula.

Zaragoza, known as Cesar Augusta during the Roman period had an important role in Spanish history. Some time free to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of Our Lady Pilar.

Continue to Madrid.

Important Info

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Hotels category 3-4* on Half board basis
  • City tour in Thessaloniki and all tours in Pelion
  • Arrival and departure transfers with assistance.

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional services
  • Optional excursions and visits
  • What is not mentioned at the included

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

The price includes:

  • Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking assistance
  • Accommodation in a twin room in a 3 * hotel on half board for 3 nights
  • Excursions mentioned in the program with luxury bus, English speaking guide and entrance fees in the sites and museums.
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