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To find out more visit saga.co.uk/monfrague Local flights Your tour includes l l 9 nights in hotels 16 meals: 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners The windmills of Consuegra Excursions and visits UNESCO-listed Toledo guided walk with Santo Tomé church and Santa Maria synagogue Don Quixote's La Mancha, including a visit to a Corral de Comedias theatre and the windmills of Consuegra Historic Trujillo Wildlife and birdwatching walks in Monfragüe National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cáceres visit Serrano ham tasting La Alberca tour Wellington's Ciudad Rodrigo Salamanca guided tour with visits to old and new cathedrals World Heritage site of Segovia Ávila orientation walk Franco's Valley of the Fallen l l l l l l l l l l l l Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Porterage at all hotels. l l l l Segovia's Roman aqueduct Spanish Imperial Eagle It boasts a magnificent main square, the Plaza Mayor, while the joined 12-13th-century and 16th-century cathedrals dominate the skyline with their mix of domes, arches and towering Gothic spires. Your tour includes entrance to the old and new cathedrals. Later, perhaps join an optional half-day trip to the beautiful Hacienda Zorita where wine tasting is taken to the next level. B Day 9: Salamanca-Segovia-Ávila. Travel to Ávila, pausing en route in Segovia to see the impressive Roman aqueduct. Continue to the old Castilian city of Ávila. An impressive set of ramparts and turrets encircle this UNESCO World Heritage city and incorporate the rugged Gothic cathedral, which was built partly as a fortress for protection from the Moors. Before dinner, explore the atmospheric streets on an orientation tour ­ you'll have the option to walk along the city's ramparts which offer outstanding views across the rooftops. Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Exe Reina Isabel, located in the heart of Ávila. BD Day 10: Avila-Valle de los Caidos-Madrid-UK. This morning, visit the Valle de los Caidos, or Valley of the Fallen. This Catholic basilica is topped with a 150-metre high granite cross and is something of a contentious site as this is where the dictator Francisco Franco is buried. Afterwards, continue to Madrid airport for your return flight to the UK. B Extend your holiday Madrid 3 nights from £350. Before or after your tour, spend three nights in Madrid at the locally rated 4-star Ilunion Suites Madrid on a half-board basis. Please call for details. "An interesting and busy tour with plenty of opportunities to explore the cultural heritage of this part of Spain." Jeanne, Southampton SAVE up to £100 ^on all advertised Plus SAVE an additional £50 Prices from: Apr 30, 2019 1099 999 Jun 4 1149 1099 Sep 17 1199 1149 Oct 8 1099 999 Single Supplement: From £207 departures when you book by Jan 31, 2019 on all advertised prices when you book by Jan 31, 2019 The old town of Cáceres On an included excursion, step back in time in the UNESCO-listed city of Cáceres. One of the most medieval of medieval cities, Cáceres enjoys a rich heritage dating from the Roman period, though it flourished during the 16th century when the conquistadors returned, flush with gold from the Americas, and built themselves ornate homes and palaces to live in. The city's suburbs are quite unremarkable, however in the Ciudad Monumental at its heart sees narrow cobbled lanes twist among ancient stone walls, lined with elaborately decorated mansions topped with spires and turrets. Due to the surrounding defensive walls, the city has remained largely intact, retaining its impressive 16th-century grandeur. Medieval Spain. Holiday code: CT360. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, include savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £54 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. Getting You There Prices are based on Air Europa from Gatwick. Please enquire for regional flights. To book see page 267 and call FREE on 0800 300 500 or visit saga.co.uk/europe Please quote EM367 49