Paradores & Pousadas: Historic Lodgings of Spain & Portugal

September 21-October 5, 2024

From $5,374 Per Person Based on Double Occupancy. (Airfare included from select cities.)

Feel the spell of Iberia's rich Roman and Moorish past - and the pull of its vibrant contemporary life - on this distinctive 15-day journey through the Iberian Peninsula to the intimate lodgings of Spain's paradores and Portugal's pousadas. Your small group begins with Lisbon's highlights, including iconic Belém Tower, and visits the lovely National Palace of Queluz. Travel through the picturesque Alentejo region to one of Portugal's finest pousadas in Evora, a UNESCO site replete with Roman and Moorish relics.

Crossing into Spain, encounter Mérida's outstanding Roman ruins. During a three-night Carmona sojourn, experience Seville's romance and tour its renowned Catédral. Visit Cordoba, a cultural gem and UNESCO site. After exploration of Granada with its extraordinary Alhambra, discover beautiful hilltop Toledo. With three final nights in monumental Madrid, touring includes the Royal Palace, the world-renowned Prado, and Plaza Mayor.

Enjoy Spain's spirited cultural capital, Barcelona, with an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension.

Call (615) 322-3673 or contact us to learn more and register.

  • Accommodations


  • Program Inclusions
    • Air inclusive from select cities
    • 13 nights' accommodations: 5 nights in Deluxe hotels; 8 nights in First class paradores and pousadas
    • 25 meals: 13 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 9 dinners
    • Regional wine with dinners
    • Extensive sightseeing as described, including all entrance fees
    • Services of a Tour Director
    • Private motorcoach transportation throughout your trip
    • Luggage handling for one bag per person
    • Gratuities for local guides, dining room servers, airport and hotel porters, and all drivers