Sightseeing Tours

 

 

 

Tour of Granada
Saturday, 12 February, 8.00-20.30

 

Departure from Seville at 8.00, we will travel by coach to Granada (approx 3 hours), the main town in eastern Andalusia. The tour of Granada includes: a visit to Alhambra, a site of palaces, military, religious and administrative buildings, a tour of the 15th century Generalife building, the leisure residence of Granada's reigning dynasties which features extensive gardens, courtyards, ponds and fountains. After this visit and  weather permitting, there is a panoramic couch tour with local guides.
 
Dinner is at the Paco Martín Restaurant and the menu consists of:
 
- Homemade croquettes
- Scrambled eggs with Green Asparagus and “Serrano” Ham
- Fried Fish at the Granada style
- Iberian (Pork) Sirloin
- Nougat Semifredo
- Red Rioja wine
 
After dinner, the coach will take us back to the hotels in Seville.
 
Included in the programme:
- Coach
- Local gide in Granada
- Panoramic sightseeing
- Entrance to the Alhambra
- Entrance to the Generalife
- Dinner
- The travel agency’s accompanying person
 
Departure: Saturday, 12 February 2011, 8.00
Arrival: Saturday, 12 February 2011, 20.30
 
Price per person: EUR 79.50 + 18% VAT
 
The tour depends on a minimum of 30 people purchasing the programme.

Tour of Jérez

Saturday, 12 February, 9.30 – 18.30

 

Departure from Seville at 9.30, we will travel by coach to Jérez (approx 60 minutes), famous for its vineyards and Andalusian horses. The programme includes: a tour of the González-Byass wine cellar including wine tasting. Then there is a visit to the old Recreo de Las Cadenas, home of the Royal Andalusian Equestrian Arts School, a visit to the Museum of Time, which exhibits more than 300 watches and clocks from the 17th to 19th century.
 
Dinner is at the Bullfighting Museum and the menu consists of:
 
- Monk-fish Soup with vermicelli
- Andalusian Veal Stew
- Green Pepper and potatoes
- Truffle Millefeuille with light custard cream
- Rioja Red wine
- Andalusian White wine
 
After dinner, the coach will take us back to the hotels in Seville.
 
Included in the programme:
- Coach
- Official guide in Jérez
- Visit and wine tasting at González Byass Cellar
- Entrance to the Museum of Time
- Dinner
- The travel agency’s accompanying person
 
Departure: Saturday, 12 February 2011, 9.30
Arrival: Saturday, 12 February 2011, 18.30
 
Price per person: EUR 65 + 18% VAT
 
This tour depends on a minimum of 30 people purchasing the programme.

Tour of Cordoba: The Three cultures of Andalusia
Sunday, 13 February, 9.30 – 18.30

 

Departure from Seville at 9.30, we will travel by coach to Cordoba (approx 90 minutes). This tour of Cordoba includes a visit to the biggest Mosque in the western world, Great Mosque of Cordoba, noted for its superb artichecture, visit to the Alcazar of the Christian Kings, the Calahorra Tower –a Muslim fortress - and the synagogue in the middle of the Jewish quarter.
 
Dinner is at the Las Palmeras Restaurant and the menu consists of:
 
- Fried aubergine slices with sugar cane syrup
- Iberian sirloin in a Sherry sauce
- Cod dumplings with an orange syrup
- Turkey breast in tomato sauce
- Fried Custard Squares with an English sauce
- House wines
 
After dinner, the coach will take us back to the hotels in Seville.
 
Included in the programme:
- Coach
- Local guide
- Panoramic sightseeing tour
- Entrance to the Mosque and Alcazar
- Entrance to the Calahorra Tower and the Synagogue
- Dinner
- The travel agency’s accompanying person
 
Departure: Sunday, 13 February 2011, 9.30
Arrival: Sunday, 13 February 2011, 18.30
 
Price per person: EUR 58.50 + 18% VAT
 
This tour depends on a minimum of 30 people purchasing the programme.

 

 

Seville: panoramic sightseeing and river cruise
Sunday, 13 February, 11.00 – 14.00

 

Starting at 11.00, there is a sightseeing coach tour of Seville. The tour includes a viewing of many famous monuments in Seville, such as the Giralda, the Cathedral, the Golden Tour and Plaza de España. There will be a one hour boat trip on the Guadalquivir river. This will entail a panoramic tour of Triana neighbourhood, the modern architecture in the Cartuja Island (site to the 92 Universal Exhibit) and the river docks.
 
After this, our coach will take us back to the hotels.
 
Included in the programme:
- Coach
- Local guide
- Panoramic sightseeing tour
- The travel agency’s accompanying person
 
Departure: Sunday, 13 February 2011, 11.00
Arrival: Sunday, 13 February 2011, 14.00
 
Price per person: EUR 24.50 + 18% VAT
 
This tour depends on a minimum of 30 people purchasing the programme. 

 

Contact details for the cultural programme

 

Sightseeing Tours are not part of the OECD Conference. The tours are offered at a discount rate to OECD conference participants. To book a tour, please contact the Travel comapny, Viajes Cajasol.


Viajes Cajasol - Departamento de Congresos
Santo Domingo de la Calzada, 5 41018  Seville (Spain)
Tel: + 34 954 98 10 89
Fax  + 34 954 57 78 63
Contact person: Ms. Rocio León
E-mail: rleon.eventos@viajescajasol.es