EXPERIENCE THE FIESTA LIFE IN SPAIN!
WITNESS THE COLOURFUL AND EXCITING ADVENTURES THAT SPAIN AND PORTUGAL BRINGS!
Discover the most beautiful Spanish cities and their amazing culture, tradition, cuisine and history.
Validity: 29 November 2019
Jampacked with colourful traditions and incredible sights, life is a fiesta in Spain! This 16-day package takes you to the most beautiful Spanish cities to tick off from your bucket list the greatest experiences the country has to offer.
- Cooking classes in Madrid and Valencia
- Spanish Sherry wine tasting in Jerez de la Frontera
- Morning cruise along the Rio Guadalquivir
- Dine at Parador Gibralfaro´s terrace with stunning views of Malaga
- Visit the impressive Amfiteatre Romà in Tarragona
Iberian Landscape South
Experience the must-visit destinations in Spain and Portugal during this ultimate tour of the Iberian Peninsula. This culture-packed itinerary will take you century-old cities, Moorish palaces, medieval fortresses, ancient castles, whitewashed villages from Lisbon to Madrid.
- Tour of Lisbon by a private, traditional tram
- Wine tasting and farm-to-table dinner experience in Alentejo
- Visit the graceful medieval village of Monsaraz
- Jamon Iberico carving and tasting masterclass in Jabugo
- Visit the famous whitewashed villages in Sierra de Grazalema
- Visit the Alhambra and stroll Albaizin cobbled streets in Granada
- Discover Madrid’s old quarter and traditional tapas taverns
- Arrival and departure transfers
- 14-night accommodation
- Porterage service in all hotels
- Meals as per itinerary (drinks not included)
- City tours and experiences with local guides as per itinerary
- All entrance fees included as per itinerary
- English-speaking tour director throughout the journey
- Luxury mini-coach throughout the journey
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Terms and Conditions: Entire Travel Group Package prices are subject to availability at the time of booking. Package prices are per person, including services as detailed in the package and are based on 2 people travelling together in accommodation on a twin share basis. Single supplement surcharges apply. Prices are from, subject to currency fluctuations and should be used as a guide only. Please contact your itravel agent for an exact quote for the dates you wish to travel.
Spanish Indulgence – Escorted Tour
16 Days/15 Nights Madrid – Barcelona
FROM $6759.00*PP Twin Share
Departure dates: 17 & 31 May, 13 & 27 September
Day 1, Arrive Madrid
Meet and greet with your tour director at the airport. Settle in at your hotel right in the heart of vibrant Madrid. Dinner is at leisure.
Day 2, Madrid
Sunshine, art, culture, attitude. Madrid is energy, fun and a city with a unique heart. Join a walking tour around the famous Austrias Quarter, the historical village within Madrid. Discover La Latina, Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace. Lunch and afternoon will be at leisure. Join a welcome dinner and meet your fellow travellers. (B, D)
Day 3, Madrid/Toledo
Choose your experience:
- Visit Toledo – Discover one of the oldest cities in the world, Toledo
- Markets and cooking class – Stay in Madrid to learn about local food. Afternoon and dinner will be at your leisure.
Day 4, Seville
Bound for Seville, take the high-speed train in Atocha Station. Don´t worry about your luggage, it´ll be taken to your next hotel. Once in Seville, join a walking tour before tasting Andalusian tapas for dinner. (B, D)
Day 5, Seville
Seville shines with southern European elegance and spark. Get amongst its architectonical treasures, such as the Catedral, Alcazar and Torre del Oro. Join a cruise along the Rio Guadalquivir. Afternoon is for you to enjoy the city. (B)
Day 6, Cadiz Sanct Petri via Jerez de la Frontera
From Seville, go deep in Andalusia to the city of Cadiz. Stop by Jerez de la Frontera, home to Spanish Sherry. Taste the character of Vino de Jerez and Jamon Iberico before heading to your next destination, Sancti Petri. Palacio Sancti Petri will be your home for the next 2 nights. It is an elegant Andalusian palace just next to one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain. Dinner is at leisure. (B, L)
Day 7, El Puerto de Santa Maria & Cadiz Town
El Puerto de Santa Maria sits between Rio Guadalete and the Atlantic Ocean. A beautiful white washed village full of passion and fresh yummy fish. Join a stroll along El Puerto´s beautiful streets and taste the Vino Fino. Lunch is at your leisure. It is highly suggested to visit La Ribera del Marisco or Sea Food Ribiera, a street full of fresh sea food terraces just in front of Rio Guadalete. Take a local boat and cross to Cadiz Town, cradle of shipping history and mythology. Dinner is at leisure. Choose between any of the 5 restaurants of your hotel. (B)
Day 8, Malaga via Ronda
Your journey across Andalusia continues towards Malaga. Stop in Ronda on your way. Ronda retains much of its historic charm, particularly its old town. It is famous worldwide for its dramatic escarpments and views, and for the deep El Tajo gorge. Take a look at the 18th century Puente Nuevo ‘new’ bridge, which straddles the 100m chasm below, before taking in the views from the Alameda out over the Serranía de Ronda mountains. Continue to Malaga, home to Picasso and door to the Med. Dinner will be at Parador Gibralfaro with views of the bay and city of Malaga from a unique perspective. (B, D)
Day 9, Granada
Once in Málaga, don’t miss the Pablo Ruíz Picasso Foundation Birthplace Museum, where you will discover more than 230 works by the painter. After some time at leisure for lunch, continue to Granada, home to the 8th Wonder, La Alhambra. Join a walking discovery along the charming Albaizin, an old quarter of narrow streets and beautiful white washed houses. Dinner will be at Templo del Flamenco, without a doubt, the most authentic cave to enjoy real flamenco in Granada. (B, D)
Day 10, Granada
Alhambra awaits. The name Alhambra comes from an Arabic root which means “red or crimson castle” and it was an “alcazaba” (fortress), an “alcázar” (palace) and a small “medina” (city), all in one. Afternoon will be at your leisure to enjoy this magic city of Granada. Dinner will be at Juan Ranas, with an incredible setting on the hills of Albaizin and spectacular views to the Alhambra. (B, D)
Day 11, Ubeda via Jaen
As you travel along Southern Spain, immerse yourself in Olive Oil Land, Jaen.
Endless Olive groves and almazaras are the main component of this stunning part of Andalusia and Spain. Stop in Jaen to visit the historical set and fascinating castle. Continue to Ubeda, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you will stay at the famous Parador for the next 2 nights. (B, D)
Day 12, Ubeda & Baeza
Nothing is better than to take advantage of the visit to these lands of Renaissance reminiscences, discovering the fascinating world of olive oil from the field to the table. Enjoy a walking through wonderful olive groves, discover the secrets of an oil mill, and learn how to taste the oil to perceive all its nuances. In the evening, start a very special guided tour of the city of Úbeda, where you will explore aspects and images that the night gives. Lastly, finish at one of the most important restaurants in the province, such as the Antique Restaurant, to taste some of the most significant recipes of the gastronomy of Jaen at first hand. (B, L)
Day 13, Valencia via Alcala del Jucar
Depart Andalusia and cross Castilla bound for Valencia. Visit Alcala del Jucar on the way, one of the most picturesque little towns in Spain. Their houses of popular architecture, excavated in the mountain, adapt to the terrain in narrow and steep streets, climbing towards the castle that looks out at the sickle that forms at its feet the river.
Relax at your hotel in Valencia. Dinner is at leisure. (B)
Day 14, Valencia
Today, discover the historic centre of Valencia and its culture. An important part of Valencia´s culture is the gastronomy, being home to most international Spanish dish, Paella. Visit Mercado Central. Hands on deck paella cooking experience with pairing wines is waiting for lunch. The afternoon is for you to enjoy your own time. (B, L)
Day 15, Barcelona via Tarragona
Your journey continues through the Spanish Mediterranean coast bound for the vanguard city of Barcelona. Stop in Tarragona for a quick visit of the impressive Amphitheatre Romà, a 2nd-century arena facing the Mediterranean Sea. Once in Barcelona, check in at your centrally located hotel. A farewell dinner awaits. (B, D)
Day 16, Depart Barcelona
The journey concludes today after the transfer to the airport – Two weeks travelling across Spain and discovering its fascinating deep culture. (B)
IBERIAN LANDSCAPE SOUTH – ESCORTED TOUR
15 Days/14 Nights Lisbon – Madrid
FROM $6449.00*PP Twin Share
Departure Dates: 14 June, 28 June, 30 August & 13 September
Day 1, Lisbon
Meet & greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day and dinner is at leisure.
Day 2, Lisbon
Nominated as the world’s leading city destination in 2018, Lisbon is a city full of authenticity where old customs and ancient history intermix with cultural entertainment and hi-tech innovation. Visit Barrio Alto, La Alfama, Placa do Comercio, the Port & Belem. Take a private traditional tram to discover Lisbon hidden corners like a local. Afternoon will be at leisure. Join your fellow travellers to taste Portuguese delights in a welcome dinner. (B, D)
Day 3, Lisbon
Today, you choose your experience:
- Visit Sintra – A delightful Portuguese town that is situated within the hills of the Serra de Sintra. Hidden within these pine covered hills are extravagant palaces, opulent mansions and the ruins of an ancient castle.
- Petiscos and cod dishes. Extend your culinary experience in Lisbon by visiting its local markets and joining a Portuguese cooking class
The rest of the day is at leisure for you to discover Lisbon secrets. (B, L)
Day 4, Alentejo via Evora
You will now bid farewell Lisbon bound for Alentejo. An undiscovered Portuguese region rich on medieval citadels, incredible wine and dramatic landscapes. Your first stop is Evora. In the heart of Alentejo, halfway between Lisbon and the Estremadura region of Spain, lays this UNESCO sight beauty. Continue your discovery deep into the Alentejo with a farm-hotel as our final destination close to Beja Town. A unique location where we´ll be staying the next 2 nights. Taste their own wine and olive oil production before cooking your own dinner with products just taken from their garden. A real farm-to-table experience you will not forget. (B, D)
Day 5, Monsaraz
We have selected the best views into infinity over the Alentejo plains and the Alqueva reservoir for you. The graceful medieval village of Monsaraz, maintains the magic from ancient times like few others in the world. Suspended in time, the historic village, one of the oldest in Portugal, is a mandatory destination while in Alentejo. Once back at our farm-hotel, take a 4×4 trip across the property. Olive oil groves, endless vineyards, fruit trees & horses. Join your fellow travellers for a picnic dinner. (B, D)
Day 6, Jabugo – Seville
Welcome to Spain! Sure you´ve heard of Jamon Iberico. You are bound today for Jamon Iberico Spanish capital, Jabugo. You´ll visit Cinco Jotas, Jamon Iberico Farm, located inside the Natural Park of the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche, region of Huelva, Andalusia. The 3,000 inhabitants of Jabugo have a distinct connection with Iberian ham. The profound history behind the 100-year old curing cellars, the unique environment, and the artisan process that goes into creating our indulgent acorn-fed 100% Jamon Ibérico. Carve and taste the jamon before continuing to Seville, capital of Andalusia. (B, L)
Day 7, Seville
A journey across 5 civilizations. Seville and Andalusia have always been a land desired by different civilisations. Lands loved by Phoenicians, Tartessians, Romans, Arabs, & Christians. It is true that there are places in the world that seem to exert a special force of attraction, Seville is one of them. Afternoon is at leisure. Join your fellow travellers for an authentic tapas dinner at traditional taverns. (B, D)
Day 8, Seville – Cordoba
Visit Cordoba. Not many places in the world can say they have been the capital of Hispania Ulterior (Further Spain) under the Roman Empire, and capital of the Umayyad Caliphate. This splendour can also be seen because of the intellectualism of this city of knowledge, where figures like Seneca, Averroes or Maimonides were born. Rest of the day is at leisure. (B)
Day 9, Grazalema – Ronda
Depart Seville to explore Andalusia in depth. Visit Andalusian whitewashed villages of Algodonares, Zahara and Grazalema. The ‘Pueblos Blancos’ of Andalusia preserve a cultural heritage like no other. Each village displays its individual history and continues to pass on artisan crafts through the generations. Continue to Ronda, famous worldwide for its dramatic escarpments and views, and for the deep El Tajo gorge that carries the rio Guadalevín through its centre. (B)
Day 10, Ronda
Ronda is the third most-visited destination in southern Spain. Its two halves lie either side of the El Tajo gorge and are connected by the spectacular “New Bridge”. After the visit and free time for lunch, you will discover the innovative side of Andalusia, LA Organic olive oil farm. Located in the Serranía of Ronda, at an altitude of 800 metres, these olive groves, which are not artificially irrigated or treated with pesticides, produce seven different varieties of olives on hundred-year old trees. Become an olive oil expert after an educational tasting masterclass. (B)
Day 11, Antequera – Granada
Continue your explorations across southern Spain. Bound for magical Granada, you stop in Antequera. A visit to this historical Andalucían town is a journey almost 5,000 years back in time, beginning with the Bronze Age and the native Iberians. The timeline is there to be followed in this fascinating city’s profusion of burial mounds, dolmens, Roman baths, a Moorish castle, Gothic churches, Renaissance fountains and baroque bell towers. Arrive in Granada. Join your fellow travellers for dinner in a spectacular setting just in front of the Alhambra, Juan Ranas. (B, D)
Day 12, Granada
Visit La Alhambra. The name Alhambra comes from an Arabic root which means “red or crimson castle”, perhaps due to the hue of the towers and walls that surround the entire hill of La Sabica which by starlight is silver but by sunlight is transformed into gold. A unique architectural beauty considered the 8th wonder of the World. The afternoon will be at your leisure. Join your fellow travellers in the early evening for a walking tour of the Albaicin quarter, a rich repository of Moorish vernacular architecture, into which the traditional Andalusian architecture blends harmoniously. Finish the walk at Templo Flamenco. Local legend describes the cave as a former temple, which explains the larger dimensions as well as the three main chambers forming the shape of a cross. (B, D)
Day 13, Madrid
Say goodbye to Granada and Andalusia today bound for Spanish exciting capital, Madrid. Join a night walking tour around the old quarter, Austrias, and taste a tapas dinner in traditional taverns. (BD)
Day 14, Madrid
Discover Madrid big metropolitan area and pay a visit to the Royal Palace. Afternoon is for you to enjoy this vibrant city. Join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner. (BD)
Day 15, Departure
After breakfast, you´ll be transferred to the airport. (B)