BEST OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
- Duration: 10 Nights
- Price: 0 (P.P.)
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01 Days :
On arrival at Madrid airport meet our representative, check into your hotel. Rest of the day is free to start exploring lively Madrid. Overnight stay at the hotel.
02 Days :
Located 70 km from Madrid is Toledo, a "UNESCO World Heritage City", a museum-city of great artistic beauty and one of the oldest in Europe "City of Three Cultures" since Christians, Muslims and Jews lived here together. Its buildings include almost all periods of history (Moorish, Gothic, Mudejar, Renaissance and Baroque). Here lived the great painter El Greco in the XVI century, Visit Church of St. Tome with "The Burial of the Count of Orgaz", a masterpiece of El Greco; Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, Victoria Macho Museum, Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes; famous technique of Damascene (gold and silver inlaying in iron) and a sightseeing tour of Toledo. Overnight stay at the hotel.
03 Days :
Morning after breakfast, transfer to airport to board flight to Lisbon. (Flight option available for as low as Euro 50 per person). On arrival at Lisbon airport, transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the roller-coaster city of seven hills, crowned by a Moorish castle and washed in an artist’s pure light, Lisbon is cine-matically beautiful and historically compelling. This is a capital city of big skies and bigger vistas; of rumbling trams and Willy Wonka–like elevators; of melancholic fado song and live-to-party nightlife. Edge, charisma, postcard good looks – Lisbon has the lot. Overnight stay at hotel.
04 Days :
Morning after breakfast at hotel proceed for a city tour covering visit to the Bridge to Belem which is the historical section of Lisbon where you can admire Torre de Belem, ex-libris of Lisbon and jewel of manueline art. You will then be taken to the Padrao dos Descobrimentos, a modern monument dedicated to the Portuguese maritime discoveries. Followed by a visit of the church at the Monasteiro dos Jeronimos. After that you will visit the Coach Museum, which is home to one of the best coach collections in Europe. Along the river you will arrive at Alfama, an old traditional district, where you will have the opportunity to walk in its narrow streets and visit the handicraft shop where you can taste an aperitif of Porto wine. You will continue to Praca do Comercio, the biggest and most beautiful square in Lisbon Baixa-Rosso in the centre of the town and finally to Avenida da liberdade and Marques de Pombal. Overnight stay at hotel.
05 Days :
Morning after breakfast at hotel proceed for a half Day tour of Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Estoril & Cascais , this tour will start with a visit to Sintra, a magnificent village where the Royal Family used to live during the summer. Afterwards we will be passing by Guincho beach, Boca do Inferno a grotto created by the rain and sea erosion, always with a sea view enjoying the landscape until the cosmopolitan Cascais where you can take a glimpse over the bay. Return by Estoril where we can have a panoramic view of the Casino and its gardens. Evening transfer to train station to board the overnight train to Seville .
06 Days :
On arrival at station transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the wonderful Andalusian city of Seville is the epitome of Spain with its fiery flamenco, Moorish splendor, fragrant gardens and elegant plazas Overnight stay at hotel.
07 Days :
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to station to board the train to Granada, on arrival at station transfer to hotel, check in at hotel freshen up and proceed for tour, in this tour you will get an opportunity to see Granada features numerous attractions such as the Cathedral, Sciences Park, churches and monasteries. Many other monuments are scattered around the city and in its hidden corners. Overnight stay at hotel.
08 Days :
Morning after breakfast, proceed to the tour in which you get an opportunity visit to the Alhambra and Generalife, the most important Medieval monument in Europe, whose construction was initiated by Mohamed Ibn Alhambra, founder of the 'Nasrid' dynasty, during the 13th century on the Red Hill (Assabika) overlooking Granada. Overnight stay at hotel.
09 Days :
Breakfast at hotel. On time transfer to station to board the train to Barcelona, on arrival at station transfer to hotel, check in at hotel. Evening free at leisure to explore the Spain's second city. Barcelona is one of the most dynamic and exciting cities on the western Mediterranean seaboard. Walk its narrow streets and wonderful plazas and discover its magic: stalls full of books, birds and flowers. Explore its new modern squares, designed by leading artists such as Miró and Barceló and every visitor will understand how Barcelona has been transformed into one of the most moderns and active cities in Europe. Overnight stay at hotel.
10 Days :
Morning after breakfast, explore Barcelona, while travelling on a double-decker bus. The tour includes Gothic District in Barcelona’s Old Town. Walk along its narrow streets and find buildings from medieval times and even from Barcelona in Roman times. A large number of buildings are World Heritage Sites. The works by the architect Antonio Gaudí are of great importance and can be seen all along the city. The most famous construction is the “Sagrada Familia”, whose unfinished construction started to take place back in 1882 and has become one of Barcelona’s landmarks. Works by Gaudi include the “Casa Batlló”, “Casa Milá” or “Parque Güell”. Visit Picasso Museum, stop at beautiful parks and gardens or cool down at the beach. Definitely, this city has everything. Overnight stay at hotel.
11 Days :
Your holiday ends this morning .Transfers are provided to the airport to board flight for onward destination.