- An evening tapas tour with our culinary expert (Madrid).
- View a special flamenco performance in a private room, with tapas and drinks (Sevilla).
- Visit to a private bull-raising estate owned by a well-known marqués (Sevilla).
- A guided hike through the mountains outside of Granada (Las Alpujarras).
- An insider’s culinary tour of the Albaicin district (Granada).
- Westin Palace, Madrid
- Alfonso XIII, Sevilla
- Palacio de los Patos, Granada
- Marbella Club, Marbella
- 3 Nights – Madrid
- 3 Nights – Sevilla
- 3 Nights – Granada
- 3 Nights – Marbella
Day 1: Madrid
Highlights of your day: view Velazquez and Goya at the exciting and world-renowned Prado Museum; imagine the lifestyles of imperial Spain’s royalty at the Royal Palace; visit the Plaza del Sol, the center of imperial Madrid.
Day 2: Madrid
This afternoon, we will arrange for tickets to a professional futbol (soccer) game.
In the evening, stroll the darkening streets of Madrid with our culinary expert. Taste as many varieties of tapas (and Spanish wines) as you wish.
Day 3: Tolédo
Highlights of your day: view rare medieval garments and textiles at the sacristy of Tolédo’s gothic cathedral; ponder the mysterious El Greco masterpiece, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz.
Day 4: Sevilla
Enjoy your high-speed train ride to Sevilla.
We will recommend some of our favorite places to eat in Sevilla, tailored to your family’s tastes.
Day 5: Sevilla
Highlights of your day: shop in the Barrio del Santa Cruz, formerly the Jewish Quarter and now one of the most fashionable places to shop in Spain; climb to the top of the cathedral bell tower, for an unparalleled view.
We’ll make arrangements for a private flamenco viewing tonight: Dancers will display this passionate and historic art form in a private room only for your family, while you enjoy food and drinks.
Day 6: Sevilla
We will arrange for a once-in-a-lifetime visit to a private estate owned by a well-known marqués. This titled gentleman is famous for raising bulls, considered among the finest in Spain. Witness a capea, a testing of baby bulls, in the estate’s small bullring.
Day 7: Córdoba
On your way to Granada, stop in Córdoba.
Highlights of your day: shop for local crafts, including beautiful leatherwork and exquisite pottery; discover the secret star of the massive Grand Mosque, its dazzling mosaic-tiled mihrab.
Day 8: Las Alpujarras
Head to the Alpujarras mountain range for a guided family hike. Las Alpujarras is a dramatic mountain range with deeply sheltered valleys and gorges sloping toward the Mediterranean.
Day 9: Granada
Highlights of your day: many people find the majestic Alhambra and its surrounding gardens one of the most thrilling parts of a visit to Spain. See whether you agree.
Tonight, a long-time local resident will take you through the Albaicin district of Granada, for drinks and tapas.
Day 10: Marbella
Enjoy your ride to Marbella.
Tonight we will tell you our favorite place to enjoy cocktails on the beach.
Day 11: Marbella
We recommend exploring the amenities at the Marbella Club, and of course, relaxing on the beach. It may also be a good day for a spa treatment.
Day 12: Marbella
Enjoy a round of golf today at one of the many renowned golf courses in this area of Spain.
Day 13: Marbella