The Best of 13 Days, 4 Countries
Discover Iberian & Beyond
Tour of PORTUGAL, SPAIN, FRANCE, & ADORRA LA VELLA
Travel Date: Aug 28 – Sep 9, 2020
I T I N E R A R Y
D1/AUG 28 MANILA / LISBON
Depart Manila on board a prestigious airline to Lisbon. Enjoy in-flight meals and entertainment onboard.
D2/AUG 29/ LISBON–FATIMA (-)
Welcome to Lisbon, Portugal. After immigration clearance at the airport, convey your luggage and board your coach for your guided city tour of Lisbon to include the views of the Belem Tower, Discovery Monument, Baixa, Praca do Comercio and Suspension bridge. Then a drive from to Fatima for your hotel check-in.
D3/AUG 30 FATIMA–ALJUSTREL–VALINHOS- FATIMA (B)
After breakfast, proceed to a sightseeing tour to visit the small village of Aljustrel the birth place of the three little shepherds and the house of the brothers Francisco and Jacinta, a s well as Lúcia’s house, converted in a museum, depicting local lifestyle in the beginning of the 20th century. Then from Aljustrel, walk along the Valinhos via sacra. This is the path that Lúcia, Jacinta and Francisco pursued from Aljustrel to Cova da Iria. Afterwards, back to Fatima to visit the The Chapel of Apparitions (Santuario de Fatima), Basilica of Lucia, Residence of Francisco and Jacinta Marte. Rest of the day is free for your religious devotion. You may want to join the candlelight procession in the evening.
D4/AUG 31 FATIMA–SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (B)
Today, drive to cross the Spanish border to a World Heritage city of Santiago de Compostela for your guided city tour with visit to Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. Enjoy your orientation tour that includes Plaza del Obradoiro, Convento de San Francisco, Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, Fuente De Los Caballos and the Palacio de Raxoi. Check-in to your hotel.
D5/SEPT 01 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA–LEON –BURGOS (B)
Breakfast and drive to Leon, a city on the Bernesga River in northwest Spain, is the capital of the Province of Leó. It’s home to many churches and cathedrals noted for their architecture and art. Among them is the Gothic 13th-century Cathedral de Léon, with its towers and flying buttresses. The Romanesque 10th-century Basílica de San Isidoro is known for its frescoes and royal to mbs. Afterwards, continue to the provincial capital in Spain’s autonomous community of Castile and León. It is marked by its intact medieval architecture. See the Arco de Santa Maria and visit to the most recognizable landmark the French Gothic Cathedral of St. Mary. Check in to your hotel.
D6/SEPT 02 BURGOS – SEGOVIA-AVILA–MADRID (B)
This beautiful day, drive to Segovia, a historic city with rich of architectural legacy, including medieval walls, Romanesque churches, a former royal palace and a Gothic cathedral. See the iconic ancient Roman aqueduct with more than 160 arches, the Alcazar de Segovia, and The Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso, known as La Granja, is an early 18th-century palace in the small town of San Ildefonso, Then continue to Avilaa city in the rolling hill country northwest of Madrid–completely circled by 11th century walls and birthplace of St. Theresa of Avila. Afterwards, travel to the capital city of Madrid for your hotel check-in.
D7/SEPT 03 MADRID (B)
Breakfast and proceed to a half day guided sightseeing tour and embrace the beautiful view of Cibeles Fountain, Alcala Gate, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Plaza de Espana, Prado Museum and view of the Royal Palace. Rest of the day is free to explore Madrid on your own pace.
D8/SEPT 04 MADRID – ZARAGOZA – LOURDES (B)
After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive from Madrid to Zaragoza the capital of northeastern Spain's Aragon region. See the Nuestra Señora del Pilar basilica. The Basilica venerates Blessed Virgin Mary, under her title Our Lady of the Pillar praised as "Mother of the Hispanic Peoples" by Pope John Paul II. Then continue to the Marian Major Pilgrimage Site in Europe. Upon arrival, check-in and free time for your private devotion. Perhaps, after your dinner, you may join the emotive Evening Torchlight procession.
D9/SEPT 05 LOURDES – ANDORRA LA VELLA (B)
After breakfast, Enjoy a morning free time for private devotion. Perhaps, you may join your tour leader to show you around the Sanctuary and the visit the Underground Basilica, walk the Station of the Cross, take the Holy Bath, drink the water of wash your face in the Grotto, or Participate in the veneration of the sick pilgrim, or join a mass at the Grotto. Also, visit the Moulin de Boly, or the Birthplace of Bernadette Soubirous in the heart of Lourdes. Then continue to Andorra La Vella the capital of Andorra, in the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain. It’s known as a duty-free retail hub, with shops lining Meritxell Avenue. Admire landmarks such as Casa de la Vall, Església de Santa Coloma, and Plaça del Poble. Check-in to hotel.
D10/SEPT 06 ANDORRA LA VELLA – LA ROCA OUTLET – BARCELONA (B)
Breakfast and enjoy a scenic drive from Andorra La Vella to La Roca Outlet and shop till you drop. Afterwards, continue to Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture.
D11/SEPT 07 BARCELONA – MONTSERRAT – BARCELONA (B)
Breakfast then proceed to a full day guided tour, visit to La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, a large unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. Then visit the Cathedral then continue to the Estadi Olimpic. Entrance to Montjuic Mountain for a panoramic view of the city. Afterwards, a drive to Montserrat for a visit at the Montserrat Monastery, an abbey of the Order of Saint Benedict. Then dinner at a local restaurant before you got back to hotel.
D12/SEPT 08 BARCELONA / MANILA (B)
A memorable experience tour concludes today after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.
D13/SEPT 09 MANILA
Arrival in Manila, Home Sweet Home!
FATIMA Sanctuario de Fatima, Basilica of Lucia, Residence of Francisco and Jacinta Marte
ALJUSTREL House of the brothers Francisco and Jacinta, Lúcia’s house
VALINHOS Cova da Iria, Chapel of Apparitions
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, Plaza del Obra-doiro, Convento de San Francisco, Monasterio de San Martin Pinario, Fuente De Los Caballos, the Palacio de Raxoi
LEON Bernesga River, Cathedral de Léon, Basílica de San Isidoro, Castile and León
BURGOS Arco de Santa Maria, Cathedral of St. Mary
SEGOVIA Medieval walls, Romanesque Churches, Former Royal Palace, Gothic Cathedral, Ancient Roman aqueduct, Alcazar de Segovia,The Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso
AVILA Birthplace of St. Theresa of Avila
MADRID Cibeles Fountain, Alcala Gate, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Plaza de Espana, Prado Museum, Royal Palace
ZARAGOZA Nuestra Señora del Pilar Basilica, Marian Major Pilgrimage Site in Europe
LOURDES Underground Basilica, Station of the Cross, Holy Bath, Grotto, Moulin de Boly, Birthplace of Bernadette Soubirous
ANDORRA LA VELLA Pyrenees Mountain, Meritxell Avenue, Casa de la Vall, Església de Santa Coloma, and Plaça del Poble
BARCELONA La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Estadi Olimpic, Montjuic Mountain
MONTSERRAT Montserrat Monastery
TWN/TRPL: USD 2,280.00
SINGLE: USD 2,680.00
*Minimum 30 passenger to operate this tour*
USD 500 PER PERSON UPON BOOKING (NON-REFUNDABLE)
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- One piece of luggage (standard size) per payable passenger.
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