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Come visit the most beautiful places in southern Spain with Travel Fever Tours, from the Atlantic sea coast to the Sierra Nevada mountains, from Seville to Granada.


Tour itinerary



On this tour, we’ll take you on a sweep across southern Spain, starting at the Atlantic beaches south of Portugal and moving you east to Granada at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Here our favourite places that we’ve discovered in Andalucía. We would like to share them with you:

White village of Conil del la Frontera as seen from the Atlantic
White village of Conil del la Frontera as seen from the Atlantic

Day 1:

Arrive at Malaga Airport and drive by van to Conil de la Frontera on Spain’s Atlantic coast (below Portugal). Walk the miles of wide, sandy beach and explore your first Pueblo Blanco, set directly on the ocean. Enjoy a dinner of creative Tapas and settle into the Spanish lifestyle.

Overnight: Conil de la Frontera.

Day 2:

Spend the day exploring the coast and adjoining hills and farmland, with lunch in the white hilltown of Medina Sedonia. Visit the Roman ruins and amphitheater at the beach-side village of Bolonia, or simply enjoy the beach and walk among the cliffs and sand dunes.

Overnight: Conil de la Frontera.

Village of Zahara de la Sierra
Village of Zahara de la Sierra

Day 3:

Move to the strikingly positioned village of Zahara del la Sierra, a favorite pueblo blanco, where you will stay in a modern hotel set just at the foot of this scenic town near the Grazalema Nature Reseve. Along the way to Zahara you’ll visit Arcos de la Frontera, an old city balanced on top of a cliff.

Overnight: Zahara de la Sierra

Day 4:

Visit Seville, the capital of Andalucía, where you can see the third largest cathedral in the world, tour the Alcazar palace that dates from the time of the Moors, and take a walking tour of the old Jewish quarter. Indulge in Tapas for a late lunch before exploring the city’s extensive gardens or its pedestrian walking streets.

Overnight: Zahara de la Sierra

The bridge in Ronda
The bridge in Ronda

Day 5:

While moving on to Granada, visit Ronda, a pueblo blanco set on a cliff with a high, stone bridge connecting the old and new parts of the small city. Enjoy stunning scenery as we work eastward through endless hills covered in olive trees until you come to Granada, the ancient capital of the Moors who ruled Spain between the 900s and the 1400s.

Overnight: Granada

Day 6:

Visit the places, fortifications and gardens of the Alhambra, the best known and most beautiful remnants of the time the Arabs controlled Spain. There will also be time to visit the historic center of the city, with its cathedral, and the former Arab district with its small, windy streets special views of the Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Overnight: Granada

The palace at the Alhambra in Granada
The palace at the Alhambra in Granada

Day 7:

After your last morning exploring Granada, depart for the city of Malaga, the city where Picasso was born. Here you can walk along the waterfront, visit the cathedral, climb up to ancient Moorish fortifications on the hill, or simply enjoy the city’s pedestrian-only shopping district. You can also fit in a visit to the Picasso Museum, with its extensive collection of paintings.

Overnight: Malaga

Day 8:

Breakfast in Malaga. Then you can depart from Malaga airport or take a high speed train north to Madrid or Barcelona. Or take a lost-cost flight to almost anywhere in Europe.

 

Want to see more of Spain?

Interested in spending more time exploring Spain? We can recommend other areas for you to explore following the close of your tour, from small villages to Madrid or Barcelona. We can help you select locations and book your hotels. Please contact us for more information.

Note: The tour itinerary is not etched in granite. It changes and evolves as we learn from previous tours and discover new places we feel should be added.

Tour leaders


Your Trip Leaders:

Cicely Carroll
Cicely Carroll

Cicely Carroll:
As an artist, Cicely has brought an eye for beauty to her travels through Spain, from the groves of olive trees that hug Andalucía’s hills to the sweep of unspoiled Atlantic beaches.

 

 

 

 

Bob Lawson
Bob Lawson

Bob Lawson:
Bob has worked in Spain for some years, starting new internet companies. While not chained to a computer, he has explored all corners of Andalucía, hiking, touring by car, walking the beach, or simply sitting on a sun-filled terrace.

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Hotels


View from hotel roof-top terrace in Conil de la Frontera
View from hotel roof-top terrace in Conil

The exact hotels you’ll stay in vary according to season, but all conform to high standards of Spanish accommodation.

We search out small hotels that give you great service, a comfortable stay, and a taste of Spain.

Meals will be at well rated restaurants featuring seafood and other Spanish dishes, or taken at Tapas establishments. Breakfast will at your hotel.

 

 

View from hotel over Zahara de la Sierra
View from hotel over Zahara de la Sierra

What’s included


What’s included in the cost:

  • 8-day guided tour of Andalucía with experienced group leaders
  • 7 nights lodging at small, carefully screened, 3- and 4-star hotels
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Dinner each evening (excluding wine or beer)
  • Orientation during the first night of the tour to make you feel at home in Spain
  • Pickup and drop-off at Malaga airport
  • Transportation by van and car throughout the tour

Excluded from the cost of the trip:

  • Airfare
  • Entrance fees to museums or other attractions
  • Alcoholic beverages with your meals

 

Single supplement:
Single-occupancy rooms can be arranged for an additional fee.

Currency issues:
If the euro jumps in value against the dollar, we reserve the right to add a reasonable surcharge to the trip.