Madrid & Portugal Highlights

Madrid > Salamanca > Porto > Coimbra > Fatima > Batalha > Nazare > Alcobaca > Lisbon > Caceres > Madrid
For nine days, surround yourself with all the cultural pleasures of Madrid and Portugal on a mesmerizing journey! Explore the heart of the Spanish capital and gaze upon the most important historic and cultural sites. From Madrid, discover the UNESCO city of Salamanca. Cross the Portuguese border and find yourself in the coastal city of Porto. Travel to Coimbra to see one of the oldest universities in Europe and then head to Fatima, a pilgrimage sanctuary, before heading for the picture-perfect capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Continue to Caceres, a UNESCO city before heading back to Madrid!
9 Days from $2199/person CAD
Food & Wine
Guided
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Refundable

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Primary Location

Spain & Portugal, Europe

Departures

2022 Departures: April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11 & October 9

Included:

  • Accommodation in premium 4-star hotels
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with panoramic windows
  • Monolingual tour-escort in English throughout
  • Round-trip transfers between the airport and the hotel
  • Visits with English-speaking guides in Madrid, Porto, and Lisbon
  • Douro River Cruise and Port wine tasting
  • Welcome Tapas Experience dinner in Madrid
  • Fado show and dinner in Lisbon

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation in Madrid
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and are based on availability. Optional excursions can be pre-booked prior to departure or booked with the Tour Escort

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour privately, travelling only with people you know.

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Health & Safety Protocols

Face masks required for travelers
Face masks required for guides
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO MADRID!

Welcome to Madrid! After your arrival at the airport, meet and greet your driver where you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy your first day in the city at your own leisure.

Accommodation at the Riu Plaza España, Madrid, or similar

DAY 2: MADRID

After breakfast, enjoy a panoramic tour of Madrid and journey through the history, art, and culture of Madrid through its streets, icons, and monuments. Discover the essence and avant-garde of historic and modern Madrid. See the places that no visitor should miss on a tour that runs through the historical and cosmopolitan areas of Madrid including the Puerta del Sol, Royal Palace, Prado Museum, Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium of Real Madrid, and much more!

In the evening, join your fellow travelers for an authentic welcome tapas dinner at a local restaurant. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Riu Plaza España, Madrid, or similar

DAY 3: MADRID > SALAMANCA > PORTO

After breakfast, depart from Madrid to Salamanca. Free time in this University City of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Meals: B

Accommodation at the BessaHotel Boavista, Porto, or similar

DAY 4: PORTO

Today enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building, and Santa Clara church. Afterward, enjoy a different perspective of the city along the river Douro aboard the cruise and discover the historic heritage by visiting one well-known Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included. Rest of day at leisure. Meals: B

Accommodation at the BessaHotel Boavista, Porto, or similar

DAY 5: PORTO > COIMBRA > FATIMA

After breakfast, depart to Coimbra which is home to one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado. Enjoy some free time before departing to Fatima. Fatima is one of the centers of the Christian Faith and a World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, the heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta. At night, you will have the possibility to attend the procession of the candles. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Aurea Fátima Hotel, Fatima, or similar

DAY 6: FATIMA > BATALHA > NAZARE > ALCOBAÇA > LISBON

In the morning, departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to the picturesque fishing town of Nazaré. Free time and continue to Alcobaça (World Heritage Site) with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the 12th century. Continue to Lisbon Meals: B

Accommodation at the Lutécia Smart Design Hotel, Lisbon, or similar

DAY 7: LISBON

After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum (entrance included), Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue.

In the evening join your fellow travelers and enjoy a typical Portuguese dinner visiting one of the oldest Fado venues in the city and located in one of the most interesting cultural neighborhoods in the area. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Lutécia Smart Design Hotel, Lisbon, or similar

DAY 8: LISBON > CACERES > MADRID

In the early morning, depart to the UNESCO city of Caceres, because of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic, and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walkthrough the Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Continue to Madrid. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Riu Plaza España, Madrid, or similar

DAY 9: MADRID DEPARTURE

Final breakfast followed by check-out and transfer to the airport. Meals: B


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