Alhambra Royal Palace in Granada

September Nights in Spain: Off the Beaten Path Tour of Spain

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

San Sebastian, Madrid, Granada, Malaga...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

On this off-the-beaten-path 10-day adventure through Spain, you will discover some of the best-kept secrets of a country rich with treasures that are waiting to be discovered. Indulge in the delicious flavors of a private pintxos tour, which will have you strolling through Granada’s stunning neighborhood of Alhambra. From the delicious flavors of the Basque Country to the birthplace of Spanish flamenco, this journey is sure to offer you the experience of a lifetime.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of the Basque Country as you enjoy a scenic trek to the charming, seaside town of Pasajes de San Juan
  • Uncover the best kept secrets of San Sebastian at the city’s local pintxos bars and restaurants
  • Enjoy a traditional Spanish dinner when you spend the evening in the home of a local family in Madrid
  • Delight in a privately guided tour of the age-old town of Segovia, which lies just outside of Madrid
  • Experience Malaga’s exciting Feria de la Virgen de la Pena, where you can sing, dance, and celebrate alongside the locals
  • Explore Malaga’s iconic sites and destinations on a privately guided tour that is customized to your interests
  • Discover the infamous beauty that abounds from Granada’s gorgeous Alhambra
  • Spend the evening delighting in the timeless tradition of flamenco in its birthplace of Andalusia

Detailed Description

From the stunning, autumn colors of the Basque Country to the medieval towns that surround Madrid, Spain in September is the best possible time to visit a country that is laden with off-the-beaten-path destinations. During this unique adventure, you will delight in the stunning intricacies of Granada’s grand Alhambra in addition to dining at several of the top restaurants in the Basque Country. Furthermore, you will be humbled by the genuine warmth and hospitality that will be shown to you when you dine in the home of a local Madrid family. On this adventurous, 10-day journey through Spain, you will uncover some of the country’s most extraordinary hidden treasures.

Your tour will begin in the city of San Sebastian, which is located in Spain’s infamous Basque Country. Here, you will have the exclusive opportunity to dine at several of the finest restaurants in the world in addition to indulging in a visit to the charming, seaside town of Pasajes de San Juan. You will also explore the best of Basque pintxos on a privately guided tour through San Sebastian’s top, local eateries. Afterward, you will transfer to the Spanish capital of Madrid, where you will be provided with the exclusive opportunity to dine in the home of a local family, where you can sample traditional, Spanish dishes. In Salamanca, you will visit the city’s timeworn neighborhoods.

Your tour will continue to the seaside city of Malaga, where you will explore the area’s most alluring sites in addition to experiencing the excitement of the Feria de la Virgen de la Pena Festival in the nearby town of Mijas. Finally, you will arrive in Granada, where you will delight in a tour of the magnificent Alhambra before attending a world-class flamenco show that will be accompanied by a gourmet dinner of tapas and a wine pairing. On this incredible 10-day tour of Spain, you will traverse the country from top to bottom to uncover its finest hidden gems.

Starting Price

$2,395 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.

What's Included

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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