This is only an example of a wine holiday package in Madrid and Jerez. Our wine tours are entirely tailor-made to suit visitors' preferences, they can be shorter or longer depending on their needs. Please contact us to design your own bespoke wine tour.
Day 1: Arrival and Excursion to the Centre of Madrid
After your arrival and check-in into your luxurious hotel, you will start your day with a visit of the beautiful city of Madrid. One of Spain’s iconic cities, the capital, Madrid will help you discover the best of the country. Here once you have settled in your hotel, you will leave to explore the very best the city offers. You will take a walking tour of Madrid’s history to discover some of the most emblematic places of the city: the Medieval Madrid, the city in the nineteenth century, the Madrid of Austria and Borbon dynasties. In the afternoon, you will be guided through the Prado Museum or the Reina Sofia Museum, accompanied by an expert.
You will be treated to a beautiful dinner of tapas at a local tavern.
Day 2: Guided Visit to the City’s Famous Monuments
On this day our tour will take you to the best Madrid has to offer. Here you will experience a guided tour around legendary Madrid: the Muslim Mayarit, old guard of defence, the Madrid Court, birthplace of numerous noble families, and the splendour of the city as capital of the Empire. You could also enjoy a sightseeing tour by bus to discover its main attractions. In the afternoon, you will embark for a Real Madrid Experience or visit to the Reina Sofia Museum. End the day with an exclusive wine and dining experience in one of the finest restaurants of the city.
Day 3: Visit of Segovia and Avila
On this day, you will embark on an exclusive visit of Segovia and Avila region a few minutes away from Madrid to discover two of the most monumental cities of Castilla y León. These cities have been inscribed in history for the iconic Roman battles, Gothic palaces, castles, towers, cathedrals, and are home to the most famous Roman aqueduct in the world. Followed by this you could also visit Aranjuez, a World Heritage Site, famous for its Royal Palace.
Day 4: Epicurean Tour of Madrid
For the last day of the tour in Madrid, you will enjoy a guided excursion along some of the famous places of the city- the Muslim Mayarit, old guard of defence, the Madrid Court, birthplace of numerous noble families, and the splendour of the city as capital of the Empire. You may also choose to take the sightseeing tour by bus to discover its main attractions. In the afternoon you can visit the popular football club of Madrid for a Real Madrid Experience.
Together with your Madrileño host, get under the skin of Madrid on this fascinating tour that takes you through a mosaic of neighborhoods, experiencing daily life from a local’s perspective, discovering and tasting the essence of Madrid and Spain as you go. You may visit the Mercado de San Miguel under the roof of Madrid’s oldest market offering stunning delicatessen products. If you’d like to end the afternoon with a glass of wine, you may be tempted to indulge at Madrid’s leading wine store where you can choose a glass from an impressive variety of reds and whites from wine regions all over Spain.
Day 5: Arrival in Jerez
For this day, you will take a trip to Jerez. After your arrival in Jerez, you will embark on a leisurely tour of the city. You can explore within the walls of the Alcázar de Jerez, with its gardens, an octagonal guard tower and Baños Árabes (Arab baths) all surmounted by a dome. Within the complex there is also Palacio Villavicencio, of Baroque style, whose tower has a dark room, an optical device that offers a view of the city. Close by is the beautiful Cathedral of Jerez with Baroque, neoclassical and Gothic architectural styles. The Museo Arqueológico exhibits regional art as well as objects from ancient Rome and other ancient civilizations.
Day 6: Visit wineries in Jerez
The city of Jerez is famous world-wide for its production of fine Sherry. This fortifies wine is produced in a unique manner. Apart from dedicated grape varieties and stipulated ageing times, the wine is fermented and aged in a peculiar way- with the help of the ‘solera system’. This has been the traditional way of producing fine sherry for centuries in this region. On this day of the tour, you will be able to visit two famous wine houses in the region that produce Sherry which is exported all over the globe. You will enjoy exclusive guided visits to the fermentation tanks and the ageing cellars where the magic takes place. From there you will be taken for a special wine tasting and food pairing session involving some local gourmet delicacies.
Day 7: Art and Culture experience in Jerez
For your last day in Jerez, you will visit a unique "bodega" in Jerez that only bottles aged sherries and that boasts an impressive collection of paintings from some of Spain's most celebrated artists. You will be guided by a wine expert, who will guide you through their cellars.
After the winery visit and tasting, you will enjoy one of the most traditional shows in Andalusia: the "Dancing Horses". Here you will watch horses and riders perform their famous display from your VIP seats in the arena at the Royal Andalusian Academy of Equestrian Art. This is, arguably, the finest live dressage performance in the world! Following the performance, and to round off your day with a true Andalusian meal, you will enjoy a typical tapas dinner in one of Jerez’s finest tapas restaurants.
This marks the end of your exclusive wine holiday through Madrid and Jerez in Spain. You will check out of your hotel the following day for your departure.
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