Andalucía ~ A Place of wonder
October 4~13, 2019
(See Brochure Below)
We begin in Granada the last Muslim stronghold to fall to Queen Isabel and King Fernanado in 1492. Explore the wonders of the Alhambra Palace and Gardens and soak in the Moroccan feel of the Albaícin, a labyrinth of narrow streets and exotic shops. Take in the dramatic views of El Tajo Gorge in Ronda from the famous Puente Nuevo (New Bridge) before strolling through this charming white hill town known as the "Spiritual Home of Bullfighting". Absorb the fascinating and visible history of its many inhabitants over the last 2600 years: the Celts, Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths, and Moors. Experience enchanting Sevilla and its centuries rich legacy as one of the most important cities in Spain with its fragrant orange trees, famous cathedral, sumptuous Alcázar Palace, Moorish roots and passion for flamenco. Step back in time for a day as we walk the footpaths connecting the iconic white washed villages of the Sierra de Aracena and discover its many ancient sites. Indulge in the exquisite beauty of Córdoba, the European Jewel of the Middle Ages; learn about its Roman heritage, renown as an intellectual center and its blending of Moorish, Christian and Jewish cultures. Enjoy the masterpieces of The Prado Museum, a glimpse into the life of Spain's Royal Family and the stately architecture of the country's capital, Madrid.
Visiting 6 distinct areas of Spain
Enjoying a worry-free travel experience planned by a connoisseur of Spanish culture
Staying in some of the most sumptuous hotels in the country
Learning the history and traditions of the fabulous places we will visit with expert historians and guides
Participating in unparalleled activities and events exclusively designed for True Immersion groups.
Dining in Carol’s well researched, favorite places
Taking advantage of Carol’s coveted list of suggested shopping and sightseeing tips during your free time
Traveling with a bilingual True Immersion Host to provide you with an anxiety-free trip
Included in cost:
All accommodations, train and private bus transportation (see brochure), breakfast daily, 5 lunches with wine, 3 dinners with wine, private expert guides, exclusive daily activities and events, tours / tickets, bilingual host.
Not included in cost:
Airfare, shopping, additional sightseeing or meals during free time.