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12-Day Portugal, Andalusia and Mediterranean Capitals Tour from Madrid

  • Tour code: 200-5698
  • Available: Wed
  • Depart from: Madrid, Spain
  • Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights
From USD$1406.76

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Highlights:

Visit Barcelona, SPAIN, Lisbon, PORTUGAL, Alcobaca, PORTUGAL, Batalha, PORTUGAL, Caceres, SPAIN, Cordoba, SPAIN, Fatima, PORTUGAL, Granada, SPAIN, Nazare, PORTUGAL, Obidos, PORTUGAL, Seville, SPAIN, Trujillo, SPAIN, Valencia, SPAIN, Zaragoza, SPAIN.

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  • Tour is available in English and Spanish.

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Single: $1867.90
Double (/Person): $1406.76
Third Person Adult: $1336.42
Child (Age 4-7): $1055.07
Fourth Person Adult: N/A
Child (Age 4-7): N/A

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Madrid - Trujillo - Lisbon(514 km)
  • Day 2 Lisbon
  • Day 3 Lisbon - Obidos - Alcobaca - Nazare - Batalha - Fatima(163 km)
  • Day 4 Fatima - Lisbon(111 km)
  • Day 5 Lisbon - Caceres - Cordoba(523 km)
  • Day 6 Cordoba - Seville(145 km)
  • Day 7 Seville
  • Day 8 Sevilla - Granada(249 km)
  • Day 9 Granada - Valencia(497 km)
  • Day 10 Valencia - Barcelona(303 km)
  • Day 11 Barcelona
  • Day 12 Barcelona - Zaragoza - Madrid(523 km)
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Day 1 Madrid - Trujillo - Lisbon(514 km)

Guests will meet at 8:30am at the Julia Travel bus terminal, located in the underground parking lot of Plaza de Orienteat. Then, we will drive to Trujillo, where we will take some free time to explore the beautiful, monumental Plaza Mayor. Then, we will venture onto Portuguese soil along the Alentejo Plains, past historic sites like Elvas, Estremoz and Setubal. Driving over the April 25th Bridge, we will arrive in Lisbon, the capital. In the evening, guests can attend an optional Fado show, a traditional Portuguese music style.

Trujillo is a municipality located in the province of Caceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Trujillo is both a centre for tourism, with over 25 hotels, and a regional market town.

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    The Plaza Mayor in Trujillo is unique because of its uneven and irregular design. It is surrounded by buildings dating from around the 16th century. The Church of Santa Maria is a 13th century building that towers over the square.

The capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is one of Europe's most important economic centers. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations. Historically significant locations include Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery, which are recognized by UNESCO.

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    This suspension bridge in Portugal connects the capital of Lisbon to the municipality of Almada on the other side of the Tagus River. It first opened in 1966.
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    Fado is a traditional genre of Portuguese folk music that dates back to the early 19th century. The city of Lisbon has its own unique variety of this music, and you can see a live performance of it this evening.
Standard Hotel: Lutecia

Day 2 Lisbon

After breakfast at the hotel, we will go on a sightseeing tour of ancient Olissipo, driving through its main squares and avenues. Along the way, we will see Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, the Coach Museum, the Monument of Discoveries, Marquis of Pombal Square and Liberty Avenue. We will be able to spend the afternoon at leisure around the Alfama District.

The capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is one of Europe's most important economic centers. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations. Historically significant locations include Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery, which are recognized by UNESCO.

  • Always Visit
    This fortified tower off the coast of Lisbon, also known as the Tower of St. Vincent, was built to defend the city in the 16th century. It was built in the Portuguese Manueline style of architecture of the 16th century.
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    The Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon was once the home of the city's Hieronymite religious order, and one of the best examples of the Portuguese Manueline style of architecture. Today, the facility houses the National Archaeology Museum and the Marine Museum.
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    This museum in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon contains one of most impressive collections of historical horse-drawn carriages in the world. It is located in the old Horse Riding Area of Belem Palace.
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    This monument is located at the mouth of Lisbon harbor, commemorating the age of exploration, when ships bound for the American continents in the west would pass through the Tagus estuary.
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    The full name of this public space in Lisbon is the Marquis of Pombal Square, a former prime minister of Portugal in the 18th century. It is now a busy roundabout for automotive traffic.
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    Alfama, with its winding passages of narrow streets and steep stairways, is Lisbon's oldest district. Its name derives from Arabic because of the city's medieval Muslim rulers. Alfama is home to many restaurants and cafes that showcase live Fado music.
Standard Hotel: Lutecia
Breakfast: Included

Day 3 Lisbon - Obidos - Alcobaca - Nazare - Batalha - Fatima(163 km)

After breakfast at the hotel, we will travel to the beautiful walled town of Obidos, home to picturesque streets and the Pousada de Castelo. Then, we will continue to Alcobaca, then the picturesque fishing village of Nazare. If weather permits, we will continue to the Sitio to take in a panoramic view of the beach and the village. In the afternoon, we will visit the Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style. Finally, we will travel to Fatima for the evening.

A town and a municipality in the Oeste Subregion in Portugal. Obidos remains a well-preserved example of medieval architecture; its streets, squares, walls and its castle are a popular tourist destination.

A city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal. The city became notable after the first king decided to build a church to commemorate the Conquest of Santarem from the Moors in 1147. The church later evolved into the Monastery of Alcobaca.

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    This church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal, founded in 1153. The main components of the complex are the royal tombs, the Chapel of St. Bernard, the royal Pantheon, the sacristy, and more.

It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. It has long sandy beaches considered by some to be among the best beaches in Portugal.

A town and a municipality in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 15,805, in an area of 103.42 square kilometres. Here you can find the Batalha Monastery.

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    Construction on this monastery began in 1386 and eventually wrapped up in 1517, spanning the reign of seven kings. It is a Dominican convent built in a Gothic style.
Standard Hotel: Santa Maria
Breakfast: Included

Day 4 Fatima - Lisbon(111 km)

After breakfast at the hotel, we will be able to spend the day at leisure in Fatima, a center of Christian faith and pilgrims from around the world. We will see its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria, where the Virgin Mary appeared. We will also see the Chapel of Apparitions and the tombstones of 3 famous local figures. At the end of the day, we will return to Lisbon, driving through colorful farm region.

Fatima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourem, in the Portuguese Santarem District.

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    The Sanctuary of Fatima is a large, open public facility dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The site features many buildings, including a minor basilica and two small chapels.
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    One of the largest Christian church in the world, construction on this basilica was completed in 2007. With its thoroughly modern design, it looks completely unique from most other European churches.
Standard Hotel: Lutecia
Breakfast: Included

Day 5 Lisbon - Caceres - Cordoba(523 km)

After breakfast at the hotel, we will leave at 7:30am to travel to Caceres, considered a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. We will walk through the Plaza Mayor and the Old Town, where we will be able to see the historical Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, we will continue to Cordoba, once the capital of the Islamic Caliphate in Spain. We will enjoy dinner before checking into our local hotel.

Caceres is the capital of Caceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. The municipio has a land area of 1,750.33 km2 (675.81 sq mi), the largest geographically in Spain. The walled city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    The Old Town of Caceres still features some of its original medieval walls. In the Middle Ages, control of the city was constantly switching between Christians and Muslims, and this struggle is exemplified by the architecture of the Old Town.
Standard Hotel: Tryp Cordoba
Dulexe Hotel: Hesperia Cordoba
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 6 Cordoba - Seville(145 km)

After breakfast at the hotel, we will take a sightseeing tour of Cordoba, seeing its impressive Mosque-Cathedral and the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, we will travel to Seville, where we will enjoy dinner and check into our hotel.

Cordoba is a city in Andalusia, Spain, and the capital of the province of Cordoba. The city is located on the banks of the Guadalquivir river, and its easy access to the mining resources of the Sierra Morena satisfies the population's needs.

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    The interior of this dual mosque-cathedral perfectly reflects the religious power-struggle of medieval Spain. The conversion of the church into a mosque lasted from 784 to 987. The complex is massive and features many small chapels.
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    Cordoba's Jewish Quarter is marked by narrow and irregular streets. It houses a medieval Synagogue and the Sephardic House. Unfortunately, this neighborhood was a focal point of the Spanish Inquisition, during which Cordoba played a large role.
Standard Hotel: Catalonia Santa Justa
Dulexe Hotel: Melia Lebreros
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 7 Seville

Today, we will go on a sightseeing tour around Seville, visiting the Cathedral, which is the second largest Catholic church in the world after St. Peter's Basilica in Rome; we will also see the Santa Cruz Quarter, Maria Luisa Park and the Plaza de Espana. We will be able to spend the afternoon at our own leisure or take an optional Flamenco tour.

Seville is the capital of Andalucia and the cultural and financial centre of southern Spain. A city of just over 700,000 inhabitants (1.6 million in the metropolitan area, making it Spain's 4th largest city), Seville is Andalucia's top destination, with much to offer the traveler.

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    The third-largest church in the world (and the largest cathedral), the Seville is a massive Gothic building. Each of its facades has multiple entrances that are all exquisitely and ornately adorned. It was built over an old mosque.
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    The barrio of Santa Cruz in Sevilla was once the city's Jewish Quarter, and is now the most popular tourist are in the city. The narrow, winding streets and alleyways of this neighborhood remind visitors of a labyrinth.
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    On the riverbanks of Sevilla, Maria Luisa Park is a large public area that features lovely foliage, fountains, and walkways in the middle of this beautiful city. Within the park are many statues of famous Spanish figures.
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    A large section of Maria Luisa Park in Sevilla, the Plaza de Espana is a large open space featuring buildings of Renaissance revival architecture. Most of the buildings are currently used for government purposes.
Standard Hotel: Catalonia Santa Justa
Dulexe Hotel: Melia Lebreros
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 8 Sevilla - Granada(249 km)

After breakfast at our hotel, we will leave Sevilla by driving along the Caliphate road, passing endless olive trees, on our way to Granada, where we will visit the world famous Alhambra and Generalife Gardens. Later on, guests will be able to enjoy an optional Gypsy Flamenco Show in the Sacromonte Quarter.

Granada is a mid-sized provincial capital in the Andalucia region of Spain. Rich in history and culture, Granada is arguably the single most worthwhile city in Spain for visitors. Spring and autumn are also both excellent times to visit.

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    The Alhambra is a massive complex consisting of multiple palaces and fortresses. It originated as a Spanish-Muslim fortress in the 9th century, but subsequent rulers, both Muslim and Christian, continually added additions and renovations.
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    Built in the 14th century as the summer palace of Nasrid Emirs of Grananda, the name of this palace means "Architect's Garden" for the extensive gardens on its grounds, which are world renowned for their exquisite beauty.
Standard Hotel: Los Angeles
Dulexe Hotel: Melia Granada
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 9 Granada - Valencia(497 km)

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 autonomous region land 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.

Valencia is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The Port of Valencia is the 5th busiest container port in Europe and busiest container port on the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Always Visit
    This entertainment is made up of several buildings, all of them state of the art examples of postmodern architecture. Within the facility is an IMAX theater, an oceanography museum, an opera house, concert hall, and much more!
Standard Hotel: Nh Las Artes
Breakfast: Included

Day 10 Valencia - Barcelona(303 km)

Today, we will take a morning sightseeing tour of Valencia, driving through the old city to see some of its most prominent buildings. Driving by the riverbed of the Turia, we will see the avant-garde complex of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias. In the afternoon, we will depart north along the Mediterranean coast towards Barcelona.

Valencia is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The Port of Valencia is the 5th busiest container port in Europe and busiest container port on the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Always Visit
    This entertainment is made up of several buildings, all of them state of the art examples of postmodern architecture. Within the facility is an IMAX theater, an oceanography museum, an opera house, concert hall, and much more!
Standard Hotel: Catalonia Barcelona 505
Dulexe Hotel: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza/Tryp Apolo
Breakfast: Included

Day 11 Barcelona

In the morning, we will take a sightseeing tour of Barcelona, well regarded for hosting the 1992 Olympic Games. We will drive along the city's main avenues, seeing impressive modernist buildings designed by Antoni Gaudi, like La Pedrera, Casa Mila, Montjuic Park, the Olympic Ring, the Columbus Monument and the Olympic Port. We will have the afternoon free to explore the city on our own.

This gorgeous Spanish city on the Mediterranean is one of the world's most popular tourists destinations due to its rich cultural heritage. Visitors can see medieval buildings or admire modernity at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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    Barcelona's Anella Olimpica, the series of athletic facilities in the park atop Montjuic hill, was the site of the 1992 Summer Olympics. The complex was designed in a contemporary minimalist style, and the individual facilities are connected by a plaza.
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    This Modernist building in Barcelona is one of themany famous buildings in the city designed by the eccentric architect Antoni Gaudi. It was considered a great architectural innovation when it opened, both in aesthetic design and functionality.
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    Christopher Columbus is immortalized with a towering monument on Barcelona's famous walkway, La Rambla, depicting the famed explorer pointing out towards the sea. Visitors can take an elevator to the top, which offers a thrilling view of the city.
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    Rising above the Barcelona's harbor is Montjuic Hill. Parks and gardens rest on this hill, converging with each other via winding paths carved into the hillside, along with a Greek amphitheater, various museums and the Olympic Park.
Standard Hotel: Catalonia Barcelona 505
Dulexe Hotel: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza / Tryp Apolo
Breakfast: Included

Day 12 Barcelona - Zaragoza - Madrid(523 km)

After breakfast, we will leave Barcelona and travel to Zaragoza, the capital of the Aragon region and an important city in Spanish history. After some free time to see the impressive Baroque architecture of the Basilica of Our Lady Pilar, we will drive to Madrid, where the tour will come to an end.

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    This massive basilica in Zaragoza is, accroding to legend, the first church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, with the original chapel said to be built in 44 BCE. It has been rebuilt numerous times and is now baroque in style.

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