Day 1 - Manila - Lisbon
departure Manila on board Emirates Airlines. Enjoy inflight meals and entertainment.
Day 2 - Lisbon
Arrival in Lisbon, upon arrival the group will be met by an English speaking guide for a brief orientation
tour before heading to your hotel. Your informative local guide will tell you about Portugal's Restoration
years and what effect this period had on the places you will see during your three hour tour. Your first
visit the district of Belem. Belem's most famous features are the 16th century Tower of Belem and the
Jeronimos Monastery. You'll also see Monument to the Discoveries, erected in 1960 to honor the 500th
anniversary of the death of Henry the Navigator. Then transfer to hotel for check-in.
Day 3 - Lisbon - Fatima - Obidos - Nazare- Lisbon
After breakfast, head north on a day trip to the beautiful villages of Fatima, Nazare and Obidos. Get
comfortable in air condioned vehicle as you start your journey toward the town of Fatima, a once-sleepy
rural village that became an important pilgrimage site when three shepherd children reported apparitions
of the Virgin Mary in 1917. Visit the Sanctuary of Fatima, a basilica that honors the apparition and attracts
millions of Catholic pilgrims every year who go to pay their respects to the shrine. Next, visit the 14th century
Batalha Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that illustrates the rich artistic heritage of the late 1300s.
Discover the Impressive royal burial site at the basilica's Founders Chapel, where King Joao I, Queen
Philippa of Lancaster and their son Prince Henry The Navigator were buried. Next, Head to Nazare cliffs and
continue through the picturesque villages of Foz do Arelho and Sao Martinho do Porto. Finally, make your way
to the medieval village of Obidos. Founded in 208 BC, Obidos is commonly known in Portugal as the "wedding
present town" as it was a gift from King Dinis to Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282.
Day 4 - Lisbon - Merida - Seville
After breakfast, early morning departure to Merida. The political and cultural center of Hispania Rome, Merida
was political and cultural center of Hispania Rome, Merida was conquered by the Muslims in 713 A.D. After a
500 year period of decline, the city was virtually abandoned until the 1500's. Visit the Roman Ruins, before
heading to your final destination for today. Seville. Upon arrival in Seville you will check in at your hotel
followed by dinner.
Day 5 - Seville
After breakfast leave your hotelfor your full day sightseeing tour around spectacular - Seville - the capital of
Spain's Andalucia region. The lavish square in Maria Luisa Park and learn of its creation for the 1929 Ibero -
American Expositions World's Fair. As you travel, your guide will point out other top Seville attractions like the
Palace of San Telmo and Torre del Oro - an eye catching building that once held precious metals from America.
Continue through Seville's Santa Cruz quarter and you'll soon understand why so many describe it as city's
prettiest neighborhood. Watch out for two UNESCO World Heritage listed attractions here ( Royal Alcazar Palace
(or Real Alcazar Palace as it's known in Spain) and Seville Cathedral, then visit the Bullring of the Royal
Maestranza musuem to explore at leisure. Dinner.
Day 6 - Seville - Cordoba - Madrid
Early morning departure from your hotel and head to Cordoba. A highlight of your tour of Cordoba is a visit to
the Catholic cathedral, converted from a mosque when the Christians conquered Cordoba in 1236. With nearly
1,000 pillars, the cathedral's original Gothic architecture is combined with Baroque and Renaissance elements.
You'll see the remarkable Cardinal's Chapel and its treasures, including an ivory crucifix and important
sculptures and paintings. Next you'll visit the old Jewish quarter, stepping back in time to the era of the Romans
and Goths. You will see one of the few synagogues existing today in Spain, built in 1315, as well as many
important sons, including the Roman philosopher Seneca, Arabian philosopher Averroes and the Jewish
philosopher Maimonides. Then head on to Madrid.
Day 7 - Madrid - Toledo
After breakfast, transfer to Toledo, for your sightseeing tour, travel southwest to Toledo - an ancient UNESCO
listed city that is often considered as the spiritual capital if Spain. Our guide will chat to you about the ancient city
and its countless attractions. The journey takes roughly an hour, leaving you with a good three hours in town to see
the city highlights. Many attractions are clustered around the Old town, so head there first to see Cathedral de
Toledo a Mujedar and Renaissance building that represents the heart of Catholic Spain. Then after lunch back to
Madrid for your shopping the whole afternoon, before you proceed to dinner, then back to hotel.
Day 8 - Madrid - Barcelona
You will discover that Madrid is a multifaceted city, from its Arab origins, through to the heady nightlife of present
day Madrid. You will also have the opportunity to explore Madrid by foot, on two walking tours. In Madrid Rio,
the city's newest area, enjoy a walk from the Puente del Rey to the Puente de Segovia, and admire the beautiful
sights of the Royal Palace and its gardens. Later, discover the center of Madrid as you walk from the Plaza de la
Villa to the Plaza Mayor, while learning interesting facts from your guide.
Day 9 - Barcelona
Discover the exuberance and beauty of Barcelona on a 4.5 hour morning tour of this exquisite Catalan city. Perfect
for first time visitors, this tour is the ideal introduction to Barcelona's famous sights, including the Barcelona
cathedral, Gothic quarter, the Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica) and the beautiful Montjuic castle. Sample a glass of
cava at the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol), then take in aerial views of Barcelona's skyline and the city harbor
from a cable car (included). Then we set your afternoon for shopping.
Day 10 - Barcelona - Zaragosa - Lourdes
Early morning departure from Zaragosa and head to Lourdes. Lourdes is a small market town lying in the foothills
of the Pyrenees, famous for the Marian apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes said to have occurred in 1858 to
Bernadette Soubirous. Upon arrival check in at your hotel.
Day 11 - Lourdes
Visit the sanctuary of our Lady of Lourdes, which is the are surrounding the Grotto of Massabielle, where Virgin
Mary (Our lady of Lourdes) appeared to the 14 year old Bernadette Soubirous 18 times in 1858. Bernadette went
on to be canonized as a saint in 1933. Famous for these apparitions, Lourdes has become a major European
pilgrimage site. Check out the Statue of The Crowned Virgin Mary, which stands in the impressive Rosary Square,
across from the Rosary Basilica (Basilique Notre Dame du Rosaire). Another must see sight is the small spring
inside the Grotto of Massabielle,
Day 12 - Lourdes - Avignon
Bid farewell to Lourdes as you head off to Avignon which is often referred to as the "City of Popes" because of the
presence of popes and antipopes from 1309 to 1423 during the catholic schism, it is currently the largest city and
capital of the departement of Vaucluse. This is one of the few French cities to have preserved its ramparts. In
addition its historic centre, the palace of the popes, Rocher des Doms, and the bridge of Avignon are well-
preserved. It was classified a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Upon arrival check in to your hotel.
Day 13 - Avignon - Gordes Nice
After breakfast , head west and visit one of the village of Luberon, Gordes. Spend some time in this lovely village,
before heading to Nice.
Day 14 - Nice - Monaco - Montecarlo - Nice
Board your coach and enjoy a scenic drive to the glamorous Principality of Monaco you'll enjoy panoramic views
of Villefrance over Cap Ferrat, the Bay of Billionaires and its famous villas. The drive along the lower Corniche
takes you to the Old town of Monte Carlo, where you will have free time (45 minutes) to visit the palace (open
June-Oct, cathedral, stunning gardens and see the changing of the Palace Guards at 11:55am. (morning tour only).
Continue your tour of the principality by following the Formula One Grand Prix circuit. Stop to see the the
Luxurious Monte Carlo casino, mega yachts and chic boutiques.
Day 15 - Nice - Manila
After breakfast, time is free until your transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.
Day 16 - Arrival - Manila
Home sweet Home!!!!
Roundtrip Airfare via Emirates.
Hotel accommodation based on 4 star hotel.
Daily Breakfast and dinner.
Sightseeing tours as specified in the itinerary.
Entrances to most sights.
Services of a Filipino Tour Escort.
Tour briefing with snack.
Travel Insurance up to 6 years old.
XT Taxes: $73
Travel Tax: USD37.00
Beverages / Drinks
Visa Fee: Php 6,000
Tips for the Driver, Local Guide, Restaurant
Items Purely personal in nature such as
telephone calls, laundry service, use of
refreshments in minibar.
Passport valid for 6 months.
4 pcs. Of recent passport size pictures
COE with Leave of Absence and Salary
Bank Certificate & Bank Statement
ITR ( Original / photocopy )
Travel Insurance valid for 45days
Marriage Contract / Affidavit of Consent if not
travelling with Spouse.
Additional if Self-employed
ITR of the Business.
Annual Declaration Income.
A Deposit of USD300.00 per person is required
Full payment should be made at least 15 days
prior to departure.
Cancellation made after issuance of visa will
automatically forfeit the payment.