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Highlights:We are going the explore the capital of Portugal Lisbon as well as the University city of Coimbra and Fatima, an important pilgrim center. Additionally you have time to discover the historical and also popular University city Salamanca. And not to forget: Caceres - a beautiful Spanish city with a lot of history!
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Guests will be picked up from the Madrid bus terminal at 8:00am. We will depart for Avila, a castellan city from the medieval era, where we will have free time to explore the oldest parts of the city. Afterward, we will continue to Salamanca, an antique university city, where we can enjoy free time to stroll around the city center and the Plaza Mayo. We will spend the night here.
More»Avila is a small town in Castile and Leon, Spain. Not much has changed since the Middle Ages, as far as the architecture is concerned, as the town's original medieval defense walls still proudly stand.«Less
More»Salamanca is a major city in Spain that mixes antiquated, medieval architecture with the atmosphere of a college town, with the University of Salamanca leading the way in the teaching of the Spanish language.«Less
Deluxe Hotel: Catalonia Plaza Mayor or similar 4 stars hotel
Salamanca - Oporto (350 km)
After breakfast, we will go to Porto, an enchanting, historical city with connections to the ancient Romans. During our excursion here, we will see the Oporto Cathedral and Santa Clara Church, all while enjoying the colorful, picturesque landscape. At the end of the day, we will go to a local shop to get a taste of Port wine, a local delicacy.
More»Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal. This center of Portuguese urban life is more than one thousand years old and a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. Porto also lends its name to port wine, which it first produced.«Less
Deluxe Hotel: Eurostars Heroismo or similar 4 stars hotel
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included
Oporto - Coimbra - Fatima - Lisbon (396 km)
After breakfast, we will leave for Coimbra, the ancient capital of Portugal and home of the country's oldest University. Then, we will continue to Fatima, an important pilgrimage site, where we will have free time to visit the Basilica of the Santissima Trinidade. Then, we will make our way to Lisbon, Portugal's capital, where we can take an optional excursion in the evening to see a Fado music show.
More»The third-largest city in Portugal, Coimbra was once the country's capital until roughly the end of the Middle Ages, and is filled with historical buildings and beautiful architecture.«Less
More»This university was established in 1290, making it one of the oldest continuously operated centers for higher education in the entire world. The beautiful campus is dotted with old, classical buildings.«Less
More»Fatima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourém, in the Portuguese Centro Region. It has been permanently associated with the Marian apparitions that occurred in Cova da Iria in 1917 and which were later recognized by the Catholic Church.«Less
More»One of the largest Christian church in the world, construction on this basilica was completed in 2007. With its thoroughly modern design, it looks completely unique from most other European churches.«Less
Deluxe Hotel: Olissippo Marques de Sa or similar 4 stars hotel
In the morning, we will tour Lisbon to see its most famous sights, such as the Alfama Quarter, the Tower of Belem, the Jeronimos Monaserio. We may also take an optional excursion to the nearby communities of Sintra, Cascais, and Estoril.
More»The capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is one of Europe's most important economic centers. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations. Historically significant locations include Belém Tower and Jerónimos Monastery, which are recognized by UNESCO.«Less
More»Alfama, with its winding passages of narrow streets and steep stairways, is Lisbon's oldest district. Its name derives from Arabic because of the city's medieval Muslim rulers. Alfama is home to many restaurants and cafes that showcase live Fado music.«Less
More»The Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon was once the home of the city's Hieronymite religious order, and one of the best examples of the Portuguese Manueline style of architecture. Today, the facility houses the National Archaeology Museum and the Marine Museum.«Less
Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 10:00am - 6:00pm
More»This fortified tower off the coast of Lisbon, also known as the Tower of St. Vincent, was built to defend the city in the 16th century. It was built in the Portuguese Manueline style of architecture of the 16th century.«Less
Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm
Deluxe Hotel: Lutecia or similar 4 stars hotel
Lisbon - Caceres - Madrid (613 km)
In the morning, we will enjoy breakfast before crossing the border back into Spain. We will drive to the Caceres in the Extremadura region, where we will have free time to explore the charming Old Town. After a break, we will make our way back to Madrid, where the tour will end upon our arrival. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
More»Caceres is the capital of Cáceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. The walled city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.«Less
More»The Old Town of Caceres still features some of its original medieval walls. In the Middle Ages, control of the city was constantly switching between Christians and Muslims, and this struggle is exemplified by the architecture of the Old Town.«Less
Return Time: Late afternoon/evening - so please book one night hotel after the tour, because the chance of getting a flight on the last day is very low.
4 nights hotel accommodation
Comfortable, modern bus with air conditioning
Group tour guide on bus
Local professional guides for tours in different places
Porter service (1 suitcase per person
Gratuities for tour guides, driver, and tour manager
Items of a personal nature such as laundry, wines, water,
beverages, food other than the table d'hote menu, passport and visa fees,
insurance, airport taxes and fees, and foreign port taxes, unless otherwise specified
Language:All tours are bilingual, English and Spanish. If it happens that there are only English speaking clients on the tour, the tour will only run in English.
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print and bring e-ticket(s) on your trip, as they serve as proof of purchase.
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Tour Accommodations: The Tour Operator reserves the right, if necessary, to substitute other similar hotels for hotels listed. Such substitutions may be made at any time and without prior notice. The Tour Operator cannot be held responsible for hotel over-bookings; should such occur, the Tour Operator will undertake to find similar accommodations in the same area.
Passport and visas: A valid passport is required for United States citizens. Citizens of other countries require a valid passport and may require additional documents. Such persons should contact consulates of countries to be visited and obtain proper documents before departure. The possession of required and valid passport and visas is the sole responsibility of the traveler. The Tour Operator assumes no liability for lack of proper documents.
Cancellation: Once a partial or full payment has been made, cancellations will only be accepted in writing. Cancellation terms will be applied based on the date that the written cancellation is received and based on the following dates prior to departure.
Cancellations received more than 14 days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount.;
Cancellations received within 14 days - No refund.
No refund will be made for abandonment of services. No refunds will be made for transfers, city tours or any other services (including meals, accommodations or transportation) voluntarily not taken.
There is 6% handling fee add-on to the above penalties.
Responsibility: The Tour Operator holds itself free of any responsibility for any cause, in all matters connected with hotels, accommodations, sightseeing tours and transportation, whether by air, rail, bus, motorcar, boat or any other means. The Tour Operator and/or its agents will not be responsible for the loss or damage of any of the traveler's belongings. The Tour Operator reserves the right to accept or retain any person as a member of a tour at any time. Baggage and personal effects are at the owner's risk throughout the tour unless insured.
Limitations of Liability: The Tour Operator and its agents act only as agents for the traveler's hotels, restaurants, sightseeing and transportation (such as railroad, aircraft, boat, motor coach, automobile, or any conveyance). The Tour Operator and its agents shall not be responsible or liable for any injury, loss or damage, delay or inconvenience arising out of or in connection with any defect in any vehicle or any act, omission, neglect, accident, error or default of any company or person engaged in providing such hotel, restaurant, sightseeing, transportation or other services of the tour. The Tour Operator and its agents shall not be responsible or liable for alterations of the tour itinerary or arrangement, if such alterations become advisable or necessary for the comfort or well being of any passenger, or for any reason whatsoever. The right is reserved to withdraw any or all tours or portions thereof. The sole and exclusive responsibility and liability of the airline shall be in accordance with and as limited by the contract of carriage in the passenger's ticket, the applicable tariffs, and provisions of the Warsaw Convention, if applicable.
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