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
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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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4-Day Spanish Mediterranean Cities Tour: Valencia and Barcelona from Madrid- including a visit to the City of Arts and Sciences

Discover some of Spain’s most beautiful cities, including Valencia, Zaragoza and Barcelona in 4 days from Madrid. On a sightseeing tour of Valencia, see the City of Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias) as well as other top attractions.

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In Barcelona, visit the Park of Montjuic and admire views of the Olympic Ring and the old Gothic quarter. During your free time, don’t miss Gaudí’s masterpieces such as La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell. As an added bonus you’ll stop in the fabled city of Zaragoza on your return to Madrid. In Zaragoza, discover the Basilica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljaferia Palace at your leisure. Throughout your trip, learn interesting facts about the cities from your expert guide. Accommodation and transportation between sites are included.

Highlights
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Breakfast included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Multi-Day Trip
Leave Madrid behind and embark on a 4-day trip to some of Spain’s loveliest cities: Valencia, Barcelona and Zaragoza. Admire the beautiful landscape as you travel by AVE, high speed train to the Mediterranean city of Valencia, where you’ll take a short panoramic sightseeing tour and see the City of Arts and Sciences (Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias) among other sights. Have time to explore more on your own; you may join an optional walking tour and visit the Silk Exchange and the Fallas Museum at additional cost.

In Barcelona, enjoy a guided city tour and take in views of the city skyline and the Barcelona Port from the Park of Montjuic. During your free time, don’t miss Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces, including La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and Casa Milá (La Pedrera). Continue to Zaragoza, where your guide will recommend the top attractions to visit at your leisure, such as the Basilica del Pilar and La Seo Cathedral.

Three nights of accommodation in a superior hotel and three breakfasts are included.

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Small-Group Wine Tasting Day Trip from Madrid: Sample signature wines during this enriching epicurean tour

Visit 3 wineries and taste more than 10 wines in Madrid Wine Region (D.O Vinos de Madrid). Escape the metropolitan mayhem of Madrid in favor of the verdant vineyards of Vinos de Madrid on a full-day Spanish wine tour. Accompanied by an accomplished guide, explore the beautiful wine-making region and learn about complex production processes in atmospheric wine cellars, known as bodegas. Sample signature wines grown in the area and gain fascinating insight into the culinary heritage of Spain’s capital city on this enriching epicurean tour.

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Highlights
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Leave central Madrid and head into the surrounding countryside, passing through the sleepy villages and meadows that typify the area. As you travel by air-conditioned minibus, your guide will talk to you about wines made in the area surrounding Madrid.

About 19 miles (30km) away from the capital’s center, you’ll find yourself in the heart of the Madrid’s main winemaking area, known as Vinos de Madrid – a Spanish Denominación de origen (DO) territory. All wines produced here adhere to strict production guidelines so they have are able to proudly display the DO Madrid labels on their bottles – an indication of the region’s high-quality wine.

The area boasts a real mix of traditional and contemporary wineries, all dotted around an area extending from the central mountain range to the Tagus River Valley. Visit three of the region’s best estates to sample quality red and white wines. Roughly halfway through your tour, your guide will give you several options for lunch (own expense).

Visit three of the region’s contemporary and centennial wineries,tasting the wine with the winemakers amid medieval towns, old vineyards and gorgeous picturesque views.

Please note that this itinerary is an example only and may be subject to change.

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Small-Group Pedraza and Segovia Tour from Madrid: enjoy a splendid day of sightseeing and exploring

This day trip from Madrid takes you to the two historic towns of Pedraza and Segovia for a splendid day of sightseeing and exploring. Travel back in time as you wander the cobblestone streets of Pedraza, one of Spain’s most beautiful walled medieval villages.

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Enjoy a glass of local wine with tapas before heading to nearby Segovia to visit a preserved Roman aqueduct, elegant Segovia Cathedral and the Alcázar of Segovia (Segovia Castle), one of the most distinctive castle-palaces in Spain (which inspired the castle in Disney’s ‘Cinderella’).

This small-group tour is limited to 20 people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Led by a local guide
All entrance fees included
Free drinks included
Free snacks included
Meet near Plaza de Espana in central Madrid in the morning to hop aboard a comfortable coach and make your way to Pedraza, a historic city located about 1.5 hours north.
One of Spain’s most beautiful walled medieval villages, Pedraza is home to mazes of narrow cobblestone streets just waiting to be discovered. Walking along the narrow streets with your guide, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported back in time.
Learn about the unique history of this carefully preserved town as you admire rustic buildings and emblazoned houses. Head to a typical Spanish tapas restaurant to enjoy a glass of local wine paired with some tapas such as pan con tomate (bread with tomato spread), tortilla Española and serrano ham croquetas (fried, breaded roll). Then, it’s off to Segovia!

A scenic 45-minute drive will take you to the capital of the Segovia Province, famous for its well-preserved Roman aqueduct that runs 10 miles (16 km) long. As you’ll learn on your guided walking tour, Segovia has hosted several kings of the Kingdom of Castile, one of the medieval kingdoms of the Iberian Peninsula. Due to its important royal heritage, this city preserves one of the most important medieval groups of buildings in Spain.

Enter Segovia Cathedral and marvel at the elegant interior. Known as ‘The Lady of Cathedrals,’ this was the last Gothic cathedral built in Spain, and is considered the masterpiece of Basque-Castilian Gothic architecture.

At midday, you’ll have time for some lunch. Depending on the option you select, you can have lunch on your own or enjoy a provided lunch of typical Spanish specialties (see sample menu below).
Continue to the Alcázar of Segovia (Segovia Castle), one of the most spectacular and iconic castles in the country. Located in Old Town, the Alcázar of Segovia is nestled in a beautiful setting, rising out of a rocky crag above the Eresma and Clamores Rivers near the Guadarrama Mountains.

Explore the castle’s interior as you learn about the history of the Alcázar, which was originally built as a fortress but has served as a royal palace, a state prison, a Royal Artillery College and a military academy since then. Because of its distinctive shape, the castle is one of the inspirations for Walt Disney’s Cinderella Castle.
At the end of your time here, hop back in the coach and relax on the drive back to Madrid.

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Catalonia Gran Vía

Catalonia Gran Vía offers a terrace with a heated pool and views over Gran Via. There is free Wi-Fi, a spa and small gym. It is situated in central Madrid, between Puerta del Sol and Plaza de Cibeles.

Built in 1917, this charming building features beautiful stained-glass windows. The rooms are decorated in neutral tones and come with satellite TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

The restaurant serves Mediterranean and international cuisine. A buffet breakfast is available and the hotel’s bar offers a range of cocktails. The hotel also has a lounge and an internet corner.

The Reina Sofía, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Prado Art Galleries are less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Catalonia Gran Vía. Atocha Station is 20 minutes’ away by foot, with a high-speed AVE service.

Madrid City Center is a great choice for travelers interested in nightlife, tapas and architecture.

This is our guests’ favorite part of Madrid, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9 for a two-person trip.

Most Popular Facilities
– Free WiFi
– Spa
– Pet Friendly
– Family Rooms
– Non-Smoking Rooms
– Fitness Center

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4-Day Spain Tour:Visit Andalusia’s most famous cities — Cordoba, Seville, and Granada

Visit Andalusia’s most famous cities — Cordoba, Seville, and Granada — on a 4-day immersion in the home of flamenco, tapas, and Andalusian culture.

You’ll travel from Madrid to Cordoba to stroll through cobbled lanes in the city’s Jewish quarter, then spend two nights in Seville, the birthplace of flamenco. Admire Granada’s Moorish architecture at the World Heritage-listed Alhambra, and take a walk through the medieval walled city of Toledo. This comprehensive tour highlights the essential attractions of Andalusian Spain in four days, with 4-star hotel accommodation for all three nights. Please note: Entrance to the Alhambra is not guaranteed due to high demand.

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Highlights
Multi-Day Trip
Led by a local guide
All-inclusive tour

Day 1: Madrid — Cordoba — Seville (D)
Your tour begins with a morning departure from Madrid to Cordoba, as your luxury coach takes you through the legendary countryside depicted in Don Quixote, the Man from La Mancha. After lunch (own expense), take a tour of Cordoba to discover the city’s mix of Jewish and Arab culture. Admire Cordoba’s medieval architecture, with its whitewashed courtyards, alleys and squares. Leaving Cordoba, continue to Seville for dinner and your accommodation.

Overnight: Alhambra or Melia Lebreros in Seville

Day 2: Seville (B, D)
After breakfast, enjoy a morning tour of the beautiful city of Seville, including the cathedral (from outside), Santa Cruz quarter and Maria Luisa Gardens. Discover the hidden secrets of this lively city built on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, with its rich Arab legacy and colorful local districts such as Triana and La Macarena.

4-Day Spain Tour:Visit Andalusia’s most famous cities — Cordoba, Seville, and Granada

The Grand Plaza De Espana in Sevilla

Spend the afternoon exploring Seville at your leisure, before returning to your hotel for dinner. In the evening, stroll along the riverside promenade, visit one of the city’s legendary bars or experience the drama and passion of flamenco at a Seville flamenco show (optional extra).

Overnight: same as previous night

Day 3: Granada — Alhambra — Generalife Gardens (B, D)
After breakfast at your hotel, relax on board your luxury coach during the scenic drive along the historic Caliphate road to Granada. In this legendary city renowned for its amazing Moorish architecture, take a guided tour of the World Heritage-listed Alhambra and Generalife Gardens, one of Andalusia’s special highlights. In the mosaic-tiled and landscaped gardens of the Alhambra, discover the culture and history of Spain’s Moorish rulers and admire their exotic architectural legacy. After dinner at your hotel, spend the evening at your leisure or watch a Gypsy Zambra flamenco show in Granada’s Gypsy quarter, Sacromonte (optional extra). Please note that entrance to the Alhambra depends on availability.

Overnight: Hotel Los Angeles or Melia Granada Hotel in Granada

Day 4: Granada — Toledo — Madrid (B)
Following breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a scenic coach ride to the World Heritage-listed imperial city of Toledo. Discover the city’s multicultural layering of Christian, Moorish and Jewish culture, and well-preserved medieval architecture. After lunch (own expense), take a guided walk into the past along Toledo’s cobblestone alleyways and enjoy a tour of the city’s monuments and landmarks. During the tour, hear about the work of baroque artist El Greco in Toledo, and see examples of Toledo’s signature Damasquinado metalwork, delicately etched with gold. Departing Toledo in the afternoon, relax on the return drive to Madrid, where your tour ends.

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