Iberian Capitals

DEPARTURES DATES

Apr.19 04 11 18 25  
May.19 02 09 16 23 30
Jun.19 06 13 20 27  
Jul.19 04 11 18 25  
Aug.19 01 08 15 22 29
Sep.19 05 12 19 26  
Oct.19 03 10 17 24 31
Nov.19 07 14 21 28  
Dec.19 05 12 19 26  
Jan.20 02 09 16 23 30
Feb.20 06 13 20 27  
Mar.20 05 12 19 26  

 

ITINERARY



01 THU. Lisbon.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.

Welcome to Europe!!!. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area. 



02 FRI. Lisbon.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit Lisbon. Transfer to Restauradores Square.

In the morning we have a sightseeing tour with a local guide (note: Ex­planations may be given by our guide if the group has fewer than twelve people). We visit tra­ditional neighborhoods, which take in the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the Fifteenth Century. We shall look round the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower, and  the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently.  

At the end of the afternoon, we include transportation to Restauradores Square , full of atmosphere with its bars and cafes from where we suggest you to take the ¨Elevador da Gloria¨ that brings you to the Upper district and its viewpoint. 


03 SAT. Lisbon - Fatima - Madrid.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Fatima Shrine.  Lunch included. 

We travel to the north of Portugal and visit FATIMA, an important sanctuary. We will continue on our way through the green lands of the centre, passing into Spain, and over grasslands we cross the North of Extremadura. Lunch included en route in a regional food restaurant (vegetarian option included).  Continuation to MADRID. Arrival at the end of the day. We include transportation to Plaza Mayor where you can enjoy at some typical taverns. 

04 SUN. Madrid.

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Madrid city tour. Stroll through the Retiro Park.  Visit to the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring. Night transfer 

The day starts about 08.30 hrs with a comprehensive tour through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor.    Visit to Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. Admission to Las Ventas Bullring included. This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum.   Enjoy the rest of the afternoon.    

At sunset we provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving different exquisite cuisines (Indian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, International)  in which to enjoy a pleasant dinner. Return to hotel.


05 MON. Madrid.
After breakfast, end of our services.

 

PRICE INCLUDES


Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
City tour in : Lisbon, Madrid.
Evening Transfer: Praça dos Restauradores in Lisbon, Plaza de Oriente.
Ticket admission: Plaza de Toros de las Ventas.
1 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Fatima.

 

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