Ultimate Spain & Portugal with G Adventure

Ultimate Spain & Portugal with G Adventure

As former imperial superpowers, Spain and Portugal have centuries of history and captivating culture to draw upon. You, on the other hand, have only 21 days. Make ‘em count! This comprehensive adventure across the Iberian Peninsula presents travellers with the chance to explore these two nations through their cuisine, architecture, and idyllic countryside. Here, you’ll wander the wondrous streets of Lisbon, Porto, Barcelona, and Madrid, step up into the Pyrenees, relax in glorious San Sebastián, and live the local culture alongside the locals themselves. Spain and Portugal: Europe’s greatest two-for-one deal!

Day 1 Lisbon

Arrive at any time.

Enjoy a CEO-led orientation walk of Lisbon. The rest of the day is free for exploration. In the evening enjoy a Fado night and traditional Portuguese dinner in one of Lisbon's oldest neighbourhoods, Alfama.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Foodie Moment Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Leave Lisbon behind and head north to the small hill town of Batalha, best known for its ornate gothic monastery built to commemorate Portugal's victory in the infamous battle of Aljubarrota. Visit the historic Batalha Monastery with free time to wander the grounds. Continue to the medieval capital of Portugal, Coimbra.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day to explore Coimbra. Opt to visit the famous Coimbra University, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2013 (and also the inspiration for Harry Potter's Hogwarts). Explore the winding streets and the riverfront filled with restaurants and bars, or opt for a day trip to the nearby medieval town of Óbidos or the Templar city of Tomar.

Meals included: Breakfast

Continue to the historic and vibrant coastal town of Porto in the afternoon, and take an orientation walk upon arrival.

Meals included: Breakfast

Free day to explore Porto. Opt take a cruise down the Douro Valley, or explore the city which gained UNESCO World Heritage designation in 1996. In the evening enjoy a visit to the port wine cellars and tasting.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Foodie Moment Port Wine Cellar Visit
Meals included: Breakfast

Catch an early morning flight to Madrid. Arrive mid morning with the rest of the day to explore Madrid at your own pace.

Journey south to Granada. Upon arrival enjoy an orientation walk. Wander through the whitewashed historic quarter of the Albaicin; with it's narrow lanes and fantastic views, it's a great place to watch the sunset.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy a guided visit to the architectural masterpiece, the Alhambra. In the evening, opt to go for a stroll and check out the local tapas and wine bars.

Meals included: Breakfast

Travel to picturesque Cordoba. Go for a stroll through the historic Jewish quarter and visit the iconic Mezquita de Cordoba (mosque). In the early evening head towards Seville by train and end your day with a dramatic flamenco performance.

Meals included: Breakfast

Spend a day enjoying this city and its Moorish influence. Opt to explore the district of Santa Cruz, the Alcázar palace or the world's largest Gothic cathedral.

Meals included: Breakfast

Hop on an early train to Valencia (including a quick stop via Madrid) arriving in time to explore this lively coastal city. Make sure to enjoy a traditional paella dinner!

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy the morning in Valencia before travelling to Barcelona. Take an orientation walk, including visits to the Gothic Quarter and Las Ramblas. In the evening participate in a G Adventures supported tapas cooking class served and prepared by migrant youth followed by a group dinner to round out the day.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Mescladis Tapas Cooking Class and Dinner
Meals included: Breakfast

Get out and explore all that Barcelona has to offer, or choose to journey further afield to the surrounding beaches and countryside to get a true taste of Catalan life.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Take the morning to explore beautiful Barcelona. Head to the Pyrenees region for 2 nights in a 'casa rural'. Enjoy home-cooked meals and hiking.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Enjoy the day in the scenic Pyrenees. Opt for some hikes in the area or head to Ainsa to explore. Spend another night in the 'casa rural'.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Travel to Bilbao, the first stop in the unique Basque region of Spain. Arrive in the early afternoon. Opt to visit the stunning Guggenheim Museum, or climb the Mallona Stairs to Parque Etxebarria for beautiful views over the city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Take a day trip to San Sebastian. Opt to take a pintxos (tapas) tour and learn about the fascinating culture of the area. Return to Bilbao for the night.

Meals included: Breakfast

Travel to Logroño and enjoy an included wine tasting in the Rioja region.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Foodie Moment Rioja Region Wine Tasting
Meals included: Breakfast

Travel to Madrid and enjoy free time in this capital city.

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

What’s Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mescladis Tapas Cooking Class and Dinner, Barcelona
  • Your Foodie Moment: Fado Night with Traditional Portuguese Meal, Lisbon
  • Culture & History: Port Wine Cellar Visit, Porto
  • Your Discover Moment: Barcelona
  • Your Foodie Moment: Rioja Region Wine Tasting, Logroño
  • Lisbon orientation walk
  • Fado performance with traditional Portuguese dinner
  • Batalha gothic monastery entrance and visit
  • Porto orientation walk
  • Port wine cellars visit and tasting
  • Granada orientation walk
  • Albaicin quarter visit
  • Alhambra guided tour
  • Seville orientation walk
  • Flamenco show performance
  • Mezquita Mosque and Jewish quarter visit in Cordoba
  • Barcelona orientation walk
  • “Casa rural” stay with traditional meals (Pyrenees)
  • San Sebastian day trip
  • Wine tasting in the Rioja region
  • Internal flight (Porto to Madrid)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (18 nts), casa rural (2 nts).

Meals

17 breakfasts, 4 dinners
Allow USD470-615 for meals not included.

Transportation

Public bus, train, plane, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Dates & Pricing

Departures Prices
28 April 2019 was $5499*

now $5349

12,26 May 2019 was $5499*

now $5349

9, 16, 30 June 2019 was $5869*

now $5719

7, 21 July 2019 was $6239*

now $6089

04, 25 August $6239
1, 8, 22 September 2019 $5869
6, 20 October 2019 $5499
5,12, 26 April 2020 $5499
3, 10, 24, 31 May 2020 $5499
7, 21 June 2020 $5869
5, 19 July 2020 $6239
2, 30 August 2020 $6239
6, 13, 20, 27 September 2020 $5869
04, 25 October $5499

*Prices are on special and are subject to change or withdrawn without notice

For further detail on this or any other packages, please contact us on 1300 968 787

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