Journey from Madrid to Cordoba and sample the best of Spain. Hike through the gently rolling hills, discover hidden delights in labyrinthine streets, learn fascinating Moorish secrets, chat with the locals and taste delicious Spanish treats. From fun in the sun on sandy beaches, to spicy tapas and fiery flamenco, this Spanish adventure is sure to delight the whole family.
Day 1 Arrive Mairena
Arrive in this picturesque village perched above the Mediterranean coast. Settle in to the traditionally restored guesthouse which will be home for the next week. Surrounded by cultivated terraces and ancient waterways, this is authentic Spanish-living at its best. Take a leisurely stroll to adjust to the slower pace of life and admire the beautiful simplicity of the village.
Days 2-7 Mairena
Have fun exploring this sun-drenched region - with an exciting array of optional activities on offer, no day will be wasted! Spend a day on a local farm and lend a hand with fruit picking or planting, or perhaps admire local crafts and try basket-weaving. Make the most of the fresh produce available in the area by tasting local cheeses or learning to whip up paella in a cooking class. Kids will get a kick out of riding donkeys and helping to milk goats while parents will love sampling award-winning wines at an organic vineyard. After working up an appetite with days full of exploration and adventure, return to the rustic comforts of the guesthouse for relaxed nights around the dinner table.
Day 8 Depart Mairena
Hit the road and leave Mairena with a mind full of magical memories.