Spain & Portugal on a Shoestring

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Spain & Portugal on a Shoestring
Barcelona to Lisbon
10 days
Tour code: ESBM

Highlights

Explore Moorish palaces and great Iberian cities, sample some of Europe's best cuisines, chill out on the Algarve Coast, indulge in tapas and wine.

Take an incredible 10 days to experience the best travel highlights of Spain and Portugal: art, culture, food (hello tapas!), and nightlife. Leave the typical big tour bus behind and reach these unforgettable destinations by train. All aboard for some serious (and life-changing) city-hopping through Iberia.

What's included?

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Meals

No meals included

Transport

Train, bus, walking.

Accommodation

Hostels (9 nts, multi-share).

Included activities

Your Discover Moment: Barcelona Your Big Night Out Moment: Lisbon. Tapas bar crawl (Granada). Orientation walks in Barcelona, Granada, Lisbon, and Madrid.

Itinerary

Day 1
Barcelona
Arrive at any time.

Included activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Optional activities:

  • Gothic Quarter Visit
  • La Barceloneta Visit
  • La Sagrada Família Visit
  • Parc Güell Visit
  • Las Ramblas Visit
Day 2
Barcelona - Madrid
Enjoy an orientation walk along Las Ramblas. Take some time to visit the Gaudí buildings, or explore the Gothic Quarter before boarding an afternoon train to Madrid.

Transport: Train

Included activities: Orientation Walk

Optional activities:

  • Gothic Quarter Visit
  • La Barceloneta Visit
  • La Sagrada Família Visit
  • Parc Güell Visit
Day 3
Madrid
Enjoy Spain's beautiful capital on an orientation walk. Free time to visit its many sites, from art museums to sprawling squares. Enjoy a night out with the group. Madrid's nightlife is world renowned!

Included activities: Orientation Walk

Optional activities:

  • Gran Vía Visit
  • Plaza Mayor Visit
  • Museo Nacional Del Prado Visit
  • Royal Palace (Palacio Real) Visit
  • Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
  • Reina Sofia National Art Museum
Day 4
Madrid - Granada
Full day of free time before transferring to Granada in the afternoon.

Transport: Local bus

Optional activities:

  • Gran Vía Visit
  • Plaza Mayor Visit
  • Museo Nacional Del Prado Visit
  • Royal Palace (Palacio Real) Visit
Day 5
Granada
Enjoy an orientation walk in Granada. Opt to visit the Alhambra or relax in one of the many hammam baths around town. Enjoy a tapas bar crawl with the group in the evening. First drink's on us. If you would like to visit the Alhambra, you must pre-book your tickets through this website: https://tickets.alhambra-patronato.es/en/ Tickets almost always sell out in advance, so be sure to pre-book a ticket to ensure access.

Included activities: Orientation Walk, Tapas Bar Crawl

Optional activities:

  • Alhambra Guided Tour
  • Albaicín (El Albayzín) Visit
  • Granada Cathedral (Cathedral of the Incarnation) Visit
Day 6
Granada - Seville
Journey to Seville and explore this thriving university town. Opt to visit the Real Alcázar, a Moorish palace, or take in an evening flamenco show.

Transport: Local bus

Included activities: Orientation Walk

Optional activities:

  • Alcázar Palace Visit
  • Flamenco Show
  • Santa Cruz Quarter Visit
  • La Giralda Visit
  • Casa de Pilatos
  • Santa Paula Convent
  • The Golden Tower (Torre del Oro)
  • Ronda Day trip
Day 7
Seville - Lagos
Cross into Portugal, and enjoy the Algarve Coast.

Transport: Local bus

Optional activities:

  • Coastal Hike in Algarve
  • Swimming
  • Benagil Sea Caves
Day 8
Lagos
Spend the day on the Algarve with free time for hiking, water activities, or chilling out oceanside.

Optional activities:

  • Coastal Hike in Algarve
  • Swimming
Day 9
Lagos - Lisbon
Take a train up the coast to Portugal's vibrant capital, and enjoy an orientation walk. Free time to visit Cristo Rei for sweeping views of the area, check out the monuments of the Belem neighbourhood, or relax in a café. Indulge in the town's great nightlife.

Transport: Train

Included activities: Orientation Walk, Big Night Out

Optional activities:

  • Belém District Visit
  • Alfama District Visit
  • Belém Tower
  • Sao Jorge Castle
  • Rossio Square
  • Praça da Figueira Market
  • Santa Justa Lift
Day 10
Lisbon
Depart at any time.

Included activities: Departure Day

Optional activities:

  • Belém District Visit
  • Sao Jorge Castle
  • Rossio Square
  • National Coach Museum
  • Praça da Figueira Market
  • Santa Justa Lift
  • Belém Tower
  • Tuk Tuk Tour of Lisbon
  • Alfama District Visit

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