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In Spain the freewheeling experience becomes more challenging with driving on the right hand side of the road. Don’t be put off, roads and autobahns are well surfaced and clearly signposted. Most major roads do have tolls so it is often cheaper and more scenic to stay on the secondary roads. Driving north from Madrid through the plains and mountains of Castilla y León to the cool Atlantic Ocean in the Basque, you will find a countryside full of wonderful culture and amazing architecture, centuries old, and shiny modern. Arch back through Rioja and Aragon past walled towns, cathedrals and palaces.
Choosing your Rental Car
Take into consideration the size of the vehicle you require. We strongly recommend a compact size car for two adults. If the vehicle is to be used for day touring from a central base and not for transporting your luggage, a smaller vehicle may be adequate. We suggest you book your car before leaving home as this will save money and ensure you get the car of your choice.
8 Day Self Drive
From $459 per vehicle*
Travel: 01-11 Apr, 02 May-30 Jun, 09 Sep-12 Dec 19 & 07 Jan-31 Mar 20
From $646 per vehicle*
Travel: 12 Apr-01 May, 01 Jul-08 Sep & 13 Dec 19-06 Jan 20
*Based on Hertz Group B car hire
Flights are additional
Day 1: Madrid – Segovia – Avila – Salamanca (271km)
Leave the monuments and nightlife of Madrid to visit El Escorial on your way to Segovia, with its colossal Roman aqueduct dominating the town. Pass through the historic town of Avila, enclosed by Romanesque walls. Stay in Salamanca and explore the World Heritage historic centre.
Day 2: Salamanca – Valladolid (126km)
Drive through Castilla y León and see many cathedrals, monasteries, castles and fortified towns. Explore the monument city of Valladolid.
Day 3: Valladolid – Burgos – Haro (225km)
In Burgos you’ll find one of the greatest examples of a Gothic style
cathedral in Spain. Cross into La Rioja where wine is central to life, vineyards line the countryside with most open for tastings.
Day 4: Haro – Bilbao – San Sebastián – Pamplona (294km)
Enjoy Bilbao’s art galleries, museum shows and art exhibitions. San
Sebastián’s elegant Playa de la Concha has beautiful architecture in the
“Belle Époque” style. Pamplona is a city of deep-rooted traditions, its
historic quarter dominated by churches and medieval walls.
Day 5: Pamplona – Tarazona – Zaragoza (206km)
Check out the old bullring and cathedral in Tarazona. Stroll the compact
city of Zaragoza, on the banks of the Ebro River, to admire its monuments.
Day 6: Zaragoza – Daroca – Teruel (191km)
As you approach Daroca, the skyline with 100 towers in Arabian style looms. Enclosed by walls, you pass through beautiful doors to enter. Stay in Teruel and discover the famous story of the “Lovers of Teruel”.
Day 7: Teruel – Cuenca (150km)
Drive the small windy road to Cuenca to discover a very unique town.
Day 8: Cuenca – Madrid (166km)
Customise this itinerary to travel at your own pace.
> Suggested self drive itinerary: Explore Northern Spain
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