Discover The Wonders Of Spain With Tailor-Made Journeys
Discover the wonders of Spain with tailor-made travel company Wexas Travel. Enjoy insider experiences, vibrant cities, fascinating historic sites, unique cultural interactions and a host of extraordinary moments. Whether looking to travel by rail, by car or by foot, Wexas Travel has handpicked five different itineraries to explore this diverse and culturally rich country…
Best For History Buffs | World Heritage Sites of Spain
Culture vultures will love this six-day journey through Spain’s central provinces which is home to some of Europe’s greatest treasures including ancient Roman ruins, imposing Gothic cathedrals and grand Moorish vestiges. During this trip travellers will stay in historic hotels chosen for their prime locations and unique character. Highlights along the way include the impressive collection of paintings within Toledo Cathedral’s sacristy; exploring the Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe; visiting Salamanca – home to a 13th century university -paying respects at Avila which is the birthplace of Mother Teresa and exploring the Alcazar, said to have been Walt Disney’s inspiration for the Cinderella castle.
Wexas Travel offers a six-day tailor-made self-drive World Heritage Sites of Spain from £760 per person on a B&B basis based on two sharing. Includes return flights to Madrid, six nights in 4-star accommodation and seven days’ car hire. Valid for travel year-round in 2017. Subject to availability.
Best For Sea And Mountains | Catalonia Coast & Country
From golden-sand beaches to towering mountain peaks, Spain’s north-eastern corner offers incredible scenery combined with fascinating history. The trip begins in the Costa Brava, where sandy beaches and seaside towns provide an idyllic setting for a stay in a millennium-old castle. Continue North to Figueres and pay a visit to the flamboyant Teatre-Musea Gala Salvador Dali to take in his incredible art work before indulging in a stay at the Michelin-recommended Hotel Pirineos, right in the heart of the city’s historic centre. Next head to the foothills of the Pyrenees and venture through historic streets and along hiking trails that disperse from the confluence site of the Valira and Segre rivers. The itinerary concludes with a stop at Parador de Vic-Sau, a traditional Catalan country house complete with relaxing gardens, a swimming pool and stunning views over the waters and onto the Guillerías Mountains.
Wexas Travel offers a 10-day tailor-made self-drive Catalonia Coast & Country trip from £835 per person based on two sharing. Includes return flights to Girona or Barcelona, 10-day car hire, six nights’ accommodation in Paradors, three nights’ accommodation on a B&B basis in Costa Brava and Figures. Valid for travel 1 April – 31 October. Subject to availability.
Best For Uncovering Spanish Culture | Ruta De La Plata
Fly into Seville to begin a self-drive trip that explores historical cities in Spain while following the traditional Ruta de la Plata, an ancient Roman road from Seville, passing Caceres, through Salamanca and finally ending in Madrid. Along the way stay in four incredible five-star properties, all within reach from buzzing city centres and stunning historical sites. Discover impressive parks, squares and intriguing streets filled with lively Spanish culture. Travellers will enjoy guided tours in both Seville and Salamanca as well as the option to go to a Tablao Flamenco show or presentation of an Iberian ham cutting, a local delicacy in Seville. This itinerary is ideal for those looking to experience an oasis of tranquility and luxury throughout Spain at their own pace.
Wexas Travel offers a six-night tailor-made self-drive through Seville, Caceres, Salamanca and Madrid from £840 per person based on two sharing. Includes return flights into Seville and back from Madrid and seven-day car hire. Guided tours in Seville, Salamanca and a choice of Tablao Flamenco or an Iberian ham presentation in Seville are also included. Meals included as stated. Valid for travel year-round in 2017. Subject to availability.
Best For Avid Wanderers | Walking in Andalucía
Head off the beaten track and wander through olive groves, abandoned convents and picturesque whitewashed villages in Andalucía. Led by an expert guide, travellers will also hike through the Grazalema Mountains, a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, and walk the El Chorro Gorge on a precipitous path carved into its cliff-side. There is also time to explore the rich heritage of Seville and El Peñon, the highest point in the province, offering dramatic views of the region’s villages, hills and farmlands. Throughout this trip, travellers will stay at Cortijo Rosario, a traditional, whitewashed farmhouse just outside of Algamitas, a quiet, traditional village that enjoys easy access to the region’s finest trails.
Wexas Travel offers a seven-night escorted walking tour through Andalucía from £970 per person based on two sharing. Includes return flights from the UK, fully escorted guided walking tours, all breakfasts, five lunches, six dinners, transport and activities as listed and a tour leader throughout. Valid for travel on select departures from 17 April – 17 October. Subject to availability.
Best For Railway Journey | Spain by Rail
See Spain’s great cities by travelling first class by rail on this journey through Barcelona, Madrid and Málaga. Fly into Barcelona and learn all about the charm of the Catalan capital on a private walking tour through the Gothic Quarter, past medieval mansions and the ever-impressive Gaudi architecture. Head south by rail down to Valencia and take in the costal scenery along the Costa del Azahar before arriving in the city which is known for its striking modern archiecture. Next head to Seville where a visit would not be complete without a visit to the Alcázar, a former Moorish castle which is now Europe’s oldest royal palace. The trip concludes with a final train ride back to the coast, arriving in Málaga for a stay at the luxurious Gran Miramar which was first opened by the King of Spain in 1926.