Your exciting Iberian adventure introduces you to fascinating cities and cultural discoveries on your affordable tour of Spain and Portugal. You'll stay three nights in Madrid, two nights in both Seville and Lisbon, and one night in Coimbra. Enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide—an expert in the city’s history and sights—in Lisbon, Seville, and Madrid. The included city tour focuses on the must-see sights, including Seville's three UNESCO World Heritage sites within walking distance from each other, and Lisbon's Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built around 1514 to commemorate the expedition of Vasco de Gama and to defend the port of Lisbon. In Madrid, you will see the Puerta del Sol – the “gate of the sun” – and admire the impressive architecture of the wide alleys crossing the city center.
Other visits of this affordable Spain and Portugal tour include the Marian Sanctuary at Fátima, a famous pilgrimage site where the Virgin Mary appeared to three local children in 1917; Obidos, a fortified city still flanked by towers and bastions overlooking the countryside dotted with windmills: Moorish Cordoba, and Salamanca, where you can wander around Salamanca's Plaza Mayor, considered the most beautiful square in Spain. Return to Madrid with time to leisurely enjoy the city before embarking on your Monograms package vacation to Barcelona! Travel by high-speed train from Madrid to Barcelona to spend three nights in this vibrant Spanish city. Your Local Host will be available to assist you during your stay, with dining recommendations, sightseeing suggestions, and more. Enjoy a guided sightseeing with a visit to Gaudi’s Casa Batlló and the extraordinary Sagrada Familia Basilica. From the larger cities to the differing countryside and landscapes, this value-minded tour through Spain and Portugal is sure to delight.