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Family-Friendly Tour to Spain and Portugal in December

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Countries Visited

Spain, Portugal

Places Visited

Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon

Suggested Duration

7 Days

On this 7-day tour of Spain and Portugal, your family is sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. From the festive Christmas markets of Madrid to the melancholy Fado of Lisbon, the Iberian Peninsula is a unique and wonderful destination to visit in December. Attend a soccer match in the Spanish capital, traverse through the whimsical architecture of Park Guell, and sample some of Portugal’s most iconic fare, such as pastel de nata.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover an age-old Spanish tradition when your family attends a live flamenco show in Madrid
  • Revel in the beauty of festive Christmas markets as you stroll through the streets of the Spanish capital
  • Cheer alongside local fans when your family attends a Spanish soccer match
  • Tour Barcelona’s top sites and neighborhoods and be injected by the joy of holiday cheer
  • Traverse Park Guell on a private tour and admire the unique work of Antoni Gaudi
  • Spend the evening watching a traditional Fado performance and indulging in Portuguese cuisine
  • Visit some of Lisbon’s top destinations during an immersive tour of the city

Detailed Description

On this 7-day tour of Spain and Portugal, you will enjoy the mild temperatures of Lisbon and visit the city’s most illustrious sites. You should prepare to be enamored by the traditional song and dance of flamenco as your family enjoys a gourmet meal of Spanish tapas.

Your tour will begin in the Spanish capital of Madrid. Here, your family will attend a flamenco show that will be accompanied by a regional selection of tapas. The following day, your guide will lead you on a tour of the city’s most iconic sites and neighborhoods before taking you to the festive Christmas markets that line the city streets during this time of year. Moreover, you will visit one of the country’s top museums and attend a soccer match. Barcelona will introduce you to its most fascinating markets before providing you with a sample of the region’s delicious cuisine on a tapas crawl through the city.

As your time in Barcelona presses on, you will visit Park Guell and the La Sagrada Familia cathedral, which are two of the most iconic works of Antoni Gaudi. Finally, you will arrive in Lisbon, which is Portugal’s capital city. Here, you can tour the city’s ancient Alfama neighborhood and sample the country’s finest delicacies. During your time here, you will also attend a traditional Fado show that will be accompanied by a gourmet dinner. On this 7-day tour of Spain and Portugal, you will experience a unique side of the Iberian Peninsula.

Starting Price

$1,675 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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