The History of Art, Architecture and Culture of Spain

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Minimum 15 People from £3,450 pp

Discover the cultural delights of Seville, Cordoba, Toledo and Madrid on this epic tour of art, architecture and history of Spain.

Travel by high speed train from Madrid to Seville, explore Palaces, Museums and Basillica De La Macarena to see the most revered image in Seville, "The Virgin of Hope" (Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza) which locals call La Macarena. Visit Granada and the Alhambra Palace, Cordoba with its beautiful Mezquita as well as Toledo declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive monumental and cultural heritage..

Minimum group size of 15 passengers, maximum 25.

New to 2020

Luxury and Speciality

Your Holiday Includes

+ Transfers to and from the airport
+ Flights to Madrid
+ 9 days/8 nights
+ Bed and Breakfast, two lunches and two dinners
+ Excursions as in itinerary

+ Price is based on 15 people staying in Twin/Double occupancy rooms
+ Single Supplement £700


Day 1
AVE high-speed train from Madrid to Seville
Transfer to the City Centre
Enjoy a tour of the Cathedral of Seville with your local guide
Welcome dinner at Bacerrita with wines and a mini Gin & Tonic

Day 2
Enjoy the Royal Palace and Secrets of Seville Tour with your local guide. As part of this tour you will visit the Palacio de Duenas.
Remainder of the day free for further exploring and relaxation. Recommended is a walk through Maria Luisa park to the fabulous Plaza de Espana
Independent lunch and dinner.

Day 3
Excursion to Granada for the day
Enjoy a tour of the Alhambra Palace with local guide
Included Lunch at a local restaurant in Granada
Return to Seville
Independent dinner

Day 4
Excursion to Cordoba for the day meet your local guide who will show you this beautiful city.
Included lunch at a local restaurant in cordoba
Back to Seville and visit the Basilica de La Macarena on arrival to see "The Virgin of Hope" (Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza) which locals call La Macarena.
Independent dinner in Seville

Day 5
Transfer from the hotel to Seville train station for the train to Madrid
Transfer to your hotel and time for an independent lunch
In the afternoon we meet our local guide and take a walking tour of the Royal Palace and the Cathedral.
Independent dinner

Day 6
Excursion with your local guide to Toledo
Enjoy a tour of the monuments of Toledo including the Cathedral and the chapel of Santo Tome
Enjoy a relaxing independent lunch in Toledo
Return to Madrid
Visit the chapel of San Antonio de la Florida
Independent dinner in Madrid

Day 7
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast or take an early morning stroll through the Old Town
Visit the Thyssen Museum with your Tour Director
Independent lunch
In the afternoon enjoy a visit of the Sorolla Museum with your Tour Director
Independent dinner

Day 8
Up early for breakfast as an early start
Today you will also have your local guide to help with the logistics inside the museums
Enjoy a very special early entry ticket into El Prado - National treasure of Art - one hour before general public can enter the museum
Enjoy a tour of Reina Sofia Modern Art Museum with your guide
Farewell dinner at Botin with house wines

Day 9
Transfer to the airport for flight home

Hotel Details

Hotel Alcazar de Sevilla ***
Located on the edge of Seville's Santa Cruz district it is within walking distance from all major Seville attractions.

Hotel Moderno Madrid ***
Elegant, distinguished, avant-garde... A different kind of hotel in the heart of Madrid close to the monument of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree in Puerta del Sol and just 250 yards from Plaza Mayor.

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