Arrival at Lisbon. Private transfer to the Hotel & check in for a 03 nights stay. Lisbon is a fantastic city to visit. It is the capital and the largest city in Portugal. Known as the city of seven hills located on the Tagus River mouth on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Whenever you decide to visit Lisbon, you can be sure you will not be disappointed. This cosmopolitan city perfectly blends the history of various cultural influences with modern lifestyle. Let it surprise you with the magnificent landscapes that show the harmony between the nature and the architecture, from the 14th century castle to trendiest buildings and places in entire Lisbon, including unique Estoril and Sintra heritage. Feel the climate of traditional Lisbon listening to “Fado music” in one of Fado houses in Bairro Alto or Alfama neighborhoods. This specific kind of music, very characteristic for all the country, has its origins in Lisbon and is considered by UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Today you can have a short rest after arriving at the hotel , then meet your local tour guide with whom you will have a short walking tour around the hotel getting familiar with the surroundings.
Check out the Hotel in Porto and along with your tour guide start your journey to Algarve, one of the most beautiful dazzling beach destination in the world . Enroute to Algarve, we will stop in Evora, the most splendid city in Alentejo to see the Romans Temple Ruins and The Neolithic monuments of standing stones. Then continue the journey towards Algarve. Check – in to your hotel in Algarve where you will be staying for 3 nights. Algarve is the most South region of Portugal. It is a region with a Mediterranean climate and known for the most beautiful beaches in Europe that has as background rocky cliffs. Get to know the aromas and flavors of traditional Algarve cuisine - from fish and shellfish, to the famous Cataplana or to the traditional mountain food, such as “cozido” of beans and cabbage. The range of offer reaches to known local delights, such as figs, almonds, carob and “medronho” – local brandy, distilled in the areas of the hillside in old copper stills. Traveling across the Algarve you will find places of high ecological interest, rich in biodiversity and ecosystems still intact today with centuries of tradition. A few steps away from the tranquility of the interior of the region, the lively Algarvian nights are in the coastal towns. Bars, nightclubs, marinas and casinos ensure the fun of the most revelers. It is a region where the practice of outdoor sports is recommended, whether in the green golf courses, in the infrastructures that the region offers for physical activity, on the coast or in the Algarve mountains. Today you can have a short rest after arriving at the hotel , then meet your local tour guide with whom you will have a short walking tour around the hotel getting familiar with the surroundings
After a relaxing night in one of our beautiful hotels, today we're headed to Sagres to visit the Fortress and St. Vincent's cape and lighthouse, the most south western point of mainland Europe. Sagres Fortress was built by Prince Henry the Navigator in the 15th century as a nautical school to start the Portuguese Discoveries of Brazil, Africa and the nautical routes to India and Asia - it’s a place of great historical and symbolic value. we can head north for about 8 km to Silves, a charming old Moorish city surrounded by orange trees. Silves was the first capital of the Algarve in 1249 when it was conquered by the 3rd king of Portugal to the Moorish. Silves was well known already in the 8th century for its development and prosperity, it was a cultural center with the most brilliant Moorish poets, chroniclers and jurists. In the city you can visit the red sandstone Castle, the Cathedral, both national monuments and the archaeology museum.
Have a full day at leisure and enjoy the sunny beaches of Algarve. Or if you would like to see more of this exotic destination, ask your tour guide to help you with a wide variety of activities in the region.
Today is the Farewell day to Algarve and Portugal. For sure we are going to miss you and counting the days off to see you again here at your home. Check out the HOTEL and your trasnfer is ready to get you to Seville where the words lack the power of description and even the pictures cannot fully render its beauties. Enroute to Seville, we will have a stop to Faro, the capital of Algarve, and visit the magical church and the heart of this peacefull city.
Arrive at your hotel in Seville and get a short rest, then meet your tour guide to explore the surroundings of the hotel.
Enjoy your breakfast in the tranquil atmosphere of Seville. Then get ready for an impeccable full-day tour of Seville along with your tour guide and hear about the city’s role in Roman times, its conquest by the Moors in 712 AD, and its contribution to the discovery of the New World. Admire Maria Luisa Park, the Golden Tower on the Guadalquivir River, and the university that was once the tobacco factory of Carmen fame. Also visit the magnificent CASA DE PILATOS, a mixture of Moorish and Roman architecture with a splendid collection of Roman sculptures. Then, stroll through the narrow lanes of the charming SANTA CRUZ QUARTER.
Today we have a full day excursion to Cordoba.Travel through the arid landscapes of Don Quixote’s La Mancha to Cordoba. Guided walking tour of Cordoba includes the medieval Jewish Quarter, the MOSQUE OF THE CALIPHS, famous for its 850 pillars of porphyry, marble, and jasper, the Roman Bridge, and the remains of the Alcazar
Good morning Seville! its another day in the Western Iberian Peninsula and today is the day we drive you to the ROCK OF GIBRALTAR, in British hands since 1704. Hear about its turbulent history from your Local Guide, see the Moorish Castle, and visit ST. MICHAEL’S CAVES and the colony of Barbary apes. vibrant, festive Seville
We hope you have enjoyed your journey to the western Iberian Peninsula. Check out the hotel and you will be transferred to the airport to fly back home with a lot of memories and stories to talk about.
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