Spain (Barcelona) & Portugal Tour
Itinerary: 8 days/ 7 nights
Day 1: Barcelona
Day 2: Barcelona City Tour
Day 3: Ávila – Salamanca
Day 4: Salamanca – Coimbra – Lisbon
Day 5: Lisbon – Sintra
Day 6: Mérida – Toledo
Day 7: Toledo – Barcelona
Day 8: Departure
See itinerary desciption below.
Program 8 days/7 nights.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN BARCELONA
Arrival at Barcelona´s – El Prat airport. Assistance and transfer to hotel.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2: BARCELONA CITY TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel. The sightseeing tour begins with the famous MOUNTAIN OF MONTJUÏC, also called “Hill of the Jews”, whose popularity increased in 1929 because of the Universal Exhibition, and again in 1992 as the site of the Olympic Games.
We continue the tour with PASEO DE GRACIA, one of the main avenues in Barcelona and among the most famous in Spain due to its touristic importance, business and shopping areas, but also its modernist architecture. Among the outstanding works of modernist architecture is the impressive church of the SAGRADA FAMILIA, Gaudi’s masterpiece, still under construction.The tour ends with a visit of the Gothic cathedral of Barcelona, LA CATEDRAL DE LA SANTA CRUZ AND SANTA EULALIA.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3: ÁVILA – SALAMANCA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Ávila, one of the oldest cities in Spain. The city is surrounded by The Walls of Ávila dating back to the 11th century and which give the city the appearance of a castle town. We will visit the exterior of the Cathedral, the Romanesque Basilica, the Main Square, the San Juan Bautista Church, San Juan de la Cruz Square and the House Convent of Santa Teresa.
After lunch, we continue the trip to Salamanca. Free time to get to know Salamanca, one of the most beautiful World Heritage Cities in Spain.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Salamanca.
DAY 4: SALAMANCA – COIMBRA – LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Coimbra, of the most important university towns in Europe. A panoramic tour of Coimbra visiting the most famous attractions and historic sights, accompanied by an official tourist guide. After lunch, we continue to Lisbon. Free time to get to know the city: Alfama District, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery etc.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Lisbon.
DAY 5: LISBON – SINTRA
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Sintra, a city that is very close to Lisbon, at only 30 kilometers away. Once there we will visit the Pena Palace, the National Palace, the Moors Castle and take a relaxing stroll and admire the extraordinary natural scenery.
Return to Lisbon. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Lisbon.
DAY 6: MÉRIDA – TOLEDO
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Toledo and stop in Mérida to admire the Roman Amphitheatre. This is a monument that belongs to the Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida, one of the largest archaeological sites in Spain. Continue trip to Toledo, one of the most visited historic cities in Spain. Great place to wander through its narrow streets, squares and gardens, which makes the visit a unique experience. Toledo retains the image of a refugee in medieval city walls and towers. Within its historic grounds awaits the solemn cathedral, the neuralgic Zocodover Square and the imposing Alcázar facing the Tagus river.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Toledo.
DAY 7: TOLEDO – BARCELONA
Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning to enjoy this beautiful city of Toledo and then return trip to Barcelona.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Barcelona.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE
Breakfast and free time until the time of transfer to the airport for your flight back home. End of trip and our services.