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Portugal & Spain

Discovery Film Series Individual Films
Marsee Auditorium
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 at 3:00 PM (PT)

Portugal & Spain | Marlin Darrah

September 23 @ 3:00 p.m | Tickets $14/$12 | Marsee Auditorium

Join Marlin Darrah, the worlds most traveled filmmaker, for an inspired journey through Portugal & Spain.

Lovely Lisbon is Portugal’s capital, and it is one of Europe’s most charming and unique cities. Built around seven hills, Lisbon’s magnificent baroque architecture was largely constructed with the riches garnered from the Asian spice trade in the 1700s. We then travel to Sintra, the lovely hill town an hour outside Lisbon. Sintra’s charming old streets are lined with beautiful Baroque-style homes and mansions. Then, a tour of the royal palace - the town’s crown jewel – will be the highlight. On to Fatima, an important religious pilgrimage town, north of Lisbon. Finally, we visit Cascais, a pretty resort town on the shores of the Atlantic, and a desired vacation spot for the Portuguese.

Located in a place that should belong to Spain, the famous British Crown Colony of Gibraltar stands at the northern side of the Gates of Hercules – the narrow passage between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Journey up to the Rock of Gibraltar itself, with its hairy inhabitants – the Barbary Apes; then to the Moorish castle; and walk the city’s quaint and narrow pedestrian lanes, lined with British-style pubs, duty-free shops, and many half-timbered restaurants.

The city of Seville lies at the heart of the most fascinating region in Spain – Andalusia. Here we explore the Tower of Gold; Plaza de Toros (bullfight stadium); the great Seville Cathedral and La Giralda tower; Plaza Virgen de los Reyes and the royal Alcazar Palace; see the colorful Plaza de España and other beautiful squares, palaces and avenues. The city of Granada is the jewel city of lovely Andalusia. We will walk the maze of intriguing and narrow shopping streets around the cathedral; see the Moorish quarter – the Albaicin; and tour the gardens and fountains of the Generalife, overlooking Granda; and finally marvel at the incomparable beauty of the Alhambra – where the Moors created their idea of paradise on Earth. From there we travel to the visually rich Spanish coastal cities of Valencia and Malaga; and to the beautiful Spanish island city of Palma de Mallorca. Then north to the rugged and beautiful Costa Brava region, and to the town of Cadaques. Nearby is Barcelona, a city that sizzles with creativity and inspiring sites, from medieval to contemporary.

Highlights here include the Old Town and Las Ramblas; the Gothic Quarter; Antoni Gaudi’s unique Modernista buildings – like the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila; the lively Boqueria market; and the seaport and lovely Mediterranean beaches.


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Online ticket sales ended on 9/23/2019 at 11:00 AM (PT)

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