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8 Night Portugal & Spain Holiday


From $977

Description

9 Days/ 8 Nights. A magnificent excursion through some of the best towns Spain and Portugal have to offer. Start in Madrid and make your way north through the Spanish countryside stopping in Santiago de Compostela then head south stopping in Porto and ultimately ending your journey in Lisbon.

Please note

This is a bi-lingual tour operated by a local Spanish company and therefore has a larger contingent of Spanish speaking passengers.  Since it caters to the Hispanic visitor it has a propensity to have groups from Hispanic countries. The tour is narrated in both Spanish and English therefore making it suitable to English speaking visitors. If you mind having to listen to the tour in both Spanish and English this tour may not suite your needs. This tour also leans towards a religious theme due to the visits to Santiago  de Compostela and Fatima.

For English language only please check the following tours:

Itinerary

Day 1, Monday: Madrid

Arrival at Madrid airport. After clearing simple immigration and customs formalities, you will be transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day is free. We suggest you take advantage of the free time to get to know one of Europe's most dynamic capital cities. In the early evening, enjoy an “Illuminated Madrid” drive through the bustling streets of the old city, ending at the historical and impressive Plaza Mayor. This area is home to some of the most typical restaurants and taverns, which serve the delicious "tapas". Premium Package includes a Tapas Dinner tonight. Return to your hotel at your own convenience. Accommodations.

Day 2, Tuesday: Madrid

Buffet breakfast. This morning's escorted sightseeing tour will allow you to get a glimpse of some of Madrid's most outstanding attractions, like the Puerta del Sol, the magnificent fountains of Neptune and Cibeles, the stately Alcala Gate, the busy Gran Via, the Plaza de España and the Plaza de Oriente. Time for lunch on your own. Highly recommended this afternoon, is an optional tour to the Imperial former capital city of Toledo, where you will be escorted through its narrow cobblestone streets, soaking up the medieval atmosphere. Touring will include the interior of the magnificent Gothic cathedral and a visit to St. Tome Church, where El Greco's masterpiece painting is displayed. There will also be some time for shopping for the unique typical local artisanry. Return to Madrid for accommodations.

Day 3, Wednesday: Madrid - Segovia - Avila - Salamanca

Buffet breakfast. Departure into old Castile and the magnificent medieval city of Segovia, with its 2000 year old Roman aqueduct and impressive Alcazar Castle. Pause in Avila to admire the perfectly preserved 11th century city walls before continuing to the charming old university city of Salamanca. Afternoon city tour. Premium Package includes a typical dinner. Tonight a walk through the beautiful main plaza, always lively with activity, is recommended. Accommodations

Day 4, Thursday: Salamanca - Santiago de Compostela

Buffet Breakfast and departure to the mystical pilgrimage city of Santiago de Compostela. Check into your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a guided tour of the old city of Santiago and its beautiful Cathedral on Obradoiro square. Tonight there is an optional dinner at your hotel. Premium Package includes dinner. Accommodations. (Accommodations the nights of May 04 and June 06 will be in Vigo and not in Santiago de Compostela).

Day 5, Friday: Santiago de Compostela - Viana do Castelo - Porto

Buffet breakfast. Depart south along the coastal "Rias Baixas" and continue into northern Portugal. We will visit the town of Viana do Castelo, at the mouth of the Rio Limia with its historic old town and castle. We finalize our journey in the charming city of Porto, famous for its namesake Port wines. Accommodations.

Day 6, Saturday: Porto

Buffet breakfast. This morning enjoy a guided tour of this city on the banks of the Douro river including a visit to a local Port winery. Premium Package includes lunch. Afternoon free. Accommodations.

Day 7, Sunday: Porto – Aveiro - Fatima – Lisbon

Buffet breakfast and departure to Aveiro "city of canals", the Venice of Portugal. Continue to Fatima, one of the pilgrimage centers of Christianity. Free time to visit the basilica and enjoy lunchbefore continuing to Lisbon. Premium Package includes lunch Tonight enjoy an optional opportunity to listen to the hauntingly beautiful Fado music while enjoying a delicious dinner. Premium Package includes Fado show and dinner. Accommodations.

Day 8, Monday: Lisbon

Buffet breakfast. Morning tour of this ancient and lovely city overlooking the Tagus River. Admire its splendid avenues and monuments like the Tower of Belem and the Jeronimos Monastery. Afternoon free, with a strong recommendation to visit the graceful hilltop village of Sintra and the vibrant seaside resort town of Cascais this tour included in the Premium Package. Accommodations.

Day 9, Tuesday: Lisbon

Buffet breakfast and transfer at the appropriate time to Lisbon airport.

  • Rates shown are per person in US dollars
  • Dates shown are for tour land departure. If you are taking an overnight flight to reach the tour city of origin plan to leave one day earlier than date shown in table
  • Rates do not include cost of flight.This vacation does not have an air option. We can however hold your land reservation while you book air. Once you confirm your air itinerary we can then proceed with booking your land portion
  • Comfort class Hotels = 4 Star; may include 3 Star | Superior class Hotels = 4 Star; may include 5 Star
  • Single = 1 person per room | Double = 2 persons per room | Triple = 3 persons per room
  • Child rate applies only when sharing a room with two adults. Child age up to 12 years old

Departure DateSingle ComfortSingle SuperiorDouble ComfortDouble SuperiorTriple ComfortTriple SuperiorChild ComfortChild SuperiorPremium
5/28/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
6/4/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
6/11/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
6/18/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
6/25/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
7/2/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
7/9/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
7/16/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
7/23/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
7/30/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
8/6/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
8/13/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
8/20/2018$1655$1865$1140$1240$1102$1199$1045$1137$250
8/27/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
9/3/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
9/10/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
9/17/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
9/24/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
10/1/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
10/8/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
10/15/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
10/22/2018$1670$1875$1155$1250$1117$1209$1059$1146$250
10/29/2018$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
11/12/2018$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
11/26/2018$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
12/10/2018$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
12/17/2018$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
12/24/2018$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
1/7/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
1/21/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
2/4/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
2/18/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
2/25/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
3/4/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
3/11/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
3/18/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
3/25/2019$1580$1790$1065$1165$1030$1127$977$1068$250
4/1/2019$1795$2000$1280$1375$1238$1330$1174$1261$250
4/8/2019$1795$2000$1280$1375$1238$1330$1174$1261$250

Your Tour Includes:

  • Transfers airport-hotel-airport
  • Accommodations in your choice of hotels
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Deluxe air-conditioned coach transportation
  • Professional multilingual tour escort throughout
  • Escorted sightseeing tours with multilingual guide in Madrid, Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela, Oporto, and Lisbon
  • Evening Illuminations tour of Madrid
  • Protection and assistance insurance while on tour
  • Travel bag

Optional Premium Package:

  • “Tapas” dinner in Madrid
  • Dinner in Salamanca
  • Dinner in Santiago
  • Lunch in Porto
  • Lunch in Fatima
  • Dinner in Lisbon
  • Fado show in Lisbon
  • Tour of Sintra and Cascais
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Madrid Grand Via - Spain and Portugal tours | Portugal.com
Las Ventas Bullring (Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas)
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Portugal River Old Town, Porto
afternoon view - Porto - Portugal
Streets of Lisboa
Torre dos Clerigos - Lisbon - Portugal
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 .

Comfort Hotels

Madrid - Agumar

Conveniently located across from central Madrid's Atocha Station, Hotel Agumar is under a 10-minute walk from the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia Museums. It has simple, air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

A breakfast buffet is served in the Piano Room at Agumar, including fresh fruit and hot dishes. Las Arenas restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine and light meals are available at the cafeteria throughout the day.

The rooms feature a marble bathroom equipped with a bathrobe and hairdryer. They also have a safe and a selection of pillows.

Atocha Train Station is 320 yards away, with a high-speed AVE service and services to Barajas Airport. Madrid’s beautiful Retiro Park is also close to the Agumar Hotel.

Lisbon - Double Tree by Hilton Lisbon Fontana Park

The Double Tree Lisbon by Hilton - Fontana Park is located in the heart of Lisbon, a 5-minute walk from Saldanha Metro, the stylish design Double Tree by Hilton Lisbon Fontana Park includes an interior garden with a waterfall, and a choice of 2 restaurants.

The rooms of the DoubleTree by Hilton Lisbon Fontana Park feature a contemporary design in white, black and gray color schemes. They all include a plasma TV with on-demand movies system, air conditioning and a minibar. Every room has a private bathroom with both a bathtub and a shower.

The Saldanha Mar Restaurant features Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine, and the Bonsai Restaurant prepares contemporary Japanese dishes. Relax afterwards with a cocktail in the tranquil garden.

DoubleTree by Hilton Lisbon Fontana Park is less than a 10-minute walk from both Marques de Pombal and the Bairro Alto. Lisbon International Airport is only 3.5 miles away.

Arroios is a great choice for travelers interested in monuments, architecture and museums.

Salamanca - Gran Hotel Corona Sol

Free Wi-Fi and flat-screen cable TV are included in each spacious room at this modern hotel. Situated next to Santissima Trinidad Hospital, it is a 10-minute walk from Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor Square.

The bright, air-conditioned rooms at Gran Hotel Corona Sol have simple, elegant décor and include heating and a safe. Toiletries and a hairdryer can be found in the private bathroom.

You can find a variety of restaurants and typical tapas bars in the surrounding streets.

Gran Sol Corona is situated within a 5-minute walk of Salamanca’s main shopping district. Salamanca University is 700 meters away, while the lively bars of Van Dyck Street are 900 meters away.

Porto - HF Ipanema Porto

HF Ipanema Porto offers modern rooms with LCD TV and 24-hour, secure parking. Specially furnished family rooms are also provided. Boavista Roundabout is 1700 ft away.

With free Wi-Fi, all rooms have been refurbished and include air conditioning, double-glazed windows, a minibar, and a fully contained bathroom. Room service is also available.

There is an on-site business center. Guests can use the laundry facilities, babysitting services, request for car rentals, tour and excursion arrangements. In room massages are also available.

Guests can enjoy a variety of drinks at the bar.

The Ipanema Porto is ideally surrounded by Porto’s commercial district, restaurants, and bars. Casa da Musica subway is nearby.

Massarelos is a great choice for travelers interested in gourmet food, history and shopping.  

Santiago de Compostela - Tryp Santiago

The Tryp Santiago hotel is surrounded by Paxonal Park and 1.5 km from Santiago de Compostela's old town, Tryp Santiago offers free WiFi throughout. The spacious rooms with modern decor include a flat-screen TV.

Tryp Santiago includes an a la carte restaurant and the cafeteria-bar offers tapas dishes and drinks, including wines and cocktails.

A large shopping center is situated close to the Tryp Santiago hotel. The hotel has free private parking on site and easy access to the AP9 motorway. The Santiago railway station is just about one kilometer away.

Lavacolla Airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car.

Superior Hotels

Madrid - Catalonia Goya

Catalonia Goya is in a 19th-century building, next to Velazquez Metro Station, in Madrid’s exclusive shopping district. It offers free Wi-Fi, and is a 5 minute walk from Retiro Park.

The soundproof rooms have air conditioning and feature hardwood floors and elegant dark furniture. All rooms feature double-glazed Climalit windows. Each has flat-screen satellite TV, and there is a minibar and safe. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer.

The Catalonia Goya restaurant offers a range of international cuisine, and room service from SushiClub is available. There is also a cafe-bar, which is open until 11:30 pm.

There is a 24-hour front desk, and you can rent a car from the tour desk. An airport shuttle service is available for an additional charge, and public parking can be found near the hotel, for an extra fee. The hotel also has a private loading bay.

Porto - Crowne Plaza Porto Hotel

Located in the Avenida da Boavista, in the heart of the city’s business and cultural district, the modern Crowne Plaza Porto exudes pure luxury and comfort. This 5-star hotel is half a mile from Casa da Musica.

Only a few miles from Porto’s beautiful beaches, Crowne Plaza Porto (formerly Tiara Park Atlantic Porto) is the perfect choice. Enjoy magnificent views from the comfort of your spacious room or venture out into the city. All public and privates spaces are elegantly furnished, radiating a warm and cozy atmosphere.

The helpful front desk staff is at your service 24 hours a day and will do its best to ensure you have a relaxing and memorable stay. Sample delicious local specialties at the restaurant or take a walk on the hotel grounds. For business travelers looking to combine work with leisure, on-site meeting facilities are available.

Crowne Plaza Porto is less than half a mile from the Botanic Gardens of Porto and just over 1 mile from the lush Serralves Gardens and Museum. The Bessa Football Stadium is just 270 yards away.

Salamanca - Gran Hotel Corona Sol

Free Wi-Fi and flat-screen cable TV are included in each spacious room at this modern hotel. Situated next to Santissima Trinidad Hospital, it is a 10-minute walk from Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor Square.

The bright, air-conditioned rooms at Gran Hotel Corona Sol have simple, elegant décor and include heating and a safe. Toiletries and a hairdryer can be found in the private bathroom.

You can find a variety of restaurants and typical tapas bars in the surrounding streets.

Gran Sol Corona is situated within a 5-minute walk of Salamanca’s main shopping district. Salamanca University is 700 meters away, while the lively bars of Van Dyck Street are 900 meters away.

Lisbon - Lisbon Marriott Hotel

lisbon marriott hotel front

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center on site, the 4-star Lisbon Marriott Hotel features elegant accommodations with city views. It is a 10-minute drive from Lisbon International Airport. Each air-conditioned room includes a flat-screen cable TV, a desk, and floor-to-ceiling windows. They all have a balcony and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can relax on a poolside lounge chair and enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar. The Lisbon Marriott Hotel features a state-of-the-art fitness center and a lush garden. A large, well-equipped meeting space is also provided. The Marriott Lisbon’s restaurant overlooks the palm garden and serves Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine as well as a selection of local wines.

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Santiago de Compostela - NH Collection Santiago de Compostela

This design hotel is in a quiet area, a 13-minute walk from Obradoiro Square and the Cathedral. It offers free WiFi, an indoor swimming pool, and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool.

The NH Collection Santiago de Compostela is set surrounded by the Obradoiro Parks. The university campus and Auditorio de Galicia are both minutes away.

The hotel has a heated pool, a sauna and Turkish bath. There is also a fitness center and a massage service.

All rooms at the NH Collection Santiago have a canopy bed, soundproofing and city views. The modern design includes a 46-inch flat-screen TV, tea and coffee facilities, and attractive wood furniture.

The hotel's healthy Antiox buffet breakfast features antioxidant dishes. The restaurant serves creative Galician food, and there is a choice between a daily menu or à la carte dining. A cafe-bar is also available.

Booking your land only vacation

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  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $300 per room per vacation is required to reserve space for you.
  • Final payment is due 45 days before departure.

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  • This vacation does not have an airfare option. We can however hold your land reservation while you book air. Once you confirm your air itinerary we can then proceed with booking your land portion.

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Hotel Package Categories

Note: Hotels shown are for reference only. Operator reserves the right to change hotels based on availability, group size or other factors. Alternate hotels will be of same or better quality of service for respective hotel package category.
  • Comfort package: includes 4 star 1st class hotels
  • Superior package: includes 4 star superior hotels; may include 5 star hotels

Cancellation Policy

  • Deposit is non-refundable
  • Cancellation 45 - 31 days prior to departure: 30% of total price
  • Cancellation 31 to 7 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
  • Less than 6 days, "no shows" and unused services - No refund
  • If Portugal.com/Portugal Online cancels a tour for any reason full refund will be issued

Booking Changes

  • A fee of $35 per person, per transaction, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. 

Travel Insurance

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