Andalusia's Granada, Seville & Cordoba

7 days from $3,010 per person*
  • Embark on a private guided walking tour of Seville.
  • Visit the sunken gardens of the Alcazar of the Christian Kings.
  • Explore the Alhambra palace with private guide.
  • Head to the cave houses of Sacromonte for a flamenco show.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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As fiery gypsy music wafts through the warm night air, the Moorish palace of Alhambra shimmers above sun-scorched mountains in southern Spain. Discover magnificent Andalusia and its three sparkling jewels - Seville, Cordoba and Granada – on this stylish sojourn.

With your own private guide, explore Seville on foot and visit its most important landmarks like La Torre del Oro (The Golden Tower), Triana (the Gypsy district that’s home to flamenco), and Reales Alcazares, a Moorish palace which originally dates back to 913AD. While in Cordoba, tour the spellbinding Mezquita palace and visit the magnificent Mossaics Hall. In Granada, you are sure to be impressed with the UNESCO world heritage site of the Alhambra palace and gardens, one of the most beautiful architectural marvels in the world. Make your way to the Sacromonte neighborhood, a fascinating district famous for the cave houses in which gypsy families lived, and see a flamenco show in an actual cave house while dining on delectable local dishes.

In the evenings, relax and unwind in hand-picked accommodations. Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance. ... Show More »

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Seville
    Seville
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant(15)
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Spain - Welcome Package(2)
  • Day 2 Seville
    Seville
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (3 hrs) - Guide(10)
  • Day 3 Seville to Cordoba
    Seville to Cordoba
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Seville - Cordoba [1 hr] - 1st Class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Monumental Walking Tour (2 hrs) - Guide(9)
  • Day 4 Cordoba
    Cordoba
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Medina Azahara (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(3)
  • Day 5 Cordoba to Granada
    Cordoba to Granada
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Cordoba - Granada [2.5 hrs] - 2nd class Train Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour - Albaicin Quarter (with local specialties and wine tasting) (5 hrs) - Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Granada
    Granada
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Alhambra Palace (2.5 hrs) Guide & Entrance Ticket - Guide (no transfers to/from palace)(10)
    • Tour - Shared - Flamenco Gipsy Night (with Drink) (2.5 hrs) - Coach/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Granada
    Granada
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(3)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Seville

For your added comfort, we will have an English speaking assistant waiting for you at the hotel lobby. Your representative will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents.

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer. Please note drivers may or may not speak English, as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Hospes Casas del Rey de Baeza (4*)

This traditional hotel in the historic centre of Seville is 100 metres from the nearest shops and Casa Pilatos, 300 metres from Barrio de Santa Cruz and two kilometres from the city’s cathedral. Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza is the perfect setting to find the restorative calm. Guestrooms combine contemporary style with traditional touches, and are noteworthy for their warm designs. Guests can dine on Andalucian and Mediterranean cuisine at the Azahar Restaurant, take a swim in the outdoor pool and relax in the rooftop wellness centre, with its spa treatments, fitness room, and sauna.

Seville
Seville
Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza
Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza

Day 2: Seville

Enjoy a private guided walking tour and explore Seville, a beautiful city with one of the largest historical centres in Europe. Your expert local guide will take you to places of beauty and interest focusing both from a historical perspective but also looking at life in the city today. Learn about authentic local life and customs.


Discover the most emblematic streets and monuments of Seville like the Tower of Gold (La Torre del Oro), a Moorish-built tower dating from 1222, which formed part of the old defensive wall that protected the old city, Guadalquivir, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, the General Archive of the Indies, the Alcázar, originally a Moorish fort and the oldest Royal Palace still in use in Europe, and Barrio de Santa Cruz, formerly the Jewish quarter, the most picturesque and delightful district of the city, with narrow winding cobbled streets and whitewashed houses.

Accommodation: Hospes Casas del Rey de Baeza (4*)
Calle Mateos Gago, Sevilla
Calle Mateos Gago, Sevilla

Day 3: Seville - Cordoba

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Enjoy the fast speed direct train ride from Seville to Cordoba. The train ride takes approximately one hour.

Meet your driver for a private vehicle transfer  to the train station.

Enjoy an inspiring private walking tour with your expert local guide and explore Cordoba, a city with an impressive cultural and monumental patrimony. Cordoba´s strategic position, near the River Guadalquivir and the legacy of the different peoples who settled on its rich farming lands meant that Cordoba was always considered a privileged place. Not many places in the world can say they have been the capital of Hispania Ulterior (Further Spain) under the Roman Empire, and capital of the Umayyad Caliphate. The UNESCO organization recognized the universal importance of Cordoba's historic legacy, and extended the title of World Heritage Site not only to the Mosque-Cathedral, but also to all the streets and buildings around it. Explore the flower-lined streets of the Jewish Quarter discovering main sights like the Medieval Synagogue and the unique Mosque-Cathedral, one of the most amazing buildings in the world in its own right. Includes entrance fees to Cordoba mosque/cathedral, and synagogue.

If you wish to see all of the above, please ask us to extend your tour to our 3 hour private walking tour.

Accommodation: Las Casas de la Juderia (4*)

Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia situated in a privileged setting, overlooking the Jewish Quarter, the Xth century Caliphate’s Baths, in the garden of Campo Santo de los Mártires, right in front of the hotel. In the same area, there is the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos (Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs), the Royal Mews and just 200 meters away, the Great Mosque of Córdoba. The history and architecture of the building have been strictly respected in its restoration into a hotel. The outcome has been an especially charming hotel with all the facilities and services demanded by today’s traveler in a really beautiful setting where to enjoy peace and quiet. They believe it’s the small things that make a difference. That is why all rooms of Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia in Cordoba are filled with original and period furnishings and decorative art, specially the works of cordoban, ancient moorish leather craftsmanship. This attention to detail and elegance enhance the experience and emotions.

Cordoba
Cordoba
Las Casas de la Juderia
Las Casas de la Juderia

Day 4: Cordoba

Discover fascinating Medina Azahara, one of the most important archaelogical sites in Spain, through a bespoke private guided tour.
The history of Medina Azahara, the magnificent, enigmatic city palace which was built for Abd-al Rahman III at the foot of the Sierra Morenamountains five miles from the city, is shrouded in myths and legends. According to popular belief, Abd al-Rahman III, after proclaiming himself Caliph in 929 A.D., decided to build the city-palace in honour of his favourite, Azahara. However, recent research strongly suggests that the real reason for the Caliph founding Medina Azahara was to promote the new image of the recently-created independent western Caliphate as a one of the strongest, most powerful kingdoms in Medieval Europe. At the end of the guided tour of the Archaelogical Site you will have free time to visit the Institutional Center before returning to Cordoba. This tour includes entrance fees, transportation, and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Las Casas de la Juderia (4*)
Medina Azahara
Medina Azahara

Day 5: Cordoba - Granada

Meet your driver for a private vehicle transfer  to the train station.

Enjoy the train ride from Cordoba to Granada. The train ride takes approximately two and a half hours. Multiple daily departures. Check your ticket for the exact time.

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer.

Enjoy a relaxed, informal exploration of the Albaicín district, the one-time Moorish quarter of Granada and now a UNESCO World Heritage site, and sample an exclusive tasting menu of specialties from Granada and Andalusia. Your resident private guide will show you how this medieval Islamic city has kept its identity into the modern age, explaining its social history and character in anecdotal style, and answering your questions about current-day Spain. As you walk through its cat’s cradle of twisting alleyways, you will come across stunning views of the city, the majestic Alhambra palaces and, beyond, the often snow-capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada. You will pass by churches built on the sites of mosques, stroll underneath the walls of the scented gardens of cármenes, and stop in squares to take in the slow rhythms of daily life in this most traditional and yet singular neighborhood. After your exploration, enjoy a delicious meal in a delightful garden-patio of a restaurant in the Albaicín to sample an exclusive tasting menu of specialties from Granada and Andalusia. First you will try some extra virgin olive oils, cured hams and artisanal cheeses, olives and almonds, then you will be served a selection of seasonal dishes such as remojón granadino, a refreshing salad of salt cod with oranges, or habas con chipirones, baby broad beans served with tender squid and aquail egg. These dishes are accompanied by wines of Jerez and Granada and water and dessert is also included.

Accommodation: NH Victoria (4*)

NH Victoria is located in a 19th century palace and has been fully renovated in 2005 leveraging the latest technologies, but retaining all its essence. The attractive Hotel is situated in the heart of Granada. The guest is just a few steps away from the impressive Cathedral of Granada and the magnificent Alhambra, surrounded by the most famous streets. The 69 comfortably appointed rooms offer a bathroom with hair-dryer, shower, toilet and tub. Further amenities include direct dial phone, TV, radio and internet connection. The rooms have a mini-bar, a double or king size bed, air conditioning, heating, safe and a balcony or a terrace. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner with traditional Granada cuisine. 

Granada
Granada
NH Victoria
NH Victoria

Day 6: Granada

Enjoy a private tour with a local guide as you visit the UNESCO world heritage site of the Alhambra palace and gardens. On a rocky hill, on the banks of the River Darro, protected by mountains and amongst the eldest quarter in the city, the Alhambra rises up like an imposing castle with its distinctive reddish stone in its ramparts that prevent the outside world from seeing the delicate beauty enclosed within. Originally designed as a military area, the Alhambra became the residence of royalty and the court of Granada in the middle of XIII century. The complex of monuments has also an independent palace opposite the Alhambra; The Generalife, which is surrounded by orchards and beautiful gardens which you will also visit. (Tour includes entrance into the palace).

Please note that this tour does not include transfers to or from the palace. Your guide will meet you at the Alhambra ticket office (best to take a local cab from your hotel). At the end of your tour, you can either choose to walk back down the hill to explore the city, or return by taxi (payable by you locally). If you prefer us to arrange private transfers, please let us know.

Start your evening with a 15 minutes drive to the Sacromonte neighborhood – a fascinating district famous for the cave houses in which gypsy families lived (and some still live) and whose flamenco “zambras” were performed at their weddings and celebrations. As such, the cave house is the authentic venue in which to see such a show and it has the bonus that you are really close to the dancers and musicians. Before the show, take a stroll around the neighborhood and enjoy magnificent views of the Alhambra. Later on you will see a flamenco show in a cave house accompanied by a drink. Return to your hotel. 

Accommodation: NH Victoria (4*)
Alhambra Palace
Alhambra Palace
Alhambra
Alhambra

Day 7: Granada

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer. Please note drivers may or may not speak English, as their sole responsibility is to transfer clients from one location to another.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Hospes Casas del Rey de Baeza (4*): Seville

This traditional hotel in the historic centre of Seville is 100 metres from the nearest shops and Casa Pilatos, 300 metres from Barrio de Santa Cruz and two kilometres from the city’s cathedral. Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza is the perfect setting to find the restorative calm. Guestrooms combine contemporary style with traditional touches, and are noteworthy for their warm designs. Guests can dine on Andalucian and Mediterranean cuisine at the Azahar Restaurant, take a swim in the outdoor pool and relax in the rooftop wellness centre, with its spa treatments, fitness room, and sauna.

Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza
Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza

Las Casas de la Juderia (4*): Cordoba

Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia situated in a privileged setting, overlooking the Jewish Quarter, the Xth century Caliphate’s Baths, in the garden of Campo Santo de los Mártires, right in front of the hotel. In the same area, there is the Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos (Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs), the Royal Mews and just 200 meters away, the Great Mosque of Córdoba. The history and architecture of the building have been strictly respected in its restoration into a hotel. The outcome has been an especially charming hotel with all the facilities and services demanded by today’s traveler in a really beautiful setting where to enjoy peace and quiet. They believe it’s the small things that make a difference. That is why all rooms of Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia in Cordoba are filled with original and period furnishings and decorative art, specially the works of cordoban, ancient moorish leather craftsmanship. This attention to detail and elegance enhance the experience and emotions.

Las Casas de la Juderia
Las Casas de la Juderia
Las Casas de la Juderia
Las Casas de la Juderia

NH Victoria (4*): Granada

NH Victoria is located in a 19th century palace and has been fully renovated in 2005 leveraging the latest technologies, but retaining all its essence. The attractive Hotel is situated in the heart of Granada. The guest is just a few steps away from the impressive Cathedral of Granada and the magnificent Alhambra, surrounded by the most famous streets. The 69 comfortably appointed rooms offer a bathroom with hair-dryer, shower, toilet and tub. Further amenities include direct dial phone, TV, radio and internet connection. The rooms have a mini-bar, a double or king size bed, air conditioning, heating, safe and a balcony or a terrace. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner with traditional Granada cuisine. 

NH Victoria
NH Victoria
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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