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9 or 11 days
Portugal, Spain

Trace the history of the Iberian Peninsula.

Portugal played a key role during the Age of Exploration, and in Lisbon you can see the spot where sailors set off on their daring adventures. In Seville, the cathedral and Alcázar show the city’s multi-layered past, while Madrid’s historic Plaza Mayor has been the site of bullfights, royal weddings, and public executions.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Portugal

  • Day 2: Lisbon

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon
  • Day 3: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Photo stop overlooking Lisbon's red-tiled roofs

    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 4: Lisbon • Évora • Seville

    Travel via Évora to Seville

    Take a guided tour of Évora

    Visit the Chapel of Bones

  • Day 5: Seville

    Tour Barrio de Santa Cruz with an expert local guide

    See the Plaza de España

    Visit the Seville Cathedral

    Visit the Royal Alcázar

    Take a walking tour of Seville

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • La Giralda bell tower
    • Torre del Oro
    • Plaza de Toros de Maestranza 

    Take a Flamenco dance lesson 

    See a Flamenco show 

  • Day 6: Seville • Córdoba • Madrid

    Travel via Córdoba to Madrid 

    Tour Córdoba with an expert local guide

    Visit the Mezquita
  • Day 7: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Plaza de España 
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

    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 8: Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Madrid by bike

    Madrid by bike

    Take in the sights, sounds, and savory market aromas as you explore Madrid by bike. Together with your local guide, you’ll learn about the history of famous sites and cultural landmarks. Explore Old Town, where some of Madrid’s most beautiful architecture resides, and visit the impressive Buen Retiro Park before stopping for a delicious tapas meal.

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Madrid • Barcelona

    Travel by AVE train to Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 10: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família 
    • Montjuïc
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Park Güell

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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

  • Day 2: Lisbon

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Lisbon
  • Day 3: Lisbon

    Take a guided tour of Lisbon

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Tower of Belém
    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Photo stop overlooking Lisbon's red-tiled roofs

    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 4: Lisbon • Évora • Seville

    Travel via Évora to Seville

    Take a guided tour of Évora

    Visit the Chapel of Bones

  • Day 5: Seville

    Tour Barrio de Santa Cruz with an expert local guide

    See the Plaza de España

    Visit the Seville Cathedral

    Visit the Royal Alcázar

    Take a walking tour of Seville

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • La Giralda bell tower
    • Torre del Oro
    • Plaza de Toros de Maestranza 

    Take a Flamenco dance lesson 

    See a Flamenco show 

  • Day 6: Seville • Córdoba • Madrid

    Travel via Córdoba to Madrid 

    Tour Córdoba with an expert local guide

    Visit the Mezquita
  • Day 7: Madrid

    Take a guided tour of Madrid

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Plaza de España 
    • Plaza de Oriente

    Visit the Royal Palace

    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 8: Madrid

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Market of San Miguel
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Madrid by bike

    Madrid by bike

    Take in the sights, sounds, and savory market aromas as you explore Madrid by bike. Together with your local guide, you’ll learn about the history of famous sites and cultural landmarks. Explore Old Town, where some of Madrid’s most beautiful architecture resides, and visit the impressive Buen Retiro Park before stopping for a delicious tapas meal.

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Madrid • Barcelona

    Travel by AVE train to Barcelona

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

  • Day 10: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família 
    • Montjuïc
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Barcelona Cathedral

    Visit Park Güell

  • Day 11: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; AVE high-speed train with extension

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    4 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (5 with extension); 3 walking tours (4 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Mosteiro dos Jerónimos; Chapel of Bones; Seville Alcázar; Seville Cathedral; Mezquita; Palacio Real; Prado; With extension: Park Güell

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected 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 are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

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

  • Continuous Support

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

  • Worldwide Presence

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

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • 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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