15 day vacation
13 riding days
Hotel overnights: 14
Accommodations: High quality hotels. Primarily first-class historical Paradors. You will sleep in a 16th century Palace, 14th century Castle, a 16th century Cardinals summer palace, and a 16th century convent.
Riding Season: Spring, Winter, Autumn
Rest days: Granada, Sevilla
Total distance: 1500 miles
Daily mileage range: 60-185miles
Highlights: Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts, Málaga, Granada (Alhambra and Sierra Nevada), White Towns, Ronda, Sevilla, Lisboa, Cascais, Sintra, Algarve.
Scenery: 5 *****
History/culture:4 ****Book the tour!
Take an extraordinary trip into the true South of Europe. Ride Spain and Portugal through the regions of Andalusia and Algarve. You’ll visit enchanting cities full of history and experience the unforgettable southern charm of Malaga, Ronda and Evora. You’ll also have rest days in Seville, Granada and Lisbon, three amazing cities full of things to do and see. Ride perfect roads and overload your senses with the beauty, sights and sounds of lost mountain ranges, small white towns and the intense blue color of two seas, the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. Warm, sunny days are the norm in these parts and the perfect climate is complemented by an incredible gastronomy, the world famous “tapas” and unforgettable regional dishes. Last but most certainly not least are the warm, friendly locals who welcome you with open arms and love to share the secrets of their land and culture.