Starting at 1.400€ / per alumni, teachers free – All meals included
This tour through Andalusia offer you the chance to experience the best of Andalusia. An exceptional place in Europe for its scenery and landscape, Andalusia boasts a remarkable history that is responsible for some of the most breathtaking architecture and fantastic cities. Visit historical cities, Seville, Cordoba and Granada, and relax in Nerja, beautiful small city washed by the Mediterranean Sea.
Day 1 / Arriving
Arrival at Seville airport, transfer to the meeting point with the host families. You will meet the host family, have dinner with them and have time to get to know each other and exchange information.
Day 2 / Seville
During the morning, we visit the Christian Gothic Cathedral of Seville. It is the largest in the world, and was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987. Its construction has elements of the Mudejar, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical periods.
Then, we will go up to the bell tower of La Giralda, to enjoy the best views of the city. The Giralda is one of the major attractions of Seville and a must-see. It is attached to the Cathedral. At 303 feet high, it was for several centuries the highest tower in Europe. This tower of Almohade Arab origin represents almost 800 years of Spanish history and has resisted conquests, revolutions and wars, and serves as a referential point from anywhere in the city.
We continue with a walk through the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz. This is the most popular and crowded neighborhood of Sevilla, famous for its typical narrow streets, stately homes, flowered patios, the trickle of its fountains, the aroma of orange blossom, and all the charm and legends that surround it.
It is worth taking this taking your time on this walk, getting lost in its streets and squares, and enjoying any.
During the afternoon, we will visit the Reales Alcazares. Located in the heart of the city, The Real Alcazar of Seville is one of the oldest palaces still in use in the world. A palace that has lived through different periods, being of Mudejar origin.
It is formed by rooms which are exquisitely decorated with plasterwork, tiles and coffered ceilings, which combine perfectly with the splendid gardens and water features, creating a truly memorable setting.
Dinner at home with your host family / hotel.
Day 3 / Seville
We head to the Museum of Bellas Artes in Seville, one of the most beautiful buildings in the city and one of the most important art galleries in Spain where works by Murillo, Zurbaran or Valdés Leal are on display.
We continue our journey with a visit to the “Torre del Oro”, on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, one of the stand-out symbols of the city and the current Naval Museum.
We end the morning with a boat trip on the Guadalquivir River. From the deck of the boat you can see the Bullring, the old bridges, the Triana neighborhood, the pavilions of Expo 1992 and the Ibero-American exhibition of 1929.
In the afternoon, we will visit the park of Maria Luisa. It is the most famous park in the city, offering a beautiful green area where you can breathe in some fresh air. In 1983 it was declared a Historical Garden of Cultural Interest.
We finish in the Plaza de España, at the entrance to the Parque de Maria Luisa. This square was built for the Ibero-American exhibition of 1929. It is of unparalleled beauty and has been the scene of important cinematographic productions like Star Wars or The Dictator.
We will attend a flamenco show and sample the famous tapas.
Day 4 / Cordoba
We will visit the Great Mosque of Cordoba (World Heritage Site since 1984). It is the most important monument of the entire Islamic West and one of the most amazing in the world.
We will continue our visit to Cordoba with a walk through the Judería neighborhood, the most famous part of the city where the Jews lived between the 10th and 15th centuries. We visit monuments like the Synagogue, the Zoco Municipal or the Bull-fighting Museum. It is part of the historic center of Cordoba, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1994.
Day 5 / Bolonia, Cadiz
Bolonia beach in Cadiz is one of the last remaining natural beaches in southern Spain and it is in a place of great natural beauty and historical interest.
With its crystal-clear waters and golden sand, on a clear day you can even see the African continent from the beach. This place offers an unforgettable setting for one of the best beach days of your life.
Day 6 / Costa del Sol (Nerja)
We spent the night in a hotel in Nerja. Dinner at the hotel and rest.
Day 8 / Costa del Sol Granada
We head off early for Granada to visit the famous Alhambra in Granada.
It consists of a set of palaces, gardens and a fortress that housed an actual citadel within the city of Granada. This served as a place of residence for the monarch and was the location of the Court of the Nazari Kingdom of Granada.
Its true appeal, as with other Muslim works of the time, lies not only in the lavishly decorated interiors which offer the best of Andalusian art, but also in its location and how it blends in with the surroundings. It is able to stand out creating a new landscape but also fully integrate with the preexisting nature. In 2015 it was one of the most visited monuments in Spain
Day 8 / Granada & Sevilla
During the morning we will walk through the Albaicín neighborhood in Granada. An old Arab district of extraordinary beauty, it is located on the hill of the Alhambra and is its own little world in the center of Granada..
In the afternoon we headed back to Seville by bus.
Day 9 / Sevilla
Free time all day
During this day, you can enjoy the city at your leisure and spend time with your host family. It is the ideal time for shopping and farewells.
Flight back home.
What is included? All of our tours include:
Transfer to your destination from/to airport.
All transfers to excursions.
Acomodation in a double room in a Spanish host family.
All meals included. Breakfast and Dinner will be at your host family home, lunch will be a Picknic bag provided by your host family each day.
Full Travel & medical insurance.
Full-time services of a professional Tour Director.
Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary.
Tickets to all museums or monuments of the itinerary.
Tapas Dinner & Flamenco Evening in Seville.
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Any program can be modified at your convenience, do not hesitate to consult us and we will plan a trip to your measure.
If you want the Hotel option can be added without problem, although we definitely advise the host family option to make the trip a unique experience for your students.