If what you are looking for is something more relaxing than The Expedition but still with a hint of adventure, then try our Vespa Excursions: seven days exploring hidden jewels at your own pace.
What customers say:
We talk often about our holiday and look through our (very many) photographs. I can honestly say that it is one of the best holidays I have ever had, and I have travelled a lot.
Claire Moon, London. September 2008
Posada Real Mingaseda, Navafría:
A mountain village house, renovated in rustic style. 14 magnificent bedrooms decorated with love. Restaurant, gardens, comfortable living rooms. A friendly Spanish family from the village run this hotel very well indeed.
Posada de San Millán, Sepúlveda:
Situated in the old historic center of Sepúlveda. A protected building and one of the oldest buildings in town, with a XIIth century Romanesque front and XVth century inner courtyard. It consists of eight original and carefully decorated bedrooms around the courtyard and a garden offering wonderful views. English spoken.
How to get there:
Which airport should I fly to? Madrid international airport.
How do I get to the Starting Point? Catch an AVE (High Speed Train) from Madrid to Segovia (12,20€, takes 30 mins). From here we take you by private transfer to Navafría (takes 35 minutes).
How do I get back to Madrid? We transfer you from Navafría to Segovia (takes 35mins) and catch an AVE (High Speed Train) back into Madrid (12,20€, takes 30 mins).
We bring your Vespa to you and give you complete instruction and training until you feel ready to go on your way, riding your Vespa, into the distance. Your journey starts here, with a visit to the medieval town of Pedraza (breakfast included).
Visit to the city of Segovia, World Heritage Site with its impressive Roman Aqueduct and stunning Cathedral and Castle and optional visit to the Royal Palace and Gardens of nearby San Ildefonso (breakfast included).
Today you move to a new hotel, to the north, across the cereal and sunflower plains of Castilla to the winding cobbled streets of Sepúlveda, a 3000 year old hilltop town with Arabic architecture and exploring the staggeringly beautiful Duratón Canyon Nature Reserve (breakfast included).
One final day out to the medieval town of Riaza, built around a bull ring and clock tower, with storks nesting on top, then push on to Villacorta, one of the region´s famous "pueblos rojos", red villages (breakfast included).