The Best of Spain and Portugal Tour

16 Days
from:
1 950 €

THIS TOUR INCLUDES

  • Official Guide
  • 4* Hotels
  • Modern bus or minivan
  • Guided visits
Highlights
  • Discover the amazing Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style;
  • Explore the Santa Cruz quarter, where the myth of Don Juan was born;
  • Join a wonderful group tour through the best cities of Portugal and Spain;
  • Fall in love with Barcelona and its amazing World Heritage buildings;
  • Visit the medieval towns of Spain.
Departure Dates
2019
  • Jun
    0209162330
  • Jul
    07142128
  • Aug
    041118
  • Sep
    012229
  • Oct
    061320
  • Nov
  • Dec
    22
  • 2020
    Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
    082229
  • Apr
  • May
Itinerary
  • Day 1

    Arrival at Madrid

    In your arrival at Madrid, our escort will welcome you and guide you during the disembark. A transfer to the selected Hotel will be waiting for you outside the airport.

    The rest of the day will be at leisure, so you can discover the amazing capital of Spain by yourself.

    Accommodation in Madrid.

  • Day 2

    Madrid

    Breakfast at the Hotel. In the morning we have a panoramic city tour in Madrid where we can discover the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic Fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings.

    We pass through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, exploring the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works, such as Prado Museum.

    The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium will also be a part of our first day tour.

    On the afternoon some free time will be offered to rest or discover typical places from this terrific city.

    Accommodation in Madrid.

  • Day 3

    Madrid / Avila / Salamanca / Porto

    (bus departure: 08:30 a.m.)

    Breakfast at the Hotel. This day will start with a transfer to the bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente.

    We start our journey to Avila, an amazing city where you can still find its medieval wall.

    After a short stop to know the small city of Avila, we continue our drive to Salamanca. Enjoy your free time in this city to discover the University of this World Heritage classified city. The amazing beauty of this university walls are just breathtaking.

    We then departure to Porto, Portugal, where our accommodation is waiting at selected Hotel.

  • Day 4

    Porto

    Breakfast at the Hotel. On this day we will have a panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, one of the trendiest cities, considered World Heritage city by UNESCO and Best Europe Destination in 2014 and 2017! Trough our tour we will be able to admire the Clérigos Cathedral, the Bolsa Palace and the Santa Clara Church.

    In the afternoon there is an optional visit to one of the famous Port Wine Cellars, including wine tasting in the end.

    Accommodation in Porto.

  • Day 5

    Porto / Coimbra / Fatima

    Breakfast at the Hotel. We leave the trendy city of Porto and head towards to Coimbra, birthplace of the most traditional songs in Portugal - Fado - and home of one of the oldest universities in Europe. The amazing and intemporal architecture of the university buildings definitely worths a stop by. Enjoy your free time in this place to explore the most traditional places of this ancient city.

    We continue our trip to Fatima, an altar of the Christian faith and place of world pilgrimage. Here is where you will find "Cova da Iria", home of the Three Shepard children and site of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary. In this emblematic and mysterious town, you can find the Apparitions Chapel, the Church of the Holy Trinity and the famous Basilica.

    If you travel in May there is possibility to attend the "Procissão das Velas", a traditional procession to honor the Virgin Mary where thousands of people hold candles and give life to the streets - this procession takes place by night and it's magical.

    Accommodation in Fátima.

  • Day 6

    Fatima / Batalha / Nazare / Alcobaça / Lisbon

    Breakfast at the hotel. Our Tour proceeds to the famous Batalha Monastery, a gothic masterpiece of the XIV century, classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 

    Then, we will go to the colorful and fishing town of Nazare. Here the Tradition is alive, as well as the big waves of its beaches, respected and loved by renowned surfers. And we will have some free time to enjoy the superb view over the Atlantic Ocean.

    Following our journey we arrive at Alcobaça . This city holds the most romantical history and you can discover it by the tombs of Pedro and Inés de Castro.

    Arrival at Lisbon and accommodation at the selected Hotel. Optional tour by night to attend a typical Fado show.

  • Day 7

    Lisbon

    Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we will have sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo (previous roman name of Lisbon). With a drive through its main squares and avenues we discover the majestic Belem Tower and the beautiful Comercio and Rossio Squares, Liberty Avenue and Marquês de Pombal, everything makes this trip an unforgettable journey. This Tour also includes a pass by the National Coach Museum, which hosts one of the richest collection of carriages in the word as well as a sightseeing of the Jeronimos Monastery, a true jewel of Manueline art, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO and the Monument to the Discoveries.

    Free afternoon and evening for personal activities. Take your time to discover this impressive city by yourself. We suggest an optional tour through Sintra and Cascais World Heritage sites.

    Accommodation in Lisbon.

  • Day 8

    Lisbon / Caceres / Cordoba

    (departure: 07:30 a.m.)

    As our time in Portugal comes to an end, we departure to Caceres - classified as World Heritage by UNESCO because of its perfect harmony between the Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. With a walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town, with its famous Medieval Quarter, our time at this city will be surely worth it.

    We continue our Tour towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate.

    Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel.

  • Day 9

    Cordoba / Seville

    Breakfast at the hotel. Our morning will be spent with an impressive tour by the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, also known as the Great Mosque of Cordoba, considered one of the best monuments of the Moorish Architecture. This city amazing sites will ease our mind and spirit as we stroll through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter.

    In the afternoon a two hours ride awaits us until we reach Seville.

    Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel.

  • Day 10

    Seville

    Breakfast at the hotel. This day's morning will be spent with a panoramic city tour, visiting the exterior of the second largest Cathedral in the Catholic world, after St. Peters (Rome), the Santa Cruz Quarter, a natural scenario of “Carmen” (where the myth of “Don Juan” has developed), the Maria Luisa Park and the amazing Plaza de España.

    Enjoy your free time in the afternoon to discover exclusive scenarios and the amazing flavours of this city full of light.

    Dinner and accommodation in Seville. Optional Tour: Flamenco.

  • Day 11

    Seville / Granada

    Breakfast at the hotel. We ride east through the Caliphate road to the heart of Andalusia. Enjoy the views of the endless olive trees' fields on the way to Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492.

    Once in Granada, we will have a guided visit to the world-famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens, that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving.

    Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel. Optional Show: Gipsy Flamenco at Sacromonte Quarter.

  • Day 12

    Granada / Valencia

    After an amazing breakfast at the hotel we head to the Mediterranean Coast. Enjoying this opportunity to have a view of Murcia, capital of the fertile garden of the Segura River, we continue our journey north via Alicante, the second largest city of Valencia.

    Once in Valencia, one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean Coast, discover its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora. Being a city of flavorous gastronomy, Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious “Paella”.

    Accommodation at the Hotel.

  • Day 13

    Valencia / Barcelona

    Breakfast at the hotel. On this day we will have a morning city tour of this bright city, including a drive through the old town, showing the most prominent buildings. We will then be driven past the old riverbed of the Turia to the most avant-garde complex “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias”, to watch the emblematic exteriors of the six buildings.

    On the early afternoon, we departure northward all along the Mediterranean Coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco.

    We arrive at Barcelona, Mediterranean city, homeland of the famous architect Gaudí, symbol of the Catalonian modernism.

    Accommodation at the Hotel.

  • Day 14

    Barcelona

    Breakfast at the hotel. Barcelona is an amazing city and we will discovery every corner of it with a half-day tour. Well known worldwide for the Olympic Games during 1992, we drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí, such as La Pedrera and Casa Milá – declared World Heritage buildings. The Montjuïc Park with spectacular views of the city, the Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the Olympic Port are also part of our tour.

    The afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city full of attractive offers as well as exquisite and varied gastronomy.

    Accommodation at the Hotel.

  • Day 15

    Barcelona / Zaragoza / Madrid

    After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we departure southwest to Zaragoza. Capital city of Aragón, within the banks of Ebro River, the most copious within the Iberian Peninsula, Zaragoza was known as "Cesar Augusta" during the Roman period and had an important role in Spanish history.

    Before the continuation of our Tour to Madrid, enjoy some free time to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of Our Lady Pilar.

    Arrive at Madrid. Accommodation at the Hotel. 

  • Day 16

    Leaving Madrid

    After a great breakfast at the Hotel, our driver will transfer you to the airport. End of our services. 

Pricing
Children

Children up to 3 years old: Free

Children aged from 4 to 11 years old: 50% Discount

what's included
This tour includes:
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the airport in Madrid
  • Accommodation on breakfast basis and 4 dinners
  • A large range of 4* Hotels: Mayorazgo; Florida Norte; Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa; Catalonia Gran Via; Tryp Porto Expo; Eurostars Heroismo; Aurea Fátima; Estrela de Fátima; Regina; Lutécia; Tryp Cordoba; NH Cordoba Guadalquivir, Catalonia Santa Justa; Catalonia Giralda; Silken Al-Andalus Palace; Los Angeles; Melia Granada; NH Valencia Las Artes; Catalonia Barcelona 505; Catalonia Barcelona Plaza; Condal Mar.
  • Modern and comfortable bus or minivan
  • Escort during the tour: English and Spanish
  • Guided visits on the following cities: Madrid, Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia & Barcelona 
  • 24h/7 Customer Service Assistance
This tour does not include:
  • City Tourist Tax
  • Flights to and from Spain
  • Barcelona Local City Taxes (to be paid directly to the hotels)
  • Optional Tours mentioned in the Program
  • Personal expenses
  • Other expenses (or entrances) not mentioned
  • Meals (Lunches and Dinners) not mentioned
  • Supplement Departure: April 07 - 120€
  • Supplement Departure: April 28 - 90€
  • Supplement Departure: April 21, July 07, October 06 - 50€

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