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Sevilla Cordoba Granda 8 Days

CLÁSICO 8-days route around Sevilla – Cordoba -Granada

This 8-days trip to Andalusia, along the 3 cities Sevilla, Cordoba and Granada is a classic trip.

Sevilla lies on the banks of the Guadalquivir and is one of the largest historical centres in Europe, it has the minaret of La Giralda, the cathedral (one of the largest in Christendom), and the Alcázar Palace. Part of its treasure include Casa de Pilatos, the Town Hall, Archive of the Indies (where the historical records of the American continent are kept), the Fine Arts Museum (the second largest picture gallery in Spain) , plus convents, parish churches and palaces.

In your way from Sevilla to Cordoba you may stop in places like Carmona, Ecija, Medina Azahara and Almodovar del Rio.

Cordoba is a city with an enormous heritage of culture and monuments. Due partly to Its strategic position on the River Guadalquivir and partly to the wealth of remains left by the different peoples who inhabited the city, Cordoba has become a privileged city in the very heart of the history of the Western World: its vast Caliphal (Arabic) civilization, during the Middle Ages, was the most brilliant in the Europe of its day and forged lasting links between East and West.

from Cordoba to Granada you will drive among olives trees, olives trees and more olive trees and sometimes a white town (pueblo blanco)

In Andalucie Oriental, last Arab redoubt was reconquered by the Christian (1492), Granada poses as the ideal city to dream. Although only it was because the Alhambra and the Generalife, it would already be worthwhile only not to visit it, even living it. But Granada is much more.. The “cármenes” (typical construction from Granada) of El Albaicín, and La Cartuja religious buildings, Cathedral, Real Chapel, San Jerónimo and San Juan de Dios, and the palaces, compose a diverse and rich architecture. To the outskirts, on high, the Sacromonte, holes the earth until transforming it into a city of caves where the flamenco appears in the “zambra” (typical dance) and the “bulería” (typical song).

Granada introduces us in a landscape that it goes from the snow to the sea going by the mountain charm of La Alpujarra (thermal springs in Lanjarón) and an abundant forest. If Almuñecar and Salobreña are known like beach cities by excellence, are not it less Motril and Castell de Ferro neither the most extensive, Albuñol and La Rábita.

Charming hotel located in the heart of Sevilla (option A):

Centennial house located in Seville city center. The ground and first levels dated from the XIX century, and the second and the flat roof were built in 1919, when the house was belonging of Niño Ricardo, famous flamenco guitarist.
The name is consequence of him, the master, and also the names os the rooms are titles of his famous songs: Nostalgia Flamenca, El Emigrante, Gitanería Arabesca… All of them different are nice decorated with forging headrest, wood furniture and walls softly painted.
The house is 100% andalucian. Its bright central patio has small lanterns, geraniums, a small lighting fountain, beams, forging supports, stucco walls and hidraulic floor in a green and yellow mosaic way… and also many pictures of Niño Ricardo and his artistic trajectory in the corridors.
Visiting the flat roof is a must, because the views of the Giralda, El Salvador… The hotel has no restaurant and breakfast are served in the rooms.

Nice appartment in Santa Cruz, Sevilla (option B):

El Barrio de Santa Cruz, old Jewry during the Middle Age, has kept all the legend and charm through time thanks to it’s scents and colors, it’s framework of narrow streets, it’s shaded “patios” , and an extremely unique architecture.

Just a few steps away from the Cathedral, the Giralda, the Alcazar, and next to the Jardines de Murillo, their establishments offer the visitor a privileged location along with the best service available.

All apartments include, satellite television, individual air conditioning and heating, and direct telephone. Kitchens include, refrigerator, microwave oven, vitroceramic stove and kitchen utensils.

Charming hotel in the heart of Cordoba (option A):

Dating from the 17th century, the house still has its original subterranean rooms with vaulted ceilings in the cellar of the hotel. The two main floors were renovated in 1934, giving the house a distinctly Sevillian flavour.
The central courtyard, decorated with tiles from the famous Mensaque Tile Factory in Seville and the wrought iron columns and the marble floor which were added at that time have all been left intact.
Especially impressive are the large handcarved antique french windows and the majestic and elegant balustrade of the main staircase leading to a domed gallery on the second floor.
In Cordoba, this hotel is unique for its colonial style. Its eight rooms look onto a central patio which is full of light and colours. These beautifully decorated rooms with their antique doors and windows, natural fabrics and cast iron furniture all have spacious bathrooms decorated in warm colours.

Appartment in the historical centre of (option B):

These luxury apartments are placed in the old “Beaterio del Convento de Santa Isabel de los Angeles” and in front of the Mosque of Cordoba.
The apartments are set in nice buildings and places in the heart of the historical city of Cordoba. These locations will let you go on foot to the main arstistic and cultural sites of Cordoba. Places to enjoy the quitness and silence of their quartyards (patios) and streets.
Close to any of the apartments you will find the Mosque, the Alcazar, the Sinagogue, the Juderia, the Museum of Julio Romero de Torres, the Museum of Fine Arts and the Archeological Museum.

Carmen located in the centre of Granada (option A):
A “carmen” is a traditional Granada house whose origins date back to the Moorish period. It comprises the house and a terraced garden with an orchard and is fully integrated within the particular layout of the area.

This Carmen is located on one of the slopes of the Alhambra and looks out onto the Vega – the fertile plain which stretches to the south of Granada – and towards the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It stands on the upper fringe of the medieval Jewish Quarter, now the Realejo district.
This Carmen comprises seven bedrooms distributed on three floors and a tower. They are all exterior rooms with outstanding panoramic views of Sierra Nevada, Granada and the Vega. Most of them have private verandahs or exits to the gardens.
All the rooms have temperature control, telephone, ADSL Internet connection points and a safe box.

Price per person from €920,00 (Option A)
This price is made on basis of 7 nights
1 tickets per person to Alhambra in Granada
Included breakfast
Rent a car(type economy): Ford Fiesta or similar, 3-doors, airco, W.A.-insurance, C.D.W.-insurance, T.P.-insurance, No Risk Guarantee, unlimited kilometers, local taxes, extra driver, airport taxes.
Return flights tickets to Seville
Administrative costs
Information over the counties, route description, maps
Prices are based in 7 nights accommodation for 2 pax

In a standard Double room in Cordoba & Sevilla
In een special Double room in Granada
Price per person from €780,00 (Option B)
This price is made on basis of 7 nights
1 tickets per person to Alhambra in Granada
Included breakfast
Rent a car(type economy): Ford Fiesta or similar, 3-doors, airco, W.A.-insurance, C.D.W.-insurance, T.P.-insurance, No Risk Guarantee, unlimited kilometers, local taxes, extra driver, airport taxes.
Return flights tickets to Seville
Administrative costs
Information over the counties, route description, maps
Prices are based in 7 nights accommodation for 2 pax
In an appartment for 2 pax
What is not included in the price?

Meals
Drinks
Personal expenses
Other tickets NOT mentioned in the programme
Tips
Fuel
Service like sauna, fitnes, etc.
Travel insurance and cancellation insurance

Remarks:

The rent a car is based on pick-up at Seville airport 4th day and return it at Seville airport on 8th day.
Tickets to Alhambra are under request and availability. If there are NO available tickets, Enjoy Spain will return 11€ per ticket.
Price are under request and availability and dates.