Spain & Portugal: A Journey Across Iberia 2020

Spain & Portugal: A Journey Across Iberia 2020

Sale Ends Friday May 1st, 2020

Spain & Portugal: A Journey Across Iberia 2020

14 Nights from $10,895
Explore the best of the entire Iberian peninsula on one spectacular journey, discovering how Moors, Jews and Europeans influenced the cultures of Spain and Portugal.

A&K Advantages

  • Stay for two nights at the dazzling Hotel Marqués de Riscal, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry
  • Admire another Gehry-designed masterpiece when you visit the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
  • Enjoy a private dinner and superb flamenco performance at a palace in Seville on an A&K-exclusive experience
  • Taste a variety of culinary treats on a tapas tour in Madrid
  • Roam the medieval streets of Córdoba’s Jewish Quarter and view the stunning interior of the city’s Grand Mosque
 
Included With Every Luxury Small Group Journey
  • English-Speaking Resident Tour Director® and Local Guides
  • Hand-Selected Luxury Accommodations
  • Airport Meet and Greet with Private Transfers
  • Travelling Bell Boy® Luggage Handling
  • Breakfast in Bed on Select Days
  • Full Breakfast Daily; Select Lunches and Dinners
  • New! Your Choice of Activity on Design Your Day®
  • Traveller’s Valet® Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Entrance Fees, Taxes and All Gratuities Except Resident Tour Director
  • 24/7 A&K On-Call Support
  • Guaranteed Departures with Just Two Guests
DAY 1
Arrive Lisbon, Portugal
Arrive in Lisbon, capital of Portugal, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Settle in and then join your A&K Resident Tour Director for a welcome drink followed by dinner at your hotel.
DAY 2
Lisbon | Private Tile-Painting Workshop
Today, tour the National Tile Museum — housed in the 16th-century Convent of Madre de Deus — to view its displays of a wide array of the beautifully detailed painted tiles for which Lisbon is renowned. Take part in an interactive private tile-painting workshop and take home your creation. Enjoy your afternoon and evening at leisure.
DAY 3
Évora | Walled Medieval City
Journey to Évora, a beautifully preserved medieval city, stopping for a wine tasting en route. On arrival, visit the historic town center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to view a illared Roman Temple dating to the first century, the Gothic 13th-century Sé Cathedral with its Romanesque architectural influences, and the striking city walls.
DAY 4
Mérida, Spain & Seville | Ancient Mérida
Today, drive eastward into Spain, stopping in Mérida to view its Roman amphitheater, inaugurated in 8 BC to host theatrical performances and gladiatorial combat, as well asan ancient 82-foot-tall aqueduct built from stone and brick.Afterward, continue into Spain’s storied Andalusia region for a two-night stay in vibrant Seville. Once there, ride a horse-drawn carriage to a palace where the owners host your private dinner, followed by a performance of flamenco dancing and singing on the patio of this historic home.
DAY 5
Seville | Gothic Cathedral & Jewish Quarter
Enjoy a city tour of Seville, including a visit to the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. Proceed to the city’s Jewish Quarter, with its labyrinth of narrow streets dating to the time of Moorish rule. Then, relax during an afternoon and evening at leisure.
DAY 6
Granada | The Moorish Architecture of Alhambra
After breakfast, travel to Granada and set out on a city tour that includes a visit to Alhambra, a vast palace and UNESCO World Heritage Site that exemplifies Moorish architecture. Tonight, dine at a local restaurant.
DAY 7
Córdoba & Madrid | Jewish Quarter & Mezquita
Travel to Córdoba, arriving in time to visit this city’s historic Jewish neighborhood and roam its narrow streets, and then enter the former Great Mosque, now known as the Mezquita,to view its breathtaking Moorish-influenced interior. Enjoy time to explore before boarding a high-speed AVE train to Madrid. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Cap off yourday of exploring with a fun tapas tour for dinner.
DAY 8
Madrid | Royal Splendor
Set out on a city tour that includes the Royal Palace, with its rich decor comprised of marble, stucco and mahogany. Break for lunch at a local restaurant. Enjoy the afternoon and evening at leisure.
DAY 9
Madrid & Toledo | Design Your Day
Enjoy one of these ‘Design Your Day’ activities.
  • See Madrid on a Parks & River Bike Tour, cycling in avast, beautiful city park and along the Manzanares River.
  • Discover Toledo, a place in medieval Europe where Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities coexisted.
  • Tour the Prado Museum, viewing works by El Greco, Velázquez and Goya, guided by a local expert.
Spend your evening at leisure in Madrid, free to sample the city’s many culinary attractions.
DAY 10
Elciego | Enchanting Food & Wine Experience
Today, journey to Elciego, stopping en route for a tour, followed by a gourmet lunch with wine pairings, at the Museum of Wine Culture in La Rioja. Then, proceed to Elciego and check in to the Hotel Marqués de Riscal. Settle into your luxurious accommodations, relax and admire the hotel’s amazing design, created by master architect Frank Gehry. Gaze out to the lush, vineyard-covered hills surrounding this contemporary retreat from one of its eight terraces and perhaps enjoy the on-site Michelin-starred restaurant for dinner at your leisure.
DAY 11
Elciego | Rioja Wines
This morning, explore Spain’s storied Rioja region. Return to your hotel to take advantage of the many facilities and relax in the lush surroundings before gathering for dinner at the hotel.
DAY 12
Bilbao | Guggenheim Museum Tour
Drive to Bilbao today, where you tour galleries devoted to modern and contemporary art, including the monumental sculpture, The Matter of Time, at the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. After lunch at a local restaurant, fly to Barcelona, settle into your hotel, and then enjoy a light dinner.
DAY 13
Barcelona | Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece
This morning, set out on a panoramic city tour. See the Barcelona Pavilion, a study in minimalism built for the 1929 International Exposition, and then explore the Sagrada Família, a spectacular basilica designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. This amazing structure features eight towering spires outside and an incomparably detailed vaulted ceiling inside. Begun in 1882, parts of it are still under construction. Enjoy time for lunch at leisure in the Central Market, also known as La Boqueria, one of the city’s many vital marketplaces for fish, meat and produce. Spend your afternoon with time to relax or explore this colorful, vibrant city on your own. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for a Scenic Sundowner followed by a festive farewell dinner.
DAY 14
Depart Barcelona
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart or begin your post-tour extension.
Book By: Friday May 1st, 2020
Travel: May 8 – October 22, 2020
Minimum Nights: 14
Offer ID: AK-010620
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