Iberian Grandeur

Soak up the vibrant life in Spain and Portugal on this 11 day luxury tour starting in Lisbon. Visit Évora, Seville and Granada before ending in Madrid.

11 Days
Lisbon to Madrid
From (CAD)
$ 5,565
Dates & Pricing

2022 Lisbon > Madrid

Discover a land of rustic grandeur

The lands of Portugal and Spain once formed mighty seafaring kingdoms that conquered and colonised the known world, from Latin America to the Far East.
From their welcoming salt-of-the-earth demeanour to their relaxed love of the good life, from siestas to fiestas, it’s the people that make these lands so memorable and so wonderful. Explore the picturesque Douro Valley, and the many treasures of Spain – Seville, the beautiful Andalusian mountains and Madrid all await you.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
LMAD
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Lisbon
Return City:
Madrid

Selected Itinerary

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lisbon

    Welcome to Lisbon. Settle into your hotel before meeting your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome drink.

  2. Day 2 - Lisbon

    Take a morning tour of Lisbon including the National Tile museum and Jeronimos Monastery before enjoying a taste of the Portuguese favourite Pasteis de Nata.

    Freechoice

    Explore the Maritime Museum and learn about the nautical history of this once dominant seafaring nation, or visit Sintra and its brightly coloured Pena Palace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Lisbon > Évora

    Depart for Setúbal, one of Portugal’s most history rich regions. Enjoy an orientation tour and time at leisure before continuing to Évora with its overarching cathedral. Protected by an impressive outer wall, Évora’s historic centre is a World Heritage-listed cultural treasure. Then on to your hotel for two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Évora

    In Esporão today, you’ll tour the exclusive estate of Herdade do Esporão and enjoy a World of Wines workshop. Learn about the wines produced in this region and delight in a tasting, the session ends with a fabulous long lunch.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Évora > Seville

    The Aracena mountain region straddles the Portuguese and Spanish borders and is famous for its production of Iberian pork. You’ll visit the little village of Jabugo, famous for its cured jamon, before visiting a renowned local producer for a tasting of their delicious fare. Enjoy a lunch of fine Spanish delicacies before heading to your two night stay in Seville.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  6. Day 6 - Seville

    Your exploration of Seville starts with a walking tour showcasing sites such as the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the cathedral that houses Christopher Columbus’ tomb, and the Alcazar.

    Freechoice

    See the city’s highlights via horse-drawn carriage, or experience the heart and soul of Spain at an expressive Flamenco show.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Seville > Ronda > Granada

    Enjoy a scenic drive to Ronda, situated in spectacular mountain scenery. Take a walking tour before your departure for Granada. This evening, dine at a popular restaurant before you retire to your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Granada > Córdoba

    Explore Granada, including the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens, before heading for the mountain village of Alfarnatejo where you’ll enjoy a home-hosted lunch with hospitable locals. Arrive at Córdoba in the afternoon, where you’ll be escorted around the most seminal sites, including the Aljama Mosque. Relax tonight at your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - Córdoba > Madrid

    Stop in Toledo, before heading to Madrid, where you’ll be introduced to the sights of the city. Enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Madrid

    Freechoice

    Visit the delightful Prado Museum, or try a fun Flamenco Dance workshop.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Madrid

    After breakfast, transfer to Madrid airport for your homebound flight.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such, the journey may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Truly all-inclusive luxury
  • The comfort of small group sizes on your land journey with a maximum of just 24 guests
  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ship with up to 96 guests
  • Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
  • 2 Scenic Enrich experiences including meeting the locals in the village of Provesende and a private classical concert at São Francisco Church in Porto – Exclusive to Scenic
  • Personalise your trip with 23 included Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Dine at your choice of up to five on board venues, from casual to fine dining
  • 45 meals – 20 breakfasts (B), 12 lunches (L) and 13 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium on board beverages all day, every day – not just at meal times
  • Butler service for every suite throughout your cruise
  • Complimentary full mini-bar throughout your cruise
  • Wellness and fitness area
  • Scenic Tailormade App available throughout your cruise^
  • Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore

Pricing & Availability