Andalucia, Costa Del Sol Getaway

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Hotel: Melia Marbela Banus,Premium room Seaview

 

The Costa del Sol  which literally means ; Sun Coast ; is a region in the south of Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, comprising the coastal towns and communities along the coastline of the Province of Málaga.
The Costa del Sol is situated between two lesser known coastal regions, the Costa de la Luz and the Costa Tropical.
Formerly made up only of a series of small fishing settlements, today the region is a world-renowned tourist destination.

Day 1- Arrival Malaga . 

 

Upon arrival you will visit Malaga with a local guide.

Transfer to Hotel in upscale Marbella  

Marbella is one of the best-known resorts on the Costa del Sol. Its beaches, night
clubs and luxury venues are famous the world over

Overnight Marbella

Day 2- Alluring Cordoba


Post breakfast - Pick-up by your private driver from your Hotel Córdoba is a city in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia and the capital of the province of Córdoba. It was an important Roman city and a major Islamic center in the Middle Ages.

It’s best known for La Mezquita, an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D., featuring a columned prayer hall and older Byzantine mosaics. After it became a Catholic church in 1236, a Renaissance- style nave was added in the 17th century. 
Discover Cordoba, one of Medieval Europe´s most important cities and cultural melting pot of Moorish, Christian and Jewish heritages. With your guide you will explore this Andalusian city´s colorful cobblestone alleyways. Beginning with the fortified castle, the Alcazar of the Christian Kings with its magnificent gardens and striking architecture, you will then move on to explore the charismatic Jewish quarter, a UNESCO world Heritage Site.
Your last stop will be the Cathedral of Cordoba, formerly a Muslim site, which was converted into a Roman Catholic
cathedral once Cordoba was conquered Weave amongst the columns and arches of this spectacular example of Moorish
architecture and feel the full significance of Cordoba´s intriguing history.

Day 3 Granada - Alhambra Palace


Post breakfast - Pick-up by your private driver from your Hotel Be whisked back in time with this day tour to the famous
Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain.  Construction on the fortress was started in the 11th century and later rebuilt by the Nasrid Dynasty in the 13th century. The name comes from the Arabic Al Hamra al Hamara which means red or crimson castle. Once in the Alhambra Palace you will be met by the official tour guide who will take you through the Alhambra and explain its past days of glory.

Spend the day exploring the Alhambra which is made up of the Alcazaba, the Generalife summer palace with its colorful gardens and the Nasrid Palace with its intricate courtyards and fountains.When you experience the splendor of the Alhambra you will understand why it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited monuments in Spain.
After visiting the Alhambra Palace, we will drive to the Old Town of Albaicin to discover the secret corners of its neighborhood. We will take a walk along its narrow streets until we reach the viewpoint of San Nicolas, from where you can soak up the spectacular views of the Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

Day 4 - Gibraltar Day Visit Guided Tour


Post breakfast - Pick-up by your private driver from your Hotel We will drive along the coast  to Gibraltar (1:50 h). Upon arrival to Gibraltar, you will meet your private guide at the border, and venture into the center of the city together. Discover Gibraltar, the British colony located closet o the Costa del Sol..
Visit the southernmost point of the rock, see wild monkeys, and view St. Michael’s Cave. Cross off Gibraltar’s most essential
sights in a short space of time Tour with a guide who can provide historical context See Europa Point and Apes’ Den, with optional visit to World War II Tunnels. Hassle-free transport from central Gibraltar.
 
Highlights
See the rock of Gibraltar, Moorish Castle, Coves of San Miguel, and more Evening - Optional Flamenco Show ( time permitting )

Day 5 - Departure


Post breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey

Inclusions

Sea view rooms , 2 Meals , Transfers , Entry Tickets

PRICE FROM USD$2497 / Person