Christmas In Andalucia
5 nights. December 2019. From £829.00.
Enjoy a memorable Christmas break in the delightful surroundings of a traditional Andalusian town, and combine rest, relaxation and celebration in a comfortable, four-star hotel with an exploration of this land of history, legend and some truly fascinating cities.
Tour Highlights And InclusionsA stay in the heart of the Andalusian hills
A Christmas Eve visit to Seville
A full day in Granada, including entry to the Alhambra
Five nights' half-board accommodation at the four-star Hotel Antequera - with drinks*
A three-course Christmas lunch with drinks*
Return flights to Malaga
Return airport-to-hotel transfers
The services of a friendly, experienced Tour Manager Single rooms are available for a supplement
*Two glasses of local wine, beer or soft drinks per person plus water (one bottle for every four customers) at every evening meal and Christmas lunch.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day OneFly to Malaga, meet your Tour Manager and transfer into the Andalusian hills and the hotel, where dinner will be served this evening.
Day Two (Christmas Eve)Join your Tour Manager for an included visit to historic Seville, the great 'City of Flamenco', setting for Bizet's 'Carmen' and Mozart's 'The Marriage of Figaro'. Enjoy a short introductory tour, then discover the delightful city, with its atmospheric Old Quarters of narrow streets, opening on to tree-lined squares. Don't miss the magnificent Cathedral, the Plaza de Toros, Spain's oldest bullring, the Moorish Alcazar, the ancient Juderia Jewish Quarter and the sweeping, fountain-fronted Plaza de Espana. Stores will be open for last-minute shopping, before you return to the hotel to begin your celebrations.
Day Three (Christmas Day)Rest and relax at the hotel, perhaps making use of the indoor pool and spa (payable locally), before enjoying a three-course Christmas lunch with wine, as part of an enjoyable day.
Day FourBoard the coach this morning for the day's unforgettable included excursion to Granada, set majestically beneath the snow-capped Sierra and crowned by the awe-inspiring Alhambra, one of the world's finest Moorish Palaces. This evening, return to Antequera after a wonderful day.
Day FiveA final day perhaps to relax at the hotel, to explore Antequera - a settlement since prehistoric times - or perhaps to join the optional excursion to majestic Cordoba, the third of the great Andalusian cities, with the breath-taking treasure of the Mezquita Mosque/Cathedral its most sparkling jewel.
Enjoy a last dinner at the hotel.
Day SixBid "adios" to your hosts, and transfer back to the airport and the return flight. Back to top
Ideal for those looking for extra amenities and a good location, this hotel is found within walking distance of the centre of Antequera. It offers excellent facilities and high standards of accommodation. HALF-BOARD UPGRADE AVAILABLE - PLEASE CALL TO BOOK.
The hotel has outdoor and indoor swimming pools, its own gardens and terraces, a piano bar, a cafeteria, a restaurant, a hair salon and a souvenir shop. There is also a wellness centre and a golf course (both payable locally).
All bedrooms have private facilities, air conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bars, safety deposit boxes and hairdryers.Back to top
Hotel transfer timesThe transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.
Combining hotel transfersWe sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.
European Christmas closing timesShops in Europe will generally be closed from early afternoon on Christmas Eve until 27th December.
Special requirementsIf you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.
Disabled accessThe majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Itinerary changesOccasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.
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