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Spain and Portugal

DAY 1 MADRID – MERIDA – LISBON 8:00 A.M. departure from our terminal (San Bernardo, 7) for Mérida. Lunch. Continuation to Lisbon. Lodging.

DAY 2 LISBON Lodging and Breakfast. Morning panoramic tour of the city: Alfama Neighborhood, Tower of Belem, The Hieronymites Monastery, etc. Afternoon free. Optional excursion to Sintra, Cascais, Estoril.

DAY 3 LISBON – FATIMA – LISBON Lodging and Breakfast. Morning Departure for Fátima, important pilgrimage center. Free time to visit the Basilica. Return to Lisbon.

DAY 4 LISBON – MERIDA – CORDOBA Breakfast. Departure for Mérida. Lunch. Tour of the Roman Theater and Continuation to Cordoba. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 5 CORDOBA – SEVILLE Breakfast. Tour of Cordoba: the famous Mosque/Cathedral and Jewish Quarter. Departure for Seville. Lunch. Afternoon free. Lodging.

DAY 6 SEVILLE Half board in the hotel. In the morning city tour, including Maria Luisa Park, the Plaza de España and the typical neighborhood of Santa Cruz. Afternoon free.

DAY 7 SEVILLE – RONDA – COSTA DEL SOL Breakfast. Departure for the Route of the White Towns of Andalusia and Ronda. Free time and Continuation to the Costa del Sol. Afternoon free. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 8 COSTA DEL SOL – GRANADA Breakfast. Departure for Granada. Tour of the impressive monumental complex of the Alhambra with its beautiful Nasrid palaces and the Generalife. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 9 GRANADA – VALENCIA Breakfast. Departure via Guadix, Baza, and port Lumbreras toward the Mediterranean coast to arrive in Valencia. Lodging.

DAY 10 VALENCIA – BARCELONA Breakfast. Free time. Midmorning Departure for Barcelona. Arrival and lodging.

DAY 11 BARCELONA Lodging and Breakfast. In the morning Panoramic tour: Montjuic, with its spectacular views and the Olympic Park, the Columbus Monument, the Gothic Quarter, and entrance to the cathedral. Afternoon free.

DAY 12 BARCELONA – ZARAGOZA – SAN SEBASTIAN Breakfast and departure for Zaragoza. Brief stop. Continuation to San Sebastián. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 13 SAN SEBASTIAN – BILBAO – SANTANDER – SANTILLANA – COLOMBRES Breakfast. Departure for Bilbao with a brief tour to admire the building of the Guggenheim Museum. Continuation to Santander. Free time and Afternoon departure for Santillana del Mar. Brief stop and continuation along the Cantabria Coast for Colombres. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 14 COLOMBRES – COVADONGA – OVIEDO Breakfast. Departure for the Picos de Europe through beautiful landscapes. Arrival to Covadonga and free time to visit the Shrine. Later Continuation to Oviedo. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 15 OVIEDO – GIJON – LUGO Breakfast. Departure for Gijón, second capital of Asturias. Brief panoramic tour and Continuation to Luarca, Ribadeo and Lugo in the Autonomous Community of Galicia. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 16 LUGO – A CORUÑA Breakfast. Departure for A Coruña. Brief overview of the city. In the afternoon optional excursion through the typical towns of the Upper Rías: Pontedeume, Betanzos, etc. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 17 A CORUÑA – SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Breakfast. Departure for Santiago de Compostela. City tour, important pilgrimage center (Obradoiro Square, Cathedral, etc.). Afternoon free. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 18 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA –LOWER RÍAS – VIGO Breakfast and departure for the Lower Rías, through splendid landscapes. Continuation to Vigo. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 19 VIGO – SALAMANCA – MADRID Breakfast. Departure for Zamora and Salamanca. Brief stop and free time to get to know its celebrated Main Square. Continuation to Madrid. End of services.