March 26 - April 10, 2022
Sketches of Spain
Explore the magical cities and landscapes of southern Spain and coastal Portugal with renowned travel photographers Christian Heeb and David Cobb. You’ll experience landscapes from the historic Alhambra in Granada to the wilds of El Torcal, and from the Moorish architecture of Seville to the dramatic cliffs of the Algarve coastline in Portugal.
Don’t miss this opportunity to photograph some of the Iberian Peninsula’s most beautiful cities while also visiting lesser-known landscapes and towns. Check out the itinerary and photographs below for more details and to sign up.
- Discover historic Andalusian cities and stunning Moorish architecture in Spain.
- Capture the dramatic sea cliffs of Portugal's Algarve coast.
- Enjoy the badlands and rock formations in Spain's natural areas.
- Visit and photograph some of the most beautiful places in Spain.
March 26 - April 10, 2022 16 days 15 nights
€ 4,990 /per person/double room sharing ( ~ US$ 5,400)
€ 1,600 /single room surplus (~US$ 1,800)
6 - 10 persons
Prices are from 2020 and might see some change.
- 15 nights accommodations in middle class hotel, double room sharing unless otherwise booked
- transportation in vans from Malaga
- all entry fees as mentioned in itinerary
- supported by David Cobb & Christian Heeb
- flights to and from Malaga, Spain (AGP)
- meals besides breakfast
- any entry fees to Museums, Parks etc not mentioned
March 26 - April 10, 2022
Sat. March 26: Malaga - El Torcal
Individual arrival at Malaga airport - Costa del Sol (AGP ) Late Afternoon drive to our country B&B near Antequera.
Sun. March 27: El Torcal
Morning and evening session at El Torcal Paraje ,Natural Torcal de Antequera. Overnight at same B&B near Antequera.
Mon. March 28: El Torcal - Granada
After a possible second sunrise session at the mountain and a gourmet breakfast we make our way to the iconic city of Granada. Photographing the world famous Alhambra and the peak of the Sierra Nevada and sunset is our highlight of today. Overnight in Granada.
Tue. March 29: Granada - Badlands
In the morning we visit the Alhambra and will be awed by the mix of Muslim and Christian Architecture. We will visit part of Granada's old town before we head out to a little known region of badlands and desert landscapes where we spend the night. Overnight near Guadix.
Wed. March 30: Badlands - Toledo
After sunrise session we head north through large areas littered by photogenic farms of Olive trees. We eventually arrive in Toledo, Spain's most photogenic city. The view to Toledo will make your jaw drop. Overnight overlooking Toledo.
Thu. March 31: Toledo
A full day of exploring Toledo and several session of skyline photography. Overnight at same Hotel.
Fri. April 1: Toledo - Cordoba
After an early morning session we head south and explore the famed windmills of Consuegra while we make our way through the Andalusian countryside to Cordoba. Evening session and overnight in Cordoba.
Sat. April 2: Cordoba
Morning exploration of Cordoba with its stunning Moorish influence architecture. Overnight at same Hotel.
Sun. April 3: Cordoba - Seville
Drive to Seville Andalusia's most impressive and beautiful city. Overnight in Seville.
Mon. April 4: Seville
Photographic exploration of Seville. Overnight at same Hotel.
Tue. April 5: Seville - Huelva
After a morning session in Seville we head to Spain's red river the Rio Tinto. Afternoon photography at Rio Tinto and overnight near the coast in Huelva.
Wed. April 6: Huelva - Lagos
Today we leave Spain and enter Portugal. Exploration of the sea cliffs and coves around Lagos. Overnight in Lagos.
Thu. April 7: Lagos
Another full day to explore the sea cliffs in Lagos. Overnight at same Hotel.
Fri. April 8: Lagos - Ronda
Drive to the white Pueblos of Spain. Explore and photograph Olvera, Ronda and other white washed towns. Overnight near Ronda.
Sat. April 9: Ronda - Malaga
Drive back to the coast and Malaga. If time allows, photograph of Malaga’s city scape. Overnight in Malaga.
Sun. April 10: Departure back home
End of Tour and individual departure back home from Malaga, Spain (AGP)
We reserve the right to adjust the program if necessary.