Lisbon to AthensLisbon to Athens
From the hilltop heights of the funicular to the depths of its moody fado
music, start your adventure in Lisbon, Portugal. Shop and snack along the colorful quay in Portimao or visit the ancient Moorish capital of Silves before heading to Cádiz, Spain to discover Sierra de Grazalema and los Alcornocales nature parks. Said to have been erected by Hercules himself, soar to the top of Gibraltar to gaze across to Africa. On the Costa del Sol in Málaga, see Museo Picasso Málaga or toast to some of the world’s best wine in the village of Mijas. Outside Granada, experience the amazing Alhambra Palace while taking in views of the Andalusian countryside along the way. Beachcomb and stop for tapas in Palma de Mallorca before visiting the Catalan metropolis of Barcelona—home to Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia Cathedral. In Cagliari, Italy, visit the medieval walled Il Castello and Poetto Beach. On to Sardinia, explore the rich underwater world or relax on a pearly white-sand beach. Sip the famous wines of Marsala in Trapani, and take in spectacular views from the medieval hill town of Erice, which only rivals Taormina’s views of the iconic Greek Theater set against sparkling waters of the Ionian Sea. In Greece, stroll Argostoli’s promenade in search of caretta-caretta turtles and savor Kephalonian meat pie. Corfu stuns visitors with its beautiful beaches and small villages while Delphi harkens back to 1400 B.C. when its oracle ruled the world. Transit the Corinth Canal for the grand finale in Athens—home to the Acropolis, the Plaka, and the Parthenon.
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