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All of Portugal

DAY 1 MADRID – GUADALUPE – MÉRIDA – LISBON Departure in coach for Guadalupe. Brief stop to admire the monastery. Continuation of the trip to Mérida, in which the Roman ruins stand out, including the conserved Roman theater and amphitheater. Lunch and departure for Lisbon. Arrival, dinner and lodging.

DAY 2 LISBON Breakfast. In the morning, we will take a panoramic tour of this lovely city: Tower of Belem, the Hieronymites Monastery, the symbolic Monument to the Discoverers, Rossio Square, Liberty Avenue, etc. Lunch. In the afternoon we will have some free time to continue visiting the city and its surroundings. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 3 LISBON Breakfast. In the morning, we leave to take a lovely walk through the towns of Sintra, Chascáis and Estoril. Lunch during the excursion. Return to Lisbon. Afternoon free at your disposal to enjoy the Portuguese charm. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 4 LISBON – BATALHA – NAZARE – FATIMA Breakfast. Departure, traveling through Batalha, for the lovely locale of Nazare, and then continuing on to one of the most important pilgrim center in the world, Fátima, place of the appearance of the Virgin of Fátima. Lunch. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 5 FÁTIMA – COIMBRA – PORTO – VISEU Breakfast. Departure for Coimbra, third largest city de Portugal. It is an old university town, famous for its winding streets and terraced houses where Fado still is heard. Sé Velha (the Old Cathedral) from the 12th century, the Machado de Castro Museum in the Archbishop’s Palace, the Church and the Monstery of the Holy Cross, and the university, one of the oldest in Europe, are some of the gems that Coimbra offers us. Free time to explore its streets. Continuation to Porto, city renowned for its wines. Free time for the visit, and lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon, Continuation to Viseu. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 6 VISEU – CIUDAD RODRIGO – SALAMANCA – MADRID Breakfast. Departure for the walled Ciudad Rodrigo, which overlooks rich countryside of the fertile valley of the Águeda River. Free time, to revel in this noble and monumental urban complex; noting that it is the most ancient Episcopal See in Spain. Continuation to Salamanca, World Heritage City. It is a city of convents, churches and noble palaces, located on the north bank of the Tormes River, and traversed by a Roman bridge. The artistic monumental character of Salamanca is tied for the most part to the history of the university. Lunch. Departure for Madrid. Arrival and end of services.