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Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Multi seater AC van

Detailed Itinerary

Meet and assistance at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel

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 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 Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to continue exploring the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to bus terminal. Departure 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.

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.

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.

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 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 color housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel.

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.

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.

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 España. 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.

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.

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 Ágora. Valencia is also the home of the internationally well
renowned and delicious “Paella”, Accommodation at the hotel

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.

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 Gaudí such as La Pedrera, Casa Milá, etc. – declared World Heritage buildings. – The Montjuïc 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.

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

END OF OUR SERVICES.

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

Exclusions

Airport taxes
Portage service
Items of personal nature such as, but not limited to, passport fees
Gratuities to your tour guide or bus driver
Optional tours
Laundry
Telephone calls
Any other items not specifically listed as included in the itineraries

Notes

Valid from April 01st 2020 till March 31st 2021

Minimum 2 pax

Guaranteed departures: selected Sundays

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.

During stay in Madrid tour escort service is not available

Tours are in English and Spanish, multilingual tour escort

Barcelona, Lisbon & Porto local city tax not included. Direct payment at the hotel

Luggage: maximum of baggage authorized by passenger is 1 suitcase per person of a maximum of 25 kilos and maximum measures of 157 cm (sum of length, width and height). Suitcases of higher measures will be accepted only if they are shared

Supplement cost for Optional tours is available on request

Child supplement is available on request

Supplement cost is applicable on special dates on top of package rates as below

October 04 th, September 06 th, 27 th, December 20 th, March 21 th

HOTELS ENVISAGED

City                                             Hotels

Madrid                          Tryp Atocha or similar

                              Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Riu Plaza de España

Porto                          Tryp Porto Expo or similar

                                    Bessahotel Boavista or similar

Fatima                   Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina

Lisbon                    Roma or similar

                                  Lutecia / Vila Gale Opera

Cordoba              Tryp Cordoba or similar

                                  Hesperia Cordoba or similar

Seville                    Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda or similar

                                    Hesperia Sevilla or similar

Granada                     Los Angeles or similar

                                     Melia Granada or similar       

Valencia                      NH Valencia Las Artes or similar

Barcelona                  Catalonia Barcelona 505 or similar

                          Catalonia Barcelona Plaza / Melia Barcelona Sarria or similar

Trip Highlights

Madrid - Avila - Salamanca - Porto - Coimbra - Fatima - Batalha - Nazare – Alcobaça - Lisbon - Caceres – Cordoba - Seville – Granada - Valencia – Barcelona

Fixed-Departure

20 Dec, 2020
AUD 3,895 P P twin share
AUD 5,416 P P single

21 Mar, 2021
AUD 3,895 P P twin share
AUD 5,416 P P single

28 Mar, 2021
AUD 3,895 P P twin share
AUD 5,416 P P single

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