21 D | Guaranteed Departure | From Madrid to Barcelona
Over twnety -one fascinating days you will discover the cultural riches of the Iberian Peninsula on this seat in coach. Begin with a memorable drive along the mountainous north of Spain, through beautiful cities like Madrid San Sebastian or Santander. Then when you reach Galicia, turn south into Portugal, where you’ll explore its most enchanting cities. Visit the first Portuguese Gothic-style church in Alcobaca, admire the Monastery of Santa Maria da Vitoria, attend the candle-lit procession at the Marian Shrine in Fatima, and enjoy a memorable stopover in Oporto, an acclaimed UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. After Portugal, turn east to explore Andalusia’s historical riches, from Phoenician times through its Roman, Muslim, Jewish and Christian periods. Visit spellbinding World Heritage Sites such as the Alcazar and Cathedral in Seville, the Great Mosque of Cordoba and the Alhambra in Granada. Then continue up the Mediterranean coast through Valencia and Barcelona.
Madrid: the capital of Spain and located in the centre of the country, is a cosmopolitan city that offers countless places to visit and enjoy. Discover its numerous highlights as such Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, Royal Palace, Cibeles and Puerta de Alcalá
Seville: Discover the charming capital of Andalusia, admire its interesting architecture and learn about its glorious past while visiting the world-famous Plaza de España, the former royal palace, the imposing cathedral, and the lively old Jewish quarter.
Cordoba: Visit a real Spanish treasure with an enchanting past and an inspiring present. Wander around the former Jewish district, explore the old town, and get closer to the spirit of this mediaeval marvel.
Granada: Enjoy a fascinating tour of the historical city of Granada. Admire its architecture, learn about its rich history, and let its mesmerising beauty dazzle you.
Fatima: This impressive religious pilgrimage site welcomes up to six million visitors a year.
Oporto: Portugal’s second largest city greets you with unforgettable landmarks and delicious local wine.
Nazare: Considered one of the most traditional villages in the country, Nazare is a lovely place facing a beautiful sandy beach.
Barcelona: Spend a day exploring the Gothic glory of the old town and another discovering the mesmerising modernist heritage bequeathed by architect Antoni Gaudi.
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