On the way to Cordoba, you will pass La Mancha, land of vineyards, and where the story of Don Quixote took place. This journey to Cordoba and Sevilla will be operated on comfortable air conditioned buses.
Once you arrive in Cordoba, you'll stroll to the old Jewish quarter, and visit the inside of the Mosque/Cathedral, also called Great Mosque of Cordoba, regarded as one of the most accomplished monuments of Moorish architecture.
Afterward, you will continue to Seville for dinner and accommodation. For our tours with overnight stay in Seville, we offer 4 Star hotels, as Melia-Tryp Macarena Hotel or NH Sevilla Viapol.
The next day, after breakfast, will start the with a visit to Maria Luisa Park, a Moorish paradise-style park along the Guadalquivir River, then it's on to the beautiful Plaza España complex, on one of the park edges.
From Plaza España, you will walk through Santa Cruz, Seville's old Judería (former Jewish quarter of the medieval city), and see the exterior of the impressive Seville Cathedral, with its minaret and bell tower, La Giralda. This is the largest Gothic Cathedral, and the third largest church in the world. It is also registered, by UNESCO, as a World Heritage Site.
The travel back to Madrid will take only 2.5 hours on the AVE high speed train. This route unites the two majestic cities of Cordoba and Seville, on a 2 or 3 day comprehensive tour, as follows:
Day 1 – Madrid – Córdoba – Sevilla
Departure from our terminal at 8am, going through La Mancha towards Cordoba visiting the city, including the inside of the Mosque/Cathedral, and the Jewish quarter. Afterwards, we will continue on our way to Seville for an included dinner, and 4 star hotel overnight stay.
Day 2 – Sevilla
On a Half Pension, in the morning we will visit such sights as Maria Luisa Park, Plaza de España, exterior of the astonishing Cathedral and la Giralda, and the typical Sevillian Santa Cruz district. It is possible to optionally visit the Reales Alcazares. On the afternoon you will have time to see this monumental historical city at your own leisure. (If the 2 Day Tour option is selected, at the end of the afternoon, transfer to the AVE train station on your own, to take the high speed train back to Madrid. Arrival and end of services).
Day 3 – Seville – Madrid (High Speed Train)
Breakfast. All day to enjoy the historical city of Seville at your leisure. At the end of the afternoon, transfer to the AVE train station, on your own, for the return trip to Madrid. Arrival, and end of services.