Winter Break

The ‘Winter Break’ tour is a 5 day/4 night tour that takes you to visit the three key Cities of Andalucía, Granada – Córdoba – Seville.

A mini-tour to get away for a few days over the Winter.

If time permits on departure day, we include a visit to Ronda.

We schedule this tour to fit in with your required dates and the tour is available from November to March inclusive.

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Tour Itinerary Overview

Day 1:

Arrive and collection from Málaga, subject to time, visit the old quarter, where we will give you a short walking tour before transfer to your accommodation. You can visit the Picasso Museum, the large Alcazaba Fortress and just enjoy the City.

Day 2:

Breakfast 08.00 to 09.00. Depart 09.30 for Córdoba. We arrive at the old walls of the City and give you some background information about from its Roman foundation to the leading City it became in the Islamic period. We take a coffee break and walk through the Barrio San Basilio where we visit a typical Patio of Córdoba. We pass the Royal Stables and stop at the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, where you have a visit. The Alcázar has beautiful gardens. We walk through the old Jewish Quarter, the Juderia, and arrive at the Mesquita, the greatest ancient Mosque in the Western World. We take a tapas lunch nearby. In the afternoon, we visit Calle de las Flores for the emblematic photo shot of the City and you can then visit the Mesquita and have some free time before we meet up at the Roman Bridge for departure, arriving back at the accommodation at 18.50.

Day 3:

Breakfast 08:00 to 08.45. Depart 09.00 for Granada. Visit the Plaza Bib Rambla where we take a treat of ‘Chocolate con Churros’. We take you on a short walking tour of Granada’s old quarter, including the Cathedral, the Royal Chapel and the ‘Alcaiceria’ Silk Market. We have a wander down the banks of the River Darro and leave you in the centre to have free time to visit any monuments or just enjoy the City. We meet up at 14:00, walk back to the Tour Vehicle and drive up to the Alhambra where you spend time visiting the Gardens and other areas of the Royal City before entering the Nasrid Palaces. You will have a pre-booked time of entry for the Palaces. In the evening, we drive to the top of the ‘Albaycin’ for dinner and an authentic local Flamenco performance at Restaurant ‘Jardines de Zoraya’ and we see the Alhambra, across the valley and lit up at night, from the Mirador San Nicolas. We depart Granada around 22:00. Arriving back at your accommodation around 23:20. A long, but exceptional day.

Day 4:

Breakfast 08:00 to 08.45. Depart at 09.00 for Seville. Arriving in Seville, we park near the fabulous 5* Alfonso XIII Hotel. We walk to the impressive Plaza España in the Maria Louisa Park, where you can have a wander around before we meet and tell you the background to Seville and the role the Plaza plays in it. We walk past the historic buildings of Seville and into the Barrio Santa Cruz, the old Jewish Quarter. We take a tapas lunch. In the afternoon, you are free to visit the Cathedral, the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world and the Real Alcázares, the oldest Royal Palaces still in use in Europe. Depart Seville at 18.15, arriving back at your accommodation at 20:00.

Day 5:

Breakfast 08.00 to 09.00 Subject to your departure time, we visit Ronda. Arriving in Ronda we take a short walk, via Convent de la Merced and the scenic park with spectacular mountain views, to the oldest bullring in Spain. We cross the famous bridge spanning the gorge and into the old quarter. We leave you for lunch and the afternoon to enjoy rambling through the picturesque town and visit any museums/sites. We leave Ronda at the appropriate time for your departure.