4-Day Spain sightseeing tour to Cordoba, Seville and Granada

| December 24, 2011

Head on out of Madrid and spend four days exploring Andalucia’s most popular cities: Seville, Cordoba and Granada. You’ll visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Alhambra and discover the rich history of this beautiful Spanish region.

Departing Madrid, you’ll travel through the legendary country of Don Quixote to reach Cordoba. Your city tour of Cordoba’s mosque/cathedral and Jewish quarter will reveal a beautiful network of streets, alleys, squares and whitewashed courtyards, reflecting the importance of the city in the medieval period.

Seville Cathedral with the Giralda in the background

Seville Cathedral with the Giralda in the background

Next, it’s on to Seville to take a tour of the beautiful city’s many highlights, including the cathedral, gardens and Santa Cruz quarter. Built on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, lively Seville has a rich Arab legacy and colorful local districts such as Triana and La Macarena.

After some free time in Seville, your tour continues to Granada to see the amazing Arab architecture of the Alhambra, last stronghold of the Moorish kingdoms until 1492 and one of Andalucia’s special highlights.

Your tour also includes a visit to the World Heritage city of Toledo before returning to Madrid. You’ll discover a glorious city filled with amazing medieval architecture, and take a walk into the past along its cobblestone alleyways.

Granada Alhambra palaces and gardens

Granada Alhambra palaces and gardens

Itinerary:

Day 1: Madrid – Cordoba – Seville
Morning departure from Madrid along the land of Don Quijote -The Man from La Mancha. Upon reaching Cordoba there is time for lunch and a city tour visiting the Mosque and Jewish Quarter. Continue to Seville for the evening.
Overnight accommodation: Seville

Day 2: Seville
After breakfast, enjoy a morning city tour (The Cathedral (outside), Santa Cruz Quarter, Maria Luisa Gardens). The afternoon is at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific favors of this full of light city.
Overnight accommodation: Seville

Day 3: Granada – Alhambra – Generalife Gardens
Breakfast and departure via the Califato road to Granada. You will have a visit of Alhambra and Generalife Gardens, the last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492, an amazing monumental environment is waiting for us.
Overnight accommodation: Granada

Day 4: Toledo – Granada Madrid
After breakfast, departure towards the Imperial City of Toledo (World Heritage city), where all the cultures and eras of Spain (Christians, Moorish and Jewish) have lived together. After lunch, an impressive tour of the most important city monuments and products, like the famous Damasquinado (gold and silver inlaying in iron). Continuation to Madrid.

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