Seville, Granada, Valencia, Jerez, Cadiz, Aracena
Dates are customizable for private departures.
From Seville to Granada and Valencia, this luxurious 8-day getaway allows you to experience some of the most iconic activities that a Spanish March has to offer. There is almost nothing more magical than Springtime in Spain, and March is the perfect month to indulge in the pleasure of witnessing all of its warmer weather wonders. Learn how to craft authentic paella, sample Iberian ham, venture to the Valencian countryside for a private wine tour, witness and Andalusian horse show, and...
Seville – Dine on a Yacht
When your flight lands in Seville, your private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. You will spend your first evening on a private tour that will lead you through Seville’s streets to witness the city’s noteworthy and iconic sites. Following your walking tour, you will be treated to a fabulous dinner on a yacht. Once your cruise concludes, you will be returned to your luxurious accommodation, where you can spend the remaining hours of the night however you see fit.
Seville – Show with Andalusian Horses
Today, you will venture to the awe-inspiring Spanish cities of Jerez and Cadiz. The palm-filled paradise of Jerez will welcome you first. Here, you can discover all there is to know about its equestrian origins and its signature gourmet item of the local sherry. Your guide will lead you to a Spanish bodega, where you can sample the iconic sherry, before being treated to a mesmerizing live performance by the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art. Following the amazing horse show, you will hop on a ferry and make your way to Cadiz, where you will tour the medieval town center with your expert guide before being given free time to spend at your leisure.
Seville – Iberian Ham and Aracena Cave
Today will have you embarking on another exciting adventure to the Spanish town of Aracena. En route to the idyllic enclave, you will stop for several tastings of Iberian ham. Upon your arrival in Aracena, you will have lunch at a local taverna before strolling through the streets and witnessing the many marvels of this charming town. You will then make your way to the natural wonder of Gruta de las Maravillas, which is a captivating cave that will leave you speechless. After exploring the inside of this impeccably preserved cavern, you will make your way back to Seville as the sun is setting.
Granada – Delicious Tapas Tour
On day four, you will meet your gourmand guide and be led on a delicious and enlightening tapas tour. This excursion will provide you with an inside peek into the gastronomic culture of this thriving city while satisfying your appetite for the delicious Spanish snack. After spending the afternoon expanding your culinary horizons, you will walk away with a satisfied stomach and a new appreciation for Spanish cuisine. Then, following some free time to stroll through streets, to window shop, and to people-watch at your leisure, you will be returned to your accommodation for the evening.
Granada – Hot Air Balloon Ride
This morning, you will fly in a hot air balloon, which will have you soaring high in the sky above Granada. While you fly above the city and indulge in champagne and a delightful brunch, you will be able to peer down from your balloon at the stunning Sierra Nevada Mountains and some of Granada’s most famed landmarks, including the Alhambra Palace and the Sacromonte Caves. This evening will find you being treated to a private cooking class with a unique twist. Your class will take place in an actual Flamenco gypsy cave in the ancient Sacromonte neighborhood, which is known to be an old stomping grounds of the gypsies.
Valencia – Learn to Make Paella
This morning, you will say farewell to Granada and make your way to your final destination of Valencia. You will spend the afternoon exploring the Old Town and indulging in a lovely stroll through its streets as you are introduced to the most iconic and noteworthy landmarks. This evening, you will partake in a culinary adventure with a renowned Spanish chef, who will teach you step-by-step how to make paella. Then, after creating this famous rice-and-seafood dish, you will have the chance to sit down with your cooking sensei and enjoy an al fresco feast together.
Valencia – Private Wine and Food Tour
Your final full day in Spain will have you participating in a gourmet tour that will inspire you. After meeting your expert guide, you will venture to the gorgeous countryside, where you will enjoy an entire day filled with an abundance of wine, food, and phenomenal scenery. Following a scenic ride through the lovely Spanish landscapes, you will be treated to an in-depth tour at a private winery, which will be complete with several tasting of the finest blends of the region. Your next stop will have you visiting an olive farm, where you will see firsthand how olive oil is made in addition to sampling some of the best artisan olive oil in Spain.
Valencia – Farewell to Spain
Your final morning in Valencia will be spent enjoying brunch, and as you begin to reminisce about your vacation, you will feel confident that spring was indeed the perfect time to visit and peruse this idyllic paradise. After finishing your meal, you will be transferred to the airport, where you will catch your flight home.
- Stroll through Valencia’s Old Town with an expert guide before learning how to make paella meal under the tutelage of a master chef
- Escape for a day to explore Jerez and Cadiz, where you will witness an Andalusian Horse Show, sample the region’s famed sherry, and indulge in a fun ferry ride
- Wander around Seville with an expert guide to witness many of its noteworthy sights before delighting in a gourmet dinner on a luxurious yacht
- Sample Iberian ham and have the unique opportunity to explore the Aracena Cave
- Bask in the unmatched beauty of the Valencian countryside during a private wine and food tour
- Learn to cook an authentic Spanish meal in a Flamenco gypsy cave while learning about the fascinating history of Spain, its people, and cuisine
- Embark on a hot air balloon ride that will have you soaring through the skies over Granada
No matter what time of year you visit Spain, you will undoubtedly enjoy yourself immensely; however, Spring is a particularly endearing time to journey to this European paradise and witness its endless wonders. As the days grow longer and warmer, bars and restaurants will begin to open their terraces for al fresco dining and libations amid the warming air. The month of March is an especially great time to visit because it boasts a plethora of cultural events and festivities, including Las Fallas in Valencia, Jerez Flamenco Festival in Andalusia, Barcelona’s Sant Medir Festival, FEMAs in Seville, and Barcelona-Sitges Rally for vintage car lovers. This luxurious 8-day getaway will lead you to a trio of Spanish paradises: Seville, Granada, and Valencia, where you will be delighted by the most exclusive excursions and Spring activities that Spain affords.
Your dream vacation will begin in Seville, where you will spend your first evening in Spain strolling the charming streets of the city with a private guide before being treated to a gourmet dinner on a yacht. During your first full day in Spain, you will discover Jerez and Cadiz, sample sherry, indulge in a ferry ride, and attend an Andalusian equestrian show. During your tour, you will taste authentic Iberian ham in addition to learning all about its preparation, its origins, and its importance to Andalusian culture. Day three will also include a visit to Aracena Cave. The following day will have you making your way to Granada, where you will immediately be whisked away on an indulgent and enlightening Spanish tapas tour.
On your fifth day, you will venture on a sky-high adventure, where you will spend half of the day riding in a hot air balloon over Granada. After enjoying the amazing views and indulging in champagne and brunch en route, you will descend to the ground with your head still in the clouds. That evening, you will participate in a private cooking class that will be taught by a master chef, who will guide you in crafting an authentic Spanish meal.
Your dream vacation will ultimately lead you to Valencia, where you will tour the Old Town before learning how to craft paella from a local master. For your final full day in Spain, you will enjoy a decadent wine and food tour in the Valencian countryside.
Throughout your trip, you will stay in luxurious accommodations and have every detail accounted for, including all private transfers to and from every destination and airport. Nearly every aspect of this itinerary is customizable, so you can adjust nearly anything and everything to better suit your moods and interests once you are in Spain.
$1,915 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.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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