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13D12N The Best of Spain & Portugal (6820)

13D12N The Best of Spain & Portugal (6820)

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From: $2258 From: €2150 From: £1846 From: RM9818 From: CAD2926 From: SGD3132 From: AUD3260 From: HKD17790
Madrid
Cosmos
Adventure is knocking. Turn "never thought I would" into "glad I did" with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. We know why you travel. We know that another day in an amazing destination means more than a fancy chocolate on a pillow! Cosmos travel experts still insist that you enjoy comfortable, clean and attractive hotels; a professional Tour Director; guided sightseeing of must-see sights; and seamless transportation that makes getting there half the fun!
Cities to Visit: Madrid – Granada – Cordoba – Seville – Lisbon – Porto – Salamanca
Language: English

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~ HSBC cardholder member discount: Save up to 10%



Travel Period: from Now till October 24, 2023
Tour Highlight
~Toledo, Spain
~ Alhambra Complex, Granada
~ Seville, Spain
~ Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal
~ Porto, Portugal
~ Ávila, Spain
What To Expect
Spain and Portugal—two countries with rich histories and distinct cultures. Your affordable tour of Spain and Portugal reveals the fascinating highlights. In Spain, you’ll overnight in Madrid, Granada, Cordoba, Seville, and Salamanca. In Portugal, you’ll stay in Lisbon and Porto. Tour highlights include a guided visit to Toledo, a treasure chest of art and historical architecture. In this old walled town on a hill, you’ll visit the 12th-century Church of St. Tome, featuring one of El Greco's most famous paintings.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN MADRID, SPAIN.

    Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to relax or start exploring Madrid, taking advantage of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: MADRID – TOLEDO – GRANADA.

    Travel south to Toledo. Spectacularly situated on a granite hill surrounded by a loop of the Tagus River, the ancient Castilian capital is a treasure-chest of masterpieces. Visit the walled Old Town with a Local Guide and marvel at the 12th-century Church of St. Tome, known for its large painting by El Greco of The Burial of the Count of Orgaz. Later, cross the Guadalquivir River and head for the olive and orange groves that dot the rolling Andalusian hills. Overnight in history-steeped Granada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: GRANADA – CORDOBA.

    Granada was the Moors' most treasured city, and they still mourn its loss in their prayers. With a Local Guide, visit the Alhambra Complex*, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture and design built by Moorish kings, and featuring one of the oldest decorative gardens in the western world, the Generalife gardens. On the way to Cordoba, enjoy more idyllic scenery as you reach an olive farm, where you will stop for a local olive oil tasting.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: CORDOBA – SEVILLE.

    A Local Guide will explain the intriguing history and unique architecture of the magnificent Cordoba Mezquita, a beautiful catholic cathedral built on top of an ancient mosque, famous for its 850 pillars of porphyry, marble, and jasper. On to vibrant, festive Seville.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: SEVILLE.

    Get to know Seville on the included city tour. The capital of Andalusia, colourful Seville has much to offer: the cathedral, the beautiful La Giralda minaret tower, a symbol of Seville; and the Real Alcazar palace, with its extravagant moorish architecture and opulent gardens. Fun fact: the Palace of the "Kingdom of Naboo", from "Star Wars", and the Palace of the "Kingdom of Dorne", from "Game of Thrones", were filmed in Plaza de Espana and the Royal Alcazar of Seville.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: SEVILLE – EVORA, PORTUGAL – LISBON.

    Enjoy the scenery of the Sierra de Aracena before crossing into Portugal and the fertile plains of the Alentejo. Admire the forest of cork trees and stop to visit Evora, a delightfully attractive Moorish city with arches, alleys, flower-decked balconies, brilliant white houses, and the Temple of Diana. Continue to Lisbon.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: LISBON

    Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century "Mistress of the Seas." You'll see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, the impressive Black Horse Square, and other highlights on the guided sightseeing tour. Spend the afternoon at leisure in the Alfama's tile-decorated streets, or take an optional excursion to the scenic Portuguese Riviera.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: LISBON – FATIMA – COIMBRA – PORTO.

    Stop in Fatima to visit its worldfamous Catholic Sanctuary, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Continue to Coimbra, known for its university, one of the oldest in Europe, and to Porto, on the northern bank of the Douro River. For the perfect way to round out your day, why not join an optional Douro River cruise and dinner?

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: PORTO.

    Discover Porto's highlights on the guided city tour. See its historical cathedral, and visit a Port wine cellar along the banks of the Douro River. This afternoon, consider an optional excursion to Guimaraes, called the "cradle" of Portugal and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant. (

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: PORTO – SALAMANCA, SPAIN.

    Enjoy the plentiful woodlands, mountains and vineyards on your return to Spain via the scenic Douro Valley. Reach the ancient and beautiful university town of Salamanca in the early evening, the best time to take a stroll in the atmospheric Plaza Mayor.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: SALAMANCA – AVILA – SEGOVIA – MADRID.

    Journey to fortified Avila with its many towers and visit St. Theresa's Convent before continuing to Segovia, a medieval town picturesquely set on a rocky hill. Spend some time in Segovia before crossing the boundary between new and old Castile to arrive in Madrid.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: MADRID.

    The capital of Spain, situated 2,180 feet above sea level, Madrid is the nearest thing to Heaven, according to Spaniards. Discover the main highlights of this aristocratic city on the included guided tour.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 13: DEPART MADRID

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 12 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 4 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Where to Visits

Information

~ HSBC cardholder member discount: Save up to 10%



Travel Period: from Now till October 24, 2023
Tour Highlight
~Toledo, Spain
~ Alhambra Complex, Granada
~ Seville, Spain
~ Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal
~ Porto, Portugal
~ Ávila, Spain
What To Expect
Spain and Portugal—two countries with rich histories and distinct cultures. Your affordable tour of Spain and Portugal reveals the fascinating highlights. In Spain, you’ll overnight in Madrid, Granada, Cordoba, Seville, and Salamanca. In Portugal, you’ll stay in Lisbon and Porto. Tour highlights include a guided visit to Toledo, a treasure chest of art and historical architecture. In this old walled town on a hill, you’ll visit the 12th-century Church of St. Tome, featuring one of El Greco's most famous paintings.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN MADRID, SPAIN.

    Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to relax or start exploring Madrid, taking advantage of the CosmosGO app. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: MADRID – TOLEDO – GRANADA.

    Travel south to Toledo. Spectacularly situated on a granite hill surrounded by a loop of the Tagus River, the ancient Castilian capital is a treasure-chest of masterpieces. Visit the walled Old Town with a Local Guide and marvel at the 12th-century Church of St. Tome, known for its large painting by El Greco of The Burial of the Count of Orgaz. Later, cross the Guadalquivir River and head for the olive and orange groves that dot the rolling Andalusian hills. Overnight in history-steeped Granada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: GRANADA – CORDOBA.

    Granada was the Moors' most treasured city, and they still mourn its loss in their prayers. With a Local Guide, visit the Alhambra Complex*, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture and design built by Moorish kings, and featuring one of the oldest decorative gardens in the western world, the Generalife gardens. On the way to Cordoba, enjoy more idyllic scenery as you reach an olive farm, where you will stop for a local olive oil tasting.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: CORDOBA – SEVILLE.

    A Local Guide will explain the intriguing history and unique architecture of the magnificent Cordoba Mezquita, a beautiful catholic cathedral built on top of an ancient mosque, famous for its 850 pillars of porphyry, marble, and jasper. On to vibrant, festive Seville.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: SEVILLE.

    Get to know Seville on the included city tour. The capital of Andalusia, colourful Seville has much to offer: the cathedral, the beautiful La Giralda minaret tower, a symbol of Seville; and the Real Alcazar palace, with its extravagant moorish architecture and opulent gardens. Fun fact: the Palace of the "Kingdom of Naboo", from "Star Wars", and the Palace of the "Kingdom of Dorne", from "Game of Thrones", were filmed in Plaza de Espana and the Royal Alcazar of Seville.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: SEVILLE – EVORA, PORTUGAL – LISBON.

    Enjoy the scenery of the Sierra de Aracena before crossing into Portugal and the fertile plains of the Alentejo. Admire the forest of cork trees and stop to visit Evora, a delightfully attractive Moorish city with arches, alleys, flower-decked balconies, brilliant white houses, and the Temple of Diana. Continue to Lisbon.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: LISBON

    Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century "Mistress of the Seas." You'll see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, the impressive Black Horse Square, and other highlights on the guided sightseeing tour. Spend the afternoon at leisure in the Alfama's tile-decorated streets, or take an optional excursion to the scenic Portuguese Riviera.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: LISBON – FATIMA – COIMBRA – PORTO.

    Stop in Fatima to visit its worldfamous Catholic Sanctuary, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Continue to Coimbra, known for its university, one of the oldest in Europe, and to Porto, on the northern bank of the Douro River. For the perfect way to round out your day, why not join an optional Douro River cruise and dinner?

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: PORTO.

    Discover Porto's highlights on the guided city tour. See its historical cathedral, and visit a Port wine cellar along the banks of the Douro River. This afternoon, consider an optional excursion to Guimaraes, called the "cradle" of Portugal and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant. (

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: PORTO – SALAMANCA, SPAIN.

    Enjoy the plentiful woodlands, mountains and vineyards on your return to Spain via the scenic Douro Valley. Reach the ancient and beautiful university town of Salamanca in the early evening, the best time to take a stroll in the atmospheric Plaza Mayor.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: SALAMANCA – AVILA – SEGOVIA – MADRID.

    Journey to fortified Avila with its many towers and visit St. Theresa's Convent before continuing to Segovia, a medieval town picturesquely set on a rocky hill. Spend some time in Segovia before crossing the boundary between new and old Castile to arrive in Madrid.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: MADRID.

    The capital of Spain, situated 2,180 feet above sea level, Madrid is the nearest thing to Heaven, according to Spaniards. Discover the main highlights of this aristocratic city on the included guided tour.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 13: DEPART MADRID

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 12 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 4 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Per Pax
From: $2258 From: €2150 From: £1846 From: RM9818 From: CAD2926 From: SGD3132 From: AUD3260 From: HKD17790
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Cancellation Policy

~ 46 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited
~ 45 – 22 days prior to departure: 20% of total price
~ 21 – 8 days prior to departure: 30% of total price
~ 7 – 1 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
~ On scheduled departure and later: 100% of total price


Payment Terms

~ Deposit must be received within 7 days of booking.
~ Balance payment must be made 45 days prior to departure.
~ Booking made within 45 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking.