Spain & Portugal 20192018-09-12T19:43:43+00:00

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Spain & Portugal 2019

The Salt Lake Chamber invites you to travel with us to Spain and Portugal! This international trip visits two European gems, both filled with the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern wonders. Visit Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona and more on this trip. Whether it’s Lisbon’s stunning coastline or the avant-garde art scene in Barcelona, you will marvel at the wonders of architecture, culture and cuisine of each city. Join us as we make our way across the Iberian Peninsula on this unforgettable trip.

April 2 – 12, 2019

Cost: $4,695*

11-day trip includes:
  • Round trip scheduled airfare from Salt Lake City
  • Nine nights hotel in Portugal and Spain
  • Daily breakfast and four dinners
  • All transfers while overseas and int’l air taxes/fuel surcharges
  • High-speed train from Madrid to Barcelona

*Price is per person, based on double-occupancy. Deposit of $500 is due with registration form. Submit final payment by check by January 17, 2019 and save $100 per person. Single supplement is $950.

To register, click here for the registration form and email to mloftis@slchamber.com

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Use booking code 124394 to register online (no registration form needed):

REGISTER ONLINE

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Questions? Contact Maria Loftis at mloftis@slchamber.com or 801.328.5047

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Day-by-Day Itinerary

April 2 – 12, 2019

DAY 1: USA – PORTUGAL

Board your overnight flight to Europe.

DAY 2: ARRIVAL IN LISBON, PORTUGAL

Welcome to Portugal! Arrive in Lisbon and meet your tour director. The capital of Portugal has experienced a renaissance in recent years with a thriving contemporary culture. Lisbon enchants travelers with its white-bleached limestone buildings, intimate alleyways and an easy-going charm that makes it a popular year-round destination. This evening join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.

DAY 3: LISBON

Today enjoy a Lisbon City Tour featuring the Moorish Alfama Quarter, Jeronimo’s Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the Monument
to the Discoveries. Visit the Belem Tower, another UNESCO World Heritage site. The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy Lisbon.

DAY 4: LISBON – EVORA – SEVILLE

This morning travel east to visit Evora, Portugal, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring a Roman Temple and a well-preserved old town center
still partially enclosed by medieval walls. Enjoy the scenery as you journey south and cross into Spain. Later arrive in wonderful Seville for a two-night stay. Enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers tonight.

DAY 5: SEVILLE

This morning experience a Seville City Tour to view the Santa Cruz Quarter, the Parque de Maria Louisa and visit the impressive Cathedral of Seville, considered the world’s largest Gothic cathedral. Also see the Giralda Bell Tower. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure to explore Seville, renowned for architectural treasures, the Flamenco dance and a relaxed lifestyle.

DAY 6: SEVILLE – GRANADA

Today travel to Granada and enjoy a panoramic Granada City Tour. The highlight of this tour will inevitably be the visit to the Alhambra Palace & Generalife, Granada’s main attraction. One of the most brilliant jewels of universal architecture, the Alhambra, is a series of palaces and gardens built under the Nazari Dynasty in the 14th Century. Enjoy an included dinner this evening in Granada with your fellow travelers.

DAY 7: GRANANDA – TOLEDO – MADRID

Today travel north to visit Toledo, the capital of Spain until 1560, and one of the most important centers of European medieval history. Toledo was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its extensive cultural and monumental heritage and historical coexistence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures. Visit the Toledo Cathedral, one of the three 13th-century High Gothic cathedrals in Spain. Later arrive in Madrid for a two-night stay in one of Europe’s great capital cities and a center of art, finance, culture and history.

DAY 8: MADRID

The capital since 1561, Madrid is a perfect blend of modern and old world. Today enjoy a Madrid City Tour including the Puerta del sol, Plaza Espana, the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, elegant Calle Alcala, Paseo de Castellana and a visit to the Royal Palace. This afternoon is at leisure to explore Madrid on your own.

DAY 9: MADRID – BARCELONA

This morning board the High Speed AVE Train to journey from Madrid to Barcelona. The Spanish AVE system is the longest High Speed Rail network in Europe. Arrive in Barcelona, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, located on the Mediterranean Sea featuring progressive and art nouveau buildings. Enjoy a Barcelona City Tour to see Las Ramblas Boulevard, a beautiful tree-lined pedestrian mall, Casa Mila, a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, the Columbus Monument and Parc Montjuic. Continue to see Gaudi’s unfinished La Sagrada Famiglia Cathedral, the symbol of Barcelona. This evening is on your own; perhaps visit a local restaurant or take in a famous Flamenco show.

DAY 10: BARCELONA AT LEISURE – FAREWELL DINNER

Today is at leisure to experience Barcelona. Perhaps visit a museum, explore Gaudi’s famous Parc Guell and/or enjoy a Paella meal. An optional tour will be available to visit the Montserrat Monastery. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers featuring some local culture.

DAY 11: BARCELONA – USA

Fly home filled with wonderful memories of Spain & Portugal.

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Questions? Contact Maria Loftis at mloftis@slchamber.com or 801.328.5047

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