Spanish wines in recent years have experienced a significant increase in quality and you can find real gems at very affordable prices. On the other hand, Spanish football is also one of the great attractions to visit Spain with world-class teams and players.
In this 7-day tour we offer you the possibility to stay in the winery of the famous player Andrés Iniesta, visit the Santiago Bernabeu stadium and be able to witness a meeting of the famous Real Madrid team or tour the impressive medieval city of Toledo where you can enjoy its wines and gastronomy, an excellent location to begin our tour.
We have designed different routes where we link the magic of wine with the passion of soccer and our main objective is that you fully enjoy them both.
THE ROUTE INCLUDES:
- Pick up at Adolfo Suarez Airport or Atocha Station
- Transfers by private bus
- Hotel Toledo 3 stars (2 nights and lunch).
- Wine tasting and lunch at Vihucas Winery
- Accommodation in a cottage (2 nights), breakfast, wine tasting, two dinners, two lunches and guided tour in Bodega Iniesta.
- Touristic visit of Madrid and lunch.
- Tickets for a Real Madrid match and a team of the league according to schedule (attached)
- 3 star hotel in Madrid (2 nights) near the Santiago Bernabéu stadium
- Transfer to the Airport Adolfo Suarez or Atocha Station
PRICE: 1950 €
October 29 - November 4 Match at the Bernabeu on Nobember 3 against Valladolid
November 27 - December 3 Match at the Bernabeu on December 2 March against Valencia
December 11 - December 17 Match at the Bernabéu on December 16 against Rayo Vallecano
Pick up at airport/station and transfer to Toledo, just 70 kilometers from Madrid where we will stay in a nice hotel in the medieval city.
After breakfast, we will tour the famous city of Toledo named "the city of the three cultures" due to the historic coexistence of Jews, Muslims and Christians. Its historical center, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is fascinating, among other reasons, because it preserves the path that it had in the Middle Ages. The tour through its narrow streets will uncover an incredible and lively monumental complex, both inside and out.
After the tour we will transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Places to visit in Toledo
Museum of Santa Cruz (a convent converted to a museum), the famous Alcázar, the grandiose Cathedral, the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Plaza Juan de Mariana where you can contemplate the whole city surrounded by the River Tajo.
In one of the many restaurants with typical dishes accompanied by the superb wines with appellation of origin
The route of the Jewry where there are numerous craft shops, monasteries, synagogues, convents and a great diversity of historical-cultural buildings.
We will visit its terraces where we can taste the wonderful local products and enjoy the striking panoramic views of Toledo.
End of the day and transfer to the Hotel
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the village of Villacañas, where we will visit the well known Bodega Vihucas, a family winery located in Villacañas (Toledo), in the heart of La Mancha.
Bodega Vihucas gathers the tradition of three generations of winemakers, combining traditional techniques with technological and process innovations to produce high quality wines. At La Sendilla Estate, 22 of the 26 hectares dedicated to growing grapes and novelties such as Merlot, Graciano and Chardonnay have been incorporated into the variety of grapes you will find. The production capacity of the winery has gradually increased to 100,000 bottles, while the grape harvest increased, with new vineyards and varieties. At present time single grapes wines and blends are produced with the cencibel, merlot and graciano for red wines, and Chardonnay and Malvar in whites.
They are very tasteful wines, with a lot of body, color and structure that makes them suitable to last in time.
Let's discover the different varieties of wines and enjoy a tasty lunch at the winery.
Later we will go to Fuentealvilla where the famous Iniesta Bodega is located, and where we will relax in the winery and taste a typical Manchego or Mediterranean dinner. We will stay in the beautiful rural houses on the winery premises.
Breakfast in Bodega Iniesta inside the rural houses and later transfer to Alcalá del Júcar, called in 1982 the Historical-artistic complex. Here we will visit splendid monuments, cave houses, Roman bridges, the castle of the XII century, an hectagonal bullring etc.. We will enjoy the local gastronomy and local wines with a succulent lunch in a restaurant near the medieval castle. We will then approach the spectacular canyons and meanders through different natural places.
Finally we will transfer to the Iniesta Bodega where we will take a splendid dinner and enjoy a restful evening.
Natural spot "The Tranco del Lobo"
Hoz del Júcar Natural Park
Roman bridge, Alcalá del Júcar
Breakfast and guided tour of the vineyards with wine and cheese tasting at Bodegas Iniesta
After this wonderful visit we will drive to Madrid, to stay in a hotel near the stadium of Real Madrid.
Breakfast in the hotel, followed by sightseeing in the beautiful city of Madrid - before or after the match - depending on the time of the match.
Depending on the schedule there is an option to visit the stadium Santiago Bernabeu, headquarters of Real Madrid CF., for those interested.
The visit includes the Trophy Room displaying European cups, league titles, Spanish Cups, UEFA Cups, European Super Cups and many more titles that make up the most impressive history. You can then enjoy a walk around the stadium, where you can step on the lawn, visit the presidential box, players’ tunnel, benches, training area, changing rooms and press room. The tour ends with a stop at the shops of the Real Madrid CF to pick up some souvenirs.
Lunch at a well-known restaurant (near the Santiago Bernabéu stadium).
Finally, we will attend a spectacular soccer match of Real Madrid against a first division team within La Liga competition.
End of the match and transfer to the hotel.