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Andalucia, Spain | Ultra-Luxe Tour | Granada, Cordoba, Seville | Spain (9 days)

Blue Parallel

La Granada, Spain To Málaga, Spain

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Aug 2018

Andalucia, Spain | Ultra-Luxe Tour | Granada, Cordoba, Seville | Spain (9 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
La Granada, Spain
Hospes Palacio de Los Patos None

Please note that the following itinerary is an example, as all of our journeys are custom-made.

International flight arrival at Granada via Madrid. Greeting by your host and private transfer to your luxury hotel. This hotel boasts a 19th century classic palace with a new additional wing of modern design. After a light lunch with views of the city, enjoy a guided walk through the Arab quarter, known as Albayzin, and Paseo de los Tristes. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site El Albayzín retains the narrow winding streets of its medieval Moorish past and is characterized by its white houses. You will also visit the Cartuja Monastery, which was formerly a Roman cemetery. Later in the evening, experience a tapas tour with your personal guide—tapas are a wide variety of appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine.

Day 2
La Granada, Spain
Hospes Palacio de Los Patos Breakfast

The next day, private guided visit of some of Granada’s main highlights such as the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel of Granada. Later, private visit to the Rodriguez-Acosta Foundation and Residence, which will open its doors exclusively for your party. In the evening, we can arrange for a private visit of the Alhambra landmark with your expert guide. On this once in a lifetime experience, you will have exclusive access to this fascinating 10th century structure, as it will open its doors strictly to your party! In the evening, dinner will be served faced the beautifully lit Alhambra to mark the end of your day.

Day 3
Cordova, Spain
Hospes Palacio del Bailio Breakfast

Private transfer with your host to Cordoba. Along the way, stop in Jaen to enjoy a private visit of a working olive orchard, Jubuconsa, to learn about olive oil making in Andalucía. The owner of this family-run mill will lead an olive oil tasting session especially for your party. Upon arrival to Cordoba, take a stroll through the famed Jewish quarter of the city and visit an old synagogue with your private guide. Later, enjoy exclusive private access to Casa de Sefarad whose doors will be open to your party especially and where you will learn about the famous Jewish philosopher of the region, Maimonides. Visit the famed Mezquita of Cordoba, an important historical landmark. We can also arrange exclusive access to this historical site on an entirely private basis.

Day 4
Sevilla, Spain
Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville Breakfast

Private transfer to Seville with your personal host. Enjoy a biking tour of Seville with your personal guide to get a feel for the city and take in the great views from its outskirts. At the end of your biking tour, exclusive access to one of the most famous Christian brotherhood homes, known as Hermandades. In the evening, enjoy delicious cocktails before dinner.

Day 5
Sevilla, Spain
Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville Breakfast, Lunch

The following morning, option to visit Jabujo, a nearby village, to learn about the famed Jamón ibérico of the region. You will have an exclusive private tour in private of C5J, the best Iberican Ham company in the region. Another option is to visit the town of Jerez outside of Seville and enjoy the celebrated Jerez horse show from your VIP seats. Upon your return to Seville, flamenco show at a Flamenco history museum where you will be greeted by the director. You will have the opportunity to meet the dancers backstage after the show. Later, enjoy a tapas tour.

Day 6
Sevilla, Spain
Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville Breakfast

The next day, private guided tour of Seville’s sightseeing highlights: the Alcazar & the Cathedral, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Following the tour, your will take part in a special exclusive tour of the cathedral’s roof where you can take in the unique viewpoints of the city.

Day 7
Ronda, Spain
Parador de Ronda Breakfast

Private transfer to Ronda, driving through the charming White Villages-- or Pueblos Blancos, series of towns and large villages mostly located within the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. Stay at Parador Hotel Ronda where you will enjoy spectacular views from your suite. After lunch, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Ronda’s highlights followed by a gentle hike around the city outskirts for breathtaking views.

Day 8
Ronda, Spain
Parador de Ronda Breakfast

Begin your private biking excursion with your expert guide from Ronda towards Setenil, a charming white village. Along the way, take in great views of the mountain range and countryside that surrounds the city. Enjoy lunch at Setenil followed by a private transfer back to Ronda to relax for the afternoon.

Day 9
Málaga, Spain
None Breakfast

Private transfer to the airport in Malaga in time for your connecting flight to Madrid.

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Blue Parallel is a Virtuoso Preferred Tour Operator whose mission is to take discerning, time-constrained travelers to the most spectacular natural and cultural wonders of both Latin America and the Mediterranean. We create private, tailor-made journeys to UNESCO World Heritage destinations designed around the themes of insider access, privacy, breathtaking outdoor adventures, and white glove service. Virtuoso travelers receive amenities and VIP treatment on all Blue Parallel tours such as upgrades upon arrival (if available), Virtuoso-only amenities (spa credits, etc.), daily breakfast for two, and early check-in/late checkout (subject to availability).

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Discover the rich history of Spain's southern region, Andalucia. The strategic position of Andalucia, providing a gateway between Europe and Africa, along with its access to the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, as well as its agricultural wealth, have made Andalucia a tempting prize for many civilizations since prehistoric times. Begin your trip in Granada and visit the main highlights of the city including the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel. Wander through the Arab quarter and visit the Alhambra, one of Spain's most famous and historically meaningful landmarks. Continue on to Cordoba, explore the Jewish quarter of the city and the Mezquita, a renowned landmark which represents over half a millennium of rule by Moorish Islam. Seville is the next destination and it's rich history and culture can be discovered on a guided visit to the Alcazar and Cathedral. You can also experience an invigorating flamenco performance and discover the countryside with day-trips to a private bull farm estate or visit the town of Jerez and learn about the celebrated Jerez horse. End your trip on the romantic cliffs of the Ronda, a charming white village where Ernest Hemingway once lived.

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Blue Parallel creates private, tailor-made journeys designed around the themes of World Heritage destinations, outdoor adventures, gourmet cuisine, exclusive lodging, white glove service and insider access. We operate in Latin America: the Amazon, Antarctica, Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Easter Island, the Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Panama, Patagonia, Uruguay and the Yucatan Peninsula. And in the Mediterranean: the Adriatic Coast, Andalucia, Corsica, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Morocco, Sicily & the Aeolian Islands, Spain, Portugal and Turkey.

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Blue Parallel was amazing! Our guides were outstanding and provided us with excellent service. Every detail was considered and thought of for us. We adored every minute of our trip.