Classical Andalucia

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Run by: Ramblers Walking Holidays

Reference number: 13800

From: £1935.00

Guided Walking Holidays - Classical Andalucia Follow the threads of a rich tapestry of civilisation as you visit three sparkling jewels in the Andalucian crown with Ramblers Walking Holidays. Seville, Cordoba and Granada simply pulse with history and youll feel the beating heart of each city as you stroll through the streets. Situated on the banks of the river Guadalquivir, and once the capital of Andalucia, Seville is where we begin our exploration of Spains architectural magnificence. Seville has many fine buildings, amongst them the cathedral, reputedly the largest Gothic church in the world. Its sheer magnitude alone demands attention, as does the splendour of its wood carved altarpiece and the Alcazar, originally built as a palace for Sevilles Muslim rulers. The rolling Sierra Morena to the north of Seville offers attractive and remote easy walking country in richly vegetated valleys. Here we will also find charming old fashioned villages where buildings reflect the strong Muslim influence of the past. Cordoba, was the biggest city in Western Europe during the 10th century with a booming economy and a place where Christians, Muslims and Jews lived in harmony. There are many wonderful reminders of this era: fascinating old buildings, beautiful patios and the famous Mezquita around which Cordoba is centered. Well have time to visit the Mezquita and explore the Jewish and Muslim quarters of the town. Cordobas surrounding countryside is also dotted with monuments to its Moorish past. Granada, considered the finest city in Iberia in Moorish times, is our last classical city. Here there are narrow streets, beautiful cathedrals, churches and of course, the Alhambra, a palace fortress originally the home of the Nasrid Sultans. The Alhambra is made up of three groups of buildings, the Alcazaba, the Casa Real (Royal Palace) and the Generalife (the gardens, patios walkways) and contains examples of the most exquisite Moorish art. During our stay well have a guided visit here as well as exploring other parts of the city and further afield.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
30/09/2018 14/10/2018 See our website ££1995.00
04/11/2018 18/11/2018 See our website ££1955.00
19/12/2018 02/01/2019 See our website ££2025.00
24/03/2019 07/04/2019 See our website ££1935.00
12/05/2019 26/05/2019 See our website £Call
08/09/2019 22/09/2019 See our website £Call
29/09/2019 13/10/2019 See our website £Call
03/11/2019 17/11/2019 See our website £Call
19/12/2019 02/01/2020 See our website £Call

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