Jewels of Spain

10 Days / 9 Nights

Jewels of Spain

10 Days / 9 Nights

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Discover the best of southern Spain 10-day trip. The adventure begins in Madrid with a gastronomic experience and a day trip to Toledo. You will continue your journey to Córdoba, a city known for its beautiful medieval architecture and Moorish influences. You will also visit Granada and Seville, attend a flamenco show, participate in a cooking class or learn about the olive oil making process at a 500 year old finca. Let yourself be carried away by the beauty of the south.

Suggested itinerary

Day one: Madrid Gastronomic Experience

Start your trip with a gastronomic guided tour of Madrid. It’s the perfect tour to discover the lesser-known corners of Madrid while you try the culinary essence of Madrid and you meet proud food artisan with incredible stories to share.

  • Privately guided visit of El Prado Museum with an art historian
  • Cooking class experience in a private home
  • Visit Mercado San Miguel
  • Dinner at a Michelin star restaurant

Day two: Private Guided Visit of Madrid

Your private guide will share with you the traditions and history of the city while you walk through the historic center and enjoy the views. You will explore its most outstanding cultural attractions while you learn the history of Madrid from its medieval roots, to modern times.

  • Wine tasting experience
  • Spend a few hours like a local at Retiro Park
  • Visit the Royal Palace
  • Attend a Real Madrid game

Day three: Day Excursion to Toledo

Today you will travel to Toledo for a private day trip. Dramatically situated atop a gorge overlooking the Río Tajo, in the Middle Ages it was known as the “city of three cultures.” This is where—legend has it—Christian, Muslim, and Jewish communities peacefully coexisted.

  • See the stunning monument to Roman grandeur in Segovia
  • Hike and visit the monumental El Escorial monastery
  • Visit one of the best preserved medieval bastions in Ávila
  • Visit a city of rare beauty, Salamanca
  • Wine tasting in the region of La Mancha

Day four: Sevilla Bike Tour & Flamenco Show

Upon arrival to Seville train station, you will meet a local guide who will show you the tourist attractions of Seville on a bike guided tour (or you can opt for a walking tour). At night, you will enjoy a flamenco show!

  • Seville Gastronomic Guided Tour
  • Seville Cooking Class
  • Seville Flamenco Dance Class
  • Cruise in the Triana River

Day five: Excursion to Córdoba

Take the train to Córdoba. This is yet another romantic city in the Andalusia region, filled with historic Mudéjar architecture. You will discover this magical city accompanied by your local guide.

  • Seville Day Trip to Tangier (Morocco)
  • Experience Dancing Horses & Sherry Tasting
  • Learn about Olive Oil Production from an Expert
  • Cycling Day Trip on the Green Road of Cadiz

Day six: Ronda-Wine and Guitar Experience

Ronda and its surrounding region are also known for producing great wines. Today, you’ll enjoy a private visit to a boutique winery whose cellars are located in the ancient chapel of a former monastery. In the evening, you will attend a Spanish Guitar show.

  • Visita Arcos de la Frontera
  • Visit Antequera
  • Ronda Guided Visit
  • Ronda Quad Adventure

Day seven: Transfer to Málaga via El Caminito del Rey

On your way to Málaga you will stop at Caminito del Rey—a stunning walkway built along an impressive gorge carved out by the Guadalhorce River, at times only 33 feet (10 m) wide and 2297 feet (700 m) deep. You will have the rest of the day to enjoy Málaga on your own.

  • Guided Visit Nerja Caves
  • Treasure Hunt Guided Visit to Málaga
  • Sunset Cruise Experience
  • Paella Cooking Class

Day eight: Guided visit to Málaga -Transfer to Granada

In the morning, you will visit Málaga guided by your private local guide. Your guide will show you all the must-see places of the city and will tell you all the history that surrounds Málaga. In the afternoon, a private transfer will take you to Granada.

  • Visit the Picasso Museum
  • Enjoy a Day at the Beach
  • Mule Carriage Ride Around the Guadalhorce River
  • Day Trip to Cádiz

Day nine: City Tour & Alhambra and Generalife Gardens Night Visit

In the morning you will discover this magical city of Granada accompanied by your local guide. In the afternoon, you will visit the magnificent Alhambra at night. It will be an experience that you will never forget!

  • Granada Bike City Tour
  • Granada Food Tour
  • Hiking Day to Las Alpujarras
  • Granada Cooking Class

Day ten: Say Goodbye to Spain

Today you catch your flight home full of memories of Spain and wishing your stay had been longer.

Since all of our trips are custom designed,  let us know what kind of trip you would like and we can design it.


What more?

Your accommodations

To make your experience as local as possible we use small boutique hotels where you can find personalize service. All the hotels in our portfolio whether they are 3, 4 or 5 stars, would be centrally located and rooms would have a private bathroom, non-smoking and air conditioning.

 

Your accommodations
Your experience

It’s a given that during your trip, you will see the highlights and historically important sites but what really sets the experience apart is our local guides and local experiences. You discover the most spectacular places in Spain as well as see how Spaniards really live in a unique and personalized experience.

Your experience

Why travel with us?

Customized and private trip

We’re full of ideas and we take time to design a trip for you that ticks all the boxes. We have the knowledge and contacts to ensure that your trip is a once in a lifetime. Our expert local guides bring the country to life through their person stories and life experiences, They are all about showing you incredible history and culture of Spain & Portugal and to discover things you won’t find out about any other way.

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