España y Portugal (Sin Alhambra) - CLASICA

Duration

11 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Barcelona

Available

2019 / 2020

Cities to visit: Barcelona; ; Zaragoza; Madrid; Granada; Malaga; Marbella; Ronda; Sevilla; Monasterio De La Rabida, Huelva Province; Mertola, Beja; Evora; Lisbon; Fatima

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

On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

Visita panorámica Barcelona. Por la mañana a las 09:00 hrs . se inicia la visita con nuestro guía o guía local . Esta visita incluye monumento a Colón, Plaza de Cataluña, Paseo de Gracia, Diagonal, Sagrada Familia, Montjuich con instalaciones olímpicas, Plaza de España. En la Sagrada Familia se efectúa parada de unos minutos para ver este monumento con tranquilidad. Se finaliza la visita en la zona de Ramblas para que los participantes caminen por el centro histórico-barrio gótico. 
 Tarde libre.
Por la noche  se incluye traslado al Maremagnum, vanguardista centro de ocio y comercial junto al mar en el centro de Barcelona. Cena incluida para los pasajeros en media pensión.
Regreso al hotel.

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. Llegada al hotel y almuerzo incluido.   Por la tarde, tiempo libre. Recomendamos visitar la Catedral que alberga la sepultura de los Reyes Católicos o pasear por el barrio del Albaicín y disfrutar de las bonitas vistas de la Alhambra desde el Mirador de San Nicolás.


Nota:   Recordamos que el viaje que usted ha adquirido no incluye la entrada a la Alhambra de Granada.  El Patronato de la Alhambra autoriza a las empresas turísticas un número limitado de entradas.  En caso de estar interesado en adquirir una entrada sugerimos que la soliciten a través de la página web del patronato: https://tickets.alhambra-patronato.es o bien a través de empresas que organizan visitas a la ciudad. 


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: 495km
Scenery: : Attractive landscapes of white villages, mountain ranges, castles en route.
Note: In Portugal we must set our watches back one hour.   
08.30 hrs .- Seville- – departure-. We travel to the west of Andalusia. Pleasant landscapes en route.
 
10.00 hrs.- Rabida Monastery – We visit (entrance included) this Franciscan monastery  where Christopher Columbus got help to start his journey. We will know the monastery.  After the monastery we will visit the Caravels Museum , an open air museum located in Palos de la Frontera , the port from where he embarked on his voyage, where there are replicas of the caravels with which Columbus left for the Americas.
12.15 hrs .- Palos de la Frontera. We leave Andalusia to set out for Portugal. We enter the Algarve region and continue between mountains towards the interior of the country.
13.15 (14.15h. in Spain)- Mertola . We stop in this picturesque white city, old Muslim population. Its present church was once a mosque. Time for lunch.
14.45 hrs .- Mertola. Departure. We travel through the Alentejo region.
16.30 hrs. - Évora . – Arrival. To the capital of the Alentejo, one of the oldest cities in Portugal with its wide streets, its Renaissance policies and its cathedral, a city declared by Unesco World Heritage. We include entrance to the Chapel of the Bones built with 5000 skeletons.
18.30 hrs . - Évora. -departure.
20.00 hrs. – Lisbon . Arrival.

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.

End of our services.


Map Tour

Visit:








From: USD 1,117.52 / EUR 916.00