Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th July 2014
(4 days, 3 nights)
Leader: Carol Mantle
This is an exceptional offer for music lovers. During this visit there will be the opportunity of going to a performance given by the English National Ballet and/or a Concert given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. BOTH THESE PERFORMANCES WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE COOL OF EVENING ON TWO OF THE NIGHTS WE WILL BE IN GRANADA. We have been guaranteed tickets for both performances for an extended period. So if you are interested please contact the Travel Group as soon as possible. We are told that Tickets on sale to the general public are sold out.
Day 1 We will leave Moraira and head off towards Granada with a number of stops en route and will arrive in Granada in the late afternoon. Our accommodation will be half board in the 4* Alixares Hotel which is opposite the Alhambra.
Day 2 There will be a free day to explore Granada and the places to visit include, not only the Alhambra but also the Cathedral, Albaicin and Sacromonte.
The performances of both the Ballet and the Concert take place in the ancient palaces and gardens of the Alhambra. The Alhambra is the most spectacular location for this Festival and provides an outstanding environment for the performances. In early summer, hundreds of spectators enjoy the music and dance with a background of the smell of the lush vegetation of the gardens of the Alhambra.
Day 3 There will be an optional trip to the Sierra Nevada National Park which has a wide variety of flora and fauna as well as a large variety of wildlife.
Day 4 Late morning we will leave Granada for our return trip to Moraira with several stops and we would expect to be arrive in Moraira at approximately 7pm.
The cost per person will be about €200
depending on the number of people taking part
Plus Tickets for the Ballet €60 & Tickets for the Concert €60
Single room supplement: €45.
To secure a place on this trip, you will be required to pay a deposit of €120 euros per person. Because of the special nature of this trip would you please email Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest and arrangements will then be made to collect your deposit.