Discover & Explore: Spain Costa del Sol

At-a-Glance


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Highlights:

  • Round trip scheduled airfare
  • Round trip transfers between airports and hotels
  • Personal airport VIP greeting and check-in service
  • Pre-departure orientation and travel documents
  • 7 nights First Class Accomodations
  • Includes breakfast daily and 5 dinners
  • Discovery Program guide
  • Chamber Exchange
  • Full day tour of Granada
  • Tour of Ronda
  • Tour of Malaga

Hotels

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Board your transatlantic flight
  • Day 2: Arrive in Spain and transfer to our hotel for the next 7 nights
    • Remainder of day at your leisure
    • Dinner at your hotel
  • Day 3: Costa Del Sol - Malaga
    • Breakfast at your hotel
    • City tour of Malaga
  • Day 4: Costa del Sol - Ronda
    • Breakfast at your hotel
    • Tour of Ronda
    • Dinner at your hotel
  • Day 5: Costa del Sol
    • Breakfast at your hotel
    • Day at leisure, Optional Tour to Mijas
    • Chamber Exchange
  • Day 6: Costa del Sol - Gibraltar
    • Breakfast at your hotel
    • Full Day optional tour to Gibraltar
    • Dinner at your hotel
  • Day 7: Costa del Sol - Seville (OPTIONAL TOUR)
    • Breakfast at your hotel
    • Optional city tour of Seville
    • Dinner at your hotel
  • Day 8: Costa del Sol - Granada
    • Breakfast at your hotel
    • Full Day Tour to Granada (Alhambra Palace)
    • Dinner at your hotel
  • Day 9: Breakfast at your hotel
    • Transfer to airport for flight home

More information

DAY 1: DEPART THE U.S:
Depart the U.S. and embark on our fabulous adventure to the Costa del Sol

DAY 2: COSTA DEL SOL:
Today arrive in the Costa del Sol, Spain's Mediterranean coastline! Upon arrival we will be met by our Adelman Discoveries tour manager after collecting your baggage and clearing customs. You'll then be transferred to our hotel and home for the next 7 nights. The rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight enjoy dinner at the hotel with our fellow travelers. (D)

DAY 3: COSTA DEL SOL/MALAGA:
After breakfast at our hotel, enjoy a day in Malaga, one of the oldest cities in the world, founded in the 8th century by the Phoenicians. Today, art is everywhere – you can experience exhibits dedicated to glass and crystal, classic cars, contemporary installations, and, of course, the works of Picasso, who was born here. Wander past banana trees and beautiful fountains as you walk through Paseo del Parque, then hit the old city to quench your thirst at a Spanish Tavern. (B, D)

DAY 4: COSTA DEL SOL/RONDA:
Today we will enjoy a full-day tour to Ronda. You'll see all the highlights of the lovely town, including the Plaza de Toros Maestranza, and the Church of the Holy Spirit, the town square. Thepicturesque town of Ronda spans the plunging river gorge known as El Tajo, crossed by the impressive 18th-century Puente Nuevo bridge. You'll visit the town square, known as Plaza de Espana, the Church of the Holy spirit, built in 1485, and the Cathedral Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation, known today as the Church of Saint Mary the Elder, Plaza de Toros, the oldest bull ring in Spain, has staged some of the most important events in bullfighting history. The museum's collection of memorabilia includes photos of famous bullfighting fans, including Ernest Hemingway and Orson Wells. (B)

DAY 5: COSTA DEL SOL:
Since today is free of scheduled activity we might want to join an optional tour to Mijas. Here you will be greeted by lovely whitewashed houses and spectacular views over the coast and countryside. Mijas is on of the most picturesque villages in Andalusia seated 1300 feet above sea level. Perhaps you'll even want to experience a true treat... a ride in a donkey-drawn taxi! [Chamber Experience] This evening, join your tour members at an event hosted by Spanish business leaders to exchange ideas in an informal setting. Learn firsthand about business practices in Spain. (B)

DAY 6: COSTA DEL SOL/GIBRALTAR:
After breakfast, take an optional full-day tour The Rock of Gibraltar. Gibraltar also known as "The Rock", guards the entrance to the Mediterranean sea, it offers a fascinating blend of English and Spanish culture. Return to the hotel just in time for dinner. (B, D)

DAY 7: COSTA DEL SOL/SEVILLE:
Following breakfast, we will have an optional tour heading to Seville. Our city tour of Seville will include visits to the Gold Tower, Giralda Bell Tower and the ornate Cathedral housing Christopher Columbus' Tomb. We'll also visit Alcazar Palace, an 800-year-old palace-fortress of the Arab kings and explore the old Jewish quarter of Santa Cruz, beautiful Maria Luisa Park, and Plaza Espana. (B, D)

DAY 8: COSTA DEL SOL/GRANADA:
Today enjoy a tour to Granada. Here the Alhambra Palace, overlooks the city of Granada, and stands out as one the most famous examples of Moorish architecture in the world. Delight in a visit to the lush gardens of the Generalife, the summer palace of the Kings of Granada. Marvel at the Nasrid Palace, constructed around the Myrtle and Lion Courts in the 14th century. (B,D)

DAY 9: COSTA DEL SOL/U.S.:
After breakfast we will be transferred to the airport for our return flight home. (B)