Guell Park in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Madrid, and Lisbon Tour: Iberian Cities for Couples

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Spain, Portugal

Places Visited

Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Segovia...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

To find quality time to spend with your partner away from all of the noise and bustle of your everyday schedules can sometimes feel like Mission Impossible. That is why this luxurious 10-day adventure has been handcrafted to whisk you away from the monotony of your everyday routine to a European paradise. Three dazzling destinations will delight you, while your hearts are stolen by Barcelona’s beauty, Lisbon’s allure, and Madrid’s magic.

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Trip Highlights

  • Indulge in a romantic candlelight dinner before being treated to a live Flamenco show in Barcelona
  • Dance like nobody’s watching as you and your partner tango the night away in Barcelona during a private tango lesson on a rooftop that overlooks the city
  • Partake a nature trek in the Madrid mountains that will have you following a guide along a gorgeous footpath in a stunning National Park
  • Bike around Madrid’s most iconic sights with a private guide, who will regale you with intriguing facts about this fascinating city’s history and culture
  • Delight in a decadent olive oil and wine tour in the outskirts of Barcelona at a renowned family-owned winery
  • Witness a live Fado performance to experience the Portuguese pastime firsthand
  • Horseback and admire the lovely landscapes of the Louro Mountain Trail, which is located just outside of Lisbon

Detailed Description

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable couples getaway that will feature much of the best of Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, and beyond. This luxurious 10-day adventure has been specially catered with you in mind to provide you with the most elite and enchanting excursions. Your handcrafted European escape will begin in Barcelona, and as you arrive, you will be immediately wined and dined by candlelight before enjoying a passionate live Flamenco show. The melodic movements of the performance will surely mesmerize you.

Your first morning in Barcelona will find you embarking on an exciting tour of many of the most iconic and picturesque sites in the city. When the evening arrives, you will learn how to craft authentic Spanish paella while sipping wine on a rooftop that offers an amazing view of Barcelona. After your tutorial that will be taught by a master chef, you will indulge in the fruits of your labor that will be complete with a panoramic view.

An olive oil and wine tour will fill day three, and as you depart the city and venture to the outskirts of Barcelona, you will meet your host for the day, who is the owner of a renowned family-run winery. During your tour, you will be enlightened on everything from growing and processing grapes to pairing fine wines with gourmet cuisine. You will also learn about olive oil before being provided with the opportunity to sample some of the finest selections of the golden elixir.

Day four will offer you a very unique and intriguing olfactory experience as you spend the first portion of the day exploring and concocting your signature scent at an opulent parfumerie, which will be led by a fragrance master. By the end of this sensory adventure, you will each come away with your unique fragrances. As evening arrives, you will indulge in a private tango lesson that will take place on a rooftop that overlooks the city.

On day five, you will transfer to Madrid, and upon your arrival, you will be treated to a fascinating bike tour that will introduce you to many of the city’s most famous locales and landmarks. An enchanting nature walk in the majestic Madrid mountains awaits you on day six, and after romping through the gorgeous wilderness with your expert guide, you will be treated to a well-deserved tapas dinner tour.

The following day will have you exploring the captivating cities of Segovia, Avila, and Toledo before your departure of Madrid and arrival to Portugal’s lovely capital city of Lisbon. Upon your arrival in Lisbon, you will explore the flavors of the city during a delicious culinary tour with a private gourmand guide. An entertaining and emotive Fado performance will then culminate your first Lisbon evening on a memorable note.

Your final full day in Portugal will lead you to the picturesque landscapes of the Louro Mountain Trail during a private horseback ride. You will then enjoy one final cooking class before preparing to return to your everyday lives. During your entire getaway, you will stay in luxury accommodations and will have every detail of your European escape taken care of, including all private transfers to and from every destination and airport. Nearly everything about this itinerary is customizable, so you can adjust nearly anything and everything to better suit your moods and interests once you are in Europe.

Starting Price

$2,395 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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