DAY 1 – Depart the USA on your flight to Madrid. Arrive in Madrid. Transfer to hotel
DAY 2 – EXCURSION TO ESCORIAL AND VALLEY OF THE FALLEN – Visit the incredible “Valley of the Fallen”, Spain’s impressive monument to the civil war. Then we continue to the magnificent Escorial Palace where we have a guided visit of the richly decorated apartments and tombs of many of the Spanish monarchs.
DAY 3 – MADRID – CORDOBA – SEVILLE Excursion to historic Cordoba, the most perfectly preserved Moorish city, where our guided walking tour shows us this fascinating city including the magnificent “Mesquita”, an 8th century mosque which is considered to be one of the finest monuments built by the Moors during their occupation of Spain. Overnight in Seville
DAY 4 – MORNING SIGHTSEEING OF SEVILLE – Morning city tour visiting the Cathedral, the largest gothic building in the world, the Barrio de Santa Cruz with a panoramic sightseeing of the city. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 5 – SEVILLE – COSTA DEL SOL
DAY 6 – COSTA DEL SOL AT LEISURE
DAY 7 – COSTA DEL SOL – MALAGA – GRANADA Overnight Granada
DAY 8 – SIGHTSEEING OF GRANADA – Breakfast and departure through the plains of La Mancha towards the region of Andalucia. Arrival to Granada. Lunch. In the afternoon visit of the impressive Alhambra Palace and the Gardens of Generalife. This spectacular residence of the Moorish Kings is an extraordinary fantasy of patios, arches, gardens and fountains.
DAY 9 – GRANADA – TOLEDO – MADRID – Departure to Toledo. Visit of the city, considered as a National Monument. The town’s setting is as extraordinary as its sights. Tour the Catedral and Church of St. Tome with a masterpiece painting by El Greco. Overnight Madrid
DAY 10 – FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING MADRID – Sightseeing tour of Madrid through the most important avenues and monuments. Visit the magnificent Royal Palace, the Plaza Mayor and the renowned Prado Museum, sample one of the city’s fine restaurants and perhaps enjoy a flamenco show.
DAY 11 – DEPART FOR HOME – Transfer to the airport and departure on your flight back home.