With its ancient cities and deserts, stunning beaches and imposing mountain range, Andalucia is home to one of Europe’s most diverse landscapes. For visitors, what this means is that there’s something for everyone; a fact reflected in the vast number of tourists who flock there each year.
Many will start in Madrid, the capital and geographical centre of Spain, before making their way south to embark on their Andalucian odyssey. With this in mind, we’ve come up with our top three Andalucia tours from Madrid, based on value for money, convenience and customer reviews.
FROM €495 PER PERSON
Explore the cities of Andalucia on this immersive 4-day tour from Madrid. On day one you’ll meet your guide at a designated bus terminal where you’ll board an air-conditioned coach and travel to your first stop, the fascinating city of Cordoba. Here you’ll take a sightseeing tour and see places of interest such as Europe’s second oldest Old Town. The next day you’ll head to Seville to enjoy its Moorish architecture and orange-scented streets. Your penultimate day will be spent in Granada where you’ll get to see the legendary Alhambra palace, and there’ll also be optional evening activities including a traditional flamenco show. On the final day of your tour you’ll enjoy a relaxing return trip to Madrid, with a stop-off in Toledo, one of the most beautiful cities in Spain.
FROM €743 PER PERSON
From beautiful beaches to ancient palaces and eye-catching art, this 8-day tour covers a diverse range of landscapes – both natural and man-made. Starting in the Spanish capital, the tour takes in Toledo, Cordoba, Seville, Granada and the Costa del Sol, with a mix of organised visits and unstructured free time to roam at your leisure. Highlights include Granada’s Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens, the Alcazar cathedral in Seville, and the Great Mosque and the Jewish Quarter in Cordoba. This tour includes a guide, 7 nights accommodation at 3- and 4-star hotels, meals, transport by luxury coach, select entrance fees and guided visits.
FROM €524 PER PERSON
Starting and ending in Madrid, this coach tour take in a total of six destinations across the Andalucia region, including a stop off in Toledo at the end of your trip. Accompanied the whole time by an experienced, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide, you’ll visit some of Spain’s most beautiful and historically significant cities, including Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Marbella, Granada and Toledo, exploring some of their famous landmarks and attractions and immersing yourself in the local culture, The tour price includes accommodation, meals, transport, your expert guide, and an exclusive backpack that you can take away with you.