Project Description

Southern Europe Highlights Tour 9/12 Days

AULM09-AULB12
Portugal, Gibraltar, Spain 

FEEL the perfect moment

We bring you to the most dynamic corner of Europe with a walk to “The end of the world”, enjoy every step of our journey in the UNESCO old cities, passing by gorgeous scenes with rich history. We also remember to stimulate every one of your taste buds during this amazing trip.

Best of the best

► FREE upgrade to 5 star hotel accommodations (2 nights)
Stay in the one of a kind, original 16th century castle – Parador de Alcaniz
The best preserved Arabic Palace in the world – Alhambra
 Visit the last piece of the puzzle in the great UK territory – Gibraltar
With 7 UNESCO site under his belt, we present to you 2 of the best works of Antoni Gaudi (Park Guell & Sagrada Familia)

Try the local cuisine

Portuguese Bacalhau, Portuguese Chicken, World’s original egg tart, authentic fish & chips; Seafood Paella, original suckling pig menu, Tapas & Sangria

With all our heart

Special arrangement for the farewell dinner: the great taste of seafood right by the romantic Mediterranean Sea
Enjoy the taste of local red wine during our meals
Montserrat is known in Europe for the “Black Madonna” and weird-looking naked mountain. The 11th century monastery tries to tell us the tale of this holy mountain from two centuries before Christ. The choir, the printing press forms the perfect contrast with the modern venders selling local products.

Day 1// Home City - Lisbon

Relax on the luxurious plane ride to the Portuguese Capital – Lisbon

Day 2// Lisbon - Obidos

Visit the simplest Capital of Europe by the name of Lisbon, everything in the city and even this country begins from here – Tejo River. It irrigated the whole country’s backbone concerning politics, economy and culture. Many iconic sites are erected on the edge of the Tejo river also: Belem tower, Discovery monument, April 25 bridge, Christ the King monument…etc.
Obidos is highly regards as one of the best looking wall city in Europe. In here many can find the “3 best souvenirs” in Portugal along with many traditional local wine and products.

Hotel: Radisson Blu Hotel or similar

Breakfast: —       Lunch: —       Dinner: Portuguese Chicken

Day 3// Lisbon - Fatima - Cabo da Roca - Cascais - Lisbon

One of the holiest towns in the Catholic world over Europe, Fatima, was a blessed place with multiple siting of Virgin Mary. Two churches with completely different styles simplify the final resting place for the three Shepards.
Many loves to re-vouch to their love ones till the end of times and there is no better place to do it than “The end of the world” at Cabo da Roca.
Let’s relive the glamorous moments of the aristocrats during the Second World War in Europe; “Golden Exile” happened exactly here in Cascais.

Hotel: Radisson Blu Hotel or similar

Breakfast: Hotel       Lunch: Bacalhau       Dinner: Local restaurant

Day 4// Lisbon - Seville

In one of the biggest church in the world, we can find the resting place for one of the most famous navigator of all time. Christopher Colombo’s tomb sits on the shoulders of the 4 ancient kingdoms’ soldiers in Seville symbolizing the honour and impact of this pioneer. Plaza de Espana has all the stories to be told before and after the 1929 Expo. Optional dinner show can experience the world cultural heritage of “Flamenco Dance” and dinner.

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn or same level

Breakfast: Hotel      Lunch: Local restaurant       D:–

Day 5// Seville - Gibraltar - Mijas

We can stand at the “Europa Point” overlooking the Strait with Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Mainland Spain and North Africa all meeting in the same area.
Mijas was known for its paper making industry a while back and now it’s been transformed to an exotic touristic town with lots of shopping and food options around.

Hotel: TRH or or similar

Breakfast: Hotel      Lunch: Fish & Chips      Dinner: Local restaurant

Day 6// Mijas - Cordoba - Alhambra - Granada

We continue to visit the remaining 2 most important ancient cities in the Iberian Peninsula: Cordoba and Granada. Cordoba was the most prosperous city during the 10th century with the icon right at the entrance of the old town – The Great Mosque.
The last battle of the “Reconquest” between the Christians and Muslims took place under the tallest mountain in Spain. We visit “The Red” with the best preserved Arabic architecture awaiting.

Hotel: Abades Nevada Palace or similar

Breakfast: Hotel       Lunch: Local restaurant       Dinner: Local restaurant

Day 7// Granada - Consuegra - Toledo - Madrid

Consuegra was the background of the best-selling Spanish novel of all time – Don Quixote and also the best area with Saffron farmlands.
The old capital city of the Spanish Empire, Toledo has the most delicate cathedral and hilliest old town to offer tourists. Famous artists like Goya & El Greco have their handprints all over this town with art pieces that stunned the world.

Hotel: Marriott Auditorium Hotel or similar Breakfast: Hotel       Lunch: Seafood Paella       Dinner: Local restaurant

Day 8// Madrid - Segovia - Madrid

Segovia has the best preserved Roman structure in the all over Europe – Aquaduct. It leads us from the outside of town, to the Royal Street, to the statue of Juan Bravo, to Plaza Mayor, to the last Gothic cathedral in the country and eventually to the beautiful Alcazar.
The official office of the King, Palacio Real, is located in the Capital city. Madrid has much to offer in site seeing, shopping, food and sports.
Marriott Auditorium Hotel or same level

Hotel: Marriott Auditorium Hotel or similar

Breakfast: Hotel      Lunch: Suckling Pig Menu      Dinner: —

Day 9// Madrid - Home City

After breakfast, transfer to airport for flights home.

Breakfast: Hotel

12-Day Tour

Day 9// Madrid - Zaragoza - Alcaniz

Standing on the shore of the Targus River gives a stunning view of the “Holy Pillar Church” in Zaragoza. Great history, great food and great museums are the highlights of this amazing city.
Alcaniz locates in the central part of the Spain which also includes in the winery area of the Spanish red wine. We welcome our guests to the breath-taking castle hotel with every corner fill with history and stories.

Hotel: Parador de Alcaniz or similar

Breakfast: Hotel L: Tapas Dinner: Hotel

Day 10// Alcaniz - Montserrat - Barcelona

The weird-looking naked mountain range identifies Montserrat from miles away. We follow the windy roads to the monastery for one of the most symbolic black Madonna in Europe. The Mountain View and the fresh air from the mountain is something one will never forget.

Hotel: Melia Barcelona Sky or similar

Breakfast: Hotel Lunch: Local restaurant Dinner: Local restaurant

Day 11// Barcelona

The Pearl of Iberian reached its peak during the Summer Olympic game in 1992. With the best of virtually every category in this country, Barcelona has secured the top tourist destination in Europe for obvious reasons. Amazing layout of the city presents food options, great shopping experience, unreal architecture, comfortable weather and endless entertainment options. La Ramblas, Sagrada Familia, Columbo square, Plaza de Espana, Montjuic….

Hotel: Melia Barcelona Sky similar

Breakfast: Hotel Lunch: Local Restaurant Dinner: —

Day 12// Barcelona

After breakfast, transfer to airport for flights home.


Breakfast: Hotel 

Early Bird Discount from $1000

(only for first 10 registrations, first come first serve)

Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa Departure

Double occupancy Taxes Double Occupancy (Taxes incl.) Single supplement
9 Days CAD 3198 CAD 580 CAD 3778 CAD 450
12 Days CAD 3798 CAD 580 CAD 4378 CAD 620

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Double occupancy Taxes Double Occupancy (Taxes incl.) Single supplement
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12 Days CAD 4398 CAD 580 CAD 4978 CAD 620
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Remarks

Fare based on Double Room Occupancy
Child fare only applies to the age from 2 to 11 and share the room with two adults without extra bed
3 adults share a room without extra beds (Limited)
Full payment must be made 60 days prior departure
Tour fare has been deducted 4% from the original price and must be paid in cash. If other payment methods are used, the original price must be paid
For registration terms and conditions, please refer to the details of Europe and Long-Haul Tours.

The company reserves the right to change the above information and adjust the price without notice.

Fare including:

  • 4-5 Star Hotels
  • Return International Air tickets
  • Sightseeing entrances and tickets indicated in the program
  • Meals plan indicated in the program
  • Professional tour leader
  • Luxury coach
  • Custom & Airport taxes: CA$580

Fare excluding:

  • Travel insurance and personal expenses
  • Tour leader、Local guide、driver service fee (EUR€10 per day)
  • Visa: Canada、US、HK passport visa free; China passport needs Multi-entry Schengen Visa
  • Not indicated programs in the itinerary
  • Optional Tours