Paris To Madrid
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From the romantic capital of France to magnificent Madrid, this France and Spain combo trip is packed with art, nature, culture and history. See the sparkling Paris city lights, visit the royal chateau at Villandry and hike among the peaks of the Pyrenees. Cross the border into Spain and kick back on a sunny beach in San Sebastian to recharge before a big night out. Finally, travel to Madrid to discover a multitude of chic boutiques or lose yourself in the world-famous Prado and Reina Sofia museums.
- Get swept up in the romance of Paris.
- Visit the exquisite Chateau de Villandry.
- Enjoy wine-tasting in Bordeaux.
- Revel in the relaxed pace of the Dordogne region.
- Hike in the mighty Pyrenees Mountains.
- Experience the vibrant north of Spain.
- Discover a lively bar scene in San Sebastian.
- See a fairytale castle in Segovia.
- Explore Madrid's character-filled neighbourhoods.
Day 1 Paris
Rich in museums, art galleries, monuments, fashion and fabulous food, Paris offers a wealth of major sights and hidden treasures to discover.
Days 2-3 Tours
Aptly named 'Le Jardin de la France', Tours boasts verdant parks, peaceful river settings and a famed Old City with wonderfully preserved half-timbered buildings and picturesque open-air cafes.
Days 4-5 Dordogne Region
Time seems to have stood still in Sarat-la-Caneda with a slow winding river and a town so impeccably preserved that it still resembles its charming 14th-century self.
Days 6-7 Bordeaux
A lovely port city famed its wines, Bordeaux exudes charm with celebrated architecture, fascinating museums and alluring cafes in which to linger over the region's famous tipple.
Days 8-9 Pyrenees
Surrounded by dramatic mountains and the gateway to many outdoor adventures, Luchon is a charming town to explore with its 19th-century buildings and famed flower gardens.
Days 10-11 San Sebastian
A vibrant cultural heart beats within this relaxed, coastal city - San Sebastian is a perfect place to relax at the beach or enjoy the finer points of Spanish culture.
Days 12-13 Segovia
With its stunning backdrop of mountains, twisting alleyways, the highest concentration of Romanesque churches in the world and delicious local cuisine, Segovia is atmospheric, photogenic and memorable.
Days 14-15 Madrid
Madrid is home to a wealth of remarkable sights, sounds and experiences. Soak up the art, be wowed by the architecture and swoon over the exceptional food.
Maximum of 12 travellers per group
Bicycle, Bus, Kayak, Metro, Private vehicle, Train
A single supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information.