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Best of Spain and Portugal (Classic, Summer, End Barcelona, 15 Days) - Insight Vacations
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Best of Spain and Portugal (Classic, Summer, End Barcelona, 15 Days)

From Madrid to Barcelona
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US $3,596
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  • Tour the Alhambra fortress and its Generalife Gardens
  • Witness the finest collection of Spanish paintings at Prado
  • Explore the Rock of Gibraltar and see the Barbary apes
  • Discover the major sites of Madrid, Lisbon and Barcelona
  • Learn to cook paella and indulge in delicious Port wine

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Start in Madrid and end in Barcelona! With the In-depth Cultural tour Best of Spain and Portugal (Classic, Summer, End Barcelona, 15 Days), you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Madrid, Spain and 14 other destinations in Europe. Best of Spain and Portugal (Classic, Summer, End Barcelona, 15 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Madrid
  2. Day 2: Madrid of the Bourbons
  3. Day 3: Segovia and Golden Salamanca.
  4. Day 4: Porto, Grande Dame on the Douro
  5. Day 5: Holy Fátima, Ancient Obidos and Lisbon
  6. Day 6: Lisbon and the Age of the Great Discoveries
  7. Day 7: Seville, the City of Carmen
  8. Day 8: Free Time and Flamenco in Seville
  9. Day 9: Head for Gibraltar, the Costa del Sol and Mijas
  10. Day 10: At Leisure on the Costa del Sol
  11. Day 11: Dining with Locals and the Alhambra
  12. Day 12: On to Valencia
  13. Day 13: Along the coast to Peñíscola and on to Barcelona
  14. Day 14: Barcelona Sightseeing
  15. Day 15: Depart Barcelona
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  • J
    · April 30th, 2019
    We enjoyed our trip through Spain & Portugal! Lola was an enthusiastic tour guide and Ruiz provided prompt and safe driving throughout the entirety of the trip. Bus was spacious and clean. A great itinerary although some of the optional excusions... Show more
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the Best of Spain and Portugal tour with Insight Vacations. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience with us. However, we acknowledge your observations and we will be sure to share it with... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • T
    · February 26th, 2019
    We had an amazing experience with Insight Vacations on the Best of Spain & Portugal. April was a great time to go as the days were warm and sunny but the nights were cool and pleasant. Our Travel Director, Toni was such a fantastic host and really... Show more
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    The Best of Spain and Portugal tour is a wonderful way for our guests to get a real feel for the Iberian Peninsula; therefore, we are very pleased that you have thoroughly enjoyed your trip. Also, we are very happy to hear that our staff put in a lot of... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2017
  • L
    · July 23rd, 2018
    We are very unhappy with our very expensive high-end trip to Spain/Portugal with Insight Luxury Gold. We booked this trip eight months in advance, and even at the end of the summer (not peak rates), it retailed for over $6,000, and most people paid... Show more
    Trip date: July 2018
  • MD
    · December 7th, 2017
    Yes the trip was a great overall experience with generally good hotels in good locations (quite a few had tea/coffee facilities missing in the room), local guides were good, tour director, coach and driver were excellent.
    Trip date: November 2017
  • KW
    · October 22nd, 2017
    The Best of Spain and Portugal in May/June 2017 was a trip we wish we had not experienced. The guide was a "task master". He made the trip very tiring and excruciating. Both my husband and I came down with a virus due to the fast pace and long travel... Show more
    Trip date: May 2017
  • BH
    · May 16th, 2017
    Toni, the guide was excellent. Great itinerary. Very comfortable couch. Very professional and polite driver. A happy tour due to highly organised and use of excellent local guides
    Trip date: April 2017

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Best of Spain and Portugal (Classic, Summer, End Barcelona, 15 Days)
From Madrid to Barcelona
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    Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

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  • Currency
    Portugal and Spain
    Gibraltar Pound
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, G. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Gibraltar, Portugal and Spain
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  • Vaccines
    • 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before June 16th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 16th, 2021, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Insight Vacations. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Insight Vacations will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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