Spring in Andalusia

Explore a region of contrasts and passion that will inspire you!

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Art In Voyage

7 Nights

2 Home Bases

5 Destinations

From USD 5,299 per person

Spring in Andalusia is a delight to the mind and senses. Spanish sun, savory food, iconic architecture, flamboyant Flamenco, charming people: The Andalusia region of Spain is sure to fulfill your travel desires and cement illustrious memories in your mind for life.

The opportunities to sight-see centuries old Roman, Islamic, Catholic and Arabian architectural staples, indulge in endless tapas offerings, and relaxing in a picturesque worldly paradise is yours with Art In Voyage’s Spring in Andalusia package.

Journeys

Land dates, room options and rates

27 Apr 2019 - 04 May 2019
  • Deluxe room $5299Sold out :(

Rates displayed are per person per journey, based on double occupancy. Solo travelers are welcome for a small single supplement fee of $1999.


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JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS

An Arabian Nights dream

The Moorish past of Andalusia has left a mind-blowing architectural legacy! Palaces, Mosques, Alcazars...And the shock with the Catholic Renaissance canons create a unique and stunning style.

The cradle of Flamenco

The mix of cultures in Andalusia created the exceptional, passionate, flamboyant music and dance style of: The Flamenco. Now a symbol of Spain, you will discover the authentic and original, Flamenco in its true origin.

A food paradise

The atmosphere of the old tapas restaurants, aside from it's glorious food is worth the experience! Our local guide will help you make way through this vibrant style of socializing.

A whole world in one region

From impressive cities to quaint little white villages, mountains to sea, vibrant bars to rejuvenating Arab baths; Andalusia will seduce you by it's diversity.

ITINERARY

All activities are optional in attendance

Day 1: Seville

Welcome to Seville! Your journey starts immersed in the Andalusian culture with a guided horse-drawn carriage tour of Seville, followed by a Flamenco & Tapas welcome dinner and rooftop drinks with a view of the magical Giralda.

Day 2: Seville

Today, you will learn more about the secrets of Azulejos (typical Andalusian tiles). Delight in the unique atmosphere while enjoying lunch before your private guide leads you through the impressive Alcazar of Seville and it's typical Mudejar architecture.

Day 3: Cordoba

Today you'll enjoy all things Cordoba! The Andalusian city began as an important Roman hub before turning into a major Islamic center in the Middle Ages. You will of course visit the magnificent Mezquita, an immense Mosque dating from 784 A.D. that was later turned into a Catholic Church.

Day 4: Cadiz

Today is dedicated to your leisure. We have plenty of recommendations for you. We would encourage you to have a day trip to Cadiz- an ancient port city. It's a perfect opportunity to discover the sea side of Andalusia!

Day 5: Granada

Get ready to be amazed! You're heading to Granada. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada hosts one of the most renowned buildings of the Andalusian Islamic historical legacy: the Alhambra, an Arab Citadel and Palace. Welcome to a tell-tale Arabian Nights Palace in Europe! Your exotic tour will carry on through the narrow winding streets of the Medieval Moorish neighborhood of Albaicin and finish with a dinner featuring authentic Granada Flamenco dancing.

Day 6: Granada

Your dreams from the previous night will carry into the morning as you enjoy pure relaxation in the Arab Baths of Granada. The rest of the day is at leisure; take this opportunity to lose yourself in the centuries-old narrow streets, relax at the property or sample the tapas bars scattered throughout the city!

Day 7: Ronda

Andalusia is not only stunning cities... The countryside plays a major role in the region's splendor, hosting a series of towns and large villages characterized by whitewashed walls and red or brown tiled roofs. Today, you will discover Ronda, one of the most beautiful "pueblos blancos" (white towns).

Day 8: Take the opportunity to extend your stay

Today, you'll travel back to Seville. After experiencing the South of Spain, you'll crave more of this charming country. Why not extend to basque in vibrant Madrid, or the rebel Barcelona? How about a beach resort? You can also easily make a stop in any other European city, just a short flight from Andalusia!

OUR HOME BASES

Palacio Santa Paula

The Palacio de Santa Paula Autograph Collection is located in the historic center of Granada near the Albaicín and Sacro Monte areas, the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel, the historical Gardens of the Triumph, the Archeological museum, and, of course, the Alhambra.

This beautiful hotel, one of the best (and few) five star hotels in Granada, is a 75-room restored masterpiece that was also declared an artistic and historic monument. It replaced the Santa Paula Convent and the Casa Morisca, which existed in the XVI and XII centuries respectively.
Its restaurant, “El Claustro”, where the Santa Paula convent refectory used to be, offers guests haute cuisine that fuses elements of traditional Andalusian gastronomy with modern culinary concepts.

Palacio Villapanés

Hotel Palacio de Villapanés is a converted 18th century palace that does traditional elegance with a modern twist. You’ll find baroque architecture, marble columns and tiles, ornate archways and parquet floors. Yet, there’s also an exclusive, modern feel with contemporary furnishings, sumptuous fabrics and sleek bathrooms. This is authentic Andalusian opulence brought into the 21st century.

Located just a few steps from the Barrio de Santa Cruz, this hotel rubs shoulders with the city’s major sights including ‘La Giralda’ bell tower and ‘La Catedral’. There’s a serene spa, elegant terrace, and palatial suites, as well as the acclaimed restaurant that promises “gastronomy to delight your five senses.”

THIS JOURNEY INCLUDES

7 Nights

4 nights in Seville 3 nights in Granada

12 Meals

7 breakfasts 2 lunches (Seville, Ronda) 3 dinners (welcome dinner with flamenco, dinner with flamenco in Granada, farewell dinner)

10 +Activities

1 guided walking tour of Seville 1 horse carriage tour of Seville 1 rooftop drink in Seville 1 flamenco show in Seville 1 tile maker visit 1 guided tour of the Alcazar of Seville 1 guided tour of the Mezquita of Cordoba 1 guided tour of the Palace and the Gardens of the Alhambra of Granada 1 flamenco show in Granada 1 entrance for the arab baths of Seville 1 60-minute massage in the arab baths

As well as...

Private airport transfers Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicles Services of two wonderful journey directors throughout The legendary Art In Voyage service and friendship throughout

GOOD TO KNOW

Traveling to Spain has never been easier for Canadian and United States citizens. Many major cities offer direct flights through legacy and low fare carriers, and no visas are required.

HOW ABOUT EXTENDING?

You can easily extend your trip to Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon...Nothing in Europe is too far! If your dream is to spend a few additional days in romantic Paris, vibrant London, glamorous Rome or the alt-nation Berlin, we'll organize it for you!

WHY TRAVEL WITH US?

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FINEPRINT

All listed retreats (hotels, villas and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. If replaced, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

A refundable deposit* of $2000 per person is due at the time of your reservation. In case of a cancelation at more than 90 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

Solo travelers welcome for a small single supplement of $1999.

Your final balance is due 90 days prior to departure, at which point your journey becomes non-refundable.

NEW! Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

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