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Trip Overview

Enjoy a ten-night holiday perfect for discovering the beautiful cities of Barcelona, Madrid, Seville, and Lisbon. Speed through the Catalan countryside to Barcelona to explore Gaudi's iconic landmarks before riding the rails to vibrant Madrid, where the skies are famously blue! Explore the Spanish capital's beautiful "Belle Epoque" centre before heading to historic Seville. Cross the longest bridge in Europe on your way to the beautiful Portuguese capital before your ending your journey on the banks of the Duoro in Porto.

Highlights

    • Immerse yourself in the best of Spain and Portugal!
    • Travel by high-speed trains between exciting cities
    • Marvel at Gaudi's architecture in Barcelona
    • Visit world-class museums and galleries in Madrid.
    • Discover the riches from the Spanish Empire in beautiful Seville.
    • Enjoy excellent shopping and vibrant markets in Lisbon.
    • Tour the Port Wine cellars of Porto.

    PACKAGE INCLUDES:

    • Rail travel in standard class throughout
    • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Barcelona.
    • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Madrid.
    • 2 nights hotel stay with breakfast in Seville.
    • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Lisbon.
    • 2 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Porto.
    • Skip the Line: Sagrada Familia Tour in Barcelona
    • Hop-on-Hop-off pass in Madrid.
    • Small group tour of Seville including skip the line Royal Alcázar, and Seville Cathedral
    • Walking tour of Lisbon
    • 6 bridges cruise in Porto (March-November only)
Trip Map

Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

DAY 1 - BARCELONA

Welcome to Barcelona! Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Once settled into your hotel, spend the afternoon exploring. Perhaps wander down the tree-lined Las Ramblas, the most famous street in the city that overflows with buskers, dancers, living statues and mime artists. (Overnight in Barcelona) 

DAY 2 - BARCELONA 

Enjoy breakfast then embark on a tour of Gaudi's 2 masterpiece’s: Casa Batlló and the spectacular Sagrada Familia. After, explore the atmospheric Gothic Quarter or why not visit the Picasso Museum to view a huge collection of the famous artist’s world. (Overnight in Barcelona) B

DAY 3 - BARCELONA TO MADRID 

Travel from Barcelona to Madrid on the high-speed AVE train and upon arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Spend two days sightseeing in this energetic capital. Madrid has three world renowned art galleries, all within close walking distance of each other in the cities so called ‘Golden Triangle of Art'. The most famous of these is the Prado Museum offering one of the worlds finest collections of European works. (Overnight in Madrid) B

DAY 4 - MADRID 

After breakfast explorer the city to its fullest with your Hop-on-Hop-off Pass. Why not head to the contemporary Museo Reina Sofía with its fascinating installations and impressive collection of works by Picasso and Dali. Alternatively, take a break in the Parque del Retiro or enjoy some retail therapy along the Gran Via. (Overnight in Madrid) B

DAY 5 - SEVILLE

Make your way to Atocha station and take the train to Seville for a 2-night stay. (Overnight on the train). Once settled in take a stroll along the riverside perhaps, or head to the top of the Metropol Parasol for a unique view of this great city. (Overnight Seville) B

DAY 6 – SEVILLE 

This morning join a small group tour of the absolute highlights of Seville, including the impressive Plaza de España, San Telmo Palace, Royal Alcázar and huge Cathedral and see the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Enjoy a siesta in the afternoon, before an evening of tapas and Flamenco perhaps! (Overnight Seville) B

DAY 7 - LISBON 

Take the scenic coach ride from Seville to Lisbon and here check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Visit the city's most iconic sights such as the impressive medieval castle of Sao Jorge, the National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Estrela Basilica, one of Lisbon's most fascinating churches and the first to be dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 8 - LISBON 

Portugal's historic capital city is draped over seven hills overlooking the mouth of the River Tagus. As one of the oldest cities in the world it has a huge amount to explore from the narrow streets of the Barrio Alto to the majestic Praça do Comércio, the central square overlooking the wide river. Your guided walking tour included is the best way to enjoy these and more, including a stop for one of Lisbon's delicious Pasteis de Nata. (Overnight in Lisbon) B

DAY 9 - LISBON TO PORTO

After breakfast, travel from Lisbon to Porto by train. On arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Once settled at the hotel, why not take a cruise along the River Duoro and marvel at the beautiful scenery from the water. (Overnight in Porto) B

DAY 10 - PORTO 

Enjoy a full day at leisure in Porto. Wander through the UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town, enjoy your 1hr river cruise included at a time of your choosing, and don't miss a tour of the Fundação de Serralves, a contemporary art gallery housed in a beautiful Art Deco building with lovely gardens. No visit to Porto would be complete without a tour around the Port Wine cellars. These are situated in Vila Nova de Gaia, across the river by bridge from Ribeira. You can make your own way around or pick up a guided tour. (Overnight in Porto) B

DAY 11 - DEPART PORTO 

After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your vacation, perhaps with an additional day in a different city, one of our Rail Specialists would be happy to help you with the details. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Teatro

Hotel Teatro arose from the spot where the Baquet Theatre was inaugurated in 1859. A hundred and fifty-one years later, the unique, refined and bohemian environment of the Theatre has been revived here in a hotel.

NH Sants Barcelona

The NH Sants Barcelona hotel, formerly known as NH Numancia, is located in the heart of Barcelona’s financial district, just a few steps from the trade fair and the Sants train station. You can get to the city center in 15 minutes on the metro and Camp Nou, the home ground of Barcelona’s soccer team, is only 20 minutes away on foot.

Hospes Puerta De Alcala Madrid

The Hospes Madrid is a boutique luxury hotel located within a 19th century residence. Comprising 41 stylishly appointed guest rooms with Egyptian cotton sheets, and a choice of pillows from the pillow menu. The hotel also features a gourmet restaurant, spa and pool-jacuzzi. The hotel is located on the Plaza de la Independencia, a short walk from the Puerta de Alcalá square, Parque Retiro and the Prado Museum.

NH Collection Madrid Suecia

The NH Collection Madrid Suecia hotel, formerly known as NH Madrid Suecia, is in the heart of the city’s historic center. A trendy hotel on Madrid's Broadway, Gran Vía, it's ideal for shopping and musicals allike. Renovated in 2016, the hotel was originally opened in 1956 and served as Ernest Hemingway’s and the revolutionary Che Guevara's Madrid home.

H10 Corregidor Boutique Hotel

The H10 Corregidor is a charming Boutique Hotel located in Seville’s historic centre and shopping district, next to the city’s main tourist attractions. The hotel keeps the essence of Seville alive through its arabesque and Andalusian architecture. It offers comfortable rooms, a restaurant for breakfasts and a terrace in an Andalusian courtyard featuring a typical Andalusian fountain, a late 19th-century wrought-iron gate and ceramic tiles from the 1929 Seville World's Fair.

Hospes Las Casas Del Rey De Baeza Seville

The Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza is a historic boutique style hotel. The decor combines the finest elements of Arabic and European design that have influenced Seville over the centuries. Enjoy the unique views of the historical city centre from the roof top swimming pool, and taste the best of Andalusian cuisine from one of the hotel's two restaurants. The Hospes is situated on Jesús de la Redención Square, in the historic centre of Seville.

H10 Casa de la Plata

The H10 Casa de la Plata is a newly built four-star hotel located on a charming pedestrian street in the historic centre of Seville. The interior design, inspired by a typical Sevillan house, fuses traditional elements, such as ceramics and tiles typical of Seville with other more contemporary ones. The establishment has elegant rooms, a restaurant for breakfast with access to an exclusive typical Andalusian courtyard, a lobby bar and different areas for meetings and events.

Hotel Marques de Pombal

The Hotel Marques de Pombal is situated in the main avenue of the city of Lisbon, Avenida da Liberdade, with pedestrian access within few minutes to the historic district of downtown, a few meters away from public transport, and exceptional access to major city ??exits by road.
With 19 years of experience, this 4-star hotel is cozy, relaxed, and widely recognized for its excellent service and flexibility. The rooms, with their soft and careful decoration, breathe the history and the city's monuments, inviting you to stay.
The Hotel Marquês de Pombal has 123 rooms including 110 Standard, 10 Superior, 2 Junior Suites and 1 Suite.
All rooms are soundproofed and equipped with individually controlled air conditioning, work desk, ihome, telephone with voice mail, safe, free WIFI, minibar, cable and satellite TV, amenities, hairdryer and make-up mirror.
The decor is characterized by smoothness of colors and materials. A photo occupying the entire wall of the headboard, takes the guest to an historical monument of the city.

NH Collection Porto Batalha

Situated opposite Batalha Square and the S. João National Theatre, the NH Collection Porto Bathala occupies a wonderful spot in the heart of Porto. The elegantly decorated rooms all feature en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, satellite television and coffee machines. Guests can swim in the indoor pool, make use of the fitness centre or relax in the sauna after a long day of sightseeing.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

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