He historical heritage and cultural Spain comes to life in the “World Heritage Cities Route”a 7-night tour that promises to immerse travelers in the monumental wealth of Cuenca, Alcalá de Henares, Segovia, Ávila and Salamanca.

This itinerary, available until December 2024, is a unique opportunity to explore declared cities World Heritage and discover the magic of its cobbled streets, imposing monuments and centuries-old traditions.

Day 1: Cuenca: the city of the Hanging Houses

Hanging Houses of Cuenca.
Hanging Houses of Cuenca.

The route begins at Cuenca Paradorwhere travelers will immerse themselves in the magical beauty of this city, known for its iconic hanging houses and its impressive location on the Huécar River.

Alarcón Castle.

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Cuenca Parador.
Cuenca Parador.

From the Main Square until the Enchanted city, visitors will explore historical monuments and enjoy contemporary experiences, such as balloon flying. A trip that combines tradition with the avant-garde, a reflection of the art and history that characterize Cuenca.

Day 2: Alcalá de Henares: in the birthplace of Cervantes

Archbishop's Palace in Alcalá de Henares.
Archbishop’s Palace in Alcalá de Henares.

From Cuenca, the route leads to Alcalá de Henares, the birthplace of Cervantes. Its streets, historic university and Plaza de Cervantes will witness the cultural wealth of this town.

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Travelers will be able to immerse themselves in the history of Spanish literature and enjoy the cultural and gastronomic offering that Alcalá has to offer, from tapas to visits to the Corral de Comedias.

Day 3: Segovia: between aqueducts and medieval walls

Probably built around the year 50 AD, the Roman aqueduct of Segovia is exceptionally intact.  This imposing double-arched construction is inserted into the magnificent setting of the historic city, where you can admire other superb monuments such as the Alcázar and the 16th century Gothic cathedral.
Aqueduct of Segovia.

Without stopping in Madrid, the route continues towards Segovia, a monumental city that surprises at every step. From the imposing aqueduct Roman to medieval churches, Segovia evokes a splendid past.

La Granja Parador.

The Parador one hour from Madrid in a historic building built for royalty

The trip culminates with the tasting of typical dishes, such as suckling pig, and visits to nearby Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso and the Riofrío Palace.

Days 4 and 5: Ávila: mystical and monumental

The wall of Ávila.
The wall of Ávila.

Ávila, with its perfectly preserved wall, offers a journey to medieval times. The city, declared World Cultural Heritage, invites you to explore the Cathedral fortified city of San Salvador, the Convent of Saint Teresa and get lost in the charming streets of its historic center. Among stones and legends, Ávila reveals its gastronomic wealth with typical dishes such as yemas de Santa Teresa.

Days 6 and 7: Salamanca: university and charro tradition

View of Salamanca from the Parador
View of Salamanca from the Parador

The last stop takes travelers to Salamanca, a lively university city. lto Plaza Mayor, the Casa de las Conchas and the University, the oldest in Spain, are just some of the jewels that await visitors. The route concludes with the tasting of Morucha beef and other local delicacies, leaving travelers with indelible memories of a trip through Spanish history and culture.

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This Route of World Heritage Cities It is an invitation to explore the cultural wealth of Spain, combining the comfort of the Paradores with the authenticity of cities full of history. A trip that promises to leave a lasting impression on all those who venture into this unforgettable experience.

The price is from 410 euros per person and the paradores have 4 stars.

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