Andalusia

Where Europe and Africa nearly touch each other, Andalusia has been a constant source of inspiration for artists and writers. Let yourself be seduced by its wonderful culture and enjoy the friendly, extroverted character of its people.

Málaga

Guided tour of Malaga and Picasso Museum Guided Tour

With its renowned museums, today it has become an international reference point and above all a perfect place to start the exploration of Andalusia.

Let’s take the opportunity to discover the most beautiful view of the city from the Gibralfaro hill and enjoy the bay surrounded by the Málaga Mountains. Then we can take a stroll through the life of Málaga’s most famous artist, Picasso, who was born here in 1881 and do not forget to visit the breathtaking cathedral with its impressive chapels attesting the religious fervour and unique local customs. Gourmet travelers will appreciate the sweet fortified wines of Málaga in a typical old Spanish bodega or the Málaga flavoured ice cream, enriched with raisins and a hint of sweet wine.
In addition we can retrace the history of Picasso and visit the artist’s birth home and Museo Picasso Málaga’s permanent collection or discover the costumbrist art at the Museo Carmen Thyssen.
After that take your time to relax yourselves in the peaceful atmosphere of the Paseo del Parque, the Málaga’s botanical garden with amazing tropical plants and trees, or to explore the Muelle 1, the waterfront open-air mall by the port. Don’t leave without trying one of the city’s local specialities, the espetos, skewers with little sardines.

Ronda

Guided tour of Ronda and Bullring Guided Tour

Let’s enjoy the view of the Guadalevin Valley from the parapet of the New Bridge overlooking the Tajo gorge, shaped by the slow flowing of the river. Otherwise climb onto the roof of Santa María la Mayor to admire the untamed mountains of the Serranía de Ronda (Ronda Mountain Range) and the Sierra de las Nieves (Snow Mountain Range), inhabited in the past by bandits.
During the visit we will enter the Plaza de toros, one of the oldest bullrings in Spain, where according to the tradition the modern bullfighting was born. Let yourselves be conquered by the unique atmosphere immortalized by E. Hemingway and O.Wells, while visiting the museum with its elegant trajes de luces, the traditional clothing worn by the bullfighters.
Then I will lead you through a maze of narrow cobbled streets, in the so called Medina, whose plan is reminiscent of its Moorish past, to experience a special voyage back in time and of course have a rest for tasting the Yemas del Tajo, sweet cakes made from egg yolks and sugar, or the mille-feuille and a glass of Chinchilla, the local red wine.

Antequera

Guided tour of Antequera

Guided tour of the legendary dolmens

This route gives participants the chance to experience through a special voyage back in time the so-called heart of Andalusia. You will discover the dolmen (megalithic tombs, dating from about 3000 BC) inscribed on Unesco’s World Heritage List in 2017, the Roman and Moorish vestiges, as well as the magnificent Gothic churches and the Renaissance and Baroque buildings.
From the upper town you will admire a panoramic view over the historic centre of Antequera whose richness has made it worth of the nickname Florence of Andalusia as well as of the Lovers’ Rock due to the resemblance to the profile of a man. It is highly recommended a visit to the natural park of El Torcal with its extraordinary limestone rock formations dating back to the era when the whole area was under sea until one hundred million years ago.

Seville

Guided tour of Seville

A local proverb says “He who has not seen Seville has not seen a wonder”… To understand this saying we will venture into Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter. A stroll in the maze of narrow and entangled streets, will lead you in an extraordinary setting featuring in famous operas, dramas and novels. In this quarter, embellished with whitewashed or painted houses and flowered courtyard, we will also follow the footsteps of Murillo, the Sevillan Baroque painter, being last year the 400th anniversary of his birth.
Then beside visiting the Royal Alcázar and the Cathedral, both declared World Heritage Sites by Unesco, you could enjoy seeing the city from a completely different perspective. Take the opportunity to discover Triana, on the opposite side of the Guadalquivir River, that was traditionally home to sailors, bullfighters, potters and flamenco dancers or climb the Metropol Parasol, the city icon, locally known as las setas (the mushrooms) and get a fairly great 360 degree view of the city.

Granada and the Alhambra

Guided tour of Granada and The Alhambra

To feel the atmosphere of One Thousand and One Nights let’s discover the Alhambra, one of Spain’s most visited sites, first from the miradores (viewpoints) of the Albaicín district. The citadel with the magnificent architecture, surrounded by mountains and woods, like a ship moves forward, among the buttresses of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The visit of the complex including the Nasrid Palaces and the Generalife gardens will take you in the heart of this sophisticated court that flourishede here in the Middle Ages.
After exploring the splendour of the Alhambra, depending on your time, the visit can be completed with the attractions in old Granada downtown such as the Royal Chapel, the burial place of the Catholic Monarchs and the Cathedral, a masterpiece in Renaissance architecture.
At sunset you can stroll through the Sacromonte quarter famous for its caves where the gypsies still live dancing and singing the traditional Zambra.

Córdoba

Guided tour of Cordoba and its Mosque

On the banks of the Guadalquivir river, surrounded by the Sierra Morena Mountains and olive grooves, Cordoba still evokes the history of a long ago empire, when it was the capital of the Caliphate. Let’s discover its glorious past by entering the Mosque-Cathedral, one of the most accomplished Moorish monuments in the world, with hundreds of arched marble pillars and Byzantine mosaics converging on the Christian part to its central section. Then let me to show you the medieval city around the Mezquita, an extraordinary symbol of the peaceful religious tolerance, exploring the winding cobbled streets and venturing into the maze of the Juderia, the old Jewis district where you will find one of the few synagogues left in Spain. During your break take a look in the workshops selling quality craft products or try the rabo de toro, the stewed bull’s tail or the salmorejo, the local twist on gazpacho, with a glass of Montilla-Moriles.

Marbella

Guided tour of Marbella and Puerto Banús

The visit of the Old quarter of Marbella, with its Moorish influences, starts in the Plaza of the Orange trees, with noble buildings and white houses decorated with cascades of bougainvillea and pots of geraniums. The narrow and winding streets then will lead you to the former Hospital Bazán. with works of Picasso and Miró, and Santa María de La Encarnación Church, by the ancient city walls. Down to the Alameda Park and the Avenida del Mar, you will see also the amazing marble staircase enriched with Salvador Dalì sculptures.
Not very far away from the centre you can experience Puerto Banús, the luxury port with designer restaurants and boutiques

Nerja and Frigiliana

Guided tour of Frigiliana and Nerja caves

This route gives you the chance to discover a picturesque place in the Axarquia region, one of the most beautiful villages of Andalusia, strolling the maize of winding, cobbled streets lined with small white houses. At a few kilometers from Frigiliana, we will venture into the Caves of Nerja, a surprising underground world with great chambers and various natural formations.
In addition we will move to the balcony of Europe, on a rocky promontory, to enjoy the spectacular views over the Coast Tropical with its cliffs and coves.

Gibraltar

Rock of Gibraltar Full-Day Excursion

This tour will highlight the top attractions such as Europa Point, the most southern point of Europe, at the gateway between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, the Barbary Macaques that can be seen in the Upper Rock Nature Reserve and it will take you in the heart of the rock, in Saint Michael’s cave.
Then take your time for strolling through this melting pot of people and styles, a true example of fusion of various cultures, or get lost in Main Street’s shops, a real paradise due to its VAT free status.

Cádiz and Jerez de la Frontera

Guided tour of Cádiz and Jerez de la Frontera

On the Andalusian Atlantic Coast, the walled city of Cádiz lies on a natural peninsula that will mesmerize you with its exotic atmosphere. Considered as one of the oldest cities in Europe, it preserves an important historical legacy- Phoenician and Roman vestiges, Muslim and Christian monuments-as well as gorgeous gardens that you will see during the city’s tour.
Discover in addition the noble city of Jerez de la Frontera, well known for its wines, its horses and its flamenco. The tour including a visit to one of the city’s wine cellars or the show at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art represents the perfect way to enjoy and understand Jerez de la Frontera.