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Unesco World Heritage Journey through Spain

Private Travel | General interest 6 Days & 5 Nights Lead-in price: £2550 Current prices from: £2550
The towns dotted to the north and west of Madrid contain a host of cultural and historic attractions, many of them Unesco world heritage sites. Starting in Madrid, travel to some of the most important towns: visit Segovia and its remarkable Roman aqueduct, walk along the medieval walls of Avila, tour the old town of Salamanca and explore the eclectic sights of Toledo, known as ‘the city of three cultures’.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Historic 4- & 5-star accommodation throughout
  • Private tour with a local expert in each city
  • Included traditional Spanish lunch in Segovia

Avila

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 643 745 1050 1254 1763 2272 2781 2679 2272 1661 1050 643
Min temp (C)(F) -130 32 134 236 643 1050 1355 1355 1050 643 236 -130
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 11 8 6 4 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 582 542 472 582 572 452 181 171 412 612 763 643
Rainy Days 13 12 11 13 12 10 6 5 8 11 12 13
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Barcelona (Spain)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1559 1763 2068 2475 2781 2781 2577 2170 1763 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 745 948 1254 1661 1966 1966 1763 1355 948 643
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 8 7 6 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 422 361 472 502 522 381 231 532 733 863 582 502
Rainy Days 13 11 12 11 11 8 5 8 9 11 11 12
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 7/H 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1355 1457 1763 2068 2373 2475 2373 2068 1763 1559

Bilbao

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1355 1457 1661 1966 2272 2577 2475 2475 2068 1559 1254
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 541 745 948 1254 1457 1457 1355 1050 745 541
Sunshine hours 3 3 4 4 5 6 6 6 5 4 3 2
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1235 1024 954 1215 904 632 512 823 713 1074 1426 1295
Rainy Days 18 16 16 18 16 12 11 12 12 14 17 18
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1254 1254 1355 1559 1864 2068 2170 2068 1864 1559 1355

Burgos

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 643 846 1152 1355 1763 2170 2679 2577 2373 1763 1050 745
Min temp (C)(F) -130 32 134 337 643 948 1152 1152 948 643 236 32
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 10 7 5 4 3
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 572 522 552 592 622 472 291 281 452 552 713 592
Rainy Days 13 13 11 14 14 11 9 7 9 11 13 13
Humidity L M M H H VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 7/H 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1254 1355 1355 1559 1763 2068 2170 2068 1864 1559 1457

Cordoba (Spain)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1661 1966 2170 2679 3188 3697 3595 3188 2475 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 846 1152 1559 1864 1864 1661 1152 745 439
Sunshine hours 5 6 6 7 9 10 12 11 8 6 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 683 683 622 542 361 211 40 50 231 622 823 793
Rainy Days 16 14 13 12 9 6 3 3 6 11 13 15
Humidity N N N N N H VH VH M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Granada

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1254 1559 1763 2272 2781 3290 3290 2882 2170 1559 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 134 236 439 643 948 1355 1661 1661 1457 948 541 236
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 7 9 11 12 11 8 7 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 532 552 472 522 371 261 100 70 201 512 643 612
Rainy Days 14 14 12 13 10 6 4 4 6 10 13 14
Humidity N N N N N M H H L N N N
UV 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Haro

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1355 1559 1966 2373 2781 2781 2475 1966 1355 948
Min temp (C)(F) 134 236 337 541 846 1152 1355 1355 1152 846 439 236
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 5 6 8 9 8 7 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 663 582 512 703 622 422 341 381 341 582 723 683
Rainy Days 15 14 13 16 15 13 11 10 11 13 14 14
Humidity L M M H H VH VH VH H M L L
UV 1/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1254 1254 1355 1559 1864 2068 2170 2068 1864 1559 1355

Jerez De La Frontera

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 1966 2170 2475 2882 3290 3290 3086 2577 2068 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 745 846 948 1050 1355 1661 1864 1966 1763 1457 1050 745
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 8 10 11 12 11 9 7 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 974 773 542 532 371 181 20 50 191 622 1084 1054
Rainy Days 15 13 12 11 8 5 2 2 4 10 13 15
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Leon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 745 948 1254 1457 1864 2373 2781 2679 2373 1763 1152 846
Min temp (C)(F) 32 134 236 337 643 1050 1254 1254 1050 745 337 32
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 10 8 6 5 4
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 612 643 381 542 512 392 261 181 402 572 622 612
Rainy Days 14 13 11 13 13 11 8 7 9 12 12 13
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 1/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 7/H 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Madrid

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 541 744 949 1254 1661 2169 2576 2476 2068 1457 948 542
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 40 40 40 40 30 10 10 30 50 50 40
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Merida

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 3086 3391 3595 3697 3493 3493 3493 3391 3188 3086 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 2068 2170 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2170 1966 1864
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 6
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 351 251 201 251 743 1466 1456 1687 1867 1084 351 321
Rainy Days 4 3 2 2 6 11 14 13 15 10 5 5
Humidity M M H VH VH VH VH VH VH H M M
UV 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Ronda

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1152 1457 1661 2068 2475 2984 2984 2577 1966 1457 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 439 643 846 1254 1559 1559 1457 1050 643 337
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 7 9 10 12 11 8 7 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1114 1024 833 763 522 331 131 131 321 793 1285 1245
Rainy Days 14 14 12 12 9 6 3 3 5 10 13 14
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Salamanca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 1050 1355 1559 2068 2577 2984 2882 2577 1864 1254 846
Min temp (C)(F) 32 134 236 439 745 1152 1355 1355 1152 745 236 32
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 9 10 12 11 8 6 4 3
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 442 442 331 412 432 361 181 100 331 422 522 432
Rainy Days 15 14 12 12 12 9 6 5 8 11 13 13
Humidity N N N N N N M M N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

San Sebastian

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1254 1457 1559 1864 2170 2475 2475 2373 1966 1457 1254
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 745 1050 1355 1559 1559 1457 1152 745 541
Sunshine hours 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 3 3
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1275 1034 1034 1225 1074 773 622 904 974 1215 1436 1335
Rainy Days 18 16 17 18 17 13 12 13 13 14 17 17
Humidity L L M H H VH VH VH M M L L
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1254 1254 1355 1661 1966 2170 2272 2170 1864 1661 1457

Santander

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1457 1763 1864 2068 2373 2373 2272 1966 1559 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 745 846 1050 1355 1559 1661 1457 1254 846 745
Sunshine hours 3 4 4 5 6 7 7 6 5 4 3 3
Daylight hours 9 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1205 954 984 1155 883 622 492 793 863 1195 1546 1335
Rainy Days 19 17 17 17 16 12 10 12 13 16 18 19
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 7/H 8/VH 8/VH 7/H 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1254 1254 1355 1559 1763 2068 2170 2068 1864 1559 1457

Seville

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 2068 2272 2781 3188 3595 3595 3290 2679 2068 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 643 745 846 1050 1355 1661 1864 1966 1763 1355 948 643
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 11 9 7 5 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 783 683 612 542 341 171 10 50 211 612 894 904
Rainy Days 14 13 11 11 7 5 2 2 4 10 12 14
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Tenerife

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 2068 2068 2170 2373 2577 2679 2577 2475 2170 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 1254 1254 1355 1355 1457 1661 1864 1966 1864 1763 1559 1355
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 8 9 9 10 9 8 7 6 6
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 14 14 14 13 12 11 11 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 663 552 422 311 110 50 10 30 131 412 693 753
Rainy Days 5 5 5 4 2 2 1 1 2 5 6 6
Humidity M H VH VH VH E E E VH H M M
UV 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11/E 11/E 9/VH 7/H 5/M 4/M
Sea temp (C)(F) 2068 1966 1966 1966 2068 2170 2272 2373 2475 2373 2272 2170

Toledo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1355 1661 1864 2373 2882 3391 3290 2882 2170 1457 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 541 745 1152 1559 1864 1864 1559 1050 541 236
Sunshine hours 5 6 6 8 9 10 12 11 8 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 331 361 361 402 361 271 80 90 231 402 422 402
Rainy Days 14 13 12 11 10 8 4 4 6 10 12 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 3/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 7/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Valencia (Spain)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1661 1763 1966 2068 2373 2679 3086 3086 2882 2475 1966 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 643 745 846 1050 1355 1763 2068 2068 1864 1457 948 745
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 7 8 9 10 9 8 6 5 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 321 311 341 392 321 221 110 201 472 894 572 422
Rainy Days 12 11 10 10 9 6 4 5 6 10 10 12
Humidity N N N N N L M M M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1457 1355 1457 1559 1763 2170 2475 2679 2475 2170 1864 1559

Valladolid

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 1152 1457 1661 2068 2577 2984 2984 2577 1966 1254 846
Min temp (C)(F) 32 134 236 541 745 1152 1457 1457 1152 846 337 134
Sunshine hours 3 5 6 7 9 10 12 11 8 6 4 3
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 392 331 311 371 422 351 141 120 301 361 462 402
Rainy Days 14 13 11 12 12 9 6 5 7 11 12 13
Humidity L M M H H VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 7/H 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Madrid

Fly to Madrid. Private transfer to Hotel Palacio San Martin (or similar) for 1 night. Time at leisure to explore the Spanish capital. (N)

Day 2: Madrid • Segovia • Avila • Salamanca

Transfer to Segovia, which features a Unescolisted old town and Roman aqueduct. Take a private city tour including entrance to the Alcazar. Tuck into a lunch of roast suckling pig, a traditional Spanish dish, before moving on to Avila. This town is best known for its well-preserved medieval walls, which feature more than 80 towers and nine gates. Long sections of the wall are walkable. Private tour before transferring to Salamanca. Stay for 2 nights at the Hotel Hospes Palacio De San Esteban. (B, L)

Day 3: Salamanca

Private morning tour of the Unesco-listed old city of Salamanca including the 18th-century Plaza Mayor, the 15th-century House of Shells, Salamanca’s Old and New Cathedral and the university building. Afternoon at leisure to explore this beautiful city. (B)

Day 4: Salamanca • Toledo

Morning transfer to Toledo. This city is known as ‘the city of three cultures’ where Christians, Arabs and Jews have coexisted in harmony for centuries. As a result the city has a diverse range of sights to see including churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques and synagogues. Take a private tour of the city including the Alcazar, before some time at leisure. Stay for 2 nights at the Parador de Toledo (or similar). (B)

Day 5: Toledo

Full day at leisure to explore Toledo. (B)

Day 6: Fly home

Transfer to Madrid airport for your flight home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • Parador de Toledo Conde De Orgaz
    Parador de Toledo Conde De Orgaz

    Located on a hilltop called the Cerro del Emperador in the south of the city, the Parador de Toledo Conde De Orgaz has 69 guestrooms, all with a private bathroom, direct dial telephone and satellite television. The interior of the property has comfortable furniture and wooden beams, staircases and banisters. The hotel has an outside swimming pool and offers alfresco dining at the restaurant.

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  • Hotel Intur Palacio San Martin
    Hotel Intur Palacio San Martin

    Located in the heart of Madrid, the Hotel Intur Palacio San Martin was built in 1883 and restored in 2001. Ideally situated close to Opera and Callao subway stops as well as the areas of Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, Plaza Mayor, and Puerta del Sol, the hotel has 94 well-appointed rooms. All individually decorated accommodations have an in-room safe, plasma television with satellite channels, minibar, air conditioning and either courtyard or city views. The hotel's main restaurant is located on the top floor of the building with views across the city and serves a mixture of Mediterranean specialities. The hotel bar and cafe, situated on the ground floor, serves lighter meals. Other hotel facilities include a fully equipped gym and sauna. Features: 94 rooms & suites, bar/lounge, restaurant, sauna, laundry facilities Room amenities: Complimenttary Wi-Fi, television, hair dryer, air conditioning, minibar

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  • Hotel Hospes Palacio De San Esteban
    Hotel Hospes Palacio De San Esteban

    Formerly the convent of San Estevan, this uniquely designed building has been completely refurbished and converted in to the premier place to stay in Salamanca. The Hotel Palacio de San Esteban is located in the centre of the city and has 52 rooms all with air conditioning, telephone and mini bar. It has a restaurant that specialises in local dishes, a bar and outdoor swimming pool. Features: 52 Rooms & Suites, swimming pool, bar/lounge, restaurant Room amenities: minibar, hair dyrer, air conditioning, television

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Dates & prices

UNX2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £2550 per person

High season from £2650 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Madrid

    Madrid is a city with a relatively short history compared to other European...

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  • Salamanca

    The university town of Salamanca has a rich history dating back to pre-Roman era....

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  • Toledo

    Considered to be one of Spain's most fascinating cities, Toledo's medieval old town is a...

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