Andalucian Parador Experience
Explore the very best this stunning destination has to offer, including the historic streets of vibrant Seville and the overwhelming beauty of Granada’s UNESCO-listed Alhambra. With a fabulous 4-Star hotel in charming Antequera as your base, this Spanish holiday is sure to delight.
The superb 4-Star Parador de Antequera offers delightfully scenic accommodation and is only 10 minutes’ walk away from the centre of Antequera. The hotel offers guests spacious rooms with an airy feel, beautiful relaxing gardens and features its own seasonal outdoor swimming pool. You can also sample regional cuisine in the hotel’s on-site restaurant, best enjoyed with some of the excellent Spanish wines on offer.
The rooms at the Parador de Antequera feature complimentary Wi-Fi access and air-conditioning.
Day 1: Travel to Antequera
You begin you Andalucían adventure with a flight to Malaga. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for the next seven nights, the spectacular 4-Star Parador de Antequera. This modern oasis is set within luscious rolling parkland in the centre of the city
Day 2: Spent at leisure
Day 3: Seville
Today you can enjoy an excursion to stunning Seville, a sun-baked city that, legend has it, was founded by Hercules. You will tour some of the city’s sights, which include the Palaza Espana, a majestic architectural complex built for the Ibero-American Exposition in 1929. The Reales Alcázares de Sevilla is also a beautiful sight to behold, boasting of several different architectural styles from Islamic Moorish to Gothic.
Day 4: Spent at leisure
Day 5: Cordoba
Today you will embark on an excursion to Cordoba, a famous ancient city that was once the largest metropolis in Western Europe. On arrival, take a guided tour of the city’s main attractions, including the famous 8th century Mezquita, or Mosque, that was re-consecrated as a cathedral in the 13th century. You will also see the sprawling Juderia – Cordoba’s Jewish Quarter, also set in the Old Town a few minutes away from the Mezquita.
Day 6: Spent at leisure
Day 7: Granada and the Alhambra Palace
The excursion to Granada begins with a visit to the stunning Alhambra Palace. Built in the 14th century, the Alhambra, literally ‘the red castle’, is a fortress, palace and small town all rolled into one. The stunning whitewashed building was once called ‘a pearl set amongst emeralds’ by Moorish poets, and here you can see wonderful examples of Moorish Islamic architecture. Beside the Alhambra are the breathtaking Generalife Gardens, which cover the whole summit of the hill on which the Alhambra is set.
Day 8: Return to London
After breakfast you will transfer back to Malaga Airport for the flight back to the UK.
Departure Dates from London Gatwick and costs per person
8th May 2018- £1295
15th May 2018- £1345
22nd May 2018- £1395
5th June 2018- £1395
4th September 2018- £1445
18th September 2018- £1395
25th September 2018- £1345
9th October 2018- £1275
Departures from Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester are also offered at a supplement, please ask for details
What is included?
- Return scheduled flights from the UK to Malaga
- Standard Class rail travel throughout
- 7 nights’ hotel accommodation at the 4-Star Parador de Antequera in Antequera
- 14 meals including 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners with a glass of wine each evening
- Visit to Seville including a guided city tour
- Excursion to Cordoba and a sightseeing tour
- Excursion to Granada including entrance to the Alhambra Palace
- ATOL and ABTA protection for your financial security
- RB Collection ‘VIP Experience’ service
From £1275 per person