My husband and I (couple early 70's and late 60's) were able to book good flights for late March, flying round trip to Madrid, Spain. We realize we are putting this trip together late, but it was too good to pass up. We are considering this itinerary but need help before I book hotels (and I know I better do that pronto). Walking hilly territory is harder on me (amputee) than my husband, so please take that into consideration when advising. I have read many threads on other trips where people are stopping in many more cities than our plan below. We have done trips before living out of our suitcase and want a little less of that this time. We love seeing the celebrated sights, dining and hanging out with the people of a city/country.
March 16th Fly Us to Madrid, Spain
March 17th to 20th (possibly 21rst) Arrive and explore Madrid (side trip by train? to Toledo)
Option 1 March 21 to 23 Travel to Grenada by train (especially interested in visiting Alhambra)
March 24 to 27 Travel to Seville, Spain by train
March 28 Travel back to Madrid and leave on March 29th
Option 2 March 17th-21rst arrive and explore Madrid
March 21 to 27 Travel to Seville (day trip to Cordoba)
March 28 Travel Seville to Madrid
March 29 Leave for US
Please help with your thoughts on this. If you have any hotel and suggestions for sights you think we must see while in these cities, please feel free to share. We usually try for 4 star hotels, if available. Thank you so much!