7 Days SPAIN | Madrid Andalusia and Toledo - MA4LM

Tours to Madrid

7 Days - Madrid Andalusia and Toledo


Day 1 - Saturday

Day 1 - Saturday

Madrid

Upon arrival you will be met with IBMT Tours Europe representative and will be transferred to the hotel. 
Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Madrid


Day 2 - Sunday

Day 2 - Sunday

Madrid

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized  by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight Madrid.


Day 3 - Monday

Day 3 - Monday

Madrid | Cordoba | Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente. Departure at 08:30 am drive along La Mancha, Don Quixote’s land. Brief stop at typical site in Puerto Lapice. Cross through the natural border of “Despeñaperros” and get into Andalusia, a region for itself that shows an enormous heritage from a splendorous past. Reach Cordoba. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Overnight Seville.


Day 4 - Tuesday

Day 4 - Tuesday

Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavors of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Overnight Seville.

Optional tours - Purchase locally direct from the guide(Min 10 participants)

Optional tour #1 - Seville Cathedral and Boat Trip on the Guadalquivir(50 Euro)
Optional tour #2 - Flamenco with one drink(45 Euro)


Day 5 - Wednesday

Day 5 - Wednesday

Seville | Granada

After breakfast at the hotel drive east through the Caliphate road to the heart of ANDALUSIA observing an endless number of olive trees on the way to Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Overnight Granada.

Optional toursPurchase locally direct from the guide(Min 10 participants)

Optional tour #1 - Historical Granada (26 Euro)
Optional tour #2 - Cave’s flamenco show (34 Euro)
Optional tour #3 - Granada City Tour(8 Euro)


Day 6 - Thursday

Day 6 - Thursday

Granada | Toledo | Madrid

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus River, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo –World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight Madrid.


Day 7 - Friday

Day 7 - Friday

Madrid

After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICES


Included services:

  • Meeting and assistance on arrival and departure
  • Transfer on arrival and departure
  • Guided visits in Madrid, Cordoba, and Seville, Granada and Toledo 
  • Tour escort during the tour
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach 
  • Accommodation at selected class 
  • Daily breakfast and 3 dinners
  • Entrance fees to all sites as per itinerary

Not included services:

  • Airfare & Departure taxes
  • Tips to guide/drivers & hotel staff
  • Travel Insurance
  •  Personal extras on meals not mentioned above

HOTELS: 4 STARS - SUPERIOR

  • Madrid: Mayorazgo / Florida Norte 
  • Seville: Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda
  • Granada: Los Angeles Hotel

HOTELS: 4 STARS Plus - SUPERIOR PLUS

  • Madrid: Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Catalonia Gran Via
  • Seville: Meliá Lebreros
  • Granada: Melia Granada

Optional tours(purchase locally) - 

Seville Cathedral and Boat Trip on the Guadalquivir -
We will visit the Gothic Cathedral with the largest area in the world, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987. Its construction dates back to 1401 on the site where the old Aljama Mosque was located, of which the "La Giralda" minaret, the symbol of Seville, is preserved. , with the possibility of climbing to its 104-meter bell tower and contemplating the best views of the city.
We highlight, among others, El Patio de los Narajos and the Tomb on the pedestal of Cristobal Colon.
Followed by an hour boat ride on the Guadalquivir River, the river of the great waters and the main port of Spain in the Indian campaign, which will allow us to contemplate and admire the fine silhouette of this magical city.

Flamenco with one drink -
The emblematic neighborhood of La Macarena, with old buildings from the XIX c. of a typical Sevilla Palace House structure, receives our show. This a place where art, magic and passion come together to come alive in our tablao and to show all lovers of flamenco the depth of its roots, the feeling of this land the sensitivity of their interpreters. 
It includes one drink per person during the show.

Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter(Cave’s flamenco show ) - 
The Temple of Flamenco is a stunning cave divided into three naves, creating form of cruise, that lead to a large central area where is located the stage, elevated one meter above the ground, to favour the visibility from any point of the cave. The flamenco show that you can enjoy in this cave of the Albaicin is full of strength and beauty, led by the charismatic Granadian artist Antonio Vallejo. It makes a tour of the most rhythmic clubs in this art, as: Flamenco tangos, bulerías, alegrías, guajira and soleá or segurilla, alternating these numbers of dance with others of flamenco signing & guitar solos.

Historical Granada -
A journey from Islam to Christianity where we show the exciting transformation of a city as mythical as spectacular. Walking through the Albaicin (World Heritage Place) is a trip to their Moorish roots ad a pleasure for the senses. Crossing its labyrinth of narrow streets scented with jasmine, overlooking the gardens of Cármenes, are experiences that visitors should not miss. The ivy and bougainvillea hang off the whitewashed walls. Inside of them, beautiful gardens and fruits trees make the Cármenes small farmhouses

Granada City Tour - 
The Granada City tour is the new touristic train of the city.  It offers a scenic route with the best views of Granada and audio guide in 12 languages. The ticket lasts all day and you can go on and off as many times as you wish.