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12-Day Barcelona, Madrid, Fatima, Lisbon, Seville, Granada, Alicante Southern Europe Tour from Madrid Tour Code: 973-3703

From USD$2300
Wed
Madrid, Spain
English; Mandarin Chinese
12 10
Visit Alicante, Barcelona, Cascais, Fatima, Granada, Lisbon, Madrid, Purullena, Salamanca, Seville, Sintra, Valencia. Inclusions: 10 nights all 4-star hotel accommodations as listed or similar, Attraction admission tickets
  • Excellent tour manager throughout Europe for a relaxing and in-depth trip
  • All 4-star hotel accommodations as listed or similar
  • Breakfast daily at hotels; lunches or dinners included as specific
  • Sightseeing with specialist local guides in select cities
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    Single $2900
    Double $2300
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Land with Air Package - Surcharge 2022-11-02 $700
2022-09-21,2022-09-28 $1000
2022-09-14 $1100
2022-08-31,2022-10-05,2022-10-19 $900
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Day 1: Home - Madrid

Today, guests will arrive at the airport in Madrid to join this tour.

Day 2: Madrid

Today, we will arrive in Madrid and check into the hotel. Then, we will have the rest of the day free to explore this enchanting city at our own leisure.
  • Madrid, SPAIN

    Madrid, SPAIN
    Madrid is both the capital of Spain and its largest city. A modern city with a historic architecture where you can visit the Royal Palace, Prado Museum, Bernabeu Stadium, Fountain of Cibeles and more.
Deluxe Hotel: Silken Puerta Hotel Madrid (4-Star)
Dinner: Included (Dinner at hotel)

Day 3: Madrid

Relax over breakfast before taking our sightseeing tour of Madrid. First, admire the handsome Plaza Espana. Next, enjoy a fascinating guided tour of the Royal Palace. The afternoon is then free for you to explore as you wish, perhaps hunting for souvenirs along Madrid's shop-filled boulevards; or taking an optional excursion to the historic town of Segovia to see its Roman Aqueduct and the UNESCO-listed castle, and enjoy a traditional roasted pig lunch!
  • Madrid, SPAIN

    Madrid, SPAIN
    Madrid is both the capital of Spain and its largest city. A modern city with a historic architecture where you can visit the Royal Palace, Prado Museum, Bernabeu Stadium, Fountain of Cibeles and more.

    Plaza de Espana

    This large public square in Madrid features a huge monument to Miguel de Cervantes, Spain's most widely-read writer, that hovers over bronze sculptures of Cervantes' two iconic characters, Don Quixote and Sancho Panza.

    Royal Palace of Madrid

    This Baroque palace is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family, although it is only used for state functions. Built in 1738, the palace is nearly 1.5 million square-feet, and contains paintings by many European greats.

    Prado Museum will be a substitute if the Royal Palace is not available

Deluxe Hotel: Silken Puerta Hotel Madrid (4-Star)
Breakfast: Included

Day 4: Madrid - Salamanca - Fatima(470 km)

Today, we will drive to the ancient university city of Salamanca, where we will be able to walk around the Plaza Mayor and the University. After lunch, continue through pretty countryside into Portugal and on to the religious town of Fatima, for an overnight stay.
  • Salamanca, SPAIN

    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.

    Plaza Mayor

    Most Spanish cities have a Plaza Mayor, but few are comparable to that of Salamanca. Surrounded by baroque buildings, the centerpiece of this public square is the city hall, with arms of restaurants, cafes, and other shops lining the side.
  • Fatima, PORTUGAL

    Fatima, PORTUGAL
    Fatima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourem, in the Portuguese Santarem District.
Deluxe Hotel: Santa Maria Hotel (4-Star)
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included (Dinner at hotel)

Day 5: Fatima - Lisbon(107 km)

Today, we will explore Fatima, a notable Catholic shrine site in Portugal, by visiting the Shrine of Our Lady. Then drive to Lisbon, where we will take a guided city tour. explore the Belem district that fringes the River Tagus and visit the Monument of the Discoveries. Take photos of the nearby 16th-century Belem Tower, and head to the ornate Jeronimos Monastery, to visit its sublime cloisters. Later, choose to celebrate your arrival in Lisbon by joining us for an optional seafood dinner at a popular restaurant.
  • Fatima, PORTUGAL

    Fatima, PORTUGAL
    Fatima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourem, in the Portuguese Santarem District.
  • Lisbon, PORTUGAL

    Lisbon, PORTUGAL
    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 Belem Tower and Jeronimos Monastery, which are recognized by UNESCO.

    Tower of Belem

    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.

    Monument of Discoveries

    This monument is located at the mouth of Lisbon harbor, commemorating the age of exploration, when ships bound for the American continents in the west would pass through the Tagus estuary.

    Jeronimos Monastery

    Jeronimos Monastery
    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.
Deluxe Hotel: Marriott Hotel (4-Star)
Breakfast: Included

Day 6: Lisbon - Sintra - Cape Roca - Cascais - Lisbon(59 km)

In the morning, we will drive for Sintra to visit the Sintra Palace and Gardens, the one-time summer retreat of Portugal's Kings. Later, we will take a scenic drive along Cabo da Roca, which will bring us into Cascais. Admire the famous beach and casino of Estoril before returning to Lisbon for a panoramic tour.
  • Sintra, PORTUGAL

    Sintra has the most historic buildings and equipped with the natural scenery that signifies the beauty of Portugal. It is approximately 18 miles from Lisbon to Sintra where is also known as the most enchanting city.

    Palace of Sintra

    Also known as Town Palace, this beautiful palace overlooking Sintra and nearby Lisbon was inhabited by continuously since the 15th century, although now it houses a museum.

    Cabo da Roca

    Cabo da Roca
    Cabo da Roca is the westernmost point in all off Portugal, located in Sintra, one of the suburbs of Lisbon. Just offshore, one can see beautiful granite boulders that rise from the sea.
  • Cascais, PORTUGAL

    Cascais, PORTUGAL
    Cascais is a wealthy, coastal suburb of the city of Lisbon. There are many activities to do in the area, from beach sports like surfing and sailing to gold and tennis.
Deluxe Hotel: Marriott Hotel (4-Star)
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included (Dinner at hotel)

Day 7: Lisbon - Seville(447 km)

Today, we will cross into Spain as we make our way to Seville, where we will embark on a sightseeing tour, which will take us to the Sevilla Cathedral and La Giralda. Tonight, don’t miss the chance to experience an exciting optional Flamenco dance and dinner show.
  • Seville, SPAIN

    Seville, SPAIN
    Seville is the capital of Andalucia and the cultural and financial centre of southern Spain. A city of just over 700,000 inhabitants (1.6 million in the metropolitan area, making it Spain's 4th largest city), Seville is Andalucia's top destination, with much to offer the traveler.

    Seville Cathedral

    The third-largest church in the world (and the largest cathedral), the Seville is a massive Gothic building. Each of its facades has multiple entrances that are all exquisitely and ornately adorned. It was built over an old mosque.

    La Giralda

    La Giralda was once a minaret for the Muslim population in medieval Sevilla, but was converted to a church bell tower after Christian forces had regained power in Iberia. Its design has influenced many other towers around the world.
Deluxe Hotel: Silken Al-Andalus Palace or Similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 8: Seville - Granada(249 km)

Today, we will journey to Granada, where we will absorb memorable views of the gypsy cave dwellings that are carved into the hills around the city. We will enjoy a tour to the glorious Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens. After dinner, be sure to join our “Journey of Cave Culture” tour to discover the flamenco and culture of the Roma communities that live in the gypsy caves of Granada’s Sacromonte neighborhood.
  • Granada, SPAIN

    Granada, SPAIN
    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.

    Alhambra

    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.

    Generalife

    Built in the 14th century as the summer palace of Nasrid Emirs of Grananda, the name of this palace means "Architect's Garden" for the extensive gardens on its grounds, which are world renowned for their exquisite beauty.
Deluxe Hotel: Granada Palace or Similar
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included (Dinner at hotel)

Day 9: Granada - Purullena - Alicante(302 km)

Today, we will head for the Mediterranean Coast. On the way, we will stop at Purunella to see its famous cave homes before continuing to Alicante. In the afternoon, we will have some free time to stroll along the mosaic-pattern, palm-dotted promenade of Alicante.
  • Purullena, SPAIN

    This small Spanish town in the province of Granada has a population of 2,286. It is most famous for the local cave homes, which were built into the the rocky hills in the area.
  • Alicante, SPAIN

    A city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca. It is also a historic Mediterranean port. Amongst the most notable features of the city are the Castle of Santa Barbara, which sits high above the city, and the port of Alicante.
Deluxe Hotel: AC Hotel by Marriott (4-Star)
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included (Dinner at hotel)

Day 10: Alicante - Valencia - Barcelona(467 km)

This morning, continue to Valencia. Stop along the way at the City of Arts and Sciences, a stunning cultural and science park of innovative buildings by architect Santiago Calatrava. Admire the incredible complex before continuing into downtown Valencia. See the historic Central Market and the UNESCO World Heritage Site - La Lonja (The Silk Exchange), and enjoy a walking tour of the center, admiring such landmarks as the cathedral, bullring, and medieval Serrano and Quart Towers, part of the old defensive walls. After free time for lunch at the Cathedral Square - perhaps savoring Valencian paella - relax as we drive along the coast to Barcelona, capital of Spain's Catalonia province, and renowned for its fanciful architecture by Antoni Gaudi.
  • Valencia, SPAIN

    Valencia, SPAIN
    Valencia is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The Port of Valencia is the 5th busiest container port in Europe and busiest container port on the Mediterranean Sea.

    City of Arts and Sciences

    This entertainment is made up of several buildings, all of them state of the art examples of postmodern architecture. Within the facility is an IMAX theater, an oceanography museum, an opera house, concert hall, and much more!
Deluxe Hotel: TRYP Condal Mar (4-Star)
Breakfast: Included

Day 11: Barcelona

Today, drink in the sights of cosmopolitan Barcelona on a panoramic coach tour. View the La Rambla shopping street, Catalonia Square, Columbus Monument and impressive 1992 Summer Olympic site, and take in the city’s iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Gaudi's Guell Park. As a highlight, admire the exterior of Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece, the breathtaking Holy Family Cathedral (outside), known locally as La Sagrada Familia. Later, visit the world-famous Picasso Museum before dinner at local restaurant.
  • Barcelona, SPAIN

    Barcelona, SPAIN
    This gorgeous Spanish city on the Mediterranean is one of the world's most popular tourists destinations due to its rich cultural heritage. Visitors can see medieval buildings or admire modernity at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

    La Rambla

    (Passing By) This centrally-located street in Barcelona is a tree-lined pedestrian walkway that covers 1.2 kilometers from the port to Place de Catalunya. There are many cafes and shopping kiosks along the street, which can get crowded during the busy tourist seasons.

    Columbus Monument

    (Passing By) Christopher Columbus is immortalized with a towering monument on Barcelona's famous walkway, La Rambla, depicting the famed explorer pointing out towards the sea. Visitors can take an elevator to the top, which offers a thrilling view of the city.

    Placa de Catalunya

    (Passing By) Placa de Catalunya is a square and cultural hub in Barcelona and is well known for its iconic fountain and the Francesc Macia monument, as well as its proximity to many of Barcelona's most popular attractions. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of local cafes, restaurants, and theatres.

    Anella Olimpica

    (Passing By) Barcelona's Anella Olimpica, the series of athletic facilities in the park atop Montjuic hill, was the site of the 1992 Summer Olympics. The complex was designed in a contemporary minimalist style, and the individual facilities are connected by a plaza.

    Parc Guell

    Park Guell is a garden which contains several sculptures by Antoni Gaudi, perhaps Barcelona's best known artist and architect. The Guell is home to some of his best work, like his sculpture of a salamander and the functional birds nests.

    Sagrada Familia

    Sagrada Familia
    (Outside Visit) Designed by Antoni Gaudi, Barcelona's most famous architect, construction of the Sagrada Familia began in 1882 and continues to this day, a perfect synthesis of the 19th-century Gothic and 20th-century Modernist styles, a blend of religion and fantasy.

    Picasso Museum

    It houses one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. With 4,251 works exhibited by the painter, the museum has one of the most complete permanent collections of works.
Deluxe Hotel: TRYP Condal Mar (4-Star)
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included (Dinner at hotel)

Day 12: Barcelona - Home

Today, guests will transfer to the airport in Barcelona for their departure flights. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding when to schedule flights.
Breakfast: Included
  • Departure:
    • Land Only Package - Meet tour guide at the airport on DAY 2. The meeting time and point will be advised.
    • Land with Air Package - Advertised round-trip international airfares are from New York (JFK) based on Delta Airlines. Departures from other gateway cities, please add appropriate US domestic add-on fares. For specific cities please call for pricing. Estimate domestic airfare is $200-$300/per person/one-way.
  • Return:
    • Land Only Package - Customers may dismiss after the tour ends or the airport drop off with the rest of group.
    • Land with Air Package - JFK airport

Price Includes

  • Admission fees:
    • Madrid - Royal Palace (or Prado Museum)
    • Sintra - Sintra Palace
    • Lisbon - Jeronimos Monastery
    • Granada - Alhambra Palace, Generalife Garden
    • Seville - Seville Cathedral, Giralda Tower
    • Barcelona - Picasso Museum, Park Guell
    • Valencia - La Lonja (Silk Exchange)
  • 10 nights all 4-star hotel accommodations as listed or similar
  • Bi-lingual guide (Mandarin / English) for the entire tour.(Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • Breakfast daily at hotels
  • Lunches or dinners included, as specified in itinerary
  • Sightseeing with local guides in selected cities
  • Deluxe air-conditioned tour coach
  • Group airport transfers at arrival and departure in Europe
  • Attraction admission tickets

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child
    Granada
    Granada Cave Tour & Gypsy Show (Optional) $42 $42
    Lisbon
    Portuguese Seafood Dinner (Optional) $52 $52
    Madrid
    Segovia Half-day Tour with Roast Pig Lunch (Optional) $66 $66
    Seville
    Traditional Spanish Flamenco Dance & Dinner (Optional) $95 $95
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
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  • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless otherwise specified
  • Any private expenses

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  • Cancellation and Refund policy (please read before booking)
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    US$300/person: 30-74 days prior to departure date
    US$500/person: 15-29 days prior to departure date
    US$1000/person: 3-14 days prior to departure date
    100% of tour fare: within 48 hours prior to departure including no show on the departure date
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
  • Prices may vary and are subject to availability by season, weekend, and/or holiday.
  • While we will make every effort to maintain a regular operation, we reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip and issue a full refund to affected customers under special circumstances.
  • We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.

Additional Note

  • Departure Guarantee: Departures are guaranteed with a minimum of 15 persons. When the total number of tour members should fall below 15 persons, we reserve the right to cancel the tour, to change the hotels, or to change to locally hosted facilities.
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    • Land-Only Package travelers are responsible for arrival airport transfer (to hotel) and departure airport transfer (from hotel); Hotel check-in and check-out times vary from hotel to hotel.
    Land with Airfare Package
    • For travelers that select to purchase an Air Package along with the Land Tour Package, a round-trip international economy class air ticket from the gateway city New York and all intra-tour air tickets (if applicable) are included with the tour as per itinerary (except city packages).
    • For departure gateway cities other than New York, please consult your travel agent regarding the US domestic add-on air
    • All government taxes/fees and fuel surcharges associated with airline tickets are included in the advertised airfare and subject to change at any time during the year. Amounts listed are as of the date of printing the brochure.
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