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Flavorful Andalucia

Seville, Granada & Ronda
24 April 2021 - 01 May 2021 | 7 Nights
Starting at $4,884/person
  • Culinary Experience
  • Culture and History
  • City discovery
2 Home bases
4 Destinations
Activity level
Moderate
Service level
Premium
Group size
Max
6
Journey designed by
Mikael Audebert

                        

Discover the rich history of Spain’s southern region, "Andalucía". Its gateway positioning between Europe and Africa has made the region a tempting prize for many civilizations, resulting in a unique heritage shaped by over 700 years of Moorish rule.
Join us as on this vibrant and culture-rich journey from Seville and Cardoba to the grandeur of Granada and finally to the jaw-dropping mountaintop city of Ronda. Along the way, your hosts will keep impressing you with an array of exclusive Andalucian experiences, including sultry flamenco performances, teachings about the flavorful food scene, and introducing you to some of Andalucia's hidden gems that go beyond the beaten track.
Discover Andalucia with Art In Voyage to experience this awe-inspiring region with authenticity, flexibility, one-on-one attention, and unpretentious luxury throughout.

Your Host

Javier Fuste
Javier Fuste

Highlights

An Arabian Nights Dream

The Moorish past of Andalucia has left behind a mind-blowing architectural legacy. Palaces, Mosques, and Alcazar's contrast harmoniously with the Catholic Renaissance canons - creating a fascinating and ornate Andalucian style.

The Cradle of Flamenco

The melting pot of cultures in Andalucia created the passionate and flamboyant music and dance style of Flamenco. On this Andalucia tour, we introduce you to the most authentic essence of Flamenco and celebrate this part of Spanish culture.

A Food Paradise

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

Andalucia, A World In Itself

From impressive cities to quaint little white villages, mountains to sea, vibrant bars to rejuvenating Arab baths; Andalucia will seduce you by its unsurpassed diversity.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
Welcome To Seville

Welcome To Seville

Day 1

According to legend, Hercules founded Seville, and this is where your Andalucia tour begins - immersed in Spanish culture. A traditional horse-drawn carriage tour of Seville, followed by a Flamenco dancing session will warmly welcome you to this vibrant city. As the introductory day of Andalucia draws to an end, a tapas welcome dinner accompanied with rooftop sundowners and views of the magical Giralda awaits.

Exploring Seville

Exploring Seville

Day 2

Waking up in Seville is a true reflection of a typical European morning, with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and orange blossoms wafting through quaint cobblestones alleyways. With the Spanish sense of adventure now instilled, your day continues with an exploration of the traditional Andalucian tiles, and a tour of the impressive Alcazar of Seville and it's typical Mudejar architecture.

The Magic Of Cordoba

The Magic Of Cordoba

Day 3

Today you will have the opportunity to enjoy all things, Cordoba! You will of course visit the magnificent Mezquita, an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D. that was later converted into a Catholic Church. During this time of year, locals compete for the honour of having the prettiest courtyards and patios by adorning their spaces with a variety of vibrant flowers and plants.

Cadiz & More

Cadiz & More

Day 4

Today is set aside for you to spend as you wish, ensuring the necessary flexibility for your Andalucia tour. We have plenty of recommendations for you, including a day trip to Cadiz - an ancient port city. It's a perfect opportunity to discover the seaside of Andalucia and indulge in some of the incredible seafood that the region is renowned for. Today is yours to do as much, or as little, as you desire, and your Art In Voyage hosts will happily assist with the creation of your perfect day.

The Grandeur of Granada

The Grandeur of Granada

Day 5

Get ready to be amazed, as today we make our way to Granada. Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada boasts one of the most renowned buildings of the Andalusian Islamic historical legacy: the Alhambra, an Arab Citadel and Palace. Today's mesmerizing tour will continue through the narrow winding streets of the Medieval Moorish neighborhood of Albaicin, before ending the day with a dinner accompanied with authentic Granada Flamenco dancing.

More of Granada

More of Granada

Day 6

A dreamy and relaxing day experiencing more of what Granada has to offer awaits, starting off in the Arab Baths of Granada. The rest of the day is at leisure, for you to spend at your own pace, pursuing your own interests. Take this opportunity to lose yourself in the centuries-old narrow streets, to relax at our breathtaking property, or to sample the countless tapas bars scattered throughout the city. As always, your hosts will be available to arrange or recommend activities for your day.

The Mountaintop City of Ronda

The Mountaintop City of Ronda

Day 7

Andalucia includes more than just stunning cities. The countryside significantly contributes to the region's splendor, with quaint towns and villages captivating travelers with the charm of their whitewashed walls, red-tiled roofs, and jovial locals. Today, you will discover Ronda, a mountaintop city that is set dramatically above a deep gorge, connected by the spectacular “New Bridge”. Walking across the Puento Nuevo, or "New Bridge" is a jaw-dropping experience during our day in Ronda.

Farewell, or extend your stay

Farewell, or extend your stay

Day 8

Today, you will travel back to Seville. After experiencing the South of Spain, you will most-likely crave more of this charming country. Why not extend to basque in vibrant Madrid or the rebel Barcelona? Or how about heading to Morocco for a culture-rich and fascinating experience? A stop in any other European city is also just a short flight from Andalucia. Our Travel Advisors will gladly assist in creating the perfect extension to your Andalucia tour.

Accommodations

Palacio Villapanés

Palacio Villapanés

Seville, Spain

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...

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Palacio Santa Paula

Palacio Santa Paula

Granada, Spain

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...

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The finer details

Grand Deluxe | Seville
Grand Deluxe | Seville
Superior Deluxe | Granada
Superior Deluxe | Granada

Deluxe Package

$4,884/person
Based on double occupancy
Single Supplement: $1,599
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

Nights

4 nights in Seville
(Upgrades may be available)

3 nights in Granada
(Upgrades may be available)

Meals

7 breakfasts

2 lunches

3 dinners with wine pairings

Activities

Guided walking tours of Seville, including of the Alcazar

Horse carriage tour of Seville

Flamenco show in Seville and Granada

Tile maker visit & experience

Guided tour of the Mezquita of Cordoba

Guided tour of the Palace and the Gardens of the Alhambra of Granada

Arab baths experience to include a massage

Extras

Private airport transfers

Transportation in luxury air-conditioned vehicle

Legendary Art In Voyage hosted services and friendship throughout

Add-Ons and Extension

3-night extension to Morocco

$1,687/person
Spend 3 incredible days in Morocco, discovering Marrakesh and the Atlas Mountains. Your package includes flights from Spain and 5-star accommodations

Good to know

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How about extending?

You can easily extend your trip to Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon or even Morocco.
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?

Expertise & Flexibility

Friends /Family Spirit /Small Groups

Unpretentious Luxury Vibe

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