March 18 to April 9, 2019
23 days | 21 nights
- Optionnal tours
- Direct flight from Montreal to Malaga, returning from Lisbon with Air Transat
- 14 nights’ accommodation at the hotel-apartment Pierre et Vacances Résidence Benalmádena Principe 4* on the Costa del Sol
- Flight from Malaga to Lisbon
- 7 nights’ accommodation at hotel Neya Lisboa 4* in Lisbon
- 7 breakfasts
- All transfers
- Services of Jean-Guy Simard, Gendrontours group leader
- Protection offered by the Compensation fund for customers of travel agents
- Excursions at the Costa del Sol
- Parking space at Montréal-Trudeau Airport at a preferential rate: Aeroparc, multi-level and ValetParc lots
- Get your travel insurance (medical, cancellation and/or interruption) with your travel agent
- Meals other than those mentioned
- Luggage fees with the airline
EXCURSIONS – Costa del Sol ($):
Minimum of 15 participants is required.
1 | Very easy
2 | Easy
3 | Intermediate
4 | Demanding
- Gibraltar, duration : 10 h, Level 1
- Cordoba, duration 8:30, Level 2
- Granada, duration 9:30, Level 4
- Seville, duration 9:30, level 3
- Ronda & Hacienda de la Taurine, duration 8:30, Level 3
- White villages (Frigiliana/Nerja/Torrox), duration 8:30, Level 3
- Flamenco dinner show, Level 1
- Tapas road, Level 2
- Camino del Rey, 3 hours, level 4
- Médina Azahara, 11 to 15 hours, level 2
Visit of Lisbon | $ 185 Full day
In the morning, leaving for Belém to discover the Monastery of Jeronimos, the Tower of Belém (overview) and the Monument of discoveries. At the end of the morning, you have the option ($) to participate in a tasting of « Pasteis de Belém », local cakes, in a famous bakery. Lunch during your visit. Continuing along the Tage until we reach Alfama showcasing the arab heritage still alive in its alleys, « becos », arcs, patios et stairways. Stroll to the lower town and the Commerce Square. The day ends in the das Nações park, for a panoramic tour.
Queluz, Sintra, Guincho, Cascais & Estoril | $ 215 Full day
Leaving for Queluz, mostly known for its national palace, which you’ll visit. Its French gardens add a note of peace and tranquility. Continuing to Sintra, a medieval village and world heritage site where you’ll visit the “da Vila” Royal Palace. Lunch during the visit. In the afternoon, continuing to Cap da Roca, the most western point of Europe. Cascais, the portugese Deauville. Free time to visit the old town: small squares, house with azulejos, incredible palace-museums, churches and shops. Estoril, famous for its seaside resort, where most of Lisbon’s jet-set lives.
Evora, the city-museum | $ 180 Full day
After breakfast, leaving for Evora via the new Vasco de Gama bridge inaugurated during the ’98 expo. Arriving in Evora, capital of Alentejo and the richest city in the country when monuments are concerned. Classified as part of UNESCO’s mankind world heritage, this city-museum is amazing. Evora offers a synthesis of the political and cultural history of Portugal. Discovering Diana’s Temple, a roman temple, its 13th century cathedral, San Francisco church and its chapel. Lunch during the visit and back to Lisbon at the end of the day.
Obidos, Nazare, Alcobaça, Batalha & Fatima | $ 205 Full day
Leaving for Alcobaça to visit the church of the Cistercian Monastery where Dom Pedro and Inês de Castro, the dead queen, rest. Continuing to Nazare and old fisherman’s village known for its traditions. Lunchof fish. After lunch, leaving for Batalha and visit of Santa Maria Victoria Monastery. Continuing to Fatima to discover this important sanctuary. Even if pilgrimage is not your thing, Fatima is a must-see.
Hop On Hop Off Bus | $ 45 24 hours
Visit at your own pace as these itineraries let you get on and off as you please.
Minimum of 15 participants per tour required for it to be a private tour.