Spain & Portugal with A&K Chairman’s Ambassador - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2024)

Explore the best of the entire Iberian peninsula on one spectacular journey, discovering how Moors, Jews and Europeans influenced the culture, cuisine and arts of Spain and Portugal.

Journey Overview

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.

Journey Highlights

  • 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, 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.