quinebaug valley community college

Portugal and Spain

March 9-17, 2018

In Portugal and Spain, every step is a history lesson of its own…


…from Lisbon’s Moorish labyrinth of narrow streets to Seville’s impeccably preserved mosaics. The trail of breathtaking views and architectural wonders continues in Madrid, a city whose youthful crowds mix with a regional history of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian influences.

This tour includes a lot of walking.


Day 1: Fly overnight to Lisbon

Day 2: Lisbon
Take a walking tour of Lisbon’s Alfama District
Enjoy dinner

Day 3: Lisbon
Take a guided tour of Lisbon
• Torre de Belém
• Padrão dos Descobrimentos
Visit the Castelo de São Jorge
Visit the Batalha Monastery
Enjoy free time

Day 4: Seville
Travel to Seville via Evora
Take a walking tour of Seville
With your tour director you will see:
• Giralda Tower
• Torre del Oro
• Plaza de Toros
Enjoy a paella dinner

Day 5: Seville
Take a guided tour of Seville
• Alcázar
• Seville Cathedral

Day 6: Madrid
Travel by AVE train to Madrid
Take a walking tour of Madrid
Visit the Prado

Day 7: Madrid
Take a guided tour of Madrid
• Puerta del Sol
• Plaza Mayor
• Plaza de Oriente
Visit the Royal Palace
Enjoy free time in Madrid

Day 8: Madrid
Enjoy free time in Madrid
Enjoy a tapas dinner

More information can be found on the EF College Study Tours website >>