Group Tour / Guaranteed departures from Madrid
Accommodation in Superior and Superior Plus Hotels (3-4 star)
Madrid (2) - Porto (2) - Fatima (1)
- Lisbon (2) - Cordoba (1)- Seville (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 Madrid panoramic city tour;
find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress,
at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical
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 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 areas 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.
Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city
has to offer.
Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 3 Madrid – Avila – Salamanca - Porto (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
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.
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.
Day 5 Porto - Coimbra -
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.
Batalha - Nazare - Alcobaca – Lisbon (B)
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
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.
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 8 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 9, Cordoba – Seville (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 10 Seville (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 11 Seville - 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 12 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 13 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 14: 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 15 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 16: Madrid
– Departure (B)
to airport for flight back home.
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