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Madrid to Lisbon private tour


Private tour description

This private tour is perfect to explore in 10 days some of Spain´s and Portugal´s top gems. From the vibrant heart of Madrid to the captivating charms of Porto and Lisbon, this itinerary has been tailored by our dedicated team of local experts to ensure you make the most of your time and money.

This unforgettable tour starts and ends in Spain’s bustling hubs;  Madrid and Lisbon. Both cities are iconic and deserve private tours with local guides. From Madrid to Lisbon you will enjoy amazing tours at fantastic locations and wine regions. The tour covers the Duero (in Spain) and Douro river (in Portugal) Once you leave Madrid you will embark on an exquisite private tour that transports to the enchanting wine realms of Ribera del Duero and the Duoro valley. Our seasoned experts have curated a fantastic selection of wine estates and quintas  along the way. The tour ensure you immerse yourself in the splendors of Spain’s and Portugal´s culture and heritage. Important stops include Salamanca and Porto, and you will also enjoy private day tours to gems like Toledo or Sintra.

Our team has also selected excellent accommodation in each city and a delightful selection of meals including tapas and food tours.

Almost everything included and of top quality. No need to spend much more during your trip.

  • A local expert travel consultant will organize your trip. Save time and ensure that your trip will be a success.
  • Excellent hotels in each city

This Private tour from Madrid to Lisbon includes

Professional Guides

Friendly local tour guides for many parts of the itinerary (you will enjoy time on your own for a great balance)

Transfers with quality vehicles

Transportation to each city included in the itinerary by private car or minivan, including airport pick up and drop off on the first and last dates of the tour

Top quality gastronomy

7 top quality lunches or dinners: 4 excellent meals during the wine or food tours, a tapas tour in Madrid, a Michelin star restaurant in Madrid and a dinner during a fado show in Lisbon

Top cultural highlights and private tours with local experts

- Private tour in Madrid including Prado and Royal Palace - Private tour in Toledo and Consuegra - Private tour to enjoy Sintra, Cascais and Estoril from Lisbon

4 private wine and food tours

- Private guide tour to Toledo and the windmills of Don Quijote with a traditional lunch and a winery visit - Private guided wine tour of Ribera del Duero (2 winery visits) - Private guided wine tour in Douro Valley (2 quintas visits) - Private food and wine tour in Porto (1 winery visited)

Taxes, Tolls & services

21% Spanish Taxes (VAT). Complimentary water

Excellent hotels

9 nights accommodation with breakfast at superb 4 star hotels chosen by our experts. The hotels are centrally located and of excellent quality.

Practical information & Dietary restrictions

You will receive an itinerary approximately 2 weeks prior to the date of your tour with all details

Spain and Portugal private tour itinerary

This Spain private tour offers an easy and fantastic way to discover amazing parts of Spain and enjoy authentic Spanish food and wine. No need for renting a car and inputting addresses into your GPS. Transportation by private quality car or minivan is included throughout your journey. Leave it to the experts to plan your personalized itinerary and indulge yourself with the best gastronomy and wine of Spain.

Day 1. Madrid 

Day 2. Madrid

Day 3. Toledo

Day 4. Ribera del Duero – Salamanca

Day 5. Duoro Valley

Day 6. Porto

Day 7. Lisbon

Day 8.  Sintra, Cascais, Estoril

Day 9. Lisbon

Day 10. End of Trip

DAY 1 - Madrid & tapas
Madrid is a city with special vibes! Your private chauffeur will welcome you at the airport and drive you to the top 4 star hotel we have hand-picked for you (you can request an upgrade of hotels when you contact us to 5 stars if you prefer to enjoy a more luxurious experience). Your hotel is at walking distance to some of Madrid top highlights like Gran Via, Plaza Mayor, Cibeles square or the Retiro park. The tour includes today a private tapas tour.. Indulge in local live with your guide as you discover the history and some of the central areas of Madrid. You will enjoy local tapas as you start to feel like a true Madrileño .
DAY 2 - Madrid. Royal Palace and Michelin dinner
On the second day of this private tour in Spain and Portugal, you will enjoy a 4-hour private tour of two of Madrid’s (and Spain´s) top jewels: The Prado Museum and the Royal Palace. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history. El Prado is ranked as one of the world´s top art galleries and the Royal Palace is a magnificent building, with a super interesting visit, that will transport you to a different time in history. The rest of the day you will have free time to discover some of Madrid´s plazas, shops and parks. The day will end with dinner at a Michelin star restaurant
DAY 3 - Madrid – Toledo - Madrid
On this 3rd day of the tour we have planned a private tour to Toledo and the famous wind mills of Don Quixote. Your friendly local guide will pick you up from your accommodation at 08:30. The first stop of the day is the picturesque city of Toledo. Toledo is known as the city of 3 cultures since all 3 cultures (Catholics, Muslims and Jewish) lived at the same time in Toledo. The ancient capital of Spain before it became too small, you will admire the breathtaking views of the old city and take a leisurely stroll along the old Imperial Cityy. The tour includes a visit two of Toledo’s iconic monuments: the cathedral (for many experts Spain´s best cathedrals) and the synagogue. You will then travel to La Mancha, a region that was immortalized by Cervantes in his novel, Don Quijote. Enjoy a traditional manchego meal near the famous windmills and enjoy the stunning views of the countryside and the windmills.. The itinerary ends with a guided tour of a local family-owned winery
DAY 4 - Ribera del Duero and Salamanca
The 4th day of this private tour through Spain and Portugal will head to Castilla Leon and wine country. Our wine experts have curated a special day with visits to 2 exceptional wineries that showcase the best of the region’s wine-making. You will enjoy underground medieval cellars and a chateau-style winery that boasts an innovative approach to wine-making, resulting in a range of premium wines. The tour ends with a traditional Castilian style lunch at one of the estate’s private rooms. You will be able to gaze at the oak barrels a few meters away from your table. Your driver will take you to the breathtaking city of Salamanca, a Unesco site, known for its rich cultural and historical legacy. Salamanca is one of Spain´s top university cities and holds one of the country´s oldest universities. We are sure you will fall in love with its Plaza Mayor! You will have free time this evening to walk through its cobbled stones and enjoy Salamanca´s vibes!
DAY 5 – Douro Valley
Today the itinerary continues in Portugal! Your driver will pick up up in Salamanca and take you to the Douro Valley. This is one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world and today you will be guided to explore its breathtaking beauty. Nestled among terraced vineyards, this enchanting region offers unparalleled vistas, award-winning wines, and charming riverside villages. You will visit to fantastic Quintas and enjoy a traditional lunch at one of them. You will be driven to Porto to end this fantastic day.
DAY 6 - Porto
Porto is renowned for its stunning river views, its wineries and wines, delicious cuisine and beautiful architecture. Today you will discover all this. Your day includes a private guided stroll along picturesque streets where you will soak in the city´s vibrant atmosphere and admire its colorful buildings. You will head to one of the renowned cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, enjoy a short river cruise to admire the city from the river and have lunch by the riverside!
DAY 7 - Lisbon
After having enjoyed a relaxing breakfast you driver will greet you and drive you to Lisbon. Both Porto and Lisbon are Portugal´s top cities but today you will be able to enjoy also how different they are. Porto is more relaxed while Lisbon has a bustling and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Lisbon boasts a blend of architecture styles. After having checked in at your hotel in Lisbon you will meet your guide to enjoy a 2 hour private tour of Lisbon. The day will end with a fantastic fado show with dinner served during the show.
Day 8 - Sintra, Cascais, Estoril & Cabo da Roca day trip
Today you will enjoy a 8 hour day private guided tour and explore the Unesco cicty centre of Sintra, the rustic fisherman´s village of Cascais and Europe´s westernmost point. This is a very special tour and it showcases Portugal´s natural beauty, history and its coastal allure. Sintra offers fairy-tale castles, Cascais pristine beaches and a picturesque old town, Estoril one of the most glamorous casinos in Europe and Cabo da Roca dramatic cliffs and stunning ocean views!
Day 9 - Lisbon
Day 9 of the tour is a free day to enjoy shopping and local gastronomy in Lisbon. Your itinerary will include ideas and recommendations to enjoy the day. You could also decide to add a private tour to Belem tour
Day 10 - End your trip
End of the tour with private transfer to Lisbon airport. We trust that this is the end of a trip that has created lasting memories.

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(Price per person based on 4 people in your group)

Why with us and Terms

  • Dietary restrictions.  The tour can accomodate nearly all possible dietary restrictions. You will be requested to provide dietary restrictions through the booking process.
  • Can the itinerary be extended? Let us know about your ideas and we will try to adapt the itinerary to best suit your travel plans
  • Can I pay with Amex? You need to contact us to be able to book with Amex
  • Can I pay with a paypal account? You need to contact us if you wish to pay using Paypal

  • Can I have the name of the wineries we will visit? We do not advertise the names of the wineries visited and prefer not to provide them to ensure we keep the exclusivity of the tour to its maximum for our customers. We only visited small, top wineries that fit perfectly well into the schedule for the day.  

  • Can I propose which wineries to visit? We understand you may love some wines and would like to visit the winery where they are produced. We are happy to listen to your preferences but please bear in mind that some wines are great, but the wineries not worth visiting. Please bear also in mind that some wineries do not accept visits or are not available on many days. Lastly, visiting certain wineries may imply a huge detour. The local team is expert in wine country and will ensure your tour includes the best possible experience to fit the itinerary is the most secure, easy and best way to experience the fantastic wineries of Ribera del Duero and Rioja during your stay in Madrid. Not only can we save you the time and effort of organising your winery visits in English, we can also offer you the opportunity to explore the area in luxury and comfort with your own experienced wine expert guide for the day, and really get to know the wineries and high quality wines in the area.

We only work with the best guides and wine producers in Ribera del Duero and Rioja. We are experts in the region and our customers count on our knowledge to build the perfect tour on the chosen day.

You can make your reservation by selecting an available date from the calendar. Then select the number of people. To proceed to the payment page click “BOOK NOW”.

If you are booking well in advance and prefer to pay a 30% deposit to reserve your date, please contact us by clicking on Contact Us” and we can then send you a payment link for the deposit

If cancelled 30 days before the start of your trip, 15% of the total services cost will be deducted. For cancellations within 30 days of the starting date of the service, 30% of the total cost will be charged. Tours cancelled 7 days or less prior to the first day of your trip are non-refundable. We advise that you consider purchasing Trip Cancellation / Travel Insurance.

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