Overlooking the city of Granada, the Alhambra is the most important Arabic Andalusia monument. With your local guide, you will start your visit in the gardens of Generalife and continue on to see the Nazaries Palaces, the Alcazar and the Charles Quint Palace. Granada’s city center is well worth the visit and this is why we suggest a walking tour in order to take advantage of the beautiful architectural sights, the Cathedral, the royal chapel and other buildings. You will also have free time to purchase any souvenirs.
Here in the region’s capital and biggest city, the special Andalusian way of life is distilled into its purest and most intense form. Today you will be enjoying a panoramic tour of the city. Pass through its Expo surroundings (1929). We will continue on through the downtown area and up to Plaza d’ Espana. Our points of interest are the Cathedral and Seville`s oldest, El Barrio Santa Cruz.
Visit the tunnels from World War II. This city is well known for its historical importance as well as its geographical location. It has been an English colony since 1703. Visit the city by minibus with local guides. You will be seeing the natural reserve, its downtown area, see its famous Barbary Macaques (monkeys) and its lighthouse. You will then have free time to make personal purchases on your visit of the `Main Street`. Next, visit to the World War II tunnels. These tunnels have been historically important for years. There is more than 52km of tunnel down below. The majority of the tunnels where done during the Second World War and may be visited. Other parts of the tunnel where built with the help of Canadians. In these tunnels you will find the general military base, 3 hospitals and rooms that housed approx. 10 000 soldiers and citizens.
Upon your arrival in Ronda, you will be granted free time to explore the city and its many boutiques. You will enjoy a guided visit of the city. The visit includes Ronda arena, Tajo, the ancient city, City Hall, the Church of Notre Dame of Incarnation. Your visit concludes at the Almocabar, the ancient Arabic wall. During your route back to Costa Del Sol by motorcoach, you will be stopping in Port Banus.
ALGARVE (3 days / 2 nights)
Depart the hotel, route to Algarve. On your way to Algarve you will be seeing the Tavira. Then you will continue on towards Albufeira where you will spend the night. In the morning, after breakfast, departure towards St-Vincent, Lagos and Praia. Return to the hotel to spend the night. On your final day, return to Costa del Sol. On route stop to make personal purchases and souvenirs at San Antonio. Arrive back to your hotel early evening.
In the Axarquia region, you will find many large white villages. During this excursion you will familiarize yourself with the most recognized of them all. Nerja. You will be enjoying a walking tour around its many picturesque roads in order to reach downtown where you will see all of its most important monuments. You will be visiting one of the most beautiful caves found in Europe where you will see a stalactite measuring 32 meters in length. Go on to visit Frigiliana, a typical white village located at the side of a mountain which is 450 meters high in altitude. Enjoy a large paella by the ocean.
Depart towards the contemporary city of Cordoba. With your local guide, you will be visiting the ancient district by foot. Our points of interest include the Cathedral/Mosque and the Synagogue.
Today, you will be participating in a 3½ hour walking tour of Costa del Sol. You will be seeing the Cathedral, the Alcazar and the birth place of the famous Picasso. You will also get a chance to see the most breathtaking view of the Mirador de Gibralfaro.
MOROCCO (CEUTA & TETOUAN)
Departure towards Algecires port and embark on your Fast Ferry towards Ceuta City (50min). Upon your arrival in Ceuta, you will be enjoying a panoramic visit of the city. Pass customs and into Morocco. Guided panoramic tour with motorcoach of Tetouan city. Next, walking tour of its boulevards and Moulay El Mdechi all the way until the Royal Palace (exterieur view only). You will pass through the Jewish district and arrive in Medina, the ancient city. You will visit the artistic district and the Berbère Souks. You will enjoy a typical meal for lunch in Medina. Return to your hotel in the evening.
You will be departing your hotel towards the charming little white village of Mijas with your guide. Upon your arrival, you will experience Mijas by foot and visit its typical streets and lanes. You will see the popular art museum and chapel. You will then be given some free time for personal purchases. Approx. 3½ hours.
*The excursion can be multilingual including English
**You will get more information via our local representative, upon your arrival in Spain. Please note tours and excursions must be booked and paid for in destination in cash (Euros). For other types of payment, fees may apply.