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Madrid: Getaway, City Break

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 587

This short Madrid stopover lets you see the best of the city in less time, with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour and day trip to Toledo included.


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AT YOUR SERVICE. This is a great idea for experiencing MADRID where you can choose your preferred level of accommodation. It can, of course, be modified and/or extended. As we are experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we at Goway are at your service!This 4-day visit to Madrid lets you enjoy the best of the Spanish capital while choosing the sights that interest you.

Choose from two hop-on, hop-off bus tour itineraries, both of which come with audio commentary and a map of the city. The Blue Route is perfect for Madrid first-timers, taking in Gran Via, Palacio Real, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, and the famous art gallery trio of Museo Reina Sofia, which houses Picasso’s Guernica, the enormous Museo del Prado, and Museo Thyssen. The Green Route includes the museum of natural science, Puerta del Sol, Museo Esculturas, and the city’s superb archaeology museum.

A half day tour takes you to UNESCO World Heritage listed Toledo, one of Europe’s oldest towns, where Christian, Muslim and Jewish populations created a surprisingly harmonious society. A city tour takes you through the highlights before you return to Madrid. Opt for a siesta to prepare for the evening’s activities, which include a sightseeing tour along the amazing promenades and Paseo del Prado, the beautiful boulevard that has become Madrid’s art museum mile. The night ends with a dramatic flamenco show for a taste of Spain’s gypsy culture before you depart.

 


STAY LONGER IN MADRID. This idea can be extended and/or modified: Go to Day Trips for some ideas. They are just a sample as we can personalize your stay according to your interests, time available and budget. We look forward to being of service and organizing an awesome travel experience…for you!

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Accommodation in Madrid

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    Vincci Capitol



    Vincci Capitol is set on Madrid's Gran Via, a few meters from Callao Metro Station. This stylish hotel features a roof terrace with impressive city views, a spa and rooms with flat-screen TVs. The Capitol offers Art Deco-style design, and its soundproofed rooms are spacious ...

    Vincci Capitol is set on Madrid's Gran Via, a few meters from Callao Metro Station. This stylish hotel features a roof terrace with impressive city views, a spa and rooms with flat-screen TVs. The Capitol offers Art Deco-style design, and its soundproofed rooms are spacious and air conditioned. Each has a pillow menu, a minibar and a hairdryer. A daily breakfast is served, including products for celiacs. The popular Puerta del Sol District with its many bars and restaurants is just 500 metres from the hotel. Plaza Mayor can be reached in 10 minutes, by foot.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Lounge Bar
    • Luggage Storage

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    NH Collection Paseo del Prado



    The Neo-Baroque NH Collection Madrid Paseo del Prado hotel in Madrid was designed by architect Antonio Palacios, who also stamped his mark on the Palacio de Cibeles, which now serves as the mayor's office. The hotel has an impeccable location, with the Prado just across ...

    The Neo-Baroque NH Collection Madrid Paseo del Prado hotel in Madrid was designed by architect Antonio Palacios, who also stamped his mark on the Palacio de Cibeles, which now serves as the mayor's office. The hotel has an impeccable location, with the Prado just across the street. Here you are just a 5-minute walk to Buen Retiro Park, with its sculptures and peaceful lake, plus the Prado, Thyssen, and Reina Sofia museums are only a stone's throw away.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • 24 Hour Room Service
    • Air Conditioning
    • Bar
    • Bellman/Porters
    • Bicycle hire
    • Business Facilities
    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Concierge
    • Currency Exchange
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Newsstand
    • Non Smoking Property
    • Restaurant

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 587

Itinerary

Day 1

Madrid Airport to Madrid City Hotels

Duration30 Minutes

Vincci Via 66

Vincci Via 66 enjoys an outstanding location in Madrid's city centre, on the famous Gran Via, close to Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and Plaza de Espana squares, the commercial areas and the renowned triangle of arts, formed by the museums El Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen. The Vincci Via 66 offers a contemporary design that will surprise even the most demanding eye, with its unique twist of theatrical splendor entwined with distinctive design features ensuring that you enjoy Madrid and all its delights from the moment you step inside. The Vincci Via is located a 10-minute walk from the Royal Palace and Puerta del Sol. Santo Domingo Metro Station is 150 metres away and is just a few stops from Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Vincci Via 66

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    Vincci Via 66



    Vincci Via 66 enjoys an outstanding location in Madrid's city centre, on the famous Gran Via, close to Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and Plaza de Espana squares, the commercial areas and the renowned triangle of arts, formed by the museums El Prado, Reina Sofia ...

    Vincci Via 66 enjoys an outstanding location in Madrid's city centre, on the famous Gran Via, close to Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and Plaza de Espana squares, the commercial areas and the renowned triangle of arts, formed by the museums El Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen. The Vincci Via 66 offers a contemporary design that will surprise even the most demanding eye, with its unique twist of theatrical splendor entwined with distinctive design features ensuring that you enjoy Madrid and all its delights from the moment you step inside. The Vincci Via is located a 10-minute walk from the Royal Palace and Puerta del Sol. Santo Domingo Metro Station is 150 metres away and is just a few stops from Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Currency Exchange
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Express Check In/Out
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Laundry Service
    • Lounge Bar
    • Room Service

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Day 2

Madrid City Tour Hop On-Off Pass 1 Day

The easiest way to see the city is on double-decker buses. With one ticket you will be able to hop on and off the bus all day along the route of your choice or change to another, admiring the architectural and cultural magnificence of Madrid, with the commentaries offered through a headphone audio system in fourteen different languages. You will be given a map of the city and discount checks for different shops and restaurants in the city. The operational frequency, depending on the season of the year, ranges approximately between 7 and 15 minutes. Route 1 takes about 80 minutes and Route 2 lasts about 65 minutes.

Route 1 (Blue):
Museo del Prado, Puerta de Alcala, Barrio de Salamanca, Plaza de Colon, Plaza de Cibeles, Gran Via, Plaza de Espana, Templo de Debod, Teatro Real, Palacio Real, Puerta de Toledo, San Francisco El Grande, Catedral Almudena, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Circulo Bellas Artes, Museo Thyssen, Museo Reina Sofia, Jardin Botanico and Museo del Prado.

Route 2 (Green):
Plaza Neptuno, Plaza de Cibeles, Plaza de Colon, Museo Esculturas, Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Nuevos Ministerios, Santiago Bernaeu, C.S.I. Cientificas, Museo Lazaro Galdiano, Serrano, Museo Arqueologico, Puerta de Alcala, Alcala, Puerta del Sol, Plaza de las Cortes and Plaza de Neptuno.

Day 3

Toledo Full Day

This tour you will visit the Toledo city, this city is a treasure house of great artistic beauty and former capital of the country. Toledo offers magnificent examples of architecture from different periods like Arab, Jewish and Catholic. This is making it one of Spain's most important historic cities and a UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. You would get a panoramic tour and a walk through of the city to admire the streets and many sights. This tour you would be able to see Primate Cathedral, Santo Tome Church (the Burial of the Count of Orgaz, one of El Greco's masterpieces), Santa Maria La Blanca Synagogue, San Juan De Los Reyes Church and Cristo De La Luz Mosque. You will also see works made using the damascene technique (precious metals inland in steel), part of the city's rich artisanal tradition.

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Madrid City Hotels to Madrid Airport

Duration30 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Select departures (depending on season). Please enquire.

PRICE INCLUDES:

Round trip arrival transfers, 3 nights’ accommodation in Madrid including breakfast daily, and sightseeing as per the itinerary.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

All other meals and beverages, items of a personal nature and gratuities. Subject to availability at the time of booking.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Not exactly what you are looking for? Let us know! We can customize this itinerary. This can also be done on a private basis (please enquire).

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

*Prices are "from", per person, based on twin/double share and include all taxes. Subject to availability.

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