Tales of Portugal and Spain Staying at Historic Hotels
Enjoy the opulence and history of grand hotels as you discover UNESCO Heritage Sites, Gothic Cathedrals, Moorish palaces and picturesque villages in this unique educational adventure.
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Program No. 21925AWT
15 days
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At a Glance

Convents, palaces and pousadas. Portugal and Spain offer the opportunity to gain a glimpse into history through unique hotels restored from centuries past. Stay in these breathtaking properties while experiencing the culture of today. Go off the beaten path to experience horse farms, olive groves and whitewashed villages glimmering in the sun.
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Extensive walking, up to 3 miles per day, on winding, hilly roads and cobblestone streets. Stairs without railings. Comfortable footwear is essential.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Journey into the picturesque countryside of Portugal to learn about the raising of bulls and Lusitano horses.
  • Experience the unique culture of Andalusia and learn about Moorish rule at the Alhambra and the Mosque of Córdoba.
  • Stay at hotels in grand historic buildings including a palace and a convent.
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Luisa Azevedo
For the past 15 years, Luisa has been organizing and leading international educational groups and familiarization trips. She graduated from Minho University with a degree in International Relations. Luisa has traveled extensively throughout Portugal and Spain and has lived in Brazil, organizing congresses and events. She is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish and has led cultural groups throughout the Iberian Peninsula. Her vast travel experience and wealth of knowledge about the history and cultures of Iberia contribute tremendously to the programs she leads.
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