DESIGN & DELUXE 2 WEEKS | Fly & Drive Authentic Andalusia

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In this fly & drive you will get the opportunity to discover the luxurious side of Andalusia while staying in the best design hotels, during 2 weeks

Description

The Trip

Day 1: Arrival Day – LA VIÑUELA (MÁLAGA)

Trip to La Viñuela (1h)

You will be staying in a rural hotel with modern facilities and an exquisite decoration.

Visit Málaga. It is the birthplace of the international acclaimed painter Pablo Picasso. You can visit his native home and museum with a private collection of Picasso. Málaga has a rich and varied culture. Visit the old historic centre and discover the ruins of a roman amphitheatre, the castle of Gibralfaro which is connected to the fortress called Alcazaba.

 

Optional excursions:

  1. Caminito del Rey (on request). Follow the King´s footsteps and walk along the pathway that used to be the most dangerous in the world! Discover the trail, a marvel 105m above the ground that was opened by King Alfonso XIII in 1921 and has been recently refurbished to guarantee safety of all visitors. Our guide can pick you up at your accommodation and take you there.
  1. Visit to an ecological Orange Grove. Here Juanito, or a member of his family will give you an amazing tour and you will learn and discover many incredible “miracles” he is able to make by “playing” with nature. Our guide will pick you up at your accommodation for this unique experience.
  2. Relax in the beautiful Hamman Al-Andalus. A spacious place where you can relive the splendour of that era. Located in the centre, in the old Medina, very close to the ruins of the city’s old Arab wall, these Arabic baths are infused with the warm and luminous atmosphere that is so characteristic of the area, and recreate the social ritual of Andalusia that is currently attracting most interest.

Day 2 & 3: GRANADA

Trip to Granada (1,5h)

You will be staying in an Andalusian chic hotel. The place has a relaxing atmosphere and provides all the luxury you need.

Granada is the city of 1001 nights where fairy tales seem to come to life. Visit the Alhambra and the gardens of the Generalife. (entrance ticket on request) Visit the cathedral with the tombs of the royal kings. Discover and relax in a Hamman (steam bath). (entrance ticket on request) Visit the Albayzin (Arab quarter) with a beautiful panoramic view over the Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Have a refreshing beer or a glass of wine while enjoying free tapas.

Day 4: BAEZA – JAÉN

Trip to Baeza (1h30)

The hotel you will be staying in is a restored mansion. Situated around a beautiful traditional Andalusian garden this hotel offers luxury in a beautiful, green location.

Baeza is perched on a cliff in the Loma de Baeza, a mountain range between the river Guadalquivir on the south and Guadalimar on the north. Ubeda and Baeza are two cities mainly known today as having many preserved examples of Renaissance architecture. A visit to the palaces is a must. Also visit the oil museum “Hacienda la Laguna” in Baeza. Discover the beauty and biodiversity of the Natural Park of Sierra de Andujar in a jeep.

 

Day 5 & 6: CORDOBA

Trip to Cordoba (2,5h)

A 5-star hotel in the heart of Córdoba. The elegant rooms fuse elements from the past and present. A perfect place to relax during the city centre.

Cordoba is a captivating city full of history. Visit the amazing Mosque and its red and white arches. Also visit the Synagogue, situated in the heart of the Jewish quarter, one of the three best preserved Medieval synagogues in whole Spain. Discover the 13 patios of the Viana Palace.

Enjoy the Mantilla wines and taste the delicious Salmorejo (tomato cream).

 

Day 7 & 8 & 9: SEVILLE

Trip to Seville (2h)

You will be staying in a traditional Andalusian style hotel located in the city centre. You will have a spacious deluxe room with flat screen television.

Seville is the capital of Andalusia: there is a lot to see and to discover. An absolute must-see: the cathedral with the tomb of Cristobal Colón and the Real Alcazar (royal palace) with the magnificent gardens. Enjoy a carriage ride through the Maria Luisa Park with the pavilions of expo 1929, Plaza de España and Plaza de Americas. Make a bike trip along the Guadalquivir where you can see the expo-92. A good flamenco show is also an absolute must.

Optional excursions:

  1. Authentic Flamenco Show
  2. Guided Bike Tour through Cultural Seville

 

Day 10 & 11: JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA (CADÍZ)

Trip to Jerez de la Frontera (1,5h)

Your luxurious hotel is in the historic quarter of Jerez de la Frontera.

This village is a combination of white houses with beautiful monuments. It is located on the mountain side overlooking the river Guadalete. Jerez is the capital of wine and horses. It is the home of many flamenco singers. Their Spanish Riding School and the sherry bodegas are famous all over the world.

Optional excursion:

  • Visit to an authentic sherry bodega with sherry tasting in the beautiful city Jerez de la Frontera

Day 12: RONDA

Trip to Ronda (2h)

Your hotel overlooks Ronda’s famous bridge Tajo Gorge. It has modern decorated rooms. Your room also features a terrace with views of Tajo Gorge.

Ronda is set in and around a deep gorge spanned by an impressive bridge.

You can visit this bridge called “El Tajo”. A visit to the oldest bullring of Spain and the bullfighting museum is a must. Have a walk through the narrow streets until you reach the cathedral. You can enjoy the views from the gardens of Don Bosco’s house.

Optional excursion:

  • Visit to an ecological vineyard below Ronda from where we will have spectacular views on the village and its old bridge. In this beautiful natural area, we will have a wine tasting with selection of regional products, such as fresh baked bread from the village, tomatoes from the fields, regional ham and cheese, etc.

 

Day 13 & 14: MARBELLA

Trip to Marbella (2h)

You will be staying in a luxurious resort. The elegant, spacious rooms have a terrace or balcony.

Marbella is situated in the heart of the Costa del Sol, between the mountains of the coastal mountain range and the sea that spreads out along 23 kilometres of coastline. The city holds one of Europe’s most exclusive holiday resorts. Royalty, film stars and other international jet setters spend their holidays here. In winter the major attraction is the golf. In Marbella, there are extensive well-tended beaches and magnificent restaurants. The yacht harbour and golf courses are splendid. and with an average year-round temperature of 18.7ºC Marbella is the perfect destination to satisfy all your needs.

Price

Double room as from:

€1284 per person

 

Price per person includes:

  • 14 night lodgings with breakfast
  • Information package (city plans, tourist info & interesting tips, good restaurants, how to find the hotels etc.). This package will be delivered at the 1st hotel.

NOT included, with supplement:

  • Excursion to the Caminito del Rey on day 1 (on request)
  • Excursion to the ecological Orange Grove of Juanito on day 1 (€50 p/p)
  • 1 entrance ticket to the Hamman Al-Andalus in Malaga on day 1 (as from €30 p/p)
  • 1 entrance ticket to the Alhambra on day 2 or 3 – on request (as from €45 p/p)
  • 1 entrance ticket to the Hamman in Granada on day 2 or 3 (as from €30 p/p)
  • 1 entrance ticket for an authentic Flamenco show on day 7, 8 or 9 (€25 p/p)
  • 1 guided bike tour through cultural Seville on day 7, 8 or 9 (€25 p/p)
  • 1 visit to a sherry bodega specialized in old sherry’s + sherry tasting on day 10 or 11 (€15)
  • Excursion to an ecological vineyard and wine tasting with spectacular views of Ronda and it´s old bridge on day 12 (€45 p/p)

 

                      * Some hotels might change according to availability.

                      ** Some hotels might charge a supplement for Christmas or New Year’s Eve dinner.

                      *** The F&D can change due to availability problems on difficult dates.

    **** For arrivals from the 01/05 – 05/05 (101 km) and from 29/8 – 1/9 (fair) the night in Ronda is not possible because of a big event in the town. You can lodge either 2 nights in Jerez de la Frontera (Palacio de Garvey) or 2 nights in Málaga (or near Málaga).

    ***** For the Moto Grand prix in Jerez (arrivals 19.04.2017 – 27.04.2017) the hotel in Jerez will be changed into an extra night in Seville or the order of the Fly&Drive will be completely changed.

 

 For availability and reservations, please contact us.