Spain Morocco and Portugal 2017

Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2017

Ornate architectural wonders, the scent of spice markets and warm Mediterranean sun are yours to explore. Wander down Madrid's Gran Via, visit the exquisite Alhambra Palace and learn the art of haggling in the labyrinthine Medina. Travel to the seafaring city of Lisbon, Fatima, the site of religious miracles, and cross in to Spain to admire the rare beauty of Salamanca.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Madrid, Toledo, Fez, Marrakesh, Seville and Lisbon
  • Orientation of Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fatima and Salamanca
  • View Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Royal Palace in Rabat, Belem Tower in Lisbon and the Shrine at Fatima
  • Visit the Synagogue and Santo Tome in Toledo, the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Bahia Palace in Marrakesh, Cathedral in Seville, Monastery of the Hieronymites in Lisbon and Plaza Mayor in Salamanca
Dining Highlights
  • 15 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 6 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Return ferry crossings between Spain and Morocco.
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13073331

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Duration
16 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MadridArrive Madrid (2 Nights): Welcome to Spain's capital, Madrid. Spend some time exploring this vibrant city before meeting up with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Enjoy an evening drive to take in some of the city's main sights followed by a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Melia Castilla
Day 2MadridMadrid Sightseeing: Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, Paseo de la Castellana and Puerta del Sol. At Plaza de Espana admire the monument to Cervantes. Why not take an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage city of Segovia. This evening you might be tempted by Madrid's nightlife, where the locals dine late and enjoy the open-air cafes and vibrant atmosphere until the early hours.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3GranadaMadrid - Toledo - Granada: Your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour of Toledo. Visit the Church of Santo Tomé, home to one of El Greco's most famous paintings - The Burial of Count Orgaz. Visit the synagogue during your guided walk through the narrow streets. Visit a traditional steel factory for a Cultural Insight and see local craftsmen at work. Admire the breathtaking landscape during your drive south, through the heart of La Mancha to Granada in Andalucia. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Urbandream
Day 4Costa del SolGranada - Costa del Sol: This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a visit to the incredible Alhambra Palace, built in the 14th century and a magnificent example of Moorish architecture. Admire the ancient stucco work, quiet courtyards and colossal walls. In the afternoon arrive on the famous Costa del Sol.Buffet Breakfast
NH Marbella
Day 5FezCosta del Sol - Fez (2 Nights): Travel along the Mediterranean coast and cross to North Africa by ferry. A memorable drive past the Rif Mountains brings you to the Imperial city of Fez, Morocco's second-largest city.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Royal Mirage
Day 6FezFez Sightseeing: Visit the fascinating Medina of Fez with your Local Specialist. View the fortifications and Royal Palace during your morning sightseeing tour. Admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet showroom. This afternoon see the sights of your choice or consider a visit to the Imperial city of Meknes. Soak up the unique atmosphere of this exotic city with its high defensive walls and monumental gates.Buffet Breakfast
Day 7MarrakeshFez - Marrakesh (2 Nights): Travelling through the foothills of the Atlas Mountains to Marrakesh is spectacular. A favourite holiday spot of Winston Churchill, the city is one of North Africa's most popular tourist destinations. Later this evening you might like to consider an evening to enjoy an authentic Moroccan show.Buffet Breakfast
Meridien N'Fis
Day 8MarrakeshMarrakesh Sightseeing: Visit the Bahia Palace during your walking tour with a Local Specialist See Djemaa el Fna Square in the old quarter with its palm-readers, acrobats and snake charmers. Visit a traditional Moroccan pharmacy for a Cultural Insight into the blending of creams and cosmetics from regional ingredients. The rest of the day is yours to explore. Don't miss the chance to shop for bargains in the souks and bazaars or maybe visit a local Berber village. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9TangierMarrakesh - Casablanca - Rabat - Tangier: Today continue on to Casablanca, scene of Humphrey Bogart's most magical moments. On arrival your orientation includes a panoramic drive of the corniche, plus views of the Hassan II mosque with the world's tallest minaret. Then continue to the capital city, Rabat, where you view the mausoleum and Royal Palace. Arrive later in Tangier where you dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Farah
Day 10SevilleTangier - Seville (2 Nights): Board the ferry for the return journey back across the Straits of Gibraltar to the Spanish mainland. Continue your journey through the Jerez vineyards, home of sherry. Next continue to Andalusia's most beautiful city, Seville, for a two-night stay. This evening why not experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show.Buffet Breakfast
Melia Lebreros
Day 11SevilleSeville Sightseeing: See the Giralda Tower during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Admire the tiled fountains and pavilions in the Maria Luisa Park and visit the imposing Plaza de España. See Christopher Columbus' ornate tomb in the Cathedral and enjoy a walk through the former Jewish Quarter.Buffet Breakfast
Day 12LisbonSeville - Lisbon (2 Nights): Your panoramic journey continues through the province of Huelva, famous for Jabugo ham and the Rio Tinto mines, and past the castle at Aracena. Crossing the border into the Alentejo region of Portugal, renowned for its cork oaks. Experience a memorable Be My Guest lunch on a stud farm where Lusitano horses are reared. Late arrive in Lisbon.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Olissippo Marques De Sa
Day 13LisbonLisbon Sightseeing: See Lisbon's landmarks including the Monument to the Discoveries, the suspension bridge spanning the River Tagus, the Belém Tower and the quaint Alfama district. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Hieronymite Monastery during your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Later in your free time perhaps join an Optional Experience to the historic towns of Cascais and Sintra.Buffet Breakfast
Day 14SalamancaLisbon - Fatima - Salamanca: Drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains to the shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you visit Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour.Buffet Breakfast
Gran Corona Sol
Day 15MadridSalamanca - Madrid: Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe's highest capital city. This afternoon explore the city at your own pace and later join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner with wine.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
NH Collection Eurobuilding
Day 16Depart MadridDepart Madrid: This morning it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
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