55` away from Madrid. 6 hours excursion. World heritage site by UNESCO. Our day includes a panoramic sightseeing bus tour, a guided walking tour of the old city still surrounded by walls & beautiful ancient gates.This is the city of the three cultures and religions (Christian , Jewish and Muslim), they lived in cohexistance for centuries. We will visit two monuments (The Cathedral, a Sinagogue, a monastery or the paintings of El Greco), discover the Jewish neighbourhood and free time for shopping or a wine tasting...
Located 1 hour away from Madrid. 6 hours excursion. Next toThe Valley of the fallen we arrive to: The Royal site of El Escorial. Enjoy a visit of the monastery in which Philip II, the most important king of Europe & the new world, used to live and cultivate his religious piety. Impresive guided tour passing by the library, his private rooms, the Pantheon of the kings of Spain, the church and the courtyards. Stanning architecture signed by Juan de Herrera. End the visit enjoying free time for lunch in the mountain village of Saint Lorenzo.
ARANJUEZ & GOLF!
45 minutes away from Madrid. 4 or 6 hours. Visit with us the favorite Royal residence of our Monarchs in Spring time, from Philip II to Isabel II. After enjoying the beautiful interior design, you will have time to enjoy the marvellous gardens and some free time for lunch to enjoy local food. It is optional if you want to book through us a green fee to play nine holes in one of Golf Courses in Aranjuez. Highly recommended!
1h 30 minutes away from Madrid. Full day visit. Driving north, passing by " La sierra" We find Segovia located up the hill and surrounded by two rivers. World heritage site by UNESCO. Famous for its magnificent Roman aqueduct & Cathedral "The lady", one of the last Gothic temples to be built in Europe. We will reach the highest point of this enchanting town entering in a Walt Disney style castle: The elegant Alcazar, built in the XII century. Suggestion: in your free time try the typical dish: suckling pig!
ALCALÁ DE HENARES
40 minutes away from Madrid. 5 hours visit. World heritage site by UNESCO. Alcalá is a cozy little pre-roman town with many remainings. The major landmark and one of the great prides of the city is The Universidad Complutense, one of the oldest in the world, founded by King Sancho IV of Castile in 1293. Cervantes, author of The adventures of the knight Don Quixote of La Mancha was born here. A truly example of a castilian city, quiet and cultured! Let us introduce you every monument including the Cathedral and the Mayor street!
Full day. Just outside the city itself there are fascinating Madrid wineries, as well as in the nearby regions of Ribera del Duero and the cities of Toledo and Segovia. These wine tours combine not only visits to wineries and wine tastings near Madrid, but also to cultural UNESCO heritage sites and local gastronomic restaurants to try each region´s fantastic local food. Great wines, our expert guides and luxury transportation...sounds good, taste better!