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Enjoy a ten-night vacation perfect for discovering the beautiful cities of Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, and Lisbon. Speed through the Catalan countryside to Barcelona to explore Gaudi’s iconic landmarks before riding the rails to vibrant Madrid, where the skies are famously blue! Explore the Spanish capital’s beautiful “Belle Epoque” centre before heading to historic Seville. Cross the longest bridge in Europe on your way to the beautiful Portuguese capital before your ending your journey on the banks of the Duoro in Porto.

Inclusions
  • Travel by high-speed trains between exciting cities
  • 10 night accommodation in 3-star hotels
    • 2 nights in Barcelona
    • 2 nights in Madrid
    • 2 nights in Seville
    • 2 nights in Lisbon
    • 2 nights in Porto
  • Breakfast daily
  • All standard seat rail per the itinerary
  • Skip the Line: Sagrada Familia Tour in Barcelona
  • Hop-on-Hop-off pass in Madrid
  • Small-group tour of Seville including skip-the-line, Royal Alcázar, and Seville Cathedral
  • Walking tour of Lisbon
Sep 1-Oct 22, 2024 from $3879
Oct 23-Nov 21, 2024 from $3479
Nov 22-Dec 1, 2024 from $3229
Dec 2-31, 2024 from $3279
Jan 1-Feb 20, 2025 from $3279
Feb 21-Mar 18, 2025 from $3679
Mar 18-31, 2025 from $4029
Taxes & Fees included
Air to Barcelona & return from Porto additional but can be added

Daily departures – Other dates are available.
Dates, price and promotion are subject to change without notice.

All tours are customizable and upgrades are available! Call us for more details!

Day 1: Your Journey Begins in Barcelona
Start your vacation in Barcelona. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Once settled into your hotel, spend the afternoon exploring. Perhaps wander down the tree-lined Las Ramblas, the most famous street in the city that overflows with buskers, dancers, living statues, and mime artists.
Overnight stay in Barcelona.

Day 2: Barcelona (B)
Enjoy breakfast then embark on a tour of Gaudi’s 2 masterpieces; Casa Batlló and the spectacular Sagrada Familia. After, explore the atmospheric Gothic Quarter or why not visit the Picasso Museum to view a huge collection of the famous artist’s world.
Overnight stay in Barcelona.

Day 3: Barcelona to Madrid (B)
Travel from Barcelona to Madrid on the high-speed AVE train and upon arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Spend two days sightseeing in this energetic capital. Madrid has three world-renowned art galleries, all within close walking distance of each other in the city’s ‘Golden Triangle of Art’. The most famous of these is the Prado Museum offers one of the world’s finest collections of European works.
Overnight stay in Madrid.

Day 4: Madrid (B)
After breakfast explore the city to its fullest with your Hop-on-Hop-off Pass. Why not head to the contemporary Museo Reina Sofía with its fascinating installations and impressive collection of works by Picasso and Dali? Alternatively, take a break in the Parque del Retiro or enjoy some retail therapy along the Gran Via.
Overnight stay in Madrid.

Day 5: Madrid to Seville (B)
Make your way to Atocha station and take the train to Seville for a 2-night stay. (Overnight on the train). Once settled in, take a stroll along the riverside perhaps, or head to the top of the Metropol Parasol for a unique view of this great city.
Overnight stay in Seville.

Day 6: Seville (B)
This morning join a small group tour of the absolute highlights of Seville, including the impressive Plaza de España, San Telmo Palace, Royal Alcázar, and huge Cathedral, and see the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Enjoy a siesta in the afternoon, before an evening of tapas and Flamenco perhaps!.
Overnight stay in Seville.

Day 7: Seville to Lisbon (B)
Take the scenic coach ride from Seville to Lisbon and here check-in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Visit the city’s most iconic sights such as the impressive medieval castle of Sao Jorge, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Estrela Basilica, one of Lisbon’s most fascinating churches and the first to be dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Overnight stay in Lisbon.

Day 8: Lisbon (B)
Portugal’s historic capital city is draped over seven hills overlooking the mouth of the River Tagus. As one of the oldest cities in the world, it has a huge amount to explore from the narrow streets of the Barrio Alto to the majestic Praça do Comércio, the central square overlooking the wide river. Your guided walking tour included is the best way to enjoy these and more, including a stop for one of Lisbon’s delicious Pasteis de Nata.
Overnight stay in Lisbon.

Day 9: Lisbon to Porto (B)
After breakfast, travel from Lisbon to Porto by train. On arrival, check-in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Once settled at the hotel, why not take a cruise along the River Duoro and marvel at the beautiful scenery from the water?
Overnight stay in Porto

Day 10: Porto (B)
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Porto. Wander through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, enjoy your 1hr river cruise included at a time of your choosing, and don’t miss a tour of the Fundação de Serralves, a contemporary art gallery housed in a beautiful Art Deco building with lovely gardens. No visit to Porto would be complete without a tour of the Port Wine cellars. These are situated in Vila Nova de Gaia, across the river by bridge from Ribeira. You can make your own way around or pick up a guided tour.
Overnight stay in Porto

Day 11: Your Journey Ends in Porto (B)
After breakfast, this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your vacation, perhaps with an additional day in a different city, one of our Rail Experts would be happy to help you with the details.

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