Destination

Destination

Spain

Duration

10 Days

Price

From $3,298 pp

This 10-day comprehensive tour delves into the origins of the highly expressive Flamenco art form, which has evolved over several centuries to become a crucial part of Spain's identity. Arrive in Madrid, where you will explore the Old Quarter in the company of your private guide. Afterwards, take in a lively performance at an authentic Flamenco tablao. The next evening meet with your private guide, an experienced professional dancer, who will reveal the highlights of Flamenco through the streets of Madrid. Travel to Seville by Train. Take in the most important landmarks including the Torre del Oro, Barrio de Santa Cruz, Royal Alcazar and the famous Giralda Tower. In the evening savor traditional tapas, followed by a private Flamenco lesson. Travel to Granada where you will explore the Alhambra, with its distinctive palaces and gardens. In the evening enjoy a final traditional Flamenco performance.

Days Activities Accommodations
Day 1
Madrid
  • Airport Transfer (Arrival)
Hotel Madrid Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 2
Madrid
  • City Tour & Royal Palace
  • Flamenco Show: Cafe de Chinitas
Hotel Madrid Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 3
Madrid
  • Madrid at Leisure
  • Flamenco Revealed
Hotel Madrid Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 4
Madrid - Seville
  • Train Transfer (Depart)
  • Train: Madrid - Seville (2 hrs 51 min)
  • Train Station Transfer (Arrival)
Hospes Las Casa del Ray de Baeza - Dreamers Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 5
Seville
  • Private - Half Day City Tour
  • Tapas & Flamenco
Hospes Las Casa del Ray de Baeza - Dreamers Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 6
Seville
  • Day at Leisure
  • Live Flamenco Performance
Hospes Las Casa del Ray de Baeza - Dreamers Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 7
Granada
  • Private Transfer Seville - Granada
  • Evening at Leisure
Hotel Granada Villa Oniria - Superior Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 8
Granada
  • Explore the Alhambra
  • Casa del Arte Flamenco
Hotel Granada Villa Oniria - Superior Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 9
Malaga
  • Transfer Granada - Malaga
Hotel Malaga Vincci - Standard Room
Bed and Breakfast
Day 10
Malaga
  • Airport Transfer (Depart)

Day 1
Madrid

Welcome to Spain! A Travelous representative will be waiting for you in the passenger area holding a sign with your name on it. Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance to your hotel for overnight.

Your trip begins in Madrid, the capital of Spain. A cosmopolitan city that combines the most modern infrastructures with a legacy of history. These conditions, together with all the drive of a dynamic and open society - one that is as high-spirited as it is friendly, has made this metropolis one of the great capitals of the Western world.

Hotel Madrid Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via - Standard Room

Day 2
Madrid

Today, explore Madrid on a guided walking tour through the old quarters, known as Madrid de los Austrias (Habsburg dynasty), where you will visit the impressive Plaza Mayor. Walk down the stairs of Arch of Cuchilleros and the winding streets and alleys around Plaza de la Villa, core of medieval Madrid where you will see the oldest buildings, House and Tower of Lujares, where the French King Francois I was made prisoner by Spanish King Carlos V. Discover the House of Cisneros, of early renaissance style and Casa de la Villa, former City Hall until 2007. Then, visit great neoclassic building of the Cathedral of Almudena, ending your tour in the beautiful Plaza de Oriente, where the Royal Palace is located.

Afterwards, visit the inside of the impressive Royal Palace, former residence of the Spanish Kings. Admire the official Reception rooms, the Museum area, the Royal Chapel, the Throne Room and the private rooms of King Carlos III and Queen Isabel II.

This evening, enjoy a drink while watching an amazing Flamenco show at Cafe de Chinitas, a Tablao Flamenco Restaurant in the City center located in a beautiful seventeenth century palace. Since its inception, Cafe de Chinitas is credited as one of the best of the genre, because of its scenery, famous for the colorful Manila shawls and the performances of a constellation of flamenco stars.

Hotel Madrid Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via - Standard Room

Day 3
Madrid

The day is yours to explore Spain's capital city at leisure. Madrid differs from other modern capitals, as it thrives on creativity and authenticity in the pursuit of quality in architecture, design and gastronomy. The Spanish capital offers several note worthy national museums, including the Prado, Reina Sofia, and Thyssen art museums. Madrid also has an excllent culinary reputation, with chefs from across Spain and around the world joining the local talent, the city's restaurants and bars are a major draw for foodies!

This evening you will meet with your private guide, an experienced professional dancer, who will take you to discover the highlights of Flamenco through the streets of classic Madrid, where flamenco has written its greatest pages in the history books. The evening follows several chapters which will delight you, including time for tapas, drinks, laughter and culminating with a complete show at one of the best tablaos Spain has to offer.

Hotel Madrid Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via - Standard Room

Day 4
Madrid - Seville

Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance from your hotel to Train Station.

Travel by high-speed train to the beautiful city of Seville. This modern, comfortable train will get you to your destination in approximately 2 hours and 51 minutes.

Welcome to Seville. Transfer provided in private vehicle with English speaking driver from the Train Station to your hotel.

Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza - Dreamers Room

Day 5
Seville

Enjoy a private guided exploration of the most important landmarks of Seville, including visits to the Torre del Oro, Barrio de Santa Cruz, Royal Alcazar and the Cathedral with its famous Giralda Tower. The Alcazar palace was used as a set for Oscar winning Lawrence of Arabia. The palace whispers of the 11 th century grandeur with its Mudejarstyle of architecture.

Today meet with your English-speaking guide for a private tour through Triana Market, one of the oldest and most charming markets in Seville, where you will have the chance to savor one of the greatest of Spanish traditions, Tapas. Traditionally Tapas are a wide variety of appetizers in Spanish Cuisine, which may be served cold or warm, perfectly paired with wine or beer.

Following the tasty appetizers, participate in an hour-long private Flamenco dance lesson, where you will be immersed into the skills and rhythm of Flamenco dance culture.

Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza - Dreamers Room

Day 6
Seville

Enjoy a day at leisure to unveil the architectural and cultural treasures of Seville, hidden at every corner.

This evening continues your immersion into the Andalusian culture with an intimate Flamenco performance by passionate dancers and musicians.

Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza - Dreamers Room

Day 7
Granada

Today, say farewell to Seville as you travel with your private vehicle and driver to the city of Granada.

Spend the evening at leisure in Granada. Travelous recommends that you explore the local life, take in shops and boutique, walk down quaint streets, sample delicious Tapas and enjoy the cheerful nightlife.

Hotel Granada Villa Oniria - Superior room

Day 8
Granada

Tucked against the Sierra Nevada Mountains, on the banks of the River Darro, amongst the oldest quarter of the city, the Alhambra rises like an imposing fortress. With its distinctive reddish stone in its ramparts, it prevents the outside world from seeing the delicate beauty enclosed within. Enjoy a private tour with an expert local guide as you visit the distinctive palaces and gardens, and marvel at the sophisticated planning which is both elegant and inviting.

This evening visit Casa del Arte Flamenco, where you will be captivated by an hour-long performance which celebrates the various Flamenco styles, through song, music and dance.

Hotel Granada Villa Oniria - Superior room

Day 9
Malaga

Today say farewell to Granada as your private vehicle and driver will take you to Malaga for your final full day in Spain.

Hotel Malaga Vincci - Standard

 

Day 10
Malaga

Unfortunately, we say goodbye to you today. Transfer in private vehicle with full assistance to the Airport for your flight home. Keep the memories alive and we hope to see you in Spain again soon. Stay Travelous!

Hotel Madrid Iberostar Las Letras Gran Via

Set in a restored historic building dating back to 1915, this designer hotel offers a seasonal rooftop terrace with a stylish bar and a seasonal pool with spectacular views over Madrid. There is a well-stocked library where great writers created their novels.

Rooms have high ceilings, large windows and a seating area. They are individually decorated with quotes by famous writers and poets. These rooms have everything you need to bring your fantasies to life. Fully-equipped bathroom, 26" satellite TV, room service, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heating, pillow menu, free safe, minibar (subject to charge), toiletries, bathrobes and hair dryer.

Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza

In the narrow lanes of Seville's old quarter, the sun-filled Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza hotel has a rooftop pool and rustic cobblestone courtyard. The 18th-century building is traditional Andalucia, with a whitewashed and ochre exterior and charming terracotta tiles. The interior is contemporary and chic with stone floors and marble bathrooms. Help yourself to the baskets of Seville's famous oranges.

Exquisite luxury is shown in contrasts between tradition and modernity of the decor, carpets, traditional ceramics and neutral colors. An avant-garde proposal that harmonizes with the architectural and historical value of this 18th-century neighborhood. Double bed, exclusive mattresses with Egyptian cotton sheets and Plasma television.

Hotel Granada Villa Oniria

Villa Oniria is a charming hotel in the heart of Granada, located in an old Nineteenth-century mansion which was renovated following the architectural guidelines of old Andalusian palaces. Renovated by the the prestigious decorator Pascua Ortega preserving its historical character, its interior spaces portray a Neoclassical, warm and balanced style. The exterior has a garden with fountains and aromatic plants which leads to the interior courtyard and the hotel spa.

Each room has its own style and character, decorated individually with different layouts. Fine materials such as marble and solid wood are combined with the latest technology and facilities. Fully-equipped bathroom, television, free Wi-Fi, room service, air conditioning, heating, free safe, minibar (subject to charge), toiletries, and hair dryer.

Hotel Malaga Vincci

The Hotel Vincci Malaga is one of the best accommodation options in Malaga. This is a modern, recently built, exquisitely decorated hotel featuring quality service. The hotel is located near the beachfront esplanade, with quick and easy access to all of Malaga's attractions, making is a great home base during your stay.

Rooms at Hotel Vincci Malaga feature elegant white decor with black and green details. Equipped with private marble bathroom, hairdryer, toiletries, telephone, Wi-Fi, safe, and pillow menu.

Terms and Conditions

What's Included:

  • Accommodation, Activities, Transfers, Meals, and Fees as indicated on your itinerary. Local and international traveler assistance during your tour. Specialised and personalised services.

What's not Included:

  • Airfare to/from the Tour start point, including domestic or inter-country connecting flights, unless otherwise stated in itinerary.
  • tips and gratuities
  • items of a personal nature such as incidentals, excess baggage charges
  • airport taxes/entrance fees, port charges, foreign government departure taxes
  • Visas (unless otherwise indicated), Inspection, Customs, Immigration and Naturalization fees Additional fuel surcharges on cruises
  • Travel Insurance including Medical, Lost Baggage and Trip cancellation
  • Optional activities (golf, watersports, etc.)
  • any other activities or items not explicitly advertised as included in the price of a Tour

 

Reservations/Booking and Deposits:  To book a Tour, each Traveler (or leader of a Group of Travelers) must submit:

 

A.     A completed booking form signed electronically by the main Traveler. By submitting the booking form on the payments page, the traveler accepts our full Terms and Conditions.  

B.     A deposit of 30% of the Tour price (minimum $250 per person), is due immediately upon booking.

C.     The full balance of the trip cost is due ninety days (90) before the trip departure date.

D.      If you book your trip with us ninety days (90 days) or less before the departure date, the full cost of the trip is due at that time.

E.      In the instance payment is made by certified check or wire transfer, reservations will only commence once the check is cleared.

F.      Availability of Services and Accommodations cannot be guaranteed until a Tour is booked.  We will exercise our best efforts to book the Services and Accommodations described in the Tour Itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of Tour date, we may be forced to offer substitutes.  In this instance we will notify you as soon as possible and try to substitute comparable Services and Accommodations based on availability.

G.     Ticketing & credit card processing for international transport and other select domestic airfare pertaining to a specific country is done by a 3rd party and not included in your total land package price unless otherwise stated.

H.     Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $250 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.

       *NOTE: Certain destinations require a 30% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking and therefore, would supersede our standard cancellation policy prior to 90 days in this instance.

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