Enter a world where ancient history and modern flair blend seamlessly. Explore the bustling streets of Madrid, where royal splendour and artistry converge in a vibrant metropolis full of energy. But that's not all! Travel on by train to Cordoba, where time seems to stand still amidst stunning Moorish architecture and charming alleyways. Prepare for an unforgettable journey packed with tasty tapas, cultural treasures and surprising discoveries as you explore these two cities.
Day 1: Flight to Madrid
You arrive at Madrid airport where a transfer will take you to your hotel where you will stay for two nights. This Caractère hotel is located in the heart of Madrid with a cosy terrace outside. After checking in, you will immediately dive into the city. You will start with a private tour where you will discover Madrid through the eyes of a local for three hours. The tour is conducted in your own language and you will see the main sights such as the Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol. Along the way, you will discover hidden gems and city secrets that will show you the authentic side of Madrid.
Day 2: Madrid
Your day starts in one of Madrid's most famous museums, the Prado. Together with a guide, you will get to know the highlights of the art museum for 2 hours. You will discover among others works by Botticelli, Raphael and Rembrandt. When you feel a little hungry, continue to Mercado de San Miguel. Madrid's most famous foodhall full of delicious food stalls. In the afternoon, explore the city by bike. Together with a guide, you'll get to know Madrid in a different way.
Day 3: Madrid - Córdoba
Today you will taste the authentic flavours of Madrid on a gastronomic tour. You'll explore the Chueca and Malasaña neighbourhood where it is teeming with tapas bars. Along the way, you stop several times where you feast on different delicacies. In the afternoon, you take the high-speed train to Cordoba. It takes just 1 hour and 45 minutes to reach this magnificent city. Here you will spend two nights in a Caractère hotel. You will end your day with a wine tasting near your hotel where you will discover some different wines.
Day 4: Córdoba
Time to discover beautiful Córdoba. Via a private bike tour, you explore the city with a guide. You will cycle past the main highlights and stop at some patios. Afterwards, you will visit the impressive Mezquita, the highlight of your visit to Córdoba. If you love hammam, you can visit the city's oldest hammam. The perfect finale to your trip.
Day 5: Going home
Your trip is sadly at an end. You'll return home by plane from Malaga airport. Do you prefer to stay a little longer? Then extend your trip at one of our Caractère hotels.
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