The towns dotted to the north and east of
Madrid contain a host of cultural and historic
attractions. This self-drive itinerary travels
to some of most important towns including
Salamanca, Toledo, Segovia and Avila.
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Fly to Madrid, pick up your hire car at the airport and drive to Segovia. Explore the old town of Segovia and it's Roman aqueduct, the Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso with its 18th-century palace and gardens, and Riofrio Palace. Continue to the picturesque town of Avila to explore its immense medieval walls, the Alcázar and the splendid San Vicente gates. Drive to Salamanca and stay at the Parador de Salamanca for 2 nights. (N)
Full day at leisure to explore the city’s impressive architecture including the Plaza Mayor, which is the grandest and largest square in Spain, the old and new cathedrals, which combine gothic, baroque and Renaissance stonework, and the well-preserved Roman bridge across the River Tormes. (B) 2
Morning at leisure for further exploration of Salamanca. In the afternoon, drive to Toledo and stay at the San Juan de Reyes Hotel for 2 nights. (B)
Full day at leisure to explore Toledo. Known as the ‘city of three cultures’ because Christians, Arabs and Jews lived here in harmony for centuries, behind its walls Toledo preserves an impressive artistic and cultural legacy in the form of churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques and synagogues. (B)
Drive to Madrid airport and drop off your hire car. Fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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The Hotel San Juan de los Reyes is located in the Jewish Quarter of Toledo, the historical centre of the city. Housed in a charming old flour mill, with a neo-mudejar facade dating from the 19th-century, all rooms combine the building's original design with modern facilities. The restaurant serves a variety of dishes including traditional Castilian.
Features: 35 rooms, restaurant, bar, cafe, terrace, lift.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, minibar, hydro-massage bathtubs, hairdryer, safe,...
The Parador de Salamanca is a modern 4-star hotel situated on the left bank of the River Tormes. Due to its hilltop location, the property has excellent views over the city. There are 109 guestrooms, and public facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and a restaurant which serves regional...
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