MADRID

There are millions of reasons to come to Madrid, as many as visitors, but there is only one feeling that everyone has when they leave: satisfaction. It would be impossible to count the number of people that have been here over the centuries, but, without a doubt, all of them must have felt the friendliness…

El Escorial

Located in the heart of Sierra de Guadarrama and less than an hour away from Madrid, this Royal Village of San Lorenzo del Escorial, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is home to what some consider the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Royal Monastery and Palace of San Lorenzo del Escorial. The monument…

Alcala de Henares

About 40 kilometres northeast of Madrid we can visit this town, birthplace of the world-renowned writer Miguel de Cervantes, author of “Don Quijote de la Mancha”. The town is known as the “complutense”, due to its Roman name, Complutum, and it takes us back to the Spain’s Golden Age around its historical center. One of…

Aranjuez and Chinchon

A visit to this town is highly recommended. It is about 50 km south of Madrid. This old Royal Residence of Aranjuez is one of the most interesting places to discover in the province of Madrid. Its most splendorous period was the 18th century, under the dynasty of the Bourbons, who were particularly fond of…

Toledo

Known as “the city of three cultures”, it is where Muslims, Jews and Christians co-existed for centuries, giving the world and mankind the best example of respect, tolerance and peaceful coexistence ever experienced by a community before. Moreover, all the knowledge gathered for years is shown in the exquisite craftwork still produced in Toledo, and…

Segovia

Located at the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama and about 100 km away from the capital of Spain, the city of Segovia is one of the World Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO in 1985. Admiring its splendid Roman aqueduct, built during the 2nd century A.D. and perfectly preserved, or tasting the world-renowned cochinillo asado…

Avila

Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985, Avila is surrounded by the astonishing landscape of Sierra de Gredos and offers not only its history, art and heritage but also gastronomy, festivals and nature.   Avila´s landmark is its medieval wall, almost entirely preserved as it was, but we must not forget its great…

Merida

Merida is currently the administrative and institutional center of the province of Extremadura, and it is a cultural and tourist reference because it has well preserved a two thousand year- heritage of what once was the capital of the province of Lusitania, Augusta Emerita, one of the most important cities of Roman Hispania. Its important…

Salamanca

The University of Salamanca was the first institution of higher learning founded in Spain, and one of the oldest in Europe. This makes Salamanca one of the most attractive cultural places in the country. The city´s historical center, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is home to a great architectural and artistic ensemble with…

Cuenca

The historical center of Cuenca is one of the most beautiful architectural settings of Spain, and that is why it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It preserves a rich artistic and architectural heritage, with monuments as unique as the Cathedral or the renowned Casas Colgadas (“Hanging Houses”), currently home to the Spanish…