Our itinerary Portugal and Spain is perfect for those who want to visit the Iberian Peninsula, what have they in common, from there foundations to the present day, different civilizations have passed and left a little of what today is their history, originated these two Countries, Portugal and Spain in our itinerary will understand it all.
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Hotel / Apartment, Lisbon|
|PROPOSED TIME OF DEPARTURE||Days start at approximately 9:00 AM|
|RETURN TIME||Days end at approximately 6:00 p.m.|
The Portugal ancient history begins with the arrival from northern European troops to help in Christian reconquest in the Peninsula, there good services, ends up in several marriages one of those marriages was the marriage of a daughter of the King of leon with a Earl of Burgundy and awarded the couple with the Portucalense County, from this marriage D. Afonso Henriques was born, who later decided to develop the county to become an independent country, revolt against the partisans of the dependency, and fight against his mother who wanted to rejoin the county of Leon after the death of his father.
In 1492 Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile marry and unite two kingdoms, forming Spain, this marriage, will definitely end with the county of Granada, however the Arab population that remained with the population of origin Roman and Visigothic, forming the current Spanish population.
The Portuguese and Spanish languages among other minority languages such as Catalan and Galician ended up preserving their roots from the ancient Latin of the Romans, so many words of Arabic origin were introduced in the Spanish-Lusitanian vocabulary, more than 600 words and / or expressions of Arabic origin in the Portuguese language.
Transfer from the airport
Sintra, Cascais and Estoril
Lisbon - Evora - Algarve
Departure from Lisbon towards the Algarve, which was the last stronghold of Muslim presence, today a seaside resort for excellence, where the inhabitants of cold climates in Europe choose it because of there warm waters and fine sands to enjoy their vacations and live after there retirees. But let’s first see how we prepare what we are the biggest producer in the world, “cork” and then visit the Roman, Moorish and Catholic Evora village, where we can feel what is a walled city, typical of medieval times, with what remains of what was the temple dedicated to the goddess of the night, moon and hunting “Diana”, the muslim buildings, the cathedral and the Church of St. Francis with the mysterious chapel full of bones. After savoring the good Alentejo food, we will digest it through the Alentejo plains, and appreciate its flora and the quadrupeds flocks that feed here, the olive groves, vineyards and cork oaks until we reach the Algarve for a well deserved rest.