Lisbon - Caceres - Seville (524 km)
In the morning, we will depart from Lisbon and drive across the border into Spain until we reach Caceres, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where we will spend some time exploring. Afterwards, we will continue to Sevilla, where we will enjoy dinner and spend the night.
Caceres is the capital of Caceres province, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. The municipio has a land area of 1,750.33 km2 (675.81 sq mi), the largest geographically in Spain. The walled city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Deluxe Hotel: Tryp Macarena/NH Viapol or similar 4-star hotel
Seville - Ronda - Marbella (191 km)
On our way to Marbella, we will stop in the white village of Ronda to see its famous Puento Nuevo Bridge. After some free time here, we will continue to the Costa del Sol, arriving in Marbella, where we will eat dinner and stay overnight.
Ronda is a city in the Spanish province of Malaga. It is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the city of Malaga, within the autonomous community of Andalusia.
Puente Nuevo Bridge
This 18th century bridge crosses a 390-foot deep ravine that divides the small Andalusian city of Ronda. There is a central chamber underneath the bridge's walkway that today houses a small exhibit about the bridge's history.
Marbella is a Mediterranean city on Spain's Costa del Sol, with breathtaking beaches and coastline. The city is also home to several museums and theaters.
Deluxe Hotel: NH Marbella or similar 4 stars hotel
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included
Marbella - Granada (180 km)
After breakfast, we will drive to Granada, where we will visit the Alhambra, the massive fortress complex built by the former Arab rulers of southern Spain. We may also take an optional trip to the Caves of Sacramonte and see a special flamenco show.
Granada is a mid-sized provincial capital in the Andalucia region of Spain. Rich in history and culture, Granada is arguably the single most worthwhile city in Spain for visitors. Spring and autumn are also both excellent times to visit.
The Alhambra is a massive complex consisting of multiple palaces and fortresses. It originated as a Spanish-Muslim fortress in the 9th century, but subsequent rulers, both Muslim and Christian, continually added additions and renovations.
Caves of Sacromonte
The soft rocks on the hillsides in the Granada neighborhood of Sacromonte were carved into cave-dwellings by the nomadic Gitano people in the area in the 19th century, many of whom still inhabit these caves.
Deluxe Hotel: Carmen or similar 4 stars hotel
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included
Granada - Toledo - Madrid (433 km)
We will depart Granada for the imperial city of Toledo, the crossroads of medieval Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. After lunch, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour among the city's narrow streets. Afterwards, we will return to Madrid, arriving in the late afternoon or early evening.
Toledo is known as the "Imperial City" for having been the main venue of the court of Charles I, and as the "City of the Three Cultures", having been influenced by a historical co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews.
Deluxe Hotel: Florida Norte
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included
Madrid - Trujillo - Lisbon (623 km)
In the morning, we will depart for the city of Trujillo, where we will have some free time to explore and see the Plaza Mayor. Afterwards, we will cross the Portuguese border on our way to Lisbon, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
Trujillo is a municipality located in the province of Caceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. Trujillo is both a centre for tourism, with over 25 hotels, and a regional market town.
The Plaza Mayor in Trujillo is unique because of its uneven and irregular design. It is surrounded by buildings dating from around the 16th century. The Church of Santa Maria is a 13th century building that towers over the square.