Andalusia and Portugal

DAY 1 MADRID – BADAJOZ – LISBON Arrival at the specified time at the meeting point in order to leave by coach for Badajoz. Lunch. Continuation of the trip to Lisbon. Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 2 LISBON Breakfast and departure to take a panoramic tour of this lovely city, capital of this district and the Republic, situated on the banks of the Tagus Estuary: The Hieronymites Monastery, Belem Tower, Rossio Square, the Lisbon Greenhouse, etc. Lunch. Afternoon free to continue visiting the corners and squares of Lisbon. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 3 LISBON Breakfast and departure in order to take an excursion with lunch to the picturesque coastal cities of Cascais and Estoril and the beautiful city of Sintra. Return to Lisbon. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 4 LISBON – BEJA – SEVILLE Breakfast and departure for the border between Spain and Portugal, traveling through Beja, where an enormous tower, built on the top of a hill with a commanding view, overlooks a plain of crops and small valleys of olive groves. Lunch. Continuation of the trip to Seville. Arrival in Seville. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 5 SEVILLE Breakfast and departure to take a panoramic tour of the monumental and colorful city: the Cathedral, the Plaza de España, Maria Luisa Park. Lunch. Afternoon free to wander through alleyways of the neighborhood of Santa cross and complete your purchases. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 6 SEVILLE – JEREZ – ANTEQUERA – GRANADA Breakfast and departure for Jerez. Free time in this lovely city famous for its sherry. Founded by the Phoenicians in the tenth century, the stately homes and mansions stand out. We will visit a winery. Continuation of the trip on to Antequera. Lunch. We will continue our trip on to Granada. Arrival to Granada, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada at the confluence of the Genil and the Darro. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 7 GRANADA Breakfast and departure to take a panoramic tour of the city of Granada, the Alhambra, the Generalife Gardens, the palace of Charles V, the Courtyard of the Lions, etc. Lunch. Free time to delve into the life of Granada, the Albayzin, etc. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 8 GRANADA – VALDEPEÑAS – ALMAGRO – MADRID Breakfast and departure for Almagro via Valdepeñas. Almagro is located on the Plateau of the Mancha, in the very heart of the Campo de Calatrava. So much history has tempered the nature of this town, declared Historic-Artistic Grouping and now a deserving contender of the title of World Heritage Site. It holds the privilege of being the only city that has a corral de comedias (open air theatrical courtyard). Lunch. Afternoon departure for Madrid. Arrival in Madrid and end of services