Iberian Explorer summer 2017

A 13-Day CostSaver By Trafalgar tour starting from $1,495

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Starting Price: $1,495 Printer Friendly Page
Tour Length: 13 Days
Countries Visited: Portugal, Spain
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  • Groups: 5% discount to groups of five to eight
  • Triple and Quad room share price reduction
  • Young Traveler Discount up to 10% on the land-only
  • Save up to 2.5% when you book a second trip
 
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Tour Operator: CostSaver By Trafalgar
Tour Code: TT-SPAN-2017
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Ramble up Las Ramblas and through the zesty Iberian peninsula, from Barcelona to Lisbon, Salamanca to Madrid. Enjoy delicious paella in Valencia, see the troglodyte cave dwellings at Guadix and the medieval quarter of Lisbon with its Belém Tower.

 
Dining Highlights
12 buffet breakfasts 4 three course dinners

First class travel Highlights
Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences Daily breakfast Luxury air-conditioned coach Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted Variety of Optional Experiences An expert Travel Director and separate driver All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply

 
Day 1: Arrive Barcelona (2 Nights)
Welcome to Barcelona. After meeting with your Travel Director, you might like to explore Spain's most cosmopolitan city.

Day 2: Barcelona Sightseeing and Free Time
Your Local Specialist shows you the sights including Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas, Plaza Catalunya and spectacular views of the city from Montjuïc. Enjoy free time to explore the city or join an Optional Experience to Montserrat.Buffet Breakfast

Day 3: Barcelona ' Peñíscola ' Valencia
Drive through orange groves to Peñíscola and see the ancient castle used in the film 'El Cid'. Continue through the 'huertas' to sunny Valencia, the third-largest city in Spain, where your orientation includes the Town Hall, the Bull Ring, the Towers of Serrano and Quart, the cathedral and the modern 'City of Arts and Science' designed by renowned architect, Santiago Calatrava.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Valencia ' Guadix ' Granada
Travel southwest across the 'sierras' to view the cave houses at Guadix. Take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings and then cross the jagged Mora Pass to Granada.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Granada ' Costa del Sol
This morning there is time to explore the city or participate in an Optional Experience suggested by your Travel Director. Arrive later on the famous Costa del Sol for free time or consider an excursion to Mijas, one of the famous hilltop villages.Buffet Breakfast

Day 6: Costa del Sol ' Gibraltar ' Seville (2 Nights)
Enjoy a scenic coastal drive past Marbella to La Linea. Cross the border to the Rock of Gibraltar, where you have the chance to see the famous Barbary apes and possibly visit the cave of St. Michael. Then continue through spectacular Andalucian countryside to Seville. After dinner at your hotel tonight you might like to experience a fiery flamenco show.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Seville Sightseeing and Free Time
Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist on your included morning sightseeing tour. View the pools and pavilions in Maria Luisa Park, constructed for the 1929 Exposition. Explore the city at your own pace or join an Optional Experience to visit the elegant Moorish Alcazar and famous exhibition site of Plaza America. Tonight, you might like to sample some traditional tapas.Buffet Breakfast

Day 8: Seville ' Lisbon (2 Nights)
Drive to the Portuguese border then continue past the cork trees of the Alentejo region. From here travel to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, a great seafaring city situated near where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Tonight consider a traditional Portuguese dinner with music.Buffet Breakfast

Day 9: Lisbon Sightseeing and Free Time
See the Hieronymite Monastery and the medieval quarter of the city before taking in views of the Belém Tower on an included sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Then time at leisure in Lisbon or maybe take an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estoril.Buffet Breakfast

Day 10: Lisbon ' Fátima ' Salamanca
A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view the Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast

Day 11: Salamanca ' Madrid Sightseeing (2 Nights)
Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe's highest capital city. This afternoon your Local Specialist shows you all the sights including the Royal Palace, the Puerta del Sol and the Cervantes Memorial in the Plaza de España. This evening why not visit one of Madrid's many fine restaurants where you have the chance to try some of the local dishes?Buffet Breakfast

Day 12: Madrid Free Day
An entire day to explore the city. You might like to visit the Prado Museum, watch the street artists on Plaza Mayor or join an Optional Experience to the medieval city of Toledo, the ancient capital of Castile. Tonight dine with your companions as you celebrate a memorable holiday.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13: Depart Madrid
Say 'adios' to your companions after a wonderful holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

 
         
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

Sightseeing Highlights
Barcelona Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and views from Montjuïc Costa Del Sol Visit this renowned resort area Fátima Visit the celebrated Shrine Gibraltar Visit the famous rock of Gibraltar Granada Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city Guadix View the cave homes in "Barrio Troglodyte" Lisbon View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist Madrid Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, The Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain Peñiscola See the ancient castle overlooking the beach Salamanca Orientation of this university city includes views of the Plaza Mayor Seville Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower Valencia Orientation tour includes the Cathedral, Town Hall, Towers of Serrano and Quart and City of Arts and Sciences

 

 
 

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