Highlights of Spain & Portugal - 9 Days

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Highlights of Spain & Portugal - 9 Days - Expat Explore Travel
Highlights of Spain & Portugal - 9 Days - Expat Explore Travel
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Start and end in Madrid! With the discovery tour Highlights of Spain & Portugal - 9 Days, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Madrid, Spain and 7 other destinations in Europe. Highlights of Spain & Portugal - 9 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport.
Age range
10 to 90 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus

6 Reviews

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  • AS
    Written on January 9, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    Tour guide John on Tour was very good but hotels were only 2 stars and some 3 stars! Food selection was underwhelming and the trip was very tourist designed. You do see a lot of places & quickly so a great overview of cities.
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  • SK
    Written on August 26, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    It was good experience
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  • W
    Written on August 15, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a great trip. The hotels were outstanding. It was also well organized no hiccups anywhere. The guide was excellent and made the tour special.
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  • Highlights of Spain & Portugal - 9 Days reviewer 4
    Written on July 31, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Expat Explore never disappoints. I was on a 2nd tour with them and once again, everything was well organised, and the Tour Leader "Gustavo" was always on top of his game and very much of assistance when we needed him to advise or help out on something. This was surely, my very best tour with Expat and I look forward to many more tours with them in the near future. Great Job Team Expat!!!
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  • CC
    Written on July 2, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had a wonderful 9 day tour of Spain and Portugal with Gustavo, our tour leader. The pace was just right and we were well catered for with food and drink. It was lots of fun and I would definitely go again!
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  • WW
    Written on October 25, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Everything was as described by expat explore. Tour leader was exceptional with his knowledge of the tour, the countries, culture, cuisine, but also his attitude to the tour members was attentive, and always polite and with a smile. Food and accommodation was good although it was a budget tour.
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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Madrid
  2. Day 2: Toledo - Granada
  3. Day 3: Ronda - Seville
  4. Day 4: Seville - Free day
  5. Day 5: Algarve - Lisbon
  6. Day 6: Lisbon - Free day
  7. Day 7: Porto
  8. Day 8: Salamanca
  9. Day 9: Avila - Madrid

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  • Guide

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  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour is an arrivals day. Meet your fellow travellers, and depending on what time you arrive, you may have time to explore Madrid, or alternatively relax in the comforts of the hotel. The tour generally starts from Elba Madrid Alcala or Travelodge Madrid Torrelaguna, however, please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

      Your tour leader will be at the hotel between 2 pm and 5 pm on the first day of the tour, and later in the evening, you will meet your fellow explorers and get your first taste of Spain with dinner included.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Expat Explore can provide private airport arrival transfers for passengers flying into Madrid airport, as well as departure transfers back to the airport on the last day of the tour. Please contact our Customer Support team to arrange this.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      Please see below the list of optional excursions in local currency, however, please note this is a guideline only and prices are subject to change:

      Sintra Half-Day Trip. Price: EUR 50
      Algarve Beach Lunch. Price: EUR 15
      Flamenco Dinner Show. Price: EUR 55
      Douro River Cruise. Price: EUR 12

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    Spain and Portugal

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    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Spain and Portugal. Ideally 2 months before travel.


    Start and end in Madrid.
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    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 September 2018 the full payment of $1,235 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1235 for Highlights of Spain & Portugal - 9 Days, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,632 km.
    • Madrid (Spain)
    • 68 km
    • Toledo (Spain)
    • 300 km
    • Granada (Spain)
    • 148 km
    • Ronda (Spain)
    • 103 km
    • Seville (Spain)
    • 313 km
    • Lisbon (Portugal)
    • 274 km
    • Porto (Portugal)
    • 250 km
    • Salamanca (Spain)
    • 176 km
    • Madrid (Spain)

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