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8-Day Madrid and Andalusia

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Overview

Andalusia’s age-old history has left behind a wealth of artistic heritage. The Alhambra in Granada, the Great Mosque of Cordoba and the Giralda Tower and old town of Seville are just a few of the World Heritage Sites you'll discover along this journey.

The majority of Spain's towns and villages Andalusian region bear witness to the peak of Andalusia’s artistic heritage over the ages. During this self-drive 8-day Spain tour, you'll discover Spain's most beautiful sites of cultural heritage at your own pace.

As you drive from Madrid to Seville to Granada and back to Madrid, you'll pass by stunning towns filled with white-washed houses, cobbled streets and ancient architecture.
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Itinerary

Day 1

Start Your 8-Day Spain Tour

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Start Your 8-Day Spain Tour

Today, you'll arrive in Madrid and pick up the rental car that will be with you for your whole journey from the rental office at the airport. You will then drive to your hotel in Madrid before enjoying a free afternoon to explore and get acquainted with Spain's capital city to start your 8-day Spain tour. You will be provided with a list of recommended places to eat, drink and to see during your time in Madrid.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional4 star

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    Restaurants

    Sobrino de BotínOptional Activity

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    Transportations

    Self-Driving from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport to Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport

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    Destinations

    Madrid

Day 2

Explore Madrid

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Explore Madrid

Today you'll explore the most important city in Spain, which is the capital of the country and therefore, an important political and financial centre. You'll visit a number of sites including the Reina Sofia Museum which holds over 21,000 works of art and main collections by Picasso and Dali, and also the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum which is a private collection of works of art from some of the world's most famous painters. You should also visit the Royal Palace and Prado Museum.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional4 star

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    Activities

    Walking in Madrid

    Reina Sofia MuseumOptional Activity

    Thyssen-Bornemisza MuseumOptional Activity

    Prado MuseumOptional Activity

    Crystal PalaceOptional Activity

    Royal Palace of MadridOptional Activity

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    Restaurants

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Madrid

Day 3

Seville via Cordoba

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Seville via Cordoba

Today you'll drive south to Seville and the crossing La Mancha Lands and entering Andalusia. Your first stop will be in Cordoba, that has been declared World Heritage City by the UNESCO. Here you will visit the magnificent Mosque-Cathedral, Viana Palace and the Alcazar. You will then continue your journey passing through the towns of Ecija and Carmona before arriving in the most emblematic Andalusian city, Seville.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel NH Sevilla Plaza de Armas4 star

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    Activities

    CordobaOptional Activity

    Mosque-Cathedral of CordobaOptional Activity

    Alcazar of the Christian KingsOptional Activity

    Viana PalaceOptional Activity

    Museo Julio Romero De TorresOptional Activity

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    Restaurants

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional

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    Transportations

    Self Driving from Madrid to Córdoba

    Self Driving from Córdoba to Seville

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Madrid

    Córdoba

    Seville

Day 4

Discover Seville

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Discover Seville

Today, you'll venture out into Seville to discover this stunning city and its main streets, avenues and monuments. You can visit the Murillo Gardens, the Santa Cruz Neighbourhood with its cobbled streets, beautiful architecture and white-washed houses, and you can also visit the Alcazar of Seville. Whilst in Seville, you must also visit the Seville Cathedral which is the third largest church in the world. Two other nice squares to visit are the Plaza del Duque and Plaza de Espana.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel NH Sevilla Plaza de Armas4 star

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    Activities

    Classical SevilleOptional Activity

    Jardin de MurilloOptional Activity

    Santa CruzOptional Activity

    Alcazar of SevilleOptional Activity

    Seville CathedralOptional Activity

    Plaza de EspanaOptional Activity

    Plaza del DuqueOptional Activity

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    Restaurants

    Hotel NH Sevilla Plaza de Armas

    Taberna del AlabarderoOptional Activity

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Seville

Day 5

Seville to Granada

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Seville to Granada

Today, you'll drive from Seville crossing the Andalusian region from west to east and passing near the towns of Osuna and Antequera, before arriving in Granada. Once you arrive in Granada, you should visit the Old Quarter with important monuments such as the Royal Chapel and the Cathedral, the Church of San Juan de Dois in Baroque style, the Monastery of San Jeronimo in Renaissance style and the Sacromonte gypsy neighbourhood.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel NH Granada Centro4 star

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    Activities

    Granada Sightseeing TourOptional Activity

    AlhambraOptional Activity

    Hammam Al AndalusOptional Activity

    SacromonteOptional Activity

    Royal Chapel of Granada

    Venta El GalloOptional Activity

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    Restaurants

    Hotel NH Sevilla Plaza de Armas

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    Transportations

    Self Driving from Seville to Granada

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Seville

    Granada

Day 6

Madrid via Baeza and Ubeda

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Madrid via Baeza and Ubeda

Today you'll leave Granada and head back towards Madrid, stopping at the beautiful cities of Baeza and Ubeda on the way. Baeza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to many beautiful Rennaissance and Gothic architectural wonders. A little further up the road, you'll come across the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ubeda, full of beautiful squares, white-washed houses and Renaissance architecture. After Ubeda, you'll continue to your final destination of Madrid.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional4 star

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    Activities

    BaezaOptional Activity

    UbedaOptional Activity

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    Restaurants

    Hotel NH Granada Centro

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    Transportations

    Self-Driving from Granada to Úbeda

    Self Driving from Úbeda to Madrid

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Granada

    Baeza

    Úbeda

    Madrid

Day 7

Toledo Day Trip

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Toledo Day Trip

Today you'll leave Madrid behind and visit Toledo, a UNESCO World Heritage City. Toledo is a beautiful artistic city and a beautiful example of the history of cooperation between the Arabs, Jews and Christians of historical Spain. Whilst in Toledo, you can visit the Jewish Quarter, where you'll find the Synagogue of El Transito and Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca. Other interesting sites to visit whilst in Toledo are the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and San Bartolome Church.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional4 star

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    Activities

    ToledoOptional Activity

    Jewish Quarter of ToledoOptional Activity

    Synagogue of El TransitoOptional Activity

    Monastery of San Juan de los ReyesOptional Activity

    San Bartolome ChurchOptional Activity

    Synagogue of Santa Maria La BlancaOptional Activity

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    Restaurants

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional

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    Transportations

    Self Driving from Madrid to Toledo

    Self Driving from Toledo to Madrid

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Madrid

    Toledo

Day 8

Goodbye Spain!

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Goodbye Spain!

Today, you'll leave Madrid so you'll drive to the airport, drop off the car at the rental office and departure to your next destination.

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    Restaurants

    Hotel NH Madrid Nacional

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    Transportations

    Self Driving from Hotel NH Madrid Nacional, Paseo del Prado, Madrid, Spain to Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport (MAD), Avenida de la Hispanidad, Madrid, Spain

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Madrid

Included in Price

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 2 activities
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Airport transfer

Not Included in Price

  • Alcohol beverages
  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry visas / airport departure tax
  • Gratuities
  • Ground transportation
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Licensed English speaking guides
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Trekking permits
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