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DAY 1 : UK - Madrid.

Fly to Madrid where you'll be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay. Includes Dinner

DAY 2 : Madrid - Toledo - Granada.

A short drive to Toledo, the ancient Castilian capital, which is spectacularly situated on a granite hill surrounded by a loop of the Tagus River. Enjoy sightseeing with a local guide with an included visit to St Thomas' church in the old walled city, made famous in El Greco's painting. Even now it is like a great open-air museum of Spanish history and art. Cross the Guadalquivir River for the olive and orange groves of the rolling Andalucian hills and on to Granada at the foot of the majestic Sierra Nevada. Includes Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3 : Granada - Loja - Montilla - Cordoba

This morning enjoy a visit with a local guide to the Alhambra, a summer complex built by Moorish kings. Later, enjoy a visit to Loja before taking part in a wine tasting session in Montilla. Continue to your hotel in Cordoba this afternoon where you will stay overnight. Includes Breakfast

DAY 4 : Cordoba - Ecija - Seville.

Visit the town of Ecija, located in the Andalucian countryside and home to over twenty churches. Continue to Seville this afternoon. Includes Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 : Seville.

See why Seville is often called Andalucia's 'Radiant City' with a guided city tour to soak in the Moorish Heritage and historical treasures of this beautiful city. Includes Breakfast

DAY 6 : Seville - Lisbon.

This morning, cross into Portugal and the fertile plains of the Alentejo, heading to the beautiful hilltop town of Evora. With its fortified walls, cobbled streets, arches and brilliant white houses, Evora is a delightful Moorish city. Continue to Lisbon for two nights. Includes Breakfast

DAY 7 : Lisbon.

Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th century 'mistress of the seas'. You'll see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, the impressive Black Horse Square and other highlights on the sightseeing excursion with a local guide. In the afternoon why not make an optional trip to Sintra and coastal Cascais? Includes Breakfast

DAY 8 : Lisbon - Oporto.

This morning, journey via Fatima and its world famous pilgrimage sanctuary to Coimbra. Continue to Porto on the banks of the River Duoro famous for its port merchants. Includes Breakfast

DAY 9 : Oporto.

Enjoy a city sightseeing tour with a local guide. An optional excursion is available in the afternoon. Dinner is served in a local restaurant this evening. Includes Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10 : Oporto - Salamanca.

Return to Spain by way of Fuentes de Onoro and Ciudad Rodrigo. Reach the ancient and beautiful university town of Salamanca and it's charming Plaza Mayor. Stay overnight. Includes Breakfast

DAY 11 : Salamanca - Avila - Segovia - Madrid.

Leave Salamanca for the fortified town of Avila and an orientation tour and visit to St Theresa's convent. Continue to Segovia, a medieval town picturesquely located on a rocky hill. Cross the boundary between new and old Castile to arrive in Madrid for two nights. Includes Breakfast

DAY 12 : Madrid.

Not only because it is the capital of Spain, but because it is situated 2,180 feet above sea level, the Spaniards say Madrid is the nearest thing to heaven. Enjoy the main highlights with a local guide. Includes Breakfast

DAY 13 : Madrid - UK.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast

What's Included

• Flights
• Accommodation on tour
• Meals on tour - 12 breakfasts and 4 dinners
• Services of a tour director
• Porterage (for one suitcase per person)
• Individual Audio System You will be given headphones and a receiver so you can clearly hear the tour director/local guide during your visits.
• Transfers
• All local and airport taxes/service charges
• Single share option - see page 13

Holiday Highlights

• Montilla Wine tasting
• Alhambra Guided visit
• Madrid City sightseeing
• Lisbon City sightseeing
• Oporto City sightseeing
• Salamanca