Group Tour / Guaranteed departures from Madrid
Accommodation in Tourist and First Class Hotels (3-4 star)
Madrid (2) - Lisbon (1)- Fatima (1)
- Lisbon (1) - Cordoba (1)- Sevilla (2) -
Granada (1) - Valencia (1) •
Barcelona (2) •
Cultural group tour, Roundtrip, Comprehensive, Scenic Land
Day 1: Arrive Madrid
Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel.
Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel
Day 2: Madrid City
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free to continue exploring the
wonders that the city has to offer.
Afternoon Madrid panoramic city tour;
find the medieval origins of the city, like the
Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, characterized by
the antiquity of its
drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs
characterized 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 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 zones of
Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the
Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. A stop will be made at the
famous “Hard Rock Café” to enjoy a free drink. Accommodation at
Day 3 Madrid – Trujillo – Lisbon (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to bus terminal, located in the
underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente.
at 08:30 a.m. Drive westbound towards the
region of Extremadura, a relaxing drive to Trujillo, hometown of many
discoverers of the new world. Time free to explore its beautiful
and monumental Plaza Mayor. Continue on through Portuguese soil
along the Alentejo plains via historic sites as Elvas, Estremoz
Arrive over the impressive bridge 25th April to
Lisbon, capital city of
Portugal. Accommodation at the
hotel. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical
Portuguese song and music.
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.
Day 5 Lisbon
– Alcobaca – Batalha – Fatima (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northland,
arrive to our first point of interest: Alcobaça visit a 12th
century church containing the tombs of Pablo and Inês de Castro,
Weather permitting, continue to the Sitio to have a panoramic
view of the beach and the village. Continue to
and visit to the Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and
Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO.
Continue to Fatima. Center
of Christian faith and World Pilgrims Sanctuary with its
impressive Basilica and Cova da Iria where Virgin Mary appeared.
The church where the tombstones of Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco
are, The Chapel of Apparitions, heart of the shrine.
Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 6 Fatima –
Obidos –Nazare-Lisbon (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. At noon, departure to the beautiful
walled town of Obidos with its picturesque streets and the
Pousada do Castelo followed by a visit to the picturesque
fishing village of Nazare. Afterwards, return to Lisbon through
the colorful farming region. Acommodation at the hotel.
Day 7 Sunday, Lisbon- Caceres-
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30
Caceres considered as World Heritage
place because of the city's blend of
Gothic and Italian
Renaissance architecture. Walk
through its Plaza Mayor and the
with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on
towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate.
Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 8 Monday, Cordoba – Sevilla (B,D)
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 Sevilla. Dinner and
accommodation at the hotel.
Day 9 Sevilla (B, D)
at the hotel. Morning Monumental and Panoramic city tour – the
Cathedral (from outside), the second largest in the Catholic
world after St. Peters in Rome. The Santa Cruz Quarter, a
natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the
myth of “Don Juan” developed. The Maria Luisa Park and Spain
square. - 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.
Day 10 Sevilla - Granada (B, D)
at the hotel. Drive east through the Caliphate road to the heart
of Andalucia 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 (Red Palace) 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
Day 11 Granada - Valencia (B)
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 autonomous region land 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.
Day 12 Valencia - Barcelona (B)
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.
Day 13: Barcelona (B)
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 Montjuich Park
with spectacular views of the city and harbour, Olympic
Ring, monument to Columbus and the emblematic Gothic
Quarter, heart of the old city and its historical
centre. Afternoon is for you to keep on discovering this
city full attractive offers as well as exquisite and
varied gastronomy. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 14 Barcelona- Zaragoza - Madrid (B)
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 time free to see the
impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of
Our Lady Pilar. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation at the
Day 15: Madrid
– Departure (B)
to airport for flight back home.
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