Madrid, Segovia, Salamanca, Avila
Dates are customizable for private departures.
From Madrid to Segovia and Salamanca, this 8-day Spain tour for couples promises to offer you many of the best experiences that Spain has to offer. Spain is at the pinnacle of romantic travel destinations, especially in the Spring. Witness the windmills that inspired Don Quixote, explore the royal palace of Madrid, and soar through the sky with a private hot air balloon ride.
Madrid – The Wondrous Royal Palace
When your flight lands in Madrid, your private driver will greet and transfer you to your accommodation in the heart of the city. You will check in and have some time to relax before your guide leads you on a private walking tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid. After an unforgettable stop at the Throne Room and the Hall of Alabarderos, you will have the chance to witness the Royal Chapel and the Palace Gardens before dining at a local eatery.
Madrid – Views of Ribera del Duero
After breakfast this morning, you will transfer to the renowned Ribera del Duero region for a wine tour and tastings. After departing Madrid, you will ride through the Spanish countryside before arriving at Ribera del Duero. Upon your arrival, you will spend the day between several wineries and private estates. At each of these estates, you will indulge in some of the region’s wines. Throughout the day, you will learn fascinating facts about the winemaking process in addition to having the opportunity to stroll through the vineyards.
Madrid – Don Quixote-Inspired Wine Tour
After breakfast this morning, you will venture to La Mancha, which is where Cervantes based the setting of his epic novel, Don Quixote. Before arriving at the windmills, you will stop at one of the largest vineyards in the world. Here, you can indulge in a wine tasting with a master sommelier. Afterward, you will spend the rest of the day witnessing the wondrous windmills of La Mancha. The highlights of your tour will include Consuegra, Campo de Criptana, and La Mota del Cuervo.
Segovia – Immersive City Tour
After breakfast this morning, you will transfer to Segovia. When you arrive, you will have some time to relax before your guide leads you on a private walking tour of the city. Some areas of the city can be difficult to maneuver if you do not have comfortable walking shoes. Following your tour, you have some time to spend at your leisure. You can dine at a restaurant per your guide’s recommendation or relax at your accommodation. Regardless of what you choose to do, the evening will be at your leisure.
Segovia – Hot Air Balloon Ride
Your first full day in Segovia will begin with a hot air balloon ride. You will spend the rest of the morning flying over the city of Segovia. Your tour will conclude with a delicious glass of Cava and a lovely brunch. Later this evening, you will partake in a private cooking class. This course will teach you how to cook an authentic Spanish meal under the tutelage of a master chef. Once you finish, you will be able to taste the fruits of your labor.
Salamanca – Private Couple's Massage
After breakfast this morning, you will transfer to Salamanca. Once you arrive in Salamanca, you will have some time to relax before your guide leads you on an immersive tour of the city. Your tour will include many of the city’s iconic sites, such as Plaza Mayor, Palacio de Monterrey, Casa de las Conchas, Patio de Escuelas Mayores, and Catedral Nueva. This evening, you can indulge in a feast from the comforts of your suite. Afterward, you can have a couple’s massage that will surely set the tone for an incredible night’s sleep.
Salamanca – Escape to Avila
After a relaxing morning, you will make your way to Avila. Upon your arrival, your guide will lead you to the city’s iconic sites. Your tour will include sites such as the walls of Avila, the Sanctuary of San Vicente, and the Cathedral. Afterward, you will have some free time to stroll around the city together, window shopping and enjoying some exploration. Your time in Avila will conclude with a Spanish meal under the stars at one of Avila’s most renowned restaurants. Once you finish, you can have your final evening in Spain at your leisure.
Salamanca – Departure
This morning, you will have a final brunch before your guide will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.
- Stroll around Salamanca on a private walking tour of the city and enjoy a relaxing couple’s massage
- Spend a day in Avila and learn about the intriguing legends and folklore of this captivating city
- Revel in the wonders of the Ribera del Duero region and enjoy a private wine tour
- Witness the wondrous windmills that inspired Don Quixote during a delicious and informative wine tour
- Take a comprehensive tour of Segovia and stroll through its romantic streets
- Soar through the sky above Segovia on a private hot air balloon ride
- Explore the Royal Palace of Madrid and spend your first night in Spain in one of the most idyllic spots in the world
The month of March is an especially great time to visit Spain because it offers numerous opportunities to experience cultural events and festivities, such as Las Fallas, Jerez Flamenco Festival, and Barcelona’s Sant Medir Festival. This 8-day Spain tour for the romantically inclined will treat you to some of the most immersive experiences that Spain has to offer.
Your Spanish escape will begin in Madrid. Here, you will spend your first evening on a private tour of the Royal Palace. The following morning, you will embark on a full-day tour that will lead you to the Ribera del Duero region. Here, you can sample some of the most region’s best wines. A private tour that includes the iconic windmills of Don Quixote will impress you on day three. You will then make your way to Segovia, where you will spend your first day touring the city before dining at a local eatery.
Your first full day in Segovia will begin with a hot air balloon ride. This afternoon, you will partake in a private cooking class that will have you preparing a Spanish meal under the tutelage of a master chef. On the morning of day six, you will transfer to Salamanca. Here, you will tour the city before a couple’s massage at your hotel suite. On day seven, the city of Avila will be your base for the day.
$1,915 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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