Portugal Andalucia & The Mediterranean Capitals
13 Days

ITINERARY

13 Days: Madrid, Porto, Fatima, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona, Madrid

Tour Overview:
With some of Southern Europe’s best known cities included, this tour is a magnificent way to discover the architectural heritage of Spain and Portugal, while appreciating the world famous cuisine, wines and beaches that this part of the world is revered for.

Day 01 – (Tue.) Madrid – Avila – Salamanca – Porto

Departure from bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente at 08:30 a.m. Drive to Avila. A city that preserves its medieval wall. Short stop to know its walled and old town. Then to Salamanca. Free time in this University City Heritage of Humanity of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. Accommodation.


Day 02 – (Wed.) Porto

Breakfast. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. In the afternoon, possibility of an optional visit to a famous winery with tasting of its world-famous “port wine”. Accommodation. (B)


Day 03 – (Thu.) Porto – Coimbra – Fatima

Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra. City seat of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado. Free time. Then to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility to attend the procession of the candles. Accommodation. (B)


Day 04 – (Fri.) Fatima – Batalha – Nazare – Alcobaça – Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to the picturesque fishing town of Nazaré. Free time and continue to Alcobaça (World Heritage) visit the XII C. church and admire the tombs of Pedro and Inés de Castro and then to Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music. (B)


Day 05 – (Sat.) Lisbon

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting “Ruas” full of colour housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)


Day 06 – (Sun.) Lisbon – Caceres – Cordoba

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30 hrs to Caceres considered as World Heritage place because of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)


Day 07 – (Mon.) Cordoba – Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. (BD)


Day 08 – (Tue.) Seville

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavours of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour. (BD)


Day 09 – (Wed.) Seville – Granada

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive east through the Caliphate road to the heart of ANDALUSIA observing an endless number of olive trees on the way to Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit 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 Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter. (BD)


Day 10 – (Thu.) Granada – Valencia

After breakfast at the hotel start driving looking for the Mediterranean coast. Via Murcia, capital of the fertile garden of the Segura river, continue north via Alicante, the second largest city within the region of Valencia. Reach Valencia one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean coast with its modern Arts and Sciences Architectural Complex integrated by six elements: Hemispheric, Umbracle, Science Museum, Oceanographic, Palau de les Arts and Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious “Paella”, Accommodation at the hotel. (B)


Day 11 – (Fri.) Valencia – Barcelona

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of this bright city including a drive through the old city 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. Early afternoon departure northward all along the Mediterranean coast to Catalunya, via Tarragona, the Roman Tarraco. Reach Barcelona principal Mediterranean city homeland of the famous architect Gaudí symbol of the Catalonian modernism. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)


Day 12 – (Sat.) Barcelona

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Barcelona well known world wide for the Olympic Games during 1992, drive along the main avenues with impressive modernist buildings by Gaudí such as La Pedrera, Casa Milá, etc. – declared World Heritage buildings. – The Montjuïc Park with spectacular views of the city, Olympic Ring, monument to Columbus and the Olympic Port. Afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this city full attractive offers as well as exquisite and varied gastronomy. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)


Day 13 – (Sun.) Barcelona – Zaragoza – Madrid

After breakfast at the hotel departure southwest along an industrial and agricultural area with certain relevance within Europe. Arrive to Zaragoza, capital city of Aragón, within the banks of Ebro river the most copious within the Iberian Peninsula. Zaragoza, known as Cesar Augusta during the Roman period had an important role in Spanish history. Some free time to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of Our Lady Pilar. Continue to Madrid. (B) End Of Our Services

(*) This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
(*) Lisbon Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.

Note: Please note that a tourist tax of 2,00 euros per person, established by local Authorities, which must paid by the customer directly at the hotel is due upon checkout in Porto, Lisbon and Barcelona.

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

Guaranteed departures: Tuesday all year round
2021 Standard Class First Class
Departure DBL Occ SGL Occ DBL Occ SGL Occ
Mar 23 - Apr 04 CAD 3,575 CAD 4,600 CAD 4,000 CAD 5,570
Mar 30 - Apr 11 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,575 CAD 3,575 CAD 5,150
Apr 06 - Apr 18 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Apr 13 - Apr 25 CAD 3,375 CAD 4,555 CAD 3,730 CAD 5,235
Apr 20 - May 02 CAD 3,375 CAD 4,555 CAD 3,730 CAD 5,235
Apr 27 - May 09 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
May 04 - May 16 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
May 11 - May 23 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
May 18 - May 30 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
May 25 - Jun 06 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Jun 01 - Jun 13 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Jun 08 - Jun 20 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Jun 15 - Jun 27 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Jun 22 - Jul 04 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Jun 29 - Jul 11 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Jul 06 - Jul 18 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Jul 13 - Jul 25 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Jul 20 - Aug 01 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Jul 27 - Aug 08 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Aug 03 - Aug 15 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Aug 10 - Aug 22 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Aug 17 - Aug 29 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Aug 24 - Sep 05 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Aug 31 - Sep 12 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Sep 07 - Sep 19 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Sep 14 - Sep 26 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Sep 21 - Oct 03 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Sep 28 - Oct 10 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Oct 05 - Oct 17 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Oct 12 - Oct 24 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Oct 19 - Oct 31 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Oct 26 - Nov 07 CAD 3,340 CAD 4,520 CAD 3,600 CAD 5,105
Nov 09 - Nov 21 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Nov 16 - Nov 28 CAD 3,185 CAD 4,370 CAD 3,415 CAD 4,915
Dec 14 - Dec 26 CAD 3,265 CAD 4,445 CAD 3,505 CAD 5,005
Dec 21 - Jan 02 CAD 3,265 CAD 4,445 CAD 3,505 CAD 5,005
2022 Standard Class First Class
Departure DBL Occ SGL Occ DBL Occ SGL Occ
Apr 05 - Apr 17 $2,700 $3,645 $2,985 $4,185
Apr 19 - May 01 $2,700 $3,645 $2,985 $4,185
May 03 - May 15 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
May 10 - May 22 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
May 17 - May 29 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
May 24 - Jun 05 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
May 31 - Jun 12 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Jun 07 - Jun 19 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Jun 14 - Jun 26 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Jun 21 - Jul 03 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Jun 28 - Jul 10 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Jul 12 - Jul 24 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Jul 26 - Aug 07 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Aug 09 - Aug 21 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Aug 23 - Sep 04 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Aug 30 - Sep 11 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Sep 06 - Sep 18 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Sep 13 - Sep 25 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Sep 20 - Oct 02 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Sep 27 - Oct 09 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Oct 04 - Oct 16 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Oct 11 - Oct 23 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Oct 18 - Oct 30 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Oct 25 - Nov 06 $2,670 $3,615 $2,880 $4,080
Nov 08 - Nov 20 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Dec 13 - Dec 25 $2,610 $3,555 $2,805 $4,005
Dec 20 - Jan 01 $2,610 $3,555 $2,805 $4,005
2023 Standard Class First Class
Departure DBL Occ SGL Occ DBL Occ SGL Occ
Jan 10 - Jan 22 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Feb 14 - Feb 26 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Mar 14 - Mar 26 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Mar 21 - Apr 02 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Mar 28 - Apr 09 $2,550 $3,495 $2,730 $3,930
Accommodations:
Porto
Tryp Porto Expo (S)
Bessahotel Boavista (F)
Fatima
Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina (S/F)
Lisbon
Roma (S)
Lutecia / Vila Gale Opera (F)
Cordoba
Tryp Cordoba (S)
Hesperia Córdoba (F)
Seville
Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda (S)
Melia Lebreros (F)
Granada
Los Angeles (S)
Melia Granada (F)
Valencia
NH Valencia Las Artes (S/F)
Barcelona
Catalonia Barcelona 505 (S)
Catalonia Barcelona Plaza / Melia Barcelona Sarria (F)

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusions:

  • Guided visits in Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra and Generalife Gardens), Toledo and panoramic sightseeing tours as per the itinerary
  • Tour escort during the tour
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation at selected class
  • Daily Breakfast and 5 dinners

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