6 DAY PORTO, FATIMA, LISBON TOUR from MADRID - 6 days / 5 nights (PTC)

6 DAY PORTO & LISBON & FATIMA TOUR from MADRID (PTC)

DEPARTS MADRID / TUESDAYS: 03 April 2018 - 26 March 2019 / 02 April 2019 - 31 March 2020

Visits: Avila, Salamanca, Porto, Coimbra, Fatima, Batalha, Nazare, Alcobaca, Lisbon, Caceres

2019-2020 Itinerary:
Day 1 (Tuesday)                    MADRID / ALIVIA / SALAMANCA / PORTO
Depart from Julia Travel bus terminal (Plaza de Oriente) at 8.30am and drive to Alivia for a short stop to visit this walled medieval town. Continue to Salamanca to enjoy some free time in this University City before departing for the Portuguese border, arrive in Porto. Accommodation.
 
Day 2 (Wednesday)               PORTO
This morning after breakfast enjoy a panoramic tour of this World Heritage city; to admire the Cathedral, the stock Exchange building and the Santa Clara church. Accommodation.
Optional: Taste the famous “Port wine” at a local wine cellar.
 
Day 3 (Thursday)                   PORTO / COIMBRA / FATIMA
After breakfast depart for Coimbra, the site of one of the oldest universities in Europe; a centre of learning and culture as seen in ancient streets and architecture, and as the birthplace of Fado - the music of Portugal. Free time. Continue to Fatima, a centre of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place, where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. Accommodation.
Possible Optional: Tonight there is the possibility to attend the procession of the candles.
 
Day 4 (Friday)                        FATIMA / BATALHA / NAZARE / ALCOBACA / LISBON
Today, after breakfast, depart for the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a UNESCO World Heritage site. Next travel to the picturesque fishing town of Nazare for some free time. Continue to Alcobaca another UNESCO World Heritage site and visit the 12th century church, admire the tombs of Pedro and Ines de Castro. This evening arrive in Lisbon. Accommodation.
Evening Optional: Attend a show of Fado - typical Portuguese song and music.
 
Day 5 (Saturday)                    LISBON
This morning after breakfast take a sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoveries, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. The afternoon is at leisure, maybe visit the Alfama quarter and the old city gathered next to the castle, with buildings nested in narrow twisting “Ruas” full of colour housing the genuine “tebernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation.
 
Day 6 (Sunday)                      LISBON / CACERES / MADRID
Breakfast and then depart for Caceres, considered World Heritage City because of the its blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its Medieval Quarter. Continue to Madrid. END OF TOUR.
Consider finishing in Lisbon after breakfast today and extending your stay!
2018 Departure Dates
Tuesdays
2019 Departure Dates
Tuesdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
December: 25
January: 1, 22
February: 5, 19
March: 19, 26
AU$1045 AU$1485
2019 Departure Dates
Tuesdays
2020 Departure Dates
Tuesdays
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
Per Person
in Single Room
April: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
May: 7, 14, 21
June: 4, 11, 18, 25
November: 5, 26
December: 24
January: 21
February: 11, 25
March: 10, 24, 31
AU$1155 AU$1610
July: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August: 6, 13, 20, 27
September: 3, 17, 24
October: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  AU$1225 AU$1675
December: 31   AU$1275 AU$1725
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Seasonal supplements may apply
COACH TOUR INCLUSIONS 
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • First Class (4*) Hotels used (or similar): Porto – Tryp Porto Expo/Eurostars Heroismo; Fatima – Aurea Fatima/Estrela de Fatima/Regina; Lisbon – Lutecia
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided visits in Porto & Lisbon
  • Monument entry fees
Regular guaranteed departure coach tour by air-conditioned vehicle with multilingual escort/guides.
Tour departs from Plaza de Oriente, Julia Travel Bus Terminal, Madrid

Additional Information: Passport details are required in advance; Tourist city taxes (in applicable cities) are to be paid locally.

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants. Your fellow tour participants may be staying at multiple hotels in each city.

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