10 or 12 days
Madrid, Salamanca, Coimbra, Fátima, Lisbon, extension to Cascais and Sintra

Behold the magnificent artwork in Madrid’s Prado and then venture into the Spanish capital for a taste of Madrid’s bohemian spirit.

Relive medieval times in Ávila and delve into centuries of academia in Salamanca. Then experience the easy-going nature of Portugal with visits to Coimbra, Porto and the coastal capital Lisbon.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Madrid

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 3: Madrid

    Take a tour of Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Madrid Flamenco lesson and show

    Madrid Flamenco lesson and show

    Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco blends dancing, clapping, singing and guitar playing for a passionate expression of the soul of Spain. In today’s lesson, learn its history before trying the dance for yourself. Afterwards, kick back and enjoy the tradition from a different perspective as you take in an expert performance.

  • Day 4: Madrid

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 5: Ávila • Salamanca

    Travel via Ávila to Salamanca

    Take a tour of Ávila 

  • Day 6: Salamanca • Coimbra

    Take a guided tour of Salamanca

    Visit the Old Cathedral

    Visit the New Cathedral

    Visit Salamanca University

    Travel to Coimbra via Ciudad Rodrigo 

  • Day 7: Porto

    Take a day trip to Porto

    Visit the Torre dos Clérigos 

    Take a guided tour of Porto

    Enjoy a Douro River cruise

  • Day 8: Coimbra • Fátima

    Take a guided tour of Coimbra

    With your expert local guide you will explore Old Town

    Visit the Coimbra University Library

    Travel to Fátima 

    Take a tour of Fátima 

    Visit the Batalha Monastery 

  • Day 9: Lisbon

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Enjoy a photo stop overlooking Lisbon's iconic red-tiled roofs

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon fado evening

    Lisbon fado evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as "fado" during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Lisbon • Cascais

    Transer to Cascais

    Exploration time in Cascais

  • Day 11: Cascais • Sintra

    Take a guided excursion to Sintra and Cascais 

    Visit the Palacio Nacional de Sintra

    See the Boca do Inferno 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Spain

  • Day 2: Madrid

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 3: Madrid

    Take a tour of Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Madrid Flamenco lesson and show

    Madrid Flamenco lesson and show

    Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian and gypsy influences, flamenco blends dancing, clapping, singing and guitar playing for a passionate expression of the soul of Spain. In today’s lesson, learn its history before trying the dance for yourself. Afterwards, kick back and enjoy the tradition from a different perspective as you take in an expert performance.

  • Day 4: Madrid

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

  • Day 5: Ávila • Salamanca

    Travel via Ávila to Salamanca

    Take a tour of Ávila 

  • Day 6: Salamanca • Coimbra

    Take a guided tour of Salamanca

    Visit the Old Cathedral

    Visit the New Cathedral

    Visit Salamanca University

    Travel to Coimbra via Ciudad Rodrigo 

  • Day 7: Porto

    Take a day trip to Porto

    Visit the Torre dos Clérigos 

    Take a guided tour of Porto

    Enjoy a Douro River cruise

  • Day 8: Coimbra • Fátima

    Take a guided tour of Coimbra

    With your expert local guide you will explore Old Town

    Visit the Coimbra University Library

    Travel to Fátima 

    Take a tour of Fátima 

    Visit the Batalha Monastery 

  • Day 9: Lisbon

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Enjoy a photo stop overlooking Lisbon's iconic red-tiled roofs

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon 

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lisbon fado evening

    Lisbon fado evening

    Enjoy a performance of traditional music known as "fado" during this memorable evening excursion. Talented performers present a program of centuries-old ballad-like songs that tell stories of the hardships of everyday life. A beverage is included in this one-hour performance.

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Lisbon • Cascais

    Transer to Cascais

    Exploration time in Cascais

  • Day 11: Cascais • Sintra

    Take a guided excursion to Sintra and Cascais 

    Visit the Palacio Nacional de Sintra

    See the Boca do Inferno 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; comfortable motor coach

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension)

  • Meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Entrances

    Prado; Royal Palace; Salamanca University; Torre dos Clerigos; Douro River cruise; New Cathedral; Catedral Vieja; University Library Coimbra; Batalha Monastery; Mosteiro dos Jerónimos; with extension: Palacio National de Sintra

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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