Spain's Classics & Portugal

Embark on an Iberian adventure as you take in medieval architecture, idyllic landscapes and delectable cuisine. Explore Lisbon, Europe's second oldest capital city. Visit the medieval walled town of Obidos. Visit the exotic and expansive Alhambra palace. Enjoy reserved seating at a flamenco show. Become part of an authentic 'paella experience.' View Antonio Gaudi's architectural masterpieces, including La Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. Explore Spain and Portugal's priceless treasures of art, history and culture set against a backdrop of sunny Mediterranean shores and grand mountain ranges.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2019
Duration
13 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LisbonOvernight Flight: You are on your way to a colorful cultural adventure featuring the best of Portugal and Spain.
Day 2LisbonLisbon, Portugal - Tour Begins: Welcome to Portugal, where quaint farming villages and cork & olive tree plantations dot the landscape. Begin your journey in Lisbon, Portugal's vibrant capital city. Tonight, meet your fellow travelers and enjoy a welcome dinner.
Day 3LisbonLisbon: A tour of Lisbon features the Moorish Alfama Quarter, Jeronimo's Monastery (a UNESCO World Heritage site), the Monument to the Discoveries and the Tower of Belem (UNESCO). The afternoon is yours to enjoy. Or, perhaps you will opt to join an optional tour of Portugal's Estoril Coast.
Day 4LisbonLisbon - Nazare - Obidos - Lisbon: Your day on Portugal's 'Silver Coast' begins with the quaint seaside town of Nazare, famous for its dramatic cliffs. Continue on to the charming medieval walled town of Obidos. You will have free time to explore each town independently and take in their beauty.
Day 5LisbonLisbon - Madrid, Spain: Depart Lisbon and cross the border into Spain. Soak in the countryside before arriving into Spain's capital city - Madrid.
Day 6MadridMadrid - Toledo - Madrid: During a locally guided tour of Madrid's historic center, see the Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor, where events have been held since the 17th century. An expert-led tour of the monumental 18th-century Royal Palace* reveals lavish halls, banquet rooms, the throne room, royal armory and the impressive courtyard. This afternoon, travel to Toledo (UNESCO), the capital of medieval Spain until 1560. A comprehensive tour highlights the magnificent Gothic cathedral and a visit to the Church of Santo Tome to view El Greco's masterpiece painting, The Burial of Count Orgaz.
Day 7MadridMadrid - Cordoba - Seville: Travel to the extraordinary Moorish city of Cordoba. You may opt to take the AVE high-speed train to reduce travel time and increase leisure time in Cordoba. Upon arrival, embark on a walking tour of the Mezquita. This UNESCO site, an architectural marvel built by the Moors in the 8th century as a magnificent mosque, was converted into the city's cathedral in the 16th century. Continue your exploration of Cordoba in the city's well-preserved and historical old Jewish Quarter. Later, transfer to Seville, considered Spain's 'cultural capital.'
Day 8SevilleSeville: Decide how you see Seville today because it's your choice! Walk along the cobblestone streets of the Santa Cruz Quarter with an expert guide, admiring the white washed houses and aromatic orange trees before continuing to the stunning Plaza de Espana -OR- get a glimpse into the city from a different perspective with a boat ride on the Guadalquivir River, gently drifting by timeworn bridges and towers. Later, visit the ornate Seville Cathedral (UNESCO), the largest gothic church in the world, and see Columbus' tomb and the Giralda Bell Tower. This evening, enjoy an authentic flamenco show (UNESCO) featuring Seville's top performers.
Day 9SevilleSeville - Granada: Travel along the peaceful Sierra Nevada to Granada, the last great capital of the Moors in Spain before it fell to the Catholic monarchs in 1492. Upon arrival, join a local expert for a tour of the world-famous Alhambra (UNESCO),** a stone fortress overlooking the entire city and serving as a mesmerizing example of Islamic architecture.
Day 10GranadaGranada - Valencia: Travel through Spain's amazing landscape, viewing rolling hills dotted with picturesque olive groves, while en route to the Mediterranean coast. Arrive in the city of Valencia, a treasure trove of Roman and Arabic architecture, surrounded by citrus groves.
Day 11ValenciaValencia - Albufera - Valencia: See the City of Arts and Sciences; an ultramodern, multi-faceted educational institution, on your way to Valencia's historic old town, where you will enjoy a walking tour guided by a local expert. View the ornate 14th-century Serranos Towers and imposing 15th-century Quart Towers; then arrive at the bustling central market, one of the largest in Europe, where you'll shop side-by-side with the locals before concluding your tour at the impressive 13th-century Gothic cathedral. Later, travel to Albufera, the area where paella cuisine originated. A paella experience awaits you. Enjoy a boat ride on the canals surrounding rice field plantations, a visit to a traditional fisherman's home known as a barraca, a paella-making demonstration and an authentic paella lunch. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 12ValenciaValencia - Barcelona: Travel to Barcelona, one of Europe's most beautiful and exciting cities. The afternoon is at leisure to explore Barcelona's fascinating boulevards including the famous Las Ramblas, dotted with colorful bird and flower stalls.
Day 13BarcelonaBarcelona: Today, get an in-depth look at vibrant and lively Barcelona. Your panoramic tour showcases the Columbus Monument, Parc de Montjuic, Antoni Gaudi's UNESCO World Heritage sites including La Sagrada Familia, Batllo House and the unconventional Casa Mila building with a guided visit to Parc Guell. Gather this evening for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip to Portugal and Spain!
Day 14BarcelonaBarcelona - Tour Ends: You return home with vivid memories of a spectacularly beautiful land with an old, rich and diverse cultural heritage.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/07/2020$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/21/2020$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/28/2020$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/11/2020$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/25/2020$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/09/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/23/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/06/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/13/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/03/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/10/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/13/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/24/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/01/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/15/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/22/2020$3,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/29/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
11/05/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
11/12/2020$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
02/25/2021$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/04/2021$3,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/18/2021$3,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/08/2021$3,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/15/2021$3,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Hotel Colon Barcelona, Spain
Altis Grand Hotel Lisbon, Portugal
Melia Sevilla Seville, Spain
Hotel Hesperia Sevilla Seville, Spain
NH Collection Madrid Abascal Madrid, Spain
H10 Casanova Barcelona, Spain
SH Valencia Palace Valencia, Spain
Barcelo Seville Renacimiento Seville, Spain
Eurostars Rey Don Jaime Valencia, Spain
Catalonia Granada Granada , Spain
NH Sevilla Plaza de Armas Seville, Spain
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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  • Spain's Classics & Portugal

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    Embark on an Iberian adventure as you take in medieval architecture, idyllic landscapes and delectable cuisine. Explore Lisbon, Europe's second oldest capital city. Visit the medieval walled town of Obidos.

 
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