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  A Fly-Drive Tour is the perfect way to see the best of Portugal and Spain. The great thing about having a car on vacation is that you're absolutely free to come and go just as you please.
There's a host of interesting places to see and a stunning variety of scenery to enjoy. You can get off the beaten track in the unspoiled countryside for a memorable, behind-the-scenes look at a way of life little changed for centuries.
Take advantage of our experience in organizing tours to Portugal and Spain by choosing one of our carefully planned itineraries, which we think makes the most of each region and features the best choice of traditional accommodations.
 
     
 
About this Tour
 
 
   
  Spain & Portugal  
   
 

15 Days / 13 Nights Cascais (1 nt) / Obidos (1 nt) / Bussaco (1 nt) / Almeida (1 nt) Salamanca (1 nt) / Madrid (2 nts) / Toledo (1 nt) / Granada (1 nt) Seville (2 nts) / Evora (1 nt) / Lisbon (1 nt)

 
   
 
Tour / Package Extensions, Local Sightseeing Tours, Car Rental and/or other services can be arranged, subject to availability and price alteration.
 
 
 
   
 
 
FREESTYLE HOSTED

Discover the main attractions of Portugal and Spain, driving through the center and south of the Iberian Peninsula, at your own pace. Travelling north from Cascais you can visit the historic town of Sintra, then enjoy a stay in the walled town of Obidos, from where you can also visit Fatima's sanctuary.
Driving through picturesque countryside you will stop at Almeida on the way to Spain. After Salamanca you can visit Avila and Segovia before reaching Madrid, where you can see the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum, then continue to Toledo, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In Granada you can see the infamous Alhambra Palace and you can visit Cordoba on your way to the romantic city of Seville. Back in Portugal you will stay in the historic town of Evora, before returning to Lisbon, with its picturesque old quarters and impressive monuments.
   
 
Suggested Intinerary
 
             
  Day 1 - USA/Lisbon
Overnight flight.
    Day 9 - Madrid / Toledo
Today drive to Toledo, home of "El Greco". Marvel at the 12th century Cathedral and the "El Greco" House and Museum.
             
  Day 2 - Lisbon / Cascais
Early morning arrival, pick up your rental car and begin your adventure with a short drive to Guincho in Cascais with its colorful fishing boats and sophisticated boutiques.
    Day 10 - Toledo / Granada
Cross Don Quixote's La Mancha en route to the 1200 year old city of Granada. Delve into the mysterious Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens.
             
  Day 3 - Cascais / Obidos
Visit Sintra and its magnificent palaces before reaching the medieval walled town of Obidos for your overnight.
    Day 11 - Granada / Seville
On your way to Seville, visit Cordoba to see the Mosque, the Synagogue and the Jewish quarter.
             
  Day 4 - Obidos / Bussaco
Drive through the Costa de Prata or "silver coast" to Bussaco Forest, a national park founded in the 6th century by Carmelite monks and the luxurious Bussaco Palace Hotel, former royal hunting lodge.
    Day 12 - Seville
Spend the day in Seville, Spain's capital of romance. Explore the old quarter, visit the Gothic Cathedral, the Giralda Tower and the Moorish Alcazar Palace.
             
  Day 5 - Bussaco / Almeida
Driving east visit Viseu and Guarda before arriving at the medieval fortified town of Almeida close to the Spanish border.
    Day 13 - Seville / Evora
Return to Portugal and stay in Evora with its Roman Temple of Diana.
             
  Day 6 - Almeida / Salamanca
Today cross the border into Spain and visit Ciudad Rodrigo, former fortress on the Spanish Portuguese frontier, en route to the lovely university city of Salamanca.
    Day 14 - Evora / Lisbon
Cross Alentejo province with its golden wheat fields and cork forests before reaching Lisbon. Make sure to see Alfama, the old quarter, St. George Castle and Jeronimos Monastery. York House
             
  Day 7 - Salamanca / Madrid
Before reaching Spain's lively capital why not visit Avila and Segovia, important Castillan towns since Roman times.
    Day 15 - Lisbon / U.S.A.
Return your car to Lisbon Airport before your flight back to the U.S.A.
             
  Day 8 - Madrid
Enjoy the many interesting sites Madrid has to offer including the famous Prado Museum and the sumptuous Royal Palace.
       
   
 
Hotels Featured     Package Features
 
         
 
No.of Nts   Location   Hotel Name   Category
             
1
  Cascais   Do Guincho  
* * * * *
1
  Obidos   Pousada do Castelo  
Cat. CH
1
  Bussaco   Bussaco Palace  
* * * *
1
  Almeida   Pousada Almeida  
* * * *
1
  Salamanca   Parador Salamanca  
* * * *
1
  Madrid   Emperador  
* * * *
1
  Madrid   Gaudi  
* * * *
1
  Toledo   Parador Conde Orgaz  
* * * *
1
  Granada   Parador San Francisco  
* * * * (H)
2
  Seville   Los Seises  
* * * *
1
  Evora   Pousada dos Loios  
Cat. CH
1
  Lisbon   York House  
* * * * *
         
Pousadas:
C = Superior / CH = Superior Historic
Paradores: (H) = Historic
   

• Round Trip Airfare.
• Accommodation for 13 nights, at the Paradores / Paradores and Hotels listed.
• Continental breakfast daily.
• Car rental for 14 days, with Auto Jardim, including unlimited mileage,tax and CDW insurance. Based on: Group A - 2 Persons Group B - 3 Persons Group C - 4/5 Persons Car upgrade available upon request.
• Accommodation taxes and service charges.
• Fly-drive pack with information about driving in Portugal &Spain, tourist guide-books and road map.
• Services of the local Skyline Representatives.

DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departures.

 
   
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