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18 Days Tour Portugal, Andalusia and Morocco
18 days / 17 nights

RETAIL PRICE PER PERSON IN EUROS

SUPERIOR “T”

SUPERIOR PLUS “A”

IN TWIN

1950

2180

IN SINGLE

2690

3120

HIGH SEASON SUPPLEMENT (Apr-May, Oct & Mar)

70

100

SUPPLEMENT DEPARTURE

Apr 14 & 28 & Mar 30’21

60

60

Lisbon and Porto Local City Tax is not included, to be paid directly to the hotel.

 

Guaranteed departures on selected Tuesdays

 

April:

07, 14, 21 & 28

October:

06, 13, 20 & 27

May:

05, 12, 19 & 26

November:

-

June:

02, 09, 16, 23 & 30

December:

-

July:

07, 14, 21 & 28

January’ 21:

-

August:

04, 11, 18 & 25

February’ 21:

-

September:

01, 08, 15, 22 & 29

March’ 21:

16, 23 & 30

 

Guided visits in Porto, Lisbon, Cordoba, Seville, Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes, Fez, Granada (Alhambra & Generalife Gardens), Toledo and panoramic sightseeing tours as per the itinerary / Tour escort during the tour / Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach / Accommodation at selected class  / Daily Breakfast and / 12 dinners / Travel insurance.

 

Program

1st Day (Tue.) MADRID – AVILA – SALAMANCA – PORTO

Depart from our established hotels in Madrid. Please refer to your documentation for detailed departure information. Drive to Avila. A city that preserves its medieval wall. Short stop to know its walled and old town. Then to Salamanca. Free time in this University City Heritage of Humanity of great architectural and artistic wealth. Departure to the Portuguese border until you reach Porto. Accommodation.

 

2nd Day (Wed.) PORTO

Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Porto, considered World Heritage city. We admire the Cathedral, Stock Exchange building and Santa Clara church. Afterwards, enjoy a different perspective of the city along the river Douro aboard the BlueBoats Cruise and discover the historic heritage visiting one wellknown Port Wine Cellars with a wine tasting included.  Rest of day at leisure. Accommodation.

 

3rd Day (Thu.) PORTO – COIMBRA – FATIMA

Breakfast. Departure to Coimbra. City seat of one of the oldest universities in Europe and the birthplace of Fado. Free time. Then to Fatima. Center of the Christian Faith and World Pilgrimage Sanctuary with its impressive Basilica and the Cova da Iria place where the Virgin Mary appeared. The Chapel of the Apparitions, heart of the sanctuary, with the tombs of the three shepherds, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta. At night possibility to attend the procession of the candles. Accommodation.

 

4th Day (Fri.) FATIMA – BATALHA – NAZARE – ALCOBAÇA – LISBON

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of Gothic and Manueline style considered a World Heritage place by UNESCO. Continue to the picturesque fishing town of Nazaré. Free time and continue to Alcobaça (World Heritage) with its Gothic church and Cistercian monastery, whose origins date back to the XII C. Then to Lisbon. Accommodation. Optional traditional and typical dinner including a show of Fado, typical Portuguese song and music.

 

5th Day (Sat.) LISBON

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of the ancient Olissipo, drive through its main squares and avenues, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, Coach Museum, Monument to the Discoverers, Marquis of Pombal Square, Liberty Avenue. Afternoon at leisure for you to catch the nostalgic corners of Alfama Quarter, the old city gathered next to its Castle, with old buildings nested in narrow twisting “Ruas” full of color housing the genuine “tabernas” where Fado sounds as a missing past. Accommodation at the hotel.

 

6th Day (Sun.) LISBON – CACERES – CORDOBA

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure at 07:30 hrs. to Caceres declatred UNESCO World Heritage sitebecause of the city’s blend of Roman, Islamic, Northern Gothic and Italian Renaissance architecture. Walk through its Plaza Mayor and the Old Town with its famous Medieval Quarter. Afterwards, continue on towards Cordoba, once the capital of the Caliphate. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

 

7th Day (Mon.) CORDOBA – SEVILLE

Breakfast at the hotel. Impressive tour of its Mosque and other sites that will ease our mind and spirit strolling through its narrow winding streets of the Jewish Quarter. In the afternoon, after a short two hours ride reach Seville. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

 

8th Day (Tue.) SEVILLE

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic city tour visiting: the exterior of the Cathedral (the second largest in the Catholic world after St. Peters in Rome), Santa Cruz quarter (a natural scenario of “Carmen” as well as a precisely where the myth of “Don Juan” developed), Maria Luisa Park and Plaza de España. Afternoon at leisure for you to discover exclusive views, specific flavors of this active full of light city. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Flamenco tour.

 

9th Day (Wed.) SEVILLE – RONDA – COSTA DEL SOL

After breakfast at the hotel drive south passing typical villages. Reach Ronda; free time to admire this town of Celtic origin and the marvelous view of the valley and mountain range. In the afternoon continue on to the Costa del Sol, one of the most modern and important international tourist areas. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

 

10th Day (Thu.) COSTA DEL SOL

Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours.

 

11th Day (Fri.) COSTA DEL SOL – TARIFA – TANGIER – CASABLANCA

After breakfast at the hotel drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol, arrive to Tarifa where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Tangier, disembark, clear customs and drive southwards to Casablanca, current industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing a 10% of the country population. Time at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

 

 

 

12th Day (Sat.) CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH

Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic city tour through the most interesting sections of the city, Anfa Boulevard, Nations square, residential areas and visit from the outside of the Hassan II grand mosque. Departure towards Marrakech. Marrakech capital of the South, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-desert area. City sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, twin tower of the Giralda in Seville, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace, walk around the medina, souks and the magic Jma El Fna Square, which is packed with fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers, all making the center of the city an open air theatre that requires the participation of the audience. Don’t forget your camera. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.

 

13th Day (Sun.) MARRAKECH – RABAT – MEKNES – FEZ

Breakfast and early departure to Rabat. Visit the capital of the country, Rabat. Visit the exterior of the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Continue to the Imperial City of Meknes, where you will visit the Walls of Bab el Mansour and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, the only mosque in all of Morocco where non-Muslims are allowed. Arrive in Fez. Dinner and accommodation.

 

14th Day (Mon.) FEZ

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour of the most ancient and monumental of the Imperial Cities visiting the most interesting points: the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, gate of Bab Bou Jelous and walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. Afternoon free. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Optional dinner with show.

 

15th Day (Tue.) FEZ – TANGIER – TARIFA – COSTA DEL SOL

After breakfast at the hotel departure to Tangier. Transfer to the pier to board the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive towards the Costa del Sol. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

 

16th Day (Wed.) COSTA DEL SOL

Breakfast, dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Day at leisure for you to enjoy the wonderful beaches of the Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Optional tours.

 

17th Day (Thu.)  COSTA DEL SOL – GRANADA

After breakfast at the hotel departure towards the city of Granada and its incredible and amazing monumental environment, last stronghold of the Moorish Kingdoms up to 1492. Visit the world famous Alhambra complex and Generalife Gardens that have inspired several authors with its sound and sights, such as the “Tales of the Alhambra” by W. Irving. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional Gipsy Flamenco show at Sacromonte Square.

 

18th Day (Fri.) GRANADA – TOLEDO – MADRID

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive northward where it emerges, toward the sky of Castilla and surrounded by the Tagus River, the impressive Imperial city of Toledo –World Heritage City- where the three cultures Christians, Moorish and Jewish, have lived together. Resume of the Spanish art, history and spirituality the whole town is a National Monument. Short guided tour of this historical old town through its narrow streets. Then proceed with a visit to a famous “Damasquinado” (gold and silver inlaying in iron) factory. Continue to Madrid. END OF OUR SERVICE.

 

- This tour might be a combination of different programs. If applies there might be a change in the tour escort and passengers between the programs.

- During the stay in Costa del Sol tour escort service will not be available.

-  Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage.

- Passport details are required at least 72 hours in advance to the tour’s departure.

- The Morocco portion can be modified without substancial variation of services.

 

Hotels:

Nights

City

Class

Hotels

2

Porto

T

Tryp Porto Expo

A

Bessahotel Boavista

1

Fatima

T/A

Aurea Fatima / Estrela de Fatima / Regina

2

Lisbon

T

Roma

A

Lutecia / Vila Gale Opera

1

Cordoba

T

Tryp Cordoba

A

Hesperia Córdoba

2

Seville

T

Catalonia Santa Justa / Catalonia Giralda

A

Hesperia Sevilla

4

Costa del Sol

T/A

Sol Don Pablo / Don Marco / Sol Principe

1

Casablanca

T

Mogador Marina

A

Grand Mogador City Center

1

Marrakech

T

Mogador Kasbah

Zalagh Kasbah

A

Les jardins d'Agdal

Palm Plaza

2

Fez

 

T

 

Menzeh Zalagh

A

Ramada Zalagh

Parc Palace

1

Granada

T

Alixares

A

Catalonia Granada