Thursday, October 5 – Saturday, October 14 – The Gardens of Spain


Hidden Treasures Tours is offering an exclusive trip to Spain October 5 – 14, 2017, and a few spots have opened up. Download the complete itinerary at:
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Day 1: Arrival Barcelona

Independent arrival in Barcelona
Welcome drinks and dinner in a characterful restaurant in the Gothic quarter

Day 2: Full day in Barcelona

Tour of Ciutat Vella
Tour of Eixample
Tour of the Gothic Quarter
Market tour and cooking class
Free evening

Day 3: Excursion to gardens on the Costa Brava

Tour of Costa Brava
Lunch in Tossa del Mar
Marimurta Botanical Garden
Free evening

Day 4: train to Sevilla, capital of Andalucía

High-speed train ride to Sevilla
Tour of the House of Alba

Day 5: full day in Sevilla

Tour of Real Alcázar, an official royal residence
Tour of the Murillo gardens
Parque Maria Luisa, a favorite recreation spot for the sevillanos
Dinner this evening in a bar in the oldest quarter of the city, Santa Cruz, and a chance to see the imposing Cathedral floodlit at night

Day 6: coach to Córdoba, visiting two gardens en route

Tour of “El Arboreto”, which offers us more than 600 species in its four hectares of landscaped gardens
Travel to Córdoba with a stops in Carmona and a stop at the Palacio de Moratalla
Free evening in Córdoba.

Day 7: full day in Córdoba

Historical tour
Free afternoon
Group dinner

Day 8: coach to Granada, private olive grove visit en route

Visit with Antonio and Coco Zafra who farm a hectare of olive groves on the edge of the village of Zuheros, in the Sierra Subbética mountains
Arrive in Granada in the late afternoon
Visit Alhambra and Generalife
Free evening in Granada

Day 9: full day in Granada

Tour of Carmen de los Cípreses
Tour of Carmen Aljibe del Rey
Lunch in a small garden
Free afternoon and evening

Day 10: coach to Málaga, garden visit and lunch en route

Stop in Velez de Benaudalla
Visit to Italianate villa of Casa de los Bates where, surrounded by lush gardens dating from c.18 & 19, we will enjoy a relaxed Farewell Lunch before continuing our journey to Málaga.
The Tour ends in central Málaga, from where one can connect via the high-speed AVE rail system with Madrid and Barcelona, or take a taxi to Málaga airport, which has a wide range of domestic and European flights.