El Madrileño - Madrid & Surroundings
Day 1 – Departure
Evening departure. Dinner and breakfast served on board.
Day 2 – Madrid
Upon arrival, you are met by a Bravo representative and transferred to your hotel. Dinner and lodging.
Day 3 – Madrid + Prado
Breakfast. Morning tour of Madrid including the Prado Museum. In the afternoon, relax, shop, or see other places of interest. Dinner and lodging.
Day 4 – Avila and Segovia
Breakfast. Tour of Avila, the birthplace of St. Teresa, where you will visit the Temple, the Convent, and the Cathedral. Then, on to Segovia to see its Aqueduct and Alcázar. Lunch is included. Return to Madrid for dinner and lodging.
Day 5 – Cooking
Breakfast. In the morning you will go to the market to purchase the ingredients for either your class on how to make paella or tapas. Return to the kitchen for a hands-on experience – teams of 2 or 3 will work together under the guidance of a professional chef. Then, once the cooking class is finished, you will go to another room to eat what you just prepared. In the afternoon, you will visit el Escorial, the 16th century monastery-palace. Return to Madrid for dinner
Day 6 – Toledo
Breakfast. Upon arrival in Toledo, you will visit the Cathedral, Santo Tomé Church, where you will see El Greco’s “The Burial of Count Orgaz.”Visit the Synagogue, a
damasquinado factory, and see the famous view. Afternoon return to Madrid. Dinner and lodging.
Day 7 – Flamenco +
Breakfast. Today, on your own, you may enjoy churros y chocolate at San Ginés, eat lunch at Casa Mingo, and then visit la Ermita de San Antonio, or take a boat ride in Retiro Park. In the evening you will see a Flamenco Show and have a tapas dinner. Lodging.
Day 8 – Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your return flight.