Best of Southern Spain

Classic, Madrid to Barcelona
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Tour description

With some destinations, you always have to compromise on something, whether it's cuisine, history, or just things to do. Luckily, in southern Spain, there’s no such thing. This tour covers the major highlights of Andalucia (southern Spain): the ornate palace of Alhambra in Granada, Córdoba (an architectural mainstay of Islamic culture), and the Andalucian capital of Seville, home of flamenco dancing. Pair it all up with time in Madrid and Barcelona, and you’ll never run out of fun things to do, eat, or see.

What's included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mescladis Paella Cooking Class and Dinner, Barcelona Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Orientation walks in Madrid, Granada, Seville, and Barcelona
  • Albaicin quarter visit
  • Alhambra guided tour
  • Flamenco show performance
  • Mezquita mosque and Jewish quarter visit in Cordoba
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore moorish palaces
  • Be treated to a lively flamenco performance in seville
  • Explore the astounding red-clay fortress of the alhambra
  • Witness gaudí’s barcelona with your own eyes.

Itinerary

Day 1: Madrid Arrive any time.

Day 2: Madrid Take a brief orientation walk with your CEO, then enjoy a full day to explore this bustling capital. Discover Plaza Mayor or opt to visit the famous Royal Palace. Indulge in delicious Spanish tapas or get your art fix at the Prado Museum.

Day 3: Madrid/Granada Journey south to Granada. Upon arrival enjoy an orientation walk. Wander through the whitewashed historic quarter of the Albaicin; with its narrow lanes and fantastic views, it's a great place to watch the sunset.

Day 4: Granada Enjoy a guided visit to the architectural masterpiece, the Alhambra. In the evening, opt to go for a stroll and check out the local tapas and wine bars.

Day 5: Granada/Cordoba/Seville Travel to Seville via picturesque Cordoba. Go for a stroll through the historic Jewish quarter and visit the iconic Mezquita de Cordoba (mosque). In the early evening, continue towards Seville and end your day with a dramatic flamenco performance.

Day 6: Seville Spend a day enjoying this city and its Moorish influence. Opt to explore the district of Santa Cruz, the Alcázar palace or the world's largest Gothic cathedral.

Day 7: Seville/Barcelona Hop on the train and get comfortable on the journey north to Barcelona. Take an orientation walk, including visits to the Gothic Quarter and Las Ramblas. In the evening participate in a G Adventures supported paella cooking class, followed by a group dinner to round out the day.

Day 8: Barcelona Depart at any time.