For your next visit to Spain or Portugal, why not consider booking a walking tour of the city or a guided tour of some of the wonderful places of interest nearby.
A walking or guided tour is a great way to make sure you don’t miss any must-see sights, especially if you’re on a tight schedule, as you won’t waste any time getting lost. Your English-speaking guide is a local expert who will give you the history and insights behind the sights you will see, so you can leave that heavy guidebook back at the hotel and just listen and enjoy.
There are many more tours available and custom tours can be designed for you, so if you don’t see what you are looking for, please contact us for more information.
The following is a sampling of walking tours and guided tours that we can reserve for your next trip:
|Avila: Considered one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, Avila is known for having the best preserved ancient city walls in the country. Visitors can walk atop the wall and visit the Convent of St. Teresa, built on the site of her birthplace. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Barcelona: The capital of Cataluña and Spain’s second largest city, Barcelona is a vibrant city that has many faces; Mediterranean seaport, European commercial hub, and home to such artists as Gaudí, Miró, and Picasso. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Córdoba: Once the capital of Moorish Spain, Córdoba was the most cultivated and magnificent city in 10th C. Europe. Visitors today marvel at the beauty of the Mezquita and enjoy strolling down the narrow, winding streets of the old Jewish quarter. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Granada: Set amidst the towering backdrop of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada, Granada is situated in the fertile valley of the Genil River. It is home to one of the most remarkable fortresses ever built, the Alhambra, which is Spain’s most visited monument. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Madrid: Located at the geographic center of the country, the capital of Spain is a modern, internationally renowned city that has retained its old world ambiance. The city’s diversity of attractions and its proximity to many wonderful nearby cities, offers something for every visitor. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Ronda: One of the oldest towns in Spain, Ronda’s location on the edge of a 500-foot gorge makes it dramatic and offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. It is also home to the 17th C. Plaza de Toros, which is one of the oldest bullrings in Spain. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Salamanca: Nicknamed “La Dorada” (the Golden City), Salamanca is home to the oldest university in Spain (founded 1218) and the third oldest in Europe. Visit the university’s historic buildings and stroll through one Spain’s largest main squares. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Segovia: The aqueduct that was built in the 1st C. and cuts across Segovia is considered one of the Roman Empire’s most impressive engineering marvels. In the heart of the city you can also see the last Gothic cathedral built in the country and a castle perched on a hilltop. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Seville: Standing on the banks of the Rio Guadalquivir, Seville is Spain’s fourth largest city and the capital of the Andalucía region. Many who visit Seville are entranced by its beauty and romantic atmosphere, and captivated by the people and their zest for life. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Toledo: Dramatically perched on a hilltop overlooking the Rio Tajo, Toledo is known as the “city of three cultures” where Muslims, Jews and Christians lived together for centuries within its walls. It was also home to the famed painter El Greco. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Lisbon: The capital of Portugal is located at the mouth of the Tagus River. It is the oldest city in Western Europe, and one of the oldest cities in the world. It has a rich history, offering visitors everything from historic castles, cathedrals, and museums, to the second largest indoor aquarium in Europe. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Porto: Portugal’s second largest city is perhaps best known for the fortified name that bears its name. Many visit the city to tour the wine cellars and enjoy wine tastings. The city is also full of old world charm, with a lovely riverfront promenade, historic monuments, and ancient narrow streets and alleyways. For a selection of tours, click here.|
|Coimbra: This historic town was Portugal’s first capital. Six of the country’s kings were born here, and the first two are buried here. Many visit to explore the historic buildings of the country’s oldest university that is located on a hilltop in the medieval old town. For a selection of tours, click here.|