MALAGUENOS ANCESTRY TOUR 2020
We will visit the sister cities of New Iberia, Mobile, and Pensacola
Malaguenos Ancestry Tour Itinerary 2020
Day 1 – Wed. July 1st. Welcome to Málaga
Arrival at Málaga airport at 13:55
I will welcome you at the exit. Then we will go to the Hotel Cortijo Chico in Alhaurín de la Torre.
14:30 - Hotel check-in. Time for lunch and siesta.
20:00 –Official welcome reception at El Porton gardens
21:00 – Tapas in El Toro
Day 2 – Thurs. July 2nd. Day trip to Granada
08:30 – Departure from Alhaurín de la Torre.
Depending the time entrance to visit to the Alhambra
18:30 – Return to Alhaurin where we will arrive about 20:30
Day 3 – Fri. July 3rd. Day trip to Málaga
09:30 – Exit to Málaga city
10:30 - Visit to the Cathedral of Málaga, including special guided visit to the Archive.
13:30 – Paella workshop.
16:00 - Visit to the Martyres Parish Church, where ancestors lived and walking the city centre to the Roman Theatre and also Picasso Museum.
19:30 – Galvez re-enactment parade in the main streets. –Remenber, if you are honored as US flag-bearer we must wait till the end-
22:00 - Arrival at the hotel in Alhaurín de la Torre. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 4 – Sat. July 4th. Mijas and Macharaviaya
09:30 – Leaving the hotel to Mijas, white village where the Ortiz came from.
14:00 - Lunch at the hotel.
19:00 – Leaving the hotel to Macharaviaya
19:30 – Arrival to Macharaviaya. Bernardo de Gálvez birthplace. Visit to the local museum.
20:30 - Independence Day event in Macharaviaya, featuring an historical reenactment remembering the battle of Pensacola and the role of Spain in the American Revolutionary War.
21:30 – Dinner hosted by the City of Macharaviaya.
Day 5 – Su. July 5th. Ronda and Algámitas
08:30 – Departure from Alhaurín to Ronda.
09:30 – Coffee-break at a coffee-bar in Cuevas del Becerro. In a place that only the
10:30 – Arrival to Ronda. One of the most ancient cities in Andalusia, of Roman origin,
with Arabic walls and a bull ring built in 1785. Washington Irving, Orson Welles and
Ernest Hemingway fell in love of this place. We will be see the main attractions
such as churches, palaces and El Tajo, the stunning bridge over the river.
13:30 – Lunch at a local restaurant to be determined.
15:00 – The trip continues towards Algámitas
16:00 – Arrival to Algámitas. Sight-seeing around the village and coffee.
18:00 – Return to Alhaurín de la Torre.
19:30 - Arrival at the hotel.
Day 6. Mo. 6th. July. Alhaurin and Malaga
09:30 - Visit to the Parish Church and the New Iberia Avenue in Alhaurin de la Torre.
11:30 – Visit to the Malaga Museum
13:30 - Lunch in Málaga
15:00 – Shopping time
18:00 – Back to Alhaurin hotel
Day 7 – Tue. 7th July. Cádiz
08:30 – Departure from Alhaurín to Cadiz.
10:00 – Coffee break on route.
11:15 – Arrival to Cádiz. Panoramic view first and then walking the city center with the old Roman theatre, old Cathedral and others.
14:00 – Lunch in a good restaurant with typical seafood tapas.
17:00 – Back to Alhaurin
Day 8 – Flight to the US
Exit to the airport coming back home