Spain & Portugal 2017 with NSU
Portugal and Spain Summer 2017
Day 1 Tues. June 6 Depart New Orleans.
Day 2 Wed. June 7 LISBON
Arrive Lisbon a.m. Visit Summer Palace of the Kings of Portugal at Queluz (entry) with guide. Lunch in
Cais Cais. Dinner. Overnight Lisbon.
Day 3 Thurs. June 8 LISBON
Guided tour of Lisbon including visit to Jeronimos Monastery (entry), Belem Tower, St. George Castle,
major sights. Dinner. Overnight Lisbon.
Day 4 Fri. June 9 LISBON
Day at Leisure in Lisbon. Dinner on your own. Overnight Lisbon.
Day 5 Sat. June 10 LISBON
Guided excursion to Nazare, Obidos with its castle, medieval walls and whitewashed houses and Batalha
and its Maria da Vitoria Monastery (entries). Dinner. Overnight Lisbon.
Day 6 Sun. June 11 LISBON
Guided excursion to Tomar, home of the Knights Templar(entry), and Fatima pilgrimage site, chapel of
Apparitions where Virgin Mary appeared to 3 young shepards, visit to home of children (any associated
entries). Dinner on your own. Overnight Lisbon.
Day 7 Mon. June 12 MERIDA
Transfer to Merida via Evora. Tour of Evora including Temple of Diana, Cathedral and bone chapel (any
associated entries) Arrive Merida. Dinner. Overnight Merida.
Day 8 Tues. June 13 MADRID
Guided sightseeing of Merida including Roman theater and museum (entries). Transfer to Madrid. Dinner.
Day 9 Wed. June 14 MADRID
Full day guided city tour including major sights and visit to Royal Palace (entry) and Prado (entry). Dinner.
Day 10 Thurs. June 15 MADRID
Guided excursion to Toledo including visit to Cathedral, including treasury (entries) church of St. Tome
with El Greco’s “Burial of Count Orgaz” (entry). Return to Madrid. Dinner. Overnight Madrid.
Day 11 Fri. June 16 MADRID
Free day in Madrid. Dinner on your own. Overnight Madrid.
Day 12 Sat. June 17 BARCELONA
Morning transfer by fast train to Barcelona. (Afternoon activityin Barcelona to be determined.) Dinner.
Day 13 Sun. June 18 BARCELONA
Full day guided tour of Barcelona. Visit to Park Guell (entry) and the Casa Mila (entry). Dinner on your
own. Overnight Barcelona.
Day 14 Mon. June 19 BARCELONA
Visit Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia with guide, include elevator to top and museum (entries). This afternoon free;
farewell dinner this evening. Overnight Barcelona.
Day 15 Tues. June 20 BARCELONA
Barcelona – Full Day Free, Dinner on your own, Overnight Barcelona.
Day 16 Wed. June 21 Return to US. Arrive New Orleans.