1st Day (Sun.) MADRID
Meet and assist at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Accommodation at the hotel.
2nd Day (Mon.) MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning Madrid panoramic city tour; find the medieval origins of the city, like the Arabic fortress, at the Barrio de la Morería, famous for its historical buildings. Drive through the courtesan district of the Hapsburgs characterized by Phillip II and its Renaissance and Baroque style buildings, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa; the Madrid of the Bourbons and the complex town planning schemes of Charles III, the Royal Palace, Cibeles, and Neptuno Fountains and the Puerta de Alcalá. Admire the XIX C. works such as Prado Museum. Contemporary Madrid with areas such as Gran Vía, Castellana, the district of Salamanca, Plaza Castilla, and Parque del Oeste, as well as commercial and financial areas of Modern Madrid, the emblematic Las Ventas Bullring and the Santiago Bernabéu Football Stadium. Afternoon free to explore the wonders that the city has to offer. Accommodation at the hotel.
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3rd Day (Tue.) MADRID – AVILA – SALAMANCA – PORTO
Breakfast. Transfer to JULIÁ TRAVEL bus terminal, located in the underground parking of the Plaza de Oriente. Departure at 08:30 a.m. Drive to Avila. A city that preserves its medieval wall. Shortstop to know its walled and old town. Then to Salamanca. Free time in this University City World Heritage of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. Accommodation.
4th Day (Wed.) PORTO
Breakfast. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto considered a World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building, and Santa Clara church. In the afternoon, the possibility of an optional visit to a famous winery with tasting of its world-famous “port wine”. Accommodation.
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5th Day (Thu.) PORTO – COIMBRA – FATIMA
Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra. City seat of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado. Free time. Then to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility to attend the procession of the candles. Accommodation.
6th Day (Fri.) FATIMA – BATALHA – NAZARE – ALCOBAÇA – LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. 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) visit the XII C. church and admire the tombs of Pedro and Inés de Castro and then to Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song, and music.
7th Day (Sat.) LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting “Ruas” full of color housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel.
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8th Day (Sun.) LISBON – CACERES – MADRID
Departure to Caceres considered as World Heritage place because of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic, and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walkthrough’s Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Continue to Madrid. Accommodation at the hotel.
9th Day (Mon.) MADRID
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport.
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8 Nights/9 Days
02 December 2019 – 31 March 2020
Price per person sharing a Double room:
Hotels used or similar:
|3||Madrid||Tourist Class||Mayorazgo / Florida Norte|
|First Class||Courtyard Marriott Madrid Princesa / Catalonia Gran Via|
|2||Fatima||Tourist/First Class||Tryp Porto Expo / Eurostars Heroismo|
|1||Lisbon||Tourist/First Class||Aurea Fátima / Estrela de Fátima / Regina|
The prices are per person in USD and include:
- Return economy class flights as per the lowest booking fare
- Round trip transfers from and to the airport
- 3 nights stay in Madrid
- 2 nights stay in Fatima
- 1 night stay in Lisbon
- 2 nights stay in Porto
- Meals as mentioned in the program
- Transportation throughout the tour
- Local visits conducted by local guides
- All taxes included