Barcelona Andalusia & Madrid Tour

Barcelona | Cordoba | Seville | Granada | Madrid

About this trip

Muslim-friendly Tours

Enjoy an authentic halal holiday experience while exploring the islamic heritage of Al-Andalus

Hotels

You can book your own accommodation or let us  choose the best hotels for you

Private Tour Guide

Your local tour guide will take care of everything you need: arrange private transfers, buy ticket to attractions and show you local favorites!

Transport Style

Professional drivers in modern vehicles adapted to your group: kids seats, wheelchair-accessible, or big capacity for your suitcase

The tour includes private transfers for short journeys. For long distance we travel by fast speed train, modern, safe and sustainable way!  If you prefer a private transfer also for the long distance journeys ask for a quote

Only 120 € deposit to book

Reserve your space now with a deposit, pay the rest up to 31 days before arrival

Pay over time, interest free

Unable to pay in full? Part pay program available

The Itinerary

Day 1 - Barcelona

Barcelona is widely considered one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, bursting with unique energy and culture. Immerse into the magic and surrealist world of the Catalan genius Antony Gaudi while walking the Passeig de Gracia street

Explore the enigmatic GOTHIC QUARTER  in a walking tour at the historic center and Ramblas of Barcelona.  You will be introduce you to the history, culture, art and Catalan traditions. Foodies will love see La Boquería food market.

 

Free time Ads-Ons:

  • Visit the famous Park Guell, a magic place designed by Antonio Gaudi, the famous spanish architecture and enjoy the views of Montjuic mountain
  • Visit the famous Gaudi houses: Casa Batló or La Pedrera (Casa Mila)
  • Football fans may want to visit the Camp Nou Stadium

Day 2 - Barcelona

Discover the bohemian Barcelona walking the popular quarter of El Born. Take your time to feel the city, have a coffee in a nice square or garden and pop in to the numerous art galleries and local designers shops.

Day 3 - Barcelona to Cordoba

Private shuttle to the train station. Travel on board the fast speed train to Cordoba. A pleasant 4h 40 min journey to Andalusia in the south of Spain. Orientation tour in the evening.

Day 4 - Cordoba to Seville

Discover the legendary history and culture of the former Al-Andalus capital of the Umayyad dynasty. We’ll set off on our walking tour of the ancient medina of Qurtubah. We explore the city’s labyrinthine streets of typical whitewashed houses and admire the characteristic balconies and courtyards overflowing with flowers. During our tour, we’ll delve into the fascinating history of this Spanish city, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. We will take us to see the most emblematic and best-known sights in Cordoba, including the Roman Bridge in the Wad al-Kabir (great river), Calahorra tower, the Fortress of the Christian Kings, the Gate of the Moon, the Synagogue, the Souk and Cordoba Mosque-Cathedral, the most famous monument in the city. On a tour of its interior, we’ll discover all its secrets. On this guided tour of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, we’ll discover a unique monument declared a World Heritage Site, which houses exceptional Islamic and Christian art. It was the second largest mosque in the world, dated in year 785, and it consecrated as a catholic church in the 13th century. The impressive building combines Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Umayyad styles.
We will visit local handcrafters in their workshops and, will stroll trough a popular quarter: San Basilio, to see one of the famous courtyards of Cordoba. You will also discover why cordobese jewelry techniques are world famous.

Optional Experience: Madinat al-Zahra UNESCO listed archeological site built by caliph Abd al-Rahman III to show the world the splendor of its kingdom during the middle of the10th-century. Located 5 km away from Cordoba became the royal residence and new center of power.

Day 5 - Seville to Granada

Embark on an unforgettable Seville day trip with our expertly curated itinerary. Discover the iconic landmarks, rich culture, and vibrant charm of this Andalusian gem in just one day. Book now for a unforgettable adventure. Explore the iconic Seville Cathedral, the stunning Alcazar of Seville and Archivo de Indias. Our expert guides will unveil the history behind these magnificent sites and their role during Al-Andalus age. The Almohads built significant structures, including the Giralda Tower, which was originally constructed as a minaret for the city’s mosque (now the Seville Cathedral). Walk through the ancient medina of Ishbiliya to discover the trace of the islamic, the remains of mosques, hammam, markets, mills, watching tower and the city walls.
Wander through the enchanting gardens and intricate palace rooms of the Real Alcazar, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its architectural beauty and historical significance. Stroll through charming streets of the Santa Cruz Quarter, known for its narrow alleys, flower-filled courtyards, and cozy tapas bars.

Enjoy Triana quarter skyline from the river Guadalquivir boulevard while learning about Seville’s Port of Indies, once served as a major gateway for Spanish expeditions to the New World, including Christopher Columbus’s voyages. The historic port was the hub for trade between Spain and America during the 16th century. Marvel at the grandeur of the Plaza de España, a stunning architectural masterpiece with colorful tiles representing different regions of Spain. Enjoy leisure time to explore Seville’s boutique shops, bustling markets, and artisan stalls, perfect for picking up souvenirs.

Continue the journey to Granada for overnight.

Optional Experiences:

  • Embark in a river cruise.
  • Visit Italica, archeological site of the first roman city founded in the Iberian Peninsula.
  • Plan a meal at Triana food market to sample the local flavors.
  • Discover the art of flamenco, a dance that is performed with singing, guitar, and cajon.

 

Day 6 - Granada

Discover Granada, the city that has most preserved the essence of Al-Andalus. We will explore the old muslim quarter, Albaicin, preserved as world heritage site. And walk through the riverside boulevard to see the 16th century palaces and lovely bridges, and explore narrow streets of this historic quarter. Stop in beautiful lookouts like San Nicolas square and lively streets. Later, the famous Sacromonte quarter where you will amaze with the house-caves.
Enjoy the guided tour of the Alhambra including Nasrid Palaces, Alcazaba and Generalife. Visit to the museum inside Carlos V Palace. Discover the local handicrafts: the Fajalauza a traditional ceramic technique of hand painted glazed clay brought 500 years from Middle East. And the Taracea a decorative art consisting in adding pieces of ivory, silver or bone in wood. In the evening, Discover the magic of our most famous artistic expression: the Flamenco in 1h show (guitar, singer, dancers).
We will explore the Albaicin quarter, an UNESCO heritage site. We will walk through the riverside boulevard to see the 16th century palaces and lovely bridges, and explore narrow streets of this historic quarter. Stop in beautiful lookouts like San Nicolas square and lively streets. Later, we will explore the Sacromonte quarter where you will amaze with the house-caves.

Optional Experience:
Flamenco Show 20.00 EUR Discover the magic of our most famous artistic expression: the Flamenco in 1h show (guitar, singer, dancers)

Day 7 - Granada to Madrid

Roam through the streets of the Realejo, the old jewish quarter. Discover the local handicrafts. The Fajalauza a traditional ceramic technique of hand painted glazed clay brought 500 years from Middle East. And Taracea a decorative art consisting in adding pieces of ivory, silver or bone in wood. We travel to Madrid for overnight.

Day 8 - Madrid

Madrid
We will explore today the only european capital with islamic roots. Its origin dated back to the 9th century emir Muhamad I built a fortress to protect the routes to Toledo. Discover the trendy and beautiful quarter Las Letras heading to world famous Plaza Mayor and the square Puerta del Sol. Near the Royal Palace we will find the remains of the 8th-century old fortress. In the morning we will explore another historic quarter La Latina where after the christian conquest in 11st century, muslim population that remained in the city was segregated. Airport shuttle at least 3h before your flight.´

We may have time to see the sunset relaxed at the beautiful Parque del Oeste to see the egyptian temple of Debod. You may want to delight a hot chocolate with churros in a café. The foodies may want to visit one of the top food market, San Miguel.

Shopping tour in the best areas of Madrid like Gran Via or Goya.

Day 9 - Madrid

Private transfer to airport at least 3 hours before your flight departure.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Barcelona Gothic Quarter | Palau de la Musica Catalana | Alhambra, Generalife & Albayzin of Granada | City of Madinat al-Zahra | The Great Mosque of Cordoba | Alcazar, Cathedral & Archivo de Indias of Seville | Historic Center of Cordoba | Paseo de El Prado and Buen Retiro

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