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Tour code: BEHIBML-0

Tour Inclusions

Iberian Inspiration

  • 11 days
  • Spain / Portugal
  • Max 18 Passengers


East meets West and past meets present: Spain and Portugal offer a heady mix of treasures, from Arabic palaces and Roman temples to Catholic cathedrals and Jewish synagogues. Join us as we take to the scenic back roads on this journey into the heart of ancient Iberia.

Map of Iberian Inspiration 2020 | BRT
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Experience the historic charm of Córdoba, Granada, Úbeda, Estremoz and Ronda with stays in charming old town hotels
  • Taste authentic jamón ibérico at a traditional farm in Sierra de Aracena
  • Enjoy a traditional Flamenco show in Seville

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Madrid - Toledo

    After meeting in vibrant Madrid, we’ll board the mini-coach and head for Toledo - a beguiling riverside city where centuries of history come alive. A guided city tour and visits to the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca will help us get to grips with the area’s unique cultural heritage before we retire to our hotel’s restaurant for a delicious welcome dinner. Accommodation: Hotel Hacienda del Cardenal (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Toledo - Valedepenas - Cordoba

  • Day 3 - Cordoba 

  • Day 4 - Cordoba - Ubeda - Granada

  • Day 5 - Granada

  • Day 6 - Granada - Ronda

  • Day 7 - Ronda - Grazalema - Arcos -  Jerez - Seville

  • Day 8 - Seville

  • Day 9 - Seville - Sierra de Aracena

  • Day 10 - Sierra de Aracena - Monsaraz - Estremoz

  • Day 11 - Estremoz - Evora - Lisbon

Tour Inclusions


10 nights in boutique accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver


Premium mini-coach transportation


Reviews Rating
  • 28th December 2019
    Review rating
    The tour was a great coverage of southern Spain & some of Portugal. We covered many of the important historical sites with local guides who were very knowledgeable. Also we had enough free time to explore ourselves which was good. A CAUTIONERY NOTE: On one day we visited an Iberian Black Pig Farm which was NOT on the itinerary. You may not be aware that any visit to a farm overseas, particularly to a pig farm, must be declared to Australian Quarantine Authorities on return to Australia (because of pig swine disease which does not exist in Australia). SEVERE PENALTIES CAN APPLY IF NOT DECLARED. Obviously long delays are experienced on return to Australia. IT IS IMPORTANT IN THE FUTURE THAT AUSTRALIAN CLIENTS ARE ADVISED OF THIS & ALLOWED TO MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION ON WHETHER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS ACTIVITY. I think this may also apply to New Zealand clients. My opinion would be to eliminate this excursion from your itinerary.
  • 8th August 2019
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    it lived up to my past experience - well organised interesting sites to see and a balance between organised and free time
  • 4th August 2019
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    Outstanding tour, well organised, great coach with a friendly safe driver, comfortable accommodation and a tour guide (Edwina, aka Eddi) who was simply the most knowledgeable, sweetest, most helpful & flexible guide we could have wished for. She was simply brilliant and an asset to the company.
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