Portugal - Andalusia and Morocco
A Grand 14 day Tour of
The Iberian Peninsula and North Africa
Code : 05/261
with the 9-day version
, 15 day ( With Eastern
Spain) , or the 17-day
version with Madrid Hotel stay . Check : Portugal-Andalucia-Morocco-Costa
del Sol - Levante Edition
Compare with Madrid & Morocco
11 - day version . Add
1st day. MADRID - LISBON - Start Weekly on Sundays
in Madrid or Lisbon
Departure from the tour TERMINAL at 9.00 a.m check-in is at least
08:15 AM ., to the Portuguese border. (Lunch not included.) Departure
to Lisbon. Overnight.
meet us in Lisbon, check-in at the hotel in Lisbon & overnight.
in Madrid or Lisbon. Add an extra night in Lisbon and arrive Saturdays
2nd day. LISBON - Monday
Breakfast and overnight. Morning, panoramic city sightseeing. Afternoon
at leisure. Optional sightseeing tour to Sintra, Cascais and Estoril.
3rd day. LISBON - FATIMA - LISBON - Tuesday
Breakfast and overnight. Morning departure toward Fatima. (Lunch
not included.) Back to Lisbon and free time.
4th day. LISBON - ARACENA - SEVILLE - Wednesday
Breakfast and departure to the Spanish border to arrive in Aracena,
charming mountain village. Free time leaving in the afternoon departure
to Seville. Dinner and overnight.
5th day. SEVILLE - Thursday (B
We’ll stay all day in Seville, where
the Moors have left their mark in whitewashed houses, tile roofs,
graceful archways, and a warren of intimate lanes with surprises
at every turn. Our visit will take us to the monumental and stunning
tower of La Giralda, the Cathedral that once echoed with daily calls
to prayer, and the Palace of the Alcazar, with its delicately carved
stonework and pleasure gardens that still delight. Your afternoon
is free to wander the alleyways of Seville on your own, and perhaps
to stop in and sample the tapas at an inviting establishment.
6th day. SEVILLE - Puerto De Sanra Maria - CADIZ - ALGECIRAS
After breakfast, well motor southward through the famous grape-growing
region around Puerto de Santa Maria , and even have a chance to
stop at a winery where world-famous Xeres winesherry to the
rest of the worldis matured. Samples will be available, of
course. After the tasting, well reach the port of Cadiz, almost
surrounded by water and long Spains window on the world that
it ruled. Well tarry a while appreciate the old walled city
and its cobbled streets, then continue to our overnight stop in
Algeciras, near the very southern tip of Spain.
day. ALGECIRAS - TANGIER - RABAT - Saturday
After breakfast, well board the ferry to North Africa, and
the mysterious city of Tangier, where Spaniards in suits and Moroccans
in burnooses intermingle with souls from every continent. Well
look around the old city and its treasures, before we board the
coach for seaside Rabat, the capital of the nation. Well look
around at monumental sights that include the Royal Palace, and have
dinner and stay the night.
8th day. RABAT - CASABLANCA - MARRAKECH - Sunday
Its on the road again after breakfast, to fabled Casablanca,
where a great modern city with wide streets and fine shops and restaurants
stretches from the old quarter. Well sample both parts, of
course, and then continue our route through rolling terrain, into
lush valleys of fruit orchards and over mountain passes, until we
reach the desert city of Marrakech, where dinner and our overnight
9th day. MARRAKECH - Monday
Theres too much to see in Marrakech and too much excitement
to simply move on. Well take a tour in the morning, concentrating
on the walled city that has been a mecca of desert caravans for
centuries. We wont miss the Koutoubia, with its tower that
recalls the Giralda in Seville. The Menara gardens and the souks
along winding alleys will also have our attention. After lunch,
youre on your own for shopping, or to watch the daily excitement
in Jemaaa el-Fna square, where water-sellers, jugglers and magicians
never allow a forgettable moment.
10th day. MARRAKECH - MEKNES - FEZ - Tuesday
After breakfast, we depart Marrakech and roll out toward the Meknes,
site of imperial palaces, the impressive Sidi Said mosque, and the
Moulay Ismail mausoleum. And there are also stunning views of the
green Agdal valley. After a tour, well continue to Fez for
dinner and our overnight stop.
11th day. FEZ - Wednesday
Well spend a full day in Fez, and with good reason, for this
is the spiritual and cultural capital of Morocco, with its largest
old city, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. Well stroll
the winding lanes and alleys to the venerable Attarin Medersa where
theology has been taught over the centuries, and see impressive
city gates and traditional mansions with archways of carved cedar
and shady courtyards. After lunch, youre free to wander on
your own, to see tanners at work over great vats, and to negotiate
for carpets and brassware.
12th day. FEZ - TANGIER - ALGECIRAS -COSTA DEL SOL
We head northward in the morning, back to Tangier to board the ferry
that crosses to Spain, with a new appreciation of the currents that
connect two continents and two cultures. Past Algeciras, well
follow the dramatic Mediterranean coast of Spain, rimmed with spectacular
beaches. Well stop for the night and appreciate the fine resort
life of Spain: sand, a dinner in good company, and the sound of
waves gently breaking on shore.
13th day. COSTA DEL SOL - GRANADA - Friday
There will be time after breakfast to continue the Costa del Sol
experience: sun, sand, and perhaps shopping. Then its back
onto the coach for our trip inland and over gentle mountains to
the heritage city of Granada.
14th day. GRANADA - MADRID - Saturday
Have we saved the best for last? The Palace of the Alhambra inspired
caliphs, conquerors, and writers as noted as Washington Irving,
and youll understand why as you walk through its magnificent
rooms and along its intricately decorated Moorish archways. Well
include its fabled Generalife gardens in our visit, of course, before
heading back to Madrid, with a break for lunch en route. Tour ends
at the terminal in Madrid .
sightseeing as per itinerary including all entrance fees.
accommodation as per itinerary , including tax
bag presented in Spain.
service an English speaking tour escort .
Daily breakfast, and pre-set menu meals as listed
Don Paco ***
Sevilla Center ****
Majiliss/ Chellah ****
Safir Rabat *****
Atlas Marrakech ****
Menzegh Zalagh **** Sup.
Corona de Granada ****
Code : 05/261
any tour during Christmas Week , New Year's Week
, Easter , and Seville Expo : Please add 10 % Supplement .
PER PERSON IN $ USD
$ 2605 USD
$ 835 USD
$ 2880 USD
$ 985 USD
Discount to the third person sharing double room.
for Easter and Seville’s April fair departures: 15
Christmas and New Year’s Eve departures have a supplement
of : 15 % to be added
to the kingdom of Morocco, a beautiful, peaceful land graced with
arabesque palaces, where the local people dress in flowing robes.
An exotic land, but one which has adopted the French tradition of
elegant hospitality and refined cuisine. The kingdom of Morocco
has a tradition of sumptuous royal hospitality spanning the centuries.
It's a getaway to someplace that's different, with lots to see and
do, good beaches and shopping, and excellent cuisine.
exotic and adventurous perhaps, with a bit of romance, but not too
far away. Someplace you'll be pampered.
travelers have already discovered Morocco, and favor it for these
you enjoy exotic surroundings, familiar luxury, sumptuous dining,
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