DAY 1 (SATURDAY)
Arrival to Malaga – ¡Bienvenido a España!Arrive independently in Malaga, the largest southernmost city in Europe which lies on the Costa del Sol. The arrival at the hotel runs on your own, once in the hotel you will meet your guide and other participants more or less at 5 p.m. for a briefing of the itinerary, and then begin your tour with a walk through the heritage of the Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Moors and Spanish. In the evening you will have a chance to better become acquainted with your fellow travelers and experience a tapas dinner to taste the various authentic flavors of Andalusia.
Overnight in Malaga Hotel and welcome tapas dinner are included
DAY 2 (SUNDAY)
«Sierra de las Nieves» a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and transfer to Antequera
The route start in Casarabonela, a beautiful and special town in the province of Málaga, in the Sierra de las Nieves, this place is declared a Biosphere Reserve by Unesco. The route begins on a Roman road, which linked Casarabonela with Ronda: at the end of the climb, we will continue by forest track, which crosses the Sierra Prieta for a few kilometers, until you have to leave the track, enter the forest and go down towards the town, with this you will enjoy a beautiful views and curious karst formations.
Overnight in AntequeraHotel, breakfast and dinner included
DAY 3 (MONDAY)
“El Torcal de Antequera” Natural Park – Hike on an ancient sea!In the morning, after breakfast we transfer to “El Torcal”, a UNESCO World Heritage Site: embark on a stunning scenic walk in an impressive and surreal landscape made of 200-million-year-old limestone. Your hike will track the Route of the Ammonites: you will discover an exceptional collection of marine fossils, and you will enjoy marvelous panoramic views over the Europe’s most important karst landscape and experience the thrill of walking on land that was once submerged under the sea of Tethys, an ancient ocean formed since the beginning of time. You will Enjoy a rustic lunch with a wine pairing in a local winery then return to your 5-star hotel for a break before indulging in a delicious dinner in a restaurant located inside of the Antequera Plaza de Toros.
Overnight in AntequeraHotel, breakfast, lunch, wine pairing and dinner included
DAY 4 (TUESDAY)
Subbetica Natural Park and transfer to Cordoba A fairly simple route with wonderful and unique views of the valley: we will start in the town of Rute, climb up the Torre del Canuto, a watchtower of the SXIII, where you will can admire a wonderful view of the Iznájar swamp. We will continue climbing a forest track, and from there along a path that flanks the mountain ridges, in a Mediterranean forest. We can go up to the geodesic vertex (optional) and from there go back down to the village along a narrow path in the forest.
Overnight in CordobaHotel, breakfast and dinner are included
DAY 5 (WEDNESDAY)
Santa María de Trassierra and visit of Cordoba – A city of centuriesMorning, after breakfast, transfer to the country side for a hike through surprising and dense vegetation, ruins of an old mill, Roman copper mines, waterfalls and meadows dotted with hundred-year-old Holm oaks. After a picnic lunch we will return to Cordoba, where you will have the time to explore the sinuous white-washed alleyways and be amazed by the charming patios of this beautiful area, an ideal place for a short evening stroll. At night, you will savor some more tapas before being astonished by a wonderful Flamenco live show in a non-touristic and charming X century location. The best final for a wonderful day!
Overnight in CordobaHotel, breakfast, picnic lunch, dinner and flamenco show are included
DAY 6 (THURSDAY)
Zuheros and transfer to GranadaThis walk will take us across the Subbética Natural Park: starting from the white-washed village Zuheros to Zagrilla Alta, on a clear day you will enjoy the astonishing panorama of the Sierra Nevada 90 km away, while hiking along goat tracks among olive groves, ruined cortijos and meadows. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch along the way followed by an olive oil tasting at the end of the hike. Transfer to the magnificent Moorish Granada and late check in at the hotel. You will Discover beautiful neighborhood around the hotel and then enjoy delicious tapas dinner in a spectacular tavern in the city center.
Overnight in GranadaHotel, breakfast, picnic lunch, olive oil tasting and tapas dinner are included
DAY 7 (FRIDAY)
Visit of Moorish Granada – ¡Granada tierra soñada!After breakfast you will Begin your day with a guided visit of the extraordinary UNESCO-listed Alhambra Palace, once the summer residence of Moorish Kings. This fortress complex is one of the most visited monuments in the world, a stunning complex of Moorish castles, palaces and Arab-style gardens. Afterwards, you will explore the ancient Arab quarter (UNESCO World Heritage Site), a fascinating labyrinth of twisting alleyways, narrow streets, Moorish fountains and pleasant courtyards. Looking out from the minarets that were converted into bell towers, take in amazing views of the impressive Alhambra and the snow-capped mountains beyond. After lunch, you have a free afternoon to enjoy a lovely cup of tea at the famous teterías (tea house) or a relaxing bath in a traditional Moorish spa/hammam (optional). A delicious dinner will be the perfect way to say farewell after this unforgettable tour of Andalucía.
Overnight in GranadaHotel, breakfast and dinner are included
DAY 8 (SATURDAY)
Departure day – ¡Hasta luego España!The tour officially ends in Malaga at the train station, around midday. According to your flight schedule, we can organize a separated private transfer (with an extra cost).
You could Extend your journey by adding an extra hike amongst the amazing mountains of the Sierra Nevada Park!
Importan note!! the above itinerary may change at any time due to circumstances beyond our control, in this case we will advise you.
Price per person : since 3.300€ IVA included.
*Minimum people for the tour 4 people .
*Maximum people for the tour 14 people.
For less than 4, it can be done, paying a supplement.
* The price indicated is in a double room, single room carries a supplement.
* You can make private and closed trips for groups with dates at the request of the client (depending on availability).
Dates of 2020: 09/05 and 26/10.