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Madrid Gourmet Stay (Tour code: 12374)

Starts and Ends
in Madrid
Travel Periods
01 Nov 23 - 31 Oct 24
Experience
Travel Style
Independent Holiday Packages
Discover the vibrant sights of the city of Madrid with a 5-day tour into the heart of the country's culture and food tradition.

Highlights

Enjoy a Private tour of Madrid and its main attractions!

Learn how to cook a traditional Spanish seafood Paella!

Try the delicious Spanish tapas, small snacks now popular all over the world

Take a walking tour of the Historic City of Toledo, World Heritage City since 1986!

5 days
From
AUD 1,606
per person, twin share
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Overview

Wander around Neo-classical monuments, gardens, and museums and sample the city's famous tapas.
Savor the secrets of Spanish cuisine by partaking in a paella Cooking Class and a walking tapas-tasting tour of Madrid's neighborhoods.

You'll also visit the Imperial city of Toledo, one of the oldest towns in Europe that was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Get awestruck by the city's artistic beauty and explore its rich history as the “City of the Three Cultures.

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Inclusions

4 nights in Madrid at Sercotel Gran Hotel Conde Dunque - 4* or similar
Return Private transfer to/from Madrid airport or Railway Station
Daily Buffer Breakfast
Private tapas tour dinner (2 hours) accompanied by a local person
Spanish tavern dinner
Private sightseeing of Madrid (2 hours) with English-speaking driver
Shared Group: Cooking class
Regular tour of Toledo (5 hr) with entrances fee for the Cathedral included

Day 1 Madrid

Welcome to the Capital city of Spain. Upon arrival, private transfer by a luxury car with an English-speaking driver.

Overnight stay in Madrid at the Sercotel Gran Hotel ​Conde Duque or similar.

Madrid
Gran Via, Madrid

Day 2 Madrid

After buffet breakfast, enjoy a 2 hours private sightseeing tour with an English-speaking driver.

Meet the driver in your hotel and, by the end of this tour, you will have gained complete vision of the city and highlights of Madrid. We will visit the façade of the Royal Palace, the Sabatini Gardens and Campo del Moro. The church of San Francisco El Grande, the fountains of Paseo del Prado, the Toledo Bridge, Prado Museum, and Puerta de Alcalá are also good examples of this splendid style. We will finish in the Austrias neighborhood, the most historic atmosphere of Madrid where you can stroll through the narrow streets and local shops.

After the tour, you'll have time to enjoy a lunch (own expense) and to stroll down the city on you own.

Later, you will enjoy a Private tapas tour, wine & market experience for dinner.
The most inescapable element of Spanish cuisine is tapas, small snacks now popular all over the world. In all of Spain’s cities, towns and villages you will find bars, taverns, and even entire neighborhoods, specialized in tapas. Spending a day trying different tapas is the ideal way to experience Spanish culture. You will be escorted by a food and wine expert guide who will point out little-known cultural and gastronomic landmarks during the tour, as well as telling stories and answering queries, thus enriching and enlivening your experience of this vibrant and flavorful city.

Overnight stay in Madrid at the Sercotel Gran Hotel ​Conde Duque or similar.

Breakfast, Dinner
Madrid
Royal Palace

Day 3 Madrid

After buffet breakfast, the morning is at leisure to enjoy the city.

In the afternoon, you will learn how to cook the most famous Spanish dishes: traditional seafood Paella. Visit a local market with the chef to buy ingredients, and take a walk through the old town. Sample some tasty tapas, make sangria, and watch as the chef prepares a paella for you to enjoy.

Overnight stay in Madrid at the Sercotel Gran Hotel ​Conde Duque or similar.

Breakfast, Dinner
Madrid

Day 4 Madrid Toledo Madrid

After buffet breakfast, you will enjoy a regular tour of Toledo.

Follow your local guide on a walking tour of the Historic City of Toledo, World Heritage City since 1986. Once Spain’s capital, it is a perfect mix of Arab, Jewish and Christian cultures. Learn about its fantastic heritage and see how the coexistence of cultures through the centuries influenced its current architectural style. Entrance to the Cathedral of Toledo is included. At the end of the tour, return to Madrid and free time for lunch.

In the late afternoon, mingle with locals in a Spanish tavern for dinner. There are hundreds of Taverns in Madrid where you can experience life the way locals do. If you do not know about Spanish food, all you need to do is to look around and see what others are eating. Live Spain like a Spaniard.

Overnight stay in Madrid at the Sercotel Gran Hotel ​Conde Duque or similar.

Breakfast, Dinner
Madrid → Toledo → Madrid
Toledo

Day 5 Madrid Madrid Airport

Buffet breakfast and private transfer from the hotel to the International airport.

Breakfast

Accommodation

Sercotel Gran Hotel Conde Duque

Madrid
Discover the Sercotel Gran Hotel Conde Duque. Located a few meters from the Gran Vía of Madrid in a landscaped and sophisticated area, it will allow you to know the tourist attractions of the city and rest in spacious rooms. This luxurious four-star hotel is brimming with design, style and personality. It has a cozy tea room with more than 70 different types of infusions, a breakfast based on healthy organic products, aesthetic treatments and a gastronomic service for tourists that includes tapas routes. The Sercotel Gran Hotel Conde Duque has 141 rooms perfectly equipped with: air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, satellite dish, interactive TV, pillow menu, heating, wooden floors, work desk, bathroom, minibar and safe.

Additional information

Official language
Spanish
Local currency
Euro
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