- Madrid and Surroundings - 8 Days
Day 1 - Departure
Evening departure. Dinner and breakfast served on board.
Day 2 - Madrid
Upon arrival, you are met by a Bravo representative and
transferred to your hotel. Dinner and lodging.
Day 3 - Madrid + Prado Museum
Breakfast. Morning panoramic tour seeing La Plaza de España,
La Puerta del Sol, Gran Vía, Cibeles, La Puerta de Alcalá,
La Plaza Mayor and more. This is followed by a guided visit to
the Prado. Dinner and lodging.
Day 4 - El Escorial
Breakfast. Morning tour of El Escorial, the 16th century
monastery-palace built by Felipe II as a residence for
the Royal Family. Return to Madrid. Dinner and lodging.
Day 5 - Avila and Segovia
Breakfast. Depart for the medieval walls of Avila to see the city
of the mystic Santa Teresa. Then, on to visit Segovia with its Aqueduct and Alcázar. Return to Madrid for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 - Toledo
Breakfast. On to the city of three cultures to see the Christian,
Islamic, and Jewish roots of Spain. See the Alcázar, the Church
of Santo Tomé and El Greco's, "the Burial of Count Orgaz", the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, the famous view, and
then stop at a demasquinado factory. Afternoon return to Madrid. Dinner and lodging.
Day 7 - Flamenco and Tapas
Breakfast and a full day to pursue your own sightseeing or
shopping. Evening Flamenco Show and tapas. Overnight Madrid.
Day 8 - Departure
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.