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Secret Trails of Medieval Spain

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Tour details
Destinations: Spain
Type of adventure: icon-16.png Trekking + walking
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1162
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Follow historic pilgrim routes
At a glance
7 nights in a traditional Spanish family-run hotel, all rooms en suite
Warm Spanish hospitality and spectacular scenery following historic pilgrim routes
The undiscovered lands of Old Castile, one of the historic mediaeval kingdoms of Spain, encompass an incredibly varied landscape where high plains and fertile valleys alternate with rugged hills, dramatic windy ridges and deep wooded gorges. Here, in the heart of the nation's gone but remembered glory and power, we venture on a fantastic journey during which we walk secret pilgrims’ routes, explore rich mediaeval heritage and enjoy the typical warm Spanish hospitality.
Walk profile
Daily distance in km/miles:
Day 217.0km/10.6miles
Day 314.0km/8.7miles
Day 415.0km/9.3miles
Day 616.0km/9.9miles
Day 718.0km/11.2miles

Number of days walking:
Approximately 5 hours walking per day
Low altitude; good paths with some gradual ascents
Day 1
Start Covarrubias.

Day 2
Circular walk in the Valles de Ura, home to numerous species of local flora and fauna.

Day 3
Full day circular walk: Circuit of Muela.

Day 4
Beautiful walk from Rio Arlanza to Santo Domingo de Silos.

Day 5
Walk through vineyards and beautiful valleys to the 'The Three Villages'.

Day 6
Free day to relax or visit Burgos and its many sights.

Day 7
Walk along the crest of the Sierra de las Mamblas.

Day 8
End Covarrubias.

Guided Group
This is a small group guided holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
Activity level
You are moderately fit and possess a spirit of adventure. Some previous experience is required for most activity based trips.
What's included
All breakfasts and 7 dinners
What's not included
Travel insurance
Accommodation details
Hotel Rey Chindasvinto - 3 star
This is a centre-based tour, spending 7 nights in the family-run Hotel Rural Rey Chindasvinto based in the picturesque village of Covarrubias.

The Hotel Rural Rey Chindasvinto (3-star) is an elegant conversion of a traditional village house, set in a quiet square within the town walls. The hotel offers comfortable accommodation whilst retaining a mediaeval feel, with each of the rooms named after a local king or queen. Twin bedded and single rooms have shower and WC, TV and telephone. The excellent dinners are accompanied by complimentary wine and include a good choice of regional and vegetarian dishes.

There are a limited number of single rooms which can be requested at the time of booking for a supplement from GBP100, subject to availability.
These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes
DatePrice excl. flights (pp) from
Sat 01 Oct 16 - Sat 08 Oct 16

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €985
Sat 15 Oct 16 - Sat 22 Oct 16

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €985
Sat 13 May 17 - Sat 20 May 17

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €945
Sat 20 May 17 - Sat 27 May 17

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €945
Sat 10 Jun 17 - Sat 17 Jun 17

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €945
Sat 17 Jun 17 - Sat 24 Jun 17

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €945
Sat 07 Oct 17 - Sat 14 Oct 17

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €945
Sat 14 Oct 17 - Sat 21 Oct 17

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €945
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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