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13D10N Spain & Portugal (Winter)

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13D10N Spain & Portugal (Winter)
  • 13 days
  • Group Tour
  • Dec 2017 - Dec 2018
  • SGD 1888
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Chinatown Point 133 New Bridge Road, #03-13/14, #03-13/14, Singapore 059413

13D10N Spain & Portugal (Winter)
Dynamic culture, compelling history, to-die-for cuisine – the Iberian Peninsula will give you a true example of riches in every sense. Soak up the Moorish history of Lisbon and Cordoba, explore the astounding red-clay fortress of the Alhambra, and witness

  • Casa Batlló and Casa Milà
  • La Sagrada Familia (Entrance included)
  • Columbus Monument
  • Montjuïc Hill
  • Las Ramblas
  • Santa Caterina Market
  • La Roca Village
  • Cave houses of Guadix
  • Valencia Cathedral
  • Serranos or Cuarte Towers
  • Alhambra (Entrance included)
  • Generalife garden (Entrance included)
  • Mezquita Mosque (Entrance included)
  • Historic centre of Cordoba
  • Puente Nuevo (New Bridge)
  • El Tajo Canyon
  • Plaza de Toros de Ronda (Entrance included)
  • Seville Cathedral (Entrance included)
  • Giralda Bell Tower (Entrance included)
  • The Tomb of Christopher Columbus
  • Plaza de Toros
  • Plaza de España
  • University of Salamanca
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Salamanca Cathedral
  • Royal Palace of Madrid (Entrance included)
  • Cibeles Fountain
  • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium
  • Aqueduct of Segovia
  • Segovia Cathedral
  • Alcázar of Segovia
  • Religious Sanctuary of Fatima
  • Chapel of Apparitions
  • Berlin Wall
  • Rossio Square
  • The Alfama
  • Castle of São
  • Cristo Rei
  • Port of Lisbon
  • Belem Tower
  • Jeronimos Monastery
  • Discoveries Monument

Meal Plans:
  • 10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 8 Dinners
Special meals:
  • Traditional Seafood Paella
  • Spanish Tapas
  • Portuguese Piri-Piri Chicken
  • Segovia’s Famous Roast Suckling Pig
  • BARCELONA Fira Congress
  • GRANADA Abades Nevada Palace
  • SEVILLE Hilton Garden Inn
  • LISBON Novotel
  • SALAMANCA Vincci Ciudad
  • MADRID Holiday Inn

Note: Hotels subject to final confirmation. Should there be changes, customers will be offered similar accommodations as stated in this list.

DAY 1 - HOME → BARCELONA (Meals on Board)
Assemble at the airport and take-off to the cosmopolitan city of Spain, Barcelona.

DAY 2 - BARCELONA (Meals on Board, Dinner)
Experience Barcelona in its full splendour through a tour, where you can view the lauded art nouveau style buildings such as Casa Batlló and Casa Milà along the elegant Passeig de Gràcia avenue and enter the statuesque La Sagrada Familia church and be wowed by the stunning interior. Marvel at the towering Columbus Monument and the impressive Monumental Bullring before heading up to Montjuïc Hill for a spectacular vista of the city and its harbour. Then, visit the Santa Caterina Market before make your way to Las Ramblas, a treelined pedestrian mall that stretches for 1.2km along the street in central Barcelona.
Note: If La Sagrada Familia is closed, it will be replaced with a visit to Park Güell.

DAY 3 - BARCELONA (Breakfast)
Browse the bespoke boutiques of the sophisticated shopping center at La Roca Village. Peruse all of the shops within this stylish and spacious complex and save percent off the recommended retail price of luxurious designer brands. You may also wish to pay an optional visit to the Monastery of Montserrat located in Catalonia.
Note: Factory outlet close on public holiday and Sunday, outlet replacement is subject to change without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

DAY 4 - BARCELONA → PENISCOLA → VALENCIA (Breakfast, Dinner Seafood Paella)
Driving along the Mediterranean coast, we will stop by Peniscola, a town is located on the Costa del Azahar, north of the Serra d’Irt. We stop here and enjoy the beautiful coast. Embark on a sightseeing tour of Valencia where you can admire the unique Gothic exterior of Valencia Cathedral, and stop for some photos at the imposing Towers of Serrano or Cuarte that were designed as defensive structures along the old city walls.

DAY 5 - VALENCIA → GUADIX → GRANADA (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner – Tapas)
Journey to the Troglodyte Town of Guadix to visit the famous Cave Houses of Guadix. These cave houses are build up in the hills and they are named as the Troglodyte Quarter (Barrio Troglodyte) of the city. The cave houses have been built for over a thousand years. They were hollowed out of the rock and then a wall would be built at the front of the cave to enclose it. Then we proceed our way to Granada.

DAY 6 - GRANADA → CÓRDOBA → SEVILLE (Breakfast, Dinner)
Embark on a city tour as a local guide brings you to visit the Alhambra Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where varying transformations come about as the light and water create different decorative effects on the special clay walls. Then, move on to the Generalife and be wowed by the lush greenery and sprinkling fountains in the extensive gardens of the leisure residence that belonged to former Arab kings. Depart to Córdoba, an important Roman city and an Islamic cultural centre during the Middle Ages. Meander around the squares and alley streets in the Historic Centre of Córdoba and proceed to enter the grand Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, an important testament to the presence of Islam in the West and a unique artistic achievement of its time due to the sheer size and height of its ceilings. As night falls, head down to Seville to spend the night.
Note: The entrances of Alhambra Palace and Generalife are subject to availability.

DAY 7 - SEVILLE → RONDA → SEVILLE (Breakfast, Dinner)
Make your way to Ronda, an ancient city located about 750 meters above sea level, and make a beeline for the Puento Nuevo bridge to enjoy a thrilling view of the 100-metre deep El Tajo gorge and a breathtaking panorama over the Serranía de Ronda mountains. Pay a visit to the Plaza de Toros de Ronda, one of the oldest bullrings in Spain and learn more about the bullfighting sport at the inhouse museum. If time permits, you may wish to take part in an optional excursion to the city of Gibraltar. Gibraltar, one of the most unique destinations in the Mediterranean, you’ll experience great Gibraltarian hospitality along with the proud British traditions.

DAY 8 - SEVILLE → LISBON (Breakfast, Dinner – Portuguese Piri-Piri Chicken)
Set off on an introductory city tour and take in the sights of the Plaza de Toros, an impressive bullring that took several decades to construct, and the Plaza de Espana, a building complex that is a beautiful work of Spanish Renaissance Revival style in architecture. Also, visit the majestic Seville Cathedral, where the burial tomb of Christopher Columbus is also located, and enter the Giralda bell tower, one of the three remaining Almohad minarets in the world. Enjoy a smooth drive as we continue our journey to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon.

DAY 9 - LISBON (Breakfast)
Today explore the Lisbon City and stop by Lisbon’s most iconic monument, the World Heritage Belem Tower, and also not forgetting the Jeronimos Monastery with its exquisite cloisters, the Discoveries Monument built in honour of Henry the Navigator. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of Rossio Square, the medieval alleyways of the Alfama quarter, the impressive view of the Castle of São Jorge, the outstanding Cristo Rei, and the scene of swaying cruise boats docked at the Port of Lisbon. Enjoy the rest of the day for some shopping or you may also join an optional tour out of Lisbon to the medieval village and coastal towns. Marvel at the sheer coastal cliffs of Cabo do Roca. Explore the medieval town of Sintra and visit Cascais, a well-preserved fishing village dating back to the 12th-century to learn the history of this charming coastal town and admire Portugal’s stunning coasts and beautiful beaches, which line the shores from Estoril.

DAY 10 - LISBON → FATIMA → SALAMANCA (Breakfast, Dinner)
Embark on a stroll through Fátima to arrive in one of the most important Catholic shrines in the world, the Sanctuary of Fátima. Here, you will be greeted with the sight of the Berlin Wall at the entrance, followed by the Chapel of Apparitions at the very heart of the sanctuary where four million pilgrims converge yearly. Depart to Salamanca, Enjoy an idle walk through the university town for a close-up view of the splendid Baroque architecture in Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor, the Old and New Cathedral, the University of Salamanca and the House of Shells.

DAY 11 - SALAMANCA → SEGOVIA → MADRID (Breakfast, Lunch - Roast Suckling Pig, Dinner)
Head northwest to Segovia for an orientation tour of the historic city and visit the 2000- year-old Aqueduct of Segovia, one of the most significant and bestpreserved ancient Roman monuments on the Iberian Peninsula. Whip out your camera for the magnificent sights of the Segovia Cathedral and the Alcázar of Segovia, before settling down for a sumptuous meal of Segovia’s famous Roast Suckling Pig for lunch. Then, proceed to Madrid for a guided city tour which includes the Royal Palace and its lavish gold and scarlet throne room as well as the Cibeles Fountain which is one of Madrid’s most prominent symbols. Also, drive past Santiago Bernabéu Stadium – home to the Real Madrid football club, for a fleeting glimpse into the heart of Madrid culture. Continue to El Corte Ingles, the biggest department store group in Europe for your shopping fix.

DAY 12 - MADRID → HOME (Breakfast, Meals on Board)
Enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home. If time allow, you could also take a trip out to Toledo, also known as the city of three cultures – Arabic, Christian and Jewish – and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We hope you enjoyed your trip with EU Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.

Suggested Excursions:
  • Additional activities that complement your holidays will be at your own discretion and is entirely optional.
    • minimum group size may apply.
  • Sanctuary of Montserrat: €60
  • Gibraltar: €70
  • Cabo Da Roca + Cascais + Sintra: €59
  • Toledo: €50
Tipping Guideline: (based on 13D10N)
  • €91 per person
  • A minimum group size of 15 passengers is required for a confirmed departure.
  • The sequence of the itinerary, flight schedules and hotels are subject to change without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions.
  • During major events and festivals, accommodation may be re-located to outside of the city or in another city without prior notice.
  • Upgrades of hotels are subject to hotel room availability.
  • Wi-Fi on board service is currently available in Spain only. Service is strictly subject to availability by thecoach and service provider, it cannot be guaranteed.

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