Al Andalus – Iberian Itinerary

DAY 1 MADRID Arrival IN Madrid. Meeting with the accompanying guide and baggage collection. Transfer to the hotel. Lunch. In the afternoon panoramic tour of the city, when we can get acquainted with places of interest like the Puerta del Sol, the Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace, the Gran Vía, etc. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 2 MADRID – SEGOVIA Breakfast. At the designated time transfer to the train station. Reception of the travelers at 12:00 (noon) in Chamartín Station in Madrid. Welcome and settling in on board. While we approach Segovia by train, we will enjoy the excellent cuisine on board the train. Already in this World Heritage City by afternoon, we will take a tour, where the Aqueduct, the Cathedral, and the Alcázar stand out, and strolling through its streets will leave no one indifferent. Before dinner in a typical restaurant we will have a little free time in the city. Night in Segovia.

DAY 3 SEGOVIA – AVILA – SALAMANCA While enjoying succulent breakfast the train will take us to Ávila, World Heritage City, where its walls will surprise us, emblem of the city. Its monumental richness, Cathedral, Churches, Palaces and Squares will provide us with a wonderful visit. We will have lunch in on of its centrally located restaurants, where we will enjoy the famous gastronomy of Avila. In the afternoon we will continue with the tour and we will have free time. At the end of the afternoon, we will leave by train for Salamanca, taking advantage of the ride to savor the Train Chef’s delicacies during dinner. Night in Salamanca.

DAY 4 SALAMANCA After breakfast we will endevor to discover this fascinating university city on the banks of the Tormes River, also World Heritage Site. We will eat lunch in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon we will have free time. Dinner and Night in Salamanca.

DAY 5 SALAMANCA – BURGOS While we eat breakfast the train will arrive in Burgos, World Heritage City. Our first visit will be to the Atapuerca Mountains where we will find one of the most important aqueological excavations in the world, World Heritage Site and recipient of the Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research. After the visit to the excavations we will visit the Museum of Human Evolution. We will eat lunch in a centrally located restaurant and in the afternoon continue the tour of the historic center of Burgos, where its Gothic Cathedral stands out. Free time, dinner and night in Burgos.

DAY 6 BURGOS – MIRANDA DE EBRO – PAMPLONA During breakfast, the train will carry us to Miranda de Ebro and from there our coach will take us to get to know the wineries of the famous wine of the Rioja. We will visit one of these wineries with its vineyards and we will have a wine tasting. Lunch we be had on board the train while it transfers us to Pamplona. We will visit the city and the bullfighting tour of the Sanfermines. We will have some free time and will enjoy during dinner the typical gastronomy of Navarre in one of its most famous resatuarants. After dinner we will enjoy a special party. END OF TRIP on board the train. Night in Pamplona.

DAY 7 PAMPLONA – ZARAGOZA – MADRID While we eat breakfast the train will take us to our final destination, Zaragoza. We will take a tour of this city of great historical heritage, where the Basilica of the Pilar and the Aljafería Palace stand out. Once we have finised the tour in the final hours of the morning, we will return to the station to retrieve the luggage. Lunch. We will connect with the high spped train (AVE) headed to Madrid. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free for personal activities. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 8 MADRID Breakfast. At the designated time transfer to the Madrid airport to board a scheduled flight for our place of origin. End of services