Tel: + 632 817 0071 – 74(Makati) | + 632 528 1091 (Manila)
Essential Spain and Portugal
Tour starts at USD 915 per person
Rates are per person based in US Dollar.
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
11, 25 August 2020
08, 22 September 2020
06, 20 October 2020
03, 17 November 2020
01, 15, 29 December 2020
12, 26 January 2021
09, 23 February 2021
09, 23 March 2021
- Hotel accommodation
- Arival airport transfer
- Daily hotel breakfast
- Applicable Entrance fees
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Tours and transfers as indicated in the itinerary
- Rates are valid for Philippine nationals only.
- Minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
- Rates exclude Airfare, Philippine Travel Tax, Airline Taxes, Terminal Fee, Travel Insurance, Meals, and tips for guide, driver and porter.
- All transfers are included except for transfer-out (optional) - NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
- This tour is budget friendly based on SIC (seat in coach) Package.
- All hotels are mostly budgeted located outside city center.
- Standard check-in time is between 1400-1600 HOURS (2 to 4pm) and check-out time is 12 NOON (depends on hotel’s policy).
- The passenger is allowed to carry only 1 baggage with a maximum of 30 kg and a small handbag as space under the bus is limited. We don`t have any supplement for those passengers carrying extra luggage. In the cases all the luggage doesn't fit in the bus, please be aware that the extra bags will be sent to next overnight destination by a shipping company and the client must pay and afford the cost of that shipping.
- Surcharge applies on peak dates.
- Subject to availability at the time of booking.
- Rates are subject to change.
- Terms and conditions apply.
Melia Avenida Amercia, Silken Puerta Madrid, Ilunion Alcala Norte, Elba Madrid Alcala, Novotel Madrid City Las Ventas, Ibis Styles Madrid City Las Ventas or similar
Vila Gale Opera, VIP Arts, Hotel VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel Spa, Roma Lisboa, VIP Executive Entrecampos Hotel Conference, VIP Executive Zurique, Holiday Inn Express Plaza Saldanha or similar
Crowne Plaza Porto or similar
Santiago de Compostela
Tryp Santiago, Oca Puerta Del Camino or similar
Email: ststours [at] cfsharp.com
Call: +63 2 817-0071 to 74
DAY 1: MADRID
Upon arrival at Madrid Airport, meet and greet then transfer and check in at hotel. Enjoy free time until your tour starts. Towards the end of the day, transfer to the Egyptian Debod Temple, Plaza de España and Gran Via; a vibrant district where you can dine at your preferred restaurant: Indian, Chinese, Spanish and Middle Eastern are some of the options available. Overnight at hotel in Madrid.
DAY 2: MADRID (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at hotel. The morning starts with a comprehensive tour through the centre of Madrid including the Paseo del Prado, Cibeles, Neptuno, the Gate of Alcalá, Plaza de Colón and Plaza Mayor. Afterwards, visit Retiro Park, an oasis in the city centre, where we will see the lake and the Glass Palace. A visit to Las Ventas Bullring (admission included) is next. This is one of the most famous bullrings in the world where we will learn about the tradition of the “corridas” at the Bullfighting Museum. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your own leisure. At sunset, transfer to Plaza de Oriente, opposite the Royal Palace, an elegant and bustling area with many restaurants serving different cuisines, such as local Spanish food, international and Chinese. Enjoy a pleasant dinner of your choice. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: MADRID - CACERES - EVORA - LISBON (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at hotel. Leave Madrid and travel towards Extremadura. In Caceres you can have lunch and stroll in the historic centre, one of the best preserved mediaeval and Renaissance open complexes in the world. Once in Portugal, stop in Evora, a World Heritage city with its white streets, its Renaissance palaces and its cathedral. We will include entry to the impressive chapel of bones, built using 5,000 skeletons! Overnight at hotel in Lisbon.
DAY 4: LISBON (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, have a sightseeing tour with a local guide. Visit the traditional neighbourhoods including the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the Fifteenth Century. Have a look around the Monument of the Discoveries, Belem Tower, and the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the afternoon free to explore the city at your own leisure. In the late afternoon, transfer to the Restauradores Square, a public square with plenty of restaurants and cafes. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5: LISBON - FATIMA - PORTO (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at hotel. Head to the north of Portugal and visit Fatima, an important sanctuary. Continue through to Porto, Portugal’s second largest city. We will have time to have lunch and then go on a sightseeing tour of this city, which sits on the bank of the Duero river, and its historic city centre. We will also include a visit to the old cellars. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Porto.
DAY 6: OPORTO (PORTO) - BOM JESUS DO MONTE SANCTUARY - CAMBADOS - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to the city of Braga and get on the world’s oldest cable car to ride up to the Santuário do Bom JESÚS, where we will enjoy its gorgeous views. We recommend trekking back down in order to admire its beautiful stairway. Then, resume the trip and head to Galicia. Visit the historic town of Cambados in Rías Baixas where we will go on a glass bottom boat trip in which we will learn about the production of mussels and oysters. Wine and mussel tasting included. At lunchtime, arrive in Santiago de Compostela, where we will go on a guided tour with a local guide. This town was a famous pilgrimage destination in the Middle Ages. Overnight at hotel in Santiago de COmpostela.
DAY 7: SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - LUGO - O CEBREIRO - LEON - MADRID (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at hotel. Travel along the Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James) to Castile. In Lugo, have time to visit the historic town centre and Roman walls, which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will make a stop en route in O Cebriero, a small Galician stone village. Arrive in LEÓN at lunchtime, and have time to visit the Gothic cathedral with its stained-glass windows and to stroll through the historic town centre. Depart Leon at around 17:00h and arrive in Madrid at around 21.00h for your return flight.