Discover the highlights of Spain's cities and nature on this tour, starting in Picos de Europa National Park near Bilbao, and heading into Madrid via the UNESCO city of Segovia with its ancient Roman aqueduct. Visit the region of Andalucía, exploring the cities of Granada, Seville, and Ronda, plus hiking the Caminito del Rey, exploring the white villages, and enjoying an optional beach day. End your trip on the island of Mallorca, discovering its historic inland villages and coastal harbors, as well as its caves, mountains, and wineries.
One of Spain’s most popular exports is its high-quality olive oil, and you can explore the production process, from the picking of olives to the final bottling stages. Start with a tour of an old manufacturing center and view a 16th-century olive oil press, then visit the estate’s working presses, which use modern methods to produce the olive oil they export today. The tour ends with tasting the oils, allowing you to put your newfound knowledge of this tasty ingredient to good use.
Next, continue your day trip with a visit to Carmona. This beautiful little town in the province of Seville was once a stronghold in ancient Rome but thrived in the Middle Ages. You’ll see this architecture in the form of the 13th-century Palace of King Don Pedro, the Moorish Alcázar, and the Seville Gate Palace. Enjoy the town’s cozy size and charming atmosphere as you visit countless monuments and retrace the footsteps of the Romans, Arabs, and Christian conquerors that passed through the village.
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Itineraries with Visit Carmona & an Olive Oil Mill
To really experience Spain you need to visit different regions, immerse yourself in local culture, and sample as much delectable cuisine as possible. That's exactly what you'll do on a 12-day adventure that will take you from Barcelona to Madrid and down to Andalusia. Throughout the journey, you'll take gourmet cooking classes, attend an authentic flamenco show, and enjoy some of the greatest food and wine in the world.