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Cosmos Lisbon, Seville & Madrid (6790)

9 days from Madrid to Madrid 
This exciting adventure introduces you to the fascinating major cities of the Iberian Peninsula. You'll stay three nights in Madrid, two nights in both Seville and Lisbon, and one night in Coimbra.

On this Spain and Portugal tour, enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide—an expert in the city’s history and sights—in Lisbon, Seville, and Madrid. The included city tour focuses on the must-see sights, including Seville's 15th-century Cathedral of St. Mary, built on a former mosque and housing 80 chapels and the longest nave in Spain, and Lisbon's Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built around 1514 to commemorate the expedition of Vasco de Gama and to defend the port of Lisbon. Today, it is a reminder of Portugal's Golden Age. In Madrid, you will see the Puerta del Sol – the “gate of the sun” – and admire the impressive architecture of the wide alleys crossing the city centre.

Other tour highlights of this Spain and Portugal tour include the Marian Sanctuary at Fátima, a famous pilgrimage site where the Virgin Mary appeared to three local children in 1917. Enjoy Obidos, a fortified city still flanked by towers and bastions overlooking the countryside dotted with windmills. Also stop in Moorish Cordoba, and Salamanca, where you can wander around Salamanca's Plaza Mayor, considered the most beautiful square in Spain.

From the larger cities to the differing countryside and landscapes, this affordable tour through Spain and Portugal is sure to delight.

Cosmos Promotions & Special Offers

  • Book early and save $50 per person on 2018 Cosmos vacations (excluding Cuba).*
    Must be booked between 06/21/17 and 10/17/17 - for Travel Dates between 01/01/18 and 12/31/18
  • Save $150pp on select January-May 2018 air-inclusive Globus and Cosmos Europe vacations on United Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Arlines and Brussels Airlines.*
    Must be booked between 06/21/17 and 09/12/17 - for Travel Dates between 01/01/18 and 05/31/18
  • Save $150pp on select January-May 2018 air-inclusive Globus and Cosmos Europe vacations on United Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Arlines and Brussels Airlines.*
    Must be booked between 06/21/17 and 09/12/17 - for Travel Dates between 01/01/18 and 05/31/18
Restrictions May Apply

Cosmos Highlights & Sightseeing

Individual headsets

Sightseeing:
Visits to Ávila, Salamanca Plaza Mayor, Coimbra, Fátima sanctuary, Obidos, Cordoba. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.

Cosmos Hotels

MADRID NH Ribera del Manzanares (F) or Praga (ST)
COIMBRA Dom Luis (ST)
LISBON Roma (ST)
SEVILLE Don Paco (ST)
MADRID Praga (ST)

Itinerary (2018)

Day 1Arrive in Madrid, Spain.
 Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring lively Madrid. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)
Day 2Madrid–Avila–Salamanca–Coimbra, Portugal.
 Spend some time to visit fortified Ávila, then on to Salamanca. Make sure you spend some time wandering around Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor, considered the most beautiful square in Spain. Journey into the valley of the Serra da Estrela on your way to Coimbra. (B,D)
Day 3Coimbra–Fátima–Obidos–Lisbon.
 Enjoy an orientation tour of Coimbra, strategically situated on a hill overlooking the Mondego River. Continue to Fátima to see the SANCTUARY, a famous pilgrimage site where the Virgin Mary’s appeared to three shepherd children—Francisco, Jacinth, and Lucia—on May 13, 1917. On to Obidos, a fortified city still flanked by towers and bastions overlooking the countryside dotted with windmills. Overnight in Lisbon. (B)
Day 4Lisbon.
 Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century “Mistress of the Seas.” You’ll see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, the impressive Black Horse Square, and other highlights on the guided city tour. Spend the afternoon at leisure in the Alfama’s tile-decorated streets, or discover the Estoril Coast to Cascais and Sintra by joining our optional excursion. (B)
Day 5Lisbon–Seville, Spain.
 Drive into the Alentejo through the countryside, famous for its production of cork. Cross the border at Vila Verde into Spain and journey into Andalusia, enjoying quite different scenery as you skirt the Sierra de Aracena before reaching delightful Seville. (B,D)
Day 6Seville.
 Seville is one of Spain’s most colorful cities. Enjoy an included sightseeing tour with all the main highlights of this vibrant city. (B)
Day 7Seville–Cordoba–Madrid.
 Drive to Cordoba, Spain’s most Moorish city with its great mosque, which is rightly known as one of Islam’s greatest pieces of architecture outside the Arab world. On through the very heart of La Mancha, famed for its castles and windmills, to Madrid. This evening, why not join the optional Madrid by Night excursion with dinner? (B)
Day 8Madrid.
 This morning, enjoy free time in Madrid, or join the rewarding optional trip to Toledo. The splendid setting of this old walled city above the Tagus was made famous in El Greco’s painting—even now, it’s like a great open-air museum of Spanish history and art. Later, join the included Madrid city sightseeing. Not only because it’s the capital of Spain but also because it is situated 2,180 feet above sea level, the Spaniards say it’s the nearest thing to Heaven. (B)
Day 9Madrid.
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Cosmos Meals

Buffet breakfasts daily; 3 dinners

Cosmos Pricing Details

Prices based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$400

No triple room reduction.

Extra nights per person in Madrid:
in single room $105-$111, in twin $57-$65, in triple $54-$62

2018 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification. Details will be available in September, 2017.

Cosmos Notes

NOTES:
April 14 Departure – Easter
December 26 Departure - New Year’s Eve in Seville including reveillon dinner

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Cosmos Tour Dates


Guaranteed Departure  indicates Guaranteed Departure
*Tour Land StartCosmos RetailRequest Quote
03/02/2018 $1,029.00
03/09/2018 $1,029.00
03/23/2018 $1,256.00
03/30/2018 $1,219.00
04/06/2018 $1,269.00
04/13/2018 $1,269.00
04/20/2018 $1,269.00
04/27/2018 $1,269.00
05/04/2018 $1,319.00
05/11/2018 $1,319.00
05/18/2018 $1,319.00
05/25/2018 $1,319.00
06/01/2018 $1,319.00
06/08/2018 $1,319.00
06/22/2018 $1,319.00
06/29/2018 $1,269.00
07/13/2018 $1,269.00
07/20/2018 $1,269.00
08/03/2018 $1,269.00
08/10/2018 $1,269.00
08/24/2018 $1,269.00
08/31/2018 $1,349.00
09/07/2018 $1,349.00
09/14/2018 $1,349.00
09/21/2018 $1,349.00
09/28/2018 $1,249.00
10/05/2018 $1,249.00
10/19/2018 $1,249.00
11/02/2018 $999.00
11/09/2018 $999.00
12/26/2018 $1,069.00
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