8D Spanish Heritage Explorer

0
From US$79 per day*
From$699
From US$79 per day*
From$699
Full Name*
Email Address*
Your Enquiry*
Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

39
8D
Madrid
Madrid
Tour Details

From the capital city of Madrid to charming towns in the Castile & Leon region, you’ll discover stunning Spanish culture and history, from its plazas to the countryside. Sample local wine, jamon, and tapas—with direction from your Tour Director and CosmosGO app! Your escorted tour of Spain is yours to plan each day—with exciting optional excursions on MyAccount.  Begin by exploring Madrid—made easy with your CosmosGO app. Choose a local restaurante, an authentic tapas bar near your hotel, or visit one of Madrid’s many world-class museums.

Discover Segovia with its fairy tale fortress, an inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty’s castle. In Avila, one of the best preserved medieval bastions, take advantage of our complimentary tickets to walk the bastion wall for a bird’s eye view of the city below. Reserve your spot on MyAccount for a cooking class in a castle in Salamanca, or to attend an optional wine tasting in Valladolid. In Burgos, consider visiting the majestic gothic cathedral or walk along the Duoro River. Reserve the activities you’ll love, including a visit to the fascinating archaeological site in Atapuerca. On the way to Madrid, enjoy an included stop at the scenic Castillo de Penafiel to visit its wine museum. Once you reach Madrid, the Tour Director will help you choose from the city’s many restaurants and bars. You can choose to visit the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium or attend a flamenco dance performance. Cosmos Lite lets you fashion your escorted vacation in Spain in the way that fits you best. Choose from our array of optional excursions, get expert recommendations from your Tour Director, and take CosmosGO along to point you in the right direction on your guided holiday in Spain!

Price in USD includes

  • Transportation by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with Wi-Fi
  • Hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Professional Tour Director
  • CosmosGo Mobile App - Download our app for details and suggestions on restaurants, entertainment and sightseeing
  • MyACCOUNT - Personalise your tour with hand-selected excursions available for purchase
Itinerary

Day 1ARRIVE IN MADRID, SPAIN

Bienvenidos! Time to start exploring Madrid-made easy with your CosmosGO app. Choose a local restaurante, an authentic tapas bar near your hotel, or visit one of Madrid’s many world-class museums. Your Tour Director is available in the early evening to give you expert suggestions on the best ways to enjoy the city.

Day 2MADRID

This morning, feel free to join our optional walking tour of the city centre with a local guide-an insightful introduction to local history and culture, followed by a visit of the Prado Museum. Go off the beaten path with a visit to one of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites surrounding Madrid: San Lorenzo del Escorial, Alcala de Henares, Aranjuez, or the beautiful Hayedo de Montejo area. Optional excursions are easy to schedule on MyACCOUNT. (B)

Day 3MADRID - SEGOVIA - AVILA - SALAMANCA

Discover Segovia with its fairy tale fortress, an inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty’s castle, or see the Cathedral and soaring Roman aqueduct. In Avila, one of the best preserved medieval bastions, we’ll provide you with the tickets to walk on the Avila city walls allowing you to see the city centre from above, a rare experience in many European cities. After arriving in Salamanca, spend the evening at leisure discovering the city. You might choose to have an intimate evening out to dine on Salamanca specialties. Your Tour Director is happy to recommend favourite eateries. (B)

Day 4EXPLORE SALAMANCA

If you are a foodie, be sure to book in advance the exclusive optional cooking class in a real castle, as space is limited. If you prefer, explore Salamanca’s city centre-a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to Plaza Mayor-one of Spain’s most beautiful squares, particularly when illuminated at night. (B)

Day 5SALAMANCA - VALLADOLID - BURGOS

Valladolid is a provincial city with a lively character, thanks in part to the student population of the local university. This is the gateway to the Ribera del Duero wine-growing region, so join the optional creative wine tasting downtown. Snap photos of the picturesque vineyards to share on your CosmosGO app! (B)

Day 6BURGOS

Tour the city of Burgos at your own pace-from its majestic gothic cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the banks of the beautiful Duoro River. Perhaps, reserve a space on MyACCOUNT to visit the archaeological site of Atapuerca, UNESCO World Heritage Site, combined with the Museum of Human Evolution, for a fascinating journey through science and anthropology. (B)

Day 7BURGOS - MADRID

On the way to Madrid, stop at the scenic Castillo de Penafiel to visit the wine museum. Once you reach Madrid, the Tour Director will help you choose from the city’s many restaurants and bars to celebrate your trip. You can also visit the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, attend a flamenco dance performance, or take a romantic stroll to savour your last night in Spain. (B)

Day 8MADRID

Your holiday ends this morning with breakfast. (B)

Photos