London to Madrid - ENGMARKET

Duración

13 Días

Condición física

Moderado

Ciudad de inicio

Londres

Disponible

Abril 2020 / Noviembre 2020

Ciudades a visitar: Londres; Paris; Amboise, Centro Valle de Loira; Burdeos; Lourdes; Saint Bernard; Carcasona; Andorra; Barcelona; Peñiscola; Valencia; Madrid

Descripción detallada día a día

Introducción

Estimado viajero: ¡Gracias por habernos elegido para realizar este circuito! Esperamos que disfrute de su viaje.

Le damos aquí una orientación sobre su tour con la información que consideramos puede ser de su interés. La información es ORIENTATIVA, pudiendo existir variaciones sobre los horarios señalados.

TRASLADOS desde el aeropuerto, si lo tiene incluido o comprado. Nuestro trasladista lo estara esperando con un cartel con el nombre de Europamundo o su nombre a la salida de aduanas (despues de recoger su equipaje).

IMPORTANTE: Si usted tuvo NOCHES ADICIONALES a su llegada al hotel tendrá su reserva realizada, pero el guía de su viaje normalmente no se encontrará hasta la noche anterior al inicio del tour. Su tiempo por tanto hasta ese momento es libre.

En el HOTEL le podrán ayudar con toda la información que precise sobre la ciudad. En la recepción podrá encontrar un CARTEL INFORMATIVO de Europamundo donde figurarán las actividades y los horarios establecidos para su grupo. Lea el cartel informativo.

Dia

¡BIENVENIDOS A LONDRES! 
A su llegada traslado del aeropuerto al hotel donde le estará esperando nuestro asistente local con las informaciones oportunas a su viaje. 

A c omprehensive tour of London i s included today. Our visit begins in the early morning.   The contents vary, depending on local guides, traffic and the weather. We will visit Hyde Park, Oxford St, the City, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London, the Thames, Piccadilly Circus, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. During the visit we will stop at Buckingham Palace to see the changing of the guard (it is not always possible to see this ceremony).  The visit ends in the central part of the city .  Free afternoon. Our guide will offer you an optional outing to Windsor Castle. 
18:00 h.     In the evening, we will meet at a a meeting point in  Piccadilly Circus  where our guide will accompany you to Leicester Square, China Town and Soho with its amazing atmosphere, its theaters and bustle . Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on). 

20.30 h.   return to the hotel from Piccadilly.  
Note: In some cases, this evening event will be organised the previous day, when we arrive in London.

Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city and explore and discover memorable places. 

Distance travelled by road: 505 km Landscape: England’s rolling hills and the great plains of northern France. Important: Please, have your passport at hand as we will be going through the UK/French frontier. Remember to turn your clocks back one hour once you get to France ( 11h in the UK is 12h in France.)07:30 h - London – We leave the large metropolis of London and head south-east. 09:30 h - Canterbury - Arrival- Free time in what is the religious Capital of England. We recommend you explore this beautiful city full of life and traditional architecture, and its important cathedral. 11:15 h - Canterbury- departure- 11:45 h - Folkestone - arrival - After clearing Immigration our coach will board a Eurotunnel train, a feat of engineering which links England to the continent in about 35 mins and the longest underwater tunnel in the world. Expected departure time is 12:30 but this may vary. 14:00 h (13:00 h UK time) - Coquelles (France)- We exit the train and continue by road. Time to have lunch at a service station. 16:45 h - Amiens- We arrive at this city famous for its Gothic cathedral. Time to visit its lively alleys, floating gardens and Jules Verne’s home at your own pace. 18:30 h - Amiens - departure. 21:00 h - PARIS - arrival.

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS:  City tour in Paris. Boat ride along the Seine. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Evening transfer.

09:00h Comprehensive tour of Paris with a local guide,  visiting the Champs Elysees, Arch of Triumph, Concorde Square, Latin Quarter, Luxembourg Palace, Garnier Opera House, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Town Hall of Paris, Eiffel Tower, etc. Includes  admission to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower in the lift.  

Note:  S ometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different moment of the day (or Monday).

The visit is followed by a spectacular  cruise on the river Seine  which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose.

At sunset enjoy the  evening transfer to “Quartier Latin ”, a very picturesque area of the historic centre where a wide variety of international cuisines await you. - Return to hotel.

Distance travelled: 230 km Landscape: the soothing Loire Valley hills. We will lstart the day by transporting you to the Louvre Museum area in the centre of Paris. Our guide will propose some activities to wrap up your Paris stay: boat trip along the Seine, visit to the Louvre Museum.. Alternatively, you can choose to explore the city at your own pace and leisure. 16:30h We depart Paris and head to the Loire Valley. 19:30h - Amboise, we arrive in the late evening to this river side town where Leonardo Da Vinci lived and died. Here we find a castle and a charming historic town centre with narrow alleyways.

Distance travelled: 670 km.
- Landscape: pleasant central France. 08:00 h We travel on along vineyard lands towards the south of France. 12:00 h Bordeaux, time to grab lunch and take a stroll in this Unesco World Heritage city. We recommend you visit the Port of the Moon and Saint-André Cathedral. 14:30 h We head south towards the Pyrenees. 18:15 h Lourdes late evening arrival. Our guide will give you directions for this beautiful mountain town, world-renowned as a Catholic pilgrimage site and Sanctuary, where the Marian Apparitions took place. We recommend taking part in the Candle Light Procession which usually starts at 21:00h (until late October) and to visit the religious sites. Dinner at the hotel included for all our passengers.

Total distance: 465 km.
 
Countryside: Pyrenees mountain range. Snow-covered high peaks through a large part of the year.      

08.30 hrs – Lourdes –Departure–. 
09:30 hrs - Saint Bertrand de Comminges. - A very pretty village at the foot of the Pyrenees, already existing in Roman times. Time to stroll and see its historic heritage.    

11.00 hrs - San Bertran de Cominges –Departure-. Passage through the metropolis of Toulouse. 
13:30hrs – Carcassonne – Arrival at the “cité”, the mediaeval walled city. Time for lunch and to see this beautiful city.     

16.00 hrs – Carcassonne –Departure. – We travel to Andorra, a small independent country of the Pyrenees between Spain and France. Impressive high mountain scenery with summits often covered with snow.  
19.15 hrs – Andorra– Arrival. Free time. Dinner included.  

Total distance: 225 km.
 
Countryside: Pretty mountain scenery. Huge scenery around the monastery of Montserrat. WARNING: Have your passport to hand, as there are sometimes border checks.    

Free morning in Andorra. You can visit this modern city amidst the mountains or go shopping in its large shopping centres with low taxes. - Time for lunch.   

14.00 hrs - Andorra –Departure-. Entry in Catalonia. We go to the beautiful area where the Benedictine Abbey stands. 
 16:15 hrs - Arrival at the foot of Montserrat Mountain. We get to the monastery on a rack train (tickets included) , impressive views on the way up.  
16:45 hrs - Monastery of Montserrat –Arrival-. Time to admire the views and visit the sanctuary of the Virgin of Montserrat, patron saint of Catalonia   

18:30 hrs - Montserrat –Departure- (by bus). 
19.30 hrs - Barcelona –Arrival-. Accommodation.

Highlights:   Barcelona Guided tour lasting 3 hours; visit to “Poble Espanyol”, with admission included; transfer to Plaza de Cataluña and the Ramblas. 

09:00h.- Tour of the city with a local guide  ( note: if the group has fewer than fifteen people, explanations can be given by our guide)  who will tell us about this exciting city on the shores of the Mediterranean. We will visit the city’s historic central area with its Gothic neighborhood dating back to the Middle Ages. We will visit the area where the Olympic Games took place.  It will be possible to see and photograph La Sagrada Familia basilica; the masterpiece designed by the architect Gaudí.  

Subsequently, we include the  entry ticket to  “Poble Espanyol ” (meaning, Spanish Village), an open-air museum that combines the art, traditions, architecture, arts and crafts and folklore of each of the Spanish regions. Time for lunch. Free afternoon.   

18:30h.- Transfer  to Plaza de Cataluña and the Ramblas , the heart of the city, where there are many restaurants where you can dine. Return to hotel.

Distancia total realizada: 725 km.
 
Paisajes: Seguimos la costa Mediterránea. Paisajes sobre el mar. 
08:00 hrs -Barcelona -salida. Viajamos hacia la Comunidad Valenciana. 
10:45 hrs -Peñíscola. - Llegada. Dominando el mar con sus potentes murallas, su centro histórico con empinadas calles, casas blancas y castillo medieval. La historia nos habla de Papas y piratas. Peñíscola es uno de los más hermosos pueblos del Mediterráneo español. Tiempo para pasear. 
12:30 hrs -Peñíscola.- Salida. 
14:30 hrs -Valencia. - Llegada. Tiempo libre en el centro para almorzar. ¿Por qué no probar una auténtica Paella Valenciana?. Sugerimos visitar la Lonja y la Catedral. 
16:30 hrs -Valencia.- Salida. Tras pasar por la vanguardista Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, viajamos hacia Castilla-La Mancha y Madrid. 
21:00 hrs -Madrid. - Traslado a la Plaza Mayor - Pueden existir pequeñas variaciones en el horario de salida según el hotel donde se aloje. Nuestro guía le acompañará por la zona para que conozcan donde se ubican los principales mesones.
Nota: En ocasiones el viaje de Valencia a Madrid será realizado en tren.

Highlights:  Guided tour and stroll through Retiro Park. Visit to Las Ventas Bullring (admission included) and transfer to Plaza del Oriente.   

The day starts about  08.30 hrs with a comprehensive tour  through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Gran Via, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. 

Visit to Retiro Park , an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. Admission to  Las Ventas Bullring included . This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum. 

Enjoy the rest of the afternoon.


At sunset we provide a  transfer to Plaza de Oriente , opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving different exquisite cuisines (Indian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, International)  in which to enjoy a pleasant dinner. Return to hotel.

Tras el desayuno, fin de nuestros servicios.


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