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$227.20 Cultural & Theme Tours

Day trip from Madrid: Valladolid

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Campo Grande, Valladolid, Province of Valladolid, Castile and LeonA beautiful park with peacocks, ducks, squirrels just the middle of the city.Pass By: Plaza Mayor de Valladolid, Valladolid, Province of Valladolid, Castile and LeonThe heart of the cityPass By: Plaza Viejo Coso, Valladolid, Province of Valladolid, Castile and LeonAn old bullfight arena from 1833 turned into an interior park.

$262.60 Private & Custom Tours

Elite Drivers Portugal : Braga & Guimarães Tour

Partida do Hotel em direção à cidade de Guimarães, aqui iremos visitar o Castelo de Guimarães (um dos monumentos mais conhecidos de Portugal e onde nasceu D.Afonso Henriques, o 1º Rei de Portugal); a Capela de S.Miguel (de acordo com a lenda onde foi batizado D.Afonso Henriques); e o Palácio dos Duques de Bragança (classificado como monumento nacional desde 1910, este palácio funciona como Museu). Saída de Guimarães em direção a Braga, situada no Norte de Portugal, Visitaremos os 3 santuários que constituem o famoso Triângulo da Fé: O Santuário do Bom Jesus; O Santuário do Sameiro e a Sé, caracteriza-se pelos diferentes estilos arquitetónicos Romano, Manuelino e Barroco. Aqui encontram-se os túmulos de Henrique de Borgonha, Conde de Portugal e sua esposa, Teresa de Leão, pais de D.Afonso Henriques)Departure from the Hotel towards the city of Guimarães, here we will visit the Castle of Guimarães (one of the most known monuments of Portugal and where D.Afonso Henriques, the 1st King of Portugal was born); the S.Miguel Chapel (according to the legend where D.Afonso Henriques was baptized); and the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança (classified as a national monument since 1910, this palace functions as Museum). Departure from Guimarães towards Braga, located in the north of Portugal. We will visit the 3 sanctuaries that make up the famous Triangle of Faith: The Sanctuary of Bom Jesus; The Sanctuary of Sameiro and the Cathedral, is characterized by the different architectural styles Romano, Manuelino and Baroque. Here are the tombs of Henry of Burgundy, Count of Portugal and his wife, Teresa of Leon, country of D.Afonso Henriques)

$17.13 Cultural & Theme Tours

Salamanca with capital letters, monumental, hisorical-artistical. billingual

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and Leonwe will entre into the casa de las Conchas to have a look at it´s patio and the vieuws to the ClereciaDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Clerecia (Iglesia del Espiritu Santo), Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and LeonExplain the origin of this building and explain the facadeDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Colegio de Anaya (Palacio de Anaya), Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and Leonwe will entre to see it´s patio (if open) and see the vitor signs and explain the origin of this buildingDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Old Cathedral (Catedral Vieja), Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and Leonwe will see the basis of the tower, the beautifull alterpiece, visit the cloister and the chapel of El Salvador, Santa Barbara, Santa Catalina and AnayaDuration: 30 minutesStop At: New Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and Leonvisit the choir, alterpiece, and chapel of christo de las Batallas and the golden chapelDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Plaza de Anaya, Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and LeonSee the entrance of the new cathedral and univeristy buildings.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Escuelas Menores, Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and LeonBeautifull patio place of tranquility within this patio we will visit the painting which is called the sky of SalamancaDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and Leonthe front of this building is really worthwhile a visit, beautifull chisle work of the goldensand stone of Villamayor. And we will explain the patio with the staute of Fray Luis de León.We will go inside. it is the oldest of the university of Spain. and visit the classrooms, the chapel and the library. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Plaza Mayor, Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and LeonGet enchanted with this wonderfull Plaza, one of the most beautifull of Spain and may we add of EuropeDuration: 10 minutes

$34.25 Cultural & Theme Tours

Salamanca as a Native: Unique Individualized Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ciudad Vieja de Salamanca, Salamanca, Province of Salamanca, Castile and LeonExplore Salamanca from an insiders perspective, with a flexible schedule and a relaxed atmosphere, you can choose your own agenda and see how the true residents live. Relax and the rest will be taken care of, directly on your doorstep.With this unique tour you won't be bored by the typical historical monuments agenda, you'll be able to enjoy the city with someone who actual lives there. Experience a tour that focuses on the people and places you see, bond with the city and share the experience with a friendly local part time guide, providing a genuine and private tour, taking you to the most interesting and exciting places, showing you everything that Salamanca has to offer, which is sightseeing, iconic and historical places, food & drink specialties, with tips on entertainment, culture and shopping venues.Duration: 2 hours

$801.28 Cultural & Theme Tours

Madrid & World Heritage Cities - Self Drive

ItineraryDay 1: ARRIVAL MADRIDPass By: Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez AirportArrive at Madrid airport, meet with the rent-a-car representative to pick up your rental car and head towards the beautiful city of Madrid to check in and explore the city. The Spanish capital is one of Europe’s liveliest and most elegant cities, boasting beautiful boulevards, vast parks, bustling plazas, and numerous historic churches and palaces. Madrid is also home to the legendary ‘golden triangle’ of art galleries, which house some of the world’s most treasured masterpieces. Overnight in Madrid. No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = NH Ventas or similar 4*Day 2: MADRID – SEGOVIA – AVILA (170 Km – 2 hrs)Pass By: Hotel Palacio de Los VeladaAfter a delicious breakfast at the hotel, head towards sensational Segovia. Visit the Gothic cathedral and the Alcazar, which was one of the inspirations for Disney’s Cinderella castle. See also the awe-inspiring Roman aqueduct, which dates from the reign of Emperor Domitian in the first century and cuts through the city centre. Continue to Avila and stroll the beautiful streets of its old town, surrounded by uninterrupted medieval walls. The perimeter of more than 2.5 kilometres is dotted with 88 towers and nine gates. Behind the ramparts is a city of immense beauty and heritage. Visit the fortified Gothic cathedral and the Romanesque Basilica of St Vincent. Stroll through its ancient streets, with Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and baroque styles evident, and take in the splendour of the Plaza de Santa Teresa. Overnight in Avila. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Palacio de los Velada or similar 4*Day 3: AVILA – SALAMANCA (110 Km – 1.5 hrs)Pass By: Hotel Sercotel Artheus CarmelitasAfter a delicious breakfast at the hotel, discover Spain’s most venerable seat of learning, visiting the University of Salamanca, as well as the old and new cathedrals. Salamanca University is the third-oldest in the world and the college gives the city a lively buzz, unlike the rest of Castile. At the time of the university’s founding in 1134, Salamanca was in the Kingdom of Leon. Head to the heart of the action at the magnificent Plaza Mayor and savour the inspiring atmosphere. Every corner of Salamanca exudes history! Visit the Irish College, the Casa de las Conchas palace, the Monterrey Palace, the Art Noveau and Art Deco Museum at the Casa Lis. If time permits, catch a glimpse of the Clavero Tower, the convents of Las Dueñas and St Stephen, as well as the baroque Clergy Church. Overnight in Salamanca. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Altheus Carmelita or similar 4*Day 4: SALAMANCA – CACERES (200 Km – 2hrs)Pass By: Parador de CáceresIndulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel and head towards Caceres to explore its magnificent historic centre. Not to be outdone by its provincial neighbour, the medieval walled old town of Caceres is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, packed with fortified homes, Renaissance palaces, and historic churches. The walled area is compact and there are two main clusters of monuments. In the Santa Maria-Golfines area, you can find the Renaissance Toledo-Moctezuma Palace, as well as the Co-cathedral of St Mary while the area around the Plaza de las Veletas-Plaza San Mateo is dominated by the 15th century Cigüeñas Palace.Overnight in Caceres. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Parador Caceres or similar 4*Day 5: CACERES – TOLEDO (260 km – 2.5 hrs)Pass By: Sercotel Alfonso VIBegin your day with a delectable breakfast at the hotel. Then, drive to Toledo and wander through ancient streets dominated by the stunning cathedral and the legendary Alcazar overlooking the River Tagus. The old town boasts buildings from almost all periods of the Spanish history. Visit the cathedral and admire the Gothic vaulting and the elaborate altarpiece. Admire the numerous works of art such as frescoes, stained glass, altarpieces, and paintings signed by artists like El Greco, Caravaggio, Van Dyck, Rubens, and Goya. Continue to Santo Tome Church where El Greco’s epic canvas ‘The Burial of the Count of Orgaz’ is displayed or just stroll the beautiful streets of Toledo. Overnight in Toledo. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Alfonso VI or similar 4*Day 6: TOLEDO – ARANJUEZ – MADRID (100 km – 1.5 hr)Pass By: Hotel NH Madrid VentasHave breakfast at the hotel and prepare for a new adventure heading towards Aranjuez. Upon arrival, enjoy the city and visit the Royal Palace and gardens. In the gardens, find the inspiration to Joaquin Rodrigo’s famous ‘Concierto de Aranjuez’ classical Spanish guitar piece, based on his experiences at the palace gardens. Then, drive to Madrid for check-in at your hotel. Enjoy your last night in Spain´s paradisiacal capital. Overnight in Madrid. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = NH Ventas or similar 4*Day 7: DEPARTURE MADRIDPass By: Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez AirportBegin your last day in Madrid with a tasty breakfast. Then, at the appropriate time, head towards the rental company to return the vehicle. The rent-a-car shuttle service will transfer you to the terminal for you to catch your departure flight back home. Breakfast includedMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$867.57 Cultural & Theme Tours

Soul of Spain - Self Drive

ItineraryDay 1: ARRIVAL MADRIDPass By: Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez AirportArrive at Madrid airport, meet with the rent-a-car representative to pick up your rental car and head towards the beautiful city of Madrid to check in and explore the city. The Spanish capital is one of Europe’s liveliest and most elegant cities, boasting beautiful boulevards, vast parks, bustling plazas, and numerous historic churches and palaces. Madrid is also home to the legendary ‘golden triangle’ of art galleries, which house some of the world’s most treasured masterpieces. Overnight in Madrid. No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = NH Ventas or similar 4*Day 2: MADRIDPass By: Hotel NH Madrid VentasEnjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Discover all the main sights and attractions driving through famous locations like the Paseo de la Castellana, the Plaza de Los Cibeles, and the Gran Via. Visit the Royal Palace - Europe’s largest - and the Reina Sofia Museum of modern and contemporary art. The Royal Palace has more than 3,000 rooms and the appearance of those seen during the guided tour is an eclectic mix, ranging from cluttered Victorian to exotic oriental décors. Works of art by great masters such as Caravaggio, Velazquez and Goya adorn the walls while period furniture graces every room. The lavishness and opulence of the interiors stand in contrast to the sober baroque and neo-classical exterior, which faces the Almudena Cathedral and overlooks the Campo del Moro gardens. The Reina Sofia Museum boasts one of the greatest collections of modern art in the world. Admire works by Spanish masters such as Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Juan Gris, and Pablo Picasso, whose vast and haunting Guernica is complemented by an exhibition of other works and resources, which help put the iconic painting in context. Overnight in Madrid. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = NH Ventas or similar 4*Day 3: MADRID – ARANJUEZ – TOLEDO (100 Km – 1,5 hrs)Pass By: Sercotel Alfonso VIDepart after breakfast at the hotel, heading to charming Aranjuez. Visit the Royal Palace and gardens. Find the inspiration to Joaquin Rodrigo’s famous ‘Concierto de Aranjuez’ classical Spanish guitar piece, based on his experiences at the palace gardens. Continue to Toledo and check in to your hotel on arrival.Overnight in Toledo.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Alfonso VI or similar4*Day 4: TOLEDO – SALAMANCA (240 Km – 3,5 hrs)Pass By: Hotel Sercotel Artheus CarmelitasExplore the historic core of Toledo after a tasty breakfast at the hotel. Discover this living museum, which evokes the mix of Jewish, Muslim and Christian cultures of medieval Castile. Wander through ancient streets dominated by the stunning cathedral and the legendary Alcazar overlooking the River Tagus. The old town boasts buildings from almost all periods of the Spanish history. Visit Santo Tome Church – where El Greco’s epic canvas ‘The Burial of the Count of Orgaz’ is displayed – and the former synagogue, with an interior that presents one of the best-preserved examples of Mudejar architecture in Castile. Then bid farewell to Toledo and drive to Salamanca. Overnight in Salamanca.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Artheus Carmelita or simila 4*Day 5: SALAMANCAPass By: Hotel Sercotel Artheus CarmelitasDiscover Spain’s most venerable seat of learning after having breakfast at the hotel. Salamanca University is the third-oldest in the world and the college gives the city a lively buzz unlike the rest of Castile. At the time of the university’s founding, in 1134, Salamanca was in the Kingdom of Leon. Head to the heart of the action, at the magnificent Plaza Mayor and savour the inspiring atmosphere. Every corner of Salamanca exudes history! Visit the Irish College, the Casa de las Conchas palace, the Monterrey Palace, the Art Noveau and Art Deco Museum at the Casa Lis. If time permits, also catch a glimpse of the Clavero Tower, the convents of Las Dueñas and St Stephen and the baroque Clergy Church. Overnight in Salamanca.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Artheus Carmelita or simila 4*Day 6: SALAMANCA – AVILA – SEGOVIA (200 Km – 2,5 hrs)Pass By: Hotel Eurostars Plaza AcueductoDepart after breakfast at the hotel, heading to Avila. Stroll the streets of the city´s old town, a place still surrounded by uninterrupted medieval walls. The perimeter of more than 2.5 kilometres is dotted with 88 towers and nine gates. Behind the ramparts is a city of immense beauty and heritage. Visit the fortified Gothic cathedral and the Romanesque Basilica of St Vincent. Stroll through its ancient streets, with Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles, and take in the splendour of the Plaza de Santa Teresa. Continue to sensational Segovia with its Alcazar, which was one of the inspirations for Disney’s Cinderella castle. See also the awe-inspiring Roman aqueduct, which dates from the reign of Emperor Domitian in the first century and cuts through the city centre. Overnight in Segovia.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = Eurostar Plaza Acueducto or similar 4*Day 7: SEGOVIA – SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL – MADRID (110 Km – 1,5 hrs)Pass By: Hotel NH Madrid VentasBegin your day with a tasty breakfast at the hotel. Then, head to San Lorenzo de El Escorial. This pretty and prosperous town is the location of one of Spain’s most important Renaissance monuments, the magnificent monastery of El Escorial, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The complex also served as the royal palace of Philip II, who was among the two dozen monarchs whose final resting place is the Pantheon of Kings. Other attractions of El Escorial include the Hall of Battles, where large frescoes depict important Spanish military triumphs, the lavish library with frescoed ceilings, and the breathtakingly beautiful basilica. After admiring this lovely city, continue to Madrid and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Madrid.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Superior Hotel Category = NH Ventas or similar 4*Day 8: DEPART MADRIDPass By: Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez AirportBid farewell to Madrid after breakfast at the hotel, driving towards the airport. Drop off the car at the rental office. The rent-a-car shuttle service will transfer you to the terminal to catch your departure flight back home. Breakfast included.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.