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From the romantic capital of France to magnificent Madrid, this France and Spain combo trip is packed with art, nature, culture and history. See the sparkling Paris city lights, visit the royal chateau at Villandry and hike amongst the peaks of the Pyrenees. Cross the border into Spain and kick back on a sunny beach in San Sebastian to recharge for a big night out. Finally, travel to Madrid to discover a multitude of chic boutiques or lose yourself in the world-famous Prado and Reina Sofia museums.
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With free time in Paris, why not peruse classic paintings in the Louvre or sculptures in the Musee Rodin. Alternatively, relax in the Jardin du Luxembourg, go shopping in the Marais or scale the iconic Eiffel Tower.
Travel to the Loire Valley, a region renowned for its art, history and medieval houses. Cycle to the chateau at Villandry and enjoy its manicured Renaissance gardens.
Step back in time and stroll through the World Heritage listed Old Town of Bordeaux. France's internationally-acclaimed wine is a food and wine lover's heaven so treat taste buds to full-bodied local blends paired with delightful cuisine. The energetic should be sure to make the climb up the 243 steps of Saint-Michel Basilica's tower.
Head to the Dordogne region and soak up its relaxed pace. Take to kayaks to explore the striking limestone scenery of the Dordogne river and relax with a decadent degustation meal in a local restaurant.
Hike in the spectacular Pyrenees Mountains to take in crisp air and breathtaking views.
Travel to Spain and make tracks for sunny San Sebastian. Walk up Mt Urgull for fantastic views over the town. Enjoy the sun at La Concha before heading to the Parte Vieja, which apparently boasts the most bars per square metre in all of Spain.
Visit Alcazar, a fairytale castle perched on a cliff. With turrets galore, this medieval royal residence will surely enchant.
Between stunning architecture, superb museums and spectacular nightlife, the Spanish capital city Madrid is a heady experience. See the masterpieces in the Museo del Prado or visit Reina Sofia to view the Picasso and Miro exhibitions. Perhaps cap off the European adventure with a night on the tiles in Madrid's famous nightclubs.
Paris to Madrid Reviews
Our Paris to Madrid trips score an average of 4.6 out of 5 based on 10 reviews in the last year.
Paris to Madrid, June 2014
The trip was nicely paced and a lot of fun.
Review submitted 29 Jun 2014
Paris to Madrid, May 2014
The tour was well organised and a fantastic itinerary. Serena was an exceptional leader and was so well organised and prepared with information and suggestions to enhance the experience. She has a bubbly personality and demonstrated enthusiasm and encouragement for activities and points of interest. Serena dealt well with differing personalities and demonstrated patience and empathy when required. I would be more than happy to recommend her as leader and to travel with her in the future
Review submitted 28 Jun 2014
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