Departure point: Madrid
Tour kicks off every Wednesday
Day 1. Madrid – Trujillo – Lisbon (658km ~ 409 miles)
We start from Madrid at 8am, heading to the province of Extremadura – one of the Spain’s western provinces – a remote area, filled with natural parks and dramatic scenery. Our stop there will be in the ancient town of Trujillo. Onve there, you will be amazed by the number of castles, churches and manor houses. Trujillo is structured around its own Plaza Mayor square, which is guarded by a bronze-cast statue of Pizarro. You will have an hour and a half to explore all the beauty of the medieval center
From Trujillo, we will proceed to Portugal and will reach its capital Lisbon in the early evening.
Day 2. Lisbon
Breakfast, followed by a city tour with a local guide. Lisbon offers a rich and varied history, a buzzing nightlife and is blessed with a glorious year-round climate. It is a bustling and exciting city, that boasts a wide choice of activities and fascinating tourist attractions. The city has a welcoming atmosphere, while still embracing its deep-rooted heritage and extensive history. Some of the highlights of the tour:
- Padrão dos Descobrimentos
- Belem Tower
- Jeronimos Monastery.
- Alfama Quarter.
Enjoy an evening in Lisbon on your own. Please do not miss on opportuntiy to try famous pastel de nata (egg tart) – local culinary’s iconic pastry, who’s recipe dates back to the 16th century. You can buy it in any cafe or bakery shop.
Second night in Lisbon.
Day 3. Lisbon – Fatima – Lisbon (264km ~ 164 miles)
Breakfast in the hotel, then a tour to Fatima – one of the world’s largest Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world – with its Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima (Santuário de Fátima). A tour and a free time here to feel and appreciate this sacred place.
Later we will return to Lisbon. Free evening and third night in Lisbon.
Day 4. Lisbon – Caceres – Sevilla (575km ~ 357 miles)
After breakfast we are heading back to Spain. We’ll cross the border and pass again thru province of Extremadura, but this time we’ll head to Caceres – a town, founded by the Romans in 25BC. Visiting Cáceres will bring you back to the old medieval era. The streets climb and twist among hoary palaces and mansions. As you turn your head up, you can see the skyline decorated with gargoyles, spires, and gigantic storks’ nests. The fortress has been serving as defensive walls since the 16th century. You will have a good hour and a half there, so, go ahead and check the main highlights.
After a break you will take the highway towards Andalusia. Arrival, dinner and overnight in Seville.
Day 5. Seville
Breakfast in the hotel, followed by a proper city tour throughout Seville with a local guide, to admire this beautiful and also the largest city of Southern Spain. With a numerous sights and attractions, this city will never leave visitors stuck for choice. Main highlights of the tour:
- Plaza de España
- Maria Luisa Park
- Seville’s Cathedral
- Barrio Santa Cruz
After the city tour you will have the afternoon off to rest or explore more on your own.
Dinner and a night in Seville.
Day 6. Seville – Cordoba (145km ~ 90 miles)
Breakfast in the hotel, then departure towards another Andalusian ”hot spot” – Cordoba. This place is truly one of the most beautiful old towns in Andalusia as well as one of Spain’s most famous historical monuments. Here you will be guided on a tour through its historic center – conspicuously charming place, with its patios and courtyards, decorated with pots of aromatic jasmine and geraniums and walk narrow, winding streets, lined with what must be some of the prettiest and most colorful houses in southern Spain. And of course, you will enter the Mosque-Cathedral: the greatest dual-identity monument in Spain.
Extending in a tangle of cobbled streets and squares to the north of the Mosque-Cathedral is Juderia – the city’s former Jewish quarter. This is a great area to stop for lunch, packed as it is with smart restaurants as well as superb no-frills tapas bars. Free time to have lunch and buy some souvenirs.
Arrival to hotel, accommodation, dinner and night in Cordoba.
Day 7. Cordoba – Ronda – Costa del Sol (332km ~ 206 miles)
Breakfast. Transfer and a first stop to beautiful town of Ronda. Steeped in dark myths and bullfighting folklore, whilst boasting one of the most extraordinary locations in Spain, it is no wonder that Ronda has become Andalusia’s third most visited place. With its world-famous New Bridge and bullring, as well as the hidden corners of the gorge on top of which it perches, Ronda will definetely not disappoint.
In Ronda you will have a free time to explore the main highlights of this beautiful town.
Depending on a date, number of people for the tour and other factors, you’ll go either to chic Marbella o flashy Torremolinos. Both places are beautiful coastal towns with excellent beaches, vibrant nightlife and very relaxed atmosphere.
Arrival, dinner and accommodation.
Day 8. Costa del Sol – Granada (180km ~ 120 miles)
Breakfast, then transfer to Granada – a beautiful city right at the foot of the spectacular Sierra Nevada mountains. The popular favorite of the region of Andalusia, Granada has a rich history, fantastic range of sites to see, and a bustling nightlife. With Arab influences and Spanish charm, there is plenty of culture and history to explore here. Upon arrival you’ll have a guided tour to see famous complex of La Alhambra, its Arabian palaces Nazaries, and its green and picturesque Generalife Gardens.
Dinner and night in Granada.
Day 9. Granada – Valencia (498km ~ 309 miles)
Breakfast. Departure towards Valencia. On the way you will pass by the beautiful, small towns of Guadix, Baza and Puerto Lumbreras. Arrival to Valencia in the early evening and accommodation. Valencia is a third-largest city in Spain, and has a lot to offer: from world-class restaurants to stunning beaches, and from museums to buzzing nightlife.
Night in Valencia.
Day 10. Valencia – Barcelona (355km ~ 220 miles)
After breakfast you’ll have some hours to scroll thru Valencia on your own.
On the second half of the day, we’ll head to the second largest city in Spain and a true pearl of Mediterranean sea – magnificent Barcelona.
Arrival and accommodation.
Day 11. Barcelona
Breakfast in the hotel. With fantastic art and architecture, a rich medieval history, as well as innovative modern additions, Barcelona is certainly not short of things to do and see. Few highlights that you will see during you morning city tour around Barcelona:
- Plaza Espana
- The Barcelona Olympic Park
- Statue of Christopher Colom
- Gothic Quarter.
Another night in Barcelona.
Day 12. Barcelona – Zaragoza – Madrid (635 km ~ 395 miles)
Breakfast, then deaparture towards Zaragoza.
Spain’s fifth largest city, Zaragoza is the capital of the Aragón region. Located south of the Pyrenees, it sits right in the middle between Barcelona and Madrid, and is home to a range of fascinating sights, from Roman ruins to magnificent Islamic architecture and a striking Baroque cathedral. We will stop in the city center so you can have a time to explore the most notorious sights of Zaragoza: Basilica de Baroque Basilica and Bridge Puente de Piedra (the Stone Bridge).
After some free time in Zaragoza we’ll continue to Madrid. Arrival and end of the tour.
- accommodation in hotels
- 11 breakfasts, 5 dinners
- modern and air-conditioned bus
- multi-lingual tour escort
- sightseeing tour with local guide in Lisbon, Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada and Barcelona
- tickets to Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon
- tickets to Cordoba’s Mosque
- tickets to Alhambra in Granada
- travel insurance
- free Wi- Fi on board
- Air Tickets
- Any Meal not mentioned in inclusions.
- Any services, activities, Taxes not mentioned in Inclusions
- 5 % GST
Terms & Conditions:
- Mentioned prices are valid till 31st March’2021.
- Mentioned prices are based on per person on twin sharing
- Prices are Dynamic & Subjected to Change as per travelling dates.
- Children less than 4 years old: free, without granted seat in the bus
- Children between 4 and 7 years old: 25% discount off adult price, in a triple room with adults
- Teenagers between 8 and 18 years old: 5% discount off adult price
- Seniors (65+ years old): 5% discount off adult price
- Third person in triple room: 5%
- Discounts cannot be combined.
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
10% paid at the time of reservation is non-refundable. The other 90% is fully refundable if cancelled in no less than 3 weeks (e.g., if you paid 100% upfront right away). There are no refunds for cancellations made in less than 3 weeks to go before the trip.