Extremadura - The hidden perl
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tour into an exclusive one.
Individual customer service: Our goal is to provide
you with an unforgettable motorcycle tour. Perso-
Travelling, discovering new horizons, experien- nal commitment and attention to detail will make
cing unusual, sometimes strange, but always the tour a special experience for you.
Inhalt interesting cultures. Spending time on the Camaraderie: The feeling of friendship defines our
Welcome | Our fleet | Tour bus 3 best motorbikes in unique landscapes, off the trips – together we are en route, together we disco-
beaten track, experiencing the freedom of 2 ver the country.
Exclusive accommodation and meals 4 wheels in some of the most beautiful places. Safety: Safety always comes first with Hispania
With our combined know-how and experience Tours! Our main focus lies in the completion of an
Tour we are best equipped to accompany you on incident-free trip. Our tour guides will brief you on
Extremadura - The hidden perl 6 your journey, develop individual and inventive stages of the trip where special attention is nee-
Course of events 8 routes and make your trip as memorable as ded.
Prices and services 9 possible. We offer a perfect balance of beau- Experienced tour guides: Our multilingual tour
tiful scenery, fantastic bike roads, and cities guides are at your disposal with their motorcycle
worth seeing and unforgettable places. Our and cultural experience. They will guide you safely
Booking form 10 offers are completed with inviting hotels and through the daily stages, and will show you the
culinary delights from the local cuisine. history and culture of the country, as well as hid-
den secrets along the road.
How to book your tour ? Professional tour preparation: All of our tours
are carefully researched and prepared. We work
On our website select the tour that you are constantly, trying to improve our tours and to
interested in. Click on “Booking” and fill the incorporate new information into the tour to make
booking form in. This is the easiest and fastest them even more attractive for you. Before the start
way to make your reservation and to inform us of the tour you will get an extensive information
about your wishes. Of course you can also use package with a map, list of hotels and tour de-
the booking form on the back of this brochu- scription so you can become familiar with the tour
re and send it to HISPANIA MOTORCYCLE- in your own time.
TOURS, S.L., C/Gonzalo Barbero 26, E-18697 Design your own tour Our fleet of motorcycles at our station in Andalusia
Small groups: Normally no more than eight motor-
La Herradura, Spain or send it by fax to the cycles per tour guide. This guarantees maximum
following number: +34 958 618 526. If you prefer to explore the Iberian
personal freedom for each participant. Of course
Peninsula on your own, you can also
you can also discover parts of the tour on your
experience our tours without a tour
We will send you an immediate confirmation guide.
Comfortable accommodation: After a whole day
with all the details you need to prepare for You will receive an extensive informa- riding we understand that comfortable accom-
your trip. tion package with maps for the trip modation with authentic atmosphere is of great
and we will book all the hotels for importance. In each selected hotel you will find a
you. hospitable and cultivated atmosphere with lots of
charm and comfort.
Naturally we will keep in contact
during your stay to assure the smooth The tour bus – logistics and transport Travelling without luggage: Upon your arrival at the
running of your tour. hotel your luggage will be waiting for you in the
room. During the daily legs you can ride with out
Just contact us by phone at worrying about heavy suitcases, as your luggage
+34 958 618 492 or send us an will be transported in the tour bus.
email to firstname.lastname@example.org The tour bus: Our tour bus will always accompany
and we will organise the hotels and our tours. Besides your luggage we also carry spare
tickets, inform you where to find the parts and a spare motorcycle. In case of an inci-
best motorcycling roads and every- dent, we have a spare motorcycle ready so we can
thing else that is needed to make it a continue our tour without major delays. There is
unforgettable trip. always a place for passengers in the tour bus.
With all the details taken care of, Our motorcycle tours are an adventure, a unique BMW Motorcycles: Our fleet consists of new BMW
you can completely focus on your experience, and an unforgettable memory. R 1200 GS and BMW F 650 GS motorcycles
motorcycle adventure. which are ideal for our tours. All our motorcyc-
les are maintained and serviced at BMW Service
We look forward to getting acquainted with you. Centres and are equipped with side cases and tank
Hispania Tours is official travel partner of BMW Motorrad
Johannes Suppan, CEO and Founder bags.
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Accommodation and meals Klosterhotel Parador Plasencia ****
knows, that after a long day riding, comfortable accom- Ut placeat Deo et hominibus - To please God and Mankind. This
modation with authentic atmosphere is of great importance. Therefore saying was the inspiration for the creator of this 15th century hotel.
we have selected the hotels we use during the tour with lots of care. Now you are invited to experience this unique gothic environment,
Besides the accommodation it is also important for us to offer you on a simply by taking in the sun terraces, pool or suites that are available
culinary level, a mixture of traditional dishes and comfortable places to to you.
eat. Your suite comes, of course, with its own bathroom, Satellite TV and
When you arrive with the motorcycles in the hotel, the tour bus is wai- minibar.
ting at the hotel, and the luggage is already brought up to the rooms. As
this will be taken care of, you can easily relax at the bar or in front of
the fireplace and let the day and the impressions pass by slowly. At the
jointly diner we enjoy typical regional dishes. If you are vegetarian, or if
you follow a special diet, we will find you the right alternative dishes.
Hotel Huerta Honda *** Parador Guadalupe ****
In the village of Guadalupe, adjacent to the distinguished Unesco
Accommodation in this 16th century palace offers you a unique
cultural heritage monastery, is this fantastic hotel, born in the
journey into the history of great artists, important buildings, and
15th century. Explore the inviting hotel gardens, refresh in the
the legends of armies. It welcomes you with an eclectic mix of
hotel pool or relax in your spacious room.
Renaissence, Andalusian and Arabic styles.
Specialties of the region are served from the hotel restaurants kit-
The restaurant offers a fine selection of local dishes and an inte-
chen. Monastery Cod, White garlic a la Extremadura, Lamb stew or
resting assortment of Spanish wines. Your room comes equipped
St. Peters Chicken are just some of the secrets you can discover.
with all the extras.
Hotel Santa Marta **** Hotel Almijara ***
The magical atmosphere of the setting, the beauty of the building, The modern hotel Almijara in La Herradura was built in 2003 and is our
the history and contemporary harmony of the establishment - wel- local favourite. La Herradura is situated right between the Costa Tropical
come to the palace of your dreams. The surroundings are designed and the Costa del Sol. The hotel is only 150 meters away from the beach
down to the finest detail, solely for the purpose of making your stay and from the hotels’ roof terrace and rooms you can enjoy the extraordinary
more beautiful. view over the bay.
The rooms reflect the high standard; bathrooms with separate tub Each room is equipped with own complete bathroom, telephone, satellite
and shower, flatscreen TV and wireless Internet are just some of the TV, mini bar and air-conditioning. The restaurant in the hotel has proven to
features available for your pleasure. be a specialist in paella at each tour farewell dinner.
For booking please call +34 958.618.492 or
visit www.hispania-tours.de for further information.
Extremadura - The hidden perl. The Tour
Caceres Yuste Monastery
Guadalupe Yuste Monastery is hidden by the southern flank
of the Sierra de Gredos. Yuste Monastery, founded
by Iberian Hieronymites, was the last refuge of the
Emperor Charles V, who was at the time the most k
powerful man in the world, Holy Roman Emperor Naturpar e
of German nations and King of the Spanish world Monfrag
empire in which the sun never set. He spent the
Zafra last years of life here from his arrival in November
1556 to his death in September 1558.
Like many other villages in Extremadura, Zafra
Cordoba also contributed its share to the „conquest“ of the
American continent. We know the names of 221
people that were involved with Lope de Aguirre in
his Amazon campaign, that can trace their roots , Yuste Mon
Sevilla via Zafra, to their Roman origins.
The Ibero-Celtic settlement was founded in about
54 BC by the Romans under the name of Norba
La Herradura Caesarina. In 1165 the city was made an inde-
pendent principality by Geraldo the Fearless, a
Portuguese adventurer.. Alfonso IX. finally pre-
Extremadura - The hidden perl. Sparse wild and full of Keypoints of the Tour: vailed in 1229, and took the city for the Kingdom
bizarre beauty. An „off the beaten track“ region in the of León. Besides Istanbul, the Aljibe in Caceres arE
heart of Spain. Extremadura offers a wealth of typical is the largest rock-carved cistern in the world. In Town sques
traditional delicacies, virtually unspoilt nature and valu-
Start / Finish:
1986 Caceres received the status of a UNESCO in Cace
La Herradura, Granada
World Heritage site.
able cultural treasures.
Duration: 8 days
Fascinating cities and palaces thing awaits us - Extremadura,
built by the Goths, the Romans one of the last natural wonders Alcocer (El Cid)
Total distance: 1500 km
and not least the Arabs are in Europe. Besides the fantastic Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, el Cid, was a Castilian
witnesses to the remarkable past roads winding their way through Tour character: Panoramic knight from the time of the Reconquista and a
of this primeval region of Spain. this impressive and extremely Roads and scenery Spanish national hero. Just as the fabled Atlantis
varied landscape, we visit was never found, this place was discovered in the
Riding through magnificent Accommodation: Selected
towns steeped in history and 80‘s to be was one of the sites of the „Cidliedes“ -
scenery, our route takes us via top-category hotels
experience amazing wildlife. the tradition of passing on stories by song. Pizarro mo
Antequera to Seville, the capital n
city of Andalusia. Then only one Highlights: Cáceres, Alcocer, lo
Naturpark Monfragüe, Zafra Monfragüe
Monfragüe was made the 14th National Park
of Spain in 2007, and the first in the region of
Extremadura. The park is particularly well known
because of the many large birds of prey which nest
there. The park houses the largest colony of monk
vultures in Europe. In this park you can observe
the Spanish imperial eagle, black stork, griffon
vulture, eagle owl, golden eagle and Bonelli‘s
alupe the Siean bridge in church
g to Guad rra Gua M onastery lupe
Drivin On the way dalupe in Guada
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Day 1: Arrival in Málaga Day 3: Zafra – Sierra Morena – Trujillo since 1979, boasts the largest and most today its cultural heritage epitomizes Andalusia.
Arrival at Málaga airport and transfer to La Today we reach the Extremadura, a region of representative Mediterranean forests. Impressive Córdoba boasts the world-famous Mezquita that
Herradura. Your motorbike will be waiting for Spain where history was written. America‘s breeding colonies of griffon vultures can be seen originates from the 8th century and, covering
you directly at the hotel. If there is still time conquerors came from Extremadura. Hernán on the rocky cliffs while the park is also home to an area of 23,000 square metres, it is the third
before dinner, La Herradura‘s superb beach Cortez and Francisco Pizarro brought Inca and peregrine falcons, hawk-eagles and eagle owls. largest mosque in the world.
is a great place for a stroll. Maya gold back to their homeland Spain, thus Day 5: Plasencia - Guadalupe Day 7: Cordoba – La Herradura
Introductions over dinner with Spanish wine financing the construction of splendid palaces From our hotel in Plasencia we ride towards the We leave Córdoba and head in the direction
while giving us an opportunity to discuss our and impressive churches. Sierra de Gredos. Here we will find beautiful of Granada, the home of the incomparable
tour. Our tour leads us to a town steeped in history; small mountain roads with impressive views. Alhambra, the only Moorish palace complex to
Trujillo. Trujillo, the birthplace of the famous Continuing our way down to Guadalupe we stop be preserved in its entirety. We then cross the
Day 2: La Herradura – Zafra
conqueror Pizarro, is mainly renowned for its for a moment to visit some old Romans ruins. Sierra Nevada over a stunning mountain pass.
On our first driving day we pass through wild beautiful main square, the medieval fort and
mountainous scenery and the gorges of the In the evening we will spend the night in From here the endless winding roads and unique
city walls with seven gates.
Sierra Margarita and the natural wonder of Guadalupe, which is particularly famous for landscape of the Alpujarras await us. Away from
Day 4: Trujillo – Cáceres - Plasencia its „Black Madonna“, the patron saint of all the traffic with the Mediterranean Sea in sight
El Torcal, famous for its unusual and unique
limestone formations. From Trujillo we go on the town of Cáceres. It is Spanish-speaking countries. we start our descent along the steep winding
a UNESCO world heritage site and considered Day 6: Guadalupe – Cordoba roads to our starting point of the tour - La
We continue following the road to Antequera,
by many to be Spain‘s most beautiful city. Herradura.
one of the most beautiful white villages in On our way to Córdoba we pass through an area
Indeed, the flair of this city is unique as Cáceres Over a farewell dinner we look back at some of
Andalusia and pass through Morón de la of particularly stunning scenery and crystal-
offers an extremely well preserved old town with the fantastic impressions of the past week.
Frontera. Our route takes us through the clear lakes. Each of these once man-made lakes
numerous palaces from the 14th century.
Sierra Morena nature reserve. In this diverse captivates through its own unique character. Day 8: Return journey
mountainous and hilly landscape endless Cáceres is definitely a city we could spend more Nevertheless, many magnificent stretches of road Note: We reserve the right to make minor
fascinating roads wind through oak forests and time in, however, there are still many more and the fascinating Andalusian city of Córdoba changes to the tour.
pastures, past millions of flowers and magical fascinating things waiting to be discovered still await us. In the 11th century, Córdoba was
lakes. Long-sweeping bends and smooth asphalt on our tour such as the Parque Natural de one of the largest capital cities in Europe and
makes our hearts beat just that little bit faster. Monfragüe.The Monfragüe reserve, protected
Your choice Price Our service
Driver on BMW R 1200 GS 2.430 € Transfer within Andalusia
Driver on BMW F 800 GS 2.270 € Motorcycle rental inclusive all risks
Curves in the insurance on vehicles
Natural Park Pass Driver on BMW F 650 GS* 2.170 € Overnight accomodation in good,
usually 3* - 4* hotel
Driver on BMW F 650 GS 2.080 €
Breakfast and dinner
over the R ridge Driver on private bike 1.640 € Support vehicle
io Tajo Multilingual tour guide
Pillion 1.550 €
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Information Package and map
t ragüe Single room surcharge 300 € Farewell gift
Tourdaten 2009: 10.10. - 17.10. 2009
Tourdaten 2010: 22.05. - 29.05. 2010
16.10. - 23.10. 2010
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Booking form - Extremadura
Extremadura - The hidden perl. Booking form
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Motorcycle selection and prices
BMW R 1200 GS 2.430 € Private Motorbike 1.640 €
BMW F 800 GS 2.270 € Pillion 1.550 €
BMW F 650 GS twin engine
2.170 € Single room surcharge 300 €
BMW F 650 GS 2.080 €
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E-18697 La Herradura, Spain, Mobilephone: +34 639.894.791,
Phone: +34 958.618.492, Fax: +34 958.618.526, Email: email@example.com, Web: www.hispania-tours.com