Toledo - Cuenca via Madrid per Avant/AVE. Duration 2.06h.
Overnight in historic hotel Posada de San Jose *** in the middle of the old town with stunning views across the valley.
Cuenca is one of the most beautiful UNESCO cities and recently to be reached by AVE high speed train. Famous are the "hanging houses".
Cuenca - Avila via Madrid per AVE/MD (MD only 2nd class). Duration ca 3.18h.
Overnight in hotel Reina Isabel***, near the station and the gateway to the walled city.
The city wall of Avila is completely preserved and it's possible to walk on it. Also the old town is very beautiful.
Avila - Segovia per MD (MD only 2nd class) / AVE via Valladolid. Stopover in Valladolid possible for city tour. Duration 2.14h.
Overnight in hotel Palacio San Facundo*** Segovia near the Roman Aqueduct.
For many, the highlight of this trip: the immense Roman aqueduct across the city, the picturesque Alcazar and the beautiful cathedral.
Segovia - Madrid-Chamartin per Avant or Alvia high speed train. Connection about every hour. Travel time 00.28h.