Ker & Downey invites you to explore the Iberian Peninsula on a luxurious 14-day jaunt through Portugal and Spain. Find incredible epicurean delights, medieval history, and a warm, captivating culture on your journey.
Iberian Peninsula with Ker & Downey
Suggested journey at a glance: 14 days/13 nights including six nights in Porto, Douro, and Lisbon; and seven nights in Madrid, Granada, and Seville.
This suggested itinerary is just one way to see Portugal and Spain on your own customized Ker & Downey journey. Our designers are at their best when crafting a journey unique to you; contact us to get started planning, and read on to see one example of what’s possible on a handcrafted trip.
Begin your exploration of the Iberian Peninsula in Portugal and Porto with a delicious dinner prepared by Executive Chef Ricardo Costa at The Yeatman, your hotel in the heart of the historic port wine district.
Explore the city’s history before continuing to the Douro Valley and the epicenter of Portugal’s wine country. Enjoy a private cruise on the Douro River and take in the beautiful scenery of the valley from the comfort of Six Senses Douro Valley.
Travel through the picturesque countryside, making stops at several medieval towns, before arriving at Portugal’s capital, Lisbon. Located on the top of a hill, your accommodations at Pousada de Lisboa provide excellent views and a location convenient to the famous city sights. Explore the Atlantic coast and discover Lisbon’s maritime history before you continue east. A drive through the Alentejo region nets more amazing, ancient towns and gastronomic delights on your way to Spain.
Arrive in Madrid and take in a tapas dinner on your first night at Hotel Villa Magna. Spend the next two days in Spain’s capital city exploring the country’s history and heritage with your private guide.
A high-speed train takes you south to Cordoba where you will see the historic quarter and the Cathedral-Mosque before arriving to Granada. From your palatial accommodations at Hotel Palacio de los Patos, set off to explore the fantastic La Alhambra fortress and the quiet streets of the city.
End your Iberian Peninsula journey in Seville at the Hotel Alfonso XIII, a former palace reserved for royal guests. Tour the city to learn about its variety of cultural influences and take in performances from flamenco dancers and the famous Andalusian horses before returning home.
Ready to take a journey to Portugal and Spain? Contact a Ker & Downey designer to customize your own journey. Read more about the seasonality and pricing in Southern Europe at the Ker & Downey Difference.