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16 Days / 15 Nights - Madrid - Avila - Salamanca - Porto - Coimbra - Fatima - Batalha - Nazare - Alcobaça - Lisbon - Caceres - Cordoba - Seville - Granada - Valencia - Barcelona - Zaragoza - Madrid

Day 01 - (Sun.) Madrid
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel

Day 02 - (Mon.) Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Madrid; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Moreria, characterized by the antiquity of its buildings drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterised by Phillip II and his Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; 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 Alcala. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. The contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Via, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial zones of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

Day 03 - (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 World Heritage of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. Accommodation. (B)

Day 04 - (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 05 - (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 06 - (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 07 - (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 08 - (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 09 - (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 10 - (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 Espana. 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 11 - (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 12 - (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 agora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well renowned and delicious "Paella", Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

Day 13 - (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 3the 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 Gaudi symbol of the Catalonian modernism. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

Day 14 - (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 Gaudi such as La Pedrera, Casa Mila, 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 15 - (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. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

Day 16 - (Mon.) Madrid
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport. END OF OUR SERVICE. (B)

(*) 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.
(*) In the event that the panoramic tour of Madrid is not operated for technical reasons will be replaced by the Madrid Hop-on Hop-off Bus 1 day instead.
(*) During stay in Madrid tour escort service is not available.

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.

Untitled Spreadsheet
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  February 17  Sold Out
  March 17  Sold Out
  March 24 CAD 4,081 CAD 5,906 CAD 4,125 CAD 6,006
  Apr 07 CAD 4,394 CAD 6,313 CAD 4,613 CAD 6,613
  Apr 14  Sold Out
  Apr 21  Sold Out
  Apr 28 CAD 4,331 CAD 6,250 CAD 4,556 CAD 6,556
  May 05 Sold Out CAD 4,219 CAD 6,219
  May 12, 19 CAD 4,144 CAD 6,063 CAD 4,219 CAD 6,219
  June 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 CAD 4,144 CAD 6,063 CAD 4,219 CAD 6,219
  Jul 07 CAD 4,250 CAD 6,169 CAD 4,319 CAD 6,319
  July 14, 21, 28 CAD 4,288 CAD 6,206 CAD 4,381 CAD 6,381
  August 04, 11, 18 CAD 4,288 CAD 6,206 CAD 4,381 CAD 6,381
  September 01  Sold Out CAD 4,381 CAD 6,381
  September 22  Sold Out
  September 29 CAD 4,288 CAD 6,206 CAD 4,381 CAD 6,381
  Oct 06  Sold Out
  Dec 22 CAD 4,144 CAD 6,063 CAD 4,219 CAD 6,219
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  March 08, 22, 29  Sold Out
  Hotel :        
  Mayorazgo / Florida Norte(S)        
  Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Catalonia Gran Vía        
  Tryp Porto Expo / Eurostars Heroismo (S/F)        
  Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina(S/F)        
  Lutecia (S/F)        
  Tryp Cordoba(S)        
  NH Cordoba Guadalquivir (F)        
  Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda (S)        
  Silken Al-Andalus Palace (F)        
  Alixares (S)        
  Gran Hotel Luna (F)        
  Nh Valencia Las Artes (S/F)        
  Catalonia Barcelona 505 (S)        
  Catalonia Barcelona Plaza / Condal Mar (F)        
Tour Inclusions:
  • Guided visits in Madrid, Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra & GeneralifeGardens) Valencia & Barcelona
  • Tour escort during the tour
  • Air-conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation at selected class
  • Daily Breakfast and 4 dinners
  • Transfers to/from airport as per itinerary
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