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Overview

Lisbon to Madrid Escape

What could be better than spending eight days in Portugal and Spain? Spending them during the off season when crowds are fewer and travel prices are lower! Begin your European vacation in Lisbon to enjoy guided sightseeing through the Imperial history of the colorful city. In Fátima, hear the story of Our Lady of Fátima at the site where Mary appeared to three shepherd children, then travel to Oporto for sightseeing and port-wine tasting. Enjoy a wine tasting and dinner at a hacienda in Salamanca. Stand before the masterpieces of Goya, El Greco, Rubens, and more in Madrid’s Prado Museum. Eight days of sumptuous color, cuisine, and culture await you on this guided vacation in Portugal and Spain!

Highlights of Lisbon to Madrid Escape

Price Details US

All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save Discounts, Second Tour Discount and Small Group Discount.

Product Group

Lisbon to Madrid Escape

UNESCO Sites

Belem Tower in Lisbon|Historic Centre of Porto|Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon|Old City of Salamanca

Private Touring

6 guests in a party: $1,648*
18 guests in a party: $394*

Inclusions

We’ve packed everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels and dining to the friendly expertise of Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides (with headsets to hear every word), to seamless transportation between destinations and VIP access to the world’s most iconic sites! Touring in spacious comfort by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach. Free Wi-Fi is included on board your coach and in most hotel lobbies and common areas.

Small Group

Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

Itineraries

Day 1

ARRIVE IN LISBON, PORTUGAL Welcome to Lisbon! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

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Day 2

LISBON Lovely Lisbon LISBON Guided sightseeing includes a photo stop at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. (B)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORIC SPOT The stunning capital city of Portugal is a treasure trove of historic and architectural masterpieces. Along the banks of the River Tagus see the 16th-century Belém Tower, which served as a fortress and an embarkation point for sailors, it was their last sight of land before the start of their journey. Lisbon’s impressive sculpture, the Monument to the Discoveries pays homage to great Portuguese explorers with a spectacular carved prow of an ancient ship.


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Day 3

LISBON–TOMAR–FÁTIMA–PORTO Templars & Sanctuaries TOMAR Free time to browse.
FÁTIMA Stop to see the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary before continuing on to Porto. (B)
236 mi / 380 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
MIRACULOUS EVENTS In 1928 the Basilica of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary was built to celebrate the 1917 apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children and the “Miracle of the Sun.” Today Fatima is a principal pilgrimage destination and welcomes multitudes of pilgrims from around the world.


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Day 4

PORTO Panoramas & Port Wine PORTO Guided sightseeing includes a panoramic drive to the mouth of the Douro River and the cathedral. Visit the Arabian Hall in the Stock Exchange. Port wine tasting at a local cellar. Free time this afternoon. (B)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
LOCAL TASTES The grapes from the vineyards in the Douro Valley surrounding Porto provide the main ingredient for one of the world’s most recognized fortified wines. Visit a local wine cellar and taste centuries of tradition in a glass of Port wine in the city that bears its name. Saúde!


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Day 5

PORTO–SALAMANCA, SPAIN Good-Bye Portugal, Hello Spain! SALAMANCA [LF] Wine tasting and dinner at a local hacienda. (B,D)
286 mi / 460 km

LOCAL FAVORITE
LOCAL TASTES Salamanca is a captivating city with a unique blend of history and culture. It is also known for its culinary traditions and wine production. Experience gastronomic delights and a wine tasting in the cellars of a blissful vineyard retreat in the Duero Valley.


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Day 6

SALAMANCA–MADRID Spectacular Spain SALAMANCA Orientation walk includes Plaza Major.
MADRID Guided sightseeing includes the Prado Museum and sights of the Cibeles Fountain and Calle Alcala. (B)
137 mi / 220 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
ART & ARCHITECTURE The Prado Museum houses one of the world’s largest art collections, including its amazing assortment of masterpieces by historic artists like Velasquez, Goya, and El Greco. The famous museum also displays the works of renowned European masters, including Rubens and Rembrandt, along with a stunning collection of Greco-Roman statues.


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Day 7

MADRID Marvelous Madrid MADRID Free day. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)

FREE TIME TIPS
EXPLORE MORE The city of Madrid is filled with intriguing stories and hidden secrets. Stroll around the streets and take pictures of “El Osoy el Madrono”(The bear and the strawberry tree), the biggest symbol of the city. Don’t forget to note the statues of the Fallen Angel, representing Lucifer, the Angel who was expelled from Heaven for rebelling against God.


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Day 8

MADRID Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Departures

# Air Start Date Land Start Date Land End Date Land Only Price Discount Final Departure Code Status
1 2024-10-26 2024-10-27 2024-11-03 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41027A Not Available
2 2024-10-26 2024-10-27 2024-11-03 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41027 Not Available
3 2024-11-02 2024-11-03 2024-11-10 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41103 Not Available
4 2024-11-03 2024-11-04 2024-11-11 $1999 $0 $1999 KPSX41104KA Available
5 2024-11-03 2024-11-04 2024-11-11 $1999 $0 $1999 KPSX41104K Not Available
6 2024-11-09 2024-11-10 2024-11-17 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41110A Not Available
7 2024-11-09 2024-11-10 2024-11-17 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41110 Available
8 2024-11-16 2024-11-17 2024-11-24 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41117 Available
9 2024-11-17 2024-11-18 2024-11-25 $1999 $0 $1999 KPSX41118K Available
10 2024-11-23 2024-11-24 2024-12-01 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41124A Available
11 2024-11-23 2024-11-24 2024-12-01 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX41124 Not Available
12 2024-11-30 2024-12-01 2024-12-08 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX41201A Available
13 2024-11-30 2024-12-01 2024-12-08 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX41201 Not Available
14 2024-12-01 2024-12-02 2024-12-09 $1899 $0 $1899 KPSX41202K Available
15 2024-12-07 2024-12-08 2024-12-15 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX41208A Available
16 2024-12-07 2024-12-08 2024-12-15 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX41208 Available
17 2025-01-11 2025-01-12 2025-01-19 $1499 $0 $1499 KPSX50112 Available
18 2025-01-18 2025-01-19 2025-01-26 $1499 $0 $1499 KPSX50119 Available
19 2025-01-25 2025-01-26 2025-02-02 $1499 $0 $1499 KPSX50126 Available
20 2025-02-01 2025-02-02 2025-02-09 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX50202 Available
21 2025-02-02 2025-02-03 2025-02-10 $1899 $0 $1899 KPSX50203K Available
22 2025-02-08 2025-02-09 2025-02-16 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX50209 Available
23 2025-02-15 2025-02-16 2025-02-23 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX50216 Available
24 2025-02-16 2025-02-17 2025-02-24 $1899 $0 $1899 KPSX50217K Available
25 2025-02-22 2025-02-23 2025-03-02 $1599 $0 $1599 KPSX50223 Available
26 2025-03-01 2025-03-02 2025-03-09 $1699 $0 $1699 KPSX50302 Available
27 2025-03-02 2025-03-03 2025-03-10 $1999 $0 $1999 KPSX50303K Available
28 2025-03-08 2025-03-09 2025-03-16 $1799 $0 $1799 KPSX50309 Available
29 2025-03-15 2025-03-16 2025-03-23 $1799 $0 $1799 KPSX50316 Available

Hotels

# Name Description City Address Rating
1 Mundial Situated in the center of Lisbon, the hotel looks out over the historic St. George's castle and is just steps away from Rossio Square. Among its outstanding amenities are the panoramic Varanda de Lisboa restaurant, offering stunning views of the old city and excellent cuisine, as well as a bar and wine cellar, where wine tastings with an expert sommelier are available. Tram Nr. 28 starts its route in front of the hotel, providing an ideal way to explore the city. Lisbon Praca Martim Moniz 2 First-Class
2 NH Porto Jardim This six-story centrally located hotel offers unrivalled access to the vibrant city of Porto. The restaurant serves tasty specialties inspired by local and International cuisine, combined with some of the most famous Portuguese wines. A wide selection of cocktails can be enjoyed from the bar and there is a gym and an outdoor relaxation pool on the sixth floor with stunning views over the Dom Luís Bridge and the Douro River. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the hotel. Porto Rua Duque de Loulé, 62 First-Class
3 Hacienda Zorita Wine and Spa Welcome to Hacienda Zorita! If you are a foodie, a wine lover, a traveler in pursuit of adventure & discovery or simply love life's understated luxuries you have come to the right place. Luscious outdoors with tucked away corners and secluded pools are what you have to look forward to. The waters of the River Tormes, a tributary of the Duero, flow under the La Casa Grande building. Inside you'll find the farm-to-table restaurant, a wine & dine bar, the Gastro by Michelin-starred chef Victor Gutiérrez, the lounge with its film & fine food menu as well as the relaxing wine - spa. Salamanca-Valverdon Ctra. Ledesma Km 12 Superior First-Class
4 Gran Hotel Conde Duque Situated in the center of Madrid and close to the Royal Palace and museum. The elegant, air-conditioned rooms have Wi-Fi. minibar, safe and pillow menu. Amenities include a relaxed cafe, a traditional bar and a refined tea room, along with a library and a fitness room. Madrid P.Conde Val. De Suchil 5 Superior First-Class
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