BIGGEST SELECTIONBEST PRICES24/7CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Trail of Columbus

Travel Ready Sale Unlock up to $600 in extra savings
ends in 32:46:53
This tour is operated by
Trail of Columbus - Topdeck
Trail of Columbus - Topdeck
Good
2 reviews
Starts
Lisbon
Destinations
+6
Ends
Barcelona
Map

Highlights

  • Visit the Valley of the Fallen
  • Soak up the sun in San Sebastian
  • Hit the cellars of Porto
  • Taste delicious local tapas
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel
Max Group Size
48
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Start in Lisbon and end in Barcelona! With the in-depth cultural tour Trail of Columbus, you have a 10 day tour package taking you from Lisbon to Barcelona and through Lisbon, Portugal and 7 other destinations in Europe. Trail of Columbus includes accommodation in a hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

2 Reviews

Excellent
50%
Good
50%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
Write a review
  • Trail of Columbus reviewer 1
    Written on September 13, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Most of it was cool - wish the buses had a better Air Con. system; If possible - it might best to now have people join the tour half way in because it becomes cliquey.
    Show detailed ratings

  • Trail of Columbus reviewer 2
    Written on August 17, 2014
    4.5 - Excellent

    This tour is basically the second half of the Iberian Voyager tour. This meant that when I joined the tour in Lisbon 15 people left and 15 of us got on. This is one thing about the tour which I don't think anyone was made aware of when booking. However this didn't bother me, there were enough of us joining that you didn't feel like you were awkwardly joining a group of friends. Our tour guide and bus driver were fantastic, they really made the effort with everyone and no one was left out (Dave and Tomasz). Accommodation in Porto and Madrid was the best, especially Porto. The rest was average. Group dinners were brilliant, we had good food everywhere we went and I really felt like it was worth paying for that food fund. The only place I really felt we needed more time was Sintra, we stopped here on our way to Porto. I would recommend using one of your lisbon days to visit the Sintra in addition to going with the group as there is so much to see, a whole days worth, and we only ended up being there for 20 mins due to problems with public transport. Otherwise a fab tour that wasn't rushed with an amazing bunch of people!
    Show detailed ratings

Itinerary

Download PDF Brochure
  • Introduction
  • Expand all
  • Day 1: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Day 2: Lisbon
  • Day 3: Lisbon to Porto
  • Day 4: Porto
  • Day 5: Porto to Madrid, Spain
  • Day 6: Madrid
  • Day 7: Madrid to San Sebastián
  • Day 8: San Sebastián
  • Day 9: San Sebastián to Barcelona
  • Day 10: Barcelona

What's included

Expand all
  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Download PDF Brochure

Videos

  • Europe: Experience the Magic of Europe
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Europe: Experience the Magic of Europe

Questions & Answers

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

    • July 19, 2016

      What sort of accommodation will I stay on during this trip?

      You will stay in same sex multi share accommodation. A combination of modern hostels situated close to the action, cabins at European campsites and bungalows.

    • July 1, 2016

      Is there an age limit on this tour?

      Topdeck operates tours for travellers between ages 18-39. They are geared towards active, budget-minded young travellers who want to meet other people from all over the world, and tend to be very popular with students and backpackers. If you are looking for a tour better suited to your age range, we would be happy to assist you in finding some alternatives.

    • May 1, 2016

      Where does the tour start?

      This tour begins at Hans Brinker Hostel Lisbon @ 6pm.

    Ask a question

    Guides who have led this tour

    Who's going

    AppStoreGoogle Play

    72 travellers met using the Meet App before going on their Topdeck Trail of Columbus tour.

      Start new meet
      Submit

      What are people saying about TourRadar?

      • Darren, 54 years old1st April 2017
        Answered with details in a very timely manner, professional, knowledgeable, and in my opinion transparent, I couldn't have been happier to complete my booking with TourRadar.

      Availability

      NO CREDIT CARD FEES

      Trail of Columbus

      • Upcoming departures
      • April 2018
      • May 2018
      • June 2018
      • July 2018
      • August 2018
      • September 2018
      Travel Ready Sale Unlock up to $600 in extra savings
      ends in 32:46:53
      STARTENDOUR SAVING PRICE SPACE LEFT
      Show more departures

      Monthly price comparison

      About the countries

      Useful things to know before you go

      Currencies

      Euro
      Portugal and Spain

      Plugs & Adapters

      Portugal and Spain

      Visa

      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.

      Vaccinations

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

      Policies

      Location
      Lisbon is the starting point and Barcelona is the endpoint.
      Max group size
      48 is the maximum group size for Trail of Columbus.
      Hold my space
      TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 December 2017 the full payment of $1,061 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1061 for Trail of Columbus, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
      Credit Cards
      The following cards are accepted for Topdeck tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 1,563 km.
      • Lisbon (Portugal)
      • 23 km
      • Sintra (Portugal)
      • 271 km
      • Porto city (Portugal)
      • 421 km
      • Madrid (Spain)
      • 69 km
      • Segovia (Spain)
      • 317 km
      • San Sebastian (Spain)
      • 206 km
      • Zaragoza (Spain)
      • 256 km
      • Barcelona (Spain)

      Why book with TourRadar

      Best Price Guarantee
      If you book with TourRadar and within 24 hours you find a better price than $1,061 for the same tour, TourRadar will pay you the difference
      Safely book online
      All your details are safely protected by a secure connection
      6,437 tours in Europe
      covered by 164 different operators in Europe
      No Cancellation Fee
      TourRadar does not charge any additional cancellation fees. You can cancel the tour up to 47 days prior to the departure date.
      72 travellers have already met
      before they left for Trail of Columbus tour
      Download TourRadar Meet App
      2 Genuine Reviews
      All reviews are verified from travellers who went on Trail of Columbus