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Cáceres: City Highlights Walking Tour with Local Guide

1. Cáceres: City Highlights Walking Tour with Local Guide

Join a certified guide on a walking tour of Cáceres, with entry to iconic landmarks such as the Carvajal Palace and the House of the Becerra included. Discover a mix of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, with cobbled medieval streets, fortified houses, and palaces. Begin your tour in the main square of Playa Mayor. Cross the Arab walls through the distinctive Arco de la Estrella and, little by little, leave behind the time of the chivalrous wars of the Middle Ages to enter a historic center populated with Renaissance manor houses. Reach the heart of the city, the Plaza de Santa Maria, flanked by symbols of local religious power – the Episcopal Palace and the Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria – from which the square got its name. Admire its Gothic masonry and Romanesque remains from a previous construction.  Around the Roman Catholic church, see the palaces of the ancestral lineages of Cáceres, including those of the Obando, Blázquez-Mayoralgo, Golfín, and Carvajal. You can enter the Carvajal Palace and the House of the Becerra family (Mercedes Calles-Carlos Ballestero Foundation) if they're open. Next, follow your guide to the center of the old city, the square dedicated to the patron saint of Cáceres, St George, with the imposing church of San Francisco Javier and its attached school. Along with the Jesuit legacy of both buildings, marvel at the private collection of Mercedes Calles. Conclude your visit in front of the Palacio de las Veletas, the site of the Cáceres Museum which houses the most precious pearl in the city, the Andalusian cistern. learn about this historic building and the largest medieval water tank on the Iberian Peninsula.

4-Day Portugal Tour from Madrid: Lisbon and Fatima

2. 4-Day Portugal Tour from Madrid: Lisbon and Fatima

Discover the sights and sounds of Portugal on a 4-day package tour from Madrid, crossing the scenic region of Extremedura en route to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon. Learn about the Spanish conqusitadors at Trujillo, and the Portuguese Age of Discoveries in Belem. See old trams on the streets of Alfama, and learn about the apperance of the Virgin Mary in Fatima. Accommodation will be at a 4-star hotel in central Lisbon, with optional evening activities and day tours for your pleasure. Day 1: Madrid - Trujillo - Lisbon Depart Madrid at 08:00 and drive through the scenic Extremadura region of Spain, stopping in historic Trujillo to discover a city enriched by the Spanish conquistadors. You will have time to wander the city center to see stunning medieval and Renaissance buildings, such as the main Plaza Mayor, where an equestrian statue of Francisco Pizarro stands guard. Continue across the border to Portugal, and check in to the 4-star Hotel Lutecia on arrival in Lisbon. Situated at the mouth of the River Tagus, the Portuguese capital is a delight to explore at night. You can join an optional fado show to experience the typically melancholic folk songs of Portugal, or relax on your own at leisure. Day 2: Lisbon Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest neighborhood. Marvel at the medieval Castle of São Jorge, overlooking the Alfama from its hilltop location, and see old trams trundling down the cobblestone streets. Continue to Belem, dominated by the fortress Tower of Belem and ornate Monastery of Los Jeronimos. The afternoon is free to explore at leisure, or take an optional excursion to the fairytale palaces of Sintra, and the glorious beaches and resorts of the Estoril Coast and Cascais. Day 3: Lisbon - Fatima - Lisbon Today you will visit one of the most important sites of pilgrimage in Portugal on a day trip to Fatima. Learn the story of the apparition of the Virgin Mary to 3 shepherd children as they tended their flock in the Cova da Iria. You will be free to explore sites such as the Sanctuary of Fátima and Chapel of the Apparitions. See the mosaics and stained glass windows of the Basilica, and enjoy some quiet time in the Holy Trinity Church. Return to Lisbon for your overnight stay. Day 4: Lisbon - Caceres - Madrid Depart Lisbon and re-cross the border with Spain en route to Madrid. Stop at the historic walled city of Caceres, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986 for its beautiful mix of Roman, Moorish, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Discover some of the 30 remaining Islamic towers, and glorious Renaissance palaces, as you wander the narrow streets at leisure. Continue to Madrid for the end of tour services.

From Salta: Cachi and Salinas Grandes 2-Day Guided Trip

3. From Salta: Cachi and Salinas Grandes 2-Day Guided Trip

1 DAY. Tour to Cachi: Delight the amazing Cuesta del Obispo and take a panoramic photo. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Quebrada del Escoipe. Visit Los Cardones National Park. Discover Cachi, a colonial town that remains as if stopped in time. visit the square and the church. 2 DAY. Tour to Salinas Grandes: Visit Purmamarca Town with his Seven Colours Hill and visit the local market. Take cool pictures in the magnificent Salinas Grandes. Stop in the ride of the Colorados. You choose the dates, but the order of the excursions may change depending on the availability of the agency

Cáceres: Winery Tour and Wine Tasting with Local Guide

4. Cáceres: Winery Tour and Wine Tasting with Local Guide

It is a tour of the different areas of the winery, following step by step the work behind a good glass of wine. You will be greeted by one of our professional guides. He will take care that everything is correct to make the visit safely. You will visit the accumulation room and production tanks, the production and bottling room, the barrel room and aging cellar, and finally, the tasting and tasting room. In our tasting and tasting room you will have the opportunity to taste our most emblematic wines. To end the visit we will show you our souvenir shop and typical products of Extremadura, where you will receive a gift as a souvenir of the visit.

From Madrid: Cities of Andalusia 5-Day Tour

5. From Madrid: Cities of Andalusia 5-Day Tour

1st. Day Madrid - Seville (560 kms) Departure from Madrid at 8:00 am. Driving southward we will make a brief stop for lunch (on your own) and then continue to Seville. In the afternoon, after a short ride we’ll arrive to Seville, the capital of Andalusia. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and accommodation. 2nd. Day Seville Breakfast. Morning city sightseeing tour, including María Luisa Park, Plaza de España, the exterior of the city’s stunning Cathedral and its bell tower, called Giralda and the typical neighbourhood of Santa Cruz with its streets, squares and narrow alleys. If you wish, you can optionally navigate the Guadalquivir river, during which you will enjoy a panoramic view of the Gold Tower and Expo 92, or visit to the Maestranza bullring. Lunch at a restaurant. In the evening, also as an optional activity, you can attend a flamenco show. Accommodations. 3rd. Day Seville - Ronda - Costa del Sol (190 kms) Breakfast. Then departure to the Route of the White Villages and Ronda. Free time. Continuation to Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodations. 4th. Day Costa del Sol - Granada* (180 kms) Breakfast. Departure to Granada. Visit to the spectacular group of monuments of the Alhambra and Generalife, former residence of the Moorish kings, with its magnificent fountains, gardens and arches. Dinner and accommodations. Optional visit to the caves of Sacromonte and attend a typical show of gipsy flamenco. 5th. Day Granada - Toledo - Madrid (446 kms) Breakfast and departure towards the Imperial City of Toledo, full of history and monuments. Lunch and panoramic view from Mirador del Valle and walk through it´s old town. Continuation back to Madrid. Arrival and end of our services.

Cáceres: Concathedral of Santa Maria Ticket with Audio Guide

6. Cáceres: Concathedral of Santa Maria Ticket with Audio Guide

Step into history and marvel at the beauty of the Concatedral de Santa María. This attraction ticket gives you access to one of Cáceres' most remarkable landmarks, the Concatedral de Santa María. As you explore the concatedral at your own pace, you'll be captivated by its Gothic and Renaissance architecture. Admire the soaring ceilings, intricate stone carvings, and stunning stained glass windows. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance and soak up the spiritual atmosphere of this architectural masterpiece. Your ticket grants you access to the main areas of the Concatedral, including the ornate chapels, and the beautiful bell tower. Take your time to wander through the sacred space, appreciating the craftsmanship and historical significance of this cultural gem. Located in the heart of Cáceres, the Concatedral de Santa María offers a central location for further exploration. After your visit, you'll be perfectly positioned to continue your journey through the city, discovering its charming streets, vibrant culture, and other local attractions.

Caceres: City Highlights Private Guided Walking Tour

7. Caceres: City Highlights Private Guided Walking Tour

We meet in the main square of Cáceres to start our private tour. Visiting the historic center of this city declared a World Heritage Site. During the walk we will learn about the history of the iconic Plaza Mayor in Cáceres. We will access the historic center through the Arco de la Estrella, the most photographed monument in Cáceres. We will pass by the Co-Cathedral of Santa María, Palacio Carvajal, Plaza de San Jorge, contemplating the architecture of both we will appreciate several details that very well summarize a good part of the history of the city. On our tour we will also pass by one of the most emblematic temples of Cáceres: Church of San Francisco Javier. Its famous white towers are visible from many points in the old town! We will go to the Provincial Museum of Cáceres, inside which is one of the best preserved Muslim cisterns in Europe. We will end the tour returning to the same starting point.

Trujillo: City Highlights Private Tour

8. Trujillo: City Highlights Private Tour

We will start the visit by talking about the history of the most emblematic cities in Spain. We will get acquainted with the history of his illustrious sons, Palacios, titles of the palaces. We will travel back in time walking through the cobbled streets that are located within the medieval wall of the town. Discovering the different historical stages through which the city has passed and focusing on monuments from the Middle Ages as outstanding as the Church of Santa Maria la Mayor. After the intramural route, we will cross La Puerta de Santiago, the main access gate to the city at the time. We will go to one of the viewpoints to contemplate the Trujillo berrocal, one of the most representative natural environments in the province of Cáceres. We will continue the walk through the narrow alleys of Trujillo and finally we will see the alcazaba-castillo, a fortress built between the 10th and 11th centuries that dominates the nearby plains. We will return to the square where we began the visit.

Cáceres: Outdoor Urban Escape Room Game

9. Cáceres: Outdoor Urban Escape Room Game

Become the protagonist of your own adventure as you race around the streets of Cáceres in an outdoor escape game. Choose between two challenges and receive both a physical box and a digital app to help guide you through the cobbled streets of this UNESCO World Heritage City. Before your adventure, receive a physical box posted to your address that contains reports, maps, photographs, and letters. Download the digital app and discover videos, games, clues, and information about Cáceres' landmarks. Combine the app and physical materials to solve the mystery. Feel like a time traveler as you walk along Cáceres' narrow cobbled streets. Surrounded by mansions, Renaissance palaces, and churches crowned by storks’ nests, see for yourself why it was named a World Heritage City. You can choose between two different options:  The Masked MurdererInvestigate the identity of a serial killer who has killed several young women, broadcasting the murders on social media and moving their bodies to well-known places in Cáceres. The Spear of DestinyGet hold of the Spear of Destiny before it falls into enemy hands. Through a telegram sent between two collaborators of Nazi Germany, historian Sarah Levi has traced the Spear of Destiny, with which the Romans killed Jesus Christ on the cross, to Cáceres. Now it's your job to locate it.

Caceres: Guided Sunset Sightseeing Tour

10. Caceres: Guided Sunset Sightseeing Tour

On this tour we are encouraged to discover the monumental city with two lights. We start with the evening light to end with the night lighting. Throughout this walk we will see how some of the historic buildings of Cáceres begin to shine with a wonderful light in the midst of the darkness that gradually falls on them. Cáceres, at night, is another story, which is why our afternoon visit not only covers the lives of the characters who left their mark on this place, but also their anecdotes and historical curiosities and, of course, the legends that have arisen throughout the centuries to try to explain the unsolvable mysteries of a city that never sleeps, although it always manages to make us dream. Join us for a magical walk through those enchanted streets where the past is still present. In the Arco de la Estrella begins a constellation that we will follow from the Plaza del Conde de Canilleros to Santa de María, from Los Golfines to San Jorge, from San Mateo to Las Veletas.

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