• 13 Days Spain And Portugal - Treasures Of The Iberian Peninsula

    The Iberian Peninsula witnessed different waves of conquests creating an interesting region of cross-cultural exchange. The legacy of Portugal can be seen in its historic cities. Immerse in Spain’s distinctive culture, scenery, artistic and architectural treasures.
  • 13 Days Spain And Portugal - Treasures Of The Iberian Peninsula

    The Iberian Peninsula witnessed different waves of conquests creating an interesting region of cross-cultural exchange. The legacy of Portugal can be seen in its historic cities. Immerse in Spain’s distinctive culture, scenery, artistic and architectural treasures.
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13 days
From S$ 9,290/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Singapore/Lisbon
    Fly Singapore/Dubai EK 405 0140/0450 – Daily
      Dubai/Lisbon EK 191 0715/1245 – Daily (18h 5m)

    Upon arrival, check into your hotel.

    During the 4-hour Walking Tour of Lisbon Historical Centre, walk through the historical area of the Castle of São Jorge, and the old neighbourhood of Alfama. Discover the Baixa and Chiado districts.

    Late afternoon, have a panoramic view of the city from the 7 Hills.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 02 - Lisbon

    Start the 8-hour Tour of Belém, Cascais and Sintra with a visit to the Monastery of Saint Jerome, passing by the Belém Tower and the Monument of Discoveries. Drive along Estoril Coast to Cascais, a former fishing village, and lunch here.

    Sintra, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for the great beauty of its nature and architecture. Visit the beautiful 19th Century Pena Palace.

    Optional

    Fado Night at Casa de Linhares, Alfama

    Fado, the soundtrack of Lisbon characterised by mournful lyrics and tunes. Enjoy this UNESCO inscribed musical style at Casa de los Condes de Linhares, with some of the best female singers. 

    (Includes Set Dinner, Fado Show Tickets and Driver – 4 hours Service, show starts at 9pm)

    3-Hour Gukbekian Museum Visit, Lisbon

    Gukbekian Museum features an outstanding collection of art from 2000BC to the 20th century, showcased in chronological and geographical order.

    (An additional night’s stay in Lisbon is required)


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Lisbon/Evora

    Start the day at the National Park area, then head on to Quinta da Bacalhoa, a private wine estatein Arrabida Peninsula, for wine-tasting or light bites as you immerse in the historical charm of the area.

    Continue on a 4-hour Walking Tour of Evora, a beautiful small town in Alentejo and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Cathedral of Evora, Bones Chapel and the Roman Temple, from the 1st century. (8-hour Guide Service in total)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Evora/Monsaraz And Vila Vicosa/Evora

    Monsaraz, a tiny fairytale walled village with a delightful medieval atmosphere, was originally fortified by the Knights Templar. Continue to Vila Viçosa, best known for the majestic Ducal Palace of the House of Bragança. (8-hour Guide Service in total)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 05 - Evora/Cordoba/Seville

    Embark on a 2-hour Cordoba city tour. Visit the Great Mosque, once a crowning jewel of Cordoba, although part of it is destroyed to make way for a cathedral.

    Transfer to Seville in the late afternoon (approx. 1h 30m).

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 06 - Seville

    On the 3-hour walking tour of Seville, visit Giralda for a magnificent view of the city. Visit the Alcazar of Seville, the Royal Palace of the city originally a Moorish Fort.

    Have a leisure afternoon followed by an insider’s perspective on the 3-hour Tapas Walk by Night. Discover the maze of Seville’s narrow alleys and patios, visiting some of the local favourite tapas bars.

    Optional

    Evening Flamenco Dance Show

    Seville – birthplace of Flamenco – is a UNESCO listed Intangible Cultural Heritage. Watch a rousing performance of Flamenco at the more authentic and intimate Casa de la Memoria de Al-Andalus (2100hrs) or Museuo del Baile Flamenco, which comes with an interactive museum (1900hrs).


    Meals included: Breakfast and 4 tapas and drinks per person included

  • Day 07 - Seville/Jerez De La Frontera/Ronda

    At Jerez de la Fontera, we visit the Royal School of Equestrian Art for a rousing performance by the famous Dancing Stallions (every Tue and Thu, and additionally shows on Fri in Aug/Sep). Tour Lustau Winery (open Mon to Fri only) and taste the world renowned fortified wine – Sherry. 

    Transfer (approx. 2 hours) to Ronda, into a stunning Parador by a gorge.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 08 - Ronda/Setenil De Las Bodegas/Granada

    Optional

    4 Hours Ronda Walking Tour  

    One the oldest and most aristocratic places in Spain. Take in the view from El Tajo Gorge, visit Puente Nuevo over the Guadelevin River, the Real Maestranza bullring and the 14th century Banos Arabes Roman baths.

    Note:  During bullfighting season, you may also catch a show to witness this national sport dating to the pre-historic times. (Show schedules are irregular and ticket prices vary).


    Sentenil de las Bodegas
    is the oldest and one of the more interesting White Villages, characterised by their whitewashed walls with houses built into cliff walls and hidden in a narrow river valley.

    Proceed on to Granada (approx. 2 hours) set at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 09 - Granada

    During the 4-hour tour of Granada, visit Alhambra, a must-see series of palaces and gardens built under the Nazari Dynasty. We then visit Generalife, the wonderful pleasure gardens of the sultans.

    Optional

    2.5 Hours Granada Old City Walk   

    Visit the old city of Granada, Albayzin. Wander the narrow winding streets to delve into the city’s medieval Moorish past. The visit includes Royal Chapel and the Granada Cathedral.


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 10 - Granada/Madrid
    Fly Granada/Madrid  IB 8641  1010/1115 – Except Sun, seasonal (1h 5m)


    Start the 4-hour city walk at Cibeles Square. Visit Puerta del Sol, site of uprising against the French, and Plaza Mayor,a living art gallery. Wander through medieval streets and visit the impressive Royal Palace.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 11 - Madrid

    Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour at Prado Museum and marvel at the finest art collections.

    Optional

    Half Day El Escorial (5 Hours)

    50km northwest of Madrid sits the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. It is a World Heritage Site, political centre of the empire of King Philip II, and one of the most impressive complexes in Spain.


    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 12 - Madrid/Toledo/Madrid

    Spend the day at Toledo, the medieval capital of Spain, UNESCO Heritage Site and place of coexistence of Christian, Jewish and Arab cultures.

    Visit the church of Santo Tomé, which houses El Greco's famous picture – The Burial of Count Orga –, Synagogue of El Tránsito built in 1357 and one of the most outstanding buildings in Toledo – the Cathedral.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 13 - Madrid/Singapore

    Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

    Fly Madrid/Dubai  EK 142  1525/0040+1 – Daily 
      Dubai/Singapore  EK 432  0235+1/1345+1 – Daily (16h 40m) 


    Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

 

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