Madrid, Toledo, Salamanca & Avila

  • 8 Day Tour
  • 10 Sights Visited
  • 3 Star Rating

Day -1

Fly to Madrid, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for five nights

  • Included meals: Dinner

Day - 2 - Madrid

The capital of Spain is a truly cosmopolitan city, with a wealth of cultural attractions. See the best of the city on our optional sightseeing tour. The splendid Plaza Mayor provides the perfect starting point to explore Old Madrid, lined with beautifully muralled buildings. See the huge Palacio Real (Royal Palace), a landmark of the city, explore the Paseo del Prado of Bourbon Madrid and enjoy a stroll around the magnificent Retiro Park.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Plaza Mayor

Royal Palace Of Madrid

Paseo Del Prado

Madrid

Day - 3 - Segovia

Enjoy an optional excursion into rural Castile, to the medieval walled town of Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which lays claim to being the most spectacularly sited city in Spain. In addition to its famous Roman aqueduct and beautiful Old Town, the numerous Romanesque churches, cathedral and fortress create a magnificent landscape that presides over this part of Castile.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Segovia

Day - 4 - Toledo

We include an excursion to Toledo, known as the ‘city of the three cultures’ because Christians, Arabs and Jews lived there for centuries. Behind its walls, Toledo preserves its artistic and cultural legacy in the form of churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques and synagogues, possibly the greatest wealth of monuments in Spain.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Toledo

Day - 5 - Free Time, Madrid

Spend a final day at leisure in Madrid.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Madrid

Day - 6 - El Escorial and Avila

We leave Madrid and head to Salamanca, where we stay for two nights. En route we visit El Escorial Monastery. See the Baroque-style El Escorial complex, and admire the poignant sculptures of the Valley of the Fallen monument, erected in memory of the millions who died in the Spanish Civil War. We continue to Avila which rises from the ground, underneath the dramatic backdrop of the Gredos Sierra. Behind the walls of this capital of Castile-León, myriad beauty can be discovered, made up of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, and Renaissance churches and palaces, all examples of a bygone splendour of the city.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Avila

El Escorial Monastery

Day - 7 - Salamanca

Spend the day exploring the beautiful city of Salamanca, with its splendid Roman, Arabic and Christian architectural treasures. Wander the elegant arcades of the Plaza Mayor and see Puente Romano, which spans the River Tormes.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Salamanca

Day - 8

To Madrid Airport for the return flight home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day -1

Fly to Madrid, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for five nights

  • Included meals: Dinner

Day - 2 - Madrid

The capital of Spain is a truly cosmopolitan city, with a wealth of cultural attractions. See the best of the city on our optional sightseeing tour. The splendid Plaza Mayor provides the perfect starting point to explore Old Madrid, lined with beautifully muralled buildings. See the huge Palacio Real (Royal Palace), a landmark of the city, explore the Paseo del Prado of Bourbon Madrid and enjoy a stroll around the magnificent Retiro Park.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Plaza Mayor

Royal Palace Of Madrid

Paseo Del Prado

Madrid

Day - 3 - Segovia

Enjoy an optional excursion into rural Castile, to the medieval walled town of Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which lays claim to being the most spectacularly sited city in Spain. In addition to its famous Roman aqueduct and beautiful Old Town, the numerous Romanesque churches, cathedral and fortress create a magnificent landscape that presides over this part of Castile.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Segovia

Day - 4 - Toledo

We include an excursion to Toledo, known as the ‘city of the three cultures’ because Christians, Arabs and Jews lived there for centuries. Behind its walls, Toledo preserves its artistic and cultural legacy in the form of churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques and synagogues, possibly the greatest wealth of monuments in Spain.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Toledo

Day - 5 - Free Time, Madrid

Spend a final day at leisure in Madrid.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Madrid

Day - 6 - El Escorial and Avila

We leave Madrid and head to Salamanca, where we stay for two nights. En route we visit El Escorial Monastery. See the Baroque-style El Escorial complex, and admire the poignant sculptures of the Valley of the Fallen monument, erected in memory of the half a million who died in the Spanish Civil War. We continue to Avila which rises from the ground, underneath the dramatic backdrop of the Gredos Sierra. Behind the walls of this capital of Castile-León lie myriad beauties of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, and Renaissance churches and palaces, all examples of a bygone splendour of the city.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Avila

El Escorial Monastery

Day - 7 - Salamanca

Spend the day exploring the beautiful city of Salamanca, with its splendid Roman, Arabic and Christian architectural treasures. Wander the elegant arcades of the Plaza Mayor and see Puente Romano, which spans the River Tormes.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Salamanca

Day - 8

To Madrid Airport for the return flight home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £189; travel insurance from £44.95; flight supplements may apply.
 



FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.

We accept collapsible wheelchairs and we can also accommodate Electric Scooters however they must be easily dismantled by the customer and each component must weigh less than 20kg and the scooter no more than 60kg in total. The scooter must also have a dry cell battery. Please call before booking so we can make sure the tour suits any extra requirements.