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$70 Day Trips & Excursions

Avila and Salamanca Sightseeing Bus Tour from Madrid

Enjoy the scenery as you travel to two of Spain’s most beautiful cities, Avila and Salamanca.Drive to Salamanca as your guide sheds light on this UNESCO World Heritage Site, well known for its 12th-century university and glorious medieval and baroque architecture.Enter the historical center, and admire the sandstone-built Plaza Mayor, regarded as one of Spain’s most beautiful grand squares. Also see the Old and New Cathedrals and the exquisitely carved façade of the entrance to Salamanca University. Plus capture the splendid city views from Salamanca’s partly restored, arched Roman Bridge. Along the way, hear how UNESCO-listed Avila is one of Spain’s best-preserved medieval cities and still girded by its original walls. Discover why it’s known as the City of Stones and Saints, and admire the walls with their crenelated towers and gates.On arrival, explore some of Avila’s attractions with your guide, including the fortress-like cathedral, the Shrine to St. Vincent at the Basilica of St. Vincent.Afterward, enjoy free time for lunch (own expense) and to explore independently before your return to Madrid. Your tour then ends back in Madrid.

$14.40 Tours & Sightseeing

Madrid City Highlights Walking and Sightseeing Tour

During your stay in Madrid, you can’t miss this amazing tour around its most repre- sentative attractions. You’ll start at the emblematic “Plaza Mayor” which origins date to the 16th century. In this square, also known as “Plaza del Arrabal” (suburbian square), is where the village market used to take place, building the first porched house to adjust the commerce at the square.  After that you will take a walk around Puerta del Sol.  From Puerta del Sol we’ll walk down the calle Alcalá, which is the longest street in Madrid, as well as one of the most representative works in Spain. We’ll enjoy a different perspective on this street and we’ll take a look at the Metropolis building, symbol of Madrid’s city. Our next stop is the Cibeles fountain and the post office, current town hall. We’ll walk through Alcalá street to arrive where the old entrance to the town was, named “Alcalá’s door”. From there we will head to Salamanca’s quarter, one of the most important commercial areas in the city, as well as being one of the places with the highest quality of life in Europe. Here, you’ll find the biggest luxury shopping places in Madrid. Our tour ends at Parque del Retiro, where the guide will show you the most beautiful elements of this park and where you could stay on your own once the tour ends.

$48.07 Private & Custom Tours

Madrid City 3-Hour Private Tour Including Las Ventas Bullring

After picking you up from your Madrid hotel, your driver will chat to you about what you want to see and where you want to go. Your exact itinerary is flexible, so you can customize your tour based on your preferences – if there’s something you want to see more or less of, simply let your driver know! Want to see the sights with a guide? Upgrade to include a private guide, too, and learn all the insider secrets about the city's history, sights and culture.Traveling by air-conditioned minibus, pass along Paseo de la Castellana (Madrid’s main boulevard), seeing Santiago Bernabeu Stadium -- the iconic soccer arena where Real Madrid play.Head into the the neighborhood of Salamanca, where Madrid’s fashionistas shop for upscale brands like Chanel and Louis Vuitton, and then stop for pictures outside Las Ventas Bullring. The world’s largest bullring, Las Ventas was built to cater for the surge in popularity of the sport in the early 20th century. Admire the building’s distinctive Mozarabic architecture, as you walk around this iconic bullfighting venue. Continue your tour through Calle Gran Via, the oldest Madrid neighborhood, and stop for a stroll around Parque del Oeste, learning about the many statues that abound, like the Temple of Debob – a monument that was donated by the Egyptian government. Travel to the Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Reale) in the neighborhood of Los Austrias, and then stop for a walk around it. Follow in the footsteps of Bourbon kings who once lived in this extravagant abode while wandering through its gardens, and then hop back on board your minibus to visit Plaza Mayor, a square that’s thronged with some of the city’s best tapas restaurants.Lastly, head to Madrid’s museum district – home of the so-called ‘golden triangle’ of the city’s leading museums: the Prado, Museum of Contemporary Art Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Explore the area on foot, before bidding farewell to your driver and finishing your tour.

$99.90 Day Trips & Excursions

Avila and Salamanca UNESCO Sites with Madrid Walking Tour

The walking tour will start at the iconic Plaza Mayor. The Plaza Mayor is located in the center of Madrid, a few meters from the square of Puerta del Sol, and close to the High Street.Another interesting point on this tours is the Gran Via, you will visit the most famous street in the city of Madrid and knows the daily life of the people living in this city. Let amaze yourself with the colorful and spectacular source of trade.Equally fascinating is Puerta del Sol, the Metrópolis building, the Cibeles, the City Townhall or the Puerta de Alcalá. You will finish the tour at Retiro Park, where you will have some free time to enjoy it on your own.Schedule on a different day you will start the tour to Avila and Salamanca at Salamanca, you will have the opportunity to visit the patrimonial legacy with innumerable corners and details. Get to know the Plaza Mayor of Salamanca, which is characterized by its impressive baroque ornaments with details.. You will also have the chance to know the Cathedral. You will spend 3 hours in Salamanca before leaving to Avila.In Avila you will get to know the ramparts of Avila, San Vicente Shrine and the Cathedral. Spend time on your own and time with a guide to complete this amazing experience.

$1135.12 Multi-day & Extended Tours

North of Spain & Portugal, 8 days from Madrid

1st. Day (Sunday) MADRID-ZARAGOZA-SAN SEBASTIAN (590 kms) Departure from our bus terminal at 8:00 a.m. to Zaragoza. Short stop. Continuation to San Sebastian. Dinner and accommodations. 2nd. Day (Monday) SAN SEBASTIAN-BILBAO (100 kms) Breakfast. Free time. At mid morning departure to Bilbao, capital of the province of Vizcaya. Short panoramic tour to admire the Guggenheim Museum building. Rest of the time free to walk through its old town or to taste its gastronomy. Dinner and accommodation. 3rd. Day (Tuesday) BILBAO-SANTANDERSANTILLANA-COVADONGA-OVIEDO (320 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Santander. Free time. Continue to Santillana del Mar, medieval village considered as a National Monument. Through splendid landscapes we arrive to Covadonga with time at leisure to visit the Shrine and continuation to Oviedo. Dinner and accommodations. 4th. Day (Wednesday) OVIEDO-LA CORUÑA (295 kms) Breakfast. Departure to region of Galicia. Arrival to La Coruña. Short panoramic tour. In the afternoon optional excursion to the Rías Altas through typical villages as Pontedeume, Betanzos, etc. Dinner and accommodations. 5th. Day (Thursday) LA CORUÑA-SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (75 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Santiago de Compostela. City tour of this legendary pilgrimage town, Plaza del Obradoiro, Cathedral, etc. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodations. 6th. Day (Friday) SANTIAGO-RIAS BAJAS-VIGO (90 kms) Breakfast and departure for the area of the Spanish Fjords (Rias Bajas), through splendid landscapes: La Toja Island, ría de Arosa and Pontevedra. Optional excursion to Santa Tecla and Valença do Miño across the Portuguese border. Continuation to Vigo. Dinner and accommodations. 7th. Day (Saturday) VIGO-VIANA DO CASTELOBRAGA-PORTO (220 kms) Breakfast. Crossing the Portuguese border we arrive to Viana do Castelo, city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Free time to visit the old town with cobbled streets and emblazoned buildings. We continue to Braga known as the city of the archbishops and the third most populated city in Portugal. Free time. Departure to Porto, considered as World Heritage city. Panoramic tour to admire the cathedral, Stock Exchange building, St. Clara church... we will finalize at a local winecellar to enjoy a tasting of the famous “Port wine”. Dinner at a local restaurant. Accommodations. 8th. Day (Sunday) PORTO-SALAMANCA-MADRID (566 kms) Breakfast. Departure to the border with Spain and arrival to Salamanca. Free time to walk through this monumental city and its famous Plaza Mayor. Continue to Madrid. Arrival and end of our services.

$1173.14 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day Spain Tour: Northern Spain and Galicia from Barcelona

1st Day (Wed.) BARCELONA – ZARAGOZA (train) – SAN SEBASTIAN    Call on Barcelona “Sants” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train to Zaragoza. Meet assistance. Transfer to the city center to join the tour. In the afternoon, we will continue to San Sebastian. Panoramic city tour of this marvel style bourgeois city, seeing the extraordinary landscape dominated by the bay and the magnificent La Concha beach. Accommodation at the hotel2nd Day (Thu.) SAN SEBASTIAN – BILBAO – CASTRO URDIALES – SANTANDER Breakfast. We will approach Mount Igueldo and then proceed towards Bilbao. Panoramic driver in Bilbao and free time Proceed to the old fishing village “Castro Urdiales”. Free time. Departure to Santander free time to stroll through this elegant city. Accommodation.3rd Day (Fri.) SANTANDER – SANTILLANA – COVADONGA – OVIEDO Breakfast. Departure to Santillana Continue to Covadonga, where you will have free time to see the Sanctuary and the Grotto. In the afternoon, departure to Oviedo. Free time to explore Oviedo. Accommodation.  4th Day (Sat.) OVIEDO - LUGO – A CORUÑA Breakfast. Drive to the Galician region. Arrive to Lugo. Free time. Continuation to La Coruña. Brief panoramic driver. Brief stop in one of the wonders of the world the oldest working lighthouse the “Tower of Hercules” dating back from the roman period. Afternoon at leisure. Accommodation.5th Day (Sun.) LA CORUÑA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Breakfast. Departure to Santiago de Compostela. City tour. Balance of the day at leisure to explore the narrow cobblestone streets and get the feel of the student atmosphere. Accommodation. 6th Day (Mon.) SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – RIAS BAJAS – LA TOJA – VIGO Breakfast. Departure towards one of the most marvelous areas of Galicia, the Rias Bajas (Spanish Fjords). Driving through this magnificent landscape arrive to La Toja Island. Free time and continue to the Ria de Arosa. Arrive to Vigo and accommodation.7th Day (Tue.) VIGO – VIANA DO CASTELO – BRAGABreakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Portuguese border. Arrive to Viana do Castelo, city located between the mouth of the river Miño and Porto. Free time and continue to Braga.  Accommodation.8th Day (Wed.) BRAGA – SALAMANCA - MADRIDBreakfast. Departure to the Spanish border to arrive to Salamanca. Short stop and free time in this University City (World Heritage) of great architectural and artistic wealth. Continue to Madrid. END OF OUR SERVICE.