Spain & Portugal

Spain & Portugal

Spain & Portugal

Starting from: OMR 560

Country: Spain
Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights

Itinerary

1

DAY 1

  • From Barajas Airport – To NH Madrid Barajas Airport
  • Welcome to Madrid. Transfer from Madrid Airport to Hotel in City Center.
2

DAY 2

  • Full Day at Leisure in Madrid
  • There is no service included. You can explore the city on your own.
3

DAY 3

  • Hotel within city limits - Madrid Train Station
  • Transfer From Hotel in city center to Madrid Train Station
  • From Barcelona Sants railway station – Catalonia Park Guell Hotel (Barcelona)
  • Welcome to Barcelona, on arrival get transferred to the hotel and enjoy your day as per the itinerary.
4

DAY 4

  • Full Day at Leisure in Barcelona
  • There is no service included. You can explore the city on your own.
5

DAY 5

  • From Catalonia Park Guell Hotel – to Barcelona Sants railway station (Barcelona) 
  • Checkout from the hotel and get transferred to the Railway station for further journey.
  • From Porto Train Station - Hotel Da Bolsa (Porto) 
  • Transfer from Porto Train Station to Hotel in City Center
6

DAY 6

  • Full Day at Leisure in Porto
  • There is no service included. You can explore the city on your own.
7

DAY 7

  • From Hotel da Bolsa – to Porto Train Station (Porto) 
  • Transfer from Hotel in City Center to Porto Train Station.
  • From Rossio Train Station – VIP Executive Santa Iria Hotel (Lisbon) 
  • Transfer from Rossio Train Station to Hotel in Lisbon.
8

DAY 8

  • Full Day at Leisure in Lisbon
  • There is no service included. You can explore the city on your own.
9

DAY 9

  • From VIP Executive Santa Iria Hotel - to Lisbon Portela Airport (Lisbon) 
  • Transfer from Hotel in Lisbon to Lisbon Portela Airport.

Includes

  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel.
  • Transfer from the hotel to the airport.
  • Hotel reservation including breakfast and all taxes.

OPTIONAL (ADDITIONAL Charges applicable)

FULL DAY ESCORIAL, VALLEY OF THE FALLEN AND ARANJUEZ COACH TOUR Madrid (100 OMR)

ROYAL MONASTERY OF EL ESCORIAL (AM): We will start our visit at El Escorial, a symbol of the Spanish power in the XVI century that commemorates the battle of St. Quentin. It is also a mausoleum for Charles V. Due to the symmetry and balance of its construction, according to the humanist Renaissance style, for years it had been considered the eighth wonder of the world.

The visit includes the Habsburg Palace, the Kings and Princes Mausoleum, the Chapter House and the Basilica. BASILIC OF THE VALLEY OF THE FALLEN (AM): Located 9 km away from El Escorial, this enormous monument was built between 1940 and 1959 to honor the fallen during the Spanish Civil War. The basilica is carved into the mountain at 1350 meters of altitude, where an impressive 150 meters high cross places itself over the magnificent nature reserve of Madrid Mountain range.

ARANJUEZ (PM): Royal Site of the Crown of Spain to 46 km south of Madrid, situated in a fertile valley on the banks of the river Tagus (Tajo), known for its Royal Palace, its numerous gardens and for have been the inspiration to the composer Joaquin Rodrigo to create the Concert of Aranjuez. UNESCO declared Aranjuez Cultural Landscape a World Heritage Site in 2001.

The Royal Palace, where we will appreciate the variety of decorative styles and emphasizing the China Chamber Porcelain and the Throne Room of Elizabeth II, The Prince's Gardens, the Parterre and the Island is characterized by great variety of vegetation and tree species.

The Museum of Royal Feluccas (a type of long and narrow light boats, used in ports and rivers) was built in 1963 and exhibits the boats used by the royal family to navigate the Tagus River.

These include a gondola belonging to Philip V, although the ship actually dates to the reign of Charles II, and the boats of Charles IV, Ferdinand VII and Elizabeth II.

INCLUDED:
- Air-conditioned motor coach.
- Bilingual Official guide.
- Entrance to the Royal Monastery of El Escorial
- Entrance to the Valley of the Fallen and the Basilica
- Entrance to the Royal Palace of Aranjuez
- Individual radio guided system

NOT INCLUDED:
- Lunch, beverages or other services not specified above.
- Return to your hotel.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
- Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended.
- The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
- Visitors are kindly requested to respect the instructions of the Security Staff: Photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibitions.
- Please, note that guiding inside the Basilica of the Valley is not allowed.

Frequency: Wednesdays and Saturdays from April to September

Departure time: Escorial & Valley of the Fallen: 08:45 AM. Royal Site of Aranjuez: 03:00 PM

Check in time: Escorial & Valley of the Fallen: 08:30 AM. Royal Site of Aranjuez: 02:45 PM

Duration: Escorial & Valley of the Fallen: 5 hours approx. Royal Site of Aranjuez: 4 hours approx.

Departure point: JULIÁ TRAVEL OFFICE: c/ San Nicolás 15 (next to Plaza de Ramales) - Madrid

Flamenco Show and dinner – Barcelona (65 OMR)

Watch a flamenco show at a historic venue in the heart of Barcelona, with optional dinner and drinks. Immerse yourself in the passionate song and dance at a theater with décor inspired by the Moors

Catch a flamenco show at an historical venue in Barcelona's famous La Rambla district with this entry ticket. Sip on a complimentary drink while watching passionate dancers perform.

Be moved by live music and singing. Upgrade your experience by choosing an option with traditional food.

Make your way to the Tablao Flamenco Cordobes theatre and take your seat in front of the cozy and traditional tablao (flamenco stage) where legendary artists such as Juan Villar have performed. Admire the colorful décor of the venue, inspired by motifs that transport you back in time.

Embrace the sensual rhythms and primal power of the music, song and dance. Listen to live music and talented singers. Upgrade to the tapas option and go on a culinary journey with gazpachos (cold tomato soup) and delicious pintxos (small snacks) of the Basque Country.

Satisfy your appetite with dinner option where you can choose from dishes like an authentic paella from Valencia or another mouth-watering options from a menu with over 40 different delicacies to try.

Transfer:
1-hour flamenco show
Admission to a traditional tablao
1 drink during the show (wine, beer, sangria, cava, or soft drink)
Dinner (if option selected)
Tapas Tasting (if option selected)

Santiago de Compostela Full Day Tour from Porto – Porto (95 OMR)

Explore the Spanish villages of Santiago de Compostela and Valença do Minho on this day trip in an airconditioned vehicle from Porto. Enjoy a mouth-watering lunch with a drink along the way at own.

Highlights:
Explore the old streets of the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela
Learn about the cult of St. James of the Greater Saracens
Attend the mass at Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
Visit the Historical center of Valença do Minho
Explore wall fortifications of Valença do Minho

Discover 2 charming southern Europe on a full-day sightseeing tour from Porto. Cross the border into Spain to explore the pilgrim city of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia and stop to see Valença do Minho on the way back to Porto.

Board a comfortable van or bus and embark on a journey to one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in the world, Santiago. See the Caminhos de Santiago (St. James Way) pilgrim trail and visit a magnificent 11th-centuty cathedral.

Admire the architecture that was originally built in a Romanesque style, today the cathedral is an amalgam of harmonious influences. Have the opportunity to attend mass and enjoy free time to go for a stroll in the UNESCO World Heritage city center.

Begin the drive back to Porto, stopping at Valença do Minho, a historical village in the north of Portugal, located right on the border between Portugal and Spain. Valença was important during the Middle Ages and it was part of "Caminhos de Santiago".

See how the city is dominated by a fortress of two towers and a double wall before returning to your meeting point in Porto.

Full Day Fatima Obidos Nazare Batalha and Alcobac – Lisbon (85 OMR)

Explore some of the most beautiful towns in Portugal on a full-day private tour. Visit the shrine at Fátima, skip the line at Portugal's largest Gothic monument at Batalha Monastery and take in the panoramic views at Nazaré.

Highlights:
Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims at the Sanctuary of Fátima
Witness giant white breaking waves at a beach in Nazaré
Admire the historic Monastery of Batalha, a Gothic masterpiece
Visit the picturesque village of Óbidos encircled by medieval walls
The best of Portugal on this 1-day tour

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Portugal's cultural and historical treasures with our exclusive one-day tour.

Experience the mystique of Fátima, the grandeur of Batalha, the coastal wonders of Nazaré, and the medieval magic of Óbidos.

Fátima: Experience peace and spirituality at the Sanctuary of Fátima, one of the world's most important Catholic pilgrimage sites. Explore the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Chapel of the Apparitions, where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared.

Batalha: Marvel at the Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Its detailed sculptures and stunning stained-glass windows are a feast for the eyes.

Nazaré: Enjoy the natural beauty and vibrant culture of the picturesque fishing village of Nazaré and Witness the famous beach known for some of the world’s biggest surfable waves and delve into local traditions.

Óbidos: Stroll through the charming streets of Óbidos, a well-preserved medieval town, with its ancient walls, whitewashed houses, and colorful shops. Don’t miss the chance to taste the famous ginjinha, a local cherry liqueur.

Why Choose This Tour?

This tour is perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in Portugal’s rich history, culture, and natural beauty. With the comfort and convenience of our guided tour, your only concern will be soaking up all the wonders each location has to offer. Book now and get ready for an unforgettable experience exploring the charms of Portugal!