Tour the historical city of Alcalá de Henares

Tour the historical city of Alcalá de Henares

Less than 1/2 hour from Madrid is the historical gem of Alcalá de Henares. Tour Alcalá with a guide to discover the Roman history, the stamp the Arabics left when they settled, the huge importance Alcalá played in Renaissance Europe as an educational centre. Discover many of the famous Spanish people who lived and left their mark on Alcalá and all of Spain, and in some cases the world. If this is the only tour you take while you are in Madrid, you will be enriched by it.

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Pedraza—a village of influence and prestige throughout Europe

Pedraza—a village of influence and prestige throughout Europe

Have you ever wanted to step back in time and really see and feel what life was like 700 years ago? Head to Pedraza in the province of Segovia, Spain and you can pretty much do just that. This enchanting village has changed very little in character over the past centuries and can immerse you in history much quicker than any book could ever do.

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Trip planner: everything you need to know before planning a trip to Segovia

Trip planner: everything you need to know before planning a trip to Segovia

If you come to Spain and all you get to see is Segovia, you will go home happy. Segovia has a 2000-year-old Roman aqueduct, a medieval castle, a gothic cathedral Roman churches, quaint pedestrian streets filled with artisan shops, and some of the best gastronomic delights in Spain.  

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Patones de Arriba—a must-see village only 45 minutes from Madrid

Patones de Arriba—a must-see village only 45 minutes from Madrid

This quaint and charming village should be on every tourist's must-see list if they are in Madrid. Patones is only 45 minutes from Madrid and yet is missed by many visitors. Be sure to take an afternoon or a day to walk through this delightful village.

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