Explore Spain and Portugal

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Explore Spain and Portugal and discover their many highlights

Follow an enticing trail of delicious tapas, avant-garde art, architectural triumphs and centuries-old culture on this incredible tour through Spain and Portugal. Travel the scenic route from Madrid to Barcelona, visiting cosmopolitan metropolises, sleepy seaside villages, quaint towns set amid rolling green hills and atmospheric medieval citadels along the way. Admire the masterpieces of Picasso, Dali and Gaudi, experience the passion of flamenco, taste some of the best port in the world and be graced by the style and sophistication of Madrilenos, Lisboetas and Barcelonians – this history- and culture-packed adventure flaunts the very best of Spain and Portugal.

  • Rub shoulders with the chic in cutting-edge Barcelona

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Day 1 Madrid

Madrid offers a remarkable blend of sights, sounds and experiences. Soak up the art, be wowed by the architecture and swoon over the exceptional food.

Days 2-3 Granada

Home to the stunning Alhambra Palace and set against a backdrop of the spectacular Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada is one of Andalucia's most enchanting cities.

Days 4-5 Seville

Seville is renowned for its oranges, tapas and flamenco - all three are ingrained in the fabric of the city and its proud people.

Days 6-7 Algarve

The Algarve is a large area of southern Portugal with a beautiful and diverse coastal landscape, charming towns, fertile agricultural areas and a sunny disposition.

Days 8-9 Lisbon

Charming Lisbon offers Portuguese traditions alongside a multicultural population, fantastic architecture evident of a rich history, delicious seafood and a thriving nightlife for every age.

Days 10-11 Porto

The namesake of a certain sweet fortified wine, Porto's World Heritage-listed neighbourhoods are filled with a collection of twisting alleys, criss-crossing staircases and baroque churches.

Days 12-13 Santiago de Compostela

Watch travellers follow in the footsteps of Saint James at the final stage of the 800 km Camino de Santiago pilgrimage.

Days 14-15 Barcelona

Barcelona's quirky character and fabulous Catalan cuisine mixes seamlessly with a groundbreaking art scene, Gothic architecture, superb dining and a non-stop nightlife, making it a city you won't soon forget.