Spain: Flavors of Madrid
Our Itineraries are provided as a preview of what to expect on our tours. Please, note, that itineraries are subject to change.
On arrival in Madrid, you will be met and transferred from the airport to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to get acquainted with your surroundings and to start to enjoy the vibrant Spanish Capital city of Madrid.
After breakfast, make your own way to the starting point for a morning city sightseeing tour of Madrid taking you to see the major avenues and sites of Madrid such as Ventas (the bullring) the Plaza de Espana, the beautiful fountains of Cibeles and Neptune, Moncloa and much much more The tour also has a guided visit into the majestic Royal Palace - the former Royal residence that remains in use for official ceremonies today. Afterward, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore the mesmerizing city.
After breakfast, make your own to the starting point for a regular morning tour the city of Three Cultures, Toledo. Located 70km's from Madrid, Toledo was a former Capital of Spain and known as the city of Three Culture for the peaceful coexistence enjoyed by Muslims, Jews, and Christian in the XII and XIV centuries. You tour includes a guided walking tour of the historical center, the Jewish Quarter and visits to the Santa Maria La Blanca Synagogue and Santo Tome's Church - where El Greco's masterpiece ``The Burial of Count Orgaz`` is to be seen. On returning to Madrid in the early afternoon, the remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure.
After breakfast, make your own way to the starting point for a full day excursion to Avilla & Segovia. First, we will head to Segovia, a city rich in historical monuments. This old roman city preserves its magnificent Aqueduct from the time of Emperor Augustus. We will visit the Aqueduct Square, the Town Hall Square, the Gothic Cathedral (known as the Dama de las Caredrales Espanolas - the Lady of Spanish Cathedrals) and the inside of the 12th Century Alcazar, one of the most spectacular fortresses in Spain and which is the former fortified residence of the Kings of the Castile. Avila is one of the oldest cities in Spain, surrounded by 2.500 meters of well preserved medieval walls from the XI century. Our walk through its old streets will take us to admire the medieval wall, the exterior of the Cathedral, the Main Square and a short Teresian route through the Church of San Juan Bautista and the convent of Santa Teresa in addition to which we will visit the interior of Basilica of San Vicente.
The tour ends after breakfast.
• Meet & greet at airport
• Arrival transfer
• 4 nights in Madrid at Hotel Mayorazgo or similar
• Half-day city tour of Madrid
• Half-day city tour of Toledo
• Full day tour to Avila & Segovia lunch include
• Breakfast daily
• English Speaking tour guide on tours
• Departure transfer to airport
• Porter fees
• Tips and personal extras
• Other meals not mentioned in the program
• Any service not mentioned in the itinerary
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