Portugal and Spain Rail Tour
10 Days 9 Nights Jan- Dec 2017
Lisbon Madrid Barcelona
This combined flexible independent rail tour starts in
charming Portuguese capital from where you can either take a train to
Madrid or fly to the
Spanish Capital with its famous museums. Continue your trip by high speed
train and visit Barcelona, the second largest city of Spain, the town of
Gaudi and Picasso. In each city take advantage of the optional day
excursions to visit the surroundings.
Day 1 LISBON
arrival at Lisbon airport, meet and great by our representative and then
transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy this
ancient and lovely city overlooking the Tagus River. Lisbon, a city of
contrasts, offering a lot to discover as being one of the most beautiful
capitals of Europe. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 2 LISBON
breakfast discover the city during the Hop on Hop off sightseeing
tour. Admire its splendid avenues and monuments like the Tower of Belem
and the Jeronimos Monastery, as well as, the Tower of Vasco da Gama and
the Castelo S. Jorge or visit Baixa, traditional shopping district
by the Santa Justa Elevator Lisbon is one of the most soulful,
captivating and picturesque capitals, built on hills with scenic
panoramic views . Lisbon once home to the world's greatest explorers like
Vasco da Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator, becoming the
capital of an empire spreading over all continents, from South America to
Asia. Option: Supp. for Half Day Private City
Tour instead of the sightseeing Hop on Hop off tour. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 3 LISBON
After breakfast enjoy a free day.
Option: Half day to Sintra Cascais & Estoril
Coast: Visit the small town of Sintra, declared a World Heritage
Site by UNESCO, and the Estoril Coast, famous for its beaches and the
pretty small towns of Estoril and Cascais. Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 4 LISBON - MADRID
After breakfast transfer to Lisbon airport or
railway station to Madrid (not included). Option: transfers
Hotel/Airport in both cities. Flight ticket or overnight train
tickets can be added. Inquire at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrival and check-in. Rest of the
day at leisure to explore the capital of Spain, a cosmopolitan
city with modern infrastructure and a great cultural and artistic
heritage. The city has more than 60 museums and especially famous for its
Prado Museum housing one of the most impressive art collections in all of
The historic center, also known as the "Madrid de los Austrias" and the
spectacular Plaza Mayor square are living examples of the splendor of
the city in the 16th and 17th centuries. Overnight in Madrid.
After breakfast discover the city with the Hop on-Hop off
sightseeing tour. Madrid, the capital of Spain, which has one
of the most important historic centers in Europe.
Option: supplement for a panoramic guided
visit instead of the sightseeing Hop on Hop off tour is possible. Overnight in
Day 6 MADRID
After breakfast enjoy a free day in
Madrid. Option: You can take one of our
trips to visit: Toledo, known as the Imperial City;
Aranjuez, a Historic - Artistic Site,
and its Royal Palaces, and gardens World Heritage Site by
UNESCO; El Escorial with its
monastery or to Segovia and Avila, the medieval city of St Teresa, also
UNESCO World Heritage sites. Overnight in Madrid.
Day 7 MADRID BARCELONA
After breakfast depart by AVE Train to Barcelona (separate cost).
Option: transfers and AVE train from Madrid to
Barcelona. Arrival and free time to explore this wonderful
cosmopolitan city, home of the Modernism and Gaudi. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 8 BARCELONA
In the morning
experience the city with the Hop on-Hop off
sightseeing tour. The city's original site,
which was surrounded by walls in the Roman period, is today the Gothic
Quarter. Along narrow streets, with small squares and charming corners,
you will find medieval palaces standing around the impressive cathedral.
The Plaša del Rei is a square with an array of spectacular
buildings and in the Plaša de Sant Jaume there are important
institutions, such as the Regional Parliament and the City Hall. One of
the best places to catch the rhythm of the city is called Las Ramblas.
Municipal markets, art galleries and antique shops can be found in
Barcelona alongside crafts shops, fashion shops and open-air markets.
See some of Gaudi's masterpieces like the
and visit the Guell Park. Option: supp.
for a private panoramic visit instead of the sightseeing Hop on Hop off
tour. Overnight in Barcelona.
Day 9 BARCELONA
breakfast free day at leisure to keep enjoying this cosmopolitan city or
relax at one of its beaches. Option: You can
take one of the day trips from Barcelona to: Montserrat, where you
can see the Sanctuary of the Patron Saint of Catalonia, The Virgin of
Montserrat, where you can visit the Basilica and see “La Moreneta”, a XII
century Romanesque carving. or Full day
tour to Girona, Figueras and DalÝ Museum. Overnight in
Day 10 BARCELONA
Buffet Breakfast and private
transfer to Barcelona Airport for your return flight and end of our
services.or check out one of the escorted
Spain tours departing from Barcelona
The Price Includes:
- Private transfers, Lisbon airport - hotel & Barcelona hotel -
- Overnight Accomodation with Buffet Breakfast, 3 nights in Lisbon
, 3 in Madrid and 3 in Barcelona
- Sightseeing hop on & hop off tour (24 hours) in Lisbon, Madrid,
Not included (optional) :
- AVE/Euromed train tickets (tourist class):
Lisbon Madrid and Madrid - Barcelona
- Flight from Lisbon to Madrid
- Private transfers hotel to airport/ Lisbon , airp/hotel in Madrid and Madrid to rail station and Barcelona rail
station to hotel
- Tours and Day trips: On regular basis:
Lisbon: HD Sintra, Cascais & Estoril. Madrid: Walking visit to
“Madrid de los Austrias” + Royal Palace; HD Toledo; HD El Escorial;
FD Segovia & Avila. Barcelona: GaudÝ, Modernism and Gothic; Girona
and Figueres with Dali Museum.
- Any tours and excursions marked optional in the
Prices: per person in Euro ($ rate depending the
(see name of hotels below price chart)
1 Nov-20 Dec 2017
with 3 and 4star hotels
|First class 4 Star Category
|5 Star Deluxe Category
Lisbon: Turim Hotel 4 star/3
Rafael Ventas or Rafael Orense 4 star
Hotel Rialto 3 star
Supplements during fair and peak periods:
Barcelona: Htl. Rialto:
Supp. per person/per night (Fridays & Saturdays): From 1/11/16-31/03/2017
Double: 4 €, Single: 5€, triple: 2€. From 01/04-30/06 & 1/09-31/10:
double: 12€, Single: 9€, triple: 12€.From 1/07-31/08: Double: 12€,
Single: 6€; triple: 12€.
First Class package
Lisbon: Hotel Turim 4 star
Hotel Tryp Atocha or Rafael Atocha 4star
Hotel Barcelona Colonial or Hotel Medinaceli 4
Barcelona Htl. Colonial /Medinaceli:
Supp. per person/per night (Fridays and Saturdays): From
1/11/16-31/03/2017 Double: 2 €; Single: 2€; Triple: 2€. From 01/04-30/06
& 1/09-31/10: double: 8€ & Single: 8€; triple: 8; from 1/07-31/08:
Double: 8; Single: 3€; triple: 9€.
Hotels used for the Deluxe package
Lisbon: Hotel Altis 5 star
Madrid: Hotel Melia
Princesa 5 star
Barcelona: Melia Sarria Barcelona 5star
Sarria Barcelona: Supp. Per person / per night (Mondays to Thursdays):
From 1/11/16 - 31/10/2017. Double 12 € & single 25 €
Euro 84 plus 7%
handling fee plus overnight accommodation if needed
Madrid - Barcelona:
DAY TOURS FROM LISBON