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Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Moorish architecture looms large over the gold-sand beaches of the Costa del Sol, one of the prettiest regions in Southern Spain. While you’re soaking up Andalusia, do save some photo storage for Seville’s sights, they’re next. 

Location

Costa del Sol, Granada, Córdoba, Seville and Madrid

Location:

Málaga, Costa del Sol, Spain, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain, Seville, Andalusia, Spain, Madrid, Spain (MAD), Spain

11  Days | 9  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round trip flights to Madrid (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • 9 nights of accommodation
  • Private airport transfers in Madrid 
  • 9 breakfasts
  • High-speed train tickets between Madrid and Málaga; Málaga and Madrid (in selected class)
  • 5 More Moments activities included:
    • Full-day excursion to Granada 
    • Full-day excursion to Córdoba 
    • Full-day excursion to Seville
    • Half-day panoramic tour of Madrid
    • Skip-the-line visit to Royal Palace of Madrid
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Madrid.
 

Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 2

Welcome to Madrid - Málaga - Costa del Sol (7 nights) (approx. 550 km)

Upon arrival, take a private transfer to the Madrid Atocha railway station for your high-speed train to Málaga. Upon arrival, enjoy a private transfer to your hotel on the Costa del Sol, check in and spend the rest of the day leisure.

 

Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 3

Costa del Sol: Granada Excursion (approx. 295 km)

Meet up at the departure point for a full-day excursion to Granada and a visit to the Alhambra.

More Moments Activities Included:
Granada Excursion:
  • Visit one of Spain’s most renowned monuments, the magnificent Alhambra, a sprawling architectural complex of fortresses and palaces that housed the monarchs and the Nasrid Kingdom Court of Granada, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With a local guide, learn all its legends and secrets as you tour the main fortress, museums, Nasrid Palaces, Charles V Palace and the spectacular Generalife Gardens and Palace.
Meal(s): Breakfast
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 4

Costa del Sol: At Leisure

Spend the day exploring the beautiful Costa del Sol. Relax on the beach, enjoy one of several optional excursions ($) in the area and take in this region’s magical charm and warmth.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 5

Costa del Sol: Córdoba Excursion (approx. 340 km)

Venture out on a full-day excursion to Córdoba and a visit to La Mezquita, an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D.

More Moments Activities Included:
Córdoba Excursion:
  • Get to know one of Spain’s greatest cities! Walk by the impressive Calahorra Tower and cross the Guadalquivir River via the Roman Bridge. Meet up with your local guide for a visit of La Mezquita, the magnificent Mosque-Cathedral, made of intricate columns and arches - iconic to the city, as well as declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, go for a short walk through the former Jewish quarter and visit the synagogue.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 6

Costa del Sol: Seville Excursion (approx. 430 km)

Meet up at the departure point for a full-day excursion to Seville, the capital of Andalucía.

More Moments Activities Included:
Seville Excursion:
  • Start off with panoramic sightseeing tour by coach that includes Maria Luisa Park, Torre del Oro and Plaza de España. Then, experience some of Seville’s historic highlights with a walking tour of the city centre accompanied by a local guide who will show you the Murillo Gardens, Puerta de Jerez, Barrio Santa Cruz, Seville Cathedral, one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world, and admire the architecture of Patio de los Naranjos.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 7 & 8

Costa de Sol: At Leisure

Spend the next two days relaxing on Spain’s magnificent Costa del Sol.

Meal(s): 2 breakfasts
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 9

Costa del Sol - Málaga - Madrid (approx. 550 km)

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the railway station to take a high-speed train to Madrid. Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring this wonderful city at your own pace.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 10

Madrid: Sightseeing

From the old Habsburg and Bourbon quarters to the present modern city, discover Madrid on a panoramic sightseeing tour. Next, skip the line at the Royal Palace of Madrid.

More Moments Activities Included:
Madrid City Tour and Royal Palace of Madrid:
  • Accompanied by an expert guide, visit Gran Vía street, Plaza de España, Moncloa, Mayor Street, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcalá up to the bullring, Columbus Square, Paseo de la Castellana and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and much more.

  • Skip the line at the Royal Palace of Madrid, former residence of the Spanish kings and beautifully furnished and decorated. On this guided visit, admire the reception rooms, the museum area, the royal chapel, the throne room and the private rooms of King Carlos III and Queen Isabel II.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

Day 11

Madrid – Return to Canada

Take a private transfer to the airport to board your flight home.

 

Meal(s): Breakfast
Madrid. Andalusia. Arriba!

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain
La Barracuda(or similar)
Madrid, Spain (MAD)
Hotel Ganivet(or similar)
Torremolinos, Costa del Sol, Spain
Meliá Costa del Sol(or similar)
Madrid, Spain (MAD)
Catalonia Gran Via(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds.
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily from November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2020

MORE TO KNOW

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

HOTEL CHECK-IN/OUT

Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: 12 p.m.

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.