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Fly to Madrid, pick up your hire car at the airport and drive to the Unesco-listed city of Toledo. Stay 2 nights at the Parador de Toledo with views over the old town. (N)Day 2: Toledo
Full day at leisure to explore the diverse sights of the former capital of Spain. During the middle ages, Toledo flourished as a city where Muslims, Jews and Christians peacefully coexisted. (B)Day 3: Jaen • Granada
Morning drive to Granada via Jaen, renowned for its olive oil and the medieval Santa Catalina Castle. Stay 2 nights at the Parador de Granada, set within the grounds of the Alhambra complex. (B)Day 4: Granada
Full day at leisure to visit the magnificent Moorish stronghold of the Alhambra Palace, the Arab-Jewish quarter of Albaicin and the Generalife gardens. (B)Day 5: Ronda
Morning drive to the town of Ronda. Set either side of a gaping gorge in the mountains, it has one of the most dramatic settings in all of Spain. Stay overnight at the Parador de Ronda, overlooking the gorge itself. (B)Day 6: Ronda • Carmona
Morning at leisure to relax or visit the bullring and its museum. Afternoon drive to Carmona. Stay 2 nights at the Parador de Carmona, set in a 14th-century Moorish fortress. (B)Day 7: Carmona
Day at leisure to explore this picturesque hilltop town dotted with palaces, majestic Mudéjar churches and two Moorish forts. Alternatively visit Seville, approximately 40 minutes by car. (B)Day 8: Zafra • Mérida
Morning drive to Mérida, via the town of Zafra, known as Little Seville due its Moorish heritage and pretty white houses. Afternoon at leisure to explore Mérida, the capital of the Extremadura region, renowned for its Roman ruins including a Roman theatre and Temple of Diana. Stay overnight at the Parador de Mérida, set in an 18th-century former convent. (B)Day 9: Madrid • Fly home
Drive to Madrid airport and drop off your hire car. Fly home. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour
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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 restaurant.
In a prime position next to Ronda's famous Puente Nuevo Bridge and close to the town 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 dishes.
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.<br>Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, minibar, Wi-Fi.
Located in the grounds of the Alhambra, the Parador de Granada is situated in a 15th century converted convent. Its architecture and décor is a combination of Arabic, Christian and Andalusian and there are 40 rooms designed in a simple yet classical style and colours. There is a restaurant and dining room, which offers typical regional specialities and has a summer outdoor patio area.
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 pool.
Low season from £1770 per person
High season from £1990 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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