Sierra de Guadarrama: The Mountains of Mad

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  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Self-guided Tour
  • minimum participants 2
  • guiding method Self guided/Independent
  • Starts Catalonia, Spain
  • Ends Catalonia , Spain
  • The Monastery of El EscorialThe views from the Machotas peaksPeñalara Natural Park paths and its glacial landscapeThe Royal Palace and Gardens at La GranjaBeautiful Segovia with the aqueduct, its amazing Romanesque churches, and its great restaurants
  • The Monastery of El Escorial
  • The views from the Machotas peaks
  • Peñalara Natural Park paths and its glacial landscape
Sierra de Guadarrama: The Mountains of Mad tour starts and ends in Catalonia. Sierra de Guadarrama: The Mountains of Mad is a hiking tour that takes 7 days taking you through Catalonia, Spain and other destinations in Spain.

Sierra de Guadarrama are an unexpected hiker's paradise; it is a real surprise to most walkers to find such a beautiful alpine scenery so close to a big city like Madrid. This self guided walking holiday in Spain will take you to high peaks offering amazing views, to historical and cultural sites like the Monastery of Escorial and the Royal Palace and Gardens of La Granja, finishing in beautiful Segovia
  • Day 1: Day 1: Escorial
  • Day 2: Day 2: Machotas Peaks
  • Day 3: Day 3: Escorial to Cercedilla
  • Day 4: Day 4: Fuenfría Valley
  • Day 5: Day 5: Cercedilla to Cotos Pass and to La Granja
  • Day 6: Day 6: Valsain valley, La Granja and Segovia
  • Day 7: Day 7: Segovia Extension, Departure, or Onward Travel
  • 5 breakfasts (note that breakfast in Escorial starts at 9 am)
  • 2 dinners (drinks not included) in Cercedilla
  • 2 picnic lunches Cercedilla
  • Luggage transfers from hotel to hotel on all walking days
  • Detailed pre-departure holiday information pack including GPS-checked and regularly updated route descriptions, road notes and maps
  • GPS tracks
  • Arrival meeting with our representative
  • 6 nights in small hotels and guesthouses
  • Taxi lift at the stage Escorial to Cercedilla
  • Taxi lift from La Granja to Segovia
  • 24/7 phone assistance by our local office / representative
  • Flights and airport transfers
  • Train tickets from Cercedilla to Cotos (8-10€ per person)
  • Tickets for visits to Escorial Monastery or La Granja Royal Palace
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, drinks, phone calls, extra transfers, tips, etc.
  • Any items not specifically mentioned as ‘included’ in the programme
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