Spain and Portugal
These countries will captivate your heart with the Romance languages of Spanish and Portuguese, the friendly, passionate people, the Mediterranean climate, culinary delights, unique history, architecture and landscapes. Stay in a Paradore in Spain and explore from the Mediterranean coastline over the Spanish plains to the mountain chains. Discover wonderful Moorish palaces, castles, heritage sites, roman ruins and national parks. Join one of their many crazy festivals, learn the flamenco. From Spain, travel through Portugal’s charming medieval towns, past too many castles to count, devouring port wine and Pastel de natas on the way to the Atlantic Ocean. Take your pick of sandy beaches, the sun shines 300 days a year as you wind on down to the exquisite Algarve.