Overview

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16 Nights 17 Days 07 Sep, 12 Oct, and 09 Nov
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
  • Includes arrival transfer
  • Boat: River Seine in Paris, along Guadalquivir river in Seville.
  • City tour in : Paris, Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Seville, Lisbon, Madrid.
  • Evening Transfer: Montmartre Dictrict in Paris, Quartier Latin in Paris, Ramblas and Plaza de Catalunya in Barcelona, Bullrign square in Valencia, Albaicin in Granada, Historic center of Seville, Praça dos Restauradores in Lisbon, Plaza de Oriente.
  • Ticket admission: Funicular in Montmartre in Paris, 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris, Poble Espanyol in Barcelona, Alhambra Palace in Granada, La Rabida Monastery and Caravel Museum, Chapel of Bones in Evora, Plaza de Toros de las Ventas.
  • Train: Montserrat Monastery in Montserrat, Caravaca de la Cruz.
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Madrid city tour.
  • Stroll through the Retiro Park.  
  • Visit to the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring.
  • Fatima Shrine
  • Visit Lisbon.
  • Transfer to Restauradores Square
  • Entrance in the Carabelas Museum were Christopher Columbus started his voyage to America.
  • Chapel of the bones in Evora.    
  • Guided visit with local expert in Seville.
  • Boat trip along the river Guadalquivir.
  • Night transfer to the historic city centre.    
  • Beautiful Andalusian village of Ronda. 
Itinerary

01 SAT. Paris - Arrival

Today's Highlights: Night-time transfer to the Montmartre neighbourhood. Funicular ride (included).   
Welcome to Paris! On arrival at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. 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.   
At the end of the evening, we provide transfer to the Montmartre dis­trict. This neighbourhood is known for its painters, artists, and its cab­arets… Sit down to dinner and enjoy a magical night. You can choose between Indian, Chinese, French and American cuisines. We will ascend by funicular to the hill and admire the spectacular view of Paris from the top. Return to the hotel.

02 SUN. Paris

Today's Highlights: City tour in Paris. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.  A boat ride along the Seine. Evening transfer.           
A scenic guided tour to discover the history, main boulevards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower area. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket admission included). End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore as you choose.             
Note: Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different moment of the day (or Monday).      
At sunset transfer to the “Quartier Latin”, a very picturesque area of the historic centre where you can enjoy dinner with a wide variety of international cuisines. Return to the hotel.

03 MON. Paris

Today's Highlights: Free time in the City of Light.
We go to the centre of Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum.  Free time. If you wish we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris.  Rest of the day free. It will be offered for travellers who are interested, an optional excursion to enjoy in Eurodisney. 

04 TUE. Paris- Lourdes

Today's Highlights: Lourdes. Dinner included.
We leave Paris early. We travel toward the Pyrenees. We cross beautiful regions in the centre of France. LOURDES, arrival at the end of the afternoon. You may attend the candle procession (until the end of October) and visit the places of worship. Dinner at the hotel is included for all new travellers!

05 WED. Lourdes- Saint Bertrand- Carcassonne- Andorra

Today's Highlights: Mediaeval villages of S. Bertrand or Carcassonne.
Travelling parallel to the Pyrenees, we stop in SAINT BERTRAND, a mediaeval village hanging on the mountainside, dominated by its great cathedral. Time for a stroll before going on to CARCASSONNE, a city surrounded by the most beautiful walls in Europe. We go on to the Pyrenees on a trip between often snow-capped summits, and into the small country of ANDORRA. Dinner included.

06 THU. Andorra- Montserrat- Barcelona

Today's Highlights: Catalonia region. Montserrat Monastery. Rack train climb.
Free time in ANDORRA to shop or stroll. After lunch, we go into Catalonia. Mountain countryside leads us to the impressive site of the Montserrat Monastery, which we climb through spectacular scenery on the rack train (rack train climb included). After a time to visit the sanctuary, we go on to BARCELONA, arrival at the end of the afternoon.

07 FRI. Barcelona

Today's Highlights: Barcelona city tour. “Spanish Village” visit and evening transfer to Las Ramblas district. 
Today we will get to know Barcelona, an impressive city right on the Medi­terranean Sea. Our visit includes an informative city tour with a local expert (note: If the group has fewer than fifteen people, explanations can be given by our guide.) We also visit the city’s historic central area with its Gothic neigh­bourhood dating back to the Middle Ages. We will visit the area where the Olympic Games took place. It will be possible to see and photograph La Sagrada Fa­milia basilica; the masterpiece designed by the architect Gaudí. Subsequently, we include the entry ticket to “Poble Espanyol” (meaning “Spanish Village”). This open-air architectural museum is situated in one of the most emblematic areas of Barcelona. Be delighted by the best Spanish craftsmanship and discover the architectural styles, traditions and folklore of the different communities in Spain. Free time to explore the city on your own. In the evening we provide transfer to Las Ramblas and Plaza Cata­lunya area, where you can select from a great variety of restaurants (including Indian, Chinese, Halal, International and regional Spanish cuisine). Return to the hotel.

08 SAT. Barcelona - Peniscola - Valencia

Today's Highlights: Visit Peniscola, a beautiful walled town combined with a castle on the sea. Sightseeing of Valencia. Evening transfer.
We travel south along the Mediterranean. A special stop is made at PENISCOLA, a small walled town on the shores of the sea. After a short introduction given by our guide, you can make your way through the town, discovering the fishing port, the castle and the beach. Time for a walk. Afterwards, we travel to VALENCIA, time for lunch. In the afternoon, with a local guide, we will include a visit to the third largest Spanish city that mixes the modern with the historical. We will know its historic centre, the fish market, the cathedral and also the avant-garde City of Arts and Sciences.  The most important modern tourist site in the city. Evening transfer to the Plaza de Toros (bullring area). In this area, you will have time to dine in line with your preferences (Spanish, Indian, international, etc..) Return to the hotel.

09 SUN. Valencia - Alicante - Caravaca de la Cruz - Granada

Today's Highlights: Tourist train in Caravaca.
We continue through the community of Valencia. ALICANTE. Time to stroll in this active and very pleasant city by the sea. After lunch we go on our way to the Murcia region, where we will see CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ, A town considered by the Catholic Church as one of the 5 holy cities, its church holds a relic of Christ’s Cross. We include a ride up to the historic area on the tourist train. After this, we will carry on along an attractive scenic road to ANDALUSIA. Arrival at the end of the day in GRANADA. 

10 MON. Granada

Today's Highlights: Visit to the Alhambra.  Night transfer. 
A full day in Granada and tour (including entrance and local guide) of the immense Alhambra Palace and its beautiful Generalife gardens built in Arab times. Time for lunch. Free afternoon to see the Cathedral with the sepulchre of the Catholic Kings. 
Later, enjoy an evening transfer to the Albaicín of Granada, a World Heritage site along with the Alhambra, where you can enjoy dinner in a restaurant in the narrow winding streets of this captivating Medieval Moorish quarter. Tonight you have the option to attend a flamenco dance show and the traditional neighbourhood of Sac­ramonte.
Note: in the Alhambra complex, the Nazari palaces allow a limited number of people in at a time. Sometimes your visit may be in the afternoon, depending on the timetables in which we are allowed in. In the highly improbable case of not being able to visit this area of the Alhambra, a visit to the Alcázares will be included in Seville (which have similar architecture and features).

11 TUE. Granada - Malaga - Marbella - Ronda - Seville

Today's Highlights: We will see the beautiful Andalusian village of Ronda.
We leave Granada and travel towards the Costa del Sol. MALAGA, arrival and time for a stroll in the historic centre with its cathedral and the Picasso Museum. After this, we will continue along the coastal motorway with beautiful views of the Mediterranean. PUERTO BANUS, in Marbella, a pretty high-level recreational port. In the afternoon we will continue through the hills and their stories of bandoliers until we come to RONDA, a very beautiful white town with its large gorge that divides it in two. Continuation to SEVILLE. Arrival at the end of the afternoon.

12 WED. Seville

Today's Highlights: Guided visit with a local expert in Seville. Boat trip along the river Guadalquivir. Night transfer to the historic city centre.   
After breakfast, a local expert guides you through a scenic visit of Seville featuring the Cathedral and its famous Giralda, the banks of the Guadalquivir River, popu­lar neighbourhoods of Santa Cruz and Triana and the beautiful Plaza de España. (note: If the group is fewer than fifteen travellers, it can be arranged in both Spanish and English). After the tour, we will include a boat trip along the river Guadalquivir, enjoying the panoramic views from the boat. Enjoy leisure time straight afterwards. At the end of the afternoon, we will go to the historic city centre area (Calle Alfonso XII) where many different restaurants can be found. You can choose your favorite cuisine: Indian, Halal, Chinese, Spanish, International, and so on. 

13 THU. Seville - Rabida Monastery - Mertola - Evora - Lisbon

Today's Highlights: Entrance in the Carabelas Museum were Christopher Columbus started his voyage to America. Chapel of the bones in Evora.   
We leave Seville and in the province of Huelva, we travel to PALOS DE LA FRONTERA. We include entrance to the Carabelas Museum; this is where Columbus set sail on 3 August 1492 for America. We will see the Rabida Monastery, declared a World Heritage site, a Franciscan monastery strongly linked to the history of the discovery (entrance included). After this, we will travel to Portugal. MERTOLA, a stop in this ancient Muslim city, its present church was a mosque and time for lunch. After this, through white villages we come to EVORA city declared a World Heritage site with its wide streets, its Renaissance policies and its cathedral, we will include the entrance to the impressive Chapel of Bones, built with 5000 skeletons! LISBON, arrival at the end of the day.

14 FRI. Lisbon

Today's Highlights: Visit Lisbon. Transfer to Restauradores Square.
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 the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently. 
At the end of the afternoon, we include 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.

15 SAT. Lisbon - Fatima - Madrid

Today's Highlights: Fatima Shrine.  Lunch included.
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 (vegetarian option included).  Continuation to MADRID. Arrival at the end of the day. We include transportation to Plaza Mayor where we will have some wine at some typical taverns.

16 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, 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.

17 MON. Madrid

After breakfast, end of our services.