Portugal, Andalucia and Morocco
Madrid-Trujillo-Lisbon-Fatima-Caceres-Cordoba-Seville-Ronda-Costa del Sol-Tangier-Fes-Meknes-Rabat-Granada-Toledo
2019 depart Wed: All year
Cost from: $2355 pp twin share (s/supp $750)
Supplement applies for July to Oct departures and Easter and April Fair departures.
** Please ask about the 16 day tour - itinerary also available on request
day 01 wed Madrid-Trujillo-Lisbon
Own arrangements to coach terminal ready to depart at 08.00.towards the region of Extremadura and arrival to Trujilo, birth place of Spanish conquerors. You will have some free time to visit its beautiful and monumental Plaza Mayor. You then continue to cross the Portuguese border and arrival to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal located at the mouth of river Tagus. Optional night tour to attend a show of Fado, typical Portuguese songs and music.
day 02 thu Lisbon
Morning city sightseeing tour including the old Alfama Quarter, Tower of Belem, and Monastery of Los Jeronimos. Then, you will have the afternoon at leisure for personal discoveries. Optional excursion to Sintra, Estoril, Cascais.
day 03 fri Lisbon-Fatima-Lisbon
In the morning, you will drive to Fatima, important center of pilgrimage. You will have some free time to visit the Shrine before returning to Lisbon.
day 04 sat Lisbon-Caceres-Cordoba
After breakfast, you will cross the Spanish border and drive to Caceres. You will have some time at leisure to visit the Plaza Mayor and to walk through the old city and its famous medieval quarter, very well preserved and considered as World Heritage Place. Lunch will be at leisure before the journey continues southwards to Andalucia and Cordoba for dinner and overnight.
day 05 sun Cordoba-Seville
Today, you will go on a sightseeing tour visiting the famous Mosque/Cathedral and Jewish Quarter. We then head to Seville for lunch and afternoon at leisure. Optional tour to attend a flamenco show.
day 06 mon Seville
Morning city tour visiting the Barrio de Santa Cruz with its narrow streets, the Park of Maria Luisa and Plaza de Espana. Optional Artistic tour including the Royal Alcazar Palace. The afternoon is at leisure to continue discovering the city. Enjoy dinner at the hotel in the evening.
day 07 tue Seville-Ronda-Marbella
After breakfast, you will depart to the Route of the White Villages and Ronda. You will have some free time there to explore.Then, you will continue to Costa del Sol for dinner and overnight.
day 08 wed Costa del Sol-Tangier-Fes
In the morning, depart to Algeciras or Tarifa to board the ferry crossing the Strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Morocco and after customs, you will continue by motorcoach to the imperial city of Fes for dinner and overnight.
day 09 thu Fes
Morning city sightseeing of Fes, visiting the Medersa, considered as the first university of the Islamic world, the old Casbah and its narrow streets, quarter of tanners, the fountain Najerine, the great Medina, considered as a World Heritage site. The afternoon is at leisure to continue discovering this exciting city at leisure. Dinner will be served at the hotel in the evening.
day 10 fri Fes-Meknes-Rabat-Tangier
Departure to Meknes. Panoramic rolling tour of this imperial walled city and Continue to Rabat, capital of the Kingdom of Morocco. Sightseeing city tour visiting the Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the Hassan Tower. After the visit, you will continue to Tangier for a panoramic tour followed by dinner at thotel.
day 11 sat Tangier-Costa del Sol
Departure to board the ferry and cross back the Strait of Gibraltar towards Spain. Arrival to Costa del Sol for dinner and overnight.
day 12 sun Costa del Sol-Granada
Departure to Granada. Sightseeing tour visiting the Alhambra with its beautiful Nazari Palaces and the Generalife. Dinner and Accommodations. Optional visit to the caves of Sacromonte and attend a typical show of gipsy flamenco.
day 13 mon Granada-Toledo-Madrid
Breakfast and departure towards the Imperial city of Toledo, full of history. Lunch and city sightseeing at leisure. Continue to Madrid where your tour comes to an end.
Inclusions: twin share in 4* accommodation, deluxe coach, multilingual tour escort, local tour guides, breakfast daily,8 dinners, entries to monuments visited on tour, return ferry crossing, porterage for one piece of luggage per person.
Hotels: 4* Lisbon-Lutecia Smart Design, Cordoba-Macia Alfaros, Seville-Melia Lebreros, Marbella-NH Marbella, Fez-Menseh Zelegh, Tangier-Hilton Garden Inn, Granada-Melia Granada.