8-Nights Spanish Wonder Summer 2018

Spanish Wonder Summer 2018Set your watch to a fiery Flamenco beat as you dance through the heart of Spain from Madrid to Andalusia, famed for its Sierra Nevada, Moorish-influenced architecture and the sun-kissed beaches of the Costa del Sol. Visit the ornate Alhambra Palace in Granada, Valencia’s 19th century Bullring and marvel at Gaudi’s Gothic gift to Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia.Sightseeing HighlightsCity tour in Toledo, Madrid, C?rdoba, Seville and Barcelona Orientation of Valencia View the Cave Homes of Guadix, the Serrano and Quart Towers and the City of Arts and Sciences complex designed by Santiago Calatrava in Valencia Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tom? in Toledo, Mosque of the Caliphs in Cordoba, Cathedral in Seville, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Montju?c hill and Pla?a de Catalunya in BarcelonaDining Highlights

8 hot buffet breakfasts

4 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

First class travel Highlights

Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
VIP entry to many sights

21-Nights Ultimate Spain and Portugal-Classic

Ultimate Spain & Portugal As former imperial superpowers, Spain and Portugal have centuries of history and captivating culture to draw upon. You, on the other hand, have only 21 days. Make ?em count! This comprehensive adventure across the Iberian Peninsula presents travellers with the chance to explore these two nations through their cuisine, architecture, and idyllic countryside. Here, you?ll wander the wondrous streets of Lisbon, Porto, Barcelona, and Madrid, step up into the Pyrenees, relax in glorious San Sebasti?n, and live the local culture alongside the locals themselves. Spain and Portugal: Europe?s greatest two-for-one deal!HighlightsExplore Moorish palaces and great Iberian cities, capture photos of stunning countryside and age-old cathedrals, devour tapas at a local haunt, listen to fado music and learn to Flamenco dance, live like a local in a ‘casa rural’ in the Pyrenees, experience the Basque way of lifeAccommodationHotels (18 nts), casa rural (2 nts).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.Group Size NotesMax 16, avg 12Meals Included17 breakfasts, 3 dinnersWhat’s IncludedG Adventures for Good: Espai Mescladis Tapas Cooking Class and Dinner, Barcelona
Hands-On: Rioja Region Wine Tasting, Logro?o. Lisbon orientation walk. Fado performance with traditional Portuguese dinner. Batalha gothic monastery entrance and visit. Porto orientation walk. Port wine cellars visit and tasting. Granada orientation walk. Albaicin quarter visit. Alhambra guided tour. Seville orientation walk. Flamenco show performance. Mezquita Mosque and Jewish quarter visit in Cordoba. Free time in Valencia. Free time in Barcelona. “Casa rural” stay with traditional meals (Pyrenees). Bilbao day trip. Wine tasting in the Rioja region. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

15-Nights Spain Morocco and Portugal Summer 2018

Spain Morocco And Portugal Summer 2018
Ornate architectural wonders, the scent of spice markets and warm Mediterranean sun are yours to explore. Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, visit the exquisite Alhambra Palace and learn the art of haggling in the labyrinthine Medina. Travel to the seafaring city of Lisbon, Fatima, the site of religious miracles, and cross in to Spain to admire the rare beauty of Salamanca.

Sightseeing Highlights
City tour in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon Orientation of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fátima and Salamanca View Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Royal Palace in Rabat, Belém Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fátima Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tomé in Toledo, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca
 

 

Dining Highlights

15 hot buffet breakfasts
1 lunch (Be My Guest)
3 dinners with local wine
3 dinners

 
First class travel Highlights

Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Return ferry crossings between Spain and Morocco.
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
VIP entry to many sights

 

 

8-Nights Great Iberian Cities

Great Iberian Cities New Great Iberian Cities *new*
From the sun-kissed Costa Brava to the seafaring capital of Lisbon, dance your way through the fiery streets of Spain to the hilly landscapes of Portugal's spellbinding capital. Enjoy the sweet tastes of sangria in sun-dappled courtyards, Gaudi's fantasy world and tales of a New World discovered, along the way.

Sightseeing Highlights
City tour in Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Seville and Lisbon See Sagrada Familia, Plaza Espana, trendy Gran Vía, Puerta Del Sol, Cibeles Fountain, Seville Gothic Cathedral, Monument to the Discoveries and Belem Tower View Giralda Bell Tower Visit Plaça Catalunya, Prado Museum, Church of Santo Tome, Toledo Synagogue, Maria Luisa Park, Plaza de España and Hieronymite Monastery
 

 

Dining Highlights

8 hot buffet breakfasts
4 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

 
First class travel Highlights

Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
Hand-picked Insider Experiences
Optional Experiences and free time
All porterage and restaurant gratuities
Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
VIP entry to many sights

 

 

19-Nights Spain Portugal and Morocco With Barcelona

On this Spain, Portugal, and Morocco escorted tour, you’ll experience these three glorious countries with overnights in Lisbon, Seville, Rabat, Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, Erfoud, Fez, Tangier, the Costa del Sol, Granada, and Madrid. Some of the tour highlights include the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon, a symbol of Portugal’s power during the Age of Discovery; Madrid’s Prado Museum, with its 8,000 pieces of Western painting; and Toledo’s Santo Tomé Church, with one of El Greco’s most famous paintings. Enjoy a ferry ride across the Strait of Gibraltar to Morocco and in Rabat, visit the beautiful Mohammed V Mausoleum, with the tombs of the Moroccan king and his two sons.

Step back in time in Marrakesh with sightseeing including Bahia Palace, built in the late 19th century, and the 16th-century Saadian Tombs. Wander through the Djemaa El-Fna, a square and exotic bazaar offering some of the greatest open-air entertainment. In Fez, visit the labyrinthine Medina – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – and Medersa Bou Inania, an architectural work of art built between 1350 and 1357.

One cannot think of Casablanca without thinking of the movie Casablanca. Here, Globus has arranged a special experience for you…you’ll enjoy lunch at Rick’s Café Américain, a re-creation of the bar made famous in the movie. Another special treat is a four-wheel drive to the sand dune of Erg Chebbi. Back in Spain, spend time on the Costa del Sol, where you can relax and soak up the sun on the beach.

These are just a few of the many highlights offered on this spectacular Spain, Portugal, and Morocco guided tour. Then, at the end of your tour, travel via high-speed AVE train to Barcelona for three nights and guided sightseeing, including visits to the Casa Batlló and the Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpieces. All Barcelona vacation package services, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Globus. It’s a memorable vacation indeed!

Included Features:

LISBON
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Alfama quarter and Jeronimos Monastery

AZEITAO
Visit a tile workshop

SEVILLE
Guided sightseeing, visit the Casa de Pilatos, and walk through the Santa Cruz quarter

ALGECIRAS–TANGIER
By ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar

RABAT
Guided sightseeing, visit Mohammed V Mausoleum and the Roman relics of Chellah

CASABLANCA
[LF] Enjoy lunch at Rick’s Café; guided panoramic drive; visit Hassan II Mosque

MARRAKESH
Guided sightseeing, visit Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs (if closed, visit Badia Palace instead)

OUARZAZATE
Visit Kasbah Taourirt; stay overnight in the area where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was made

ERFOUD
[LF] Enjoy a four-wheel drive to the sand dune of Erg Chebbi; have traditional mint tea

ER RACHIDIA
Stop in the Ziz Gorges

FEZ
Guided sightseeing, visit the Medina and Medersa Bou Inania

TANGIER
Orientation, board the ferry to Spain

COSTA DEL SOL
Stay two nights in the resort of Marbella

GRANADA
Guided walking tour, visit the Alhambra complex and the Water Gardens of the Generalife; a special dinner at a local restaurant

TOLEDO
Guided walking tour, visit an early synagogue, the gothic cathedral, and the Santo Tomé Church with one of El Greco’s masterpieces; visit a Damascene steel workshop

MADRID
Guided sightseeing, visit the Prado Museum; [LF] farewell paella dinner at a local restaurant

BARCELONA
Guided sightseeing including visits to Casa Batllo and the Sagrada Familia Basilica