Mediterrean Road (Spain & Portugal) - 7 Nights & 8 Days
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- Day 1: Meeting at Barcelona airport, city tour, free time. Overnight in Barcelona.
- Day 2: Visit Girona and Figueras. Overnight in Barcelona.
- Day 3: Departure to Valencia. City tour and free time on arrival. Overnight in Valencia.
- Day 4: Departure to Granada. Visit to Alhambra Palace and city center. Overnight in Granada.
- Day 5: Departure to Seville. Visit to Cordoba en route, continue to Seville. Overnight in Seville.
- Day 6: Seville city tour and continue to Lisbon for overnight.
- Day 7: Full day Lisbon city tour and continue to Lisbon for overnight.
- Day 8: Depending on the flight time free time in the city then departure for Lisbon Airport.
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Meeting in Barcelona. We are starting our trip in this amazing city with a panoramic tour by our bus. We will see the Montjuic Hill, Olympic Area and Stadium, Plaza España, Port of Barcelona, marina, Barceloneta district, Port Olímpic, Cathedral of Sagrada Familia (from outside) and the Champs-Élysées of Barcelona: Paseo de Gracia. We will leave our bus in the Plaza of Catalunya and we will start our walking tour to discover the secret wonders of Barcelona. The city was planned by arcane freemason Ildefonso Cerda in the 19th century over the Roman and medieval Barcelona. We will search the mysteries of the city in the streets of the Gothic district. La Rambla, Laietana, Temple of Augustus, La Boqueria, Aragon archives and Cathedral of Barcelona will be only some of them which we will see in this pleasant trip. After our trip, we will have a short free time for shopping then we will head to our hotel in Barcelona.
Today, after breakfast we are visiting Girona y Figueras. Girona is an amazing historical city and also one of the main filming areas of the famous Game of Thrones. City walls, cathedral, Roman road and city gate, Arab baths, Jewish quarter, La Rambla: historical market area, Plaza de Independencia are some spots which we will see in the city. After Girona, we will continue to Figueras to visit the wonderful museum of Dali. You can see paintings, sculptures, jewelries and the tomb of this surrealist artist here. In the afternoon, we will return to Barcelona and have some free time in the city center. Overnight in Barcelona.
Today we will leave Barcelona and head to Valencia to continue our trip passing through the beautiful Mediterranean coast. In our city tour we will see the Turia Gardens, the Park of Gulliver, the Palacio of Musica, the City of Arts and Science, the Palacio of Arts Renia Sofia, the Mercado Central, La Lonja, Plaza Redonda, Plaza de Reina, the Cathedral of Valencia and the Palace of the famous Borgias family. Then we will have some free time for shopping and dinner. Make sure you try the famous paella of Valencia while we are here. We will finish our day in our hotel in Valencia.
After having breakfast we will drive to the lands of dreams: Al Andalus. Reaching Granada, Alhambra Palace, the “pearl” of the Al Andalus, will be waiting for us. After a guided tour here for around 3 hours, we will start to explore beautiful Granada. Albayzin old Muslim district, Moroccan bazaars, Calle Elvira, Plaza de Isabel de Catolica, Old Bedesten Corral de Carbon, Cathedral of Granada (from outside) will be some spots to visit. In our free time in the city center, you have a chance to try “tapas”, incredible traditional food of Andalusia. We will finish this day in our hotel in Granada with unforgettable memories of this city.
Today we will start our visits in Cordoba with a walk on the streets of the old district, between old Andalusian houses, streets with flowers and fountains. Cordoba used to be the capital of Muslims for 500 years in the Medieval Period. It was known as the capital of scholars, capital of culture and the Andalusian caliphate. Ibn Rushd (Averroes), Maimonides and many others worked and lived in this amazing medieval capital. You can still feel this unique history on the streets of the Cordoba. Also we will see the 2000 year-old Roman Bridge which remained from its Roman founders’ and the tower added by Muslims: Tower of Callahora and the marvelous mosque: Mesquita-Catedral of Cordoba. After our visit in the city, we will continue to Seville for overnight.
The capital and the biggest city of the modern province of Andalusia: Seville will be our destination today. We will start our visit with the avenue of palm trees and see the “casas” of the countries of American continent, Plaza of America and and will stop in the Plaza of España. Then we will continue our visit passing through the historical district “Santa Cruz” seeing old traditional houses of Seville, and its narrow streets and feeling the memories of the inquisitorial period. Upon reaching the Plaza de Triunfo (Victory Square) we will see the most famous monuments of Seville: The Cathedral of Seville, The Bell Tower: Hiralda, The Palace of Castilla Kings: Alcazar, the building of Indian Archives. After our visit here, we will have some free time and then will continue to Lisbon, capital of Portugal. After a 5 hours bus journey we will reach our hotel in Lisbon.
Today our destination is Lisbon. We will start our tour by visiting Belem district. We will see the famous Belem Tower, Jerónimos Monastery and Monument to the Discoveries. We will give a small free time to taste amazing traditional desserts of Belem. After that, we will continue to the city center and see Praça Comercio, Baixa district, Rossio and Restauradores squares, Liberdade Street, Marques de Pombal Square and historical Alfama district. We will leave our bus in Alfama and start our walking tour in the streets of Alfama to see old houses, traditional fado restaurants and markets. We will finish our day with a free time in this neighborhood full of history and then will head to our hotel in Lisbon for overnight.
Today is the departure day. Depending on the flight time, we will have some free time in the city, after breakfast at our hotel. Then we will drive to the airport for departure.