Spain

  • Location: Spain
  • Date: October 12 – 22, 2023

Eternal Spain

Spain – Land of a thousand colors, tastes and sounds influenced by many cultures. Its history has been imprinted by Romans, Muslims, Christian and Jewish alike. We will explore, learn, taste delicious foods, and drink unbelievable wines. Our memories will be increased exponentially after our return. We will be all the better for having experienced this land.

Itinerary at a glance

Day 01

  • Private transfers from Madrid Aiport to our hotel
  • Dinner and aperitif at our hotel
  • Overnight in Madrid

Day 02

  • Special private “Madrid from the Rooftops” tour with aperitif at the Circle of Fine Arts to follow
  • Lunch at Restaurante Botin
  • Private guided tour of historic Madrid, including the Royal PalaceAlmudena Cathedral, and The Austrias’ Quarter
  • Exclusive visit and dinner at the Prado Museum
  • Overnight in Madrid

Day 03

  • Visit to Ubeda enroute to Granada, including the Vasquez de Molina Square, Sacred Chapel of the Savior, Collegiate of Saint Mary, Dean Ortega Palace, Palace of the Chains, and the Synagogue of the Water
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in Granada

Day 04

  • Private guided tour of the Alhambra Palaces and Generalife Gardens
  • Lunch at the Ruta del Veleta Restaurant
  • Private lecture at our hotel entitled “The Journey of Ideas from the Western World to Al-Andalus”
  • Private Albayzin tour
  • Private Flamenco dinner and show in the Sacromonte neighborhood caves
  • Overnight in Granada

Day 05

  • Private guided visit to an olive grove in Andalusia to learn about the production of extra virgin olive oil
  • Olive oil tasting and tapas paired with Spanish wines at a famous local restaurant
  • Overnight in Granada

Day 06

  • Visit to a winery for an “Arroz Campero” (the regional paella) lunch, paired with the wines produced here
  • Private guided tour of Ronda including the New Bridge and the oldest bullring in Spain
  • Overnight in Seville

Day 07

  • Private guided walking tour of Seville including the Cathedral with its Orange Tree Courtyard and the Giralda, followed by the Santa Cruz neighborhood
  • Private boat excursion along the Guadalquivir River with views of the Torre del Oro, the Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, the Barrio de Triana, and the Isla de la Cartuja
  • Private guided tour of the Alcazar Real, including the Palace of Pedro I
  • Dinner at an aristocratic private Sevillian House
  • Overnight in Seville

Day 08

  • Private guided tour of Cordoba, including the Great Mosque and the Juderia (the old Jewish quarter)
  • Lunch at a famous Andalusian restaurant
  • Overnight in Seville

Day 09

  • Private visit to an illustrious bottega of Sherry wines in the Jerez region, accompanied by appetizers and tastings, a typical equestrian show, and a flamenco performance in the Andalusian Patio de los Naranjos
  • Lunch in the cellar served by one of the most renowned restaurants in Cadiz
  • Private guided tour of Cadiz
  • Overnight in Seville

Day 10

  • Private drive to Toledo
  • Visit of Toledo including the Gothic Church, Santo Tome Church, Santa Maria la Blanca, and El Transito
  • Dinner at the panoramic Cigarral Restaurant
  • Overnight in Toledo

Day 11

  • Private transfers to Madrid Aiport. Hasta Luego Espana!