The fabulous Pena National Palace on one of the hills of Sintra, Portugal

Leisurely 10-Day Vacation Through Spain & Portugal

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Countries Visited

Spain, Portugal

Places Visited

Lisbon, Barcelona, Madrid, Sintra...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

On this 10-day excursion through Spain and Portugal, explore much of the best of these Western European countries. Stroll along the charming streets of Sintra, ride in a hot air balloon over Barcelona, and attend a live flamenco show accompanied by regional tapas. From the serene beaches of Barcelona to the bustling streets of Madrid, this adventure will open your eyes to the rich history and culture of this fascinating region.

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Trip Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in Portuguese culture when you delight in a traditional Fado performance that is accompanied by a gourmet dinner and wine pairing
  • Marvel at the splendid towns of Sintra and Cascais on a full-day excursion from Lisbon
  • Uncover the secrets of the famed La Sagrada Familia cathedral on a private tour through Barcelona
  • View Montserrat from above as you float through the sky in a hot air balloon
  • Immerse yourself in the unique designs and works of art as you traverse the world-famous Park Guell in Barcelona
  • Stroll through Spain’s top museums as you delight in a specially curated, private tour in Madrid
  • Explore Madrid’s serene Parque del Retiro, which provides the perfect respite from the rest of the bustling city
  • Delight in age-old, Spanish traditions, such as a wonderful Flamenco show that is accompanied by Spanish tapas

Detailed Description

From the stunning promenade along the beaches of Cascais to the bustling center of the Spanish capital of Madrid, Spain and Portugal offer the perfect combination of leisure and excitement. You will luxuriate in the beauty of Madrid’s serene Parque del Retiro and delight in a traditional Fado show in Lisbon, which is the heart of Portugal. On this luxurious, 10-day tour through Spain and Portugal, you will be provided with a taste of the intriguing history and culture of both of these Mediterranean countries.

Your tour will begin in Lisbon, which is the capital of Portugal. Here, you will explore the city’s most noteworthy sites on a privately guided tour. In the evening, you will attend a live Fado show that will be accompanied by a traditional Portuguese dinner and wine pairing. From Lisbon, you will enjoy a full-day excursion to the charming towns of Sintra and Cascais. After leaving for Spain, you will arrive in the magical city of Barcelona, where you will discover the best of this seaside city when you visit the world-famous La Sagrada Familia cathedral and Park Guell. You will then venture outside the of the city to Montserrat, where you will board a glorious hot air balloon and float high above the clouds.

Finally, you will arrive in Madrid, which is the capital of Spain. You will never be lacking for things to do in this city because it has something for everyone. You will discover Spain’s best museums, such as the Prado and the Reina Sofía, and you will visit the world-renowned Royal Palace on a privately curated tour. You will also delight in relaxing in the shade of the brilliant Parque del Retiro as charming rowboats float by on the park’s beautiful lake. Finally, you will be enchanted by a private Flamenco show that will be accompanied by delicious Spanish tapas. On this 10-day tour of Spain and Portugal, you will truly experience the best of what these wonderful destinations have to offer.

Zicasso works closely with the top travel operators, who specialize in the regions of Spain and Portugal, to ensure that you have a fully personalized trip of a lifetime.

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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