SPAIN - PORTUGAL
Tour of Spain 8 days by air
Day 1: Thessaloniki - Barcelona
Gathering at Macedonia airport and flight to Barcelona. Settling into the hotel, free time, overnight.
Day 2: Barcelona
We will see the cathedral, the Christopher Columbus Monument, the port, the Palau de la Generalitat, the beautiful Sagrada Familia (Holy Family of Antoni Gaudí) and Poble Espanyol, Spain's architectural miniature. We continue on the Montjuic Hill, where you will have panoramic views of the picturesque streets of the old town with its gardens, stunning buildings, as well as the modern city. Free time. Optional entertainment, overnight stay.
Day 3: Valencia - Granada
After taking a stop in Valencia, we arrive in Granada. Settling into the hotel, overnight stay.
Day 4: Granada - Seville
We will see the symbol of Granada, the famous Mauritanian palace of the Alhambra, the "Red Fortress", which took 250 years to be built. We will go to the Tower of Justice, the Chamber of the Ambassadors, the Myrtles and the Lions Courts, the cathedral with the original decoration, and end with the famous Mauritanian gardens of Generalife, which have up to this date been irrigated by the 13th century Egyptian installations. Arrival to the capital of Andalusia, beautiful Seville, the city of flamenco, castanet and guitar. Settling into the hotel, overnight.
Day 5: Seville
We will visit the most beautiful and rich cathedral of Spain, the largest building of the Gothic style, with precious treasures and remarkable paintings. We will see the Giralda bell tower and the Alcazar palace. Wander around the Santa Cruz mansion with the narrow streets full of blooms and its picturesque whitewashed houses. Optional cruise to Guadalquivir. Overnight.
Day 6: Cordova - Toledo - Madrid
In the "Medieval" Cordoba we will admire the famous Mezquita, with the 850 columns (the most fascinating creation of the Arabs), and we will see the unique phenomenon of church and mosque coexistence. We continue towards the only city that maintains its medieval color intact, the city of El Greco, Toledo. In the old capital we will visit the museum of the great artist, the chapel of Santo Tome with the masterpiece "the burial of the Count of Orgaz", the cathedral and the synagogue. Arrival in the capital of Spain, Madrid. Settling into the hotel, overnight stay.
Day 7: Madrid
Our acquaintance with the city begins from its heart, Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. We continue onwards to the Royal Palace, with 2,000 rooms, the untold treasures and we will end up in the famous Prado Museum (Museo del Prado), where we will see works by Goya, Velasquez, Murilo and our famous El Greco. Free time, overnight stay.
Day 8: Madrid - Thessaloniki
Transfer to the airport for return flight to Thessaloniki.
§ Air ticket.
§ Accommodation in hotels A and B (3 * and 4 *).
§ Half-board. § Tours of the program.
§ Transfers to and from the airport.
§ Tour leader provided by the office.
§ Liability insurance.
IT DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Airport taxes, extra meals, drinks, telephone calls, museum entrance fees and archaeological sites entrance fees and anything that is not explicitly referred to as provided.