8 Cosmos Europe Vacations for Under $1,600CAD with Cosmos
Price: From $1,599CAD Per Person
(Featured price is per person, land only, based on double occupancy, on the departure dates indicated and includes taxes and fees.)
Departure Date: November 3, 2023
Return Date: November 11, 2023
Photo: Alfama District, Lisbon
Europe is waiting – don't miss incredible, wallet-friendly ways to turn your travel dreams into reality. With value in mind, we have collated the best of Europe with tours priced under $1,600, Cosmos delivers adventures you can't afford to miss! It's time to break away without breaking the bank – you'll be richer for the experience!
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The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
- Belem Tower in Lisbon
- Cathedral in Seville
- Historic Centre of Cordoba
- Old City of Salamanca
- Old Town of Avila with its Extra muros Churches
Photo: Map of the Lisbon, Seville & Madrid itinerary
Featured Itinerary - Lisbon, Seville & Madrid
Day 1: Arrive in Madrid, Spain
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring lively Madrid. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and travel companions.
Day 2: Madrid - Ávila - Salamanca Coimbra, Portugal
Visit fortified Ávila with its intact medieval city walls, then stop in Salamanca. Be sure to spend some time wandering around Salamanca’s Plaza Mayor, considered the most beautiful square in Spain. Travel through the valley of the Serra da Estrela on your way to Coimbra in Portugal.
Today’s Distance: 329 mi/ 530 km
Day 3: Coimbra - Fatima - Obidos - Lisbon
Enjoy an orientation tour of Coimbra, strategically situated on a hill overlooking the Mondego River. Continue to Fátima to visit the Sanctuary, a catholic pilgrimage site where the Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children—Francisco, Jacinth, and Lucia—on May 13, 1917. On to Obidos, a fortified city still flanked by towers and bastions overlooking the countryside dotted with windmills. Overnight in Lisbon.
Today’s Distance: 177 mi/ 285 km
Day 4: Lisbon
Henry the Navigator made Lisbon the 15th-century “Mistress of the Seas.” You’ll see his monument, the Belem Tower, the Moorish Citadel, the impressive Black Horse Square, and other highlights on your guided city tour. Spend the afternoon at leisure in the Alfama’s tile-decorated streets or discover the Portuguese Riviera by joining our optional excursion.
Day 5: Lisbon - Seville, Spain
Drive through the Alentejo countryside, famous for its cork production. Cross the border into Spain at Vila Verde and journey into Andalusia, enjoying quite different scenery as you skirt the Sierra de Aracena on your way to delightful Seville.
Today’s Distance: 261 mi/ 420 km
Photo: Seville, Spain
Day 6: Seville
Seville is one of Spain’s most vibrant cities. Enjoy an included sightseeing tour with all the main highlights, including the iconic Plaza de España.
Day 7: Seville - Cordoba - Madrid
Travel to Cordoba, Spain’s most Moorish city with its Mezquita, which is rightly known as one of Islam’s greatest pieces of architecture outside the Arab world. On through the very heart of La Mancha, famed for its castles and windmills, to Madrid. This evening, why not join the optional traditional tapas dinner and highlights of Madrid?
Today’s Distance: 342 mi/ 550 km
Day 8: Madrid
This morning, enjoy free time in Madrid or join the fascinating optional trip to Toledo. The splendid setting of this old walled city above the Tagus River was made famous in El Greco’s painting—even now, it’s like a great open-air museum of Spanish history and art. Later, join the included Madrid city sightseeing. As the capital of Spain and situated 2,180 feet above sea level, the Spaniards call Madrid the nearest thing to Heaven.
Photo: Cibeles Fountain, Madrid
Day 9: Madrid
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.