Amazing Spain & Portugal

from $1078/per person

The 8-day tour of Spain and Portugal will take you to lively cities, old historic towns and beautiful beaches. Enjoy delicious tapas and Portuguese spices and relax and unwind over a glass of sangria. Visit plenty of cultural and historical sites as well as amazing nightlife and great sunny weather! You’ll never want to leave this Iberian paradise!

Duration
8 Day
Destination(s)
Portugal / Spain
Starts in / Ends in
Madrid / Madrid
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
3 & 4 Star
25-30 people

Sight Visited

  • Al Hambra Palace
    Al Hambra Palace

    The magnificent palace from the 11th century gets its name from its red walls -Red Castle in Arabic. This World Heritage Site is a must-see in this lovely city.

  • Cordoba
    Cordoba

    The cultural and historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a World Heritage Site. The Alcazar Fortress is breath-taking and the Jewish neighborhood is not to be missed.

  • Granada
    Granada

    The cultural and historic centre of Cordoba is listed as a World Heritage Site. The Alcazar Fortress is breath-taking and the Jewish neighborhood is not to be missed.

  • Lagos
    Lagos

    You will fall in love with this warm seaside town offering Portuguese culture. This beautiful city with sandy beaches also offers a large variety of water sports.

  • Lisbon
    Lisbon

    Amazing cathedrals, museums, long dinners, friendly locals, lively nightlife… Welcome to the second oldest capital in Europe!

  • Madrid
    Madrid

    The capital of Spain, located in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, offers an extensive artistic & cultural heritage. An amazing city in every aspect.

  • Sevilla
    Sevilla

    Walk around and get lost in the perfect combination of Roman, Islamic, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque style architecture before you get some tapas and join the night.

ITINERARY

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Day 1: Madrid
Welcome to Spain! Meet at the lobby reception at 6:00pm for an informal meeting with your tour guide and other tour members. After, you will have free time to explore Madrid's vibrant nightlife or join us for an optional group dinner at a local restaurant. 
  • Included Activities: Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: No
 
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Day 2: Madrid City Tour, Granada
Start the day with breakfast before we head off on a guided panoramic city tour passing by top attractions such as the buzzing social hub of Puerta del Sol, the historical square of Plaza Mayor, the official residence of the Spanish royal family Palacio Real, as well as the Almudena Cathedral among many other places. You can’t leave Spain’s capital without trying the regions speciality churros or stroll through Buen Retiro Park for that insta-worthy pic at the Crystal Palace! It’s time to depart for our next stop Granada. On arrival we will go on a guided orientation tour of Granada to get a glimpse into this beautiful region of Spain. End the day by treating yourself to a cold drink and you’ll usually get a free tapa! Winning!
  • Included Activities: Guided Madrid & Granada City Tour
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
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Day 3: Granada, Cordoba, Sevilla
We start the day with one of Spain's iconic highlights, the Alhambra and Generalife gardens. Walk around the fortified Moorish palace complex, with dramatic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, it's not a sight you should miss. On the road again, we will pay a short visit to fortress-cum-palace, Alcazar de los Reyes Christianos and the labyrinth of narrow streets, small squares and white washed buildings in the old Jewish quarter in Cordoba before continuing on to our next stop Sevilla. 
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing of Cordoba
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner & Alhambra visit
  • Meals: Breakfast
4
Day 4: Sevilla
Fill up on breakfast, before joining us on an orientation walk around Sevilla and Santa Cruz neighbourhood, and you may even recognise some sights along the way, hint *GOT & Star Wars*. In the afternoon, spend some time exploring as you please. We’d recommend climbing the Giralda tower in the Cathedral of St Mary for some epic views, or wandering around the Plaza de España in Parque de María Luisa for it’s grandeur, canal and beautiful ceramics. One of the oldest places in Europe, Reales Alcázares is also a must see, and is the perfect example of Mudéjar architecture. What better way to end the day with an optional Flamenco show! Olé!
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Seville
  • Optional Activities: Flamenco Show
  • Meals: Breakfast
 
5
Day 5: Sevilla, Lagos, Lisbon
Goodbye Spain, hello Portugal. First stop is the beautiful paradise of Lagos. Chill by the ocean and catch some sun rays on the sand, the rest of the day is yours to do as you please. In the evening, we will drive to Portugal’s capital Lisbon.
  • Included Activities: Leisure time at the beach in Lagos
  • Optional Activities: Boat Trip in Lagos
  • Meals: Breakfast
6
Day 6: Lisbon City Tour
It’s time hit the buzzing streets of Lisbon starting with a city tour visiting famous landmarks including the Church Monastery of Jeronimos and Belem Tower, the Lisbon Cathedral, Alfama Quarters, and St.George Castle. The afternoon is yours to roam the pretty streets, winding paths and historic buildings. Why not take a tram ride, or try one (or twenty) of Lisbon’s famous tarts Pastel de Nata. Tonight is our last night together, so let’s get the crew together for one last dinner, and party the night away in Barrio Alto.
  • Included Activities: Sightseeing Lisbon
  • Optional Activities: Group Dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
7
Day 7: Lisbon, Madrid
Eat a delicious breakfast, before we leave Portugal and make our way back to where our journey began, Madrid. 
  • Meals: Breakfast
8
Day 8: Madrid
Have your final breakfast on us and say goodbye to your travel mates before checking out of the hotel in Madrid.  
  • Meals: Breakfast
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Price ($)

The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

Accommodation

3 star hotels.

Meals

7 breakfasts

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus

Guide

Services of experienced Travel Talk tour leader

What is not included in the tour price and local payment?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

HOTEL CITY HOUSE FLORIDA NORTE


Set in central Madrid, opposite Principe Pío Metro Station, the City House Hotel Florida Norte By Faranda is a short walk from the Royal Palace. The hotel is just 10 minutes’ walk from Gran Via and Plaza España. Campo del Moro Park is 200 m away.

HOTEL ANDALUCIA CENTER - GRANADA


Hotel Andalucía Center is located 200 metres from Granada’s Science Park, 15 minutes walk from the city centre. It offers a seasonal rooftop pool and hot tub, and rooms with free Wi-Fi.

HOTEL SILKEN AL ANDALUS - SEVILLA


Silken Al-Andalus Palace Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Seville s historic centre. It offers a gym, beauty salon and a seasonal outdoor pool, as well as terraces, gardens and open spaces to relax in.

SANA METROPOLITAN HOTEL - LISBON


SANA Metropolitan Hotel is located near Praça de Espanha and only 5 minutes’ drive from Marquês de Pombal Square.

HOTEL MAYORAZGO - MADRID


Hotel Mayorazgo is located very centrally in Madrid, in walking distance to Gran Via, Plaza Espana and The Royal Palace

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At Travel Talk we do not only provide excellent value for premium adventures, but also strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.9% customer satisfaction for 2018. We believe that our affordable tours, quality accommodation, transportation and sightseeing tours combined with likeminded people, passionate tour leaders and the overall atmosphere of a Travel Talk tour have made these results. However, we are never ones to rest on our laurels, and we continually try to improve on this year after year; and what do we get out of this? The satisfaction of our travellers!

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