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Land and Rail Journey

Spain and Portugal Delights

Barcelona to Lisbon
16 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULSP16
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 10 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions
  • A total of 22 meals
  • Expert tour director
  • Transfers, porterage and gratuities
  • Take a before-hours visit to Casa Vicens, the first house designed by Antoni Gaudi
  • Feel the passion of a flamenco show as you graze on tasty tapas in Granada
  • Visit King Ferdinand II’s ingenious Park and Palace of Pena near the hilltop town of Sintra

Map & Itinerary

Europe Mpa 2022-23 EULSP16
Barcelona to Lisbon

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Get to know everyone at a welcome reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Barcelona, Le Meridien

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Start the day with a before-hours visit to Casa Vicens, the first house designed by Antoni Gaudi.


See the towering Sagrada Familia on a city tour. This evening, come together to share a welcome dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Farewell Barcelona as you board your train to Madrid. Upon arrival, art lovers will rejoice with a visit to the Prado Museum. Here, wander among fine works that are based on the former Royal Spanish Collection and feature pieces by Velazquez.

Stay: Two Nights, Madrid, Petsana Plaza Major

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The icons of Madrid are on show today, with a guided discovery taking you to the Royal Palace, Buen Retiro Park and the Plaza Mayor. The evening is free for you to explore.

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  • Breakfast

This morning, head to the narrow streets of Toledo as you take a guided stroll through the city’s rich history. Afterwards, continue the journey south to Cordoba.

Stay: Two Nights, Hotel Hospes Palacio del Bailio Cordoba

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View across the city with the Tejo River winding around it, Toledo, Spain

Visit the Great Mosque of Cordoba and the historic Jewish Quarter on a guided tour this morning. Later, enjoy some free time.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight in a local gypsy cave, feel the passion of a flamenco show as you graze on tasty tapas.


At an olive estate, sample some of Spain’s finest produce, before arriving in Granada.

Stay: Two Nights, Granada, AC Hotel Palacio De Santa Paula

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore the World Heritage-listed Alhambra on a guided tour. Part fortress, part palace, the Alhambra is a pinnacle of Moorish art that encapsulates Andalusian history. See the restored Lion Fountain and roam the Nasrid Palace complex.

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  • Breakfast
View through ancient windows across countryside, Spain

Travel to Ronda and embark on a guided exploration of this mountaintop village set above a deep gorge. Have your camera ready as you capture its vistas. Later, arrive in Seville, the Andalusian capital, for dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Seville, Gran Melia Colon Sevilla

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

On a Seville exploration, see the royal palace of Alcazar, then admire the Cathedral de Sevilla and Giralda Tower.

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  • Breakfast

Enter Portugal and head to the chic Algarve coast for some rest and relaxation.

Stay: Two Nights, Algarve, Pine Cliffs Hotel, a Luxury Collection Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps be guided by a local biologist on an easy bike ride through the natural park. Alternatively, enjoy sailing in the lagoon.


Choose from a range of sightseeing options today.

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  • Breakfast
Cliffs overlooking beach,The Algarve, Spain

Journey to Lisbon today and enjoy free time on arrival.

Stay: Three Nights, Lisbon, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz

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  • Breakfast

Set off to see the sights of Lisbon by riding the city’s tramcars and visiting the Old Town. Pay a visit to the World Heritage-listed Jeronimos Monastery, a symbol of Portugal’s power and wealth during the Age of Discovery. Built in 1502 by King Manuel I, the monastery commemorates Vasco da Gama’s voyage to India. Tonight, join your fellow travellers to share a farewell dinner.

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  • Dinner

As soon as you get your first glimpse of Serra de Sintra, prepare to gasp. Mountains roll from every direction, and every peak is as memorable as the last. Visit King Ferdinand II’s ingenious Park and Palace of Pena, before having free time to explore Sintra. Take the chance to have lunch at your leisure, then be guided by the sea breeze as you return to Lisbon via the coastal route. Since it’s your final night here, you might like to try one of the local restaurants for dinner.

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  • Breakfast

Be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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