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Great Road Trips: Southern Spain & Portugal

Cities of flamenco, fado and Moorish monuments combine with landscapes of bays, forests and olive groves on this scenic journey across Iberia's sunny south.

This driving holiday unlocks the Iberian Peninsula's beautiful south, balancing time spent with our local guides and days for you to explore independently, always with our insights helping you make the most of your time.

Enjoy reading this taster itinerary. Please Request Full Details if you'd like to know more, or to discuss how we can tailor this holiday for you.

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Day 1 - Arrive in Lisbon

Arrive in Lisbon and make your way to your hotel in the heart of the city. Please note, international flights are quoted separately.
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Day 2 - Unlock Lisbon´s neighbourhoods with your guide

This morning's private guided tour should introduce you to the variety of Lisbon's neighbourhoods and give you plenty of ideas for ways to spend this afternoon.
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Day 3 - Hilltop villages of the Alentejo

Drive into the Alentejo countryside to explore Castelo de Vide before settling into the hilltop village of Marvão overlooking the open forest plains towards the Spanish border.
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Day 4 - Walk amidst giant cork oaks

Best way to capture the beauty of the area is with a beautiful walk through the cork oaks that you can combine with visits to roman ruins and traditional olive oil mills.
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Day 5 - Explore the landscapes and wineries of Monsaraz

Explore the area around Monsaraz to enjoy megalithic sites, wide panoramic views and some of the best wineries of the Alentejo before settling in the historical town of Évora.
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Day 6 - Discover Évora with your guide

Start the day unlocking the secrets of town with our local guide. In the afternoon you can explore independently the nearby iron age Cromeleque dos Almendres or the tapestries of Arraiolos.
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Day 7 - Reach the rugged Costa Vicentina

Explore more of Évora this morning or drive early and enjoy your first walk and swim in the Costa Vicentina. Settle in to your converted farm with sunset views over the Atlantic.

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