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Spain & Portugal with A&K Chairman’s Ambassador 2024

Departure date Oct 18 - Oct 31, 2024

14 days from $19,495 per person

Limited to 18 guests

Join A&K Chairman’s Ambassador Fernando Barroso de Oliveira on a comprehensive adventure encompassing the best of Spain and Portugal, two countries with a fascinating shared history and heritage. With A&K’s hallmark insider access paving the way, visit world-famous museums and galleries before they open to the public, attend exclusive cultural performances and sample gourmet food and wine in extraordinary settings, all while enjoying the finest in local hospitality.

A&K Advantages

  • Explore in the company of A&K Chairman’s Ambassador Fernando Barroso de Oliveira, a well-travelled raconteur with a unique firsthand perspective of Spain and Portugal
  • Tour some of the region’s most notable museums and palaces with exclusive before-hours access, viewing priceless art treasures in peace and solitude
  • Ride by horse-drawn carriage to a private palace, where the owners welcome you for dinner and an exclusive flamenco performance
  • Partake in incredible local dining opportunities, including a Moorish feast in Granada, a lively tapas tour through Madrid and dinner at an exclusive gastronomic society in Elciego
  • Indulge with a delectable lunch and wine pairings at a visit to the Vivanco Museum of Wine Culture in the famous wine region of La Rioja
  • View some of the world-renowned treasure of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, designed by Frank Gehry
  • Pay a private visit to Camp Nou stadium, home turf of the Barcelona Football Club

Your Host

Fernando Barroso de Oliveira
Fernando Barroso de Oliveira, A&K Chairman’s Ambassador

As the Chairman’s Ambassador, Portugal native Fernando hosts your journey with his own special brand of joie de vivre. A natural raconteur who’s fluent in seven languages, his instinctive rapport and boundless enthusiasm for exploration and discovery are a delight to experience. Fernando has ventured far and wide over his decades in travel, forging lasting connections with every place he’s gone and every person he’s travelled with — and he looks forward to doing the same with you.

Itinerary at a Glance

OCT 18
Arrive Lisbon, Portugal
OCT 19
Lisbon | Private Museum Experience
OCT 20
Évora | Walled Medieval City
OCT 21
Mérida & Seville, Spain | Ancient Mérida
OCT 22
Seville | Gothic Cathedral & Jewish Quarter
OCT 23
Granada | The Moorish Architecture of Alhambra
OCT 24
Córdoba & Madrid | Jewish Quarter & Mezquita
OCT 25
Madrid | Royal Splendor
OCT 26
Madrid & Toledo | Design Your Day
OCT 27
Elciego | An Enchanting Food & Wine Experience
OCT 28
Elciego | Tasting the Fruits of the Rioja
OCT 29
Bilbao | Guggenheim Museum Tour
OCT 30
Barcelona | Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece
OCT 31
Depart Barcelona

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