Itinerary: - Barcelona - Madrid - Salamanca - Portugal 5% Early bird discount for bookings made before Dec 20171ST DAY Wednesday BARCELONA ZARAGOZA - MADRID
Departure from our bus Terminal at 08.30AM., towards Zaragoza. Free time to visit The Basilica of our Lady of The Pilar, Patroness of Hispanity and to see the old quarters of the city. In the afternoon, continue to Madrid. Overnight.
2ND DAY Thursday MADRID
Breakfast and overnight. In the morning panoramic city tour where we will see Spain Square, the University Complex, the West Park , Casa de Campo, the Morish Quarters, Orient Square, Main Square, The Sun Gate , Neptune, Atocha, Alcala Gate, the Senorial Retiro Park, the Ventas Bull Ring, Columbus Square, Castellana Avenue, the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Cibeles Square and the Gran Via Avenue. Afternoon at leisure to explore Madrid on your own or to take an optional excursion in the medieval city of Toledo.
3RD DAY Friday MADRID
Breakfast and overnight. Day at leisure to explore Madrid or to visit near the outskirts of the city El Escorial castle of Phillip II. of Spain. . a UNESCO World Heritage site, or visit the famous Prado museum (on your own) world renowned for its Spanish masterpieces. Overnight in Madrid.
4TH DAY Saturday MADRID AVILA SALAMANCA
Breakfast. Departure for Αvila, World Heritage Site and birthplace of Santa Teresa de Jesus. it has a great Roman wall surrounding the city and keeps much of its monumental treasures. Free time to enjoy this jewel of the Middle Ages. Then continue to Salamanca, a city known worldwide for its artistic richness: cathedrals, palaces, churches of various styles and to its University one of the oldest and most prestigious ones in Europe. In the afternoon we will have a city tour including the Plaza Mayor, Casa de las Conchas, the New Cathedral, the Old Cathedral and University. At night you can enjoy the lively atmosphere of this university town. Accommodation.
5TH DAY Sunday SALAMANCA CIUDAD RODRIGO - COIMBRA - FATIMA
Breakfast. Departure to Ciudad Rodrigo, short tour at this beautiful medieval town declared as a Historic-Artistic heritage its walls surrounding a rich heritage of civil and religious buildings headed by its cathedral and castle. Proceeded to the Portuguese border, to continue via Guarda to Coimbra, site of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the ex capital of Portugal, with its narrow streets, houses, palaces, chapels and churches that make this city a pleasure to see. Continue to Fatima, one of the most important religious shrines in the world after the six apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three shepherds near the Iria cave. Free time and overnight.
6TH DAY Monday FATIMA - OBIDOS - LISBON
Breakfast and departure to the beautiful medieval town of Obidos, with its whitewashed streets and picturesque red-roofed white houses, sheltered by the impressive city walls overlooking the valley below. Our next stop is at Lisbon, the lovely capital of Portugal located at the Tagus River. Overnight.
7TH DAY Tuesday LISBON
Breakfast and overnight, In the morning a panoramic city tour of Lisbon, passing through the Alfama district, birthplace of St. Anthony and once the old Moorish Quarters. Visit the Belem Tower, symbol of Lisbon and the Jeronimous Monastery carved in late Gothic Manuelite style with richly ornamented maritime elements; both of them designated World Heritage monuments. Afternoon at leisure. Possibility of an optional tour to see the 3 most visited towns at the outskirts of Lisbon, Sintra world Heritage Town, Cascais and Estoril resort towns on the west coast..
8TH DAY Wednesday LISBON CΑCERES - MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards the Spanish border to arrive to the World Heritage city of Caceres, with many historic buildings dating back from the 14th and 16th century. The old quarters is one of the 3 best conserved medieval quarters in Europe. Tour on foot to see the Plaza Mayor and the old medieval district. After our tour we will proceed back to Madrid. Overnight.
9TH DAY Thursday MADRID BARCELONA
Breakfast at hotel. Free time to continue visiting the city until time scheduled to depart by train back to Barcelona. END OF OUR SERVICES. or join other tours from Madrid.
After Apr 2018 tour is only offered in one hotel category.