12 or 15 days
Portugal, Spain, extension to France

Geographically, culturally and linguistically linked—yet distinct in their traditions and histories—Spain and Portugal make fascinating neighbours. 

In the landmarks of Lisbon, Evora and Algarve, Portugal’s personality comes into focus. In Spain, a wide range of influences are revealed, from the Andalusian cities of Seville and Granada to the Catalan capital of Barcelona.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Portugal

  • Day 2: Lisbon

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Participate in a food-themed scavenger hunt in Mercado Ribeira

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

  • Day 3: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Enjoy a photo stop overlooking Lisbon's iconic red-tiled roofs 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sintra and Cascais

    Sintra and Cascais

    Enjoy a half-day excursion to the hillside town of Sintra, referred to by Lord Byron as “glorious Eden.” Here you’ll visit the National Palace of Sintra, whose two conical chimneys reign as the town’s most recognizable landmarks. Continue to the charming beach town of Cascais, home to many of the exiled royal families of Europe after World War II, including those of Spain, Italy, and Bulgaria 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon fado evening

    Lisbon fado evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as "fado" during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance. 

  • Day 4: Lisbon • Evora • Algarve

    Travel via Évora to the Algarve region

    Take an expert-led tour of Évora

    Visit the Chapel of Bones

  • Day 5: Algarve

    Take a tour of Cape St. Vincent

    Visit the Fortaleza de Sagres  

    Time to enjoy the beach

  • Day 6: Algarve • Seville • Costa del Sol

    Travel via Seville to the Costa del Sol

    Take a guided tour of Seville

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Maria Luisa Park
    • Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Visit the Seville Cathedral
  • Day 7: Costa del Sol

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Gibraltar

    Gibraltar

    Experience Gibraltar, a British territory situated on a 2.6-mile stretch of limestone that rises from the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll visit the Punta Europa to learn about natural gas production, discover the peninsula’s fascinating network of caves and grottos, and see the remains of the once dominating Moorish Castle. Get a firsthand look at the playful Barbary macaque—Europe's only wild monkey population—while taking in the spectacular views from the “Top of the Rock.” From here, glimpse the influence of British traders and merchants as you peruse the goods of Gibraltar's bustling shopping district. 

  • Day 8: Costa del Sol • Granada

    Take a guided tour of the Alhambra

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Gardens of Generalife
    • Summer Palace
    • Alcazaba Fortress
    • Medina Arab baths
    • Charles' V (5th) Palace
    • Partal Palace

    Compete in a "City Challenge" scavenger hunt

  • Day 9: Granada • Valencia

    Travel to Valencia

    Take a walking tour of Valencia

     You will see:

    • Plaza de la Virgen
    • Turia Fountain
    • Serranos Gate
    • Silk Exchange
  • Day 10: Valencia • Barcelona

    Travel to Barcelona
  • Day 11: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gipsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 12: Barcelona • Montpellier • Provence

    Travel via Montpellier to Provence

    Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of Montpellier

  • Day 13: Provence • St. Tropez • French Riviera

    Travel via St. Tropez to the French Riviera

  • Day 14: French Riviera

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Eze 

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 15: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Portugal

  • Day 2: Lisbon

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Participate in a food-themed scavenger hunt in Mercado Ribeira

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

  • Day 3: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Enjoy a photo stop overlooking Lisbon's iconic red-tiled roofs 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sintra and Cascais

    Sintra and Cascais

    Enjoy a half-day excursion to the hillside town of Sintra, referred to by Lord Byron as “glorious Eden.” Here you’ll visit the National Palace of Sintra, whose two conical chimneys reign as the town’s most recognizable landmarks. Continue to the charming beach town of Cascais, home to many of the exiled royal families of Europe after World War II, including those of Spain, Italy, and Bulgaria 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon fado evening

    Lisbon fado evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as "fado" during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance. 

  • Day 4: Lisbon • Evora • Algarve

    Travel via Évora to the Algarve region

    Take an expert-led tour of Évora

    Visit the Chapel of Bones

  • Day 5: Algarve

    Take a tour of Cape St. Vincent

    Visit the Fortaleza de Sagres  

    Time to enjoy the beach

  • Day 6: Algarve • Seville • Costa del Sol

    Travel via Seville to the Costa del Sol

    Take a guided tour of Seville

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Maria Luisa Park
    • Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Visit the Seville Cathedral
  • Day 7: Costa del Sol

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Gibraltar

    Gibraltar

    Experience Gibraltar, a British territory situated on a 2.6-mile stretch of limestone that rises from the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll visit the Punta Europa to learn about natural gas production, discover the peninsula’s fascinating network of caves and grottos, and see the remains of the once dominating Moorish Castle. Get a firsthand look at the playful Barbary macaque—Europe's only wild monkey population—while taking in the spectacular views from the “Top of the Rock.” From here, glimpse the influence of British traders and merchants as you peruse the goods of Gibraltar's bustling shopping district. 

  • Day 8: Costa del Sol • Granada

    Take a guided tour of the Alhambra

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Gardens of Generalife
    • Summer Palace
    • Alcazaba Fortress
    • Medina Arab baths
    • Charles' V (5th) Palace
    • Partal Palace

    Compete in a "City Challenge" scavenger hunt

  • Day 9: Granada • Valencia

    Travel to Valencia

    Take a walking tour of Valencia

     You will see:

    • Plaza de la Virgen
    • Turia Fountain
    • Serranos Gate
    • Silk Exchange
  • Day 10: Valencia • Barcelona

    Travel to Barcelona
  • Day 11: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gipsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 12: Barcelona • Montpellier • Provence

    Travel via Montpellier to Provence

    Enjoy a self-guided walking tour of Montpellier

  • Day 13: Provence • St. Tropez • French Riviera

    Travel via St. Tropez to the French Riviera

  • Day 14: French Riviera

    Take a day trip to Monaco and Eze 

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 15: Depart for home

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