Unesco World Heritage Journey through Spain

Resort: Unesco World Heritage Journey through Spain
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Europe
Price From: £2550.00

Overview

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.

Itinerary

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,
Salamancas 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)

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