Northern Spain & Portugal (Flights Included)

25 Day Small Group Tour from Barcelona to Lisbon with Bunnik

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25
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Barcelona
Lisbon
Small Group Tour
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Countries Explored:
Spain, Portugal
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Itinerary

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1 Depart Australia
2 Arrive Barcelona
Welcome to Spain and the cosmopolitan city of Barcelona! Meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director for a welcome drink this evening.
3 Barcelona
Today we explore Barcelona, visiting its most famous sights. We'll see Antoni Gaudi's incredible La Sagrada Familia, Plaza Catalunya and the Plaza Sant Jaume before travelling to the top of Montjuic Mountain for striking panoramic views. Tonight we enjoy a group welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (B/D)
4 Barcelona
See more of Antoni Gaudi's Barcelona today, including the incredible Casa Batllo, Casa Mila and visit Park Güell - home to more truly unique works of art by Gaudi. (B)
5 Barcelona - Andorra
After breakfast, we depart for the Principality of Andorra, a scenic mini-country nestled in the middle of the Pyrenees Mountains. We'll discover the highlights on an orientation tour this afternoon. (B) Optional Walking Discovery: Take a scenic walk along the Sola Irrigation Canal Trail with your guide and enjoy the views over the city and surrounding countryside. Learn more
6 Andorra - San Sebastian
Sit back and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery as we travel west to the Bay of Biscay and the beachside town of San Sebastian. (B)
7 San Sebastian
Stunning San Sebastian is famous for its pintxos and golden beaches and today we'll get to experience both. We begin the day with a city tour and ride the cable car to the top of Igueldo Mountain for beautiful panoramic views of Santa Clara Island, Mount Ulia and La Concha Bay. Special Experience: Taste txakoli, the region's famous dry white wine which pairs perfectly with a side of pintxos.The afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy the beach location and soak up the sun. (B)
8 San Sebastian - Bilbao
This morning we make the short trip to Bilbao, the Basque Country's largest city and a delightful mix of tradition and modernity. On our way we'll travel out to Gernika to visit the Peace Museum. In Bilbao we'll explore Frank Gehry's celebrated Guggenheim Museum. The building's incredible exterior isn't the only thing to see - the museum is also home to one of the world's largest art collections. (B)
9 Bilbao
Our city tour today includes the Santiago Cathedral, Plaza Nueva and Mercado de la Ribera, built on the site of the original Rivera Street market and said to be one of Europe's biggest covered food markets. We'll also make our way to the top of Mt Artxanda for spectacular city views. (B)
10 Bilbao - Oviedo
We depart Bilbao and continue west, following the northern Spanish coastline to Oviedo. Famous for its historic old quarter with a distinct medieval flavour, it's the perfect place for exploring on foot. Our walking tour here includes the cathedral, the Valdecarnaza Palace, and the ruins of the San Tirso Church, plus we'll pass through the Porlier Square surrounded by two magnificent palaces - the Toreno and the Camposagrado Palaces. (B)
11 Oviedo - Santiago De Compostela
Our next destination is historic Santiago de Compostela, the culmination point of the famous Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, and the supposed burial site of the apostle St James. (B/D)
12 Santiago De Compostela
After breakfast, we discover the Galician capital on a city tour. Highlights include the famous Cathedral, the surrounding squares of Obradoiro, Quintana, Inmaculada and Praterías, and the historic rúas. This afternoon we'll visit the nearby port city of A Coruña. (B)
13 Santiago De Compostela
Special Experience: Today we walk part of the centuries-old pilgrimage route, the famous “Camino de Santiago”. (B/D)
14 Santiago De Compostela - Porto
This morning we cross the border into Portugal and travel to colourful Porto. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure in one of Europe's oldest cities. (B)
15 Porto
Our day begins with a city tour to discover the Ribeira Quarter and visit St Francisco Church and the famous Stock Exchange Palace, Palácio da Bolsa. Special Experience: We'll learn how port is made and get to taste it at one of the city's many producers.Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Douro River later this afternoon. (B)
16 Porto - Coimbra
We continue south, stopping in beautiful Aveiro, the 'Portuguese Venice'. We'll enjoy a tour and have some free time before departing for Coimbra. Here we'll see the university and the breathtaking Coimbra Library, a masterpiece of gilt woodwork. (B)
17 Coimbra - Lisbon
This morning we make our way to Obidos, characterised by its flower-bedded whitewashed houses. Next ,we'll head to Sintra to indulge in a tasting of the local cheesecake. Special Experience: Taste the famous Portuguese custard tart at Antiga Confeitaria.Later we continue along the coast to the towns of Cascais and Estoril, before moving on to the pastel seaside capital of Portugal, Lisbon. (B)
18 Lisbon
This morning we discover captivating Lisbon. Our sightseeing tour includes Park Edward VII and the beautifully intricate Jeronimus Monastery, as well as the district of Belém, where we'll find the Statue of Columbus, Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. Special Experience: Taste the famous Portuguese custard tart at Antiga Confeitaria.We also visit the historic Rossio Square. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore at your own pace. (B)
19 Lisbon - The Algarve
Portugal's breathtaking southern coast awaits. Today we travel to the Algarve, famous for its golden beaches, rugged coastline and cheerful villages. (B)
20 The Algarve
Today we'll explore some of the lesser-known towns in the region, spending time in Tavira and Olhao, the Algarve's biggest fishing port with a great market. We'll also visit the Ria Formosa Natural Park where we take a relaxing boat ride and visit Armona Island. (B)
21 The Algarve - Evora
We head to Evora today, a significant centre for trade and religion in years gone by. Our walking tour here includes the Roman and Gothic Cathedral, the Roman Temple, Saint Francis Church and the Bone Chapel. (B)
22 Evora - Lisbon
We head back to Lisbon late this morning. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure here before tonight's group farewell dinner. (B/D)
23 Depart Lisbon
Today we begin our journey home. (B)
24 In Transit
25 Arrive Australia

Bunnik Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
A Spanish welcome
  • Tour Plaza Cataluña, the magnificent Barcelona Cathedral and its cloister, as well as the Gothic Quarter which was formerly an ancient Roman village.
  • Ascend Montjuic Mountain for a panoramic view of Barcelona's city and harbour.
  • Visit Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia Cathedral, and see his famous buildings - Casa Batllo and Casa Mila, in Barcelona.
  • See the truly unique works of art by Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona's Park Güell.
  • Take an orientation tour of the tiny principality of Andorra La Vella, nestled in the middle of the Pyrenees mountains.
  • Take a scenic walk along the Sola Irrigation Canal Trail with your guide and enjoy the views over the city and surrounding countryside.
  • Enjoy the spectacular scenery driving through the French part of the Pyrenees.
  • Ride the cable car to the top of Igueldo Mountain for incredible panoramic views of Santa Clara Island, Mount Ulia and La Concha Bay.
  • Taste Txakoli, the region's famous dry wine which matches perfectly together with pintxos.
  • Visit the world famous Guggenheim Museum, one of Frank Gehry's architectural masterpieces that hosts a large collection of modern and contemporary art.
  • See Bilbao's oldest building, the Santiago Cathedral.
  • Enjoy the best views over Bilbao from Mount Artxanda.
  • Tour the delightful old city of Oviedo including its cathedral, the Valdecarnaza Palace, and the ruins of the San Tirso church, and pass through the Porlier Square surrounded by magnificent palaces: the Toreno and the Camposagrado Palace.
  • Discover the sights of the Galician capital, Santiago de Compostela, including the famous Cathedral (home to the remains of the apostle St James), the surrounding squares of Obradoiro, Quintana, Immaculada and Praterias, and the historic ruas.
  • Walk part of the famous Camino de Santiago.
Treasures of Portugal
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Porto's most attractive areas, including the Ribeira Quarter, St Francisco Church and the Stock Exchange.
  • Learn how port is made and then taste it at one of the many port producers in the city.
  • Relax on an afternoon cruise along the Douro River in Porto.
  • Spend some time in Aveiro, a city of colourful houses and numerous canals, known as the 'Portuguese Venice'.
  • Mingle with the students and admire the architecture at the ancient University of Coimbra.
  • See the breathtaking Coimbra Library, a masterpiece of gilt wood-work.
  • Visit the mesmerising Quinta da Regaleira, an impressive 20th century residence decorated with gothic turrets and ornate gargoyles.
  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of the most historical and important sights in Lisbon including: the Park Edward VII, Liberty Avenue, Restauradores Square, Rossio Square, the Downtown and Commerce Square.
  • Visit Lisbon's district of Belem, known as the 'Discoveries Quarter'.
  • Taste the famous Portuguese custard tart at Antiga Confeiteria in Lisbon.
  • Explore the lesser known part of the stunning Algarve, spending time in Tavira and Olhao.
  • Explore the historical quarter of Evora on a walking tour, taking in the roman and gothic cathedral, the Roman Temple, Saint Francis church and the Bone Chapel.
Trip Inclusions
  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Europe. Taxes included
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $345pp pre-paid 
  • Porterage included where available
Accommodation & Meals
  • 21 nights in good quality hotels (3-4 star)
  • 21 breakfasts and 4 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
Your Tour Guides
  • English-speaking locally based tour director
  • English-speaking locally based guides
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Disruptions to itinerary may occur.

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