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From Madrid: Cuenca Guided Tour with Optional Lunch

Product ID: 131139
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Discover one of the most amazing destinations in Spain on a day trip from Madrid to the historic UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cuenca, perched on the cliffs of the Huécar River gorge.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided tour of the enchanted city of Cuenca
  • Get panoramic views of the Hoz del Júcar
  • Stroll among the karst rocks of curious shapes and marvel at the Hanging Houses
Full description
Depart Madrid and journey by bus to the city of Cuenca, built on rocks that lie between the rivers Júcar and Huécar. Be captivated by the dramatic setting and marvel at the engineering skills of those who built houses, cathedrals and more on the side of the cliffs!

Admire the façade of Spain's first Gothic cathedral, rebuilt after it crumbled down in 1902. Explore the extraordinary complex of Hanging Houses (Casas Colgadas), built on the edge of the gorge in the 15th century. See the amazing 16th-century Puente de San Pablo (Bridge of St. Paul), designed to connect the old town with the Convent of St. Paul.

Get stunning views of the karst landscape, formed millions of years ago and discover the underwater scenery that hid the Sea of Thetis. Stroll among curious stones shaped like animals and different landscapes before the return journey to Madrid.
Includes
  • Round-trip transfer by bus
  • Stop in Tarancón
  • Guided tour of Cuenca and some free time to explore on your own
  • Lunch (if option selected)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at Plaza de Oriente, 8 Madrid.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
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Wamos Circuitos

Product ID: 131139