Castles of Spain Guided Tour
14 days and 13 nights, 1125 miles
2018 dates: 2 – 15 June
2019 dates: 1 – 14 June
Guided by Mike and Hilary Dall
This tour is also available on alternative dates as a self-drive
Motorcycle Tour of Central and Northern Spain. Staying in Spain’s stunning Parador Hotels. First class accommodation, superb scenery and a Spanish gastronomic voyage of discovery. Includes full Parador buffet breakfast each day and an a la carte 3 course dinner with wine and coffee on 9 nights
Day 1 – Starting at Portsmouth you board the overnight ferry to Santander
Day 2 – Santander through the Cantabrian Mountains to your hotel at Argomaniz in the province of Pais Vasco. Overlooking the plain of Alava, the Gorbea Mountains and the Ullibarri Gamboa reservoir this is a spectacular start to your journey. 107 miles
Day 3 – Argomaniz through Pais Vasco and into Navarra before reaching the 15th Century Castle-Palace of Olite. A stunning day’s ride through the Cantabrian mountains in the North of Spain. 83 miles
Day 4 – Olite to the 12th Century Moorish, citadel Castle of Siguenza, travelling through the rolling countryside of La Rioja, Castilla y Leon and Castilla La Mancha. 154 miles
Day 5 – Siguenza to the 17th Century Augustinian Convent at Chinchon just south of Madrid. Two nights stay to enjoy this lovely location.
Day 6 – free day
Day 7 – Chinchon to the 14th Century Castle-Palace of Oropesa. With views to the Gredos Mountains, swimming pool and delicious local cuisine, Oropesa will not fail to delight you. 138 miles
Day 8 – Oropesa to the 15th Century Medieval Castle-Palace of Jarandilla de la Vera. Two nights here to enjoy the beautiful surrounding countryside, delicious local Extremaduran cuisine and the refreshing hotel swimming pool. 52 miles
Day 9 – Free day
Day 10 – Jarandilla de la Vera to the 14th Century Castle of Ciudad Rodrigo, situated on a hill next to the River Agueda and overlooking the marvellous landscapes of the Campo Charro. 102 miles
Day 11 – Ciudad Rodrigo to the 12th Century Rennaisance style Castle-Palace at Benavente in the Province of Castilla y Leon. Traditional Zamoran cuisine and 800 years of history. 174 miles
Day 12 – Benavente via the Picos De Europa Mountains to your last hotel in Santillana Gil Blas just south of Santander. This is a large 17th/18th century ancestral home situated in the small Cantabrian town of Santillana del Mar. With beautiful bedrooms and living rooms and delicious Cantabrian cuisine this makes a fitting end to your journey through the remarkable history and stunning countryside of mainland Spain. 182 miles
Day 13 – Santillana Gil Blas to the Ferry at Santander for your overnight voyage to the UK. 20 miles
Day 14 – Arrive in Portsmouth
|Prices per person:||BYOB*||With M/C Rental|
|2 people, 1 bike, sharing a double/twin room||£2250||£3225|
|2 people, 2 bikes, sharing a double/twin room||£2995||£4945|
|1 person, 1 bike, 1 room||£3595||£5545|
|Price per person:||BYOB*||With M/C Rental|
|2 people, 1 bike, sharing a double/twin room||£2320||£3325|
|2 people, 2 bikes, sharing a double/twin room||£3085||£5095|
|1 person, 1 bike, 1 room||£3695||£5705|
*BYOB = Bring your own bike prices
A self-drive option is available on this tour. Prices will depend upon time of year. Please ask us for a quote.
If you’d like to rent a bike for this tour, please ask us for a quote.
If a larger group of bikes are going on the tour, please ask us for a quote.
A deposit of £300 per bike is required if you reserve your place more than 24 weeks before the tour starts. 50% of the tour price is required to be paid 24 weeks before the tour starts and the balance paid 12 weeks before the tour starts.
Prices shown above are per person, riding your own bike, and include:-
- Overnight Ferry crossing from Portsmouth to Santander including cabin.
- Overnight Ferry crossing from Santander to Portsmouth including cabin.
- 11 nights accommodation in Parador Hotels with breakfast, full 3 course a la carte dinner with wine, mineral water and coffee on 9 nights.
- Tour information pack
- Bike rental is available if required, please contact us for prices.
Mesh riding jacket and gloves are available for purchase at discounted prices for tour participants.
In the case of major Exchange Rate fluctuations, we reserve the right to alter prices and issue a currency surcharge/refund if necessary.
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