Madrid Short Vacation with Toledo Day Trip # 3
A short escorted stay in the Spanish
3 Nights / 4 Days
Madrid has something for everyone - from the
sophisticated world traveler to the young backpacker making her first trip to
Europe. History and culture fans can lose themselves for weeks exploring the
rich heritage preserved in the city. Fun lovers can enjoy the exciting
nightlife. Gourmets can indulge their passion for fine food and excellent wines.
Madrid has many fine restaurants featuring gourmet and traditional specialties from all over Spain, as
well as international cuisine. Shoppers will delight in the many shops and
markets with unique and interesting wares.
Day 1. MADRID
Greeting at Madrid Airport and transfer to the hotel.
The rest of the day free for recovery or exploration. Overnight in Madrid
Day 2. MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a morning Madrid panoramic city tour. See the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, drive through the Hapsburgs district with its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, view the Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Drive by the Prado Museum, Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial zones of Modern Madrid. Afternoon free to continue exploring. Accommodation at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning excursion to Toledo located
44 miles/ 70 kms from Madrid. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe.
Drive south toward Castilla and alongside the Tagus river, the impressive Imperial city-museum of Toledo “World Heritage City” where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together peacefully during the Middle Ages. The entire town is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The panoramic
city tour will take you around building of great importance representing different buidling styles of Moorish, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque style architecture. Walk along the narrow streets of Medieval Spain and view the famous “Damasquinado”
with gold and silver inlayed iron works. Return to Madrid. Rest of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4. MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport or railway station or optional extensions to
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