National Geographic Journeys: Discover Moorish Spain (ESMNG)

Countries Visited: Spain
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
  • All the adventure you want, with a softer landing
  • Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services
  • Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time
  • More included meals, activities and transfers
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 12, Avg 9.
    Meals Included: 7 breakfasts
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Toledo, Explore the Alhambra (one of the greatest achievements in Moorish architecture), Enjoy a private Flamenco lesson.

    Description
    Discover the history and romance of Andalucia on this eight-day trip to five amazing cities with plenty of free time discover them. Explore Madrid's famous museums, walk the cobblestoned streets of El Greco's Toledo with a local historian, take a flamenco lesson in Granada, and embrace the region's Moorish spirit in Granada and COrdoba. From the taste of new flavours to the sound of music you've never heard, wrap yourself in a culture 1300 years in the making.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1MadridDay 1 Madrid
    Please make your own way to the joining hotel. If arriving early, head out and explore the city. Madrid has it all; history, architecture, museums, galleries, beautiful parks, and wild nightlife. The capitals most exciting street is the Gran VIa, but be sure to visit the Plaza Mayor - the true heart of Madrid. Enjoy a coffee in one of the plaza's many cafEs and watch the world go by. After the group meeting, opt to head out for a meal at a local restaurant with the group. Additional Notes: If you want more time to explore the city, we recommend booking pre-nights in Madrid. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2MadridDay 2 Madrid (1B)
    Other options for exploring the city include the Palacio Real, Real Jardin BotAnico or Escorial. Experience more nightlife at the Plaza del Dos de Mayo, in the area known as MalasaNa. Taste some sangria and dance to the latest music. Included Activities: Historic City of Toledo visit Transport: Local bus (1.00 hour(s)) Local bus (1.00 hour(s))
    Day 3CordobaDay 3 Madrid/COrdoba (1B)
    COrdoba's gastronomy features cuisine steeped in Roman, Moorish, Christian, and Jewish traditions. Head out tonight to sample some local food. Try the thick, hearty stew called "caldereta de cordero" or cool off with "ajo blanco," a hearty white gazpacho soup. Included Activities: Mezquita de COrdoba (Mosque) Visit Jewish Quarter (Juderia) Visit Transport: Train (2.00 hour(s))
    Day 4GranadaDay 4 COrdoba/Granada (1B)
    Travel to the Andalusian city of Granada and take an orientation walk with the CEO. Learn the art of flamenco from a professional teacher during a private class. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Flamenco Dancing Experience Transport: Local bus (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 5GranadaDay 5 Granada (1B)
    After visiting the Alhambra, opt to wander through the whitewashed historic quarter of the Albaicin, with its narrow lanes and fantastic views. This is a great place to go to catch the sunset. In the evening, opt for a night on the town. The city is filled with trendy tapas bars and has a lively music scene. Included Activities: Alhambra Guided Tour
    Day 6RondaDay 6 Granada/Ronda (1B)
    Catch a train and explore the town of Ronda on the El Tajo Gorge. Cross the Puente Nuevo and go down into the gorge itself for incredible views. Free afternoon to go explore the many attractions of the town. Transport: Train (2.50 hour(s))
    Day 7SevilleDay 7 Ronda/Seville (1B)
    This morning head to Seville, one of the most colourful and exciting cities in Spain. Enjoy the city with the option to explore the Muslim monuments and parks and gardens at leisure, getting a taste of Sevilles energetic pulse. Have a chance to savour some tapas at the citys many bars and cafEs. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 8SevilleDay 8 Seville (1B)
    Depart at any time. Additional Notes: We recommend staying a few extra nights to better explore Seville at your leisure. Included Activities: Departure Day
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    10/15/2017$1,999.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 4; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    Disclaimer

    Local Flights: There are no internal flights on this trip.

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