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9 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain - Saturday Departure

9 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain - Saturday Departure


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Portugal , Spain

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Portugal
Depart for Portugal

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Lisbon
Welcome to captivating Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in Europe with its Moorish and Roman ruins; transfer to your hotel. Time to rest and relax before tonight's orientation meeting at approximately 7 PM with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers, followed by a Welcome Dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Lisbon City Tour
In Lisbon, the tour begins with a stop at the top of Edward VII’s Park to marvel at the magnificent view over the hills of Lisbon and the River Tagus. Next, view the treasured 16th century Belem Tower and the Jeronimos Monastery, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, visit the Cathedral of Lisbon and enjoy the elegant Liberdade Avenue. Afternoon is at leisure or, join the optional tour to quaint Sintra, the “Glorious Eden” of Lord Byron, and ancient summer retreat of the royal court, highlighted by lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments. Visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then, spend some free time in the Village Historical Center before returning to Lisbon
Optional: Half Day Sintra Tour (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Enchanting Evora, Andalucia's Seville
Travel from Lisbon to enchanting Evora, the walled UNESCO World Heritage Site, considered one of Portugal's most beautifully preserved medieval towns. Inside the town's 14th century walls, you find an elaborate cathedral and cloisters, columns of a Roman Temple and the Sao Francisco Church and Ossuary Chapel, whose walls are decorated with thousands of human bones and skulls. Stroll through the picturesque squares and linger at an outdoor café. Later, head to Spain's energetic city of Seville, capital of the scenic Andalucia region on Spain's southern coast. Time to settle in before dinner together at a local restaurant. Later, opportunity to attend an optional Flamenco Show in this city known as the birthplace of Flamenco
Optional: Evening Flamenco Show (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Wednesday - City Tour of Seville
Begin the day at the beautiful Plaza de España and the fragrant gardens of Maria Luisa Park before enjoying a walking tour in the quaint Barrio Santa Cruz, the former Jewish Quarter of the city with its winding cobblestone streets. Continue with a visit to the Cathedral of Seville, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world and legendary burial site of Christopher Columbus. The rest of the day is at leisure or, join the fascinating optional tour to Cordoba, founded by the Romans. Visit the astonishing Mezquita de Cordoba, one of the largest mosques in the world, transformed into a soaring cathedral in the 16th century. A walking tour of the city reveals the ancient Jewish Quarter with its labyrinth of winding narrow streets, shady flower filled courtyards, picturesque squares, and view of the 14th century Synagogue on Calle de los Judios
Optional: Half Day Cordoba Tour (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Ronda, Costa del Sol
Your travels take you to the dramatic cliffside city of Ronda, which overlooks the El Tajo gorge, home to the Plaza de Toros, the oldest bullring in the country. Ronda, considered the birthplace of modern bullfighting in the 18th century, was once a horsemanship training facility. View the historic stables and its interesting museum with exhibits of some of Spain's most famous Matadors. Later, a scenic drive to the lovely resort area of the Costa del Sol. Dinner together this evening
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner**For Dec 26 departure, dinner is moved to Day 7

DAY 7, Friday - Full Day in the Costa del Sol
Enjoy a full day at leisure in the Costa del Sol, known for its hundreds of gorgeous beaches, quiet hidden coves and glamorous clubs, restaurants, and cafes. Or, join the optional morning tour to Malaga, birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Visit the Picasso Museum with over 285 works donated by members of Picasso's family. View the Paseo de la Alameda, fragrant Paseo del Parque and the Barrio de la Malagueta. A walking tour through this historical town is accented by views of the Malaga Cathedral, the second highest in southern Spain. After a stop at Cathedral Square, return to the Costa del Sol for time on your own. The chic nightlife of the dynamic Costa del Sol is waiting for you tonight!
Optional: Half Day Malaga Tour* (AM)
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast*For Dec 19 & Dec 26 departures, the Optional Half Day Malaga Tour is unavailable

DAY 8, Saturday - Moorish Granada
Today's journey takes you from Spain's southern coast to Moorish Granada. Here, visit the 13th century Alhambra,* one of Spain's most celebrated monuments, dramatically perched atop Assabica Hill overlooking the entire city. This imposing hilltop fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the world's finest examples of Moorish art and architecture. During the reign of the Moors, the Alhambra served as the residence of the royal family. Walk along the lanes of the serene Generalife Gardens with its beautifully designed courtyards, waterfalls and ponds, and views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Return to the Costa del Sol for the rest of the day to enjoy the city independently *Alhambra visiting times, which may include evening hours, and which areas of the complex are accessible on the day of your visit, are determined solely at the discretion of the Alhambra. Your itinerary will be arranged by your Tour Manager to accommodate the designated time of entry.
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Sunday - Depart Spain
Transfer to the airport in Malaga for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Lisbon, Malaga-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Lisbon
  • 2 nights Seville
  • 3 nights Costa de Sol
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
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    Special Features

  • Visit the Cathedral of Lisbon, the oldest place of worship in the city
  • Visit enchanting Evora, one of Portugal’s most beautifully preserved medieval towns
  • In Seville, visit the Cathedral of Seville, where Christopher Columbus is buried
  • Travel to the cliffside city of Ronda, home to the oldest bullring in the country
  • Leisure time in the Costa del Sol, with its gorgeous beaches and beautiful landscapes
  • Visit the 13th century Alhambra in Granada
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Passport information must be submitted to us Travel at least 60 days prior to departure.


    Accommodation Details:
    Triple Rooms at the Turim Av Liberdade Hotel will be accommodated in a Single Room & Twin Room.

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    Accommodations

    Hotel Marques de Pombal
    This first class hotel is centrally located in Lisbon.

    Hotel Marques de Pombal
    This first class hotel is centrally located in Lisbon.

    Occidental Lisboa
    This first class hotel is located within walking distance of Eduardo VII Park.

    Melia Lebreros
    This first class hotel is situated in Seville's Nervion district.

    Melia Costa Del Sol
    This first class hotel is located on Bajondillo Beach near to Torremolinos.

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    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

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