Jet Off on a Fabulous European Vacation and Bring a Friend for Half the Price


The beautiful fishing village of Camara de Lobos on the portugese Island of Madeira in warm evening sunshine light.

If you’re looking for travel deals on a European vacation, Gate 1 Travel has a limited time offer for you. When you purchase a select land tour to Spain, Portugal or Italy, your travel companion can accompany you for half the price. There are many exciting tours to choose from, but you’ll want to make up your mind quickly as you need to book by March 19 to get one of these last-minute travel deals.

Here are some of the adventures you could go on with a friend or loved for at half-price.

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Spain

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One European travel option is the 8 Day Art Cities of Spain tour, which begins in Madrid, where you will tour the breathtaking architecture of the Spanish capital, including the Plaza de Cibeles, Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace, Prado Museum and more. You’ll visit Toledo, Valencia, and Pensicola before arriving in Barcelona. This travel adventure starts at $1,087, which means your companion’s trip would only cost around $500.

If you’d like more time to explore the wonders of Spain, the 11 Day Crown of Spain tour — which starts at $1,425 — includes many of these landmarks plus a stop in Cordoba to see the Mezquita de Cordoba, one of the world’s largest mosques, as well as the Jewish Quarter. You’ll also visit Seville, Granada, and Alhambra.

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Portugal

Portugal
The 10 Day Classic Portugal Tour begins is Porto, the second largest city in the country. You’ll enjoy the architecture of the Church of Sao Francisco and the Stock Exchange with its stunning Arabian Hall. Visit Fatima, an important Catholic shrine noted for the Apparitions of Our Lady of the Rosary in 1917. You’ll visit Castelo de Vide and Evora before arriving in Lisbon. This trip starts at $1,499.

If you can’t decide between Spain and Portugal, why not tour both? The 15 Day Classic Spain & Portugal tour — which will cost at least $2,489 for the first traveler — begins in Lisbon where you’ll see the Cathedral of Lisbon, the Fisherman’s Quarter and other sights on your walking tour. Travel to Seville for a tour that includes the Cathedral of Seville, the Plaza de Espana, and Maria Luisa Park. The Costa del Sol, Gibraltar, Alhambra, Madrid and Barcelona round out your adventure.

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Italy

Sunny fields and winding road in Tuscany, Italy
If Italy is your dream destination, the 8 Day Essential Italy tour — with prices starting at $975 — will check all the boxes for you. Your tour begins in Venice, home of the famous gondolas. You’ll travel through the breathtaking landscape of Tuscany and visit Pisa and its famous leaning tower. You’ll then go on to Florence, the jewel of the Renaissance. Explore the famous landmarks and museums you’ve heard so much about. Your Italian holiday continues through Assisi into Rome, the Eternal City and home to the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, and many other landmarks.

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The 14 Day Romantic Italy with Amalfi tour is the perfect vacation on which to bring that special someone — especially when they travel for 50 percent off the starting price of $2,437. This tour begins in Milan and takes you to Como and the village of Bellagio. You’ll take a walking tour of Verona, a boat ride to Murano and a tour of Venice. Your next stop is Florence, home of some of the world’s most famous art and architecture. Next, visit the medieval town of Assisi on your way to Rome. View the Vatican Museum and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and tour the Roman Forum and Colosseum. You’ll visit Pompeii and Sorrento before you arrive at the spectacular Amalfi coast.

If you’re considering one of these Gate 1 travel deals, now is the perfect time to grab a friend or loved one for an adventure at a great price.

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