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Tour Itinerary

This affordable tour of Spain and Portugal introduces you to fascinating Iberian cities and exciting cultural discoveries. Spend three nights in Madrid, two nights in both Seville and Lisbon, and one night in Coimbra and enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide—an expert in the city’s history and sights—in Lisbon, Seville, and Madrid. The included city tours focuse on the must-see sights, including Seville's impressive Plaza d’Espaňa, built for the Ibero-American Exposition in 1929, and Lisbon's Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built around 1514 to commemorate the expedition of Vasco de Gama and to defend the port of Lisbon. Admire the impressive architecture of the wide alleys crossing Madrid’s city centre. Visit highlights on this affordable tour of Spain and Portugal include the Marian Sanctuary at Fátima, a popular pilgrimage site where the Virgin Mary appeared to three local children in 1917. Explore Obidos, a fortified city still flanked by towers and bastions overlooking the countryside dotted with windmills, Moorish Cordoba, and Salamanca, where you can stroll the Plaza Mayor, considered the most beautiful square in Spain. From the larger cities to the idyllic countryside and landscapes, this value-minded tour through Spain and Portugal is sure to delight.

Countries Visited

Portugal , Spain

Cities Visited

Avila , Coimbra , Cordoba , Fatima , Lisbon , Madrid , Obidos , Salamanca , Seville

  1. Day 1
    Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring lively Madrid. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and travel companions. (D)
    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Visit fortified Ávila with its intact medieval city walls, then stop in Salamanca. Be sure to spend some time wandering around Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor, considered the most beautiful square in Spain. Travel through the valley of the Serra da Estrela on your way to Coimbra in Portugal.
    Today’s Distance: 329 mi/ 530 km (B,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Enjoy an orientation tour of Coimbra, strategically situated on a hill overlooking the Mondego River. Continue to Fátima to visit the Sanctuary, a catholic pilgrimage site where the Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children—Francisco, Jacinth, and Lucia—on May 13, 1917. On to Obidos, a fortified city still flanked by towers and bastions overlooking the countryside dotted with windmills. Overnight in Lisbon.
    Today’s Distance: 177 mi/ 285 km (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  4. Day 4
    Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century “Mistress of the Seas.” You’ll see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, the impressive Black Horse Square, and other highlights on your guided city tour. Spend the afternoon at leisure in the Alfama’s tile-decorated streets or discover the Portuguese Riviera by joining our optional excursion. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  5. Day 5
    Drive through the Alentejo countryside, famous for its cork production. Cross the border into Spain at Vila Verde and journey into Andalusia, enjoying quite different scenery as you skirt the Sierra de Aracena on your way to delightful Seville.
    Today’s Distance: 261 mi/ 420 km (B,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    Seville is one of Spain’s most vibrant cities. Enjoy an included sightseeing tour with all the main highlights, including the iconic Plaza de España. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  7. Day 7
    Travel to Cordoba, Spain’s most Moorish city with its Mezquita, which is rightly known as one of Islam’s greatest pieces of architecture outside the Arab world. On through the very heart of La Mancha, famed for its castles and windmills, to Madrid. This evening, why not join the optional traditional tapas dinner and highlights of Madrid?
    Today’s Distance: 342 mi/ 550 km (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  8. Day 8
    This morning, enjoy free time in Madrid or join the fascinating optional trip to Toledo. The splendid setting of this old walled city above the Tagus River was made famous in El Greco’s painting—even now, it’s like a great open-air museum of Spanish history and art. Later, join the included Madrid city sightseeing. As the capital of Spain and situated 2,180 feet above sea level, the Spaniards call Madrid the nearest thing to Heaven. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  9. Day 9
    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Buffet breakfasts daily; 3 dinners

Cosmos offers Small-Group Discoveries on select Europe dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Cosmos escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

Health and Safety Protocols for Cosmos Tours

The world is waiting to be rediscovered! And Cosmos helps you reunite with your favorite destinations through our ongoing commitment to travel with the ease and confidence travelers have come to expect on tour with us. No matter where you travel, our global network of travel experts has you ready to reconnect.

And along the way, we’re step-for step with you to remove the worries and hassles that might make aspiring globetrotters hesitate when taking that first step in discovering dream destinations once again. With exceptional health and safety protocols and on-trip contingency plans for unexpected surprises, Cosmos travelers see more of the world with more peace of mind.


We will conduct tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start and peace of mind throughout the journey. This includes proof of vaccination for all guests. See our complete Health & Safety Pre-Trip Screening Instructions on our website for full details.


There may be times on tour or on the motorcoach when social distancing is required. We will take care in assuring any local guidelines are followed in a safe and comfortable way for our guests. For any cases where masks are required due to local guidelines, we ask that guests bring their own approved N95 (FFP2) masks for their own comfort and safety. Our wireless listening technology enables safe distances between our guests and other travelers during excursions.


To ensure a healthy environment for each of our guests and our team, our Tour Directors, Local Hosts, and motorcoach drivers are fully vaccinated, and we are also requiring that all travelers are fully vaccinated before joining our trips. Additionally, we will conduct regular guest checks, and, when required by local guidelines, masks will be worn by our guests and by our team when accompanying guests. In all other cases, masks are optional for guests.


Traveling with Cosmos removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Cosmos are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Cosmos will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.


As a part of Cosmos' commitment to clean, Cosmos is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures. And our motorcoaches are equipped with air filters that clean the air as well as provide constant ventilation.


Cosmos has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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Madrid: NH Ribera Del Manzanares
Coimbra: Hotel D. Luis
Lisbon: Roma
Seville: Don Paco
Madrid: Praga

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Questions & Answers

Question: How long are you on the bus between stops?

Cosmos tries to include a comfort stop every two hours when traveling between cities on the motor coach.

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

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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Ratings based off 35 reviews - currently showing 28 reviews with comments only

My husband and I had a very wonderful time together with the rest of the group. Our tour director Vitor who is Portuguese speaks fluent English very knowledgeable patient and kind too I most definite will recommend your company to friends and family Our only comment is the trip to our Lady of F¡tima shrine was too short. This should be given at the very least 2 hours and 15 minutes

No problems with the tour itself. Exceeded expectations.

With this trip the free dinner should be on the last day so people in the tour has a chance to say good bye and also the tour director has his chance to collect his gratituties. Enreque was very helpful and respectful, and very nice.

Have had good experiences with tours booked thru Affordable Tours, they were fine. As for Cosmos Tours we will not use them again. The rooms were fine and we enjoyed Spain and Portugal and the people in their countries. The issue we had was with the Tour Director and driver. Poor communication with the bus passengers lead to problems. Had to walk way too far on many occasions to get back to bus, one time well over a mile from spot we were told to meet to where tour director had detoured the bus to stop to get us. She said a road closure caused us to walk, some of the people were handicapped and were made to travel that long distance, we also had problems making it. We were told bathroom breaks were to be no longer than 1 1/2 to 2 hours, on 3 occasions we had to wait 3 hours on bus to use restroom, some requested to use bus facilties but were refused and had to wait for her to decide to stop. Not acceptable in any case. We had taken advantage of the additional trips, she and the driver were never in place to pick us up after the events. Other tour companies were at the spot to pick up their people while we had to wait 20 minutes or more to be picked up at the assigned spot. Some passengers were allowed to play loud music in the bus without headphones, it was really annoying, we sat behind the 3 people playing the music for 2 days, when we asked the tour director to ask them to turn it down she said that she could not hear it. She was all the way in the front and my wife and I and another couple were the last seats in the back. Nothing was ever done to make them turn it down. People asked for reasonable requests and were ignored. On 2 different provided meals we were forced to pay for water for dinner, which the tour director said was included, when we asked why she said these things happen. Another passenger and my wife and I requested a different time to be taken to the airport and were refused, we had to take a cab witch cost $30 euros . We never complain and usually just take the small issues that come up with travel but all these were more than the 11 previous tours we had taken all together.. We will never used Cosmos and make sure we tell our many friends of our experience not to use them also. I know this sounds harsh but we felt for one time in our travels we would speak up, Affordable Tours were fine and helpful before our trip and it is only Cosmos we have an issue with..Milton and Mae

Derek is provide excellent service, call us back and respond our request on the same day.

We very satisfy with our tour director , the hotels that we are staying,they meet our expectation.

The on site tour director Me. Boris has provided excellent service and a knowledgeable tour guide.

The optional tours seemed pricey. Everything else was fine.

The hotel location to the main attraction can be better. Otherwise the trip meet the expectation.

Cosmos did a great job with providing a great experience! Our Tour director John was amazing and very informative. He made the trip beyond what I had expected! I was very fortunate to have a great bunch of fellow travelers that became family by the end of the trip.

Well-planned.... never a dull moment on this trip!!

In Madrid, when we first arrived in the am, we had to wait 6 hrs to get into our room, so we upgraded to a different room so we could get right in. All guides we very good, and the one who did the Madrid City Tour on Fri 3/16 was very nice, but you could not understand his English.

I loved this trip! It was well organized, had some free time for exploration and lot so of scheduled activities that gave me exposure to many facets of Spanish and Portuguese life. Our guides were knowledgeable and professional. The bus was clean and comfortable. The scheduled stops were well thought out, we had enough time to eat and shop before our scheduled leaving times. The only small incident that was not positive involved the last hotel, the Hotel Praga in Spain. The building reeked of cigarette smoke and my travel companion is allergic to it. The hotel staff apologized and sent the cleaning team to our room, but their work did not make a big difference--sleeping with the window open made the room safe for my friend.

The Tour Director was very detailed & organized. We are very satisfied with accommodations & food. We did not encounter any problem from start to finish.

This was a great Cosmos tour and I would highly recommend it to anyone!

I thoroughly enjoyed myself during the trip. Our tour director was super responsible in ensuring the entire tour ran smoothly without a hitch. He is very knowledgeable and entertaining in introducing the places of interest.

I love the whole tour programs, the timing and leisure time for your own.

Our agent was very helpful, courteous, knowledgeable and offered valuable tips. The tour guide made a big difference. He was informed, courteous, punctual, humorous, caring and like a good shepherd kept group informed and together at all times. Our guide is well read on the Portuguese and Spanish history and culture. He shared with enthusiasm and one can tell he has a passion for what he does. Tip: On trip to Spain I would include a bull fight as an optional tour.

It was a great trip. The Tour Guide made the trip a million dollar experience


Name tags might be helpful so we know our fellow travelers names. Would have liked to have more local tours included which were not optional.

The tour director was very professional and pleasant an provided excellent coordination at hotels with rooms, luggage and visits. The consultant was great providing all necessary information.

Pay attention to the name of the trip..ie Jewels which in my case "Jewels of Spain and Portugal" which focused on the very old and historical parts of the 2 countries...okay in the end !!

The Cosmos tour was very well run and worth the money I spent.

The quality of this Cosmos tour far exceeded my expectations. This was as good as any coach tour I've done.

It was a great experience!!! My husband & I really enjoyed the trip & had a wonderful time. Thanks.

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