b'Day 1 - Arrive Barcelonacomplete. On arrival, you are transferred bound for Lisbon. The overnight journey is Arrive in Barcelona and take a private to your centrally-located hotel with the made in a First Class cabin, for your comfort. transfer from the airport to your centrally-remainder of the day at leisure to get Overnight train. (B)located hotel. This evening embark on aacquainted with Spains capital city.guided gastronomic tour of the citys Soak in the lively culture, experience the Day 8 - Lisbon City Tour landmarks and visits to beloved bars andfood and drink or begin your explorations ofThe train arrives in Lisbon this morning.cafs for a taste of traditional tapas and Madrids landmark sites. Overnight Madrid.Enjoy a private transfer to your centrally- local wines. Overnight Barcelona. (B) located hotel. This afternoon, tour the city with a knowledgeable guide and explore Day 2 - Barcelona SightseeingDay 5 - Madrid City Toursites such as Jeronimos Monastery, Belm Admire the beauty and culture of Barcelona& Royal PalaceTower, the Monument to the Discoveries, the as you set out on a guided tour of the city Todays city tour highlights Madrids dynamichistoric area of Alfama and Rossio Square. today. See the Gothic Quarter and history from its medieval origins to modernOvernight Lisbon. (B)Barcelonas cathedral, tour Spanish Village,times. A highlight of the day is a visit to the and climb Montjuc by cable car. The Royal Palace. Tour the lavish rooms, which Days 9 & 10 - Lisbon at Leisure remainder of the day is yours to sightsee are complete with 18th-century furniture,Take in the wonders of Lisbon at your leisure. at leisure. Overnight Barcelona. (B) fantastic tapestries and works of art, andYou may wish to visit St. Georges Castle or lovely views of the surrounding grounds. learn about marine life at the LisbonDay 3 - Barcelona at Leisure The remainder of the day is at leisure toOceanarium. Alternatively, embark on anTake in the sights and scenes of the city atenjoy the ambiance of the city. Overnightoptional day tour to the resort town of Sintra your own pace today. There are palaces Madrid. (B) for a visit to King Ferdinand IIs Pena Palace and churches to explore, or you may simplyand Cascais, where cliffs and grottoes makewish to peruse the architecture of the city,Day 6 - Madrid at Leisurea lovely backdrop for the beach town.which ranges from Gothic and traditionalThe day is yours to sightsee through MadridOvernight Lisbon. (Day 9 - B; Day 10 - B)Spanish designs to unconventional modernat your own pace. Revisit some of the sites buildings. Alternatively, select an optional seen in yesterdays tour or branch out inDay 11 - Lisbon excursion to Montserrat, including a search of new adventures. Alternatively, Your Spanish expedition concludes today as cogwheel train up the mountain to seeconsider optional culinary and culturalyou are transferred to Lisbon Portela Airport the enchanting views, the Royal Basilicatouring experiences in Madrid or a half-dayfor your return flight home. (B)of Montserrat, the Black Madonna and theexcursion to Toledo, the UNESCO Worldmonastery that calls this mountain home.Heritage City of the Three Cultures.Or, for an all-day adventure, enjoy a WineOvernight Madrid. (B)and Cava tour to three different wineriesDay 7 - Madrid and on to Lisbon throughout the Penedes region to sampleSpend the day continuing your immersion in locally produced wines and cava. Overnightthe unique culture of Madrid. Perhaps seek Barcelona. (B) out some authentic Spanish hot chocolate Day 4 - Barcelona to Madridand churros during your explorations. This Transfer to the rail station and board yourevening, a private transfer takes you from high-speed AVE train bound for Madrid. the hotel to Madrids train station where you The inland route takes just under 3 hours toboard the Lusitania Trenhotel Sleeper Train For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 51'