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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

Overview
Guided visits in Madrid, Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens) 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 / Travel insurance.

1st Day (Sun.) Madrid
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel

2nd Day (Mon.) Madrid
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Moreria, famous for its historical buildings. Drive 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; 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 areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabeu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

3rd Day (Tue.) Madrid - Avila - Salamanca - Porto
Departure from Julia Travel 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)

4th Day (Wed.) Porto
Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. Afterwards, enjoy a different perspective of the city along the river Douro aboard the Blue Boats Cruise and discover the historic heritage visiting one well known Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included. Rest of day at leisure. Accommodation. (B)

5th Day (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)

6th Day (Fri.) Fatima - Batalha - Nazare - Alcobaca - 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 Nazare. Free time and continue to Alcobaca (World Heritage) with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the XII C. Then to Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional traditional and typical dinner including a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music. (B)

7th Day (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 color housing the genuine "tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel. (B)

8th Day (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)

9th Day (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)

10th Day (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 flavors of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour. (BD)

11th Day (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)

12th Day (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)

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

14th Day (Sat.) Barcelona
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour of Barcelona well known worldwide 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 Montjuic 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)

15th Day (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 Aragon, 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)

16th Day (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.

Untitled Spreadsheet
  2019
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  February 17  Sold Out
  March 17  Sold Out
  March 24 $3,265 $4,725 $3,300 $4,805
  Apr 07 $3,515 $5,050 $3,690 $5,290
  Apr 14  Sold Out
  Apr 21  Sold Out
  Apr 28 $3,465 $5,000 $3,645 $5,245
  May 05 Sold Out $3,375 $4,975
  May 12, 19 $3,315 $4,850 $3,375 $4,975
  June 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 $3,315 $4,850 $3,375 $4,975
  Jul 07 $3,400 $4,935 $3,455 $5,055
  July 14, 21, 28 $3,430 $4,965 $3,505 $5,105
  August 04  Sold Out
  August 11, 18 $3,430 $4,965 $3,505 $5,105
  September 01  Sold Out
  September 22  Sold Out
  September 29 $3,430 $4,965 $3,505 $5,105
  Oct 06  Sold Out
  Dec 22 $3,315 $4,850 $3,375 $4,975
 
  2020        
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  March 08, 22, 29  Sold Out
           
  Hotel :        
  Madrid        
  Mayorazgo / Florida Norte(S)
  Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Catalonia Gran Vía
 
  Porto
  Tryp Porto Expo / Eurostars Heroismo (S/F)
 
  Fatima
  Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina(S/F)
 
  Lisbon
  Lutecia (S/F)
 
  Cordoba
  Tryp Cordoba(S)
  NH Cordoba Guadalquivir (F)
 
  Seville
  Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda (S)
  Silken Al-Andalus Palace (F)
 
  Granada
  Alixares (S)
  Gran Hotel Luna (F)
 
  Valencia
  Nh Valencia Las Artes (S/F)
 
  Barcelona
  Catalonia Barcelona 505 (S)
  Catalonia Barcelona Plaza / Condal Mar (F)
           
           
  2020-21
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
  April 05, 12 & 26 $3,335 $4,810 $3,400 $5,105
  April 19. $3,495 $4,975 $3,655 $5,365
  May 03, 10 & 24 $3,335 $4,810 $3,400 $5,105
  May 17. $3,335 $4,815 $3,490 $5,200
  June 07, 14, 21 & 28 $3,335 $4,810 $3,400 $5,105
  July 05, 12, 19 & 26 $3,400 $4,875 $3,475 $6,185
  August 02, 09, 16, 23 & 30 $3,400 $4,875 $3,475 $6,185
  September 05 & 27. $3,375 $4,855 $3,440 $5,145
  September 13. $3,400 $4,875 $3,475 $6,185
  October 04. $3,335 $4,815 $3,490 $5,200
  October 11, 18 & 25 $3,400 $4,875 $3,475 $6,185
  December 20.. $3,375 $4,855 $3,440 $5,145
 
  2021
  March 21. $3,225 $5,005 $3,725 $5,430
  March 28. $3,335 $4,810 $3,400 $5,105
   
  Accommodation
  Madrid
  Mayorazgo / Tryp Atocha (S)
  Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Riu Plaza Espana (F)
 
  Porto
  Tryp Porto Expo (S)
  Bessahotel Boavista (F)
 
  Fatima
  Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina (S)/(F)
 
  Lisbon
  Roma (S)
  Lutecia (F)
 
  Cordoba
  Tryp Cordoba (S)
  Hesperia Cordoba (F)
 
  Seville
  Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda (S)
  Hesperia Sevilla (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)
 
Tour Inclusions:
  • Guided visits in Madrid, Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens) 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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