Combining some of Spain’s greatest monuments and staying in Paradors - converted historic buildings that provide elegant and characterful accommodation - this self-drive delves into the heart of Spain with visits to Granada, Toledo and Ronda.
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Fly to Madrid, pick up your hire car at the airport and drive to Toledo. Stay 2 nights at the Toledo Parador. (N)
Full day at leisure to explore the former capital of Spain. View the renowned Jewish quarter. (B)
Morning drive to Granada via Jaen, which is famous for its olive oil. Stay 2 nights at the Parador de Granada. (B)
Full day at leisure to visit the Alhambra, the Albacin quarter and the Generalife gardens. (B)
Morning drive to Ronda. Stay overnight at the Parador de Ronda. (B)
Morning at leisure to visit the bullring and its museum. Afternoon drive to Carmona and stay overnight at the Parador de Carmona. (B)
Morning drive to Merida, via the town of Zafra. Afternoon at leisure to explore Merida, with its Alcázar, Roman theatre and Temple of Diana. Stay overnight at the Parador de Merida. (B)
Drive to Madrid airport and drop off your hire car. Fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based in 4- and 5-star accommodation. Please visit this tour on our website to see details of the hotels included.
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Situated in a former 14th-century Moorish fortress high above Carmona, the Parador de Carmona offers spectacular views out over the countryside and the Corbones river. The property offers 63 bright rooms featuring classic decor and antique furnishings, and decorated with tapestries and local tiling. The hotel also has a restaurant located in one of the historic building's most beautiful rooms and serves a seasonal menu of local and international specialities. The hotel features a picturesque central courtyard and spacious terraces overlooking pretty gardens, as well as the swimming...
Located in the grounds of the Alhambra, the Parador de Granada is situated in a 15th century converted convert. Its architecture and décor is a combination of Arabic, Christian and Andalusian and there are 40 rooms designed in simple classic style and colours. There is a restaurant and dining room, which offers typical regional specialities and has a summer outdoor patio...
The Parador de Merida is located in the heart of the city of Merida in a former 18th-century convent set in a quiet square with orange trees. The hotel has a long history, used formerly as a hospital and a prison before becoming a hotel. It combines tradition and comfort with good service and still holds a collection of Mudejar, Roman and Visigothic archaeological pieces.
Features: 82 rooms, restaurant, bar, cafe, rooftop terrace, garden, fitness centre, sauna.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, minibar,...
In a prime position next to Ronda's famous Puente Nuevo Bridge and close to the twn centre, the Parador de Ronda was built in 1761. The hotel occupies the former town hall. Its setting offers excellent views of the 'Cut', the river gorge below. It has 70 rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, bar and an Andalusian restaurant to sample the local traditional...
Located on a hilltop called the Cerro del Emperador in the south of the city, the Parador de Toledo Conde De Orgaz has 69 guestrooms, all with a private bathroom, direct dial telephone and satellite television. The interior of the property has comfortable furniture and wooden beams, staircases and banisters. The hotel has an outside swimming pool and offers alfresco dining at the...
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