Spain & Portugal

Located in the Iberian Peninsula, Spain and Portugal really are a true example of riches for every sense and interest. Spain is so flamboyant and is a thrilling country to discover and is filled with sensational cultural experiences and iconic attractions. From the Moorish cities of southern Spain with its seductive flamenco dancing to the hip bars and restaurants of Barcelona and Madrid. There is plenty on offer.

Portugal is flanked by the Atlantic Ocean and its capital Lisbon is a foodies delight with a fantastic nightlife. Explore the Moorish Alfama quarter, the cobblestone alleys of the Bairro Alto and the lively Docas Area.

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Tour TypeTrip NameNo. DaysBookingsPrices per person
Escorted TourSpanish Wonder9From $2,125.00
Escorted TourBest Of Portugal11From $2,525.00
Escorted TourHighlights of Spain and Portugal 13From $2,750.00
Escorted TourNorthern Spain11From $2,795.00
Escorted TourBest Of Spain 15From $3,695.00

Spanish Wonder

Set your watch to a fiery Flamenco beat as you dance through the heart of Spain from Madrid to Andalusia. Famed for its Sierra Nevada, Moorish-influenced architecture and spectacular beaches of the Costa del Sol. Visit the ornate Alhambra Palace in Granada, Valencia’s 19th-century Bullring and marvel at Gaudi’s Gothic gift to Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Arrive Madrid

Welcome to Madrid. Relax or explore this lively city before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's main sights followed by a Welcome Reception.
Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon, 2 nights

Day 2: Madrid - Toledo - Madrid

This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Watch craftsmen at work when you visit a traditional steel factory and gain a Cultural Insight into this historical craft. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings - The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Return to Madrid to admire the monument to Cervantes at the Plaza de España and see Puerta del Sol, the city's hub with your Local Specialist. Later why not join your newfound friends for a typical Spanish dinner.

Day 3: Madrid - Cordoba - Seville

Travel southwards from Madrid, through La Mancha, to Cordoba. Visit the Mosque of the Caliphs and learn about the influence of the Moors from your Local Specialist. Tonight you might like to take an Optional Experience to watch a fiery flamenco show.
Hotel: Zenit - Hesperia, 2 nights

Day 4: Seville

Meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Seville. View the Bell Tower of the Giralda. See the tiled fountains, pavilions and lush palms in the Maria Luisa Park, renowned for its landscape design and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at Christopher Columbus' ornate tomb in the cathedral. Finally take a walk through the former Jewish Quarter. This evening experience a unique Be My Guest dinner at an olive oil mill where you learn how oil is produced from the 6,000 trees.

Day 5: Seville - Granada

Visit the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada with a Local Specialist. A fine example of Moorish architecture, the Alhambra was built during the 14th century towards the end of Islamic rule in Spain. Walk through the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal Summer Palace, once linked to the Alhambra by a covered walkway across the ravine.
Hotel: Carmen Granada

Day 6: Granada - Guadix - Valencia

This morning travel via the Mora Pass and arrive in Guadix in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains where you can take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings. In Valencia view the Bullring and admire the architecture of the medieval cathedral and the Serrano and Quart Towers. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science and designed by Santiago Calatrava. This complex is also featured in the George Clooney movie 'Tomorrowland'. Dine tonight at your hotel.
Hotel: Silken Puerta Valencia

Day 7: Valencia - Peñiscola - Barcelona

Head north along the coast through the Levant region and stop at Peñiscola to view the ancient castle of the 'Spanish Pope', used in the film El Cid. Continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona, Spain's most cosmopolitan city. See Gaudi's architecture at the inspiring Sagrada Família. Walk the Ramblas and visit Plaça Catalunya. View the monument to Christopher Columbus and enjoy panoramic views from Montjuïc during your guided sightseeing tour of the city with a Local Specialist. Tonight consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialities.
Hotel: U232/Hesperia Tower, 2 nights

Day 8: Barcelona

This morning enjoy free time in the city to shop, explore or join an Optional Experience to the monastery at Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a special Farewell Dinner with wine.

Day 9: Depart Barcelona

Say 'adios' to Spain, your fellow travellers, and Travel Director at the end of a memorable holiday. Airport transfers are available.

Inclusions 
Meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Luxury air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 8 nights
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

Best of Portugal

Let the melancholic trill of the Fado Guitar follow you from Portugal’s Manueline Lisbon to Baroque Oporto and the sun-soaked beaches of Vilamoura. Wander through the medieval cities of Obidos, Évora and Guimarães, and visit the religious landmarks of Fatima, Batalha and the dramatic Hieronymite Monastery, enjoying a delicious ‘pasteis de nata’ or two along the way.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Arrive Lisbon

Welcome to Lisbon, capital of Portugal. Relax after check-in or spend time exploring the city's colourful landscape. Later join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for an orientation drive through the city followed by a Welcome Reception.
Hotel: Turim Avenida Liberdade, 2 nights

Day 2: Lisbon

See Lisbon's landmarks including the Monument to the Discoveries, the suspension bridge spanning the River Tagus, the Belém Tower and the quaint Alfama district. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Hieroymite Monastery during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Lates in your free time perhaps join Optional Experience to the historic towns of Cascais and Sintra.

Day 3: Lisbon - Algarve Region

Cross the River Tagus and drive south towards the Serra de Arrabida Mountains. Enjoy a Be My Guest lunch at a traditional Stud Ranch where Lusitano horses are reared before arriving on the Algarve coast - your home for the next two nights.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Algarve, 2 nights

Day 4: Algarve Region

This morning enjoy a scenic coastal drive to the Sagres Peninsula. Admire spectacular views across Baleeira Beach before continuing your journey along the coast to Cape St. Vincent for beautiful sea views from the south-western most point of Portugal. Visit the resort of Lagos, where Henry the Navigator lived.

Day 5: Algarve Region - Évora

This morning travel across the Serra de Caldeirao to Evora. Join your Local Specialist and visit the elaborate cathedral, Roman temple and the Chapel of Bones. Evora is one of Portugal's most beautifully preserved medieval towns. Spend time this afternoon seeing the 14th century walls, winding lanes and other enchanting sights at your own pace or join an Optional Experience to the village of Monsaraz. Dine tonight at your hotel.
Hotel: M'AR De AR Muralhas

Day 6: Évora - Castelo de Vide - Belmonte - Viseu

Continue north to Castelo de Vide and wander through narrow alleys and the town's Jewish quarter. Cross the valley of the River Tagus towards the Serra de Estrela mountains. See the Roman tower in Belmonte. Arrive later at Viseu, a bustling town with historical buildings, set high on a plateau near the famous Dão vineyards.
Hotel: Grão Vasco Viseu

Day 7: Viseu - Mateus - Guimarães - Porto

Travel through the beautiful Douro Valley where port wine is produced. Explore the magnificent gardens at the Palacio de Mateus, depicted on the label of the distinctive Mateus wine bottles. Continue via Guimarães for views of the impressive castle. Tonight enjoy a Regional Meal on the waterside of Oporto.
Hotel: Vila Gale Porto, 2 nights

Day 8: Porto

Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of Oporto. See the remarkable bridges across the Douro River and the Baroque Church of St. Francis. Visit the Stock Exchange Palace with its splendid Arabian Hall and then experience a Cultural Insight into the traditions of the local wine produced at a tasting in a port cellar. Spend the afternoon relaxing or shopping for souvenirs.

Day 9: Porto - Coimbra - Tomar - Fatima

In Coimbra see ancient streets and squares and visit the old university. In Tomar visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Convent of Christ, originally built as a Templar stronghold in the 12th century. Arrive later in the city of Fátima. Dine tonight in your hotel.
Hotel: Fátima

Day 10: Fatima - Batalha - Nazaré - Obidos - Lisbon

Visit the shrine where three young shepherds famously saw the apparition of the Virgin at the pilgrimage site of Fatima. Visit the monastery at Batalha - a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is the best example of late Gothic architecture in Portugal. Stop at the fishing village of Nazaré on the coast and visit the medieval city of Obidos. Tonight in Lisbon celebrate with your companions and Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner with wine.
Hotel: Turim Avenida Liberdade

Day 11: Depart Lisbon

Say a fond farewell to your fellow travellers at the end of a spectacular Portuguese holiday. Airport transfers are available.

Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Luxury air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 10 nights
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary


Highlights of Spain & Portugal

Kick off your Iberian adventure in Madrid before heading to the hanging houses in Cuenca and devouring delicious paella in Valencia. See the troglodyte cave dwellings at Guadix. Visit the 14th century Alhambra Palace and experience the passionate Flamenco in Seville before heading to Portugal’s Algarve. Then on to its hilly capital, Lisbon, and Fatima, site of celebrated religious miracles.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Arrive Madrid

Welcome to Madrid, the capital of Spain. Relax or take a stroll along tree-lined boulevards before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's main sights followed by a Welcome Reception.
Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon

Day 2: Madrid - Cuenca - Valencia

In Cuenca view the hanging houses which are built on the edge of the cliffs over the deep gorge. On arrival in Valencia your orientation drive will include views of the Towers of Serrano and Quart. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science and designed by Santiago Calatrava. This complex is also featured in the George Clooney movie 'Tomorrowland'. Tonight why not sample paella, a speciality from this region?
Hotel: Silken Puerta Valencia

Day 3: Valencia - Guadix - Granada

Travel inland through the ‘sierras' to view the troglodyte cave dwellings at Guadix. Cave houses are common throughout the province of Granada but the highest concentration is in Barrio Santiago region of Guadix. Take the jagged Mora Pass to the Moorish city of Granada. Dine tonight in a local restaurant for a special Regional Meal.
Hotel: Carmen Granada

Day 4: Granada - Córdoba - Seville

Your Local Specialist takes you on a visit to the incredible Alhambra Palace, built in the 14th century and a magnificent example of Moorish architecture. Admire the ancient stucco, quiet courtyards and colossal walls. In Córdoba visit the Cathedral Mosque of Córdoba, the former mosque of the caliphs, a jewel of Hispano – Islamic art featuring striking arches and Byzantine mosaics with a Local Specialist. Later arrive in Seville, your home for the next three nights.
Hotel: Melia Lebreros, 3 nights

Day 5: Seville

See the Giralda Bell Tower with your Local Specialist during your sightseeing tour of Seville. Visit the Maria Luisa Park, the centrepiece of the 1929 Exposition, built in a Moorish style and featuring half a mile of fountains, ponds, pavilions and lush plantings and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Visit the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, where the explorer Christopher Columbus is entombed. Tonight why not experience the passion of the flamenco?

Day 6: Seville

Start your day in Jerez and gain a Cultural Insight into sherry production which is renowned in this region. Later visit the historic port city of Cádiz. Columbus departed from here on many of his voyages, and the exotic plants and trees dotted throughout the city are said to have been brought here by him upon his return. Once home to the vast Spanish Navy, Cádiz was raided by Sir Francis Drake a year prior to the 1588 Spanish Armada departure. This evening experience a unique Be My Guest dinner at an authentic ranch with views over the Andalusian countryside.

Day 7: Seville - Algarve

Cross the border into southern Portugal for a leisurely afternoon on the sunny Algarve. Spend time relaxing on the beach or take a stroll along the harbour of Vilamoura.
Hotel: Pestana Vila Sol Algarve

Day 8: Algarve - Lisbon

See the Serra de Arrabida mountains on the way to Lisbon. On your included sightseeing with a Local Specialist visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Hieronymite Monastery as well as seeing the Belém Tower. Tonight why not sample a traditional fado show?
Hotel: Olissippo Marques De Sa, 2 nights

Day 9: Lisbon

Enjoy a relaxing free day to explore all of Lisbon's attractions. Why not visit the lively Rossio Square where street cafes overlook the baroque fountains or the Alfama district with its medieval alleyways and outstanding views? Later perhaps join an Optional Experience to the historic towns of Cascais and Sintra.

Day 10: Lisbon - Fatima - Salamanca

A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour.
Hotel: Gran Corona Sol

Day 11: Salamanca - Toledo - Madrid

See the walled city of Ávila before arriving in Toledo. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings – The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets with your Local Specialist. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the historical steel industry while watching local craftsmen at work. Later arrive in Madrid, your home for the next two nights.
Hotel: Ayre Gran Colon, 2 nights

Day 12: Madrid

This morning join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Madrid where you will see the Royal Palace, Puerta del Sol and the Cervantes Monument. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city or you can take an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage City of Segovia. This evening join your fellow companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

Day 13: Depart Madrid

Say ‘adios' to your travelling companions, your Travel Director and these beautiful countries at the end of a memorable holiday. Airport transfers are available.

Inclusions 
Meals: 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Luxury air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 12 nights
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

Northern Spain

Your pilgrimage through northern Spain begins in the colourful Costa Brava city of Barcelona. Then we weave our way through bull-fighting territory. Visit the culinary capital of San Sebastian and Bilbao, home of the Guggenheim Museum. Marvel at the lush northern peaks of Picos de Europa and visit the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela and bask in the golden glow of ancient Salamanca.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Arrive Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona. Relax or explore this lively city before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's main sights followed by a Welcome Reception.
Hotel: Hesperia Tower, 2 nights

Day 2: Barcelona

This morning view Gaudi's architecture at the inspiring Sagrada Familia. See the Ramblas, Plaça Catalunya and the monument to Christopher Columbus during your guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Consider joining an Optional Experience to Montserrat to see the shrine of the Black Madonna - affectionately known in Catalonia as 'La Moreneta'.

Day 3: Barcelona - Pampola

Travel to Pamplona, the capital of the old Kingdom of Navarre. The city is famous for the San Fermín festival, commonly known as the Running of the Bulls. See the ancient city walls and Plaza del Castillo, the heart of the city where markets, tournaments and even bullfighting have taken place.
Hotel: Tres Reyes

Day 4: Pamplona – San Sebastian – Bilbao – Santander

Arrive in the city of San Sebastian and see the beautiful Bahia de la Concha beach. San Sebastian is known as the culinary capital of Spain so why not enjoy the local pinchos? Perhaps visit the City Hall, once the home of the casino or the Baroque Basilica of Santa Maria. In Bilbao view the modern Guggenheim Museum designed by architect Frank Gehry. Later arrive in Santander, capital of the Cantabrian region.
Hotel: Santemar, 2 nights

Day 5: Santander

The whole day is free to relax and unwind either with a day at the beach or a walk through the historic centre. Alternatively why not join an Optional Experience to the coastal town of Comillas and see the cobbled streets and squares? Perhaps visit Gaudi's Capricho and the museum dedicated to the Altamira Caves.

Day 6: Santander – Picos de Europa – Covadonga – Oviedo

Spectacular scenery awaits today as you travel through the Picos de Europa, a mountain range rich in flora and fauna. The region sits between two main pilgrim routes and has numerous historic market towns. Visit the grotto of 'Our Lady of Covadonga'. Here you also have the chance to visit the basilica made from the pink marble of the surrounding hills. Later arrive in Oviedo and enjoy a Be My Guest dinner where you will also learn about the local green cider.
Hotel: Ayre Oviedo

Day 7: Oviedo – Luarca – Santiago de Compostela

Hidden on the Asturian coast, Luarca is a quiet village and has managed to preserve its seafaring charm. Later arrive in the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela. This, for many people, will be the end of their 'camino'.
Hotel: Tryp Santiago, 2 nights

Day 8: Santiago de Compostela

Your Local Specialist will explain the 'Way of St James' and why thousands of people walk here as part of a pilgrimage annually. Visit the vast cathedral and the Praza do Obradoiro, a square dominated by four architectural styles. Why not enjoy an Optional Experience to the Rias Biaxas for breathtaking views of the Galician coast. The region has long waterways stretching inland that are said to be the mark left by God's hand when he cleansed himself after creating the world.

Day 9: Santiago de Compostela – Zamora – Salamanca

Start the day with a drive through Galicia and the region of Castile-Leon to Zamora, known as a 'museum of Romanesque art'. See the 12th century cathedral with its richly sculptured Bishop's Door and the scaled Dome. Later arrive in Salamanca where a Local Specialist will take you on a sightseeing tour including a visit to Spain's oldest University as well as a walk through the imposing Plaza Mayor.
Hotel: Gran Corona Sol

Day 10: Salamanca – Madrid

On arrival in Madrid visit the Prado Museum which houses the largest collection of European art in the world. See the Plaza España, Gran Via, Puerta Del Sol and the Cibeles Fountain during your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Tonight join your Travel Director and fellow companions for a memorable Farewell Dinner with wine.
Hotel: AC Cuzco

Day 11: Depart Madrid

Say 'adios' to Spain and your newfound friends as your Spanish holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Luxury air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 10 nights
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary


Best of Spain

Ditch your siesta and embrace the spirit of Spain. See the vibrant cityscapes of Madrid, Seville, and Barcelona, running of the bulls in Pamplona. The smell of orange zest en route to Valencia, all yours to discover as you indulge in Spain’s intense flavours. Explore the Roman and Moorish influences that have shaped its distinct art, architecture, and culture.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Arrive Madrid

Welcome to the Spanish capital, Madrid. Relax after check-in or go for a walk through the bustling streets before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's main sights followed by a Welcome Reception.
Hotel: Rafael Atocha

Day 2: Madrid - Burgos - Santander

Journey over the Guadarrama Mountains to Burgos. Visit El Cid's tomb in the vast Gothic cathedral. Cross the Ebro River and the Cantabrian Cordillera mountains to the coast. Arrive later in Santander, capital of the Cantabrian region, where you dine tonight at your hotel.
Hotel: Santemar

Day 3: Santander - Bilbao - San Sebastian - Pamplona

This morning in Bilbao view the Guggenheim Museum, a striking building by US architect Frank Gehry which houses a vast array of modern art. Continue along the coast to San Sebastian and see the beautiful Bahia de la Concha beach during your orientation drive. In the city of Pamplona, famous for the Running of the Bulls, walk the ancient streets before enjoying dinner at your hotel this evening.
Hotel: NH Iruna Park

Day 4: Pamplona - Zaragoza - Barcelona

Return to the Ebro Valley and view the Cathedral of El Pilar and the Cathedral La Seo in Zaragoza. Rising gently from the sea, Barcelona is Spain's most dynamic and cosmopolitan city. Your home for the next two nights, this fascinating metropolis dates back to Roman times and boasts a rich artistic and architectural heritage. Enjoy panoramic views across the city from Montjuïc before arriving at your hotel.
Hotel: Ayre Gran Via, 2 nights

Day 5: Barcelona

This morning see Gaudi's architecture at the inspiring Sagrada Familia. Walk the Ramblas and visit Plaça Catalunya. View the monument to Christopher Columbus during your guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Consider joining an Optional Experience to Montserrat to see the shrine of the Black Madonna - affectionately known in Catalonia as 'La Moreneta'.

Day 6: Barcelona - Peñiscola - Valencia

Drive past orange and almond orchards to Peñiscola and see the ancient castle used in the film 'El Cid'. Continue through the 'huertas' to sunny Valencia, the third-largest city in Spain. Here your orientation includes the town hall, the Bull Ring, the Towers of Serrano and Quart, and the cathedral. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science and designed by Santiago Calatrava. This complex is also featured in the George Clooney movie 'Tomorrowland'.
Hotel: Silken Puerta

Day 7: Valencia - Granada

Travel via the jagged Mora Pass to the city of Granada. Here your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Alhambra Palace with wonderful views across the town and surrounding hills. Admire extraordinary Moorish architecture and the exotic water gardens of the Generalife, the royal summer residence. Later check in to your hotel where you dine tonight.
Hotel: Carmen

Day 8: Granada - Costa del Sol

This morning enjoy a leisurely start or consider taking an Optional Experience to explore the delightful Moorish quarter of the city of Granada called Albaycin and The Royal Chapel. Later travel to the Costa del Sol where you can relax for the next two nights. Spend the balance of the day as you wish; take a stroll along the beachside promenade, relax at one of the nearby beach cafes or perhaps visit the white washed village of Mijas.
Hotel: Melia, 2 nights

Day 9: Costa del Sol

Today relax on the Sunshine Coast. This is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain but was once a series of quiet fishing villages. Shop for souvenirs in the old town of Torremolinos, spend time relaxing on the beach or maybe consider an Optional Experience visit to the bustling city of Malaga.

Day 10: Costa del Sol - Gilbratar - Seville

A scenic drive takes you past the millionaire's resort of Marbella and on to La Linea. Cross to the Rock of Gibraltar, for free time to explore. Consider joining an Optional Experience to St. Michael's Cave to see the Barbary Macaques (Rock Apes). This afternoon continue through the Andalusian countryside past Jerez - famous for sherry production - to Seville. Tonight you might like to experience a fiery flamenco show.
Hotel: Las Casas De La Juderia Authentic Accommodation, 2 nights

Day 11: Seville

Travel through Seville's tree-lined streets on a sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Visit Seville Cathedral and see the Giralda Tower, a former minaret converted to a bell tower. Visit the tomb of Christopher Columbus in the cathedral. See the tiled fountains, pavilions and lush palms in the Maria Luisa Park, renowned for its landscape design and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Your guided tour finishes with a walk through the former Jewish quarter. Tonight join your companions for a delicious Be My Guest dinner at an olive oil mill where you learn how oil is produced from the 6,000 olive trees.

Day 12: Seville - Cordoba

In Córdoba meet your Local Specialist and visit of the Mosque of the Caliphs, a jewel of Hispano-Islamic art featuring striking arches and Byzantine mosaics. Visit the remains of the 14th century mudejar-style synagogue in the old Jewish neighbourhood. Dine tonight at your hotel.
Hotel: Ayre

Day 13: Córdoba - Toledo - Madrid

Your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings - The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Arrive later in Madrid.
Hotel: Rafael Atocha, 2 nights

Day 14: Madrid

Meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of Madrid. See Plaza España, Gran Via, Puerta Del Sol and the Cibeles Fountain before your visit of the world-famous Prado Museum. The museum houses the largest collection of European art in the world, including masterpieces by Velazquez. Later enjoy free time to explore the city at leisure. This evening join your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner.

Day 15: Depart Madrid

Say 'adios' to your travelling companions at the end of a memorable Spanish holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Inclusions 
Meals: 14 breakfasts, 7 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Luxury air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 14 nights
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary