Toasting & Coasting: Portugal & Spain By Design (FS)

9 days from Lisbon to Lisbon

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Catamaran off the Portuguese coast or carafe some Spanish sherry? Marvel at high-stepping horses or step-into history in marvelous piazzas? Glimpse the Rock of Gibraltar or glide into rhythm with Flamenco? Cruise coastal highways or sail scenic byways? With complimentary YourChoice Excursions, this 9-day celebration of Portugal and Spain will dance its way into your heart!

Why This Tour Will Castanet:
  • A joyful journey through Portugal and Spain.
  • A flexible itinerary that offers colorful culture, picturesque plazas, Spanish stallions and fiery Flamenco!
  • Included YourChoice Excursions in Algarve and Jerez.
  • Olé! On Overload


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Toasting & Coasting: Portugal & Spain By Design map

 Photo Highlights

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Historic centre of Evora

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Breakfast Daily, 3 Dinners

 Itinerary

Day 1 ARRIVE IN LISBON

Welcome to Lisbon! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 2 LISBON–EXCURSION TO CASCAIS, CABO DA ROCA & QUELUZ

LISBON Guided sightseeing includes a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries.
CASCAIS Free time to browse and for lunch, followed by a scenic drive along the coast.
CABO DA ROCA See breathtaking views from the westernmost point of continental Europe.
QUELUZ Visit the Palace of Queluz.

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Day 3 LISBON–EVORA–ALGARVE

EVORA Guided sightseeing includes Sao Francisco Church and the Ossuary Chapel.

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Day 4 ALGARVE

ALGARVE YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

GAZE: On Top of the Algarve
GAZE: On Top of the Algarve
Discover highlights along the West Algarve's coast with a guided tour of Cape St. Vincent, Lagos, and Sagres. See historic artifacts, monuments, and churches, and drive through traditional fishing villages that line the coast. Top it off with a picture-perfect viewpoint atop a Sagres cliffside.
FLOAT: Coves, Caves & Cliffs
FLOAT: Coves, Caves & Cliffs
Along the scenic route between Marina Portimao to Benagil, enjoy the beautiful seascapes of the Algarve coast. Explore its coves and caves with a 2-hour catamaran cruise. You'll be awed by the sight of spectacular rock formations, dramatic coastal cliffs, and mysterious caves on this comfortable Algarve sail.
PEDAL: Algarve On Two Wheels
PEDAL: Algarve On Two Wheels
Explore the culture and history of the Algarve with a leisurely bike ride through its ancient and winding streets. Ride through its medieval center and discover breathtaking scenery and lesser-known, hidden local gems

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Day 5 ALGARVE–SEVILLE–JEREZ

SEVILLE Orientation walk and free time.
JEREZ Dinner at local restaurant with Flamenco show.

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Day 6 JEREZ

JEREZ Orientation tour. YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

DELVE: Horse Around
DELVE: Horse Around
Enjoy a two-hour visit to the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art. Observe training sessions in the indoor arena and visit the Royal School facilities, Saddlery, Palace State Rooms, Gardens, Museum of Equestrian Art, and Carriage Museum. Take a guided tour of the Stables and Tack Room for insight into this historic facility preserving the world's ancient Spanish lineage of the magnificent Andalusian Cartujano horse.
STROLL: Palms & Pastel Plazas
STROLL: Palms & Pastel Plazas
Take a panoramic drive from Jerez to Cadiz, the oldest city in Western Europe. Walk from Caleta Beach to the Old Quarter en route to the Gardens of the Genoves. Witness the elegant, pastel-colored homes with Mirador windows, plazas decorated with palm trees, promenades, and a cathedral by the sea. See hundreds of city towers protruding from the cobbled streets, which have been flooded by the sparkling light for centuries. Here, the sea rarely out of view.
PLAY: Greens & Dreams
PLAY: Greens & Dreams
Enjoy a round on a beautifully designed 18-hole golf course with expansive fairways and generous greens. Explore the Andalusian ambience of the 1,800-square-meter clubhouse offering every comfort in this dream setting. Your round of golf includes green fees, buggy, and club rental.

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Day 7 JEREZ



GAZE: Rock Out on the Barbary Coast
GAZE: Rock Out on the Barbary Coast
Visit the Rock of Gibraltar, one of Europe's most famous landmarks, on this discovery tour. Looming large between two seas and two continents, the towering 1,397-foot (426-meter) limestone promontory majestically reigns above the Iberian Peninsula. Join an expert Local Guide and visit breathtaking St. Michael's Cave; view ruins of the Moorish Castle, a reminder of the 700 years of Moorish rule; and stop for an up-close encounter with the colony of mischievous Barbary macaques.
MOVE: Flamenco Like No One's Watching
MOVE: Flamenco Like No One's Watching
Put on your dancing shoes and castanets for a lesson in the expressive and passionate art of flamenco. Add in the rhythmic and percussive footwork of the Zapateado for a true Spanish dance experience. It is all about rhythm. Olé!
TASTE: Pour & Pair
TASTE: Pour & Pair
A walking tour of the streets of Jerez features a stop at a famous local winery. Take in the city monuments, plazas, and architecture, including St. Miguel Quarter, and St. Miguel Church with sights of the Alcazar and the Cathedral. Learn how wine and sherry are produced here, and taste some of Spain's renowned wine and sherry paired with traditional tapas.

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Day 8 JEREZ–REGUENGOS DE MONSARAZ–LISBON

REGUENGOS DE MONSARAZ Free time to explore.
LISBON Farewell dinner at the hotel.

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Day 9 LISBON

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)

No Excursions are available at this time.

 Private Touring

Private Touring: Globus European Private Touring enables you to experience all of the attractions, sights and highlights of your selected Globus tour as a private experience - delivered just for you and your traveling party. With Private Touring, you'll have your own dedicated Tour Director, your own private transportation and driver, and your own professional local guides. All with greater flexibility in pace and your experience.

For your selected tour, there will be additional per-person cost for the size of your party - from 1 to 24. This additional supplement is reduced with each traveler you add to your party.

Here's a sample of the additional cost:

6 guests in a party: $2,207*
18 guests in a party: $453*

Contact Globus or your preferred travel agent for pricing for your specific party size as well as any other information on Globus Private Touring.

* Supplement pricing is per person (USD) and will be added to the standard published price for your given departure date and is based on availability. Supplement price is valid for 2021 and 2022 travel years. Occasionally some included and optional activities & excursions may be operated with other guests. Additional restrictions may apply. Not applicable for custom groups. No Group allowances or promotions are available on Private Touring. Published itineraries only. Note that blackout dates may exist where the Private Touring option is not available.



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