|13 Days 12 Nights Iberian Holiday: Madrid-Salamanca-Porto-Lisbon-Seville-Cordoba-Granada _(PI-SIC01)
Tour Code: PI-SIC01
Arrivals to Madrid Monday 2017:
Sept: 04, 11, 18, 25 Oct: 02, 09, 16, 30
Nov: 13, 27 Dec: 11, 18, 25
Arrivals to Madrid Monday 2018:
January : 08, 22 February: 05, 19,
March: 12, 19, 26 April: 02, 09
2 ways transfers airport-hotel-airport
Accommodations in hotels of Category Confort
Bountiful buffet breakfast daily
Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
Professional tour escort throughout (bilingual English/Spanish)
Escorted sightseeing tours with bilingual guide in Madrid, Salamanca, Santiago, Porto, Lisbon,
Seville, Cordoba and Granada.
Evening Illuminations tour of Madrid
Day 1 (Monday): Arrival Madrid
Arrival at Madrid airport. After clearing simple immigration and customs formalities, you will be transferred to your First Class hotel. It is suggested you take advantage of the free time to get to know one of Europe’s most dynamic capital cities. In the early evening, enjoy an “Illuminated Madrid” drive through the bustling streets of the old city, ending at the historical and impressive Plaza Mayor. This area is home to some of the most typical restaurants and taverns, which serve the delicious “tapas”. OPTIONAL PACKAGE includes a Tapas Dinner tonight. Return to your hotel at your own convenience. Accommodations.
Day 2, Tuesday: MADRID
Buffet breakfast. This morning’s escorted sightseeing tour will allow you to get a glimpse of some of Madrid’s most outstanding attractions, like the Puerta del Sol, the
magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the stately Alcala Gate, the busy Gran Via, the Plaza de España and the Plaza de Oriente Free afternoon to explore Madrid’s famous Art Museums or perhaps take an optional tour to the Imperial former capital city of Toledo, where you will be escorted through its narrow cobblestone streets, soaking up the medieval atmosphere. Touring will include the interior of the magnificent Gothic cathedral and a visit to St. Tome Church, where El Greco’s masterpiece painting is displayed. Accomodations
Day 3, Wednesday: MADRID - SEGOVIA - AVILA - SALAMANCA
Buffet breakfast. Departure into old Castile and the magnificent medieval city of Segovia, with its 2000 year old Roman aqueduct and impressive Alcazar Castle. Pause in Avila to admire the perfectly preserved 11th century city walls before continuing to the charming old university city of Salamanca.
Afternoon city tour. OPTIONAL PACKAGE includes a dinner. Tonight a
walk through the beautiful main plaza, always lively with activity, is recommended. Accommodations
Day 4, Thursday: SALAMANCA - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Buffet breakfast. Departure toward the North of Spain, entering in Galicia. Arrival
to the beautiful city of Santiago de Compostela. In the afternoon guided tour of the old city of Santiago de Compostela and its beautiful Cathedral Tonight we can have in
the Hotel a nice dinner. OPTIONAL PACKAGE includes dinner. Accommodations.
Day 5, Friday: SANTIAGO - VIANA DO CASTELO - PORTO
Breakfast buffet. Departure to Rias Baixas to continue our journey to Portugal. Visit the town of Viana do Castelo, in the mouth of the Lima River with its historic center and castle. Continue to Porto, capital of northern Portugal in the Douro region. Accommodation.
Day 6, Saturday: PORTO
Buffet breakfast. local guided city visiting one local winery. OPTIONAL PACKAGE
includes a typical lunch. Afternoon free. Accommodations.
Day 7, Sunday: PORTO - AVEIRO - FATIMA - LISBON
Buffet breakfast and departure to Aveiro, the “city of canals” and known as the Venice
of Portugal. Continue to Fatima one of the pilgrimage centers of Christianity. Free time to visit the basilica and lunch (Lunch included in OPTIONAL PACKAGE) Continue to Lisbon. Tonight enjoy an optional opportunity to listen to the hauntingly beautiful Fado music while enjoying a delicious dinner. OPTIONAL PACKAGE includes Fado show and dinner. Accommodations.
Day 8, Monday: LISBON
Buffet breakfast. Morning tour of this ancient and lovely city overlooking the Tagus River. Admire its splendid avenues and monuments like the Tower of Belem and the Jeronimos Monastery. Afternoon free, with a strong recommendation to visit the charming villages of Sintra and Cascais (this tour included in OPTIONAL PACKAGE). Accommodations.
Day 9, Tuesday: LISBON - MERIDA - SEVILLE
Buffet breakfast. Departure toward the Spanish border, and pause in Merida to admire the impressive Roman Amphitheatre archeological site. Lunch is included in OPTIONAL PACKAGE. Continue to Seville. Accommodations.
Day 10, Wednesday: SEVILLE
Buffet breakfast. This morning’s marvelous tour will explore this gracious and charming city, Spain’s third largest. See the Tower of Gold, the tranquil and extensive Maria Luisa Park, the quaint Santa Cruz Quarter, and finally the huge cathedral (one of the world’s largest) with its Giralda Tower (a former minaret). Free time for luncheon on your own. (Lunch Included in OPTIONAL PACKAGE) The afternoon is free to continue to explore or shop. This evening an optional Flamenco Show is suggested, with the enjoyment of local wine. OPTIONAL PACKAGE include Flamenco Show and drink. Accommodations.
Day 11,Thursday: SEVILLE - CORDOBA - GRANADA
Buffet breakfast. Depart to Cordoba. Visit one of the world’s marvels, the former Great Mosque (now a cathedral). Free time for lunch on your own. Continue to Granada, passing thousands of acres of olive groves. OPTIONAL PACKAGE includes dinner tonight. This evening, an excellent suggestion would be to visit (optional) the quaint and typical Albaicin quarter, where Andalusian customs, music and wine join to create an enchanting atmosphere. (OPTIONAL PACKAGE includes this visit).
Day 12, Friday: GRANADA - MADRID
Buffet breakfast. This morning, enjoy an escorted tour of the magnificent Alhambra and the verdant Gardens of the Generalife. Departure to Madrid, crossing the Plains of La Mancha, land of Don Quixote. Arrival in Madrid. Accommodations.
Day 13, Saturday: DEPARTURE
Buffet breakfast. Pre-arranged transfer to Madrid airport at the proper time to checkin
for your trans-Atlantic flight to your home city.
Return air tickets
Entry visa (if require)
Room service,porterage fee
All expenses of personal nature
Tipping (Guide / Driver): €5/pax/day
Optional Package SGD548/pax
OPTIONAL PACKAGE SGD548/pax Inlcudes: