Andalucía y Portugal al completo - CLASICA

Duration

10 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Madrid

Available

2019 / 2020

Cities to visit: Madrid; Granada; Malaga; Marbella; Ronda; Sevilla; Monasterio De La Rabida, Huelva Province; Mertola, Beja; Evora; Marvao; Castelo De Vide; Tomar; Fatima; Porto; Braga; Guimaraes; Mateus; Pinhao, Vila Real; Coimbra; Batalha, Batalha; Nazare, Nazare; Obidos; Lisbon

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Europamundo or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

IMPORTANT: If you had additional nights upon arrival the hotel will have your reservation, but his travel guide normally will not be until the night before the start of the tour.

Day

Distancia total realizada : 450 Km
Paisajes:  Las llanuras manchegas con la sombra de algún molino y las grandes extensiones de olivares en la provincia de Jaén.

07.45 hrs  - Madrid -salida. (la hora puede variar ligeramente según los hoteles de recogida). Realizamos una parada en PUERTO LAPICE, un hermoso pueblo manchego con recuerdos de Don Quijote de la Mancha.
13:30 hrs - Granada  - Llegada al hotel. Almuerzo incluido . Por la tarde (o a la mañana siguiente en caso de dificultad  en la obtención de entradas)   visitaremos, con guía local, el inmenso Palacio de la Alhambra y sus bellos jardines del Generalife,  construidos en época árabe. 
Tras la visita, tiempo libre.  Recomendamos un paseo por el barrio del Albaicín.

Nota:  Dentro del recinto de la Alhambra los palacios Nazaríes permiten la entrada de un número limitado de personas. En el muy improbable caso de no poder visitar esta zona de la Alhambra   incluso habiendo adquirido el circuito con la entrada incluida,  se ofrecerá en Sevilla visita de los Alcázares (de arquitectura y características similares) . 

Total distance:  400 km 
Scenery:   Mediterranean and mountain scenery.    

08:00h Granada – We set out for the Costa del Sol. 
10.00 hrs- Málaga - Arrival and time for a stroll in the historic centre with its cathedral and the Picasso Museum. 

11:30h.- We will leave Malaga and continue along the coastal motorway with beautiful views of the Mediterranean. 
12.30 hrs. - Arrival at  Puerto Banus, in Marbella , a pretty high level recreational port. Time for lunch and  take a stroll on the marina, with its cosmopolitan, luxurious atmosphere. 

15.00h Marbella – We leave for the mountains, which was once overrun by bandolliers. 
16.30 h Ronda  – Arrival at the “White City”, located in a magnificent natural setting with its large gorge that divides it in two. Time to explore.

18:00h Ronda – Continuation to Seville.
20:00h Seville –  Arrival at the end of the afternoon. 

Highlights:    Guided visit with local expert in Seville. Evening transfer.


After breakfast, a local expert guides you through a  scenic visit of Sevilla  (if the English-speaking group has fewer than fifteen people, the tour can be conducted in both English and Spanish). Lasting one hour and a half featuring the Cathedral and the Giralda, Plaza de España, the beautiful banks of the river Guadalquivir, the Golden Tower, the districts of Santa Cruz and Triana, the Maestranza Bullring, and Cartuja Island. Free time to explore and have lunch. 

19.30 hrs-  At the end of the afternoon, we will go to the  historic city centre area ( calle Alfonso XII) where many different restaurants can be found. You can choose your favourite cuisine: Indian, Halal, Chinese, Spanish, International and so on.  Return to the hotel about 22.30 hrs.

Total distance: 305 km.

Landscapes: Pleasant landscapes, white villages, castles, agricultural land.

08:30 hrs. - Evora - departure.
10:15 hrs- Marvao - very picturesque small town surrounded by walls that offers a fantastic panoramic view of the region.

11:15hrs- Marvao. Departure.
11:45 hrs- Castelo de Vide- Time to enjoy in this Alentejo village with its castle and old Jewish quarter. We will have a chance to visit the old synagogue (a museum today) or wander around this town’s maze of quaint streets. Time for lunch.

13:45 hrs- Castelo De Vide, departure.
15:30 hrs- Tomar. -Arrival to this town over which  CONVENT OF CHRIST  looms, an old castle-convent where Templar Knights lived.  Ticket included

16:30hrs- Departure.
17:15hrs - Fatima . We will first go to ALJUSTREL, the village where the three little shepherds were born. We will have a chance to visit Casa de Lucia. Afterwards, visit to  SANTUARIO DE FATIMA  where you may watch the Procissão das Velas (Candlelight Procession, not celebrated in winter).  Dinner included.

Total distance: 210 km.

Scenery: Nice, green hills.


08:30 hrs. - Fatima - departure.
11:00 hrs - Porto -  arrival.   Sightseeing tour  of this city on the bank of Duero river and its historic centre included.  The center of the city has been declared a World Heritage site,  We also include  a visit  to the old cellars. Free time.

Note: From November to April, the visit of Porto can be made in the afternoon.

Highlights-  Comprehensive tour of Lisbon, taste the “pastel de Belem” (Belem cake) and evening transfer.

09:00h. - Start of our  tour with a local guide  (explanations may be given by our guide if the group has fewer than 12 people). We visit traditional neighbourhoods, which take in the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the fifteen century.  We shall look round the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower and to the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In the Belem neighbourhood, we invite all our travelers to try a “ Belem cake”,  an exquisite local delicacy.
The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently.

18:00h.-  We include night transportation to Restauradores Square  , full of atmosphere with its bars, cafes and restaurants from where we suggest you to take the "Elevador da Gloria"  that brings you to the Upper district and its viewpoint. 


Return to hotel about 22.00 hrs.

After breakfast, end of our services.


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From: USD 1,015.04 / EUR 832.00