Arrival to Madrid. Transfer on your own to the downtown hotel 4 **** . Meeting with guide and welcome dinner. We start off with a traditional tasting menu with one of Madrids best chefs and highly rated tavernas.
Transfer to Sepúlveda 1,5h transfer. Walking about 2 hours in the nature reserve Hoces the Duratón with one of Spain’s largest vulture colonies. Lunch? It can only be lamb in a clay oven! Check in to rural hotel. Dinner on your own.
We continue northbound to soon reach one of the star wine apellations of Spain, D.O. Ribera de Duero where we leisure walk following the Duero river from Peñafiel. Wine activities, visit, tasting & lunch with a small terroir obsessed winery. Later we continue to the D.O. Toro and charming village of Toro where we stay overnight in 3 *** hotel. Visit, tasting and dinner with well pointed wine by wine-guru Robert Parker!
Transfer to the nature reserve Arribes de Duero in Spain and the Douro International in Portugal … 2 names – same river! Wine tasting and microbrewery in one place with true entrepreneurs! Walking towards the village Fermoselle, the village with hundreds of bodegas under its buildings. Majestic settings, views and homy traditional restaurant lunch. Afternoon visit and tasting to a brave foreign woman making wine in Fermoselle. Check in, a short walk up to the castle to see the sunset before dinner.
Transfer to World Heritage and perhaps Spain’s most beautiful city of Salamanca with check in at 3 *** hotel, city tour with guide, lunch on your own and free afternoon and evening.
Day trip to ham city and D.O. for Ibérico ham Guijuelo, visit, tasting and early lunch. Then on to the villages Alberca & Mogarraz with appropiate leisure walk. A couple of real favorites in Spain! Tasting menu and modern farewell dinner in town.
Transfer to Madrid 2h and a day off in Madrid.
Transfer on your own to airport.
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