A Travellerspoint blog

Day 08 - Saturday April 23, 2011

Paris Overnight to Madrid


View Paris and Madrid 2011 on DannyRoberts's travel map.

Today is your last day in Paris and there is so much that have not done yet some suggestions. Depending on what we have been able to see so far, your chaperons will determine what we are able to take in today.

Some possible sites include Pierre Lachaise Cemetery, the Catacombs, Dorsey Museum, Chaillot Quarter, the Sewer Tour, Montparnasse, Luxembourg Quarter, St. Germain-des-Pres, Tuileries Quarter, Ile de la Cite and Ile St. Louis, the Pantheon, Sainte Chapelle, and of course you may wish to go to the Pompidou Centre.

You will have dinner before boarding the overnight train to Madrid. Be sure to stock up on nutritious food for the train ride and breakfast tomorrow!

We leave on train 409 departing Paris Austerlitz Train Station at 7:45 PM and arrive into Madrid Chamartin Train Station at 9:10 AM the next day.

Posted by DannyRoberts 11:52 Archived in France Comments (0)

Day 09 - Sunday April 24, 2011

Madrid


View Paris and Madrid 2011 on DannyRoberts's travel map.

We arrive at the Madrid train terminal at 9:00 AM in the morning.

You will be met by your Madrid guide and then a half day Artistic city tour with an English speaking local guide and visit of the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum with entrance included.

Then you will go to your hotel check in and then you will be given an orientation of the city by your escort.

Dinner and overnight Madrid.

Posted by DannyRoberts 11:50 Archived in Spain Comments (1)

Day 10 - Monday April 25, 2011

Avila Segovia Madrid


View Paris and Madrid 2011 on DannyRoberts's travel map.

You will have a full day tour to Avila and Segovia with an English speaking guide. In Avila you will see the 11 century “Walls” and visit the Gothic Cathedral and Saint Theresa’s Church.

In Segovia you will see the Roman Aqueduct and visit the Gothic Cathedral and the Alcazar Palace/Fortress.

Return to Madrid for dinner and accommodations at Hotel.

Posted by DannyRoberts 11:47 Archived in Spain Comments (0)

Day 11 - Tuesday April 26, 2011

El Escorial Valley of the Fallen Madrid


View Paris and Madrid 2011 on DannyRoberts's travel map.

Today you will have a full day tour to El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen. Your tour includes the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, declared a World Heritage Site and the Valley of the Fallen, an imposing monument built as a memorial for those who died during the Spanish Civil War.

You will return to Madrid for dinner and overnight.

Posted by DannyRoberts 11:45 Archived in Spain Comments (0)

Day 12 - Wednesday April 27, 2011

Madrid and Toledo


View Paris and Madrid 2011 on DannyRoberts's travel map.

We start the day with our buffet breakfast and then we head out for a half day tour to Toledo and visit the Cathedral, the Church of Santo Tome and El Greco Museum.

You will return to Madrid and then there will be some free time for some last minute activities. You will have dinner at a local restaurant. After dinner you will go to a Flamenco show and overnight Madrid.

Before falling asleep you will need to pack all of your belongings - we are up early tomorrow for a quick departure home.

Posted by DannyRoberts 11:38 Archived in Spain Comments (0)

(Entries 6 - 10 of 13) « Page 1 [2] 3 »