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Paradores & Pousadas

of Southern Spain and Portugal

Date: Sat, October 5, 2019 - Sat, October 19, 2019

Trip Status: Taking Reservations

Price: 15 days from $4,878 (including airfare)

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Europe

Arrangements: Odysseys Unlimited

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Begin your 15-day journey in Lisbon, touring the capital’s highlights– including the Belem Tower– and take an excursion to the National Palace of Queluz. Travel through picturesque Alentejo to one of Portugal’s finest pousadas. The town of Evora is a treasure-trove of Portuguese, Roman, and Moorish heritage and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Travel to Merida, a Spanish border town boasting outstanding Roman ruins. In Spain’s Andalucia region, discover the beauty and romance of Seville. Visit the renowned Catédral, the world’s largest Gothic building. Tour the Old Quarter built around the magnificent Mezquita mosque and other highlights in Cordoba. Spend two nights in charming Ronda and then travel to Granada, the former Moorish stronghold set dramatically in the Sierra Nevada.  Tour its renowned fortress, the Alhambra, and Generalife gardens. A visit to medieval Toledo is a tour highlight en route to Madrid.  End your journey in Spain’s capital with visits to the imposing 18th-century Royal Palace, the world-renowned Prado, and vast Plaza Mayor.

Activity Level: Moderate – Faster pace, substantial distances covered, long walks, city walking tours over uneven walking surfaces such as cobblestone streets, and stair climbing

Highlights: Eight nights’ accommodations in distinguished historic lodgings; National Palace of Queluz, Portugal; Lisbon sightseeing, including Belem; Roman ruins at Merida; Several UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Cordoba and Evora; Seville and its renowned Cathedral; Three-night stay in sophisticated Madrid, including sightseeing sightseeing; Shanghai Museum, the Bund, and Yu Yuan Gardens

Reservations and Information

To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and fax it to (919) 660-0148 or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone.

To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at travel@daa.duke.edu or 919-684-2988

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Mode of Travel

Air & Land

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