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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 its 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 Las Claras Hotel 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)
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 artistic and cultural
legacy in the form of churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques and
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.
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