World Edventures and Service Tours

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Lisbon, Seville and Madrid (11 or 13 Days)

Relive the Age of Discovery, when explorers brought treasures from around the world—now on display in Portuguese palaces and Spanish cathedrals. Uncover Roman ruins throughout the region and the Moorish influences in exotic Andalusia. And when your hands-on history lesson is complete, fast-forward to the present day to feast on tapas, drink sangria, join the street life and dance the night away.

Your Edventure includes:

  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price varies depending on additional departure gateways)
  • 9 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • 3 three-course meals served with beer or wine
  • Full-time multilingual tour director
  • Select admissions with priority entry
  • Visit to Lisbon Prison (Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials only)
Belim Tower, Lisbon

The Castle at Sintra

Fishing Village of Cascasis

Roman ruins at Evora

Fado Music

Plaza De Espana in Seville

City of Cordoba

Madrid Bear - Puerto Del Sol

Toledo

Price: $3,542 (2016) based on double occupancy, plus optional $354 TravelSafe Premium*


Optional excursion (Day 3): Fado Dinner and Show $85 per person


Optional excursion (Day 7): Flamenco Show and Carriage Ride $75 per person


Optional excursion (Day 9): Traditional Spanish Evening $99 per person


Optional 2-day extension: Barcelona $439 per person


Optional excursion on extension (Day 12): Park Guell and Pedrera $85 per person


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Itinerary

Day 1 - Start dreaming of your first glass of port wine on your overnight flight to Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city, on a internationally-recognized airline.

Day 2 - (In-flight meals, Dinner) Olá e bem-vindo! Welcome to Portugal! Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at tonight’s Welcome Dinner.

Day 3 - (Breakfast)  Welcome to Portugal’s colorful capital city. With a local guide, take in the city’s tribute to world explorers at the Maritime Monument and iconic Belém Tower, followed by visits to the Jerónimos Monastery and the culturally rich Alfama District. This afternoon, Correctional/Law Enforcement Officials will tour Lisbon Prison as companions have free time to explore and shop. Tonight, choose an optional excursion and spend your evening at Lisbon tavern listening to Fado. Derived from the Latin word fatum—meaning "prophecy" or "fate"—Fado is Portugal’s national musical treasure. Dinner is included during this memorable musical evening (additional reservation fee required).

Day 4 - (Breakfast) Journey to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Sintra and learn why the Poet Lord Byron once called it a “glorious Eden.” Sintra is home to the only surviving royal palace from the Middle Ages, which you’ll explore on a guided tour. On your way back to Lisbon, take in the coastal scenery of the Portuguese Riviera. Stop at the old fishing village of Cascais to discover the town’s winding, narrow streets, pastel-colored buildings and bustling fish market before continuing back to Lisbon.

Day 5 - (Breakfast, Dinner) Travel through the unspoiled countryside of Portugal en route to Spain. Before crossing the border, stop in Évora, one of Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. This ancient city has deep Roman roots, and was once home to Portuguese royalty. As you stroll, take in the region’s distinctive whitewashed homes, pass the remains of the Roman temple and enter into the eerie “Chapel of Bones.” Arrive later in Seville, a city brimming with traditional Spanish charm.

Day 6 - (Breakfast) This morning, take a guided tour of Seville, including entry to the Alcazar, once home to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. Get a glimpse into Seville's rich history, including the tiled pavillion of the Plaza de Espana and the Gothic Seville Cathedral where Columbus is buried, and pass the whitewashed homes of Barrio de Santa Cruz.

Day 7 - (Breakfast) Enjoy a free day to explore Seville as you choose. Tonight, choose an optional excursion to savor a taste of old Seville with a horse-drawn carriage ride and a flamenco show. Flamenco is a unique and colorful Andalusian art form, combining guitar playing, singing, clapping and dancing, and this evening is sure to be one of the highlights of your Spanish journey. Please note: The carriage ride will run as weather permits (additional reservation fee required.

Day 8 - (Breakfast) Leave Seville and make your way to Madrid, stopping en route to discover some of the flavors and history of Andalusia. Visit an olive farm to tour the grove, mill and cellar with a guide before tasting the flavorful olive oil, then stop in the ancient Moorish town of Cordoba. In Cordoba, embark on a guided sightseeing tour featuring a visit to the Mezquita, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Once the seat of the caliphs, the Mezquita was built in the eighth century as a mosque and then converted into a cathedral during the Christian Reconquista of 1236. Board a high-speed train and arrive in Madrid late this afternoon.

Day 9 - (Breakfast) Explore the Spanish capital’s beautiful architecture, lively squares and grand boulevards on today’s guided sightseeing tour. A local expert takes you to the Plaza de Espana, Plaza Mayor and a photo stop at the Royal Palace. Then, tour the Prado, a world-class art museum that began as the private collection of the Spanish monarchy. The Prado is home to masterpieces such as Valazquez's "Las Meninas" and Goya's "La maja desnuda." The rest of the afternoon and evening is free for you to explore this amazing city, or choose our optional excursion offering a Traditional Spanish Evening. On your way to dinner, walk through the illuminated streets of Madrid, taking in the local neighborhood ambiance in the evening light. After your walk, enjoy conversation, camaraderie and live music at one of the oldest restaurants in the city. Between traditional Castilian courses, you'll be entertained by tuna music, an artistic tradition with its roots in Spain's universities (additional reservation fee required).

Day 10 - (Breakfast, Dinner) Discover Toledo, the clifftop city often referred to as La Ciudad Imperial (Imperial City). Upon arrival, you'll have some free time to explore. Later in the afternoon, your guided tour begins at the city's massive Gothic cathedral, which houses 750 medieval stained glass windows and a treasure trove of golden artifacts. Gaze upon the cathedral's sacristy, containing masterpieces by the likes of van Dyck, El Greco, Rubens and Titian. After exploring the labyrinth of medieval alleyways at the heart of the city, you'll visit the Santo Tome Church and one of Europe’s oldest synagogues, Santa Maria la Blanca. Please note: This tour involves some moderate walking over uneven terrain. Also, depending on the day of the week, the sites visited are subject to change. If the Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca is closed, you'll visit the Synagogue of El Tránsito instead. Later tonight, say goodbye to your group at a Farewell Dinner.

Day 11 - (Breakfast)  Adios! Say your final goodbyes to Spain as our representative escorts you to the airport for your flight home

OR

Day 11 - (Breakfast)
From the twisting Gothic quarter to the whimsical creations of Antoni Gaudí and the visionary beauty of the Eixample district, Barcelona's architectural eye candy has no equal. Its music, theater, art, gastronomy, fashion, and architecture set the pace for European chic, and its nightlife will have you dancing until dawn. Board a high-speed train from Madrid to Barcelona, the cultural capital of Catalonia. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and start your explorations.

Day 12 - (Breakfast) Discover why the Catalan capital is touted for its unparalleled architectural landmarks, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Step inside La Sagrada Família, Gaudí’s famous masterwork-in-progress, drive along Passeig de Gràcia, past Gaudí’s “house of bones”, stop at Montjuïc, where the 1992 Olympic Games took place, and stroll Mirador de l’Alcalde Park, then pass Plaça d’Espanya and the soaring monument to Christopher Columbus. Explore the rest of the afternoon on your own, or add an optional excursion to Park Guell and Pedrera. Discover more of the magnificent works of Antoni Gaudí, the famed Spanish architect known for his bold, distinct designs. Casa Milà is the first stop. Take a guided tour of this building, popularly known as La Pedrera, built by Gaudí between 1905 and 1910. Everything about the building is visually unique, from the wave-like stone structure and grandly designed roof to the apartment that reflects the style of the 20th century bourgeois. Next, you’ll head to Park Güell, also designed by Gaudí. Your guide will lead you through the park, which contains stunning buildings, intricate stonework and colorful mosaics. At the top of the park, marvel at the brilliant views of Barcelona (additional reservation fee required).

Day 13 - (Breakfast) Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Next Departure Date:  March 2019 (PGSP0319)
Future date:  March 2020 (PGSP0320)
September 2020 (PGSP0920)

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