Wall with jamon serrano, Madrid, Spain

Sample Gastronomy Itinerary Portugal & Spain

Days 1-3, Lisbon Old QuarterPetiscos TourWalking Wine Tour with SommelierMonastery of the Jerónimos & Tower of Belém Days 4-7, Douro & Porto Obidos12th century Cistercian monastery of Santa MariaFull Day Douro Wine Region Tour including multiple wineries, vineyard tour, wine tasting, and paired lunchPrivate Cruise on the Douro RiverLamego Local Food TourOld Town Porto Foodie…

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Concrete statues, Belem tower, Lisbon

Southern Portugal

Lisbon, Alentejo, & The Algarve A trip to southern Portugal is sure to include Lisbon. A cutting-edge city filled with hills, trolleys, the sound of life all around, and petiscos to be eaten. This capital city’s intricate and unique neighborhoods are worth getting to know. Explore the Alfama District full of ancient history and Fado…

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A river running through Porto surrounded by tall buildings

Northern Portugal

Porto, Douro Valley, Coimbra, & Beyond Catch the views of the city of Porto as you walk along the Dom Luís I Bridge or take a river cruise through the UNESCO wine region of the Douro Valley. Northern Portugal offers something for everyone from Guimarãres, known as the birthplace of Portugal, to the natural landscapes…

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Beach scene with rolling waves, Llanes, Basque Country, Spain

Northern Spain

Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, Basque Country, Navarra, & La Rioja Known as Spain’s hidden gem, Northern Spain is unlike the Spain you may have seen in the movies. In the north, Spanish culture meets regional cultures meets Celtic culture. From Santiago de Compostela in Galicia to San Sebastian in Basque Country, the northern coast scenery is…

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People sitting on bench near Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain during sunset

Northeastern Spain

Catalonia, Aragon, & Valencia Most notable in Northeastern Spain is Catalonia, home to Barcelona and famous for it’s architecture, history, gastronomy, and regional traditions. Catalonia’s distinct culture and language set it apart from the rest of the country. Here the locals speak one of several official languages in Spain, but it could be Catalan, if…

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Brown concrete building during daytime, Seville, Spain.

Southern Spain

Andalusia, Extremadura, Murcia, & Gibraltar Step into the land of flamenco, refreshing cities, and quaint seaside towns. In Southern Spain, you will be immersed in local culture, while enjoying a mild climate, a perfect combination to get to know some of the world’s greatest treasures. In Andalusia, take Flamenco lessons, explore Granada’s incomparable streets, or…

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