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Today is thursday 23 october, it is 11ºC and slightly cloudy in Santiago

World Heritage Cities with Accommodation in Paradores

Day 1  

Madrid Arrival in Madrid and transfer to hotel. Free time to explore the city. Accommodation and dinner in hotel.

Day 2  

Madrid Breakfast. Departure for Cuenca.

Cuenca After free time for lunch, the recommendation for the afternoon is a guided tour of the Hanging Houses and the Cathedral, as well as the nearby Enchanted City, where stone forms the most fanciful shapes. Accommodation and dinner in the “Parador” of Cuenca,

Day 3  

Cuenca Breakfast.

Toledo Departure for Toledo, featuring beautiful architectures from the three cultures: Christian, Arab and Jewish. After free time for lunch, the suggestion for the afternoon is a tour around its streets, visiting sights such as the Cathedral, Alcázar and El Greco House-Museum. Accommodation and dinner in “Parador” of Toledo.

Day 4  

Toledo Breakfast.

Segovia Departure for Segovia to visit its impressive Aqueduct. After free time for lunch, the recommendation for the afternoon is a visit to the Cathedral and Alcázar. Accommodation and dinner in the “Parado” of Segovia.

Day 5  

Segovia Breakfast. 

Ávila Departure for Ávila to visit its Walls, including the gates Puerta del Alcázar and Puerta de San Vicente. After free time for lunch, a visit to the Fortified Cathedral of San Salvador and the Convent of Santa Teresa de Jesús. Accommodation and dinner in the “Parador” of Ávila.

Day 6  

Ávila Breakfast.

Salamanca The World Heritage Cities circuit continues towards Salamanca. The visit begins in the baroque Plaza Mayor, the starting point for exploring its streets and discovering, among its countless monuments, the Casa de las Conchas. After free time for lunch, a visit to the fort-like Old Cathedral, the New Cathedral, with its grandiose façade, and the University. Accommodation and dinner in the “Parador” of Salamanca.

Day 7  

Salamanca Breakfast.

Santiago Departure for Santiago de Compostela. Transfer to hotel. Free time for lunch; in the popular streets of O Franco and A Raíña there are numerous restaurants and bars that serve the typical dishes of Galicia’s gastronomy, such as “pulpo á feira” (Galicianstyle octopus), Galician pie, Santiago’s typical almond cake, washed down with the best wine and eau-de-vie. Apart from the not-to-be missed visit to the Cathedral, featuring the Pórtico de la Gloria, the Apostle’s Tomb or the Santo ‘dos Croques’, a guided tour of the surrounding four squares is recommended: Praterías, Quintana, Inmaculada and Obradoiro. This fourth square is the site of the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos, now a National “Parador”, Pazo de Raxoi and the university building Pazo de San Xerome. Accommodation and dinner in the “Parador” of Santiago.

Day 8  

Santiago Breakfast. During the morning, a visit to other emblematic sights in the city, such as the Collegiate Church of Sar, or outstanding museums such as the Museo do Pobo Galego and Galician Contemporary Art Centre. Free afternoon for shopping and enjoying this dynamic and magical university city’s wide range of cultural and leisure activities. Accommodation and dinner in the “Parador” of Santiago.

Day 9  

Santiago Breakfast. Free time until departure for place of origin. End of Compostur services.

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