Trip Overview

Best of Iberian Capitals

Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 60 Reviews
Small group tour to Spain, Portugal

Combine the sunniest destinations in Europe with the small group tour of Portugal and Spain. In 9 days, travel to Barcelona to enjoy Gaudi gems, Madrid's Prado Museum and Asturias district, and traverse the most iconic highlights of Lisbon, including Belem and Sintra. Stays at top city-center properties as well as private airport transfers are included.

Best of Iberian Capitals

9 days3 cities
SpainPortugal2 countries
Small group tour to Spain, Portugal
From
$2,998
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 60 Reviews

Combine the sunniest destinations in Europe with the small group tour of Portugal and Spain. In 9 days, travel to Barcelona to enjoy Gaudi gems, Madrid's Prado Museum and Asturias district, and traverse the most iconic highlights of Lisbon, including Belem and Sintra. Stays at top city-center properties as well as private airport transfers are included.

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Day-By-Day

Barcelona

first destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Barcelona
Transfer
Transfer
Today you arrive in the lively capital of Catalonia - Barcelona! Upon arrival, your driver meets you and takes you to your downtown hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.
Day 2
Tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
City tour
City tour

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.

Day 3
Gaudi Tour & Train to Madrid
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast you check out from the Barcelona hotel and meet your guide and driver and enjoy a fantastic sightseeing tour dedicated to the world-renowned architectural works of Antonio Gaudi.

Hotel Condes de Barcelona, Barcelona
4

The Hotel Condes de Barcelona boasts great service, wonderful amenities, fantastic views over breathtaking Barcelona, and a central location. It offers soundproof air-conditioned guestrooms with a TV, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea making facilities.

train
Barcelona
Madrid
3 hrs 10 min

All high-speed Spanish trains are modern, comfortable, and spacious. They always run on time and will take you from/to stations right in the city centers, where one of our trusted drivers will be waiting for you.

Madrid

second destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Madrid Old Town Tour
City tour
City 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.

Day 5
Madrid of the Bourbons & Prado Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

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

Day 6
Exploring Treasures of Toledo & Flight to Lisbon
Day tour
Day tour
Transfer
Transfer

After breakfast, you check out from your Madrid hotel and walk to the station to set off on a beautiful train ride towards the UNESCO World Heritage Site city of Toledo.

Eurostars Casa de la Lirica, Madrid
4

The hotel Eurostars Casa de la Lirica boasts a central location near the main Madrid attractions like Puerta del Sol and Paseo del Prado. Guests stay at elegant rooms, featuring air-conditioning, TV and private bathrooms.

plane
Madrid
Lisbon
1 hr 20 min

The most time-saving way to travel between the capitals of Spain and Portugal is taking a plane. One of our experienced drivers will take you to the airport and meet you upon arrival.

Lisbon

third destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Enjoying the Highlights of Lisbon & Fado Show
City tour
City tour
Show
Show

After breakfast you meet your guide and enjoy a panoramic walking sightseeing tour of Lisbon. During the tour you see the most famous attractions. In the evening, you're invited to a Fado performance.

Day 8
Trip to Sintra & Visit to the Belem Quarter
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast you meet your driver-guide and start your journey on an exciting day-trip to one of Portugal's most beautiful destinations - Sintra.

Day 9
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

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!

Turim Terreiro do Paco Hotel, Lisbon
4

Located right on the banks of the River Tagus, the Turim Terreiro do Paco Hotel offers cozy guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a great stay, and offers excellent service. It boasts an indoor gourmet restaurant and a nice bar with a great selection of cocktails.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at exceptional centrally located hotels in Barcelona, Madrid and Lisbon;
  • Delicious buffet breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Small group touring: up to 14 travelers (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 Barcelona - Madrid;
  • Economy flight tickets Madrid - Lisbon;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Barcelona Cathedral, Royal Palace, Prado Museum, Cathedral of Toledo and Synagogue, Pena Palace;
  • Funicular ride in Lisbon;
  • Fado show with dinner in Lisbon;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Intimate group size of up to only 14 travelers;
  • Professional local guides;
  • High-speed train transportation between cities;
  • Private arrival and departure transfers;
  • Relaxed pace with at least a 2-nights stay in each city with sufficient time to immerse yourself in the local culture;
  • A comprehensive tour of Gaudi masterpieces in Barcelona;
  • Spanish pace of life that you get to feel whilst discovering the iconic Puerta del Sol square in Madrid, greatly admired by locals;
  • A taste of the unique sensitivity of the Romantic Architecture blending Gothic, Egyptian, Moorish and Renaissance elements in Sintra;
  • Fado show with dinner in Lisbon.

What To Know

  • Credit cards are not accepted at many places, so make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand
  • Be prepared for currency conversion fees when paying with a card issued in USD
  • Tips to guides, drivers and restaurant staff in Europe are accepted but are fully at your discretion
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