Córdoba Private Guided Day Tour from Madrid ATOCHA train station

Once you visit Madrid and have a day to spare, you cannot miss on a visit to Cordoba. Embark on an amazing full-day excursion. Explore Cordoba’s Moorish monuments with your private tour guide and emerge yourself in the historical streets and admire the great architecture.

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Private guide for a more personalized experience
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Instant Confirmation
Enjoy this private 8 hour tour with your guide and get to the historical city of Cordoba very comfortably in a fast train service.

The tour will start off with a ride from Madrid’s ATOCHA train station and then travel comfortably by fast train to Cordoba. You will enjoy great views of Sierra Nevada mountain range as you arrive to Cordoba’s city full of history. Once you reach Cordoba, your official tour guide will meet you at the train station and your private tour will start.

Your tour is completely personalized to fit your own needs. The tour will be organized taking into account what you want. An example of what some of the sites that the tour can include is the following amongst other options available such as: Catholic Catedral (beautiful and unique former mosque transformed when Christians conquered Cordoba, Jewish quarter and Gothic architecture and roman remains.

The tour will finish off at the same meeting point.

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Madrid Panoramic Sightseeing Tour by Bus: top at sites including the Gran Via

On this 2.5 hour sightseeing tour by bus you will discover the most important buildings, avenues and squares of Madrid. Make the best of your stay in Madrid by joining this bus tour and get to know the main monuments and their history, from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present modern city.

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Highlights
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Instant Confirmation
Hotel pickup included
Family friendly
Hop on and enjoy the great sights of Madrid by bus. During the tour there will be stops at places such as the Gran Via, Plaza de España, the university, Moncloa, Calle Major, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcalá, the bullring, Columbus square followed by a brief stop at the Madrid Hard Rock Cafe for a complimentary soft drink.

Get back on the bus after the break and continue along the Paseo de la Castellana and the Real Madrid stadium, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The sightseeing will continue with more stops at Plaza Castilla and the fountain of Cibeles.

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El Escorial Monastery and Madrid Sightseeing City Tour: including a visit to The Valley of the Fallen

Enjoy complimentary hotel pick-up prior to departure, and begin your morning in Escorial and Valley of the Fallen. Follow with an evening tour of panoramic Madrid visiting the most important monuments and avenues.

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Instant Confirmation
Led by a local guide
Following morning hotel pick-up, travel from Madrid to The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, commonly known as El Escorial. A historical residence of the King of Spain, it is one of the Spanish royal sites and functions as a monastery, royal palace, museum, and school. The El Escorial comprises two architectural complexes of great historical and cultural significance: the royal monastery itself and a royal hunting lodge and monastic retreat about five kilometers away. It is a popular tourist attraction, often visited by day-trippers from Madrid. The visit include the Monastery, the Cloister of the Four Evangelists, the Palace of Philip II, Pantheons of the Royal Family, the Chapterhouses and the Basilica.

The Valley of the Fallen is a Catholic basilica and a monumental memorial in the municipality of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid. Conceived by Spanish General Francisco Franco to honor and bury those who fell during the Spanish Civil War, it was claimed by Franco that the monument was meant to be a “national act of atonement” and reconciliation. Located in a beautiful valley in the Mountains of Guadarrama, this impressive work has a colossal cross over 150 meters (492 feet) high, and the Basilica and Crypt excavated in the hard rock under the mountain. This tour includes the entrance to the Valley and the visit inside the Basilica.

By the afternoon, discover Madrid during a 2.5-hour sightseeing tour, where you will see the most important buildings, avenues and squares. Get to know the main monuments and its history, from the old Habsburg and bourbons quarters to the present modern city.
During the tour of Madrid, you will see places such as the Gran Vía, Plaza de España, University, Moncloa, Calle Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcalá, the bullring, Columbus square with a brief stop at Madrid Hard Rock Café for a complimentary soft drink refreshment.

Board the bus after the break and continue along the Paseo de la Castellana and the Real Madrid stadium Santiago Bernabéu, Plaza Castilla, fountain of Cibeles.

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Madrid Flamenco and Wine Tour: start your tour at the the Literary Quarter

Discover why Madrid is called the Capital of Flamenco on this delicious and dramatic 4.5 hour evening experience. Marvel in the city’s best flamenco performance in a bustling neighbourhood and feast on an authentic tapas dinner across 3 classic Madrid eateries.

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Highlights
Small-group tour
Enjoy a romantic night including dinner
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Meet your expert local guide in one of Madrid’s most beautiful neighborhoods – the Literary Quarter. Be whisked off to two gorgeous family-run tapas bars. Over glasses of great local wine, some of the country’s best cured ham, cheese and other tapas, receive a crash course in tapas-hopping Madrid-style as well as a fascinating introduction to the age-old and mysterious story of flamenco. Discover the history of this mysterious art form- where was it born and how does flamenco fit into Spanish culture today?

Then, armed with all that knowledge, dive into Madrid’s famous flamenco venue Cardamomo and settle in with a drink. Soak up the power, drama and spectacle of world-class flamenco singers, dancers and guitar players.

As the music settles, the evening continues. Head over to a tucked-away tavern and feast on a hearty dinner of hot-off-the-grill tapas and glasses of wine from the tavern’s own vineyard. Plus, of course, something sweet (and surprising) for dessert.

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Madrid Tapas and Wine-Tasting Tour: exploring the best bars that only locals really know of

In this all included tapas tour, discover Madrid’s vibrant tapas scene alongside a knowledgeable guide during a 3-hour evening tapas tour of the city. Stroll around the ambient streets of Madrid in the evening and visit at least four of its most popular eateries; sample up to 10 tantalizing tapas dishes while learning about the city’s rich culinary heritage. Sip refined wines and pleasure your palate on this excellent epicurean experience.

Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.

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Highlights
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Free drinks included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Vegetarian meal option available
Meet your guide in Santa Ana Square, and set off on a tapas crawl of the city, exploring the best bars that only locals really know of. As you stroll, your guide will chat to you about Madrid, the local cuisine and, of course, the tapas bars that no great evening in Madrid should be without!

Like all Spanish cities, Madrid has its own regional cuisine with an emphasis on use of local ingredients. Perhaps more so than others, Madrid has been influenced by its immigrant population, who’ve brought in flavors and ideas as cosmopolitan as the city itself.

Visit up to four bars on your tour of the town, enjoying wine tastings in each. Sample beautiful Spanish wines made from well-known grapes like tempranillo, malvar, garnacha, and parellada, and enjoy a complimentary tapa (tapas dish) to complement the wine’s flavors. Beer and soft drinks (one per bar) are also included should you prefer this to wine! While the dishes vary on each occasion, you can be sure it’s a taste bud tingling treat! Examples of dishes include eggplant with honey, cod brandade, Spanish omelet, Iberian ham and chickpea stew. See the example itinerary for details on the different bars you may visit.

Your tapas tour finishes in a centrally located bar so that you’re well-placed to continue your night out independently.

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Avila and Avila Guided Tour: including a visit to the Gothic Cathedral -one of the most beautiful in the country

Dive into the History of Spain, with this unique cultural and gastronomic tour. Enjoy a walking tour in the narrow streets of Avila, that, besides, is the birthplace of Saint Therese. Get to know the first Gothic Catedral built in Spain in Avila. Discover the outside of the Convent of Saint Therese, the place where she spent the most part of her life. Visit the Romanesque Basilica of San Vicente. Afterwards, discover the old Roman city of Segovia, that still preserves the magnificent Roman Aqueduct from the time of Emperor Augustus. In Segovia also, see the most impressive Spanish Gothic cathedral.

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Highlights
Several menus to choose from
All entrance fees included
Skip the line
Step back in time on a history tour
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Instant Confirmation
Enjoy a complimentary pick up from your hotel to the departure point -only in selected hotels. Departure from Madrid at 9:00 am in an air conditioned motor coach, and through the beautiful Madrid mountain range to arrive in the old city of Avila. At arrival, you will start your walking tour in this medieval city, to admire its unique wall, the most well-preserved medieval wall in Europe, the Plaza Mayor, the outskirts of the Cathedral, the first Gothic cathedral raised in Spain, or the convent of Saint Therese, where she spent the most part of her life, and visit to the San Vicente basilica, a very important Romanesque monument.

At mid morning, transportation to Segovia, to have a typical Castilian lunch -optional. If you do not wish to buy the lunch, you can enjoy a typical Spanish “tapa”, accompanied by wine, water or soda -included.

After lunch, walking tour in the narrow streets of Segovia, and visit to it´s Gothic Cathedral -one of the most beautiful in the country- and the Alzacar fortress, a fairy tale castle, and one of the images of our country.

At mid afternoon, return to Madrid by air conditioned motor coach.

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Rail Tour to Seville by AVE Train: including a Classic Seville tour to visit the city’s majestic architectural masterpiece, Plaza de España

See the famous orange trees and beautiful architecture of Seville, Andalusia’s lovely capital city, on a full-day round-trip tour by train from Madrid. Board the AVE train at Madrid’s Atocha Station and be met at Seville’s train station by your knowledgeable local guide. Then take a three-hour guided tour of Seville’s attractions, including the bullring, cathedral and Santa Cruz neighborhood, and have free time to explore the city on your own before returning to Madrid by train.

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With round-trip rail tickets included, relax on the scenic train journey to Seville. Your guide will be waiting to meet you when your train arrives at Seville train station, ready to take you on an informative three-hour tour of Seville’s attractions.

Depending on the day of your visit to Seville, take the Classic Seville tour to visit the city’s majestic architectural masterpiece, Plaza de España. Admire the cathedral’s lovely bell tower, the Giralda, converted from a Moorish minaret, and discover Seville’s Moorish origins. See the Torre del Oro watchtower and take a stroll along the Guadalquivir River and Triana Bridge, an iconic city symbol.

Or take the Historic Seville tour to visit America Square, built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929, and visit the Muslim pavilion. Also take a tour of the royal fort’s landscaped grounds, sculptures, mosaics and lovely gardens.

Both tours take you on a guided walk through Seville’s labyrinth of narrow streets and alleys leading to the charming Barrio de Santa Cruz, the city’s most historic district. Explore medieval Seville’s Jewish quarter, with its courtyards and churches, and follow narrow lanes to tiny plazas planted with orange trees.

Following the tour, have free time to explore Seville at your leisure, then in the evening follow your guide’s directions to the station to catch your return train to Madrid.

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