Duration: 9 Days
This Escape brings together the sights and cultures of the most famous cities in Spain and Portugal—Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, and Lisbon—and weaves them into one marvellous holiday. Barcelona has so much to offer! During your guided sightseeing, marvel at the Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s yet unfinished masterpiece, and explore the charming Barri Gotic. In Madrid, visit the famous Prado Museum, one of the world’s most prestigious art museums. A guided walking tour in Cordoba showcases the sights, including a visit to the magnificent 8th-century Mosque of the Caliphs. In Seville, visit the Casa de Pilatos, with a splendid collection of Roman sculptures.
In Seville, enjoy dinner with local specialties and Flamenco entertainment. In Lisbon, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Throughout this Spain and Portugal holiday, you’ll be accompanied by an expert Tour Director and Local Guides who will bring these destinations to life with in-depth, first-hand knowledge of the cities’ histories, sights, cultures, and insider secrets. Magnificent churches and cathedrals, local specialties and wine, and much more...what else could you ask for in a dream holiday and guided tour of Spain’s famous cities and Lisbon?
Welcome to Barcelona! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
BARCELONA Guided sightseeing includes sights of the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluna, and a stop at the Sagrada Familia and a walking tour of the Barri Gotic. Continue on for a panoramic view of the city and harbour from Montjuic Hill. (B)
Scenic drive through the Catalonian and Aragonian countryside en route to Madrid. (B) 385mi/620 km
MADRID Guided sightseeing includes the Prado Museum and a stop at Puerta del Sol, Cibeles Fountain, and Calle Alcala. (B)
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Madrid with an excursion to Toledo. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyAccount.
CORDOBA Guided walking tour includes the Mosque of the Caliphs. Free time to browse before departing for Seville. (B) 354mi/570 k
SEVILLE Guided sightseeing includes the Casa de Pilatos and a walk through the Santa Cruz Quarter.(Local Favourite) Dinner includes local specialties at El Palacio Andaluz restaurant with Flamenco entertainment. (B,D)
A scenic drive en route to Lisbon.
LISBON Free time this evening. (B) 273 mi/440 km
LISBON Guided sightseeing includes Jeronimo’s Monastery and its Cloister and a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)