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SALAMANCA Day 15 Sunday 22 nd March Salamanca Another day and night in this beautiful city whose claim to fame has to be the University. Founded in 1218 and contributing to the city’s reputation as one of the few places in Spain where the purest Spanish is spoken. Spend the day in the old town where many of the city’s best monuments can be found in the surrounding streets. Look in particular for the Iglesia de la Purisma, the Monastery of St Ursula and the outstanding 16 th century Monasterio de los Irlandeses, with it’s magnificent Renaissance court. Day 16 Monday 23 rd March Salamanca to Santander 225miles 4 hrs After breakfast it’s north again to Santander for the 15:15 cruise-ferry to Portsmouth. Day 17 Tuesday 24 th March Arrive Portsmouth at 14:15 SEVILLE Day 12 & Day 13 Thurs 19 th & Fri 20 th March Benelmadena to Seville 138 miles 2hrs 30mins Following a leisurely breakfast, bid farewell to the Mediterranean coast and start the homeward journey. First stop Seville, the cultural capital of Southern Spain. Check in to your hotel The Silken Andalus Palace and explore the traditional flamboyant Spanish life found in the many barrios (old quarters) of Saville with their narrow streets and charming balconied houses. A full day and evening to enjoy the sights of Seville, enough to satisfy even the most compulsive heritage addict. In the evening enjoy the nightlife and Seville’s famous Tapas l r . SALAMANCA Day 14 Saturday 21 st March Seville to Salamanca 286 miles 5 hrs Leaving Andalusia behind, today its North all the way to Salamanca ‘The Golden City’. A nickname earned because of the local Villamayor stone that adorns many of the buildings in this UNESCO World Heritage city. After checking in at your Hotel the Vincci Ciudad de Salamanca for two nights you have plenty of time to explore. The Plaza Mayor is the place to see and be seen at one of the pavement café tables - it was built in the 18 th century and was once used for bullfighting ; it is now considered one of the finest squares in Spain, situated right in the centre of the compact old town. The Classic Spain Self Drive Tour has been put together in conjunction with our partner company Dreamcatcher Travel Ltd, Suite 21, Blackburn Enterprise Centre, Furthergate, Blackburn, Lancs BB1 3HQ. Tel: 01254 504979 16 Nights - £1059 per person sharing Price includes:  6 nights Dinner Bed & Breakfast at the Hotel Alay Benalmadena including Full Festival Pass  8 nights Bed & Breakfast on Classic Spain Tour  2 overnights on the Brittany Ferries Cruise Ferry  Return Ferry Portsmouth to Santander for one car and two passengers sharing an inside cabin* *Supplement for Outside Cabin £45 per person Commodore Class Deluxe Outside Cabin £239 per person CALL OR EMAIL NOW FOR MORE DETAILS 01254 504979 /

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