Portugal & Spain

Portugal and Spain can easily be combined in a tour to include the cities of Lisbon, Porto, Salamanca and Madrid.  An alternative routing begins in Barcelona, traveling then across the temperate climate of northern Spain, ending in Porto, Portugal. The latter follows closely the St. James Way pilgrimage route and includes Santiago de Compostela. If you have only one word with which to describe Spain, it would be “festivals.” From the smallest village to the largest city, the country abounds in colorful spectacles of music and culture. Portugal exudes authenticity. It is a modern country, member of the European Union, which has managed to maintain many of the more appealing aspects of centuries past.

Duration
14 Days /12 Nights

Group size

Customization
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Highlights Include:
  • Historic Alfama district of Lisbon
  • Fado Museum of Lisbon
  • Historic Belém district of Lisbon: Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries
  • Knights Templar Convento in Tomar
  • Historic Ribeira district of Porto
  • Douro River boat cruise on a traditional “rabelo” including visit and luncheon at an olive/wine farm
  • Historic center of Salamanca including the University
  • Castle (Alcazar) of Segovia
  • Historic center of Madrid
  • Historic center of Toledo
  • Prado Museum in Madrid
Possible Performance Venues:
  • Prestigious Churches, Cathedrals, and Basilicas
  • Village Churches and Community Concert Halls
  • Universities and Schools
  • Joint Performances and Cultural Exchange with Local Ensembles
  • Summer Concert Series and Festivals

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As we are an international company, we will follow CDC and WHO guidelines, as well as any additional guidelines set by the local authorities where our events and tours take place.  In addition, our event staff, bus drivers, and guides will always be required to wear masks. All participants and chaperones will be required to wear masks while on tour or in the performance venue. The only exception will be for participants during their performance. As we have seen throughout this pandemic, things change quickly. We will update this policy, as necessary, when we get closer to each tour, performance, masterclass, or festival.

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