Highlights of Andalucia
- Explore the history & beauty of Spain’s southern region on this 7-night trip to Andalucía.
- Stay in the traditional, whitewashed town of Loja & the medival city of Granada.
- Enjoy a walking tour of Antequera including a visit to Dolmen de Menga, a megalithic burial mound.
- Discover one of the greatest cities of the Middle Ages on a guided excursion to Córdoba.
- Experience Spain’s most breathtaking palace fortress, the Alhambra, on a day trip to Granada.
- Visit the birthplace of Flamenco dancing on a full day, guided trip to Seville.
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Your Guided Group Holiday To Andalucia
Travel with us to fall in love with Andalucía, its people, history and traditions. Successive invasions and influences from the Romans to the Moors have left their imprint on the landscape and culture of Andalucía, making for a fascinating journey through time. On this unforgettable holiday to Spain, we’ll discover this sunny, vibrant region, while staying in the authentically Andalucían towns of Loja and Granada. Surrounded by dramatic mountains and green valleys, this area is known as Andalucía's heart and is the perfect base from which we’ll take day trips to explore Seville, Córdoba and Granada, three of southern Spain's most remarkable cities. On this trip, you’ll also enjoy plenty of leisure time. Enjoy the whitewashed plazas and narrow streets of Loja, and explore the medieval architecture of Granada, all while soaking up the atmosphere of the real Spain.
Activity Level: Moderate
Travel to Spain
Transfer to Loja
On arrival in Malaga, your guide will meet you and accompany you to the coach, for transfer to your hotel in the lovely town of Loja. During the journey, there will be tips and information to help get your holiday off to a great start!
Groups travelling on or before 5th May 2022 will be based in Loja for 7 nigths.
Groups travelling after 12th May 2022 (inclusive) will be based in Loja for the first 4 nights and Granada for the remaining 3 nights.
Guided Tour of Seville
Today, you’ll visit Andalucía’s most lively and colourful city, located on the banks of the River Guadalquivir. Seville is famous for flamenco, tapas and a rich cultural and architectural heritage. On your panoramic city tour by coach, you will view highlights such as the San Telmo Palace and Golden Tower. There will also be a visit to the beautiful Plaza Espana, and free time to explore the city’s Jewish quarter.
Full Day Guided Excursion to Cordoba
This full-day excursion will introduce you to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Córdoba, one of the great cities of the medieval world. You will have a guided walking tour of the historic centre, where among many treasures is the wonderful Mezquita, formerly the Great Mosque, and now a Christian cathedral.
Half Day Guided Excursion to Antequera
Get to know Antequera on an enjoyable half-day guided walking tour of the Old Town, starting with the impressive 'Dolmen de Menga', one of the oldest monuments in Spain, dating back to the Megalithic period. You will then have some time at leisure to stroll around and take in the atmosphere of the charming streets and squares of this typically Andalucian town.
Morning Transfer to Granada & Leisure time in the afternoon
Morning Transfer to Granada
Say 'goodbye' to Loja as we depart to the medieval city of Granada, where we will spend the last 3 days of our holiday. Once you have settled into your hotel, the rest of the day will be free to explore the city at your own pace and settle into your surroundings.
Full Day Guided Excursion to Granada
Let’s depart for a guided city tour of Granada. Visit the Generalife Gardens and the UNESCO listed monument complex of La Alhambra (general entrance included). With its magnificent palaces, patios and gardens, it is one of Spain’s most treasured and popular historic sites.
At Leisure in Granada
Free time in Granada
Spend some time at leisure today to explore at your own pace. Perhaps enjoy a few traditional Andalucian tapas in a local restaurant and watch the world go by.
Time to say ‘adios’ to Andalucía, until the next time. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home, with guide assistance.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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