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11 Days/ 10 Nights

Overview
East meets west and past meets present. Spain and Portugal offer a heady mix of treasures, from Arabic palaces and Roman temples to Catholic cathedrals. We'll take it all in on a rural road trip in search of hidden Iberia.

Day 1 - Madrid - Toledo
After meeting in Madrid, we'll begin our journey to Toledo, where centuries of history come alive. After a city tour, we'll enjoy a welcome dinner at our hotel's restaurant, which specialises in suckling pig and lamb. Accommodation: Hacienda del Cardenal (or similar). Meals - Dinner

Day 2 - Toledo - Valedepenas - Cordoba
Our road continues south across the vast plains of La Mancha. We'll pause in Valdepeñas to visit a local bodega for wine and tapas before continuing on to Córdoba – our home for the next two nights. Accommodation: Casas de La Juderia Cordoba (or similar). Meals - Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3 - Cordoba
After a city tour of Córdoba's Old Town with an included entrance to the Mezquita (a UNESCO-protected mosque), you'll be free to explore at your own pace. Seek out hidden squares and local cafés, pamper yourself at a traditional hammam or simply marvel at the city's eye-catching architecture. Accommodation: Casas de La Juderia Cordoba (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 4 - Cordoba - Ubeda - Granada
After pausing to taste Spanish olive oil in a peaceful olive grove, we'll check out the town of Úbeda, which is full of spectacular Renaissance palaces. Then it's onward to our hotel in Granada. Accommodation: Hotel Villa Oniria (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 5 - Granada
Intricately carved archways. Lavish interiors featuring colourful tiles. Vibrant gardens. Today we'll pay a visit to the Alhambra, a breathtaking Moorish palace perched on a hilltop outside Granada. This afternoon will find us back in the city centre, where you'll be free to discover the city. Accommodation: Hotel Villa Oniria (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 6 - Granada - Ronda
From Granada, our path turns east to Ronda, a historic town with breathtaking views. Tonight, we'll join together for a group dinner in a local restaurant. Accommodation: Hotel Reina Victoria (or similar). Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7 - Ronda - Grazalema - Arcos - Jerez - Seville
Today, we'll drive to Jerez to visit a local winery with a private gallery before enjoying a tapas lunch and wine tasting. Later, we'll move on to Seville, where we'll enjoy a traditional flamenco show. Accommodation: Hotel Casa Romana (or similar). Meals - Breakfast & Lunch

Day 8 - Seville
After breakfast, it's time to explore Seville at your own leisure. You could search out Roman ruins, Moorish mosaics and classical squares, or you could hop from bar to bar while sampling Andalucían specialities. Accommodation: Hotel Casa Romana (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 9 - Seville - Sierra de Aracena
It's back to nature today as we make tracks to the Sierra de Aracena, a mountain range peppered with castles, quaint villages and pastures. With a variety of well-maintained trails, the area certainly deserves its status as a fantastic place for a ramble. Accommodation: Hotel Convento de Aracena (or similar). Meals - Breakfast

Day 10 - Sierra de Aracena - Monsaraz - Estremoz
Our first stop of the day is Monsaraz, a charming Portuguese hilltop village with sweeping views of the Alqueva Dam. We'll take some time to stroll its narrow streets before moving on to Estremoz to end the day. Accommodation: Hotel Pousada de Estremoz (or similar). Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

Day 11 - Estremoz - Evora - Lisbon
Today we'll continue to Évora, the capital of the Alentejo region. After taking a look around the marvellous cathedral, the Templo Romano and the town square, we'll press on to Lisbon, where we'll say farewell. Meals - Breakfast

Untitled Spreadsheet
         
     
  2019      
  Departure : Mar - Oct  
     
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  *Apr 04 - 14, 2019 $4,965 $5,950
  *Apr 11 - 21, 2019 $4,965 $5,950
  Apr 21 - 01 May, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *Apr 28 - 08 May, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *May 02 - 12, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *May 05 - 15, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *May 09 - 19, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *May 11 - 21, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *May 18 - 28, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *May 23 - 02 Jun, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  *May 28 - 07 Jun, 2019 $5,060 $5,950
  Jun 08 - 18, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Jun 09 - 19, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Jun 16 - 26, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Jun 22 - 02 Jul, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  Jun 27 - 07 Jul, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Jul 06 - 16, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  Jul 25 - 04 Aug, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  *Aug 21 - 31, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  *Sep 01 - 11, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Sep 05 - 15, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Sep 07 - 17, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Sep 14 - 24, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Sep 19 - 29, 2019   $5,060 $5,950
  *Sep 22 - 02 Oct, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  *Sep 26 - 06 Oct, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  *Sep 28 - 08 Oct, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  *Oct 03 - 13, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  *Oct 10 - 20, 2019   $4,965 $5,950
  Oct 15 - 25, 2019   $4,870 $5,950
         
  *Guaranteed Departure      
Inclusions:
  • 10 nights in boutique accommodation
  • Experienced Driver and Tour Leader
  • Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Meals 10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary, including: Synagogue os Santa Maria la Blanca, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, Alhambra
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