Self-drive tour Andalucia
⇒ Self-Drive Tour Andalucia including Alhambra
⇒ A good rental car of service-oriented company
⇒ Small-scale, charming and centrally located hotels
⇒ First-hand tips. We live here!
⇒ Customized itineraries and personalized service
⇒ Secure: Payment at arrival!
The cities of Andalucia (8 days)
Ronda – Sevilla – Córdoba – Granada – Málaga
This Self-Drive Tour Andalucia is composed to discover the main cities of Andalucia. In Sevilla, Córdoba and Granada you will experience the rich history of the Moorish domination of this part of Spain. There are many beautiful buildings to visit. The Alcázar in Sevilla, the Mezquita in Córdoba and the Alhambra in Granada are the most important. In addition, you will experience the temperament and passion of the Spaniards on the busy streets and squares. The journey ends in Málaga. A pleasant harbour town with the Picasso Museum as a major attraction.
Itinerary of this Self-Drive Tour Andalucia:
|Arrival Málaga – Mijas
|Mijas - Ronda - Sevilla
|Sevilla - Córdoba
|Córdoba - Granada
|Granada / Alhambra
|Granada - Málaga
Day to day:
Day 1: Arrival Málaga – Mijas
You arrive at Málaga airport. Welcome to Andalucia! After you have picked up the rental car, you only have to drive about 20 minutes to reach your easy to find hotel in Mijas.
Mijas is a nice village where you can have a snack and a drink in the evening. Depending on your arrival time, this evening or otherwise the next morning an employee of Tejeda Travel will visit the hotel. You will receive the remaining travel documents and the course of the journey will be discussed with you. Your Self-Drive Tour Andalucia can really start now!
Day 2: Mijas – Ronda – Sevilla
After breakfast, you will make a wonderful ride along the natural Park of Sierra de las Nieves and arrive in Ronda. (Mijas-Ronda: 2 hours, 100 km) There is plenty of time to visit the spectacularly located Ronda. The city is surrounded by mountains (hence the name) and divided by a deep gorge. The city is connected by the famous bridge Puente Nuevo, the characteristic of Ronda. Then continue on the road to Sevilla. (Ronda – Sevilla: 2.5 hours, 130 km). You will arrive at your beautiful hotel in the popular Santa Cruz district with the main attractions very close by. Although it is quite busy in Sevilla, you will be able to easily find the hotel and the parking garage with our clear route description. Of course there is still plenty of time for a city walk and some delicioustapas. Perhaps you could still attend a Flamenco show tonight. The addresses you will get from us.
Day 3: Sevilla
During this Self-Drive Tour Andalucia you have a whole day to discover the beautiful Sevilla. There is an awful lot to see. The most famous sights are of course the giant Cathedral (the largest in the world) with the Giralda and the Alcázar; a beautiful structure (originally a fortress) that is on the list of World Heritage Sites. But Sevilla also has a number of interesting museums, such as the Flamenco Museum. You could take a tour of the bullring La Real Maestranza. Bullfighting will not be everyone’s taste, but it is an important aspect of Spanish culture. You can also enjoy life in the narrow streets, squares and bars. Itbuzzes until late at night…
Day 4: Sevilla – Córdoba
The shortest route from Sevilla to Córdoba is 150 km in 2 hours. Arriving in Córdoba, youcheck-in to a nice hotel in the center of the city. The hotel has its own parking facilities. You have the whole afternoon to visit Córdoba at your leisure. Córdoba was once the Islamic capital of the Iberian Peninsula. Of course, you should not miss the Mezquita, according to many the most beautiful building in Andalucia. In addition, Córdoba is best known for its Jewish quarter, a maze of small streets and patios. You can spend hours wandering around… There are plenty of wineries and tapas bars in Córdoba as well as excellent restaurants. If you want to relax in an Arabian atmosphere, the Hammam BañosArabes is a must.
Day 5: Córdoba – Granada
Via the motorwayit is 200 km or a2-hour drive. There are again many possibilities during the trip today. You can go hiking in the Sierra de las Subbéticas Natural Park. Beautiful flora and fauna and you can see many birds of prey here. You could also visit a bodega in Montilla, where sweet wine is made. If you are interested in visiting a working olive mill, you can go to Baena. Or visit the baroque town of Priego de Córdoba. There is much to see during this ‘Self-Drive Touring’ Andalucia. All the information you will get from us. Arrival Hotel Granada. A beautiful hotel, located between the Alhambra and the old town.
Day 6: Granada/Alhambra
Today you will explore the Alhambra. Beautiful Moorish palaces in landscaped gardens. We have arranged the entrance tickets in advance so that you can be sure that you are allowed everywhere. Of course the Alhambra is not the only thing you want to see from Granada. Most of the sights are just a short walk away. A walk through the Albayzin district is also a must. Here you will find typical small cottages decorated with flowers. In the evening, you can again relax in one of the many squares of Granada.
Day 7: Granada – Málaga
Today you will drive to the port city of Málaga. Via the motorway the distance is 150 km which can be travelled in 2 hours. Of course you could visit the El Torcal Natural Park with a small detour today . Here you can make nice short walks through a spectacular landscape of worn rock formations. The hotel is located in the verycenter of the city, so you are close to the lively squares in the evening.
Day 8: Departure Málaga
Depending on your flight, you still have time to explore the city or to enjoy the beach. Málaga is not so well known by tourists. It is a pleasant city with a harbour, beach and palm-lined boulevard. One of the highlights is the Picasso museum which is housed in a beautifully renovated palace. The airport is a 20-minute drive away where you return your car.
Hotels (upon availability):
Mijas – TRH
Sevilla – Amadeus
Córdoba – Posada de Vallina
Granada – Santa Isabel La Real
Málaga – Don Curro
The hotels we offer during this holiday are carefully selected for you. Location and charm are important criteria for us. More importantly, of course, are your wishes If you prefer different hotels, we can also include those for you in the trip. The hotel rooms in the offer are subject to availability. If you book the trip, we will try to reserve the rooms immediately. In case there is no availability we offer you an alternative. Only after all the rooms have been definitively reserved for you, you will receive an invoice. In this way you know exactly what you are paying for.
Price: from EUR 690,-per person
Included in this Self-Drive Tour Andalucia
- 8 days Rental Car type D Opel Corsa or equivalent including second driver, all insurances, free mileage
- 7 hotel nights instandard room including breakfast
- Alhambra tickets (EUR 15,- each)
- ‘Meet and Greet’ in hotel in Mijas
- Road map
- Extensive travel description with clear maps, lots of tips and information
- Assistance by Tejeda Travel
- Airline tickets
- Other excursions
- Parking costs (about EUR 100,-)
- Airline tickets
Car Rental Conditions
- A credit card (with pin code) in the main driver´s name is mandatory (MasterCard or VISA).
- To be allowed to drive the rental car you must be at least 23 years old and have a valid driving license for at least 2 years
- Upon pick up of the rental car you pay for a full tank of fuel. There is a refund for each quarter tank on return.
- You also have to pay a deposit which will be refunded upon undamaged return of the car. An extra insurance for a Collison Damage Waiver (CDW) is optional.