Spain

The tour of the prominent southern European countries of Spain and Portugal will enrich the traveler in you.

Madrid, capital of Spain is home to the Royal Palace which is considered to be one of the finest palaces of Europe. The city has a rich legacy of European art and artists and well-known for its parks and boulevards.

Although majorly popular owing to FC Barcelona, the city of Barcelona has much more to it including the La Sagrada Familia Basilica and other famous architectural landmarks by Antonio Gaudí, Catalan Dances and beach bars!

The province of Seville, Andalusia situated by the banks of Guadalquivir River has a rich Moorish Heritage and has many World Heritage structures. Museums, art centres, theatres, terraces, inns and clubs will transport you in a different world!

Porto is the second largest metropolis of Portugal after Lisbon. Here originated the name of the country and the famed port wine. The old city centre housed on hills overlooking the Duoro River is a World Heritage Site and the main tourist attraction. Ribeira, which is a riverside promenade, has a few important landmarks, such as the Bolsa Palace, the San Francisco Church etc. The Porto Cathedral is said to be the oldest structure. There are some exclusive museums too.

Situated on the bans of River Mondego, Coimbra houses one of the oldest Universities of Europe giving its identity as ‘the city of students’. There are beautiful Romanesque structures across the city; an inspiration for art lovers. Chapel of Sao Miguel, Monasteries of Santa-Cruz and Santa Clara-a-Velha etc to name a few and much more apart from these. A boat trip on the River Mondego is any explorer’s delight!

The hilly, coastal and picturesque city of Lisbon is Portugal’s capital. It is supposed to be the second oldest capital after Athens! A friendly city, it’s surroundings offer a wide range of tourist attractions including fairytale palaces, museums, one of Europe’s most romantic towns Sintra, sandy beaches, world’s largest state-of-the-art aquariums, vintage trams amid serene and scenic neighbourhoods.

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