Portugal and Andalucia from Madrid

Portugal and Andalucia from Madrid

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Portugal and Andalucia from Madrid

11 Days Starting and ending in 40.418878,-3.712131

Visiting: Madrid, Porto, Fátima, Lisbon, Córdoba, Seville, Costa del Sol, Granada

Tour operator:

Julia Travel

Tour code:

179

Recommended For:

50 plus, Couples, Family-Kids, Singles

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

1 - 45

Physical rating:

Low, All Ages / Not applicable

Age range:

1-90

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Meat, Gluten Free

Tour operated in:
English , Spanish
Activities:

Shopping, Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

Join this 11-day itinerary through cities full of history in an air-conditioned bus that departs from the center of Madrid. Explore the magic of Portugal, the Arab footprint in Córdoba and Seville, the medieval layout in Ronda and the coexistence of cultures in Toledo. Pass through cities full of light, charming white villages and soak up the Andalusian art that is breathed in the south. Visit Porto, Lisbon, Córdoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo with a friendly guide, enter spectacular monuments such as the Alhambra in Granada, enjoy activities such as a wine tasting in Porto, and much more!

Highlights

  • The Alfama district, located at the foot of the Castle of São Jorge, shows the nature of the old fishermen’s neighbourhood. Its picturesque tiny streets are wonderful to get lost in and to discover the charm of the city.

  • The Sanctuary of Fatima, built in the 20th century after the apparitions of the Virgin, is the destination of an inner journey of Christian faith. It is one of the main Marian shrines of the world.

  • The Cathedral of Sevilla is the biggest Gothic cathedral in the world. Is a sign of its wide cultural and artistic past.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : 1St Day (Tue.) Madrid – Salamanca – Porto
Location: Madrid
Accommodation: Hotel


Depart from our established hotels in Madrid. Please refer to your documentation for detailed departure information. Drive to Salamanca. Free time in this University City Heritage of Humanity of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. Accommodation.

Day 2 : 2Nd Day (Wed.) Porto
Location: Porto
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. Afterwards, enjoy a different perspective of the city along the river Douro aboard the BlueBoats Cruise and discover the historic heritage visiting one wellknown Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included. Rest of day at leisure. Accommodation

Day 3 : 3Rd Day (Thu.) Porto – Coimbra – Fatima
Location: Porto
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra. City seat of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado. Free time. Then to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility to attend the procession of the candles. Accommodation

Day 4 : 4Th Day (Fri.) Fatima – Batalha – Nazare – Alcobaça – Lisbon
Location: Fátima
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to the picturesque fishing town of Nazaré. Free time and continue to Alcobaça (World Heritage) with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the XII C. Then to Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional traditional and typical dinner including a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music

Day 5 : 5Th Day (Sat.) Lisbon
Location: Lisbon
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting “Ruas” full of color housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 6 : 6Th Day (Sun.) Lisbon – Caceres – Cordoba
Location: Lisbon
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30 hrs. to Caceres declared UNDESCO World Heritage site because of the city’s blend of, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 7 : 7Th Day (Mon.) Cordoba – Seville
Location: Córdoba
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast at the hotel. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 8 : 8Th Day (Tue.) Seville
Location: Seville
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavors of this active full of light city. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 9 : 9Th Day (Wed.) Seville – Ronda – Costa Del Sol
Location: Seville
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Accommodation at the hotel

Day 10 : 10Th Day (Thu.) Costa Del Sol – Granada
Location: Costa del Sol
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast. Departure towards the city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Accommodation at the hotel

Day 11 : 11Th Day (Fri.) Granada – Toledo – Madrid
Location: Granada
Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast


Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus River, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo –World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Continue to Madrid.

What's Included

  • Guided city tour with local guides in Porto (including Douro Cruise and wine tasting), Lisbon, Cordoba (Mosque entrance included), Seville (Cathedral entrance included), Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens entrance included) and Toledo

  • Tour director throughout the journey (English and Spanish)

  • Transportation in luxury coach

  • Accommodation at selected hotel class

  • Daily breakfast and 5 dinners

  • Travel insurance.

  • Guided city tour with local guides in Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo

  • Departure from established central located hotels in Madrid

  • Entrance to the Mosque of Cordoba, the Cathedral of Seville and the Alhambra in Granada

  • Douro Cruise and wine tasting in Porto

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What's Not Included

  • Any other services not specified

  • Lisbon and Porto Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.

  • Lisbon and Porto Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel

Check out our Q&As

  • Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    All entrance fees detailed in the itinerary are inlcuded

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    We will include meet local health and safety regulations

  • Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    Is not possible to join the tour once it has departed but we can always try to adapt for an excepcional situations.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    The company has been trading since 1929

  • What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    There is a cancellation policy indicated for our itineraries

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    We try to avoid any kind of paper documentation in our tours, we keep our buses cleaned daily

  • What documents will I receive before I travel?

    You will recieve all necessary documents to travel with us from our Booking and Opwerations Department

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    You will travel with other people who booked the same tour, so you will have the chance to interact with other people from diferent countries and cultures.

Reviews from Travellers on this Tour

Nikos Emmanouilidis   United Kingdom

Portugal and Andalucia from Madrid

25-Mar-2024

I had a really great time in two wonderful countries. The team was very professional. Thank you!!

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