7 D | Self-drive | From and to Madrid
Journey deep into the heart of Spain exploring the historic regions of Extremadura. Discover ancient Roman ruins, timeless medieval towns and historic cities. Visit temples, churches, cathedrals, basilicas and monasteries along the ancient Silver Way and admire Spanish art from classical times to the contemporary. Explore the cradles from which Spain’s conquistadors set off to colonise the new world and let Spain conquer your heart every day of this fascinating seven-day tour starting and ending in Madrid.
Madrid: Visit Europe’s largest palace and the Reina Sofia Museum, where Picasso’s harrowing Guernica is among the masterpieces on display.
Toledo: The spirit of El Greco lives on in the ancient streets of this beautiful city.
Trujillo: The hometown of conquistador Francisco Pizarro boasts a wealth of palaces and churches built with riches brought back from the New World.
Silver Way: Explore the former Roman capital of Merida, the walled town of Plasencia and the monastery of Yuste, while stopping along this ancient Roman trade route.
Caceres: This UNESCO World Heritage Site has a walled town with more than 50 historic buildings.
Comfortable and light clothing is the most suitable for travelling in Spain though a warm jumper and jacket are advisable in the cooler months. Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting religious or official buildings. Sun protection, sunglasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay.
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