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Treasures of Portugal and Spain with the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce!
About this trip
Head into the heart of Southwestern Europe with this 11-day small-group tour of Portugal! You will come face-to-face with breathtaking seaside landscapes, fascinating historic villages, and mesmerizing castles that will leave you in awe. Your journey will begin in Lisbon, the captivating coastal capital of Portugal, known for its colorful buildings, famous landmarks, and twisting cobblestone streets.
From there you will travel to Obidos to see the hilltop castle and admire the city’s medieval fortifications before you explore the fishing village of Nazare. Visit the Santa Maria Monastery in Batalha, and travel to Fatima, a famous pilgrimage destination where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared in 1917. Your next stop will be in Coimbra, bathed by the beautiful Mondego River, before you visit Aveiro, the “Venice of Portugal” known for its picturesque canals and perfectly painted boats. Travel to Porto, a breathtaking coastal city by the Douro River, and explore Fatima, one of the most important pilgrimage destinations known to Christianity.
Next, you will visit Natural Arrábida Park, known for its spectacular seaside landscapes, and explore Elvas, where you will find plenty of fascinating forts. Travel to Evora, a World Heritage City boasting thousands of years of history, before you make your way back to Lisbon where your small-group tour of Portugal will come to an end! From there, head back to Spain and explore Caceres, known for its Roman, Islamic and Italian Renaissance architecture, and discover Cordoba, where you can visit the third largest mosque in Europe. Travel to Seville, home to the second-largest church in the Catholic world, and explore Granada with a visit to the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens.
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