23 Day Spain & Portugal with 7 Day Western Med Cruise

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Is This Trip Right for You?

This is a moderately active cruise and tour program. Services of a Tour Manager are provided for the land tour in Portugal and Spain, however the tour manager will not accompany passengers on the cruise. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day while in Portugal and Spain. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. Shore excursions are available to purchase locally on board the cruise.

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Escorted Tour & Cruise Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Lisbon, Barcelona-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Ave High-Speed Train - Madrid-Barcelona
  • 21 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Lisbon
    • 2 nights Seville
    • 3 nights Torremolinos
    • 1 night Granada
    • 2 nights Madrid
    • 4 nights Barcelona
    • 7 nights Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Cruise Line®
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges including Barcelona city taxes
  • Hotel & cruise porterage
  • All transfers
  • 40 meals: 21 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 12 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach (Days 2-14)
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 2-14)
  • Services of local guides in all major cities (Days 2-14)
  • Entrance fees per itinerary (Days 2-14)
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring (Days 2-14)

Special Features

  • Visit to the Cathedral of Lisbon, the oldest place of worship in the city
  • Tour the city of Seville with its many historical sites
  • Travel to cliffside Ronda, home to the Plaza de Toros, Spain's oldest building
  • Tour the magnificent 13th century Alhambra Palace in Granada
  • Enter the Church of Santo Tomé with its El Greco masterpiece in Toledo
  • Visit the Prado Museum in Madrid and view an astonishing collection of Spanish masterpieces
  • View Gaudi's masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia, the iconic symbol of Barcelona
  • Norwegian Cruise Line® Complimentary & Specialty Restaurants

Is This Trip Right for You?

This is a moderately active cruise and tour program. Services of a Tour Manager are provided for the land tour in Portugal and Spain, however the tour manager will not accompany passengers on the cruise. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day while in Portugal and Spain. The pace is moderate, however you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. Shore excursions are available to purchase locally on board the cruise.

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DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Portugal
Depart for Portugal

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Lisbon
Arrive in captivating Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in Europe with its Moorish and Roman ruins; transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers, followed by dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Lisbon City Tour
Today’s tour of Lisbon highlights the variety of heritage and styles that make it one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. You begin with a view of the treasured 16th century Belem Tower and the Jeronimos Monastery, the city's most prominent monument, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterward, visit the Cathedral of Lisbon and enjoy the elegant Liberdade Avenue. Take a walk along the winding cobblestone streets to Alfama, the old Fisherman’s Quarter, nestled between the Grand Castle and the River Tagus. Afternoon at leisure or, join the optional tour to quaint Sintra, the “Glorious Eden” of Lord Byron, and ancient summer retreat of the royal court, highlighted by lavish romantic castles and stunning monuments. Visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center before returning to Lisbon
Optional: Half Day Sintra Tour (PM)
Overnight: Lisbon
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Travel to Seville
Depart Lisbon this morning heading South. Cross the region of Alentejo, with its rolling hills, vineyards and cork oak trees. Reach the Spanish border and enter the region of Andalucia. Continue your drive through picturesque Andalucia to Seville. After dinner, opportunity to attend an optional Flamenco Show in Seville, known as the birthplace of Flamenco
Optional: Evening Flamenco Show (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Wednesday - Seville City Tour
This morning, drive to the Plaza de España, passing Maria Luisa Park, and explore the narrow streets and many plazas of the Santa Cruz Quarter. Continue with a visit to the Cathedral of Seville, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world and home to the burial site of Christopher Columbus. Built on the site of the former great Mosque, its original minaret, the Giralda Bell Tower, still stands. Afternoon is at leisure or, join the optional tour to Cordoba. Founded by the Romans, it is one of the most cultured and refined cities of medieval Europe. Visit the Mezquita, a former Moorish Mosque that today is Cordoba's main Cathedral. Continue with a walking tour of the city and visit to the Jewish Quarter and the medieval synagogue
Optional: Half Day Cordoba Tour (PM)
Overnight: Seville
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Ronda Sightseeing En Route to Costa del Sol
This morning, head south to the dramatic cliffside city of Ronda, considered the birthplace of modern bullfighting. Start with a tour of Ronda, home to Spain’s oldest bullring, the Plaza de Toros. Here, you can see the historic stables and museum along with displays of famous Matadors. Stop at lively Puerto Banus, a luxurious and bustling marina, before proceeding to the Costa del Sol
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Friday - Full Day in Costa del Sol
Spend a full day at leisure in Costa del Sol to enjoy all of the delights of this resort area or, join the optional morning tour to Malaga, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Visit the Picasso Museum with over 285 works donated by members of Picasso’s family. View the Paseo de la Alameda, Paseo del Parque & the Barrio de la Malagueta. A walking tour through this historical town is accented by views of the Malaga Cathedral, the second highest in southern Spain. Head over to Cathedral Square before returning to Torremolinos
Optional: Half Day Malaga Tour (AM)
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Saturday - Excursion to Gibraltar
Journey to the impressive Rock of Gibraltar*, a British Colony for over 300 years standing guard over the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean and Europe meets Africa. Enjoy a tour of the area with mini buses climbing up to see St. Michael's Cave and the famous Barbary Apes with dramatic views of both the Spanish and Moroccan coastline. Spend some time in the main street of town with its colonial buildings and duty-free shops. Return to the Costa del Sol for overnight
*Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory independent from Spain and therefore has different entry requirements. Non-US passport holders are responsible to check if a visa is required for Gibraltar in addition to all other countries on their itinerary.
Overnight: Costa del Sol
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Sunday - Alhambra Palace Tour
Depart the southern coast and journey to Moorish Granada. Your visit is highlighted by a tour of the magnificent 13th century Alhambra Palace,* one of Spain’s most celebrated monuments, dramatically perched atop Assabica Hill overlooking the entire city. This imposing hilltop fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the world’s finest examples of Moorish art and architecture. During the reign of the Moors, the Alhambra served as the summer residence of the royal family. Walk along the lanes of the serene Generalife Gardens with its beautifully designed courtyards, waterfalls and ponds and views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Tonight, dinner together at a local restaurant
*Alhambra Palace visiting times, which may include evening hours, as well as which areas of the complex are accessible on the day of your visit, are determined solely at the discretion of the Alhambra Palace. Your itinerary will be arranged by your Tour Manager to accommodate the designated time of entry.
Overnight: Granada
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Monday - Toledo Sightseeing En Route to Madrid
Travel via the region of La Mancha, legendary home of Don Quixote, featuring panoramic views of its famous windmills. Continue to Toledo, the former capital city of Spain that still retains its medieval atmosphere and charm. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986, Toledo is known for its extensive monumental heritage and historical coexistence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures. A walking tour will include a visit to the Church of Santo Tomé with the masterpiece painting by El Greco and the Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca, the oldest synagogue in Europe still standing. Continue to Madrid and enjoy the evening at leisure
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Tuesday - Madrid City Tour
This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Madrid. Drive along the Gran Via through the Opera District, Plaza de Colon and view the Royal Palace. Pass through Puerta del Sol Plaza and Plaza de España with its monument to the author Cervantes. The tour will end at the world-renowned Prado Museum, where you will be able to view works of art by famous artists such as El Greco, Velázquez, and Ribera. Spend the afternoon at leisure or, join the optional tour to Escorial. Enjoy a visit to what has often been described as the "eighth wonder of the world". El Escorial is, perhaps, Philip II´s most enduring legacy to Spain. This combination monastery-palace-mausoleum is situated approximately one hour outside of Madrid in the foothills of the Guadarrama Mountains
Optional: Half Day Escorial Tour (PM)
Overnight: Madrid
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Wednesday - Ave High Speed Train to Barcelona
A morning transfer to Madrid’s train station to board the exciting high speed train to sensational Barcelona. Arrive and transfer to your hotel in Spain's second most important city with its unending choice of museums, galleries, and cafes. Balance of the day is at leisure. Perhaps stroll along Las Ramblas, Barcelona's famous pedestrian walkway with its life size animators, stalls and people watchers
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Thursday - Barcelona City Tour
This morning's tour of Barcelona begins with a drive along the old Harbor to the Plaza de Catalunya, the city's bustling main square. Afterward, pass the famous works of Gaudi, the master architect, including the Casa Batllo, seemingly constructed from skulls and bones. Then, view the iconic symbol of Barcelona, La Sagrada Familia, a colossal church that is legendary and still unfinished. Ascend Montjuic Hill, home to a number of sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympics with the Olympic Stadium at its center
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Friday - Full Day in Barcelona
Full day at leisure to explore Barcelona independently or, join the optional morning tour to Montserrat. Enjoy a relaxing drive passing picturesque villages before reaching Montserrat Mountain. On arrival, visit the Royal Basilica, where you will see the famous 12th-century Romanesque sculpture of "Virgen Moreneta." This evening, gather with your newfound friends and Tour Manager at a local restaurant for a Farewell Dinner
Optional: Half Day Montserrat from Barcelona (AM)
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 15, Saturday - Full Day in Barcelona
Spend another full day at leisure exploring the colorful markets of Las Ramblas, or one of the Barcelona’s countless museums
Overnight: Barcelona
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 16, Sunday - Embark Cruise
Enjoy this morning at leisure in Barcelona before transferring to the port. The ship sails at 6:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 17, Monday - At Sea
Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you sail across the sparkling Mediterranean. Take advantage of your ship's many unique features including the rock climbing wall and indoor bowling alley, or simply relax by one of the pools. Tonight indulge in one of the more than 20 dining options on board before catching a show or perhaps trying your luck at the casino
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 18, Tuesday - Full Day in Naples, Italy
Today at 7:00 am dock in Naples, located on Italy's breathtaking southern coast. Explore this picturesque city or join an excursion to see the impressive sites in the area. Go to the ancient city of Pompeii, destroyed by the Volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD and remarkably well-preserved by volcanic ash. Perhaps marvel at the natural beauty of Italy's Amalfi Coast, including the Isle of Capri, with its towering rock cliffs and turquoise waters. Set sail for Rome at 7:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 19, Wednesday - Full Day in Rome, Italy
Arrive in Italy this morning at 6:00 am and enjoy a full day at leisure while docked in Civitavecchia, the port of Rome located 90 minutes from the city center. Join one of the many optional tours throughout Rome, or explore the Eternal City on your own. Perhaps take a stroll through ancient Rome and visit the Forum, the Coliseum, and the Pantheon. Be sure not to miss the many artistic treasures of Rome such as the Vatican Museum's collection of works by Raphael and Michelangelo, including the breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Stop by one of the several museums packed with artifacts from the ancient city, or take a walk through the numerous piazzas and enjoy the sculptural works on display in the open air. Tonight, set sail at 7:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 20, Thursday - Full Day in Livorno, Italy
This morning at 7:00 am, arrive in Livorno, located on the west coast of the Tuscany. Enjoy the beautiful countryside or opt to visit nearby Florence and Pisa. Florence is known as the birthplace of the Renaissance and is world-renowned for its art galleries, including the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed, and the Uffizi Gallery. Pisa is home to spectacular churches as well as the iconic Leaning Tower. This evening at 7:00 pm begin sailing for France
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 21, Friday - Full Day in Cannes, France
This morning at 8:00 am, arrive in Cannes, world-renowned as a posh resort town on the French Riviera. Explore the charming port or take a short ride to Nice, located 21 miles away. Alternatively visit Monaco and its main city, Monte Carlo, known for its historic casinos and elaborate buildings. This evening, set sail at 6:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 22, Saturday - Afternoon in Palma de Mallorca, Spain
This afternoon arrive in Palma de Mallorca around 1:00 pm. Palma de Mallorca is the largest city and capital of the Balearic Islands, a group of Mediterranean islands off the east coast of Spain and known throughout Europe as a popular holiday resort. Palma was founded by the Romans some 2,100 years ago and is replete with wall-to-wall history and architectural splendor. The Cathedral, the Almudaina Palace, the Lonja fish market and Plaza Mayor are some of the sites worth visiting. The landscape of the island is full of caves, and beautiful beaches. Palma is the city with many activities to enjoy such as the beach, playing sports, historic sightseeing and great shopping! Set sail this evening at 8:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 23, Sunday - Depart Spain
This morning, arrive in Barcelona at 5:00 am. Disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Half Day Sintra Tour

Enjoy an afternoon tour that includes a scenic drive along the Estoril coast with a short stop in Cascais. Then continue to Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival, visit the Sintra Royal Palace, a 15th-century royal residence, containing one of the largest tile collections in Portugal. Then enjoy some free time in the Village Historical Center.

Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.

Please note, this tour will require a good amount of walking. The pace is moderate, however, you may encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and slopes.

Day #3 16 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $50.00
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Evening Flamenco Show

This evening, enjoy a drink and traditional Flamenco show. As performed by some of Seville's leading Flamenco artists, enjoy routines based on the cante jondo or "deep song," which describes the performer's profound emotions in ancient poetic phrases. Although the development of Flamenco has centered principally in the region of Andalucia, it has come to embrace many of the folk traditions of the northern provinces. As a result, it has become, along with the bullfight, a popular symbol of Spain.

Approximate tour duration is 2 hours.

Day #4 16 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $60.00
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Half Day Cordoba Tour

Enjoy a half day tour of Cordoba, founded by the Romans, and one of the most cultured and refined cities of medieval Europe. Visit the Mezquita, a former Moorish Mosque that today is Cordoba's main Cathedral. Continue with a walking tour of the city and visit the Jewish Quarter and the medieval synagogue*.

*The synagogue is closed on Sunday afternoons and all day on Mondays.

Approximate tour duration is 6 hours.

Day #5 16 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $45.00
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Half Day Malaga Tour

Today, enjoy a half day tour of Malaga, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Visit the Picasso Museum and view the Paseo de la Alameda, Paseo del Parque & the Barrio de la Malagueta. Take a walk through the historical town and continue to view the Malaga Cathedral, the second-highest Cathedral in southern Spain. Then take some time on your own to wander, or perhaps visit a local market. Head over to Cathedral Square before returning to Torremolinos.

Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Day #7 16 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $55.00
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Half Day Escorial Tour

Enjoy a visit to what has often been described as the "eighth wonder of the world." El Escorial is, perhaps, Philip II's most enduring legacy to Spain. This combination monastery-palace-mausoleum is situated approximately one hour outside of Madrid in the foothills of the Guadarrama Mountains. This austere monastery, erected by King Philip II in 1584, was intended to be a memorial to his father, King Charles V, and to commemorate Spain´s victory at Saint Quentin in 1557. It has since become the burial place of subsequent Spanish kings and queens.

Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #11 02 May 2018 - 23 May 2018 $80.00
26 May 2018 - 11 Jun 2018 $80.00
13 Jun 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $80.00
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Half Day Montserrat Tour

Enjoy a relaxing drive along the picturesque villages of the province to reach Montserrat Mountain. On arrival, visit the Royal Basilica, where you will see the famous 12th-century Romanesque sculpture of "Virgen Moreneta."

Approximate tour duration is 5 hours.

Day #14 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $60.00
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15 Day Kaleidoscope of Spain, April 2018
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We had a wonderful trip. Extremely well organized. Our tour manager, Peter, was very professional, informative, helpful, etc… He went out of his way to ensure everyone’s needs. Another Gate 1 success!

John K. Odenton, MD
11 Day Crown of Spain, April 2018
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We very much enjoyed the trip to Spain. The tour was very well organized. In a relatively short time we have seen many historic sites and and had a wonderful culinary experience with local food and wines. Special thanks to our tour manager Roberto who was with us during this wonderful trip and who took a good care on every member of the group.

Alexander J. Columbia, MO
11 Day Crown of Spain, April 2018
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Our trip was amazing. Our tour guide Roberto was the best. He was very knowledgeable and anything we needed he was very helpful. I would recommend this tour guide to anyone. The restaurants were outstanding and all of the hotels were great. We are going to plan an Italy vacation in September of 2019 and will definitely be using Gate 1

Linda G. Philadelphia, PA
15 Day Kaleidoscope of Spain, April 2018
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We had a great trip enjoying the many cities in our tour. Spain was beautiful and learned so much history. Palaces, churches and museums were amazing. Our tour guide Carmen Martin was the best!!

Carolyn M. Goshen, CA
15 Day Kaleidoscope of Spain, April 2018
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My trip was very nice and what made it so nice is our tour director, Lisa. She has great people skills, and very knowledgeable about Spain's history, geography, regional food and habits. She made our trip very enjoyable

Pavlina Z. Toronto, ON, CA
11 Day Crown of Spain, April 2018
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It was wonderful! The trip was well paced and the historical sites we saw were educational and enlightening as well. Peter, our tour manager was excellent! Always making sure that our group was well taken care of whether we were out sightseeing or checking in at the hotels. The hotels were also nice and the dinners we had were delicious!...I am very satisfied and will book another vacation with your company again.

Maria Y. Hillsborough, CA
9 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain, March 2018
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Overall we are happy with the trip, Alex the guide in Portugal and Spain is great and helpful, driver is excellent, Trip in Croatia and Slovenia is perfect , all hotels are in good locations, Marina our guide is great as well as driver.We had a nice trip, thank you Gate 1.

Charles P. League City, TX
8 Day Affordable Spain, March 2018
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Our Affordable Spain trip was excellent with beautiful sites, weather, and an amazing tour guide with Jose. We could not have asked for a better travel experience.

Rosemarie M. Lisle, IL
10 Day Affordable Spain, March 2018
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It was fabulous!! Our 21st anniversary was great, we love Spain, so much so, I am referring some people to you guys!! Thank you so much Gate 1 travel, for making it affordable and fun, without you, it would be more difficult to travel.

Mara P. Beaumont, CA
8 Day Affordable Spain, March 2018
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The trip was great. It was everything I expected and more. Gate1 travel has done it again. The tour guide was very informative and friendly. Spain was great, words can't explain. The tapas, bocadilla de calamari, tortilla de espana.and the paella. The places, the plaza mayor Prado eas just the top of things to see. I think one could spend a month in Madrid and still not see everything. I could write pages, if I go on. Just like the trip to Israel, it was amazing. Can't wait to book my next trip with you. I will never travel any other way.

Thomas C. Port St Lucie, FL
13 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain, March 2018
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Thank you Ryan! it was really great!!! WE enjoyed it thoroughly. Lisa is definitely the best tour guide we ever had with GATE 1 and this was our 7th trip with Gate 1. The trip schedule was well done as well. Our driver Augustos, was also really really good. WE will definitely book another trip soon.

Shirlene S. Big Spring, TX
10 Day Off Season Spain Escape, March 2018
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Spain was excellent now looking forward to next trip to Peru with Gate1 in June.

Gary S. Mortdale Heights, NSW, AU
11 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain, March 2018
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Our trip went very well and we both thoroughly enjoyed it, Caitlin! Our Gate 1 Tour Manager Lisa was wonderful, as was our bus driver, the places we stayed and all of the excursions we opted to join in on. Bravo once again to Gate 1!

Dave A. Aurora, CO
13 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain, March 2018
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We had a fabulous trip to Portugal and Spain. This is the first time we booked the tour with Gate 1 Travel and we have already told several friends how great this escorted tour turned out. Pedro, our tour manager was awesome, very attentive and pleasant throughout the trip and made the tour much more enjoyable for us. Gate 1 customer service calls were helpful and informative. Thank you Gate 1 Travel. We expect to book many more trips with you in the future.

Chii L. San Francisco, CA
8 Day Affordable Spain, March 2018
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It was an absolutely wonderful trip, despite having less-than-pleasant weather. Our guide, Peter, did an excellent job and provided information, guidance and that extra bit in every city. The local guides were very knowledgeable and made sure that we hit each important aspect of the city. We'll be returning to Gate 1 in June and in other future trips!

Susan S. Mechanicsburg, PA
11 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain, March 2018
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We had a great trip..only had 20 really nice people...we have a bunch of new friends from across the country....it was go go go as like most trips because of schedule with local guides ...but you can skip the waiting lines.. our guide tour Rui and all the local guides were very knowledgeable..all the hotels were very comfortable and breakfasts and dinner restaurants had really wonderful food....we went on the extra tours and they were great too..we did have some rain and it was a little cold this time of the year...but no crowds. Which is a big plus....we have to been to many places on our travels and sometimes the crowds and lines can be annoying....so we suggest you go early or late season to avoid the crowds...but dress accordingly.....happy wandering

Randal T. Agoura Hills, CA
10 Day Off Season Spain Escape, March 2018
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We are very happy we booked our trip to Spain. We now feel we have a better understanding of Spanish culture, especially from an historical perspective. Our tour director was fantastic, along with several of the local guides. In addition, we were especially pleased with the many services provided by Gate 1.

Kenneth J. Ely, IA
10 Day Affordable Spain, February 2018
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Fabulous! Carmen, our Tour Manager, is a gem! Spain has so much history, great food, warm people.

Brenda P. Kelowna, BC, CA
9 Day Affordable Portugal & Spain, February 2018
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We absolutely LOVED our Gate 1 tour of Portugal and Spain! This was my second trip using Gate 1, and my fiancé's first. The quality of lodging, the wonderful tour manager (Alex Paiva) and all the local tour guides made for a memorable trip. I've already recommended Gate 1 to a friend.

John B. Portland, OR
10 Day Affordable Spain, December 2017
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Our trip was amazing!!! Josep Tio, our tour manager was absolutely fantastic!!!! This was perhaps our best vacation ever!!! We are so happy we chose Gate 1 Travel and selected Spain as our destination. We saw so many beautiful places as well as learned about Spain's history and culture. I am sure every one of us will remember this vacation for a very long time. In the meantime, we can reminisce about eating olives and Manchego Cheese in Puerto Lapice and having churros dipped in hot chocolate in Barcelona.

Ron S. Agoura Hills, CA
23 Day Spain & Portugal with 7 Day Western Med Cruise, August 2015
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Special kudos to our wonderful guide, Caesar. He is extremely well educated in the history of Europe and in particular the countries we visited. He went above and beyond to ensure his guests, or friends as he preferred to call us, were made to feel comfortable and welcomed in Spain and Portugal.

John C. Brantford, Ontario CA
14 Day Art of Spain with 7 Day Western Med Cruise, September 2013
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I had a wonderful time. We only had 24 people on the tour and they were a nice bunch. It was nice not having to deal with a larger group. There were also some younger people which made it fun. I really enjoyed the cruise and would not hesitate to use the cruise line again

Dee M. Elmira, NY
10 Day Seattle with 7 Day Alaska Cruise, August 2013
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Even though I am not a big fan of cruises, I thought Norwegian's service to be top notch and would use them again to get to areas not easily accessible by other means. We have been to Alaska before and continue to consider it as a top destination.

Gary R. Columbia, MD
16 Day Italy with 7 Day Western Med Cruise, June 2013
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The trip was fabulous. From the time we landed in Venice, until we departed from the cruise ship, everything went according to the itinerary. The sightseeing venues were spectacular and the side trips to a Tuscan Farm for wine tasting and dining at an authentic Tuscan Restaurant, were memorable. What made the trip so enjoyable and special was our Tour Manager, Vanni. He was organized, timely and extremely knowledgeable of the places we visited. Vanni went beyond the call of duty to make sure a valuable necklace I lost in the Vatican was returned to me before my departure. We met some wonderful people during the tour, but none quite as nice as Vanni.

I will be sure to spread the word about how awesome the trip was to my family and friends. Gate 1 is the #1 Travel Tour Company in my book.

Barbara E. Miramar, FL
16 Day Italy with 7 Day Western Med Cruise, June 2013
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The trip was fabulous. From the time we landed in Venice, until we departed from the cruise ship, everything went according to the itinerary. The sightseeing venues were spectacular and the side trips to a Tuscan Farm for wine tasting and dining at an authentic Tuscan Restaurant, were memorable. What made the trip so enjoyable and special was our Tour Manager, Vanni. He was organized, timely and extremely knowledgeable of the places we visited. Vanni went beyond the call of duty to make sure a valuable necklace I lost in the Vatican was returned to me before my departure. We met some wonderful people during the tour, but none quite as nice as Vanni.

I will be sure to spread the word about how awesome the trip was to my family and friends. Gate 1 is the #1 Travel Tour Company in my book.

Barbara E. Miramar, FL
17 Day Barcelona with 12 Day Mediterranean Cruise, June 2013
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Our trip was amazing, thanks to the efficiency of Gate 1. From the hotel booking to the excursions and Norwegian cruise booking, all were undertaken in a professional manner. Barcelona was one of our favorite cities and the hotel was so conveniently situated as well. The tour company chosen was excellent and as for the cruise, just sheer luxury. We will definitely use Gate 1 again.

Veronica V. South Africia
12 Day Barcelona with 9 Day Canary Islands Cruise, March 2013
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Our trip was perfect. Barcelona is a city with a metro that is easy to navigate and use. Our cruise was beautiful. The Novotel was easily located just a couple of blocks from the metro, with a shopping center directly across the street. We had transport from hotel to the cruise ship which was
most helpful and had no trouble taking public transport back to the Novotel after the cruise.

The Madeira island was just one of the most beautiful places on the earth, the luscious foliage in the parks with statues and water fountains made a statement of the values of the people of this Portugal owned island. The Canary Islands are truly like a paradise. We look forward to working with Gate 1 again in the future!

Sonya P. North Myrtle Beach, SC
14 Day Rome with 11 Day Mediterranean & Holy Land Cruise, February 2013
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Our trip overall was wonderful! Rome and the ports of call were great! Surprisingly my favorite port was Turkey! I really enjoyed the tour and the tour guide. Again, overall a great experience. Thank you for all you help in making our arrangements!

Jessica F. Greencastle, PA
14 Day Barcelona with 9 Day Canary Islands Cruise, February 2013
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The trip was great! The transfers and hotel were nice and well located. Half day tour was 6 people on a huge tour bus and we were able to have 4 hours of personal touring. The Norwegian cruise was excellent and the food better than expected. We were quite surprised how good it was! Again, everything was just super.

Charles T. Denver, PA

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