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Andalucian Discovery

> DAY 1: Seville

Welcome to Andalucia! Spain's exotic southern region is famous for its Moorish architecture and the sounds of Flamenco echoing through the narrow streets. Upon arrival you will be met by your private driver and transferred to your luxury hotel. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant about their favorite restaurants, cafes and bars.

> DAY 2: Seville - Seville Walking Tour

Today's tour will take you through the beautiful streets of Seville's unique city center. Together with your English Speaking guide discover the Barrio Santa Cruz, the Cathedral of Seville and La Giralda, symbol of the city that unites Islamic past to the Christian cathedral. (B)

> DAY 3:  Seville

Spend a day at your leisure taking in the rich culture and delicious food of Seville. In the evening you may want to take in a traditional Flamenco show. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant about their favorite entertainment and nightlife spots in Seville. (B)

> DAY 4: Seville, Cordoba

After breakfast meet your private driver at the hotel and set off for Cordoba. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and spend the afternoon at leisure getting to know the city. (B)

> DAY 5: Cordoba – Cordoba Walking Tour

Get to know the history and traditions of this intriguing city, with its beguiling mix of Roman, Arabic and Spanish history, on your private guided walking tour. Visit the magnificent Mezquita, a cathedral converted from an original mosque when the Christians conquered Cordoba in the 13th century, and the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos, built in the 14th century by Alfonso XI and home to remarkable Arabian baths, Roman mosaics and a sarcophagus of marble from the 3rd century. Wander through the Jewish Quarter, dating to the time of the Romans, admiring monuments dedicated to the most important sons of Cordoba: Roman philosopher Seneca, Arabian philosopher Averroes and Jewish philosopher Maimonides. Continue on to the Cordoba's Bullfighting Museum, the Cordoba Synagogue, one of the few synagogues existing today in Spain and the El Zoco, a market where traditional artisans paint and flamenco dancers practice. (B)

> DAY 6: Cordoba

Spend a day at leisure exploring more of Cordoba's rich history or just enjoying the laid back lifestyle of the locals. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for their favorite sites, activities, bars and restaurants. (B)

> DAY 7: Cordoba, Granada

After breakfast you meet your private driver at the hotel and be transfers to Granada. Upon arrival check into your luxury hotel and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. (B)

> DAY 8: Granada – Granada and Albaicin Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided walking tour of Granada's most historic neighborhoods. Discover the city's rich history and its reputation as a melting pot of cultural influences as you stroll through the charming streets. See Granada Cathedral, a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance and visit Alcaicería, the city's Moorish silk market that was restored after a 19th-century fire before heading up to the neighborhood of Albaicin, a UNESCO World Heritage site. High up on a hill adjacent to the Alhambra palace complex, the Albaicin is famous for its incredible views over the Darro Valley and maze of narrow cobblestone streets. (B)

> DAY 9: Granada

Enjoy a day at leisure to discover the labyrinth streets and vibrant local culture of Granada or take an optional guided tour of the Alhambra and Generalife – Granada's most famous monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The palace complex is thought to have originated as a fortress in the 9th century and expanded over the following centuries with opulent palaces, vast courtyards and lavish gardens. Your private guide will introduce you to the Alhambra's intriguing history as well as tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home. Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex's oldest part), see Torre de la Vela, and walk through Nasrid Palaces, Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes), and the Ambassador's Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra's rich Moorish architecture and décor, and take a peek at the Royal Baths. End your tour with a stroll through the breathtaking Generalife Gardens, where the Spanish rulers of bygone days went to relax. (B)

> DAY 10: Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred to Seville Airport to meet your international flight. (B)

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