Route: Barcelona Seville Algarve Lisbon Sintra Porto
Duration: 10 nights
Group Size: 5-20 people
Age Range: 18-35
Transport: All high-speed trains and comfortable buses between the cities. Flights to and from the start and finish are not included.
Accommodation: 10 nights in top-rated hostels.
Activities Included: There’s a must-do included activity in every city on the trip. Check out the itinerary below to see the activities in each city.
Sustainability: This trip only creates 44kg of carbon emissions! To fly the same route would cost 566kg ♻️
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Our Spain and Portugal route is a fast-paced tour of Iberia’s most popular destinations. Experience authentic European backpacking, travelling with a small group of likeminded people, staying in hostels and travelling on public transport with an experienced guide.
You’ll have two nights in each city, making this the ultimate way to experience lots of famous European landmarks in a short amount of time. With unmissable included activities and an exciting library of optional excursions as well as plenty of opportunities for self-guided exploring, this is the ultimate way to experience all that Iberia has to offer.
Travelling with you throughout, your tour leader will ensure your trip goes smoothly; making sure you arrive in each destination safely. They’ll also co-ordinate essential and optional activities such as walking tours and pub crawls- not to mention making sure you’ve got a cold beer waiting for you upon arrival in each hostel.
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Tick off some of Spain & Portugal’s most famous cities with our 2 week Group Tour!
You’ll have two nights in each location, with plenty of time to explore historic sights, culture, nightlife and more. There’ll be unmissable activities which are included in your price – but there will also be other optional activities on offer. We’ve also included a few free days throughout your trip, so that you can chill out and do whatever you fancy.
Throughout the trip we’ll hang out as a group at least once in each city for drinks – you’ll be travelling with other likeminded travellers, as well as your dedicated tour leader.
First stop in your lineup of fantastic destinations- Barcelona! Meet your group and your Tour Leader in the late afternoon at your first hostel, get to know each other with a welcome drink and then head out for your first experience of the city. If you need an extra night before your tour starts to fit in with your flights then you can add this at check-out.
Start your first full day with an incredible included activity! You and your group will head into town to visit the incredible Sagrada Familia, renowned architect and artist Antoni Gaudí’s final unfinished project. Then, you’ll have the chance to learn more about one of Spain’s most influential creators by walking up through the city for an optional visit to Gaudi’s Parc Guell.
Included: See the Sagrada Familia
Optional: Parc Guell
Optional: Ice Bar
Optional: Tapas Experience
Optional: Tapas Experience
Suggestion: Montjuic Cable Car
Suggestion: See the Picasso Museum in the Gothic Quarter
Suggestion: Crawl the bars around Las Ramblas
Train to Seville – 6 hours
The Andalucian captial and one of Spains moved loved cities, your two nights here are bound to rank among the highlights of your entire trip. Fill those stomachs with a few tapas dishes before wandering around decorated and charming, narrow streets – each offering a different story – and often more tapas options – at every turn.
Take in the rich culture and history on show and make sure you see Real Alcazar, Plaza de España as well as the awe-inspiring catedral – where you and your group will walk the steep, spiral ramp to the top – don’t worry, the views are definitely worth it! Once you’re exhausted from exploring this marvelous city, grab a glass of Tinto de Verano and take in an authetic Flamenco show.
Included: Seville Cathedral & Giralda
Optional: Alcazar Guided Tour
Optional: Flamenco Show
Suggestion: Wander round the beautiful streets of the Jewish Quarter
Suggestion: Take a trip to the unmissable Las Setas de Sevilla and get great views all over the city
Bus to Faro – 4 hours
From the city of Seville to the soft sand and sunsoaked coast of the Algarve. Your arrival into Portugal gives you the choice to spend your two nights here however you please – soak up the rays, explore the old towns, try surfing on those famous west coast rolling waves, or even go dolphin-spotting!
Included: Trip to Ilha Deserta
Optional: Half Day Kayak Hire
Optional: Dolphin Watching & Cave Tour
Train to Lisbon – 4 hours
Lisbon has skyrocketed in popularity the past few years- and it’s easy to see why. The Portuguese capital is stunning, with incredible sunsets, bustling shops and incredible nightlife, this is the perfect place to start your time in this amazing country!
Jump off the train and head to the hostel to drop your bags before getting some free time to wander out and explore. Want to get the most from your Lisbon experience? Take a tour of the city’s rolling hills on the optional Lisbon Bike Tour, or, later that evening, take a sailing tour on the Tagus River. End the night by visiting a few of the bars around the vibrant Bairro Alto district.
The next day, travel to the westernmost point in Europe – at the windswept cliffs of Cabo da Roca, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. That evening, wander the harbour and eat at local street food vendors as you prepare for the final stop of the tour – Porto!
Included: Trip to Sintra
Optional: 7 Hills Electric Bike Tour
Optional: Sailing Tour – Tagus River
Train to Porto – 3 hours
Take a full-day trip from Lisbon to visit medieval Sintra, a World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful places in Portugal. Then, visit Pena Palace and enjoy a tour of mystical Quinta da Regaleira. Finish your day of exploring by taking in Roca Cape, the westernmost point in Europe.
Welcome to Porto! Home stately bridges, cobbled streets, hipstery cafes and, of course, port wine! There really is no place better to end your incredible trip through the Mediterranean’s best.
Explore this magical city with some free time. Then, climb the Dos Clerigos Tower for stunning views of Porto’s skyline before listening to traditional fado music at one of the city’s many incredible cafes.
Finally, join the rest of your group for an included farewell dinner with a typical Francesinha, and say goodbye before you all depart the next day – for now, at least! If you’d like to have some extra time to explore solo then you can include a night of post-trip accommodation before flying home the following day.
Included: Farewell Francesinha Dinner