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Location: San Jose

Period of time:more than 24h

Price: 618,80€ per adult  

Category: Geschichte und Archäologie

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Organisational Details

Participants: 4-8 person (Open tour)

Languages:German, French, Spanish

Booking option:Booking on fixed rate

Description of Tour

From the south - Culture and Relax

Winter temperatures between 15 -20Cº and the sun of the only European semi-desert invite you to take a break from the dark Central European winter.

The Natural Park Cabo de Gata- Nijar in the east of Andalusia extends over an area of 45,000ha of an African-like coastal mountain landscape of volcanic origin with peaks up to 500m high. Bizarre cliffs and hidden small bays that can only be reached on foot or by boat are waiting to be discovered.

Protected as a biosphere reserve, coastal nature park and geopark, Cabo de Gata-Nijar has remained largely untouched by the development of the last 30 years, which has destroyed many a coastal strip on the Mediterranean. Due to the warm semi-desert climate, the vegetation phases shift to autumn to spring. You walk in fresh, tender green, which emerges "shyly" in the protection of rocks and wadi basins. In the middle of the Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park, you will stay in the quiet beach village of San José on the Costa de Almería and explore the cliffs, cliffs and hidden coves with inviting beaches that you will reach on paths through wadis with interesting ecosystems and over the coastal mountains. As you stroll through the old towns of Granada, Almeria and Malaga, you'll discover Andalusian cities and their cultural highlights, such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Alhambra of Granada.

Granada-Alhambra-Sierra

Our 8-11 or 15 day programs are for transfers to and from Malaga airport, changes on request :

Arrival: Sunday before 15:00h

Return:Sunday or Wednesday

3. From the South - Culture and Relax

Visit the Alhambra and Granada to kick off the trip and Malaga with the Picasso House to end it. In between, enjoy the sun, light and beaches of the coastal nature park of Cabo de Gata.

Culture: Granada, Malaga

Relax: Natural Park Cabo de Gata

Planned itinerary:

(Meals: F=breakfast; M=lunch; PN=pick nick; A=dinner)

Day 1: Arrival

After your arrival in Malaga, we will drive approx. 1:30h to Granada to our centrally located hotel.

We take advantage of the late afternoon to roam the Albaizin's Arabic-style neighborhoods and, in the evening light, enjoy the views from San Nicolas Square over the Alhambra and the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada. For dinner, we stop at a typical tapas bar to sample a variety of the region's specialties.

Drive approximately 1:30h.; Overnight Hotel Macía Gran Vía for 1 night; (A)

Day 2: Granada and the Alhambra

The morning is exclusively dedicated to the cultural highlight of Andalusia, the Alhambra. Along with the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, the castle and palace city of the Alhambra is the most impressive legacy of over 800 years of Muslim rule of what was then known as "Al-Andalus", and its oriental, dollhouse-like decoration is reminiscent of the stories of 1001 Nights.

In the afternoon, we complete the city tour in the old town of Granada before continuing to San José in the natural park of Cabo de Gata for the evening, which is our location for the following 5 nights.

In San José you will stay at the "Hotel Agades", a small family run hotel about 300m from the beach, the hotel is family run and all rooms have en-suite bathrooms, satellite TV and heating/cooling via individual air-conditioning units.

The beach town of San José is centrally located in the coastal nature park of Cabo de Gata and is the ideal base for all excursions and walks in the region. The town has a small sports and fishing harbour, banks, shopping facilities, restaurants, bars and pubs as well as a tourist information office.

Drive approx. 2h.; Overnight Hotel Agades for 5 nights; (F;M;A)

Cabo

Days 3 to 6:

Relax, - Enjoy the sun, nature and beaches of Cabo de Gata Natural Park.

(B; A)

Day 7: Malaga (The last two days are the same in all programs)

You arrive in Malaga in the late morning and have the whole day to explore the lively center of the city. Our hotel is close to the Cathedral and the Picasso Museum, we recommend to use the afternoon to visit the Picasso Museum or the birthplace of Picasso, where the Picasso Foundation exhibits various collections.

(B) Overnight in the center of Malaga, Hotel Carlos V

Day 8: Transfer to the airport

Dates amp; Prices:

3. From the South - Culture and Relax

Dates on request for groups of 4 people or more

Per person in double room: 560,--€

Single room: 110,--€

Services

Inclusive

  • Group size: Min 4 Max 8 participants
  • Group transfer from Malaga airport to Granada
  • Group transfer from hotel in Malaga to airport
  • All programmed transportation in a private microbus, driven by the tour guide.
  • Hotel in Granada: Hotel Macia Gran Vía ***
  • Hotel in San José: Hotel Agades
  • Hotel in Malaga: Hotel Carlos V **
  • Meals as described in the detailed program, mostly full or half board.
  • Alhambra entrance fee and audio guide.
  • Guided tours and excursions as advertised, with German-speaking guide.


Exclusive

    • Travel insurance, missing meals and drinks, tips (at own discretion), individual excursions and sightseeing.
  • optional
    • * Single supplement: 110,--€
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Requirements

  • You will stay in San José in a small, family-run hostal with spacious rooms. In Granada you are accommodated in a centrally located 3-star city hotel (national category). The catering consists of simple, typical dishes.
  • The tour will not take place if: the minimum number of participants is not reached at least 14 days before the agreed start of the tour. If the tour operator withdraws from the tour, the customer will be refunded any payments made on the tour price without delay. The legal termination options due to force majeure in accordance with § 651 j BGB is pointed out
  • Alternative: Implementation with small group surcharge or rebooking on another tour of enruta.eu.
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Information about the Guide of the Agency

Photos der Tour

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