9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS IBERIAN TRIANGLE MADRID, LISBON, PORTO, SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, OVIEDO & SANTANDER
EP_16774 9D8N MADRID 09 APR 2019 - 17 MAR 2020
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Tour available on selected Tuesday and one or two departure per month only.

 

Deals & Discounts:-

  • Children under 3 years discount 80%, Children from 3 to 8 years discount 40% and Children from 9 to 15 years discount 10%
  • Discount 5% for Repeat Travellers, Travellers over 65 years and Honeymooners

Terms & Conditions apply.

1
Madrid (Arrival)

TODAYS HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transport to the Gran Vía district.

Welcome to Madrid! Upon arrival at the airport, we shall be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Hotel standard check in time 2pm.

Check the informative panels in the hotel reception area for the welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travellers to receive information about the circuit.

Towards the end of the day, we provide transfers to the Egyptian Debod temple, Plaza de Es­paña and Gran Via; a vibrant district where you can dine at your preferred restaurant: Indian, Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern are some of the options.

Transfer by Airport shuttle and Europamundo coach
Hotel Praga or similar
2
Madrid Sightseeing

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Madrid city tour. Stroll through the Retiro Park. Visit to the Plaza de Toros de las Ventas bullring. Night transfer.

The day starts about 08.30 hrs with a comprehensive tour through the centre of Madrid including Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor.

Visit to Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. Admission to Las Ventas Bullring included. This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of “corridas” in the Bullfighting Museum.

Enjoy the rest of the afternoon.

At sunset we provide a transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving different exquisite cuisines (Indian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Spanish, International) in which to enjoy a pleasant dinner. Return to hotel.

Transfer by Europamundo coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Praga or similar
3
Madrid - Caceres - Evora - Lisbon

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Mediaeval Cáceres. Chapel of bones of Evora.

We leave Madrid and travel towards Extremadura.

In CACERES you can have lunch and stroll in the historic centre, one of the best preserved mediaeval and Renaissance open complexes in the world. Once in Portugal, we will stop in EVORA, a World Heritage city with its white streets, its Renaissance palaces and its cathedral. We will include entry to the impressive chapel of bones, built using 5,000 skeletons!

LISBON, arrival at the end of the afternoon.

Transfer by Europamundo coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Vila Gale Opera or similar
4
Lisbon Sightseeing

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit Lisbon. Transfer to Restauradores Square.

Start of our tour with a local guide (explanations may be given by our guide if the group has fewer than 12 people). We visit traditional neighborhoods, which take in the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the fifteen century.  We shall look round the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower and to the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site.   The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently.

18:00h.- At the end of the afternoon, we include transportation to Restauradores Square, full of atmosphere with its bars and cafes from where you can take the "Elevador da Gloria" (not included) that brings you to the Upper district and its viewpoint of San Pedro with beautiful views over Lisbon and the Bairro Alto.

Return to hotel about 21.00 hrs.

Transfer by Europamundo coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Vila Gale Opera or similar
5
Lisbon - Fatima - Porto

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Fatima Shrine. Visit Porto and an old cellar. 

We travel to the north of Portugal and visit FATIMA, an important sanctuary.

We will continue on our way through PORTO, Portugal’s second largest city.

Time for lunch and sightseeing tour of this city on the bank of Duero river and its historic centre included. We also include a visit to the old cellars. Free time.

Transfer by Europamundo coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Holiday Inn Porto Gaia or similar
6
Porto - Santiago de Compostela

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Cable car to the Bom Jesus Sanctuary. Wine and Mussels tasting in boat trip. Visit Santiago de Compostela.

On this day we will travel through beautiful landscapes.

In the city of BRAGA we will get on the world’s oldest cable car to go up to the Santuário do BOM JESÚS, where we will enjoy its gorgeous views. We recommend trekking back down in order to admire its beautiful stairway.

We will resume our trip to Galicia. We will visit the historic town of CAMBADOS in Rías Baixas. We include a glass bottom boat trip where we will learn about the production of mussels and oysters. Wine and mussel tasting included.

We will arrive in SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA at lunchtime. An afternoon tour of this town with a local guide is included. This town was a famous pilgrimage destination in the Middle Ages.

Transfer by Europamundo coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Tryp Santiago or similar
7
Santiago de Compostela - Lugo - Leon - Oviedo

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes. Visit Oviedo. 

We will travel along Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James) to Castile.

We will take some time in LUGO to visit its historic centre and Roman walls which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

We will make a stop on route in O CEBREIRO, a small Galician stone village.

Arrival in LEÓN at lunch time. We will have time visit the Gothic cathedral with its stained glass windows and stroll through the historic center.

We will later cross the mountains of the Cantabrian Range on our way to Asturias. Arrival in OVIEDO at mid-afternoon. We include (occasionally on Tuesday mornings) an hour-and-a-half visit of the city with a local guide. We will visit its 9th century cathedral, Calatrava Congressional Palace, Campoamor Theatre, Calle de la Rua.

Transfer by Europamundo coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel AC Marriott or similar
8
Oviedo - Covadonga - Santander

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Fantastic landscapes. Altamira National Museum. Panoramic city tour of Santander.

We will travel to Picos de Europa. We will visit Basílica de COVADONGA which is surrounded by beautiful scenery.

We will resume our journey following the coastline to SANTILLANA, one of Spain’s most beautiful towns, and we will visit its well-preserved medieval quarter. We visit the National Museum and Research Centre of ALTAMIRA (ticket included) located in the vicinity of this town.

We will later travel to SANTANDER, the region’s capital city, a coastal city with amazing views and beaches. We include panoramic city tour to discover this elegant city and its beautiful bay.

Transfer by Europamundo coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Santemar or similar
9
Santander - Bilbao - Madrid (Departure)

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Bilbao tour- Funicular climb to Artxanda viewpoint.

We follow the motorway along the Cantabrian coast; some of the scenery between the mountains and the sea is very beautiful.

BILBAO, arrival in the largest city in the Basque Country. On arrival we include a funicular climb to the Artxanda viewpoint, where we have a great view of the city, and after which, with a local guide, we make a short tour of the city: Guggenheim area, old quarter, Cathedral… then there will be free time for some “pintxos”.

After lunch, we leave Bilbao for Madrid. Arriving at around 21.00 hrs. End of our services.

Self arrangement to airport or may add in additional service (optional) for hotel-airport transfer. Check the time of your flight in case you need an additional night.

NOTE: If the number of travellers from Bilbao to Madrid is very small, the trip may be done by train or regular transport.

Transfer by Europamundo coach and own arrangement for Airport transfer (Add on Package Optional)
Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfasts
  • City tour in Madrid, Lisbon, Porto, Santiago de Compostela, Oviedo, Santander and Bilbao
  • Boat: Wine and mussel tasting in a boat trip in Cambados
  • Evening transfer: Debod Temple and Plaza de Espana/Gran Via in Madrid, Plaza de Oriente in Madrid, Praça dos Restauradores in Lisbon
  • Ticket admission: Las Ventas bullring in Madrid, Chapel of Bones in Evora, Old cellars in Porto, National Museum of Altamira caves in Santillana
  • Funicular: to Bom Jesus Sanctuary in Braga in Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary, To the Artxanda viewpoint in Bilbao
  • English speaking guide and separate driver, travel by air-conditioned coach
  • Airport transfers are provided on arrival
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses and Travel Insurance
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises unless specified
  • No Compulsary Tipping - If you feel your Tour Guide and Driver has delivered an outstanding level of service throughout your trip you may wish to tip them.
Optional Addon
ITEMADULTCHILD
Transfer on departure to Madrid airport per way per car (max 3 person) 331.65 -
General Terms
  • Rates quoted based on dynamic pricing and are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon confirmation.
  • Package tour seat are subject to availability.
  • Itinerary may vary slightly depending on group size, group pace and other external factors beyond our control.
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  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Seats subject to available.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
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Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 1000.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: April 2019 until March 2020 - Selected Tuesday and one or two departures per month only
  • SingleTraveller save by pairing up with a fellow traveller (of the same gender) in a non-smoking, twin room. Pay for a Single Share Room, with no single supplement.
  • Package Tour operated by Europamundo Vacations on seat-in-coach basic. Please log in at www.europamundo.com for up-to-date itinerary.
  • Please ask for prices on extra night accommodation.

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