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Globus Iberian Tapestry(ZZ)

9 days from Barcelona to Lisbon 
A tapestry takes different colors and cloths, and weaves them together into a beautiful design. That is what this Spain and Portugal tour—Iberian Tapestry—does. It weaves together the sights and cultures of Spain's and Portugal’s most famous cities—Lisbon, Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, and Seville—and weaves them into one marvelous vacation. You'll spend two nights each in Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, and Lisbon, and you'll enjoy guided sightseeing in each.

Fans of art and architecture are sure to be delighted by the visits to Barcelona's Sagrada Familia Basilica, architect Gaudi's masterpiece. Begun in 1882, it is still not completed. In Madrid, visit the famous Prado Museum, which houses 8,000 pieces of Western painting and is one of the world's most prestigious art museums. In Toledo, visit the 13th-century gothic cathedral, with a spectacular altar and beautiful stained glass. In Seville, visit the Casa de Pilatos, with a splendid collection of Roman sculptures.

Those interested in trying the local specialties and wines will be thrilled by the special treats Globus has arranged. In Seville, you'll enjoy a special dinner with local specialties and Flamenco entertainment, and in Portugal, enjoy wine tasting in Setúbal.

Throughout this Spain and Portugal tour, you'll be accompanied by an expert Tour Director and Local Guides who will bring these destinations to life with in-depth, firsthand knowledge of the cities' histories, sights, cultures, and insider secrets. Magnificent churches and cathedrals, local specialties and wine, an expert Tour Director, guided sightseeing with Local Guides, and much more...what more could you ask for in a dream vacation to Spain's most famous cities and Lisbon?
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Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Sagrada Familia Basilica, panoramic view from Montjuïc Hill

Guided sightseeing, visit the Prado Museum

Guided sightseeing, visit an early synagogue, and the gothic cathedral; visit a Damascene steel workshop

[LF] Special dinner at El Palacio Andaluz restaurant with Flamenco entertainment; guided sightseeing, visit the Casa de Pilatos, and walk through the Santa Cruz quarter

[LF] Wine tasting

Guided sightseeing, visit the Alfama quarter and the Church with the tomb of Vasco da Gama; a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Headsets throughout the tour

Itinerary (2017)

Day 1Arrive In Barcelona, Spain.
 Welcome to Barcelona! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel. (D)
Day 2Barcelona.
 Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Columbus Monument, Plaza de Cataluna, and Paseo de Gràcia. Highlight is a visit to spectacular SAGRADA FAMILIA BASILICA, Gaudi’s masterpiece. Also enjoy a panoramic view of the city and harbor from Montjuïc Hill. This afternoon, an optional excursion to Montserrat can be arranged. (B)
Day 3Barcelona–Madrid.
 Enjoy rustic Catalonian and Aragonian landscapes on your journey to Madrid, the capital of Spain since 1561. (B)
Day 4Madrid.
 Madrid today is a strikingly modern city, the showcase of a country resolutely turned towards the future. Your Local Guide takes you to the Puerta del Sol, Plaza de España with its monument to Cervantes, the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, and Paseo de Castellana. Then, enjoy a highlight visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM with its priceless art treasures. To make the most of your stay, exciting optional excursions are available. (B)
Day 5Madrid–Toledo–Seville.
 Arrive in Toledo, spectacularly situated on a granite hill surrounded by a loop of the Tagus River. Your walking tour with a Local Guide features the Moorish bridge, a visit to an early SYNAGOGUE, and the 13th-century gothic CATHEDRAL. Time to visit a DAMASCENE STEEL WORKSHOP before continuing to Seville, the vibrant, festive capital of Andalusia. (B)
Day 6Seville.
 During your guided sightseeing tour, hear about the city’s role in Roman times, its conquest by the Moors in 712 AD, and its contribution to the discovery of the New World. Admire Maria Luisa Park, the Golden Tower on the Guadalquivir River, and the university that used to be the tobacco factory of Carmen fame. Also visit the magnificent CASA DE PILATOS, a mixture of Moorish and Roman architecture with a splendid collection of Roman sculptures. Then, stroll through the narrow lanes of the charming SANTA CRUZ QUARTER. For those interested, an optional extended guided visit to the cathedral is available. This evening, [LF] a special dinner to try out local specialties has been prepared for you at El Palacio Andaluz restaurant with Flamenco entertainment. (B,D)
Day 7Seville–Setúbal, Portugal–Lisbon.
 A scenic drive today takes you to Portugal. Stop in Setúbal and enjoy [LF] a WINE TASTING before arriving in Lisbon, proud capital of Portugal. (B)
Day 8Lisbon.
 Lisbon was the center of Europe’s longest-lived overseas empire. Portugal’s imperial ambitions date back to Prince Henry the Navigator’s 15th-century discoveries in West Africa. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide features a drive through the Baixa quarter’s main squares. Then, enjoy a walk through the cobblestone alleys of quaint ALFAMA, the popular quarter of the seamen and Fado singers. Drive along the grand Avenida da Liberdade up to Pombal Square, and stop for pictures of Belem Tower and the Monument of the Discoverers. Also visit the CHURCH with the tomb of Vasco da Gama. Tonight, a special farewell dinner with wine has been prepared for you at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Day 9Lisbon.
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine: a welcome dinner in Barcelona, a special dinner in Seville, and a special farewell dinner in Lisbon

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Globus Pricing Details

Prices based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:

Triple room reduction per person:

Extra nights per person in Barcelona:
in single room $154-$343, in twin $86-$189, in triple $80-$149

Extra nights per person in Lisbon:
in single room $97-$117, in twin $58-$67, in triple $52-58

Globus Notes

  • For operational reasons, slight schedule changes for the Barcelona program cannot be excluded.

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Guaranteed Departure 09/16/2017 $2,029.00
04/14/2018 $1,979.00
04/21/2018 $1,999.00
04/28/2018 $1,999.00
05/05/2018 $1,999.00
05/12/2018 $1,999.00
05/19/2018 $1,999.00
05/26/2018 $1,999.00
06/02/2018 $2,029.00
06/09/2018 $2,029.00
06/16/2018 $2,029.00
06/23/2018 $2,029.00
06/30/2018 $1,999.00
07/07/2018 $1,999.00
07/14/2018 $1,999.00
07/21/2018 $1,979.00
07/28/2018 $1,979.00
08/04/2018 $1,979.00
08/11/2018 $1,979.00
08/18/2018 $1,999.00
08/25/2018 $2,029.00
09/01/2018 $2,029.00
09/08/2018 $2,029.00
09/15/2018 $2,029.00
09/22/2018 $1,999.00
09/29/2018 $1,999.00
Guaranteed Departure 10/06/2018 $1,979.00
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