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Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


Accommodation Details:
Apr 15, May 6, May 20, Sep 23, Oct 14 & Oct 21 departures will be accommodated at Catalonia Ramblas in Barcelona.

Apr 15, Apr 21, May 5, Sep 22 & Oct 13 departures will be accommodated at Vincci La Rabida in Seville.

Apr 7 & Oct 20 departures will be accommodated at Gran Melia Colon in Seville.

May 6 departure will be accommodated at Fernando III in Seville.

May 19 departure will be accommodated at Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Lisbon.

Oct 21 departure will be accommodated at Melia Granada in Granada.


Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This is an active trip. Our small group covers a lot of ground each day, and we spend 3-4 hours on our feet during tours. Some of our tours require walking over cobblestone streets and uneven surfaces. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking or who have heart conditions.

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Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Package Includes

  • Small groups of maximum 22 travelers guaranteed
  • International flights New York-Lisbon, Barcelona-New York
  • Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Lisbon
    • 3 nights Seville
    • 1 night Granada
    • 3 nights Madrid
    • 3 nights Barcelona
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges including Barcelona city taxes
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers and sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • 21 meals: 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners (including welcome & farewell dinners)
  • Wine, coffee and tea served with all meals
  • Services of local English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Comprehensive, guided sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
  • Active itinerary with unique cultural features

Tour Highlights

  • Thanks to our small group size, we can get to the heart of our destination, visit places that other tours miss, and get to know the locals.
  • Tour Lisbon’s impressive Jeronimos Monastery, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Travel to Sintra, lush with lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments.
  • Flamenco dancing lessons have been arranged just for you in Seville to acquaint you with this passionate and fiery dance.
  • Visit Seville's Gothic Cathedral, one of the largest in the world with its original minaret, the Giralda Bell Tower.
  • You’ll be welcomed at Cortijo La Calera, a typical Andalucian farmhouse standing alongside a bullring - see the area where bulls for the corrida are being bred.
  • Travel to cliff side Ronda, birthplace of modern bullfighting and home to the Plaza de Toros, Spain's oldest bullring.
  • Wine tasting and tour at a local winery in the scenic hills of Ronda.
  • In Moorish Granada, tour the astonishing Alhambra, Spain's foremost monument, and the magnificent Generalife Gardens.
  • Stop in Ubeda to see some of the best-preserved examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture, and learn about its olive oil industry.
  • Visit to the renowned Prado Museum and stand before astonishing masterpieces by Velazquez, Goya, El Greco and others.
  • Journey to Toledo, a "Museum City" of great artistic beauty
  • Tour artistic Barcelona, with Gaudi's greatest works, including the legendary and spectacular La Sagrada Familia, still unfinished after over one hundred years.
  • Discover the cultural center of Girona in northern Catalonia with its medieval mansions, Roman walls, Old City and restored Jewish Quarter.
  • Travel to Figueres to visit the Salvador Dali Theatre and Museum, where his first works of art were exhibited.

Is This Trip Right for You?

This is an active trip. Our small group covers a lot of ground each day, and we spend 3-4 hours on our feet during tours. Some of our tours require walking over cobblestone streets and uneven surfaces. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking or who have heart conditions.


DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Portugal
Depart for Lisbon, Portugal

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal
Welcome to magical Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in Europe, founded in the 12th century. Transfer to your hotel; remainder of the day is at leisure. Time to rest and relax before tonight's Welcome Drink with your Tour Manager, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Sunday - Lisbon City Tour, Sintra Tour
Today's tour of Lisbon highlights the variety of heritage and styles that make this one of Europe's most beautiful capitals. Begin with a view of the treasured 16th century Belem Tower and then tour the Jeronimos Monastery; this amazing structure is considered the most prominent achievement of the Manueline style of architecture (Portuguese late-Gothic). In 1983, UNESCO designated this monastery as a World Heritage Site, that today serves as a reminder of Portugal's wealth and power during the Age of Discovery. Then, to the dramatic Monument of Discoveries, built in honor of Henry the Navigator, instrumental in the success of Portuguese explorations during the 15th century. Standing over 171 feet tall, the monument, shaped like a ship's prow, stands majestically at the marina in Belem, starting point for many of Portugal's explorers and where Vasco da Gama embarked on his voyage to India. Continue on a walk along the winding cobblestone streets of Alfama, the old Fisherman's Quarter, nestled between the grand castle and the River Tagus. After lunch on your own, drive along to quaint Sintra, the Glorious Eden of Lord Byron, and ancient summer retreat of the royal court. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city is highlighted by lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments**. Visit the magnificent 18th century Palacio de Queluz and its graceful gardens, one of the last Rococo buildings to be designed in Europe and former summer residence to the royal family. Leisure time in Lisbon this afternoon. Walk along elegant Liberdade Avenue and explore the delights of this city on your own
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Travel to Tavira, Flamenco Lesson
Depart Lisbon this morning. See the stunning views of the river and beaches as you get closer to Tavira, a unique Algarve fishing town, once a main trading port during the 16th to 18th centuries. This elegant town has managed to hold on to its traditions and character over the centuries. Stop for lunch together. After crossing the border into Spain, stop for a Flamenco lesson to acquaint yourself with this passionate dance, along with its history and artistry. Continue to your hotel in Seville, with the Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Tuesday - Seville Cathedral, Bull Farm Experience
Morning visit to the Cathedral, one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world. Built on the site of the former great Mosque, its original minaret, the Giralda Bell Tower, still stands. Admire the beautiful Plaza de España and the fragrant gardens of Maria Luisa Park by the Guadalquivir River. Explore the narrow streets and the many beautiful plazas of the quaint old Santa Cruz Quarter. Lunch on your own in the bustling downtown area. Travel to Cortijo La Calera, a sprawling farm where a typical Andalucian farmhouse stands along with a bullring. You'll be warmly welcomed to the farm with beverages and fresh pastries. Feel the close contact with nature and see the area where bulls are being bred. A matador takes you into the fields by cart to watch the bulls up close, and explain Spain's fascination with bullfighting. At the end of the visit, a special bullfighting demonstration will be held for you at the farm's bullring. Tonight, after dinner on your own, attend an optional traditional Flamenco Show, along with drinks, featuring some of Seville's leading artists, performing their emotional songs. Flamenco, along with the bullfight, is a popular symbol of Spain
Optional: Flamenco Show (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - Excursion to Ronda, Winery Visit
Arrive today in the dramatic cliff side city of Ronda, home to Spain's oldest bullring, the Plaza de Toros. Ronda is considered the birthplace of modern bullfighting which began in the 18th century as a training facility for developing horsemanship. Here, you can see the historic stables and museum, part of this complex along with displays of famous Matadors. Lunch at a traditional restaurant, followed by a visit to a local winery - see the process, learn the history of the town's specialty and taste some of this excellent wine. Return to Seville for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Thursday - La Alhambra & Generalife Gardens
Depart Seville to Moorish Granada with Spain's foremost monument, "La Alhambra" built atop one of the Granada Hills overlooking the city, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the reign of the Moors, this imposing hilltop fortress was the summer residence of the Royal Family. Walk along the lanes of the serene Generalife Gardens with its beautifully designed courtyards, waterfalls and ponds.* In the evening, walk through the old Albayzin district and dine at one of the charming restaurants with magnificent views overlooking the Alhambra
Overnight: Granada
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Friday - Ubeda Olive Oil Center
Head today towards Madrid. Along the route, explore the lovely historic hilltop town of Ubeda, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you will see some of the best-preserved examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture in Spain. Its old town houses a splendid legacy of monuments made up of churches, palaces and aristocratic houses including the sacred chapel of El Salvador and the Santa Maria Church, circled by white-washed houses. Surrounded by Europe's largest olive tree plantation, Ubeda today is a major center of olive oil export in Spain. At a regional olive oil production center, hear about the gastronomy of olive oil and the technical aspects of producing the oil. Lunch in Ubeda before continuing to Madrid, Spain's capital and largest city, for overnight
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9, Saturday - Madrid City Tour
The tour of this energetic city's impressive architecture begins at the Plaza de Cibeles with its striking buildings. Continue via the elegant Plaza Mayor to the magnificent Royal Palace, Europe's second largest. Then, on to the world-renowned Prado Museum - you'll stand before the astonishing masterpieces by Velazquez, Goya, El Greco and others. Stop at Barrio de las Letras (literature district) and sample a couple of wines with tapas at some local tabernas. Then continue for a walk along the old town of Madrid, stop at Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, and end at Mercado de San Miguel. Later tonight, enjoy dinner together at a local restaurant
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Sunday - Toledo City Tour
Today journey to Toledo, a "Museum City" of great artistic beauty. Former capital of Spain and one of the oldest cities in Europe, Toledo has magnificent examples of architecture from different periods, making it one of the leading artistic cities of the country. In Toledo visit the most famous monuments, such as St. Tome Church, which houses El Greco's "The Burial of Count Orgaz" and the Santa Maria la Blanca Synagogue. Admire its famous handcrafted work, the "Damasquinado." Enjoy lunch together in Toledo before returning to Madrid in the later afternoon. Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 11, Monday - Travel to Barcelona, Montjuic Visit
Depart Madrid by train to sensational Barcelona. Upon arrival, time to freshen up before the afternoon activities in Spain's second most important city. Begin with a visit to the Montjuic recreational area that houses the National Palace originally built as the central pavilion for the 1929 International Exhibition. Montjuic is home to the Olympic complex, a number of sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympics and at its center is the impressive Olympic Stadium. The sleek Olympic Tower was built as the main communications tower for the games. Tonight, enjoy your first taste of Barcelona's rousing nightlife
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Tuesday - Barcelona City Tour, Visit Gaudi Monuments
Begin the day in this artistic city with the famous works of Gaudi, the master architect. The most unforgettable symbol of Barcelona is Gaudi's masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia, a colossal church that is legendary and still unfinished, although it was started in 1882. Along the Paseo de Gracia see the unique La Pedrera (Casa Mila) with its stone-like facade and Casa Batllo, which appears to have been made from skulls and bones. Lunch on your own. Then an afternoon at leisure to explore Barcelona's many museums, galleries, and cafes. Wander along the fabulous Las Ramblas, the city's most famous pedestrian walkway. This great city is waiting to be explored by you
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Wednesday - Excursion to Girona, Visit Dali Museum in Figueres
Depart dynamic Barcelona to the cultural center of Girona in northern Catalonia. Discover the historic quarter, with its medieval mansions and courtyards crowned by a gorgeous Cathedral on the eastern bank of the River Ter. In the Old City, see the Roman walls, Arabic-style bathhouses and the Jewish Quarter, one of the best preserved in Europe. In the background, you can see the peaks of the Pyrenees. After lunch on your own in Girona, continue to the Salvador Dali Theatre and Museum in his hometown of Figueres in Catalonia. The building once housed the town's theater when Dali was a child. It was here that one of the first public exhibitions of young Dali's art was shown. Return to Barcelona. Tonight, share wonderful memories with your fellow travelers and Tour Manager at a Farewell Dinner in this most memorable city
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14, Thursday - Depart Spain
Bid "adios" to Spain and to your new-found friends. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*Please note that due to local events, the order of the Granada sightseeing might be altered. Details will be provided locally by your Tour Manager

**Please note, the Sintra excursion will require a good amount of walking. The pace is moderate, however, you may encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and slopes

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Portugal
Depart for Lisbon, Portugal

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal
Welcome to magical Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in Europe, founded in the 12th century. Transfer to your hotel; remainder of the day is at leisure. Time to rest and relax before tonight's Welcome Drink with your Tour Manager, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Lisbon City Tour, Sintra Tour
Today's tour of Lisbon highlights the variety of heritage and styles that make this one of Europe's most beautiful capitals. Begin with a view of the treasured 16th century Belem Tower and then tour the Jeronimos Monastery; this amazing structure is considered the most prominent achievement of the Manueline style of architecture (Portuguese late-Gothic). In 1983, UNESCO designated this monastery as a World Heritage Site, that today serves as a reminder of Portugal's wealth and power during the Age of Discovery. Then, to the dramatic Monument of Discoveries, built in honor of Henry the Navigator, instrumental in the success of Portuguese explorations during the 15th century. Standing over 171 feet tall, the monument, shaped like a ship's prow, stands majestically at the marina in Belem, starting point for many of Portugal's explorers and where Vasco da Gama embarked on his voyage to India. Continue on a walk along the winding cobblestone streets of Alfama, the old Fisherman's Quarter, nestled between the grand castle and the River Tagus. After lunch on your own, drive along to quaint Sintra, the Glorious Eden of Lord Byron, and ancient summer retreat of the royal court. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city is highlighted by lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments**. Visit the magnificent 18th century Palacio de Queluz and its graceful gardens, one of the last Rococo buildings to be designed in Europe and former summer residence to the royal family. Leisure time in Lisbon this afternoon. Walk along elegant Liberdade Avenue and explore the delights of this city on your own
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Travel to Tavira, Flamenco Lesson
Depart Lisbon this morning. See the stunning views of the river and beaches as you get closer to Tavira, a unique Algarve fishing town, once a main trading port during the 16th to 18th centuries. This elegant town has managed to hold on to its traditions and character over the centuries. Stop for lunch together. After crossing the border into Spain, stop for a Flamenco lesson to acquaint yourself with this passionate dance, along with its history and artistry. Continue to your hotel in Seville, with the Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Wednesday - Seville Cathedral, Bull Farm Experience
Morning visit to the Cathedral, one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world. Built on the site of the former great Mosque, its original minaret, the Giralda Bell Tower, still stands. Admire the beautiful Plaza de España and the fragrant gardens of Maria Luisa Park by the Guadalquivir River. Explore the narrow streets and the many beautiful plazas of the quaint old Santa Cruz Quarter. Lunch on your own in the bustling downtown area. Travel to Cortijo La Calera, a sprawling farm where a typical Andalucian farmhouse stands along with a bullring. You'll be warmly welcomed to the farm with beverages and fresh pastries. Feel the close contact with nature and see the area where bulls are being bred. A matador takes you into the fields by cart to watch the bulls up close, and explain Spain's fascination with bullfighting. At the end of the visit, a special bullfighting demonstration will be held for you at the farm's bullring. Tonight, after dinner on your own, attend an optional traditional Flamenco Show, along with drinks, featuring some of Seville's leading artists, performing their emotional songs. Flamenco, along with the bullfight, is a popular symbol of Spain
Optional: Flamenco Show (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Excursion to Ronda, Winery Visit
Arrive today in the dramatic cliff side city of Ronda, home to Spain's oldest bullring, the Plaza de Toros. Ronda is considered the birthplace of modern bullfighting which began in the 18th century as a training facility for developing horsemanship. Here, you can see the historic stables and museum, part of this complex along with displays of famous Matadors. Lunch at a traditional restaurant, followed by a visit to a local winery - see the process, learn the history of the town's specialty and taste some of this excellent wine. Return to Seville for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Friday - La Alhambra & Generalife Gardens
Depart Seville to Moorish Granada with Spain's foremost monument, "La Alhambra" built atop one of the Granada Hills overlooking the city, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the reign of the Moors, this imposing hilltop fortress was the summer residence of the Royal Family. Walk along the lanes of the serene Generalife Gardens with its beautifully designed courtyards, waterfalls and ponds.* In the evening, walk through the old Albayzin district and dine at one of the charming restaurants with magnificent views overlooking the Alhambra
Overnight: Granada
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Saturday - Ubeda Olive Oil Center
Head today towards Madrid. Along the route, explore the lovely historic hilltop town of Ubeda, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you will see some of the best-preserved examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture in Spain. Its old town houses a splendid legacy of monuments made up of churches, palaces and aristocratic houses including the sacred chapel of El Salvador and the Santa Maria Church, circled by white-washed houses. Surrounded by Europe's largest olive tree plantation, Ubeda today is a major center of olive oil export in Spain. At a regional olive oil production center, hear about the gastronomy of olive oil and the technical aspects for producing the oil. Lunch in Ubeda before continuing to Madrid, Spain's capital and largest city, for overnight
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9, Sunday - Toledo City Tour
Today journey to Toledo, a "Museum City" of great artistic beauty. Former capital of Spain and one of the oldest cities in Europe, Toledo has magnificent examples of architecture from different periods, making it one of the leading artistic cities of the country. In Toledo visit the most famous monuments, such as St. Tome Church, which houses El Greco's "The Burial of Count Orgaz" and the Santa Maria la Blanca Synagogue. Admire its famous handcrafted work, the "Damasquinado." Enjoy lunch together in Toledo before returning to Madrid in the later afternoon. Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10, Monday - Madrid City Tour
The tour of this energetic city's impressive architecture begins at the Plaza de Cibeles with its striking buildings. Continue via the elegant Plaza Mayor to the magnificent Royal Palace, Europe's second largest. Then, on to the world-renowned Prado Museum - you'll stand before the astonishing masterpieces by Velazquez, Goya, El Greco and others. Stop at Barrio de las Letras (literature district) and sample a couple of wines with tapas at some local tabernas. Then continue for a walk along the old town of Madrid, stop at Plaza Mayor and Plaza de la Villa, and end at Mercado de San Miguel. Later tonight, enjoy dinner together at a local restaurant
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Tuesday - Travel to Barcelona, Montjuic Visit
Depart Madrid by train to sensational Barcelona. Upon arrival, time to freshen up before the afternoon activities in Spain's second most important city. Begin with a visit to the Montjuic recreational area that houses the National Palace originally built as the central pavilion for the 1929 International Exhibition. Montjuic is home to the Olympic complex, a number of sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympics and at its center is the impressive Olympic Stadium. The sleek Olympic Tower was built as the main communications tower for the games. Tonight, enjoy your first taste of Barcelona's rousing nightlife
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Wednesday - Barcelona City Tour, Visit Gaudi Monuments
Begin the day in this artistic city with the famous works of Gaudi, the master architect. The most unforgettable symbol of Barcelona is Gaudi's masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia, a colossal church that is legendary and still unfinished, although it was started in 1882. Along the Paseo de Gracia see the unique La Pedrera (Casa Mila) with its stone-like facade and Casa Batllo, which appears to have been made from skulls and bones. Lunch on your own. Then an afternoon at leisure to explore Barcelona's many museums, galleries, and cafes. Wander along the fabulous Las Ramblas, the city's most famous pedestrian walkway. This great city is waiting to be explored by you
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Thursday - Excursion to Girona, Visit Dali Museum in Figueres
Depart dynamic Barcelona to the cultural center of Girona in northern Catalonia. Discover the historic quarter, with its medieval mansions and courtyards crowned by a gorgeous Cathedral on the eastern bank of the River Ter. In the Old City, see the Roman walls, Arabic-style bathhouses and the Jewish Quarter, one of the best preserved in Europe. In the background, you can see the peaks of the Pyrenees. After lunch on your own in Girona, continue to the Salvador Dali Theatre and Museum in his hometown of Figueres in Catalonia. The building once housed the town's theater when Dali was a child. It was here that one of the first public exhibitions of young Dali's art was shown. Return to Barcelona. Tonight, share wonderful memories with your fellow travelers and Tour Manager at a Farewell Dinner in this most memorable city
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14, Friday - Depart Spain
Bid "adios" to Spain and to your new-found friends. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*Please note that due to local events, the order of the Granada sightseeing might be altered. Details will be provided locally by your Tour Manager

**Please note, the Sintra excursion will require a good amount of walking. The pace is moderate, however, you may encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and slopes

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Evening Flamenco Show

This evening, enjoy a drink and traditional Flamenco show. As performed by some of Seville's leading Flamenco artists, enjoy routines based on the cante jondo or "deep song," which describes the performer's profound emotions in ancient poetic phrases. Although the development of Flamenco has centered principally in the region of Andalucia, it has come to embrace many of the folk traditions of the northern provinces. As a result, it has become, along with the bullfight, a popular symbol of Spain.

Approximate tour duration is 2 hours.

Day #5 01 Jan 2017 - 15 Apr 2018 $60.00
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Evening Flamenco Show

This evening, enjoy a drink and traditional Flamenco show. As performed by some of Seville's leading Flamenco artists, enjoy routines based on the cante jondo or "deep song," which describes the performer's profound emotions in ancient poetic phrases. Although the development of Flamenco has centered principally in the region of Andalucia, it has come to embrace many of the folk traditions of the northern provinces. As a result, it has become, along with the bullfight, a popular symbol of Spain.

Approximate tour duration is 2 hours.

Day #5 01 Jan 2017 - 15 Apr 2018 $60.00
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Spanish & Portuguese Heritage, September 2016
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We had a fun time. The itineraries were great. Kudos to the tour manager Lisa. She went out of her way to ensure all 22 of us on the tour have a safe, enjoyable and memorable vacation. This is our third tour with Gate 1 this year and we couldn't be more pleased especially with the Discovery Tour and the small group travel.

Ronald L. Waterford, CT
Spanish & Portuguese Heritage, September 2016
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Our trip was one of the best vacations ever. Our guide Lisa Gilbert took us on an incredible combination of history, culture,food. Fun, and beauty of Portugal and Spain. Gate 1 has really done a great job building these two weeks! We're still getting back to normal, sad that our trip is over!

William R. Sycamore, IL
Spanish & Portuguese Heritage, June 2016
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Very Good! Rui was a wonderful tour leader and I feel the leader can make or break any tour. Also, the primary bus driver was very professional and helpful - a true gentleman! Sorry I do not remember his name, but I am sure your records will identify him. Drove us from Lisbon to Madrid. being such a small group was also a great asset as it developed into a very personal experience as time the tour progressed and the 9 of us (including Rui, enjoyed travels and dining. I do realize this is not your normal tour group size. However, in April I participated in a 2-week tour of China with Gate 1 and found it a wonderful experience as well with 33 travelers. Of course, it always helps to have good weather. I enjoyed the many diverse sights and learned much about the history of Moors, Jews and Romans of the various areas. Our “step-on” local guides were excellent and informative as well. Also, appreciated that all lodgings were centrally located and the varied choice of restaurants was interesting. Feel we had a great sample of Portuguese and Spanish culture.

Ramona M. Sarasota, FL
Spanish & Portuguese Heritage, May 2016
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My trip was EXCELLENT. Your company did an outstanding job of providing an A++ experience. Our guide, Filippe was helpful, well informed and very knowledgable. The local guides were also very good. My head is currently swimming with all we saw and did in a relatively short time. Thanks for your help making the arrangements.

Charlotte L. Greenville, MI
Spanish & Portuguese Heritage, May 2016
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Our Discovery trip was everything we hoped for and more. Our guide, Odette, was superb and the itinerary was excellent. Hotels were very well kept and met all our needs and the food was very good and certainly appropriate to our locations. It was more walking than we had expected, but we kept an optimistic viewpoint and managed to become in better shape because of it. Our favorite ancient cities were Ronda and Teledo. Thank you for asking.

De Loris G. Sioux Falls, SD