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Barcelona - Lisbon Itinerary Until Dec 17 From Jan 18

Take an incredible ten days to experience the best travel highlights of Spain and Portugal: art, culture, food (hello tapas!), and nightlife. Leave the typical big tour bus behind and reach these unforgettable destinations by train. All aboard for some serious (and life-changing) city-hopping through Iberia.

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, Sightseeing, Walking Tour
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ESBM.A/201643
  • Starts: Barcelona, Spain
  • Finishes: Lisbon, Portugal
You will Visit
  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Granada
  • Seville
  • Lagos
  • Lisbon

Itinerary

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Day 1: Barcelona

Arrive at any time.
We highly recommend arriving a day early to experience all that this incredible city has to offer.

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Day 2: Barcelona/Madrid

Enjoy an orientation walk along Las Ramblas, including a stop at the famous Boqueria market. Take some time to visit the Gaudí buildings, or explore the Gothic Quarter before boarding an afternoon train to Madrid.

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Day 3: Madrid

Enjoy Spain's beautiful capital on an orientation walk. Free time to visit its many sites, from art museums to sprawling squares. Enjoy a night out with the group. Madrid's nightlife is world renowned!

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Day 4: Madrid/Granada

Full day of free time before an afternoon train to Granada.

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Day 5: Granada

Enjoy an orientation walk in Granada. Opt to visit the Alhambra or relax in one of the many hammam baths around town. Enjoy a tapas bar crawl with the group in the evening. First drink's on us.
A trip to Granada wouldn't be the same without a night on the town; the city is filled with trendy tapas bars and has a lively music scene.

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Day 6: Granada/Seville

Explore this thriving university town. Opt to visit the Real Alcázar, a Moorish palace, or take in an evening flamenco show.

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Day 7: Seville/Lagos

Cross into Portugal, and enjoy the Algarve Coast.

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Day 8: Lagos

Spend the day on the Algarve with free time for hiking, water activities, or chilling out oceanside.

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Day 9: Lagos/Lisbon

Take a train up the coast to Portugal's vibrant capital, and enjoy an orientation walk. Free time to visit Cristo Rei for sweeping views of the area, check out the monuments of the Belem neighbourhood, or relax in a café. Indulge in the town's great nightlife.

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Day 10: Lisbon

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Big Night Out: Lisbon
    • Tapas bar crawl (Granada)
    • Orientation walks in Barcelona, Granada, Lisbon, and Madrid
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (9 nts, multi-share)
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • Train, bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore Moorish palaces and great Iberian cities
  • Sample some of Europe's best cuisines
  • Chill out on the Algarve Coast
  • Indulge in tapas and wine.