PRICE: from 1339 €
WHEN: April to October
DURATION: 5 days
NEAREST AIRPORT: Malaga
Unique Andalucia the land of great monuments, new wines, exquisite gastronomy and spectacular scenery.
The objectives of this journey is to provide you with a private guide, a personalized route, an impeccable service and attention to detail, allowing you to get the most of your limited time and giving you the chance to experience the extraordinary.
This is the trip for your special occasion: special birthday, anniversary...Specially customized for, wine and gourmet travellers, lovers of unique travel experiences, admirers of nature and heritage aficionados, even for the most demanding incentive groups, a truly unforgettable adventure that will stay in your memory forever.
This tour has been designed for lovers of the unique Roman and Arab legacy found in Granada, Cordoba and Ronda. Guided visits to the monument complex of The Alhambra, The Generalife, the jasmine-scented streets of the Moorish Albaicin quarter in Granada as well as the incredible Mosque, the Jewish quarter in Cordoba and the impressive gorge dividing Ronda are a remarkable experience unique in the world.
Wine lovers will be impressed by our wine estates visits at the foot of Sierra Nevada mountain range as well as the traditional wine region of Montilla-Moriles, well-known among wine/sherry and brandy enthusiasts and the up and coming wine region of Ronda tasting the wines of this favoured-microclimate region.
Part of our passion for gastronomy is our visit to a renowned catering school where new chefs are working together with established ones creating a revolutionary cuisine, one of the best in the world for both quality and variety. Our restaurants have been careful selected for their decoration, reputation, service and setting, and the meals are based on traditional products from the area as well as creative modern recipes. We will also visit the oil-mill of a world famous producer of olive oil in Baena where you will experience a guided tour and oil tasting.
The accommodation sumptuously appointed consists of two different but unique properties, recently refurbished, exquisitely decorated and placed in stunning locations.
"We will enjoy only what we love. We love only what we understand, We will understand only what we are taught"
Day One - Granada
Arrival at Malaga airport. You are welcomed and escorted by our guide in our vehicle to our pre-selected hotel in Granada, a 4 star beautifully decorated historic building. Free evening.
Day Two - Granada
After breakfast, we will visit to one of the most spectacular monuments in the world: The Alhambra including the Arab baths, The Alhambra and The Generalife. Extraordinarily well preserved and in a tremendous natural setting, stands the Alhambra, the most exciting, sensual and romantic of all European monuments.
Outstanding gourmet lunch in a restaurant in the Sacramonte quarter. You will be able to sample exquisite local dishes in an outdoor terrace (weather permitted) with magic views of the Alhambra. In the afternoon, after lunch, private panoramic of the city of Granada. You will be guided through the monumental and romantic routes as well as the Cathedral and the new part of the city including the Museum of Federico Garcia Lorca. Free evening. Restaurants and tapas bars recommended.
Day Three - Granada-Cordoba-Granada
Private tour of Arguably the best oil mill in Spain. You will be shown the production process at the Oil mill's groves and Almazara.
Private guided tour to one of the leading wineries in the Montilla wine region. After admiring this monumental cellar you will be tasting the different wines accompanied by a delicious lunch based on tapas.
In the afternoon, private guided tour of one of the most emblematic cities in Spain, left by the Arab legacy, Cordoba, and visit its famous mosque. As well as the unique mosque-cathedral, Cordoba's treasures include the Alcazar, the Calahorra Fort, the Roman Bridge and the ancient Jewish Synagogue, now a museum. Cordoba's medieval quarter, a labyrinth of winding, narrow streets, shady flower-filled courtyards and picturesque squares. In early May, homeowners proudly festoon their patios with flowers to compete for the city's "most beautiful courtyard" contest. . Return to Granada. Free evening. Optional: Tapas tour on request
Day Four - Granada-Ronda-Malaga
Private visit to an exclusive Wine Estate located at the foot of Sierra Nevada mountain range. A guided tour conducted by the owner where you will learn his own wine-making methods, view the state of the art facilities and taste the new wines of this favoured-microclimate region. Wine tasting. We travel to a little town near Malaga, we stop for lunch at the best catering, school in Andalucia, where many star Michelin Chefs learned their culinary skills. Superb gourmet lunch in style. You will be able to choose a tasting menu with pairing wines. A real gastronomic treat difficult to forget .
In the afternoon, fabulous private guided walking tour of Ronda through the old town, you will also be able to see the houses hanging from the cliffs. After this fabulous tour of a unique town you will be transferred to Malaga airport or to your next destination. We can also provide an extra night in Ronda in any of the impressive range of accommodation it has: winery boutique hotels, historic mansion, a Parador etc and some of them overlooking the breathtaking gorge. Also we can arrange some excursions next day in the morning before you head to your final destination.
Price Per Person: 1.339 EUROS (*)
Minimum 2 people (3*)
Duration - 5 days / 4 nights.
(*) SPECIAL PRICES for groups with 4 people or more.
Hotel Supplements or Reductions
Upgrade of Accommodation on request.
From April to October- Every Week.
From November to March- On request.
We can also organize a similar tour subject to your requirements of number of people and days, budget etc,
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Private transfers from/to Malaga Airport by our executive vehicle.
Private transport throughout the itinerary.
Personalized English/Spanish speaking expert guide throughout the itinerary.
Three nights accommodation based on double occupancy with private bath in Granada (Optional one extra night in Ronda if required).
Three full buffet breakfast.
Tour to The Alhambra Palace.
Gourmet lunch in Sacromonte overlooking the Alhambra.
Private guided panoramic of Granada including the Albayzin.
Private guided tour to one of the best Oil Mills in Spain.
Private guided visit to the best winery in Montilla.
Gourmet lunch in a winery in Montilla.
Private guided tour of Cordoba and visit to the Mosque.
Private guided visit to an exceptional wine estate located at the foot of Sierra Nevada.
Tasting lunch with paired wines in a prestigious catering school.
Private guided panoramic of Ronda.
Two wine tasting.
All surcharges and taxes.
Note: If any of the published accommodation, range of wineries or restaurants in the tour becomes unavailable,
others of similar category will be allocated.
Note: Upgrade of wineries and/or restaurants will have a supplement. Please request.
What is not Included
Flights (Malaga or Granada).
Meals not specified.
EXAMPLE OF ACCOMMODATION IN GRANADA(*)
Hotel Hesperia Granada
4 Star Historic Building
Four star Hotel, Granada situated in the centre of monumental Granada, it is a renovated historic building set in a quiet area of the old city, providing fantastic accommodation in the very heart of the old town, with the shops and attractions of Granada less than 50 meters away. The 70 guestrooms are attractively decorated in neutral colours, with light wood floors and furniture; all open out onto balconies. Rooms come equipped with satellite television, mini-bars, large bathrooms, wireless Internet connections, air conditioning and direct-dial telephones.
Original features, like the central atrium, bring a wonderful atmosphere to the hotel, an oasis of calm within the lively setting that is Granada. Perfectly located to explore and discover old Granada and the Alhambra, as a base for relaxing and enjoying genuine Andalucian surroundings, this hotel is second-to-none.
You can even choose the pillow you want to sleep on as part of a excellent service and the facilities available to the privileged guests, including car park, bar-cafeteria, room service and the celebrated buffet breakfast.
It is in an area where guests can visit the bars and restaurants of Calle Navas, which is within 200 meters of the hotel.
(*)Accommodation will be in these hotels or in others of similar category. Will be confirmed when making the booking. Upgrade available on request.