Day 1 Madrid - Caceres - Seville (576 km)
At 8:00am, we will depart from Madrid and travel to the region of Extremadura, arriving in Caceres. We will take some free time to walk around the Plaza Mayor and walk through the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests will get lunch on their own before we continue to Sevilla in the Andalusia region. We will enjoy dinner in a local restaurant before checking into our hotel for the night.
Day 2 Seville
We will tour Seville in the morning, visiting the Parque de Maria Luisa, the Plaza de Espana, the Seville Cathedral, La Giralda, and Santa Cruz, the city's old Jewish Quarter. We may take an optional tour to the Royal Alcazar of Sevilla, or spend the rest of the afternoon in Seville at our own leisure.
Day 3 Seville - Cordoba (143 km)
In the morning, we will head to Cordoba, visiting the Mosque-Cathedral, the Jewish Quarter, and more. Then, we will have the rest of the day free to spend at our own leisure.
Day 4 Cordoba - Ronda - Marbella (230 km)
On our way to Marbella, we will stop in the village of Ronda to see the famous Puento Nuevo Bridge. After some free time here, we will continue to the Costa del Sol until we reach Marbella, where we will eat dinner and spend the night.
Day 5 Marbella - Granada (180 km)
After breakfast, we will drive to Granada, where we will visit the Alhambra, the massive fortress complex built by the former Arab rulers of southern Spain. We may also take an optional trip to the Caves of Sacramonte and see a special flamenco show.
Day 6 Granada - Valencia (497 km)
After breakfast, we will depart for Valencia, passing many beautiful palaces in the Spanish countryside on the way. Upon our arrival in Valencia, we will have the rest of the day to explore the city.
Day 7 Valencia - Barcelona (301 km)
In the morning, we will eat breakfast, then depart for Catalonia, where we will reach the sprawling city of Barcelona, where we will have the remainder of the day to explore.
Day 8 Barcelona
After a delightful breakfast, we will embark on a sightseeing tour of Barcelona, viewing the large park atop Montjuic Hill, the Anella Olimpica, the Columbus Statue, and the old Gothic Quarter. We will then have the afternoon at our leisure.
Day 9 Barcelona - Zaragoza - Madrid (527 km)
After breakfast, we will depart Barcelona through Lerida and Zaragoza. Afterward, we will return to Madrid to end the tour.