Historical Trip Around Madrid

Romantic
Romantic
8 - 13
days

Tour Castille and Leon province with its historic and walled in cities then visit the Valley of the Fallen and to Monasterio de Escorial, the former palace of the Kings of Spain, end your trip with a glass of authentic port wine in Porto.

In this trip

  • CultureCulture
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • Night LifeNight Life
  • ActiveActive

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Madrid, Spain

  • 2

    Toledo, Spain

  • 3

    Avila, Spain

  • 4

    Segovia, Spain

  • 5

    Salamanca, Spain

  • 6

    Porto, Portugal

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Things to do in and around Madrid

  • Madrid
  • Edificio Villanueva
  • Madrid near Plaza Mayor
  • National Archaeological Museum of Spain, Madrid
  • Museo Reina Sofia
  • Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Valle de los caidos
  • Palacio de cristal
  • Temple of Debod, Madrid
  • Estacion de Atocha (Atocha railway station)
  • Plaza Mayor
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  • segovia autumn sunset
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  • Convent of Las Descalzas Reales
  • Madrid - Museo El Prado
  • Madrid 454 Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Consuegra
  • Avila, Spain-30
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • 20100130-IMG_2047
  • A fight!
  • El Río Jerte en El Rebollar / The River Jerte in El Rebollar
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Madrid

Spain, Community of Madrid region

CultureFoodNight lifeHistoric3 nightsSun. Jun 02 - Wed. Jun 05

Madrid is where ancient and old meet modern and cosmopolitan, where sightseeing, dancing, and shopping go hand in hand.

Madrid is the capital of Spain and its largest city. As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence of the Spanish monarch, Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural center of Spain. While Madrid possesses a modern infrastructure, it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighborhoods and streets. Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theater with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library building containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of National museums, and the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado.
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Things to do in and around Toledo

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  • Toledo
  • Olive grove
  • Toledo Cathedral 10
  • San Juan de los Reyes Monastery
  • Madrid
  • Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Toledo, Museo Santa Cruz
  • Synagogue of El Transito, ca. 1356, Toledo (4)
  • Valle de los caidos
  • Consuegra
   
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Toledo

Spain, Castile-La Mancha region

Small townsHistoricCulture1 nightWed. Jun 05 - Thu. Jun 06

Situated amid lovely scenery, this charming city offers diverse architecture, cultural monuments, local cuisine, and rich history.

Toledo is a municipality located in central Spain. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive cultural and monumental heritage and historical co-existence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures. Toledo is known as the "Imperial City" for having been the main venue of the court of Charles I, and as the "City of the Three Cultures", having been influenced by a historical co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews. Toledo has a history in the production of bladed weapons, which are now popular souvenirs of the city.
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Things to do in and around Avila

  • Avila, Spain-30
  • Ávila
  • Avila
  • Spain / Avila - 13
  • Ávila's Cloister of Silence
  • Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Valle de los caidos
  • Basilica of San Vicente 2
  • Avila  Spain
  • Madrid
  • salamanca bird view
   
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Avila

Spain, Castile and Leon region

Small townsCultureHistoric1 nightThu. Jun 06 - Fri. Jun 07

Known for its stunning fortified walls, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is full of medieval history as well as superb food.

Avila is a Spanish town located in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon. It is sometimes called the Town of Stones and Saints, and it claims that it is one of the towns with the highest number of Romanesque and Gothic churches (and bars and restaurants) per capita in Spain. It is notable for having complete and prominent medieval town walls, built in the Romanesque style. The writer Jose Martínez Ruiz (Azorín), in his seminal book El alma castellana (The Castilian Soul), described it as "perhaps the most 16th century town in Spain", and it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.
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Things to do in and around Segovia

  • segovia autumn sunset
  • Façade méridionale, palais royal de La Granja de San Ildefonso, province de Ségovie, Castille-Leon, Espagne.
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  • El Alcazar, Segovia
  • Segovia Cathedral
  • Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Madrid
  • What have the Romans ever done for us? 2
  • Plaza Medina del Campo
  • Segovia_City Tour-0643(Romaness Church)
  • Valle de los caidos
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Segovia

Spain, Castile and Leon region

Small townsHistoricCultureFoodNight life1 nightFri. Jun 07 - Sat. Jun 08

Segovia has an illustrious past dating to Roman times, only rivaled by the beauty of the landscape surrounding it.

Segovia is a city in the region of Castile and Leon, Spain. In 1985 the old city of Segovia and its Aqueduct were declared World Heritage by UNESCO. In 1985 the old city of Segovia and its Aqueduct were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The old city contains a multitude of historic buildings both civil and religious, including a large number of buildings of Jewish origin, notably within the old Jewish Quarter. One of the most historically important Jewish sites is the Jewish cemetery, El Pinarillo. Among the most important monuments in the city is the Aqueduct of Segovia, located in Plaza del Azoguejo, it is the defining historical feature of the city, dating from the late 1st or early 2nd century CE.
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Things to do in and around Salamanca

  • salamanca bird view
  • Salamanca street 2
  • Plaza mayor
  • La Catedral Vieja de Salamanca
  • Old and New Cathedrals / Catedrales Vieja y Nueva, Salamanca
  • Las Hurdes - Meandro III
  • La Peña de Francia
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  • Casa de las conchas (2)
  • Cvto de las Duenas
  • san Esteban de Salamanca
  • La iglesia visigoda de San Pedro de la Nave
  • El Río Jerte en El Rebollar / The River Jerte in El Rebollar
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  • Avila, Spain-30
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Salamanca

Spain, Castile and Leon region

HistoricCultureFoodSmall townsNight life2 nightsSat. Jun 08 - Mon. Jun 10

The historical richness of Salamanca's architecture has earned it a status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain, the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and Leon. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. It is one of the most important university cities in Spain. Salamanca attracts thousands of international students, generating a diverse environment. The University of Salamanca, which was founded in 1218, is the oldest university in Spain and the fourth oldest western university.
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Things to do in and around Porto

  • Ligurian colours
  • Porto
  • Serralves Foundation
  • Ramos Pinto Building
  • Praça de Almeida Garett
  • Mistérios Negros Hiking Trail
  • 29/07/2012 · Serra do Alvão
  • Igreja de São Francisco - Salvador/BA
  • granite
  • igreja do carmo
  • CAPELA DAS ALMAS
  • Trilho da Águia do Sarilhão
  • Bom Jesus do Monte (Portugal)
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  • Livraria Lello & Irmão
  • São Bento Train Station
  • Palace Hotel do Bussaco, Bussaco, Portugal
  • Santuario do Senhor Jesus da Pedra
   
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Porto

Portugal, Norte region

Night lifeFoodCultureHistoricBeaches2 nightsMon. Jun 10 - Wed. Jun 12

Famous for its wine, Portugal's second largest city boasts a lovely waterfront and several historical sites and monuments.

Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon, and one of the major urban areas in Southern Europe. Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its settlement dates back many centuries, when it was an outpost of the Roman Empire. Its Latin name, Portus Cale has been referred to as the origin for the name "Portugal", based on transliteration and oral evolution from Latin. One of Portugal's internationally famous exports, port wine, is named for Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the adegas of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the production and export of the fortified wine.
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