Day 1 Cairo – MADRID
Welcome and assistance at the
airport, transfer to the hotel. Check in at the hotel and enjoy complete
freedom to spend your day as you please.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 – MADRID
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like
the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería,
characterized by the antiquity of its
buildings drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs
characterized by Phillip II and his Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta
del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the
complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles
Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá.
Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with
areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana,
the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla
as well as commercial and financial zones of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas
Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. A stop will be
made at the famous “Hard Rock Café” to enjoy a free drink. Afternoon free to
continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Overnight at the
Day 3 – MADRID – CACERES – CORDOBA
breakfast at the hotel. Departure westwards on a modern highway towards
Extremadura, homeland of many discoverers of the new world. Arrive Caceres,
capital of the province, declared World Heritage City. Time at leisure to walk
through the old town with its ancient walls and well known medieval quarter.
Afterwards, continue on driving south towards Cordoba, once the capital of the
Caliphate. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 – CORDOBA – SEVILLE
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. City
tour including its impressive “Mosque”, today a Cathedral, and other sites that
will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of
the Jewish Quarter. Continue on towards Seville. Dinner and overnight at the
Day 5 - SEVILLE
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
Morning Panoramic city tour – the Cathedral (from outside), the second largest
in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome. The Santa Cruz Quarter, a
natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as the place precisely where the myth of
“Don Juan” developed. The Maria Luisa Park and Spain square. - Afternoon at
leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 – SEVILLE – RONDA – COSTA DEL SOL
After breakfast at the hotel drive
south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; time at leisure to admire this
town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range.
Continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important
international tourist areas. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the
Day 7 – COSTA DEL SOL – GRANADA
Breakfast. Departure towards the
city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last
stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra
(Red Palace) and Generalife Gardens, fountains, gardens,
patios that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as
the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8– GRANADA – TOLEDO – MADRID
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Drive
northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla
and surrounded by the Tagus river, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo
–World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish,
have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the
whole town is a National Monu-ment. Short guided tour of this
historical old town through its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a
(gold and silver inlaying in iron). Continue to Madrid. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9 – MADRID - Cairo
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and
transfer to the airport.