DAY 1 MADRID – LONDON Meeting in the airport to embark on a flight for London. Arrival in London and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.
DAY 2 LONDON Breakfast. Half day panoramic tour through this cosmopolitan city, to contemplate its economic and cultural center, the most important in the United Kingdom. You could visit Westminster Abbey, Parliament with its famous Big Ben tower, the changing of the guard in Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, etc. Lunch. Afternoon free to continue strolling and enjoying the stores of the city. Dinner and lodging.
DAY 3 LONDON – SALISBURY – WINCHESTER Breakfast. Departure for Salisbury, a beautiful Medieval city that offers an ample variety of attractions like theaters, cultural events, stores, restaurants, etc. It includes important historical buildings, most prominently the Cathedral which has the highest capitel (123 meters) in Great Britain. Its Medieval Cathedral, considered one of the great monuments of Great Britain, stands out for its beauty and the harmony of its architecture from the 12th century. Lunch. Continuation to Winchester, ancient city of enormous historic transcendence and of great scenic beauty. It has important historical buildings like the Cathedral, which we will visit, whose construction was begun in the 11th century and finished in the 16th century; the Grand Hall, the only existing remnant of the Royal Palace; and the Winchester College, public school built in the year 1382. Dinner and lodging.
DAY 4 WINCHESTER – STONEHENGE – BATH – BRISTOL Breakfast. Departure for Stonehenge, to visit this ancient and mysterious stone city, which is in reality, a megalithic monument of gigantic proportions and temple of the Celtic religion of the Druids. Continuation to Bath, surrounded by seven hills and with exceptional nature. Lunch. City where the Romans established a thermal water spa utilizing the natural springs. Then, departure for Bristol, cosmopolitan and multicultural city, but with the charm of a small village. It had important historic role and offers magnificent natural panoramas. The city owes its prosperity to maritime commerce. We highlight the university and the Yacht Club. Dinner and lodging.
DAY 5 BRISTOL – NEWPORT – NATURAL PARK BRECON BEANS – CARDIFF Breakfast. Departure for Newport, vibrant city oriented toward urbanism, immersed in a rich industrial heritage, that dates from the 19th century. The historic castle must be pointed out: Newport Castle, constructed at the beginning of the 14th century, located on the banks of the Usk River, a beautiful stroll that will take you back to the past. Then departure for the Natural Park of Brecon Beans, where we will have lunch. Afternoon departure for Cardiff, capital and most important city in Wales, where we will visit its important castle. Dinner and lodging.
DAY 6 CARDIFF – TINTERN ABBEY – GLOUCESTER – COVENTRY Breakfast. Departure for the valley of the Wye River, very picturesque, to visit the ruins of the Tintern Abbey. Continuation to Gloucester, acity situated in a ooded and mountainous area: the hills of the Cotswolds to the east, the Forest de Dean to the west, and the mountain chain of Malvern Hills to the northwest. From among the places of interest the following stand out: the Abbey of Saint Peter, the Cathedral, as well as a large number of churches and houses of old. Nearby can be seen remains of two old monasteries and the wall of the city. Lunch. Then, departure for Coventry, city of myths and legends famous for the stories of Lady Godiva and of Saint George and the dragon. Ideal destiny for its historical buildings and parks that enhance the beauty of the city. Dinner and lodging.
DAY 7 COVENTRY – STRATFORD UPON AVON – OXFORD – LONDON Breakfast. Departure for Stratford – Upon- Avon, enchanting medieval town that offers a magical combination of historic legacy and fiction that centers on the most famous playwright of all times: William Shakespeare. Continuation to Oxford. Lunch. City known as the “city of the dreamlike needles“, name that the poeta Matthew Arnold gave it due to the marvelous architecture of the university buildings. Oxford is famous for its University, the first that was created in England. We will see the two rivers that pass through the city, the Cherwell River (which empties into the Tamesis) and the Isis River (the name that the Tamesis River receives as its passes through the city of Oxford). Return to London. Dinner and lodging.
DAY 8 LONDON – MADRID Breakfast. Transfer to the airport at the specified time to embark on a flight for Madrid END OF TRIP