Spain’s best cities are among the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, the country also boasts a broad array of beautiful towns and cities that most travellers never see. It’s country’s long history that differentiates one town from another. Take a look of Spain’s wide range of memorable travel experiences. An overview of the top places to visit in Spain: Salamanca, Granada, Bilbao, Logrono, Girona, Pamplona, Jerez De La Frontera, Valencia, Ourense, Burgos, Santillana Del Mar, Huesca.
DAY 01 – Arrive Lisbon
Arrive at Lisbon Airport you will be welcomed by our driver and then transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free to enjoy this ancient and lovely city overlooking the Tagus River. Lisbon, a city of contrasts, offering so much to discover and surprise, still maintains the marks of its early history along with a rich cultural mix being one of the most beautiful capitals of Europe. Overnight in Lisbon.
DAY 02 – Lisbon (Europe’s Second - Oldest Capital)
Buffet Breakfast Lisbon is one of the most soulful, captivating and picturesque capitals, built on hills with scenic panoramic views from every angle. Lisbon is Europe’s second-oldest capital (after Athens), once home to the world’s greatest explorers like Vasco da Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator, becoming the capital of an empire spreading over all continents, from South America to Asia. Today you will discover the city on your own pace with the sightseeing Hop on Hop off tour, time to admire its splendid avenues and monuments like the Tower of Belem and the Jeronimos Monastery, as well as, the Tower of Vasco da Gama and the Castelo S. Jorge. The Bairro Alto is one of the most characterful and attractive neighborhoods in the city. From Bairro Alto, stroll down to the Chiado, an area of iconic cafés including “A Brasileira”, art schools, theatres and of living history. The Carmo area, nextto the Chiado, has some of the most fascinating historical sites in the city. Carmo is connected to the Baixa, traditional shopping district by the Santa Justa Elevator, another of Lisbon’s icons. Overnight in Lisbon.
DAY 03 – Lisbon - Day trips to the Surroundings
Buffet Breakfast Day free at leisure.(Option:Half day to Sintra Cascais & Estoril Coast) Visit the small town of Sintra, declareda World Heritage Site by UNESCO,and the Estoril Coast, famous for its beachesand the pretty small towns of Estoriland Cascais. Overnight in Lisbon
DAY 04 – Lisbon - Madrid (Flight not included)
Buffet Breakfast Flight from Lisbon toMadrid and transfer to Airport (bothservices not included). Option: Transfersfrom hotel to airport in both cities.Arrival to Madrid and check-in. Rest ofthe day free to explore the capital ofSpain, a cosmopolitan city with moderninfrastructure and an immense culturaland artistic heritage. The city has morethan 60 museums covering all human knowledge. The historic centre, alsoknown as the “Madrid de los Austrias”and the spectacular Plaza Mayor squareare living examples of the splendour ofthe city in the 16th and 17th centuries.Overnight in Madrid.
DAY 05 - Madrid
Buffet Breakfast Today you willhave the opportunity to experiencethe city on your own pace with thesightseeing Hop on-Hop off tour.You can explore Madrid, the capitalof Spain, which has one of the mostimportant historic centres of thegreat European cities, legacy of centuriesof exciting history. Overnightin Madrid.
DAY 06 - Madrid - Day trips to the Surroundings
Buffet Breakfast Day free at leisure. Option: You can join one of the Daytrips to visit: Toledo, known as the Imperial City; Avila, whose historic centrehas been awarded the World Heritage designation by the UNESCO; Aranjuez,a Historic - Artistic Site, with its Royal Palaces, and gardens which was declareda World Heritage Site by UNESCO; ElEscorial, where you will find a UNESCO World Heritage designated monastery.Overnight in Madrid.
DAY 07 - Madrid – Barcelona(by AVE high speed train)
Buffet Breakfast Departure by AVE Train from Madrid to Barcelona (Option: Transfers from railway station tohotel in both cities) Arrival and free timeto explore this wonderful cosmopolitancity, home of the Modernism. Overnightin Barcelona.
DAY 08 - Barcelona
Buffet Breakfast Today you will havethe opportunity to experience thecity on your own pace with the sightseeingHop on-Hop off tour. The city’soriginal site, which was surroundedby walls in the Roman period,is today the Barrio Gótico (GothicQuarter). Along narrow streets, withsmall squares and charming corners,you will find civil and religious Gothic constructions, and medieval palaces standing around the impressive cathedral.The PlaçadelRei is a squarewith an array of nice buildings andin the Plaça de SantJaume there areimportant institutions, such as theRegional Parliament and the CityHall. One of the best places to catchthe rhythm of the city is at Las Ramblaswhich communicates CatalunyaSquare with the port. Overnight in Barcelona.
DAY 09 - Barcelona - Day trips to the Surroundings
Buffet Breakfast Free day at leisure to continue enjoying this stunning cityor relax at one of its beaches. Option:You can join one of the day trips from Barcelona to: Montserrat, where youcan see the Sanctuary of the PatronSaint of Catalonia, The Virgin of Montserrat,where you can visit the Basilicaand see “La Moreneta”, a XII century Romanesquecarving. FD Girona, Figueras and Dalí Museum. Overnight in Barcelona.
DAY 10 - Barcelona – Origin
Buffet Breakfast Check out at the hotel.Private transfer to Barcelona Airport foryour return flight and end of our services.