Relax and unwind in Madrid, Sevilla, Granada and coastal Marbella on this private 13-day, 12-night trip.
Bring The Kids: Spain
– Highlights –
AN EVENING TAPAS TOUR WITH OUR CULINARY EXPERT (MADRID).
VIEW A SPECIAL FLAMENCO PERFORMANCE IN A PRIVATE ROOM, WITH TAPAS AND DRINKS (SEVILLA).
VISIT TO A PRIVATE BULL-RAISING ESTATE OWNED BY A WELL-KNOWN MARQUÉS (SEVILLA).
A GUIDED HIKE THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS OUTSIDE OF GRANADA (LAS ALPUJARRAS).
AN INSIDER’S CULINARY TOUR OF THE ALBAICIN DISTRICT (GRANADA).
– Accommodations –
WESTIN PALACE, MADRID
ALFONSO XIII, SEVILLA
PALACIO DE LOS PATOS, GRANADA
MARBELLA CLUB, MARBELLA
This is a Sample Itinerary
What is the sample itinerary?
These are real trips designed for clients, with passions and parameters as wide-ranging as you can imagine.
We’re all about “made-to-order,” so don’t think of these trips as “ready-to-wear.” We want to whet your appetite and show you possibilities.
Have fun looking through one or two. See what makes your heart race. Then, call us and we will create a trip that’s perfect for you – with everything you want and nothing you don’t. That’s what we believe travel should be.
Arrival Madrid. Highlights of your day: view Velazquez and Goya at the exciting and world-renowned Prado Museum; imagine the lifestyles of imperial Spain’s royalty at the Royal Palace; visit the Plaza del Sol, the center of imperial Madrid.
DAY 2: MADRID
This afternoon, we will arrange for tickets to a professional futbol (soccer) game. In the evening, stroll the darkening streets of Madrid with our culinary expert. Taste as many varieties of tapas (and Spanish wines) as you wish.
DAY 3: TOLÉDO
Highlights of your day: view rare medieval garments and textiles at the sacristy of Tolédo’s gothic cathedral; ponder the mysterious El Greco masterpiece, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz.
DAY 4: SEVILLA
Enjoy your high-speed train ride to Sevilla. We will recommend some of our favorite places to eat in Sevilla, tailored to your family’s tastes.
DAY 5: SEVILLA
Highlights of your day: shop in the Barrio del Santa Cruz, formerly the Jewish Quarter and now one of the most fashionable places to shop in Spain; climb to the top of the cathedral bell tower, for an unparalleled view. We’ll make arrangements for a private flamenco viewing tonight: Dancers will display this passionate and historic art form in a private room only for your family, while you enjoy food and drinks.
DAY 6: SEVILLA
We will arrange for a once-in-a-lifetime visit to a private estate owned by a well-known marqués. This titled gentleman is famous for raising bulls, considered among the finest in Spain. Witness a capea, a testing of baby bulls, in the estate’s small bullring.
DAY 7: CÓRDOBA
On your way to Granada, stop in Córdoba. Highlights of your day: shop for local crafts, including beautiful leatherwork and exquisite pottery; discover the secret star of the massive Grand Mosque, its dazzling mosaic-tiled mihrab.
DAY 8: LAS ALPUJARRAS
Head to the Alpujarras mountain range for a guided family hike. Las Alpujarras is a dramatic mountain range with deeply sheltered valleys and gorges sloping toward the Mediterranean.
DAY 9: GRANADA
Highlights of your day: many people find the majestic Alhambra and its surrounding gardens one of the most thrilling parts of a visit to Spain. See whether you agree. Tonight, a long-time local resident will take you through the Albaicin district of Granada, for drinks and tapas.
DAY 10: MARBELLA
Enjoy your ride to Marbella. Tonight we will tell you our favorite place to enjoy cocktails on the beach.
DAY 11: MARBELLA
We recommend exploring the amenities at the Marbella Club, and of course, relaxing on the beach. It may also be a good day for a spa treatment.
DAY 12: MARBELLA
Enjoy a round of golf today at one of the many renowned golf courses in this area of Spain.