Ramble up Las Ramblas and through the zesty Iberian peninsula, from Barcelona to Lisbon, Salamanca to Madrid. Enjoy delicious paella in Valencia, see the troglodyte cave dwellings at Guadix and the medieval quarter of Lisbon with its Belém Tower.

Travel Best Bets Package Includes
  • Round trip airfare from Vancouver to Barcleona and return from Madrid
  • 12 night guided vacation CostSaver coach tour
  • Round trip transfers from airport to hotel and hotel to airport
  • Dining: 12 buffet breakfasts and 4 three course dinners
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries, reclining seats and an on-board restroom
  • Hotel accommodations at hand-picked 3 and 4 star accommodation
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
Sightseeing highlights
  • Barcelona – Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and views from Montjuïc
  • Peñiscola – See the ancient castle overlooking the beach
  • Valencia – Orientation tour includes the Cathedral, Town Hall, Towers of Serrano and Quart and City of Arts and Sciences
  • Guadix – View the cave homes in “Barrio Troglodyte”
  • Granada – Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city
  • Costa Del Sol – Visit this renowned resort area
  • Gibraltar – Visit the famous Rock of Gibraltar
  • Seville – Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower
  • Lisbon – View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist
  • Fátima – Visit the celebrated Shrine
  • Salamanca – Orientation of this university city includes views of the Plaza Mayor
  • Madrid – Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, The Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain

May 31, 2019 Double or single share
Vancouver $3149 + $646 tax
Kelowna, Victoria $3449  + $646 tax
Calgary, Edmonton $3349 + $646 tax
Single Room Supplement add $730
Pre-Pay Gratuities
(Travel Director and Driver)
add from $165 per person

 

*Single Share Program: When travelling alone, we understand that some clients do not want to incur the expense of an additional single room supplement. That’s why we give you the opportunity to purchase selected vacations on a room sharing basis on the majority of our itineraries. We will accommodate you with a fellow guest of the same gender on a ‘two-bedded’ basis (non-smoking rooms only). Please note that we cannot guarantee roommates will be of a similar age group. If we fail to match you, we will provide a single room at no extra cost.

Upgrade your tour package to Trafalgar First Class Vacation: Highlights of Spain and Portugal. For more information or request a quote, please call us at 1-877-523-7823

 

Trafalgar

Real experts, real experiences

Call upon the expertise of your Travel Director and you can enjoy everything the region has to offer, in comfort, without having to plan your itinerary yourself.

And there’s always free time for you to enjoy Optional Experiences, night time entertainment, or simply explore on your own. And if you’re looking for inspiration at any point, your Travel Director will always be happy to point you in the right direction.

  • Insider Experiences on every trip
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • Hand-picked 4 or 5-star accommodation, whether it’s centrally located, in the midst of stunning countryside, or close to a major site.
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • Luxury coaches with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • Breakfast every day and up to half other meals provided
CostSaver

With CostSaver you get a great value vacation, without compromising on quality and still benefiting from award-winning service from a name you can trust.

What’s included

Your accommodations will be 3 or 4-star, featuring twin rooms. You’ll also enjoy buffet breakfasts, and while up to half your dinners will be included in the price of your trip, you’ll be free to dine out the rest of the time.

As such you’ll have more time and freedom to explore on your own, or choose from one of our Optional Experiences. Though don’t worry, if you’re ever stuck for ideas on where to go, your Travel Director will be more than happy to point out their favorite trattoria, restaurant or café.

  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • VIP entry at most sights
  • Hand-picked 3 or 4-star accommodations. To make sure we’re always delivering the best value for money, we carefully select hotels in exactly the right location. Sometimes it makes sense to stay centrally, so we do. But at other times we’ll opt for a better hotel slightly further out over a less desirable property in town. It will always be in a good neighborhood, with transport links an easy walk away.
  • Luxury coaches with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • Breakfast every day and up to half other meals provided

 

 

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DAY 1 ARRIVE BARCELONA (2 NIGHTS)
Welcome to Barcelona. After meeting with your Travel Director, you might like to explore Spain’s most cosmopolitan city.
HOTEL: Exe Barcelona Gate (or similar)

DAY 2 BARCELONA SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Your Local Specialist shows you the sights including views of Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas, Plaça de Catalunya and spectacular views of the city from Montjuïc. Enjoy free time to explore the city or join an Optional Experience to Montserrat.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3 BARCELONA – PEÑÍSCOLA – VALENCIA
Drive through orange groves to Peñíscola and see the ancient castle used in the film ‘El Cid’. Continue through the ‘huertas’ to sunny Valencia, the third largest city in Spain, where your orientation includes the Town Hall, the Bullring, the Towers of Serrano and Quart, the cathedral and the modern ‘City of Arts and Science’ designed by renowned architect, Santiago Calatrava.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL: Mas Camarena (or similar)

DAY 4 VALENCIA – GUADIX – GRANADA
Travel southwest across the ‘sierras’ to view the cave houses at Guadix. Take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings and then cross the jagged Mora Pass to Granada.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL: Macia Condor (or similar)

DAY 5 GRANADA – COSTA DEL SOL
This morning there is time to explore the city or participate in an Optional Experience to the Albaicín Quarter of Granada. Arrive later on the famous Costa del Sol for free time or consider an excursion to Mijas, one of the famous hilltop villages.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL: Sol Guadalmar/Tryp Alameda (or similar)

DAY 6 COSTA DEL SOL – GIBRALTAR – SEVILLE (2 NIGHTS)
Enjoy a scenic coastal drive past Marbella to La Línea. Cross the border to the Rock of Gibraltar, where you have the chance to see the famous Barbary apes and possibly visit the cave of St. Michael. Then continue through the spectacular Andalusian countryside to Seville. After dinner at your hotel tonight, you might Consider an Optional Experience to see a fiery flamenco show.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL: MA Congresos (or similar)

DAY 7 SEVILLE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist on your included morning sightseeing tour. View the pools and pavilions in Maria Luisa Park, constructed for the 1929 Exposition. Explore the city at your own pace or join an Optional Experience to visit the elegant Moorish Alcazar. Tonight, you might like to sample some traditional tapas.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast

DAY 8 SEVILLE – LISBON (2 NIGHTS)
Drive to the Portuguese border then continue past the cork trees of the Alentejo region. From here travel to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, a great seafaring city situated near where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Tonight, why not consider a traditional Portuguese dinner with music?
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL: Olaias Park (or similar)

DAY 9 LISBON SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
See the Hieronymite Monastery and the medieval quarter of the city before taking in views of the Belém Tower on an included sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Then time at leisure in Lisbon or maybe take an Optional Experience to discover Portugal’s Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estoril.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast

DAY 10 LISBON – FÁTIMA – SALAMANCA
A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d’Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view the Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL: Vincci Ciudad de Salamanca (or similar)

DAY 11 SALAMANCA – MADRID SIGHTSEEING (2 NIGHTS)
Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe’s highest capital city. This afternoon, your Local Specialist shows you all the main sights including the Royal Palace, the Puerta del Sol and the Cervantes Memorial in the Plaza de España. This evening why not visit one of Madrid’s many fine restaurants where you
have the chance to try some of the local dishes?
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast
HOTEL: Tryp Airport Suites (or similar)

DAY 12 MADRID FREE DAY
An entire day to explore the city. You might like to visit the Prado Museum, watch the street artists on Plaza Mayor or join an Optional Experience to the medieval city of Toledo, the ancient capital of Castile. Tonight, dine with your companions as you celebrate a memorable holiday.
MEAL(S): Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13 DEPART MADRID
Say ‘adios’ to your companions after a wonderful holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.
MEAL(S) : Buffet Breakfast

 

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All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes $30 per adult Booking Management Fee.  Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287