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14-Day Portugal, Andalusia & Mediterranean Coast Tour

14-Day Portugal, Andalusia & Mediterranean Coast Tour

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AU$3,238 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    14 Days/13 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-4803
  • Operating Days
    Mon
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14 Days/13 Nights From
AU$3,238 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Escorted TourEscorted Tour
  • Duration
    14 Days/13 Nights
  • Tour Code
    JUT-19-4803
  • Operating Days
    Mon
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*Up to 40% off
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Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide MealsMeals Daily breakfast & 4 dinnersTourTour Guided visits in Madrid, Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia & Barcelona TransferTransfer Transfer from Madrid station to hotel TransportationTransportation High-speed AVE train to MadridTransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Explore Spain and Portugal's rich history, culture and architecture during this 14-day escorted tour. Visit the cities of Avila, Salamanca, Porto, Madrid, Coimbra, Fatima, Lisbon, Batalha, Cordoba, Seville, Granada, Valencia, Barcelona and Zaragoza during this tour. Guaranteed departures on Monday.

2019 & 2020 Departures

April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
May 6, 13 & 20
June 3, 17 & 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
August 5, 12 & 19
September 2, 23 & 30
October 7, 14 & 21
December 23
March 9, 23 & 30, 2020

*SPTC Offer

  • 40% off applicable to the second passenger.
  • Offer is valid for bookings done from 1 November 2018 to 28 February 2019 on selected dates.
  • Offer is valid on the following departure dates - 24 December 2018; 18 February 2019: and 18 & 25 March 2019.
  • Offer is not combinable to other offers or discounts of senior, triple etc.
  • Discount does not apply to departure or Christmas supplements.

Itinerary

Day 1, Barcelona - Madrid (train)
Call on Barcelona “Sants” train station to depart by AVE, high speed train to Madrid “Puerta de Atocha” station. Enjoy the journey with the comfort and operating speed of this AVE train. Arrival, transfer from station to your hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2, Madrid - Avila - Salamanca - Porto
Breakfast. Transfer to the bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente. 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.

Day 3, 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 4, Porto - Coimbra - Fatima
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.

Day 5, Fatima - Batalha - Nazaré - Alcobaça - Lisbon
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.

Day 6, Lisbon
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 7, Lisbon - Caceres - Cordoba
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30 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.

Day 8, Cordoba - Seville
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.

Day 9, Seville
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 flavours of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour.

Day 10, Seville - Granada
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.

Day 11, Granada - Valencia
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.

Day 12, Valencia - Barcelona
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
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 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.

Day 14, Barcelona - Zaragoza - Madrid
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 free time to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilic-Temple of Our Lady Pilar. Continue to Madrid. End of tour.

Inclusions

  • Guided visits in Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens), Valencia & Barcelona
  • Tour escort
  • Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • High-speed AVE train Barcelona-Madrid (tourist class) 
  • Transfer from Madrid station to hotel 
  • Accommodation at selected class
  • Daily breakfast and 4 dinners

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