Day 1 . MADRID or BARCELONA – ARANDA DE DUERO
Departure by road to the Aranda de Duero province, famous for its cuisine and wines with origin denomination. Arrival to the Winery property and accommodation. This place produces excellent wines of Ribera del Duero. We enjoy an interesting and instructive wine tasting that will open our minds to a new concept of this delicious drink.
Day 2. ARANDA DE DUERO - BURGOS
Breakfast buffet. We move to Burgos, the capital of the province, known for its deposits of Neolithic and Iron Age. Check in on arrival to your hotel and overnight. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon , we visit the town starting with St. Mary ́s Cathedral, an incredible example of Gothic architecture, the Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas monastery and the Carthusian monastery of Miraflores.
Day 3 . BURGOS - Atapuerca - BURGOS
Breakfast buffet. Today we do an excursion toward the site of Atapuerca, named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, provides Pleistocene archaeological remains, with an impressive amount of fossils. Just a few of it places are open to the public, as many points are still under study by professionals. Return to Burgos.
Day 4 . BURGOS - CARRIÓN DE LOS CONDES
Breakfast buffet. Departure to Carrion de los Condes, this small town is part of the Camino de Santiago, which is the route that has carried pilgrims to venerate the relics of St. James in Santiago de Compostela all along the centuries. We can make a short distance of this path and join some of the pilgrims, so we will appreciate the spirit of the way. Picnic lunch en route. Check in on arrival to your hotel.
Day 5 . CARRIÓN DE LOS CONDES - LEON
Breakfast buffet. Transfer to the city of Leon, which hosted the first courts in Europe in 1188, and was proclaimed as birthplace of parliament. We do a sightseeing tour including the Cathedral, the San Isidoro ́s Basilica, San Marcos monastery and the house of Botines, designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. Check in on arrival to your hotel.
Day 6 . LEON - MADRID or BARCELONA
Breakfast buffet. Free time at leisure. Departure by road or train to our next destination or end of travel. We recommend to extend your travel experience to Asturias and Cantabria or learn about the Galicia ́s area.
Day 1 . MADRID or BARCELONA - Avila - SALAMANCA
Departure by road to Avila, founded in the Roman period and reconquered to the Muslims in the eleventh century, the town maintains its medieval walls and its attractive old town. Lunch at local restaurant. We continue to Salamanca, whose university was the first in Europe, founded in 1218 by Alfonso IX. Check in on arrival to your hotel .
Day 2. SALAMANCA
Breakfast buffet. We do the city tour, named World Heritage Site by Unesco, starting with the new and old Cathedrals with Gothic and Baroque style, the house of the shells, with its Renaissance front wall and courtyard, and San Esteban ́s convent. Afternoon free at leisure to enjoy this monumental city.
Day 3 . SALAMANCA - MEDINA DEL CAMPO
Breakfast buffet. We make our way to the town of Medina del Campo, Spanish villa with pre-Romanic origins, where we stay in a fabulous spa, opened in 1891 due to the healing properties of the ground and the spring waterholes in the area. Free time to enjoy the facilities and the many relaxing therapies available.
Day 4 . MEDINA DEL CAMPO - VALLADOLID
Breakfast buffet. We move by road to the city of Valladolid, or Pucela as it ́s locally known, capital of the autonomous community, arrival and accommodation. We do a sightseeing tour of the Old Town, composed by Palaces, noble houses and churches well preserved, We visit also Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral. Free time at leisure.
Day 5 . VALLADOLID - SEGOVIA
Breakfast buffet. We continue our trip to Segovia, a city that preserves the most important Roman civil engineering work and best preserved of the Iberian Peninsula, the Aqueduct. Check in on arrival to your hotel . Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, short city tour and free time to walk around this charming town.
Day 6 . SEGOVIA - MADRID or BARCELONA
Breakfast buffet. Free time for interesting shopping. Morning drive towards our next destination or end of travel. We recommend to extend your travel experience to Madrid or Castilla la Mancha. ￼￼