Iberian Explorer 2020

Iberian Explorer 2020 - Costsaver
Iberian Explorer 2020 - Costsaver
Anonymous "Although we realised that Spain And Portugal are Catholic countries, at times it felt like a religious pilgrimage, e.g. the amount spent at Fatima. To be fair, we did engage in all the optional experiences which left little spare time, but it would have suited us better to have museum/art gallery visits included in the tour. Also, in Barcelona we'd like to have seen more Gaudi architecture other..."
20 reviews


  • Discover Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia, and fill up on tapas
  • Stroll along the beach and sip sangria in Barcelona
  • See the Guadix cave houses and the glitzy Costa del Sol
  • Cruise along scenic coastlines and sweeping countryside
  • Visit Valencia's Bullring check out the street art in Madrid
Age range
5 to 80 year olds
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start in Barcelona and end in Madrid! With the in-depth cultural tour Iberian Explorer 2020, you have a 13 day tour package taking you from Barcelona to Madrid and through Barcelona, Spain and 11 other destinations in Europe. Iberian Explorer 2020 includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Barcelona (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: Barcelona Sightseeing and Free Time
  3. Day 3: Barcelona – Peñíscola – Valencia (1 Night)
  4. Day 4: Valencia – Guadix – Granada (1 Night)
  5. Day 5: Granada – Costa del Sol (1 Night)
  6. Day 6: Costa del Sol – Gibraltar** – Seville (2 Nights)
  7. Day 7: Seville Sightseeing and Free Time
  8. Day 8: Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights)
  9. Day 9: Lisbon Sightseeing and Free Time
  10. Day 10: Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca (1 Night)
  11. Day 11: Salamanca – Madrid Sightseeing (2 Nights)
  12. Day 12: Madrid Free Day
  13. Day 13: Depart Madrid

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Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

20 Reviews

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  • Written on October 6, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Pascal Lecrivain was amazing!! Pascal amazed us with his organizational skills, (We always knew what we were about to do that day, the next day, when we were doing it and when we were to be back on the bus or at the meeting point, we felt relaxed, never... Read more

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  • Written on September 27, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Pascal made the trip unforgettable He went over and above what we expected for each guest. The itinerary was just what we expected, with a few pleasant surprises. Rui was a superb driver. The whole trip was great. Tour Radar will have all our future business.

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  • Written on September 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was excellent! The accommodation in Barcelona and Madrid was too far from the city.

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  • Written on September 14, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Excellent tour and excursions, would definitely recommend to others.

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  • Written on June 21, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    With Arite as a Tour Director and the driver Sergio made our trip safe and confortble. They both did a excellent job arranging even with hectic schedule. Thank you

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  • Written on June 3, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Kassie is fantastic as well as Luis our driver he took extra care of my medical luggage just a great trip My airport pickup didn’t show and the hotel accommodations while being clean and friendly they were a little far out of town overall I would do it... Read more

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  • KL
    Written on June 1, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fantastic selection of cities and history to see along with Great weather, Great fellow like-minded adventurers with an excellent guide and driver along with comfortable accommodation and meals all made for a stress free fantastic holiday memory of Spain.

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  • LL
    Written on April 27, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    Hotel in Granada was awful. We were put in a room between stairs case & lifts. The toilet was not accessible as the gap between the sink & toilet is about 10cm!! And we are the smallest people on tour. It was room 206. Told Areti to never ever put tour... Read more

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    Written on November 5, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Although we realised that Spain And Portugal are Catholic countries, at times it felt like a religious pilgrimage, e.g. the amount spent at Fatima. To be fair, we did engage in all the optional experiences which left little spare time, but it would have... Read more

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  • J
    Written on October 30, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    We enjoyed the tour, Tania was very knowledgeable, funny, accommodating and super kind. Francisco, our driver was cool and we felt safe with him.

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Are there English speaking guides?

      This tour has English speaking guides exclusively. Some Tours on TourRadar have the option to have guides for multiple languages, or who are bilingual, but there will always be an English speaking tour guide on every tour on our website.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour ends in Madrid on Day 13 of the trip. After a buffet breakfast at your hotel you're free to say farewell to your travel companions and depart at any time (normal check out times apply)

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The tour starts in Barcelona, where you will make your way to your arrival hotel and meet your Travel Director. Please be aware that the time and location of this meeting will be subject to change until your final trip documents are released. There are no activities planned for this day, so you are free to explore the city, settle in, and join your tour group for an optional Catalonian feast!

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    About the countries

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    Spain and Portugal

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    Spain and Portugal


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    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Spain and Portugal. Ideally 2 months before travel.


    Barcelona is the starting point and Madrid is the endpoint.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 1,930 km.
    • Barcelona (Spain)
    • 188 km
    • Peniscola (Spain)
    • 120 km
    • Valencia (Spain)
    • 340 km
    • Guadix (Spain)
    • 43 km
    • Granada (Spain)
    • 147 km
    • Costa del Sol (Spain)
    • 51 km
    • Gibraltar (Spain)
    • 149 km
    • Seville (Spain)
    • 313 km
    • Lisbon (Portugal)
    • 108 km
    • Fatima (Portugal)
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