- 14 days/12 nights
- Roundtrip airfare from NYC
- 12 nights first-class accommodations
- 18 meals: 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners with wine
- Sightseeing per itinerary in a modern, air-conditioned motorcoach
- English-speaking tour guide
14-DAY TOUR THROUGH SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
On this 14-day tour you will visit the Prado Museum in Madrid, visit the Cathedral of Lisbon, tour the city of Seville with its many historical sites, enjoy a day to explore the Great Market in Morocco, tour the amazing Alhambra Palace in Granada, enter the Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo, and much more!
Day 1: Depart the USA Day 2: Arrive in Madrid Day 3: Madrid City Tour Day 4: Sightseeing en route to Salamanca Day 5: Travel to Lisbon Day 6: Lisbon City Tour Day 7: Travel to Seville Day 8: Seville City Tour Day 9: Gibraltar Sightseeing En route to Costa del Sol Day 10: Full Day in Costa del Sol Day 11: Full Day Morocco Excursion Day 12: Alhambra Palace Tour Day 13: Travel to Toledo Day 14: Depart for the USA
Depart the USA to Spain.
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy a welcome drink and orientation
Stay 2 nights: Madrid
This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Madrid. Drive along the Grand Via through the Opera District, Plaza de Colon and view the Royal Palace. Pass through Puerto del Sol Plaza and Plaza España with its monument to the author Cervantes. The tour will end at the Prado Museum, where you will be able to view works of art by famous artists such as El Greco, Velázquez, and Ribera. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Cross the rugged Sierra de Guadarrama to Segovia, famous for its Alcazar and the 2000-year-old Roman aqueduct. Continue to the walled and turreted city of Avila, where St. Theresa founded the order of the Carmelites. Drive to Salamanca for an orientation tour and visit to the Baroque Plaza Mayor
Depart for Portugal, via the Serra da Estrela mountain range. Drive towards Castelo Branco before arriving at Fatima, site of the famous religious visions that occurred in 1917, when an apparition of Mary appeared to three peasant children. Here, visit the beautiful Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary before continuing to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Tonight enjoy a dinner in the hotel.
Stay 2 nights: Lisbon
Morning tour of Lisbon. View the Belem Tower and the Cathedral of Lisbon. Enjoy the elegant Liberdade Avenue and take the opportunity to view the Monument of Discoveries. Walk through the cobbled alleys of Alfama, the old fishermen’s quarter. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure
Today, head south to Algarve and cross the border to Spain at Ayamonte, before continuing to the picturesque Andalucian town of Seville
Stay 2 nights: Seville
This morning view the Moorish architecture of the Giralda Tower and visit the Cathedral, the world’s largest Gothic monument. Drive to the Plaza de España, passing Maria Luisa Park, and explore the narrow streets and the many plazas of the Santa Cruz Quarter. Afternoon at leisure
This morning head south and enjoy a visit to the impressive Rock of Gibraltar, a British Colony for over 300 years standing guard over the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean and Europe meets Africa. Enjoy a tour of the area with mini buses climbing up to see St. Michael’s Cave and the famous Barbary Apes with dramatic views of both the Spanish and Moroccan coastline. Enjoy some time in the main street of the town with its colonial buildings and duty-free shops. Then proceed to Costa del Sol.
Stay 3 nights: Costa del Sol
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Costa del Sol
Today’s sightseeing includes a full day tour to Morocco. Cross the sea to Africa and enter the exotic world of this colorful continent. Enjoy a guided tour of the colorful Grand market and enjoy lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant with entertainment before shopping for handicrafts and carpets. Return to Spain by ferry.
Depart for Granada. Visit the famous Alhambra Palace founded in the 13th century and originally composed of houses, schools, baths, barracks, and gardens surrounded by seemingly impenetrable walls. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Quarter and stroll through the Water Gardens of the Palacio de Generalife.
Travel via the region of La Mancha, legendary home of Don Quixote, featuring panoramic views of its famous windmills. Continue to Toledo, once the spiritual and intellectual center of Spain. A walking tour will include visit to the Church of Santo Tomé with the masterpiece painting by El Greco and the Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca. Continue to Madrid. Enjoy the evening at leisure.
After breakfast, depart for the airport for your flight back to the USA.
Day 1: Depart the USA
Day 2: Arrive in Madrid
Day 3: Madrid City Tour
Day 4: Sightseeing en route to Salamanca
Day 5: Travel to Lisbon
Day 6: Lisbon City Tour
Day 7: Travel to Seville
Day 8: Seville City Tour
Day 9: Gibraltar Sightseeing En route to Costa del Sol
Day 10: Full Day in Costa del Sol
Day 11: Full Day Morocco Excursion
Day 12: Alhambra Palace Tour
Day 13: Travel to Toledo
Day 14: Depart for the USA
Pricing & Departures
|May 25, 2016
|Jun 22; Jul 8; Aug 3, 2016
|Oct 12, 19, 2016
|Oct 26, 2016
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