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					                                      THE Spanish
                                    Culture, Food and Wine
                                     EXPERIENCE
                                         June-July 2008

                            FINAL ITINERARY
Day One, Wednesday June 11th, 2008
        Travel to Madrid


Day Two, Thursday June the 12th 2008 – Hotel Quo Puerta del Sol, Madrid

Dress Code: Business casual for dinner

7:10 AM          Arrive in Madrid                            Pick-up at Madrid airport by
                                                             Carmen Catalá
9:00 AM          Panoramic bus tour of Madrid w/ local       Accompanied by Carmen Catalá
                 guide, stop for the typical mid-morning
                 snack of “chocolate con churros”
1:00 PM          Check-in at Hotel Quo Puerta del Sol        Hotel Quo
                                                             C/. Sevilla, 4 • 28014 Madrid
                                                             • Tel.: (34) 91 532 90 49 /
                                                             Fax: (34) 91 531 28 34
1:15 PM          Lunch on your own

6:00 PM          Orientation walk around Madrid              Accompanied by Carmen Catalá

8:30 PM          Welcome reception & dinner at Restaurante   Restaurante Botín
                 Botín, Europe’s oldest tavern               C/ Cuchilleros, 17
                                                             28005 Madrid Spain
                                                             Phone: +34 913 664 217
                                                             Accompanied by Carmen Catalá




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Day Three, Friday June the 13th, 2008 – – Hotel Quo Puerta del Sol,
Madrid

Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans and non white sneakers permitted
8:30 AM          Depart for Toledo by motorcoach.                Herencia Nacional de Toledo

10:00 AM         Visits to the Cathedral, the Santa Maria La     Accompanied by Carmen Catalá
                 Blanca Synagogue and San Juan de Los            the whole day
                 Reyes Church with an expert local guide.
12:00 PM         Visit small winery owned by Chef Adolfo         El Cigarral
                 and run by his son Javier
                                                                 C/ Cerro del Emperador, s/n. 45001
                                                                 Toledo. SP

                                                                 T. 925 252 694


2:00 PM          Lunch at cooking school where lunch will        Escuela de Cocina de Toledo
                 be cooked and served by the students            Avda. Castilla-La Mancha, 30
                                                                 45003 Toledo Spain
                                                                 Phone: +34 925 257 729

6:30 PM          Return to Madrid

                 Dinner on own




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Day Four, Saturday, June the 14th, 2008 – – Hotel Quo Puerta del Sol,
Madrid

Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans and non white sneakers or open toe shoes permitted
8:45 AM          Visit Chamartin produce market                   Mercado de Chamartin
                                                                  C/ Bolivia, 9
                                                                  28016 Madrid Spain
                                                                  Phone: +34 914 575 350
                                                                  Accompanied by Carmen Catalá
12:00 noon       Tour of Prado Museum with an expert guide        Museo del Prado
                                                                  Calle Ruiz de Alarcón 23
                                                                  28014 Madrid Spain
                                                                  Phone: +34 913 302 800
                                                                  Accompanied by Carmen Catalá
2:30 PM          Lunch at Clara Maria Amezua’s House              Calle Torrebeleña 15,
                                                                  Madrid 28035
                 Dinner on own




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Day Five, Sunday June the 15th, 2008 – Hotel Plaza Zaragoza, Zaragoza

Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans and non white sneakers allowed
9:30 AM          Check-out of hotel and depart for the City of
                 Siguenza
10:30 AM         Arrival at the Parador where we will have
                 some chocolate con churros before of a tour Parador de Siguenza=
                 of this historic place                        Plaza del Castillo, s/n
                                                                  Town/City: 19250 Sigüenza,
                                                                  Guadalajara
                                                                  Tel 00 34 949390100
                                                                  686 773 065


12:00 PM         Visit this unique facility where we will have    Chef Mara Onses
                 a demo by Chef Mara Onses on some local          Monte Cutamilla S/N
                 specialties following by a lunch                 19295 Baides, Spain
                                                                  949 305 462
                                                                  Nuria
                                                                  Tl: 609 510 242
3:30 PM          Visit to one of the oldest salt marshes in       Salinas de Imon
                 Spain                                            Ctra de Sigüenza a Atienza km 18
                                                                  Imon, Guadalajara 19269


5:30 PM          Departure to Zaragoza                            Ciudad de Zaragoza

8:00 PM          Check in at Hotel Plaza Zaragoza                 Hotel Plaza Zaragoza
                                                                  Avda. Diagonal 11
                                                                  Zaragoza, Spain
                                                                  Tel 976 22 34 07
                                                                  Tel.876 768 300
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Six, Monday June the 16th, 2008 – Hotel Plaza Zaragoza, Zaragoza

Dress Code: Casual-Dressing shorts and open toe shoes allowed
9:15 AM          Depart for the ExpoZaragoza 2008

9:30 AM          Explore on your own and take advantage of      Expo Zaragoza 2008
                 this World Expo the whole day. The theme
                 “water”
1:30 PM          Lunch at the expo                              Restaurante Aquarium Expo
3:00 PM                                                         Zaragoza
                                                                Flor Soguero Tel 697667372

3:00 PM          Keep exploring what the expo has to offer
                 the doors close at 3:00 AM
                 Return to the hotel on your own
                 Dinner on own




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Day Seven, Tuesday June the 17th, 2008 – Hotel Guitart Grand Passage,
Barcelona

Dress Code: Casual-Dressing shorts allowed-No open toe shoes allowed
8:00 AM          Depart Zaragoza for Rosselló
10:00 AM         Visit Olicatessen Ecological Olive Oil       Olicatessen
                 Facility                                     C/ Mestre Benet, 19
                                                              25164 Els Torms (Lleida), Spain
                                                              Tel 934 507 459 or
                                                              Cel 650 943 621 (Josu)
12:00 PM         Visit Parque Temático del Aceite (Olive Oil Parque Temático del Aceite
                 Museum)                                      Crta. N-240, km 71
                                                              25400 Les Borges Blanques,
                                                              Spain
                                                              Tel 973 140 018
2:00 PM          Lunch at Restaurante Masi Salat at the Olive Restaurante Masia Salat
                 Oil Museum Complex                           Crta. N-240, km 71
                                                              25400 Les Borges Blanques,
                                                              Spain
                                                              Tel 973 142 392
3: 30 PM         Departure to Barcelona
6:00 PM          Arrive to Barcelona and check in at Hotel    Hotel Guitart Grand Passage
                                                              Avda. Muntaner, 212
                                                              08036 Barcelona, Spain
                                                              Tel 932 010 306
                                                              Fax 932 010 004
6:45 PM          Visit of La Sagrada Familia Temple           Barcelona’s Modernist
                                                              Architecture
                                                              Accompanied by Dolors Cirera
                                                                  Tel 639 626 084- 93-2071093
9:30 PM          Return to the hotel
                 Dinner on own




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Day Eight, Wednesday June the 18th, 2008 – Hotel Guitart Grand Passage,
Barcelona

Dress Code: Casual-Dressing jeans allowed-No open toe shoes
9:00 AM          Departure from Hotel

9:30 AM          Visit Oriol Balaguer                         Oriol Balaguer
                                                              Travessera de les corts 240
                                                              Barcelona
                                                              Tel. 932 011 846
11:30 PM         Market visit, cooking lesson and lunch at    Mercado La Boquería
 3:00 PM         Mercado La Boquería                          Plaza de la Boquería
                                                              08001 Barcelona Spain
                                                              Tel 933 182 584
                 Return to the Hotel
8:45 PM          Departure for dinner
9:00 PM          Dinner at El Suquet de L’Admirall            El Suquet del Almirall
                 Restaurant                                   Passeig Joan de Borbó 65
                                                              Barcelona, 08003
                                                              Tel: 932216233




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Day Nine, Thursday June the 19th, 2008 – Hotel Guitart Grand Passage,
Barcelona

Dress Code: Casual-Dressing Jeans and non white sneakers allowed No open toe shoes allowed
8:15 AM          Depart for the Penedès region, well-known
                 for its cava production                          El Penedes



9:00 AM          Visit and tasting of Bodegas Codorniu            Bodegas Codorniu
                                                                  Avenida Jaume Codorníu s/n
                                                                  08770 Sant Sadurní d’Anoia Spain
                                                                  Phone: +34 938 913 342
12:00 PM         Visit and tasting of Cavas Agustin Torello       Bodegas Agustin Torello
                                                                  La Serra s/n
                                                                  Camino de Ribalta
                                                                  CP08770
                                                                  Sant Sadurní d’Anoia Spain
                                                                  Tel 938 911 173



2:00 PM          Lunch at Restaurant Cal Ton                      Restaurante Cal Ton
                                                                  c/ Casal, 8
                                                                  08720 - Vilafranca del Penedès
                                                                  T. 93 890 37 41
4:00 PM          Departure to Monistrol of Montserrat             Monistroll de Montserrat
                                                                  Monistroll de Montserrat 1

7:00 PM          Return to Barcelona
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Ten, Friday June the 20th, 2008 – Hotel Alfonso V, Leon

Dress Code: Comfortable traveling clothes-Business Casual for dinner
                  Morning free
 1:00 PM          Check out from Hotel and departure to the
                  airport
 3:40 PM          Fly to Leon                                          Iberia Fly#8758

 5:10 PM          Arrival to Leon
 6:00 PM          Check-in at Hotel Alfonso V                          Hotel Alfonso V
                                                                       Avda. Padre Isla 1
                                                                       24002 León
 8: 50 PM         Departure for dinner
 9:00 PM          Dinner at Restaurante Barandal, Chef Javier          Restaurante Barandal
 12:00 AM         Nuñez is the owner and he has been working           Gran vía de San Marcos 9 (c. Santo
                  in many of the 3 star Michelin restaurants in        Domingo)
                                                                       24001 León
                  Spain

 12:00 AM         Return to the Hotel




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Day Eleven, Saturday June the 21st, 2008 – Hotel Alfonso V, Leon

Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans Allowed non white sneakers allowed
9:15AM           Departure to the city of Astorga

10:00 AM         Visit to a Cecina Producer, Jamon Iberico is    Cecinas Nieto
                 the cured meat you probably are familiar        Carretera Nacional VI, km. 329
                 with, just imagine having the same concept      24714 Pradorrey – Astorga – León
                 of this high end pork cured product but done
                 with beef


12:00 PM         Visit the Chocolate Museum in Astorga           Museo del Chocolate en
                                                                 Astorga
                                                                 Calle José María Goy 5
                                                                 24700 Astorga


1:00 PM          Visit of the Episcopal Gaudi Palace             Palacio Episcopal de Gaudi

                                                                 Plaza de Eduardo de Castro
                                                                 Astorga (León)
2:15 PM          Lunch having the traditional Cocido             Restaurante Entrepiedras
                 Maragato at Castrillo de los Polvazares         Calle Real 24
                                                                 24718 Castrillo de los Polvazares –
                                                                 Astorga – León
                                                                 696.01.06.00
4:30 PM          Return to Leon
5:45 PM          Visit of the Cathedral of Leon                  Catedral de Leon
                                                                 Plaza de Regla s/n
                                                                 24003 León
                                                                 696010600

7:00 PM          Return to the hotel
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Twelve, Sunday June the 22nd, 2008 – Hotel Alfonso V, Leon

Dress Code: Casual-Shorts allowed-Sneakers Allowed-No open toe shoes
 8:35 AM          Departure
 10:30 AM         Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Centre          La Medulas
                  of Las Medulas which used to be an gold         Las Medulas - 24442 Carucedo
                                                                  El Bierzo – León
                  mine in Roman times                             Tel. 987 42 28 48 // 987 40 19
                                                                  54
 12:30 PM         Departure to Canedo

 1:15 PM          Visit of the D.O Bierzo with official tasting   Denominacion de Origen
 2:15 PM                                                          Bierzo
                                                                  C/ Los Morales, 1- 2º
                                                                  2454O CACABELOS (LEON)
 2:45 PM          Lunch at Prada a tope, visit following tour     Prada a Tope
 7:00 PM                                                          Calle La Iglesia s/n
                                                                  24546 Canedo – El Bierzo – León
                                                                  Tel. +34 902 400 101
 7:00 PM          Return to Leon
                  Dinner on your own




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Day Thirteen, Monday June the 23rd, 2008 – Hotel Melía Recoletos,
Valladolid

Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans Allowed non white sneakers allowed
9:30 AM          Check out from the Hotel

10:00 AM         Visit Casa Botines (Gaudi), guided by the       Casa Botines
                 President of Caja España                        Plaza del Obispo Marcelo 5
                                                                 24003 León
                                                                 987 292 500

11:15 PM         Departure to Benavente

12:30 PM         Visit to the cheese factory El Pastor           Quesos El Pastor
                                                                 Carretera Mozar km 1,28
                                                                 49620 Santa Cristina de la
                                                                 Polvorosa – Zamora
                                                                 Tel 639837823 Manuel Fdez

2:00 PM          Lunch at El Rincon de Antonio restaurant        Restaurante El Rincon de
                                                                 Antonio
                                                                 Rua de los Francos 6
                                                                 49001 Zamora
                                                                 Telefono & Fax: +34 980 53 53 70

5:00 PM          Return to Valladolid
7:30 PM          Check in at the Hotel Melia Recoletos           Meliá Recoletos Boutique
                                                                 Hotel
                                                                 C/ Acera de Recoletos, 13
                                                                 Valladolid SPAIN 47004
                                                                 Tel: +34 983 216 200
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Fourteen, Tuesday June the 24th, 2008 – Hotel Melía Recoletos,
Valladolid


Dress Code: Farm Day no shorts or open toe shoes
10:00 AM         Departure to Rodasviejas

12:00 PM         Visit a Bull farm and lunch following          Granja de Toros Rodasviejas
                                                                Autovia de Castilla
                                                                Salamanca-Portugal salida 282
                                                                Aldehuela de la Boveda
                                                                923164274
                                                                629059961
4:30 PM          Departure to Salamanca
5:45 PM          Visit the university of Salamanca and stroll   Ciudad de Salamanca
                 the downtown area of this college town         Patio de Escuelas 1
                                                                37008 Salamanca
7:30 PM          Return to Valladolid
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Fifteen, Wednesday June the 25th, 2008 – Hotel NH Herencia Rioja,
Logroño

Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans Allowed non white sneakers allowed, no open toe shoes
9:00 AM          Check out from hotel and departure to
                 Logroño
 9:45 AM         Visit of Abadia de Retuerta Winery                Bodegas Abadía de Retuerta
11:30 AM                                                           Carretera Nacional 122, km 332,5
                                                                   47340 Sardón de Duero -
                                                                   Valladolid



12:30 PM         Visit of Condado de Haza Winery from the          Condado de Haza
                 Pesquera Group                                    Carretera de la Horra s/n
                                                                   09300 Roa – Burgos
1:45 PM          Lunch at the winery
4:00 PM          Departure

4:30 PM          Visit of Group Pascual in Burgos                  Leche Pascual
6:00 PM                                                            Calle Segovia s/n. Polígono
                                                                   Industrial Allendeduero
                                                                   09400 Aranda de Duero - Burgos

7:00 PM          Departure to Logroño
8:30 PM          Check in at Hotel in Logroño                      Hotel Herencia Rioja
                                                                   Marqués de Murrieta, 14, 26005
                                                                   Logroño (Spain)

                                                                   Tel.: +34.94.1210222

                                                                   Fax: +34.94.1210206


                 Dinner on your own




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Day Sixteen, Thursday June the 26th, 2008 – Hotel de Londres y de
Inglaterra, Donosti/San Sebastian

Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans Allowed non white sneakers allowed
9:30 AM          Check out from the Hotel

10:00 AM         Visit to Dinastia Vivanco Winery, Wine          Dinastia Vivanco
                 Museum and lunch                                Carretera Nacional 232
                                                                 Briones - La Rioja 26330
                                                                 Museo 90232001
                                                                 941322332
                                                                 941323330
3:30 PM          Depart to the city of Donosti/San Sebastian     Ciudad de Donosti/San
                                                                 Sebastian


5:00 PM          Check in at the Hotel de Londres y de           Hotel de Londres y de
                 Inglaterra                                      Inglaterra
                                                                 Zubieta Kalea 2, 20007
                                                                 San Sebastián (Guipúzcoa)
                                                                 Spain
                                                                   Phone: +34 943 44 07 70
                                                                 Fax: +34 943 44 04 91
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Seventeen Friday June the 27th, 2008 – Hotel de Londres y de
Inglaterra, Donosti/San Sebastian

Dress Code: Casual-Dressing Shorts Allowed-No open toe shoes
9:00 AM          Depart for the town of Guetaria in the         Town of Getaria
                 Cantabrian coast
9:30 AM          Visit of this great sustainable agriculture    Huerta Ecologica de Aroa
                 facility where we will meet Jaime Burgaña
                 participant of the slowfood movement in        Bº San Prudencio, s/n · 20808
                 this part of the country and provider of the   GETARIA (Gipuzkoa)
                                                                Móvil: 635 755 376 · Tlf/Fax: 00
                 most organic produce to the several local      (34) 943 140 289
                 restaurants                                    Tel 943140289
                                                                Cel 600524011
12:00 PM         Visit Bodegas of Txakoli Ameztoi, this local T x a k o l i n a A m e s t o i
                 coastal wine that is receiving a great rating
                                                               AMESGUREN, S.L. · Bº
                 in the American market                        Eitzaga, 11 - 20808 –
                                                                GETARIA
                                                                943 14 09 18
2:00 PM          Lunch at Restaurant Talaipe                    Restaurante Talaipe

                                                                Portu Zaharra . Tel. 943 140 652
                                                                20808 GETARIA
5:00 PM          Return to Donosti/San Sebastian
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Eighteen Saturday June the 28th, 2008 – Hotel de Londres y de
Inglaterra, Donosti/San Sebastian


Dress Code: Business Casual-Dressing Jeans Allowed non white sneakers allowed
9:00 AM          Departure to the fishing village of             Town of Hondarrabia
                 Hondarrabia
10:00 PM         Tour the Txingudi bay where Spain and           Bahia del Txingudi
                 France meet
11:30AM          Reception at the City Hall by the Major of      Ciudad de Irun
                 the city of Irun
12:30 PM         Demo and lunch at Restaurant Iñigo Lavado       Restaurante Iñigo Lavado

                                                                 Avda. Iparralde, 43
                                                                 20302 Irun, Gipuzkoa
                                                                 Tel 943 639 639
5:00 PM          Return to Hotel
10:00 PM         Dinner on your own or Chef Lavado invites       Restaurante Iñigo Lavado
                 the group for dinner in Irun at the Singular
                 Food venue, transportation is on your own




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Day Nineteen, Sunday June the 29th, 2008 – Hotel de Londres y de
Inglaterra, Donosti/San Sebastian

Dress Code:Casual-Dressing Shorts and open toe shoes allowed
10:30 AM         Departure
11:15 AM         Visit to the cider museum in the town of       Museo de la Sidra
                 Astigarraga known for the tradition of cider
                 making in the Basque country                   Sagardoetxea
                                                                Kale Nagusia 48
                                                                20115 Astigarraga
                                                                Gipuzkoa

                                                                T943 550 575 · F943 550 575


1:00 PM          Lunch at the Sidreria Petritegui, enjoy this   Sidreria Petritegui
                 local cider with a very traditional family
                 style lunch                                    Petritegi Bidea
                                                                20115 - ASTIGARRAGA
                                                                (Gipuzkoa) 943 457 188 - 943 472
                                                                208
4:00 PM          Return to the Hotel
                 Dinner on your own




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Day Twenty, Monday June the 30th, 2008 – Hotel de Londres y de
Inglaterra, Donosti/San Sebastian

Dress Code: White pans-white shirt-sneakers allowed –Chef will take care of the red….
 9:00 AM          Departure to the City of Irun
 9:30 AM          Attend this colorful parade recreating and Alarde de Irun
                  celebrating the winning of an important
                  battle with the French in 1522.
 1:30 PM          Lunch at restaurant Sagarri in Hondarrabia Restaurante Sagarri
                                                             Nafarroa Beherea, 1
                                                             20280 Hondarrabia, Guipúzcoa
                                                             Tel 943645408
 4:00 PM          Return to the Hotel in Donosti
                  Dinner on your own




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Day Twenty-One, Tuesday July the 1st, 2008 – Hotel de Londres y de
Inglaterra, Donosti/San Sebastian

Dress Code: Swimming suit
                 Last day in Donosti/San Sebastian and enjoy
                 this pearl on the Cantabric sea on your free
                 day



Day Twenty-Two, Wednesday July the 2nd, 2008
Iberia Flight #8321         San Sebastian/Madrid           1:35 pm   2:50 pm
(Flight operated by Air
Nostrum)
Iberia                      Madrid/JFK                     5:00 pm   7:10 pm
Flight #6253



Pick up at the Hotel at ___11:30 AM_

        Travel home.

Dress code: Comfortable traveling clothes, no flip flops


Pick up bus at JKF airport around 8:15 PM, expected arrival time to CIA around 11:00 PM




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