PORTUGAL: LISBON & FATIMA – 5 DAYS
|PRICES PER PERSON IN EUROS||FIRST CLASS “A”|
|DOUBLE ROOM ||480 € |
|SINGLE ROOM ||640 € |
|HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (01 Jul. – 31 Oct.)||30 € |
Guided visits in Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Granada (Alhambra Palace & Generalife Gardens), Toledo / Tour Escort throughout the whole holiday / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / Accommodation at selected class / Daily breakfast and 5 dinners.
1st Day (Wednesday) MADRID – TRUJILLO – LISBON
Departure from Madrid at 08:30 a.m. We'll drive westbound towards the region of Extremadura, a relaxing drive to Trujillo, hometown of many discoverers of the new world. Time free to explore its beautiful and monumental Plaza Mayor. Continue on through Portuguese soil along the Alentejo plains via historic sites as Elvas, Estremoz and Setubal. Arrive over the impressive bridge 25th April to Lisbon, capital city of Portugal. Accommodation at the hotel. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music.
2nd Day (Thursday) LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of Lisbon (the ancient Olissipo), drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting “Ruas” full of colour housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel.
3rd Day (Friday) LISBON – OBIDOS – ALCOBAÇA – NAZARE – BATALHA - FATIMA
Breakfast at the hotel. We'll head to our first highlight of the day: the beautiful walled town of Obidos with its picturesque streets and the Pousada do Castelo. Continue to Alcobaça visit a 12th century church containing the tombs of Pablo and Ines de Castro, followed by a visit to the picturesque and fishing village of Nazare. If weather permitts, continue to the Sitio to have a panoramic view of the beach and the village. Afternoon visit of the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Continue to Fáatima. Accommodation at the hotel.
4th Day (Saturday) FATIMA - LISBON
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at your leisure for activities of personal nature in Fatima, center of Christian faith and World Pilgrims Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and Cova da Iria where Virgin Mary appeared, the church where the tombstones of Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco are, the Chapel of Apparitions, heart of the shrine... In the afternoon return to Lisbon through the colorful farming region. Accommodation at the hotel.
5th Day (Sunday) LISBON – CACERES - MADRID
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Caceres considered as World Heritage place because of the city's blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. After the visit we'll continue to Madrid. Arrival and end of our services.