Paris, España y Portugal con tren Alta velocidad

Duration

15 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Paris

Available

April 2022 / March 2023

Cities to visit: Paris; Semur-En-Auxois; Beaune, Burgundy; Lyon, Ródano Alpes; Barcelona; Freixenet; Zaragoza; Madrid; Granada; Malaga; Marbella; Ronda; Sevilla; Jerez De Los Caballeros; Monsaraz; Evora; Lisbon

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day
On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
París –día libre.- Nuestro guía le ofrecerá actividades para complementar su visita a París: Paseo por el Sena en barco, Museo del Louvre. Si prefiere puede tomarse el día libre y pasear siguiendo su criterio.
A la hora marcada por su guía, les incluiremos un traslado a la estación para tomar el tren de alta velocidad incluido en su viaje. A su llegada a destino les brindaremos un nuevo traslado hasta el hotel. Su guía les contactará al final de la tarde o podrá consultar las informaciones colocadas en la recepción de su hotel. 
N ota: el trayecto de tren se realizará sin guía acompañante Europamundo.
Visita panorámica Barcelona. Por la mañana a las 09:00 hrs . se inicia la visita con nuestro guía o guía local . Esta visita incluye monumento a Colón, Plaza de Cataluña, Paseo de Gracia, Diagonal, Sagrada Familia, Montjuich con instalaciones olímpicas, Plaza de España. En la Sagrada Familia se efectúa parada de unos minutos para ver este monumento con tranquilidad. Se finaliza la visita en la zona de Ramblas para que los participantes caminen por el centro histórico-barrio gótico. 
 Tarde libre.
Por la noche  se incluye traslado al Maremagnum, vanguardista centro de ocio y comercial junto al mar en el centro de Barcelona. Cena incluida para los pasajeros en media pensión.
Regreso al hotel.
Distancia total realizada : 450 Km
Paisajes:  Las llanuras manchegas con la sombra de algún molino y las grandes extensiones de olivares en la provincia de Jaén.

07.45 hrs  - Madrid -salida. (la hora puede variar ligeramente según los hoteles de recogida). Realizamos una parada en PUERTO LAPICE, un hermoso pueblo manchego con recuerdos de Don Quijote de la Mancha.
13:30 hrs - Granada  - Llegada al hotel. Almuerzo incluido . Por la tarde (o a la mañana siguiente en caso de dificultad  en la obtención de entradas)   visitaremos, con guía local, el inmenso Palacio de la Alhambra y sus bellos jardines del Generalife,  construidos en época árabe. 
Tras la visita, tiempo libre.  Recomendamos un paseo por el barrio del Albaicín.

NOTA MUY IMPORTANTE:  El número de personas autorizados a visitar la Alhambra se encuentra limitado por ley. El número de plazas asignadas a los operadores turísticos es reducido y solamente conocemos el cupo otorgado un mes antes de la fecha de llegada del grupo. Aunque usted adquiera el viaje con la entrada incluida a la Alhambra, no podemos garantizar la visita en cuyo caso se realizará una visita con guía local de la ciudad de Granada y se visitará el Real Alcázar de Sevilla de características similares. Si la visita de la Alhambra es muy importante para usted sugerimos adquiera el viaje “sin entrada” (precio más económico) y reserve por internet sus entradas en el cupo que existe para individuales en la página web del patrimonio   https:// tickets.alhambra-patronato.es/

Total distance:  400 km 
Scenery:   Mediterranean and mountain scenery.    

08:00h Granada – We set out for the Costa del Sol. 
10.00 hrs- Málaga - Arrival and time for a stroll in the historic centre with its cathedral and the Picasso Museum. 

11:30h.- We will leave Malaga and continue along the coastal motorway with beautiful views of the Mediterranean. 
12.30 hrs. - Arrival at  Puerto Banus, in Marbella , a pretty high level recreational port. Time for lunch and  take a stroll on the marina, with its cosmopolitan, luxurious atmosphere. 

15.00h Marbella – We leave for the mountains, which was once overrun by bandolliers. 
16.30 h Ronda  – Arrival at the “White City”, located in a magnificent natural setting with its large gorge that divides it in two. Time to explore.

18:00h Ronda – Continuation to Seville.
20:00h Seville –  Arrival at the end of the afternoon. 
Highlights:    Guided visit with local expert in Seville. Evening transfer.


After breakfast, a local expert guides you through a  scenic visit of Sevilla  (if the English-speaking group has fewer than fifteen people, the tour can be conducted in both English and Spanish). Lasting one hour and a half featuring the Cathedral and the Giralda, Plaza de España, the beautiful banks of the river Guadalquivir, the Golden Tower, the districts of Santa Cruz and Triana, the Maestranza Bullring, and Cartuja Island. Free time to explore and have lunch. 

19.30 hrs-  At the end of the afternoon, we will go to the  historic city centre area ( calle Alfonso XII) where many different restaurants can be found. You can choose your favourite cuisine: Indian, Halal, Chinese, Spanish, International and so on.  Return to the hotel about 22.30 hrs.
Total distance: 495km
Scenery: : Attractive landscapes of white villages, mountain ranges, castles en route.
Note: In Portugal we must set our watches back one hour.   
08.30 hrs .- Seville- – departure-. We travel to the west of Andalusia. Pleasant landscapes en route.
 
10.00 hrs.- Rabida Monastery – We visit (entrance included) this Franciscan monastery  where Christopher Columbus got help to start his journey. We will know the monastery.  After the monastery we will visit the Caravels Museum , an open air museum located in Palos de la Frontera , the port from where he embarked on his voyage, where there are replicas of the caravels with which Columbus left for the Americas.
12.15 hrs .- Palos de la Frontera. We leave Andalusia to set out for Portugal. We enter the Algarve region and continue between mountains towards the interior of the country.
13.15 (14.15h. in Spain)- Mertola . We stop in this picturesque white city, old Muslim population. Its present church was once a mosque. Time for lunch.
14.45 hrs .- Mertola. Departure. We travel through the Alentejo region.
16.30 hrs. - Évora . – Arrival. To the capital of the Alentejo, one of the oldest cities in Portugal with its wide streets, its Renaissance policies and its cathedral, a city declared by Unesco World Heritage. We include entrance to the Chapel of the Bones built with 5000 skeletons.
18.30 hrs . - Évora. -departure.
20.00 hrs. – Lisbon . Arrival.
Highlights-  Comprehensive tour of Lisbon, taste the “pastel de Belem” (Belem cake) and evening transfer.

09:00h. - Start of our  tour with a local guide  (explanations may be given by our guide if the group has fewer than 12 people). We visit traditional neighbourhoods, which take in the Belem district, which is the birthplace of the great Portuguese navigators who sailed the oceans in the fifteen century.  We shall look round the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower and to the beautiful Jeronimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In the Belem neighbourhood, we invite all our travelers to try a “ Belem cake”,  an exquisite local delicacy.
The afternoon is free so that you can explore this great city independently.

18:00h.-  We include night transportation to Restauradores Square  , full of atmosphere with its bars, cafes and restaurants from where we suggest you to take the "Elevador da Gloria"  that brings you to the Upper district and its viewpoint. 


Return to hotel about 22.00 hrs.
After breakfast, end of our services.

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