12 Day Classic Spain and Portugal

A 12-Day Gate 1 tour starting from $2,099

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Tour Length: 12 Days
Countries Visited: Portugal, Spain
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Tour Type:
 Escorted Tours
Tour Category: First Class
Tour Operator: Gate 1
Tour Code: G1-12DCSP
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Cities Visited:
Lisbon, Seville, Costa del Sol, Gibraltar, Granada, Toledo, Madrid

12 Day Classic Spain and Portugal

 
 
10 nights First Class accommodations

Hotel taxes, fees & service charges

Hotel porterage

15 meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 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

 
 
Day 1: Depart for Portugal
Depart for Portugal. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for the journey.

Day 2: Arrive in Lisbon
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation, followed by dinner at your hotel
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Dinner

Day 3: Lisbon City Tour
Morning tour of Lisbon. View the Belem Tower and visit the Cathedral of Lisbon. Enjoy the elegant Liberdade Avenue and take the opportunity to view the Monument of Discoveries. Walk through the cobbled alleys of Alfama, the old fishermen's quarter. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure
Optional: Half Day Sintra Tour (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Tuesday - Travel to Seville
Today, head south to Algarve and cross the border to Spain at Ayamonte, before continuing to the picturesque Andalucian town of Seville
Optional: Evening Flamenco Show (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Seville City Tour
This morning view the Moorish architecture of the Giralda Tower and visit the Cathedral, the world's largest Gothic monument. Drive to the Plaza de España, passing Maria Luisa Park, and explore the narrow streets and the many plazas of the Santa Cruz Quarter. Afternoon at leisure
Optional: Half Day Cordoba Tour (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Gibraltar Sightseeing En Route to Costa Del Sol
This morning head south and enjoy a visit to the impressive Rock of Gibraltar, a British Colony for over 300 years standing guard over the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean and Europe meets Africa. Enjoy a tour of the area with mini buses climbing up to see St. Michael's Cave and the famous Barbary Apes with dramatic views of both the Spanish and Moroccan coastline. Enjoy some time in the main street of the town with its colonial buildings and duty-free shops. Then proceed to Costa del Sol
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Full Day in Costa del Sol
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Costa del Sol
Optional: Half Day Malaga Tour (AM)
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Full Day Morocco Excursion
Today's sightseeing includes a full day tour to Morocco. Cross the sea to Africa and enter the exotic world of this colorful continent. Enjoy a guided tour of the colorful Grand market and enjoy lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant with entertainment before shopping for handicrafts and carpets. Return to Spain by ferry
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Alhambra Palace Tour
Depart for Granada. Visit the famous Alhambra Palace founded in the 13th century and originally composed of houses, schools, baths, barracks, and gardens surrounded by seemingly impenetrable walls. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Quarter and stroll through the Water Gardens of the Palacio de Generalife
Overnight: Granada
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10: Toledo Sightseeing En Route to Madrid
Travel via the region of La Mancha, legendary home of Don Quixote, featuring panoramic views of its famous windmills. Continue to Toledo, once the spiritual and intellectual center of Spain. A walking tour will include visit to the Church of Santo Tomé with the masterpiece painting by El Greco and the Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca. Continue to Madrid. Enjoy the evening at leisure
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Madrid City Tour
This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Madrid. Drive along the Grand Via through the Opera District, Plaza de Colon and view the Royal Palace. Pass through Puerto del Sol Plaza and Plaza España with its monument to the author Cervantes. The tour will end at the Prado Museum, where you will be able to view works of art by famous artists such as El Greco, Velázquez, and Ribera. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure
Optional: Half Day Escorial Tour (PM)
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Depart Spain
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Gate 1 itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

 
         
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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.

 
Visit to the Cathedral of Lisbon

Tour the city of Seville with its many historical sites

Enjoy a day to explore the Great Market in Morocco

Tour the amazing Alhambra Palace in Granada

Enter the Church of Santo Tomé in Toledo

Visit the Prado Museum in Madrid

Wine & Mineral water with all dinners

Whisper technology enhanced touring

 

Not Included: Optional tours and gratuities.

Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers

The Wednesday Jun 10 and Sep 30 departures will be accommodated at the Agumar Hotel, in Madrid.

Gate 1 itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

 
 

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