Puro Travel proposes you this tour which combines the most modern infrastructure with an important cultural and artistic heritage, the legacy of centuries of fascinating history in cosmopolitan cities, the fabulous Spanish gastronomy and relaxing days in Costa del Sol playing golf. Costa del Sol has perfect golfing conditions: warm, dry and sunny climate; gentle, rolling landscapes with large areas open to the sea and mountains; a wide range of fully equipped courses. In Marbella there are all kinds of 9- and 18-hole courses and there is another possibility you are sure to like: playing on a green with views over the Mediterranean Sea. The tour begins in Seville, a city full of traditional custom originated back many years. Andalusia's passion, its strong, warm light, its hospitality, friendly people and its deep-rooted traditions all come together perfectly in Seville. At your arrival, we suggest to exploring Sevilla by horse and carriage: an altogether different experience. Once settled comfortably into your carriage you can begin to explore the city’s most central streets. The rhythmic trot of horse’s hooves and the driver’s friendly, interesting explanations will accompany you as you take in the most important monuments en route. Later enjoy a private dinning tapas tour to discover hidden spots, even in the very heart of Sevilla, each of which has something special to offer, be it a typical dish, a specific type of wine or its atmosphere. Be ready to stand in bars, drinking slowly but surely and sampling a variety of tapas and wines. By the end of the evening you will have discovered the key to wine and gastronomy and heard many anecdotes of Sevilla, along whose streets we will stroll. Your second day in Seville, you will have a private tour in Sevilla, to admire the vast Gothic Cathedral and the Patio de los Naranjos, the Reales Alcázares, dominating Giralda minaret, Tower of Gold, Guadalquivir River, … In the afternoon we propose an interesting activity, to better understand the roots of something very Spanish, like bullfighting, ham and olive oil. You will begin visiting the Real Maestranza bullring, one of the most emblematic buildings in Seville. One of its most unique features is the slightly oval shape of the ring. The bullring also has a museum where you can learn more about the world of bullfighting through an exhibition of costumes, photographs and paintings. Later you will arrive to a typical cellar where you will enjoy a private tasting of Iberian ham and olive oil with an expert. There are thousands of reasons to sample a good Iberian ham: its intense flavour, its pleasant texture, its enticing aroma, the sensation it produces on the palate, the way it makes you crave for more... Your last day in Seville, you will visit Jerez de la Frontera, well known for its wines, its horses and its flamenco, preserves a historic centre that has been declared a historic artistic site. One of the noblest towns in Cádiz brings together the splendour of aristocratic palaces with the popular flavour of typically Andalusian houses. This enormous offer of culture is enriched with the aromas of a regional cuisine in which the Denomination of Origin of Jerez-Sherry Manzanilla- Sanlúcar de Barrameda is outstanding. A private visit to one of the city's wine cellars will help you to get a deeper understanding of its winemaking tradition. Later you will visit Royal Andalusia School of Equestrian Art and enjoy exhibitions, training and carriage-pulling by purebred Spanish horses. Ending your morning in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, where the river empties into the Atlantic Ocean, to sample the local cuisine, famous for its fish and seafood. In Sevilla you will lodge in an exclusive five-star hotel, located by the privileged neighbourhood of Santa Cruz district: a fashionable district which blends all the baroque classicism of the city with the avant-garde trends of Seville. The next destination of your trip will be the magnificent Granada, one of the most spectacular capital cities in Spain. Its history and monuments are a testimony to this fact. It was the meeting point of Islamic and Christian cultures. Undoubtedly, the most emblematic monument in the city is the Alhambra, declared a World Heritage Site. This sumptuous palace is a must-see destination for all travelers visiting Andalusia. The city has many other places of interest meriting an unhurried visit: an itinerary in the quarter called Albaicín, a network of streets and squares, such as San Nicolás, from whose lookout one of the most beautiful views of the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada can be admired. In this old quarter, of special interest are the carmenes, charming houses with lovely gardens. The gypsy quarter of Sacromonte, famous for its cave-dwellings, rests on a broad hill commanding a beautiful view of the city. The Cuesta del Chapiz, the Palace of Los Córdova,… In Granada you will lodge at one luxurious hotel, which combines a 19th-classic century palace with an uncompromising modern new wing of design scheme. From Granada you will transfer to Costa del Sol, to enjoy a days of golf, relax, sun, sea activities and discovering its nightlife offer. In Marbella you will lodge at luxurious golf resort hotel, where guests enjoy impeccable personal service in surroundings enhanced by fine antiques and art. Surrounded by the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean, this five star hotel in Marbella offers guests a relaxing retreat where luxurious accommodations, championship golf and a lavish spa give way to awe- inspiring views of the Costa del Sol. Within the ambience of sophisticated Spanish and European influences, windows open to spectacular views of the golf course or surrounding mountains. Golf & Culture tour Outline: Sevilla– Jerez - Granada – Costa del Sol Day 1 –Sevilla Arrival to Sevilla airport. You will transfer to your hotel, with a private vehicle with chauffer. Private tour exploring by horse and carriage monumental Seville. In the evening private tapas tour dinning through Triana Quarter. -Palacio de Villapanés. B&B- Day 2. Sevilla Morning Sevilla highlights walking private tour, visiting Reales Alcázares, La Giralda,... Afternoon experience bullfighting world, visiting Maestranza bullring and ending with a private tasting of Iberian ham and olive oil. -Palacio de Villapanés. B&B- Day 3. Sevilla-Jerez-Sanlúcar de Barrameda Morning visit to Jerez city, discovering its main attractive: the wines and purebred Spanish horses. After your visits, you transfer to Sanlúcar to lunch. -Palacio de Villapanés. B&B- Day 4. Sevilla- Granada Private transfer to Granada hotel and relax. Free afternoon to visit Albaicin and Sacromonte quarters. -Hotel Palacio de los Patos. B&B- Day 5. – Granada – Marbella Morning private visit to the magical Alhambra palace, and Generalife gardens. Private transfer to your hotel in Marbella and relax. -Villa Padierna hotel. B&B- Day 6 and 7 - Marbella Free days enjoying golf, sunbathing, wellness, sea activities, shopping in Marbella and enjoying nightlife. Two days green fee included. - Villa Padierna hotel. B&B- Day 8 – Marbella-Malaga airport Private transfer to Malaga airport and departure.
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Seville, Jerez, Granada and Costa del Sol
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