12 or 15 days
Portugal, Spain, extension to France

Geographically, culturally and linguistically linked—yet distinct in their traditions and histories— Spain and Portugal make fascinating neighbors.

In the landmarks of Lisbon, Evora and Algarve, Portugal’s personality comes into focus. In Spain, a wide range of influences are revealed, from the Andalusian cities of Seville and Granada to the Catalan capital of Barcelona.
  • 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:

    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
    • Tower of Belém

    Visit the Castle of São Jorge

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sintra and Cascais

    Sintra and Cascais

    Enjoy a half-day excursion to the hillside town of Sintra, referred to by Lord Byron as “glorious Eden.” Here you’ll visit the National Palace of Sintra, whose two conical chimneys reign as the town’s most recognizable landmarks. Continue to the charming beach town of Cascais, home to many of the exiled royal families of Europe after World War II, including those of Spain, Italy, and Bulgaria.

    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. Note: A beverage is included during this one-hour performance.

  • Day 4: Lisbon • Evora • Algarve

    Travel via Évora to the Algarve 

    Take a guided tour of Évora

    Visit the Chapel of Bones

  • Day 5: Algarve

    Travel to Sagres 

    Take a tour of Cape St. Vincent

    Visit Sagres Fortress

  • Day 6: Algarve • Seville • Costa del Sol

    Travel via Seville to Costa del Sol 

    Take a guided tour of Seville

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • María Luisa Park
    • Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Visit the Seville Cathedral
  • Day 7: Costa del Sol

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

    Gibraltar

    Experience Gibraltar, a British territory situated on a 2.6-mile stretch of limestone that rises from the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll visit the Punta Europa to learn about natural gas production, discover the peninsula’s fascinating network of caves and grottos, and explore the remains of the once dominating Moorish Castle. Get a firsthand look at the playful Barbary macaque—Europe's only wild monkey population—before hopping in a cable car to glimpse spectacular views from the “Top of the Rock.” From here, glimpse the influence of British traders and merchants as you peruse the goods of Gibraltar's bustling shopping district.

  • Day 8: Costa del Sol • Granada

    Travel to Granada

    Take a guided tour of the Alhambra

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Gardens of Generalife
    • Summer Palace
    • Alcazaba Fortress
    • Medina Arab baths
    • Charles' V (5th) Palace
    • Partal Palace

    Compete in a "City Challenge" scavenger hunt

  • Day 9: Granada • Valencia

    Travel to Valencia

    Take a walking tour of Valencia

  • Day 10: Valencia • Barcelona

    Travel to Barcelona
  • Day 11: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during this one-hour performance.

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 12: Barcelona • Montpellier • Provence

    Travel via Montpellier to Provence

    Take a tour of Montpellier
  • Day 13: Provence • St. Tropez • French Riviera

    Travel via St. Tropez to the French Riviera 

  • Day 14: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral
    • Monte Carlo Casino

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 15: 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:

    • Padrão dos Descobrimentos
    • Tower of Belém

    Visit the Castle of São Jorge

    Visit the Jerónimos Monastery

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Sintra and Cascais

    Sintra and Cascais

    Enjoy a half-day excursion to the hillside town of Sintra, referred to by Lord Byron as “glorious Eden.” Here you’ll visit the National Palace of Sintra, whose two conical chimneys reign as the town’s most recognizable landmarks. Continue to the charming beach town of Cascais, home to many of the exiled royal families of Europe after World War II, including those of Spain, Italy, and Bulgaria.

    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. Note: A beverage is included during this one-hour performance.

  • Day 4: Lisbon • Evora • Algarve

    Travel via Évora to the Algarve 

    Take a guided tour of Évora

    Visit the Chapel of Bones

  • Day 5: Algarve

    Travel to Sagres 

    Take a tour of Cape St. Vincent

    Visit Sagres Fortress

  • Day 6: Algarve • Seville • Costa del Sol

    Travel via Seville to Costa del Sol 

    Take a guided tour of Seville

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • María Luisa Park
    • Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Visit the Seville Cathedral
  • Day 7: Costa del Sol

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

    Gibraltar

    Experience Gibraltar, a British territory situated on a 2.6-mile stretch of limestone that rises from the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll visit the Punta Europa to learn about natural gas production, discover the peninsula’s fascinating network of caves and grottos, and explore the remains of the once dominating Moorish Castle. Get a firsthand look at the playful Barbary macaque—Europe's only wild monkey population—before hopping in a cable car to glimpse spectacular views from the “Top of the Rock.” From here, glimpse the influence of British traders and merchants as you peruse the goods of Gibraltar's bustling shopping district.

  • Day 8: Costa del Sol • Granada

    Travel to Granada

    Take a guided tour of the Alhambra

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Gardens of Generalife
    • Summer Palace
    • Alcazaba Fortress
    • Medina Arab baths
    • Charles' V (5th) Palace
    • Partal Palace

    Compete in a "City Challenge" scavenger hunt

  • Day 9: Granada • Valencia

    Travel to Valencia

    Take a walking tour of Valencia

  • Day 10: Valencia • Barcelona

    Travel to Barcelona
  • Day 11: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during this one-hour performance.

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 12: Barcelona • Montpellier • Provence

    Travel via Montpellier to Provence

    Take a tour of Montpellier
  • Day 13: Provence • St. Tropez • French Riviera

    Travel via St. Tropez to the French Riviera 

  • Day 14: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

    Take a tour of Monaco

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Prince’s Palace
    • Monaco Cathedral
    • Monte Carlo Casino

    Take a walking tour of Nice

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Vieille Ville
    • Promenade des Anglais
  • Day 15: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    10 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (13 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    5 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director (3 with extension); 3 walking tours (4 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Castelo de São Jorge; Mosteiro dos Jerónimos; Seville Cathedral; Alhambra; Bone Church; Park Güell; With extension: Perfume factory

  • 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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