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Essential Iberian Capitals
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Essential Iberian Capitals

Private tour
9 days
3 cities
3nights

Barcelona, Spain

Visit Barcelona - the most charming city of Spain. Explore Barcelona’s top sights, including the world-famous Sagrada Familia - unfinished church by A. Gaudi. Make your way into the Gothic Quarter, see Poble Espanyol and the National Art Museum of Catalunya. Discover more architectural art by Barcelona’s renowned architect by visiting Park Güell, Casa Mila, and Palau Güell. Leave yourself a day to relax in the sandy beach of Barceloneta, just as beautiful and vibrant at night. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to the lively capital of Catalonia - Barcelona! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.

    The rest of the day is free so you can either explore the fantastic center of Barcelona on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest before the rich sightseeing program planned for the following day.

    Day 2: Tour of the Barcelona Gothic Quarter
    After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a wonderful half-day walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Barcelona.

    Barcelona obtains one of the biggest and architecturally diverse Medieval districts in Europe. During the city tour you get to see Barcelona's Old Town called "Casc Antic" and its medieval landmarks.

    You walk through the maze of old narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter that was formed around the Roman forum. Then you see the Barcelona Cathedral both from the outside and the inside, pass the former Jewish District "Call", the Sant Jaume Square, see the Generalitat Palace and City Hall from the outside, pass the Square of the King and the former Royal Palace.

    You then proceed to the Ribera shore district where you see the Santa Maria del Mar church - the former residence of sailors, traders and craftsmen who lived and worked there in the Middle Ages.

    The tour finishes on the most vivid street in Barcelona La Rambla, where you can take a rest at one of the open air terraces.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 3: Free Day
    This day is free for you to continue exploring Barcelona and its amazing attractions on your own or join our carefully designed optional tours.

    • Optional tour #1: Gaudi Heritage Tour
      Enjoy a fantastic half-day tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi. 
    • Optional tour #2: Trip to the Montserrat Monastery
      After breakfast, you enjoy a full day trip to the Montserrat - the picturesque multi-peaked mountain in the middle of Spain’s first national park. 
    • Optional tour #3: Camp Nou Tour & Museum
      This tour takes you behind the scenes of the Camp Nou - the biggest football stadium in Europe. 

    Overnight at your hotel in Barcelona.

    Day 4: Departure
    After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the railway station.

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    Hotel Condes de Barcelona
    4-star hotel
    ES, Passeig de Gràcia, 73, Barcelona, 08008
    Hotel Condes de Barcelona
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    Hotel Condes Barcelona occupies a 19th-century building on Passeig de Gracia. The soundproofed rooms are air-conditioned and offer a pillow menu, LCD satellite TV and laptop safe. Guests can spend time in the gym and a sauna and relax in the rooftop Alaire Terrase Bar located on the 8th floor of the hotel overlooking La Pedrera and the Sagrada Familia.... show more
    4 days / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Gothic Quarter Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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RailRail
Connection | Barcelona - Madrid
1st Class Seat
Barcelona Sants
Barcelona, Spain
3 h
Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Madrid, Spain
2nights

Madrid, Spain

Travel to Madrid - the multicultural capital of Spain. Discover Madrid of Hapsburgs and see its major landmarks, including Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, and Plaza de la Villa. Devote a day to learn more about the Bourbon era of Madrid's history. Check out the Royal Palace, then continue to the Golden Triangle of Art and visit one of the world's greatest museums, the Prado Museum. Want to see Pablo Picasso's Guernica? Stop by the next door Reina Sofia Museum and admire the masterpiece. ...
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    Day 4: Arrival & Sightseeing Tour
    Upon arrival, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage. You then meet your guide and enjoy a fascinating sightseeing tour around the most brilliant attractions of Madrid de los Austrias - the amazing old town that treasures historical monuments dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries when Spain was ruled by the House of the Habsburg.

    During the tour, you take a walk around Plaza de Oriente, enter the gorgeous Royal Palace called Palacio Real, see the beautiful exteriors of the Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Almudena and stroll through Major Street.

    Then you proceed to Plaza de la Villa, stop by St. Michel's Market and walk down the picturesque Cava de San Miguel. Your tour finishes at iconic Plaza Mayor and breathtaking Puerta del Sol.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 5: Free Day in Madrid
    This day is free for you to continue exploring the fantastic capital of Spain and its amazing attractions on your own or join our carefully designed optional tour.

    • Optional tour #1: Visiting the Prado Museum
      Today you have the chance go to one of the world's greatest art galleries and Madrid's top cultural sight - the Prado Museum. 
    • Optional tour #2: Attending a Corrida
      La Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas del Espíritu Santo is Madrid's main bullring and home to Spanish bullfighting called corrida.
    • Optional tour #3: Trip to Toledo
      Toledo is a small fortified town and one of the most important centers of European medieval history known as the “city of the three cultures” because of the historical co-existence of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish cultures.

    Overnight at your hotel in Madrid.

    Day 6: Flight to Lisbon
    Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport.

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    Eurostars Casa de la Lirica
    4-star hotel
    ES, Calle Aduana, 19, 28013, Madrid
    Eurostars Casa de la Lirica
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    Hotel Eurostar Casa de la Lirica offers a truly luxurious and comfortable stay in a spectacular hotel, located in the heart of Madrid and only a few minutes away from such historical sights as Gran Vía, Calle Preciados, Callao, the Zarzuela Theatre, and Plaza Mayor. Hotel's guests are invited to relax in elegant rooms, with classic interior design and furniture, based on quality materials. The spacious rooms feature air conditioning, heating system, desk, TV, telephone, free Wi-Fi, private bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer, and bathroom amenities. ... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Madrid Old Town Walking Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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AirAir
Connection | Madrid - Lisbon
Economy
Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD)
Madrid, Spain
1 h 20 min
Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)
Lisbon, Portugal
3nights

Lisbon, Portugal

Traveling to Lisbon? Make sure to spend at least four days in the oldest city of Western Europe. We recommend you to have a guided tour of Lisbon's major landmarks, including Restauradores Square, Sao Jorge Castle, Commerce Square, and Se Cathedral. Take a funicular up to Barrio Alto for spectacular views of the city during the day, and enjoy the district's nightlife after the sunset. Interested in local cultural experience? Attend a Fado show, the unique performance you can find in Portugal only....
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    Day 6: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free. 

    Day 7: Exploring the Highlights of Lisbon
    After breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a panoramic walking sightseeing tour of Lisbon.

    During the tour you see the most famous attractions, including Restauradores Square with the Obelisk commemorating the Restoration of Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640.

    You take a funicular up to the Bairro Alto and admire the view of the Mouraria district and the Sao Jorge Castle, the charming neighbourhood of Chiado abundant in old cafés, shops and theaters.

    Then you proceed to Baixa including Rossio Square, where you learn how the city was destroyed in 1755 by a massive earthquake, and then totally rebuilt to become the city of today. Continue to Alfama Lisbon’s oldest district to admire Se Cathedral - the city’s oldest church and Commerce Square before returning back to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 8: Trip to Sintra & Visit to the Belem Quarter
    Following breakfast you meet your driver-guide and start your journey on an exciting day-trip to one of Portugal's most beautiful destinations - UNESCO-listed Cultural Landscape of Sintra, that is famous for its fairy-tale castles and beautiful scenery. Upon arrival, you visit the Pena Palace with a round trip shuttle bus (up to the Pena Palace).

    Then you have some free time for lunch (not included) before your driver-guide takes you back to Lisbon. Upon arrival, you visit the Belem Quarter, where you admire the Jerónimos Monastery (from the outside). You also make photo stops at the ancient Belem Tower and Monument to the Discoverers.

    After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

    Please, note: due to limited access to Pena Palace, in July and August entrance to Pena can be changed for the Queluz Palace & Gardens or for the Ajuda Palace.

    Day 9: Departure
    This is the final day of your amazing Iberian journey! After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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    Casual Belle Epoque Lisboa
    4-star hotel
    PT, R. da Madalena 125,, Lisboa, 1100-319
    Casual Belle Epoque Lisboa
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Set in a walking distance from the famous Sé Cathedral, Casual Belle Epoque boasts convenient location and allows easy access to the city's major highlights.... show more
    4 days / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Walking Tour with Private Guide
    • Full Day Tour of the Belem Quarter & Sintra
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at exceptional 4-star hotels in Barcelona, Madrid and Lisbon;
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • 1st class train tickets Barcelona - Madrid;
  • Economy flight tickets Madrid - Lisbon;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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