b'NEWFOR 2023Day 1 - Arrive in Madrid Day 5 - Explore Porto/Travel to Lisbon Day 9 - Granada & the AlhambraArrive in Madrid and transfer to your hotel This morning enjoy a guided city sightseeingThis morning, we set out by train to Granada. with the remainder of the day free to gettour. Our journey continues down the coast thisGranada in southeastern Spain. We get a acquainted with this colorful destination.afternoon as we depart Porto by train in pursuitproper introduction to the citys most notable Overnight Madrid.of Lisbon. Once we have checked in at our hotelattraction, the Alhambra, on arrival this Day 2Explore Madrid on arrival, you are free to set out into the city.afternoon. During our visit, look upon the High Overnight Lisbon. (B) and the Low Gardens and the Nasrid Palaces Rich in history and culture, Madrid offerswithin the fortress. This evening, we gather at so much to uncover. We set out alongsideDay 6Explore Lisbon a local eatery for dinner with a view. Overnight an expert guide to see sites like the PlazaThe scenic highlights of Lisbon are yours toGranada. (B, D)Mayor, the Prado Museum, and El Retiro Park.behold as we board a historic tram car for a Following the excursion, we enjoy lunch in theprivate touring experience. Accompanied by aDay 10 - To Barcelona by TrainPlaza Mayor, one of Europes great city squares.local guide, we whizz around the old streets ofWe transfer to the local rail station this This afternoon we visit Madrids Royal Palace.the city to see the best of Lisbon. We concludemorning and join a high-speed AVE train to Overnight Madrid. (B, L) our excursion at Pastis de Belm, home to theBarcelona. We arrive mid-afternoon and are Day 3 - Salamanca original egg custard tart since 1837. Overnightimmediately consumed by gorgeous buildings Lisbon. (B) and fascinating attractions on our walking tour Gorgeous sandstone buildings offer athrough the Gothic Quarter and Barcelonas remarkable change in scenery as we transferDay 7 - En Route to Seville Old Town. A special highlight is a visit to La to Salamanca this morning. We join a guidedWe transfer to Lisbons railway station thisBoqueria, a wonderful fresh produce market, tour of the city on arrival and soak in themorning to board a train bound for Faro on where we will taste some local specialties. ancient ambiance one landmark at a time. Takethe southern coast. As the train arrives, we Overnight Barcelona. (B)the remainder of the afternoon to continuejoin a motorcoach and continue to Seville.sightseeing at leisure, and then join the group atTake the remainder of the day at leisureDay 11 - Sagrada Familiaa restaurant this evening for dinner. Overnightto meander through the cobbled streets.We visit the Sagrada Familia Basilica with ample Salamanca. (B, D) Overnight Seville. (B) time to soak in its careful details. Look upon Day 4 - To Porto via the Douro Day 8Explore Seville its carved facades, three-dimensional ceiling artwork, and soaring columns. You may wish to Venture further into the Iberian Peninsula todayAlongside a knowledgeable guide, discoverpay respects to the Sagrada family in the crypt as we cross the border into Portugal aboard athe hotspots and landmarks that make Sevilleor learn their history in the onsite museum. This deluxe motorcoach. Once we have entered thesuch an exciting destination on this morningsevening we enjoy a farewell dinner in a local country, we change modes of transportationwalking tour. Enjoy a culinary tour for lunchrestaurant. Overnight Barcelona. (B, D)and follow along the scenic path woven by thethat allows you to taste your way through the Douro River to Porto. Enjoy lunch as we cruisecity in iconic tapas bars. You have the rest ofDay 12 - Tour Conclusiondown the river. This evening in Porto we enjoy athe day to continue your explorations in SevilleYour grand tour of Spain and Portugal port wine tasting and dinner in one of the citysindependently. Overnight Seville. (B, L) concludes this morning. (B) historic port houses. Overnight Porto. (B, L, D)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 119'