Trafalgar Tours | Great Iberian Cities Summer 2019

Dance your way through the fiery streets of Spain to the hilly landscapes of Portugal's capital.

Enjoy the tastes of sangria in sun-dappled courtyards and Gaudí's fantasy world.

Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

    • 8 hot buffet breakfasts
    • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine
  • Pricing

      • Start Date
      • End Date
      • Price
      • 8 Sep 19
      • 16 Sep 19
      • $3,295
      • 15 Sep 19
      • 23 Sep 19
      • $3,295
      • 22 Sep 19
      • 30 Sep 19
      • $3,295
      • 6 Oct 19
      • 14 Oct 19
      • $3,295
    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply.Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Barcelona (2 Nights)

    Ramble up Las Ramblas and get ready for an unforgettable discovery of the Iberian Peninsula. The fiery coastal city of Barcelona kicks off your mesmerising encounter with Spain, and Portugal's capital, Lisbon. Set your watch to the leisurely Mediterranean way of life, spending the day relaxing or connecting with a city that once inspired Gaudí's imagination. Later, meet your fellow compañeros and Travel Director for an orientation drive through some of the city's iconic sights, followed by a Welcome Reception.


    Day 2 - Barcelona Sightseeing and Free Time

    We spend the morning exploring a city whose great passions include football, fashion and fairy tale façades by famed architect Antoni Gaudí. We'll see his La Sagrada Familia during our guided sightseeing tour of the city with a Local Specialist, then Las Ramblas and Plaça de Catalunya, in the heart of Barcelona. The rest of the day is yours to delight in Spanish culture and cuisine. Consider joining an Optional Experience to Montserrat to see the shrine of the Black Madonna, affectionately known in Catalonia as La Moreneta, or explore the city at your own pace.


    Day 3 - Barcelona – Madrid (2 Nights)

    Today, we drive through the valleys and pastures of Aragón towards Spain's historic capital. We arrive this evening in Madrid, renowned for its vibrant nightlife which we will have an opportunity to enjoy on our own terms.


    Day 4 - Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time

    We join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Madrid, where we will see Plaza de España, trendy Gran Vía and the Cibeles Fountain, before visiting the world-famous Prado Museum. Admire the masterpieces of Velázquez and other Spanish greats in this extraordinary museum, said to house the largest collection of European art in the world. Spend the rest of your day exploring the city at leisure. Visit the Royal Palace or stroll through Buen Retiro Park at the heart of the city - the choice is yours.


    Day 5 - Madrid – Toledo – Seville (2 Nights)

    We journey south to the clifftop city of Toledo, where we'll join our Local Specialist for a walking tour. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings, The Burial of Count Orgaz, and visit the former synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca. We arrive in Seville this evening and immerse ourselves in the effervescent spirit of Andalusia.


    Day 6 - Seville Sightseeing and Free Time

    The charisma of Seville is unmistakable. Your Local Specialist will take you on a sightseeing tour past the symbolic Giralda Bell Tower, Maria Luisa Park and the imposing Plaza de España. Later, we'll visit the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world, where Christopher Columbus is entombed, before strolling through the historic Jewish Quarter. Meet the Albaserrada family and their horses on their farm in the Andalusian countryside near the white-washed village of Gerida. Here you'll 'Connect With Locals' over a Be My Guest dinner featuring fresh regional ingredients and the local sangria of course.


    Day 7 - Seville – Lisbon Sightseeing (2 Nights)

    We travel west to Portugal, meandering through the province of Huelva, renowned for its Jabugo ham. We cross into Portugal's picturesque rural landscapes of the Alentejo - the country's cork capital. We arrive in colourful Lisbon where we'll meet our Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour celebrating the grand triumphs of the Portuguese in centuries past. See the Monument to the Discoveries, the suspension bridge that spans the Tagus, and Belém Tower. Meander through the quaint hillside bairro of Alfama and visit the UNESCO-listed Hieronymite Monastery.


    Day 8 - Lisbon Free Day

    Enjoy the day sauntering through Lisbon's grand shopping boulevards and the narrow lanes of Bairro Alto or consider joining an Optional Experience to the historic towns of Cascais and Sintra. This evening, we enjoy a Farewell Dinner with newfound friends and our Travel Director, toasting to an epic Iberian holiday.


    Day 9 - Depart Lisbon

    Our journey through Spain and Portugal has come to an end. All that's left is to say a fond adeus at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.


    Great Iberian Cities Summer 2019
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Food fund and airfares may be additional. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
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