Land of the Conquistadors: Cycling the Paradors

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8 Day(s)
Moderate
Self-guided

Description

Cycle the rise and fall of Spain�s historic �Golden Era�. Spend each night in luxury Parador Hotels, lovingly restored medieval palaces, castles and convents.Extremadura, Land of Conquistador explorers, boasts a wealth of perfectly preserved medieval towns, taking you back in time to the region's 16th century heyday. From the palace of Parador Oropesa, you�ll ride across rich agricultural lands and via sections of the ancient �Ruta de la Plata� to the 12th century walled market town and Moorish ruins of Plasencia.Cycling through the birdlife of Monfrague National Park, leads to the architectural splendours of Trujillo and UNESCO city of Caceres, home to explorer Francisco Pizarro. The exquisite Parador Caceres, a Renaissance palace in the heart of the old quarter is a stately end to this explorers adventure.

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Tour Location

Country:
Spain
From:
Oropesa
To:
Caceres

Tour Information

Guiding:
Self-guided
Duration:
8 Days
Level:
Moderate
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
GBP 995

Tour Distance & Dates

Departure:
February-end July, end Aug- November

Additional Information

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: Available

Inclusions

4 nights at Hotel Rural Son Jord�, Ruberts
3 nights at Hotel Son Sant Jordi, Pollen�a
Baggage transfer on day 5
A detailed info pack, route notes and map.
Emergency telephone support from our office in the event of a problem.
Arrival transfer from Palma airport to Ruberts.

Exclusions

Travel to and from Mallorca.
Transfer (by bus) on departure day back to Palma airport.
Lunches, dinners, snacks and drinks.
Travel insurance.
Personal equipment.
Taxi transfers or public transport should you need to skip a stage.

Options

Solo traveller supplement
Bike hire
Extra nights

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