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Pre-trip: Portugal: Porto
Post-trip: Spain: Bilbao, Santander, Oviedo
Countries: 2
Cities: 6
Days: 16
8 nights in intimate pousadas and paradores
Average Group Size: 13 Travelers
Smart Travels with Rudy Maxa: Madrid

Join Emmy award-winning travel expert Rudy Maxa in the extravagant city of Madrid, "the next thing to heaven."

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Unscripted in Ronda

Let Trip Experience Leader Victor Garrido show you more of Ronda beyond the itinerary in this video as he leads you to a churrería, prehistoric caves, and an abandoned Roman city.

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Trip Itinerary

See a detailed overview of the types of experiences you'll have on this adventure in Portugal and Spain.

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Portugal and Spain: Backroads of Iberia Submitted by Daniel & June Davidson, 11-time travelers from Tucson, Arizona

Follow travelers Daniel and June D. as they journey through Spain and Portugal, experiencing a cooking lesson in a rural village, the emotion of fado music and flamenco, and the history of medieval palaces and fortresses.

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A Photographer's Guide to Seville

Follow a photographer in Seville as he uses both his lens and his senses to capture favorite locales.

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Back Roads of Iberia: Spanish Paradores & Portuguese Pousadas

89% of travelers rated this trip excellent

The overall traveler excellence rating is based on the results of post trip surveys completed by travelers who have taken this trip. Travelers can choose to rate their experience “excellent,” “good,” “fair,” and “poor;” this percentage indicates how many travelers rated their experience “excellent.” More than 70% of travelers complete this survey after returning from their trip. Travelers rate excellence across their entire travel experience, focusing on the categories below:

  • Trip Experience Leader: 96% of travelers rated their Trip Experience Leader “excellent,” citing his or her facilitation of people-to-people interactions, communication skills, and overall performance.
  • Learning & Discovery: 91% of travelers rated the learning and discovery activities on this adventure “excellent,” citing its authentic cultural experiences and controversial conversations.
  • Solo Women Excellence: 86% of solo women travelers who joined us independently or shared a room with a mother, daughter, sister, or friend rated their experience on this adventure “excellent.”
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