Leave Toronto by air for Lisbon, capital of Portugal.
Afternoon arrival in Lisbon. Sightseeing tour of Lisbon, including the: Great Gothic Monastery of St. Jeronimo, an impressive symbol of Portugal’s power and wealth during the Age of Discovery; St. George’s Castle, a Moorish Castle with commanding views of the city; the Church of St. Anthony, a charming baroque church dedicated to St. Anthony, the parton saint of Portugal; Belem Tower, an architectural jewel, originally built to defend the city; the Harbour and other highlights. Transfer to hotel, dinner and overnight in Lisbon.
Morning, departure to Fatima, one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage sites in the world, where the three little shepherds, Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco, witnessed apparitions of the Virgin Mary. Continue to the westernmost point of continental Europe at Roca Cape. Travel along the Atlantic coast. Discover the natural seawater pools at Azenhas do Mar beach. Stop in Cascais, was once a holiday retreat for the royal family and the European aristocracy. Return to Lisbon.
After breakfast we depart to Seville in Spain. Seville is the capital of Andalusia and a city from which Christopher Columbus embarked on his journey to discover America. We visit the old city and Cathedral with the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Transfer to hotel, dinner and overnight in Seville.
Morning, departure by bus to Explore Gibraltar, the United Kingdom's outpost on the Iberian Peninsula for more than 200 years. Visit St. Michael’s Cave, which during World War II the cave was converted into a military hospital. Your tour ends at Casemates Main Square, where you can enjoy shopping, eating and relaxing. Continue to Torremolinos, transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, travel to Granada, visit highlights of Granada - Royal Chapel, the Cathedral and Alhambra – a spectacular palace from Moorish times.
Morning departure to Toledo. Situated on a granite hill surrounded on three sides by river Tagus, the ancient capital of Castille attracts more sightseers than any other Spanish town. We visit the 13th century Cathedral, where we celebrate Mass, and Moorish bridge. continue to Madrid for dinner and overnight.
Morning sightseeing tour of Madrid takes us to Puerta del Sol, Plaza Espana with its monument to Cervantes, Celebes fountain, elegant Calla Alcala and Paseo Castellana. We also view the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. In the afternoon discover the historic city of Segovia. See the UNESCO World Heritage Roman aqueduct. Marvel at the iconic 1st-century monument, considered the most important example of Roman-era civil engineering in Spain. Return to Madrid for dinner and overnight.
Today we travel to Alcaniz. En route we stop in Zaragoza and visit the Basilica dedicated to Our Lady of The Pillar. Continue to Alcaniz and transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Morning departure by bus to Barcelona. En route we stop in Montserrat, visit the Benedictine monastery and the Black Madonna of Montserrat. Continue to Barcelona and transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Morning tour of Barcelona features the Columbus Monument, elegant tree lined “Ramblas”, Plaza de Catalonia, Paseo de Gracia, and the famous church of Sagrada Familia where we celebrate Mass. Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Return to Canada
After breakfast we are transferred to the airport for a flight to Toronto.
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COST $4,690.00 INCLUDES: - air transportation from Toronto (unless specified otherwise), incl all taxes and surcharges
hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy – single supplement $950.00.
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all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide
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