Andalucia’s diverse landscapes attract vast numbers of visitors every year – including many day-trippers and weekend-breakers arriving from Madrid.
With its ancient cities and deserts, stunning beaches and imposing mountain range, Andalucia is one of Spain’s most enchanting destinations. For visitors to Madrid, the capital and geographical centre of Spain, a trip to Andalucia delivers a captivating shock to the sensory system. We’ve come up with our top three Andalucia tours from Madrid, based on value for money, convenience and customer reviews.
Cities of Andalusia 4-Day Tour from Madrid
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 $573 per person.
8-Day Tour Madrid to Andalucia
Run and organised by leading German tour operator Remaz Tours, this small-group tour invites visitors to embark on an immersive 8-day tour of Andalucia. Over the course of the trip, you’ll delve deep into Spain’s Roman and Moorish heritages in the Andalucian cities of Cordoba, Granada and Seville, exploring the lands of the ancient kingdoms Castile and Al-Andalus, as you journey back in time to the medieval mix of Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths. You’ll visit some of the world’s most dazzling palaces and awe-inspiring churches, synagogues and mosques, admire the works of great artists and behold magnificent monuments that have withstood the ravages of time. The tour price includes a departure airport transfer, 7 nights in 4-star hotels, 7 breakfasts, and your car rental. From $1,334 per person.
Private Tour: Cordoba Day Trip from Madrid by High-Speed Train
For a more intimate and indulgent experience, this full-day private tour to Cordoba includes a round-trip high-speed train journey to and from Madrid. In the Spanish capital, you’ll board your comfortable train before making the sub-two-hour trip south to UNESCO-listed Cordoba. Here, in the company of an expert guide, you’ll embark on a 3-hour walking tour of the city, stopping to marvel at architectural highlights like the magnificent Cordoba Mezquita cathedral (a former mosque), the cobblestoned Jewish quarter, and the colourful Calleja de las Flores, while being regaled with fascinating stories and facts about the city. Admission to some landmarks, as well as your train tickets and local guide, are included in the tour price. From $394 per person.