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Discover Moorish Spain
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8 days

from $2,349 AUD

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Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.

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Travelers should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time. Daily activities may include walking tours, visits to sites, safari drives, and easy hikes; and some days will have more physical activities such as longer hikes, kayaking, snorkeling, or biking.

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Casual trips offer immersive travel experiences at an unbeatable value with free time and plenty of choices built into the itineraries. Accommodations are comfortable, well-located, and modest. Trips are led by dynamic local guides, some meals and activities are included, and transportation is provided for included excursions.

EXPEDITION OVERVIEW
  • Discover layers of culture and history in Córdoba at the Mezquita and in the old Jewish quarter.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Granada’s famed Alhambra, a stunning example of Moorish architecture.
  • Try out flamenco during a private lesson with a professional dancer in Granada.
Itinerary

Discover the history and romance of Andalucia on this eight-day trip to five amazing cities, with plenty of free time to discover them. Explore Madrid’s famous museums, walk the cobblestoned streets of El Greco’s Toledo with a local historian, take a flamenco lesson in Granada, and embrace the region’s Moorish spirit in Granada and Córdoba. Some 1,300 years in the making, the fascinating culture of Moorish Spain will be sure to leave you wanting more.

Day 1: Madrid

Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Madrid

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Toledo with a local historian. Explore the old quarter, which is considered an open-air museum. Return to Madrid and opt to visit museums or just relax at a local café.

Day 3: Madrid/Córdoba

Travel by high-speed train to Córdoba and visit the Mezquita (mosque). Afterwards, stroll the historic medieval Jewish quarter, full of narrow winding lanes and traditional houses.

Day 4: Córdoba/Granada

Travel to the Andalusian city of Granada and take an orientation walk with the CEO. Learn the art of flamenco from a professional teacher during a private class.

Day 5: Granada

Enjoy a guided visit to an architectural masterpiece — the Alhambra. It's one of the greatest accomplishments of Islamic art and architecture, and the highlight of our trip for most visitors. After, enjoy free time to explore Granada.

Day 6: Granada/Seville

This morning, journey to Seville, one of the most colourful and exciting cities in Spain. Take an orientation walk with the CEO and opt to visit the cathedral Giralda or Casa Pilatos, or enjoy a traditional flamenco show.

Day 7: Seville

Get a taste of Seville's energetic pulse with a full free day in the city. Spend the day at leisure exploring its Muslim monuments, parks, and gardens or sit back and relax at a local café.

Day 8: Seville

Depart at any time.

PRICES & DATES

  • date 27 Oct 2019 - 03 Nov 2019
  • double occupancy
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  • single occupancy
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  • date 19 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,448 AUD Per Person

  • date 26 Apr 2020 - 03 May 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
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  • date 10 May 2020 - 17 May 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,448 AUD Per Person

  • date 17 May 2020 - 24 May 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
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  • date 24 May 2020 - 31 May 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,448 AUD Per Person

  • date 14 Jun 2020 - 21 Jun 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,399 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,498 AUD Per Person

  • date 28 Jun 2020 - 05 Jul 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,399 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,498 AUD Per Person

  • date 12 Jul 2020 - 19 Jul 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,469 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,568 AUD Per Person

  • date 26 Jul 2020 - 02 Aug 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,469 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,568 AUD Per Person

  • date 09 Aug 2020 - 16 Aug 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,469 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,568 AUD Per Person

  • date 23 Aug 2020 - 30 Aug 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,469 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,568 AUD Per Person

  • date 20 Sep 2020 - 27 Sep 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,399 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,498 AUD Per Person

  • date 04 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,448 AUD Per Person

  • date 11 Oct 2020 - 18 Oct 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,448 AUD Per Person

  • date 18 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,448 AUD Per Person

  • date 08 Nov 2020 - 15 Nov 2020
  • double occupancy
    (from)
    $2,349 AUD Per Person
  • single occupancy
    (from)
    $3,448 AUD Per Person

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy or single occupancy unless otherwise noted, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. Optional activities are at an additional cost.

  • Accommodation: Hotels (7 nts).
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • Transport: Public bus, train.
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Historic City of Toledo visit, Toledo
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Flamenco Dancing Experience, Granada
  • Explore Cordoba including the Mezquita (mosque) and the medieval Jewish quarter
  • Granada orientation walk including a guided visit of the Alhambra
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

What's Not Included

  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Any activity not described in What's Included
  • Meals on your own
  • Gratuities

My Own Room

During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.

My Own Room Option: From $2,415

ABOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS

Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.

Age Requirement:12+

All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.