You can blame the flamenco music, the sunshine or the Sherry wine. Whatever the reason, Andalusia gives you permission to indulge in the pleasures of life. As you stroll through the ancient cobblestone streets, listen for the lilting melodies of classical guitar, played purely for enjoyment. Breathe in the fragrant aroma of orange blossoms flourishing in courtyards of almost every city. On this special Spain bike tour, you will experience the romance of Andalusia and explore its natural beauty....
Seville – Welcome to Spain
Upon arrival at the airport, a driver will greet you and provide a private transfer to your hotel. Once you settle into your hotel, you may begin exploring Seville at your own pace. This beguiling city fascinates the visitor with its elegance, romance, and history. Seville oozes with culture and the legacy of her past is evident in every building. The Cathedral and Alcázar are imbued with Moorish influence. Even after being recovered by Christian Conquistadors, these monuments display the flamboyant beauty of Mudéjar design. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the city and take in the wonderful ambiance. This evening, your tour group will get acquainted over a glass of wine and a festive welcome dinner.
Seville – Explore this Elegant Andalusian City
Carmona – Travel from Seville to Carmona
Palma del Rio – Scenic Drive to Palma del Rio
Cordoba – Travel from Palma del Rio to Córdoba
Cordoba – Guided Tour of La Mezquita
Baena – Travel through the Montilla-Moriles Wine Country
Priego – Bicycle Ride to the Andalusian Village of Priego
Montefrio – Visit a Pueblos Blancos Village in the Granada Province
Granada – Bicycle Ride from Montefrío to Granada
Granada – Guided Tour of the Alhambra Palace
Granada – Depart to Home
- Visit Andalusia’s monumental highlights: Seville, Córdoba, Granada
- Immerse yourself in the culture: enjoy the tapas, siestas and festivals
- Watch Flamenco dance in a tablao flamenco, typical performance venue
- Tour a historic olive oil mill and see the traditional production process
- Enjoy a guided tour of the breathtakingly exquisite Alhambra Palace
- Take in the splendor of La Mezquita, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Cycle Washington Irving’s trail through the quaint villages of Al Andalus
Spend nine magical nights under the spell of Andalusia. In the timeless land of the ancient Moors, escape to a place of romance and enchantment. Ancient castles, shady olive groves and sunny whitewashed villages beckon you. Seductive Flamenco, tiled patios and magnificent cathedrals exemplify the region’s splendor.
You’ll visit the ageless monuments to the Moors’ splendid culture, including the magnificent mosque in Córdoba and in Granada, the unearthly Alhambra Palace in Granada. Seville has a special charm all its own, and you’ll be swept away by the beauty of her awe-inspiring cathedral and lovely Alcázar palace.
The tour includes luxurious 4-star accommodations in historic locations: a monastery, an elegant palace, a charming 16th-century house. You may take this tour in April during Spain’s Semana Santa (Holy Week), when Andalusia is at its most colorful. May is the traditional Fiesta de los Patios in Córdoba, when all the houses in Córdoba's old town burst into bloom and compete for “the most beautiful patio” award!
After exploring Andalusia’s cities, you’ll get out into off-the-beaten-track destinations in the countryside of Las Sierras Subbéticas Mountain Range. Enjoy bicycle expeditions to Andalusia’s pristine rural locations, only well-known to Spaniards. The cluster of picturesque mountain villages called "Los Pueblos Blancos," (whitewashed villages) welcome you with wonderful views of the landscape and authentic local culture.
$3,739 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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