8 Day Lisbon to Madrid Tour (via Porto & Salamanca)
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DAY 1 ARRIVE IN LISBON, PORTUGAL
Welcome to Lisbon! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
DAY 2 LISBON
Lovely Lisbon LISBON Guided sightseeing includes a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries.
Tour Highlight: The stunning capital city of Portugal is a treasure trove of historic and architectural masterpieces. Along the banks of the River Tagus see the 16th-century Belem Tower, which served as a fortress and an embarkation point for sailors, it was their last sight of land before the start of their journey. Lisbon’s impressive sculpture, the Monument to the Discoveries pays homage to great Portuguese explorers with a spectacular carved prow of an ancient ship.
DAY 3 LISBON–TOMAR–FATIMA–PORTO (236 mi/380 km)
Templars & Sanctuaries. Free time to browse in Tomar.
Former seat of the Order of the Knights Templar, Tomar is a city of great charm for its artistic and cultural wealth, whose greatest expression is in the Convent of Christ, one of the chief works of the Portuguese Renaissance. Fatima stop to see the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary before continuing on to Porto.
Tour Highlight: Miraculous events in 1928 the Basilica of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary was built to celebrate the 1917 apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children and the “Miracle of the Sun.” Today Fatima is a principal pilgrimage destination and welcomes multitudes of pilgrims from around the world.
DAY 4 PORTO
Porto guided sightseeing includes a panoramic drive to the mouth of the Douro River and the cathedral. Visit the Arabian Hall in the Stock Exchange. Port wine tasting at a local cellar. Free time this afternoon.
Tour Highlight: The grapes from the vineyards in the Douro Valley surrounding Porto provide the main ingredient for one of the world’s most recognized fortified wines. Visit a local wine cellar and taste centuries of tradition in a glass of Port wine in the city that bears its name. Saúde!
DAY 5 PORTO–SALAMANCA, SPAIN (286 mi/460 km)
Good-Bye Portugal, Hello Spain! Salamanca wine tasting and dinner at a local hacienda.
Tour Highlight: Before crossing into Spain travel through part of the Minho province and stop in Braga. Whilst a little less known than other Portuguese cities, it is considered to be Portugal’s oldest city being founded by the Romans at the time of the Emperor Augustus. It also considered the religious centre of Portugal, as among its numerous churches, it can claim to have the oldest Cathedral in Portugal.
Breakfast and Dinner included
DAY 6 SALAMANCA–MADRID (137 mi/220 km)
Salamanca orientation walk includes Plaza Major.
Madrid guided sightseeing includes the Prado Museum and sights of the Cibeles Fountain and Calle Alcala.
Tour Highlight: The Prado Museum houses one of the world’s largest art collections, including its amazing assortment of masterpieces by historic artists like Velasquez, Goya, and El Greco. The famous museum also displays the works of renowned European masters, including Rubens and Rembrandt, along with a stunning collection of Greco-Roman statues.
Free Time Tips: The city of Madrid is filled with intriguing stories and hidden secrets. Stroll around the streets and take pictures of “El Osoy el Madrono”(The bear and the strawberry tree), the biggest symbol of the city. Don’t forget to note the statues of the Fallen Angel, representing Lucifer, the Angel who was expelled from Heaven for rebelling against God.
Breakfast and farewell dinner at local restaurant included
DAY 8 MADRID
Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Lisbon Lisbon to enjoy guided sightseeing through the Imperial history of the colorful city
Fatima Hear the story of Our Lady of Fátima at the site where Mary appeared to three shepherd children.
Tomar Knights of Templars Convento de Cristo and browing time in this charming and naturally beautiful town.
Porto Sightseeing of the second largest and quaintest city of Porto as well as Porto (Port) wine tasting.
Salamanca Wine tasting and dinner at a hacienda in Salamanca.
Madrid Sightseeing and visit to Prado.
Headsets throughout the tour.
4 star or better Hotels
Full breakfast daily
Not Included in price but can be arranged
Fado Music and Dinner. Treat yourself to an unforgettable evening of classic Fado music and a delectable 3-course dinner with drinks at a local Casa de Fado (Fado restaurant).
Cascais, Cape Rocca and Queluz palace tour. Experience stunning natural beauty on this day trip along the Portuguese Riviera featuring jet-set Cascais, world-famous Guincho Beach, Cape Roca, and a visit of the lavish Palace of Queluz.
Douro River Cruise and Dinner. Get a unique view of Porto on this evening excursion featuring a sightseeing cruise along the Douro River, followed by an authentic Portuguese dinner with drinks at a local restaurant.
Panoramic drive and dinner. Drive through the capital's boulevards, passing beautiful buildings and fountains and dine Spanish style!
Discover Toledo. Discover majestic Toledo, an incredible melting pot of Jewish, Islamic, and Christian influence over the centuries, making it one of Europe's most interesting and unique walled medieval cities.
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conditioning, headsets, individual lightening, and very comfortable
seating. Plenty of legroom even for the tall travelers. Reclining seats
and foot rests. Up to 45 People.
Note: Hotels shown are for reference only. We reserve the right to change hotels based on availability, group size or other factors. Should alternate hotel be required, it will be of same or better rating .
Madrid - Gran Hotel Conde Duque
Located in the center of Madrid, the elegant, air-conditioned rooms at Gran Hotel Conde Duque feature a private bathroom with a shower and amenities. They also include a free laptop-sized safe, pillow menu and a flat-screen TV.
The hotel offers a charming Tea Room with more than 70 types of tea. Guests have free access to an onsite gym.
The buffet breakfast includes a corner with healthy, organic food. Staff can also take guests on a tapas route.
Salamanca - Hacienda Zorita Wine Hotel & Spa
The Hacienda Zorita Wine Hotel & Spa is a converted convent is in the beautiful Duero Valley and has its own vineyard and a spa. Christopher Columbus was once a guest of this hotel with spectacular grounds leading down to the Tormes River.
The Hacienda Zorita boasts plenty of historic features in its interiors. You can enjoy wooden beams, robust stone walls and cozy lounge areas with inviting sofas and open fireplaces.
The Hacienda has 2 gourmet restaurants, one of which has a terrace. The hotel also offers guided tours round its wine-making facilities.
Lisbon - Hotel Mundial
Set in Lisbon’s Baixa Pombalina district, this 4-star hotel features a terrace with panoramic city views. It is a 2-minute walk from Rossio Square and offers free on-site private parking.
Rooms at the Hotel Mundial have air conditioning and traditional-style furnishings. They come equipped with satellite TV and a minibar. The private bathrooms include a bathrobe and hairdryer.
The Veranda de Lisboa Restaurant offers local cuisine in an a la carte style. Both the restaurant and the rooftop bar offer extensive views of Lisbon. There is also a wine cellar, where guests can attend wine tasting sessions hosted by experts.
Hotel Mundial is a 5-minute drive from St. George's Castle, and is a 10-minute walk from various shops and restaurants.
Porto - NH Porto Jardim
Boasting a fitness center, NH Porto Jardim is located in Porto, less than 0.6 mi from Oporto Coliseum. The property is close to City Market Bolhao, Ferreira Borges Market and Ribeira Square. Guests can chill out in the 70-cm deep outdoor relaxation pool.
At the hotel, every room includes a desk and a flat-screen TV. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom equipped with free toiletries, while selected rooms here will provide you with a balcony. All guest rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.
Breakfast is available daily, and includes buffet and gluten-free options. There is an on-site restaurant, which specializes in International and Local cuisine and also offers gluten-free and vegetarian options.
Speaking English, Spanish and Portuguese, staff are always on hand to help at the reception. Guests are welcome to use the Spa facilities at NH Collection Porto, located just a few yards away.
D. Luis I Bridge is 1.2 mi from the accommodations. The nearest airport is Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport, 11 mi from the property.
Madrid - NH Principe De Vergara
This design hotel is in Madrid’s elegant Salamanca District, 656 feet from Avenida de América Metro Station. It offers free WiFi, a gym and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV.
The Lázaro Galdiano Museum is just 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel while El Retiro Park is 20 minutes’ walk away. Goya and Serrano shopping streets can be reached in about 15 minutes by foot.
Rooms at the NH Madrid Príncipe de Vergara are spacious and modern. The bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer and toiletries.
The hotel has an on-site restaurant, café-bar and cocktail bar. Room service is also available.
Easily accessible from the M30 Motorway, the NH Madrid Príncipe de Vergara is just 10 minutes’ drive from the IFEMA Congress Center and Barajas Airport. Regular buses to the airport go from Avenida de América Metro Station.
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