12 Day Tour from Lisbon to Barcelona
Explore the coastline of Portugal and Northern Spain on this fascinating vacation. In Portugal, you’ll overnight in Lisbon and Oporto, and enjoy guided sightseeing in both, including the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon, dating back to the 16th century, and the Church of Sao Francisco in Oporto, the city’s most important gothic temple with construction beginning in the 14th century. Also visit the Sanctuary of our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima, a pilgrimage site where apparitions of the Virgin Mary were reported by three local children in 1917.
In Spain, stay two nights in Santiago de Compostela, one of the most popular pilgrim destinations since the Middle Ages. Here, visit the cathedral where the relics of St. James the Apostle are held. You’ll also overnight in Oviedo; San Sebastian, a popular resort with its picturesque location and harbor; Saragossa, where you’ll visit the Plaza del Pilar, one of Spain’s grandest squares; and Barcelona, where you’ll stay two nights with guided sightseeing that includes a visit to the spectacular Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpiece that still is not finished to this day.
On this Portugal and Northern Spain tour, Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you. For example, you’ll enjoy an exclusive visit to the Cámara Santa de Oviedo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back to 802 that houses the chest reliquary and the Shroud of Orviedo. Or how about a Port wine tasting at a famous port wine cellar in Oporto? These are just a couple of the special experiences included on this vacation.
From the historical sights and the popular resorts to the local food and drink specialties, this Portugal and Northern Spain tour has it all! You’re sure to arrive back home with many stories and photos to share!
Tour Pricing starts at $2,290 p.p.d.o.
Departures Available: April – August, 2016