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This exciting adventure introduces you to the fascinating major cities of the Iberian Peninsula. You'll stay three nights in Madrid, two nights in both Seville and Lisbon, and one night in Coimbra. On this Spain and Portugal tour, enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide—an expert in the city’s history and sights—in Lisbon, Seville, and Madrid. The included city tour focuses on the must-see sights, including Seville's 15th-century Cathedral of St. Mary, built on a former mosque and housing 80 chapels and the longest nave in Spain, and Lisbon's Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built around 1514 to commemorate the expedition of Vasco de Gama and to defend the port of Lisbon. Today, it is a reminder of Portugal's Golden Age. In Madrid, you will see the Puerta del Sol – the “gate of the sun” – and admire the impressive architecture of the wide alleys crossing the city centre.Other tour highlights of this Spain and Portugal tour include the Marian Sanctuary at Fátima, a famous pilgrimage site where the Virgin Mary appeared to three local children in 1917. Enjoy Obidos, a fortified city still flanked by towers and bastions overlooking the countryside dotted with windmills. Also stop in Moorish Cordoba, and Salamanca, where you can wander around Salamanca's Plaza Mayor, considered the most beautiful square in Spain.From the larger cities to the differing countryside and landscapes, this affordable tour through Spain and Portugal is sure to delight.
Destinations & Sightseeing
Individual headsetsSightseeing:Visits to Ávila, Salamanca Plaza Mayor, Coimbra, Fátima sanctuary, Obidos, Cordoba. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Guides:
Local Guides for city sightseeing in Lisbon, Seville, Madrid; professional Tour Director while touring
Scenic Highlights: Serra da Estrela, Andalusia, La Mancha
NOTES:April 14 Departure – EasterDecember 26 Departure - New Year’s Eve in Seville including reveillon dinner
The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
- Cathedral in Seville
- Historic Centre of Cordoba
- Historic city of Toledo
- Old City of Salamanca
- University of Coimbra
- Old town of Avila with its Extra muros Churches
- Belem tower in Lisbon
- Cultural landscape of Sintra
Transportation: Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach
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for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Cosmos).