6 Days Tour Castillian Way - Self Drive

6 Days Tour Castillian Way - Self Drive

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL MADRID

Pass By: Madrid, Madrid
Arrive to Madrid airport and pick up your hired car (head to the hall to meet with a OK-rent-a-car representative) and drive to your hotel. The Spanish capital is one of Europe’s liveliest and most elegant cities, boasting beautiful boulevards, vast parks, bustling plazas and numerous historic churches and palaces. Madrid is also home to the legendary ‘golden triangle’ of art galleries, which house some of the world’s most treasured masterpieces. Overnight in Madrid. Accommodation: 4* NH Ventas or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.



No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: NH Ventas or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Day 2: MADRID – ARANJUEZ – TOLEDO (100 Km – 1.5 hrs)

Pass By: Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
Depart after breakfast at the hotel, heading to Aranjuez. Visit the Royal Palace and gardens. Find the inspiration to Joaquin Rodrigo’s famous ‘Concierto de Aranjuez’ classical Spanish guitar piece, based on his experiences at the palace gardens. Continue to Toledo and check in to your hotel on arrival. Overnight in Toledo. Accommodation: 4* Alfonso VI or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Alfonso VI or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Day 3: TOLEDO

Pass By: Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
Explore the historic core of Toledo after breakfast at the hotel. Discover this living museum, which evokes the mix of Jewish, Muslim and Christian cultures of medieval Castile. Wander through ancient streets dominated by the stunning cathedral and the legendary Alcazar overlooking the River Tagus. The old town boasts buildings from almost all periods of Spanish history. Visit Santo Tome Church – where El Greco’s epic canvas ‘The Burial of the Count of Orgaz’ is displayed – and the former synagogue, whose interior is one of the best-preserved examples of Mudejar architecture in Castile. Overnight in Toledo. Accommodation: 4* Alfonso VI or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Alfonso VI or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Day 4: TOLEDO – AVILA - SEGOVIA (200 Km – 3 hrs)

Pass By: Segovia, Segovia, Province of Segovia, Castile and Leon
Take to the road after breakfast at the hotel, heading to Avila, whose old town is still surrounded by uninterrupted medieval walls. The perimeter of more than 2.5km is dotted with 88 towers and nine gates. Behind the ramparts is a city of immense beauty and heritage. Visit the fortified Gothic cathedral and the Romanesque Basilica of St Vincent. Stroll through its ancient streets, with Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and baroque styles evident, and take in the splendour of the Plaza de Santa Teresa. Continue to sensational Segovia with its Alcazar, which was one of the inspirations for Disney’s Cinderella castle. See also the awe-inspiring Roman aqueduct, which dates from the reign of Emperor Domitian in the first century and cuts through the city centre. Overnight in Segovia. Accommodation: 4* Eurostars Plaza Acueducto or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Eurostars Plaza Acueducto or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Day 5: SEGOVIA – SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL – MADRID (110 Km – 1.5 hrs)

Pass By: Madrid, Madrid
Head to San Lorenzo de El Escorial after breakfast at the hotel. This pretty and prosperous town is the location of one of Spain’s most important Renaissance monuments, the magnificent monastery of El Escorial, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The complex also served as the royal palace of Philip II and he is among the two dozen monarchs whose final resting place is the Pantheon of Kings. Other attractions explored in the guided tour of El Escorial include the Hall of Battles, where large frescoes depict important Spanish military triumphs, the lavish library with frescoed ceilings and the breathtakingly beautiful basilica. Continue to Madrid and check in at the hotel. Overnight in Madrid. Accommodation: 4* NH Ventas or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: NH Ventas or similar on a bed-and-breakfast basis.

Day 6: DEPART

Pass By: Madrid, Madrid
Bid farewell to Madrid after breakfast at the hotel, driving towards the airport to drop off the car. Return procedure and exact designated area will be adviced by rent a car company when you pick up the car on arrival day. The rent-a-car shuttle service will transfer you to the terminal for you to catch your departure flight back home. Breakfast included.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Leaving from Madrid

Spain’s capital and one of the most visited cities in Europe by international travelers. Known for its museums (art triangle), history, cultures, and nightlife.