MEDIEVAL CITIES AND GREENWAYS

AVILA, SALAMANCA, VISEU AND DO DAO GREENWAY

Guided tours

5 Days

From 747EUR/person

Discover two of the best preserved medieval cities in Spain and enjoy a relaxing experience on the renewed Do Dao greenway. This is a four-day trip from Madrid to Avila, Salamanca and (Do Dao greenway) in Portugal. We will travel in a wheelchair accessible vehicle with air conditioning and with guide to the wonderful walled city of Avila. Avila is a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. We will discover the main attractions of Avila, including its cathedral-fortress and the Basilica of San Vicente. We will visit the city of Salamanca (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO), a city built with sandstone and famous for its 12th century University. We will admire the wonderful Plaza Mayor, the facade of the entrance of the university and other Points interest.
Finally we will enter in Portugal to enjoy and discover the relaxing Do Dao greenway. This greenway (an old disused railway line turned into a non motorized and accessible path) is one of the most beautiful places to visit in central Portugal. There are plenty of things to do there. A visit to the
city of Viseu is a must.

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ACCOMMODATION

Once you are in Viseu and you follow the indications to the old quarter, you will be approaching the Pousada Viseu without knowing. Clean streets, well-kept houses and beautiful manicured gardens increase the feeling of well-being and tranquility. Once you nd the old hospital street, the bewilderment increases. This old hospital, has been completely renovated and adapted in 2009 by the architect Gonçalo Byrne. The magnicent Pousada Viseu is an exclusive historic inn oering the nest quality accommodation and service for the most discerning guests
Over 200 years later, the Charm Pousada’s grand open spaces, minimalist contemporary furnishings and striking architectural details reect the impressive workmanship required to remodel the building. Unique features include a captivating atrium surrounded by cloisters and a luxurious spa complex- The Pousada oers pool service, restaurant, bar and free Wi-Fi. Wheelchair adapted room with roll-in shower.

DAY BY DAY

Day 1.

Departure from the hotel at 9:00am in Madrid heading the city of Avila. Visit to the 11th century walls surrounding the city of Avila. We will observe how the 90 fortied towers and circular turrets seem fresh out of a story. We will visit this city during the whole day making a stop to eat. In the afternoon we will continue our way to Salamanca. Night in Salamanca

Day 2.

After breakfast we will visit the medieval city of Salamanca. This city is also a UNESCO world heritage city, best known for its 12th century university and its wonderful medieval and baroque architecture. For lunch we will make a stop in a nice restaurant. In Salamanca, there are many traditional restaurants, with good quality, where they use local products. In the afternoon we will continue our trip to the Viseu – Dao Lafoes region in Portugal.

Day 3.

In the morning we will travel to Tondela and we will cross the greenways heading Santa Comba do Dao bathed by the Albufeira. We will also cross the bridge of the Granjal to see the beautiful landscape with huge granite stones. Then we will visit the town of Santa Comba Do Dao, where we will stop for lunch in a restaurant next to the river with beautiful views.

Day 4.

We will make the most of the day visiting Viseu and its old quarter center full of medieval streets and traditional stores. Then we will visit his wine museum since Viseu is the heart of the wine region of Dão, known for its remarkable wines that seduce the palates of all the world.

Day 5.

Return to Madrid, transfer to the airport / railway station. End of our services.

Our company is specialized in accessibility we work to enable wheelchair users, people with disabilities and travelers with reduced mobility to make the trip they always dreamt of. We work towards providing accessible travel and adapted trips to the most important and impressive destinations of the world.

PRICES

2.930 EUR for 1-2 people
3.685 EUR for 3-4 people
4.480 EUR for 5-6 people

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INCLUDED

4 nights at 4* hotels (breakfast included)

Transfers in private Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Breakfast

1 x Lunch at Cota Máxima restaurant

Tickets for selected attractions

English/Spanish Guides

Info and recommendations

NOT INCLUDED

Fligths to/from Madrid

Meals/snacks and drinks except lunch at Cota Máxima restaurant

Shows and gratuities

Extra services

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