Madrid - Cordoba - Seville - Costa del Sol

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3
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Per person sharing

TOUR STARTS FROM MADRID
This tour of Spain will let you explore historical Cordoba. Visit the famous Seville with its parks, springs and its typical quarters. Here you’ll get an impression of how the inhabitants of Seville live. The tour leads you to the beautiful Costa del Sol. Famous for its beautiful coastline and sandy beaches. 
 

At a glance

Day 1 Early departure to Cordoba. City tour. Onwards to Seville 
Day 2 Morning tour of Seville. Afternoon at leisure
Day 3 Continue to Marbella. End of tour

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Country information

Best time to go
Spain has a perfect climate for anyone between April to May and again from September to October. During these months enjoy a mild climate and lesser crowds. Summer (June to end August) are the peak tourist months, where travelers flock to Spain to soak up the sun. Temperatures dip from November onwards and depending on where you travel, winter gear will be required.

Spain food & drink
Gastronomy in Spain is an adventure and changes from region to region. Each province claims its own unique flavour
A budget way to sample the local food is to order Menus del Dia (Menu of the day). It includes a soup or a salad followed by a main course with a side dish. Dessert ends of your meal
Sangria is Spain’s most known drink: a fruit punch made of red wine with chopped fruit mixed with honey and orange juice

Culture and Language
Life in Spain has experienced swift changes in recent years. However, hospitality, chivalry and courtesy is still the basis of every Spaniard towards visitors and a handshake is a common way of greeting a person. Lunchtime is taken between 14:00 and 15:30 and evening meals between 21:00 and 23:00. So plan your meals well. Spain has harshest anti-smoking laws in Europe.
The official language is Spanish (Castilian). English is widely spoken/understood in all major tourist destinations. Advisable is to learn some Spanish words/phrases, especially when traveling outside the main tourist areas.

Getting around
Domestic Air Travel in Spain is mostly inexpensive. Spain has an extensive bus and rail network and rates are very affordable. High-speed trains run between most popular cities. Taxis are safe and easy to find in all the main cities. A surcharge will be levied is your journey starts/ends at an airport, bus Terminal or Rail station.

Tipping
VAT (IVA) of 10% is included in your bill. Restaurants & Bards, an additional 5% is normal. Most people leave small change when settling their bill.

Traditional dishes
Paella: Spain’s most famous dish made of rice, seafood, green vegetables and lots of seasoning
Tapas: small bites served before dinner. A Popular Tapas dish is Patatas Bravas (Served with a spicy sauce)
Gazpacho: Cold vegetable food with a tomato base
Pollo al Ajillo: chicken sautéed or simmered in white wine or sherry served with potatoes and a salad
Churros con chocolate: deep-fried twisted pastries served with dark chocolate

Andalusia

Andalusia is a large autonomous region of hills, rivers and farmland bordering Spain’s southern coast. It was under Moorish rule from the 8th-15th centuries, a legacy that shows in its architecture, including such landmarks as the Alcázar castle in Seville, the capital city, as well as Córdoba’s Mezquita Mosque-Cathedral and Granada’s Alhambra palace.

Seville

Seville is the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. It’s famous for flamenco dancing, particularly in its Triana neighborhood. Major landmakrs include the ornate Alcázar castle complex, built during the Moorish Almohad dynasty, and the 18th-century Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza bullring. The Gothic Seville Cathedral is the site of Christopher Columbus’s tomb and a minaret turned bell tower, the Giraldo.

Marbella

Marbella is a city and resort area on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, part of the Andalusia region. The Sierra Blanca Mountains are the backdrop to 27 km of sandy Mediterranean beaches, villas, hotels, and golf courses. West of Marbella town, the Golden Mile of prestigious nightclubs and coastal estates leads to Puerto Banús marina, filled with luxury yachts, and surrounded by upmarket boutiques and bars.


Itinerary

Day 1

Madrid – Cordoba - Seville (D)

  • Departure from our bus terminal at 08:00 a.m.through La Mancha to Cordoba
  • Lunch on your own.
  • City tour visiting the famous Mosque/Cathedral and Jewish Quarter
  • Travel to Sevilla and check in to your hotel.
  • Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Sevilla
Day 2

Seville (B-L)

  • Half board (2 meals included) at the hotel.
  • After breakfast we have a morning city tour visiting the Park of Maria Luisa; Plaza de Espana and its distinctive Barrio de Santa Cruz.
  • The afternoon is free at your leisure to explore Sevilla and its surrounds.
  • Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Seville
Day 3

Seville – Costa del Sol (B)

  • After breakfast we depart for Costa del Sol.
  • Arrive at the Costa del Sol and end of our services
     
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Inclusions

  • Transportation by de luxe motor-coaches, with air conditioning, panoramic windows, and maximum comfort and safety.
  • Experienced multilingual and English speaking tour conductors during the tours help you with your room accommodations and assure you of a pleasant vacation.
  • Local sightseeing tours as indicated, with expert local guides and entrance fees to the monuments.
  • Accommodations in selected hotels.
  • The professional support of all our team at your service.
  • Transportation of one baggage per person.
  • Meal plan as per itinerary.

Exclusions

  • The above rate is LAND ONLY, and EXCLUDES ALL INTERNATIONAL and DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
  • Seasonal Supplements for : Easter 2017 and for  July, August, September and October 2017
  • Rates valid at time of quoting, and all subject to any exchange rate fluctuations, airlines and supplier rate changes and fuel levies.
  • DEPARTURES: Thursdays all year

Validity

  • The above rate is LAND ONLY, and EXCLUDES ALL INTERNATIONAL and DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
  • Seasonal Supplements for : Easter 2017 and for  July, August, September and October 2017
  • Rates valid at time of quoting, and all subject to any exchange rate fluctuations, airlines and supplier rate changes and fuel levies.
  • DEPARTURES: Thursdays all year