An exciting history of explorers and invaders is etched across the gentle landscapes of the Iberian Peninsula. If you are searching for something like that, then the Spain-Portugal beauty is exactly what you need. Admire the Hilltop citadels, striking Roman sites, and elaborate cathedrals and palaces feature architectural styles that speak of seafarers and Moors. Let yourself be captivated by Barcelona city, where design is everywhere, even in the most unexpected places. A museum that brings together Barcelona’s design legacy under one roof. Explore Moorish palaces and great Catalonian cities, capture photos of stunning countryside and age-old cathedrals. Walk around the winding streets and hidden squares, fountains and palaces in Madrid, Granada and Seville. You haven’t seen everything… because we have new gems waiting to be discovered. Dynamic culture, compelling history, to-die-for cuisine – the Portugal stunning capital-Lisbon, a city armed with Gothic grit and glamour. As a holiday destination, Lisbon offers a rich and varied history, lively nightlife and is blessed with a glorious year round climate. This tour is showcasing many World Heritage sites, so visit Spain and Portugal with TheTravelShop!!!
|SCHEDULE||DBL ROOM||SGL ROOM|
|From 26/07 till 04/08 &|
From 23/08 till 01/09
|Day 1||Barcelona||4* Senator Barcelona Spa / Similar||0||0||1|
|Day 2||Barcelona||4* Senator Barcelona Spa / Similar||1||0||1|
|Day 3||Barcelona||4* Senator Barcelona Spa / Similar||1||0||1|
|Day 4||Madrid||4* Hotel Santos Agumar / Similar||1||0||1|
|Day 5||Madrid||4* Hotel Santos Agumar / Similar||1||0||1|
|Day 6||Granada||4* Abades Nevada Palace / Similar||1||0||1|
|Day 7||Seville||4* Hotel Grand Lar / Similar||1||0||1|
|Day 8||Lisbon||4* Sana Malhoa / Similar||1||0||1|
|Day 9||Lisbon||4* Sana Malhoa / Similar||1||0||1|
Departure from Beirut Int’l Airport at 02h20, arrival to Barcelona at 10h05. Meet and assistance. Transfer to the hotel. Check In. In the afternoon departure for a walking sightseeing tour of Barcelona through the Gothic quarter to see the Cathedral of Barcelona, the Paseo de Gracia, the Park Guell… Continue to visit the Church of the Sagrada Familia (inside visits). Return to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast, departure at 09h30 for a full day tour to visit the spiritual heart of Catalonia – “the Montserrat mountain”. A rack railway train will take the group five km up in the mountain, while enjoying the fantastic views and scenery. The famous Monastery of Montserrat is situated at a height of 725 meters, in which “La Moreneta”, the black Madonna and the patroness of Catalonia lies. A visit to the Montserrat museum (inside visits), including a little taste of the typical liquors of Montserrat. In the afternoon, return back to Barcelona. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast, a free day for shopping or optional tours. Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and departure to the city of Zaragoza, the fifth biggest city in Spain. A vibrant, elegant and fascinating city. Zaragoza city centre is full of shops, squares, pleasant corners, busy boulevards, restaurants and bars with sunny outdoor terraces. A free time for lunch then continue to Madrid. Transfer to the hotel. Check In. Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast, a free time at leisure. In the afternoon departure for a sightseeing tour of Madrid where the most important buildings and monuments will be seen in addition to the noteworthy areas in Austria’s & Borbones quarters, the 19th century new street layout… A combination of panoramic bus and walking tours, starting by Felipe IV street & continue towards the Puerta de Alcala, the fountains of Neptune & Cibeles, the Plaza of Spain… Proceed to visit the Royal Palace (inside visits). Return to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and departure to the city of Granada. Arrival to the hotel in Granada. Check In. Free time. In the afternoon departure for a visit to the Alhambra Palace and its gardens of Generalife (inside visits) which is considered one of the greatest masterpieces of the Arab art in the world. In the evening and after the dinner departure to watch a Flamenco show in “Los Tarantos Cave”. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and departure for a sightseeing tour of the city of Cordoba which is a compendium of history & modernity and was declared as a World Heritage Site. To reflect the importance of the city during the medieval times, the tour starts by a visit to the Mezquita Cordoba (inside visit), then continues on foot through the old town to discover the beautiful network of streets, squares and whitewashed courtyards arranged around the Mosque-Cathedral. After a short break for lunch, proceed towards Seville. Arrival to Seville followed by a sightseeing tour of the city passing by the Plaza Espana, the Torre del Oro and the Cathedral… Transfer to the hotel in Seville. Check In. Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and departure to Lisbon passing through the town of Tavira to explore it. Tavira shows the modernity with respect of tradition, it’s cobbled streets, pretty harbour, historic buildings and traditional Portuguese architecture makes Tavira the quintessential Algarve town. Free time to discover the city center on your own. Continue to Lisbon and transfer to the hotel. Check in. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, departure to visit the world famous religious and Pilgrimage place, St. Fatima where our Lady appeared in 1917. The guide will show the most important attractions in Fatima including the Sanctuary. Free time at leisure followed by a sightseeing tour of Lisbon. A brief stop at the Belém Tower then we will visit the Church of St. Jerome, a UNESCO world heritage site. Continue along the river to reach Alfama, the oldest & most traditional district of Lisbon to take a walk through its narrow streets. Proceed to the downtown of Baixa to admire the most important squares of Lisbon such as the monumental Trade Square, the Rossio & the symbolic Restauradores squares. Return to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight.
After breakfast, a short free time followed by a check out from the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Beirut.
DEPARTURE: With Turkish Airlines from Beirut Int’l Airport