Travel 2 Touring 18/19

EUR0PE

FRANCE

Barcelona

SPAIN

PORTUGAL

2

Salamanca

1

Madrid

2

Peniscola

Fatima

Valencia

LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

Lisbon

2

1

Seville

Granada

2

1

Guadix

1

Costa Del Sol

Gibralter

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

1

ESCORTED COACH TOUR

LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Marvel at Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, before taking a stroll down the world famous Las Ramblas, a melting pot of street performers, • Explore the Rock of Gibraltar on an optional excursion and see the famous Barbary apes • View Belém Tower and the Monument of the Discoveries in vibrant Lisbon • Visit the stunning Royal Palace in heart of the Spanish capital, Madrid 1 LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 cafes and local life, the true beating heart of Barcelona

PRICES FROM £1159pp

13 day Iberian Explorer Barcelona • Peñíscola • Valencia • Guadix • Granada • Costa del Sol • Gibraltar • Seville • Lisbon • Fátima • Salamanca • Madrid

Day 8: Seville – Lisbon Drive to the Portuguese border then continue past the cork trees of the Alentejo region. From here, travel to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, a great seafaring city situated near where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Tonight, consider a traditional Portuguese dinner with music. (B) Olaias Park (2 nights) Day 9: Lisbon See the Hieronymite Monastery and the medieval quarter of the city before taking in views of the Belém Tower on an included sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Then, time at leisure in Lisbon or maybe take an Optional Experience to discover Portugal’s Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estoril. (B) Day 10: Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d’Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view the Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour. Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe’s highest capital city. This afternoon your Local Specialist shows you all the main sights including the Royal Palace, the Puerta del Sol and the Cervantes Memorial in the Plaza de España. This evening why not visit one of Madrid’s many fine restaurants where you have the chance to try some of the local dishes? (B) NH Leganés (2 nights) Day 12: Madrid An entire day to explore the city. You might like to visit the Prado Museum, watch the street artists on Plaza Mayor or join an Optional Experience to the medieval city of Toledo, the ancient capital of Castile. Tonight dine with your companions as you celebrate a (B) Vincci Ciudad De Salamanca Day 11: Salamanca – Madrid Your journey continues through the Sierra de

Day 1: Arrive Barcelona Welcome to Barcelona. After meeting with your Travel Director, you might like to explore Spain’s most cosmopolitan city. Novotel Sant Joan Despí (2 nights) Day 2: Barcelona Your Local Specialist shows you the sights including views of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas, Plaza Catalunya and spectacular views of the city from Montjuïc. Enjoy free time to explore the city or join an Optional Experience to Montserrat. (B) Day 3: Barcelona – Peñíscola – Valencia Drive through orange groves to Peñíscola and see the ancient castle used in the film ‘El Cid’. Continue through the ‘huertas’ to sunny Valencia, the third- largest city in Spain, where your orientation includes the Town Hall, the Bull Ring, the Towers of Serrano and Quart, the cathedral and the modern ‘City of Arts and Science’ designed by renowned architect, Santiago Travel southwest across the ‘sierras’ to view the cave houses at Guadix. Take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings and then cross the jagged Mora Pass to Granada. (BD) Macia Condor Day 5: Granada – Costa del Sol This morning, there is time to explore the city or participate in an Optional Experience suggested by your Travel Director. Arrive later on the famous Costa del Sol for free time or consider an excursion to Mijas, one of the famous hilltop villages. (B) Tryp Guadalmar/Tryp Alameda Day 6: Costa del Sol – Gibraltar – Seville Enjoy a scenic coastal drive past Marbella to La Línea. Cross the border to the Rock of Gibraltar, where you have the chance to see the famous Barbary apes and possibly visit the cave of St. Michael. Then continue through spectacular Andalusian countryside to Seville. After dinner at your hotel tonight, you might like to experience a fiery flamenco show. (BD) MA Congress (2 nights) Day 7: Seville Enjoy a day of leisure to explore the city at your pace. Calatrava. (BD) SH Florazar/Mas Camarena Day 4: Valencia – Guadix – Granada

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

TOUR DETAILS

£1159 per person

PRICES FROM:

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 12 breakfasts, 4 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned vehicle • Services of an expert Travel Director and separate driver • Sightseeing as per itinerary (excluding ‘optional’ items) DEPARTURES Various departures throughout the year, please call for details

TOUR STYLE: Escorted Coach

GROUP SIZE: 48 max

memorable holiday. (BD) Day 13: Depart Madrid

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

Say ‘adiós’ to your companions after a wonderful holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (B)

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 3 stars

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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