A sun-lit shot of the historic Palace in the city of Seville.
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Tour code: BIBML4

Tour Inclusions

Iberian Inspiration

  • 12 days
  • Spain / Portugal
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

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.
Iberian inspiration tour map for 2024.
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the historic charm of Córdoba, Granada, Úbeda, Estremoz and Ronda with stays in charming old town hotels
  • Sample authentic jamón ibérico at a traditional farm in Sierra de Aracena
  • Enjoy a traditional flamenco show in Seville
  • Visit the spectacular Córdoba Mezquita – a UNESCO-protected mosque

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Madrid (Spain)

    Our tour will begin in vibrant Madrid, where we'll meet the group and kick off our adventure with a delicious welcome dinner. Salud! Accommodation: Hotel Puerta Del Sol (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Madrid – Toledo

  • Day 3 - Toledo – Valdepeñas – Córdoba

  • Day 4 - Córdoba

  • Day 5 - Córdoba – Úbeda – Granada

  • Day 6 - Granada

  • Day 7 - Granada – Ronda

  • Day 8 - Ronda – Grazalema, Arcos and Jerez – Seville

  • Day 9 - Seville

  • Day 10 - Seville – Sierra De Aracena

  • Day 11 - Sierra De Aracena – Monsaraz (Portugal) – Estremoz

  • Day 12 - Estremoz – Évora – Lisbon

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

- 11 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

- Experienced Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

- Premium mini-coach transportation

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  • 1st December 2023
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    Excellent choice of places visited, hotels etc. Tour organisation before start was . good. Disappointed in the drop off in Lisbon. This could be handled better.
  • 2nd November 2023
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    Everything was well organised and informative. Excellent guide and driver.
  • 2nd November 2023
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    We expected to be shown around with our guide with us leading our visits to the country we were in. On previous tours with Back-Roads the guide stayed with us and took us with him/her to each location. This tour We were left on our own too much to explore on our own in a foreign country so we did not see all what we came for. Us being aged 68 always hard to keep up with the group as the leader walked too fast and we found us being left behind. We did not receive the itenary from Back-Roads before we left New Zealand so arrived into Madrid without an itenery. It was 4 days before we received a full itenary as our leader had expected us to have one. We would have to ask many questions if we were to consider another Back-Roads tour.
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