Day 2: Barcelona
Arrive Barcelona airport and meet your Teach by Travel tour manager. Transfer to your hotel for check-in, followed by an orientation briefing. Time to explore on your own before dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Barcelona
Morning guided city tour, including Parc Montjuic, City Hall, the Cathedral, the Gothic Quarter, and entrance to Gaudi's Sagrada Familia. Free time to experience lively Las Ramblas boulevard, or eclectic Parc Guell.
Day 4: Zaragoza - Madrid
Depart the Catalonian capital and view the lush forests, meadows and mountains enroute to Saragossa. Guided tour of Saragossa, once the residence of the kings of Aragon, including a visit to Our Lady of Pilar. Continue to Madrid for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Madrid
Guided city sightseeing tour of Madrid, where you will see the Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, the Cervantes Memorial and more, including entrance to the Prado, where you will view masterpieces by Velazquez, El Greco, and Goya, among others. Learn the passion and drama of Spain's Flamenco with included flamenco dance lessons, followed by a flamenco performance with dinner.
Day 6: Segovia - Salamanca
Board your coach for your excursion to Segovia to see the architectural marvel of the Roman Aqueduct, the castle-palace of AlcĂˇzar, and the 16th- century Cathedral. Continue to Salamanca for a guided tour of Salamanca, considered one of the most spectacular Renaissance cities in Europe. Time to stroll through the 18th-century Plaza Mayor before dinner and overnight in Salamanca.
Day 7: Astorga - Santiago de Compostela
Board your motorcoach and head north to the walled town of Astorga, and its rich medieval legacy. Also see Gaudi's 'Bishop's Place.' Continue to Santiago de Compostela for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Santiago de Compostela - Rias Baixas Excursion
Guided walking tour this morning, including the Cathedral, which was completed in 1128. Board your coach for an excursion to the picturesque Rias Baixas region and the fishing villages of Vigo and Baiona. Also visit the Celtic ruins of A Gaurda before returning to Santiago de Compostela. Time to walk the lively town square before dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Oporto
Depart Santiago de Compostela and journey to Oporto, cultural heart of the region, and where one of Portugal's internationally famous products, port wine, is produced. Guided city tour, where you'll see architectural gems from Roman, Gothic, Baroque, Neoclassic and Renaissance eras in this scenic city built into the granite cliffs at the mouth of the river Douro. Dinner and overnight in Oporto.
Day 10: Fatima - Lisbon
Morning transfer to Fatima, where you will see the famous Basilica of Fatima, where three peasant children claimed to have seen the "Virgin of the Rosary," Our Lady of Fatima. Proceed to the beautiful medieval walled city of Obidos and its picturesque streets as well as the colorful fishing village of Nazare. Final destination today is Lisbon, for dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Lisbon
Morning guided city tour of Lisbon, including St. George's Castle, Praca do Comerico, the cobbled labyrinth of Alfama, and the Tower of Belem. Free time before your Special Farewell Fado Dinner with Entertainment.
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.
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