MALAGUENOS HERITAGE TOUR 2021 - Heritage Tours

Malaga, Spain

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This itinerary is under construction

May 28 - June 7, 2021

Day By Day Itinerary

 

IMPORTANT:  This is a preliminary itinerary and may be modified at any time before or during the tour due to unforeseen events or to improve or better accommodate the group. 

 

If you would like to arrive in Malaga before the tour begins in order to rest and recover from jetlag, Seitz Travel offers pre-tour packages that will take care of those needs.
 
Day 1 Malagueno
s Heritage Tour

Welcome to Málaga
Arrival at Málaga airport at 06:45. You will be waiting for the baggage for some time.
Then you take the bus to the Hotel Cortijo Chico in Alhaurín de la Torre
8.00 - Hotel check-in.  It's time for breakfast in Spain. We will be having a typical breakfast with coffee and bread with olive oil, or churros with hot chocolate.

9:00 Back to hotel for rest from jetlag.

8:30 Dinner at the hotel.

 

Day 2 Malguenos Heritage Tour

10.00 - The bus will take you to Alhaurín de la Torre downtown.
11:00 - Official welcome reception at Alhaurin de la Torre City Hall.
12:00 - City tour to the main attractions including the church and old quarter.
14:00 - Spanish tapas at Casa Peña, the best in town.
17:00 – Arrival at the hotel. Dinner at the hotel

 

Day 3 Malaguenos Heritage Tour - Day trip to Málaga

10:00 - Visit the Cathedral of Málaga, including a special guided visit to the Archive. [If someone is interested in researching their records, a previous registration is required or another day. Therefore check with our guide about the documents you want to research, to find out whether they are preserved or not. We regret to inform you that the
access to the archive is not available to handicapped persons because there are 58 steps in the stairs and without lift]. 
12:00 - Visit the Roman Theatre.
12:30 -Visit the Aduana Museum.  
13:30 - Lunch at a restaurant in Málaga. Location to be determined.
15:00 - Visit the Picasso Museum.
17:00 – Back to the bus. Trip to Castle of Gibralfaro. Panoramic view over the city of
Málaga.
18:30 – Arrival at the hotel in Alhaurín de la Torre

 

Day 4 Malaguenos Heritage Tour - Day trip to Granada 

8:00 – Departure from Alhaurín de la Torre.
8:45 – A short stop in Villanueva del Cauche. A very small and not touristic village
where you will better understand the old Andalusia.
10:00 –Coffee-break in Santa Fe (Granada) where King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella signed the documents with Christopher Columbas commissioning his trip to America, in one of the most famous cafés in Spain for its delicious cake called Pius IX.
11:00 – Arrival at Alhambra in Granada.
Visit the Alhambra and the tombs of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain
14:30 – Lunch at Granada. Location to be determined.

 

Day 5 Malaguenos Heritage Tour - Day trip to Ronda

8:00 Departure from Alhaurín to Caminito del Rey, ‘The King Footsteps’, an
awesome pathway and tunnels in a natural park.
9:30 – Stop at Caminito del Rey to take some pictures from the road of this gorgeous
path. We will not walk along because it will take3-4 hours and requires a certain level of
physical effort and skillfulness.
10:15 – Coffee-break at a coffee-bar in Cuevas del Becerro. In a place that only the locals know.
11:15 – Arrival at Ronda
13:30 – Lunch at a local restaurant to be determined.
15:00 – The trip continues towards Setenil de las Bodegas, a beautiful ‘pueblo Blanco” known that way for its white buildings and its dwellings built into rock overhangs above
the river.
15:30 – Arrival to Setenil de las Bodegas. Sight-seeing around the village.
16:30 – Return to Alhaurín de la Torre.
18:00 - Arrival at the hotel for dinner

 

Day 6 Malaguenos Heritage Tour - Málaga sight-seeing, Paella Class

9:30 – Departure from Alhaurin de la Torre.
10:00 – Arrival at Málaga. Visit the shrine of Virgin of the Victory.
11:30 – Visit to Picasso house birthplace.
12:00 –Visit the church of Santiago.
13:00 – Paella workshop in Málaga.
16:00 – Free time in Málaga for shopping, etc.
18:00 – Return to the hotel.

 

Day 7 Malaguenos Heritage Tour  - Day trip to Macharaviaya

10:00 - Independence Day Event in this small village, Bernardo de Gálvez birthplace,
14:00 - Lunch at Macharaviaya or Rincon de la Victoria. Location to be determined.
17:00 -Visit Rincón de la Victoria and the old military fort of Bezmiliana. Nowadays an exhibition center.
18:00 – Return to the hotel.

 

Day 8 Malaguenos Heritage Tour  - Day trip to Cadiz

9:00 – Departure from Alhaurin de la Torre
10:00 – Arrival at Cadiz to visit the port where our Malaguenos ancestors made a stopover on their way to Louisiana.
13:30 – Lunch at a local restaurant to be determined.
15:00 – To be determined.
17:00 – Returning to Alhaurin de la Torre.
18:00 – Arrival at the hotel.

Day 9 Malaguenos Heritage Tour - Day trip to Seville

9:00 - Departure from Alhaurin de la Torre for Seville

Day 10 Malaguneos Heritage Tour - Day trip to Gibraltar and Morocco

Depart for Gibraltar.

We will visit Gibraltar, cross the Straights of Gibraltar across to Morocco.  In Marocco, we will have lunch and site see.

Day 11 - Depart for Home

from $3,495  per person + air

Optional Single Supplement $575

10
days
5/27/21-6/7/21
 

Our Tour Guide

Jose Manuel De Molina

Seitz Travel

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Gray, LA

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