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25 September 2019Tour of Spain September/October 2019
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Tour of Spain September/October 2019
Wednesday 25 September 2019

The Art of Spain: A private escorted tour with Travel Editions
from 25th September – 4th October 2019
Itinerary
 Day 1 ˗ Economy flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam/Madrid with KLM departing 25th September 2019 at 06.00;
Check in to the 4*Hotel Emperador for 1 night inc breakfast. Free time to refresh and have lunch before a City Sightseeing
Tour by coach including The Royal Chapel of Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida and Plaza Mayor followed by
Welcome Drink and a group Dinner in a local restaurant (included). Overnight Madrid.
 Day 2 – Guided visit to the Lazaro Galdiano Museum. Depart Madrid and transfer to Alcalá de Henares. Lunch on arrival
at the Parador (included) followed by guided tour of the University, Colegio Mayor de San Ildefonso, Miguel de
Cervantes Museum, Antezana chapel and Oldor chapel. Continue to Segovia and check in to 4* Hotel Eurostars
Acueducto. Evening & Dinner at leisure. Overnight Segovia.
 Day 3 – Transfer to El Escorial for a guided visit of the San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Return to Segovia for free time and
lunch. Afternoon guided City Sightseeing Tour including the Alcazar and Aqueduct. Evening & Dinner at leisure in
Segovia. Overnight Segovia.
 Day 4 –Transfer to Avila for guided City Sightseeing Tour including the City Walls of Avila. Free time for lunch. Transfer
to Salamanca and check into 4* Hotel Vincci Ciudad de Salamanca. Evening & Dinner at leisure. Overnight Salamanca.
 Day 5 –Full day guided tour of Salamanca including the Cathedral, University, churches, Plaza, Roman Bridge and
Museum of Art Nouveau Collection. Evening & Dinner at leisure. Overnight Salamanca.
 Day 6 – Transfer to Toledo with guided visits of the Cathedral, Alcazar and El Greco Museum. Transfer to 4* Parador de
Toledo. Check in followed by Dinner at the Parador (included). Overnight Toledo.
 Day 7 – Transfer to Chinchón for guided visit and group Traditional Lunch (included). Transfer to Aranjuez for guided
tour of the Royal Palace & Gardens. Return to Toledo for Dinner at the Parador (included). Overnight Toledo.
 Day 8 – Transfer to Madrid and check in to 4* Hotel Emperador. Guided visit of the Monasterio de las Descales Reales.
Free time for lunch. Afternoon guided visit at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando and guided visit at the
Thyssen Bornemisza Museum. Evening & Dinner at leisure. Overnight Madrid.
 Day 9 – Morning guided visit at the Prado Museum. Free time for lunch. Afternoon guided visit of the Royal Palace and the
Almudena Cathedral. Farewell group Dinner at local restaurant (included). Overnight Madrid.
 Day 10 – Morning guided visit at the Reina Sofia Museum. Free time for lunch before transfer to Madrid Airport for flight
to Birmingham via Amsterdam departing at 17.00hrs arriving Birmingham at 21.20hrs.
 This would mean a great mix of scheduled tours and visits with free time to enjoy fully all they have to offer.
To include
 9 nights’ accommodation, all breakfasts and 6 meals as specified
 Executive coach for transfers and excursions where necessary
 Fully escorted throughout by an experienced Travel Editions UK Tour Manager
 Whisper/audio guide sets throughout the tour
 City tax for the duration
 All gratuities included (Cheque to The Arts Society Shrewsbury)
 Long Mynd Travel coach from Shrewsbury to Birmingham and back (cheque as above)
Not included
Porterage, Travel Insurance, Free Places
Travel Editions UK can offer the above as a bespoke private escorted tour for The Arts Society Shrewsbury at a price of
£2375pp for a minimum of 26 guests; a limited number of single rooms would be available at a supplement of £620pp per
single room.
A cheque for £56.00pp to cover the cost of the coach to & from Birmingham Airport, all gratuities, & admin will be payable by
1st September 2019.
To confirm places, Travel Editions will require a deposit of £300pp by 7th February 2019. The balance will be due on/before 8 weeks
prior to travel (28th August 2019) as usual.
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The Arts Society Shrewsbury trip to The Art of Spain 25th September – 4th October 2019
Register of Interest (Please do not send any money at this stage. A booking form will be emailed to you.)
To: Mrs Yvonne Bridgeland, Orchard House, Harley, Shrewsbury, SY5 6LP or ybridgeland@btinternet.com with details as below
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