Journey Beyond the Ordinary: Spain and Portugal and Insight Vacations

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Experience the passion, creativity and romance of Spain and Portugal, as you witness fiery flamenco performances, marvel at Gaudi’s dreamy architecture and appreciate enchanting citrus-scented squares.

SPAIN & PORTUGAL IN STYLE | 14 DAYS

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Experience the passion, creativity and romance of Spain and Portugal, as you witness fiery flamenco performances, marvel at Gaudi’s dreamy architecture and appreciate enchanting citrus-scented squares. Along the way, appreciate the diversity of architectural styles- ranging from contemporary to Moorish - and taste some of the region’s most iconic dishes, including paella. We’ll introduce you to local historians, chefs and musicians, as you travel in luxurious comfort and stay in the heart of each destination.

VIP EXPERIENCES & JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS

BARCELONA:
Enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Barcelona’s Liceu Operahouse and attend a reception at its private members’ club, Circulo del Liceo.
SEVILLE:
Take your seat for an intimate experience where flamenco guitar and voice is paired with the raw emotion, colour and rhythmic expression of dance.
GRANADA:
Join a Local Expert at the exquisite Alhambra Palace, completented by a walk through the scented Generalife Gardens.
LISBON:
The Pasteis de Belém was created in a pastelaria that still uses the same secret recipe to this day. Enjoy a sample of this famous custard tart.

DID YOU KNOW

TO HELP YOU GET A HEAD START ON THE LIFE, LANDSCAPE AND CULTURE OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL, HERE ARE SOME FASCINATING FACTS, INSIGHTS AND TIPS
ON THESE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRIES:

• Spain is an amalgam of fiercely independent regions,each with its own culture, gastronomy, folklore andlanguage. As the people from Bilbao or Barcelona willtell you; they are Basque and Catalonian respectively,not Spanish!
• Bars are popular meeting places in Spain. Join yourfriends at lunchtime for a glass of wine and tapas – awell-established tradition.
• The Spanish just love a good fiesta. The fervidprocessions during Holy Week and the running of thebulls in Pamplona are well-known, but stranger onesrange from parades of devils to full-blown battles withwater or even tomatoes!
• In Portugal, ordering a café will get you an espresso.So if you do not prefer something that strong, order ameia de leite (half-coffe and half-milk) or a galão(a shot of espresso with triple the milk).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

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You will see the following on your experience

Spain

Spain

Spain – one of Europe’s most top travel destinations for its fantastic beaches, islands, UNESCO World Heritage sites, stunning and diverse countryside, buzzing nightlife, delicious cuisine and world-famous fiestas! The country is a friendly, multicultural society dedicated to building curious minds, positive attitudes and creative spirits. With great beaches, fun nightlife, many cultural regions and historic cities, Spain makes a great destination for any kind of trip. 

Portugal

Portugal

Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain and the Atlantic Ocean. It has a rich, unique culture, lively cities and beautiful countryside. Its rolling interior is perfect for exploring on foot, by kayak, by bike or even on horseback – though a large part of the country’s charm comes from languorous days on the beach, dining on fabulously fresh seafood and kicking back with a beer to watch the sunset over the Atlantic. It is also a developed country with an advanced economy, a high living standard, being also the 11th most peaceful country in the world.

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