11-Day Tour to Portugal and Andalusia from Madrid

Multiday tour
11 days
Madrid

11-Day Tour to Portugal and Andalusia from Madrid

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! 

Included

  • Departure from established central located hotels in Madrid  
  • Guided city tour with local guides in Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo
  • Entrance to the Mosque of Cordoba, the Cathedral of Seville and the Alhambra in Granada
  • Douro Cruise and wine tasting in Porto 
  • Bilingual tour director throughout the journey (English and Spanish) 
  • Transportation in air-conditioned luxury coach  
  • 10-night accommodation at selected hotel class  
  • Daily breakfast and 5 dinners
  • Travel insurance  

Not Included

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

Itinerary

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. 
Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

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 well-known Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included. Rest of day at leisure. Accommodation.
Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

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.
Accommodation T and A Class: Aurea Fátima, Estrela de Fátima, Regina or similar

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. 

Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutecia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

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.
Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutecia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Accommodation: T Class: Tryp Córdoba or similar // A Class: Hesperia Córdoba or similar

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Accommodation: T Class: Catalonia Santa Justa, Catalonia Giralda or similar // A Class: Melia Lebreros or similar

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour. 
Accommodation: T Class: Catalonia Santa Justa, Catalonia Giralda or similar // A Class: Melia Lebreros or similar

After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvellous 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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Accommodation T and A Class: Sol Don Pablo/Don Marco, Sol Principe or similar

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter.
Accommodation: T Class: Los Ángeles or similar // A Class: Melia Granada or similar

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 throught its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. END OF OUR SERVICES.

Madrid - Salamanca - Oporto

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. 
Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Oporto

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 well-known Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included. Rest of day at leisure. Accommodation.
Accommodation: T Class: AC Porto or similar // A Class: Vila Gale Porto or similar

Oporto - Coimbra - Fatima

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.
Accommodation T and A Class: Aurea Fátima, Estrela de Fátima, Regina or similar

Fatima - Batalha - Nazare - Unknown city - Lisboa

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. 

Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutecia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

Lisboa

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.
Accommodation: T Class: Roma or similar // A Class: Lutecia, Vila Gale Opera or similar

Lisboa - Cáceres - Córdoba

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Accommodation: T Class: Tryp Córdoba or similar // A Class: Hesperia Córdoba or similar

Córdoba - Sevilla

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Accommodation: T Class: Catalonia Santa Justa, Catalonia Giralda or similar // A Class: Melia Lebreros or similar

Sevilla

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour. 
Accommodation: T Class: Catalonia Santa Justa, Catalonia Giralda or similar // A Class: Melia Lebreros or similar

Sevilla - Ronda - Torremolinos

After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvellous 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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Accommodation T and A Class: Sol Don Pablo/Don Marco, Sol Principe or similar

Torremolinos - Granada

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. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte quarter.
Accommodation: T Class: Los Ángeles or similar // A Class: Melia Granada or similar

Granada - Toledo - Madrid

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 throught its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. END OF OUR SERVICES.

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Additional information

  • This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.
  • Offered two different hotel categories, Superior T or Superior Plus A. Both categories, first-hand selected, guarantee to all our clients a comfortable accommodation with high quality standards. Bear in mind that Superior Plus A tends to be centrally located.   
  • Even though our tours run bilingual, please select the preferred language at time of booking.   
  • 1 regular suitcase and 1 handbag per person is allowed. Any extra luggage is likely to be charged. Luggage handling is responsibility of the customer.   

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Depart from our established hotels in Madrid

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