If you get tired of lying by the pool and playing golf there are some excellent day excursions from the Costa del Sol. The most popular full day excursions are to the great Moorish cities of Spain: Seville, Granada and Cordoba. Other popular trips include Ronda, Gibraltar, Nerja and Tangier in Morocco. There are various collection points in the main resorts along the coast. Transport is in modern, air-conditioned coaches.
The tours include the services of an English-speaking official guide and entrance fees to monuments when accompanied by the guide.
Best Selling Excursions from the Costa del Sol
Excursion to Granada & the Alhambra Palace from the Costa del Sol
Enjoy a full day excursion from the Costa del Sol to the Moorish city of Granada. Visit the Alhambra Palace, famous fortress and supreme monument of Arabic architecture. Your tour guide will show you the Charles V Palace and the gardens of the Generalife as well as the panoramic view of the city and gipsy quarters of the Albaicin.
Excursion to Seville from the Costa del Sol
According to Byron: “Seville is famous for its oranges and its beautiful women.” Take a full day excursion from the Costa del Sol to this great city where every street and square that makes up the historic quarter of the Andalusian capital bursts with joy and bustle. With your guide you’ll be able to visit some of Seville’s historic buildings and soak up the unique atmosphere of this very special city.
Excursion to Cordoba from the Costa del Sol
Enjoy a full day excursion from the Costa del Sol to the historic city of Cordoba where you will be able to visit the Great Mosque, one of the great treasures of Islamic art in Spain. This ancient city, which has been declared World Heritage Site, is a living legacy of the diverse cultures that settled in it throughout history.
Excursion to Tangier (Morocco) from the Costa del Sol
This has rapidly become one of our best sellers and it’s no wonder as it’s not every day that you get the chance to spend a day in Africa. The journey across the Straits of Gibraltar is by hydrofoil from Tarifa or Algeciras and takes just 35 minutes. On arrival in Tangiers your tour guide will take you on a sightseeing tour of this fascinating Moroccan city including a visit to the Kasbah. Lunch is in a typical restaurant where you’ll try some local specialities such as couscous. The tour continues with stops at small markets stores and a coach excursion around the city with the opportunity to take a camel ride at one of the stops.
Excursion to Ronda from the Costa del Sol
The beautiful and historical town of Ronda is one of the most visited towns in Andalucia with most people arriving on day excursions from the Costa del Sol. It lies some 60km up a winding mountain road from Marbella. On this excursion you will visit Spain’s oldest bullring and the historic quarter which is reminiscent of the Arab age with a medieval layout.
Gibraltar Shopping Tour from the Costa del Sol
Enjoy a full day shopping excursion to Gibraltar from the Costa del Sol where you’ll be able to make the most of some impressive duty free prices especially on alcohol and tobacco. The main street offers a vast selection of souvenirs from delicate glassware, priceless porcelain, electrical goods, leatherware, perfumes, spirits, jewellery, silks or cashmere.
Excursion to Gibraltar from the Costa del Sol
On this full day excursion to the Rock of Gibraltar you’ll be able to learn something of its long and fascinating history. You will visit the Rock’s tunnels, Punta Europa, San Miguel caves and monkey reserve. Gibraltar is still of enormous strategic importance lying on a narrow neck which separates Europe from Africa and provides the only link between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
Excursion to the Nerja Caves & Frigiliana from the Costa del Sol
Enjoy a full day excursion from the Costa del Sol to Nerja and Frigiliana. Frigiliana is a beautiful, white Malaga village that conserves the essence of Andalucia. In Nerja you will get a chance to visit it’s prehistoric cave with impressive auditoriums and galleries. Enjoy the panoramic views at the foot of the Almijara mountain range.