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Take advantage of our small group tour to top sights in Portugal and Spain! See the best of Lisbon, Sintra, Madrid and Barcelona. Moreover, enjoy included free flights from major hub airports!

City:
Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona
Duration:
9 days
Type:
Small group tour
From:
$3,181
Next date:
Mar 22, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018 View all dates

Overview

Day 1
Arrival to Lisbon

Today you arrive in the glorious capital of Portugal - Lisbon! Upon arrival your driver meets you and takes you to your downtown hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

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Day 2
Exploring the Highlights of Lisbon

After breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a panoramic walking sightseeing tour of Lisbon. You see the most famous attractions, including Rossio Square and the Lisbon’s Sé Cathedral and take a funicular up to the Bairro Alto.

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Day 3
Visit to the Belem Quarter, Trip to Sintra & Quinta da Regaleira

Following breakfast you meet your guide and proceed to the Belem Quarter. Then you go on an exciting day-trip to one of Portugal's most beautiful destinations - Sintra and Quinta da Regaleira.

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Day 4
Flight to Madrid

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight to the capital of Spain - Madrid. Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel.

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Day 5
Madrid Old Town Tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a fascinating walking sightseeing tour around the most brilliant attractions of Madrid de los Austrias - the amazing old town of the Spanish capital.

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Day 6
FIREBIRD SPECIAL: Visit to Prado Museum & Train to Barcelona

In the morning after breakfast you check out from the hotel. Together with your guide you go on a walking tour to discover Madrid of the Bourbons. After visiting the Prado Museum you board your train to Barcelona.

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Day 7
Tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter

After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a wonderful half-day walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Barcelona. During the city tour you get to see Barcelona's Old Town and its medieval landmarks.

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Day 8
FIREBIRD SPECIAL: Gaudi Tour

After breakfast you meet your private guide and private driver and enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi, including Park Guell and the Sagrada Familia Basilica.

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Day 9
Departure

This is the final day of your amazing Iberian journey! After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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Price

$3,181
Deposit $637
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,381
Deposit $677
Regular package
$4,481
Deposit $897
Single traveler

What's included

  • International flights from the following hub airports*: New York (JFK), Newark, Boston, Miami;
  • Accommodation at exceptional centrally located hotels in Lisbon, Madrid and Barcelona; 
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Small group touring: up to 14 travellers (group size may vary in different cities);
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Madrid - Barcelona; 
  • Economy flight tickets Lisbon - Madrid; 
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

*NOTE: In case you prefer not to include flights to your package, we will exclude airfares from the final price of your tour

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Lisbon

Today you arrive in the glorious capital of Portugal - Lisbon! Upon arrival your driver meets you and takes you to your downtown hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free for you relax or start exploring the abundant heritage left here almost intact from one of the world's greatest empires in history!

No meals included.

Day 2: Exploring the Highlights of Lisbon

After breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a panoramic walking sightseeing tour of Lisbon.

During the tour you see the most famous attractions, including Rossio Square, Restauradores Square with the Obelisk commemorating the Restoration of Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640, the charming neighborhood of Chiado abundant in old cafés, shops and theaters, and the Lisbon’s Sé Cathedral - the city’s oldest church.

You take a funicular up to the Bairro Alto and admire the view of the Mouraria district and the Sao Jorge Castle.

Then you proceed to Baixa and its Commerce Square where you learn how the city was destroyed in 1755 by a massive earthquake, and then totally rebuilt to become the city of today.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Visit to the Belem Quarter, Trip to Sintra & Quinta da Regaleira

Following breakfast you meet your guide and proceed to the Belem Quarter, where you see the Monument to the Discoveries and the ancient Belem Tower.

Then you continue your journey on an exciting day-trip to one of Portugal's most beautiful destinations - Sintra, that is famous for its fairy-tale castles and beautiful scenery.

Upon arrival you enjoy a guided walking tour of the historical center of Sintra and have some free time to buy some traditional souvenirs or visit the National Palace of Sintra on your own (no tickets included).

Then you proceed to the Moorish Castle - the historical 9th-century fortress built by Moors, where you spend some time walking to the castle walls to be awarded with breathtaking views of Sintra. After that you visit the fairytale National Palace of Pena to see its most interesting halls and rooms, including the Arab Room and the Queen’s Throne room.

Another highlight of the tour is a visit to Quinta da Regaleira considered one of the top attractions in the whole Lisbon District and Central Portugal. You get to see the hidden gem under Sintra Unesco World Heritage Landscape with masonic symbols, lakes, tunnels and beautiful palace.

After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel in Lisbon. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Flight to Madrid

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight to the capital of Spain - Madrid.

Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 5: Madrid Old Town Tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a fascinating walking sightseeing tour around the most brilliant attractions of Madrid de los Austrias - the amazing old town of the Spanish capital that treasures historical monuments dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries when Spain was ruled by the House of the Hapsburgh.

During the tour you take a walk around Plaza de Oriente, enter the gorgeous Royal Palace called Palacio Real, see the beautiful exteriors of the Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Almudena and stroll through Major Street.

Next you proceed to Plaza de la Villa, stop by St. Michel's Market and walk down the picturesque Cava de San Miguel. Your tour finishes at iconic Plaza Mayor and breathtaking Puerta del Sol.

After the touring is over you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6: FIREBIRD SPECIAL: Visit to Prado Museum & Train to Barcelona

In the morning after breakfast you check out from the hotel. Together with your guide you go on a walking tour to discover Madrid of the Bourbons - the historical area around the Prado Museum.

During the tour you pass the Parque del Retiro, Puerta de Alcala, Plaza Cibeles, and three monumental fountains: Cibeles, Apolo and Neptuno. Next you proceed to the Spanish Parliament building, see the Atocha train station and explore the area of the Golden Triangle of Art made up of three most important art museums of Madrid - the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemitza and the Reina Sofia.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to one of the world's greatest art galleries and Madrid's top cultural sight - the Prado Museum. This venue houses a unique collection of Spanish fine art displayed in the halls and rooms of this 18th-century Neo-Classical building. You see the most significant gems of the museum's collection, including the famous masterpieces of El Greco, Velazquez, Goya, Raphael and Rubens.

After the tour you are transferred to the railway station to board your train to Barcelona. Upon arrival you are taken to your centrally-located hotel and have free evening in the capital of Catalonia.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7: Tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter

After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you on a wonderful half-day walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Barcelona.

Barcelona obtains one of the biggest and architecturally diverse Medieval districts in Europe. During the city tour you get to see Barcelona's Old Town called "Casc Antic" and its medieval landmarks.

You walk through the maze of old narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter that was formed around the Roman forum. Then you see the Barcelona Cathedral both from the outside and the inside, pass the former Jewish District "Call", the Sant Jaume Square, see the Generalitat Palace and City Hall from the outside, pass the Square of the King and the former Royal Palace.

You then proceed to the Ribera shore district where you see the Santa Maria del Mar church - the former residence of sailors, traders and craftsmen who lived and worked there in the Middle Ages. The tour finishes on the most vivid street in Barcelona La Rambla, where you can take a rest at one of the open air terraces.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8: FIREBIRD SPECIAL: Gaudi Tour

After breakfast you meet your private guide and private driver and enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi.

You start with a visit to the colorful Park Guell, where you spend some time strolling through its mosaic paths and enjoying the great city views.

The day is crowned with a visit to the astonishing Sagrada Familia Basilica - the most brilliant masterpiece of Gaudi that is rightfully considered the most recognizable symbol of Barcelona.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 9: Departure

This is the final day of your amazing Iberian journey! After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

  • International flights from the following hub airports*: New York (JFK), Newark, Boston, Miami;
  • Accommodation at exceptional centrally located hotels in Lisbon, Madrid and Barcelona; 
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Small group touring: up to 14 travellers (group size may vary in different cities);
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Madrid - Barcelona; 
  • Economy flight tickets Lisbon - Madrid; 
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

*NOTE: In case you prefer not to include flights to your package, we will exclude airfares from the final price of your tour

Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

The westernmost capital of Europe on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon is home to the world's greatest explorers.

Pena National Palace, Sintra, Portugal

Sintra, Portugal

Visit Sintra - a picturesque Portuguese town spangled with castles, royal estates and gorgeous parks.

Cibeles Palace and Fountain, Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain

Capital and largest municipality of Spain located on the Manzanares River in the heart of the country, Madrid is the outstanding political, economic and cultural center of Spain.

El Oso y El Madroño, Puerta del Sol, Madrid

Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain

Puerta del Sol is a bustling square located in the very heart of the capital of Spain. Many historic sights and popular landmarks on the renowned square have made it to our days and are major Madrid tourist attractions.

Retiro Park, Madrid, Spain

Retiro Park, Madrid, Spain

The Buen Retiro Park meaning the "Park of the Pleasant Retreat" is one of the biggest parks in Madrid and is among its main attractions

Prado Museum, Madrid, Spain

Prado Museum, Madrid, Spain

The Prado Museum, considered one the greatest museums of art on the globe, is Spain's main national art museum and the proud owner of the best single collection of Spanish art on the planet. 

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain

Pablo Picasso and Gaudi, a mixture of what is Spanish and Catalan, of modernity and history: all harmonize and describe Barcelona, the city that has always strived to be modern.

Park Guell, Barcelona, Spain

Park Guell, Barcelona, Spain

Park Güell is an ensemble of outstanding stone structures, remarkable mosaic tiling and beautiful buildings that is one of the most visited places in Barcelona.

Sagrada Familia inside , Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain

The Sagrada Familia is one of Gaudí's most famous works in Barcelona and is an absolute must-see. The building is a giant Basilica that has been under construction since 1882.

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Our trip to Spain was everything we have been dreaming of and more!

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Dates Friends trip: 4+ travelers Regular package Single traveler
Mar 22, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018
$3,181
$3,381
$4,481
Apr 11, 2018 - Apr 19, 2018
$3,181
$3,381
$4,481
May 03, 2018 - May 11, 2018
$3,181
$3,381
$4,481
May 31, 2018 - Jun 08, 2018
$3,181
$3,381
$4,481
Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018
$3,181
$3,381
$4,481
Oct 11, 2018 - Oct 19, 2018
$3,181
$3,381
$4,481
Nov 01, 2018 - Nov 09, 2018
$3,181
$3,381
$4,481