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Summer Value Tour Best of Spain & Portugal With 3 Nights Mediterranean Cruise 2024

Holiday Destination, Holiday Type, Escorted Group Holidays, Holiday Themes, Adventure, Family, Spain

Visit:

SPAIN : Madrid | Salamanca | Seville | Cordoba | Costa Del Sol | Granada Valencia | Barcelona
PORTUGAL : | Porto | Fatima | Lisbon

Includes:

  • 2 nights at Hotel NH / Holiday Inn or similar in Madrid
  • 1 night at Hotel Vila Gale similar in Porto
  • 2 nights at Hotel Mercure Almada Inn or similar in Lisbon
  • 1 night at Hotel Alcora / AC or similar in Seville
  • 1 Night at Hotel TRH Paraiso or similar in Costa Del Sol
  • 1 night at Hotel Abades Nevada or similar in Granada
  • 1 nights at Hotel Mas Camarena / Exe Puerto de Sagunto or Azafata or similar in Valencia
  • 2 nights at Hotel Front Air Congress or similar in Barcelona
  • 3 nights in inside cabin on Costa Cruise.
  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 15 customers).

Characteristics

Escorted Group Holidays Adventure Family

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Adults1 - 3
Children0 - 3
Total People1 - 4
Room 1

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Day 1
Welcome to Madrid On arrival proceed to your hotel and check-in on your own. Overnight in Madrid, Spain. (D)

Note: The standard check-in time is 1500 hrs. We may have to proceed directly for dinner or Packed dinner will be provided in case of late arrivals of flight or long queue at the immigration.

Day 2
Guided city tour of Madrid – Visit a Bullring – Guided city tour of Toledo – Visit a Sword factory Today, we proceed for a Guided city tour of Madrid: Visit the largest bullring of Madrid – Las Ventas Plaza De Torros, see the old town, the city centre, church of San Francisco El Grande, the fountains of Paseo del Prado, Atocha station, and many more historical and modern sites. Next, we drive to Toledo. On arrival, we enjoy a guided tour: see the cathedral of Toledo, Puente San Martin, important squares and narrow winding cobblestone streets. Next, we visit a Sword factory. Later, drive to Seville. Overnight in Madrid, Spain. (B, D)

Day 3
Visit Salamanca – Onto Porto Today, we proceed to Salamanca. Known as the “Golden city” for the sandstone used in the construction of its buildings, it has the third oldest existing university in the world, one of the Top 10 cathedrals in Spain, and one of the most beautiful plazas in all of Spain. On arrival we proceed on an Orientation of Salamanca. Next, we continue our journey to Porto in Lisbon. Overnight in Porto, Portugal. (B, D)

Day 4
Guided tour of Porto – Visit Fatima – Onto Lisbon Today, we enjoy a guided city tour Porto. World-famous for its port wine, Porto is Portugal’s second largest city. The historic centre Salamanca of Porto was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996. Next, we proceed to Fatima, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world. On arrival, we proceed on an orientation tour of Fatima and visit the Fatima Shrine - the Basilica and Chapel of the Apparitions.(Shorts and Sleeveless not allowed). Later, we drive to Lisbon. Overnight in Lisbon, Portugal. (B, D)

Day 5
Visit Cabo da Roca - Guided city tour of Lisbon Today, we visit the town of Sintra and also visit Cabo da Roca – Western most end of the European continent. Then we proceed for a guided city tour Lisbon, see Praca do Comercio, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Monument to the Discoveries, 25th April Bridge etc. Overnight in Lisbon, Portugal. (B, D)

Day 6
Guided city tour of Sevilla – Horse carriage ride – Flamenco show Today, we drive to Sevilla situated on the banks of the River Guadalquivir. On arrival, we enjoy a Guided city tour: See the Sevilla cathedral and Plaza Espana, followed by a horse carriage ride. Later this evening, we enjoy the traditional Flamenco show. Overnight in Seville, Spain. (B, D)

Day 7
Guided city tour of Cordoba – Visit Mezquita Today, drive to Cordoba and visit Mezquita. The Mosque– Cathedral of Córdoba, officially known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption is a former Islamic mosque and a UNESCO world heritage site. Next, we drive to Costa Del Sol. On arrival, we visit Puerto banus. Overnight in Costa Del Sol, Spain. (B, D)

Day 8
Granada – Guided tour of Alhambra Complex and Generalife Gardens Today, morning we proceed to the McArthur Glen shopping outlet (if time permitting) where you can enjoy great deals on designer labels. Next, we drive to Granada and on arrival enjoy guided tour of the Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens. Overnight in Granada, Spain. (B, LD) Fatima, Portugal Flamenco show Seville Granada Toledo Salamanca Madrid Spain France Italy Portugal Valencia Cordoba Barcelona Marseilles Savona Costa Del Sol Porto Fatima Lisbon

Day 9
Guided city tour of Valencia Today, we drive to Valencia. On arrival, we enjoy a guided city tour: See the Plaza Reina, the stunning Cathedral, the central market and more. Also, see the City of Arts & Sciences, one of the more recent architectural landmarks of Valencia. Overnight in Valencia, Spain. (B, D)

Day 10
Guided city tour of Barcelona – Visit Sagrada Familia Today, we drive to Barcelona. On arrival, we enjoy a guided city tour: See the Olympic Village, Montjuic, Placa de Catalunya, and many more beautiful sights. Later, we visit the Sagrada Familia - the yet unfinished minor basilica, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight in Barcelona, Spain. (B, D) Note: Entrance to Sagrada Familia depends upon the availability given by the Sagrada Familia officials and may not necessarily be done on this day. In such cases, the itinerary will be amended accordingly to cover all inclusions.

Day 11
Visit Montserrat Today, we drive to – a multi peaked rocky range which houses the virgin of and Spain’s first national park. Next, we drive back to Barcelona and spend some free time at La Rambla - the famous tree-lined central avenue of Barcelona with cafes and souvenir shops. Later, spend some free time at Barcelona beach. Overnight in Barcelona, Spain. (B, D)

Day 12
Check out and proceed for the cruise terminal at Barcelona - Departure Time: 18:00 hrs. Today, we proceed to board the cruise. After embarkation you can walk around the ship. Enjoy a meal at the buffet deck or sip a drink at any of the lounges. The evening goes with watching one of the featured Broadway show or dinner at any of the restaurants. You can also find a variety of entertainment such as a piano bar, casino or a dance band in one of the bars. Overnight Onboard the Cruise Meals: (Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner on board the Cruise)

Day 13
Marseilles Arrival Time: 08:30 hrs. - Departure Time: 18:00 hrs. (ship time) Arrive in Marseilles. After breakfast, you can enjoy the on-board amenities such as swimming pool, jacuzzi, gaming zone OR proceed for sightseeing in Marseilles, with our recommended shore excursions or chose to walk and explore the city on your own. You can spend all morning on the shore or come back to the ship for lunch. Later, you can indulge in the daytime activities onboard, from dance classes, deck and pool, cooking demonstrations or even Italian language classes. The evening goes with watching one of the featured Broadway shows or dinner at any of the restaurants. You can also find a variety of entertainment such as a piano bar, casino or a dance band in one of the bars. Overnight Onboard the Cruise. Meals: (Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner on board the Cruise)

Day 14:
Savona Arrival Time: 08:30 hrs. - Departure Time: 16:30 hrs. (ship time) Arrive in Savona. After breakfast, you can enjoy the on-board amenities such as swimming pool, jacuzzi, gaming zone OR proceed for sightseeing in Savona, with our recommended shore excursions or chose to walk and explore the city on your own. You can spend all morning on the shore or come back to the ship for lunch. Later, you can indulge in the daytime activities onboard, from dance classes, deck and pool, cooking demonstrations or even Italian language classes. The evening goes with watching one of the featured Broadway shows or dinner at any of the restaurants. You can also find a variety of entertainment such as a piano bar, casino or a dance band in one of the bars. Overnight Onboard the Cruise. Meals: (Breakfast at the hotel, Dinner on board the Cruise)

Day 15:
Departure from Barcelona - Return back home with pleasant memories After breakfast or brunch, proceed to the Barcelona Airport on your own for your return Journey. Kindly spare a few minutes to share your feedback with your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your Europe tour, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. Meals: (Breakfast on board the Cruise)

Note:

In major European cities, there are parking restrictions for coaches and it is not possible to stop at all the places during the city tour. Your Tour Manager will try his/her best to stop coach wherever possible for a photo stop.
The above-mentioned is a tentative itinerary and is subject to change without prior notice. For the exact sailing itinerary, please contact your sales staff.
The above-mentioned cruise itinerary is a tentative itinerary and is subject to change without prior notice. For the exact sailing itinerary, please contact your sales staff.

SPAIN
Madrid:
Guided City Tour
Visit the bullring - Las Ventas Plaza De Torros

Toledo:
Guided City Tour
Visit a sword factory

Salamanca:
Orientation tour

Seville:
Guided City Tour
Enjoy a Horse Carriage ride
See the Flamenco show

Cordoba:
Guided City Tour
Entrance to Mesquita

Costa del Sol:
Visit Puerto banus

Granada:
Guided tour of Alhambra complex
Visit the Generalife Gardens

Valencia:
Guided City Tour

Barcelona:
Guided City Tour
Visit Sagrada Familia
Free time at La Rambla

Montserrat:
Visit Montserrat Monastery

PORTUGAL
Porto:
Guided city tour
Visit to an old wine cellar with wine tasting

Fatima:
Orientation tour of Fatima shrine Lisbon: Guided city tour
Visit Sintra and Cabo de Roca
Visit Jeronimos Monastery

MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE
Visit Marseille, France.
Visit Savona, Italy.
All included Onboard amenities such as International Shows, Live Music and more

MEALS:
• Daily continental breakfast (Breakfast includes bread with butter,jam, cereals, juice, milk, tea and coffee)
• 10 Indian Jain / vegetarian / non-vegetarian dinners
• 1 Local Dinner

  • 2 nights at Hotel NH / Holiday Inn or similar in Madrid
  • 1 night at Hotel Vila Gale similar in Porto
  • 2 nights at Hotel Mercure Almada Inn or similar in Lisbon
  • 1 night at Hotel Alcora / AC or similar in Seville
  • 1 Night at Hotel TRH Paraiso or similar in Costa Del Sol
  • 1 night at Hotel Abades Nevada or similar in Granada
  • 1 nights at Hotel Mas Camarena / Exe Puerto de Sagunto or Azafata or similar in Valencia
  • 2 nights at Hotel Front Air Congress or similar in Barcelona
  • 3 nights in inside cabin on Costa Cruise.
  • Accommodation, Meals, Sightseeing and Excursions as per above mentioned itinerary.
  • Services of a professional, friendly and multilingual Tour Manager or a local Representative. (Subject to minimum 15 customers).

Passport, Visa charges, Airport & Port taxes.

Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour.

Insurance, laundry, telephone charges, transfers all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.

Private airport transfers, Cost of Suggested / Optional Excursions.

Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.

Tipping is expected from anyone providing your service e.g. Coach Driver, Local Guides, Hotel & Restaurant staff etc. It is mandatory to tip a nominal amount of EURO 3 per person/per day. For the entire duration of this tour which is 12 Days, the total Tips amount is EURO 36 per person to be paid to the Tour Manager on Day 01 of the tour.

Mandatory Gratuities on Cruise of EURO 11 per person per night. For the entire duration of the cruise which is 3 nights, the total Gratuities amount is EUR 33 per person which is to be paid at the time of boarding your cruise.

Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.

  • 2 nights at Hotel NH / Holiday Inn or similar in Madrid
  • 1 night at Hotel Vila Gale similar in Porto
  • 2 nights at Hotel Mercure Almada Inn or similar in Lisbon
  • 1 night at Hotel Alcora / AC or similar in Seville
  • 1 Night at Hotel TRH Paraiso or similar in Costa Del Sol
  • 1 night at Hotel Abades Nevada or similar in Granada
  • 1 nights at Hotel Mas Camarena / Exe Puerto de Sagunto or Azafata or similar in Valencia
  • 2 nights at Hotel Front Air Congress or similar in Barcelona
  • 3 nights in inside cabin on Costa Cruise.
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