5 day in-depth cultural tour through Lisbon, Fatima, Plasencia, Madrid in 2 different countries
Start in Lisbon and end in Madrid! With the in-depth cultural tour Iberian Capitals (from Lisbon to Madrid), you have a 5 day tour package taking you from Lisbon to Madrid and through Lisbon, Portugal and 3 other destinations in Europe. Iberian Capitals (from Lisbon to Madrid) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport.
What is included in the tour
- Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer
- City tour in : Lisbon, Madrid.
- Evening Transfer: Praça dos Restauradores in Lisbon, Debod Temple and Plaza de Espana/Gran Via, Plaza de Oriente.
- Ticket admission: Plaza de Toros de las Ventas.
- 1 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Fatima.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Meals and Tours Not Listed
- Personal Travel Insurance
- International Flights
01 THU. Lisbon.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival
Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
02 FRI. Lisbon.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit Lisbon. We taste the “pastel de Belem” (Belem cake). Evening transfer.
In the morning we have a sightseeing tour with a local guide (note: Explanations may be given by our guide if the group has fewer than twelve people). We visit traditional neighbourhoods, which take in the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the Fifteenth Century. We shall look round the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower, and enter to the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Belem neighbourhood, we invite all our travellers to try a “Belem cake”, an exquisite local delicacy. The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently.
We include night transportation to Restauradores Square , full of atmosphere with its bars and cafes from where we suggest you to take the ¨Elevador da Gloria¨ that brings you to the Upper district and its viewpoint.
03 SAT. Lisbon - Fatima - Madrid.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Fatima Shrine.
We travel to the north of Portugal and visit FATIMA, an important sanctuary. We will continue on our way through the green lands of the centre, passing into Spain, and over grasslands we cross the North of Extremadura. Lunch included en route in a regional food restaurant . Continuation to MADRID. Arrival at the end of the day.
04 SUN. Madrid.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Madrid city tour. Stroll through the Retiro Park. Visit to the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring. Night transfer
The day starts about 08.30 hrs with a comprehensive tour through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Gran Via, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. Visit to Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. Admission to Las Ventas Bullring included. This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon.
At sunset we provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving different exquisite cuisines (Indian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, International) in which to enjoy a pleasant dinner. Return to hotel.
05 MON. Madrid.-
After breakfast, end of our services.