Places you will see
Explore Portugal and Spain on this Classic Journey – discover Lisbon’s majestic past, soak up sun at Algarve Coast, journey through Moorish history in Seville and be immersed in flamenco culture in Granada. Everywhere you turn, a wealth of historic wonders await you to uncover.
Day 1 Arrive Barcelona
From the captivating architecture to its unique cultural vibes, Barcelona is a destination that is sure to delight. After traveling long distances, you can finally check into your accommodation and enjoy some restful respite. Of course, no visit would be complete without tasting the scrumptious Catalan cuisine!
Day 2 Barcelona
Once you’ve had a truly unique experience, why not take the time to explore some of Barcelona’s best sights?
Day 3 Barcelona
A trip to Montserrat is a mesmerizing experience! Climb aboard the cogwheel train and make your way to the summit of this incredible mountain. After taking in the amazing views, why not treat yourself to lunch at one of the local eateries?
Day 4 Barcelona, Madrid
Say your goodbyes to Barcelona as you take the train towards Madrid. Once you arrive, art enthusiasts will be delighted by a visit to the Prado Museum. Here, explore the masterpieces of art that come from what used to be the Royal Spanish Collection and view creations of Velázquez’s.
Day 5 Madrid
Today’s journey takes you to some of Madrid’s most iconic landmarks, with a guided tour of each destination. Begin your adventure at Royal Palace, followed by a stroll through Buen Retiro Park and end at Plaza Mayor for an enjoyable evening.
Day 6 Madrid, Toledo, Córdoba
Begin your journey today in the historic city of Toledo. Follow your guide through the narrow streets as you learn about its unique past. Further south lies Córdoba, a destination beckoning to be discovered.
Day 7 Córdoba
Start your day in Córdoba with a guided tour of the iconic Great Mosque and the city’s historic Jewish Quarter. Afterwards, you’ll have some free time to explore on your own.
Day 8 Córdoba, Granada
Before you arrive in Granada, treat yourself to a memorable experience.
Day 9 Granada
Discover the majestic Alhambra on a guided tour. This World Heritage-listed site is an incredible feat of Moorish art that captures Andalusian history. Gain access to the restored Lion Fountain and wander around the Nasrid Palace complex. Immerse yourself in this remarkable location and travel through time!
Day 10 Granada, Ronda, Seville
Escape to Ronda and discover all that this mountaintop village situated high above a deep gorge has to offer. Don’t forget your camera, as you won’t want to miss out on capturing the enveloping vistas. Afterwards, for dinner, make your way over to Seville – the capital of Andalusia.
Day 11 Seville
Embarking upon a journey of discovery in Seville, be sure to visit the illustrious Alcázar palace. After this, marvel at the majestic Cathedral de Sevilla and its captivating Giralda Tower.
Day 12 Seville, Algarve
Travel to Portugal and unwind along its picturesque Algarve coast.
Day 13 Algarve, Lisbon
When you plan your journey, make sure to pick out the sights you’d like to see.
Day 14 Lisbon
For a remarkable experience in Lisbon, start by riding the famous tramcars and visiting the picturesque Old Town. Explore the renowned Jerónimos Monastery, an emblem of Portuguese dominance, then savor a delicious traditional dinner.
Day 15 Lisbon, Sintra
Take a journey through the Serra de Sintra mountain range and explore its World Heritage-listed Park and Palace of Pena. Then enjoy some free time to uncover the beauty of Sintra before journeying back to Lisbon along the beautiful coastal route.
Day 16 Depart Lisbon
Post-breakfast, a trip to the airport awaits; concluding your tour.
15 nights luxury accommodation
Three Nights, Barcelona, El Palace Hotel
Two Nights, Westin Palace Madrid
Two Nights, Hotel Hospes Palacio del Bailio Córdoba
Two Nights, Granada, AC Hotel Palacio De Santa Paula
Two Nights, Seville, Gran Meliá Colón Sevilla
Algarve, Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort
Three Nights, Lisbon, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz
Expert tour director
Luxury dining – a total of 23 meals
Experiences in 10 destinations
APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in Lisbon
Transfers and gratuities
What’s not included
International flights are not included
Insurance is not included
Other activities and services not included