Paradores: a journey through the historySpain Incoming2016-11-08T10:51:19+00:00
Madrid and the North | History | Paradores
DAY BY DAY
Day 01: Transfer from the airport of Madrid to the Parador Hotel in Alcalá de Henares, learning about the figure of the genius Cervantes.
Day 02: We will visit Alcalá de Henares and its university before travelling to Madrid, where we will go to Plaza Mayor and the area known as Madrid de los Austrias. We will have free time to visit the Prado Museum, the Thyssen Museum or the Reina Sofía Museum before travelling to the Parador Hotel of Ávila.
Day 03: We will walk along the walls of Ávila and visit the Cathedral. We travel to Segovia to see the aqueduct and the imposing Alcazar. We will visit the winery that falls under the Ribera del Duero designation of origin in Peñafiel and visit the town’s castle. At the end of the day, we travel to the historical town of Lerma and stay at its imposing Parador Hotel.
Day 04: We will visit the Gothic-style Cathedral of Burgos and learn about the legend of El Cid. We will visit the place that marks the origin of the Spanish >
Day 05: We will travel through a countryside of vineyards and visit a winery to enjoy a Rioja wine in Laguardia. We will then visit the Cathedral of Vitoria, which is ‘open for building work’, and travel to the town of Hondarribia, almost on the >
Day 06: Today, we visit the elegant city of San Sebastián and fishing villages on the Cantabrian Coast. In Getaria, we will see the work of Balenciaga and, in Zarautz, we will enjoy a beautiful walk next to the Cantabrian Sea.
Day 07: After breakfast, we travel to the airport of Bilbao and that marks the end of our services.